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NBA: Big 2 Era

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by JW86, Jul 12, 2019.

  1. JW86

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    Clippers: Kawhi & George
    Lakers: Lebron & AD
    Nets: KD & Kyrie
    Jazz: Conley & Mitchell
    Sixers: Embiid & Simmons / Harris / Horford
    Blazers: CJ & Lilliard
    Raptors: Lowry & Siakam
    Bucks: Giannis & Bledsoe / Middleton
    Celtics: Walker & Tatum / Brown
    Spurs: DeRozan & Aldridge
    Mavericks: Porzingis & Luka
    Nuggets: Jokic & Murray
    Pacers: Oladipo & Brogdon
    Warriors: Klay & Curry
    Rockets: Westbrook & Harden

    Might be one soon: Butler & CP3

    That's at least 15 teams with an arguable big 2 who could be All-Stars. How are you not excited?! :)
     
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    Brogdon is not a star IMO. Good role player.
     
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  3. JW86

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    In the East, he sure is haha ;)
     
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    I love the idea of more dynamic duos across the board like this, vs. fewer super teams.
     
  5. Rox>Mavs

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    I’m a fan....hated the super team era. Both from a parity standpoint and player mentality standpoint.
     
  6. TheRealAllpro

    TheRealAllpro Morey only fan
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    Way overly optimistic.

    Its not the same when you have two borderline All Stars (Hi, Pacers) vs the big boys who have two MVP candidates. You Should amend this thread and list

    Lakers
    Clippers
    Rockets

    Which is scary. I worry this player empowerment movement may lead to small teams being second class franchises.
     
  7. JayGoogle

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    Looking at the new NBA like...
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    Perfectly balanced, as all things should be.
     
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    Good lawd..... wished Bradley Beal would shake loose, that is the cherry on top of a crazy offseason.
     
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    HISTORY Made.

    https://hoopshype.com/2019/07/12/nb...tm_medium=wasabi&utm_content=home-latest-news
     
  10. Outlier

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    Warriors have a big 4 still. Green, Curry, Klay, DLO
     
  11. Ziggy

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    Marketing. There's been plenty of duos. It's not like there were 10 superteams running around either.
     
  12. Ramo$e

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    Jimmy is not a star either. He is very good though. It's going to be a tough time for Jimmy to contend in Miami, but he can pop bottle and take a long walks on the beach anytime he wants lol.

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    That is debatable, he was a star in Philly, just a minor star yet he was pretty clutch and gave the Raptors a run for their money.

    He was a bona fide star with them Bulls.

    You are right that Miami has nothing next to Jimmy B.
     
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    Tier 1
    Clippers: Kawhi & George
    Lakers: Lebron & AD
    Rockets: Westbrook & Harden
    Warriors: Klay & Curry
    Nets: KD & Kyrie

    Tier 2
    Sixers: Embiid & Simmons / Harris / Horford
    Blazers: CJ & Lilliard
    Bucks: Giannis & Bledsoe / Middleton
    Mavericks: Porzingis & Luka
    Nuggets: Jokic & Murray

    Tier 3
    Pacers: Oladipo & Brogdon
    Raptors: Lowry & Siakam
    Spurs: DeRozan & Aldridge
    Celtics: Walker & Tatum / Brown
    Jazz: Conley & Mitchell
     
  15. J Sizzle

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    Way more interesting than the boring Heat/Warriors superteam era, but I still find myself longing for the old days where stars were committed to their cities and didn’t just hop around from place to place leaving teams hanging in the balance. Tired of the “player empowerment” that has clearly jumped the shark.

    That may be an overly idealistic viewpoint, which may be a fair critique, but I just prefer that over constant star movement. Makes me appreciate Harden even more for really committing to Houston even when it may not be the easiest path to a ring.
     
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    You have to create a Gilead which is a Dystopia of the Hightest Order (Handmaid's tale) for them to make it happen.

    I do not see it.
     
  17. Lurch

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    I think you put Sixers in tier 1 and its spot on. They are by far favorite to come out of the East next year barring any injuries.
     
  18. Jontro

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    just when big3 is starting to hit off
     
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    Big 3 league also.
     
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    Pretty crazy how 2 of the 4 duos listed here are going to be eliminated at the end of the second round of the WC playoffs. It's almost unfair.
     

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