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(Merged) NBA Eastern Conference Finals Cleveland Cavaliers v. Boston Celtics Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Nuttin' but Net' started by harnettgator, May 13, 2018.

  1. ArtVandelay

    ArtVandelay GC Hall of Fame

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    Looks like I was half right. Very surprised that the Celtics played pretty bad the last half of this series. Hard to bet against LeBron though.
     
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  2. harnettgator

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    Completely agree with you Davis! Tatum has been arguably the most productive of the top 5 picks from last year's lottery. I can't wait to see how his career plays out, barring major injury. Tatum absolutely earned his spot on the NBA's First Team All Rookie list this year IMO.

    In this series JT had an incredibly difficult (maybe impossible) job for a rookie, going up against the best SF of all time. By the way - Tatum gives up 45lb. to LBJ and that's according to the official stats (I'm not sure Jayson Tatum actually weighs 205lb. IRL). Plus, LeBron always got the benefit of the doubt from the refs as the long-time All-Star and Veteran. That's probably fine, but it made it even harder on Tatum to defend him.
     
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  3. orangeblue_coop

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    No disrespect to Al or Tatum or Jaylen Brown. But none of them are must-watch superstars like Bron, Curry, Durant, Harden, CP3, Anthony Davis etc
     
  4. cincinnatigator

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    Calling them no-names was disrespectful lol.
     
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  5. harnettgator

    harnettgator Moderator VIP Member

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    Fair enough. Appreciate the clarification. :)
     
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  6. gtr2x

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    Don't see why Chris paul deserves a ring any more than anybody else.
     
  7. Orangeandblue15

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    Great guy, loyal to his franchises, and one of the best if not the best PG in the league for the last 10 years. If you can't root for a guy like that to get a ring, there's something wrong with you. If he were to pull a KD he would've just joined with Lebron and got a free one years ago.
     
  8. gtr2x

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    Woah, I get it, ur his fan, doesnt mean the rest of us have to be. I'm pretty indifferent on the guy, was just curious. The star pg on several very talented teams yet not much to show for it in post season.

    As for your lbj and kd comparison, ive never bought into the hate. Paul forced his way out of the clippers to a better team so he could try to win a title just like lbj/kd did. The only difference is lbj and kd are more talented.
     
  9. Orangeandblue15

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    I'm just a fan of guys who do it the right way. He didn't leave his teams high and dry. He asked to be traded and got his old teams players and picks in return. He is a very talented player and good guy, just think he deserves one ring in his very impressive career. Kd on the other hand left a team in OKC who made it to the WCF finals and lost to the Warriors (eventual champions) in 7 so he just goes and joined them in free agency. Classless and spineless in my opinion.