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-King-
05-19-2011, 10:43 PM
Homefield advantage: Thunder.

Pitt Gorilla
05-19-2011, 10:44 PM
I guess we can't get past our biases.He's been average or worse most of the post-season. He played good D on Dirk tonight and then decided to F up when the game was getting tight. What sort of extra credit does he deserve?

Rudy lost the toss
05-19-2011, 10:45 PM
That Terry miss was one of the worst i've ever seen.

Eat shit, Mavs.

KC_Connection
05-19-2011, 10:46 PM
He's been average or worse most of the post-season. He played good D on Dirk tonight and then decided to F up when the game was getting tight. What sort of extra credit does he deserve?
I'm not going to argue with you about something you would never admit to be true anyway.

Count Alex's Losses
05-19-2011, 10:46 PM
Dirk had more assists than Westbrook. LMAO

Pitt Gorilla
05-19-2011, 10:48 PM
I'm not going to argue with you about something you would never admit to be true anyway.I don't much care for Texas either but I can tell you that Durant is one of the most incredible young players I've ever seen. I'm still a bit perturbed by the whole WWII thing, but Dirk has always been one of my favorite players. Collison is fine; I just wish they had someone better at that position (Ibaka will be that guy).

Count Alex's Losses
05-19-2011, 10:52 PM
OK, it's time for an update on the Peja/Durant 3pt bet.

After two games....

Peja 3-11
Durant 2-10

http://www.interbasket.net/news/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/peja-stojakovic-shirtless.jpg

milkman
05-19-2011, 10:52 PM
Homefield advantage: Thunder.

The Thunder play on a field?

They didn't build them an arena with a court?

KC_Connection
05-19-2011, 10:57 PM
I don't much care for Texas either but I can tell you that Durant is one of the most incredible young players I've ever seen. I'm still a bit perturbed by the whole WWII thing, but Dirk has always been one of my favorite players. Collison is fine; I just wish they had someone better at that position (Ibaka will be that guy).
Durant's no LeBron or Wade, and probably never will be in terms of all-around ability and vision, but he's a top 5 player in this league and will be for a decade. Collison is more than fine for what his role is. They can beat Dirk, but it won't be easy.

58-4ever
05-19-2011, 10:59 PM
This blows.

Durant's no LeBron or Wade, and probably never will be in terms of all-around ability and vision, but he's a top 5 player in this league and will be for a decade. Collison is more than fine for what his role is. They can beat Dirk, but it won't be easy.

And Westbrook is no D.Rose, but he was efficient and the bench was phenomenal. Good call by Brooks to leave Maynor and Harden in too

WhitiE
05-19-2011, 11:04 PM
harden played a hell of a game

okcchief
05-19-2011, 11:05 PM
AMERICA FUCK YEAH!!!!!!

I love Westbrook but there have been many times this year when I wanted Brooks to do exactly what he did tonight. I can't believe he grew the balls in this point to do it. This is what he needs to mature as a player and get him to the Russell Westbrook we saw game 7.

Great game and I'm super excited for Saturday and Monday. It's gonna be fucking crazy.

I really don't understand why Dallas doesn't play the Hobbit more. He's fucking awesome.

Go Chiefs I could give two shits about the 3 point bet. Durant left Peja's jock in Eastern Europe and a ball down Heywoods fucking throat.

We wouldn't be in the playoffs without Nick so you all can STFU about that :)

Count Alex's Losses
05-19-2011, 11:08 PM
OKC fans know Harden isn't doing this again, so get your chest pounding in while you can.

58-4ever
05-19-2011, 11:08 PM
Fear the Beard!! Time to play in a loud arena.

Count Alex's Losses
05-19-2011, 11:09 PM
The Mavs played their poorest game of the playoffs and OKC won by 6. Think about that for a second.

okcchief
05-19-2011, 11:10 PM
And again. Dallas is a great team but I get tired of the no one can ever beat them because the Lakers didn't. The Lakers were broke at the end of the year and if you don't realize that you weren't paying close enough attention. It's more impressive to me that they came back from that 23 point collapse at Portland and what they are now doing against OKC.

okcchief
05-19-2011, 11:12 PM
OKC fans know Harden isn't doing this again, so get your chest pounding in while you can.

Harden has grown up. Last year if he would have played like this we would have beat the Lakers.

okcchief
05-19-2011, 11:16 PM
The Mavs played their poorest game of the playoffs and OKC won by 6. Think about that for a second.

Dirk played maybe the greatest game of all time and Westbrook went 3-15 from the floor and OKC lost by 9 at the road. Think about that for a second.

I'm not going to fight with you. It's gonna be a good series and Dallas is still the favorite. We'll see what happens on the court.

I'm just pumped to go see these next games live with the series tied. Live playoff basketball is like heroin.

-King-
05-20-2011, 12:19 AM
The Thunder play on a field?

They didn't build them an arena with a court?

Nah, what you see is just painted grass.

BIG_DADDY
05-20-2011, 12:25 AM
The Mavs played their poorest game of the playoffs and OKC won by 6. Think about that for a second.

Nice slant. What I saw was Dallas lose on their home court. It should be a good series. Nowitzki has been friggen incredible. The upside would be seeing him get a ring if that happens. I like Cuban as an owner as well and even Kid. Still want the Thunder to take it though.

BWillie
05-20-2011, 12:39 AM
Too bad CHI and MIAMI are still in it. David Stern would shoot himself if it was OKC and Atlanta or something in the Finals.

BIG_DADDY
05-20-2011, 12:42 AM
Too bad CHI and MIAMI are still in it. David Stern would shoot himself if it was OKC and Atlanta or something in the Finals.

At this point I would take anyone shooting David Stern

BWillie
05-20-2011, 12:44 AM
How bad do you think the NBA takes a hit if it is OKC vs Miami?

Personally I think Chicago will get big ratings compared to Miami. Nobody tuned in last time Lebron was in the Finals. And he even had a 50 point game in the Conference Finals going into it for momentum and hype.

BIG_DADDY
05-20-2011, 12:47 AM
How bad do you think the NBA takes a hit if it is OKC vs Miami?

Personally I think Chicago will get big ratings compared to Miami. Nobody tuned in last time Lebron was in the Finals. And he even had a 50 point game in the Conference Finals going into it for momentum and hype.

Dude, the media has hyped Miami all year. I really hope the Bulls pull this out.

BWillie
05-20-2011, 12:50 AM
Dude, the media has hyped Miami all year. I really hope the Bulls pull this out.

Eh, they hyped Lebron back then. Ratings could have just been low because nobody gives a sht about San Antonio.

Count Alex's Losses
05-20-2011, 01:10 AM
Pretty simple:

You have to go back to Game 4 of the POR series to find the only other time the Mavs' bench has been outscored in the playoffs (31-27). The Mavs lost that game as well.

There were 19 games where the Mavs' bench was outscored by the opposing bench. Dallas' record in those games: 9-10.

DaKCMan AP
05-20-2011, 06:08 AM
This is good. The Mavs will sweep OKC and the Heat and Bulls will beat each other up.

