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Postby HungryFace on Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:54 pm

It's been fantastic - with every team looking vulnerable.

Pistons just beat the Warriors in GS - on the second night of a road B2B no less. Warriors once again far too casual with the ball - turning it over for fun.

Knicks stomping the Cavs in Cleveland...
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Postby RottenAtom on Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:02 pm

DEEEEEEETROOOOOOIIIIIIITTTTT BAAAAAAASSKEEEEEETBAAAAAAAALLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!

So hyped right now. Pistons beat the Clippers last night and the Warriors tonight. Hit 'em with the hectified D. Loving the roster this year :clap:
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Postby afrosteeziac on Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:47 am

Hopped on here hoping to see you celebrating. Hope they continue to play like that for the rest of the year. Still early but maybe this season/playoffs aren't as automatic as people assumed. :pint:
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Postby RottenAtom on Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:04 am

Thanks fro :pint:

Still early, but I like what I'm seeing so far :clap:
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Postby Irishman12 on Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:35 pm

Surprised the Knicks beat the Cavs in Cleveland by 19 points! :shock:
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Postby jkw3000 on Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:36 pm

It still feels weirdly too early to suss anything out. But I guess I'm just not nearly enough of a believer in a Pistons/Grizzlies finals I guess. :lol:
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Postby afrosteeziac on Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:45 pm

jkw3000 wrote:It still feels weirdly too early to suss anything out. But I guess I'm just not nearly enough of a believer in a Pistons/Grizzlies finals I guess. :lol:

imagine the payday on those odds though
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Postby HungryFace on Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:39 am

Lakers just wrecked the Pistons...

Gambling on these early games has been a no-go!
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Postby RottenAtom on Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:12 am

Yep, steamrolled. They were faster and just kept coming. Had an answer for everything.
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Postby afrosteeziac on Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:08 pm

RottenAtom wrote:Yep, steamrolled. They were faster and just kept coming. Had an answer for everything.

I suppose, but what the hell was Reggie on last night. McHale said it right, that fudge wouldn't fly back in the day. Hell probably wouldn't fly on any other team. There was some long periods of little to no ball movement.
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Postby RottenAtom on Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:48 pm

afrosteeziac wrote:
RottenAtom wrote:Yep, steamrolled. They were faster and just kept coming. Had an answer for everything.

I suppose, but what the hell was Reggie on last night. McHale said it right, that fudge wouldn't fly back in the day. Hell probably wouldn't fly on any other team. There was some long periods of little to no ball movement.


Yeah... That's bad (evil) Reggie. Pistons fans are split on him. Some folks love the way he played in 2015-2016 and hold onto the memories like a dream. I personally think his style of play that year (hero ball) is unsustainable fool's gold. Reggie (along with Dre) are the most frustrating Pistons to follow. Ish Smith runs the offense better, but SVG keeps doubling down on Reggie. To be fair, he was injured most of last season but they played him anyways which added to my disdain. Sometimes he's solid, but he often forgets about his teammates.
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Postby canuck on Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:12 pm

Jazz on a 2 game win streak woot woot!

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Postby mtarail on Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:52 pm

Right now Indy is looking like they made a great deal in the Paul George Oladipo trade. They knew that they weren't gonna convince George to stay. Oladipo is playing great so far and Sabonis has been killing it while Turner is out. I really hope Indy plays Sabonis and Turner on the court together.
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Postby HungryFace on Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:25 am

If there is a God, I'd like him/her/it to keep Embiid + Simmons healthy for at least the next 10 years.

They are the best thing to watch in the NBA right now, with all due respect to Giannis.

Sam Hinkie must be proud of his boys.
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Postby 63schoeffling on Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:46 am

HungryFace wrote:If there is a God, I'd like him/her/it to keep Embiid + Simmons healthy for at least the next 10 years.

They are the best thing to watch in the NBA right now, with all due respect to Giannis.

Sam Hinkie must be proud of his boys.


It's crazy how talented they are. I've never wanted anything so bad as to keep Embiid healthy. Barring injury, these two will be in the HOF one day... plus Embiid is a social media savage! :pint:
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