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Re: Around the NBA 2017-18

Postby dcapodic » December 6, 2017, 12:54 am

dcapodic wrote:How good is John Wall? Wall out, score:

Utah - 116
Wash - 69

Whoa!


I guess Beal decided he wasn't gonna let that happen again so he just put up 51 on Portland!
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Re: Around the NBA 2017-18

Postby shakespeare » December 6, 2017, 1:34 pm

Wizards gonna need a lot of Beal until Wall returns.
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Re: Around the NBA 2017-18

Postby shakespeare » December 6, 2017, 1:43 pm

Weak referee initiated contact with Livingston and then turned around and threw him out the game http://nba.nbcsports.com/2017/12/03/sha ... ial-video/
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Re: Around the NBA 2017-18

Postby Koopa Troopa » December 6, 2017, 4:16 pm

shakespeare wrote:Weak referee initiated contact with Livingston and then turned around and threw him out the game http://nba.nbcsports.com/2017/12/03/sha ... ial-video/


Really sick of all the refs. Guys are always on a power trip. And I wouldnt be surprised if they were still gambling on games.
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Re: Around the NBA 2017-18

Postby shakespeare » December 7, 2017, 8:47 am

I feel you, Koop. It's been that way for awhile. I figured once Joey Crawford exited the building that all the dramatics and power trips would cease. I don't think I've ever witnessed a ref "step" to a player though.
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Re: Around the NBA 2017-18

Postby shakespeare » December 8, 2017, 2:41 pm

OKC is 2-10 on the road thus far this season.
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Re: Around the NBA 2017-18

Postby ISIAH_THOMAS » December 8, 2017, 9:04 pm

Oladipo is really good
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Re: Around the NBA 2017-18

Postby taowave » December 8, 2017, 10:09 pm

i really like Sabonis as well...

An unexpected great trade for the Pacers

ISIAH_THOMAS wrote:Oladipo is really good
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Re: Around the NBA 2017-18

Postby spree#8 » December 10, 2017, 7:33 pm

Victor Oladipo is finally showing the world this year why he was compared to D-Wade before coming into the league. A new career high 47 points today.
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Re: Around the NBA 2017-18

Postby taowave » December 10, 2017, 9:08 pm

and 7 reb,6 assists..

Did they get lucky or what??

Who in their right mind would have thought they fared well in the PG trade????
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Re: Around the NBA 2017-18

Postby shakespeare » December 11, 2017, 4:28 pm

I said OKC traded away a good player in Oladipo. Someone replied he was a bum. I don't feel like looking for the thread. Is he better than George? Of course not. But he had little to no room to shine in OKC which is no different than Paul George's current situation. I doubt Oladipo ever felt comfortable in OKC.
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Re: Around the NBA 2017-18

Postby shakespeare » December 11, 2017, 4:30 pm

Celtics avenged the loss to Pistons. Drummond and Reggie Jackson combined for 6 points. Drummond had all six of those six points.

That said, I'd love to see these two teams in a playoff series.
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Re: Around the NBA 2017-18

Postby Koopa Troopa » December 11, 2017, 7:13 pm

shakespeare wrote:I said OKC traded away a good player in Oladipo. Someone replied he was a bum. I don't feel like looking for the thread. Is he better than George? Of course not. But he had little to no room to shine in OKC which is no different than Paul George's current situation. I doubt Oladipo ever felt comfortable in OKC.



Dunno if it was me but I definitely thought he was a bum :laugh:

The whole gimmick last year with OKC was that it was a one man team. Westbrook really only had chemistry with Adams. But all the guys in the Melo and George deals turned out to be good players. Dont wanna throw any shade on Westbrook but that was the story. :hmm:
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