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NBA Game Action 4/15/2022 : [2022] Play-In Tournament Thread - Elimination Round

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by DreamShook, Apr 14, 2022.

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Who is the 8th seed?

Poll closed Apr 17, 2022.
  1. Hawks

    65.4%
  2. Cavs

    34.6%
  3. Pelicans

    53.8%
  4. Clippers

    34.6%
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  1. DreamShook

    DreamShook Member

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    times are CENTRAL
    -Visitor-HomeTime
    [​IMG]ATLANTA (1--0)
    HAWKS
    [​IMG]CLEVELAND (0--1)
    CAVALIERS
    6:30 pm
    (ESPN)
    [​IMG]NO (1-0)
    PELICANS
    [​IMG]LA (0--1)
    CLIPPERS
    9:00 pm
    (TNT)
    • Winners earn 8th seeds and advance to NBA playoffs
     
  2. hakeem94

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    vroom vroom?
     
  3. Jontro

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    wild card games are always exciting

    go sports!
     
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  5. steddinotayto

    steddinotayto Contributing Member

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    Atlanta/Cleveland season series: Atlanta won 3-1
    New Orleans/LA season series: New Orleans won 3-1
     
  6. TimDuncanDonaut

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    So far all the home teams have won. I got a few correct for round 1, except for the Clippers. Will still go with Clippers (home win) over despite Pels seem to have a better head 2 head matchup.

    Hawks and Cavs are a toss up. I had Hawks winning, but the home team thing could be a thing. So much adrenaline, I'll stick with Hawks for now, but I feel Cavs could have a much better showing.
     
  7. YOLO

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    originally thought clips would get in as the 8th but i think nop are the better overall team with cj/Bi clicking.

    Cavs aren't beating atl.
     
  8. SamFisher

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    Can we agree that if a play-in team gets down 3-0 in the first round series the series is over?

    I know owners don't like to "lose games" from revenue but they just got 6 extra games anyway.

    Also, Elam ending for play-in games please.
     
  9. hakeem94

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    but these teams would be much better off tanking

    imagine core of kawhi george and chet?
    ingram cj zion and chet?
    trae and chet?
    mobley and chet ?

    they are fools for making the play in and not being the worst teams in nba
     
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    That's a map to a secret treasure.
     
  11. Rocket River

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    I think I go with the Hawks Experience on this one
    Strangely enough . . . I don't have the same feeling about the Clippers

    Rocket River
     
  12. DatRocketFan

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    How about the Spurs and hornets? They didn't tank and got bounce. Waste of a season. But u can find a chet at any draft position right?

    Everyone is equally talented In the top 100, pffffft
     
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    I'll be going by which first round matchups would be more exciting, of course knowing that the Heat and Suns have a miniscule of losing to either though....

    But Hawks v Heat is a more enticing matchup. Hawks have the potential of getting so hot from deep that they can't lose even when outmatched.

    NOP v Suns is more interesting because the Pelicans are just a more interesting team with more upside than the Clippers have right now. Clips are what they are right now.
     
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    It should be a good playoff run. No team really stands out for me as dominant besides the Suns.
     
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    Reeko Secretary of Defense for the Jabari Tribe
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    ATL, please get the Cavs up outta here

    Cavs are a boring team to watch, and Trae Young and the Hawks offense might actually put a scare in Miami…Cleveland is boring fodder

    Clippers or Pelicans will get demolished by PHX, but I prefer the Pelicans because they have a good playoff home environment
     
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    Well, the league won't attempt mental gymnastics for Playoff P like they would for Lebron. Assuming NO takes care of business, this should be the end for Clippers.
     
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  19. JayGoogle

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    I was really looking forward to seeing Playoff P tonight...
     
  20. DreamShook

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    herb jones era is here..
     
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