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Postby dal4018 » Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:07 am

The NBA FAMILY HAS LOST TWO MEMBERS JOHN HAVLICEK&JOHN NEWMANN both were Small Forwards!!!!

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby JALMOND » Wed May 01, 2019 11:38 pm

Blazers wrestle home court away from the Nuggets. Series tied 1-1 going back to Portland. :thumb:

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby Ivytalk » Fri May 03, 2019 3:36 am

Looks like Ganny is still celebrating the Sixers’ trouncing of Toronto last night.

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Postby bluehenbillk » Fri May 03, 2019 6:51 am

Sixers looked muy impressive last night. What happened to LeBronto?
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby GannonFan » Fri May 03, 2019 7:53 am

Ivytalk wrote:Looks like Ganny is still celebrating the Sixers’ trouncing of Toronto last night.

Wake-up call for the Raptors. Black Canadians in 6. 8-)


It was a great night - still plenty of work to do. Game 4 is huge in this series for the Sixers, time to step on the neck and keep the Raptors down. Starting to really see the impact of that incredible starting 5 - things changed in the series once the Sixers starting extending the minutes of Simmons/Butler/Harris. You'll never get 40 minutes out of Embiid, but you don't need it if he plays that well in the limited minutes he does. Still a long way to go though.
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby JALMOND » Sat May 04, 2019 12:20 am

First 4OT game in the playoffs since 1953, Blazers outlast Denver, 140-137. Big story is the minutes played. Jokic logged 65 minutes, McCollum tallied 60. Teams meet again Sunday, 4pm PDT.

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby 93henfan » Sun May 05, 2019 3:08 pm

Embiid disappears for most of Game 4, but shows up in the last five minutes with a slew of missed free throws, a travel violation, a turnover, poor defense, and a critical missed three-footer in the lane. Dude just isn't built for a deep playoff run. Simmons was a joke as well. Not counting his uncontested layup with a second left, he was good for a whopping eight points. Only Butler and Redick did anything when it counted.

Sixers hand home court advantage back to Toronto. It was all right there for them, and they couldn't get it done.
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby Ivytalk » Sun May 05, 2019 7:26 pm

Ivytalk wrote:Looks like Ganny is still celebrating the Sixers’ trouncing of Toronto last night.

Wake-up call for the Raptors. Black Canadians in 6. 8-)

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby GannonFan » Mon May 06, 2019 9:45 am

Ivytalk wrote:
Ivytalk wrote:Looks like Ganny is still celebrating the Sixers’ trouncing of Toronto last night.

Wake-up call for the Raptors. Black Canadians in 6. 8-)

:coffee:

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Agreed, you picked the Nets to beat the Sixers in the last series. In this actual thread.

Ivytalk wrote:Nets in five.


It's a 3 game series now, with the Sixers having to win at least one in Toronto again. We'll see, it's going to be pretty close one way or the other. Sixers stunk in Game 1 and Game 4, gutted out a win in Game 2 and looked great in Game 3. The joy is watching whatever will happen actually happen. Enjoy the games.
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby bluehenbillk » Mon May 06, 2019 10:19 am

The sad thing is the Sixers are the better team but The Process failed miserably yesterday - as both Embiid & Simmons had clunker games. Need to take one more north of the border now. Put up or shut up time. Oh yea, Ben Simmons, check your sanity card if you think he's worth a max deal.
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby Ivytalk » Wed May 08, 2019 3:21 am

bluehenbillk wrote:The sad thing is the Sixers are the better team but The Process failed miserably yesterday - as both Embiid & Simmons had clunker games. Need to take one more north of the border now. Put up or shut up time. Oh yea, Ben Simmons, check your sanity card if you think he's worth a max deal.

They shut up. What a curb-stomping.
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby GannonFan » Wed May 08, 2019 4:50 am

Ivytalk wrote:
bluehenbillk wrote:The sad thing is the Sixers are the better team but The Process failed miserably yesterday - as both Embiid & Simmons had clunker games. Need to take one more north of the border now. Put up or shut up time. Oh yea, Ben Simmons, check your sanity card if you think he's worth a max deal.

They shut up. What a curb-stomping.


Can't get anymore brutal than that. Simmons had as many turnovers as shots attempted. It ain't over yet, it just feels like it is. Maybe they get to a Game 7 and hope something breaks their way. Brown may not be employed at the end of the week if they repeat last night's performance in Game 6.
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby Ivytalk » Thu May 09, 2019 3:18 am

Welp, the Bucks just dispatched a good Celtics team in 5 games. The Raptors series should be interesting.
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby Gil Dobie » Thu May 09, 2019 5:20 am

Ivytalk wrote:Welp, the Bucks just dispatched a good Celtics team in 5 games. The Raptors series should be interesting.


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Postby GannonFan » Thu May 09, 2019 9:07 am

Ivytalk wrote:Welp, the Bucks just dispatched a good Celtics team in 5 games. The Raptors series should be interesting.


"Good"? One of the storylines all year have been how the Celtics really didn't mesh for most of the year and looked dysfunctional at times. It just wasn't in the cards for the Celtics this year and now they likely lose Kyrie and probably aren't in the market for AD. Big questions for the Celtics for the year ahead as to how they at least stay where they are and not regress further.

The top of the East is all in flux, will be interesting to see how it all falls out.
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby 89Hen » Thu May 09, 2019 9:53 am

GannonFan wrote:
Ivytalk wrote:Welp, the Bucks just dispatched a good Celtics team in 5 games. The Raptors series should be interesting.


