The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anymore.

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  1. Tha Locstah

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    Discuss.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    I agree. Losses to bottom of the barrel teams and wins against top of the heap teams aside, we are smack dab in the middle of the pack. Pure mediocrity.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    I'm not sure what there is to discuss? Seems self evident to me. Middle of the pack this year.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    You forgot to add...for this year.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    Very obvious they are not a top team.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    Are you serious Darth? Have you BEEN on this forum? There's ALWAYS something to discuss, if only by ignoring or twisting or otherwise distorting the thread.

    So in this case, just to give an example, I might say "The Pistons would be good if only Curry could the rotations down. We have the talent to compete with any of the top teams and in fact beat most of the top teams this season." Half-hearted and somewhat lame illustration, I know, but surely someone can do better.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    Sad to see that we've fallen from a top 4 team...all the way down to a top 18 team. One fell swoop. Sad to see the effort fall in some ways also.

    I KNOW Tater will notice this was my 3,000th recorded post.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    Yeah, I wasn't trying to kill the thread.

    I just honestly couldn't think of how a 39-43 team with questionable heart and do do coaching that is getting pummeled in the playoffs can be considered anywhere near the top.

    I think the more interesting discussion would be whether or not they belong at the bottom or in the middle.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    Nemo, there is something different about you...but I just can't quite place it...Hmmmm...
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    They ain't good.

    And watching a team that was once one of the elite, playing mediocre basketball is not fun.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    Sammy Mejia could turn it around.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    Just call me Captain Obvious!
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    I'd say the way they are playing now, towards the bottom. They would easily be ranked near the bottom if they played in the West but since they aren't it APPEARS that they are middle of the pack.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym


    I think so too. Between the middle and bottom. They lost to a lot of crappy teams.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    Yes, I definitely agree with this too. The 8 West playoff teams plus Phoenix were definitely better. Plus the seven teams seeded ahead of us in the East. That already puts as the 17th best team. But then they also basically backed into the playoffs. If the season had gone on another 4 or 5 games, it's easy to imagine that they would have slipped out entirely. Indiana, Charlotte, Detroit all about the same: any of the three could be 17, 18, or 19 in my rankings. And Milwaukee, had they not had the terrible key injuries were just a better team than us. As much as it sucks to admit it, a very reasonable argument could put the Pistons at the 20th spot.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    I'm keeping a close watch on you, Bucks fan!
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    :pound:that's funny, i was thinking the same thing as I wrote that: like, "i'm wondering if i'm saying this cause i grew up a bucks fan" lol

    but seriously, looking at their roster (including Redd and Bogut), they're just better than us. i'm not saying they're great or anything, but they're better than us.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    If they re-started the season around the 4/1 or so this would be one of the worst teams in the L. They'd be on a Sacto level.

    After this thread I was thinking of starting another controversial one where I push the theory that Sheed might have had some problems by picking up techs during his career. I don't want it to be too over the top though and give the internets a bad name.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    We play with no heart at all.
     
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    Re: The Pistons aren't very good and should not be considered 1 of the top teams anym

    It's easy to feel beaten. Keep your chin up. :)
     

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