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

Post#221 » by 3toheadmelo » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:07 am

Greenie wrote:I demand a recount!
What is this ****?
These ain't championship squads.
Dwight Howard and James Johnson as the starting frontcourt? LOLOLOLOLOL!

Melo/vucevic>>>>>>
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#222 » by swisscheeseD » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:08 am

Greenie wrote:I demand a recount!
What is this ****?
These ain't championship squads.
Dwight Howard and James Johnson as the starting frontcourt? LOLOLOLOLOL!


These ain't Championship squads compared to today's NBA standards...but this is fantasy land BAT...where all 30 teams are playing for a 1yr run at it and trying to contend. Stars spread across the entire landscape, not teamed up with each other, taking less to have depth around them. Nobody is caving in at the deadline, deciding to tank and trading off its talent for younger players.

It's a completely different landscape...and it's ugly as **** when you boil it down to these final few.

I remember thinking last BAT was the worst playoffs in history, I hated having CP3/Dwight winning the ship...but it's a testament to how well everyone builds and it really bunches tiers closer together.

Not many people getting hoodwinked in trades anymore.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#223 » by Greenie » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:14 am

3toheadmelo wrote:
Greenie wrote:I demand a recount!
What is this ****?
These ain't championship squads.
Dwight Howard and James Johnson as the starting frontcourt? LOLOLOLOLOL!

Melo/vucevic>>>>>>

It's opposite.
You're all offense and that's none at all.

Dwight
Melo

Is a better balanced frontcourt


Vucevic
Johnson

Is a better balanced frontcourt
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#224 » by Greenie » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:15 am

I have never seen such unbalanced rosters make it this damn far. Weird.

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

Post#225 » by spree8 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:20 am

I've seen teams with superstars and some bums like AC Green, Luc Longley, Joel Anthony, etc, starting on them win a championship... but never seen a team with just solid starters and solid depth win a championship before.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#226 » by 3toheadmelo » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:22 am

Greenie wrote:
3toheadmelo wrote:
Greenie wrote:I demand a recount!
What is this ****?
These ain't championship squads.
Dwight Howard and James Johnson as the starting frontcourt? LOLOLOLOLOL!

Melo/vucevic>>>>>>

It's opposite.
You're all offense and that's none at all.

Dwight
Melo

Is a better balanced frontcourt


Vucevic
Johnson

Is a better balanced frontcourt

vucevic played d last season tho :(
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#227 » by swisscheeseD » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:22 am

spree8 wrote:I've seen teams with superstars and some bums like AC Green, Luc Longley, Joel Anthony, etc, starting on them win a championship... but never seen a team with just solid starters and solid depth win a championship before.


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

Post#228 » by spree8 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:24 am

swisscheeseD wrote:
spree8 wrote:I've seen teams with superstars and some bums like AC Green, Luc Longley, Joel Anthony, etc, starting on them win a championship... but never seen a team with just solid starters and solid depth win a championship before.


Well, get ready...



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

Post#229 » by Mecca » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:27 am

swisscheeseD wrote:
spree8 wrote:I've seen teams with superstars and some bums like AC Green, Luc Longley, Joel Anthony, etc, starting on them win a championship... but never seen a team with just solid starters and solid depth win a championship before.


Well, get ready...


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

Post#230 » by Mecca » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:29 am

Greenie wrote:I have never seen such unbalanced rosters make it this damn far. Weird.

Welp


James Johnson didn't average 12.8 PPG / .479% from the field / .34% from 3 on 3 per game / 3.6 APG / 5.1 WS?

Those are quality numbers from an offensive standpoint, especially when you factor in his handles.

LJ, br7, laimbeer, justaknicksfan all said I had a top team so it not like this a surprise.

Not to mention, in my OG Pimp Page, I detailed that all of Junacho's minutes will be with D12 at the 5.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#231 » by spree8 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:38 am

Cp3 (a superstar) would be licking his lips at this matchup.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#232 » by Greenie » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:54 am

spree8 wrote:Cp3 (a superstar) would be licking his lips at this matchup.

Until he see Dwight and Johnson as his starting frontcourt :lol:
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#233 » by swisscheeseD » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:54 am

I beat a complete Heat squad, knocked LeBron out in Round 2 and took out Kawhi in the ECF...the hardest road to the Finals in a stacked East. But I don't have a chance against the superstar that is CP3?

