Team A or Team B?

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Which team would win in a seven game playoff series?

Team A
4
29%
Team B
10
71%
 
Total votes: 14

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Team A or Team B? 

Post#1 » by ChicagoSportsFan21 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:58 am

Which team would win in a seven game playoff series?

Team A

Round 1, Pick 1: LeBron James (2013) - All-NBA 1st, MVP, DPOY (2)
Round 2, Pick 30: Jason Kidd (2006) - All-Defensive 1st, 35.2% from 3
Round 3, Pick 45: Dikembe Mutombo (1995) - DPOY
Round 4, Pick 46: Rashard Lewis (2009) - All-Star, 39.7% from 3
Round 5, Pick 75: Jeff Hornacek (1996) - 46.6% from 3
Round 6, Pick 76: P.J. Brown (2001) - All-Defensive 2nd
Round 7, Pick 105: Mitch Richmond (1996) - All-NBA 3rd, 43.7% from 3
Round 8, Pick 106: Cedi Osman (2018) - 36.8% from 3, experience with LeBron

Rotation
PG: Jason Kidd (38), LeBron James (10)
SG: Mitch Richmond (36), Jeff Hornacek (12)
SF: LeBron James (30), Jeff Hornacek (10), Cedi Osman (8)
PF: Rashard Lewis (34), P.J. Brown (14)
C: Dikembe Mutombo (38), P.J. Brown (10)


Team B

Starting Five:

PG: Kyle Lowry-Toronto Raptors-2018-19: 14.2 PTS/4.8 REB/8.7 AST/1.4 STL/34.7% 3PT

-NBA Champion, NBA All-Star

SG: Clyde Drexler-Portland Trailblazers-1990-91: 21.5 PTS/6.7 REB/6.0 AST/1.8 STL

-NBA All-Star, All-NBA Second Team

SF: Paul George-Indiana Pacers-2012-13: 17.4 PTS/7.6 REB/4.1 AST/1.8 STL/36.2% 3PT/6.3 DWS (led league) 

-NBA All-Star, All-NBA Third Team, NBA All-Defensive Second Team, NBA Most Improved Player

PF: Dirk Nowitzki-Dallas Mavericks-2010-11: 23.0 PTS/7.0 REB/2.6 AST/39.3% 3PT/61.2% TS

-NBA Champion, NBA Finals MVP, NBA All-Star, All-NBA Second Team

C: Patrick Ewing-New York Knicks-1991-92: 24.0 PTS/11.2  REB/1.1 STL/3.0 BLK

-NBA All-Star, All-NBA Second Team, NBA All-Defensive Second Team

Bench:

G: Nate McMillan-Seattle SuperSonics-1994-95: 5.2 PTS/3.8 REB/5.3 AST/2.1 STL/34.2% 3PT/3.8 DBPM (led league)

-NBA All-Defensive Second Team

F: Chris Mullin-Indiana Pacers-1999-00: 40.9% 3PT/59.0% TS/90.2% FT

PF/C: Ekpe Udoh-Utah Jazz-2018-19: 3.9 DBPM

Depth Chart:

PG: Kyle Lowry (38)/Nate McMillian (10)
SG: Clyde Drexler (36)/Nate McMillan (12)
SF: Paul George (32)Clyde Drexler (4)/Chris Mullin (12)
PF: Dirk Nowitzki (36)/Paul George (8)/Ekpe Udoh (4)
C: Patrick Ewing (40)/Dirk Nowitzki (4)/Ekpe Udoh (4)
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Re: Team A or Team B? 

Post#2 » by Jiminy Glick » Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:59 pm

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Re: Team A or Team B? 

Post#3 » by ChicagoSportsFan21 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:05 pm

Jiminy Glick wrote:B


Reasoning?
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Re: Team A or Team B? 

Post#4 » by Jiminy Glick » Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:55 pm

ChicagoSportsFan21 wrote:
Jiminy Glick wrote:B


Reasoning?


Put George on LeBron, that is George before his broken leg and he was an athetic freak and was already an amazing defender. If he is able to get by George he still has to deal with Ewing who can help because Mutombo is not a major offensive threat. I think Drexler would also be a great defender to put on LeBron. Also I think Drexler, George, Dirk, and Ewing provide better offense than Hornacek, Richmond, LeBron, and Lewis. Also Team A has to decide whether to put LeBron on Drexler or George and also it would be tough to guard the combo of Dirk and Ewing. Also Ewing can drag Mutombo away from the basket.
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Re: Team A or Team B? 

Post#5 » by dygaction » Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:57 pm

ChicagoSportsFan21 wrote:
Jiminy Glick wrote:B


Reasoning?


LeBron's supporting cast is not much better than 2011 Heat with Wade and Bosh. Dirk's team has huge upgrade in every other positions compared to his 11 team :lol:
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Re: Team A or Team B? 

Post#6 » by euroleague » Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:04 am

B, not even close...

Dirk vs Rashard Lewis

Drexler vs Mitch Richmond

Ewing vs Mutombo

Paul George and Lebron played pretty close to even in 2013/2014. Dirk beat lebron in 11. Kawhi, who wasn’t better than PG13 in 2014, beat Lbj in 2014 with a far lesser team difference than this.

team B in this instance is far better in every aspect...the poll voting is a joke. Who voted A
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Re: Team A or Team B? 

Post#7 » by ChicagoSportsFan21 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:05 am

Well Team B got swept 4 votes to 0 against Team A for what it’s worth.
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Re: Team A or Team B? 

Post#8 » by Jordan Syndrome » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:43 am

You gotta know the judges when making teams.
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Re: Team A or Team B? 

Post#9 » by ChicagoSportsFan21 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:49 am

Jordan Syndrome wrote:You gotta know the judges when making teams.


I thought I did but I guess not :lol:
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Re: Team A or Team B? 

Post#10 » by prolific passer » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:57 am

Fine. I'll say it. Team A because Lebron.
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Re: Team A or Team B? 

Post#11 » by euroleague » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:58 am

If you don’t look closely, and just skim the names, everyone’s first instinct will be to go with lebron. No individual on the other team has that same pull

There was a time when just having MJ +defense+ shooting was a free win... regardless of overall talent differences - I’m sure you remember
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Re: Team A or Team B? 

Post#12 » by uberhikari » Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:27 am

ChicagoSportsFan21 wrote:Well Team B got swept 4 votes to 0 against Team A for what it’s worth.


I stopped playing these games because of nonsense like this. It's either favoritism or people don't think critically and just go with their gut.
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Re: Team A or Team B? 

Post#13 » by Pharmacist » Sat Jan 16, 2021 2:29 am

Is that even a debate. Team B trumps Team As talent wis it's not even close

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