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2018 NBA playoffs

Discussion in 'NBA Basketball Forum' started by tlance, Apr 13, 2018.

  1. DJ

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  2. tducey

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    Lebron on the Rockets would be good to see. Him, Harden and Paul could be one of the best trios in NBA history.
     
  3. tlance

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    I disagree.

    Look at the way they play. Sometimes less is more. They would have to get rid of Most of their depth to her this down and there is only 1 ball. All 3 of them need to dominate it.
     
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    Celtics look very impressive at home. lets see how they play on the road
     
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    Yes, can't see the Cavs going down 3-0 at home, I expect a great game from them in Game 3.
     
  6. trojanfan12

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    This is why I've never understood the "Lebron to the Rockets" narrative. You already have 2 ball dominant players and now you want to add a 3rd?

    Nothing wrong with wanting to have 3 stars, heck, the Warriors have 4. But the difference is, the Warriors stars fit together, I don't think Lebron, CP3 and Harden would.
     
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    They’d have to dump Paul. It’d be worth it.
     
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    trojanfan12 R.I.P. Robotic Dreams. Fight On!

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    But if you dump CP3, is Lebron still going to be interested? Also, will Harden want to share the ball with Lebron, who is more ball dominant than CP3?

    And who are you replacing CP3 with that will entice Lebron to go to Houston?
     
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    I’m sure Houston could pry T.J. McConnell from the 76ers for a couple unprotected future first rounders.
     
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    That might work. But Lebron seems to like stars. Not sure TJ McConnell counts as one.

    If the Rockets were to get him, he may very well be the best fit. He doesn't necessarily need the ball like Lebron and Harden, but still showed a penchant for hitting big shots despite not getting the ball a lot.

    Sooo, I hope it doesn't happen. lol
     
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    But, that's the guy LBJ would want to play with considering they're good friends off the court - and the fact that he's already said he wants to play with him.
     
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    CP3 is a free agent after this season right? He’s got to sign for below market if he wants to play with LeBron.
     
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    Actually, I don't know anything about CP3 other than he's a dirty mofo.
     
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    I wonder if Paul would want to play with Lebron though? Paul seems like he wants to be the guy. He's been good with Harden this year but I can't see his being a #3 in a lineup with him, Harden and James.
     
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    Who is the last guy on the players listed for the 76ers?
     
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    Boy - there better be an incredible Finals (doubt it) or at least some competitive games in the current series or this may go down as one of the worst NBA playoffs ever. No disrespect to a team like the Warriors, but all but one of the current games have been blowouts & that trend could easily continue. The last rd was a total joke & sure there were a couple of good series in the opening rd but also lots of laughers.

    I am sure that this is great if you pull for a certain team or player, but I have to believe that the NBA will start losing casual fans since these games have been highly unentertaining.
     
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    Yeah, it hasn't been overly exciting. Only 3 games in yet in both conference finals so plenty of time for things to pick up.
     
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    People were saying the same thing last year, yet the arrival of this year's playoffs generated more hype than ever.

    The playoffs will continue to look like this until a legit challenger emerges for GS. It might not ever happen, but this offseason will be really interesting.
     
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    Next year, the Lebron, Kawhi and Paul George led Lakers will be challenging them. :dhd:
     
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    looks like nobody wants to take control of the eastern confrence finals. i see it going 7 games