Game Thread PLAYOFFS: ROUND 1, GAME 3: WARRIORS @ BLAZERS - 4/22/17, SATURDAY, 7:30 PM (PDT), KGW & ESPN

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Besides this one, which series is the most compelling?

Poll closed Apr 27, 2017.
  1. Spurs-Grizzlies

    4.3%
  2. Rockets-Thunder

    6.4%
  3. Clippers-Jazz

    27.7%
  4. Celtics-Bull

    29.8%
  5. Cavaliers-Pacers

    4.3%
  6. Raptors-Bucks

    27.7%
  7. Wizards-Hawks

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Darkwebs

    Darkwebs ........................... Staff Member Moderator

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    WHEN: 7:30 PM, SATURDAY, 4/22/2017

    WHERE: Moda Center, Portland, OR
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    TV BROADCAST:
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    GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS
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    CLARK , LIVINGSTON , McCAW
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    IGUODALA , LOONEY , McADOO
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    WEST , JONES , McGEE

    ---- PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS ----
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    NAPIER , QUARTERMAN , CONNAUGHTON
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    TURNER , CRABBE , LAYMAN
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    AMINU , LEONARD



    INJURIES

    WARRIORS
    Kevin Durant (left calf strain): QUESTIONABLE
    Shaun Livingston (right index finger sprain & hand contusion): QUESTIONABLE
    Kevon Looney (left hip strain): QUESTIONABLE
    Matt Barnes (right ankle/foot sprain): QUESTIONABLE

    TRAIL BLAZERS
    CJ McCollum (right ankle): PROBABLE
    Allen Crabbe (left foot): PROBABLE
    Jusuf Nurkic (right leg, non-displaced fibular fracture): QUESTIONABLE
    Ed Davis (left shoulder): OUT
    Festus Ezeli (left knee): OUT



    HEAD COACHES
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    STEVE KERR --- TERRY STOTTS




    :reading:WARRIORS' OFFICIAL GAME NOTES
    :reading:BLAZERS' OFFICIAL GAME NOTES



    PREVIOUS MEETINGS IN THE SERIES

    GAME #1: Loss 109-121

    GAME #2: Loss 81-110




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  2. Darkwebs

    Darkwebs ........................... Staff Member Moderator

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  3. KingSpeed

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    Is CJ really hurt? Was that part of the problem tonight?
     
  4. Strenuus

    Strenuus Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Raptors-bucks because the bucks is the only other time I like in the NBA
     
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    Blazer4ever Finding a Way

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    This is in our building.
    I don't care what kind of respect you think the Warriors deserve, this is time to make a statement.
    They have holes and weaknesses just like us, Steph is great but so are Dame and CJ.
    CJ in particular needs to get over thinking the sun shines from his ass and play within the team.
    We need this one, not for the series or the championship or whatever, for us, for us to believe in ourselves
     
  6. stampedehero

    stampedehero SRV.... Wish he was here.

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    thPSG4VQ6Z.jpg Quick!!!!!!!!!!!!! Bring on the duct tape
     
  7. Denny Crane

    Denny Crane It's not even loaded! Staff Member Administrator

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    Box score shows Layman was 1-1 from the field. I saw him miss 3 or 4 shots. One that comes to mind is a left handed flip shot from about 5 feet that missed everything.
     
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    BrunoSOC General from Brasil

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    Game 2 makes me very sad. I Just dont wanna be sweept
     
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    So we're gonna win Game 3 then Curry and Durant will get injured in G4 right ?
     
  10. yuyuza1

    yuyuza1 Writing Team

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    Sigh. Why bother?
     
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  11. BrianFromWA

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    I voted Celts/Bulls because there's only one other time a #1 seed lost the first 2 at home in the first round.

    That said, watching HOU survive HeroBall by RW is fun to watch.

    And if you remember the "LMA should go!" days of 2011-12 or so, one of the go-to's that I had in discussing counting stats vs. advanced metrics, I would ask people "So, if LMA averaged 40ppg on 40 shots, would you think that was good, bad, HoF-worthy or what?"

    RW made the talk shows and announcers breathless with a 51pt triple double in the playoffs. He scored those 51 on 43 FGA (?!?) and 18FTAs. That's the equivalent of if Dame took 23 shots to make his 27ppg. He averaged under 19 FGA/g.
     
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  12. HCP

    HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    What the hell!!!??
     
  13. HCP

    HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    Weren't you one of the guys on here really wanting to make the playoffs though? Honest question, you didn't see this coming? You can't honestly be like JinxSpeed and believed we would finish ahead of these guys in the standings?
     
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  14. Denny Crane

    Denny Crane It's not even loaded! Staff Member Administrator

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    They have no 3rd string center.
     
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    HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    I'll always remember MJ said once that as long as you finished with more points than shots, it was a good night.
     
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    HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    Ahhh, thanks for clearing that up Denny. Now I understand. Props to your Bulls by the way. Really stepped their collective game up when they needed to.
     
  17. Denny Crane

    Denny Crane It's not even loaded! Staff Member Administrator

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    They're not my Bulls. I used to buy NBALP and watch almost all their games. I think I saw 2 or 3 this year, when they were on the screen at a bar I was at.
     
  18. BrianFromWA

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    If I ever heard him say that, I've forgotten it. That's interesting. Even back in his day, the league average was 1.20 ppFGA. Maybe that's why he's a poor GM. :)
     
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    Just an excuse, same with Crabbe. They along with Dame should be probable with a basketball amnesia injury
     
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    Yeah Curry is going to break his hand
     
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