Idiot.

okcchief
05-20-2011, 03:53 PM
How bad do you think the NBA takes a hit if it is OKC vs Miami?

Personally I think Chicago will get big ratings compared to Miami. Nobody tuned in last time Lebron was in the Finals. And he even had a 50 point game in the Conference Finals going into it for momentum and hype.

I think because OKC has Durant it wouldn't be as bad as some think. Lebron vs Durant is a good story because you have the classic hero vs villain matchup. Whether that's right or wrong it's how people perceive it. Is it Celtics/Lakers no. I think it would draw more interest than say when the Spurs or Pistons have been in the finals.

vailpass
05-20-2011, 03:55 PM
Idiot.

LMAO Totally. The guy knows squat about hoops except what he reads, same as football.

SNR
05-20-2011, 04:04 PM
How bad do you think the NBA takes a hit if it is OKC vs Miami?

Personally I think Chicago will get big ratings compared to Miami. Nobody tuned in last time Lebron was in the Finals. And he even had a 50 point game in the Conference Finals going into it for momentum and hype.This is dumb. Miami is the most hated team for a lot of people. They would tune in just to watch them lose.

Remember how everybody bitches when the Yankees are in the World Series but WS ratings are always higher when they Yankees are playing? Same thing here. Derrick Rose is popular and all, but he's nothing compared to Lebron/Wade/Bosh.

If it is Heat/Thunder, I'll say the ratings won't be as high as they could be due to the Thunder. I think the NBA needs a finals re-match of Heat/Mavs. There's so much good stuff to be had in that matchup. That's the series that's going to get you the best ratings.

ChiefsCountry
05-20-2011, 06:24 PM
How bad do you think the NBA takes a hit if it is OKC vs Miami?

Personally I think Chicago will get big ratings compared to Miami. Nobody tuned in last time Lebron was in the Finals. And he even had a 50 point game in the Conference Finals going into it for momentum and hype.

This Vanilla Thunder and Clayton stupid.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 12:45 AM
Thunder bench shot 70% from floor, 60% from three, had a 7/2 A/TO, got 17 rebounds, 50 points what are chances that happens again? not very high

Fruit Ninja
05-21-2011, 03:51 AM
and all it takes if for OKC to just play ok and Dallas to have a bad game.

Sometimes teams can carry that shooting touch for a few games.

Never know what can happen, but i am pulling for Dirk. He deserves to have one when the hall of fame comes knocking.

58-4ever
05-21-2011, 07:25 PM
. He deserves to have one when the hall of fame comes knocking.

Why? Why dies Dirk "deserve" one? That's the most overused sports cliche.


It's almost time to Thunder Up!

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 07:28 PM
Time for Peja to show Durant how the white man bombs.

http://i54.tinypic.com/2jczfqa.jpg

KevB
05-21-2011, 07:43 PM
Time for Peja to show Durant how the white man bombs.

http://i54.tinypic.com/2jczfqa.jpg

That was from Peja's big follow dunk the other night, right? :thumb:

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 07:48 PM
Peja is going off like Timothy McVeigh on Oklahoma City tonight, bitches.

http://www2.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/Peja+Stojakovic+Utah+Jazz+v+Dallas+Mavericks+CjtT9eEfolQl.jpg

58-4ever
05-21-2011, 07:52 PM
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58-4ever
05-21-2011, 07:53 PM
Dude, not cool with the OKC bombing reference... Never mind, I forget that I'm dealing with a mental midget.

Stanley Nickels
05-21-2011, 07:54 PM
Anybody see tha bizarre court side segment the blonde just shot? They cut to her live, and she started talking...stopped.. Said "3,2,1...", then started over, then stopped AGAIN, then another "3,2,1". By this point they finally cut from her. Apparently she completely misjudged her segment as being taped, not live. Kinda fun but very weird

58-4ever
05-21-2011, 07:57 PM
Russ will go 20/10 too.

http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/201/russx.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/36/russx.jpg/)

tk13
05-21-2011, 07:58 PM
Anybody see tha bizarre court side segment the blonde just shot? They cut to her live, and she started talking...stopped.. Said "3,2,1...", then started over, then stopped AGAIN, then another "3,2,1". By this point they finally cut from her. Apparently she completely misjudged her segment as being taped, not live. Kinda fun but very weird

It probably wasn't live. It was probably a taped bit that wasn't cued up to the right spot.

Stanley Nickels
05-21-2011, 07:59 PM
It probably wasn't live. It was probably a taped bit that wasn't cued up to the right spot.

Ah, good point. Somebody rewinded too far sort of thing..

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 08:00 PM
Russ will go 20/10 too.

http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/201/russx.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/36/russx.jpg/)

On 5 of 20 shooting.

Rams Fan
05-21-2011, 08:01 PM
http://i747.photobucket.com/albums/xx111/simon123_photo/a1ew14gz.jpg

FYP

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 08:04 PM
Mavericks are UNDEFEATED in Oklahoma City this year.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 08:09 PM
Threevenson!

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 08:12 PM
lol @ Durant missing the free throw

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 08:17 PM
Dunder fans sure are quiet.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 08:24 PM
ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh yeah

http://www.interbasket.net/news/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/peja-stojakovic-shirtless.jpg

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 08:27 PM
Thunder 2 for 12.

58-4ever
05-21-2011, 08:28 PM
Thunder 2 for 12.

You've gotta know that a run is coming... Settle down Clay.

Der Flöprer
05-21-2011, 08:30 PM
I just can't bring myself to root for the Sonics tonight.

Rams Fan
05-21-2011, 08:32 PM
I just can't bring myself to root for the Sonics tonight.

It's not the players fault.

It's that POS Bennett's fault.

Der Flöprer
05-21-2011, 08:34 PM
It's not the players fault.

It's that POS Bennett's fault.

Fuck, it's not even Bennett's fault. It's Howard fucking Schultz, Seattle's idiot Mayor at the time Greg "pussy" Nickels, and Barry Ackerly for signing that stupid assed Key Arena deal back in 94 in the first place. He knew what was going to happen back then.

I haven't been mad at Bennett or the people of OKC in a long, long, time.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 08:37 PM
You've gotta know that a run is coming... Settle down Clay.

LMAO

OKC is down 19.

Good luck with that run.

Rams Fan
05-21-2011, 08:38 PM
Fuck, it's not even Bennett's fault. It's Howard fucking Schultz, Seattle's idiot Mayor at the time Greg "pussy" Nickels, and Barry Ackerly for signing that stupid assed Key Arena deal back in 94 in the first place. He knew what was going to happen back then.

I haven't been mad at Bennett or the people of OKC in a long, long, time.

Who are you pissed at the most?

Schultz because he sold the team to Bennett in the first place and was completely stunned by the fact that Bennett even considered moving the team?

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 08:40 PM
OKC sucks LMAO

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 08:44 PM
OKC run cuts the Dallas lead to 18.

okcchief
05-21-2011, 08:55 PM
OKC sucks LMAO

We fucking do so far tonight. Fucking awful. Back to the beer stand. FML

PunkinDrublic
05-21-2011, 08:56 PM
Typically fans would be headed toward the exits but if you're in Oklahoma City on a Saturday night what the hell else are you going to do?

