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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%
 
Total votes: 88

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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#61 » by Jeff Van Gully » Thu May 30, 2019 3:00 pm

F N 11 wrote:Imagine how Toronto fans are times 10. That’s how NYC would be of the Knicks even touch the conference finals.


NY would explode.

we were headed there before the pacers snuffed us in the 2nd round that year. :nonono:
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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#62 » by god shammgod » Thu May 30, 2019 3:51 pm

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moocow007 wrote:
SelbyCobra wrote:
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Other than Harden, he's really the only other guy on the Rockets with any real trade value.

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you don't think a contender might want eric gordon or pj tucker? i think so. but point taken.


gordon is falling off. but i think any contender would give up a late 1st for tucker. the knicks should think about it after kd/kyrie comes. we probably can't work it out salary wise though because we'll need a 8 mill expiring. maybe we can use frank.

a quick besart -

mitch
tucker
kd
rj
kyrie

that front court defense would be really good. the backcourt....well, nothings perfect.
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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#63 » by Jeff Van Gully » Thu May 30, 2019 6:06 pm

thebuzzardman wrote:So, one of the issues in Lakerland was giving an agent way too much power an access.

Isn't that one of the things the Knicks want to do for Durant?


how would we know that? sounds like a serious assumption.
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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#64 » by thebuzzardman » Thu May 30, 2019 8:04 pm

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thebuzzardman wrote:So, one of the issues in Lakerland was giving an agent way too much power an access.

Isn't that one of the things the Knicks want to do for Durant?


how would we know that? sounds like a serious assumption.


It's not a "serious assumption". A number of articles have speculated that the arrangement is that Kleinman would get significant front office pull as part of the arrangement. It's an assumption, but not "serious". It's not like I'm making it up out of whole cloth.

First google hit:
https://clutchpoints.com/new-york-might-offer-kevin-durants-business-manager-a-front-office-job-if-durant-signs-with-knicks/
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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#65 » by The_Special_One » Thu May 30, 2019 8:59 pm

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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#66 » by Jay10 » Thu May 30, 2019 9:08 pm

The_Special_One wrote:
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This man refuses to adjust his system. :lol:
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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#67 » by Chanel Bomber » Thu May 30, 2019 9:26 pm

Jeff Van Gully wrote:
F N 11 wrote:Imagine how Toronto fans are times 10. That’s how NYC would be of the Knicks even touch the conference finals.


NY would explode.

we were headed there before the pacers snuffed us in the 2nd round that year. :nonono:

Before David West and KG conspired to damn near rip Melo's arm off.

I have no doubt we would've beaten the Pacers had Melo been 100% for that series. And the Heat struggled defending the 3 that year. Of course, Tyson showing up would've helped as well but the guy was always just a talker after his first season in New York.
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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#68 » by RHODEY » Thu May 30, 2019 10:57 pm

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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#69 » by Marty McFly » Thu May 30, 2019 11:05 pm

The_Special_One wrote:
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“Lets go! Let’s go! Let’s go!”

- Mike D’Antoni

.... to his wife and kids as they pack to move from Houston.
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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#70 » by Besart19 » Thu May 30, 2019 11:22 pm

god shammgod wrote:
Jeff Van Gully wrote:
moocow007 wrote:Other than Harden, he's really the only other guy on the Rockets with any real trade value.

Sent from my SM-N960U using RealGM mobile app


you don't think a contender might want eric gordon or pj tucker? i think so. but point taken.


gordon is falling off. but i think any contender would give up a late 1st for tucker. the knicks should think about it after kd/kyrie comes. we probably can't work it out salary wise though because we'll need a 8 mill expiring. maybe we can use frank.

a quick besart -

mitch
tucker
kd
rj
kyrie

that front court defense would be really good. the backcourt....well, nothings perfect.


