Arena NBA discussion

Discussion in 'Community' started by KnightWriter, Nov 16, 2006.

  1. DarthIntegral Force Ghost

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    Nope. No team should be up 2-0 with the D on the final play of game one.
  2. LloydChristmas Jedi Grand Master

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    Last edited by LloydChristmas, May 24, 2013
  3. tom Chosen One

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    actually i think the only argument that they should be up 2-0 hinges on the thought, "if only they had played better d on that last play". because if they had played great d and lebron hit a much tougher shot there wouldn't be any argument. regardless, it's ridiculous.
  4. Force Smuggler Chosen One

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    It's cool. I know how that is. I do the shoulda woulda coulda game a lot and know how irritating it can be if discussed enough times. I just don't like the Heat and would like nothing else than for them to be eliminated. Down 2 instead of tied at 1 win a piece would make me feel more confident.
  5. RX_Sith C&G Game Host

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    Will the Heat or LeBron be considered a failure if they don't repeat?
  6. The Great No One Force Ghost

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    one man does not a team make.
  7. Darth Tunes SfC Part III Commissioner

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  8. A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Riot Deterrent

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    I am on that documentary like maggots on a corpse.
  9. DarthIntegral Force Ghost

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    Can someone with a lot more skill than me please make a gif or YouTube video that puts Wade's flying elbow from game two into a WWE ring? Please? Bonus points if you turn it into the People's Elbow. Triple bonus points if it's Dusty Rhodes bionic elbow.
  10. The Great No One Force Ghost

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    well... watching this replay of it, from the back it is very much not his elbow but his forearm.

  11. tom Chosen One

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    good one brewing in memphis.
  12. LloydChristmas Jedi Grand Master

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  13. DarthIntegral Force Ghost

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  14. The Great No One Force Ghost

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    well, miami seems like they aren't ready to give up home court completely yet.

    i didn't get to watch this game, so i'm curious: how many dubious calls have there been in this game?
  15. tom Chosen One

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    a normal amount i would say. i'm more disappointed that we didn't get another good game than i am that the heat won.
  16. The Great No One Force Ghost

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    yea. but that's what the heat have in them. if they're on... i don't know who stops them. i mean, five turnovers the entire game? that's kinda crazy.

    i remember when i looked at the score earlier, and saw that it was 70 for the heat at the half, my initial thought was how the hell do you manage that?

    next game will probably be a lot better.

    EDIT

    and as usual, barkley has the best insight into the game.

    at least shaq didn't ruin the show like everyone was afraid he was going to. i think he's kinda added to things a bit. definitely not what i was expecting out of it.
    Last edited by Trimaj, May 26, 2013
  17. Condition2SQ Jedi Grand Master

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    It was bizarre how similar this was to the Spurs/Warriors Game 3. In that series, the Spurs won Game 1 at the last second and then lost Game 2. Even though the series was tied 1-1, Golden State had clearly been the better basketball team for 96 minutes, and it looked like Golden State was the smart pick. Then in Game 3 on the road the Spurs won convincingly and reminded everyone who they are.

    Speak for yourself; Shaq is an embarrassment, and his observations are completely pedestrian, when you can even understand what the hell he's saying. He's charming and charismatic when he's scripted--the Buick commercial, for instance--but he's absolutely dreadful off-the-cuff. Webber was infinitely better.
    Last edited by Condition2SQ, May 26, 2013
  18. LloydChristmas Jedi Grand Master

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    The flopping. Oh Mylanta*...the flopping.

    *"For fast, effective relief."
  19. DarthIntegral Force Ghost

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    As the Spurs wrap this up, remember this happy thought:

    LeBron James is 0-2 lifetime in NBA finals against teams from Texas.
  20. Jedi Mind Trick30 Jedi Youngling

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    I'm really happy we're probably gonna be a Spurs - Heat finals...it's just gonna add another chapter to someone's career. Either Tim Duncan becomes officially the greatest PF of all-time (if he isn't already), or LeBron gets his 2007 Finals revenge against the same team that beat his lowly Cavs.
  21. The Great No One Force Ghost

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    dunno how much attention i'd give to that at this point inty. the spurs beat him because he had a rather bad team that he literally dragged there, and the mavs... well, let's just say that the heat weren't quite ready yet that year. comparing either team to the current heat, there's absolutely no question which is the better team lebron has been on. and then he's also kinda figured a few things out. like how not to shrink under pressure for instance?

    either way, it'll be a helluva series. assuming they make it past the pacers.

    i'd probably say duncan has fairly safely assumed that title, given what he managed to do this year. and he'll probably be near the same level next year, possibly a couple more.
  22. Condition2SQ Jedi Grand Master

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    Spurs-Heat will be fascinating to watch, as it is basically a matchup of a flawlessly executed team concept vs. a top-down approach led by a single superlative player.

    (This caricatures things a bit, obviously; the Spurs have an obvious best player--Parker--and the Heat aren't just LeBron & Co., but you get the idea)

    My gut feeling is Heat in 6 or 7. The first two games in Miami are split, the Heat win two of three in San Antonio, and then win either game six or seven in Miami.
  23. heels1785 Jedi Draft Commissioner

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    If the Spurs pull it off, I wonder if '99 Pop will return.

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  24. tom Chosen One

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    funny how before the playoffs nobody really gave the spurs a chance. they were too old and banged up. some pundits actually picked the lakers in the first round. now, with the way they swept away the grizzlies, it makes me think that maybe the lakers weren't really that bad and that the warriors are really good. curry, thompson, and barnes are a great core, and if both lee and bogut can stay healthy next year that's an impressive starting five. unfortunately jarret jack is a free agent and probably just played himself out of the warriors' price range. i expect him to be the starting point guard somewhere next season.

    anyway, can we stop putting the heat in the finals already? i know they'll probably make it, but it's annoying.
    Last edited by tom, May 28, 2013
  25. Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA•

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    Not giving up on my hope for throwback ABA Finals. :p
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