Lakers and Mavs are just 3 games away from Playoff spot.

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Re: Lakers and Mavs are just 3 games away from Playoff spot. 

Post#16 » by inquisitive » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:15 am

lakers not only have to go on a tear, but need the rockets to falter pretty bad...i think rockets might actually have a chance to move up to 7th and possibly 6th.
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Post#17 » by TheKiteDesigner » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:22 am

The thing that's been hurting the Lakers the past few weeks is, everytime they win Houston seems to win as well and what's hurting Houston is, everytime the Lakers lose they lose also lol they've been at a stand still for a few weeks now.
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Post#18 » by blizzard » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:36 am

OOO wrote:I see Houston moving up in the standings. Golden State is free falling right now, and Utah has some tough games ahead. I think the Lakers will overtake those two and end up as the 6th seed. Not too confident about the Mavs unless Dirk can get back to his old self.


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Lakers won't make the playoffs, granted. They are 5-5.5 games behind GS and Utah, and while GS had some tough games lately, their schedule will be easier than ever in March, and probably climb up in the rankings again to reclaim the 5th spot from Denver. Utah and Houston are in good shape, and play strong basketball right now.

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Post#19 » by Honey Bear » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:03 am

TheKiteDesigner wrote:The thing that's been hurting the Lakers the past few weeks is, everytime they win Houston seems to win as well and what's hurting Houston is, everytime the Lakers lose they lose also lol they've been at a stand still for a few weeks now.


The thing that'll help the Rockets for the next few games is playing some eastern conference opponents. Barring any let downs, they can go on a streak of their own.
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Post#20 » by Rallyks » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:08 am

Lakers have 4 sets of back-to-backs and a ton of road games in March. I don't see them catching the 8th spot.
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Post#21 » by branny » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:24 am

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Post#22 » by jym85 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:32 am

I wouldn't be shocked at all if they both made it
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Post#23 » by [GR] » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:34 am

Mavs have won 12 of their last 18, Dirk is getting the rust off, and Carter is playing very well. They have a legit shot.
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Post#24 » by kingofcomedy » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:35 am

[GR] wrote:Mavs have won 12 of their last 18, Dirk is getting the rust off, and Carter is playing very well. They have a legit shot.

No we don't we've just beat some bad teams
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Post#25 » by [GR] » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:45 am

kingofcomedy wrote:
[GR] wrote:Mavs have won 12 of their last 18, Dirk is getting the rust off, and Carter is playing very well. They have a legit shot.

No we don't we've just beat some bad teams

Look at the schedule: most of the teams they play are bad. They have a lot of winnable games.
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Post#26 » by Young_Star11 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:48 am

Well Utah didn't make any major deadline moves so the strength of their home court record alone should get them in.

Looking at the Houston schedule to close out the season I can't see why they can't to 45 wins, which makes the Lakers' task that much tougher.
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Post#27 » by EntropyPR » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:58 am

kingofcomedy wrote:
[GR] wrote:Mavs have won 12 of their last 18, Dirk is getting the rust off, and Carter is playing very well. They have a legit shot.

No we don't we've just beat some bad teams


Who cares who they beat, all that matters to enter the PO is the record. No one will remember who they beat for the 25th win, nor the 35th.
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Post#28 » by kingofcomedy » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:59 am

[GR] wrote:
kingofcomedy wrote:
[GR] wrote:Mavs have won 12 of their last 18, Dirk is getting the rust off, and Carter is playing very well. They have a legit shot.

No we don't we've just beat some bad teams

Look at the schedule: most of the teams they play are bad. They have a lot of winnable games.

We only have about ten winnable games we'll win 15 if we're lucky that's still 40 wins won't be enough
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Post#29 » by kingofcomedy » Sat Feb 23, 2013 6:00 am

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kingofcomedy wrote:
[GR] wrote:Mavs have won 12 of their last 18, Dirk is getting the rust off, and Carter is playing very well. They have a legit shot.

No we don't we've just beat some bad teams


Who cares who they beat, all that matters to enter the PO is the record. No one will remember who they beat for the 25th win, nor the 35th.

You say that in every thread let it go it sounds ridiculous
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Post#30 » by EntropyPR » Sat Feb 23, 2013 6:09 am

kingofcomedy wrote:
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kingofcomedy wrote:No we don't we've just beat some bad teams


Who cares who they beat, all that matters to enter the PO is the record. No one will remember who they beat for the 25th win, nor the 35th.

You say that in every thread let it go it sounds ridiculous


I've said it twice, and in every thread you seem to want "your" team to lose, who sounds more ridiculous. Every thread that involves the Mavs you have yet to say anything positive. For a fan you sure love to troll your own team.
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Post#31 » by kingofcomedy » Sat Feb 23, 2013 6:15 am

@entropy I'm not sure if you're flirting with me or what but please stop stalking my post I'm happily married
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Post#32 » by Transistor » Sat Feb 23, 2013 6:17 am

pwrshft99 wrote:Lakers will make the playoffs. Even if the don't get it together soon, I see the refs handing them a few games to keep them in the hunt. The NBA doesn't want to see the Lakers miss the post season.


The refs gave them one tonight against Portland
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Post#33 » by Honey Bear » Sat Feb 23, 2013 6:31 am

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Just looking at that sched... most of those are winnable for the Rockets.
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Post#34 » by aol4532 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 6:40 am

Transistor wrote:
pwrshft99 wrote:Lakers will make the playoffs. Even if the don't get it together soon, I see the refs handing them a few games to keep them in the hunt. The NBA doesn't want to see the Lakers miss the post season.


The refs gave them one tonight against Portland


This. The Lakers should be at death's door by now. Kobe's guarantee won't mean crap, if the refs don't help them out. Can't win one for Dr Buss, without external interference.

It's all up to the Rockets now, I think.
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Post#35 » by OKCThunderUp35 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 6:48 am

Don't know... What i do know is both those teams will get swept by Okc.
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