Der Flöprer
05-21-2011, 09:00 PM
Who are you pissed at the most?

Schultz because he sold the team to Bennett in the first place and was completely stunned by the fact that Bennett even considered moving the team?

Schultz for BUYING the team in the first place. No commitment from that douche at all.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 09:02 PM
OKC run cuts the Dallas lead to 22.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 09:12 PM
That's right, refs, help the poor Thunder out. Fucking ridiculous.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 09:13 PM
Peja has made more shots in this game than Durant. LMAO

58-4ever
05-21-2011, 09:14 PM
This is terrible. We need to sacrifice Hanson at the half for jinxing us by singing the Anthem

Rudy lost the toss
05-21-2011, 09:34 PM
Dammit I hate dallas!

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 09:40 PM
Threevenson!

okcchief
05-21-2011, 09:44 PM
Great time to play your worst fucking game of the year.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 09:49 PM
Total flop. Fuck these refs.

PunkinDrublic
05-21-2011, 09:50 PM
And the Oscar goes to James Harden.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 09:51 PM
Of course, call ANOTHER foul on the Mavericks. Fucking RIDICULOUS.

PunkinDrublic
05-21-2011, 09:51 PM
Maybe that's what they meant by fear the beard.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 09:52 PM
Turning point right here. Mavs need to squash this.

Mr. Arrowhead
05-21-2011, 09:54 PM
Dam mike tyson must have punched harden
Posted via Mobile Device

PunkinDrublic
05-21-2011, 09:57 PM
Dam mike tyson must have punched harden
Posted via Mobile Device

Manu Ginoboli just tweeted that he's a flopping bitch.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 09:58 PM
Haha, eat that OKC. LMAO

tk13
05-21-2011, 10:01 PM
I wish you could bet on things like "This game will be within 5 at some point in the 4th quarter."

58-4ever
05-21-2011, 10:05 PM
The Thunder need to start hitting some shots. 56 points in three quarters doesn't beat anyone.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 10:10 PM
That was fucking dumb, Dirk.

Mr. Arrowhead
05-21-2011, 10:11 PM
Dirk is getting no calls
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Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 10:14 PM
lol, the Thunder get a call every time down the court

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 10:17 PM
More fouls baby! Keep 'em coming!

58-4ever
05-21-2011, 10:19 PM
Atta baby Russ!!

Fruit Ninja
05-21-2011, 10:20 PM
dude after dirk shot 25 free throws in game one, you need to stfu about fouls. lol

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 10:20 PM
dude after dirk shot 25 free throws in game one, you need to stfu about fouls. lol

So did Durant.

The officiating in this game is garbage.

Fruit Ninja
05-21-2011, 10:23 PM
So did Durant.

The officiating in this game is garbage.

yeah, i stand corrected.

Dirk just not having a good game.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 10:23 PM
Yes, call another foul refs!!! WHY NOT?

Fruit Ninja
05-21-2011, 10:27 PM
Dirk playing nicely now.

Der Flöprer
05-21-2011, 10:30 PM
Come on, Clay. You didn't know Clay Bennett and David Stern slept together? Strangers in the night...............

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 10:31 PM
You have GOT to be shitting me. WHAT THE FUCK IS THAT CALL

WhitiE
05-21-2011, 10:35 PM
back to back shit shots....

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 10:40 PM
Ballgame, bitches.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_sW65ilskOC8/Sl-t7uCnqLI/AAAAAAAAYqA/Y28om6R3idM/s400/BasketballKirkNowitzki.jpg

PunkinDrublic
05-21-2011, 10:42 PM
They finally call Collison for hacking Dirk.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 10:47 PM
Mavs get buttfucked by the refs, Dirk and Terry go 10-for-32 and they still win.....best T-E-A-M left in the playoffs.

And Durant goes 0-8 on three pointers. LMAO

Peja - 4-14
Durant - 2-18

http://a323.yahoofs.com/ymg/ept_sports_nba_experts__52/ept_sports_nba_experts-985372528-1273169093.jpg?ymFjJGDD5kA_X806

Al Bundy
05-21-2011, 10:49 PM
Claynus... the post 2008 Mavericks fan.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 10:50 PM
Claynus... the post 2008 Mavericks fan.

I've been posting about the Mavs on this board longer than you've been ON this board...so please shove a rusty buick up your anus.

Al Bundy
05-21-2011, 10:54 PM
I've been posting about the Mavs on this board longer than you've been ON this board...so please shove a rusty buick up your anus.

Sure didn't see you post much last year or the year before dipshit.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 10:56 PM
Sure didn't see you post much last year or the year before dipshit.

That's because you're an ignoramus.

Al Bundy
05-21-2011, 10:58 PM
That's because you're an ignoramus.

Actually... I don't really care. You're just a dumbass.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 11:01 PM
Then GTFO and leave me alone.

Al Bundy
05-21-2011, 11:02 PM
Quit being a baby bandwagoner.

Count Alex's Losses
05-21-2011, 11:07 PM
Whitlock chimes in.

Blame Cuban for overshadowing Nowitzki

http://msn.foxsports.com/nba/story/nba-playoffs-dallas-mavericks-mark-cuban-always-overshadowed-dirk-nowitzki-051811

If you’re surprised by Dirk Nowitzki’s 48-point explosion and dominance of the postseason, blame Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.

The story goes that Dean Smith was the only man who could hold Michael Jordan below 30 points. Well, history may rule that Cuban was the lone man preventing Nowitzki from taking his rightful place among the 25 greatest basketball players of all time.

Throughout the majority of Nowitzki’s brilliant career, Cuban has chosen to be the face of the Mavericks franchise. He publicly spars with the commissioner. At most games, Cuban sits a camera-pan-away from the Dallas bench. He’s a T-shirt-wearing, "Dancing-With-The-Stars"-appearing rock star billionaire. He’s a character, a media darling, a fun Daniel Snyder.

It’s not all bad. Actually, mostly it’s good. Cuban’s passion for the Mavericks turned the franchise from regular loser to perennial, regular-season winner.

There is a downside. Cuban’s uncontrolled paranoia and feud with David Stern are the primary reason the Mavericks have been postseason underachievers.

You remember “The Cuban Whistle Crisis?” Some people call it the 2006 NBA Finals featuring the Mavericks and the Miami Heat. Washington Post columnist Mike Wise gave the series its appropriate nickname, “TCWC.”

One-sided officiating repeatedly sent Dwyane Wade to the free-throw line and the Heat dug out of a 2-0 deficit to win the title. The popular narrative is that the heavy-handed, pro-Miami officiating was an outgrowth of Cuban’s wrestling match with Stern. Conspiracy theorists believe The Commish had the refs take out Cuban’s Mavericks.

I’ve long believed in an alternate theory, the hypothesis of self-fulfilling prophecy.

Cuban spent so much time and energy arguing and researching the theory the refs were screwing him that everyone in his organization — from head coach Avery Johnson to the ball boys — eventually got distracted and basically let the Finals officiating crews have their way.

Coaches preach that their players ignore things they can’t control. Cuban, from his seat close to the bench, forced the Mavs to do the opposite.

