Who in the East can challenge the West for the whole thing this year?

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by Dlev59, Aug 6, 2007.

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What Eastern Conference team has a legit shot at winning it all this year?

  1. The Pistons of course, who else!

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  2. Isiah and the Knicks will shock the world!!

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  3. A true Magic act, The Orlando Magic.

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  4. The Phoenix Suns (East) Toronto Raptors.

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  5. The Wiz will shock the universe.....and hell will freeze over..

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  6. Lebron and the Cavs go back to the Finals, and wins it all!

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  7. The Miami Heat makes it two titles in three years!!

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  8. Nobody, the west will win it again, irregardless of who it is.

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  1. Dlev59

    Dlev59 Bench Warmer Moderator

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    The so called experts are saying the balance of power is shifting to the East. KG, Ray Allen, Zach Randolph, Rashard Lewis, & J-Rich to name a few have come over from the "Left Coast" to try and win that elusive ring.


    Can the above players bring their respective teams, or any of the remaining Eastern Conference teams challenge the Spurs, Mavs, Suns, or whosoever comes out of the west for the NBA crown?

    If so, who???
  2. basketbills

    basketbills All-Star Forum Donor

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    Under the steady guidance of Flip Saunders I'd say the Pistons could do it....certain things would have to fall into place of course. Say a Tim Duncan injury or arrest...Dirk Nowitski taking a sabbatical.
  3. Nemo

    Nemo The Great Predictor Forum Donor

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    Miami, Like San Antonio had their down year. Now this is their season to show. They won't have the best season record, but expect the Finals to be Diesel Powered...:hoops:
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    They didn't make the list, but I feel inclined to vote Boston.
  5. Stereodave

    Stereodave First Round Draft Pick

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    If Nazr... If Flip... If Rodney... If Amir...
    There are a lot of if's but if they all fall the right way the pieces are there for the Pistons to win a title.:)
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    detroitsfynest First Round Draft Pick

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    I would have to say the Pistons and Miami and Chicago if they are healthyand everything goes right for these teams hopefully Cleveland wont slip through the cracks again like last year but I still need to wait and see Boston in action before I say too much about them
  7. buddahfan

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    Is your question about an all star game?

    Who (What players) in the East can challenge the West (The best players, certainly "the West" .



    2007-08 All Star Game Starting Teams
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    Starting five for the East
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    Garnett
    King James
    D. Howard
    D. Wade
    R. Allen


    Starting five for the West
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    Duncan
    Anthony
    Dirk
    Kobe
    Nash


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  8. himat

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    Where are the Celtics on that poll?
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    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    Pistons should have the pieces this year to at least make it to the Finals. At that point anything could happen.
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    ggazoo69 Team Captain Forum Donor

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    If the Pistons do what they're supposed to do, they should be the only team left standing after the ECF. Hopefully, Flip will be fired during the course of the season if he continues to make dunderheaded decisions.
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    Dlev59 Bench Warmer Moderator

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    My bad.

    Boston should be included in the poll. Anyone feel free to mention Boston if they are your choice.
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    Dlev59 Bench Warmer Moderator

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    The poll question clearly states..

    What EC Team in the east has a legit shot at winning it all....
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    :lol:

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    I went by the Thread description since that asked a question and that is the question I choose to answer.

    Have a nice night
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  15. Dlev59

    Dlev59 Bench Warmer Moderator

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    The thread description is not the poll question.

    Anyway, answer as you wish.

    Everyone else understood the question.

    Thanks..........
  16. Nemo

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    I really thought others here would choose other teams. Roscoe did choose Boston. I thought the percieved harm that Flip Saunders does to the team would cause people to scatter to other teams. Heck, I chose Miami.................and I like Flip................:stirthepot:
  17. buddahfan

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    I understood the question.

    I choose not to answer it.

    The reason is that I generally stay away from the subject of East vs West and who is better etc. When you get moron writers referring to the East as the "JV Conference" it just isn't worth gong there as far as I am concerned.

    Have a nice day.

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    MotownPride Starter 2x Fantasy Champion

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    I think I'll wait to vote until we get closer to the preseason.
  19. mikhail1973

    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    Heck, I may wait untill we're about half-way through the season to see if Flip is still around.
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    MotownPride Starter 2x Fantasy Champion

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    lol. Not a bad idea. Upgrading our coach makes us an instant legitmate challenger for the title in my opinion.

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