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Around The NBA - The Finals Countdown

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Raps In 4
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Raptors in 6
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Raptors in 7
3
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Warriors in 7
5
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Post#601 » by br7knicks » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:13 am

Gravy wrote:GSW will be interesting next year as Curry will have to carry the team by himself.

Lebron gets criticized for losing in the Finals all the time, as if single-handedly dragging a team of role players to the Finals is so easy.


don't downplay green. he isn't klay or durant with scoring, but those two have chemistry that can't be taught. you put a shooter, a scorer, and a perimeter defender on that team, and they're still dangerous
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Post#603 » by 3toheadmelo » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:27 am

Torn acl wow. Golden state really must’ve pissed off the b-ball gods
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Post#604 » by Context » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:39 am

3toheadmelo wrote:Torn acl wow. Golden state really must’ve pissed off the b-ball gods

they did Durant dirty- including the players that were whispering...Again, Karma is undefeated.
“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#607 » by Context » Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:49 pm

Without going into a long and drawn out detailed break down of this raptor team- just at a glance
this team doesn't just have a super star and depth...This core that won it all has an extensive amount of stripes
and experience consistently winning and competing at each level throughout their careers:

STARTERS
K. Leonard-(27) two way -Super star -Dpoy -champion
M. Gasol-(34) 3x all star-DPOY-
D. Green (31) all defense- 1 nba and ncaa championship
S. Ibaka (29) 3x all defense-2x block champ
K. Lowry-(33) 5x all star

N. Powell- (26) at the very least solid bench player who plays defense and hit the 3 at a 40% clip...
F. VanVleet- (25)d -league champion
P. Siakam -(25) d league champion and d league finals mvp- could be nba's most improved player

Kawhi was the glue that lead this team and brought the best out of all of these guys...HOWEVER, It takes much more than just putting top players
together to win it all...
“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#608 » by dakomish23 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:48 pm

3toheadmelo wrote:Torn acl wow. Golden state really must’ve pissed off the b-ball gods


Just a few days ago ppl were trashing Klay as if he wasn’t the only one who showed up every game.

He plays, this goes to 7. He was on his way to 50.

26.0 PPG 4.8 RPG 2.4 APG 0.8 SPG
54% FG 59% 3PT 88% FT

Can lace them up for me anytime.

Some folks here wouldn’t want him.
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Post#609 » by Stannis » Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:54 pm

So... 76ers gave the cRaptors the toughest series... If Kawhi stays and 76ers keep all their guys, we could see a pretty good rivalry for the next 3-4 years.
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Post#610 » by Stannis » Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:13 pm

If your Cousins, what are you thinking right now? You just joined a team with Klay, Curry, Green, Durant. Were supposed to turn their big 4 into a big 5. And failed. Yikes....
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Post#611 » by EricAnderson » Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:38 pm

Gravy wrote:GSW will be interesting next year as Curry will have to carry the team by himself.

Lebron gets criticized for losing in the Finals all the time, as if single-handedly dragging a team of role players to the Finals is so easy.


Curry’s not good enough to carry a team by himself. He’s not good enough to be the main guy on a title team(2015 Cavs were killed by injury)

This narrative some people have that Curry is a peer to a Lebron and on the same level
as a player is the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard.

It’s like saying Isiah was as good as Jordan.
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Post#613 » by spree2kawhi » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:23 pm

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3toheadmelo wrote:Torn acl wow. Golden state really must’ve pissed off the b-ball gods


Just a few days ago ppl were trashing Klay as if he wasn’t the only one who showed up every game.

He plays, this goes to 7. He was on his way to 50.

26.0 PPG 4.8 RPG 2.4 APG 0.8 SPG
54% FG 59% 3PT 88% FT

Can lace them up for me anytime.

Some folks here wouldn’t want him.

