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DenButsu
04-21-2009, 01:11 AM
Firstly, apologies to DRE'-MAC, whose thread idea I've copied here. But I just wanted to start a new thread without a poll that can be ongoing through the whole playoffs, because at the rate we're already going, we're in for plenty of bigtime outings from a lot of great players. As the playoffs continue, we can keep adding great performances to this list (post them or pm them to me or another NBA mod and we can edit them into this top post), and it should be pretty cool to see them all laid out by the end of the postseason. ( *denotes the game was lost )


ROUND ONE

Game 1:
Yao Ming-24points (9 of 9 shooting and 6 of 6 from the FT line) and 9 rebounds
Chauncey Billups- 36points on 10 of 15 shooting (8 of 9 from 3) and 8 assists
Derrick Rose- 36 points, 11 assists, 4 rebounds, 12-19 shooting, 12-12 from the line
Lebron James- 38 points on 13-20 shooting, 8 boards, 7 assists
Andre Iguodula-20 points, 8 rebounds, 8 assist (game winning shot)
*Dwight Howard-31 points (11-13 from the field 9-12 from the line), 16 rebounds, 2 blocks

Game 2:
Ray Allen- 30 points (6-10 from 3) 5 assists, and the winning buzzer beater
Rajon Rondo- 19 points, 12 boards (7 offensive), 16 assists, 5 steals
*Ben Gordon- 42 points on 14-24 shooting (6-11 from 3)
Tony Parker- 38 points on 16-22, 8 assists 2 steals
Dwyane Wade- 33 pts (6-10 form 3), 7 ast, 5 reb, 2 blocks, 1 steal
Chauncey Billups- 31 pts (4-6 from 3), 4 ast, 4 reb (over 2 games, 0 turnovers, 19-19 FTs, 12/15 3pt)
LeBron James- 29 points, 13 boards, 6 assists
Kobe Bryant- 26 points, 9 assits, 6 boards, 2 steals
*Deron Williams- 35 pts (6-11 from 3), 9 ast, 4 reb, 4 steals, 2 blocks
Brandon Roy- 42 pts, 1 ast, 7 reb
Courtney Lee- 24 points on 10-17, 3 boards, 3 steals

Game 3:
Carlos Boozer- 23 points, 22 boards
Dwyane Wade- 29 points, 8 assists 7 rebounds, 4 blocks
Jermaine O'Neal- 22 points, 10 boards, 3 blocks
Chris Paul-32 points, 12 assists, 5 rebounds
Andre Iguodala- 9-15, 29 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals
Andre Miller- 24 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists
LeBron James- 25 points, 11 boards, 9 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocks
Rajon Rondo- 20 points, 11 boards, 6 assists, 5 steals
*Dwight Howard- 36 points, 11 boards, 3 blocks and 12-14 from the line

Game 4:
Kobe Bryant- 15-23, 38 points, 6 boards, 2 steals
*Tony Parker- 18-29, 43 points, 5 boards, 3 assists, 4 steals, 1 block
Josh Howard- 28 points, 11-13 from the FT line
Lebron - 36 pts, 13 boards, 8 assists, 2 steals, 1 block
*Rondo- 25 points, 11 boards, 11 assists, 2 steals
Rose- 23 points, 11 boards, 9 assists
Dwight Howard- 18 points, 18 boards, 3 blocks
Hedo- 8-11, 17 points, game winning 3 point shot
*Roy- 31 on 8-17 and 13-13 from the line, 5 boards, 5 steals, 3 steals, 3 blocks
Yao- 21 points and 12 boards, and played 43:54
Hawks Bench of Pacuila and Murrary- 23 points 23 boards, 3 assits, 2 steals.
Denver Defense- Held New Orleans to 63 points, on 31% shooting, 13% form 3, and forced the Hornets into 26 TO's, on the road.
Carmelo Anthony- 26 points, 6 boards, 7 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocks

Game 5:
Kobe Bryant- 31 points, 4 assists, 4 steals
Lamar Odom- 26 points, 15 boards, 4 assists, 3 blocks
Dwight Howard- 24 points (8-14 shooting 8-12 form the line, 24 boards (10 offensive)
Rajon Rondo- 28 points, 11 assists, 8 boards, 2 steals
Kendrick Perkins tonight? 16 points, 19 rebounds, seven blocks
Paul Pierce- 26 points (15 in 4th quarter and OT), 7 boards, 2 steals, game winning shot
Dirk- 31 points on 11-17 shooting, 9 boards, 3 assists, 1 steal
Brandon Roy and Lamarcus Aldridge- 50 points, 11 boards, 5 assists, 3 steals 1 block
Carmelo Anthony- 34 points, 6 boards, 3 assits, 4 steals
JR Smith- 20 points (5-8 from 3), 3 rebounds, 3 assists off the bench
Joe Johnson- 25 points, 6 boards, 6 assists
Flip Murray- 23 points (9-15 shooting), 5 boards, 3 assists off the bench.

