The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5)

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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#41 » by RCM88x » Sun Apr 26, 2020 3:03 am

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I'm more a Cavs fan than anything, so honestly I'm not completely sure of that. I think the Cavs organizational culture just sucked and really dragged these teams down. Dan Gilbert really wasn't a great influence on the team and I think the lack of quality coaching (outside of Blatt and Lue) hurt a lot. LeBron probably didn't make the best of it especially the last two season, but I don't think he made the worst of it either, we were just junk outside of him for those years.
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#42 » by Dupp » Sun Apr 26, 2020 4:14 am

The cavs culture within the playing group was fine until 2018. Then the problems started. Outside of that Kyrie was the biggest headache not lebron. Everyone got along great.

And lebron was a top level defender in 16 and 17.

Those cavs teams after 2015 were completely awful around him defensively.
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#43 » by freethedevil » Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:43 pm

Lebron's best game of the season:
-> Bucks lead by 18, giannis goes out, lakers take lead by 15 points
-> Giannis comes back and the lead goes down t 4
-> Giannis gets hurt and the lead gets stretched to 10
ESPN:
LEBRON DOMINATED GIANNIS
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#44 » by mademan » Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:48 pm

freethedevil wrote:Lebron's best game of the season:
-> Bucks lead by 18, giannis goes out, lakers take lead by 15 points
-> Giannis comes back and the lead goes down t 4
-> Giannis gets hurt and the lead gets stretched to 10
ESPN:
LEBRON DOMINATED GIANNIS


i dont have the box score, but your just making this up. Lakers won in the 3rd quarter, when it was tied. They took a double digit lead while Giannis on the court. Giannis even played most or all of the 3rd quarter, like he almost never does.

Edit: got the boxscore. Ya, youre just making chit up. Bucks biggest lead was like 8. And the run that gave the lakers the big lead was with Giannis in. In fact, the only time the Bucks actually made a run to cut it closer was when Lebron was out of the game

https://www.espn.com/nba/playbyplay?gameId=401161581
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#45 » by freethedevil » Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:25 pm

mademan wrote:
freethedevil wrote:Lebron's best game of the season:
-> Bucks lead by 18, giannis goes out, lakers take lead by 15 points
-> Giannis comes back and the lead goes down t 4
-> Giannis gets hurt and the lead gets stretched to 10
ESPN:
LEBRON DOMINATED GIANNIS


i dont have the box score, but your just making this up. Lakers won in the 3rd quarter, when it was tied. They took a double digit lead while Giannis on the court. Giannis even played most or all of the 3rd quarter, like he almost never does.

Edit: got the boxscore. Ya, youre just making chit up. Bucks biggest lead was like 8. And the run that gave the lakers the big lead was with Giannis in. In fact, the only time the Bucks actually made a run to cut it closer was when Lebron was out of the game

https://www.espn.com/nba/playbyplay?gameId=401161581

Well ****, you're right.

Why did I think the bucks blew a big lead...
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#46 » by Dupp » Mon Apr 27, 2020 12:11 am

That win was a lot more important for the lakers than it was the bucks. Same goes for the next night against the clippers. Bucks and clips already proved themselves against the lakers and other elite teams. Lakers still had some doubt.

It was good and important to see lebron play well against these defenses though as there has been some questions about his scoring against good defense this season.


So while regular season games don’t matter a lot these two did for the lakers and they probably played harder both games than the two counterparts. But it doesn’t prove anything going to the playoffs. All three teams can beat each other imo.
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#47 » by Larry David » Sun May 3, 2020 4:18 pm



I forgot about this 2018 Christmas game. Lebron got completely hosed on the final two possessions. KD really thinks he did something too
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#48 » by KTM_2813 » Sun May 3, 2020 5:23 pm

Larry David wrote:

I forgot about this 2018 Christmas game. Lebron got completely hosed on the final two possessions. KD really thinks he did something too


Have you seen any of Draymond's recent comments on Durant? KD was genuinely surprised that the media still viewed LeBron as the better in player in 2017... Even though KD joined a 73-win team, missed a quarter of the season, they still won 67 games without him, and then he was statistically inferior to LeBron in the playoffs. Just because the Warriors won the championship and Durant had the better Finals statistically, he somehow thought the torch was being passed to him, even though if the two switched places, Golden State probably would have been even better. It makes no sense. :lol:
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#49 » by Larry David » Sun May 3, 2020 6:31 pm

KTM_2813 wrote:
Larry David wrote:

I forgot about this 2018 Christmas game. Lebron got completely hosed on the final two possessions. KD really thinks he did something too


