2018–2019 OKC Thunder Playoffs General Thread

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2018–2019 OKC Thunder Playoffs General Thread 

Post#1 » by Andre Roberstan » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:52 pm

Replacing the regular season thread. Individual playoff thread.

Portland-specific thread:
https://forums.realgm.com/boards/viewtopic.php?f=334&t=1826233
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Re: 2018–2019 OKC Thunder Playoffs General Thread 

Post#2 » by Thabo Sefolosha » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:00 pm

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Post#3 » by Dadouv47 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:01 pm

I was so excited to play Portland (and not Houston or Gs) but starting to get worried.

Anyway, here are the 2 biggest factors for this series in my opinion :
- PG13's health (we don't need MVPG to win this series but still a good Paul George perfomance; otherwise we are screwed
- Curious to see if the Blazers will get exposed without Nurkic or not (depending on their game plan and what our team will try to do against their bigs)

This series could go either way anyway
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Post#4 » by SecondTake » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:45 pm

We're winning the championship this year. Simple, accurate prediction below. Quote me later.

1st Round VS POR: 4-1
2nd Round VS DEN: 4-3
WCF VS GSW: 4-3
Finals VS Bucks: 4-2
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Post#5 » by SecondTake » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:47 pm

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And Thunderbolt wanted to blow it up. We're winning the draft as well the playoffs.
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Post#6 » by Dadouv47 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:51 pm

SecondTake wrote:
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And Thunderbolt wanted to blow it up. We're winning the draft as well the playoffs.


maybe because Thunderbolt doesn't think Burton is the next Dwayne Wade. Poor guy!
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Post#7 » by Kizz Fastfists » Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:40 am

Dadouv47 wrote:maybe because Thunderbolt doesn't think Burton is the next Dwayne Wade. Poor guy!


I thought he was the next Zion. He's just waiting for Duke to offer him a scholarship.
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Post#8 » by Pillendreher » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:11 pm

"I don't know of any player that, when the shot goes up, he doesn't want it to go in," Donovan said
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Post#9 » by Old Man Game » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:46 pm

So crazy the playoffs are already here. Time really flies by when you're watching your inconsistent team allow mediocre to bad teams to score at will in the PnR.
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Post#10 » by Pillendreher » Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:58 pm

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Just being able to walk fast should make him better than whatever wing help we have on the bench.
"I don't know of any player that, when the shot goes up, he doesn't want it to go in," Donovan said
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Post#11 » by Dadouv47 » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:19 pm

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Just being able to walk fast should make him better than whatever wing help we have on the bench.


Most fans here would say : Roberson will have some relapse soon because they are trying to make him available for the WCF that we won't make anyway

Secondtake on this : Roberson is coming back and we will beat GS in 5.
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Post#12 » by bondom34 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:59 am

Read Steven's interview. It was great, but the close was the best thing I've ever heard him say.

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FoundANewSlant wrote:it's really fundamental defensive flaws exhibited here by Westbrook, PG, and Adams that put Melo into vulnerable positions here yet you can't recognize or explain it.

So Paul George is the reason Carmelo Anthony struggled on defense all these years...
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Post#13 » by hardenASG13 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:55 pm

Denver looked alot like a team that had never been to the playoffs game 1, especially jokic. Why are they unbeatable exactly?
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Post#14 » by Old Man Game » Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:58 pm

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We are so **** right now. He's either not going to play, or he's going to be laboring through injury. Either way we are so ****.
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Post#15 » by Pillendreher » Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:46 pm

Old Man Game wrote:
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We are so **** right now. He's either not going to play, or he's going to be laboring through injury. Either way we are so ****.


He'll play and he'll be good.
"I don't know of any player that, when the shot goes up, he doesn't want it to go in," Donovan said
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Re: 2018–2019 OKC Thunder Playoffs General Thread 

Post#16 » by ThunderBolt » Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:05 pm

Didn't see anyone post this but there will be a new member on the broadcast team next year.

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Post#17 » by Pillendreher » Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:43 pm

ThunderBolt wrote:Didn't see anyone post this but there will be a new member on the broadcast team next year.

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"I don't know of any player that, when the shot goes up, he doesn't want it to go in," Donovan said
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Post#18 » by Dadouv47 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:20 pm

Damn PG13 game time decision. Looks worse every time...
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Post#19 » by spearsy23 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:50 pm

Pillendreher wrote:
ThunderBolt wrote:Didn't see anyone post this but there will be a new member on the broadcast team next year.

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It's time for the return:

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Gonna look interesting in the dresses.
“If you're getting stops and you're making threes and the other team's not scoring, that's when you're going to see a huge point difference there,” coach Billy Donovan said.
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Re: 2018–2019 OKC Thunder Playoffs General Thread 

Post#20 » by CROklahoma » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:08 am

So, PG said he couldnt raise his shoulder a couple a days ago ...
Why was he playing injured the whole time in regular season games ?
What is going on with our doctors, coaching and managment. Its ridicolous that we milk the **** out of a guy in regular season ending, just to watch him getting grimmases on his face on every drive and teams targeting his shoulder ..

No media reporters gonna start asking any question.
This whole stuff feels worse than in the biggest nazi regimes, its out of my mind.

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