Game 6:
Game 6- Bulls Celtics Triple Overtime 128-127 Bulls Victory
*Ray Allen- 51 points (9-18 from 3), 5 boards, 3 assists 3 steals
*Rajon Rondo- 9 points, 19 assists, 8 boards
John Salmons- 35 points (13-22 from the floor, 5-9 from 3), 6 boards, 4 assists
Derrick Rose- 28 points, 8 boards, 7 assists
Brad Miller off the bench- 23 points, 10 boards, 2 blocks, +26 +/-, 5-5 from the line in 4th and the OT's.
Rashard Lewis- 29 points, 7 boards, 5 assists, 3 blocks
JJ Redick starting for injured Lee- 15 points (5-7 from 3), 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal
Marcin Gortat starting for suspended Dwight Howard- 11 points, 15 boards, 2 assists, 4 steals


ROUND TWO



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Most of these were compiled by superkegger.

(Some of these came from DRE'-MAC's original list (http://www.prosportsdaily.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9142977#post9142977))

Thanks to both of you, and thanks in advance if anyone else contributes! :cheers:


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superkegger
04-21-2009, 01:24 AM
Except in exceptional cases like Ben Gordon tonight, I don't think losing teams players should go on the list. Like Duncan, Wade, Roy, Sheed, Boozer, Paul, Rondo, among a few others, those guys don't belong on the list for those games.

IMO the list gets narrowed down to these.
Derrick Rose- Game 1 vs. Celtics
Ben Gordon- Game 2 vs. Celtics
Ray Allen- Game 2 vs. Bulls
Chauncey Billups- Game 1 vs. Hornets
Tony Parker- Game 2 vs. Mavs
Yao Ming- Game 1 vs. Blazers
LeBron- Game 1 vs. Pistons
Andre Iguodala- Game 1 vs Magic.
Dwight Howard- Game 1 vs 76ers

While other guys had some good games, these were the impact players having big time impact games.

Living Legend
04-21-2009, 01:28 AM
Rose

AIMelo=KillaDUO
04-21-2009, 01:36 AM
Super Kegger nailed it on the head.

cmellofan15
04-21-2009, 01:58 AM
In the future I think that Thad is gonna go ape sh**

Chronz
04-21-2009, 03:03 AM
Yaos was the best, Chauncey played more but Yao was so dominant the game was never in doubt, he only played 24 minutes, shot 100.3 TS%.

Rose gettin too much pub

GoatMilk
04-21-2009, 03:34 AM
Yaos was the best, Chauncey played more but Yao was so dominant the game was never in doubt, he only played 24 minutes, shot 100.3 TS%.

Rose gettin too much pub

rookie against the defending champs?
c'mon
KG or no KG, i dont care

GrandDaddyPurp
04-21-2009, 03:40 AM
Derrick Rose. As a rookie, that is extremely impressive.

SteveNash
04-21-2009, 08:03 AM
1. Yao
2. Billups
3. LBJ

Wilson
04-21-2009, 08:11 AM
Yaos was the best, Chauncey played more but Yao was so dominant the game was never in doubt, he only played 24 minutes, shot 100.3 TS%.

Rose gettin too much pub

I'm not huge on the newer stats, so excuse me for sounding dumb here, but how does one get a shooting percentage over 100? :confused: :shrug:

bostncelts34
04-21-2009, 10:44 AM
no love for rondo huh?


gm 1- 29/9/7 with only 1 turnover
gm 2-19 pts,16 asisst, 12 rebounds, 5 steals, 2 turnovers (through an injury mid game, also only the 3rd player in NBA history to have a triple double with at least 5 steals)

total. 48 pts, 23 assist ,19 rebounds 7 steals,3 turnovers.


pretty worth of being in this discussion i beleive.

superkegger
04-21-2009, 12:13 PM
no love for rondo huh?


gm 1- 29/9/7 with only 1 turnover
gm 2-19 pts,16 asisst, 12 rebounds, 5 steals, 2 turnovers (through an injury mid game, also only the 3rd player in NBA history to have a triple double with at least 5 steals)

total. 48 pts, 23 assist ,19 rebounds 7 steals,3 turnovers.


pretty worth of being in this discussion i beleive.

Yes, yes he is. Withouth him, the Celtics wouldn't have been in the game for Ray to hit that shot for the win. Rondo has been quite impressive these playoffs.

