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Title: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 01, 2018, 09:06:29 pm
Just putting this here in case we have something to post about............ :trolldance:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 01, 2018, 09:06:40 pm
LEBRON to LAKERS, 4 year deal.

holy shit.

http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/23967725/lebron-james-joining-los-angeles-lakers-4-year-154-million-deal
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 01, 2018, 09:08:16 pm
Leonard to LA next?????????????

Could be pretty cool if he does.. Would love to see Lakers, Warriors, and Rockets just battle it out hard af.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 01, 2018, 09:19:28 pm
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Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on July 01, 2018, 10:50:42 pm
Just putting this here in case we have something to post about............ :trolldance:

Talk about timing haha

Didn't expect the "decision" to come out that quick. Now time for Leonard or Cousins to join him.

Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on July 02, 2018, 01:47:46 am
gonna be really weird to see him in purple and gold.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: vag on July 02, 2018, 05:25:40 am
It is all planned. 3 more rings with the Lakers and then a final career contract and a 7th ring around 40yo with... the Bulls.
MJ and Kobe both destroyed for good in the GOAT discussion that way.
I'm just trolling and making this up of course, but gosh, how glorious would that be!!!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 02, 2018, 06:44:26 am
It is all planned. 3 more rings with the Lakers and then a final career contract and a 7th ring around 40yo with... the Bulls.
MJ and Kobe both destroyed for good in the GOAT discussion that way.
I'm just trolling and making this up of course, but gosh, how glorious would that be!!!

haha.

if he gets 4.... LOL.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 02, 2018, 06:44:49 am
Stephensen and JaVale going to Lakers?

dude they ain't playing!@$!@

this is nuts.

https://www.theringer.com/nba/2018/7/2/17524598/lakers-lebron-kentavious-caldwell-pope-javale-mcgee-lance-stephenson
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 02, 2018, 05:59:25 pm
Rondo to Lakers..

omg. this is nuts. LOL.

http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/23978964/los-angeles-lakers-renounced-julius-randle-agreed-terms-rajon-rondo
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on July 02, 2018, 07:10:52 pm
Rondo to Lakers..

omg. this is nuts. LOL.

http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/23978964/los-angeles-lakers-renounced-julius-randle-agreed-terms-rajon-rondo

Oh my.

Rondo and James? Sounds like a match made in heaven. Expecting lob city with McGee too. 
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: maxent on July 02, 2018, 08:09:21 pm
They're making a team that will entertain. Kind of an audition to see who fits well with LBJ and they'll trade for better pieces later down the line to compete for championships.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: acole14 on July 02, 2018, 09:32:14 pm
DeMarcus Cousins to the freaking Warriors (http://www.espn.com.au/nba/story/_/id/23980153/demarcus-cousins-agrees-join-golden-state-warriors-1-year-53-million-deal):wowthatwasnutswtf:. If he returns to 75% of his pre-Achilles tear form, I'm skipping next season.

(https://media.giphy.com/media/106PwpLIIXJnXi/giphy.gif)

Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on July 02, 2018, 10:28:35 pm
DeMarcus Cousins to the freaking Warriors (http://www.espn.com.au/nba/story/_/id/23980153/demarcus-cousins-agrees-join-golden-state-warriors-1-year-53-million-deal):wowthatwasnutswtf:. If he returns to 75% of his pre-Achilles tear form, I'm skipping next season.

(https://media.giphy.com/media/106PwpLIIXJnXi/giphy.gif)

Haha ah shit.

I now want the Lakers to sign Howard and at least they'll win the championship for best locker room :P
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 03, 2018, 09:51:12 pm
at first glance, Cousins doesn't seem like a good fit for GSW .. but, GSW being in the West, they're already one of the "tough teams", with Draymond etc.. Now with Cousins, more bruising. Seems like an elite West AND elite East team now. kinda nuts.

hoping Cousins is healthy.

just want to see the West go nuclear.. seems like it's a nuclear arms race in the West. this is fun shit. LMAO.

btw.. Lonzo won't last in LA. I expect he'll be gone soon tbh.. His dad is just too much for LEBRON.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 03, 2018, 09:56:15 pm
also, I think Rondo is a PERFECT fit with LEBRON. That was a very slick move.

They need a nice backup PG now..
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on July 03, 2018, 10:51:47 pm
rondo can't shoot though. what'll happen when lebron dribbles for 18 seconds, drives, then kicks it to him?

also re: boogie, GSW could be perfect. he can spend the first 40-50 games rehabbing, the last 30-40 games playing his way into shape and cohesion with the team, and then turn them into a shapeshifting monster in the playoffs.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: acole14 on July 04, 2018, 01:52:12 am
at first glance, Cousins doesn't seem like a good fit for GSW .. but, GSW being in the West, they're already one of the "tough teams", with Draymond etc.. Now with Cousins, more bruising. Seems like an elite West AND elite East team now. kinda nuts.

hoping Cousins is healthy.

just want to see the West go nuclear.. seems like it's a nuclear arms race in the West. this is fun shit. LMAO.

btw.. Lonzo won't last in LA. I expect he'll be gone soon tbh.. His dad is just too much for LEBRON.

I think the biggest Boogie bonus is that he can shoot threes now. If he's not going to be featured much on offense (which you would presume), they might just have him camped on the 3pt line, and he can rebound everything on defense - basically Javale McThree. Ridiculous that the GSW could somehow add to their talent this summer.....madness.

I also could see the Lakers shipping Lonzo+Ingram/Kuzma for Kawhi Leonard soon. They have been really high on Lonzo (who is quite good despite his bad shooting), but LeBron changes everything.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on July 08, 2018, 01:45:19 am
dont see lakers doing that well with lebron, will certainly not beat GSW....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 18, 2018, 10:03:07 am
wow @ spurs/raptors trade! didn't see that coming..
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 18, 2018, 10:10:55 am
can't believe raps gave up DeRozan for Kawhi..

such a weird trade. DeRozan seemed like a TOR-lifer, and I mean he definitely seemed worthy of it. He always showed up in the playoffs for raps as well.

Kawhi will be out of there after next year.. wtf?

awful trade.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on July 19, 2018, 08:40:26 pm
can't believe raps gave up DeRozan for Kawhi..

such a weird trade. DeRozan seemed like a TOR-lifer, and I mean he definitely seemed worthy of it. He always showed up in the playoffs for raps as well.

Kawhi will be out of there after next year.. wtf?

awful trade.

This is definitely the weirdest move I've seen anyone make. Just did not make sense.

I do think that once he gets over the initial shock, DeRozan should be happy to play under Pop. As someone who regularly struggles on the big stage this could be a good move for him. The downside is that he's now in the West with Lebron haha
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 20, 2018, 12:33:25 am
can't believe raps gave up DeRozan for Kawhi..

such a weird trade. DeRozan seemed like a TOR-lifer, and I mean he definitely seemed worthy of it. He always showed up in the playoffs for raps as well.

Kawhi will be out of there after next year.. wtf?

awful trade.

This is definitely the weirdest move I've seen anyone make. Just did not make sense.

yup. I was "dumbfounded".. :f

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I do think that once he gets over the initial shock, DeRozan should be happy to play under Pop. As someone who regularly struggles on the big stage this could be a good move for him. The downside is that he's now in the West with Lebron haha

right but that's the thing... no more LEBRON in the East.. and they trade him now? what? they have a chance to finally get out of the playoffs in the East (though philly is strong) and onto the NBA finals, and they trade him now? wtf? and the trade doesn't actually make their team better, nor does it set them up for the future (afaics). just an absolute garbage move IMHO.

this is a great reason why I support athletes, not teams and the team owners/management :D
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on July 23, 2018, 01:28:03 am
can't believe raps gave up DeRozan for Kawhi..

such a weird trade. DeRozan seemed like a TOR-lifer, and I mean he definitely seemed worthy of it. He always showed up in the playoffs for raps as well.

Kawhi will be out of there after next year.. wtf?

awful trade.

This is definitely the weirdest move I've seen anyone make. Just did not make sense.

yup. I was "dumbfounded".. :f

Quote
I do think that once he gets over the initial shock, DeRozan should be happy to play under Pop. As someone who regularly struggles on the big stage this could be a good move for him. The downside is that he's now in the West with Lebron haha

right but that's the thing... no more LEBRON in the East.. and they trade him now? what? they have a chance to finally get out of the playoffs in the East (though philly is strong) and onto the NBA finals, and they trade him now? wtf? and the trade doesn't actually make their team better, nor does it set them up for the future (afaics). just an absolute garbage move IMHO.

this is a great reason why I support athletes, not teams and the team owners/management :D

I was listening to a few guys over the weekend and it seems TOR were going to rebuild and this will basically blow the team up. If you keep Kawaii that's a win. If you trade for him next season and get lots of goods in return that's also a win. I don't think Toronto were ever going to beat Boston anyway so maybe not a bad move. Shit way to deal with it but the strategy seems sound.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 23, 2018, 11:40:47 am
can't believe raps gave up DeRozan for Kawhi..

such a weird trade. DeRozan seemed like a TOR-lifer, and I mean he definitely seemed worthy of it. He always showed up in the playoffs for raps as well.

Kawhi will be out of there after next year.. wtf?

awful trade.

This is definitely the weirdest move I've seen anyone make. Just did not make sense.

yup. I was "dumbfounded".. :f

Quote
I do think that once he gets over the initial shock, DeRozan should be happy to play under Pop. As someone who regularly struggles on the big stage this could be a good move for him. The downside is that he's now in the West with Lebron haha

right but that's the thing... no more LEBRON in the East.. and they trade him now? what? they have a chance to finally get out of the playoffs in the East (though philly is strong) and onto the NBA finals, and they trade him now? wtf? and the trade doesn't actually make their team better, nor does it set them up for the future (afaics). just an absolute garbage move IMHO.

this is a great reason why I support athletes, not teams and the team owners/management :D

I was listening to a few guys over the weekend and it seems TOR were going to rebuild and this will basically blow the team up. If you keep Kawaii that's a win. If you trade for him next season and get lots of goods in return that's also a win. I don't think Toronto were ever going to beat Boston anyway so maybe not a bad move. Shit way to deal with it but the strategy seems sound.

IMHO, they just needed a few more pieces to the existing squad.. veteran team, knows how to play well together, with a renewed fire now that LEBRON is in the West.. guaranteed better chances to make a run at the finals. Instead, they just set themselves back. I just don't see it. I don't think it'll work out well, at all. Definitely a blow up move.... but one that they won't recover from for quite some time, is my prediction.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on July 27, 2018, 10:04:21 am
lakers have randle and ingram, they are both beasts.... lonzo ball sucks, i'm going to say it straight up, HE IS NOT GOOD.... poor mechanics, poor base strength.... there's literally dozens and dozens of players in his class that have better potential given his opportunities.....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 27, 2018, 03:13:18 pm
lakers have randle and ingram, they are both beasts.... lonzo ball sucks, i'm going to say it straight up, HE IS NOT GOOD.... poor mechanics, poor base strength.... there's literally dozens and dozens of players in his class that have better potential given his opportunities.....

I think Lonzo will be toast with this new squad. It's really going to expose him. Don't expect him to be a Laker for too long.

2017 draft class was really decent.. I'd have picked alot of other athletes before picking Lonzo, that's for sure.

https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/2017-nba-draft-re-picked-new-no-1-and-would-lakers-take-mitchell-over-lonzo-ball/
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on July 27, 2018, 04:57:02 pm
oh and kuzuma is okay too....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on July 27, 2018, 05:03:26 pm
the demarr for kawahi trade.... nba teams can make some bad decisions... sometimes u wonder what are they doing.... but this one.... u really can't fault toronto....

demarr is a great goto player, but kawahi is a once in a generation type player.... how many 6'7 guards are there that has bigger hands than MJ and bigger wingspan than scottie pippen? and has skills, can shoot from anywhere on the court....

its a risk that toronto had to take...
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on July 28, 2018, 03:51:59 pm
I dno.

I like Kawhi, but I wouldn't even put him on DeRozan's level (yet). DeRozan has proven himself to be able to carry a team, consistently, year after year. Kawhi has not. Kawhi had alot of help early on in his career, an incredible team/organization/coach. Even then, his abilities weren't mindblowing. He hasn't been "the leader" for too many years, only like 2?

Without Lebron in the East, do you go with the question-mark, or do you guy with the sure thing? Do you go with Kawhi who will be a free agent after 1 year (I think?) and will undoubtedly leave, or do you go with the lifer? Do you go with the guy who is coming off a major injury (missed basically all of last season), or do you go with the guy who has proven durable his whole career?

No brainer for me -> DeRozan.

To me, it still makes absolutely no sense.

Also, look at how mad DeRozan has been following the trade. This guy was committed to Toronto. He'd have given everything to get them to the finals, year after year. Kawhi was pretty much good riddance to the Spurs..

DeRozan 100%
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on July 29, 2018, 03:51:24 am
luka doncic doesn't look too impressive to me. i think he just has publicity value for european market of nba....

dallas drafted him and mark cuban is a business genius anyway....

i mean there are just plenty of players within few years of him in the usa that has all the tools he has plus more.... i guess it's all about opportunity and the confidence that brings....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on August 05, 2018, 08:07:51 pm
luka doncic doesn't look too impressive to me. i think he just has publicity value for european market of nba....

dallas drafted him and mark cuban is a business genius anyway....

i mean there are just plenty of players within few years of him in the usa that has all the tools he has plus more.... i guess it's all about opportunity and the confidence that brings....

dont get me wrong, i think he belongs in the nba.... any person with skills and okay height for position belongs in nba....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on September 01, 2018, 11:37:37 am
which team will be the surprise of the nba this year? like last year indiana really surprised people.... so did utah.....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on September 13, 2018, 01:24:27 am
new orleans might be a sleeper..... brow and julious randle is a crazy combo
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Mutumbo000 on September 28, 2018, 09:32:06 pm
Pre Season Game.

76ers played Melbourne United from Australia and won convincingly 104-84.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Mutumbo000 on September 29, 2018, 11:59:01 pm
The Perth Wildcats played against the Utah Jazz and got creamed by 50+ points. It was like men against boys. Not a good look for Australian basketball but hopefully they bounce back and put in a more respectable performance when they play against the Denver Nuggets. My team (Adelaide 36ers) get the opportunity to play against the Utah Jazz in a few days and there is no way we'll lose by that much!!!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on September 30, 2018, 09:57:28 am
The Perth Wildcats played against the Utah Jazz and got creamed by 50+ points. It was like men against boys. Not a good look for Australian basketball but hopefully they bounce back and put in a more respectable performance when they play against the Denver Nuggets. My team (Adelaide 36ers) get the opportunity to play against the Utah Jazz in a few days and there is no way we'll lose by that much!!!

hah damn.

i mean if AU put up their olympic team against these NBA teams, they'd do good, i imagine.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Mutumbo000 on October 01, 2018, 02:05:45 am
The Perth Wildcats played against the Utah Jazz and got creamed by 50+ points. It was like men against boys. Not a good look for Australian basketball but hopefully they bounce back and put in a more respectable performance when they play against the Denver Nuggets. My team (Adelaide 36ers) get the opportunity to play against the Utah Jazz in a few days and there is no way we'll lose by that much!!!

hah damn.

i mean if AU put up their olympic team against these NBA teams, they'd do good, i imagine.

Yeah the Aus Olympic team would fair well against most NBA teams. The NBA has a 101.9 million dollar salary cap. The NBL has a 1.1 million salary cap so players are literally getting paid 100x more in the NBA, which is why it's the best comp in the world.

The Sydney Kings were close being down 6 points against the Clippers in the 4th quarter. In the end Clippers pulled away and won 110-91. Aside from the salaries the biggest difference is the size of the players. The commentator in the Clippers V Kings game repeatedly said that "if only Jerome Randle was a few inches taller he'd definitely be in the NBA" (Randle is 5'9 and scored 25 points). In comparison the PG for the Clippers was 6'5 with a 7'0 wingspan. The forwards are just soo much more athletic and dominant at the NBA level as well. Sydney did okay in the forwards but having Bogut playing for them really helped.

Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Mutumbo000 on October 01, 2018, 05:45:19 am
https://www.facebook.com/TheNBL/videos/1818302828289510/?t=37

Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on October 01, 2018, 08:40:45 am
https://www.facebook.com/TheNBL/videos/1818302828289510/?t=37

impressive.

and he is FAST.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on October 02, 2018, 06:51:33 pm
wow this randle guy is faster than any nba player..... including prime nate robinson..... they're pretty close....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on October 03, 2018, 03:00:30 am
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9NgDzIOabw lebron looks in good shape
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on October 03, 2018, 04:01:24 am
luka donovic actually looks pretty good, showing some explosiveness i didnt think he had.....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Mutumbo000 on October 04, 2018, 09:09:54 am
NBA Pre-Season Game.

Phoenix Suns v New Zealand Breakers (NBL) team.

The margin of the game was always around 10-15 points (it blew out to 19 at one stage) but it become closer in the 4th quarter quarter with the Suns winning by 5 points.
Final score Suns 91 Defeated Breakers 86.

One of my favourite moments was when Jarrad Weeks (6'1 back up PG for the breakers) made a 2 handed slam dunk at the end of the 3rd. Prior to the dunk he missed a couple of free throws so the commentators were saying "if he keeps that up he'll be agent O" then when he made the dunk they were like " I gues he is Agent 97" hahaha.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slfhvFrpw_o

Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Mutumbo000 on October 06, 2018, 01:07:07 pm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-6eIpg10sU

My team the Adelaide 36ers won the 1st and 3rd quarter but the Jazz blew it out in the 4th quarter. The final score wasn't reflective of the contest. The Jazz won by 30 points but at the start of the 4th quarter there was only 3 points in it!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Mutumbo000 on October 06, 2018, 01:17:34 pm
Perth Wildcats V Denver Nuggets

Perth lost to the Utah Jazz by 58 points but redeemed themselves taking the game to the Nuggets losing by 8 points. Denver 96 v Perth 88.

http://www.espn.com/nba/game?gameId=401077268
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on October 06, 2018, 10:32:50 pm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-6eIpg10sU

My team the Adelaide 36ers won the 1st and 3rd quarter but the Jazz blew it out in the 4th quarter. The final score wasn't reflective of the contest. The Jazz won by 30 points but at the start of the 4th quarter there was only 3 points in it!

hah.

you going to any of the games? can't imagine there will be too many more?
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Mutumbo000 on October 06, 2018, 11:58:50 pm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-6eIpg10sU

My team the Adelaide 36ers won the 1st and 3rd quarter but the Jazz blew it out in the 4th quarter. The final score wasn't reflective of the contest. The Jazz won by 30 points but at the start of the 4th quarter there was only 3 points in it!

hah.

you going to any of the games? can't imagine there will be too many more?


I wish I could go to the games but all of the pre-season games were held in the USA! There were 7 NBA v NBL games in total but they've all finished now. If NBA teams ever come to my city I'll definitely go the games.

I'll be going to a few 36ers game this season though. That was the first time I got to see my team play since last season.   The team looks strong this year despite losing our best player Mitch Creek to the Brooklyn Nets.

https://www.news.com.au/sport/american-sports/nba/australia-gets-11th-nba-player-with-mitch-creek-signing-with-brooklyn-nets/news-story/07d1608394b2688acbd282224b08dfaf

"“I’ve gone from being the last player picked on an NBL roster to MVP of the Adelaide 36ers. Now, I’m close to being on an NBA roster,” Creek wrote.

“The NBA is more than just basketball. That’s why so many people are spat out the other end. Only the best make it. I’m doing everything I can to be among them".
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on October 07, 2018, 02:43:18 am
i wonder if don mitchell is going to continue to gain up mass while losing lower mass.... as time continues in the nba.   louiville trains players the right way.... look at the athleticism of all the players that come out of louiville....

i hope don mitchel doesnt end up being heavier and heavier from the upper workouts that most of the stupid nba trainers make them do and just bodweight squats and shit.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on October 18, 2018, 01:12:11 pm
LEBRON / Lakers home opener tonight.

exciting.. :D
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on October 19, 2018, 09:07:41 am
LEBRON took a real *risk* going to LA.. man the West is stacked, and his team is so noob.

i'm sure they'll make some big moves.. but when you think about this, he's in a really tough spot with this team.

HEH.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Mutumbo000 on October 19, 2018, 09:00:06 pm
Yeah the Lakers would've been one of the last teams I'd go to if I was Lebron.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on October 21, 2018, 04:17:04 pm
Ingram is such a moron. also, he kinda sucks.

This turned ugly, damn.

Look at how much respect people have for Lebron tho, he just comes in there bearhugs people and they chill.

I like Harden's response.. I mean doesn't look like he wants to fight at all. Nice.

There's a comment on the vid: "Lol Look at mayweather at 1:14".. lmfao, good eye. mayweather enjoying it thoroughly.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iA94g0A7lE
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on October 21, 2018, 06:39:41 pm
Ingram is such a moron. also, he kinda sucks.

This turned ugly, damn.

Look at how much respect people have for Lebron tho, he just comes in there bearhugs people and they chill.

