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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4960 on: June 4, 2018, 12:46:24 PM »
If Steph Curry retired after this season he could be top 5 all time for 3 pointers made in a career. He's 7th currently and not far off 5th place (Jamal Crawford). That's in, by my count, 8 full seasons (if you merge his two injured seasons together which works out roughly in terms of making one full season). Of the guys ahead of him the shortest number of seasons played is 18, by Reggie Miller.

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4961 on: June 4, 2018, 01:35:00 PM »
If Steph Curry retired after this season he could be top 5 all time for 3 pointers made in a career. He's 7th currently and not far off 5th place (Jamal Crawford). That's in, by my count, 8 full seasons (if you merge his two injured seasons together which works out roughly in terms of making one full season). Of the guys ahead of him the shortest number of seasons played is 18, by Reggie Miller.

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Warriors fan here and big time Curry fan, he is probably one of the best ever shooter in the history of the game (Klay is up there too) But to be fair, the game evolved and changed a lot, just 10 years ago no team was even shooting half or one third of the 3 pointers every single team is shooting nowadays. At this speed there will be a time very soon that teams shoot more 3 pointers than 2 point shots. Maybe Rockets are already doing that ;D

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4962 on: June 4, 2018, 01:36:23 PM »
Refs tried hard to make this a close game but Warriors are just too much for the Cavs. They contend Klay, Steph goes off. They stop him, Durant shoots lights out, pick your poison, we have many weapons. Lebron can't do it all on his own.

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4963 on: June 4, 2018, 01:51:40 PM »
Warriors fan here and big time Curry fan, he is probably one of the best ever shooter in the history of the game (Klay is up there too) But to be fair, the game evolved and changed a lot, just 10 years ago no team was even shooting half or one third of the 3 pointers every single team is shooting nowadays. At this speed there will be a time very soon that teams shoot more 3 pointers than 2 point shots. Maybe Rockets are already doing that ;D

You're right the game has changed and there's even an argument if Curry was trying some of these shots in previous eras a lot of coaches would pull him from the game, but at the end of the day no one from any era comes even close to him in terms of shot making. Like if Bird or Magic or Jordan or any of these greats started bombing from three and they went in at a Curry-rate everyone would be cool with it; but they didn't basically because they couldn't. There's no argument over it: best shooter to ever play the game.
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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4964 on: June 4, 2018, 01:58:29 PM »
Steph Curry is very good at basketball 🏀
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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4965 on: June 4, 2018, 03:00:39 PM »
Well, talking of skin-deep analysis how about something a bit more in depth. These NBEinstein vis are great - and here is an analysis on the shooting from "the next Steph Curry" in Trae Young:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkqSe5gONo4

Edit: forgotten how to put youtube vids up here but the link is there.

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4966 on: June 7, 2018, 04:31:32 AM »
43 on 23 shots...KD isnt human

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4967 on: June 7, 2018, 04:32:13 AM »
Durant was something else today.
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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4968 on: June 7, 2018, 10:51:23 AM »
KD with super clutch performance, dagger after dagger.  He just went above Steph in FMVP race too.

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4969 on: June 7, 2018, 10:51:58 AM »
What a pointless series this is. Don't bother dragging it out GS, just finish them next game.

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4970 on: June 7, 2018, 11:34:25 AM »
What a pointless series this is. Don't bother dragging it out GS, just finish them next game.
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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4971 on: June 7, 2018, 12:19:54 PM »
Hopefully the last  Warriors/Cav championship ever.

I wonder what the tv ratings have been this year,wouldn't be surprised to see it one of the worst of this decade.
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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4972 on: June 7, 2018, 12:33:56 PM »
Lebron isnít even the best player in the series let alone ever.

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4973 on: June 7, 2018, 01:02:28 PM »
KD was unreal last night.  Is that the best the Cavs can play and they still couldnít win with both Klay and Steph having awful nights?

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4974 on: June 7, 2018, 01:21:19 PM »
Lebron isnít even the best player in the series let alone ever.

sorry but switch lebron with any of the warriors players and the games would have been even more one sided.

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4975 on: June 7, 2018, 01:23:23 PM »
Lebron isnít even the best player in the series let alone ever.

C'mon man, he's up against 4 unreal players, 2 of which are top 40 all time all ready; they also had a former FMVP returning from injury. He had a trip-dub. Admittedly his D is pus but he's logged a LOT of minutes, not just this season, but in his career and he's carrying a humungous load on offense.

Don't forget when your boy Michael Jordan faced up against an all-time great team he was SWEPT by the Boston Celtics, and that Celitcs team isn't a patch on this Warriors team, all due respect to Bird et al. Namely Jordan NEVER beat a great team, unlike Lebron. 
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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4976 on: June 7, 2018, 03:54:00 PM »
Lebron isnít even the best player in the series let alone ever.

I'm as big of a LeBron hater as you will find, but I can't agree with this. He is comfortably the second best of all time in my opinion. There is a conversation to be had regarding LeBron v MJ, but I still believe MJ is the better player.

Don't forget when your boy Michael Jordan faced up against an all-time great team he was SWEPT by the Boston Celtics, and that Celitcs team isn't a patch on this Warriors team, all due respect to Bird et al. Namely Jordan NEVER beat a great team, unlike Lebron.

This seems like a bit of an exaggeration.

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4977 on: June 7, 2018, 05:20:29 PM »
Lebron isnít even the best player in the series let alone ever.

