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Post#21 » by ReturnofMVP3 » Mon May 8, 2017 2:33 am

good guy spo.
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Post#22 » by Wolfy1983 » Mon May 8, 2017 2:36 am

So do both him and D'Antoni get a trophy?
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Wolfy1983 wrote:So do both him and D'Antoni get a trophy?



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Post#24 » by Enso » Mon May 8, 2017 3:30 am

Grats Spo !
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Post#25 » by HIF » Mon May 8, 2017 6:35 am

Wolfy1983 wrote:So do both him and D'Antoni get a trophy?


They have to share it with the occassional threesome.
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Post#26 » by Wolfy1983 » Mon May 8, 2017 6:48 am

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Wolfy1983 wrote:So do both him and D'Antoni get a trophy?


They have to share it with the occassional threesome.


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Post#27 » by MartyConlonJr » Mon May 8, 2017 6:59 am

Wolfy1983 wrote:I'll never forgive Lebron for not showing up in that series. I will forever believe that he choked on purpose because Wade was outshining him in that series. Lebron's ego is that Big that he will never let anyone say that he rode Wade's coat tails that year.


I don't believe he threw the series, but I could tell that Miami took their foot off Dallas necks and tried to get LeBron 'his' to make it look a bit better for him rather than stick with what had worked up to that point. There was a period in one of the games, I guess game 4? When it looked like a muckaround game for Miami, just throwing the ball around and not playingsmart and Dallas took advantage and took control and had us shook. We couldn't recover.

At that point in Lebrons career it was much better to have won a championship without an MVP than to fail to ever win a championship. But the team definitely banded together to inflate his stats
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Post#28 » by Wildlinger » Mon May 8, 2017 10:11 am

Spo's COTY is well deserved. Playing for a good coach has to be pretty high on the list of free agent priorities. So this award along with the praise Spo's been getting from his players, could possibly influence some (undecided) free agents.
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Post#29 » by dolphinatik » Mon May 8, 2017 11:21 am

he earned it. Less bad habits. You can see that he changed.
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Post#30 » by dakogoliath » Mon May 8, 2017 11:58 am

Hi guys. Congrats to coach spo for winning co-coy. Turned lotto bound heat into a headache for the top seeds in the east. Probably made it to the second round if we were the 8 seed instead of the bulls but thats that I guess
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Post#31 » by Heat3 » Mon May 8, 2017 12:49 pm

Congrats.

This is a new award voted on only by coaches, so maybe they vote on one from each conference? The traditional award is voted on by media and will be given out later.

A coaches only vote seems better though.
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Post#32 » by ryanpuge » Mon May 8, 2017 2:28 pm

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Post#33 » by contract » Mon May 8, 2017 2:59 pm

Heat3 wrote:Congrats.

This is a new award voted on only by coaches, so maybe they vote on one from each conference? The traditional award is voted on by media and will be given out later.

A coaches only vote seems better though.

Even if they chose one for each conference, how the hell does Spo deserve it over Brad Stevens? :lol:

Boston doesn't have Lebron, they have Isaiah Thomas ... who used to back up Dragic ... and he won 53 games!
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Post#34 » by GameTime_3 » Mon May 8, 2017 3:39 pm

Congrat to Spo! While I've been very hard on him in the past, he has shown growth over the years and for that,I say congrats. In the early years, he was very robotic and unwilling to adjust, which I thought hurt the BIG 3 and held us back. But since the talent level has gone down, he has gone back to what he said when he originally became the coach and letting the talent flourish and not being so restrictive with a certain system. This year, more than anything, proved that he is always trying to win, no matter the record or what others are saying. It was very easy to for him to go "full tank" and wait for a top 3 pick, but he kept pushing and he got us within a game of the playoffs, which is frankly amazing. But with that being said, for all the love we are giving him for the second half of the year, he was also the coach for the first half. So while, he is deserving of what he did in the second half, its a full season and we ended with a 500% record which is what most thought we would be at the beginning of the season. Lets hope for some luck in the lottery and a few big moves, as it looks like LBJ isn't slowing down anytime soon.
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Post#35 » by vanhowell » Mon May 8, 2017 7:16 pm

Well deserved!! Congratulations coach Spo. Proud pinoy :clap: :clap:
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Post#36 » by Heat3 » Mon May 8, 2017 8:04 pm

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Heat3 wrote:Congrats.

