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We are only 4 games back of the 8th seed

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We are only 4 games back of the 8th seed 

Post#1 » by Yoga » Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:37 pm

I have been ignoring this team for the past month-and-a-half and just saw the standings. As long as Bargs is out, we should be fine.
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#2 » by Yoga » Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:45 pm

I created this topic before I heard about Jonas's injury. :(
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#3 » by wolfv » Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:46 pm

Before the season began I did think we had a shot at the 8th spot. I don't feel that way now though because I did not expect atlanta, milwaukee, and chicago to be this much better than us. On top of that you have boston and philly fighting for a spot. THe only team ahead in the standing I see us overtaking is orlando
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#4 » by KnickerBonkerz » Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:14 pm

You say 6 1/2 games as if that's not a lot

Playoffs are not happening guys, stop making these threads
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#5 » by Chaos Engine » Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:14 pm

6 and a half games is a big gap lol...
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#6 » by Death Knight » Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:17 pm

Yea, 6+ games is a lot. People actually expect us to go on 10 winning streaks and other teams to go on massive losing streaks on the other hand to allow us back in? lol
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#7 » by Yungstar » Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:22 pm

Not that I think that it will happen either, but I'm sure the same things were said in 2002.
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#8 » by Randle McMurphy » Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:47 pm

This is the problem.
One flew east, one flew west, one flew over the cuckoo’s nest.
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#9 » by Bankai » Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:59 pm

It sounds plausible but some people dont realize that 6 games under is alot tougher than it looks, near impossible. It would have to entail another team or two nose diving, and the Raptors on a massive win streak to gain that ground.
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#10 » by D-BE-LAW » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:36 pm

So we have to win 6 more games in a row and hope another team loses 6 games in a row. Ye, lets discuss this if we ever get close.
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#11 » by SFour » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:38 pm

Raps just need to get into 10th or 9th place. Give the draft pick to OKC and get that over with.
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#12 » by Raps Militia » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:40 pm

5 1/2, to be precise.
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Post#13 » by Left Side Drive » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:42 pm

Yep let OKC have a late lottery pick...whatever this season was not a playoff year for us...
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SG: D. DeRozan / L. Williams / L. Fields
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#14 » by -InFeRnO- » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:46 pm

SFour wrote:Raps just need to get into 10th or 9th place. Give the draft pick to OKC and get that over with.


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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#15 » by JunkYardSubs » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:48 pm

SFour wrote:Raps just need to get into 10th or 9th place. Give the draft pick to OKC and get that over with.

Then deal everyone and get Wiggins
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#16 » by DonMega » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:49 pm

I hope bargs is out for the rest of the season. When he comes back its back to 20 game losing streak.
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#17 » by DHK » Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:00 pm

6-6.5 games...is extremely far back....
Thats like comparing the 3rd seed with an 8th seed...
Playoff is a big reach even with this win streak; but nice to see the team doing well.
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#18 » by Yoga » Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:00 pm

DonMega wrote:I hope bargs is out for the rest of the season. When he comes back its back to 20 game losing streak.


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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#19 » by notic101 » Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:03 pm

That's like hoping our team starts a 12 game winning streak (not including these past 5) and hoping the other team stands pat.
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Re: We are only 6 and 6 1/2 games back of 5-8 seed 

Post#20 » by Yoga » Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:03 pm

DHK wrote:6-6.5 games...is extremely far back....
Thats like comparing the 3rd seed with an 8th seed...
Playoff is a big reach even with this win streak; but nice to see the team doing well.


I agree playoffs is a big reach, even with the win streak. This thread may have been a bit premature, but I was somewhat surprised at the standings.

Lately, this forum is how I am following the team. If they continue winning, I will probably tune in to the games more often. And post in the game threads. That said, my motivation has somewhat decreased with Jonas V's injury

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