ECQF | (2) Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers (7) | CLE 3-0

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Series Prediction

Cavaliers in 4
80
22%
Cavaliers in 5
132
36%
Cavaliers in 6
76
21%
Cavaliers in 7
20
5%
Pacers in 4
8
2%
Pacers in 5
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Pacers in 6
12
3%
Pacers in 7
36
10%
 
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Post#1821 » by Warchant » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:34 am

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Warchant wrote:The difference btwn a good team like GS, SA, Utah and Clips is they have different guys that can guard LB....the Cavs wont find easy match ups like they do vs Ind....also, if Shump and D Will played that much in the 4Q TERRIBLE job by McMillan that they shot 1 FG combined and scored 5 pts for the game....major collapse they cant win scoring 114 pts at home


lol the dysfunctional clippers would fold against the cavaliers in the fourth quarter of any playoff game. The jazz just aren't in Clevelands class. Golden State and the Spurs are of course threats to Cleveland and GSW would be favored.

Utah wuld never blow a 25 pt lead at home....Clips wuldnt play scared at home
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Post#1822 » by jbk1234 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:37 am

I don't want to hear a single **** word about officiating for the rest of the playoffs. NBA essentially told the Cavs there's no defending during the 1st half. That was the most ridiculous garbage I've seen in many years.
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Post#1823 » by Warchant » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:40 am

jbk1234 wrote:I don't want to hear a single **** word about officiating for the rest of the playoffs. NBA essentially told the Cavs there's no defending during the 1st half. That was the most ridiculous garbage I've seen in many years.

Cavs shot 44 3s and 30 FTs w 23 fouls a piece....whats the problem?
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Post#1824 » by Ballerhogger » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:45 am

The Eminence wrote:what a comeback

Dont call it a comeback ive been here for years!


Ugh the lebron james factor.
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Post#1825 » by Cyrusman122000 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:46 am

Can someone answer this for me please.
The cavs were a bad defensive team throughout the regular season yet in the second half were very affect on George because they consistently swarmed and doubled teamed him and took the ball out of his hands
Why doesn't Indiana simply do the same to Lebron? Why wouldn't you swarm, blitz, and double him every time? If someone else beats you so be it
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Post#1826 » by jbk1234 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:47 am

Warchant wrote:
jbk1234 wrote:I don't want to hear a single **** word about officiating for the rest of the playoffs. NBA essentially told the Cavs there's no defending during the 1st half. That was the most ridiculous garbage I've seen in many years.

Cavs shot 44 3s and 30 FTs w 23 fouls a piece....whats the problem?
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We weren't allowed to defend in 1st half. It was either a bucket or a foul. I've never seen anything like that. The NBA spotted the Pacers 26 points.
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Post#1827 » by Ballerhogger » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:47 am

Cyrusman122000 wrote:Can someone answer this for me please.
The cavs were a bad defensive team throughout the regular season yet in the second half were very affect on George because they consistently swarmed and doubled teamed him and took the ball out of his hands
Why doesn't Indiana simply do the same to Lebron? Why wouldn't you swarm, blitz, and double him every time? If someone else beats you so be it

Not enough adjustments were made by Nate.. To say the least.
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Post#1828 » by donnieme » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:48 am

nbafan38 wrote:
Warchant wrote:The difference btwn a good team like GS, SA, Utah and Clips is they have different guys that can guard LB....the Cavs wont find easy match ups like they do vs Ind....also, if Shump and D Will played that much in the 4Q TERRIBLE job by McMillan that they shot 1 FG combined and scored 5 pts for the game....major collapse they cant win scoring 114 pts at home


lol the dysfunctional clippers would fold against the cavaliers in the fourth quarter of any playoff game. The jazz just aren't in Clevelands class. Golden State and the Spurs are of course threats to Cleveland and GSW would be favored.

