The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers

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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#41 » by ajones9219 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:13 am

lol Clips were missing multiple guys and Boston was a Kemba without the minutes restriction or Tatum doing literally anything away from most likely winning the game. Over reactions after 1 game are hilarious.
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#42 » by hege53190 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:43 am

monopoman wrote:I got a better idea just crown Bucks as the champs with MVP and Finals MVP for Giannis this thing is done wrap it up boys. Send every team home they have a nice long vacation until next season.


As a Bucks fan I wish this was true. I do think the Bucks are the Favorites. However the field is pretty wide open. Lakers and Clips are of course close to being favorites. I think Toronto, Boston, Miami and Philly have varying chances of coming out of the East. And if you are in the Finals you have a shot.

In the West I like Dallas and Portland as dark horses to get frisky. However Denver has the better shot. I mean there are better teams and worse teams but if one of 8-9 team catches fire they could easily come out the champ. The champion is usually decided by a small pool of teams. We have that pool but with Covid and the restart I could see as many as 8-9 teams raising the trophy at the end in Orlando.
blazza18 wrote:Bucks aren't making the finals with this team. Jeez.It's nothing against Midds, Brogdon, or Bledsoe but that core isn't one you settle on as a finished product around Giannis. We're clearly not an elite team or one who'll contend for a title.
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#43 » by Jcity08 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 9:51 am

There are heavy favourites in both conferences and even if it's a forgone conclusion, I still enjoy watching basketball and the drama that comes with it. Just fast forwarding to the final two is stupid to me on so many levels.
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#44 » by lambchop » Sat Aug 1, 2020 11:12 am

The rockets and clips can take out the Lakers. Plus I'd rather rely on the Raptors to win the east until proven otherwise
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#45 » by oldshoolballer » Sat Aug 1, 2020 11:27 am

I still like the Clippers and it should be a great series when they meet in the playoffs.
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#46 » by xinxin » Sat Aug 1, 2020 12:12 pm

Lou Williams doesn’t show up during the playoffs & he’s a liability on defense. I think Trezz being out was the bigger factor.

But I still like the Lakers chances. Don’t sleep on Waiters & looks like Kuz is also out to prove that he belongs.

This playoffs is going to be interesting


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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#47 » by Homer38 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 12:19 pm

The Lakers and Bucks may be the favorites, but nothing is guaranteed this year, even if they're healthy .... The 2020 playoffs could be the most exciting in the NBA since at least 2014.

Even some team outside of clippers, lakers and bucks can be very competitive against every teams.
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#48 » by Packbuckman » Sat Aug 1, 2020 12:32 pm

I like my Bucks this year but nothing is guaranteed this year or any year really you still got to go out and perform. But out of any favorite the bucks are the least talked about team ever. If this was the Celtics or 76ers in the East with our record they would be talked about daily on how is someone going to beat them. I am just going to enjoy watching these playoffs because it’s going to be very good a lot of good teams. Go Bucks :D
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#49 » by Johnny Bball » Sat Aug 1, 2020 12:44 pm

Lakers aren’t going to make it to the finals. Not enough depth and any injury is going to matter. Not sure why everyone assumes they will.
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#50 » by infinite11285 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 12:49 pm

KingDavid wrote:
GSP wrote::lol: :lol: :lol: if u think its any other possibility. Its not even close

Nba should just fast forward to the finals so a potential outbreak doesnt cancel the season. Rest of the season is pointless

All it takes is an injury...

Or even a poorly timed sneeze...
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Post#51 » by kenwood3333 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 12:53 pm

The finals worth watching is Lakers vs Clippers
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#52 » by FlatearthZorro » Sat Aug 1, 2020 12:56 pm

Not too crazy about the Bucks, tbh, especially in the playoffs. They are the clear cut favorites and Giannis gets away with probably the most out of any player in the league(along with Harden I think), but they are beatable. I think us and the Raptors can give them serious problems if all teams involved are healthy 1 through 8. I still have the Clippers over the Lakers in 6 tops. I like Clippers top 8 way more than the Lakers and the I don't see who can stop George and Kawhi on the Lakers(unless George stop himself that is).
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PLO wrote:Tatum played OK - took advantage of a few mismatches - decent on the defensive end. He is what we thought he was going into the season - a technically very proficient player operating close to his career ceiling as a rookie.
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#53 » by Bergmaniac » Sat Aug 1, 2020 1:18 pm

PG13 looks fully healthy so the Clippers have a good shot to reach the finals.
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#54 » by realball » Sat Aug 1, 2020 1:41 pm

The Lakers barely beat the Clippers while they were missing two of their four best players.

Whoever comes out of the West is going to be destroyed by the Bucks.
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#55 » by Isocleas2 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 1:58 pm

Barring serious injuries/covid cases it'll be Bucks vs a L.A. team. Lakers have looked better I still don't think the Clippers have shown yet what they're truly capable of. Bucks over the Clips in 7.
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#56 » by NPZ » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:13 pm

Catchall wrote:Clippers were missing two of their top 4 scorers and probably their best rebounder, the Clippers had 22 turnovers, Anthony Davis had one of his best games of the year, and the Lakers won on a flukey putback by Lebron. I'd be nervous if I were the Lakers. That won't hold in a 7-game series.


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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#57 » by Homer38 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:17 pm

realball wrote:The Lakers barely beat the Clippers while they were missing two of their four best players.

Whoever comes out of the West is going to be destroyed by the Bucks.



Each of the games were tight after 3 quarters regardless of the lineup of the 2 teams including the two games that the clippers were 100% healthy like in Christmas or in the game in March

I'm not going to put much importance on the last game since it was the first game in 4 months for both teams.... I also put no importance on the first game of the season in October.
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#58 » by Catchall » Sat Aug 1, 2020 3:16 pm

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Catchall wrote:Clippers were missing two of their top 4 scorers and probably their best rebounder, the Clippers had 22 turnovers, Anthony Davis had one of his best games of the year, and the Lakers won on a flukey putback by Lebron. I'd be nervous if I were the Lakers. That won't hold in a 7-game series.


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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#59 » by Duffman100 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 3:22 pm

Packbuckman wrote:
bon wrote:Just like last year was obviously going to be Bucks vs Warriors


Who ever said that? The bucks were not a favorite that was the first year together and the farthest Giannis and the bucks have got together. They surprised everyone including me on how quick they got good. This year is totally different 2nd year together and Giannis and the rest of the bucks are more experienced.


Many people said that. The Bucks were predicted to make the finals by most people and after they went up 2-0 on the Raptors, people were like "See! This is why they were predicated to go there".
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Re: The finals is obviously going to be Bucks/Lakers 

Post#60 » by Moahst » Sat Aug 1, 2020 3:38 pm

Whichever team comes out of the west will will the ship.

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