I like Harden's response.. I mean doesn't look like he wants to fight at all. Nice.

There's a comment on the vid: "Lol Look at mayweather at 1:14".. lmfao, good eye. mayweather enjoying it thoroughly.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iA94g0A7lE

Imagine getting bearhugged by Lebron. He does that and you're not going anywhere.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on October 21, 2018, 07:43:55 pm
Ingram is such a moron. also, he kinda sucks.

This turned ugly, damn.

Look at how much respect people have for Lebron tho, he just comes in there bearhugs people and they chill.

I like Harden's response.. I mean doesn't look like he wants to fight at all. Nice.

There's a comment on the vid: "Lol Look at mayweather at 1:14".. lmfao, good eye. mayweather enjoying it thoroughly.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iA94g0A7lE

Imagine getting bearhugged by Lebron. He does that and you're not going anywhere.

haha yup. but, it's more than a bearhug. it's a hug of peace & calm. lmfao.

FWIW, people that get under LEBRON's skin are Curry & Draymond.  :ninja:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on October 21, 2018, 11:19:28 pm
well that's a little more exciting than what jalen rose calls "hoooold me back" fights.

nothing will top the malice at the palace. i was watching that game live, on the shitty little TV we had in the house i shared senior year of college. unforgettable.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnoFf3RnxaY
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on October 22, 2018, 03:07:51 am
rondo secretly spit on cp3 thought he could get away with it, that was crazy
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on October 22, 2018, 11:36:51 am
rondo secretly spit on cp3 thought he could get away with it, that was crazy

dude. just saw the HQ footage of Rondo spitting on Paul.. that is disgusting.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qW0XA3vUg0

Rhondo is trash.

that is awful.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on October 22, 2018, 11:39:58 am
well that's a little more exciting than what jalen rose calls "hoooold me back" fights.

nothing will top the malice at the palace. i was watching that game live, on the shitty little TV we had in the house i shared senior year of college. unforgettable.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnoFf3RnxaY

ya this was just a small scrap, pacers/pistons was tragic, it was like a "sports disaster/attack", ie you can't really forget where you were when you saw it or heard about it etc.

i was working at a gas station in college, night shift. had the radio on, espn radio or something.. then they went on about it. couldn't believe it. the reporting on it was "so dark and grim". got home, watched the recap on tv, couldn't believe it.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on October 23, 2018, 12:50:47 am
rondo 100000000% purposely spit on him. 10000000000000%. but the lakers even try to dispute it lol, why bother


this def could have turned into basketbrawl if the palace inicdent didnt precede it. rondo should have gotten 10 game suspension, ingram 5, cp3 , 2

rondo is a goon, if this happened elswhere someone could end up dead

im starting to lose respect for lebron, not because he's getting older or not good still, but at the sheer amount of legit 3 step layups and drives he's attempting, clear travels.... the fact that he is ATEMPTING THEM.... come on lebron, true ballers don't make that footwork when going to the hoop....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: vag on October 23, 2018, 06:53:44 am
Lebron for president, dude seems to be king in every aspect of his existence!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on October 23, 2018, 10:21:21 am
100% at Rondo deserving an enormous suspension.

spitting on someone is on another level imho, that's vile shit. I'd put it on the level (or probably worse) of a sucker punch/sucker elbow etc.

a square up fight doesn't bug me much, people are going to get heated and eventually throw hands, that usually gets broken up quickly. it deserves a suspension obviously, but at least it isn't VILE AS FU*K.

being a "rough team" is fine.. but spitting, squaring up on refs/just being violent.. i seriously doubt lebron wants to be apart of that.. he needs to get his squad in check.



and to add to that, recent:

?taken-by=dunkademics



tbh, stuff like this helped me leave basketball alot easier (long ago). so much dirty shit out there in street games, leagues etc. it's a shame.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on October 23, 2018, 10:27:35 am
Lebron for president, dude seems to be king in every aspect of his existence!

Bernie / LEBRON, 2020

 :ninja: :P \o/ <3
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on October 25, 2018, 10:30:06 am
Lakers & Rockets = 1 W 3 L

Thunder = 0 W 3 L

lmao.



Raptor 5-0, Bucks 4-0, Nuggets 4-0. damn.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Mutumbo000 on October 29, 2018, 08:09:17 am
Grayson "The Leg" Allen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wan1Z7NIugY

Jazz off to a good start this season!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on October 29, 2018, 12:31:30 pm
i down vote all grayson allen posts because i'm a grayson allen hater.

 :ninja:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on October 30, 2018, 07:34:22 am
what rondo did was even dirtier than the grayson allen tripping temper tantrum. rondo was just str8 wicked insane..... he was so furious at cp3 that he just didnt bother talkin shit (which he does a lot) but he didnt want to throw a punch 1st either cause he knew that would cause him instant suspension, so he did a disguised spit. then he knew cp was going to react so he let cp do something so he can retaliate, when cp's poke hurt his eye he lashed out asap, but during the poke he purposely let it happen so everyone can see oh cp started it, rondo is insane in the head period..... hes done a bunch of other weird shit in the past

anyone defending rondo is either semi retarded or dislikes cp3 or friends with rondo.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on November 01, 2018, 05:26:36 am
This made my week. Vintage D Rose.

Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on November 01, 2018, 07:18:30 am
^^^ came to post this as well.

50. incredible. hope so much that he stays healthy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yfPLXAnDwA
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on November 01, 2018, 08:40:01 am
He needs to stop wearing adidas..... the ratio of serious injuries with adidas vs nike..... huge diff.... obv design of shoes matter....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: vag on November 01, 2018, 09:06:01 am
He needs to stop wearing adidas..... the ratio of serious injuries with adidas vs nike..... huge diff.... obv design of shoes matter....

source?
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on November 03, 2018, 11:19:27 am
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39Q3C_25ZzE
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on November 03, 2018, 11:28:27 am
derrick rose and two buddies broke into a drunk woman's house and gang raped her.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on November 03, 2018, 11:36:18 am
derrick rose and two buddies broke into a drunk woman's house and gang raped her.

LBSS aka never4get. :highfive:

you know what's nuts, i hadn't even heard of those allegations at all until now (after searching what you mentioned). crazy.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/nov/02/no-derrick-rose-didnt-overcome-his-gang-allegation

god damn.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on November 03, 2018, 03:01:06 pm
dunks week 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Edp6tLPhNuo


dunks week 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVCtVFcVneI
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Mutumbo000 on November 04, 2018, 04:08:35 am
derrick rose and two buddies broke into a drunk woman's house and gang raped her.

LBSS aka never4get. :highfive:

you know what's nuts, i hadn't even heard of those allegations at all until now (after searching what you mentioned). crazy.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/nov/02/no-derrick-rose-didnt-overcome-his-gang-allegation

god damn.

I lost some respect for Derrick Rose after reading that transcript. I'm not saying he's a rapist but he didn't articulate himself very well!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on November 04, 2018, 04:18:52 am
some respect? he straight-up admitted to having sex with an incapacitated woman without her consent or even any reason to think she might consent under other circumstances. the fact that he doesn't seem to understand what he did doesn't absolve him or make it any better, it just means he's a fucking idiot in addition to being a rapist.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on November 04, 2018, 12:48:58 pm
yea that transcript is damning as fuck.

he admits to being a rapist. it's a "different kind of rape", i mean she wasn't fighting back - she was incapable. maybe that's why it doesn't get as much attention, even though it should, because that situation happens very often.

Quote
the fact that he doesn't seem to understand what he did doesn't absolve him or make it any better, it just means he's a fucking idiot in addition to being a rapist.

100%

crazy. fuck.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: acole14 on November 04, 2018, 07:45:22 pm
some respect? he straight-up admitted to having sex with an incapacitated woman without her consent or even any reason to think she might consent under other circumstances. the fact that he doesn't seem to understand what he did doesn't absolve him or make it any better, it just means he's a fucking idiot in addition to being a rapist.

100%. I remember seeing an interview with rookie D-Rose and thinking that he was as thick as a brick. Not the type of guy you'd want to lavish with fame and millions of dollars at an early age.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on November 04, 2018, 11:54:24 pm
some respect? he straight-up admitted to having sex with an incapacitated woman without her consent or even any reason to think she might consent under other circumstances. the fact that he doesn't seem to understand what he did doesn't absolve him or make it any better, it just means he's a fucking idiot in addition to being a rapist.

 :D ;D lol yep, drose is the product of liberals taking over chicago.... resulting in "Chiraq"
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Mutumbo000 on November 05, 2018, 12:59:43 am
some respect? he straight-up admitted to having sex with an incapacitated woman without her consent or even any reason to think she might consent under other circumstances. the fact that he doesn't seem to understand what he did doesn't absolve him or make it any better, it just means he's a fucking idiot in addition to being a rapist.

There's 3 sides to every story. His side, her side and the truth.

https://mic.com/articles/156587/everything-we-know-about-the-derrick-rose-rape-trial-so-far#.gD2gYROAN

From his side she's a gold digger and from her side he's a rapist. She previously dated Rose and they were exchanging texts until 2:09am of the night in question until he turned up. Hours before that she was literally at his house sucking his dick. She says they broke in but she says she can't remember sending text messages. For all we know she let them in...
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on November 05, 2018, 02:12:56 am
some respect? he straight-up admitted to having sex with an incapacitated woman without her consent or even any reason to think she might consent under other circumstances. the fact that he doesn't seem to understand what he did doesn't absolve him or make it any better, it just means he's a fucking idiot in addition to being a rapist.

There's 3 sides to every story. His side, her side and the truth.

https://mic.com/articles/156587/everything-we-know-about-the-derrick-rose-rape-trial-so-far#.gD2gYROAN

From his side she's a gold digger and from her side he's a rapist. She previously dated Rose and they were exchanging texts until 2:09am of the night in question until he turned up. Hours before that she was literally at his house sucking his dick. She says they broke in but she says she can't remember sending text messages. For all we know she let them in...

her motivation and their history together are irrelevant. he admitted to having sex with her without her consent. that is rape.

IF SOMEONE DOES NOT WANT TO HAVE SEX WITH YOU, AND YOU DO IT ANYWAY, YOU HAVE RAPED THAT PERSON. SEX WITHOUT CONSENT IS THE DEFINITION OF RAPE.

saying she's a gold-digger is just defensive character assassination, like cops talking about a black kid's history of petty crimes after they've murdered them. it's beside the point.

she could be an angel, she could be a piece of shit. either way, derrick rose and his buddies fucked her without her consent. they should go to prison.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on November 05, 2018, 01:10:30 pm
Technically it is rape, LBSS is right. they committed a serious crime. the thing is though i bet that scenario has come up several times where the woman was ok with it afterwards so they're so skewed they dont even know what is rape and what is consent anymore.

Please let's not derail this thread further, NBA is serious business this year, its popularity gaining for some reason.....

How about Giannis this year, the dudes been deadlifting 400 lb in the summer and its showing. He can almost dunk whenever he wants now especially with the rules favoring offensive players.

He literally doesn't need to shoot layups, he either assists to player or dunks it...so insane

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ETgFWfljOo
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: vag on November 06, 2018, 05:52:53 am
It has to be the 400lbs deadlifts over the summer, not the 6'11'' height & 7'3'' wingspan.

https://twitter.com/ESPNNBA/status/853380979854946304/photo/1

:trolldance: :trollface:

Don't start a flame war, I'm just kidding. Giannis is a beast of nature but also has an outstanding work ethic and that shows in the court too of course.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on November 06, 2018, 08:30:50 am
he has to move that 400 pounds a lot farther than you or me.  ;D
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: vag on November 06, 2018, 12:59:42 pm
Would the fact that he is 110kg/5% and i am 86kg/15% , so he carries about 30kg LBM more, even it up a tiny bit??? :P
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on November 08, 2018, 10:37:00 pm
btw did any of us post this?

Klay, 14 3's, NBA record on October 29, 2018.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoqR1_UJjbk
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on November 13, 2018, 03:37:28 am
caris levert was on his way to most improved player until this happened, these things are happening more and more frequently, where guys ankle gets caught under someone during landing.... insane injury just like hayward....

Don't watch if you can't handle:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGCYBZqZ0uw
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on November 13, 2018, 07:52:47 pm
awful :<
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on November 16, 2018, 08:35:54 am
awful :<

Turns out only disclocation with moderate ligament sprain, no fractures! unlike pg and hayward, who had gruesome fractures.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on November 18, 2018, 08:32:40 pm
LEBRON scored 51 against my Heat.

damn hehe.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on November 19, 2018, 04:26:23 am
his jump shot looked very smooth.... maybe as smooth as he's every shot the ball this 51 pt performance..... like a perfect golf swing ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eh8WqbbvnqY
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on November 20, 2018, 11:38:33 pm
Thoughts on Boston?

There's so much to like about this team and as much as I like some of the players individually I just cannot get amongst them as a team. They seem devoid of the same personality they had last year.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on November 21, 2018, 12:18:00 pm
Thoughts on Boston?

There's so much to like about this team and as much as I like some of the players individually I just cannot get amongst them as a team. They seem devoid of the same personality they had last year.

Everyone besides kyrie over performed last year so everyone wants to get 1 on 1 opportunities this year so they just play pick up game offense.... brad stevens is a great defensive coach, but not so much offense.

they just need to hustle like hell and give clearouts to kyrie the way they did for IT and some need to expect not getting any shots, its just the way it is, then they will be really good
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on November 25, 2018, 02:06:49 pm
I think Gordon Hayward was one of the most overrated players in nba BEFORE he got injured. He was not a great shooter or defender, he was just a good iso scorer. His physique wasn't exactly GREAT. Many guards 5-8 inches shorter than him with same or LONGER wingspans....

He just ended up on a very offensively challenged UTAH team which was why he did well and was recognized, avg as much as 22ppg.

I never thought Gordon fit well with boston to begin with.... he was never a catch and shoot player, he needed to get 1 on 1 iso's to get going....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on February 02, 2019, 01:40:29 pm
LEBRON is BACK.

<3
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on February 08, 2019, 11:21:55 am
huge W last night for LA/LEBRON. what a finish, crazy given all of the storylines in that game.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aX7V5YIChAI
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on February 22, 2019, 10:02:02 pm
daaaamn derozan's TOR home coming.. what a melt down.

2 horrible plays at the end. they had that won.

crazy.



respect to CANADA.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlPg5Ti6amw
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: acole14 on February 26, 2019, 10:21:38 pm
This thread gave me some good laughs. Not sure if it's all true but seems fairly legitimate:

https://www.reddit.com/r/nba/comments/augtxl/i_was_a_team_attendant_ballboy_in_the_nba_for/ (https://www.reddit.com/r/nba/comments/augtxl/i_was_a_team_attendant_ballboy_in_the_nba_for/)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: maxent on February 26, 2019, 10:57:04 pm
My gut feeling was Lebron going to LA was him saying that's enough of this basketball stuff now to do other things in life. But i don't even think he expected the team around him to be this poor. Ive thought this since his Miami days but he Lebron has really has been the worst off-court custodian of his GOAT player legacy. He should have put himself in better situations to win than he has. It's clear to me had he been more discriminating, he would have left Cleveland sooner the first time, maybe miami a year sooner and definitely not gone back to Cleveland. They won an unlikely ring but nevremind that. Not even sure why he thought going to the Lakers while trusting that damn fool Magic would work well for him. I think he would have been better off going to the Sixers and letting Ben handle the ball more while he played more off the ball.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Mutumbo000 on February 27, 2019, 04:35:41 am
My gut feeling was Lebron going to LA was him saying that's enough of this basketball stuff now to do other things in life. But i don't even think he expected the team around him to be this poor. Ive thought this since his Miami days but he Lebron has really has been the worst off-court custodian of his GOAT player legacy. He should have put himself in better situations to win than he has. It's clear to me had he been more discriminating, he would have left Cleveland sooner the first time, maybe miami a year sooner and definitely not gone back to Cleveland. They won an unlikely ring but nevremind that. Not even sure why he thought going to the Lakers while trusting that damn fool Magic would work well for him. I think he would have been better off going to the Sixers and letting Ben handle the ball more while he played more off the ball.

I've been puzzled by some of his choices with regards to the teams he plays for. It would have been a fairy tale for him to be a one club player at Cleveland and turn it into a powerhouse dynasty club. I guess going to Miama made sense playing alongside Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade. Even coming back to Cleveland made sense (the prodigal son). However, going to the Lakers is what killed it. If Lebron played for the 76ers they would kill it. Can you imagine how deadly a team with Lebron, Simmons, Embiid and Jimmy Butler would be!? Shiiit. On their day when EVERYTHING is going right Golden State could beat them but 9 times out of 10 the 76ers with Lebron would outplay them.

Off court I personally believe Lebron has been amazing. No crimes, no scandals, family man and he appears to be someone who hasn't let fame get to his head.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: maxent on February 27, 2019, 06:01:43 am
Him staying in Cleveland would have been ok if they had been good enough to put enough quality players around him. But they never could do that. That one ring he got in 2016 was from great fortune. Green getting disciplined, injuries, etc.  If you play that entire series again, GSW probably wins 8-9 times out of 10. One of the biggest factors that has been overlooked in MJ's career is how lucky he was with the players who were put around him, the Rodman's and Pippen's get the most due but everyone from Kukoc to Kerr and guys like Horace Grant don't get the credit they deserve. Jordan always had a top notch cast around him when he was competing for his 6 rings. I hate jordan though so i wanted Lebron to win the GOAT debate but he has messed up his legacy .. seriously lakers why? Hope he enjoys his time there he's basically where Jordan was with the Wizards.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: maxent on February 27, 2019, 06:06:33 am
I'd say the reason he didn't want to go to the sixers was because he wasn't sure Embiid would stay healthy (he has). Or if Ben and Joel would continue to improve (they have). They really messed up drafting Fultz sadly cos if they picked up a quality shooter that draft i would think Lebron would have considered them a lot more seriously. With Redick and a solid young guard they're looking pretty damn complete. Offensively if gives them so many options - the length and size and athleticism would be incredible and they could have improved by having Lebron guiding them to a ring. Guess we don't know what he was thinking but maybe basketball after so many years is just something he's not that crazy about anymore..
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on February 27, 2019, 10:14:58 pm
D MOTHERFU*KIN WADE.

absolutely incredible finish. unreal.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on February 27, 2019, 10:23:26 pm
My gut feeling was Lebron going to LA was him saying that's enough of this basketball stuff now to do other things in life. But i don't even think he expected the team around him to be this poor. Ive thought this since his Miami days but he Lebron has really has been the worst off-court custodian of his GOAT player legacy. He should have put himself in better situations to win than he has. It's clear to me had he been more discriminating, he would have left Cleveland sooner the first time, maybe miami a year sooner and definitely not gone back to Cleveland. They won an unlikely ring but nevremind that. Not even sure why he thought going to the Lakers while trusting that damn fool Magic would work well for him. I think he would have been better off going to the Sixers and letting Ben handle the ball more while he played more off the ball.

I've been puzzled by some of his choices with regards to the teams he plays for. It would have been a fairy tale for him to be a one club player at Cleveland and turn it into a powerhouse dynasty club. I guess going to Miama made sense playing alongside Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade. Even coming back to Cleveland made sense (the prodigal son). However, going to the Lakers is what killed it. If Lebron played for the 76ers they would kill it. Can you imagine how deadly a team with Lebron, Simmons, Embiid and Jimmy Butler would be!? Shiiit. On their day when EVERYTHING is going right Golden State could beat them but 9 times out of 10 the 76ers with Lebron would outplay them.

Off court I personally believe Lebron has been amazing. No crimes, no scandals, family man and he appears to be someone who hasn't let fame get to his head.

like maxent said, Cleveland did *nothing* to keep him. They gave him no support. He saw what happened to A.I. he wasn't about to go out like that. . I love how he left. I also love that he went back and got them to the finals 3 times against one of the most lethal NBA teams in history, and somehow got a title against them - that's insane.

I love that he went to LA. I mean, i'd rather him have gone to a less "dynastic" franchise, but going to LA was a ballsy move, huge risk. That org is all about titles - yet their team has sucked since Kobe left. He goes there to try and "restore greatness", and somehow beat the Warriors/Rockets in the West Conf playoffs and get some easier wins against the East. Sounds like a fantasy but i'm sure Magic will give him some crazy support next year. Lakers were looking decent before LEBRON got hurt. Really hoping they make the playoffs, just to see what Lebron can pull off there, but that's looking very unlikely now. sucks that a rare LEBRON injury derailed it.

