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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.

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 EatPrayLove

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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 15-Cat H2H

PG: Jrue Holiday, Jose Calderon
SG: James Harden, Avery Bradley, CJ Miles
SF: Kawhi Leonard, Draymond Green
PF: Terrence Jones, Jared Sullinger
C: Chris Bosh, Nikola Vucevic, Larry Sanders, Gorgui Dieng


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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

11 Team 11 Cat Roto (Standard 8 Cat + A/TO, 3%, Double dubs)

G: Wall, Lowry, Vasquez
F: Carroll, Jefferson, Hill
C: B. Lopez, Dieng
Utilitiy: Calderon, Vucevic
Bench: Olynyk, Lin, Monroe, G. Hill

 


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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: 12 Team H2H 9 Cat
PG: Jrue Holiday, Patrick Beverley, George Hill

SG: James Harden, Jimmy Butler, Jodie Meeks

SF: Kevin Durant, Thaddeus Young

PF: Derrick Favors, Gorgui Dieng

C: DeMarcus Cousins, Kelly Olynyk, Omer Asik

 

Team 2: 12 Team H2H 9 Cat
PG: Jrue Holiday, Jeremy Lin, George Hill

SG: Klay Thompson, Wesley Matthews

SF: LeBron James, Thaddeus Young, Wesley Johnson

PF: Blake Griffin, Jared Sullinger

C: Al Horford, Roy Hibbert, Kelly Olynyk


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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.

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


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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


White mamba 2.0

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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
SG: Giannis Antetokounmpo
G: Giannis Antetokounmpo
SF: Giannis Antetokounmpo
PF: Giannis Antetokounmpo
C:Giannis Antetokounmpo
F: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Util: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Bench: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Bench: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Bench: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Bench: 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

ESPN 14 Team 9 (CAT) H2H

 

PG: Stephen Curry, Jamal Crawford, Jeremy Lin

SG: Jimmy Butler, Kentavious Pope, Demar Derozan

SF: Draymond Green, Matt Barnes

PF: Paul Millsap, Chris Bosh, Tristan Thompson, Amar'e Stoudemire

C: Roy Hibbert, Tim Duncan, Henry Sims


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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: 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


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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