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2017-18 Cleveland Cavaliers

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by celebrevida, Jan 20, 2018.

  1. celebrevida

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    Everyone picked them to return to the Finals. But then they significantly downgraded from Irving to Thomas. Everyone, including LeBron is aging and tiring. Most importantly, Raptors and Celtics are much improved and legit contenders.

    If I had to bet my house on whether Cavs comes out of the East or not, I'd pick no.

    Concur?
     
  2. MD_in_Training

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    Their defense will ultimately fail them. Their offense still has time to adjust with IT and Rose coming back, but I don't see how their defense can improve significantly with their personnel. The Cavs need to rebuild in the post-Lebron era.
     
  3. SirIvyLeague

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    They look like ****. LeBron is a shitty GM, but with that said, I still think they return to the Finals. I don't think LeBron will let them lose to Boston.

    I still think they'll get there, but the difference between them and the West superpowers got wider, and the East competition got tighter.

    SIL
     
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    Western Finals = NBA Finals. Whoever comes out of the East doesn't stand a chance.

    Warriors
    Rockets
    Spurs
    Thunder

    All four would run roughshod over the Eastern teams. Probably even Minnesota beats them too.
     
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    As good as Boston is I think Toronto might be the best team out east.

    Raps coming out the east imo.
     
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    Cavs aren't good right now but let's wait and see what trade(s) they make. It's clear the Nets draft pick is in play.

    It isn't just about age or talent. That squad needs a chemistry shake up.

    Firing Lue probably won't do any good because nobody else on their staff seems like a good replacement.

    If the dysfunction continues after the ASB, I'll jump on the bandwagon to bury them.
     
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    lerbon gonna fire lue, he wasn't good to begin with. then gonna turn and give the job to his old buddy kevin ollie.
     
  8. peleincubus

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    Lebron to the Bobcats

    C Dwight Howard
    PF Lebron James
    SF doesn’t matter
    SG doesn’t matter
    PG doesn’t matter
     
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    The day LeBron leaves the East is the day I'll be confident in claiming a LeBron-less team will represent in the NBA Finals.
     
  10. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة
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    148 points .... just wow.
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة
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    Wait for it.

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    Shots fired!! Hahaha how ironic IT has to be the one talking about the defense.
     
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    Lue’s about to get fired



     
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    I don't get Lue's answer. His poor choice of words are unnecessarily provocative. Does he want the players respect, or not?

    If Lue is fired, his "agenda" comment may have been the first foot out the door.
     
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