Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby therealdeal on Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:24 pm

I think you're off on this one man. I thought Howard's dunk on Jrue Holiday was nasty a year or two back. This one was the same situation, but the result was nastier.
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby MadMax on Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:46 pm

Utah doing very well at home against the Pistons.
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby ZenMaster4President on Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:04 pm

I am partially with abeer on this one.

But that's because I think dunk is an extremely overrated part of basketball. May be because I grew up watching and playing European basketball more so than NBA.
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby tigerjeterkobe on Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:24 pm

Watching this Thunder Spurs game, with no Parker, makes me re-think whether we can beat the Spurs in a series. They are just a machine on offense, and despite few athletes, play hard and smart defense and do the fundamentals, like boxing out, drawing charges, helping the helper and having guys constantly moving and getting back in transition.

A lot of the Spurs run came with Fisher on the floor, however..... :man11:
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby ZenMaster4President on Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:02 pm

Pop has been the best coach in the game for all seasons Phil isn't coaching.
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby CaCHooKa Man on Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:49 pm

it took an 18 game winning streak in a weak conference for the heat to catch up to the spurs. id say theyre pretty good and want no part in playing them or the thunder in the 1st round.
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby gcclaker on Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:34 pm

abeer3 wrote:disagree. i wouldn't be going nuts if dwight did it, either.

kobe's dunk on josh smith was far more impressive, as it was a play created by him, against a larger elite shotblocker, in crunch time.

i clicked a link expecting to see something otherworldly. i saw a really big guy who can jump really high converting a lob on a pg.

You mean pick on someone your own size? I am more impressed with Jordan's dunk OVER Gasol AND Bynum last season in an exhibition game. He was not set-up on that one. Reminds me of James' dunk over John Lucas. A smaller player over a larger one would be more impressive. People should look up the Carter over Mourning slam...
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby kenzo on Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:52 am

^ Epic fail at drawing a call :man10:
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby Doc Brown on Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:02 am

Leave him alone guys, he's the next Kobe.
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby wcsoldier81 on Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:06 am

Well Neal ( probably asked by Pop) intentionally fouled Bodie Broadus ... the biggest wtf here is the ref
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby therealdeal on Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:42 am

wcsoldier81 wrote:Well Neal ( probably asked by Pop) intentionally fouled Bodie Broadus ... the biggest wtf here is the ref

Nah. It looked like he was going to take a foul, but Westbook mistimed his shot attempt. Neal couldn't even get to him in time for the foul to be taken. Westbook didn't execute it well at all.
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby wcsoldier81 on Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:50 am

Looked like Neal touched him with both hands just before the shot to me ... sure Westbrook released it a bit early but a foul should have been called ... fine for me though as OKC is the team who gets the most phantom calls since ...
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby therealdeal on Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:01 am

I don't know. To me it looked like Westbrook tried to fire away too quickly. Neal reaches out, but he draws his arms back because he saw Westbrook taking the shot.

Neal drawing his arms back is what limited the call.
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby Juronimo on Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:31 pm

gcclaker wrote:
abeer3 wrote:disagree. i wouldn't be going nuts if dwight did it, either.

kobe's dunk on josh smith was far more impressive, as it was a play created by him, against a larger elite shotblocker, in crunch time.

i clicked a link expecting to see something otherworldly. i saw a really big guy who can jump really high converting a lob on a pg.

You mean pick on someone your own size? I am more impressed with Jordan's dunk OVER Gasol AND Bynum last season in an exhibition game. He was not set-up on that one. Reminds me of James' dunk over John Lucas. A smaller player over a larger one would be more impressive. People should look up the Carter over Mourning slam...


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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby DarthRekal on Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:13 pm

spurs beat the thunder one day... then get smashed by the wolves next :jam2:
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby gcclaker on Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:25 pm

Clipps slapped around by Memphis on their own home floor?
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby thisbjgz on Thu Mar 14, 2013 6:25 pm

I swear Pop is really something...he makes D leaguers look LEGIT. My god, his system and coaching philosophy is unmatched in the NBA..Danny Green...Splitter...Leonard..those guys are missing pieces to championship teams..I can only dream of having Green in the corner on our Laker squad..having Splitter roll with Nash..but damn. I'm a huge fan of the Spur's beautiful style brand of basketball. All team, no selfishness, just play together and win.
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby abeer3 on Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:44 pm

all that is right, but i still have them going down in the second round. mavs did a great job running them off threes tonight, and they only scored 92 points in a home game. they were missing parker, but they got a turn back the clock game from duncan, and the general philosophy is sound: they want to shoot the three, so don't let them.
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby c.Lin on Fri Mar 15, 2013 10:20 am

To this day, it's still really confusing to me why Dallas almost never goes to Dirk in the final possession of a game.
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby kenzo on Fri Mar 15, 2013 6:52 pm

Come on Pups and Cavs. Give us some help :man9:
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby Chillbongo on Fri Mar 15, 2013 8:58 pm

thisbjgz wrote:I swear Pop is really something...he makes D leaguers look LEGIT. My god, his system and coaching philosophy is unmatched in the NBA..Danny Green...Splitter...Leonard..those guys are missing pieces to championship teams..I can only dream of having Green in the corner on our Laker squad..having Splitter roll with Nash..but damn. I'm a huge fan of the Spur's beautiful style brand of basketball. All team, no selfishness, just play together and win.

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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby abeer3 on Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:12 am

c.Lin wrote:To this day, it's still really confusing to me why Dallas almost never goes to Dirk in the final possession of a game.


they used to. i think he's still not all the way back from the knee injury. he's not mobile enough to get the ball in his spots right now.
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby thkthebest on Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:42 am

So...Miami has won 21 straight, and they're 22-1 since acquiring Chris Anderson.
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Re: Other NBA Games Discussion 2012-2013 Edition

Postby FabFourLakers on Sat Mar 16, 2013 2:56 pm

HEAT look unstoppable right now....i hope they don't break the 33-win record....that'll probably ensure they're winning it all this year...sucks that nobody in the East can even challenge them.
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