Have you seen any of Draymond's recent comments on Durant? KD was genuinely surprised that the media still viewed LeBron as the better in player in 2017... Even though KD joined a 73-win team, missed a quarter of the season, they still won 67 games without him, and then the was statistically inferior to LeBron in the playoffs. Just because the Warriors won the championship and Durant had the better Finals statistically, he somehow thought the torch was being passed to him, even though if the two switched places, Golden State probably would have been even better. It makes no sense. :lol:

Yeah Durant is delusional
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#50 » by Baski » Mon May 4, 2020 4:06 am

mademan wrote:
freethedevil wrote:Lebron's best game of the season:
-> Bucks lead by 18, giannis goes out, lakers take lead by 15 points
-> Giannis comes back and the lead goes down t 4
-> Giannis gets hurt and the lead gets stretched to 10
ESPN:
LEBRON DOMINATED GIANNIS


i dont have the box score, but your just making this up. Lakers won in the 3rd quarter, when it was tied. They took a double digit lead while Giannis on the court. Giannis even played most or all of the 3rd quarter, like he almost never does.

Edit: got the boxscore. Ya, youre just making chit up. Bucks biggest lead was like 8. And the run that gave the lakers the big lead was with Giannis in. In fact, the only time the Bucks actually made a run to cut it closer was when Lebron was out of the game

https://www.espn.com/nba/playbyplay?gameId=401161581

Giannis being on the bench for an entire 33 pt swing was the red flag for me. That's just fiction.
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#51 » by freethedevil » Mon May 4, 2020 4:08 am

Baski wrote:
mademan wrote:
freethedevil wrote:Lebron's best game of the season:
-> Bucks lead by 18, giannis goes out, lakers take lead by 15 points
-> Giannis comes back and the lead goes down t 4
-> Giannis gets hurt and the lead gets stretched to 10
ESPN:
LEBRON DOMINATED GIANNIS


i dont have the box score, but your just making this up. Lakers won in the 3rd quarter, when it was tied. They took a double digit lead while Giannis on the court. Giannis even played most or all of the 3rd quarter, like he almost never does.

Edit: got the boxscore. Ya, youre just making chit up. Bucks biggest lead was like 8. And the run that gave the lakers the big lead was with Giannis in. In fact, the only time the Bucks actually made a run to cut it closer was when Lebron was out of the game

https://www.espn.com/nba/playbyplay?gameId=401161581

Giannis being on the bench for an entire 33 pt swing was the red flag for me. That's just fiction.

I still don't get where I got that from.

Did I combine the first bucks-lakers game with the second?
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#52 » by Baski » Mon May 4, 2020 4:56 am

Maybe your desire to make the point overrode everthing else.
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#53 » by Joey Wheeler » Mon May 4, 2020 6:58 am

freethedevil wrote:Lebron's best game of the season:
-> Bucks lead by 18, giannis goes out, lakers take lead by 15 points
-> Giannis comes back and the lead goes down t 4
-> Giannis gets hurt and the lead gets stretched to 10
ESPN:
LEBRON DOMINATED GIANNIS


If you want to make things up, make them at least somewhat credible. An entire 33-point swing and a team keeping their superstar on the bench as it happens is something that'd literally never happen unless you were intentionally trying to lose.
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#54 » by bondom34 » Tue May 5, 2020 4:42 am

You guys all just need to hold on until like 2045 when the Lebron doc runs on ESPN and people are freaking out over nostalgia of the 2000s/2010s, calling D WIll a top 10 PG and talking up Paul George and Jimmy Butler.
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#55 » by Eddy_JukeZ » Tue May 5, 2020 5:48 am

bondom34 wrote:You guys all just need to hold on until like 2045 when the Lebron doc runs on ESPN and people are freaking out over nostalgia of the 2000s/2010s, calling D WIll a top 10 PG and talking up Paul George and Jimmy Butler.


Speaking of a Lebron doc.

What title would it have?
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Post#56 » by Dupp » Tue May 5, 2020 5:56 am

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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#57 » by Eddy_JukeZ » Tue May 5, 2020 5:59 am

Dupp wrote:Coming home


But he leaves.
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#58 » by bondom34 » Tue May 5, 2020 6:11 am

Eddy_JukeZ wrote:
Dupp wrote:Coming home


But he leaves.

Coming Back Home
FoundANewSlant wrote:it's really fundamental defensive flaws exhibited here by Westbrook, PG, and Adams that put Melo into vulnerable positions here yet you can't recognize or explain it.

So Paul George is the reason Carmelo Anthony struggled on defense all these years...
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#59 » by Dupp » Tue May 5, 2020 6:31 am

Whatever that’s what it’ll be called. I have spoken.
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Re: The Lebron '20 Thread (Pt. 5) 

Post#60 » by rrravenred » Tue May 5, 2020 7:13 am

bondom34 wrote:
Eddy_JukeZ wrote:
Dupp wrote:Coming home


But he leaves.

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