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Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition

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Predict the Finals

Raps in 4
18
20%
Raptors in 5
17
19%
Raptors in 6
13
15%
Raptors in 7
9
10%
Warriors in 7
4
5%
Warriors in 6
16
18%
Warriors in 5
8
9%
Warriors in 4
3
3%
 
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Post#101 » by Clyde_Style » Fri May 31, 2019 1:52 am

Capn'O wrote:
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golden state don't have their rhythm yet and it's a close game


I know, I know, it feels inevitable, but I need to lull myself into a false sense of underdogly anticipation for at least the first quarter


They are a better team than Portland. Better defensive team. I'm not getting the feeling that the Warriors are just waiting to pounce like I did in that series.


I like what TO is doing defensively. They have to grind GS into a state of fatigue by the end of game 2
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Post#102 » by knicksNOTslick » Fri May 31, 2019 1:53 am

Ibaka can be called for a moving screen everytime. Refs won't though.
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Post#103 » by stuporman » Fri May 31, 2019 1:55 am

Kawhi still so awkward on offense.....
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Post#104 » by Clyde_Style » Fri May 31, 2019 2:02 am

stuporman wrote:Kawhi still so awkward on offense.....


This is what happened to the last guy who called Kahwi mechanical

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Post#105 » by Clyde_Style » Fri May 31, 2019 2:04 am

And if anyone is going to knock Kahwi's technique, he does have good form no matter how robotic you may think it looks

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Post#106 » by xNewYorkMadex » Fri May 31, 2019 2:04 am

Warriors aren’t letting Kawhi breathe on offense.

Making him do multiple moves to get anywhere with the ball, and when he does make a move into the paint there is someone coming to double to force him to pass or take a tough shot.
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Post#107 » by Clyde_Style » Fri May 31, 2019 2:07 am

xNewYorkMadex wrote:Warriors aren’t letting Kawhi breathe on offense.

Making him do multiple moves to get anywhere with the ball, and when he does make a move into the paint there is someone coming to double to force him to pass or take a tough shot.


that's ok as long as TO makes the extra pass
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Post#108 » by Context » Fri May 31, 2019 2:08 am

Dray is out playing Kawhi defensively right now...
“The kid can play,” Robinson said of Barrett“He goes at everybody strong. If he’s a rookie, and he’s doing that, I think he’ll have a great career ahead of him.”
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Post#109 » by Tron Carter » Fri May 31, 2019 2:13 am

I was told this team doesn’t need KD to win
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Post#110 » by Clyde_Style » Fri May 31, 2019 2:14 am

Great close-out by the Raptors
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Post#111 » by knicksNOTslick » Fri May 31, 2019 2:14 am

Curry's blocking foul and Lowry's charge, what was the difference? There was none. They gotta keep it consistent.
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Post#112 » by Clyde_Style » Fri May 31, 2019 2:15 am

Tron Carter wrote:I was told this team doesn’t need KD to win


KD is a bum

(why he's coming to the Knicks :wink: )
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Post#113 » by HEZI » Fri May 31, 2019 2:15 am

So do the Warriors need Durant to beat the Raptors or nah?
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Kemba Walker/Devonte Graham/Tremont Waters
Andrew Wiggins/Jordan Clarkson/Eric Gordon
Kelly Oubre/Evan Fournier/Alec Burks
Nerlens Noel/Christian Wood/Dzanan Musa
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Post#114 » by robillionaire » Fri May 31, 2019 2:15 am

Come back and save these dudes KD
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Post#115 » by knicksNOTslick » Fri May 31, 2019 2:15 am

Raptors getting away with murder but it's their home court so it's all good.
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Post#116 » by Knick4Real » Fri May 31, 2019 2:16 am

I can't believe how GS is getting outplayed like this.
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Post#117 » by xNewYorkMadex » Fri May 31, 2019 2:17 am

Raps don’t fear GSW.

I was there in Oracle when Raps beat the Warriors down without Kawhi. Raptors have many good defenders.
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Post#118 » by Context » Fri May 31, 2019 2:19 am

robillionaire wrote:Come back and save these dudes KD

KD wouldnt make a difference...right now this raptor team is playing tougher...
“The kid can play,” Robinson said of Barrett“He goes at everybody strong. If he’s a rookie, and he’s doing that, I think he’ll have a great career ahead of him.”
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Post#119 » by robillionaire » Fri May 31, 2019 2:21 am

yall realize the warriors spotted the blazers double digit leads in every game and still won em all right it's halftime we should probably chill

but is marc gasol finals mvp or nah
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Post#120 » by Context » Fri May 31, 2019 2:23 am

xNewYorkMadex wrote:Raps don’t fear GSW.

I was there in Oracle when Raps beat the Warriors down without Kawhi. Raptors have many good defenders.

yeah theyre looking like the stronger team right now...
“The kid can play,” Robinson said of Barrett“He goes at everybody strong. If he’s a rookie, and he’s doing that, I think he’ll have a great career ahead of him.”

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