Final 18 games

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  1. dba

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    As for me, I believe I've said that there is no switch. (or spoon) For last night, I think you saw a team getting ready for the real stage. Anytime Sheed is motivated things just seem to flow better, and he seems to relish beating up on the Cavs this year. And anytime Ben shoots better from the line than the starting backcourt, you know the streams have crossed somewhere.

    Anyway, still don't believe in the switch. It's too fickle a mistress.
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    Re: Final 18 games...The Flip got switched !!!

    DBA, BBen flipped the switch and put a "safety lockout" padlock on.

    :lock1: <----sloppy team play
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    Re: Final 18 games...The Flip got switched !!!

    That's hilarious because I thought about how they "lockout" machinery under repair when I read DBA this morning. Good call.
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    Re: Final 18 games...The Flip got switched !!!

    During the Bulls' championship runs it became something of a game in Chicago to try and figure out what it was about the opponent that Jordan used to psych himself up. He seemed to need to hate someone on the other team to really play well. I swear, the man scoured the papers looking for any quote that he might possibly interpret as a slight, and then would just go off on that person when he was in the game, often shouting the offending quote back at him over and over.

    We're pretty simple creatures I guess, prick us and we bleed, toss a perceived insult in our direction and we grab 20 boards.
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    Re: Final 18 games...The Flip got switched !!!

    Yeah, I like to rub it in some too.
    The team was getting away from sound team ball. It's good to see BBen keep it real.
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    Re: Final 18 games...The Flip got switched !!!

    Absolutely. This is such a private team - no word seems to leak out about locker room "discussions" by team leaders, no guys calling each other out in the press, etc. I've been one to take that lack of coverage as either a lack of locker room leadership or as lack of coaching authority. But, as the team does get covered more, more stuff comes out and that seems to be less and less the case (as least as far as locker room leadership goes :) ).

    I guess you just gotta believe despite the press that the average NBA player really isn't Stephon Marbury and that something special is going on here.
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    Re: Final 18 games...The Flip got switched !!!

    Oh yes, if there is one thing JD speaks to it is team unity. Not being in Det. I get little inside info. But I'm happy with a real tight ship.
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    Re: Final 18 games...The Flip got switched !!!

    And of course we'll all hoping that the tight ship being run in the Pistons' locker room will contribute to bringing home another 'SHIP to the Palace!
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    Re: Final 18 games...The Flip got switched !!!

    That's right!!
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    Re: Final 18 games...The Flip got switched !!!

    Himat, your 3-19 post here was prophetic. The team needed a kick in the azz and BBen made the sacrifice.
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    Lost to the Raps, 108 to 103. Flip went bench but we still should have won. MJ goes for a high of 39 and all of the game winning shots. Sheed tried to choke him and MJ bit him. You can stop the clowning any time now.
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    OK we got Knicks at home [please put them out of their misery]
    then Bucks on the road then at home for the Wiz. Last regular game of the 05-06 season. I want the home victorys.
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    Re: Final 18 games...And new franchise win record !

    :first: Took care of the NYKs and set the new Piston record for wins in a season at 64.
    2 more games to go.:peace:
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    Re: Final 18 games...And new franchise win record !

    Well we lost to Bucks. It sounds like the bench got a lot of burn with Amir, Jmax and Acker having good minutes.
    Let's get one more win at home then start taking care of biz in the playoffs. A 65 win season. Me likey. :]
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    Re: Final 18 games...And new franchise win record !

    Well we did the smart thing and rested the starters. And we lost the final game of the season. Not very happy. If our bench guys are so good how come they lost by 13?
    I bet we win 65 games next year.
    This thread is over.

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