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[WC Semifinals] (2)Phoenix vs. (3)Denver

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by J.R., Jun 4, 2021.

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Suns vs. Nuggets

Poll closed Jun 7, 2021.
  1. Suns in 4

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Suns in 5

    3.0%
  3. Suns in 6

    33.3%
  4. Suns in 7

    18.2%
  5. Nuggets in 7

    12.1%
  6. Nuggets in 6

    27.3%
  7. Nuggets in 5

    3.0%
  8. Nuggets in 4

    3.0%
  1. blahblehblah

    blahblehblah Member

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    Speaking of dead horse, damn the nuggets and this game is about done.

    C'mon DEN make a run! My +175 money line looking dead also.
     
  2. Mr. Space City

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    Balanced scoring from the Suns.
     
  3. Mr. Dominant

    Mr. Dominant Contributing Member

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    Who’s that white girl in that orange tank top type shirt that’s sitting courtside? Asking for a friend...
     
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  4. WestendMassive

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    Well, someone ought to tell him that he's a giant asshole that wrecked a contender
     
  5. Mr. Space City

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    at least it was competitive for 3 quarters...
     
  7. Juxtaposed Jolt

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    That run by the Suns when both teams were in the 70s, took Denver's soul or something.

    Seems like they couldn't recover after that.
     
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  8. Pandaemonaeon

    Pandaemonaeon Member

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    C'mon basketball gods, give me Harden vs CP3 in the finals.
     
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  9. HardenVolumeOne

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    i hate this narrative that chris paul changed the fortune of the suns

    the suns went 8-0 in the bubble last year, and barely missed the playin because of a tiebreaker. they were set to break out this year regardless of cp3
     
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  10. blahblehblah

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    Da best leaadar in da NBA !!!
     
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  11. JayGoogle

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    8-0 in the bubble is drastically different than #2 seed...
     
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  12. YOLO

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    you shouldn't. He's consistently showed this type of winning impact on every team hes been on. The Suns were 26-39 before the bubble. There was no #2 seed and actually being a contender before getting cp3.
     
  13. BeBreezy

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    It's incredible, Aaron Gordon was moving them better than joker could
     
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  14. BeBreezy

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    They probably are in the play-in this year without CP3 and Crowder. No matter how you look at it those additions are responsible for PHX being #2 in the league, full stop. They deserve the lion's share of the credit.



    ETA: Not to mention that in the bubble the Suns were playing teams who were resting their stars or coasting most of the time. It is my opinion that a lot of teams' bubble success was fraudulent anyway. Lakers' youth couldn't handle being in a real playoff atmosphere this year compared to bubble playoffs.
     
  15. Reeko

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    I think the Suns would’ve been around GS or Memphis level this year if CP3 had never gone there…so around 4 or 5 games above .500 and in the play-in

    they probably would’ve made the playoffs last year if Ayton wasn’t suspended 25 games, so they were slowly ascending, but CP3 skyrocketed it
     
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  16. JW86

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    Denver's rim protection and inside defense is awful. Jokic and AG need to step up. Suns defense is solid against Jokic, but he should be able to get more going. Also would like to see their guards go inside more, as well as MPJ. Anyone else loving Campazzo? That guy is really the incarnate of Pablo Prigioni with getting steals and being sneaky.
     
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  17. bmelo

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    his nickname says it all. Imagine Harden saying he "can't win with those cats" with John Wall/Westbrook, Wood, Boogie, Eric Gordon and CP taking ****ing Suns to 2 seed and eventually finals it would speak volumes about those players
     
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    harden and rockets would lose to the lakers because he would insist on taking sb 3 when ice cold and run off the 3pt line instead of midrange suns have killed lakers with...
     
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  19. Reeko

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    some of the stuff that gets posted on here is such nonsense

    more like because they would double him at halfcourt and leave it up to non-shooters with low BBIQ like Russ or Wall to make the decisions

    as if Russ barely shooting 40% and getting stuffed multiple times by Lebron didn’t happen…
     
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  20. Bobbythegreat

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    The difference is the mentality, Harden wanted to be carried by others, CP3 looks to help carry his team. Looks like it's working out for both of them.
     
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