Inseason Tournament Thread

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by KingSpeed, Nov 3, 2023.

  1. KingSpeed

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    Let’s win this fucking thing. Blazers need to blow out the Grizzlies. Total points matter.
     
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    I don’t get the whole tournament thing. Seems ridiculous to me.
     
  3. Strenuus

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    This thing will last 2 years then 20 years from now they will commemorate it and everyone will laugh at how fucking stupid it is.
     
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    It'll be like the shortened 3 point line and the "Team Giannis vs Team LeBron" crap at the all star game. It will be something that is dumb when it was thought of, dumb when they announced it, dumb when they do it, and dumb once they waited too long to stop doing it.
     
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    Idk I kind of like it so far gives the games a little more importance in November.
     
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  6. KingSpeed

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    Nah. In 20 years, there will be grown men saying to you “What? There used to be no IST? The fuck? And people cared about games in November? That’s wild. You’re old.”
     
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    Eastoff But it was a beginning.

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    Okay, so what happens now? We play Memphis again... then?
     
  8. illmatic99

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    haters gonna hate. but i like it.
     
  9. illmatic99

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    only tuesday/friday games are part of the tournament. sunday's game will not.
     
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    I keep thinking.... if we win this thing, the trophy will go.... right next to our summer league trophy, wherever the hell that is. It won't matter at all.
     
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    Eastoff But it was a beginning.

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    Thank you for explaining that. Also, wait wtf?
     
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  12. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    what is confusing?

    our next tournament game is @ utah on the 14th
     
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    Eastoff But it was a beginning.

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    I just mean, why did they choose to make that rule.
     
  14. CJ_is_Gone

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    If you have paid any attention to all the media coverage over the last 6 months- you'd know this by now.

    Its loosely based on a soccer style tournament where the first round is group play
     
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    i disagree
     
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    No. We play Utah, LAL, and PHX one game each on Tournament days. Whoever has the best record out of the four designated games within their group will go onto the knockout games. Winner of the knockout games go the Semi finals and the winners of those games go to the final game for the tournament championship.
     
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    Except election day.
     
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    It will matter even more because it’s the first!
     
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    Do they get the day off from hooping? I wish I got election day off!
     
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  20. Chris Craig

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    Yes
     

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