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PLAYOFFS Opening Weekend! Saturday ESPN: 2:00pm, 4:00, 10:30, ABC: 8:00pm - Sunday TNT: 1:00pm, 7:00, 9:30, ABC: 3:30pm

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Re: PLAYOFFS Opening Weekend! Saturday ESPN: 2:00pm, 4:00, 10:30, ABC: 8:00pm - Sunday TNT: 1:00pm, 7:00, 9:30, ABC: 3:3 

Post#2 » by UnRealGM » Sat May 22, 2021 12:21 pm

couldnt be less interested but maybe will leave it on in the background.

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Post#3 » by Waylanderz » Sat May 22, 2021 12:29 pm

Who's playing who? Put some brackets in the OP?
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Post#4 » by ruckus » Sat May 22, 2021 3:05 pm

If anyone wants to participate in a friendly bracket contest create your bracket here:

https://picks.nba.com/bracket-challenge/groups/14592/join/64cea65c74?iid=bracket-challenge-game-share-via-copy?cid=nba:pickem:bracket-challenge:institutional:game-share-via-copy:groupinvite

The password is realgm

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Post#5 » by 2019nbachamps » Sat May 22, 2021 5:01 pm

I don’t care who wins but wish misery on the Clippers, Nets, and Heat.
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Post#7 » by RapsFan008 » Sat May 22, 2021 5:21 pm

Looking forward to this. The Bucks vs Heat series will be interesting. If Bucks lose in the first round, then damn, Bud is out for sure.
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Post#8 » by PrinceAli » Sat May 22, 2021 5:59 pm

Hoping the Bucks get their revenge. Don’t rly mind Bucks winning now that Giannis is already secured for them.

Also would like to see the Heat fail after they didn’t make the Lowry move
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Post#9 » by Zeno » Sat May 22, 2021 6:00 pm

Come on Bucks punish the Heat for not getting Kyle.
When will we just change the name of 25 of the 30 teams to the Washington Generals?

Please advise….

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Post#10 » by PrinceAli » Sat May 22, 2021 6:10 pm

Hoping Jrue kills the Heat in the PG matchup
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Post#11 » by mdenny » Sat May 22, 2021 6:15 pm

UnRealGM wrote:couldnt be less interested but maybe will leave it on in the background.

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I felt the same way a few days ago but the western playin games got me primed now. I'm looking for clipper, philly and brooklyn upsets primarily. Which i guess makes me a hater. Im ok with that.

I relate to the bucks fanbase. The blazers fanbase. The nuggets fanbase. Those are the 3 teams i'll be supporting.
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Post#12 » by Zeno » Sat May 22, 2021 6:15 pm

Even without Kyle trade thing, I’m not a fan of the whole Heat culture thing. As if they invented playing hard and never had Waiters and his gummy dealer James Johnson on the team for years.
When will we just change the name of 25 of the 30 teams to the Washington Generals?

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Post#14 » by Zeno » Sat May 22, 2021 6:25 pm

So far Ariza on Giannis looks like trouble for the Heat. They are probably saving Bam for later so he doesn’t get in foul trouble.
When will we just change the name of 25 of the 30 teams to the Washington Generals?

Please advise….

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Post#15 » by mdenny » Sat May 22, 2021 6:32 pm

Zeno wrote:So far Ariza on Giannis looks like trouble for the Heat. They are probably saving Bam for later so he doesn’t get in foul trouble.


I expecr spoelstra to be cagey in regards to defending giannis. Look for a new approach with 10 mins left in 4th quarter of each game. Not leaving any time for counter-adjustments.

He's not gonna show his hand in the first half. I think thats the best general way to beat Giannis. Bait him into some comfort with some relative success for the majority of the game....and then take it away in crunch time. Giannis just doesnt have the varied arsenal needed to make late and quick adjustments.

Give him something for 40 mins while staying in the game. Then take it away with 8 minutes left and force him to do something else.
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Post#16 » by Zeno » Sat May 22, 2021 6:37 pm

Bucks playing super tight so far. I feel they would have been better off starting on the road. I think the higher seed should be able to pick the home road format for the series.
When will we just change the name of 25 of the 30 teams to the Washington Generals?

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Post#18 » by mdenny » Sat May 22, 2021 6:47 pm

Zeno wrote:Bucks playing super tight so far. I feel they would have been better off starting on the road. I think the higher seed should be able to pick the home road format for the series.


Thats a unique suggestion. Might be a problem for scheduling though. The league can anticipate various permutations based on seeding and cities can book other events at arenas based on that. Might be a logistics problem.
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Post#19 » by Hero » Sat May 22, 2021 6:56 pm

I like that one of the Celtics Nets will be eliminated in the first round :D
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Post#20 » by TrustFundBaby » Sat May 22, 2021 7:07 pm

This board melted down that we didn't get Herro from MIA

0-7, had a down year, this guy is the product of big market media coverage.
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