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  1. Dlev59

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    Philadelphia March 12th, 7:30 PM

    TV - FSDHD. NBALP

    If the season ended today this would be a first round playoff matchup. Philly visits the Palace tonight, playing their third game in four nights. The Sixers have been playing well of late, defeating the Mavs and Magic at home as well as winning on the road at Phoenix.

    The Pistons are 2-0 against Philly this year with a fourth matchup scheduled in April. Theo Ratliff should help on the boards, the Pistons were badly outrebounded 47-33 and 47-36 in the two previous wins.
     
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    This game tougher than it looks. Philly has that hunger.
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    i've hit my Piston wall..Probably wont even watch....Pistons 112-96
     
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    The sixers are on a roll, so we may need to break out the new starting lineup of SheedTayTheoRipBillups and treat this as if it was the opening round the playoffs and send these guys a message.

    I am not happy with the defense lately, so maybe Alf gets more than 6 mins of PT in this one too to go with our new twin towers...
     
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    Here's my message...."YAWNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN!":shout:
     
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    I can't get enough Alf. The guy is out of this world.

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    Second best record in the entire NBA isn't exciting enough for you?

    I'll wake you up when the playoffs start. :)
     
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    I will be at the game. Expect a late report from me.
     
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    Dixon = Delk = Good
    I hope
     
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    what's THE BEST record in the league ever got us??!!:sssh:
     
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    Nothing. That's why you should be excited about having the SECOND BEST record in the league!
     
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    Sloppy game by the Pistons. Too many missed FTs and too many turnovers. Another nice offensive showing by them in the 4th Q (not). I'm just wondering when Flip is going to start using the "real" playbook?

    Can't complain about the D, though. That was solid.

    This team has a lot of improvement to do before they can even think about making it to the ECF.
     
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    look at sheed's treys...what da hell he was thinking 1-7 sigh...some were open, but most were hurried...

    AS a potential first rounder I hope that gave to pistons lesson and if they meet at POs, no overlooking then
     
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    I just got home, but i bet you i can sum up the game without even watching it :)

    AA/Amir barely played. Dixon did. Theo took minutes from the youngsters. No Amir in the 2nd half. No Afflalo in the 2nd half. No Hermann.

    Dixon did what he does best; helped the other team go on a run.

    I did catch the play at the end. Fantastic call out of the time-out. Give the ball to Chauncey b/c he's our "LeBron" and let him hoist a jumpshot over a double team.

    We should get use to this. It's uncanny how closely AA is correlated to our wins. Amir as well. If they continute not to play extensively, we're going to continue to look like this. But i guess it's ok. Afterall, Dixon/Hayes are veterans.

    Also, looks like Sheed came back too early. A good indicator of how his ankle is doing is usually his shooting % esp from three. I remember it was the same in the ECF 2 years ago.
     
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    Well looks like the Pistons were to busy thinking about Friday's Spurs and they took an up and coming team like the Sixers for granted. Spurs were also thinking about Pistons too as they get blown out by the Hornets by 25.

    Pistons actually out shot the Sixers 46% to 41% but missed ten FT's and had 14 TO's and that's what did the Pistons in. Mcdyess was able to break out of his shooting slump from the field by playing closer to the rim, but it backfired as he was only 6-12 from the FT line. He is still playing to many minutes IMO (33 tonight) and he came up short with two blown bunnies in the last 2 minutes as maybe he should not have been in there.

    After getting back in the game and holding the Sixers to 18 points in the third, the Pistons almost duplcated the Celtic game by laying an egg in the 4th and only scoring 15 themselves. As I mentioned in chat, the Sixer run seem to be predicated when Dixon entered the game late in the third and played into the 4th. While Dixon was in there, the sixers went on a 13-4 run to take the lead for good and the starters struggled even with him back on the bench with missed opportunities in the 4th. The refs and the sixers gave us plenty of chances to win this game but...

    Meaningless stat of the night...in the two previous games, sixers only score 78 points....if we had held them to that tonight, then our 82 points would have been enough....but nope, our team once again made two scrubs Reggie Evans and Rodney Carney all pros for one night!! Carney outscored our whole bench by himself 16-14...oh yeah the bench were no shows too along with RIP

    Do we want to face a defensive minded team in the first round?? The Sixers are # 6 in the league you know.....
     

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