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Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6)

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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#201 » by Deeeez Knicks » Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:02 pm

bringbackhoffa wrote:
Deeeez Knicks wrote:When are writeups due or did i miss it?


they were due yesterday at noon. but i wouldnt worry you should easily beat LAL


Just saw that...oh well...in lieu of writeup:

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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#202 » by bishnykfan » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:54 pm

NBA Finals matchup will be announced tomorrow night at 7PM.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#203 » by Mecca » Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:04 am

Deeeez Knicks wrote:
bringbackhoffa wrote:
Deeeez Knicks wrote:When are writeups due or did i miss it?


they were due yesterday at noon. but i wouldnt worry you should easily beat LAL


Just saw that...oh well...in lieu of writeup:

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Will be a fun matchup. Hate to take you down like this my man. :wink:
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#204 » by Mecca » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:14 pm

Good series Deeez!


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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#205 » by spree8 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:15 pm

Weeeeak... rule #1: to win an NBA championship, you need a superstar. (Detroit Pistons of 2004 are the exception, not the rule.)

This Knicks squad is like the real life Utah Jazz (tho not as good)... just not a championship team imo.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#206 » by Jose7 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:17 pm

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Deeeez Knicks wrote:When are writeups due or did i miss it?


they were due yesterday at noon. but i wouldnt worry you should easily beat LAL


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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#207 » by swisscheeseD » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:23 pm

spree8 wrote:Weeeeak... rule #1: to win an NBA championship, you need a superstar. (Detroit Pistons of 2004 are the exception, not the rule.)

This Knicks squad is like the real life Utah Jazz (tho not as good)... just not a championship team imo.


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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#208 » by spree8 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:28 pm

swisscheeseD wrote:
spree8 wrote:Weeeeak... rule #1: to win an NBA championship, you need a superstar. (Detroit Pistons of 2004 are the exception, not the rule.)

This Knicks squad is like the real life Utah Jazz (tho not as good)... just not a championship team imo.


Wahhhhh



Naa... crying would be what you've been doing tha past 14 months about me beating you the 1st Auction BAT :D
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#209 » by swisscheeseD » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:32 pm

spree8 wrote:
swisscheeseD wrote:
spree8 wrote:Weeeeak... rule #1: to win an NBA championship, you need a superstar. (Detroit Pistons of 2004 are the exception, not the rule.)

This Knicks squad is like the real life Utah Jazz (tho not as good)... just not a championship team imo.


Wahhhhh


Naa... crying would be what you've been doing that past 14 months about me beating you the 1st Auction BAT :D


Should have won that one too. But this was redemption enough.

Your frontcourt was booty and you had zero depth...

I'm shocked my team got passed LeBron, but that should show you enough that this isn't a Utah Jazz level team. The Jazz have (had) nowhere near the depth and experience of this roster, nor a pure go-to scorer like McCollum.

Looking forward to this series with LA.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#210 » by spree8 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:36 pm

swisscheeseD wrote:
spree8 wrote:
swisscheeseD wrote:
Wahhhhh


Naa... crying would be what you've been doing tha past 14 months about me beating you the 1st Auction BAT :D


Should have won that one too. But this was redemption enough.

Your frontcourt was booty and you had zero depth...

I'm shocked my team got passed LeBron, but that should show you enough that this isn't a Utah Jazz level team. The Jazz have (had) nowhere near the depth and experience of this roster, nor a pure go-to scorer like McCollum.

Looking forward to this series with LA.



You're the only one crazy enough to believe that a team with John Wall and Kevin Durant and a stacked roster couldn't beat Giannis from a year ago (not as good as he is now) and Paul friggin Millsap :lol: Stop it.

And yea...

Whiteside - Gobert
Hayward - CJ
Favors - Favors
GHill - Otto
JJohnson - JJohnson
Ingles - Mills

I'd say the Jazz are a pretty good comp in terms of style and composition.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#211 » by swisscheeseD » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:50 pm

spree8 wrote:
swisscheeseD wrote:
spree8 wrote:
Naa... crying would be what you've been doing that past 14 months about me beating you the 1st Auction BAT :D


Should have won that one too. But this was redemption enough.

Your frontcourt was booty and you had zero depth...

I'm shocked my team got passed LeBron, but that should show you enough that this isn't a Utah Jazz level team. The Jazz have (had) nowhere near the depth and experience of this roster, nor a pure go-to scorer like McCollum.

Looking forward to this series with LA.



You're the only one crazy enough to believe that a team with John Wall and Kevin Durant and a stacked roster couldn't beat Giannis from a year ago (not as good as he is now) and Paul friggin Millsap :lol: Stop it.

And yea...

Whiteside - Gobert
Hayward - CJ
Favors - Favors
GHill - Otto
JJohnson - JJohnson
Ingles - Mills

I'd say the Jazz are a pretty good comp in terms of style and composition.


A stacked roster? :lol:

Who? Lance Stephenson and Julius Randle?