As for LA vs DET, i mean it's kind of obvious to me.. Lebron lives somewhere in California now. Living in Calofirnia is generally more appealing than living in Detroit. lol.

pc!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on February 27, 2019, 10:31:26 pm
i lost it.

insane.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xJ6h6OTveU
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: maxent on February 28, 2019, 12:06:39 am
https://streamable.com/7b5ls

this reminds me of the conversation we had in Coges log a few weeks ago
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on February 28, 2019, 12:41:56 pm
(https://mk0slamonlinensgt39k.kinstacdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/GettyImages-1128006888-2080x1000.jpg)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on February 28, 2019, 12:42:13 pm
https://streamable.com/7b5ls

this reminds me of the conversation we had in Coges log a few weeks ago

that was smooooooooooth
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on February 28, 2019, 05:24:14 pm
My gut feeling was Lebron going to LA was him saying that's enough of this basketball stuff now to do other things in life. But i don't even think he expected the team around him to be this poor. Ive thought this since his Miami days but he Lebron has really has been the worst off-court custodian of his GOAT player legacy. He should have put himself in better situations to win than he has. It's clear to me had he been more discriminating, he would have left Cleveland sooner the first time, maybe miami a year sooner and definitely not gone back to Cleveland. They won an unlikely ring but nevremind that. Not even sure why he thought going to the Lakers while trusting that damn fool Magic would work well for him. I think he would have been better off going to the Sixers and letting Ben handle the ball more while he played more off the ball.

I've been puzzled by some of his choices with regards to the teams he plays for. It would have been a fairy tale for him to be a one club player at Cleveland and turn it into a powerhouse dynasty club. I guess going to Miama made sense playing alongside Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade. Even coming back to Cleveland made sense (the prodigal son). However, going to the Lakers is what killed it. If Lebron played for the 76ers they would kill it. Can you imagine how deadly a team with Lebron, Simmons, Embiid and Jimmy Butler would be!? Shiiit. On their day when EVERYTHING is going right Golden State could beat them but 9 times out of 10 the 76ers with Lebron would outplay them.

Off court I personally believe Lebron has been amazing. No crimes, no scandals, family man and he appears to be someone who hasn't let fame get to his head.

like maxent said, Cleveland did *nothing* to keep him. They gave him no support. He saw what happened to A.I. he wasn't about to go out like that. . I love how he left. I also love that he went back and got them to the finals 3 times against one of the most lethal NBA teams in history, and somehow got a title against them - that's insane.

I love that he went to LA. I mean, i'd rather him have gone to a less "dynastic" franchise, but going to LA was a ballsy move, huge risk. That org is all about titles - yet their team has sucked since Kobe left. He goes there to try and "restore greatness", and somehow beat the Warriors/Rockets in the West Conf playoffs and get some easier wins against the East. Sounds like a fantasy but i'm sure Magic will give him some crazy support next year. Lakers were looking decent before LEBRON got hurt. Really hoping they make the playoffs, just to see what Lebron can pull off there, but that's looking very unlikely now. sucks that a rare LEBRON injury derailed it.

As for LA vs DET, i mean it's kind of obvious to me.. Lebron lives somewhere in California now. Living in Calofirnia is generally more appealing than living in Detroit. lol.

pc!

This ^. They were looking half decent with a healthy Lonzo and Lebron. I'm amazed at the difference without Lonzo tbh. Lebron still looks like he's not 100% though so I think their year is over. I would be hugely surprised if they weren't stacked come the beginning of next season though.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on March 20, 2019, 11:06:59 pm
MIAMI HEAT.

man o man. some tough games lately and they are pulling out the W's. barely holding on to that 8th spot. really hoping to see WADE in the playoffs.

MIA has a really solid team. they can shock anyone, so many weapons.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 05, 2019, 10:55:23 pm
HEAT pretty much L'n themselves out of the playoffs. So many close games this year.. sucks :/

don't see how they will make it now.. 38-41, 3 games left. Orlando just keeps winning.

Heat have Raptors, 76rs, Nets.. probably end up 40-42, but that's assuming they can get a big W vs 76rs.. 39-43.

Orlando have Celtics, Hornets... probably end up 41-41.

wrecked.


Nets (39-40) have Bucks, Pacers, then Heat..

Nets have a tough finish just like us, with a possible playoff play-in game against the Heat in our last game.

that's cool at least.



Detroit (39-40) has an easier finish: Hornets, Grizzlies, Knicks. could literally go 42-40, or at least 41-41.



Heat need to steal one game against TOR or PHI to put more pressure on BKN.


https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2019-nba-predictions/

http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/page/BPI-Playoff-Odds/espn-nba-basketball-power-index-playoff-odds
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on April 06, 2019, 01:35:25 am
or lose out and give themselves a shot at zion.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 06, 2019, 11:57:17 am
or lose out and give themselves a shot at zion.

i'd rather make the playoffs. heat's chances would be slim to nab the first pick.

ZION on the heat would be pretty incredible.. just thinking about it, he'd look good in a heat jersey.

https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/2019-nba-draft-lottery-odds-knicks-clinch-leagues-worst-record-top-lottery-draw-position-bulls-lock-up-no-4-spot/

i'd hate to see him end up on the Knicks. only sports org I truly dislike. :D

would be cool to see him on the Bulls .. imagine if he ends up with LEBRON in LA? lmfao.

i'm already excited about ZION2020. *Almost* LEBRON level hype entering the league.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 06, 2019, 01:38:34 pm
this is hilarious.

paul pierce got himself in some shit. lmfao.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvN8C0-Os9Q
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 07, 2019, 02:21:13 pm
epic game between TOR/MIA.

Bam missed making the game winner by 0.01s.. made it but had it in his fingertips when the buzzer when time ran out.

man this shouldnt even be in OT tho.. MIA so good at giving up leads.

MIA has to win this game to stay alive. and TOR is fighting for home court in the finals vs the West coast team (if they make the finals).

so both teams are playing for alot.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 07, 2019, 02:24:46 pm
MIA is so frustrating. down 3 in OT and they just keep shooting 3's.

YOU DONT NEED a 3.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 07, 2019, 02:29:08 pm
YOU DONT NEED A FUCKING 3.

fu*k.

RIP MIA.

all 3's in OT.. nearly all misses.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 07, 2019, 02:37:56 pm
MIA picked a good time to lose 4 games in a row.

all close games tho..

the story with MIA is this jack-up-3-pointers syndrome. they get themselves in position to win, and then they just jack up 3 after 3, abandoning what got them there.

I think this game vs TOR they went 12-35 or something from 3.. they were on fire in the paint/driving to the basket all game.. then they end it with like 10+ straight 3 pointers.



if DET/BKN both win tonight, MIA is out.

MIA doesn't deserve to be in tho, playing like this. so frustrating.

even wade... a guy who can get to the rim better than anyone, jacking up contested 3's when we don't need to.

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Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on April 07, 2019, 11:46:23 pm
this is hilarious.

paul pierce got himself in some shit. lmfao.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvN8C0-Os9Q

I love this. And then how he refuses to concede even a little ground. I was reading some Instagram comments last night. Fucking hilarious.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 09, 2019, 10:15:43 pm
this is hilarious.

paul pierce got himself in some shit. lmfao.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvN8C0-Os9Q

I love this. And then how he refuses to concede even a little ground. I was reading some Instagram comments last night. Fucking hilarious.

lmfao i know. it's still cracking me up. he's 100% serious too. he's still getting roasted.. lol.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: acole14 on April 10, 2019, 12:15:45 am
this is hilarious.

paul pierce got himself in some shit. lmfao.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvN8C0-Os9Q

I love this. And then how he refuses to concede even a little ground. I was reading some Instagram comments last night. Fucking hilarious.

lmfao i know. it's still cracking me up. he's 100% serious too. he's still getting roasted.. lol.

I don't think he's better than D-Wade, by a decent margin. But, PP was pretty good. Here's (https://www.basketball-reference.com/play-index/pcm_finder.fcgi?request=1&sum=1&player_id1_hint=Paul+Pierce&player_id1_select=Paul+Pierce&y1=2014&player_id1=piercpa01&idx=players&player_id2_hint=Dwyane+Wade&player_id2_select=Dwyane+Wade&y2=2019&player_id2=wadedw01&idx=players) both players through 16 seasons (the most D-Wade will play when he retires after this season). If you respect advanced metrics, PP has better shooting and rebounding numbers, better VORP, more Win Shares (WS), and the same WS/48mins. He was a pretty skilled offensive player and is probably close to top 50 all-time. (Of course, playoff Wade >>> playoff PP, and Wade's '09 season was one of the best statistical peaks ever.)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 10, 2019, 08:43:00 pm
this is hilarious.

paul pierce got himself in some shit. lmfao.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvN8C0-Os9Q

I love this. And then how he refuses to concede even a little ground. I was reading some Instagram comments last night. Fucking hilarious.

lmfao i know. it's still cracking me up. he's 100% serious too. he's still getting roasted.. lol.

I don't think he's better than D-Wade, by a decent margin. But, PP was pretty good. Here's (https://www.basketball-reference.com/play-index/pcm_finder.fcgi?request=1&sum=1&player_id1_hint=Paul+Pierce&player_id1_select=Paul+Pierce&y1=2014&player_id1=piercpa01&idx=players&player_id2_hint=Dwyane+Wade&player_id2_select=Dwyane+Wade&y2=2019&player_id2=wadedw01&idx=players) both players through 16 seasons (the most D-Wade will play when he retires after this season). If you respect advanced metrics, PP has better shooting and rebounding numbers, better VORP, more Win Shares (WS), and the same WS/48mins. He was a pretty skilled offensive player and is probably close to top 50 all-time. (Of course, playoff Wade >>> playoff PP, and Wade's '09 season was one of the best statistical peaks ever.)

For sure. Paul Pierce is a beast. I personally don't think he's in the same class as Wade, but I think the real issue is how adamant he seems, in that he's better than Wade. I think that's why most people are roasting him. He made himself an easy target.

Wade & Pierce have very different styles on the court. Pierce reminds me more of a Harden-like scorer, I mean he was a very aggressive scorer. Wade penetrates & dishes etc, has no problem trying to get everyone involved. Plus he was a throwback SG, not settling for 3's but instead going in for mid-range jumpers. Wade is also a top defensive guard, he was a threat on both ends of the court. So I think comparing them stats-wise is tough.

Last night, when Wade was asked whether he'd try to beat Kobe's 60 in his last game, he kinda threw a jab at Kobe.. he said something like "that's not me. it's not how i play. i get my teammates involved. the only time i've scored more than 50 is when someone really pissed me off." lol.

Kobe's 60 was impressive though, I remember being shocked. I don't care how much you ballhog.. when you've had that many injuries and have been so beat up all season, and then drop 60, that's insane.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 10, 2019, 08:43:20 pm
LEBRON, CP3, and Melo are there to watch Wade's final game in Brooklyn.

that's pretty cool.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 10, 2019, 08:48:05 pm
HEAT getting killed by the NETS. Heat need to get back in this game tho and end it strong.

They destroyed PHI last night.

And talking about PHI.. Pierce mentioned not playing with anyone early on in his career. Go talk to AI, who didn't play with anyone, well except maybe Mutumbo, and got the 76rs to an NBA championship, AND stole game 1 vs the Dynasty Lakers which had Kobe/SHAQ. AI was the truth. Put him on any of these stacked squads of today and the NBA would be in serious trouble. AI literally had to ball hog to get his team W's.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 10, 2019, 08:51:10 pm
As for the Heat's bad closeout of the season, J-RICH has been hurt for the last ~4-5 games or so.. and that's when we slid.

It's kinda cool how we had this unique throw back style 2G in Wade, and then we somehow found a similar player in J-RICH. J-Rich is very solid, he's fun to watch. He'll become lethal if his J improves.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 10, 2019, 08:51:27 pm
Jones JR trying to bring the house down with some dunks.

He just tried to windmill on someone. LMFAO.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 10, 2019, 08:55:41 pm
gonna be kinda weird but awesome if we end up seeing LEBRON Jr vs WADE JR (Z) in the NBA or college..

LEBRON & WADE gonna be some proud fathers hah.

 :ninja: :ibjumping:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 10, 2019, 10:39:16 pm
Derrick Jones Jr put on a show. Some nasty dunks.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 10, 2019, 10:40:09 pm
Wade went out like a boss, triple double in his last game.

He stills looks great.

Dirk's last game tonight too.. damn :f I understand how Dirk went out, i'd hate to have a farewell tour - but it's good for the fans.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 10, 2019, 10:46:41 pm
damn Magic Johnson stepped down wtf?

I mean you just got LEBRON...

Chauncy saying he'd like to see Kemba go to LA.. Kemba + LEBRON.

I'd love to see LEBRON finish it off strong in LA, needs some more pieces, Kemba would be a good one. NBA is all about big3 building now.. surprised Magic stepped down before all of that. weird.

https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/magic-johnson-resigns-as-lakers-president-top-takeaways-from-franchise-legends-abrupt-resignation-and-press/
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 10, 2019, 11:11:58 pm
ok so... PLAYOFFS, COMING SOON.

fuck ya.

i'd like to see HOU come out of the West, and MIL out of the East.

:D

it'll probably be GSW vs TOR tho.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on April 11, 2019, 08:03:48 pm
damn Magic Johnson stepped down wtf?

I mean you just got LEBRON...

Chauncy saying he'd like to see Kemba go to LA.. Kemba + LEBRON.

I'd love to see LEBRON finish it off strong in LA, needs some more pieces, Kemba would be a good one. NBA is all about big3 building now.. surprised Magic stepped down before all of that. weird.

https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/magic-johnson-resigns-as-lakers-president-top-takeaways-from-franchise-legends-abrupt-resignation-and-press/

I'd love to see Kemba + Lebron. Kemba does so much on his own I think he'd be a genuine superstar with some other talent to back it up. 

Everyone is saying KD + Kyrie in NY too. That will be a show stopper if they can put that together.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on April 11, 2019, 08:05:11 pm
ok so... PLAYOFFS, COMING SOON.

fuck ya.

i'd like to see HOU come out of the West, and MIL out of the East.

:D

it'll probably be GSW vs TOR tho.

Is this going to be the most boring finals series in recent memory? GSW vs TOR sucks IMO. Although Steph has been playing like the Curry of old recently so that's something.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 12, 2019, 02:42:27 am
damn Magic Johnson stepped down wtf?

I mean you just got LEBRON...

Chauncy saying he'd like to see Kemba go to LA.. Kemba + LEBRON.

I'd love to see LEBRON finish it off strong in LA, needs some more pieces, Kemba would be a good one. NBA is all about big3 building now.. surprised Magic stepped down before all of that. weird.

https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/magic-johnson-resigns-as-lakers-president-top-takeaways-from-franchise-legends-abrupt-resignation-and-press/

I'd love to see Kemba + Lebron. Kemba does so much on his own I think he'd be a genuine superstar with some other talent to back it up. 

Everyone is saying KD + Kyrie in NY too. That will be a show stopper if they can put that together.

i remember that all star game drama, with the private leaked durant/kyrie conversation.

that'd be cool if it happens. i'm all for shakeups. i really detest the knicks tho.. so not wishing them any success :D

but ya they'd definitely get NY back on track. that combo would be lethal.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 12, 2019, 02:45:53 am
ok so... PLAYOFFS, COMING SOON.

fuck ya.

i'd like to see HOU come out of the West, and MIL out of the East.

:D

it'll probably be GSW vs TOR tho.

Is this going to be the most boring finals series in recent memory? GSW vs TOR sucks IMO. Although Steph has been playing like the Curry of old recently so that's something.

NO. :ninja:

i'd be surprised if GSW/TOR wasn't exciting. TOR is scrappy af with some lights out shooters, good bigs, and Kawhi. Would be cool if it was Spurs/Raptors tho... and DeRozan goes off helping SA win.. lols. I still hate that trade.

GSW isn't a lock tho getting into the finals. Some very strong teams in the West right now who can knock them off.

2019 playoffs going to be exciting :D
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 12, 2019, 02:48:32 am
playoffs start tmw!

https://www.google.com/search?q=nba+playoffs&oq=nba+playoffs&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i60j69i65l2j69i60j35i39.2839j0j9&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#sie=lg;/g/11f4_3sdny;3;/m/05jvx;mt;fp;1;;

hoping to catch magic/raptors.

magic are ballin` lately.. could potentially test the raps. i'd like to see kawhi go out in the first round tbh.. lol.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on April 12, 2019, 10:00:59 am
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXxIw7UDtt8

Had better career than paul pierce by far lol
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 12, 2019, 10:30:34 am
NBA PLAYOFFS START TODAY!

going to work from home today. partly because i was up late last night working, and because: NBA PLAYOFFS start at 2:30 PM!!!!!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 12, 2019, 12:56:50 pm
playoff bracket:

https://www.nba.com/playoffs#/



my round 1 hopes:
- ORL upsets TOR
- IND upsets BOS
- OKC upsets POR

hoping for GSW/HOU second round.. oh man.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 12, 2019, 02:40:49 pm
sorry folks. i meant TOMORROW. not TODAY.

jajajaja.

was up too late. ;f
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on April 13, 2019, 01:12:13 pm
Paul Pierce just exposed himself as having WORSE career than wade.

why he come out of the blue and say that especially when he was slightly below wade.... very funny roflllll


 ;D ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on April 13, 2019, 01:13:37 pm
looking forward to okc vs port..... should be good series

good playoffs this yer
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 03:21:24 pm
didn't expect BKN to be up 10 after the first.

this is great.

hope PHI gets crushed, somehow. BKN is so outsized... but PHI's bigs are slow af soo.. who knows.

Embid is such a big baby.

LEGGO BKN.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 03:44:14 pm
Embid going back to the locker room.. man he looks awful :/ sucks, looks injured still.

smaller 76rs squad might do good against BKN tho.

go BKN.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 03:51:18 pm
Butler heating up.

he has to.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 03:51:57 pm
jimmy buckets 23 in the first half.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 04:45:14 pm
BKN still holding a decent lead.

FUCK PHI (except AI).
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 05:49:21 pm
BKN w/ the big game 1 upset.

sick.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 06:06:00 pm
MAGIC SON.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 07:06:10 pm
Birch for ORL, crazy dunk off of a blocked shot. :ibjumping:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 07:11:55 pm
damn carter-williams just got RAKED, no foul. face bleeding badly, might have broken his nose. runs to the refs to show them his face.

glad they didn't T him up.. they were probably shocked at how bloody his face was. lmfao!

come on ORL.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 07:14:40 pm
DAMN his face got wrecked.

wonder if it's broken nose, or broken teeth.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 07:20:57 pm
MAGIC up 2, 3 minutes left.

daaaamn.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 07:27:23 pm
Kawhi taking over. fu*k.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 07:30:29 pm
AUGUSTIN STRAIGHT BALLIN.

ORL UP 3, 3s left.

FU*K YES. SEND KAWHI FISHING. :D
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 07:32:14 pm
huge upset. MAGIC STEAL GAME 1. :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 09:19:47 pm
LAC / GS, great game so far.

GSW going to open it up tho.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 13, 2019, 10:11:30 pm
cell phone gate is funny.

RIP PHI.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on April 14, 2019, 12:49:19 am
wow 3/4 ok games
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 15, 2019, 12:26:05 am
wow 3/4 ok games

day 2 sucked. :F

wow @ how awful Indiana played in the second half.. 8 points in the 3rd quarter, wtf?
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 15, 2019, 12:27:26 am
24 points, 17 rebounds for Giannis.. monster.

121-86 :o (well not shocked.. but proper looking emoji)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on April 15, 2019, 03:08:05 am
wow 3/4 ok games

day 2 sucked. :F

wow @ how awful Indiana played in the second half.. 8 points in the 3rd quarter, wtf?

lol really, didn't get a chance to watch the games but no wonder they scored so low, the boston game.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 15, 2019, 11:00:57 pm
Embid is so dirty.

really don't like him one bit.

sux that they destroyed BKN in the 2nd half.. was a good game until then.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on April 16, 2019, 07:25:22 pm
Warriors blew a 31 lead. Sound familiar  :trollface:

Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 16, 2019, 09:24:32 pm
hold up..

the clippers won?

WHAT

THE

FUCK?!?!

i seriously had no idea.. i stopped watching in the 3rd, to go to sleep. looked like it was game over.

wow.

 :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 16, 2019, 09:25:42 pm
ah damn. Cousins tore his quad tendon.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 16, 2019, 09:25:58 pm
Warriors blew a 31 lead. Sound familiar  :trollface:



^^ had no idea until this post.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 16, 2019, 09:54:56 pm
really hoping ORL can knock TOR out in the first round.

would love to see the TOR organization collapse after they traded away their lifer, DeMar & fired Dwayne Casey.

apparently TOR has to get to the East Conf Finals or Finals, to keep Kawhi. They had lifers with DeMar & Casey - who also happened to be coach of the year.

ORL getting destroyed right now tho.

COME ON MAGIC.


then i'd love to see the Spurs go deep into the playoffs.. jaja.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 16, 2019, 09:55:09 pm
omfg what a layup (almost dunk) by Gordon.

insane
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on April 16, 2019, 10:39:50 pm
really hoping ORL can knock TOR out in the first round.

would love to see the TOR organization collapse after they traded away their lifer, DeMar & fired Dwayne Casey.

apparently TOR has to get to the East Conf Finals or Finals, to keep Kawhi. They had lifers with DeMar & Casey - who also happened to be coach of the year.

ORL getting destroyed right now tho.

COME ON MAGIC.


then i'd love to see the Spurs go deep into the playoffs.. jaja.