A dear friend of the media, Cuban has never been properly criticized for his role in “The Cuban Whistle Crisis.” When you think of the Mavs as a soft, underachieving team, you don’t think of Cuban’s culpability.

You blame Dirk Nowitzki. Or you blamed Dirk Nowitzki.

It’s a stereotype. Nowitzki is allegedly the soft, white European player not tough enough to take on the tatted-up American bad boys. Nowitzki is the reason the Mavs consistently exited the postseason early.

Really? I say it was Cuban.

The current playoffs should help you see the light.

Seemingly from out of nowhere, Nowitzki is being hailed as one of the best and most clutch postseason players in league history. In 114 playoff games, Dirk averages 25.8 points and 10.6 rebounds. Only Hakeem Olajuwon, Bob Pettit and Elgin Baylor can match Dirk’s 25-and-10 average.

What Dirk is doing is nothing new. It’s just too many of us couldn’t see it because too much attention was focused on Cuban’s latest controversy. These playoffs have brought Nowitzki into focus.

Now there’s consensus among talking heads and experts that he is the toughest matchup since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar unveiled the sky hook. Dallas coach Rick Carlisle is ready to put Dirk in the same sentence with Michael, Larry, Magic, Russell, Kareem, Wilt, Oscar, Dr. J, Shaq, Jerry West, Kobe, Tim Duncan and the rest of the immortals.

Carlisle is going a bit too far, but he isn’t crazy.

Give Dirk two titles and he’d crack my top 25. Give him three and I’d have to make room for him in my top 15.

Take away “The Cuban Whistle Crisis,” tone down Cuban’s paranoia, and Dirk is playing for his second title this year.

I’ve liked the Mavericks all season. This is, by far, the most complete team Nowitzki has played on. Tyson Chandler gives the Mavs a defensive presence and grittiness. Knockdown three-point bombers Jason Kidd, Jason Terry, Peja Stojakovic and J.J. Barea make it impossible to aggressively double-team Nowitzki when he initiates offense from just off the block.

Carlisle is the perfect, quirky coach to work for Cuban. Carlisle is dumb enough and smart enough to ignore Cuban’s whining and tolerate his owner’s need to be the smartest guy in the arena.

The loss of Caron Butler is the only thing that momentarily shook my confidence in the Mavs.

Cuban built a championship-caliber team. As long as he can avoid distracting his team with crying about officiating and Stern, I see the Mavs winning the title. It won’t be easy. Oklahoma City is going to test Dallas. Kevin Durant answered Dirk’s efficient display with 40 points. And the Bulls would be a very difficult matchup in the Finals. (If the Heat advance, the Mavs would sweep Miami.)

Again, mostly Cuban is a good owner. He just gets in his own way. And, for a decade, he’s stopped the sports world from appreciating Dirk Nowitzki in the proper context.

Der Flöprer
05-21-2011, 11:17 PM
Go Mavs!!!!!

Lzen
05-21-2011, 11:34 PM
Since we don't have a team around here, I have kind of adopted a couple NBA teams. I have liked watching Dallas play for several years now. But I also pull for for KU guys. So this series is tough for me. I want Collison do well but I also really like Dirk and Jason Terry and want to see them get a title. I think OKC is a good up and coming bunch of stars. But Dallas is the better team.

okcchief
05-22-2011, 12:38 AM
We flat out started flat and dug ourselves in a hole. Dallas gave us every chance to get back in the game and we couldn't hit shots. When were down by six we got the ball twice and jacked up stupid threes. Hats off to the Mavs. They deserved to win even though they didn't play that well either. Our youth kills us at times. I think they spent the last two days reading press clippings while Dallas was focused on the game. Which is some what expected when you have the most veteran roster against one of the youngest. We always rebound well after losses but if Dallas is a true championship team, they will put us away now. I didn't think we we're ready to win this series and had a feeling we'd have to win 2 on the road to have a chance so I'm not too surprised. For some reason we play better against the Mavs in Dallas. Regardless, we are ahead of schedule and I'm proud that we never quit.

The fans at the game were bitching about calls the other way. I'd just like to say you are all fucking gay. The best team has won every game in the series so STFU already. There is nothing more annoying than basketball fans bitching about every fucking call. Unless it some fucked up call at the end of the game you cant recover from it's weak bullshit.

58-4ever
05-22-2011, 07:38 AM
The only thing worse than fans bitching about every call is players bitching about every call. Some of these guys ( Perkins, Chandler ) have never committed a foul... According to themselves.

The Bad Guy
05-22-2011, 10:11 AM
Kendrick Perkins is ****ing worthless in this series, and will be pretty worthless if they manage to advance.

The Thunder are -32 when he's on the floor against the Mavs. I understand they made the trade to get tougher, but Nick Collison, a guy who they didn't need to give up any pieces for, has been by far their best defender. Perkins slows down the offense, literally makes it 4 on 5, and is a step slow in every rotation.

I know the Thunder fan on this board is a huge Perkins lover, but Nick Collison is giving you everything and more than Perkins ever will.

The Bad Guy
05-22-2011, 10:11 AM
The only thing worse than fans bitching about every call is players bitching about every call. Some of these guys ( Perkins, Chandler ) have never committed a foul... According to themselves.

Agreed.

SNR
05-22-2011, 10:15 AM
Kendrick Perkins is ****ing worthless in this series, and will be pretty worthless if they manage to advance.

The Thunder are -32 when he's on the floor against the Mavs. I understand they made the trade to get tougher, but Nick Collison, a guy who they didn't need to give up any pieces for, has been by far their best defender. Perkins slows down the offense, literally makes it 4 on 5, and is a step slow in every rotation.

I know the Thunder fan on this board is a huge Perkins lover, but Nick Collison is giving you everything and more than Perkins ever will.Do you think they'd be better off with Nenad Krstic?

okcchief
05-22-2011, 10:54 AM
Kendrick Perkins is ****ing worthless in this series, and will be pretty worthless if they manage to advance.

The Thunder are -32 when he's on the floor against the Mavs. I understand they made the trade to get tougher, but Nick Collison, a guy who they didn't need to give up any pieces for, has been by far their best defender. Perkins slows down the offense, literally makes it 4 on 5, and is a step slow in every rotation.

I know the Thunder fan on this board is a huge Perkins lover, but Nick Collison is giving you everything and more than Perkins ever will.

Perkins shouldn't be playing but about 15 minutes a game against the Mavs. It's a bad matchup for him. I 100% agree with what you are saying. However. I don't we could have beat Memphis without him. The small lineup has been more effective against Dallas. I would like to see them give Collison the mid range jump shots they used to Give Krstic. He rarely misses when he takes them and I dont understand why he doesn't get more.I wouldn't say I'm a huge Perkins lover either. I just knew that trade had to be made because we needed a big body defender, a true power forward starting, and Harden was a better option as a third scorer. Jeff Green I like but he's nothing more than a sixth man we couldnt afford to sign.

