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12.11.12 - Los Angeles Lakers @ Cleveland Cavaliers Game Thread


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#1 pfresh

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:08 PM

An early game today for the lakers. And I'm still at work.

Another shakeup to the lineup as Jordan Hill is starting for Jamison. Pau is still out.

Lets get a W. If not, it's definitely time to panic.

NFL 2014   12-Team League    9th pick Overall Redraft     Record: 9-4    Going for the 3-Peat..  2nd Place
QB: Aaron Rodgers
WR1: Vincent Jackson         WR2: Julian Edelman            WR3: Kelvin Benjamin
RB1: Demarco Murray          RB2: Zac Stacy Mark Ingram,
TE: Vernon Davis                      Defense: KC, Ind         Kicker: Parkey
Bench: Anquan Boldin, Owen Daniels, Tre Mason, Montee Ball, Martavis Bryant, Jordan Matthews
NFL 2014    10-Team League    3rd pick Overall Redraft      Record: 8-5       Going for the Repeat    5th place
QB: Matt Ryan, Tony Romo
WR1: Keenan Allen Emmanuel Sanders       WR2: Victor Cruz   OBJ    WR3: Wes Welker   Josh Gordon

RB1: Jamaal Charles              RB2: Montee Ball Ronnie Hillman CJ Anderson
TE: Greg Olsen                         Defense: Streaming                Kicker: Adam Vinatieri
Bench: Ray Rice, Kelvin Benjamin, Knowshon Moreno, Jordan Matthews

NBA 2014    14-Team League    12th pick Overall Redraft       Record: 30-20      4th Place

PG/SG: Kyrie Irving, Dwayne Wade, Darren Collison, Grevis Vasquez
SG/SF: Trevor Ariza, Lance Stephenson

SF/PF: Mirza Teletovic

PF/C: Serge Ibaka, Derrick Favors, Roy Hibbert, Kelly Olynyk


#2 inspiron22

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:20 PM

I hope the Lakers lose another--it's getting hilarious to watch the drama unfold.

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:26 PM

Varajao just posterized Jordan hill.

14 team Yahoo H2H Dynasty League (7x7)

BA / R / HR / RBI / SB / TB / BB
C - Devin Mesoraco / 1b - Edwin Encarnacion / 2b - Danny Santana / 3b - Todd Frazier / SS - Hanley Ramirez
OF - Carlos Gomez, Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp
Util - Hunter Pence, Charlie Blackmon, George Springer
Bench - Evan Gattis, Steve Pearce, Kris Bryant, Joc Pederson

W / ERA / WHIP / K / QS / SV / HLD
SP - Clayton Kershaw, Johnny Cueto, Hisashi Iwakuma
RP - Kenley Jansen, Zach Britton, Luke Gregerson
P - Jacob deGrom, Alex Wood, Bryan Shaw, Jake Petricka
Bench -  Mike Fiers, Chris Archer, Danny Duffy, Kyle Hendricks,Carlos Carrasco


#4 Mcova23

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:26 PM

Thread Worthy?

#5 inspiron22

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:27 PM

That Varejao dunk was just nasty... he BLEW by D12

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:47 PM

I have Kobe and Kyrie going...
Both with nice games so far. Nice to have you back Irving.

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:54 PM

Watching Joe Johnson miss WIDE OPEN 3s hurts me.
But I guess he's got 8 points.

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:57 PM

It's hard to put the ball in the hands of someone who routinely shoots 50% from the line. It's nearly impossible to do so for someone who shoots 33%. Dwight's got the yipps. He's like a second baseman who can't make the pass to first. maybe trading pau isn't the answer. Maybe trading dwight is.

#9 pfresh

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:58 PM

Watching this game makes me furious. I dont get how dwight howard gets paid so much money to rebound and shoot bricks at the free throw line. no passion

Edited by pfresh, 11 December 2012 - 07:58 PM.

NFL 2014   12-Team League    9th pick Overall Redraft     Record: 9-4    Going for the 3-Peat..  2nd Place
QB: Aaron Rodgers
WR1: Vincent Jackson         WR2: Julian Edelman            WR3: Kelvin Benjamin
RB1: Demarco Murray          RB2: Zac Stacy Mark Ingram,
TE: Vernon Davis                      Defense: KC, Ind         Kicker: Parkey
Bench: Anquan Boldin, Owen Daniels, Tre Mason, Montee Ball, Martavis Bryant, Jordan Matthews
NFL 2014    10-Team League    3rd pick Overall Redraft      Record: 8-5       Going for the Repeat    5th place
QB: Matt Ryan, Tony Romo
WR1: Keenan Allen Emmanuel Sanders       WR2: Victor Cruz   OBJ    WR3: Wes Welker   Josh Gordon

RB1: Jamaal Charles              RB2: Montee Ball Ronnie Hillman CJ Anderson
TE: Greg Olsen                         Defense: Streaming                Kicker: Adam Vinatieri
Bench: Ray Rice, Kelvin Benjamin, Knowshon Moreno, Jordan Matthews

NBA 2014    14-Team League    12th pick Overall Redraft       Record: 30-20      4th Place

PG/SG: Kyrie Irving, Dwayne Wade, Darren Collison, Grevis Vasquez
SG/SF: Trevor Ariza, Lance Stephenson

SF/PF: Mirza Teletovic

PF/C: Serge Ibaka, Derrick Favors, Roy Hibbert, Kelly Olynyk


#10 Gumbo_Ghost

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:58 PM

This has Laker's loss written all over it...
And they're not beating the Knicks in NYC (IMO)
So that's a 2-2 road trip at best.

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:00 PM

d'antoni's vaunted offense won't break 85 tonight.

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:02 PM

Kobe 7/9 from the floor.

rest of team shooting under 30%.

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:03 PM

d'antoni's vaunted offense won't break 85 tonight.


To be fair, they are without two starters, including the most important component of D'Antoni's offense with Nash. The offense will be fine once Nash and Gasol returns. But as for this defense, I'm pretty stoked to see how much worse it can be once Nash returns.

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:04 PM

Yea... their defense is so bad, it's good to play players that are up against the Lakers lol (good ease ranking)

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:04 PM

gotta admit that was a sick sequence by Irving... defensive rebound nearly tiptoeing the line, then takes it up the court, behind the back crossover on Duhon, then a step back 3-pointer jumper. Ridiculous.
Then Kobe comes immediately right back with a sick jumper off the glass. :D

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:09 PM

Assuming the lakers can manage to settle around .500 by the trade deadline, if D12 wants to wait until the offseason to resign, is there any chance he gets dealt again?

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:10 PM

lets see if this little baby quits on his team again and walks off the court early....


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i am loving it...

#18 inspiron22

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:19 PM

To be fair to the Lakers, D12 is practically the only one playing defense. Most teams exploit this by PnRing them to death until the other 4 leave someone open since they have no coordination

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:29 PM

It's hard to put the ball in the hands of someone who routinely shoots 50% from the line. It's nearly impossible to do so for someone who shoots 33%. Dwight's got the yipps. He's like a second baseman who can't make the pass to first. maybe trading pau isn't the answer. Maybe trading dwight is.

it's called a throw dammit!

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:52 PM


It's hard to put the ball in the hands of someone who routinely shoots 50% from the line. It's nearly impossible to do so for someone who shoots 33%. Dwight's got the yipps. He's like a second baseman who can't make the pass to first. maybe trading pau isn't the answer. Maybe trading dwight is.

it's called a throw dammit!


in basketball mode, lol. sorry.