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Official NBA '17-18 Season Thread

Discussion in 'Sports Arena' started by trikx_insane, Jul 9, 2017.

  1. Randombobman

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    That reverse baseline jam by Ingram gave me flashbacks of Kobe doing the same to Garnett all those years ago *sheds a single tear*
  2. gsninja

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    Goddddd can the Lakers please learn to close games out, that was terrifying
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  3. trikx_insane

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    Man the Celtics have something special.. Jayson Tatum is really fucking goodd.
  4. Kanburi

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    Deng Seeking Buyout or Trade from Lakers
    $7.70 from every follower on Lakers Twitter and we can buyout the $54m on his contract, assuming he doesn't take any less. But this particular line irks me
    Surely your love of the game comes at a cost. If you really wanted to play out of your love for the game, you'd be willing to negotiate with the Lakers to sign with a team, but obviously you know your game is trash right now and you'll get very little interest so you'll want to stick around. Sometimes it's okay to just admit you're here for the money, or you can just not say stuff like this for PR purposes at all.
  5. gsninja

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    As much as I dislike the Celtics, the thought of Lakers v. Celtics reigniting as soon as the near future makes me rock hard.

    No kidding, I'd have no problem making $54 million for warming a bench.
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  6. Coronis

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    Blowing out a team whilst shooting 36.8%. Not bad.
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  7. Kanburi

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    Thunder and Wizards in shambles, good win by Philly over Utah, and what a night from Jokic. Ben Simmons is gonna be trouble when the rest of his team develops.
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  9. Kanburi

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    On a more serious note, with both of Paul George's numbers since college to soon be retired (Wilt's 13 and Kobe's 24), what number will he change to next year?
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  10. Aladyyn

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    Wizards are definitely not in shambles. This is the standard for the team.
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    Nice win without Embiid btw, first of the year. Funny cos Gobert said they were being overprotective of him.
  12. Kanburi

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    Just a terrible game from the Lakers. I understand it's tough for a young team to play on the road, but I'd at least like to see some form of effort. To quote our former Tank Commander, "you've got to man up".
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  13. trikx_insane

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    The Celtics man...they're legit
  14. Kanburi

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    That Lowry deal is not looking good at all.
  15. Randombobman

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    Lakers own the Suns this year. Another game against them this weekend though so we'll see if phx can steal a win in LA
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    Sources: Robert Covington and 76ers finalizing framework of a 4-year, $62M contract extension. I'll have more details on NBA Countdown at 7 PM ET.

    Covington's 2017-18 contract will be renegotiated with the #sixers remaining cap space, then he'll receive a 4-year extension worth roughly $45 million, per sources.

    What a steal.
  17. trikx_insane

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    I wouldn't say so just yet. The Raptors adjusted their offense from iso / pick-roll ball to a read-and-react / more passing offense. So naturally Lowry is gonna struggle playing out of his comfort zone. His play has been picking up lately
  18. Kanburi

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    A point guard having to adjust to team ball is laughable. Then again I've never liked Lowry (hated the idea of trading Pau for Lowry, Martin, Scola all those years back).
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    Lowry has had a nice run of games recently, I wouldn’t be too worried about the Raptors.

    Watching Lonzo shoot tonight is making me wish I were blind
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  20. gsninja

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    Was Lopez injured or something? Hard to justify keeping Randle on the floor so that Embiid could keep getting free points.
  21. Kanburi

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    Embiid is just too much, man. Nobody on our roster can stop him. Throw Lopez and Randle at Embiid and he'd still feast.
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    Bogut was making him work while he was in.

    But seriously, how can someone shoot this badly and be in the NBA: https://streamable.com/youyd

    This doesn’t even include the airball
  23. Kanburi

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    I mean, Andre Roberson is worse, isn't he?
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    Marcus Dumb for jumping: ouch
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    Celtics won't lose another game.
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