IBleedPurple
04-21-2009, 03:27 PM
It should be noted that Chauncey got his points in the first 3 quarters. By the early 4th quarter, the game was over.

Chronz
04-21-2009, 03:28 PM
rookie against the defending champs?
c'mon
KG or no KG, i dont care
Great game, especially for a kid in his 1st playoff game, just not one worth getting all jittery about. The Playoffs have so many stars in it, its only a matter of time before they outplay a rookie.

Without KG, Powe, Posey, PJ Brown, they arent the defending champs. Now compared to the elite team they were THIS YEAR, they have the 2 of their big 3 and their best big off the bench is out as well. After awhile the loss of depth depletes you to the point where your not the same team. You do bring up an interesting side-point though, how far do we expect this team to go with Pierce and Ray Ray.

D-Leethal
04-21-2009, 03:47 PM
for game 1's--Chauncey/Rose
for game 2's--TP/Rondo (Gordon wouldve gotten it if they won the game)

Chronz
04-21-2009, 03:57 PM
I'm not huge on the newer stats, so excuse me for sounding dumb here, but how does one get a shooting percentage over 100? :confused: :shrug:
By being god and manipulating the very fabric of spacetime itself. Thats how good Yao was. Really it gos far beyond going 9-9 or whatever, he had a 10-10 game in his series vs Dallas (Deke had one in the 90's), it was how he completely controlled the game on both ends, and just decimated Portlands hopes of winning.


Oh and for the non-BS answer its because TS% factors in the added values of 3's and adjusts the ft% value. So if a player hits 3/3 on 3's he ends up with 9PTS, the opposite player shot 3/3 as well but hit no 3's so he ends up with 6PTS, FG% would say they were equals, player A's TS% would reflect that he was more efficient with his shot attempts. Now in Yaos case he hits no 3's but theres a .44 multiplier to free throw attempts, this is done to account for technical foul shots or and1's, because not every pair of free throws is worth an extra possession. So in some ways TS% isnt much of a percentage, its kind of like a points per shot attempt but more accurate yet not totally in tune with the possession theories, anyways Im rambling. Yao was beastly

Wilson
04-21-2009, 04:34 PM
By being god and manipulating the very fabric of spacetime itself. Thats how good Yao was. Really it gos far beyond going 9-9 or whatever, he had a 10-10 game in his series vs Dallas (Deke had one in the 90's), it was how he completely controlled the game on both ends, and just decimated Portlands hopes of winning.


Oh and for the non-BS answer its because TS% factors in the added values of 3's and adjusts the ft% value. So if a player hits 3/3 on 3's he ends up with 9PTS, the opposite player shot 3/3 as well but hit no 3's so he ends up with 6PTS, FG% would say they were equals, player A's TS% would reflect that he was more efficient with his shot attempts. Now in Yaos case he hits no 3's but theres a .44 multiplier to free throw attempts, this is done to account for technical foul shots or and1's, because not every pair of free throws is worth an extra possession. So in some ways TS% isnt much of a percentage, its kind of like a points per shot attempt but more accurate yet not totally in tune with the possession theories, anyways Im rambling. Yao was beastly

Thanks for clearing that up for me :up:

If anyone else gets confused though, I think we should just roll with the first answer :p I won't be watching the Rockets/Blazers game tonight (it clashes with the Lakers/Jazz game), but I'm looking forward to hearing how Yao comes out after such a great game.

agedaminsas
04-21-2009, 04:52 PM
um, why isn't ben gordon even on that list when he scored more points then any of them, 42. I'm obviously not saying he had the best game because he lost but he deserves to be on that list no question, he has scored the most points so far in the playoffs.

ABOMB_56
04-21-2009, 04:58 PM
I'm no C's fan but Rondo had a triple double with 5 assists. Making him one of the three players who have EVER done it in the playoffs. Also, he played through an injury and still helped the C's win a nail-biting game

abe_froman
04-21-2009, 05:14 PM
um, why isn't ben gordon even on that list when he scored more points then any of them, 42. I'm obviously not saying he had the best game because he lost but he deserves to be on that list no question, he has scored the most points so far in the playoffs.

you may want to actually read the list...

agedaminsas
04-21-2009, 05:17 PM
oh ok i didn't see that little thing on the bottom of the list.

DenButsu
04-23-2009, 04:30 AM
Top post updated. If you have a case to make about any additions/subtractions to the list, please post it. I can't watch every game, so I'll probably overlook some things. It's not intentional, so just let me know and I'll get things that need to be in the top post edited in there.

