Pistons finishing another terrible season strong

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  1. jayborne

    jayborne Bench Warmer

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    Just looked back. In the last 6 games of the last 4 seasons (5 this year), the Pistons are 15-8.

    This is the opposite of tanking. There needs to be a term for this.
     
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    The Panda Garbage Post All Star Forum Donor

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    I like watching my team win, I dunno about you.

    Winning makes the team better.
     
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    LA Dre All-Star 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    I like seeing them win too....but not when it comes down to possible lottery position and a win complicates matters.
    This phenomenon is called "Untanking-we ain't really that bad!"
     
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    Getting out-tanked.
     
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    I'll call it toilet tanking...........
     
  6. Ernie the Slow Adult

    Ernie the Slow Adult All-Star Forum Donor

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    I like the title to this thread.

    This win streak is going to lead off Joe's and Tidbits power point presentation to Gores on why the Pistons should bring them back.
     
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  7. TWOTIMESRALPHI

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    a 4 game winning streak at this point of the season is even worse than a 4 game losing streak when things matter.
     
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    Every year it's the same... I learned to seriously change this in my mind... I just imagine that this W's came up in january and the L's from march came in here... just flipping things in my mind so I don't get crazy another year..
     
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    I wish I would have had the foresight to place a number of significant wagers on these late season games during these last 2 or 3 years. This is the closet thing that you can get to a sure-fire thing when it comes to betting on sports.
     
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    A "Stuckey".
     
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    If it makes the team better, their record should be improved by now, no?

    They happened to play some bad teams a the end of recent years. No shock - my guess is the NBA tries to schedule possible playoff matchups to make the end of the season more interesting.
     
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    This feels eerily similar to CV dunking in garbage time and posing for the cameras as his team is being routed.
     
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    unlikely from previous seasons - this team resembles for me all-rookie team - CAS and stuckey are the oldest from active players.... and they also are fighting for minutes... like the rest of team.

    benched players - calderon, maxiell and magette - all vets and expiring contracts.
     

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