Around the NBA 2022 Playoffs: The Thread

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  1. Cugel

    Cugel Well-Known Member

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    so let's be clear, the Blazers have done more than Philly although for some reason the latter are a "championship roster"? The Blazers aren't as bad as 90% of yhe poster here claim they are. Dame > Embiid. Dame did more with less and maybe Embiid needs to tale a long look in the mirror. He LOVES to throw guys under the bus , clearly. I say Embiid wants an MVP more than a ring! He gave up once Jokic got the nod.
     
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    Butler said " Yes, yes yes, I still wish I was on his (Embiid's) team. I definitely love the Miami Heat, though, man."
     
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    Predator The Godfather

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    Damian Lillard has made the WCF with an “arguably” worse team in the better conference.

    Embiid, in the worst conference (prior to this year), on a “perennial title contending team” hasnt been to the ECF and if he has - it’s not consistent.

    So I don’t think I answered my question. If anything, my question holds even more weight why the team that, as a “true contender” continually flames out and hasn’t been as far as the “non contending” Blazers.
     
  4. Wade Garrett

    Wade Garrett Exactly right.

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    I apologize.
    I thought you were asking why the media doesn't go all "Get Embiid outta Philly" like they do with Dame.
    I still think they will, now that Philly can't be taken seriously any longer, and I feel, Embiid has become a more "sympathetic character" than before.
    Maybe that's why.
    "People" have always liked Dame, maybe now "they" will like Joel??
    (EDIT) I thought Embiid was the MVP, and he won me over in this series by trying to carry a dead weight team all by his broken self)
     
  5. PDXFonz

    PDXFonz I’m listening!

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    Glad to see Connaughton balling
     
  6. Cugel

    Cugel Well-Known Member

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    How on earth can you stop Giannis??? His FT shooting is now solid. You give him an inch of space and its 2.
     
  7. BigGameDamian

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    prime Steve Blake could do it
     
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    I was looking up old clips of Steve Blake on YouTube. I think he was underappreciated in Portland. He wasn't an All Star but he was a very good PG who could pass, defend, and shoot.
     
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    Tatum has it on automatic.
     
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    Steve with somebody you can count on night in a night out.
     
  12. DDolla

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    Celtics is the better team but the Bucks has the heart of a Champion.
     
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    I like Bucks a lot but I think Boston has this.
     
  14. Chris Craig

    Chris Craig (Blazersland) I'm Your Huckleberry Staff Member Global Moderator Moderator

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    Not over yet
     
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    The Bucks aren’t trash yet?
     
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    PDXFonz I’m listening!

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    Wow Tatum can’t miss

    Every shot has been wet
     
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    Horrible shot by Portis
     
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    We got a game 7
     
  19. Chris Craig

    Chris Craig (Blazersland) I'm Your Huckleberry Staff Member Global Moderator Moderator

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    Nothing easy
     
  20. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    im rooting for Giannis and Milwaukee but this series needed to go 7. Happy for basketball fans.
     
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