58-4ever
05-22-2011, 11:12 AM
Perkins has pretty much sucked since we traded for him. I'll be interested to see what he looks like next year. I'm not fully convinced that his knee is 100 percent, or even 90 percent healthy. He looks different than he did with Boston. We will see. I agree that Collison has been our best defender (along with Thabo), but anyone that has watched this team all year could have told you that.

okcchief
05-22-2011, 11:21 AM
Also Bad guy the key thing to that trade was people getting in to their correct position. We had Jeff Green playing power forward 35 minutes a game and we were getting killed on the boards. We had Nick Collison playing backup center which works if you are playing a team like Dallas but kills you against a team like the Lakers or Memphis. You could see the difference the trade made against the Lakers and Heat as we played them right before the trade and after. Our rebounding numbers have signifigantly improved since then. Perkins allowed us to stop doubling centers and has made Ibaka and Collison way better than they were before. I don't even know that we beat Denver without Perkins because Nene would rape us pre-trade.

If you will look at my original comments on the trade I said I wasn't sold on Perkins but thought it would allow our other guys the time they needed and that's what it did. I never said I loved Perkins but I did love the trade. I think Perkins does what we need him to do. I think he will get in better shape next season and be even more effective. Believe me everyone knows Collsion is our best low post defender and my biggest gripe of the last series was him not being on the floor every second Randolph was. Without this trade he is guarding Gasol instead of Randolph and we get owned. Collison was the MVP of last series.

The one area Brooks is fucking up is being so stubborn with his starting lineup. I know why he doesn't start Harden. It's to bring a burst of scoring off the bench when we have to rest Russ and/or KD but we have got off to sluggish starts all season because of this. This series I feel like we should be starting Westbrook, Harden, Durant, Serge and Collsion. Last series it should have been Westrbook, Harden, Collison and Perkins. If you will look at our games from this year we get off to shit starts constantly. I would rather start a lineup based on matchup rather than him just saying these are our guys no matter what.

Anyway, I appreciate your takes and you are kind of right. I just think you aren't close enough to the team fo fully appreciate the trade.

okcchief
05-22-2011, 11:24 AM
Perkins has pretty much sucked since we traded for him. I'll be interested to see what he looks like next year. I'm not fully convinced that his knee is 100 percent, or even 90 percent healthy. He looks different than he did with Boston. We will see. I agree that Collison has been our best defender (along with Thabo), but anyone that has watched this team all year could have told you that.

I agree, the health issue was my biggest concern when we traded for him. He has helped us win and has had some good games though. Mainly because he allows Collision and Ibaka to be better and got Jeff Green off power forward and Harden more playing time. This is what I don't like about Brooks. He was playing the wrong guys to being with. Harden and either Serge or Collsion should have been starting all along. Jeff Green should have been brought of the bench to provide the scoring lift. I had said that all year.

58kcfan89
05-22-2011, 01:49 PM
Pretty sure Perkins told one of the ESPN guys during the Memphis series that his knee was 60-65% and didn't expect it to be any better until the season was over. But yeah, Dallas is a bad matchup for him & he hasn't looked good at all, but I was/am a big fan of the trade.

I'm more worried about how bad Ibaka's been in the last 2 series than I am with Perkins' long-term outlook.

The Bad Guy
05-22-2011, 02:25 PM
Also Bad guy the key thing to that trade was people getting in to their correct position. We had Jeff Green playing power forward 35 minutes a game and we were getting killed on the boards. We had Nick Collison playing backup center which works if you are playing a team like Dallas but kills you against a team like the Lakers or Memphis. You could see the difference the trade made against the Lakers and Heat as we played them right before the trade and after. Our rebounding numbers have signifigantly improved since then. Perkins allowed us to stop doubling centers and has made Ibaka and Collison way better than they were before. I don't even know that we beat Denver without Perkins because Nene would rape us pre-trade.

If you will look at my original comments on the trade I said I wasn't sold on Perkins but thought it would allow our other guys the time they needed and that's what it did. I never said I loved Perkins but I did love the trade. I think Perkins does what we need him to do. I think he will get in better shape next season and be even more effective. Believe me everyone knows Collsion is our best low post defender and my biggest gripe of the last series was him not being on the floor every second Randolph was. Without this trade he is guarding Gasol instead of Randolph and we get owned. Collison was the MVP of last series.

The one area Brooks is ****ing up is being so stubborn with his starting lineup. I know why he doesn't start Harden. It's to bring a burst of scoring off the bench when we have to rest Russ and/or KD but we have got off to sluggish starts all season because of this. This series I feel like we should be starting Westbrook, Harden, Durant, Serge and Collsion. Last series it should have been Westrbook, Harden, Collison and Perkins. If you will look at our games from this year we get off to shit starts constantly. I would rather start a lineup based on matchup rather than him just saying these are our guys no matter what.

Anyway, I appreciate your takes and you are kind of right. I just think you aren't close enough to the team fo fully appreciate the trade.

While that may be right that I'm not close enough, I've watched a ton of Thunder games. Perkins gives you toughness. That's great. I think Nazr Muhammad is going to allow guys to slide into position like Ibaka at PF, Collison at PF.

I just don't view Kendrick Perkins as any sort of answer long term, short term. The trade had it's advantages that I didn't see because it freed up Harden, but you didn't need to can Green to get Harden more burn.
I think Jeff Green would have had a lot of value to you in this series. He'd be able to play Dirk during short stretches with Collison and Ibaka.

I agree 100% about starting lineups. Brooks is terrible and I was clearly wrong in my evaluation of him as a coach earlier. Having Durant drive and kick to Collison at the end of the game was a true what the fuck moment.

Appreciate your takes as well.

Count Alex's Losses
05-22-2011, 02:28 PM
Thunder fans, how do you think they will react to the game 3 loss?

The Bad Guy
05-22-2011, 02:29 PM
Do you think they'd be better off with Nenad Krstic?

Ha, no. I don't. I think Nazr Muhammad would give them everything Perkins is giving them and isn't locked up for the next 5 years.

Perkins looked great playing next to KG. He needs to be paired with some sort of offensive presence.

58kcfan89
05-22-2011, 02:33 PM
While that may be right that I'm not close enough, I've watched a ton of Thunder games. Perkins gives you toughness. That's great. I think Nazr Muhammad is going to allow guys to slide into position like Ibaka at PF, Collison at PF.

I just don't view Kendrick Perkins as any sort of answer long term, short term. The trade had it's advantages that I didn't see because it freed up Harden, but you didn't need to can Green to get Harden more burn.
I think Jeff Green would have had a lot of value to you in this series. He'd be able to play Dirk during short stretches with Collison and Ibaka.

I agree 100% about starting lineups. Brooks is terrible and I was clearly wrong in my evaluation of him as a coach earlier. Having Durant drive and kick to Collison at the end of the game was a true what the **** moment.

Appreciate your takes as well.

This year's version, no. But he's apparently been playing hurt all/most of the year because of his knee. If he's 100% to start next season, I think he'll look totally different, both on the offensive & defensive end.

As for the rest of this series/postseason, I wouldn't have a problem with starting Nazi or Collison TBH. Kendrick has just been invisible since the middle of the last series.

The Bad Guy
05-22-2011, 02:36 PM
This year's version, no. But he's apparently been playing hurt all/most of the year because of his knee. If he's 100% to start next season, I think he'll look totally different, both on the offensive & defensive end.