Man did you see the way Leonard started? I don't like Orlando's chances.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 19, 2019, 08:42:45 pm
^^ ya i saw

COME ON MAGIC YOU FUX.

GET IT DONE.

SEND TOR PACKING.

THNX.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 19, 2019, 08:53:03 pm
TOR taking over, +15

:(
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 19, 2019, 09:46:34 pm
ORL got it back to within 3 but massive mistakes at the end.. gave up several offensive rebounds.

Terrence Ross is so fun to watch.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 03:47:29 pm
LE VERT (for BKN).

he's ballin.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 03:57:39 pm
LEVERT IS A BEAST.

gotta be the LE prefix.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 04:00:13 pm
Dudley is making some incredible passes.

wtf is he doing on offense tho? he looks like a conductor.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 04:04:18 pm
Dudley / Simmons going at it.

bout to look up the beef.. they really dislike each other, it seems.

http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/26557862/simmons-torches-nets-says-dudley-feud-done

Quote
Simmons mostly let his game do the talking. Even though Dudley finished with zero points on 0-for-2 shooting with two turnovers in 17 minutes, Simmons didn't add to the war of words after the game.

"I don't have energy for that," Simmons said. "Honestly. It's done. People are going to say what they want to say. It is what it is. I just got to play."

nice.

embid ruins the 76rs for me tho, he's dirty in games.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 04:26:34 pm
Embid got lucky he hit all ball on that.. he was being dirty like usual.

I like Dudley, he goes right at Embid afterwards.

Embid always does something dirty then acts like he's sorry/didn't mean it. Total snake.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 04:27:18 pm
dude he winds up like he's doing a tennis serve.. he just lucked out he hit all ball.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 04:27:56 pm
Jimmy Butler got pissed as fuck. lmao.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 04:30:11 pm
damn at the family on the baseline.

dad gets up and carries his kid off before he gets squashed.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 04:31:00 pm
this is how big feuds form.

BKN / PHI going to hate each other for a long time.

reminds me of Heat/Knicks in the late 90's/early 2k's. every game was on the verge of going nuclear, and some did.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 04:31:35 pm
Butler & Dudley ejected.

damn.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 04:54:48 pm
Levert is on fire.

he's got some slick handles, nasty change of pace/direction.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 05:10:14 pm
crazy how redick can just disappear in the playoffs, yet he can be so lethal in the regular season.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 05:10:22 pm
BKN lighting it up.

nasty dunk by Allen on Embid.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 05:29:22 pm
and just like that.. redick finally hits one.

huge 3 to put PHI up 1.

50s left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 05:30:26 pm
huge mistake by BKN

then huge steal by BKN

then huge layup by BKN

up 1

playoffs!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 05:32:41 pm
huge 3 by PHI

up 2
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 20, 2019, 05:38:33 pm
another huge mistake by BKN.

PHI steals it. daaamn.

PHI up 3-1.

RIP BKN.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on April 21, 2019, 12:35:57 am
LEVERT IS A BEAST.

gotta be the LE prefix.

it's lavert...so, gotta be the LA prefix?  :P

go blue
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 21, 2019, 01:40:01 am
LEVERT IS A BEAST.

gotta be the LE prefix.

it's lavert...so, gotta be the LA prefix?  :P

go blue

jajaja.

thnx.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 21, 2019, 01:15:15 pm
BOS owning IND already.

RIP indy.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 21, 2019, 01:22:45 pm
ind playing good now.

nice.

come on IND.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 21, 2019, 02:29:58 pm
Howard got dunked on pretty hard.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 21, 2019, 02:30:58 pm
Bogdanovic nasty layup. iceman status.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 21, 2019, 07:15:58 pm
LET'S GO MAGIC.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 21, 2019, 08:22:40 pm
Raptors defense is ridiculous tonight. So many blocks.

Magic getting crushed.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 21, 2019, 10:19:08 pm
OKC vs POR

fun series.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 22, 2019, 08:46:08 pm
Blake looks wrecked :<
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 22, 2019, 08:50:16 pm
Giannis is so crazy. :ibjumping:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 22, 2019, 08:59:29 pm
this detroit court seems unusually slippery.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on April 22, 2019, 09:33:15 pm
I am loving POR this series. Lillard is almost my favourite player of the post season. I usually hate Kanter too but he's standing up.

Shame too on Utah. They're getting smashed. I was hoping they'd do better but looks like they're getting swept.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 22, 2019, 09:47:19 pm
I am loving POR this series. Lillard is almost my favourite player of the post season. I usually hate Kanter too but he's standing up.

yea Lillard is ballin`. That portland squad is lethal, shooters everywhere. Not too much of a Kanter fan either but he's stepping up big like you said.

of all the games i've watched this post season, Kawhi would have to be my favorite player. I want him & TOR to lose so badly but he's just an unstoppable force, and doesn't shoot <=20% to get his 30+ etc. guy is consistently lethal efficient, on O and D.

Kawhi has basically matched every ORL run. every single time TOR needed a big shot, he hit one.

dude is nuts.

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Shame too on Utah. They're getting smashed. I was hoping they'd do better but looks like they're getting swept.

the sweep starts tonight at 10:30 PM ET. :f

can't wait for ROCKETS v WARRIORS.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 23, 2019, 01:04:20 am
the rockets sure know how to play awful basketball.

missed 3 after missed 3 after missed 3 after missed 3.

when you're on fire.. ok.. but when you're not, get to the damn rim.

harden literally drives in, has a layup, but kicks it out for a 3.

teams that do this are so frustrating to watch.

and chris paul even looks annoyed.. getting a dunk on a fast break.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 23, 2019, 01:04:48 am
mitchell with a nasty oop dunk. caught it from waaay back.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 23, 2019, 01:06:28 am
offensive rebounding destroyed HOU.

good.

honestly.. kinda hope they lose a few more games now. need to stop chucking up 3's literally every time down court.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 23, 2019, 01:08:43 am
that 4th qtr by HOU was a disgrace to basketball.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 23, 2019, 11:02:05 pm
Lillard on fire right now. But OKC winning by 9 in the first.

going to be a good game.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 23, 2019, 11:05:47 pm
this is the RWB vs DL show.

crazy.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 23, 2019, 11:07:48 pm
Lillard: 19 pts in the 1st.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 24, 2019, 12:17:58 am
Lillard en fuego.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 24, 2019, 01:02:36 am
i'm over here yelling "OH MY GOD" uncontrollably.

what an incredible ending.. POR's come back to tie it, then that shot by Lillard.. are you kidding?

he just let the clock run out and shot it from nearly half court, buzzer beater to win the series.

and it gives him 50.

O M G. :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on April 24, 2019, 01:16:14 am
This is next level  :headbang: :headbang: :headbang:

Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: maxent on April 24, 2019, 01:18:04 am
6 min to go and im like OKC got this, this game is over, 11 or 13 is too big a lead at this point. Next time i look at the score and blazers have somehow managed to get it within 3. Had to keep watching to see how it ends and it was spectaclular
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 24, 2019, 01:18:43 am
This is next level  :headbang: :headbang: :headbang:



yup.

you can see george waiting for dame to create and penetrate a bit, then realizing dame is about to do what hardly anyone would ever do - just launch it from half court.

game over.

insane.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 24, 2019, 01:35:08 am
btw @LBSS (fake tagging):

https://www.basketball-reference.com/players/l/leverca01.html

"LeVert"

(https://i.imgur.com/sO5pc3C.png)

 :trollface: :trollface: :trollface: :trolldance: :highfive:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on April 24, 2019, 09:00:16 am
son of a bitch!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 24, 2019, 04:01:57 pm
hah.

Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 24, 2019, 04:04:11 pm
Lillard on some sun tzu sh*t.

His "bye bye" gesture was kinda ruthless.. Seems like RWB really pissed him off or something.

Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 24, 2019, 04:07:20 pm
this describes some of the beef between DL & RWB.

https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/damian-lillard-explains-why-he-waved-goodbye-to-russell-westbrook-after-hitting-series-winning-shot/
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 24, 2019, 04:11:32 pm
RWB = ethered by DL.

crazy
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 24, 2019, 11:29:57 pm
just came back from a run. was hoping to find UTA get the W to make it 3-2. RIP UTA.

HOU's 3 point debacle bugged me so bad that I want them to get destroyed now.

don't want to watch that kind of basketball.

 :ninja:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 24, 2019, 11:33:11 pm
hoping LAC can get the W tonight too, just to make it interesting. Harold is beast, he brings it. Williams got the longevity gene.

i'm rooting for Portland to get out of the West right now jajaja.

POR vs MIL/TOR.

:D

(more like GSW vs MIL/TOR)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 24, 2019, 11:37:32 pm
LAC BRINGING IT.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 24, 2019, 11:39:35 pm
Williams ballin.

Durant 21 in the first half.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 24, 2019, 11:59:22 pm
WOW @ BEVERLY PLAYING DEFENSE WHILE HOLDING HIS SHOE.

WTF!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 25, 2019, 01:03:11 am
i feel like im watching Allen Iverson right now.. Williams is going off.

lots of off balanced shots after creating off the dribble. looks like AI out there.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 25, 2019, 01:06:34 am
dude. GSW gave up with a minute to go, only down 7...

wtf?
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 25, 2019, 01:08:40 am
GSW 3 - LAC 2

huge.

LAC is fun to watch.

Harold is ruthless in the paint.

LEGGO LAC.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on April 25, 2019, 01:23:43 am
i feel like im watching Allen Iverson right now.. Williams is going off.

lots of off balanced shots after creating off the dribble. looks like AI out there.

this is a take borrowed from bill simmons but i think it's true: AI was one of the most naturally gifted athletes of all time. he could just do anything he wanted with his body, it was incredible.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 25, 2019, 01:45:40 pm
art.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGpfXW-AuFY
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 26, 2019, 02:36:24 pm
GSW (3) vs LAC (2), TONIGHT, 10 PM ET, GAME 6!

LEGGO LAC. :ibjumping:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 26, 2019, 10:22:35 pm
LAC playing great to start this game.

LEGGO LAC!!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 26, 2019, 10:37:15 pm
Curry looks hurt. damn.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 26, 2019, 10:58:17 pm
DURANT is on fire.

can't miss.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 26, 2019, 11:01:46 pm
Durant could go for 60 tonight.

still a close game tho.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 26, 2019, 11:12:56 pm
LAC's defense has really slipped. damn. GSW getting layups/dunks everywhere.

67-51 GSW, almost half time.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 26, 2019, 11:15:31 pm
72-53 GSW, damn.

Durant -> 38 points in the first half.

 :wowthatwasnutswtf:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 26, 2019, 11:34:17 pm
how many oops is GSW going to get ?? :<
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 26, 2019, 11:49:51 pm
LAC had it back to +11 GSW but Lou comes in and lead blows back up to 17 quick.

Lou having a bad game: turnovers especially.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 27, 2019, 12:56:59 am
Durant is unstoppable, when he wants to be.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 27, 2019, 07:50:34 pm
TOR is playing such beautiful basketball.

Kawhi's efficiency is on another level.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 27, 2019, 08:44:21 pm
Kawhi / Siakam shooting 19/25 in the first half...

insanity.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 27, 2019, 08:59:38 pm
PHI gets back in it, TOR gets a bit dirty (and very physical) and then runs the lead back up.

Green bowing the fu*k out of Redick.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 27, 2019, 09:06:42 pm
every1 on TOR can hit threes, except Lowry (jk).

how insane is that.

Green, Kawhi, Siakam, Lowry, Gasol, Ibaka. VanVleet.

4 of those dudes are bigs. ridiculous.

Gasol really spreads the D.. dude just camps out at the 3 pt line and is lethal if you let him take it.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 27, 2019, 09:06:52 pm
nasty block by Kawhi.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 27, 2019, 09:08:42 pm
Drake going to brag for at least 2 series.

TOR vs MIL will most likely be ECF.. that's going to be an awesome matchup. 7 game series.

Right now if I had to pick, i'd pick TOR over MIL.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 27, 2019, 10:39:22 pm
Kawhi - 45 pts
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 27, 2019, 10:40:03 pm
Spurs down by 10 in first, but can't buy a bucket. So it's actually surprising they are only down 10.

they only had 4 points with 3 minutes left.. somehow managed to end the qtr with 10.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 28, 2019, 12:05:10 am
cant believe the spurs are only down 11 going into the 4th.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 28, 2019, 12:21:59 am
6 point game w/ 5 min left. (+6 DEN)

insane.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 28, 2019, 12:23:41 am
SA down 4.

INSANE.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 28, 2019, 12:33:05 am
SAS down 2.

~40s left.

this is incredible.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 28, 2019, 12:37:50 am
im so confused at the end of the spurs/nuggets game...

~3s shot clock diff, spurs down 4.. Spurs don't foul. They play D and get the ball back with 3s, dribble around and don't even get a shot off.

makes absolutely no sense how they didn't foul.

mind boggling.. wtf?
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 28, 2019, 12:59:44 am
they had a chance to foul with 27s left (-4), and instead let and entire shotclock run down.

never seen that at the playoff+ level.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 28, 2019, 03:00:28 pm
Bucks getting OWNED.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 28, 2019, 03:38:50 pm
HOU @ GSW GAME 1.

bout to start.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 28, 2019, 08:14:44 pm
badly officiated game on both sides.

GSW "sneaks away" with a W in game 1.

sneaks away because HOU played awful again, yet was only down 3 with 10s left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 28, 2019, 08:29:49 pm
"i've been fouled by james on a james 3 pointer" -- draymond

hah

https://twitter.com/gswchris/status/1122641549324619776
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on April 28, 2019, 10:32:01 pm
Man I love your updates on these games. I actually watched both the PHI/TOR and SA/DEN games yesterday but reading this thread is almost more entertaining.

I thought Philly was an interesting one. Philly were rubbish in the first half and didn't hit a thing and TOR couldn't miss but weren't down by much at the half. Surely TOR can't shoot like that again.

Also agree that GSW snuck away with game 1. That's going to be so close this series. 
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 28, 2019, 11:05:01 pm
Man I love your updates on these games. I actually watched both the PHI/TOR and SA/DEN games yesterday but reading this thread is almost more entertaining.

haha cool.

i just can't help but "live blog" when it's exciting. :D

the end of PHI/DEN still blows my mind. how on earth did that happen in a professional game? I was hoping the post-game TNT crew addressed it.. and man did they. for like 15 minutes lmfao.

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I thought Philly was an interesting one. Philly were rubbish in the first half and didn't hit a thing and TOR couldn't miss but weren't down by much at the half. Surely TOR can't shoot like that again.

regarding TOR's shooting: that squad i impressive. Kawhi is so efficient it's absolutely beautiful. TOR just takes *mostly* smart shots. get to the rim, or drive & kick for wide open 3's/j's, mid-range jumpers (omg a team that settles for mid-range shots), or pick and roll, tons of slashers etc.. real basketball. it's refreshing to see.

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Also agree that GSW snuck away with game 1. That's going to be so close this series.

yup.

HOU drives me nuts. Watching them literally makes me angry. Wide open mid-range shots or blow-by defender moves, only to dribble it back out for a 3/step back 3, or launch contested 3's etc.

that team missed ~29 straight 3 pointers over the last 2 games, until they finally hit one today in the 2nd qtr.

that's such a travesty.

I just don't see how they beat the Warriors doing that. I mean that can't be a formula that actually gets them the W in a 7 game series where they dont have home court advantage.

I saw several HOU games this season.. I think when their opponent isn't a threat, they play much better basketball.. maybe because they get more wide-open 3's. With better defense, they just chuck up the ugliest shots i've ever seen.

Harden got "undercut" several times in game 1, but he also oversold it several times as well (by kicking his legs out). He's a top notch flop artist.

I like Harden but, much more when he is getting to the rim. This dude can get to the rim whenever he wants - and usually get fouled.

Instead, he's jacking up the most disgusting 3's with D all over him.

frustrating :D

POR/DEN should be interesting tomorrow. POR just has way more fire power right now. DEN was in some low scoring games. I don't think they can win a series like that against POR - who will definitely get buckets up into the 110+ range.

MIL getting OWNED was the biggest surprise to me. Didn't expect them to get destroyed like that in game 1.

Durant & Kawhi are so lethal right now. I just love their shot selection. Seems like a lost art lately, meanwhile it's fundamental basketball. lmao.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 28, 2019, 11:05:13 pm
whoa i just wrote a big response. eek. hah.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 09:44:29 pm
TOR was getting crushed, but they were missing everything.

now they are starting to hit, only down 1.

KAWHI.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 09:44:59 pm
embid goes for a huge dunk. missed but nasty.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 09:48:27 pm
Butler very aggressive tonight. Someone's got to be on PHI.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 09:50:43 pm
still thinking of Durant's one leg step backs last night.. beautiful.

some of those replays of him doing it over Chris Paul etc, unguardable.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 09:50:56 pm
TOR down 6 after 3.

very low scoring game - 69-63
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 09:56:42 pm
TOR shooting too many 3's. FFS.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 10:09:06 pm
TOR playing like HOU right now.. non-stop 3's. all misses.

take it to the rim. plzz.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 10:18:55 pm
TOR playing much more aggressive now. attacking non-stop.

down 8 < 4min to go.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 10:19:28 pm
down 5.

KAWHI AND-1.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 10:21:01 pm
OMFG EMBID TO BUTLER.

nasty pass + 3.

Embed was under all kinds of pressure and finds Butler. Embid might have traveled but whatever, good pass.

PHI was up 5, now 8 after that. Dagger-ish.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 10:24:30 pm
PHI +3, 1:30 left.

TOR hitting 3's.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 10:25:08 pm
OMFG LOWRIE GETS BY HIS DEFENDER..

AND INSTEAD OF LAYING IT UP..

TRIES TO WRAP-AROUND PASS FOR A 3.

god dammit.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 10:25:50 pm
huge play by Siakam.

TOR DOWN 1.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 10:26:37 pm
EMBID.

Huge play in the paint. Doing a Hakeem impersonation.

PHI +3.

~30s left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 10:28:42 pm
TOR's final play was an absolute mess.

Got a good look though.. Green wide open 3.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 10:29:26 pm
PHI STEALS GAME 2.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 11:08:05 pm
POR/DEN, both teams starting out red hot.

fun game to watch.

might sleep at halftime tho dno.

DAME w/ some big shots. Jokic with some beautiful shots.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 29, 2019, 11:43:06 pm
exciting first half.

it's like DEN can't guard POR's perimeter.. and POR can't guard DEN inside. i guess that probably means this series will be exciting af.

DAME with some nasty drives & finishes.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 30, 2019, 09:03:28 am
(https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/EbMPkdhliZ3Sq8Z0oXPjX9uNFBGp1728qxeNL0NFREdMnUBN0kTp1_JpJ_UY-kg3AYUlAmF45fDHKRHs2mao22j-iw=w300-h169-pa-n-no-nu)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 30, 2019, 09:08:32 am
still the best tho

(https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/3DgbZgBBKyDdLKDwar9PwfnKK8XH6RD_e0quTeCvaRcbopJYQmkoorMkIbpJSmJyT5_2O1cMDnwjIPLuIMEcHk9v=w300-h169-p-pa-no-nu)

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D45a-FBXsAM60mh.jpg)

Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 30, 2019, 09:48:20 am
damn:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/04/30/nba-weighs-steph-curry-james-harden-no-calls-officiating-stays-spotlight/?utm_term=.5bfac92b292e

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The Last-Two Minute report did cite three other moments during that span when fouls should have been called and were not. All of instances benefited the Warriors — and Curry, in particular.

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The NBA’s Last-Two Minute report indicated Curry should have fouled out Sunday before he was able to hit a crucial shot for Golden State in the final minute. It also asserted that referees were correct in not blowing a whistle on teammate Draymond Green for a shooting foul on a missed shot by Harden.

Klay definitely fouled Harden on several 3's. Last one (w/ Draymond) I didn't think was a foul. I thought Chris Paul got fouled tho after his offensive rebound.

should be interesting tonight.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on April 30, 2019, 10:20:51 pm
damn:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/04/30/nba-weighs-steph-curry-james-harden-no-calls-officiating-stays-spotlight/?utm_term=.5bfac92b292e

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The Last-Two Minute report did cite three other moments during that span when fouls should have been called and were not. All of instances benefited the Warriors — and Curry, in particular.

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The NBA’s Last-Two Minute report indicated Curry should have fouled out Sunday before he was able to hit a crucial shot for Golden State in the final minute. It also asserted that referees were correct in not blowing a whistle on teammate Draymond Green for a shooting foul on a missed shot by Harden.

Klay definitely fouled Harden on several 3's. Last one (w/ Draymond) I didn't think was a foul. I thought Chris Paul got fouled tho after his offensive rebound.

should be interesting tonight.

The players are their own worst enemy. They play for the foul, create contact, kick their legs out and then complain to the refs. Then they wonder why they don't get legitimate calls. Every heard of the boy who cried wolf?

Tbh I've never seen more players go at refs with such aggression then this post season. It's shocking.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 30, 2019, 11:00:59 pm
damn:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/04/30/nba-weighs-steph-curry-james-harden-no-calls-officiating-stays-spotlight/?utm_term=.5bfac92b292e

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The Last-Two Minute report did cite three other moments during that span when fouls should have been called and were not. All of instances benefited the Warriors — and Curry, in particular.