I can understand GS and SAS fans getting annoyed with the Cavs having the east so easy. Problem is when teams like Jazz and Blazers try to lump themselves in the category. Really think they can beat an Lbj team :noway:
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Post#1829 » by TheOUTLAW » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:50 am

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gino_giode wrote:LeBron so unclutch

Lol


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Post#1830 » by deezerweeze » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:51 am

Cyrusman122000 wrote:Can someone answer this for me please.
The cavs were a bad defensive team throughout the regular season yet in the second half were very affect on George because they consistently swarmed and doubled teamed him and took the ball out of his hands
Why doesn't Indiana simply do the same to Lebron? Why wouldn't you swarm, blitz, and double him every time? If someone else beats you so be it


Because the Cavs have a ridiculous collection of great shooters (certainly much better than Indy) and because LBJ is a far better passer than George. He'll kill if you're too aggressive with the help.
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Post#1831 » by gst8 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:51 am

Cyrusman122000 wrote:Can someone answer this for me please.
The cavs were a bad defensive team throughout the regular season yet in the second half were very affect on George because they consistently swarmed and doubled teamed him and took the ball out of his hands
Why doesn't Indiana simply do the same to Lebron? Why wouldn't you swarm, blitz, and double him every time? If someone else beats you so be it


It's not like LeBron is surrounded by scrubs. You give those guys wide open looks and they're going to hit them.
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Post#1832 » by BigCuz » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:52 am

picc wrote:Young and dumb teams don't win. They just don't. Never fails.

Indiana ain't even young like that :lol: no excuse
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Post#1833 » by improper » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:53 am

Might as well just contract Indy after that one.
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Post#1834 » by Warchant » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:54 am

deezerweeze wrote:
Cyrusman122000 wrote:Can someone answer this for me please.
The cavs were a bad defensive team throughout the regular season yet in the second half were very affect on George because they consistently swarmed and doubled teamed him and took the ball out of his hands
Why doesn't Indiana simply do the same to Lebron? Why wouldn't you swarm, blitz, and double him every time? If someone else beats you so be it


Because the Cavs have a ridiculous collection of great shooters (certainly much better than Indy) and because LBJ is a far better passer than George. He'll kill if you're too aggressive with the help.

Simply not true in this game...you make Shump and D Will hoist up shots...if they make em more power to them
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Post#1835 » by rich316 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:54 am

Lebron's greatness as a passer isn't like CP3 or Nash where he runs elaborate sets or gets real fancy on the fast break - he's just stupidly good at throwing really hard, on-target passes to shooters. He throws guys open with his speed and accuracy.
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Post#1836 » by Cyrusman122000 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:55 am

gst8 wrote:
Cyrusman122000 wrote:Can someone answer this for me please.
The cavs were a bad defensive team throughout the regular season yet in the second half were very affect on George because they consistently swarmed and doubled teamed him and took the ball out of his hands
Why doesn't Indiana simply do the same to Lebron? Why wouldn't you swarm, blitz, and double him every time? If someone else beats you so be it


It's not like LeBron is surrounded by scrubs. You give those guys wide open looks and they're going to hit them.


Paul George isn't surrounded by scrubs either, but it works when they swarm and double him
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Post#1837 » by Apollo64 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:55 am

Cyrusman122000 wrote:Can someone answer this for me please.
The cavs were a bad defensive team throughout the regular season yet in the second half were very affect on George because they consistently swarmed and doubled teamed him and took the ball out of his hands
Why doesn't Indiana simply do the same to Lebron? Why wouldn't you swarm, blitz, and double him every time? If someone else beats you so be it


Because he'll pass it for an open 3-pointer? The whole Cavs team is built around that scenario you have just described.
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Post#1838 » by Warchant » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:56 am

jbk1234 wrote:
Warchant wrote:
jbk1234 wrote:I don't want to hear a single **** word about officiating for the rest of the playoffs. NBA essentially told the Cavs there's no defending during the 1st half. That was the most ridiculous garbage I've seen in many years.

Cavs shot 44 3s and 30 FTs w 23 fouls a piece....whats the problem?
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We weren't allowed to defend in 1st half. It was either a bucket or a foul. I've never seen anything like that. The NBA spotted the Pacers 26 points.

So things changed in the 2nd half or did Ind just miss shots?
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Post#1839 » by gst8 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:58 am

Cyrusman122000 wrote:Paul George isn't surrounded by scrubs either


Paul George disagrees...
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Post#1840 » by infinite11285 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:59 am

LeBron this series:

G1: 32pts, 6reb, 13ast, 3stls, 60%.
G2: 25pts, 10reb, 7ast, 8stls/blks, 55%.
G3: 41pts, 13reb, 13ast, 2blks, 52%.
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