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Eastern Conference Finals: (1)Atlanta vs. (2)Cleveland

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by J.R., May 15, 2015.

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(1)Atlanta vs. (2)Cleveland

Poll closed May 20, 2015.
  1. Hawks in 4

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  2. Hawks in 5

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  3. Hawks in 6

    8.5%
  4. Hawks in 7

    22.6%
  5. Cavs in 7

    5.7%
  6. Cavs in 6

    48.1%
  7. Cavs in 5

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  8. Cavs in 4

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  1. J.R.

    J.R. Member

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    (1)Atlanta vs. (2)Cleveland
    Game 1 – Wednesday, May 20: Cleveland at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m., TNT
    Game 2 – Friday, May 22: Cleveland at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m., TNT
    Game 3 – Sunday, May 24: Atlanta at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m., TNT
    Game 4 – Tuesday, May 26: Atlanta at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m., TNT
    Game 5 * Thursday, May 28: Cleveland at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m., TNT
    Game 6 * Saturday, May 30: Atlanta at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m., TNT
    Game 7 * Monday, June 1: Cleveland at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m., TNT

    *All times Central
     
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  3. A_3PO

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    Cavs in 5 or 6 if Kyrie is healthy. If he's hindered, Hawks have a good chance.
     
  4. count_dough-ku

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    Why does this series not start til Wednesday? Weird. Oh well, I predict Cavs in 6. Let's hope the Rockets are the ones waiting for them in the Finals.
     
  5. Jontro

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    This series rests in the hands of Ashton Kutcher.

    Hawks in 4.
     
  6. JayGoogle

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    6 or 7 game series to me. I see many ways the Hawks could win this thing and they are here for a reason, I'm not even sure whose going to win but I know a lot of people will count out the Hawks.
     
  7. Kim

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    NBA Finals dates are set in stone this year. In previous years, there was a flexible range.
     
  8. conquistador#11

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    when the east is so weak, that a team with just lebron can make it to the finals, makes me wonder why he even left in the first place. the 2011 cavs with just lebron could easily beat OKC. They'd get throttled by the spurs in the following years, but one championship in cleveland would have been greater than 5 with miami. oh well.

    I'll be rooting for lebron for the first time ever that's until he faces the rockets.
     
  9. stab

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    Cavs steal one on the Hawks home court, hold serve, win in 6. The fact that they struggled against an injury depleted Washington wizards squad is not very encouraging.
     
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    Korver has been terrible from the three point line in the playoffs. JR and Shumpert may be the difference. Go Cavs, I guess.
     
  11. RocketsInSeven

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    Dallas won the title in 2011 and no one would've beaten them.
     
  12. VBG

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    Western conference semis end later but finals start earlier. I never will understand NBA scheduling
     
  13. shastarocket

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    Looks like both Conference Finals will follow an every-other-day schedule.

    No rest for the weary
     
  14. professorjay

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    Yes, Kyrie's health has to be the pivotal factor right now. At this rate he might play more like Uncle Drew before he starts showing off.
     
  15. dharocks

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    I've got Cavs in 5.

    That said, with Kyrie at 50%, is it just me or is this one of the worst supporting casts LeBron has had in recent memory? Because other than James, to my eyes this team is really bad.
     
  16. Rocket2008

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    Damn them getting TNT! Cavs in 6, rooting for the Hawks though.
     
  17. malakas

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    They will play every other day which is bad news for the cavs. I hope the Hawks start playing better. Esp Korver.
     
  18. Beavis Stiffler

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    What the majority are expecting to happen in this series: the referees and the league will favor the Cavs. There's going to be some very bad calls against the Hawks.
     
  19. Melkart

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    A lot of people on this board were making fun of David Blatt and saying he's a bad coach. Now the Cavs are in the conference finals after winning a series without Love, without JR for two games and with an injured Irving. I wonder what would it take for him to be recognized as a legit coach? Probably winning this series as well won't cut it, as folks would say that it's only thanks to LeBron.
     
  20. sammy

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    Hawks in 7
     

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