Quote
The NBA’s Last-Two Minute report indicated Curry should have fouled out Sunday before he was able to hit a crucial shot for Golden State in the final minute. It also asserted that referees were correct in not blowing a whistle on teammate Draymond Green for a shooting foul on a missed shot by Harden.

Klay definitely fouled Harden on several 3's. Last one (w/ Draymond) I didn't think was a foul. I thought Chris Paul got fouled tho after his offensive rebound.

should be interesting tonight.

The players are their own worst enemy. They play for the foul, create contact, kick their legs out and then complain to the refs. Then they wonder why they don't get legitimate calls. Every heard of the boy who cried wolf?

Tbh I've never seen more players go at refs with such aggression then this post season. It's shocking.

yea it's really annoying.

missed calls are missed calls, but the players whine too damn much for sure.

it all comes back to coaching.. the coaches have "lost control" of the game. the coaches should be addressing the whining. instead they seem to encourage it.

i mean dudes can whine about foul calls instead of getting back on defense, and they don't get benched etc. that's probably my biggest pet-peeve. GET BACK ON D. BENCH SOMEONE FOR NOT GETTING BACK ON D.

so that's what i mean by the coaches losing control.. maybe popovich still has the balls to bench people for stuff like that. i can't think of anyone else who does though..

I stopped watching the NBA for years during the "offensive foul flop era". I came back once they got that under control (for the most part). I couldn't watch it.. They need to get a handle on the new style of flops, and whining. Makes the game much less enjoyable to watch.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 30, 2019, 11:01:25 pm
HOU PLAYING ABSOLUTELY AWFUL.

then Harden gets hurt. (poked in the eye?)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 30, 2019, 11:01:57 pm
I can't believe they let Curry back in the game after dislocating his finger & having it popped back into place.

This looks like one of those "sure win games" at this point.. put some ice on that shit.

ffs.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 30, 2019, 11:02:13 pm
oh also MIL *destroyed* BOS.

nice.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 30, 2019, 11:13:21 pm
Harden hurt and HOU gets back to within 4.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 30, 2019, 11:14:31 pm
oh btw to clarify.. regarding flops/acting: the players are just exploitation bad (awful) officiating. the NBA's officiating absolutely sucks.

regarding whining about fouls and not getting back on D: that's BAD basketball & bad coaching.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on April 30, 2019, 11:22:42 pm
oh btw to clarify.. regarding flops/acting: the players are just exploitation bad (awful) officiating. the NBA's officiating absolutely sucks.

regarding whining about fouls and not getting back on D: that's BAD basketball & bad coaching.

Agree and agree.

Players will exploit the rules to their advantage every time. Refs need to stop that shit.

There's a team bonding/player management program used by a few of the footy teams here in Aus called Leading Teams. A few of the teams who used it had great success while it's destroyed other teams. It's basically a full honesty program where each player sits in front of the group and the group tell them all the bad qualities they have that need to be fixed (among other things). Apparently quite brutal. Wonder how that would go over in the NBA haha. I imagine there'd be a few egos on the line.

https://www.sydneyswans.com.au/news/2013-07-23/the-leading-teams-way

Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 30, 2019, 11:35:57 pm
oh man.. Harden's last 3 on Igoudala.

disgusting.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 30, 2019, 11:55:31 pm
oh btw to clarify.. regarding flops/acting: the players are just exploitation bad (awful) officiating. the NBA's officiating absolutely sucks.

regarding whining about fouls and not getting back on D: that's BAD basketball & bad coaching.

Agree and agree.

Players will exploit the rules to their advantage every time. Refs need to stop that shit.

There's a team bonding/player management program used by a few of the footy teams here in Aus called Leading Teams. A few of the teams who used it had great success while it's destroyed other teams. It's basically a full honesty program where each player sits in front of the group and the group tell them all the bad qualities they have that need to be fixed (among other things). Apparently quite brutal. Wonder how that would go over in the NBA haha. I imagine there'd be a few egos on the line.

https://www.sydneyswans.com.au/news/2013-07-23/the-leading-teams-way

nice.

in the NBA, i think that kind of stuff coming from teammates would be a problem. like you said, big egos. big $$. also imagine someone making 1/20th of what you're getting paid, calling you out.

that kind of brutal honesty should be coming from the coaches already IMHO. that relationship has gotten watered down massively in the NBA.

in college it's still there.. but the players don't make anything - while the coaches make millions & the NCAA makes billions. so that tarnishes it considerably imho. i could see the full honesty program working more in college/high school than pro. US pro sports is HUGE $$, just seems like it would be tough but I could be way off.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on April 30, 2019, 11:56:29 pm
Harden's floaters have really fallen off in the playoffs.

i mean his offense in general has fallen off, but floaters especially.

he's hitting some big shots in this game, post eye issue. but floaters, nah. can't seem to find his finesse on em`.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 01, 2019, 12:07:57 am
Klay on FIRE.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 01, 2019, 12:17:29 am
HOU still only down 10.. odd tbh.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 01, 2019, 12:22:03 am
HOU down 7 entering the 4th.. wtf?
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 01, 2019, 12:27:49 am
Harden still icing his eye etc. damn his eye must be fucked up.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 01, 2019, 12:29:15 am
OMFG HOU (-4)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 01, 2019, 12:30:36 am
Rivers wanting a call, doesn't get back on D, easy fast break for GSW leading to a dunk.

GSW +8

COACH_ADARQ: TO THE BENCH RIVERS.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 01, 2019, 12:35:31 am
Harden driving... bout time.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 01, 2019, 12:36:25 am
HARDEN BIG 3.

HOU (-3)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 01, 2019, 12:37:16 am
wow dunk wedgie (though fouled) by Igoudala.

very rare.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 01, 2019, 12:42:29 am
Coges needs Draymond to throw him some Alleys..

Green is an oop specialist. That pass to Green in the paint, "fake drive", then alley to Igoudala (mostly) is so lethal.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 01, 2019, 07:40:54 pm
Coges needs Draymond to throw him some Alleys..

Green is an oop specialist. That pass to Green in the paint, "fake drive", then alley to Igoudala (mostly) is so lethal.

Haha this times a million.

Iguodala though still has crazy hops at 35. Not only does he get up but he gets up quick.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 01, 2019, 11:43:45 pm
big W for POR. steals game 2.

DEN fought hard, got back in it towards the end.

can't believe Jamal Murray could even play with his "bum leg". guy could barely move but still hit some big shots. i'd think a coach would take him out tho: 1) so he doesnt hurt himself worse 2) because he's a defensive liability.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 02, 2019, 12:22:34 am
big W for POR. steals game 2.

DEN fought hard, got back in it towards the end.

can't believe Jamal Murray could even play with his "bum leg". guy could barely move but still hit some big shots. i'd think a coach would take him out tho: 1) so he doesnt hurt himself worse 2) because he's a defensive liability.

Was such a weird game. POR had a decent lead with virtually no contribution from Lillard or McCollum in the first half. Just held on too. Can't wait to see them back in Portland for the next two.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 02, 2019, 10:21:46 pm
Watching PHI v TOR. Leonard is having a cracker and Embid is dominating but the best part is AI's reaction from the sidelines. Pure gold!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 02, 2019, 10:23:38 pm
Watching PHI v TOR. Leonard is having a cracker and Embid is dominating but the best part is AI's reaction from the sidelines. Pure gold!

ya AI is going nuts. hah.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 02, 2019, 10:23:58 pm
Philly's defence though too. Great job at running TOR off the 3 line
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 02, 2019, 10:24:01 pm
Harris's missed layup was a thing of beauty.

 :derp:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 02, 2019, 10:24:35 pm
Philly's defence though too. Great job at running TOR off the 3 line

TOR (Lowrie) on a fast break, he backs off, and looks for a 3 point shooter.

L city.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 02, 2019, 10:29:04 pm
Embed just did a fast break slingshot-windmill dunk.

w
t
f.

 :ibjumping:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 02, 2019, 10:32:55 pm
Embed just did a fast break slingshot-windmill dunk.

w
t
f.

 :ibjumping:

 :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf:
He's putting on a show.

That missed layup though. Unbelievable!!!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 03, 2019, 09:15:15 am
Embed just did a fast break slingshot-windmill dunk.

w
t
f.

 :ibjumping:

 :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf:
He's putting on a show.

yup. major.

Quote
That missed layup though. Unbelievable!!!

yea. still cracking up. that was EPIC.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 03, 2019, 09:43:54 am
sorry it was Harris TO Monroe.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6J5c345Dj3E

hahaHAahAHahaAHaHAHA.

(need a high quality version to truly appreciate it)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 03, 2019, 10:16:07 pm
MIL/BOS game 3 is good.

MIL big 3rd qtr .. +9 with 9 min left.

LEGGO MIL!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 03, 2019, 10:41:01 pm
this game was completely over.. and MIL let BOS right back in it.

incredible.

about to be BOS down by 7 with 1:20 left.

they were down like 18 with 3 min left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 03, 2019, 10:50:41 pm
whew. MIL wins.

2-1 MIL!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:12:28 am
i was about to say.. they should be trying to get McCollum some shots, he was on fire.

and bang, a big 3 in OT.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:14:07 am
was icing my leg so couldn't live blog.

GAME 3 DEN @ POR, is a great one.

We're in OT, POR +3 with 3 min left.

Murray lighting it up towards the end. Solid come back by DEN, just like game 2.

Jokic and McCollum having great games.

DAME with a big shot to send it to OT.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:14:47 am
Murray is lights out right now.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:18:00 am
Kanter is so banged up.

Jokic with a real dirty play on him early in the game.. looked like he deliberately tried to hurt Kanter's left shoulder.

DEN +2 with 42s left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:20:03 am
OMFG

tied up.

8s left.

DAME with the surprising airball layup, buy McCollum bails POR out.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:20:21 am
DEN playing great, 8s is alot of time for them to get some points up.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:22:14 am
i was so tired.. but decided to force myself to stay up for this game.

so.

glad.

i.

did.

DOUBLE OT.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:22:46 am
"I'm not tired" -- Doris

lol. good.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:27:24 am
HUGE 3 BY DAME.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:29:50 am
people are too tired to complain about fouls.

it's awesome.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:32:28 am
OMFG

jump ball with 5s
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:33:31 am
omg.

POR's ball. DAME wins the jump.

4s left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:34:54 am
3OT.

insane.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:41:40 am
McCollum on fire.

2 huge 3's.

POR +4, 3OT, 3min left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:47:54 am
huge shot by Milsap.

DEN +4, 30s left.

POR's ball.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:49:51 am
OMG THAT'S OFF MURRAY.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:50:00 am
This should be POR's ball..

WOW.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:50:52 am
OMFG it's POR's ball.

incredible defensive play by McCollum.

POR down 2, 19s left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:51:51 am
DAME with a nuclear blow by.

TIE GAME.

8s left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:54:11 am
OMFG.

4 OT.

4 OT.

4 OT.

4 OT.

4 OT.

4 OT.

4 OT.

4 OT.

4 OT.

4 OT.

4 OT.

4 OT.

i'm so tired. eyes burning.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 01:59:06 am
Barton is having the game of his life.

every shot he's made, is a huge clutch shot.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 02:06:56 am
POR -1

HOOD, HUGE 3.

POR +2

17s left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 02:07:36 am
btw Hood's hit like, the last 3 shots.

2 on Murray.

then this big 3.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 02:09:03 am
Jokic at the line for 2.

5s left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 02:09:14 am
missed the first FT.

omfg.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 02:10:22 am
POR +1.

5s left.

DEN has to foul twice to get POR to the line.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 02:11:26 am
DEN mistake.

2s off the clock before the foul.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 02:13:15 am
POR wins game 3.

what a game.

incredible.

 :wowthatwasnutswtf:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on May 04, 2019, 02:55:21 am
joel embiid is a showman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jOnX5PUdbU
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 05:31:52 pm
Siakam might have hurt his calf tripping Embid.

damn.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 05:34:35 pm
also, highlights from yesterday. such an epic game.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tf7MM9tYTPE
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 07:45:07 pm
GSW @ HOU, GAME 3, TONIGHT!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 07:59:27 pm
HOLY FUCK @ HARDEN'S EYE...

WTF? :o
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 08:01:19 pm
GSW is skeptical of Harden's eye injury..

https://www.sportingnews.com/us/nba/news/nba-playoffs-2019-warriors-reportedly-not-buying-the-severity-of-james-harden-eye-injuries/1nl64o6amz9bs1jf9lo5mlat63

then they just show Harden warming up, and his left eye looks like it's full of blood.

the fuck?
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 08:31:59 pm
found some photo, looked even worse in the arena.

hopefully that just means he'll become the terminator tonight. :ninja:

(https://s.hdnux.com/photos/01/02/06/40/17328189/3/920x920.jpg)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 09:52:37 pm
Harden is so frustrating to watch. Drives in, has an open mid range J, then back pedals out to try a 3.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 09:52:56 pm
Oh also.. Draymond is so dirty.

raked Harden again in the face.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 09:53:24 pm
That block by Capela on Igoudala was nuts.

omg.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 10:03:57 pm
Harden fouled very hard by Green, no call.

after that play tho, Harden & Paul hit 3's.

several "missed calls" like that on Harden today. refs really letting GSW beat him up.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 10:26:36 pm
epic non-call travel on Curry.

crazy
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 10:31:45 pm
and just like that.. lead erased.

GSW up 1. 10 min left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 10:55:53 pm
Harden's iso (and HOU ) is being exposed so hard in the playoffs, in general.

He brings the ball down slow (shot clock running down), runs the shot clock down some more beyond the 3 pt line, then tries to create a step back 3 with the shot clock almost at 0.

meanwhile everyone on HOU is just watching..
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 10:56:25 pm
more Harden iso.

bad shots. bad passes.

crazy.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 10:57:46 pm
such awful offense by HOU.

HOU up 1 with 1min left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 11:04:24 pm
OT!

truly awful close to the 4th by HOU.

HOU has impressed me the most in these playoffs, by playing the most awful basketball of any team.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 11:06:10 pm
props to Tucker. some serious offensive rebounds all game.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 11:06:16 pm
Gordon ballin too.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 11:09:01 pm
oh my goodness.. Durant.

double crossovers and a nasty finish.. destruction.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 11:11:07 pm
Tucker playing some RUGGED AF basketball.

Curry huge missed layup.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 11:12:17 pm
James in the ISO .. looking like another bad shot.

James hits a disgusting 3.

HOU up 6.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 11:16:14 pm
very dirty screen by Draymond.

Rivers possibly hurt.


on replay: screen not dirty. just a blind hard screen.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 11:16:44 pm
CURRY WITH THE *EPIC* MISSED DUNK.

didn't think we'd see Monroe topped this post-season.. but Curry just did it.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 11:19:05 pm
Harden sounding confident as fu*k in this post game interview.

HOU gets it done. 2-1 GSW.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 11:21:20 pm
the huge block.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjhKNRCFOH0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVrnY7cXRa8
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 04, 2019, 11:25:10 pm
epic missed dunk. also, very weird ending..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K86xzm4zmPM
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 05, 2019, 05:13:38 am
epic missed dunk. also, very weird ending..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K86xzm4zmPM

Curry tries for dunk with 16s left and down by 5. His worst play of the season. A serious WTF moment.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 08:44:56 am
epic missed dunk. also, very weird ending..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K86xzm4zmPM

Curry tries for dunk with 16s left and down by 5. His worst play of the season. A serious WTF moment.

yup.

it's like he forgot he was in the NBA for a sec, and was re-living a playground hoop dream of dunking to close out a game.

lmao.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 05:01:41 pm
good first half between TOR/PHI.

looking better for PHI tho.. TOR started off hot then cooled down. Now PHI just took the lead.

if TOR loses this game, RIP.

Embid with some NASTY blocks. "It's a block party" -- Embid
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 05:02:01 pm
CANT WAIT FOR LILLARD TIME.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 06:05:03 pm
enormous shot by Kawhi. trapped 3.

most likely just saved the series for TOR.

38s left, TOR up 6.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 06:11:11 pm
huge W by TOR.

man o man. Kawhi.

the rest of TOR stepped up (Gasol/Lowrey/Ibaka).
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 06:15:29 pm
much respect to PHI for playing out to the absolute end.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 08:01:26 pm
DEN @ POR, Game 4.

great game so far. POR on fire, but still only up 6 at the moment.

Curry on fire.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 08:58:09 pm
my goodness.. @ Hood's Gervin like lefty scoop finger roll layup.

beautiful.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 09:01:17 pm
what a game.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 09:03:18 pm
Murray, huge 3.

Murray and Jokic are stars that's for sure.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 09:16:09 pm
DEN up 3.

Lillard heating up.

4 min left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 09:19:48 pm
so many bad calls in this game, on both sides.

the foul from Milsap on Lillard was ridiculous. barely touched him.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 09:23:08 pm
Jokic hurt... damn :<

looks kinda srs.

DEN +6, 1min left.

Huge shots by DEN.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 09:23:50 pm
Hood to the rescue. Ridiculous.

DEN +3, 47s left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 09:24:09 pm
Jokic hurt... damn :<

looks kinda srs.

DEN +6, 1min left.

Huge shots by DEN.

qfe.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 09:32:37 pm
jokic is ok.. looked wrecked. crazy how that works.

Lillard huge missed free throw.

POR still in it. Down 2, 7s left, DEN ball tho.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 05, 2019, 09:39:57 pm
huge W by DEN in game 4. daaamn. 2-2.

this series has been great.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 05, 2019, 11:18:08 pm
jokic is ok.. looked wrecked. crazy how that works.

Lillard huge missed free throw.

POR still in it. Down 2, 7s left, DEN ball tho.

Lillard should have dished to Hood on that last play. He was on fire.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 06, 2019, 07:58:56 am
jokic is ok.. looked wrecked. crazy how that works.

Lillard huge missed free throw.

POR still in it. Down 2, 7s left, DEN ball tho.

Lillard should have dished to Hood on that last play. He was on fire.

ya maybe. almost got that and1 tho.. so close.

how about Murray's 100% freethrow shooting? none of those came close to missing.

at the end he says:

"everyone knows I like free throws"

lol.

CLUTCH.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 06, 2019, 07:43:44 pm
jokic is ok.. looked wrecked. crazy how that works.

Lillard huge missed free throw.

POR still in it. Down 2, 7s left, DEN ball tho.

Lillard should have dished to Hood on that last play. He was on fire.

ya maybe. almost got that and1 tho.. so close.

how about Murray's 100% freethrow shooting? none of those came close to missing.

at the end he says:

"everyone knows I like free throws"

lol.

CLUTCH.

Good point. What about Murray's dunk on Kanter? Can't find footage but it was epic.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 06, 2019, 09:26:37 pm
jokic is ok.. looked wrecked. crazy how that works.

Lillard huge missed free throw.

POR still in it. Down 2, 7s left, DEN ball tho.

Lillard should have dished to Hood on that last play. He was on fire.

ya maybe. almost got that and1 tho.. so close.

how about Murray's 100% freethrow shooting? none of those came close to missing.

at the end he says:

"everyone knows I like free throws"

lol.

CLUTCH.

Good point. What about Murray's dunk on Kanter? Can't find footage but it was epic.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJ1XoUkvJX0
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 06, 2019, 09:26:53 pm
almost-RIP BOS. today is great...
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 06, 2019, 11:35:22 pm
beautiful cut by Harden & layup to close the third -> basketball.

harden on fire tonight.

durant getting very aggressive.

good game.

LEGGO HOU.

I like when Paul got rough with Green, about time someone did. I just don't get how, when Green pushes Paul, he doesn't get a tech..

some beautiful step back 3's by Harden, even tho some are bad shots. He's nailing em. That one on Klay & the foul was perfect.

HOU +9 to start the 4th.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 06, 2019, 11:36:29 pm
Paul with some beautiful passes tonight.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 06, 2019, 11:43:01 pm
Connaughton quickly becoming one of my favourite role players.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrwNPviSqGA
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 07, 2019, 12:17:07 am
huge W by HOU. almost let it slip tho..

2-2 folks!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 07, 2019, 12:17:39 am
Connaughton quickly becoming one of my favourite role players.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrwNPviSqGA

ya he's so aggressive. really attacks the rim.

fun to watch.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 07, 2019, 10:18:03 pm
76rs BLOWN THE FU*K OUT.

LEGGO RAPTORS.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 07, 2019, 11:31:10 pm
76rs BLOWN THE FU*K OUT.

LEGGO RAPTORS.

Yep Philly got smoked. Didn't even look like they were trying. I know Embid is sick but Simmons couldn't have been more disinterested.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 07, 2019, 11:42:29 pm
76rs BLOWN THE FU*K OUT.

LEGGO RAPTORS.

