Inside the Bubble

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  1. Orion Bailey

    Orion Bailey Well-Known Member

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    Exactly why ive been saying it aint happening.

    Some people can call me delusional, or say im spouting nonsense. We will see who gets to see I told ya so in a couple months.


    For the record I do hope im wrong. not only to watch the Blazers win it all, but for the safety of all involved.

    I just think the numbers are increasingly against it.
     
  2. SlyPokerDog

    SlyPokerDog Woof! Staff Member Administrator

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    Just reminding everyone that NBA advertisers and sponsors will be allowed to watch the games in person.
     
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    Stevenson Old School

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    To me this would be no different than, say, 1989 when Magic and Byron Scott both got hurt in the Finals and the Pistons won. No one says that that championship was not legit.
     
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    Yes. The walking dead.
     
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    I just don't see it the same way you do at all. You're right that we got screwed on strength of schedule but strength of schedule is never equal. There are articles at the end of every season that prove it all the time. Certain teams end up playing much harder schedules than others. As far as extra games played a couple months ago, come on man, that is not going to have an impact on teams. The same can be said for those teams that shut down their practice facilities two or three days before leaving for Orlando. While none of this stuff is normal, it is pretty damn equal and if you can't see that then you're just not trying to see it. You are nitpicking and then when you find something to pick at you are making that molehill into a mountain. The play in thing is for money and there are some unlikely scenarios where the eighth seed will get in where usually they wouldn't but the playoffs after that are completely legit, more legit than usual because home court advantage is kind of bullshit, so playing at a neutral site will make this champion (again barring virus related catastrophe) a very legitimate championship team.
     
  7. RipCityDSCPL

    RipCityDSCPL Could be worse, at least it's not Lonzo.

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    ORION BAILEY!
     
  8. Rastapopoulos

    Rastapopoulos BACK OFF Barca - Bielsa's OURS

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    Rastapopoulos BACK OFF Barca - Bielsa's OURS

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    kjironman1 Stop that Masked Man!

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    Well.... First you get a chance to SPIIIIIIIN the big prize wheel! Then if you get the closest to a dollar you can have your chance at Door #1, Door #2 or Doooooor NUMBER threeeee!
    Good luck and remember there are no losers in the BIG Bubble!

    I'll take 8/23/2020 that way i can keep it close.
     
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  11. kjironman1

    kjironman1 Stop that Masked Man!

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    That is the part where there is really no way to make this a true "Bubble".
     
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    Aren't all of Golden State's championships tarnished then?

    Signed,
    Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, Kawhi Leonard, and Chris Paul
     
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    KSF-ERIC Well-Known Member

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    What numbers are against it?
     
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    kjironman1 Stop that Masked Man!

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    What he said was "A Team".
    If Lillard, CJ, Nurk and lets say Trent all come up positive and the rest of the team has to go into lockdown thus pretty much having to opt out. Are you gonna sit there and say well "The Lakers didn't have to play us so their Championship isn't really the same".
    Now i just used the Blazers but if this were to happen to lets say Milwaukee does that matter? What if it happens to a couple teams?
     
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    the rising positive cases in Florida
     
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    Welcome back to the real world where normal people eat this type of food daily.


    Not sure how I feel about their privileges.
     

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