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

Post#234 » by Greenie » Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:01 am

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spree8 wrote:Cp3 (a superstar) would be licking his lips at this matchup.


What? He took out Bron and Kawhi, you think he's worried about CP3?

The East was straight up crazy too.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#235 » by spree8 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:03 am

Smash3 wrote:
spree8 wrote:Cp3 (a superstar) would be licking his lips at this matchup.


What? He took out Bron and Kawhi, you think he's worried about CP3?



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

Post#236 » by spree8 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:07 am

swisscheeseD wrote:I beat a complete Heat squad, knocked LeBron out in Round 2 and took out Kawhi in the ECF...the hardest road to the Finals in a stacked East. But I don't have a chance against the superstar that is CP3?

:lol:



The "superstar" point was that the Lakers resemble a championship squad at least.

If you beat them on top of Kawhi/Bledsoe & Lebron, you have to know that's bullshyt right? Lol like 4real.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#237 » by swisscheeseD » Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:14 am

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swisscheeseD wrote:I beat a complete Heat squad, knocked LeBron out in Round 2 and took out Kawhi in the ECF...the hardest road to the Finals in a stacked East. But I don't have a chance against the superstar that is CP3?

:lol:



The "superstar" point was that the Lakers resemble a championship squad at least.

If you beat them on top of Kawhi/Bledsoe & Lebron, you have to know that's bullshyt right? Lol like 4real.


Next BAT I'm going to just draft LeBron at $286 since it's only about the superstar.

You're right about me beating Bledsoe/Kawhi...those are the only two my entire roster had to overcome. Let's overlook the fact that you had zero spacing in your backcourt, 3 starters that I can double off of who barely average double digit scoring for their careers and zero depth.

It's a team sport playa...give some credit where credit is due. I've made it this far without a "star", I've done something right.
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#238 » by Mecca » Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:24 am

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Post#239 » by Manhattan Project » Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:28 am

spree8 wrote:If you beat them on top of Kawhi/Bledsoe & Lebron, you have to know that's bullshyt right? Lol like 4real.


Curious, where would your rate Bledsoe in terms of PG's? Top five? Top Ten? Middle of the pack...
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Re: Build a Team 18.0 Auction Draft Discussion (Part 6) 

Post#240 » by spree8 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:55 am

swisscheeseD wrote:
spree8 wrote:
swisscheeseD wrote:I beat a complete Heat squad, knocked LeBron out in Round 2 and took out Kawhi in the ECF...the hardest road to the Finals in a stacked East. But I don't have a chance against the superstar that is CP3?

:lol:



The "superstar" point was that the Lakers resemble a championship squad at least.

If you beat them on top of Kawhi/Bledsoe & Lebron, you have to know that's bullshyt right? Lol like 4real.


Next BAT I'm going to just draft LeBron at $286 since it's only about the superstar.

You're right about me beating Bledsoe/Kawhi...those are the only two my entire roster had to overcome. Let's overlook the fact that you had zero spacing in your backcourt, 3 starters that I can double off of who barely average double digit scoring for their careers and zero depth.

It's a team sport playa...give some credit where credit is due. I've made it this far without a "star", I've done something right.



There's more than just Lebron and Kawhi/Bledsoe... both had good support around them.

Zero spacing? Patterson shoots 38% from 3. RoLo shoots 46% from 16-23 feet. Kawhi shoots 39% from 3. Thabo and Bledsoe shot 34% from 3... they can hit an open one if you give it to them. That's just shooting... there's other aspects of spacing besides that. A conversation some of us had earlier this BAT.

Zero depth... TJ McConnell started in the NBA... he's good enough to be a backup, and the dude can play. Terry Rozier is a rotation player for the best team in the East and did well these past playoffs (also shot 37% from 3)... both gritty defenders too. DWest is a champion and a rotation player in GS. That's a legit 8 men... McDaniels isn't terrible for 10 mins per game... a good athlete and defender in that time.

But your obsession with depth always costs you a legitimate superstar which is what's needed to win a championship.

I gave you credit that you had a solid team... but I don't think anyone can look at it and honestly say "yup, that looks like a championship team."
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