NBA 2016-2017 Season Thread

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by RFX45, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. Ambulance Chaser

    Ambulance Chaser Senior member

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    Not sure if everyone was in on the joke, but this video is awesome:


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  2. ribkin

    ribkin Senior member

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    Their bigs could easily find themselves in foul trouble.... and Bosh and Haslem can knock down mid range jumpers so OKC bigs can't just camp in the lane ....

    Should be intriguing ...
     
  3. moffy

    moffy Senior member

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    I think they are fairly evenly matched teams, with the slight edge going to OKC for their supporting cast and home court. It's all going to hinge on who goes into beastmode the most.
     
  4. thinman

    thinman Senior member

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    I agree with Chris Mullins' analysis that James Harden is the wildcard (LeBron vs. Durant, Wade vs. Westbrook, Bosh vs. Ibaka/Perkins is a wash), but Westbrook is also a wildcard. If he can't quit jacking up jump shots when he's stone cold, Miami steals a game and wins the series. Although I think OKC is a much deeper team and has home court advantage, I think MIami's experience (compared to Westbrook's immaturity in particular) will make the difference. I'm looking forward to the series!
     
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  5. indesertum

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    yeah it was interesting cuz in the spurs series they went after westbrook psychologically making him fight through a shit ton of screens to get to tony parker on every possession which eventually made westbrook frustrated and made him jack up stupid shots and make stupid fouls


    imo most people underestimate home court advantage. 18 of the past 24 nba champions (since 2-3-2 started) had home court advantage. 75% is a fantastic odd
     
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    ruzzi Senior member

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    i think ibaka could be a difference maker in this series. have heat faced a team yet in the playoffs with someone in the paint that is capable of blocking 5-10 shots on any given night? lebron and wade wont be able to just stroll into the lane like they have been. if okc can get the heat shooting jumpshots all night they're in with a great chance.
     
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  7. Wade

    Wade Senior member

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    Bosh's pump fake will have Ibaka fouling him every other play.
     
  8. RFX45

    RFX45 Senior member

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    ftfy
     
  9. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    ^ahahahaa


    you coo dawg

    I meant clown asses shitting up this thread (like what edna is doing).
     
  10. idfnl

    idfnl Senior member

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    Ha ha, well played.
     
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    idfnl Senior member

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    This is exactly why I dont support any teams. You support a team when they have some cool players and are worth your time and then invest in it. Eventually you end up with this group of twats and have to support them anyway? No fucking thanks.

    I agree, its hard to support a team sometimes. I don't fault you for being a long term supporter, but yo, call a duck a duck... admit your boys are bitches.
     
  12. indesertum

    indesertum Senior member

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    that's why you just stick with the lakers

    lakers baby lakers.
     
  13. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    fuck ya love the lake show

    better than those overhyped spurs LOL!!!

    KINGS BABY KINGS

    LA baby LA
     
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  14. Steve B.

    Steve B. Go Spurs Go

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    But you don't have football...
     

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