That draft was supposed to include the projected progression and career arc of players like Giannis, so yes, that was exactly the type of player I was expecting to build around. And it wasn't just Millsap, I also had DeAndre Jordan and Patrick Beverley (both 1st Team All-NBA defense), Vets like Courtney Lee, JR Smith, a healthy Parsons and Enes Kanter.

I understand your argument about "stars" winning championships, but again, we're projecting this BAT on career trajectory heading into this season. And if McCollum didn't have to share a backcourt with Lillard, and/or played in a large market, he would most definitely qualify as a star with his abilities to create and get buckets as efficiently as he does. The guy is an absolute stud. And with my roster, he's been surrounded by complimentary players that allow him to flourish as that lead guard. While he may not be a "superstar", he certainly has the ability to take over a game or hit the clutch shots late.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#212 » by Smash3 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:08 am

Damn, the moment you realize:

Lowry / Lin
Klay / Lavine
Demarre Caroll
Lamarcus
KOQ /

Would have swept both finals team:

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I was expecting a Kawhi or Lebron finals..
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#213 » by spree8 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:11 am

swisscheeseD wrote:
spree8 wrote:
swisscheeseD wrote:
Should have won that one too. But this was redemption enough.

Your frontcourt was booty and you had zero depth...

I'm shocked my team got passed LeBron, but that should show you enough that this isn't a Utah Jazz level team. The Jazz have (had) nowhere near the depth and experience of this roster, nor a pure go-to scorer like McCollum.

Looking forward to this series with LA.



You're the only one crazy enough to believe that a team with John Wall and Kevin Durant and a stacked roster couldn't beat Giannis from a year ago (not as good as he is now) and Paul friggin Millsap :lol: Stop it.

And yea...

Whiteside - Gobert
Hayward - CJ
Favors - Favors
GHill - Otto
JJohnson - JJohnson
Ingles - Mills

I'd say the Jazz are a pretty good comp in terms of style and composition.


A stacked roster? :lol:

Who? Lance Stephenson and Julius Randle?

That draft was supposed to include the projected progression and career arc of players like Giannis, so yes, that was exactly the type of player I was expecting to build around. And it wasn't just Millsap, I also had DeAndre Jordan and Patrick Beverley (both 1st Team All-NBA defense), Vets like Courtney Lee, JR Smith, a healthy Parsons and Enes Kanter.

I understand your argument about "stars" winning championships, but again, we're projecting this BAT on career trajectory heading into this season. And if McCollum didn't have to share a backcourt with Lillard, and/or played in a large market, he would most definitely qualify as a star with his abilities to create and get buckets as efficiently as he does. The guy is an absolute stud. And with my roster, he's been surrounded by complimentary players that allow him to flourish as that lead guard. While he may not be a "superstar", he certainly has the ability to take over a game or hit the clutch shots late.




Ok... you're gunna counter with JR Smith, Kanter, Courtney Lee? Lol cmon man.



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Is much better than


Patrick Beverley
Courtney Lee/ JR Smith
Giannis/ Chandler Parsons
Paul Millsap
DeAndre Jordan/ Enes Kanter


Don't start that bs about projecting Giannis to be what he is now. Your team was iight, but championship? Naaa... you're delusional if you think it'd beat my team last year. You need to let this go dude.. been a year and you still can't get the salt out your mouth. Its pitiful.

As far as your squad now... you may think CJ could be a number 1 option, but you don't know that to be true 100%. We've seen #2's become #1's and fail to live up to the task before. Anyways, I put Kawhi on him... don't think he'd carry your squad past mine under those conditions.

What's done is done... you won't be hearing me cry about it for the next year+ tho.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#214 » by swisscheeseD » Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:25 am

Smash3 wrote:Damn, the moment you realize:

Lowry / Lin
Klay / Lavine
Demarre Caroll
Lamarcus
KOQ /

Would have swept both finals team:

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I was expecting a Kawhi or Lebron finals..


One trade too many...still liked your squad in that pitiful West.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#215 » by 3toheadmelo » Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:51 am

my BAT team wouldn't stand a chance against that John wall KD team
that's ridiculously stacked
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#216 » by swisscheeseD » Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:54 am

3toheadmelo wrote:my BAT team wouldn't stand a chance against that John wall KD team
that's ridiculously stacked


Your team did t even make it out the 1st Round, of course you wouldn't stand a chance. It would also get smoked by my squad that year.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#217 » by 3toheadmelo » Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:57 am

swisscheeseD wrote:
3toheadmelo wrote:my BAT team wouldn't stand a chance against that John wall KD team
that's ridiculously stacked


Your team did t even make it out the 1st Round, of course you wouldn't stand a chance. It would also get smoked by my squad that year.

don't be so salty swiss
im the reason why ur team even got this far
you would've been toast with smart running the offense :lol:
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#218 » by 3toheadmelo » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:00 am

or was it cj u had running point :lol:
screwed either way

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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#219 » by swisscheeseD » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:02 am

Shoulda got Bobby Portis too.

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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#220 » by Greenie » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:02 am

I demand a recount!
What is this ****?
These ain't championship squads.
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