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Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/30/12]

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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/1/12] 

Post#16 » by Murphs56 » Sun Dec 2, 2012 10:02 am

jade_hippo wrote:its only a matter of time before Curry goes down, I don't think the Warriors keep that pace with no Bogut.


I dont know. I watch them play a lot. Curry and Thompson might be the absolute best scoring backcourt in the NBA. Those dudes RARELY miss and they shoot a ton. David Lee is a really underrated player and is a perfect compliment to those 2. You would think that those 3 is all they have but there's actually more to them. Barnes has been erratic, but when he's on he's a tough guard. And honestly their bench is pretty nasty. Landry (who I wanted for our bench) and Jack give them instant offense and hustle on every play. Even without Bogut, I think they are here to stay
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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/1/12] 

Post#17 » by C.lupus » Sun Dec 2, 2012 2:16 pm

GSW are going to stay in the playoff hunt but they aren't going to stay at .600 and be gunning for home court without Bogut.
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Post#18 » by cpfsf » Wed Dec 5, 2012 2:30 am

We get the 7th best record if Houston loses to LA.
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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/13/12] 

Post#19 » by theGreatRC » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:38 pm

Update:

Currently 7th seed.
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Key games for 12/13/12

LAL VS NYK
SAS VS POR - (Only because I despise Portland with the exception of Lillard)

Key games for 12/14/12

It seems like all the Western teams fighting for a playoff spots have some "Easy" games for friday..take a look:

DAL vs TOR
LAL vs WAS
GSW vs ORL

Our game: MIN vs NOH

BOS vs HOU
UTA vs PHX
MEM vs DEN - Denver, GSW and Utah could be the 3 teams we're fighting with for the last 3 spots.
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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/13/12] 

Post#20 » by funfactor » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:19 pm

tough two weeks ahead of us right now.
14 @NO W
15 Dallas W (beware of Mayo in kobe Mode)(if Rubio is back we'll win this one)
17 @Orlando W (if not too tired)
18 @Miami L
20 OKC L
23 @NY L

i'm guessing 3 - 3
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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/13/12] 

Post#21 » by Foye » Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:06 am

funfactor wrote:tough two weeks ahead of us right now.
14 @NO W
15 Dallas W (beware of Mayo in kobe Mode)(if Rubio is back we'll win this one)
17 @Orlando W (if not too tired)
18 @Miami L
20 OKC L
23 @NY L

i'm guessing 3 - 3


Our schedule is really getting more difficult in the next weeks.

We need to beat New Orleans tomorrow to have a good start to this tough stretch of games. Dallas should be winnable, too, but it's gonna be an ugly one. b2b wins are always ugly. :lol:
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Post#22 » by TMo519 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:08 am

Only 4 1/2 out of a home seed :)
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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/13/12] 

Post#23 » by Klomp » Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:40 am

theGreatRC wrote:Update:

Currently 7th seed.
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Key games for 12/13/12

LAL VS NYK
SAS VS POR - (Only because I despise Portland with the exception of Lillard)

Key games for 12/14/12

It seems like all the Western teams fighting for a playoff spots have some "Easy" games for friday..take a look:

DAL vs TOR
LAL vs WAS
GSW vs ORL

Our game: MIN vs NOH

BOS vs HOU
UTA vs PHX
MEM vs DEN - Denver, GSW and Utah could be the 3 teams we're fighting with for the last 3 spots.

Thanks for doing this. Was going to after last night, but forgot.
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Post#24 » by [RCG] » Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:13 am

We really need to win the games we should win from here on out. There isn't a lot of room for error. We need 3-3 .
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Post#25 » by moss_is_1 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:51 am

It's really good to see that we are actually in the playoffs with Rubio being out, Love shooting like a turd and all the other injuries. Rubio's going to cover up a lot of our problems..and allow us to see what we really will need.
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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/13/12] 

Post#26 » by Klomp » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:53 am

moss_is_1 wrote:It's really good to see that we are actually in the playoffs with Rubio being out, Love shooting like a turd and all the other injuries. Rubio's going to cover up a lot of our problems..and allow us to see what we really will need.

It's really amazing if you think about it. Our starting 5 coming into the season

Rubio: yet to play
Roy: Has played just 5 of team's 19 games
Kirilenko: Missed 4 games
Love: Missed 9 games. Struggling on offense.
Pekovic: Missed 2 games. Struggling offensively

Only 3 players have played all 19 games: Ridnour, Shved, Cunningham

And yet, we came into tonight 7th in the West, and are possibly a game away from Rubio making his debut.
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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/13/12] 

Post#27 » by TMo519 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:44 pm

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moss_is_1 wrote:It's really good to see that we are actually in the playoffs with Rubio being out, Love shooting like a turd and all the other injuries. Rubio's going to cover up a lot of our problems..and allow us to see what we really will need.

It's really amazing if you think about it. Our starting 5 coming into the season

Rubio: yet to play
Roy: Has played just 5 of team's 19 games
Kirilenko: Missed 4 games
Love: Missed 9 games. Struggling on offense.
Pekovic: Missed 2 games. Struggling offensively

Only 3 players have played all 19 games: Ridnour, Shved, Cunningham

And yet, we came into tonight 7th in the West, and are possibly a game away from Rubio making his debut.


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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/13/12] 

Post#28 » by FinnTheHuman » Sat Dec 15, 2012 2:45 pm

I think we can go at least 3-2 in next 5, if we see some Rubio magic. Why wouldn't Miami or OKC fall? Maybe even both. I think just Nicks one isn't winnable.
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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/15/12] 

Post#29 » by theGreatRC » Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:33 pm

Update:

Currently 6th seed
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Games tonight for Dec. 15:

GSW @ ATL
DAL @ MIN
MEM @ UTA - MEM is almost guaranteed to make the PO, we need the Jazz to lose
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Post#30 » by [RCG] » Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:39 pm

Lets go Hawks, Grizzlies and Wolves!!!
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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/15/12] 

Post#31 » by theGreatRC » Sun Dec 16, 2012 5:47 am

Update 12/16/12

6th seed, 2.5 games ahead of 7th place Utah
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games for 12/16/12:

HOU @ TOR
LAL @ PHI
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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/16/12] 

Post#32 » by Nitroglycerin » Sun Dec 16, 2012 10:31 pm

Nice win by toronto 8-)
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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/16/12] 

Post#33 » by Vindicater » Sun Dec 16, 2012 10:53 pm

We are making the playoffs this year.

Write it down, ship it out. We are there.
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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/16/12] 

Post#34 » by southern wolf » Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:21 am

Nothing like a loss like tonight's to keep you grounded. It's far too early for ANY playoff talk.
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Re: Playoff watch 2012-2013 [Last updated: 12/16/12] 

Post#35 » by Nitroglycerin » Tue Dec 18, 2012 4:15 am

southern wolf wrote:Nothing like a loss like tonight's to keep you grounded. It's far too early for ANY playoff talk.

good point.
even though we hate to lose a winnable game, we can use this loss to ponder what the team still needs
in order to improve. even though we have a solid lineup, we still have a lot of work to do
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