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Re: Basketball
« Reply #195 on: May 27, 2017, 01:24:15 PM »
Cavs v Dubs finals. First time same teams have reached the finals three years in a row. Both have breezed through, finals should be closer. Dubs in six.

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Re: Basketball
« Reply #196 on: June 10, 2017, 01:08:33 PM »
Cavs stop Dubs having perfect playoff record. Surely they can't come back from 3 down?

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Re: Basketball
« Reply #197 on: June 12, 2017, 11:26:02 AM »
Cavs v Dubs finals. First time same teams have reached the finals three years in a row. Both have breezed through, finals should be closer. Dubs in six.

I was in Cleveland during the finals two years ago. I tried to get a ticket but was unable to.

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Re: Basketball
« Reply #199 on: June 29, 2017, 04:01:52 AM »
Chris Paul traded from the Clippers to the Rockets. Not sure how it'll work with him and James Harden in the same team. Rumours that they're also trying to add Paul George.

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Re: Basketball
« Reply #200 on: October 18, 2017, 02:31:53 PM »

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Re: Basketball
« Reply #201 on: October 18, 2017, 05:41:41 PM »

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Re: Basketball
« Reply #202 on: October 19, 2017, 10:09:12 AM »
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/basketball/41662886

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Chicago Bulls forward Bobby Portis has been suspended for eight games for breaking team-mate Nikola Mirotic's jaw when he punched him during practice.

Are the Chicago Bulls the Newcastle Utd of the NBA ?

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Re: Basketball
« Reply #203 on: March 17, 2018, 11:23:01 AM »
Greatest upset in Men's College Basketball. The first time that a Number 1 seed has been defeated by a Number 16 seat in the NCAA Tournament

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/ncaa-stunner-no-16-seed-umbc-makes-history-by-knocking-out-no-1-virginia/2018/03/16/35d91dee-2954-11e8-874b-d517e912f125_story.html?utm_term=.5b8fc4410ed8

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Re: Basketball
« Reply #204 on: March 17, 2018, 07:04:40 PM »

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Re: Basketball
« Reply #206 on: April 03, 2018, 06:25:54 PM »
I expected Michigan to give them a closer game

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Re: Basketball
« Reply #207 on: June 09, 2018, 11:58:13 AM »
Warriors beat Cavs again, this time with a sweep.

I've been following the playoffs through reddit quite a bit and I find the narrative of "Durant broke the league" quite interesting. There seems to be a distinct lack of respect for a great player joining a great team and being great. He should have tried to build a franchise somewhere himself seems to be the consensus.

Be interesting to see where LeBron goes next. Will he try the West?

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Re: Basketball
« Reply #208 on: June 09, 2018, 12:09:09 PM »
That's the strange thing about the NBA, more credit is given to a great player winning with the aid of a squad of journeymen players that to team building, either through the draft or by selecting the right free agents.

As for LeBron, he could try the Lakers