What Was The Worst 2-0 Blown Lead In 2021 Playoffs

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Worst 2-0 Blown Lead

Dallas Mavericks (1st RD vs Clippers)
13
11%
Brooklyn Nets (Semi-Finals vs Bucks)
7
6%
Utah Jazz (Semi-Finals vs Clippers)
68
59%
Phoenix Suns (NBA Finals vs Bucks)
27
23%
 
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Re: What Was The Worst 2-0 Blown Lead In 2021 Playoffs 

Post#21 » by Froob » Thu Jul 22, 2021 4:31 pm

It's Utah and it's not even close. Dallas wasn't the better team, Nets lost 2 of their best players (and in the league), Suns were also not the better team. Utah should have won that series and one was a huge blown lead.
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Post#22 » by Onus » Thu Jul 22, 2021 4:44 pm

The suns should have just left PJ Tucker all game and let him shoot 50 open 3s. If he beats you like Mann did the Jazz then he beats you, but how you going to let Giannis go for 50 on 1 on 1 attempts in the paint?
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Post#23 » by Edrees » Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:25 pm

Easily Utah. Up 2-0 and Kawhi only plays 2 more games in the series and they lose 4 in a row. If Kawhi missed the last 3 games in the Mavs series, Mavs would easily have taken it.
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Post#24 » by TinmanZBoy » Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:29 pm

it has to be Suns because it is NBA final,
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Post#25 » by therealbig3 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:36 pm

It’s the Jazz. They’re the biggest embarrassment of the playoffs honestly.

Followed closely by the Sixers, although that wasn’t a blown 2-0 lead.
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Post#26 » by Lunartic » Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:54 pm

There's a new term coined

Clip-Swept : When a team is up 2-0 and manages to lose the next 4 in surprisingly embarrassing fashion
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Post#27 » by MrPerfect1 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:03 pm

76ciology wrote:Phoenix. The collapse was bad.

Were there any adjustments?

Suns just played Bucks game where Bucks made it a contest mismatches between Giannis and Ayton.


Losing to a better team isn't really a collapse. If you take away Game 1 when Giannis was returning from injury and only took 12 shots, PHO only won 1 game and it took hitting 20 3's at a 50% rate at home.

PHO had no real adjustments to make other than hoping their players all somehow grow 2-3 inches and add 25-30 pounds of muscle.
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Post#28 » by MrGoat » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:48 pm

Got to be Utah. They blew that after Kawhi got hurt.
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Post#29 » by Godymas » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:53 pm

Utah by far

#1 seed in the regular season, DPOY, complete collapse to a team that just lost their best player to injury, completely embarassing.

Dallas at least blew it to LAC WITH Kawhi, plus Dallas was just a flawed roster and required Luka to be massive to make any progress
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Post#30 » by Jadoogar » Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:00 pm

Hands down it's the jazz. Clippers were missing their best player, Jazz should have wrapped up that series easily.
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Post#31 » by BarneyGumble » Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:27 pm

Jazz are an embarrassment. I handed in my fancard after that Clippers series and I haven't had the slightest desire to ask for it back.

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