Best 2021 team contest - Discussion thread (Winner announced)

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Post#21 » by Colbinii » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:58 am

The determination the voters will be making here is Giannis/Jokic + Elite Wing/CP3 or Curry/Ingles.

Going to be interesting.

Since most went CP3/Wing I assume that will win.
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Post#22 » by wackbone » Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:43 am

Colbinii wrote:The determination the voters will be making here is Giannis/Jokic + Elite Wing/CP3 or Curry/Ingles.

Going to be interesting.

Since most went CP3/Wing I assume that will win.

One of the teams fit in Giannis+Jokic+LeBron+CP3, so I think he has the edge at quick glance. Even with a down year from LeBron. Not sure the difference in guys 5-8 makes up for that big 4.
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Post#23 » by damecurry » Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:52 am

I clearly made a mistake taking Turner and OG and not consolidating FGA for more star power but I really like the fit and depth of my team with the big three. Should've figured out a way to take Jokic over Turner though, that was dumb...
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Post#24 » by Colbinii » Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:53 am

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Colbinii wrote:The determination the voters will be making here is Giannis/Jokic + Elite Wing/CP3 or Curry/Ingles.

Going to be interesting.

Since most went CP3/Wing I assume that will win.

One of the teams fit in Giannis+Jokic+LeBron+CP3, so I think he has the edge at quick glance. Even with a down year from LeBron. Not sure the difference in guys 5-8 makes up for that big 4.


Depends on people view these guys. Butler was terrible in the post-season and LeBron was recovering from an injury.

I'm really high on LeBron pre-injury and quite low on him post-injury.
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Post#25 » by damecurry » Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:55 am

wackbone wrote:
Colbinii wrote:The determination the voters will be making here is Giannis/Jokic + Elite Wing/CP3 or Curry/Ingles.

Going to be interesting.

Since most went CP3/Wing I assume that will win.

One of the teams fit in Giannis+Jokic+LeBron+CP3, so I think he has the edge at quick glance. Even with a down year from LeBron. Not sure the difference in guys 5-8 makes up for that big 4.

I can't stand that combo. It's ridiculous, every one of those guys is best with the ball in his hands, is this a 4 basket-balls per team league? Cause in that case it might work but in real nba it would be absurd.
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Post#26 » by wackbone » Sun Nov 21, 2021 4:01 am

Players sorted by amount of representation (teams)

Giannis Antetokounmpo - 6
Draymond Green - 6
Chris Paul - 5
Mikal Bridges - 5
Nikola Jokic - 4
Kawhi Leonard - 4
Alex Caruso - 4
Steph Curry - 3
Matisse Thybulle - 3
PJ Tucker - 3
Jimmy Butler - 2
Jrue Holiday - 2
Rudy Gobert - 2
Nicolas Batum - 2
LeBron James - 1
James Harden - 1
Bam Adebayo - 1
OG Anunoby - 1
Myles Turner - 1
Joe Ingles - 1
Royce O'Neale - 1
Andre Iguodala - 1
Danny Green - 1
DeAndre Jordan - 1
Patrick Beverley - 1
Terance Mann - 1
Juan Toscano-Anderson - 1
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Cameron Thomas / Aaron Holiday / David Duke Jr
Royce O’Neale / Timothe Luwawu-Cabarot / Herb Jones
Isaiah Stewart / Jeremiah Robinson-Earl
Kevon Looney / Dwight Powell

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Post#27 » by Fadeaway_J » Sun Nov 21, 2021 4:01 am

Kind of wish I'd gone with a Luka-Kawhi build to distinguish myself, but I've done it so many times already and it's never really worked...
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Post#28 » by Laimbeer » Sun Nov 21, 2021 4:44 am

damecurry wrote:
wackbone wrote:
Colbinii wrote:The determination the voters will be making here is Giannis/Jokic + Elite Wing/CP3 or Curry/Ingles.

Going to be interesting.

Since most went CP3/Wing I assume that will win.

