Game Thread PLAYOFFS: ROUND 1, GAME 5: BLAZERS @ LAKERS 8/29/2020 - SATURDAY 6PM! TNT & NBCSNW

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Other than the Blazers, which team do you want most to win the Championship this year?

Poll closed Aug 26, 2020.
  1. Bucks

    38.9%
  2. Celtics

    5.6%
  3. Clippers

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Heat

    5.6%
  5. Jazz

    8.3%
  6. Lakers

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Mavericks

    16.7%
  8. Raptors

    22.2%
  9. Rockets

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Thunder

    2.8%
  1. blazerkor

    blazerkor Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, if Nurk, Zach and Hoodie are healthy then we would have been the third seed. That wasn't the case and we did what we could.
     
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    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    It wasn't important. It was a waste of time.
     
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    KSF-ERIC Well-Known Member

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    It was historical and record-breaking. If you can only enjoy a season in which we win the championship, then you should stop watching basketball.
     
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    Can’t wait for summer league
     
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    KSF-ERIC Well-Known Member

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    lol
     
  6. Buffalo Custard

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    Maybe I'm a luddite, but I have never seen a game, concert, or movie I would consider "important." Just saying.
     
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    TBpup Writing Team

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    Nice effort in a game there was little chance of winning.... that says something. Great game from CJ... which he seems to only be able to have that type of game when Dame isn't playing.

    He needs his own team and we need a longer, bigger impact player. Get it done so we aren't ent subject to more of the same for the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th year in a row.... watching Dame's office go by.

    Make the moves necessary to actually have this team be a contender. Even healthy, they are not there.

    Hope it finally improves.
     
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  8. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    We're gonna overpay the hell out of Melo, aren't we.
     
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    Maybe nurk hit a wall. He was out for so long, then dealing with his grandma. He looked so good at first though.
     
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    beast crnjo Well-Known Member

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    Doubt it.
     
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  11. kjironman1

    kjironman1 The big dog around here.

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    I'm thinking Feb and a shortened season. Feb-June. Then Playoffs. They eventually got to get going by October again.
    I guess we will see? All depends on the Virus season this year and if they come up with a vaccine?
     
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    I don't think the NBA will ever start in October again. They were already considering changing it and now the issue has been forced. Also- there will be as long a season as they can have. All parties need the money.
     
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    You're right and to add to that, the NBA's economic model can't survive on the bubble. Silver said something like 40% of league revenue comes from having fans at live games... with full capacity seating open. So they are going to have to wait a while for the next real season. They will likely have to come up with a year to year CBA until things get back to something close to normal or cancel a season completely.
     
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    Hey, careful... for some of us our whole life is a waste of time.
     
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  15. kjironman1

    kjironman1 The big dog around here.

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    Real Fans know their team. You have proven time and time again you don't post rationally or realistically about your team.
    You are an awesome fan of the team for sure. But reality is not your strong suit.
    Maybe next time you should give a little credit where it is due. If this team would have proved me wrong i would have come right out and said it. I own my statements!
    You may watch basketball. You seem to know trivia but the statement included "Paid Attention". That seems to be where you come up short.

    Hope you enjoyed the season. I know you will be back for next season.
     
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  16. kjironman1

    kjironman1 The big dog around here.

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    No.
     
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    kjironman1 The big dog around here.

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    You have a point there. They have considered changing the season.
     
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    I think there is a real chance that Neil tries to run this thing back. Give Hassan whatever he wants under the bird exception to back up Nurk, give Melo the whole MLE, obviously keep Ariza*, hope Hoodie comes back healthy enough to make an impact*, re-sign Wenyen, draft someone who can sit on Terry's bench despite having the ability to help us win games. See if Wenyen and Nas can crack Terry's rotation if everyone is healthy. The whole damn thing.

    *is for things I approve of
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    Whatever!
     
  20. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    i would be very unhappy if hassan is in a blazer jersey again. we already have a good backup C in collins who is misplaced as a PF.
     
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