As for the rest of this series/postseason, I wouldn't have a problem with starting Nazi or Collison TBH. Kendrick has just been invisible since the middle of the last series.

What's he really going to give you long term? He's horrendous offensively even at 100% and his defense is wildly overexaggerated.

58kcfan89
05-22-2011, 02:59 PM
What's he really going to give you long term? He's horrendous offensively even at 100% and his defense is wildly overexaggerated.

I'll give you the offensive aspect, but not sure that I agree that his defense is overrated. At the very least, he's able to affect inside shots when he's healthy...

The Bad Guy
05-22-2011, 03:05 PM
I'll give you the offensive aspect, but not sure that I agree that his defense is overrated. At the very least, he's able to affect inside shots when he's healthy...

He played in an incredible defensive system in Boston the last few years. Look at what Thib has done for Chicago. He's turned a team that couldn't play defense to save their life into one of the best.

I think Perkins was a huge product of that.

Really, any 7' guy is going to be able to affect inside shots. You don't have to pay a premium for interior defense. As I said, Nazr would affect shots too.

I know Jeff Green's a free agent, but if he interested Orlando, I would have offered Westbrook/Green/ draft picks for Howard, but that's water under the bridge now.

58kcfan89
05-22-2011, 03:18 PM
He played in an incredible defensive system in Boston the last few years. Look at what Thib has done for Chicago. He's turned a team that couldn't play defense to save their life into one of the best.

I think Perkins was a huge product of that.

Really, any 7' guy is going to be able to affect inside shots. You don't have to pay a premium for interior defense. As I said, Nazr would affect shots too.

I know Jeff Green's a free agent, but if he interested Orlando, I would have offered Westbrook/Green/ draft picks for Howard, but that's water under the bridge now.

Fair enough. TBH, I didn't see a whole lot of Thunder games before Perkins, so I can't really talk to how different the team looks with Green/Kristic on it (although I'm willing to bet Green would match up better with Dirk than anyone else on the roster..). And I'd obviously take Howard over Perkins, but I can't really see Orlando giving him up unless there's 0% chance of him re-signing.

okcchief
05-22-2011, 03:35 PM
Mo isn't as good as Perkins defensively. I know they tried to get Nene and Gasol but of course couldn't.

I think they'll rebound well tomorrow. We are 26-6 after losses and 5-0 in the playoffs following a loss.

I think we could win the series but not if Brooks doesn't utilize the lineup properly.

okcchief
05-22-2011, 03:41 PM
We got totally got owned by Memphis inside pre trade. The value of Perkins was there in the first two series. He should be primarily on the bench this series. I thought the lightbulb went off when Perkins didn't play the 4th quarter game 2 but then he plays him 30 fucking minutes last night. Brooks truly pisses me off with the way he uses the lineup most of the time.

DaKCMan AP
05-22-2011, 06:48 PM
Ready for Game 3.

http://i2.cdn.turner.com/nba/nba/2011/news/features/john_schuhmann/05/22/game-3-advance/haslem-526-t1.jpg

DaKCMan AP
05-22-2011, 07:57 PM
Boozer's such a bitch

notorious
05-22-2011, 08:05 PM
Boozer's such a bitch

I agree.

Bulls need to jetison that worthless POS.

Buck
05-22-2011, 08:11 PM
Hi, what game is this in the series and what is the series at right now?

DaKCMan AP
05-22-2011, 08:13 PM
Taj Gibson is a punk

notorious
05-22-2011, 08:13 PM
Hi, what game is this in the series and what is the series at right now?

Miami won the series 4-1. They are just going through the motions.

DaKCMan AP
05-22-2011, 08:14 PM
Hi, what game is this in the series and what is the series at right now?

Game 3, tied 1-1

Buck
05-22-2011, 08:15 PM
Thanks

SPATCH
05-22-2011, 08:16 PM
Taj Gibson is a punk

lol srsly?

notorious
05-22-2011, 08:18 PM
Bout' fucking time Boozer.


Nice shot Bosh.

notorious
05-22-2011, 08:19 PM
Bosh is playing very well.


Nice move.

Buck
05-22-2011, 08:19 PM
What is the Dallas - OKC series at?

Sorry I haven't been following this shit for the last few days.

Dr. Facebook Fever
05-22-2011, 08:20 PM
I'm probably one of the rare people outside Miami rooting for the Heat.... and I live in Illinois.

notorious
05-22-2011, 08:20 PM
What is the Dallas - OKC series at?

Sorry I haven't been following this shit for the last few days.

Dallas is up 2-1

notorious
05-22-2011, 08:26 PM
Nice shooting Bosh.

ChiefsCountry
05-22-2011, 08:27 PM
Having Haslem back is huge.

notorious
05-22-2011, 08:29 PM
Thank God Chicago is shooting well in the 2nd or this game would be ugly.

DaKCMan AP
05-22-2011, 08:31 PM
Having Haslem back is huge.

Even Mike Miller is playing better. People don't realize Miami had gone most of the season without their top two bench players.

Buck
05-22-2011, 08:31 PM
I'm probably one of the rare people outside Miami rooting for the Heat.... and I live in Illinois.

Me too.

Dallas - Miami or bust.

ChiefsCountry
05-22-2011, 08:33 PM
Even Mike Miller is playing better. People don't realize Miami had gone most of the season without their top two bench players.

http://www.chiefsplanet.com/BB/showpost.php?p=7200636&postcount=1293
;)

Dr. Facebook Fever
05-22-2011, 08:42 PM
Me too.

Dallas - Miami or bust.

I'd rather see OKC make but they aren't going to and I like basically all the Dallas players... I just don't like Dallas... so I'd be ok with the Mavs.

notorious
05-22-2011, 09:01 PM
Bosh was in the lane for at least 4 minutes.

SPATCH
05-22-2011, 09:04 PM
Miami leads the league in "douchebags in the crowd"

Dr. Facebook Fever
05-22-2011, 09:06 PM
Miami leads the league in "douchebags in the crowd"

Lakers.

SPATCH
05-22-2011, 09:13 PM
Lakers.

I don't know... I've seen one too many white fedoras tonight.

CoMoChief
05-22-2011, 09:22 PM
God i love the NBA....where a guy can take 4 steps (repeatedly) and nothing will EVER get called. (talking about LBJ for those who are wondering)

Rudy lost the toss
05-22-2011, 09:33 PM
God i love the NBA....where a guy can take 4 steps (repeatedly) and nothing will EVER get called. (talking about LBJ for those who are wondering)

this

ChiefsCountry
05-22-2011, 09:37 PM
Bosh is owning the Bulls.
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Dr. Facebook Fever
05-22-2011, 09:37 PM
I don't know... I've seen one too many white fedoras tonight.

As long as you don't see too many ball cap on backwards/chinstrap beard/popped collar/tribal tatoo sportin people the douchebag level isn't as high as it could be

KevB
05-22-2011, 09:38 PM
Boozer finally scoring more, but he is just awful on D

Count Alex's Losses
05-22-2011, 09:44 PM
bron bron just stomped all over the Bulls.