Bad shout this. Lebron easily 2nd best ever
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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4978 on: June 7, 2018, 05:41:10 PM »
Lebron isnít even the best player in the series let alone ever.
Nah, he is the best season of this post season by far. They had no business to even getting past the Pacers if it wasnít for Lebronís insane games. Even yesterday he had a triple double and he wasnít far off from KD. Even KD, Steph, Klay all said last few years that he is the best in the league.

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4979 on: June 7, 2018, 05:41:49 PM »
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« Reply #4980 on: June 7, 2018, 06:44:03 PM »
No surprises there. What a seriously strange thing to do, defending his dress sense as well through anonymous tweets how insecure can you get.

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4981 on: June 7, 2018, 06:51:03 PM »
C'mon man, he's up against 4 unreal players, 2 of which are top 40 all time all ready; they also had a former FMVP returning from injury. He had a trip-dub. Admittedly his D is pus but he's logged a LOT of minutes, not just this season, but in his career and he's carrying a humungous load on offense.

Don't forget when your boy Michael Jordan faced up against an all-time great team he was SWEPT by the Boston Celtics, and that Celitcs team isn't a patch on this Warriors team, all due respect to Bird et al. Namely Jordan NEVER beat a great team, unlike Lebron. 
utah of the 90s werenít great?

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4982 on: June 7, 2018, 07:08:28 PM »
utah of the 90s werenít great?
That Stockton-Malone-Hornacek trio is as good as it gets. Oh and the one and only Greg Ostertag ;D

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« Reply #4983 on: June 7, 2018, 07:10:30 PM »
That Stockton-Malone-Hornacek trio is as good as it gets. Oh and the one and only Greg Ostertag ;D
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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4984 on: June 7, 2018, 07:21:52 PM »
No surprises there. What a seriously strange thing to do, defending his dress sense as well through anonymous tweets how insecure can you get.

Look, it's a normal collar, find a new angle please  :P

He blamed his wife for the bad tweets, said he didn't tell her any of the confidential information, and is still going to resign.  So he lost his job and threw his wife under the bus.
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« Reply #4985 on: June 8, 2018, 04:38:31 AM »
C'mon man, he's up against 4 unreal players, 2 of which are top 40 all time all ready; they also had a former FMVP returning from injury. He had a trip-dub. Admittedly his D is pus but he's logged a LOT of minutes, not just this season, but in his career and he's carrying a humungous load on offense.

Don't forget when your boy Michael Jordan faced up against an all-time great team he was SWEPT by the Boston Celtics, and that Celitcs team isn't a patch on this Warriors team, all due respect to Bird et al. Namely Jordan NEVER beat a great team, unlike Lebron. 

What's this obsession with the sweeps against the Celtics when Jordan was only in his 2nd/3rd season (and keep in mind that he missed almost the entire 2nd season through injury)? James didn't even make the playoffs in his first two seasons, so it's a poor comparison. Furthermore, Jordan average 43.7 and 35.7ppg respectively in those two series, so surely he's eligible for the "great player, shit team" concession you're so quick to grant to James?

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« Reply #4986 on: June 8, 2018, 04:39:48 AM »
utah of the 90s werenít great?

They couldn't be, because they never won the title! Ergo, by beating everyone, Jordan never beat a great team. :D

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4987 on: June 9, 2018, 02:42:34 AM »
Steph and crew turning it on in the first quarter.
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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4988 on: June 9, 2018, 02:44:08 AM »
first time i've watched warriors in the playoffs this year but it looks like they can just turn it on whenever they want. whereas lebron has to scrap for his life just to stay in the game.

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« Reply #4989 on: June 9, 2018, 04:37:53 AM »
Just too easy.

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« Reply #4990 on: June 9, 2018, 04:44:57 AM »
Too easy in the end really.
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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4991 on: June 9, 2018, 04:58:11 AM »
The East needs to come better than this. Terrible conference, largely for about 20 years.

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« Reply #4992 on: June 9, 2018, 08:57:27 AM »
The NBA final was rockets warriors. This is like the world club cup. Testimonial.
Jordan wouldnt have been swept 4-0. Curry and Durant are nearing legendary status though.

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« Reply #4993 on: June 9, 2018, 09:00:10 AM »
Thank god they didn't fuck about. Absolutely terrible series concluded a very boring post-season.

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« Reply #4995 on: June 9, 2018, 09:58:35 AM »
Didn't even realise they were playing today. Needless to say, this was not a Finals series for the ages.

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Re: NBA Discussion
« Reply #4996 on: June 9, 2018, 10:21:27 AM »
Hopefully Lebron leaves and this is the end of the Cavs,small market team dominating the East for so long has been a joke for the Eastern conference.

So where do we think Lebron ends up?
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« Reply #4997 on: June 9, 2018, 10:22:25 AM »
Hopefully Lebron leaves and this is the end of the Cavs,small market team dominating the East for so long has been a joke for the Eastern conference.

So where do we think Lebron ends up?

Golden State. Just kidding... maybe ;D


I reckon he'll go to Philly or Lakers.

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« Reply #4998 on: June 9, 2018, 10:29:12 AM »
Golden State. Just kidding... maybe ;D


I reckon he'll go to Philly or Lakers.
he has 2 $20m houses in Brentwood, Lakers have insane amount of cap space too

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« Reply #4999 on: June 9, 2018, 01:09:00 PM »
Hopefully Lebron leaves and this is the end of the Cavs,small market team dominating the East for so long has been a joke for the Eastern conference.

Why should a "small market" team not be allowed some success? And what does that expression even mean, when the Cavaliers have gained a big worldwide profile/supporter base thanks to their recent success?