2014 Playoffs Thread

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by Walter, Apr 18, 2014.

  1. LA Dre

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    Those four straight missed free throws by TP and TD after the flagrant foul in crunch time could have been the difference.
     
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    Kawhi owned it tonight. He was the MVP of this game, no doubt. Also, great games by Patti Mills and Danny Green.
     
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    The Heat don't appear to have enough scoring from anyone other James, Wade and Rashard Lewis. Bosh made all of his shots tonight, but he only took 4??

    They are averaging 95 ppg for the first three games, while the Spurs are averaging 105.6 ppg. I am thinking that Spurs may take this one in six......and I never make predictions.
     
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    This is a heck of a series.
     
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    Wade looked awful tonight and so did James.

    The Heats biggest problem is that Wade and Bosh just don't take over if James isn't playing well. Bosh should be dominating.
     
  6. Ernie the Slow Adult

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    I could watch Chalmers flame out for years and not get tired of it.

    Miami was down 2-1 last year as well.
     
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    Looks like the Heat got off to a slow start.....can't do that against the Spurs.

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    The Spurs remind me of some of the recent championship Red Wings teams when they played that puck control style.

    They zing the ball all over the court until the defense is 1/2 a step behind in their adjustments and then they attack with a wide open shot.
    -No stagnant iso ball.
    -Nobody jacks up bad shots.
    -They never seem to be up against the shot clock.

    ...it's beautiful.
    ...it's the way that basketball is meant to be played.
     
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    Pop has to be a better coach than zenmeister.
     
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    The Zen had MJ at his prime along with Pippen and even Rodman for 3 of the rings. Then resurfaced with Kobe, Shaq and Horry for 3 more....and then Kobe, Gasol and luck for the last two.

    Pop only has 4, but with Duncan and the Admiral anchoring the first one and then Duncan, Genobli, Parker and Horry for the last three he is probably due for another for Duncan and Genobli before they hang up their jockey straps.
     
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    The Spurs did all this with Austin Daye in street clothes.
     
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    Classic sandbagging.


    This computer is property of the Denver Squirrels and is not to be removed from facilities.
     
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    Clueless.
     
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    Lebron was the only Heat player playing defense. His defense on Duncan was great. Timmy couldn't get a shot off against Lebron. He also harassed Tony Parker for a while. Pops responded by benching both in the 4th.

    This has been a great series. Spurs have a great chance if they keep playing the team basketball. The only time they faltered was when they tried ISOs.

    Leonard is an amazing player already and he is just 22.
     
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    Torii Hunter commenting on cramps

     
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    thats amazing
     
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    I am thinking this series is over on Sunday.....Lebron was a one man show in the 3rd quarter scoring all but 2 of the Heat's 21 points.

    Leonard already looks better than Wade did when he was 23....Wade was 3-13 tonight. Time to marry Gabrielle Union and retire that broken down body.

    The Heat in their current state look like the 1991 Pistons......and if they get beat Sunday then they will remind me of the 2004 Lakers. Outplayed in all five games, but luckily grabbed game two to keep it from being a 4 game sweep.
     
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    The Spurs have neutralized LeBron and the players who play off of him.
     
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    This series made it pretty clear that Wade and Bosh just won't get it done long term. Maybe Lebron will take his talents to Motown

    I feel that no matter which team wins, it is a good outcome for basketball.
     

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