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GT: USA v. Greece @ 7:30am Sat morning (Bros v. Brook and Khris)

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GT: USA v. Greece @ 7:30am Sat morning (Bros v. Brook and Khris) 

Post#1 » by paulpressey25 » Fri Sep 6, 2019 10:47 pm

Going to lock the other two threads for now.

Let’s focus on the showdown at 7:30am tomorrow central time. Two Bucks v. Two Bucks.

FIBA World Cup 2019: USA vs. Greece
Date: Saturday, Sept. 7
Time: 8:30 a.m. ET
Location: Shanghai Oriental Sports Arena -- Shanghai, China
TV: None
Streaming: ESPN+
Live stats: GameTracker
Odds: USA -10
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Re: GT: USA v. Greece @ 7:30am Sat morning (Bros v. Brook and Khris) 

Post#2 » by StickeeFingaz » Fri Sep 6, 2019 11:11 pm

Rooting for Greece.


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Re: GT: USA v. Greece @ 7:30am Sat morning (Bros v. Brook and Khris) 

Post#3 » by Chuck Diesel » Sat Sep 7, 2019 12:32 am

Think we’ll miss Tatum for this one. Expecting a US win by around 10.
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Re: GT: USA v. Greece @ 7:30am Sat morning (Bros v. Brook and Khris) 

Post#4 » by dsilby » Sat Sep 7, 2019 12:45 am

StickeeFingaz wrote:Rooting for Greece.


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Not for me. It would be like rooting against the USA at the Olympics. Can't root against my country!
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Post#5 » by Coach Carter » Sat Sep 7, 2019 12:51 am

StickeeFingaz wrote:Rooting for Greece.


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rooting for giannis and brook
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Re: GT: USA v. Greece @ 7:30am Sat morning (Bros v. Brook and Khris) 

Post#6 » by Chuck Diesel » Sat Sep 7, 2019 1:00 am

paulpressey25 wrote:Going to lock the other two threads for now.

Let’s focus on the showdown at 7:30am tomorrow central time. Two Bucks v. Two Bucks.


Location: Shanghai Oriental Sports Arena -- Shanghai, China


The game's actually in Shenzhen, not Shanghai. Both squads had to fly in from the Northeast without much time to get acclimated. Different gym, different language, different vibe. Be interesting to see how they adjust. If the US win their group they fly BACK to Shanghai for one game then again to Beijing if they advance.
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Post#7 » by midranger » Sat Sep 7, 2019 2:52 am

Is there anyway both teams could lose? That’s what I’m rooting for.
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Post#8 » by stellation » Sat Sep 7, 2019 3:13 am

paulpressey25 wrote:Going to lock the other two threads for now.

Let’s focus on the showdown at 7:30am tomorrow central time. Two Bucks v. Two Bucks.

FIBA World Cup 2019: USA vs. Greece
Date: Saturday, Sept. 7
Time: 8:30 a.m. ET
Location: Shanghai Oriental Sports Arena -- Shanghai, China
TV: None
Streaming: ESPN+
Live stats: GameTracker
Odds: USA -10

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Re: GT: USA v. Greece @ 7:30am Sat morning (Bros v. Brook and Khris) 

Post#9 » by stellation » Sat Sep 7, 2019 3:15 am

Chuck Diesel wrote:Think we’ll miss Tatum for this one. Expecting a US win by around 10.

Anyone of interest from the Dominican Republic to keep an eye on?
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Re: GT: USA v. Greece @ 7:30am Sat morning (Bros v. Brook and Khris) 

Post#10 » by Chuck Diesel » Sat Sep 7, 2019 3:48 am

stellation wrote:
Chuck Diesel wrote:Think we’ll miss Tatum for this one. Expecting a US win by around 10.

Anyone of interest from the Dominican Republic to keep an eye on?


