ECF Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

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  1. ggazoo69

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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    That's kind of how I saw it, too. Pistons got lucky, though, as the Cavs had two good looks at the end there and didn't convert on either. I give the Cavs credit for their D (especially on Tay) but it almost seems as if the Pistons took their best punch and still got up.

    Where is this super-charged offense that Flip was supposed to bring in as coach?

    Glad Delfino did not come back in. He was a boy among men out there. Nice recovery by CWeb in the second half.

    Antonio, wakey, wakey.

    My favorite moment of the night: When Urkle Sr. screamed at Pavolvic for leaving CNote open on that 3. Seven turnovers for Billups tonight. What?

    Pistons really dodged a bullet tonight. Game ball goes to Sheed. 15 points, 12 boards and 7 blocks. The guy is locked in.

    If I had nine lives, I lost one tonight.
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    Nice post-game by Sheed on TNT...the mouth piece of the Pistons
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    Magic is the worst interviewer ever. Howd he get a TV show?????Anyway, James ' stat line was wierd. 10, 10 and 9 great! No FtA's and no 3's? Hope the league wasnt watching!:pound:
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    Good post Gazoo. LOL @ "Urkle Sr."

    I kinda think people are taking the Cavs a bit lightly though. Yes, we are better, but they aren't in the conference finals by pure chance. I think this was a great reality check for the players & fans. I hope so anyhow.
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    I'd give the game ball to Rip. Sheed was terrific on D all night, until that last play where he almost cost the Pistons the game.
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    God what an annoying team I love. Absolutely irritating in their inconsistent efforts. They're like the boyfriend you know you should leave, but just when you are about to tell him he seems to have a sixth sense and does something real sweet...like Games 1 and 2 against the Bulls. Then it's back to business as usual. More Neglect. Sigh.

    Congratulations Pistons on this win in your erratic march toward...a championship. :hoops:
    I'm with you all the way. Got my chalk x's on the sidewalk, the whole apartment decorated in Pistons red, white and blue. Basketball cards danging from the ceiling, red white and blue M and M's. The works.

    Now give me a decent show. Try to live up to my faith in you and let's not do this caliber of game again. Your disinterest pains me, and is why you have very quiet fans in your own home.

    Thanks you very much, Your Loyal Fan Kimberly.

    P.S. Thank God for Rip Hamilton.
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    Count me as one of those people.

    I was really surprised by the Cav`s defense on the Pistons pick n roll early. It really confused CB, and their rotations was on the money.

    I hope Flip recognizes, and adjusts accordingly.
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    Charles is soooo right about Lebron. I saw Charles dribble the clock out against David robinson and hit a 3 in his face. Magic would have shot. Larry. Air, Zeke, Vinnie. All the great ones SHOOT! Like me. I would have shot.
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    They recognized and adjusted right at the start of the 3rd quarter, with that 9-0 run in the first 90 seconds. But CB never really got it going.
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    Mike Brown and the Cleveland reporters really working the LBJ didn't shoot FTs angle.

    We're gunna get murdered by the refs next game.
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    If not the next game in Cleveland for sure!!

    That`s why we can`t lose game 2..........
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    Watching NBATV too RC. Playing the foul calls for 3 days will be hard on us. Let Bron have his 30 IF we can get a better game from tay and dice.
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    Only because you kicked it out to me in the game before...and I choked. :nerd2: :pound:
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    I hope it won't be too bad...but some of the no-calls in this game certainly could have gone his way. There was that one fastbreak where Rip was grabbing and clutching to try to give the foul, and the refs didn't call it!
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    If I had some spray paint, I'd put a big X over that #9 right now...
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    Ok we played just as Charles indicated a haltime. Go through the motions, only respecting La bron, but no one else and like he said, we won.

    it was not easy though. tay played very good defense on james, but was only 1-11 from the field. He has got to move to the paint if that outside Ji s not fallin. Did like his 8 assists though

    Sheed and Cb didn't show up until the 4th qtr, but thank goodness they did. Webber got a lot of flack in the chat room, but he did contribute in the 3rd qtr. Rip held us in there in the first half.
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    I would like to give credit to the refs for letting the players decide that game. If Marshall would have hit that 3 and the Cavs somehow overcame in OT then so be it. I can deal with a clean loss.

    But he missed and the Pistons got it done down the stretch. Gutsy call by Flip sticking with Maxiel. Got the job done.

    I agree with you guys. Pistons played bad, Cavs played ok - great in the 1st half. Pistons still won. Not all games are going to be this slow paced and then again LBJ will get some of those calls.
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    Nice gut it out win.

    If big Z continues to outplay LeBron, does he get a deal with Pepsi?
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    LeBron at the podium now...I'll give him some credit for not complaining about the calls in response to the first question he got.
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    Re: Conf Finals Game 1 Cleveland May 21 8PM

    Lebron on the podium getting defensive about not going to the FT line...................

    I just think he was scarrrred!!!!!!!!!1:pound:

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