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Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by Gunny, Apr 27, 2011.

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Who is going to win the NBA Finals

Atlanta Hawks 1 vote(s) 4.0%
Boston Celtics 2 vote(s) 8.0%
Chicago Bulls 6 vote(s) 24.0%
Miami Heat 3 vote(s) 12.0%
Orlando Magic 1 vote(s) 4.0%
Dallas Mavericks 6 vote(s) 24.0%
Los Angeles Lakers 3 vote(s) 12.0%
Memphis Grizzlies 3 vote(s) 12.0%
New Orleans Hornets 0 vote(s) 0.0%
Portland Trailblazers 0 vote(s) 0.0%
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  1. Mr.biggums Special Teams Standout

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    Bosh and Calderon missed significant time.

    Bosh was playing at an MVP type level whether you can accept it or not. Toronto plays horrible defense and no, not one frickin player can make that much of a difference on defense.

    What's Lebron's excuse against the Mavs? Are they the new best defense of this generation?

    Best defensive team in the world? Yeah good defense allowing all these comebacks by the Mavericks.

    Hey speaking of that Boston series, with the series 2-1 Cleveland, Lebron
    puts up 22 on 38 percent shooting had 8 assists but also 7 turnovers. Also missed all five three point attempts. Thats a sub par game.

    Next game, he puts up 15 points on 20 percent shooting. Had 7 assists but also three turnovers. Again missed all 4 three point attempts. That's a horrible game.

    Last game, 27 points, on 38 percent shooting. Had 10 assists, but NINE turnovers. Made two three pointers. Sixteen rebounds. Decent game but not spectacular.

    Lebron had one bad game, an absolutely horrible game, and a decent, but mistake-filled game and you are telling me he wasn't a big reason the Cavs lost that series? FYI, it doesn't matter what his teammates shoot.....HE HAS TO DELIVER.
  2. RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    That flop was pathetic, unimpressive, and completely obvious... yet LeChode gets away with it.

    I actually caught this "foul" at work tonight on my break, but that was all I saw.

    It looks like game 5 on Thursday is the only game of the Finals I'll actually be able to see. Shame. I want to watch LeBron choke so bad. It's going to happen. :yes:
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    He said he felt his teammates seemed to die in the moment when it came to the playoffs.

    Becoming more and more of a leader? Both Wade and an Spo have gotten on to him about his lack of intensity in these Finals. He hasn't proven anything in terms of being this so called defensive giant. Deng, Terry, Marion, etc. have made him look silly. Whoop di do, you contested a Derrick Rose jumper, something he isn't even good at. Furthermore, Rose was getting mugged in that series and anybody who actually watched it would know this.

    If I remember correctly, Wade averaged 30 points against the Celtics and Bosh was a monster in the Chicago series.

    Cleveland the last resort because of his behavior? Hell nobody wanted to come play with the so-called best player in the world before that anyways.
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    Nah, LBJ could still be the best to ever play. Games like last night aren't going to help him get there, though. He had played fine in this series until last night. It ain't over yet, though.
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    The only people that think he can't be the best ever are people that (1) play the odds or (2) can't accept that there is more than one model (the MJ model) of greatness. He's a unique player in the Magic Johnson/Oscar Robinson mold.
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    No LBJ will never be the best to ever play. He'll never be Jordan. Everyone needs to drop it.


    That said he's among the top5 current players in the NBA today.
  6. JCBRAVE #getyourlifetogether

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    Flops are by far the worst thing about basketball. And how bout the first 1:58 seconds? Dallas started of beautifully, I was impressed.
  7. JCBRAVE #getyourlifetogether

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    Nope, he's not a top 5 player anymore. He was, back when I liked him 3-4 years ago, before he started sucking in big series, and acting like an @$$.

    Kobe Bryant is better
    Kevin Durant is better
    Dwayne Wade is better
    Carmelo Anthony is now better
    Dirk Nowitzki is better

    Hell to be perfectly honest with you, I'd rather have Zach Randolph over LeBron James.
  8. Mr.biggums Special Teams Standout

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    Magic had technique, could pass to a guy BEFORE he was even open, and actually hit in the Finals.

    And please don't ever...EVER utter Lebron with the Big O.

    Lebron will fade when he can't rely on his dunks. Jason frickin Kidd guarded him in the post. WEAK.
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    Yeah, I think the effort being given by the Mavericks team is enough to win the damn thing. Mavericks also proved last night they can make Miami earn every bucket and Dirk doesn't need to be a monster every game in order for them to win. Miami should be worrying how they keep on losing in the end. It's only a matter of time before the Mavericks play that one outstanding game like they did in game 4 against the Lakers.
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