Yep Philly got smoked. Didn't even look like they were trying. I know Embid is sick but Simmons couldn't have been more disinterested.

ya. and now Embid is involved in stat-sheet gate.

cell phone gate, state sheet gate, bounced from playoffs gate.

that team always looks distracted.. as good as Embid is, he seems like a big reason for it.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 07, 2019, 11:42:49 pm
dude.. Murray is in the matrix right now.

looks like he's playing in slow motion, hitting some insane shots.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 07, 2019, 11:45:55 pm
was hoping this would be a close game. it was close until Murray went off.

now it's DEN +18 at halftime.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 08, 2019, 01:06:13 am
POR got wrecked. damn.

3-2 DEN.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 08, 2019, 09:40:54 pm
LEGGO BUCKS!!!!!

let's get this done with.

FU*K BOS.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 08, 2019, 10:11:56 pm
LEGGO BUCKS!!!!!

let's get this done with.

FU*K BOS.

BOS are cooked!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 08, 2019, 10:42:08 pm
LEGGO BUCKS!!!!!

let's get this done with.

FU*K BOS.

BOS are cooked!

so happy.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 08, 2019, 11:13:33 pm
LEGGO BUCKS!!!!!

let's get this done with.

FU*K BOS.

BOS are cooked!

so happy.

Now Kyrie can get across to NY and wait for KD to show up.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 08, 2019, 11:42:13 pm
LEGGO BUCKS!!!!!

let's get this done with.

FU*K BOS.

BOS are cooked!

so happy.

Now Kyrie can get across to NY and wait for KD to show up.

i hate NY but i wouldn't mind seeing Durant + Kyrie there.

would be pretty cool. those dudes are "NY af".
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 08, 2019, 11:42:53 pm
the rebounding situation in this game is insane. HOU looks so small.

pretty crazy.

the way the game has gone so far, can't believe it's still fairly close.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 09, 2019, 12:16:04 am
after such a shitty first half.. HOU -5 in the 3rd quarter.

solid. leggo HOU.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 09, 2019, 12:21:49 am
oh man.. Durant hurt. looks bad.

not good. :/

like the commentators said, looked like Durant thought someone threw something at his calf, the way he turned back. then he realized he was hurt.

damn.

 >:(

looked like minor achilles "origin" tear, or soleus strain.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 09, 2019, 12:22:43 am
Yep. That's not good. Hope it's not his Achilles. That would suck so bad.

Meanwhile they are playing like a bunch of under 10's
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 09, 2019, 12:29:01 am
Yep. That's not good. Hope it's not his Achilles. That would suck so bad.

ya man.

crazy.. especially considering it seemed to happen *AFTER* the shot/play. just trotting back down the court and bam.

hope it's just a cramp, but didn't look good.

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Meanwhile they are playing like a bunch of under 10's

GSW in serious trouble right now.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 09, 2019, 12:38:47 am
Curry heating up!!!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 09, 2019, 12:47:33 am
Curry heating up!!!

Curry reminding us he was 2-time MVP etc, in case we forgot.

Durant hurt, Curry immediately steps up, and has taken over.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 09, 2019, 12:47:51 am
Gordon heating up...

HOU -1, 4 min left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 09, 2019, 12:59:52 am
GSW goes on a run, +7 with 2:30 left.

man o man. this is the "old GSW" at the moment. just can't miss.

DRAYMOND is such a shithead. dirty knee on CP3.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 09, 2019, 01:01:22 am
Looney with so many big plays this game.

rebounds, blocks, etc.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 09, 2019, 01:10:30 am
incredible defense by HOU at the end.. can't believe they didn't come up with that ball.

wow.

GSW +5 w/ 4s left. game pretty much over.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 09, 2019, 01:15:12 am
GSW gets game 5.

enormous W considering Durant went out, and HOU went up 1 shortly after.

hopefully Durant is back. as much as I don't want GSW to win, I don't want to watch the NBA without Durant. lol.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: acole14 on May 09, 2019, 08:41:16 am
I'm disappointed with my man Ben Simmons this playoffs. I guess it turns out that having absolutely no jumpshot is not so good in today's NBA. I read this stat somewhere on RealGM about his jumpshot this season vs his rookie season:

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Jump shots outside of 10ft:
Rookie season: 31% on 187 attempts
This season: 20% on 87 attempts

I've never seen a player regressing so badly on such a glaring weakness from rookie to sophomore season. Bizarre given how crucial it is to unlocking his offensive game.

(Having said all that, the Sixers drive me crazy and I'm hoping they get squashed by the Raps, hehe).
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 09, 2019, 10:57:36 pm
I'm disappointed with my man Ben Simmons this playoffs. I guess it turns out that having absolutely no jumpshot is not so good in today's NBA. I read this stat somewhere on RealGM about his jumpshot this season vs his rookie season:

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Jump shots outside of 10ft:
Rookie season: 31% on 187 attempts
This season: 20% on 87 attempts

I've never seen a player regressing so badly on such a glaring weakness from rookie to sophomore season. Bizarre given how crucial it is to unlocking his offensive game.

(Having said all that, the Sixers drive me crazy and I'm hoping they get squashed by the Raps, hehe).

damn that's nuts.

i wouldn't mind it as much, if somehow his freethrow percentage wasn't so awful.

if he was determined to get to the rim, and either score, dish, or get fouled (and shoot a high percentage), it'd be fine.

but the fact that his FT % is so awful, means you can basically hack-a-shaq him.



he played great tonight. attacked the rim like a madman. even without the J, he's a threat. that's skills. if he had a J, man o man.. but, if his free throw percentage was decent, even that would open up his offense without shooting J's. just no confidence shooting i guess.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 09, 2019, 10:58:16 pm
Embid is so dirty.

PHI gets game 6. damn. TOR played awful.

props to their coach for keeping in the starters to take the beating in the 4th, up until ~3 minutes.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 10, 2019, 12:17:02 am
DEN/POR Game 6 is good.

man o man Hood been ballin` for POR.

leggo POR. take it to game 7. close game tho.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 10, 2019, 12:47:49 am
both teams getting into it.

Curry over-reacted to Barton's initial reaction - not sure why he pushed Barton. Then Barton pushed him away. Then Curry comes back, Barton sticks his finger in Curry's face.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 10, 2019, 10:51:48 pm
GSW @ HOU, GAME 6.

great game so far.

GSW playing good solid basketball.

77-77 right now, 3rd qtr.

Klay on fire tonight.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 10, 2019, 10:55:08 pm
HOU playing awful defense tho.

So many wide open shots for GSW.

So many layups for GSW.

So many offensive rebounds for GSW.

man come on. Well, Tucker seems to always play his heart out on D.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 10, 2019, 11:03:09 pm
HOU +5, starting the 4th.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 10, 2019, 11:27:16 pm
Curry.

INSANE.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 10, 2019, 11:27:41 pm
also.. Curry reinjures his finger a bit.. and you just let him dribble up the court? r u kidding?

so awful
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 10, 2019, 11:28:32 pm
GSW going off in the last 2 minutes.

HOU almost RIP.

daaaaaaamn.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 10, 2019, 11:33:12 pm
HOU leaves Curry open on 3 straight inbound passes, at the end of the game.

man o man.

the last guy you want getting the ball, is Curry. and they let him get it 3 straight times.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 10, 2019, 11:37:03 pm
HOU keeps hitting 3's.. GSW +3 with 2s left.

but on that last 3, HOU basically gave up.. but then Rivers hit it. Harden didnt even run down the court..

it's crazy because, had they guarded the inbound properly, they could still have a real chance at being back in this.

but they played LAZY D even on those inbound passes.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 10, 2019, 11:46:18 pm
Curry:

1st half: 0 pts (0-2)
2nd half: 33 pts



GSW is just so loaded with Durant that it's ez to forget how lethal GSW was/is when Curry/Klay go off.

Curry: career high pts in 4th qtr.

 :wowthatwasnutswtf:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 10, 2019, 11:53:39 pm
RIP HOU.

the rare occasion that I say, time for a coaching change.

D'Antoni just doesn't "assert the fundamentals of basketball" -> get back on D, play hard D, don't jack up 3 after 3, don't let your guys just stand around watching Harden run the shot clock down, don't let Harden just run the shot clock down then take a contested crazy shot (that he does hit quite often but it's still bad basketball - especially when he's not hitting) etc.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: ChrisM on May 11, 2019, 01:41:36 pm
Stat of the night:

Warriors with Curry and No KD: 27-1. That's insane. I get HOW and WHY KD makes them better (especially down the stretch) but last night was Warriors basketball. Tons of passing. Lots of movement. You don't get that with KD out there. Not that the O is completely stagnant but it's definitely lacking comparatively.

That said, I won some money lol! I figured Steph would reignite "MVP Steph" and damn did he ever. He went nuts in the 4th.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 11, 2019, 05:39:07 pm
Stat of the night:

Warriors with Curry and No KD: 27-1. That's insane. I get HOW and WHY KD makes them better (especially down the stretch) but last night was Warriors basketball. Tons of passing. Lots of movement. You don't get that with KD out there. Not that the O is completely stagnant but it's definitely lacking comparatively.

27-1 that's crazy. and ya, they had the best record in the NBA without Durant.

ya exactly. it was like HOU had to deal with a completely different opponent out of nowhere.

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That said, I won some money lol! I figured Steph would reignite "MVP Steph" and damn did he ever. He went nuts in the 4th.

hah nice.

ya man.. he went back to steph-MVP, WITH A WRECKED LEFT HAND.

so ez to forget how lethal Steph is, when Durant is in the mix.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 11, 2019, 09:46:13 pm
Vogel to the Lakers.

and.. OMFG 2 x Game 7's tmw!

As much as I like POR, I kinda want DEN now.. lol.

Also would like to see TOR.

TOR v MIL.

DEN v GSW.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Kingfish on May 12, 2019, 01:41:16 am
 :motherofgod:

karma for all the flopping.  :wowthatwasnutswtf:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2e4PPFP2Pac
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 12, 2019, 02:24:11 am
:motherofgod:

karma for all the flopping.  :wowthatwasnutswtf:

flop city.

was wondering when you would make an appearance.. felt it coming after that series win.

 :ninja: :ninja: :ninja:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 12, 2019, 05:22:01 pm
been working unfortunately for most of game 7, but had it on in the background. finally getting to watch some of the 3rd.

gr8 game so far, it seems.

POR fighting hard.

Hood getting hurt is big.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 12, 2019, 05:27:12 pm
OMFG POR up 1 to start the 4th - scratch that.

DEN fouled on a 3 with 3s left in the 3rd.

DEN +1.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 12, 2019, 05:55:17 pm
Lillard time baby.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 12, 2019, 06:04:08 pm
McCollum time.... putting on a show.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 12, 2019, 06:17:52 pm
GSW vs POR.

should be a good series.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 12, 2019, 09:41:13 pm
that was incredible.

first we get DAME's shot to end OKC. :o

then we get Kawhi's put it up and pray, bounce 4 times, and go down to win game 7 against PHI. :almostascoolasnyancat:

<3 sports. :wowthatwasnutswtf:

damn @ Embid after the game, took it hard.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 12, 2019, 09:44:00 pm
my dad was going for PHI. apparently he's a PHI fan but, he also didn't want to see a Canadian team beat a US team.

was great to watch his heart break.

jajajajajajaajajajajajaja.

 :trolldance: :trollface:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 12, 2019, 09:48:31 pm
2 of the most incredible shots in NBA history happened this playoffs.

here's the second one.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChT3ewZXTfM
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 12, 2019, 09:51:38 pm
btw let's give it up to Jimmy Buckets for that amazing layup to tie it up at the end, before THE SHOT.

he did that after tweaking his ankle earlier, looked to be in serious pain.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Kingfish on May 12, 2019, 10:59:57 pm
GSW vs POR.

should be a good series.

lillard always plays like he has to prove something against golden state. if durant doesn't come back, it should be an interesting series.

portland lost a solid center. very unfair if durant returns.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Kingfish on May 12, 2019, 11:03:18 pm
2 of the most incredible shots in NBA history happened this playoffs.

here's the second one.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChT3ewZXTfM

heres the first. very satisfying to eliminate and wave bye to that stat whore.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGpfXW-AuFY
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 13, 2019, 10:42:24 pm
2 of the most incredible shots in NBA history happened this playoffs.

here's the second one.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChT3ewZXTfM

heres the first. very satisfying to eliminate and wave bye to that stat whore.

lmao @ stat whore. RWB getting some harsh criticism lately. I expect Harden will also.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGpfXW-AuFY

GSW vs POR.

should be a good series.

lillard always plays like he has to prove something against golden state. if durant doesn't come back, it should be an interesting series.

portland lost a solid center. very unfair if durant returns.

POR is just too small. I imagine they'll get bullied. Should still be a good series tho.

Expecting Lillard/McCollum to put on a show tho.

Hope Hood is ok: https://sports.yahoo.com/injury-rodney-hood-wanted-back-014626660.html

Also hope Durant is able to come back. calf strains are no joke.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on May 14, 2019, 06:42:15 pm
Leonards game winner was not too impressive at all imo.  Needed 5 bounces and hit backboard to go in from corner shot = pure luck. it was a tough tough shot, a str8 up brick that went in from the corner... we all know those r just luck if they are not str8 on and still go in.....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on May 14, 2019, 06:44:46 pm
2 of the most incredible shots in NBA history happened this playoffs.

here's the second one.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChT3ewZXTfM

heres the first. very satisfying to eliminate and wave bye to that stat whore.

lmao @ stat whore. RWB getting some harsh criticism lately. I expect Harden will also.

Quote
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGpfXW-AuFY

GSW vs POR.

should be a good series.

lillard always plays like he has to prove something against golden state. if durant doesn't come back, it should be an interesting series.

portland lost a solid center. very unfair if durant returns.

POR is just too small. I imagine they'll get bullied. Should still be a good series tho.

Expecting Lillard/McCollum to put on a show tho.

Hope Hood is ok: https://sports.yahoo.com/injury-rodney-hood-wanted-back-014626660.html

Also hope Durant is able to come back. calf strains are no joke.

Maybe this is where Port misses Nurkic? Cause Port definitely did better WITHOUT him vs Denver. The skinnier 4 and 5 match up much better vs denver with zach collins, lenard, and kanter.

I dunno, ive never liked a team relying on one guy, unless it is Shaq or MJ, but that era is over. You don't see a player that dominant over his peers these days anymore. Even Giannis can meet his match easily from a random lengthy player. Thats what Portland kind of does with Nurkic. Just feed it to him and watch him back down in the lane....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 14, 2019, 08:45:24 pm
Leonards game winner was not too impressive at all imo.  Needed 5 bounces and hit backboard to go in from corner shot = pure luck. it was a tough tough shot, a str8 up brick that went in from the corner... we all know those r just luck if they are not str8 on and still go in.....

This is a ridiculous statement. Not impressive? Pure luck? Did you actually watch the shot? Watch the dribble set up and how he gives himself time to get balance. Watch him get his shoulders square and give the ball the extra height it needed to not only get over Embid but to also give it every chance of going in. This comes from a guy who shoots a line drive normally. Lucky bounce? Yes. Pure luck and not impressive = you're fucking crazy.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 14, 2019, 10:05:42 pm
Leonards game winner was not too impressive at all imo.  Needed 5 bounces and hit backboard to go in from corner shot = pure luck. it was a tough tough shot, a str8 up brick that went in from the corner... we all know those r just luck if they are not str8 on and still go in.....

LOL :uhhhfacepalm:

IMHO, that it needed 5 bounces makes it even more impressive to me. that ball had a chance because of how high Kawhi shot it. If Kawhi shoots that with his normal arc, or even a bit more than his normal arc, he's getting blocked by Embid or straight bricking it. He gave that ball a chance by shooting it so high that it landed nearly straight down on the rim.

furthermore, it didn't hit the backboard. u blind as fu*k. :ninja: :derp:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 14, 2019, 10:17:36 pm
OMFG. Pelicans get the #1 pick.

ZION TO THE PELICANS.

THANK GOD ZION WON'T BE GOING TO THE KNICKS.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on May 14, 2019, 11:34:24 pm
god damn it, the pelicans aren't that much better a destination for him than the knicks.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 15, 2019, 12:02:38 am
god damn it, the pelicans aren't that much better a destination for him than the knicks.

i don't want to be excited for the knicks. I hate the knicks. if ZION went there, i'd be excited for them. I'm a HEAT fan so my hatred for the Knicks runs deep.

my statement is a personal one :)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on May 15, 2019, 06:40:56 am
Leonards game winner was not too impressive at all imo.  Needed 5 bounces and hit backboard to go in from corner shot = pure luck. it was a tough tough shot, a str8 up brick that went in from the corner... we all know those r just luck if they are not str8 on and still go in.....

LOL :uhhhfacepalm:

IMHO, that it needed 5 bounces makes it even more impressive to me. that ball had a chance because of how high Kawhi shot it. If Kawhi shoots that with his normal arc, or even a bit more than his normal arc, he's getting blocked by Embid or straight bricking it. He gave that ball a chance by shooting it so high that it landed nearly straight down on the rim.

furthermore, it didn't hit the backboard. u blind as fu*k. :ninja: :derp:

pretty sure it hit the backboard too. edit- lol i am blind, wow i thought it really did hit back board too after 1st bounce on front rim...

wow ok to everyone taht got so upset from the truth. i guess this is why luck matters so much....

now dame's shot was imo one of the greatest shots in playoff history.... he knew it was probably going in.... and fade to the right square up near logo....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on May 15, 2019, 06:42:45 am
god damn it, the pelicans aren't that much better a destination for him than the knicks.

lol Zion looked like he wanted to throw up
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on May 15, 2019, 10:53:00 am
i mean i don't sympathize with him that much, he's about to make many, many millions of dollars to play a game. but as a fan of the league and of watching him play it's a bummer.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 15, 2019, 04:30:17 pm
Leonards game winner was not too impressive at all imo.  Needed 5 bounces and hit backboard to go in from corner shot = pure luck. it was a tough tough shot, a str8 up brick that went in from the corner... we all know those r just luck if they are not str8 on and still go in.....

LOL :uhhhfacepalm:

IMHO, that it needed 5 bounces makes it even more impressive to me. that ball had a chance because of how high Kawhi shot it. If Kawhi shoots that with his normal arc, or even a bit more than his normal arc, he's getting blocked by Embid or straight bricking it. He gave that ball a chance by shooting it so high that it landed nearly straight down on the rim.

furthermore, it didn't hit the backboard. u blind as fu*k. :ninja: :derp:

pretty sure it hit the backboard too. edit- lol i am blind, wow i thought it really did hit back board too after 1st bounce on front rim...

wow ok to everyone taht got so upset from the truth. i guess this is why luck matters so much....

now dame's shot was imo one of the greatest shots in playoff history.... he knew it was probably going in.... and fade to the right square up near logo....

DAME's shot is better, for sure (imho).

but i don't get the "luck" part of it.. Kawhi had to use skill to give that ball a chance. Sure, a small element of luck, but it can't be pure luck. He had to put it on the rim.

and ya u r blind lmfao. :ninja:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 15, 2019, 11:43:23 pm
big W by MIL. they weren't looking too good early.. then TOR fell apart in the 4th, but also MIL was hitting some big 3's. BROOK LOPEZ DAMN.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 16, 2019, 02:17:39 am
big W by MIL. they weren't looking too good early.. then TOR fell apart in the 4th, but also MIL was hitting some big 3's. BROOK LOPEZ DAMN.

Man I thought TOR had this in the bag. Don't know who I want to win either. Maybe whoever has the best chance against the warriors.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 16, 2019, 11:07:55 am
big W by MIL. they weren't looking too good early.. then TOR fell apart in the 4th, but also MIL was hitting some big 3's. BROOK LOPEZ DAMN.

Man I thought TOR had this in the bag. Don't know who I want to win either. Maybe whoever has the best chance against the warriors.

i want MIL now.

Giannis!!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 16, 2019, 10:18:12 pm
Watching snippets of POR v GSW. POR are balling out. Hope they can keep it up. Would love to see them sneak a win on the road.

I was having shower thoughts this morning of POR winning today, taking the two home games, GSW getting game 5 and then POR closing the series in 6. Wishful thinking? haha
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 16, 2019, 10:26:44 pm
Watching snippets of POR v GSW. POR are balling out. Hope they can keep it up. Would love to see them sneak a win on the road.

BIG first half for POR. :headbang: they are playing great right now, so much drive & dish. they need to just keep doing that.

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I was having shower thoughts this morning of POR winning today, taking the two home games, GSW getting game 5 and then POR closing the series in 6. Wishful thinking? haha

haha nice.

u called POR winning this series for a while now, we'll wait a while and see if u get the 2019-adarq.org-nba-crown.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 16, 2019, 10:45:37 pm
lethal come back by GSW.

closed that ~15 pt lead in like 3 minutes to start the 3rd.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 16, 2019, 11:24:47 pm
lethal come back by GSW.

closed that ~15 pt lead in like 3 minutes to start the 3rd.

It terrifies me how frequently they do that. No lead is safe.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 16, 2019, 11:25:16 pm
love watching Seth get some plays in on Steph hah.

got to be weird being parents of two opposing players/athletes lmao.