Rubio / Frank
Dotson / Trier
Kawhi / Mario or Belinelli
Durant / Melo
Davis / Mitch or Vonleh
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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#71 » by tuna108 » Thu May 30, 2019 11:28 pm

Besart19 wrote:
god shammgod wrote:
Jeff Van Gully wrote:
you don't think a contender might want eric gordon or pj tucker? i think so. but point taken.


gordon is falling off. but i think any contender would give up a late 1st for tucker. the knicks should think about it after kd/kyrie comes. we probably can't work it out salary wise though because we'll need a 8 mill expiring. maybe we can use frank.

a quick besart -

mitch
tucker
kd
rj
kyrie

that front court defense would be really good. the backcourt....well, nothings perfect.


Rubio / Frank
Dotson / Trier
Kawhi / Mario or Belinelli
Durant / Melo
Davis / Mitch or Vonleh


Why the fascination to bring back Melo?
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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#72 » by Jeff Van Gully » Thu May 30, 2019 11:45 pm

tuna108 wrote:
Besart19 wrote:
god shammgod wrote:
gordon is falling off. but i think any contender would give up a late 1st for tucker. the knicks should think about it after kd/kyrie comes. we probably can't work it out salary wise though because we'll need a 8 mill expiring. maybe we can use frank.

a quick besart -

mitch
tucker
kd
rj
kyrie

that front court defense would be really good. the backcourt....well, nothings perfect.


Rubio / Frank
Dotson / Trier
Kawhi / Mario or Belinelli
Durant / Melo
Davis / Mitch or Vonleh


Why the fascination to bring back Melo?


rubio coming for vet min?
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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#73 » by dakomish23 » Thu May 30, 2019 11:51 pm

Marty McFly wrote:
The_Special_One wrote:
Read on Twitter


“Lets go! Let’s go! Let’s go!”

- Mike D’Antoni

.... to his wife and kids as they pack to move from Houston.


:lol:

This guy should be a college coach. Hed have complete run of the university.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#74 » by dakomish23 » Thu May 30, 2019 11:52 pm

Chanel Bomber wrote:
Jeff Van Gully wrote:
F N 11 wrote:Imagine how Toronto fans are times 10. That’s how NYC would be of the Knicks even touch the conference finals.


NY would explode.

we were headed there before the pacers snuffed us in the 2nd round that year. :nonono:

Before David West and KG conspired to damn near rip Melo's arm off.

I have no doubt we would've beaten the Pacers had Melo been 100% for that series. And the Heat struggled defending the 3 that year. Of course, Tyson showing up would've helped as well but the guy was always just a talker after his first season in New York.


Looking back, with Shump & Copeland are the only ones who show up to flank Melo, I’m surprised we even took them to 6.

Felton JR Tyson all abysmal and destroyed by their IND counterparts.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#75 » by whocares1 » Thu May 30, 2019 11:54 pm

Jay10 wrote:
The_Special_One wrote:
Read on Twitter

This man refuses to adjust his system. :lol:


They’re not even using his system lol.
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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#76 » by Chanel Bomber » Thu May 30, 2019 11:56 pm

dakomish23 wrote:
Chanel Bomber wrote:
Jeff Van Gully wrote:
NY would explode.

we were headed there before the pacers snuffed us in the 2nd round that year. :nonono:

Before David West and KG conspired to damn near rip Melo's arm off.

I have no doubt we would've beaten the Pacers had Melo been 100% for that series. And the Heat struggled defending the 3 that year. Of course, Tyson showing up would've helped as well but the guy was always just a talker after his first season in New York.


Looking back, with Shump & Copeland are the only ones who show up to flank Melo, I’m surprised we even took them to 6.

Felton JR Tyson all abysmal and destroyed by their IND counterparts.

I see what you did with your avi.

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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#77 » by GEOLINK » Fri May 31, 2019 12:15 am

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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#78 » by stuporman » Fri May 31, 2019 12:59 am

Everybody on the pregame show picked the Raps! Dafuk?
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Post#79 » by HarthorneWingo » Fri May 31, 2019 1:02 am

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Re: Around the NBA - 2019 NBA Finals Edition 

Post#80 » by HarthorneWingo » Fri May 31, 2019 1:03 am

stuporman wrote:Everybody on the pregame show picked the Raps! Dafuk?


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