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[WC Semifinals] (2)LA Clippers vs. (3)Denver

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by J.R., Sep 1, 2020.

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(2)LA Clippers vs. (3)Denver

Poll closed Sep 3, 2020.
  1. Clippers in 4

    9.5%
  2. Clippers in 5

    28.6%
  3. Clippers in 6

    33.3%
  4. Clippers in 7

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  5. Nuggets in 7

    14.3%
  6. Nuggets in 6

    9.5%
  7. Nuggets in 5

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  8. Nuggets in 4

    4.8%
  1. bmelo

    bmelo Member

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    Harden had opportunity to do the same while on OKC but he choked. Then he choked again when vs GSW (we were up 3-2 when Chris went down). And then again when Durant went down and Curry had just come back from injury.
     
  2. steddinotayto

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    Since when did Harden have a great coach? And when did Harden have a "stacked team" other than being the third/fourth best player as the 6th man for OKC?
     
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  3. hakeem94

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    remember this next time a doctor hit you with a diagnosis
     
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  4. steddinotayto

    steddinotayto Contributing Member
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    To be fair everyone looked at the names on the back of their jerseys and forgot to look at the name of the team on the front of the jersey. Clippers gonna clip. lol
     
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  5. hakeem94

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    ill give you the first one when he was on okc ...its perhaps a fair comparison and it made me think... but then again i heard from lebron or bosh or somebody on that heat team they were gameplanning to stop harden and make durant and russ beat them....
    so its somewhat justifiable
    also kawhi had Popovich... and no pop for harden not even a coach close to Pop

    as for harden losing vs gsw ... imho its not a choke if you go alone vs 3-4 allstars team even if one of them is out

    except if you believe harden may be the best ever as i do....then its a legit choke
     
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  6. TimDuncanDonaut

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    I blame Fan Duel and sports betting being more prominent. :D
     
  7. bmelo

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    Kawhi was a rookie too on spurs team. Durant, Westbrook, Ibaka, Harden.... more than enough to win. He went through spurs then and Miami took him out that's why they loosed
     
  8. hakeem94

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    hahahhaha! a good one... but this is exactly what the doctors do... or fail to do if you will
     
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  9. bmelo

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    at the time I did believe he is top3 guard ever. now I don't
     
  10. steddinotayto

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    @Reeko
     
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  11. hakeem94

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    dont worry theyll wake up next morning and realize they live in Utah
     
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    not even surprised when I saw who the poster is...T-Mac stans like him aren’t the best at evaluating players and analyzing situations
     
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  13. steddinotayto

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    Who needs proper player evaluation and situational analytics when that OKC team had the best coach in modern NBA history but couldn't beat Miami?
     
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  14. tellitlikeitis

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    Man the Clippers:

    They’re backed up against the wall.

    Kawhi and PG can opt out after next season.

    Harrell, Morris, and Green are free agents.

    They’re over the cap, and will only have the 5 million exception.

    So, basically their best case scenario is resigning Morris and Green, Harrell if they want, sign a vet who’s willing to come to the Clips on some kind of discount for a title shot, then maybe a trade, but they really have zero assets to move. Maybe a sign and trade for Harrell or Morris? Maybe they get something for Lou…I don’t know.

    I guess worst case scenario, they bomb next year too, Kawhi and PG leave and they have no assets, but they’re LA and have a bunch of cap space again
     
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    after fakers lost game one to portland, they immediately got a handsome 43-19 FT advantage. as soon as silver feels like lebron needs a spotter rest of this postseason, no reason to believe it won't be provided
     
  17. Hakeemtheking

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    Man, I was working through most of this game last night, so I was able to take quick glimpses at the box score, so either I'm losing my mind or whatever cause I swear every time I looked up, the Clippers were comfortably winning this game.

    It wasn't until 4 am this morning that I heard on ESPN radio that the Clippers had collapsed and failed to advance. Crazy.

    How many bettors lost money on game 7?
     
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  18. verysimplejason

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    What a Jokic!
     
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    Get Kawhi. Jettison Westbrooks or Harden. Easier said than done but we can only dream...
     
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  20. CometsWin

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    Paul George, just never ready for prime time. He was bricking everything in that 4th quarter. He even hit the side of the backboard on a wide open three. Brutal.
     

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