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[Brand new] The First In-season tournament

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by daywalker02, Jul 6, 2023.

  1. JumpMan

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    Celtics
    Celtics​
    Knicks
    Celtics (MVP Jayson Tatum)​
    Pelicans
    Lakers​
    Lakers
     
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    This was fixed.
     
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    Yeah, Brooklyn should have advanced, they had the best point differential in head to head with the other 2 teams.

    Magic beat Boston by 17 ish. Boston beat Brooklyn by 14 ish. Brooklyn beat Magic by 20 points I believe.
     
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    Why did I pick the Knicks over the Bucks? :eek:

    Bucks - Lakers. Bucks win. Giannis MVP.
     
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    Watching Sabonis and the Kings, I feel more convinced than ever that Sengun plays bigger than Sabonis. Valanciunas, a true big for the Pelicans, simply overpowers Sabonis. He doesn't have any answers on D.

    Sengun can position himself, hold ground, and rebound, though he is a little undersized. And looking at the other game tonight, Sengun has every bit of the athleticism of Boston's Luke Kornet (and tons more skill). Kornet was pretty effective in his minutes against Indiana (4 offensive rebounds and 4 blocks in 17 minutes) mostly because he was smart and had great timing on D.

    The Rocket's problem --which is shared by the Pacers and Kings--is younger players who don't have the strength and know-how for intense NBA games. The greatest tonic is to shoot better on offense and win at the 3-point line. That's why the Pacers are moving on (19 made threes on 40 attempts vs Boston's 12 out of 41)
     
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    sabonis is ass.... i mean, he's not trash, but they will never win anything with him at the 5. he's the reason they lost to the warriors in the playoffs last year. he really should have been benched.
     
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    If the IST is the coming out Party of Haliburton as Superstar so be it.....
     
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    Thanks to the IST I was finally able to watch Halliburton and the pacers. I am a fan now
    Just a shame that the NBA focuses on aging players and the same big market teams over and over and over again
     
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    He got a fan here
     
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    It's cool that this simulcasts on HBO Max. :cool:
     
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    I don't want Halliburton to get too popular and have little kids shoot like him. Pass like him, cool. Be like him, cool. Don't shoot like him, please.
     
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    Shai, Haliburton, Luka, Booker as the next top tier point guards with Lamelo, Trae, Maxey, Fox, Murray as a second tier. The position is loaded.
     
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    Disgusting. His shot needs surgery.

    He's getting it off even in moments he's expected to shoot, so I guess it's fine.
     
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    For me Book is more like a SG who can really make plays....

    Shai is more of a downhill type of finisher than PG also......but sure he has been facilitating the last years.
     
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    Last year I'd agree with you but this year he's fully embraced the PG role. They start him with Eric Gordon or Grayson Allen who definitely aren't PGs. He's averaging 8.4 assists per game. It's like when Harden started playing PG.
     
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    He reminds me of Kevin Martin. Weird form but very accurate. They even kind of look alike.

    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    It should have been a united effort, Beal and Book sharing PG duties but they are really injured on many occasions so in the end it is basically Durant who does a lot of the distribution.

    He who logs the most minutes and games.
     
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    Suns are not playing up to IST standards and letting the Lakers walk in to Vegas.

    Dislike.
     
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    Im half paying attention, everytime I look up the Lakers shooting FTs
     

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