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2012-2013 Western Conference Playoffs


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#1 pfresh

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 07:12 PM

WESTERN CONFERENCE - FIRST ROUND

(1) Oklahoma City vs. (8) Houston
(2) San Antonio vs. (7) L.A. Lakers
(3) Denver vs. (6) Golden State
(4) L.A. Clippers vs. (5) Memphis

Predictions:
Okc in 5
Lakers in 7
Denver in 6
Clippers in 6


Definitely going to be more entertaining than the Eastern Conference.

Edited by pfresh, 18 April 2013 - 07:15 PM.

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QB: Aaron Rodgers
WR1: Vincent Jackson WR2: Julian Edelman WR3: Kelvin Benjamin
RB1: Demarco Murray RB2: Zac Stacy
TE: Vernon Davis Defense: San Francisco Kicker: Justin Tucker
Bench: Marcus Wheaton, Anquan Boldin, Mark Ingram, Matt Asiata, Kniles Davis
NFL 2014 10-Team League 3rd pick Overall Redraft Record: 1-1 Going for the Repeat
QB: Matt Ryan
WR1: Keenan Allen WR2: Victor Cruz WR3: Wes Welker
RB1: Jamaal Charles RB2: Montee Ball
TE: Greg Olsen Defense: Carolina Kicker: Mike Nugent
Bench: Ray Rice, Emmanuel Sanders, Kelvin Benjamin, Josh Gordon, Matt Asiata, Kniles Davis

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 04:00 AM

Anyone think the Lakers have a shot at a monumental upset? Dunno if old man Duncan can handle an inform Howard and Gasol.

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 10:25 AM

Anyone think the Lakers have a shot at a monumental upset? Dunno if old man Duncan can handle an inform Howard and Gasol.


spurs would have to be favored but i wouldn't be surprised if the lakers win.

anyone giving the warriors a chance against denver?

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 10:49 AM

I think the Spurs handle Dwight similarly to how they handled Amar'e back in 2005: let him score at will.

http://www.basketbal..._playoffs::none

Amar'e averaged 37 ppg in that series and the Suns lost in 5. The only game the Suns won, he scored his series low of 31. Pau adds a wrinkle to this strategy, but I think Duncan can contain Pau.

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 01:11 PM

OKC in 6
SA in 6
Denver in 6
Memphis in 7
14 Team 12-Cat H2H

PG: Kyrie Irving, DJ Augustin, Kendall Marshall
SG: Bradley Beal, Victor Oladipo, Kent Bazemore
SF: Tobias Harris, Wilson Chandler
PF: Anthony Davis, LaMarcus Aldridge, Terrence Jones, Ryan Kelly
C: Spencer Hawes, Greg Monroe, Andrew Bynum

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 01:17 PM

OKC in 5
SAS in 7
DEN in 6
LAC in 6

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 02:41 PM

OKC in 5
SAS in 6
GS in 7
MEM in 7
Team #1 - 11 Team 10 Cat Roto (Standard 9 Cat + Technicals)

G:  Wall, Ellis, Augustin
F:  James Johnson, Parsons, Millsap
C:  A. Davis, Bogut
Utilitiy:  Kevin Martin, Steve Blake
Bench:  Marshall, Kobe, Bledsoe, Kawhi

Team #2 - 12 Team Standard 9 Cat Roto

G:  Teague, Harden, Farmar
F:  Korver, Thad Young, Hayward
C:  DeMarcus Cousins, Drummond
Utility:  J.J. Redick, DeAndre Jordan
Bench:  Conley, Bledsoe, J. Val

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:53 PM

I think the Spurs handle Dwight similarly to how they handled Amar'e back in 2005: let him score at will.

http://www.basketbal..._playoffs::none

Amar'e averaged 37 ppg in that series and the Suns lost in 5. The only game the Suns won, he scored his series low of 31. Pau adds a wrinkle to this strategy, but I think Duncan can contain Pau.


the question is, can they stop Steve Blake?

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 07:10 PM

OKC in 6
LAL in 7
DEN in 7
LAC in 7
Team 1: 10 Team H2H 9 Cat
PG: John Wall, Kemba Walker, MCW
SG: Kyrie Irving, Eric Bledsoe, Jodie Meeks
SF: Nicolas Batum, Tobias Harris, Trevor Ariza
PF: Kevin Love, Paul Millsap
C: Derrick Favors, Spencer Hawes

Team 2: 12 Team H2H 9 Cat
PG: Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook, MCW
SG: Brandon Knight, Lance Stephenson
SF: Gordon Hayward, Jimmy Butler, Trevor Ariza
PF: Derrick Favors, John Henson
C: DeMarcus Cousins, Spencer Hawes, Andre Drummond

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 07:15 PM


I think the Spurs handle Dwight similarly to how they handled Amar'e back in 2005: let him score at will.

http://www.basketbal..._playoffs::none

Amar'e averaged 37 ppg in that series and the Suns lost in 5. The only game the Suns won, he scored his series low of 31. Pau adds a wrinkle to this strategy, but I think Duncan can contain Pau.


the question is, can they stop Steve Blake?

