NBA Finals

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  1. '78

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    It's getting near that time of year again.

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    We all know the warriors are gonna win it all.
     
    • '78

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      They're a great team that runs, distributes and shoots the ball like no one else, and yet they didn't have a particularly great regular season.

      Sometimes teams try to mentally save themselves for the playoffs only to find they can't turn it on at will.

      I'm going out on a limb and picking the Rockets and Celtics in the Finals.
       
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      If the Rockets or Celtics win more then 4 games total from here on I'll be surprised.

      Warriors/Cavs again.

      Yawn.
       
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        Did you call that professor yet? Hopefully your joke did not hurt him. Makes sense for you to use *67.
         
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        Anything that gives Stephen A Smith something to run his big fat yapper about is not worth watching...
         
        • '78

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          Did you call that professor yet? Hopefully your joke did not hurt him. Makes sense for you to use *67.[/QUOTE]

          This wasn't even funny the first time around. You're now making a complete ass of yourself.
           
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          This wasn't even funny the first time around. You're now making a complete ass of yourself.[/QUOTE]
          It wasn't a joke. What you did to that innocent professor isn't funny. That professor who's info you published doesn't post here.
           
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          The Cat Pic!
           
          • soflagator

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            Really thought the Sixers would make more of a push with the momentum they had close the regular season. Hated that draw for the Heat. And I'm not sure Toronto isn't the worst #1 seed in NBA history. The Cavs are rolling, but that was embarrassing.

            Unfortunately, it does look like a collision course to the same finals again.
             
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            The Warriors really didnt try to save themselves during the regular season. They dealt with several key injuries and played alot of games without a consistent lineup. They do appear to be healthy now and playing well. The Rockets were put together to beat GS and are also playing real well. Should be a very up tempo, entertaining series. I think Warriors pull out a close one on experience.

            Celtics are an outstandind team even with missing a couple all stars. They are playing great basketball. The Cavs finally have acclimated themselves as a team and when Love, Korver and JR are on their game they are tough. Thompson is contributing again as well. The Cavs should not win but they might simply because Lebron is playing at an insane level right now. I, with some hesitation, think Cavs in 7.

            Warriors win it all.

            It has been a great playoff season so far. Thoroughly enjoying this.
             
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            Sixers are young. Watch out for them in the next two years.
             
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            Yes....I really like this team. They are going to be a force in upcoming years.
             
          • MidwestChomp
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            Brad Stevens got no votes for coach of the year. I think the players are using that as motivation as Stevens is showing why he is as Horford said a genius. Although it shouldn't take a genius to figure out how to defend isolation basketball with Lebron.
             
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            Boston is a very good team, but no one can compete with the Warriors. The NBA has big issues if GS sweeps Houston then sweeps the east champ.

            Adding Durant was actually chicken sh*t if you ask me because they already had the best team despite losing once to Lebron.
             
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            Imagine if Green doesn't get the "accumulation" suspension for Game 5 in 2016 and we're likely staring at 4 straight. Outside of the bay area, would people even be watching at this point?

            And yes, I hate the Durant addition. That Warriors team had a solid team that seemed to grow into a beast, the right way. Adding KD just kills that.
             
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              Couldn't agree more. I hate Green as much as the next sane guy, but the suspension was controversial and watching the series, it was clear who had the better overall team but Cleveland played a helluva game 7.

              I really like this Boston team a lot, most fun I've had follow an NBA team in a long time. That's why it sucks that I can't see any way short of a natural disaster or series of inexplicable injuries that they can compete with the super-team.
               
            • MidwestChomp
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              Durant was very quiet when he was with OKC. He has become a bit of douche since joining the Warriors. However, he is an unbelievable basketball player.

              Boston defends and plays a fun brand of basketball. I hope they win it all so Al can get a ring. If not this year, when Irving and Hayward come back watch out.
               
              • soflagator

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                Barnes being garbage that entire series didn't help either.

                And you'll get no argument from me that James is the best overall player in the game. But if he were to not win another title, it would be worth mentioning that 2 of his 3 rings were almost directly tied to a controversial suspension and a Ray Allen three.
                 

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