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Re: NBA Thread: The Happiest Postseason Bubble On Earth
« Reply #2400 on: September 10, 2020, 12:09:04 AM »
The Raptors vs Celtics Double overtime extravaganza was excellent. I died like three times during the end of regulation and the overtimes.

Clippers vs. Nuggets was poo poo. I’m rooting for the Nuggets, but they’re straight up outclassed. They need another piece or two. I would have rather watched Donovan Mitchell.

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« Reply #2401 on: September 11, 2020, 09:27:36 PM »
Well, good on the Nuggets for finally showing a little life after once again being down 1-3 to the Clippers. Hopefully, they can keep that up.
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« Reply #2402 on: September 11, 2020, 09:44:28 PM »
Denver had to eliminate the Clippers. Or at least take them to a game 7 and tire them out.

I'm not exactly rooting for the Lakers, except against the Rockets.
But I'm also not looking for an LA WCF matchup either, even if it would be a good watch.

But then again, I do want to see the winner take the Lakers 7 games too meet up against the Heat who is well rested and fully healthy.

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« Reply #2403 on: September 11, 2020, 09:44:50 PM »
I'll admit I stopped watching Clippers vs. Nuggets at halftime. I tuned back in the fourth quarter and the Nuggets were only down by two. When they got the lead, I thought they were going to blow it at least partially because they just could not stop leaving Kawhi Leonard open from the arc. The Nuggets stole one tonight because Clippers gonna Clip. The end there was really good. I get y'all aren't watching because your team isn't playing. I arbitrarily root for the Lakers, but I'm a basketball fan first. There have been some damn good games in these playoffs.

The narrative was so stupid going into Game 5. The internet has been slandering Paul Millsap for weeks. The Clippers essentially neutralized Jamaal Murray. And Michael Porter Jr. threw Michael Malone under the bus, complaining about plays not being called for him (chill, bro... you're a rookie). What happens? Millsap apparently leads a third quarter comeback (which I missed), Murray made some big shots (he didn't call bank on that one three-pointer), then Porter Jr. slaps the Clippers with big-dick energy three to four plays in a row in the last two minutes: Drains a three-pointer, blocks an Ivica Zubac dunk, then hits ALL of his free throws even after Pat Beverley whispered some **** to him. I'm going to ignore his personal politics for a minute and just appreciate how well he played.

I'm going to stop typing because I don't want to miss Game 7 of Raptors vs Celtics. I did finally finish The Last Dance and have some feelingz about it. I don't know if that belongs here or the Movies & TV child board.

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« Reply #2404 on: September 11, 2020, 09:59:38 PM »
Paul Millsap was my favorite player on the Jazz when he was with us. The guy was just a junkyard dog, fighting and clawing with everything he got, which is everything you could hope for in a Jazz man. He faded into the background a bit during the playoffs, but I'm glad to see him fighting back again. Hell, I wish he could hit 3 Pointers when he was with us. He couldn't hit beyond 6 feet of the rim when he was on the Jazz.
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« Reply #2405 on: September 12, 2020, 10:34:02 PM »
Well, on the downside the Lakers advance to the next round. On the brightside, James Harden does not, so I guess it all evens out.
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« Reply #2406 on: September 13, 2020, 03:40:26 PM »
The Clippers are looking like frauds.

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« Reply #2407 on: September 13, 2020, 10:48:37 PM »
The Clippers are looking like frauds.

You might remember that I was very critical of the Clippers constantly resting Kawhi Leonard throughout the season, especially on the 2nd night of back-to-backs (and, really, when they did rest him that team wasn't very scary). If they end up crashing & burning against the Nuggets of all teams in Round 2 after pulling that stunt all season, I'm going to be so happy.
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« Reply #2408 on: September 15, 2020, 09:29:35 PM »
End of regulation and overtime of Celtics vs. Heat was AMAZING. I'm rooting for the Heat in this series so I'm happy with the outcome.

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« Reply #2409 on: September 15, 2020, 11:33:59 PM »
HAHAHAHAHAHA... Clippers gonna Clip. Look at these fucking frauds. I can’t wait to read all the Clippers slander.
Clippers vs. Nuggets was poo poo. I’m rooting for the Nuggets, but they’re straight up outclassed. They need another piece or two. I would have rather watched Donovan Mitchell.
I will gladly eat this crow. Thanks for eliminating these chokers, Nuggets.

Jamal Murray started changing my mind when he ran right over to Donovan Mitchell and congratulated him on a good series. I hated how Murray clowned Lonzo Ball (not his fault his dad sucks), but I appreciate good sportsmanship. Not sold yet though I’ll admit he has balled out these playoffs.

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« Reply #2410 on: September 15, 2020, 11:39:52 PM »
Good on the Nuggets for taking out the Clippers, the perpetual Washington Generals of the NBA.  :D

I'd like to see them take out the Lakers and move on to the Finals, unlikely as that may be (at least until the Lakers go up 3-1). Right now, 3 out of the remaining 4 teams are all ones with multiple championships, and I can't imagine a Finals more boring than Yet Another Lakers-Celtics Finals.

I'd really like to see some new blood in the Finals. The Raptors got their 1st championship last year, so why not the Nuggets for their 1st this year?

On a side note, I'll be surprised if Doc Rivers still has a job a week from now, not after this latest performance.
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« Reply #2411 on: September 16, 2020, 06:04:24 AM »
End of regulation and overtime of Celtics vs. Heat was AMAZING. I'm rooting for the Heat in this series so I'm happy with the outcome.

I was stood up for that BLOCK at the end of OT.
Tatum thought he was about the drop the hammer, and was it Bam that sent his ass packing?
That was **** was amazing.

and I didn't watch the next game, but HAHAHAHAHAHA Clips are out!! and they join the blown 3-1 Lead List. HAHA
I know some people thought it wasn't gonna happen (I didn't really believe it myself), but the Nugs better make the next series a good one.
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Re: NBA Thread: The Happiest Postseason Bubble On Earth
« Reply #2412 on: September 16, 2020, 06:41:11 AM »
Nikola Jokic is what, 7-1 in games with his team facing elimination? Unbelievable.

(Also he's now gone to the conference finals as many times as Carmelo has. Hah!)
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« Reply #2413 on: Yesterday at 09:46:35 PM »
Another good game tonight. Heat are up 2-0. I kind of wish Game 1 of this series was tonight because the Western Conference Finals starts tomorrow. Oh well.

I would like to see Heat vs. Lakers in the Finals. Obviously, I'm rooting for the Lakers, but I'm fine any team at this point.

The Clippers slander the last couple days will fuel me until next season. I imagine they'll come back more humble and hopefully sans Patrick Beverley. Pat Bev trick y'all, man, like he playing defense. He don't guard nobody, man. It's just running around, doing nothing...