Cant stop him, you can only hope to contain him

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 07:25 PM

Looks like nash is going to be back. You definitely wont see blake score 20+ points out there thats for sure.
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QB: Aaron Rodgers
WR1: Vincent Jackson WR2: Julian Edelman WR3: Kelvin Benjamin
RB1: Demarco Murray RB2: Zac Stacy
TE: Vernon Davis Defense: San Francisco Kicker: Justin Tucker
Bench: Marcus Wheaton, Anquan Boldin, Mark Ingram, Matt Asiata, Kniles Davis
NFL 2014 10-Team League 3rd pick Overall Redraft Record: 1-1 Going for the Repeat
QB: Matt Ryan
WR1: Keenan Allen WR2: Victor Cruz WR3: Wes Welker
RB1: Jamaal Charles RB2: Montee Ball
TE: Greg Olsen Defense: Carolina Kicker: Mike Nugent
Bench: Ray Rice, Emmanuel Sanders, Kelvin Benjamin, Josh Gordon, Matt Asiata, Kniles Davis

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 01:27 AM

Looks like nash is going to be back. You definitely wont see blake score 20+ points out there thats for sure.


Honestly. I would rather start Blake over Meeks, Meek is suppose to be a shooter, but he is just an average one IMO. He gives good effort on defense, but effort can only get you so far. Nash/Blake/MWP/Gasol/Howard would be the lineup I would go with. Blake could could help Nash with some ball handling.

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 02:30 AM



I think the Spurs handle Dwight similarly to how they handled Amar'e back in 2005: let him score at will.

http://www.basketbal..._playoffs::none

Amar'e averaged 37 ppg in that series and the Suns lost in 5. The only game the Suns won, he scored his series low of 31. Pau adds a wrinkle to this strategy, but I think Duncan can contain Pau.


the question is, can they stop Steve Blake?

Cant stop him, you can only hope to contain him


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Posted 20 April 2013 - 02:32 AM

If Pau and Howard feel it in the 1st round, then Spurs will def be in for a torrid time. Don't see Duncan handling 2 all star front court players by himself.

But I'm afraid its the Lakers brittle back court and wings that will be their down fall.

Nash and MWP are coming into this series not at 100% while blake is blake.

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 12:04 PM

okc 4-1
spurs 4-1
golden state 4-3
clippers 4-2
PG: Giannis Antetokounmpo                                            
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G: Giannis Antetokounmpo
SF: Giannis Antetokounmpo
PF: Giannis Antetokounmpo
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Posted 20 April 2013 - 01:30 PM

OKC in 6
SAS in 7
DEN in 7
LAC in 7
Playoff Predictions 2014-2015 Season:

Western Conference: Eastern Conference:

1. Thunder 1. Bulls
2. Spurs 2. Raptors
3. Clippers 3. Wizards
4. Warriors 4. Heat
5. Trailblazers 5. Cavaliers
6. Mavericks 6. Pacers
7. Rockets 7. Hornets
8. Suns 8. Hawks

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 04:31 PM

Thunder in 5
Spurs in 6
Nuggets in 6
Clippers in 7
"Lude enixe. Lude juste."

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 04:35 PM

Denver is definitely taking this game. 1-0
NFL 2014 12-Team League 9th pick Overall Redraft Record: 2-0 Going for the 3-Peat.. Going to be hard
QB: Aaron Rodgers
WR1: Vincent Jackson WR2: Julian Edelman WR3: Kelvin Benjamin
RB1: Demarco Murray RB2: Zac Stacy
TE: Vernon Davis Defense: San Francisco Kicker: Justin Tucker
Bench: Marcus Wheaton, Anquan Boldin, Mark Ingram, Matt Asiata, Kniles Davis
NFL 2014 10-Team League 3rd pick Overall Redraft Record: 1-1 Going for the Repeat
QB: Matt Ryan
WR1: Keenan Allen WR2: Victor Cruz WR3: Wes Welker
RB1: Jamaal Charles RB2: Montee Ball
TE: Greg Olsen Defense: Carolina Kicker: Mike Nugent
Bench: Ray Rice, Emmanuel Sanders, Kelvin Benjamin, Josh Gordon, Matt Asiata, Kniles Davis

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 05:47 PM

Curry playing like absolute s--- but the warriors are still up at the half. Cmon curry activate human torch mode and put this s--- away

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 06:18 PM

Okc in 5
Spurs in 6
Denver in 5
Clippers in 7