2014 Playoffs Thread

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by Walter, Apr 18, 2014.

  1. BillLaimbeer

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    Granted, I would love to see the Pistons do what the Wiz are doing right now. I never saw that one coming. The Wiz are actually fun to watch.
     
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    18 out of 19 ESPN experts picked Chicago to beat the Wizards. Only 4 of those thought that it would take 7 games to do so.

    The Wiz now have the biggest series lead in the playoffs and have a commanding HCA.
     
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    And they are doing it without Arenas ?
     
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    or Flip Sanders
     
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    I predict that the Bulls will still win the series.
     
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    You should apply at espn. They would love you.
     
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    What BL said. Bulls will win the next two on the road.
     
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    He already works there.

    It's Skip Bayless
     
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    Panda, we had a deal. Now, I will be forced to reveal your true identity...





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  10. Ernie the Slow Adult

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    Good job by Charlotte. In a perverse way I want them to get the Pistons pick.
     
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    The Rockets and Bulls are in trouble....... LeMarcus Aldridge is out dueling Superman...46 and 43 points.

    The defending champs are the only team other than the Wiz to win their first two games.
     
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    And Portland.
     
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    Blazers-Rockets has been my fav series so far. Aldridge has been unbelievable.
     
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    The Clippers did what the Pacers and Thunder could not do.....take back home court advantage.

    The Clippers built a 18 point in the third only to see the Splash brothers trim it down to 1 with 4 mins left in the games. The Clips then ran off 7 in row to take an 8 point lead with about 2:40 mins left only to see the Warriors bring it back to one again with 9 seconds left on another couple of threes by Curry.

    The Clips win 98-96 as Blake contributed 32 pts and 8 boards. DJ added four blocks to his 22 or so boards. The refs gave the Clipps a some gimmees in the end as a couple of questionable calls under a minute to play went to the Clips instead of the home team.

    Coach Izzo was in attendance even wearing a Warrior rally shirt to support his favorite spartan alumnae Draymond Green who was nearly kicked out twice for flagrant fouls on Griffin and CP3

    The Thunder did their best to grab back home court trimming a 4th quarter 10 point deficit down to an overtime game, but ran out of gas in OT as Conley and Zebo were too much for Durant and Westbrook. Both Durant and Westbrook scored 30 points, but Durant who took the last three that would have tied the game in the second OT missed that one and was 0 for 8 from beyond the arc.

    The Pacers trailed most of the game vs the Hawks and lost by double digits after a failed comeback in the 4th. They could be the third # 1 seed in playoff history to lose a series in the first round.
     
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    Should have been a foul on Curry by Paul. Good game though, I really enjoyed watching it.

    Hibbert is a joker. 2 rebounds. From a 7"2 guy. 2 rebounds.
     
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    If you notice in tonight's games, the PG' were controlling the games with Jeff Teague for ATL and Mike Conley for the Grizzlies .

    Of course CP3 always does his thing and it's hard to hope for a player like him to be on your team....but the Pistons would be in better shape even with Teague or Conley leading the way at the Palace.....
     
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    And Teague signed with the Bucks! I bet he is thankful the Hawks matched now.
     
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    Am I the only one who wonders during these games why none of the guards are running around in circles?

    The Griz went full Pistons in the 4th going to Tony Allen for long outside shots over and over.
     
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    Yep Curry was probably fouled, but remember the NBA came out the day after game 1 indicating that Paul was fouled on a critical play that possibly decided that game, so the referees contrary to popular conspiracies have make up calls in their back pockets.

    Have to wonder if Hibbert is going through some personal issues ala Prince Fielder when it's affecting his overall pysche of the game. That was a priceless look by Larry Bird when Hibbert was wide open for a dunk under the hoop and the ball went right through his hands out of bounds.
     
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    I haven't watched the Clips all that much and what I'm figuring out is that I really dislike Chris Paul. He seems like the kid in elementary school who sneaked up behind you and knocked your books out of your hand and then ran to the teacher when you shoved him back. One more thing about this series, what exactly is it that Mark Jackson does for a living? I haven't seen him coaching yet so I assume he must have a day job.

    Loving the Grizz, puzzled as can be about the Pacers.
     
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