Buck
05-22-2011, 09:45 PM
My friend is going to game 4 on Tuesday.

She was telling me that she was scared that the Heat might get swept (this was after game 1).

I hope for her sake that Miami wins game 4.

DaKCMan AP
05-22-2011, 09:45 PM
LMAO

SNR
05-22-2011, 09:46 PM
Lol. Korver gets fucking clowned on back to back fastbreaks. All he can do is try to make it look like he set himself before he falls down

ChiefsCountry
05-22-2011, 09:52 PM
Bosh has the same amount of points as LeBron and Wade combined.

dirk digler
05-22-2011, 09:58 PM
Boozer is worthless. If I was coaching the Bulls I would go with Gibson starting next game.

okcchief
05-22-2011, 10:00 PM
Miami continues to step up in crunch time. Got to give them props.

Dr. Facebook Fever
05-22-2011, 10:00 PM
Bald guys with beards look ridiculous. I'm looking at you Boozer.

Buck
05-22-2011, 10:02 PM
Bald guys with beards and Camaros look ridiculous. I'm looking at you 75% of ChiefsPlanet.

FYP

DaKCMan AP
05-22-2011, 10:02 PM
http://www.communitynewspapers.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/chris-bosh.jpg

Buck
05-22-2011, 10:03 PM
Alright. Take Game 4 and major control of the Series, Dallas and Miami.

ChiefsCountry
05-22-2011, 10:03 PM
http://www.communitynewspapers.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/chris-bosh.jpg

I hope somebody asks Boozer why he left Bosh out of the Big 3. LMAO

Dr. Facebook Fever
05-22-2011, 10:04 PM
FYP

Luckily I have a full head of hair to go with my beard and I don't drive a camero.

Buck
05-22-2011, 10:04 PM
Luckily I have a full head of hair to go with my beard and I don't drive a camero.

LOL Ya right.

Dr. Facebook Fever
05-22-2011, 10:05 PM
LOL Ya right.

If anything I have too much hair... and a pontiac

SNR
05-22-2011, 10:13 PM
Why does the Miami crowd hate Chuck?

JASONSAUTO
05-22-2011, 10:19 PM
If anything I have too much hair... and a pontiac

Trans am.
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Dr. Facebook Fever
05-22-2011, 10:24 PM
Trans am.
Posted via Mobile Device

Grand Prix SE. I don't love it but it was cheap and has the good GM 3.5 engine and has given me no problems at 205,000 miles.

JASONSAUTO
05-22-2011, 10:35 PM
Grand Prix SE. I don't love it but it was cheap and has the good GM 3.5 engine and has given me no problems at 205,000 miles.
What year? 3.5 hasn't been around that long. You must drive a shit ton of miles
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Dr. Facebook Fever
05-22-2011, 10:40 PM
What year? 3.5 hasn't been around that long. You must drive a shit ton of miles
Posted via Mobile Device

2001 and I bought it used... got divorced and poor... needed a cheaper car than the Toyota Tacoma I drove at the time.

JASONSAUTO
05-22-2011, 10:51 PM
2001 and I bought it used... got divorced and poor... needed a cheaper car than the Toyota Tacoma I drove at the time.

Not a 3.5 then. 3.4 3.8 that's it for a v6 MAYBE a 3.1 but iirc that's too late for that and too early for the 3.5. And I've had literally hundreds if not thousands of those motors apart
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Dr. Facebook Fever
05-22-2011, 10:56 PM
Not a 3.5 then. 3.4 3.8 that's it for a v6 MAYBE a 3.1 but iirc that's too late for that and too early for the 3.5. And I've had literally hundreds if not thousands of those motors apart
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Two mechanics have told me it's a 3.5. The first told me to buy it because of that. The other is my regular mechanic who's told me it will run forever because it's the best engine GM made. Both said it was a 3.5.

Whatever though... not going to argue about it... just telling you what I've been told.

BigCatDaddy
05-23-2011, 09:00 AM
What happened to all the people ripping Bosh?

DaKCMan AP
05-23-2011, 09:30 AM
Why does the Miami crowd hate Chuck?

Over the entire season and playoffs he's ripped Miami. I could care less, but I guess the fans outside the arena take it personally.

KevB
05-23-2011, 11:03 AM
What happened to all the people ripping Bosh?

Did he not deserve it at the time? He was terrible to mediocre for stretches of the season and took criticism, not to mention some of the dumb things he said. Congrats to him for playing well now (and I'm sure he's getting plenty of kudos), but that doesn't change prior performance.

DaKCMan AP
05-23-2011, 11:15 AM
Did he not deserve it at the time? He was terrible to mediocre for stretches of the season and took criticism, not to mention some of the dumb things he said. Congrats to him for playing well now (and I'm sure he's getting plenty of kudos), but that doesn't change prior performance.

He had some bad games during the season, but the criticism was overdone. He averaged 19 & 8 as the 3rd option and was an All-Star.

BigCatDaddy
05-23-2011, 11:15 AM
Did he not deserve it at the time? He was terrible to mediocre for stretches of the season and took criticism, not to mention some of the dumb things he said. Congrats to him for playing well now (and I'm sure he's getting plenty of kudos), but that doesn't change prior performance.

Did he? Did a career of having huge numbers and being an all star warrant being crapped on for a part of a 1 regular season as he tried to find his place on a new team of superstars?

Everyone wanted to jump up and rip him the Heat so bad they got a little carried away. It was just a matter of time before this team started to gel and started to get closer to the lofts expectations placed on them and they placed on themselves.

JASONSAUTO
05-23-2011, 01:01 PM
Two mechanics have told me it's a 3.5. The first told me to buy it because of that. The other is my regular mechanic who's told me it will run forever because it's the best engine GM made. Both said it was a 3.5.

Whatever though... not going to argue about it... just telling you what I've been told.

not arguing buddy:thumb: just wondering.

look under the hood and see for me. I'm REALLY curious now.

KevB
05-23-2011, 01:28 PM
He had some bad games during the season, but the criticism was overdone.

That's probably true, although he said some things that made it worse as well. My overall point was that a "how ya like me now" post was silly. He'll get criticism and accolades based on his play and team's success as it happens. Because the Heat are who they are, it will get magnified in both directions.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 07:47 PM
Let's do this.

http://media.nola.com/tpphotos/photo/8412502-large.jpg

Buck
05-23-2011, 07:48 PM
Cool Hornets shirt, Peja.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 08:10 PM
Chandler should have dunked that shit. Looks like another 56 percent night for OKC so far.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 08:13 PM
Dan Crawford is officiating this game...so OKC will win.

Fuck the NBA.

Los Pollos Hermanos
05-23-2011, 08:14 PM
Thunder on pace to score 194 points.

58-4ever
05-23-2011, 08:16 PM
Dan Crawford is officiating this game...so OKC will win.

Fuck the NBA.

Just like Joey Crawford screwed OKC.

WhitiE
05-23-2011, 08:17 PM
Hes on fire!!!

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 08:17 PM
Just like Joey Crawford screwed OKC.

No, that game was called evenly. In fact, the Thunder shot more free throws.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 08:21 PM
Wow, Terry is awful.

