The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland

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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#741 » by Sinobas » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:24 am

Good series. I thought the game was over when we were up 9, and I thought the game was over several times in the 4th when you were up big. That was just an insane 4th quarter comeback.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#742 » by Andre Roberstan » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:24 am

I'm still sick.

This one's gonna hurt for a long, long time.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#743 » by Osirus89 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:25 am

NaturalThunder wrote:
Osirus89 wrote:They deserved it. Our coach is a clown.
We have no shooting
Ferguson should not be starting
Russ needs to be at best the third option if this team wants to do anything
Steven Adams has a big contract and was put on the bench for various reasons

The series needed to end because there needs to be a reckoning

I'm glad it's over.

Now I can go back to enjoying life and not needlessly stressing out over a garbage basketball team and a garbage franchise.


It's kinda liberating. I can enjoy the second round and beyond of the playoffs and not have to worry about being subjected to more misery.

oreojenkins wrote:Are we having fun yet?

Now that the season is over, the fun of the playoffs can actually begin. :wink:
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#744 » by Old Man Game » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:26 am

Guys, they already picked up Dono's option. He's back next year. It has already been decided. Quit torturing yourselves.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#745 » by Old Man Game » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:27 am

Andre Roberstan wrote:I'm still sick.

This one's gonna hurt for a long, long time.


It was an amazing shot. You have to admire the guts it took to take that. He misses that looks like complete idiocy.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#746 » by Thunder Up » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:29 am

Andre Roberstan wrote:I'm still sick.

This one's gonna hurt for a long, long time.


It shouldn’t hurt. When the offensive gameplan didn’t focus solely on pick n roll offense attacking their garbage centers in game 1 we all knew the series was already lost.

Coaching has killed this team for over 5 years now
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#747 » by Dadouv47 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:29 am

Classic Thunder. Classic Lillard.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#748 » by Andre Roberstan » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:29 am

Old Man Game wrote:
Andre Roberstan wrote:I'm still sick.

This one's gonna hurt for a long, long time.


It was an amazing shot. You have to admire the guts it took to take that. He misses that looks like complete idiocy.


Oh, it's one of the greatest all-time playoff moments. It's going down in history. I love Dame. Just wish it wasn't my team on the other end.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#749 » by Sinobas » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:30 am

Andre Roberstan wrote:I'm still sick.

This one's gonna hurt for a long, long time.


I know what it feels like to get bounced in the 1st. But even if you had won this game, winning two more in a row was improbable.

You guys shot 44% from 3, and got the benefit of several bad calls and no calls. Not to mention an offensive goaltend they didn't call. You guys seemed to get 80% of the 50/50 balls.

The Blazers are just on fire now, you caught them at a bad time.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#750 » by Dadouv47 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:32 am

So Westbrook was finally playing high BBIQ in the first half and when we were 8-10 points behind in the 3rd quarter but decided to make stupid after stupid decision in the last 2 minutes.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#751 » by oreojenkins » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:35 am

Portland was the better team. They deserved to win. Lillard was incredible/all-time performance. We don't need the soccer moms coming to talk about not getting calls lol. Take the W and move on guy.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#752 » by 1bigfan13 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:35 am

Hate that the season is officially over but I'm hoping that some good comes of yet another 1st round exit.

Sometimes it's good to be humbled. I hope being completely outclassed by Lillard and failing to advance past round 1 again, will make Westbrook do some real soul searching and alter his game. There are no more excuses. No one to point the fingers at. He is common denominator for all these postseason failures.

We need a star PG who places priority on creating plays for his role players, not one on chasing down triple doubles.

He started off that way tonight but as usual, he quickly reverted back to shoot first PG mode.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#753 » by ken6199 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:41 am

Andre Roberstan wrote:I'm still sick.

This one's gonna hurt for a long, long time.

Time heals everything... Lost in heart breaking fashion, got swept by 35pts a game, it's the same result. We came back the next year and make the WCF. Next season will be around the corner in no time to look forward to.

And this will light a fire in Westbrook to hopefully elevate him to a better player.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#754 » by anthony00 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:43 am

ken6199 wrote:
Andre Roberstan wrote:I'm still sick.

This one's gonna hurt for a long, long time.

Time heals everything... Lost in heart breaking fashion, got swept by 35pts a game, it's the same result. We came back the next year and make the WCF. Next season will be around the corner in no time to look forward to.

And this will light a fire in Westbrook to hopefully elevate him to a better player.

Imma be real with you bro brook is cooked
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#755 » by Osirus89 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:47 am

Old Man Game wrote:Guys, they already picked up Dono's option. He's back next year. It has already been decided. Quit torturing yourselves.


Donovan isn't showing up to camp next year. If he isn't fired this off-season, he is going to "mysteriously vanish" and never be heard from again. I almost want to guarantee it.

I gonna Jimmy Hoffa Donovan.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#756 » by 1bigfan13 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:47 am

1 FG attempt from Ferguson all night. LOL

Finding a SG has to be a top priority. There has to be a college SG out there who we can grab and insert into the lineup.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#757 » by Osirus89 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:50 am

1bigfan13 wrote:1 FG attempt from Ferguson all night. LOL

Finding a SG has to be a top priority. There has to be a college SG out there who we can grab and insert into the lineup.


Presti is going to insert Diallo in the rotation. Then draft a player that can't shoot. Then put Andre back in the starting lineup.

I'm praying this isn't the case, but its the most likely outcome.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#758 » by 1bigfan13 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:50 am

Old Man Game wrote:Guys, they already picked up Dono's option. He's back next year. It has already been decided. Quit torturing yourselves.


That means nothing. Coaches get fired all the time with years remaining on their contract.

IIRC, that option was picked up around January when OKC was playing well. A lot has changed since then. I think at this point even Presti has to concede that Billy Donovan isn't a good fit.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#759 » by oreojenkins » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:52 am

1bigfan13 wrote:1 FG attempt from Ferguson all night. LOL

Finding a SG has to be a top priority. There has to be a college SG out there who we can grab and insert into the lineup.


Despite Zion, this is an absolutely terrible draft.
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Re: The third time's the charm - First Round Series vs Portland 

Post#760 » by Antinomy » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:53 am

It’s insane to me how he refused to PnR Kanter to death in series considering he saw how effective it was when other teams did it to them. Donovan is a head clown, not coach.

I would’ve atleast sent a hard double at Lillard around the 5 second mark & let someone else beat me.

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