This is a new award voted on only by coaches, so maybe they vote on one from each conference? The traditional award is voted on by media and will be given out later.

A coaches only vote seems better though.

Even if they chose one for each conference, how the hell does Spo deserve it over Brad Stevens? :lol:

Boston doesn't have Lebron, they have Isaiah Thomas ... who used to back up Dragic ... and he won 53 games!


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Post#37 » by Big Dee Chi-Born » Thu May 11, 2017 2:25 am

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Big Dee Chi-Born wrote:We lost Toronto with Kyle Lowry & DeMarr DeRozan pulling the same choke job they're pulling right now...

HEAT vs. Raptors - 2015-16 Conf Semis

Game 1 (Raptors L)

• Lowry 7 PTS, 4 REB, 6 AST, 3 STL, .231 FG, .143 FG3, .000 FT
• DeRozan 22 PTS, 6 REB, 4 AST, 1 STL, .409 FT, .000 FG3, .667 FT

Game 2 (Raptors W in OT)

• Lowry 18 PTS, 4 REB, 6 AST, 3 STL, .318 FG, .143 FG3, .500 FT
• DeRozan 20 PTS, REB, 1 AST, 3 STL, .375 FG, .000 FG3, .250 FT

Game 3 (Raptors W)

• Lowry 33 PTS, 2 REB, 2 AST, 1 STL, .579 FG, .625 FG3, 1.00 FT
• DeRozan 19 PTS, 6 REB, 5 AST, 0 STL, .353 FG, .000 FG3, .875 FT

Game 4 (Raptors L)

• Lowry 10 PTS, 7 REB, 9 AST, 4 STL, .182 FG, .000 FG3, .857 FT
• DeRozan 9 PTS, 3 REB, 0 AST, 0 STL, .235 FG, .000 FG3, .250 FT

Game 5 (Raptors W)

• Lowry 25 PTS, 10 REB, 6 AST, 3 STL, .360 FG, .444 FG3, .750 FT
• DeRozan 34 PTS, 4 REB, 2 AST, 2 STL, .500 FG, 1.00 FG3, 1.00 FT

Game 6 (Raptors L)

• Lowry 36 PTS, 4 REB, 3 AST, 0 STL, .444 FG, .600 FG3, .900 FT
• DeRozan 23 PTS, 4 REB, 2 AST, 1 STL, .381 FG, .000 FG3, 1.00 FT

Game 7 (Raptors W)

• Lowry 35 PTS, 7 REB, 9 AST, 4 STL, .550 FG, .714 FG3, .727 FT
• DeRozan 28 PTS, 8 REB, 1 AST, 0 STL, .414 FG, .000 FG3, .571 FT

Looks like a lot of bad basketball that we should've taken advantage of with a championship pedigree.

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Post#38 » by Mars » Thu May 11, 2017 5:06 am

Big Dee Chi-Born wrote:Looks like a lot of bad basketball that we should've taken advantage of with a championship pedigree.

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HEAT won the two games when DeRozan and Lowry struggled and won another when they played well. One of those three wins came on the road.

About as much as you can ask when the lone championship pedigree was 34 years old with bad knees, coming off an impressive 7-game series performance where he emptied his tank willing the team to a semifinals appearance that also went the limit.
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Post#39 » by HIF » Thu May 11, 2017 7:14 am

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Post#40 » by Big Dee Chi-Born » Fri May 12, 2017 2:54 am

Mars wrote:
Big Dee Chi-Born wrote:Looks like a lot of bad basketball that we should've taken advantage of with a championship pedigree.

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HEAT won the two games when DeRozan and Lowry struggled and won another when they played well. One of those three wins came on the road.

About as much as you can ask when the lone championship pedigree was 34 years old with bad knees, coming off an impressive 7-game series performance where he emptied his tank willing the team to a semifinals appearance that also went the limit.

Heat should've won games 2 & 3 easily. Game 7 we let one man beat us & never once trapped Lowry. DeRozan was MIA until the end... He was choking badly & we let Lowry go off & give him confidence late. That should've never happened. Zero in game adjustments... ZERO... That's where a real championship coach comes up big. Our guy sat back & did the same things over & over.

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