One of the teams fit in Giannis+Jokic+LeBron+CP3, so I think he has the edge at quick glance. Even with a down year from LeBron. Not sure the difference in guys 5-8 makes up for that big 4.

I can't stand that combo. It's ridiculous, every one of those guys is best with the ball in his hands, is this a 4 basket-balls per team league? Cause in that case it might work but in real nba it would be absurd.


They're all capable of playing well enough off the ball. Harden-Paul in Houston and KD-Harden-Kyrie in Brooklyn worked well. Great players tend to figure it out and talent usually prevails. At any rate, a number of teams have Jokic/Giannis/Paul.
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Post#29 » by Laimbeer » Sun Nov 21, 2021 4:51 am

I'm surprised no one really loaded up on their bench. They're all pretty good, but I'm not seeing any big difference makers.
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Post#30 » by damecurry » Sun Nov 21, 2021 4:30 pm

Laimbeer wrote:
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wackbone wrote:One of the teams fit in Giannis+Jokic+LeBron+CP3, so I think he has the edge at quick glance. Even with a down year from LeBron. Not sure the difference in guys 5-8 makes up for that big 4.

I can't stand that combo. It's ridiculous, every one of those guys is best with the ball in his hands, is this a 4 basket-balls per team league? Cause in that case it might work but in real nba it would be absurd.


They're all capable of playing well enough off the ball. Harden-Paul in Houston and KD-Harden-Kyrie in Brooklyn worked well. Great players tend to figure it out and talent usually prevails. At any rate, a number of teams have Jokic/Giannis/Paul.

Yeah exactly, two of those types can figure it out. Kyrie is much better off ball then any of your guys. Jokic/Giannis/CP3 is really pushing it to me but I suppose if the rest of the unit are off ball shooters it can work. Adding lebron to the mix is a bridge way too far for me. There's no way all those guys can get their touches and wouldn't be pissed off at playing 3rd/4th fiddle when they've always been the 1st/2nd. Sorry it just doesn't work for me.
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Post#31 » by Dr Positivity » Mon Nov 22, 2021 7:36 am

wackbone wrote:

Fadeaway_J wrote:

Colbinii wrote:

Laimbeer wrote:

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damecurry wrote:

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You can now send me your ballots. Please rank your top 3 teams.
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Post#32 » by Dr Positivity » Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:02 pm

Fadeaway_J wrote:

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You have until 12 PM ET tonight to send in ballots, otherwise your team won't be eligible
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Post#33 » by Dr Positivity » Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:57 am

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Will grant extension until the morning as it is fairly close and we could use the votes
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Post#34 » by Laimbeer » Wed Nov 24, 2021 6:00 pm

wackbone wrote:Players sorted by amount of representation (teams)

Giannis Antetokounmpo - 6
Draymond Green - 6
Chris Paul - 5
Mikal Bridges - 5
Nikola Jokic - 4
Kawhi Leonard - 4
Alex Caruso - 4
Steph Curry - 3
Matisse Thybulle - 3
PJ Tucker - 3
Jimmy Butler - 2
Jrue Holiday - 2
Rudy Gobert - 2
Nicolas Batum - 2
LeBron James - 1
James Harden - 1
Bam Adebayo - 1
OG Anunoby - 1
Myles Turner - 1
Joe Ingles - 1
Royce O'Neale - 1
Andre Iguodala - 1
Danny Green - 1
DeAndre Jordan - 1
Patrick Beverley - 1
Terance Mann - 1
Juan Toscano-Anderson - 1


If we ever did this one again, I'd propose adding these counts to the FGA for the player.
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Post#36 » by euroleague » Thu Nov 25, 2021 7:43 am

been too busy these days, hard to get in the habit of checking

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Post#37 » by euroleague » Thu Nov 25, 2021 7:46 am

My team was very similar to Colbinii, with Jrue Holiday/PJ Tucker instead of Bridges/Ingles, and Thybulle over Caruso

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