They call him role player :lol:
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Post#614 » by spree2kawhi » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:24 pm

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Re: Around The NBA - The Finals Countdown 

Post#615 » by br7knicks » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:28 pm

Context wrote:Without going into a long and drawn out detailed break down of this raptor team- just at a glance
this team doesn't just have a super star and depth...This core that won it all has an extensive amount of stripes
and experience consistently winning and competing at each level throughout their careers:

STARTERS
K. Leonard-(27) two way -Super star -Dpoy -champion
M. Gasol-(34) 3x all star-DPOY-
D. Green (31) all defense- 1 nba and ncaa championship
S. Ibaka (29) 3x all defense-2x block champ
K. Lowry-(33) 5x all star

N. Powell- (26) at the very least solid bench player who plays defense and hit the 3 at a 40% clip...
F. VanVleet- (25)d -league champion
P. Siakam -(25) d league champion and d league finals mvp- could be nba's most improved player

Kawhi was the glue that lead this team and brought the best out of all of these guys...HOWEVER, It takes much more than just putting top players
together to win it all...


+100000000000

But if you ask most people here, you should be only going for max superstars at each position, duh.

Some people here are either delusional or don't know basketball. It's not 3 stars and scrubs.
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Re: Around The NBA - The Finals Countdown 

Post#616 » by Fury » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:30 pm

br7knicks wrote:
Context wrote:Without going into a long and drawn out detailed break down of this raptor team- just at a glance
this team doesn't just have a super star and depth...This core that won it all has an extensive amount of stripes
and experience consistently winning and competing at each level throughout their careers:

STARTERS
K. Leonard-(27) two way -Super star -Dpoy -champion
M. Gasol-(34) 3x all star-DPOY-
D. Green (31) all defense- 1 nba and ncaa championship
S. Ibaka (29) 3x all defense-2x block champ
K. Lowry-(33) 5x all star

N. Powell- (26) at the very least solid bench player who plays defense and hit the 3 at a 40% clip...
F. VanVleet- (25)d -league champion
P. Siakam -(25) d league champion and d league finals mvp- could be nba's most improved player

Kawhi was the glue that lead this team and brought the best out of all of these guys...HOWEVER, It takes much more than just putting top players
together to win it all...


+100000000000

But if you ask most people here, you should be only doing for max superstars at each position, duh.

Some people here are either delusional or don't know basketball. It's not 3 stars and scrubs.


The Raptors don't have any max player. They have probably the best player.

And Lowry is technically a max player. Gasol got a max contract.

They also needed major injuries from the Warriors to get the job done.
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Post#617 » by dakomish23 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:31 pm

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3toheadmelo wrote:Torn acl wow. Golden state really must’ve pissed off the b-ball gods


Just a few days ago ppl were trashing Klay as if he wasn’t the only one who showed up every game.

He plays, this goes to 7. He was on his way to 50.

26.0 PPG 4.8 RPG 2.4 APG 0.8 SPG
54% FG 59% 3PT 88% FT

Can lace them up for me anytime.

Some folks here wouldn’t want him.

They call him role player :lol:


3&D!

How many 3&D guys get you 20-25 PPG?

He’s being penalized for maximizing the opportunity he’s been given on this roster.




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Post#618 » by dakomish23 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:36 pm

Stannis wrote:So... 76ers gave the cRaptors the toughest series... If Kawhi stays and 76ers keep all their guys, we could see a pretty good rivalry for the next 3-4 years.


PHI starting 5 in the playoffs

173 mins
113.4 ORTG
88.5 DRTG
24.9 NRTG

This is with Tobias Harris playing like Tobias Funke




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Post#619 » by dakomish23 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:37 pm

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Post#620 » by Gravy » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:38 pm

MaseInYourFace wrote:
Gravy wrote:GSW will be interesting next year as Curry will have to carry the team by himself.

Lebron gets criticized for losing in the Finals all the time, as if single-handedly dragging a team of role players to the Finals is so easy.


Not a cap expert by any means but will they have some money to sign someone? Assuming Durant and Cousins don’t come back.

Not sure what their cap is like, I assume they will stay as is and give Curry+Dray as much time to rest to recharge for 2021.

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