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[WC First Round] Golden State vs. Portland

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by J.R., Apr 12, 2017.

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(1)Golden State vs. (8)Portland

Poll closed Apr 15, 2017.
  1. Warriors in 4

    52.9%
  2. Warriors in 5

    29.4%
  3. Warriors in 6

    5.9%
  4. Warriors in 7

    2.0%
  5. Blazers in 7

    2.0%
  6. Blazers in 6

    5.9%
  7. Blazers in 5

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Blazers in 4

    2.0%
  1. count_dough-ku

    count_dough-ku Contributing Member

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    I hope this isn't like that Garnett injury in 2009 where it took the Celtics forever to finally admit that the dude was in no condition to return for the postseason.
     
  2. Deuce

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    My understanding is the injury is on a non-weight bearing bone. And is about pain tolerance. I could see Nurk back in game 3.
     
  3. zeeshan2

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    Warriors could easily win without Durant anyway.
     
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  5. zeeshan2

    zeeshan2 Member

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    Leggo Portland
     
  8. J.R.

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    How very convenient!

     
  9. rocketman12

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    Still no conspiracy. Wiz/hawks and Jazz/clippers also every third day for first three games. It happens every year.
     
  10. vtjsr2

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    Should've been Denver playing the Warriors.

    Could use more Jokic this season.
     
  11. el gnomo

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    GSW finna win by 15 instead of 30, then?
     
  14. Snow Villiers

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    GSW continue to play better without beta Durant.
     
  15. vtjsr2

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    by some act of God, I pray the clips/jazz beat the warriors
     
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    Their delusional fanbase won't admit it, but the Warriors look much better on the floor without Durant. The team is balanced and Curry is in complete control of the offense. Durant is just not a leader like Westbrook. Beta bros deserved each other.
     
  18. el gnomo

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    Yeah, looking great right now when nobody can get a bucket. Durant sure wouldn't help right now!

    The only delusional people are people that think ANY team wouldn't be better with Durant on it.
     
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    Is their winning % better this year when Durant does not play?? They are killing the Blazers without him too. I have a hard time believing it also though.
     
  20. el gnomo

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    They're killing the Blazers because Dame and CJ aren't both in NBA Jam mode again, plus the Blazers as a team are shooting ~30%.

    Every single basketball team in the entire world would get better if it added Kevin Durant. End of story.

    As far as record: 50-9 with him before injury (85%), 52-10 including last 3 games of reg season (84%), 15-5 without (75%).
     
    #120 el gnomo, Apr 19, 2017
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2017
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