Haven't caught enough of them to single anyone out but I’m interested to see how they stack up with you guys and Lithuania. I will predict a lot of trash talk & chippiness between the Boomers and D.R. based on what I remember of them from years past, the NYC Dominicans I worked with and the personalties on your team :wink:. Shame Charlie Villanueva is no longer in the mix...
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Re: GT: USA v. Greece @ 7:30am Sat morning (Bros v. Brook and Khris) 

Post#11 » by trwi7 » Sat Sep 7, 2019 5:25 am

I'm rooting for not being an idiot and waking up at 7:30 on a weekend to watch a meaningless basketball game.
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Post#12 » by Beorn » Sat Sep 7, 2019 9:06 am

Since the mods closed all the other threads: Czechs play as if their distilleries' future depend on the outcome of the game :D
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Post#13 » by Beorn » Sat Sep 7, 2019 10:14 am

Ok, if we lose today we need to win by 12+ tomorrow in order to advance, that's less than ideal lol
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Re: GT: USA v. Greece @ 7:30am Sat morning (Bros v. Brook and Khris) 

Post#14 » by truly » Sat Sep 7, 2019 10:18 am

Big win for Czechs over Brazil makes this interesting.If we assume USA beats both Greece and Brazil then Greece needs to beat Czech Republic by over 12 points in order to advance.In any other case USA and Czech R advance.

Edit:So for Greece to advance they need either 2 wins over USA and Czechs or a win over Czech Republic by 12+ points.Seems to me the first scenario is easier :-? :lol:
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Re: GT: USA v. Greece @ 7:30am Sat morning (Bros v. Brook and Khris) 

Post#15 » by Magic Giannison » Sat Sep 7, 2019 11:27 am

I told you guys, after Hubris comes Nemesis and their Nemesis for talking **** was shown today, Catharsis is left as they will go hom.

As for todays game its damn hard, US will play even harder because of Giannis
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Re: GT: USA v. Greece @ 7:30am Sat morning (Bros v. Brook and Khris) 

Post#16 » by Fotis St » Sat Sep 7, 2019 12:09 pm

We need to play small ball for all Giannis minutes.

Noone can guard Giannis as a Center. And Brook, Myles like to shot more than attacking the rim.

Jaylen Brown has strength but Giannis is too long for him too.

It is sad for Giannis that the rest of the team is pretty much less talented than 2006 Greek NT Subs.

We have to make most of our shots in order to compete and win.
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Re: GT: USA v. Greece @ 7:30am Sat morning (Bros v. Brook and Khris) 

Post#17 » by truly » Sat Sep 7, 2019 12:20 pm

Fotis St wrote:We need to play small ball for all Giannis minutes.

Noone can guard Giannis as a Center. And Brook, Myles like to shot more than attacking the rim.

Jaylen Brown has strength but Giannis is too long for him too.

It is sad for Giannis that the rest of the team is pretty much less talented than 2006 Greek NT Subs.

We have to make most of our shots in order to compete and win.


You actually think that Myles cant guard Giannis?Have you actually watched any Bucks Pacers game the last 2 years?
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Post#18 » by Beorn » Sat Sep 7, 2019 12:52 pm

Our HC is a **** idiot, no reason to have Bourousis or Papagiannias in there with Barnes, JAylen and Midds. Put Thanasis & Print with Giannis at C or gtfo
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Post#19 » by Fotis St » Sat Sep 7, 2019 1:06 pm

Beorn wrote:Our HC is a **** idiot, no reason to have Bourousis or Papagiannias in there with Barnes, JAylen and Midds. Put Thanasis & Print with Giannis at C or gtfo


I wish Giannis demands from Greek Basketball Association to hire a competent coach for the next Tournament.

We are just losing medals for the last 8 years cause of bad coaching.

You know how important coaching schemes are. We just witnessed the difference from Kidd's Bucks to Bud's Bucks.
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Post#20 » by buckboy » Sat Sep 7, 2019 1:07 pm

trwi7 wrote:I'm rooting for not being an idiot and waking up at 7:30 on a weekend to watch a meaningless basketball game.


Believe it or not, some grown ups are up at 7:30 on a Saturday morning anyway.
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