58-4ever
05-23-2011, 08:27 PM
No, that game was called evenly. In fact, the Thunder shot more free throws.

That game was ugly. Ref smack is weak, especially in the NBA, where their ineptitude is part of the charm.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 08:28 PM
That game was ugly. Ref smack is weak, especially in the NBA, where their ineptitude is part of the charm.

Danny Crawford officiates a playoff game, the Mavericks lose. It's tradition. And a conspiracy.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 08:36 PM
Good job by the Mavs to survive the 1st quarter considering all the turnovers.

58-4ever
05-23-2011, 08:38 PM
Danny Crawford officiates a playoff game, the Mavericks lose. It's tradition. And a conspiracy.

It's a tradition unlike any other..

Los Pollos Hermanos
05-23-2011, 08:41 PM
Danny Crawford officiates a playoff game, the Mavericks lose. It's tradition. And a conspiracy.

And don't get me started on Salvatore in 06.


Posted from my iPhone

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 08:45 PM
OKC is shooting 65 percent.

58-4ever
05-23-2011, 08:48 PM
OKC is shooting 65 percent.

Yeah, they need to stay aggressive and not settle for jump shots.

-King-
05-23-2011, 08:52 PM
JVG looks like a ninja turtle.

-King-
05-23-2011, 08:52 PM
The commentators having a PSA moment ROFL

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 09:00 PM
Dirk is god, lead is 5.

WhitiE
05-23-2011, 09:02 PM
woot woot!!!

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 09:02 PM
Just fucking Bench Terry...jesus.

-King-
05-23-2011, 09:08 PM
3

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 09:10 PM
Yeah just put Dirk on the line, morons. LMAO

-King-
05-23-2011, 09:10 PM
Dallas has 17 FAs and OKC has 3. ROFL So much for the Crawford bias.

58-4ever
05-23-2011, 09:12 PM
Dallas has 17 FAs and OKC has 3. ROFL So much for the Crawford bias.

Beat me to it! :cuss:

-King-
05-23-2011, 09:12 PM
Yeah put Durant on the line, morons. LMAO

WhitiE
05-23-2011, 09:12 PM
REF YOU SUCK!!!!????

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 09:13 PM
Dallas has 17 FAs and OKC has 3. ROFL So much for the Crawford bias.

Crawford will strike, trust me.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 09:13 PM
Yeah put Durant on the line, morons. LMAO

That was a good foul. The one on Dirk was stupid.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 09:24 PM
And ESPN does a piece on Jason Terry after his brutal first half. LMAO

WhitiE
05-23-2011, 09:33 PM
BRICK!

-King-
05-23-2011, 09:43 PM
Durant got this.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 09:43 PM
Ugh, that was retarded.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 09:47 PM
Dallas is getting their ass killed on the boards. 27-13

-King-
05-23-2011, 09:49 PM
That was just disgusting Westbrook.

Pitt Gorilla
05-23-2011, 09:50 PM
That was just disgusting Westbrook.It was. And then Dallas did one too.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 09:58 PM
Peja sucks tonight.

Pitt Gorilla
05-23-2011, 10:00 PM
Peja sucks.This.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 10:01 PM
TERRY ON FIRE!

SNR
05-23-2011, 10:09 PM
Does Barea have any points period?

58-4ever
05-23-2011, 10:14 PM
Nick Collison - La Flama Blanca!!

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 10:16 PM
Garbage call.

Al Bundy
05-23-2011, 10:16 PM
Dallas playin dirty.... Haywood is a stiff.

Simply Red
05-23-2011, 10:18 PM
this series is not that fun to watch

Chiefs Pantalones
05-23-2011, 10:23 PM
OKC is fun to watch. Westbrook hurts them though. I don't think he knows how to play basketball. He plays like the junior high kid that thinks he's better than everybody else and won't pass the ball lol. His ceiling is so high though. Is he not coachable or what? Because he continues to play stupid ball. Once he stops thinking he's Jordan, he'll help his team beyond anyone's thinking.

58-4ever
05-23-2011, 10:25 PM
OKC is fun to watch. Westbrook hurts them though. I don't think he knows how to play basketball. He plays like the junior high kid that thinks he's better than everybody else and won't pass the ball lol. His ceiling is so high though. Is he not coachable or what? Because he continues to play stupid ball. Once he stops thinking he's Jordan, he'll help his team beyond anyone's thinking.

He's still raw, but he's developed a solid jumper and shows flashes. He's only 22. Give the guy a break. Without him there's no way the Thunder win 55 and go to the WC finals.

-King-
05-23-2011, 10:26 PM
this series is not that fun to watch

To be honest, I am having more fun watching this than the ECF.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 10:27 PM
Dirk choked tonight. Awful in the 2nd half.

-King-
05-23-2011, 10:27 PM
OKC is fun to watch. Westbrook hurts them though. I don't think he knows how to play basketball. He plays like the junior high kid that thinks he's better than everybody else and won't pass the ball lol. His ceiling is so high though. Is he not coachable or what? Because he continues to play stupid ball. Once he stops thinking he's Jordan, he'll help his team beyond anyone's thinking.

Eh...he's young and talented as fuck. He's just trying to exploit that talent as much as possible. He needs to be taught to control it and not go 100% all game.

58-4ever
05-23-2011, 10:27 PM
Finally that midget gets his shot swatted in the lane.

58-4ever
05-23-2011, 10:28 PM
this series is not that fun to watch

Neither team is the Hawks... That's exciting. :p

Chiefs Pantalones
05-23-2011, 10:29 PM
He's still raw, but he's developed a solid jumper and shows flashes. He's only 22. Give the guy a break. Without him there's no way the Thunder win 55 and go to the WC finals.

No I agree. He has helped his team a lot. But what's his deal? Does he have a reputation of not being coachable or something?

Al Bundy
05-23-2011, 10:33 PM
Kidd traveled after that last steal.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 10:34 PM
Wow. Don't go away.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 10:41 PM
DAMMIT MARION!

Rudy lost the toss
05-23-2011, 10:43 PM
Westbrook has just been awful

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 10:45 PM
MY HEART IS BEATING SO FAST

Al Bundy
05-23-2011, 10:45 PM
Dirk gets that call.. Durant doesn't.

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 10:47 PM
Dirk is the greatest fucking player EVER

Al Bundy
05-23-2011, 10:48 PM
Dirk choked tonight. Awful in the 2nd half.

Say what?

Count Alex's Losses
05-23-2011, 10:48 PM
HOLY SHIT

HOLY FUCKING SHIT

Rudy lost the toss
05-23-2011, 10:48 PM
Brooks can lick my ass

-King-
05-23-2011, 10:49 PM
Wow...WTF just happened? I changed the channel.

KevB
05-23-2011, 10:49 PM
Good lord OKC is awful at end of game situations on offense. Shocking with their personnel.

Al Bundy
05-23-2011, 10:49 PM
That was a great block by Marion. I just wonder if that block is on Dirk if that's a foul call?

KevB
05-23-2011, 10:49 PM
Wow...WTF just happened? I changed the channel.

OKC puked on themselves