Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by Walter, Apr 18, 2014.
Congrats to the Spurs. I really like that team.
How many of them do you think will announce their retirements? Pop, Ginobli, Parker, Boring Guy, Duncan...
Props to Pop. The Spurs are good for basketball.
It's hard to imagine the Spurs without Pop and Duncan. You have to wonder how many of the other guys will stay around if/when they leave.
Gregg Popovich's locker-room speech to his NBA champion Spurs: 'I've never been more proud of a team' (Video) | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo Sports
I feel like all of the Spurs success since they beat us is our success as well.
Wade's defense was atrocious. It's like he wasn't even trying. He has 2 years left at over 20 million per year.
"...Not one." "...Not two" "...oh wait. ...ummm, ...yeah, ...two."
Congrats to the Spurs...class from top to bottom.
I would say that the Spurs has been "on the fly" since 2007 while they made money for the owner, got fans proud, established fame everyone, and many other positives along the way. The more I look at this Spurs team, the more I hated pissed off Flip Era. Now dude has hired himself as head coach. Either he might has learned something or he just has no choice. A sad and numb Pistons fan I am was.
I congratulate the Spurs, they are the better team. And if it wasn't for that miracle Ray Allen 3, they would have won last year. The Heat really had nothing on them. But I have a problem with Spurs fans (most of it here, in Argentina. LOOOOOTTTTSSSSS of Bandwagoners fans. It seems that the season started for them in may, when Spurs got to the WCF, because before that, they were in mute or something. It's really annoying for us, the true fans who are behind our team all year, even in the sad and boring offseason. So, here they come, the Argentinian fans who love Ginobili (and some other fans around the world that I saw comments on the internet everywhere) saying all sort of things that i can resume in one phrase like this: "Spurs are the first team to won without a star." Now, wait a second! Isn't Duncan one of the best players in the last 15 years? Isn't Duncan in the talks for BEST POWER FORWARD to EVER play the game? Aren't Duncan and Parker all-stars? And did or did not ginobili had a few appears as well in those all-star games? I can't deal with those commeeeeents!!!!!! I'm going insane!!! What's wrong with this people????!!! How can you say a team is winning rings without stars if they may have one of the best PF to ever play the game? I DO recognize that the other players like Leonard, Green, Mills, Splitter, Diaw, were IMPRESSIVE this year. They did a wonderful job, beauty to see all those extra passes, all the movement without the ball. I'm not taking that away from the Spurs, they earn that. Popovich is maybe the best coach I've ever seen. I'm honest. But there is a difference in saying that, than saying they are winning without stars!!!!! I can't believe they are saying and believing that stuff!! The 2004 Detroit Pistons championship team had less stars but WAAAAAY more defense. (and waaay less role playing, of course). but the only Piston player to be named to the all star game that year, in the 2003-04 season, was Ben Wallace. If you have to point to a team that won a ring without stars, that team has to be, at least in the past 15 years, the 2004 Detroit Pistons' team. Give us some respect! Seriously? How's that?
We were 33-21 at the all star break that season. We had a 13 game win streak that started after Xmas and went into mid January, but still had not established our selves yet because we had a 5 game losing streak heading into the break. It wasn't until we picked up Sheed and put together two 8 game win streaks to close the season did anyone consider more than Ben as an all star. After going to the finals the next year and then opening up the 05-06 year 42-9....then they sent 4 to the game
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