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NBA 2016-2017: wake me up when the finals begin

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NBA 2016-2017: wake me up when the finals begin

*updated thread title, even though i no longer follow the NBA with my team doing so crappy.

wake me up when the finals begin.

GSW vs. CAVS
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lets see if stern vetoes this trade....
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nba says orlando didn't get anything in return. i dont know. they'll have 3-4 first round draft picks to jump start the rebuilding process.

Breaking Down the Dwight Howard Trade
Team Acquires
Lakers - Dwight Howard
Nuggets - Andre Iguodala
76ers - Andrew Bynum, Jason Richardson
Magic* - Arron Afflalo, Al Harrington, Nikola Vucevic, Moe Harkless
* Magic also will receive a protected 1st-round pick from each of the other three teams
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The Lakers are going to dominant next season. It's crazy. I love the fact the Lakers kept Gasol. I can't believe Orlando got screwed so badly, they didn't even get Bynum. The 76ers got some great players.
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Wow, the Lakers look like faves this year to me...
He died for me, I live for him
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kennyhohoho wrote:
Aug 10th, 2012 8:56 am
Old legs, a chucker, foul trouble, and missed free throws. :lol:

All kidding aside, OKC is still the team to beat in the West.

Here's hoping for Payton/Malone 2.0 :D
OKC got Perk so they could compete with traditional big men...OKC still beats them in a 7 game series
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rems wrote:
Aug 10th, 2012 9:59 am
OKC got Perk so they could compete with traditional big men...OKC still beats them in a 7 game series
Here's hoping.

Even with great players around him, Kobe still goes into chuck mode (see team USA games), and I think that's what ends up being the Lakers downfall.
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Nash, Kobe, Howard, Gasol, Artest vs. Lebron, Bosh, Wade, Allen, Lewis

wowww lol.
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kennyhohoho wrote:
Aug 10th, 2012 10:03 am
Here's hoping.

Even with great players around him, Kobe still goes into chuck mode (see team USA games), and I think that's what ends up being the Lakers downfall.
I dont know...I think Nash fixes that. He'll have the ball and won't be intimidated to always feed Kobe. I see more of the big men being fed. Unless Kobe starts stealing the ball from Nash lol
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wszeto28 wrote:
Aug 10th, 2012 10:07 am
Nash, Kobe, Howard, Gasol, Artest vs. Lebron, Bosh, Wade, Allen, Lewis

wowww lol.
dont forget about jamison
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I hope everyone realizes these superstars changing teams are ruining the NBA.
All the small market teams now have relatively no chance of competing and basketball is dominated by 3 or 4 teams every single year.
We will rarely, if ever get an upset team to go far in the playoffs, it's also so predictable now.
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Orlando will be this years Bobcats then pray for Zeller, Noel or Muhammed.

PG Jameer -
SG Afflalo - Reddick
SF Turkoglu - Harkless
PF Davis - Nicholson
C Ayon - Vucevic

Orlando should trade like the Lakers 1st pick to Sacramento (who has Brooks, Thomas, Evans at PG) for Jimmer. Then they can have a Jameer / Jimmer combo!!!
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