2013 Playoffs

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by Walter, Apr 18, 2013.

  1. mikhail1973

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    I not watching. Although I am not much of a conspiracy theorist, I still believe that Miami gets all, or almost all the calls.
     
  2. BillLaimbeer

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    I think Ginobli got fouled on that last drive of regulation, plus Green got fouled on that last-second 3-pointer in overtime.

    But, I thought Wade and LeBron got fouled multiple times throughout the game driving to the hoop with no call.

    If the officials call it consistent, that's all you can ask for. In this particular game, they "let them play." I think this worked big time in favor of the Spurs.

    One defensive rebound by the Spurs and this series would be over.
     
  3. Ernie the Slow Adult

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    Maybe I just feel this way because I'm rooting against the Heat, but I think it works in the NBA's favor when they let them play. Not calling the "incidental" body contact has removed the appearance of star treatment and conspiracies to me.

    I didn't have a problem with the non-calls at the end especially on Ginobli. I though Allen had the ball and only caught Ginobli's arm in the scrum when he tried to free himself.
     
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    T-Mac blew it again.
     
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    Agreed. Guy was invisible.
     
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    Great series, one of the most exciting finals I've seen.
     
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    Closing thoughts and miscellaneous stats...
    *The Spurs will remember how close they were in game 6 only to know that it would need a gallant effort to win game 7
    *This reminds me of 1988 when the Pistons came to LA leading 3-2 and loss game 6 & 7 after having what appeared to be a win in game 6 with the hobbling Zeke...( I was there )
    *Popovich got outcoached for the first time in a finals series, with questionable substitutions in the crunch time. The 7 Spurs turnovers in the 4th quarter did not help.
    *Tim Duncan still wondering how he missed those last two bunnies
    *Danny Green despite hitting 27 three pointers in the series, had only 2 in the last two games and was 1 for 12 tonight
    *Manu despite 18 points tonight led everyone with 22 turnovers in the series including 4 tonight.
    *The Heat have won three championships since the Pistons last won theirs, to tie the Pistons in the ring derby
    *With a 27 game win streak during the regular season, you cannot lose in the finals
    *Lebron proved he could be like Mike a couple of games
    *Bosh had no points in the game 7
    *Battier took 27 shots....all three pointers and made 12 of them......including 6 tonight. When is the last time a player took that many threes, no two pointers and no free throw shots??
    *I am disappointed that everyone on Around the Horn and PTI predicted a win by the Heat tonight. I would have loved for them to eat their words all weekend.
    *ESPN is as happy as David Stern. Bill Russell was bored, but somebody woke him up just in time for him to hand out the MVP trophy to Lebron..who gave a great acceptance speech.
    *Some how or another Juwan Howard gets another ring??
    *Was this game a classic or was game 6 a classic?
    *Now it will be 36 years since a road team has won game 7 in the finals.
     
  8. linwood

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    I did like LeBron's speech. It was gracious, humble, and celebratory. As much as I hate the Heat, it's hard to hate LeBron.

    Oh yeah... here's my recap:

    Both teams played hard.
     
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    Bosh will always be my MVP.

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    Good nite sweet Purrs.
    How did that feel ?
     
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  11. Ernie the Slow Adult

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    LeBron has gotten quite comfortable on the mic. He was interesting talking to Magic, Jalen and Simmons post game.

    Will Mo Cheeks be the one to solve the Heat's riddle?
     
  12. BallDon'tLie

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    Congrats to Heat fans! ...the most deserving fans in the NBA!

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    It was a great series. Was rooting for the Spurs but not married to them so I really do not mind that Miami won after that valiant game 6 display. LBJ was amazing, that was one of the best performances I have seen in the Finals. Heard this stat where LBJ holds the record for the highest PPG in an elimination game. Of course I can't recall the Bulls facing too many eliminations games - if any in their 6 trips. But LBJ really came through. All they needed was a couple of mistakes from the Spurs and bam - won game.

    One the calls if anything I think they were giving San the edge - Look at the foul shooting discrepancy in the last game. Maybe they were trying too hard to not make it look like the Heat were getting calls.
     
  14. LA Dre

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    With Granger and Rose coming back to the Pacers and Bulls, he has to figure out the riddle of two more teams that may be ready move ahead of the Heat.
     
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    Westbrook returning could change the west side of the equation too....
     
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    Pop sure seemed happy for the Heat.
     
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    He litterally gave it to them in the end with his questionable substitution patterns...especially in game 6....but he does have class, so he gets a partial pass...
     
  18. Walter

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    Never seen Tim Duncan lost his composure like this:
     
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  19. Ernie the Slow Adult

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    I think Mike Breen referred to every basket and FT made after the 7:30 mark of the 4th as "clutch".

    He is pretty bad. He's the voice of the no hand check/don't even breathe on me era.
     
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    Bang and Clutch are his two favorite adjectives and adverbs...
     

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