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Build a Championship Team with the Least Star Power

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by crossover, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. mikeyharris

    mikeyharris Member

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    Dwight Howard
    Josh Smith
    Shane Battier
    Tony Allen
    Jason Kidd
     
  2. BowlingBaller

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    True, but replace the first four players with anyone else and it'd still be cool to watch.
     
  3. AggieRocketsFan

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    Conley
    Afflalo
    Granger
    Millsap
    Cousins
     
  4. RedNation

    RedNation Contributing Member

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    There's no possible way.
     
  5. youngshev03

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    Last Seasons Stats|Pts | Reb | Ast | Stl | Blk

    C Monroe, Greg 15.4| 9.7 | 2.3 | 1.3 | 0.7
    PF Lee, David 20.1 | 9.5 | 2.8 | 1.0 | 0.4
    SF Granger, Danny 18.7 | 5.0 | 1.8 | 1.0 | 0.6
    SG Batum, Nicolas 13.9 | 4.6 | 1.4 | 1.0 |1.0
    PG Lawson, Ty 16.3 | 3.7 | 6.5 | 1.3 | 0.1

    Bench

    Ilyasova, Ersan 13.0 | 8.8 | 1.2 | 0.7 | 0.7
    Humphries, Kris 13.8 | 11 | 1.5 | 0.8 | 1.2
    Calderon, Jose 10.5 | 3.0 | 8.8 | 0.9 | 0.1
    Pekovic, Nikola 13.9 | 7.4 | 0.7 | 0.6 | 0.7
    George, Paul 12.1 | 5.6 | 2.4 | 1.6 | 0.6

    Enough D, O, Reb's and hustle to compete.
     
  6. bullardfan

    bullardfan なんでやねん

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    Lin
    Fields
    Parsons
    Novak
    Love
     
  7. oakdogg

    oakdogg Contributing Member

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    Is Ty Lawson really that good? Didn't realize.
     
  8. DallasThomas

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    Faried
    Udonis Haslem
    Corey Brewer
    Kevin Martin
    Udrih
     
  9. MosKeemYao

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    Lawson is good but don't forget the lakers have made subpar PG look like gods. Ala brooks barea
     
  10. cjtaylorpt

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    At PG: Kyle Lowry (EFF 17.4* *on an injured year)

    Here you have a winner. He has gained some sort of reputation of getting after it with his coaches; but, I think that both times he was just not accepting failure. He lives for this game. He plays every minute like it's a game-impacting minute. I also love players who can play on both ends of the floor and are not afraid of the big moment. Lowry gets better as the pressure is on.

    At Shooting Guard: Stephan Jackson (EFF 9.5)

    Here is a great defensive player. Tough, hard-nosed and can guard multiple positions. He can be a bit streaky, but when he is on, the dude can go off with the best of them. He is a competitor and a bit feisty. Every team needs that guy. I also like to have a taller SG for many reasons.

    At SF: Danny Granger (EFF 15.4)

    I had to pick between Iggy and Granger and I went with Granger despite his EFF being lower than Iggy's -- because some of the things he was lacking last year, he gained this year. Last year I felt he was soft. He also took a lot of bad shots trying too hard to be the man and didn't take shots he should have trying to be the good teammate. He toughened up these last playoffs and is a long, big SF.

    At PF: Ibaka (EFF 15.8)

    This guy will compliment Granger very well I believe. I also had to at a bit of that toughness back after putting Granger in there. I think Ibaka is young, athletic, confident and plays his role to a T. With Granger and Jackson both putting points on the board, Ibaka can do his thing without going out of his element. He is only going to get better and I would pick him over Blake Griffin or Kevin Love despite what the stats say.

    At the Center: D. Cousins (EFF 20.3)

    This one is a gamble. But, again he has ATTITUDE. He has good, solid teammates that all want to win and I think that is why he has such a bad attitude is because you have him on a losing squad where Reke is the most talented black hole in the league. He is big, strong, athletic and can put up numbers himself.


    Collectively you have the hard-nosed players it takes to win in this league. Every player can guard multiple positions which makes defense smooth and tough to plan against. You also have players who are HUNGRY to win.

    Coming from the bench:

    PG: Dragic (I love my Rockets' PG's)
    SG: J. Harden (even though I think he is better than S. Jackson by a lot, he is a perfect 6th man and would play so well with this second unit)
    SF: Iggy
    PF: P. Millsap
    C: Marc Gasol
     
  11. rocketman84

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    1. Dylan
    2. Dylan
    3. Dylan
    4. Dylan
    5. Dylan

    Because he spits hot fire.
     
  12. leebigez

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    Are we using the salary cap too? Anywho, I'll give it a go.

    Bogut-Dalembert-Okur
    L.A-Anthony Randolph-
    Gay-T.Ariza-
    Harden-Tony Allen
    Dragic-M.Thorton
     
  13. Alvin Choo

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    Hmmm... Beating the Heat?
    I will have to go for

    Cousins, Monroe, Iggy, Granger, Wall

    I doubt heat will play small against this team.
     
  14. rolyat93

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    Lowry/ Lawson

    Afflalo/ Ellis

    Leonard/ Paul George

    Al Jefferson / Scola

    Gortat / Camby

    Not an all star in the bunch. But plenty of defense, steals, blocks, rebounds and shooting.
     
  15. ashishduh

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    Dragic
    Lee
    Batum
    Love
    Gortat

    I know it has an all-star but the next best PF is so much worse.
     
  16. SamFisher

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    Roy Hibbert
    Greg Monroe
    Eryan Ilyasova
    Aaron Affalo
    Ty Lawson

    Tony Allen
    Kenneth Faried
    Shane Battier (got to have the No stats all star...)
     
  17. plutoblue11

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    C -Joakim Noah
    PF - DeMarcus Cousins
    SF - Nicolas Batum
    SG -Klay Thompson
    PG - Goran Dragic

    Nick Young
    Gordon Heyward
    Taj Gibson
    Andre Miller
    Omar Asik
    Reggie Evans
    Steve Novak
     

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