Does anyone feel like there's ANY hope for this series?

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  1. Pwn Toney

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    I guess I had more to say than I thought...

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    Does anyone have hope? I can't seem to muster any EVEN WITH home games coming up.
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    Not with Curry coaching, no.

    I do however believe that this team with different line-ups, better rotations, and a kick in the you know what as currently constructed can beat the Cavs in a 7 game series.

    Unfortunately, it's probably destined to end exactly the way it started. 1 game is the most i can see us taking at this point and CLE closing it out at home.
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    Cynics may think of the Pistons as the biggest losers of the playoffs, but I prefer to think of them as the best at making after season vacation plans.
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    7 quarters from 8 Lebron has toyed with Pistons and next week will be already offseason for Pistons.
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    If we can be within 6 points late in the game in Cleveland, then we can win at the Palace.
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    C'mon guys. Its a 39-43 8th seed with 3 key players banged up versus a 66 win 1st seed. What did you think would happen.

    They are who we thought they were.
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    We only got within 7.
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    Well... that changes things.
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    i'll be cheering at the Palace friday and sunday but sadly i think that'll be the last two times i'm there this season
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    I have hope when I open chat. I couldn't do it if I couldn't muster some optimism.
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    There is some building going on. The youngsters need this playing time under pressure.
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    Well, I think it's safe to say if the youngsters get playing time...there's not going to be any pressure because by doing that, we've essentially waived the white flag and are just giving them some burn for the hell of it. Our youngsters cannot compete with this team either, so playing them removes any pressure that would normally be associated with playoff basketball.
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    Being the 8 seed sort of removes the pressure too. Nobody (outside of us homers) expected the Pistons to win this series or even make it close.
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    You are correct there..the question is why did the Pistons fold down the stretch into the 8th seed?? Sixth and seventh seeds have a better chance of advancing more so than an 8th,..

    With that being said, I think the 8th seeded Jazz have a better chance of winning a home game or 2 than the "we're quitting this Sunday Pistons"
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    Utah has a much better record also. Who says the Pistons folded, maybe they're just not good enough in their current state? They lost too many games the same way to suggest that they controlled things.
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    Two different worlds. Winning as the ultimate success and the options presented in everyday life to flex, adapt and expand toward something that might become.

    We all need a little-bit of that.

    Winning is just another rise and fall from the cusp.
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    No. I still think we will win a game, but I think it's Cavs in five. The players have packed it in already. You can tell by there play (Sheed, Dyess, and Tay mainly). Our frontline is pitiful.

    I really don't think any lineup or rotation will beat this team. The Cavs are easily the best team in the East and we are (sadly) the worst team in the East (in the playoffs). I don't think we could beat any team in a 7 game series right now honestly. Just look at the team, we don't play as a unit. We aren't together and there is no chemistry at all. We don't have the firepower anymore, it's sad to say but we just don't.
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    Promise you WONT stay til the 4th quarter if its a blowout...I still remember that look on your face from that one pic u posted!

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