3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses

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Which would you rather have happen to your favorite team?

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3 straight 1st overall picks
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54%
3 straight Finals losses
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3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#1 » by SUPERVILLAIN » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:21 am

Simple question. Which would you rather have happen to your favorite team?

Win 3 straight 1st overall pick or lose 3 straight Finals?
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#2 » by Goner » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:49 am

This poll illustrates the difference between Realgm and actual GMs.
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#3 » by CIN-C-STAR » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:56 am

That's actually pretty tough.
Making even one Finals is pretty damn hard. No guarantee at all even that happens w 3 #1 picks.
I think I'd take the picks though. Betting on myself to build at least one finals team, and at least have a chance to win it when you get there.
That's ultimately what you play for.
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#4 » by dirkforpres » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:57 am

After 3 straight finals losses, your team is likely breaking up and heading towards a rebuild

3 straight #1 picks means your team is building for success moving forward.

Easy pick
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#5 » by Ballerhogger » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:58 am

Let’s see winning vs losing .
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#6 » by Rodwilliams » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:58 am

For some reason I feel like this thread is low key a shot at Lebron lol
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#7 » by Ballerhogger » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:59 am

dirkforpres wrote:After 3 straight finals losses, your team is likely breaking up and heading towards a rebuild

3 straight #1 picks means your team is building for success moving forward.

Easy pick

They don’t talk about the terrible teams like they do the Utah jazz do they? Easy pick 3 finals.
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#8 » by Ballerhogger » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:59 am

3 picks that can be greg oden , Sam Bowie , Anthony Benett
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#9 » by SUPERVILLAIN » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:00 am

Rodwilliams wrote:For some reason I feel like this thread is low key a shot at Lebron lol

You're making something out of nothing.
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#10 » by dirkforpres » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:01 am

Ballerhogger wrote:3 picks that can be greg oden , Johnny Flynn , Anthony Benett


Johnny Flynn wasn’t #1
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#11 » by Ballerhogger » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:03 am

dirkforpres wrote:
Ballerhogger wrote:3 picks that can be greg oden , Johnny Flynn , Anthony Benett


Johnny Flynn wasn’t #1

Fine lol Drako
My point is there little guarantee you picked a winner .
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#12 » by dk1115 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:03 am

I'll take 3 straight finals losses. The team's still likely not going to even get to the finals with those number one picks.
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#13 » by dirkforpres » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:04 am

Ballerhogger wrote:
dirkforpres wrote:
Ballerhogger wrote:3 picks that can be greg oden , Johnny Flynn , Anthony Benett


Johnny Flynn wasn’t #1

Fine lol Sam Bowie
My point is there little guarantee you picked a winner .


Sam Bowie wasn’t #1 either
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#14 » by SuppaSlick » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:05 am

Games arent won on papers. Three first overall picks doesn't guarantee you anything lol

Three finals appearances means your team had the opportunity to win it all. Seeing as how so many NBA teams haven't even been to a Finals I'd say that experience would be well worth it
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#15 » by Whopper_Sr » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:07 am

So something like 11-14 vs 15-18 Cavs. I’ll take the latter.
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#16 » by Dr Aki » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:08 am

3 straight #1 picks represents hope

3 straight finals losses represents futility
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#17 » by Ballerhogger » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:08 am

dirkforpres wrote:
Ballerhogger wrote:
dirkforpres wrote:
Johnny Flynn wasn’t #1

Fine lol Sam Bowie
My point is there little guarantee you picked a winner .


Sam Bowie wasn’t #1 either

He was 2 you are right . Fine Darko Millicic
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#18 » by Dr Aki » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:09 am

Whopper_Sr wrote:So something like 11-14 vs 15-18 Cavs. I’ll take the latter.


Would you feel different if the Cavs didn't win in 2016?
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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#19 » by Texas Chuck » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:09 am

Whopper_Sr wrote:So something like 11-14 vs 15-18 Cavs. I’ll take the latter.



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Re: 3 straight 1st overall picks vs 3 straight Finals losses 

Post#20 » by dirkforpres » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:10 am

Ballerhogger wrote:
dirkforpres wrote:
Ballerhogger wrote:Fine lol Sam Bowie
My point is there little guarantee you picked a winner .


Sam Bowie wasn’t #1 either

He was 2 you are right . Fine Darko Millicic


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