Meyers Leonard is a huge piece of POR's success in the second half. That pick and roll @ the top with him has been very effective.. and then Leonard can drain 3's.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 16, 2019, 11:25:30 pm
lethal come back by GSW.

closed that ~15 pt lead in like 3 minutes to start the 3rd.

It terrifies me how frequently they do that. No lead is safe.

yea lol.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 16, 2019, 11:26:01 pm
great game!

but wide open dunks/layups for GSW to close out this 4th.. just crazy.

come on POR.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 16, 2019, 11:29:39 pm
Commentator calling Seth Curry for "brother on brother crime" haha ;D
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 16, 2019, 11:37:47 pm
Damn  :'(

POR with some bad plays to end the game and GSW doing what GSW do.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Kingfish on May 16, 2019, 11:41:28 pm
playoff iggy with the game winning defense. :headbang:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 16, 2019, 11:47:28 pm
Damn  :'(

POR with some bad plays to end the game and GSW doing what GSW do.

note to self: don't trust Coges' shower premonitions.

:D

some very bad plays to finish that game.. man o man. wide open layups/dunks/no one to guard the lob.



Steph/Klay were lights out.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 16, 2019, 11:48:20 pm
playoff iggy with the game winning defense. :headbang:

ya man he comes through in the post season.

iggy is incredible.

Draymond, Iggy, and Looney were a force defensively.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 17, 2019, 12:09:03 am
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0xNBDotm_E

this was great. cracked up.



pierce/chauncy (& rose) are such a good combo. beadle good too.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsRs4p_H4Wk
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on May 17, 2019, 12:54:14 am
GSW is the greatest third-quarter team of all time.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 17, 2019, 12:56:53 am
Damn  :'(

POR with some bad plays to end the game and GSW doing what GSW do.

note to self: don't trust Coges' shower premonitions.

:D

Hahahahaha. This might be good advice for everyone.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Kingfish on May 17, 2019, 10:11:16 pm
go raptors.. dont get swept
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 17, 2019, 11:19:13 pm
go raptors.. dont get swept

eek. not looking good for TOR so far. easy to get hit by that 2-0 home court advantage illusion tho.

but ya TOR doesn't look good.

MIL just has too many shooters. They attack the basket then kick, wide open 3's. And if they arent hitting 3's they can get to the rim effectively.

I want MIL sooo.. hope TOR gets swept, so MIL can get some rest before playing (most likely) GSW. :ninja: :ninja: :ninja:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 10:21:12 pm
man Meyers Leonard is str8 ballin. i was impressed with him last game, especially on his pick & roll / screen setting. he's playing great on O & D. they got themselves a beast.

he looks pretty enormous too & moves very well.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 10:22:13 pm
Meyers at the top of the key is such a threat right now. shoot, drive, or pass. making great decisions.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 10:24:32 pm
beautiful finish by both POR & GSW to end the half.

McCollum on one end, Green coast to coast on the other.

POR playing great atm. some great ball movement. That pass from Meyers to Harkless under the hoop, back to Meyers to hit a 3 was crazy.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 10:29:04 pm
Jalen Rose just called Meyers Leonard: "7 foot Justin Bieber"

oh man.

:wowthatwasnutswtf: :highfive: :uhhhfacepalm:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 11:09:17 pm
here to admit i get a basketballgasm when Steph Curry shoots free throws. :ninja: :derp:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Kingfish on May 18, 2019, 11:17:05 pm
portland getting cooked.  :trollface:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 11:21:28 pm
DAME really struggling.

He's been missing a ton of layups, bad turnovers, etc.. Meanwhile, Cook on GSW is wrecking POR.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 11:21:50 pm
portland getting cooked.  :trollface:

yup. still 7 min left tho :D :ninja:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 11:22:19 pm
GSW +8 w/ 7 min left.

almost RIP POR.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Kingfish on May 18, 2019, 11:29:00 pm
this is over.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 11:31:34 pm
those layups by Curry are insane, because of how easy they are. awful D by POR.

GSW putting on a show to end this game.

McCollum's missed FT's are so costly, damn.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 11:32:57 pm
DAME big 3.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 11:33:19 pm
can't convert on the 2nd one tho. if he converts on that, close game.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 11:34:33 pm
DAME with another big 3, off glass.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 11:34:47 pm
POR too small. GSW ez offensive rebounds.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 11:35:57 pm
POR can't defend with this lineup. Turned out to be a very bad decision.

damn.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 11:36:06 pm
OMFG MASSIVE BLOCK BY KLAY.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 18, 2019, 11:41:46 pm
RIP POR.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on May 19, 2019, 01:24:16 am
there's a story about milton berle, a mid-century hollywood guy who had a legendarily huge cock. a guy once approached him in a steam bath and challenged him to prove the legend true and compare sizes. a friend who was with berle said, "go ahead milton, just take out enough to win."

GSW is milton berle.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 19, 2019, 10:11:27 am
there's a story about milton berle, a mid-century hollywood guy who had a legendarily huge cock. a guy once approached him in a steam bath and challenged him to prove the legend true and compare sizes. a friend who was with berle said, "go ahead milton, just take out enough to win."

GSW is milton berle.

lol. makes sense.

GSW been doing that this whole post-season, got caught slipping a little vs LAC tho.



everyone on ESPN/TNT etc seems to think GSW can't beat MIL without Durant.. it's odd.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 19, 2019, 08:21:08 pm
MIL/TOR GAME 3.

great game so far. both teams hitting big shots.

also, did Giannis travel? lol.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 19, 2019, 08:31:27 pm
Marc Gasol just made one of the worst passes in NBA history.

Congrats Gasol.

 :derp: :uhhhfacepalm:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 19, 2019, 09:35:13 pm
TOR in big trouble. 2 of their best guys fouled out, and it's entering OT.

go MIL.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 19, 2019, 09:50:36 pm
double OT.

great game.

if MIL doesn't make so many mistakes in this OT, they have this game.

but, Giannis also has 5 fouls.

dsogsdokdsogkdsog

PLAYOFFS!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 19, 2019, 09:52:46 pm
Giannis and Middleton both have 5 fouls eek.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 19, 2019, 09:54:15 pm
Giannis fouls out.

daaamn.

on the fence call right there tho. Siakam barreled into him.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 19, 2019, 09:56:29 pm
Kawhi NASTY dunk.

but looks like he hurt himself more.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 19, 2019, 10:11:23 pm
great game :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 19, 2019, 10:11:54 pm
Drake is really annoying.. saying "bye" to MIL after MIL almost steals one in Toronto. come on breh.

also.. they show him too much :)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 20, 2019, 10:31:47 pm
GSW v POR, GAME 4

GREAT first half.

Meyers Leonard is showing everyone he needs more minutes. This guy is ballin. 25 in the first half. Lethal from 3.

And Curry is in assassin mode.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 20, 2019, 10:34:43 pm
DAME with the nasty ankle breaker + deep 3.

eek.

RIP McKinnie.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 20, 2019, 10:57:13 pm
POR let it slip at the end of the 3rd. bad passes etc. GSW right back in striking distance, down 8.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 20, 2019, 11:26:18 pm
man i yelled so loud at that Meyers Leonard dunk. :ninja:

DAME with the sh*t defense which turns out to pay off, great pass.

Klay with the massive 3 to tie it.

111-111, 1min left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 20, 2019, 11:28:23 pm
great D by Leonard.

Curry with the epic travel.

lmfao.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 20, 2019, 11:32:29 pm
OT!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 20, 2019, 11:41:20 pm
Draymond :<
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 20, 2019, 11:56:40 pm
I'm so disappointed with POR. So many opportunities they let slip. GSW only give you so many chances and they gave POR heaps of them. As much as I hate Green he's been so solid. RIP to whoever meets them in the finals.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 20, 2019, 11:58:16 pm
RIP Rip City.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 21, 2019, 12:08:28 am
I'm so disappointed with POR. So many opportunities they let slip. GSW only give you so many chances and they gave POR heaps of them. As much as I hate Green he's been so solid. RIP to whoever meets them in the finals.

ya man, to both.

POR made so many mistakes this series. So many defensive lapses & careless turnovers. Can't do that with GSW.

Draymond is so damn good, especially in the big moments. He gets everyone involved & plays fierce defense, and he hit some of the biggest shots tonight. Green played a major part in probably every "come back run" in this series.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 21, 2019, 12:09:52 am
Draymond + Curry, both triple doubles.

first time in nba post-season history two teammates triple doubled.. ??

Man Curry, Green, Klay.. just hit so many big shots tonight.

Every time you think POR has a chance to close it out, one of those 3 hit an enormous shot.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 21, 2019, 12:11:16 am
apparently Draymond's mom/gf got on him about whining about fouls etc..

he's played alot better since he stopped whining. I think everyone would tbh...

How many times did DAME take a defensive play off tonight, by complaining about a foul call to the refs? several.. Every possession matters.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 21, 2019, 12:11:49 am
omfg at these stats.

POR lead every game at some point by:

GAME 1: +5
GAME 2: +17
GAME 3: +18
GAME 4: +17

insanity.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 21, 2019, 02:02:37 am
omfg at these stats.

POR lead every game at some point by:

GAME 1: +5
GAME 2: +17
GAME 3: +18
GAME 4: +17

insanity.

This makes me even sadder. Games 2-4 are like the JR Smith moment. You only get so many chances against GSW. POR should have won game 2 & 3 definitely and just imagine the momentum they would have had. I know Dame and Kanter are both injured but still. Curry played with a fucked finger and still killed it.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on May 22, 2019, 02:53:22 am
denver would have put up much better fight
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: ChrisM on May 22, 2019, 12:23:09 pm
denver would have put up much better fight

Doubtful....they got blown out by GSW during the regular season every time they met.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on May 22, 2019, 12:40:07 pm
They have more perimeter weapons than just Dame (who played weak) and CJ.....

Also are stronger at center with Jokic
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: ChrisM on May 22, 2019, 08:50:44 pm
True but still....got blown out every game in the regular season. 🤷‍♂️
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 23, 2019, 09:24:52 am
100% agree.

the Drake situation is annoying & he's acting like a disrespectful slob during the game.

http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/26800531/budenholzer-miffed-drake-antics-rapper-replies

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"I will say, again, I see it in some timeouts, but I don't know of any person that's attending the game that isn't a participant in the game, a coach -- I'm sorry, a player or a coach, that has access to the court," he said. "I don't know how much he's on the court. It sounds like you guys are saying it's more than I realize. There's certainly no place for fans and, you know, whatever it is exactly that Drake is for the Toronto Raptors. You know, to be on the court, there's boundaries and lines for a reason, and like I said, the league is usually pretty good at being on top of stuff like that."
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 23, 2019, 11:53:33 pm
TOR is one win away from the finals.. wow.

damn @ MIL giving up two leads.

KAWHI is so lethal.

Huge mistakes by MIL down the stretch. sux.

Really hoping MIL can get a steal in game 6.. not going to be ez that's for sure, damn.

i'll still be happy seeing TOR in the finals tho.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on May 24, 2019, 02:21:07 am
kwahi is a physical cheat code. 7'3 wing span at 6'6, come on now..... i couldn't make this up in a video game if i wanted to design a player..... id prob made him 6'6 7'0 wing span....
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 25, 2019, 09:01:52 pm
MIL with a great finish to the 1st quarter.

way too many turnovers but ended up 31-18.

nervous.. GO BUCKS.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 25, 2019, 11:56:20 pm
another massive come back by TOR.

incredible how much big-blown-leads there were in this years playoffs. TOR was down 15 with 2 minutes left in the 3rd, and somehow starts the 4th like down 6 or 8. and then just keeps rolling.

24-2 run or something?

crazy.

well, happy for raps.

and now im back to hoping the Raptors win......... LOL.

go raps: series 1, 2
go mil: series 3
go raps: nba finals

8|

 :ninja:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: maxent on May 26, 2019, 01:00:23 am
https://streamable.com/q3s7s

that dunk .. look how far he takes off from .. two leg, with giannis between the rim. ok this guy is on another level ...
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 26, 2019, 01:25:02 am
https://streamable.com/q3s7s

that dunk .. look how far he takes off from .. two leg, with giannis between the rim. ok this guy is on another level ...

yea that was nasty & yea Kawhi is on another level.

Kawhi tried to REALLY bang it on Giannis a few minutes later.. Giannis blocked the fu*k out of him. hah. Had MIL won, that would be the play we remember.

RIP MIL.

Kawhi is one of the few elites currently playing. People need to chill saying he's better than LEBRON tho..  :ninja:

I really love watching Kawhi play. He reminds me of Federer.. Just always calm, composed, laser focused, surgical precision, and absolutely lethal. Great on both ends of the floor.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 26, 2019, 07:30:46 pm
https://streamable.com/q3s7s

that dunk .. look how far he takes off from .. two leg, with giannis between the rim. ok this guy is on another level ...

yea that was nasty & yea Kawhi is on another level.

Kawhi tried to REALLY bang it on Giannis a few minutes later.. Giannis blocked the fu*k out of him. hah. Had MIL won, that would be the play we remember.

RIP MIL.

Kawhi is one of the few elites currently playing. People need to chill saying he's better than LEBRON tho..  :ninja:

I really love watching Kawhi play. He reminds me of Federer.. Just always calm, composed, laser focused, surgical precision, and absolutely lethal. Great on both ends of the floor.

This is a great comparison.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 26, 2019, 11:35:24 pm
https://streamable.com/q3s7s

that dunk .. look how far he takes off from .. two leg, with giannis between the rim. ok this guy is on another level ...

yea that was nasty & yea Kawhi is on another level.

Kawhi tried to REALLY bang it on Giannis a few minutes later.. Giannis blocked the fu*k out of him. hah. Had MIL won, that would be the play we remember.

RIP MIL.

Kawhi is one of the few elites currently playing. People need to chill saying he's better than LEBRON tho..  :ninja:

I really love watching Kawhi play. He reminds me of Federer.. Just always calm, composed, laser focused, surgical precision, and absolutely lethal. Great on both ends of the floor.

This is a great comparison.

:highfive:

:ninja: :ninja: :ninja:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 26, 2019, 11:40:10 pm
Game 1, Thursday @ 9 PM ET. Can't wait.

Kinda think I want to get a pizza to celebrate game 1.

GO RAPS!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on May 28, 2019, 01:25:13 pm
https://streamable.com/q3s7s

that dunk .. look how far he takes off from .. two leg, with giannis between the rim. ok this guy is on another level ...

I hate Kawahi, it's unfair. if someone asked me, design ur perfect video game player....... I'd have done 6'7 and 7'2 wing span, 10 inch hands.

KAWAHI IS 6'7 7'3 wing span, and 10.xx hands....... his stats are above my imagination lol.....

and he doesnt even need to use his elbow much on his shot...... can almost use all hand and wrist..... sick
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on May 28, 2019, 06:31:41 pm
(https://www.gannett-cdn.com/authoring/2019/05/15/PIND/41b0e61b-74fd-40d7-8be1-1612efc979af-USATSI_12695334.jpg?width=540&height=&fit=bounds&auto=webp)

kawahi leanard full squat good form
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 28, 2019, 06:42:34 pm
(https://www.gannett-cdn.com/authoring/2019/05/15/PIND/41b0e61b-74fd-40d7-8be1-1612efc979af-USATSI_12695334.jpg?width=540&height=&fit=bounds&auto=webp)

kawahi leanard full squat good form

back rounded. Rippetoe wouldn't approve.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 30, 2019, 09:25:40 pm
LEGGO RAPS!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 30, 2019, 10:26:54 pm
Great first half! Let's see if they can hold it together in the third quarter.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on May 30, 2019, 11:36:53 pm
Oh a my gawd. Game 1 TOR  :headbang:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on May 30, 2019, 11:51:37 pm
Oh a my gawd. Game 1 TOR  :headbang:

HUGE W BY TOR.

Insane.

Every time GSW made a run, TOR battled it and extended the lead.

Siakam played incredible. Wow at his shooting percentage (14-17?) and some of those shots he hit. On fire tonight.

That's a big W to start this series.

Sucks that Iggy got hurt.. didn't look too good :/

I don't think GSW should go with Cousins, he's way too slow right now. Was a liability out there. GSW was playing great with Looney against POR.. surprised Kerr did that to open up this series.

GAME 2 SUNDAY!!!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on June 02, 2019, 06:17:37 am
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8FKTYuKUuI
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 02, 2019, 09:51:33 pm
this 3rd qtr start by the raps is atrocious.. damn. :<

this is bad for TOR.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 02, 2019, 10:14:05 pm
damn klay looks pretty hurt.

3 point show for both teams right now. was down to 4 but GSW blew it back up to 10. i think it's back down to 7.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 02, 2019, 10:28:00 pm
TOR gave it away.

in no professional bball league should a team ever give up 18 straight points.

insane.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 02, 2019, 10:40:04 pm
5 point game omg.

really bad T on Curry.. damn.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 02, 2019, 11:14:29 pm
Game 2 GSW.

Iggy comes through again.

GSW really beat up tho.. if they get Durant back, TOR is in serious trouble. If they don't have Looney, Klay, or Durant in game 3.. could be bad.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on June 03, 2019, 05:31:12 pm
kawahi lenard just showed why you shouldn't skip leg day too much....

the guy looked like he was walking on stilts or ice skates tbh some times.....


all upper no lower
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 03, 2019, 11:47:38 pm
kawahi lenard just showed why you shouldn't skip leg day too much....

the guy looked like he was walking on stilts or ice skates tbh some times.....


all upper no lower

he hasn't looked the same since he hurt his leg against MIL.. eh.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 05, 2019, 02:08:02 pm
https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2839476-warriors-klay-thompson-on-game-3-hard-to-see-me-not-playing-despite-injury

Looney out for the rest of the series. Klay may not play. Durant out.

damn.. if TOR doesn't get this game, they are toast.

i'm actually pulling for GSW now tho.. can't root against them when they are this jacked up.

Curry time.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 05, 2019, 10:33:38 pm
great first half.

GSW starting to figure it out.

if TOR doesn't win this game: no Klay, no Durant, no Looney. omg RIP.

leggo GSW!
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on June 05, 2019, 11:44:43 pm
I think Curry now knows how Lebron feels. Great player with a supporting cast.

Ibaka = block city. Favourite part of the game (I know 2 of them were goal tending but don't care)

Glad Lowry had a big game too. Will no doubt help him in the rest of the series.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 05, 2019, 11:55:00 pm
I think Curry now knows how Lebron feels. Great player with a supporting cast.

good point.

you could see it in his face at the end. wrecked.

Quote
Ibaka = block city. Favourite part of the game (I know 2 of them were goal tending but don't care)

ya they were.. come the fu*k on refs. god damn.

Quote
Glad Lowry had a big game too. Will no doubt help him in the rest of the series.

yea.

Lowry & Green played great.

Green especially. He's been brick city these playoffs. If he catches fire & gets confidence, not good for GSW. Looks like he'll have more confidence now, hit huge shots.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 05, 2019, 11:57:37 pm
oh man.. if TOR wins a title playing against an unrecognizable GSW. that will suck so bad.

would be great to see TOR beat GSW straight up.

but not like this. lmao.

really hope Durant is back soon.. not looking good for him or Klay tho.

2-1 TOR. crazy.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on June 06, 2019, 12:17:04 am
oh man.. if TOR wins a title playing against an unrecognizable GSW. that will suck so bad.

would be great to see TOR beat GSW straight up.

but not like this. lmao.

really hope Durant is back soon.. not looking good for him or Klay tho.

2-1 TOR. crazy.

Yeah it sucks to see the series go like this. If TOR win it will always have that asterisk next to it being the series when GSW was missing half their starters.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 06, 2019, 12:31:02 am
oh man.. if TOR wins a title playing against an unrecognizable GSW. that will suck so bad.

would be great to see TOR beat GSW straight up.

but not like this. lmao.

really hope Durant is back soon.. not looking good for him or Klay tho.

2-1 TOR. crazy.

Yeah it sucks to see the series go like this. If TOR win it will always have that asterisk next to it being the series when GSW was missing half their starters.

yup.

crossing fingers that GSW gets Durant and/or Klay back.

smh :<
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 06, 2019, 07:46:56 pm
i saw this during the game, but i didn't see the push.

wow this is crazy, considering the guy who pushed Lowry is co-owner of the Warriors?



LEBRON sounding off:

Quote
There’s absolutely no place in our BEAUTIFUL game for that AT ALL. There’s so many issues here. When you sit courtside you absolutely know what comes with being on the floor and if you don’t know it’s on the back on the ticket itself that states the guidelines. But he himself being a fan but more importantly PART-OWNER of the Warriors knew exactly what he was doing which was so uncalled for. He knew the rules more than just the average person sitting watching the game courtside so for that Something needs to be done ASAP! A swift action for his actions. Just think to yourself, what if @kyle_lowry7 would have reacted and put his hands back on him. You guys would be going CRAZY!! Calling for him to damn near be put in jail let alone being suspended for the rest of the Finals all because he was protected himself. I’ve been quite throughout the whole NBA playoffs watching every game (haven’t missed one) but after I saw what I saw last night, took time to let it manifest into my thinking 🧢 I couldn’t and wouldn’t be quiet on this! #ProtectThePlayers #PrivilegeAintWelcomeHere
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 06, 2019, 07:47:37 pm
NBA banned him. wow.

