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[WC First Round] (4)Oklahoma City vs. (5)Utah

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by J.R., Apr 11, 2018.

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(4)Oklahoma City vs. (5)Utah

Poll closed Apr 14, 2018.
  1. Thunder in 4

    1.6%
  2. Thunder in 5

    1.6%
  3. Thunder in 6

    23.4%
  4. Thunder in 7

    11.7%
  5. Jazz in 7

    16.4%
  6. Jazz in 6

    39.1%
  7. Jazz in 5

    4.7%
  8. Jazz in 4

    1.6%
  1. AshtonB28

    AshtonB28 Member

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    call me crazy, but i have the utmost confidence in the rox. gimme okc. rox in 6. the jazz dont have the offense we do. why are so many people beta on this board... we have the best record in the league & the mvp. GET A ****ING GRIP
     
  2. ghettocheeze

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    Thunder gave up a 17-6 run in the last minutes of the 4th quarter. I don't trust them to win this series easily like everyone is saying.

    They won't be shooting lights out down the stretch especially on the road in SLC -- one of the toughest places in the playoffs.
     
  3. JayGoogle

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    I hope Skip hot take and the Media in general is that Paul George needs to be the go to guy on the Thunder...
     
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  4. DatRocketFan

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    I like our chances, we missing luc, but WE CAN BEAT ANYBODY!!!
     
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  5. Swiss Roll

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    50-50-90 shooting, and won by 8.

    OKC should win this series, and they might win it in 5, but the rest of these games should be closer to say the least.

    Unless PG keeps shooting 75% from 3, then we might as well give them the LOB.
     
  6. francis 4 prez

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    that's why i don't want to play okc. it feels like you're at the mercy of how they decide to play. maybe you get the paul george 8 3's game, maybe you get the paul george 12 pts/4 assist game where russ starts forcing shots to make up for it and goes 7-23. and your team doesn't have much to do with either one.
     
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  7. JayGoogle

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    Yeah, I agree.

    I'm staying with my pick as long as Mitchell is healthy of course.

    I think we all overreact after the first game, but that old adage of "A series doesn't start until a team loses at home." is generally true and Utah is one of the toughest homecourts in all of the league because of the altitude and their super toxic fanbase.
     
  8. JayGoogle

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    This is actually it, isn't it?

    It seems to all depend on if you get Team Russ or Me Russ.

    I do think though that the Rockets are one of the teams that can beat them no matter what Russ comes out there just that yeah, it's a lot harder to beat them when Russ plays within the team.
     
  9. pippendagimp

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    spastic sewer is an injury waiting to happen for anyone on the court (including his own teammates and the refs!)

    let's hope mitchell is okay for game 2
     
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  10. daywalker02

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    Great time for that Beta Star to show up...... way to go! Game1 !

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  11. Mr. Clutch

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    I thought Utah would win but Gobert was pretty meh
     
  12. rocks123

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    Still kinda salty we didnt get paul george. I wonder if houston is on his mind as one of his possible destination. I'm sure people wont take it against him if he picks houston even if we win the ship this year. Afterall chris paul is already 33. Another all star is definitely needed if we want a mini dynasty.
     
  13. TheGreat

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    Paul George would have been the perfect fit next to Harden.

    Way more than CP3 is.
     
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  14. count_dough-ku

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    Uh, we're 65-17. Other that George being healthier than CP3, I'm not sure how he could've been a better fit.
     
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    that's just great....... OKC sweeps to the second round.
     
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  17. basketballholic

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    Not hardly. Told you before the season the Jazz were making the playoffs.
     
  18. zeeshan2

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    Corey Brewer is reckless hyena out there. Hurt Harden a few times in the last game too.
     
  20. Daddy Long Legs

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    Thats bullcrap.

    Itll be the rockets responsibility to end their season
     
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