Which players can you put into the place of AD and Lakers still win the Championship?

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Re: Which players can you put into the place of AD and Lakers still win the Championship? 

Post#21 » by DaT WaVeY RiCaN » Sun Oct 18, 2020 3:30 am

Embiid wouldve won a chip with bron this season
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Post#22 » by GregOden » Sun Oct 18, 2020 3:35 am

Embiid, Jokic, pre-injury KD, Kawhi, that's probably it. They need someone who can score in the half-court. Outside of the Lakers setting a record for transition scoring, their half-court offense was putrid throughout the playoffs.
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Post#23 » by C3H6N6O6 » Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:50 am

LeBron + Curry means the other team has no defense to stop them. It would be so absurd that they would just outscore every team.
The disrespect for Curry on this board never ceases to amaze me. LeBron and Curry is the best fit in the history of basketball. 30 point leads wouldn't be safe against them.
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Post#24 » by Jedi32 » Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:09 am

There's not a player in the league as unique as AD. His height and his skills are second to none. No one has his offensive skills,plus his ability to guard not only bugs but players on the perimeter.
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Post#25 » by LBC SoCal » Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:02 am

I’ll get some guff for saying this but I don’t think you can replace AD with Harden and be as good. Not saying Harden is awful or anything but in terms of overall impact I think AD fits better and compliments Lebron more. The Lakers defense will go down a full tier also if you take away AD and bring in Harden.
Yeah you also have 17 titles....but winning the majority of them over 40 years ago is meh.

Talk about collusion, do those championships in the 60s really count tho?
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Re: Which players can you put into the place of AD and Lakers still win the Championship? 

Post#26 » by User_friendly » Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:46 pm

spikeslovechild wrote:It's much easier to replace Lebron then AD. AD is a unicorn

Then you can replace him by the real Unicorn --> KP

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