SOLID.

https://nypost.com/2019/06/06/fan-who-pushed-kyle-lowry-is-actually-warriors-part-owner-mark-stevens/




i saw this during the game, but i didn't see the push.

wow this is crazy, considering the guy who pushed Lowry is co-owner of the Warriors?



LEBRON sounding off:

Quote
There’s absolutely no place in our BEAUTIFUL game for that AT ALL. There’s so many issues here. When you sit courtside you absolutely know what comes with being on the floor and if you don’t know it’s on the back on the ticket itself that states the guidelines. But he himself being a fan but more importantly PART-OWNER of the Warriors knew exactly what he was doing which was so uncalled for. He knew the rules more than just the average person sitting watching the game courtside so for that Something needs to be done ASAP! A swift action for his actions. Just think to yourself, what if @kyle_lowry7 would have reacted and put his hands back on him. You guys would be going CRAZY!! Calling for him to damn near be put in jail let alone being suspended for the rest of the Finals all because he was protected himself. I’ve been quite throughout the whole NBA playoffs watching every game (haven’t missed one) but after I saw what I saw last night, took time to let it manifest into my thinking 🧢 I couldn’t and wouldn’t be quiet on this! #ProtectThePlayers #PrivilegeAintWelcomeHere
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on June 07, 2019, 02:21:59 am
NBA banned him. wow.

SOLID.

https://nypost.com/2019/06/06/fan-who-pushed-kyle-lowry-is-actually-warriors-part-owner-mark-stevens/




i saw this during the game, but i didn't see the push.

wow this is crazy, considering the guy who pushed Lowry is co-owner of the Warriors?



LEBRON sounding off:

Quote
There’s absolutely no place in our BEAUTIFUL game for that AT ALL. There’s so many issues here. When you sit courtside you absolutely know what comes with being on the floor and if you don’t know it’s on the back on the ticket itself that states the guidelines. But he himself being a fan but more importantly PART-OWNER of the Warriors knew exactly what he was doing which was so uncalled for. He knew the rules more than just the average person sitting watching the game courtside so for that Something needs to be done ASAP! A swift action for his actions. Just think to yourself, what if @kyle_lowry7 would have reacted and put his hands back on him. You guys would be going CRAZY!! Calling for him to damn near be put in jail let alone being suspended for the rest of the Finals all because he was protected himself. I’ve been quite throughout the whole NBA playoffs watching every game (haven’t missed one) but after I saw what I saw last night, took time to let it manifest into my thinking 🧢 I couldn’t and wouldn’t be quiet on this! #ProtectThePlayers #PrivilegeAintWelcomeHere

Banned and fined $500k  :o

He's a billionaire so it's ok though.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 07, 2019, 09:44:36 pm
awesome to see Looney back in the series. heard he was going to miss the entire series, but he just demanded to play.

also Klay looks ok. niiice.

leggo GSW!

what an awful first qtr by the raptors.. how do you come out that weak given the circumstances. Kawhi bailed them out.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 07, 2019, 10:42:35 pm
Klay re-tweaks his hamstring.

they wrap it up tight. comes back in after the timeout. drains a 3.

Klay just refusing to quit in what might be his final game this year, at home.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 07, 2019, 10:43:53 pm
someone on GSW going to get T'd up soon lol.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 07, 2019, 10:45:27 pm
someone on GSW going to get T'd up soon lol.

^^ LMFAO.

Draymond T'd up like 1 minute after I posted that.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 07, 2019, 10:59:18 pm
TOR up 12 to start the 4th.

damn. Kawhi going off.

there's a major sense of urgency right now for GSW. flying up and down the court.

hoping they get this W so it at least goes 2-2.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 07, 2019, 11:08:59 pm
damn @ Van Vleet.

he got cracked.

intense vid of him lying there with blood starting to stream down his face.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 07, 2019, 11:20:36 pm
every time GSW makes a run, TOR answers.

crazy.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 07, 2019, 11:30:20 pm
huge 3 by Curry.

GSW down 8.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 07, 2019, 11:36:39 pm
o man.. GSW needs a Durant miracle.. crazy.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 07, 2019, 11:42:35 pm
3-1 TOR.

GSW on the edge.. but still not counting them out.

DURANT MIRACLE WHERE R U.

(I want TOR to win)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on June 07, 2019, 11:57:18 pm
3-1 TOR.

GSW on the edge.. but still not counting them out.

DURANT MIRACLE WHERE R U.

(I want TOR to win)

Man 3rd quarter Kawhi is like hoodie Melo. Crazy!

I want TOR to win too but would love to see Durant back in to at least see what happens.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 08, 2019, 12:43:22 am
3-1 TOR.

GSW on the edge.. but still not counting them out.

DURANT MIRACLE WHERE R U.

(I want TOR to win)

Man 3rd quarter Kawhi is like hoodie Melo. Crazy!

I want TOR to win too but would love to see Durant back in to at least see what happens.

yea. seeing GSW go down like this kinda sucks.

just dont see how Durant will be back tho. must still be way too risky. otherwise he'd have been suited up tonight, even if it was just a few minutes.

wrecked.

RIP GSW :<
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on June 10, 2019, 09:03:35 pm
As much as I want TOR to win I would love to see GSW take it to 7. Now that Durant's back it might be possible.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 09:12:02 pm
As much as I want TOR to win I would love to see GSW take it to 7. Now that Durant's back it might be possible.

DURANT IS PLAYING.

omfg.

oh man.. come on GSW. make this incredibly interesting.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 09:14:20 pm
OMFG. GSW OPENING HOT.

Curry for 3.

Durant for 3.

 :wowthatwasnutswtf:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 09:16:49 pm
this game is so intriguing..

Durant coming back to try and save the Warriors. Hits his first two shots (3's).

Warriors defense is the problem right now.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 09:17:48 pm
both teams lights out.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 09:18:26 pm
what a pass by draymond to klay for 3.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 09:26:19 pm
nasty finish by kawhi.

and 1
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 09:49:19 pm
great first qtr.

GSW needs to tighten up their D. if so they'd be up 15+
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 09:52:06 pm
ah man.. awful :<

Durant hurt.

so glad TOR players helped Durant walk off. People were cheering when he got hurt. I detest people like that.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 09:57:34 pm
Cousins stepping up.

COME ON GSW. FUCK.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 09:58:28 pm
i am sad :<
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 10:23:00 pm
Curry is pissed.

Draymond is pissed.

Klay is pissed.

Second half going to be nuts.

GSW +6 at the half.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 10:46:23 pm
GSW +10 midway through the 3rd.

Curry/Klay playing extremely aggressive. Iggy with the D and some big 3's.

man o man.

GET THIS GAME GSW.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 10:47:02 pm
Looney has to be hurting so damn bad.

mad respect.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 11:03:38 pm
GSW +6 to start the 4th.

man o man.

nail biting night.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 11:12:16 pm
Ibaka the difference makers right now..

damn.

GSW only up 3.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 11:23:43 pm
Kawhi on fire.

insane.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 11:29:41 pm
HORRIBLE CALL.

THAT's A DUNK

BY BOOGIE
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 11:31:04 pm
not close at all

that's a clear legal put back
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 11:31:48 pm
that is robbery

you've got to be kidding me
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 11:33:34 pm
I AM SCREAMING

OMFG
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 11:39:20 pm
this is major folks...

GSW steals game 5. unreal.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 10, 2019, 11:43:39 pm
I haven't yelled like this since LEBRON got LE BLOCK to close out GSW 2 years ago.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 11, 2019, 12:15:15 am
damn wtf?

Bob Myers (Warriors GM) is doing a press conf.. crying hard, trying to give an update on Durant.

He also said, "If you have to blame someone, blame me".

:/
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 11, 2019, 12:17:18 am
could be a bad achilles injury..
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 11, 2019, 12:19:28 am
btw Durant left in the 3rd.

I found that weird at the time.. wondered if he was angry at GSW.

Reporter just said, "Durant's agent was white as a ghost" (in the locker room).

really hope Durant isn't seriously fucked.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Kingfish on June 11, 2019, 12:30:35 am
https://twitter.com/ACLrecoveryCLUB/status/1138268211378450432

looks like an achilles tear.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 11, 2019, 12:35:16 am
Lowrey telling fans to chill & not cheer.

big respect to Lowry & the raptors players who knew how bad that moment was.

(https://www.washingtonpost.com/resizer/kc3_V6X9ENW4hAQVP2DyT6wSIss=/1484x0/arc-anglerfish-washpost-prod-washpost.s3.amazonaws.com/public/DPTCIDUL6AI6TNXUAMZVMUBNZY.jpg)

(https://imagesvc.timeincapp.com/v3/mm/image?url=https%3A%2F%2Fcdn-s3.si.com%2Fs3fs-public%2Fstyles%2Fmarquee_large_2x%2Fpublic%2F2019%2F06%2F10%2Fkevin-durant-injury-crowd-quiets.jpg%3Fitok%3D92ZKfbbj&w=1000&q=70)

(https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hnHbmq1mVCDsroI3r8DUeIhgVb4=/1400x1050/filters:format(jpeg)/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/16332075/GettyImages_1155105664.jpg)

(https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/_U.bfjxPOIs2gQcQRTYqBQ--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTEyODA7aD02OTkuNzMzMzMzMzMzMzMzMw--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/sZJH9J.3KG5r_9w4agK.Lw--~B/aD0yMTc0O3c9Mzk3NTtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-uploaded-images/2019-06/e5ecd200-8bf2-11e9-beef-034ff57c4025)

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D8wN7fBUIAAuW9x.jpg:large)

(https://vmcdn.ca/f/files/shared/feeds/cp/2019/06/fng52503187.jpg;w=630)


fuck.. :/

(https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kkGP7Wwn3Cd-vooZ42lkx3G1nFw=/0x0:4203x2881/1200x800/filters:focal(985x447:1657x1119)/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/63983474/1155104097.jpg.0.jpg)




Toronto fans cheering Durant on the floor injured, disgraceful.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 11, 2019, 12:36:39 am
https://twitter.com/ACLrecoveryCLUB/status/1138268211378450432

looks like an achilles tear.

oh man...

awful.

that is very bad.

:/
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 11, 2019, 12:52:48 am
when i checked twitter.. damn they know me too well.

(https://i.imgur.com/Frty9ic.png)
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 11, 2019, 12:57:44 am
i should be asleep but im searching durant stuff. sad night for bball fans.

:/
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on June 11, 2019, 05:27:02 am
https://deadspin.com/kevin-durants-achilles-injury-sounds-like-bad-news-all-1835399519

he stands to make more than $30 million rehabbing next year.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on June 12, 2019, 12:50:26 pm
2 of the most genetically gifted players in bball history @ this finals:

kawah and kd.....

for those that dont know..... kawahi is like 6'6 or 6'7 but has a 7'3 wing span more then a lot of centers.... and kd is 7'1 from most sources.... almost like giannis but can shoot lights out... sorry kd couldnt show off his smooth jumpers... that no one can guard
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 12, 2019, 02:36:42 pm
Quote
According to a 2013 research paper published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, seven of the 18 NBA players (38.9%) who sustained major Achilles injuries between 1988 and 2011 did not come back to the league. Those who did return missed an average of 55.9 games the rest of their career, with only eight of the 11 playing a second season.

The few who did stick in the NBA for a while saw their playing time and production dip. ESPN’s SCHOENE projection system, which accounts for age and other factors besides injury that could affect someone’s performance, found that players coming off torn Achilles tendons have performed about 8% worse than projected.

However, there are reasons for optimism. Medical advances over the past decade have upped players’ chances of a successful recovery. Spurs forward Rudy Gay, for example, has enjoyed two of his most efficient seasons since suffering a torn Achilles in January 2017.

damn.

https://www.sfchronicle.com/warriors/article/Kevin-Durant-injury-Experts-analyze-how-he-was-13970061.php?psid=9wb0y
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 12, 2019, 09:21:10 pm
Quote
What’s good everybody I wanted to update you all: I did rupture my Achilles. Surgery was today and it was a success, EASY MONEY

My road back starts now! I got my family and my loved ones by my side and we truly appreciate all the messages and support people have sent our way.

Like I said Monday, I'm hurting deeply, but I'm OK. Basketball is my biggest love and I wanted to be out there that night because that’s what I do. I wanted to help my teammates on our quest for the three peat.

Its just the way things go in this game and I'm proud that I gave it all I physically could, and I'm proud my brothers got the W.
It's going to be a journey but I'm built for this. I’m a hooper
I know my brothers can get this Game 6, and I will be cheering  with dub nation while they do it.

damn.

Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on June 13, 2019, 06:25:51 pm
this is going to be a tough game cause gsw hasnt won at home yet
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 09:04:19 pm
this is going to be a tough game cause gsw hasnt won at home yet

I think GSW is going to light it up, and TOR is going to brick it up. Those shots from Gasol, VanVleet, Lowrie, etc aren't going to be going down like they were in 3/4/5.

Meanwhile, Klay/Curry are going to be lights out, with incredible energy from every1 else.

anyway that's what I expect.

LEGGO GSW!

got tortilla chips and guac for the first half.

got milk chocolate almonds for the second half

can't wait. game bout to start.

 :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf: :wowthatwasnutswtf:

DRAYMOND better not get a T.. lol.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 09:53:52 pm
so much for TOR coming out cold.... LOL. :uhhhfacepalm: :ninja:

Lowrie made that theory impossible right from the jump. First 8 points? 18 in the 1st? If his team was going to struggle, he made sure it didn't happen. crazy. Now TOR looking very good.

TOR +5 like 8 minutes left in the 2nd.

Klay is on fire tonight, thankfully. Boogie ballin.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 09:59:09 pm
Draymond playing great. beautiful passing. and just now a sick alley to Iggy.

GSW +1, 5 min left in the 2nd.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 10:13:08 pm
great first half.

TOR 61-57 GSW ?
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 10:13:13 pm
my goodness at that sideline-to-sideline through traffic pass from Curry to Igoudala for 3. unreal. :almostascoolasnyancat:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 10:47:16 pm
Klay / Iggy, lighting it up.

GSW +2
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 10:54:13 pm
oh man..

this is insane.

Klay hurt. Out for the game.

dude.

this is crazy.. :/
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 10:54:56 pm
DUDE WTF.

he's back to shoot freethrows..

he was hobbling to the locker room. now he's back.

what the fuck?
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 10:55:17 pm
THIS IS CRAZY
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:04:02 pm
curry making some costly turnovers.

looks like the kawhi tip to end the 3rd won't count.

man o man. this must be brutal if you're a legit GSW fan.

GSW +2 to start the 4th.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:05:08 pm
Klay coming back to shoot the FT's was so nuts.

good thing they didnt let him play after.. and took him right out.

i mean imagine if he comes back and tears his knee apart. GSW going to be under so much scrutiny. hope klay is ok but looked bad.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:12:01 pm
Klay hurt :/

out for the rest of game 6.

fuck man.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:13:39 pm
how can GSW possibly win this game w/o Klay AND Durant?

wreckage.

"praying" for gsw.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:14:53 pm
Cook is very solid, he can step up. They are going to need him & Cousins to play very well.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:15:41 pm
Livingston aggressive.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:16:40 pm
Klay on crutches.. :/

awful
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:21:51 pm
holy fucking shit.

leggo Livingston. GSW +3
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:23:17 pm
awful foul by livingston on vanvleet.

3 ft's coming.
 :uhhhfacepalm:
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:25:50 pm
awful play by green.

trying to draw the foul then not getting back.

come on man.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:25:58 pm
101-101
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:27:01 pm
Van Vleet huge 3.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:32:29 pm
huge 3 by Green.

he has 18 rebounds right now. crazy.

TOR +3, 1:37 left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:35:02 pm
TOR +1, 37.7 left.

oh man.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:38:22 pm
TOR +1, 18.5s left.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 13, 2019, 11:50:30 pm
brutal to see GSW go out like that, no Durant & losing Klay in game 6, while having 30 midway through the 3rd qtr, and shooting lights out.

:<

props to TOR but kinda depressing.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on June 14, 2019, 12:53:03 am
also what an anticlimax at the end, with the refs mucking everything up with the foul call. like, if it really happened before the ball was inbounded then why spend five minutes at the monitor debating it? and if it happened after the ball was inbounded then just let the clock run out, it's meaningless to the outcome of the game. pretty nuts that the warriors came so close in such a battered state. wish there could be a game 7, but oh well.

hard not to feel like it's the end of an era.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on June 14, 2019, 01:47:31 am
brutal to see GSW go out like that, no Durant & losing Klay in game 6, while having 30 midway through the 3rd qtr, and shooting lights out.

:<

props to TOR but kinda depressing.

Felt empty. Didn't really want GSW to win but found myself rooting for them in that game.

I feel for Curry though. It was the perfect play to get him an open shot. Should have hit that one.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Kingfish on June 14, 2019, 02:11:07 am
no klay in game 7 if that curry shot went in anyway. that warriors fan shoving lowry jinx everything. cant hate on the raptors. injury is part of the game and they remained healthy.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: Coges on June 14, 2019, 02:54:22 am
no klay in game 7 if that curry shot went in anyway. that warriors fan shoving lowry jinx everything. cant hate on the raptors. injury is part of the game and they remained healthy.

Agreed. No hate going the raptors way. They did a tremendous job. I do hate it when pivotal players are missing from finals series though. KD and Kyrie in 2015, Chris Paul last year, KD and Klay this year, etc (assuming there's heaps more that I'm missing). I know it's a game of attrition but I would prefer to see two full teams going at it.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: maxent on June 14, 2019, 04:58:54 am
that ref ruined that ending for me. it wasnt like the warriors were going to do anything with so little time left on the clock and no timeout. he should never be allowed to ref another important game, there is a reason refs swallow the whistle at the close of games, it's to do with entertainment and not ruining hte fan experience! And secondly it bothered me because the score was better at 110-111 because the warriors were right there (steph had a 3pt attempt at winning the game), that's how the game should have officially closed, not with the stupid ref calling an inconsequential foul when Kawhi got the ball and scored anyways.

all im saying is if lebron went to the sixers, he'd be on his 7th finals appearance, 4th ring and the start of the next great NBA dynasty (i think warriors window has closed). do you think 76ers + lebron (- tobias) dont get past the raptors when it went to the last second of the 7th game? im not sure.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: ChrisM on June 14, 2019, 09:20:49 am
First props to Toronto.

But now, I don't see how everyone is counting the warriors out next year. They were literally RIGHT THERE with a completely hobbled roster (even Steph is battling finger issues). So they lose Durant in FA. That opens up money to sign some bench depth and re sign Boogie, who should come back healthier. Wtih Steph and Klay there this team is dangerous just from their spacing and unselfishness. They may not win the chip next year but I won't be surprised a bit if they're right there in the WCF or Finals and scaring teams lol
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: maxent on June 14, 2019, 09:30:35 am
Klay has a torn ACL. Long road ahead for him and KD.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: LBSS on June 14, 2019, 09:59:18 am
Klay has a torn ACL. Long road ahead for him and KD.

much longer for KD. recovery rate for ACLs is really good now. KD may never be the same player again.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 14, 2019, 10:05:00 am
Klay - torn ACL :<

awful.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: ChrisM on June 14, 2019, 10:18:17 am
Damn. That sucks.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 14, 2019, 06:57:36 pm
wow. this sucks, especially for Ujiri:

https://toronto.citynews.ca/2019/06/14/masai-ujiri-involved-in-altercation-with-sheriffs-deputy-at-oracle-arena-reports/

Quote
A Warriors fan who witnessed the incident told The Associated Press that the sheriff’s deputy didn’t ask for any credentials before putting his hand on Ujiri’s chest and pushing him. Greg Wiener, a 61-year-old season ticket holder, said Ujiri then shoved the officer back before bystanders intervened.

weird stuff.
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 15, 2019, 10:07:42 am
that superfan you always see at the games.

Nav Bhatia

hasn't missed a game in 24 years... :wowthatwasnutswtf: seems like a really good dude.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9_VoF-I6fQ
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: fast does lie on June 15, 2019, 02:40:14 pm
Toronto really showed up this playoffs and regular season for that matter. Their regular season travel schedule was NO JOKE everyone forgot they have to go thru customs and fly international each trip.... and these guys had like the best road record...

this just shows theres players and teams just laying out in the weeds waiting for GSW and stuff....

i'm not saying this is the case with GSW but injuries can be a sign too that you are over exerting yourself.....

intersting season tho.... no one expected this
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 17, 2019, 09:56:19 am
raptors parade going on now

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lVwnNN13Ro
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 24, 2019, 11:39:32 pm
GIANNIS.

2019 MVP.

gave a great speech, full of emotion. love that dude.

also, the nike commercial is solid.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYQIJdLPLCY
Title: Re: NBA 2018 - 2019 Season
Post by: adarqui on June 24, 2019, 11:54:47 pm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OZZp3k_EqI