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Which team has the best starting frontcourt in the NBA?

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by mikhail1973, Aug 8, 2013.

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Which team has the best starting frontcourt in the NBA?

  1. Nets (Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Brook Lopez)

    1 vote(s)
    5.0%
  2. Bulls (Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer, Joakim Noah)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Nuggets (Danilo Gallinari, Kenneth Faried, JaVale McGee)

    1 vote(s)
    5.0%
  4. Warriors (Andre Iguodala, David Lee, Andrew Bogut)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Pacers (Paul George, David West, Roy Hibbert)

    7 vote(s)
    35.0%
  6. Grizzlies (Tayshaun Prince, Zach Randolph, Marc Gasol)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Heat (LeBron James, Udonis Haslem, Chris Bosh)

    4 vote(s)
    20.0%
  8. Timberwolves (Chase Budinger, Kevin Love, Nikola Pekovic)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Thunder (Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka, Kendrick Perkins)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Spurs (Kawhi Leonard, Tim Duncan, Tiago Splitter)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. Pistons (Josh Smith, Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond)

    7 vote(s)
    35.0%
  1. mikhail1973

    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    Man, this is a tough one. I'd go with Pacers or the Warriors. With a healthy Deng, the Bulls are also up there.

    Depending on how the primadonna is feeling these days, Rockets also belong in that list with Parsons-DM-Howard.

    When will they trade Asik btw?
     
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    As much as I hate to admit it, how can I vote against a frontcourt that includes Lebron James? Especially if it also includes Bosh. And even more so if they've won the last two league championships and were in the finals the year before that?
     
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    There are also 2 other players on any team. The frontcourt in particular doesn't have to be the best to win as long as there are guards that can star.
     
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    Good poll, Mikhail. You should make all of your polls public from now on. That makes it much easier for us to poke fun of people. :boink:
     
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    Mogilny All-Star Forum Donor

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    None of the other front courts are all that impressive. Indianas looks pretty good but Bosh is slightly better than West and while Hibbert is clearly superior to Haslem, the difference between George and James is monsterous.
     
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    Dude, what homer voted for the Pistons? I mean, I like our team and all, but c'mon! Best in the NBA?
     
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    Because the "front" of their front court is their weakness.
    Indiana proved that in last year's playoffs by almost knocking them off.
    Bosh is soft.
    Haslem is a journeyman-quality big.
     
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    I am the second homer vote linwood. Deal with it!
     
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    But they lost? Hibbert is slow and inconsistent. David West gets into foul trouble. Paul George is scared of double teams.

    Bosh isn't soft. He plays 15ft out for a reason.
     
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    I was the first.:D

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    That's awesome. I like you a lot.
     
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    Who in the heck voted for Denver?
     
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    I may be a Casual Internet Fan, but I'm ni Bandwagon Assed Cat. This is the first time in several years that I've been optimistic about the Pistons. I plan to enjoy every minute!



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    BDL. He loves the Avalanche too.

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    Although, JaVale and Manimal are probably my second favorite front court after the Pistons.

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    But the "back" of the front court is still a part of the front court. Remove George from Indianas front court and they have a one time fringe all-star and a non-allstar.
     
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    The Heat's front court is all "back".
    Bosh = overated
    Haslem = bench scrub on probably 75% of the other teams in the league.

    Even with LeBron, the Heat are way down on my list.

    I'll agree to disagree with you if you agree to disagree with me. :cheers:
     
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    I don't think that a Pistons vote is crazy at all.
    When the season is over, you might see all THREE guys average a double-double (Smith slightly less) with two of those guys among the league leaders in blocks. The other guy will be among the league-leading big men in steals.
     
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    Well, that frontcourt managed to win consequtive championships with "a broken down Wade" and Mario Chalmers as backcourt and fields a top 2 player all-time in his prime (I'm not counting the d-leaguers from the 60s).

    I'll agree to disagree and give you this video as a token of our agreement:



    :cheers:
     
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