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NBA Playoffs

Discussion in 'Non-OSU Sports Discussion' started by OSUTXRangers1, Apr 28, 2012.

  1. teibbor

    teibbor Moderator Staff A/V Subscriber

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    Seriously? Come on, dont be one of those Mavs fans
     
  2. Poke4Life88

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    So you agree with him? Mavs outplayed the Thunder the entire first game and if not for a Durant bounce at the buzzer, this series is tied at 1...
     
  3. teibbor

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    how is that luck? I call it skill. He is the 3 time scoring champ for a reason.
     
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  4. colb

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    How is it luck? Mavs had some luck in their favor and still lost 2 games.
     
  5. Poke4Life88

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    One handed shot that bounces around the rim?

    No luck involved?
     
  6. Roman Craig

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    Ok. If its Heat v Lakers. LePrincess crumbles while Kobe makes him his Bit**.

    It will be interesting to see who comes out of the west.
     
  7. colb

    colb Hey, Jack. A/V Subscriber

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    Shooters roll. That's why you spin it.

    Also, Mavs were lucky to be up 1 in the first place... by your definition of luck.
     
  8. colb

    colb Hey, Jack. A/V Subscriber

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    Also, I guess it was a lucky shot earlier in the year when Durant drilled a 3 at the buzzer? Was it luck last year when the Mavs won the WCF?
     
  9. Poke4Life88

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    It takes a little luck to win 16 games for a championship. If you don't think that, you haven't been around sports for very long.
     
  10. colb

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    A little luck to win a championship yes. But to say the Thunder being up 2-0 is lucky is just as silly.


    Durant missed shots all night. Eventually ones gonna drop.
     
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  11. Poke4Life88

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    OK, my apologies, I don't think I got my point across like I had hoped. I responded to a poster that said there's no such thing as luck and the Thunder are up 2-0 because they are better. If memory serves me correctly, the Thunder were flat outplayed by the Mavs in Game 1. Durant hits an off balance shot with one arm as time expires to win the game. I'd argue that a little luck was involved in that, which in turn, means the Thunder are lucky to be up 2-0. Last night had nothing to do with luck. The Thunder made more plays down the stretch to win the game. Mavs had plenty of opportunities to close it out, but couldn't.

    I'm interested to see how the Mavs respond in Game 3 back at home.
     
  12. Poke4Life88

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    So my luck comment was directed more toward the first game of the series....
     
  13. OrangeAggie

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    If the Mavs had outplayed the Thunder they would have won the game. Quit being a sore loser.
     
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  14. Poke4Life88

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    I can't even have a conversation with you. You sound like a little kid...
     
  15. Poke4Life88

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    You can outplay a team and still lose... Welcome to sports.
     
  16. Lafferty Daniel

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    Welcome to what it's like watching Dirk play. That guy has such an ugly game it's annoying.

    Also, so glad we're playing the Mavs in the playoffs again. Almost forgot how awesome it is when a Thunder players breathes on Dirk and gets called for a foul. I love it!!!!
     
  17. teibbor

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    not as bad as Marion. I think I rather watch Shaq shoot. It is like he is practicing for the shot put but to his credit the ball somehow goes in the basket.
     
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  18. Lafferty Daniel

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    Oh man, completely forgot about him. Yeah, he's the most annoying. Dude shoots it from his knees.

    I think I was just more thinking of how Dirk always tries to draw contact on every single shot. And he's always fading away or jumping towards the basket or something. It's like he doesn't know it's ok to spot up and shoot. He kinda looks like he's drunk when he plays.
     
  19. colb

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    He probably is... afterall, he's German.
     
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    No, you can't. That's the dumbest cliche in sports. The whole point is to score more points than the other team. If you fail to do that, you have, as evidenced by the score board, played worse. You will never hear a legit coach say he outplayed an opposing team after a loss. If you outplay the other team, you win the game, plain and simple.
     

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