At Indiana April 11 7PM

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  1. max

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    In short I thought the Pistons played well enough to win but Indiana played exceptionally well. It took that circus shot at the end to win it.

    As Lee pointed out in the Pod Cast. It may be for the best to slide in on the 8th seed. Get the tough match up out of the way. Pistons will have to play the 1st seed anyway at some point. Yes I know its unlikely to advance but you never know. Last I heard you still have to play the games if you are the #1 seed.
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    There will be an upset...I GUARANSHEED IT!!!! I just hope it's not us who's upset.
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    The Pistons seemed very disorganized and out of it last night especially in the 1st half.

    They threw so many passes into the crowd that I thought they brought AI back as a passing consultant.

    I don't know what they're paying Sheed for if he can't hit the shots they need at the end. That turnaround he missed was his 5th shot of the game and if my math is correct that is over 1 shot per quarter he's getting. I don't know how many more he needs to achieve this mysterious "rhythm" people are always talking about.

    They played Sheed the entire 1st quarter and well into the 2nd so he could take, what, 1 shot?

    Go through the EC playoff teams and try to find one where they're SF would get stripped by a PG because he got bumped by him.

    I thought I had read that they won't be practicing again until Tues, but hopefully they got time to review some film and find a way for Rip to get some shots up.

    I'd like to see them go after Wade on Wed with Rip post ups. He won't stand a chance.

    When was the last time a Piston opponent stated they were too tired from chasing Rip around all those screens as a reason they lost? It was probably Tay after an intra-squad scrimmage.
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    I agree with you. They looked out of it at various times last night. They also looked crushed to lose this game. Looks like they didn't want CLE as much as some of us didn't.
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    My thoughts are that as soon as Sheed got the tech, the team became discombobulated for the next five minutes. First there appeared to be a shouting match or loud conversation between Sheed and Curry after Sheed got the tech and was sent to the bench. The Pistons then committed four straight turnovers going down the floor and allowed the Pacers a big 10-0 run before the Pistons got themselves re-situated and closed the gap to 3 at halftime.

    Practicing again til Tuesday??? They got a game tomorrow slow one..:sssh:
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    I know they play, but I'm hoping they can use some practice time to get Rip some shots.

    They were confused long before the dreaded tech.
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    I will never understand the take 8th POV; Correct me if I'm wrong but in the entire history of the playoffs only three 8th seeded teams have beat the 1st seed and only one of them went to the finals.

    I think the 7th seed is the best option for us we have a much much better chance at beating Boston while KG is still somewhat hobbled than we do beating Cleveland and king crap dribble. Can anyone enlighten me on why the 8th seed is better for us? All I can see is it's the path of least resistance if we somehow upset Cleveland since in doing so we would avoid playing 1 of the best 3 teams but wait a second the 3rd seed is Orlando I'd much rather play Orlando over Atlanta or Dwade in the second round!
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    It doesn't really matter what seed the Pistons end up with. Unless all of the stars miraculously align themselves perfectly, the Pistons simply do not have the personnel or coaching to get out of the first round this year.
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    True, It's just somewhat pedantic and I don't mean that as an insult it just seems silly to me.
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    Great recap, Lee! My sentiments exactly. No coaching decisions in last two minutes AT all that couldve had us SNEAK out a win (I just finished watching the game, BTW) Mitch Album on Sports Reporters had me thinking we won,but I forgot about THE CURRY FACTOR.:shout:
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    When Sheed shot that fadeaway!!!!!THATS exactly what I thought! Rip finally got hot, and Sheed and Scarecrow take the last two shots??? THE CURRY FACTOR!:shout:
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    Kind of made you wonder who was sitting in the front row opposite the Pistons bench since no one seemed able to catch a pass over there. At least five totally unforced turnovers in the first half ad several more in the second gaven Indy too much help. Though they did manage to clean up the Pacers' offensive rebounding in the second half.
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