"Good"? One of the storylines all year have been how the Celtics really didn't mesh for most of the year and looked dysfunctional at times. It just wasn't in the cards for the Celtics this year and now they likely lose Kyrie and probably aren't in the market for AD. Big questions for the Celtics for the year ahead as to how they at least stay where they are and not regress further.

The top of the East is all in flux, will be interesting to see how it all falls out.

Changing your tune there Ganny? :lol: :coffee:

GannonFan wrote:You do realize there's a chance the Warriors don't even make it out of the opening round, correct? And that Houston awaits them in the next round and Houston was probably a Chris Paul injury during the series away from beating GS? And yes, the Bucks could be beat by Boston in this round. And yes, the top seeds are Golden State, Denver (oh yeah, forgot, they're going to a game 7 right now in the opening round, they may not even get to the second round), Milwaukee and Toronto, and any of them can lose in the second round. The top 8 teams in the NBA are all pretty good.

You haven't gotten a single thing right yet. :rofl:
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Postby GannonFan » Thu May 09, 2019 11:49 am

89Hen wrote:
GannonFan wrote:
"Good"? One of the storylines all year have been how the Celtics really didn't mesh for most of the year and looked dysfunctional at times. It just wasn't in the cards for the Celtics this year and now they likely lose Kyrie and probably aren't in the market for AD. Big questions for the Celtics for the year ahead as to how they at least stay where they are and not regress further.

The top of the East is all in flux, will be interesting to see how it all falls out.

Changing your tune there Ganny? :lol: :coffee:

GannonFan wrote:You do realize there's a chance the Warriors don't even make it out of the opening round, correct? And that Houston awaits them in the next round and Houston was probably a Chris Paul injury during the series away from beating GS? And yes, the Bucks could be beat by Boston in this round. And yes, the top seeds are Golden State, Denver (oh yeah, forgot, they're going to a game 7 right now in the opening round, they may not even get to the second round), Milwaukee and Toronto, and any of them can lose in the second round. The top 8 teams in the NBA are all pretty good.

You haven't gotten a single thing right yet. :rofl:


I don't see a single prediction in anything you quoted. Did you misread something? Come on dude, you're reaching. The top 8 have been fun to watch, quality basketball. Although I am glad to know I have you watching basketball now.
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Postby Ivytalk » Thu May 09, 2019 1:28 pm

89Hen wrote:
GannonFan wrote:
"Good"? One of the storylines all year have been how the Celtics really didn't mesh for most of the year and looked dysfunctional at times. It just wasn't in the cards for the Celtics this year and now they likely lose Kyrie and probably aren't in the market for AD. Big questions for the Celtics for the year ahead as to how they at least stay where they are and not regress further.

The top of the East is all in flux, will be interesting to see how it all falls out.

Changing your tune there Ganny? :lol: :coffee:

GannonFan wrote:You do realize there's a chance the Warriors don't even make it out of the opening round, correct? And that Houston awaits them in the next round and Houston was probably a Chris Paul injury during the series away from beating GS? And yes, the Bucks could be beat by Boston in this round. And yes, the top seeds are Golden State, Denver (oh yeah, forgot, they're going to a game 7 right now in the opening round, they may not even get to the second round), Milwaukee and Toronto, and any of them can lose in the second round. The top 8 teams in the NBA are all pretty good.

You haven't gotten a single thing right yet. :rofl:

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Postby UNI88 » Thu May 09, 2019 8:50 pm

GannonFan wrote:
89Hen wrote:Changing your tune there Ganny? :coffee:


You haven't gotten a single thing right yet. :rofl:


I don't see a single prediction in anything you quoted. Did you misread something? Come on dude, you're reaching. The top 8 have been fun to watch, quality basketball. Although I am glad to know I have you watching basketball now.


He's just jealous because you've been arguing with BDK about Clemson and Alabama.

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby 89Hen » Fri May 10, 2019 9:02 am

GannonFan wrote:
89Hen wrote:Changing your tune there Ganny? :lol: :coffee:


You haven't gotten a single thing right yet. :rofl:


I don't see a single prediction in anything you quoted. Did you misread something? Come on dude, you're reaching. The top 8 have been fun to watch, quality basketball. Although I am glad to know I have you watching basketball now.

I can't possibly outreach you on this one. You keep saying the top teams could lose, but they don't. All of the results back my narrative and NONE back yours. :king:

And as far as "watch"... yeah, I check the scores on my phone so I can see how much more I know about the NBA than you who actually does watch. :lol:
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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby Ivytalk » Fri May 10, 2019 11:30 am

Black Canadians in 7. :twocents:

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby JALMOND » Fri May 10, 2019 12:27 pm

Blazers tie up the series, going back to Denver for Game 7.

Shots are being fired across the bow.

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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby AshevilleApp » Fri May 10, 2019 1:33 pm

Ivytalk wrote:Black Canadians in 7. :twocents:

:tiptoe:


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Re: 2018-19 NBA Basketball Thread

Postby GannonFan » Fri May 10, 2019 1:35 pm

89Hen wrote:
GannonFan wrote:
I don't see a single prediction in anything you quoted. Did you misread something? Come on dude, you're reaching. The top 8 have been fun to watch, quality basketball. Although I am glad to know I have you watching basketball now.

I can't possibly outreach you on this one. You keep saying the top teams could lose, but they don't. All of the results back my narrative and NONE back yours. :king:

And as far as "watch"... yeah, I check the scores on my phone so I can see how much more I know about the NBA than you who actually does watch. :lol:


I was going to watch the NHL playoffs the other night. Couldn't find the station covering it so I did the next best thing - I flipped a coin over and over again to see who'd win - heads or tails. Believe you me, there is nothing more exciting in sports than a Game 7 coin flip.

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