Tmac,lt,berkman
04-23-2009, 11:25 AM
1.yao
2.derrick rose
3.brandon roy
4.aaron brooks (overall performance)

superkegger
04-23-2009, 02:53 PM
Chauncey Billups has had by far the best playoffs yet IMO. Something like 67 points 12 assists, 12/15 on 3's and 0 TO's so far. Unreal.

IBleedPurple
04-23-2009, 02:58 PM
Chauncey Billups has had by far the best playoffs yet IMO. Something like 67 points 12 assists, 12/15 on 3's and 0 TO's so far. Unreal.

I (not so objectively) agree. He has been truly amazing.

I also have been impressed with the young guards...not D-Will or CP3, but Roy, Rose and Rondo.

brandt
04-23-2009, 03:55 PM
Yao Ming. To have the numbers he had, only playing a little over half a game, is impressive.


Thanks for clearing that up for me :up:

If anyone else gets confused though, I think we should just roll with the first answer :p I won't be watching the Rockets/Blazers game tonight (it clashes with the Lakers/Jazz game), but I'm looking forward to hearing how Yao comes out after such a great game.


Well, you can watch the game then, because the Rockets/Blazers game isn't until tomorrow(friday).

brandt
04-23-2009, 04:00 PM
Yao Ming. To have the numbers he had, only playing a little over half a game, is impressive.




Well, you can watch the game then, because the Rockets/Blazers game isn't until tomorrow(friday).

My bad, I didn't realize your post was from a couple of days ago. I thought you were talking about tonight.

superkegger
04-25-2009, 11:51 PM
Game 3-
Carlos Boozer- 23 points, 22 boards
Dwyane Wade- 29 points, 8 assists 7 rebounds
Chris Paul-32 points, 12 assists, 5 rebounds
Andre Iguodala- 9-15, 29 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists
LeBron James- 25 points, 11 boards, 9 assists
Rajon Rondo- 20 points, 11 boards, 6 assists, 5 steals

Game 4-
Kobe Bryant- 15-23, 38 points
Tony Parker- 18-29, 43 points
?Josh Howard- 28 points, 11-13 from the FT line?

I think this covers em all up throgh today (saturday april 25th)

Brooke
04-25-2009, 11:57 PM
Kobe Bryant-he was flat out nasty tonight
Tony Parker-he was unreal on a losing effort

DenButsu
04-25-2009, 11:57 PM
Thanks, sk! :hi5:

I've added them to the top post.


No Nugs in game 3 :cry: hope that changes in game 4... :pray:

superkegger
04-26-2009, 12:07 AM
Thanks, sk! :hi5:

I've added them to the top post.


No Nugs in game 3 :cry: hope that changes in game 4... :pray:

Well, i considered melo, as 25 8 and 5 is very good, but I wasn't sure it fell into the great category, since he missed the potential game winner. :shrug: Same for Andre miller in game 3, good game, 20, 9 and a 7 i think, but i thought iggy had a better game.

EddieB
04-26-2009, 12:08 AM
Kobe Bryant!

DenButsu
04-26-2009, 12:15 AM
Well, i considered melo, as 25 8 and 5 is very good, but I wasn't sure it fell into the great category, since he missed the potential game winner. :shrug: Same for Andre miller in game 3, good game, 20, 9 and a 7 i think, but i thought iggy had a better game.

No, I agree, Melo did not cross the "greatness" threshold in that game. Damn it.

rapswin98
04-26-2009, 12:32 AM
kobe was unstoppable tonight

Lakersfan2483
04-26-2009, 12:35 AM
Add Kobe to the list. Game 4- 38pts (24 at halftime) and 6 rebounds on 16-24 from the field. Great overall performance in the win by Kobe. Kobe passed both John Havlicek and Hakeem Olajuwon tonight in all time playoff scoring, he's currently number 7 on the list....

DenButsu
04-26-2009, 12:41 AM
It's already there.

NBA-FAN4EVER
04-26-2009, 09:36 PM
Lebron with

36 pts
13 rbs
8 ast

Lebron23
04-26-2009, 09:57 PM
LeBron is the best player in the Regular Season, and in the First Round of the playoffs.

DenButsu
04-26-2009, 10:18 PM
Lebron with

36 pts
13 rbs
8 ast

Added.

superkegger
04-26-2009, 10:25 PM
Game 4
Rondo- 25 points, 11 boards, 11 assists
Rose- 23 points, 11 boards, 9 assists
Dwight Howard- 18 points, 18 boards, 3 blocks

Also, Hedo might be in that category for game 4.
Hedo- 8-11, 17 points, game winning 3 point shot.

And we'll see what come out of game 4 in the Houston portalnd series

DenButsu
04-26-2009, 10:34 PM
Game 4
Rondo- 25 points, 11 boards, 11 assists
Rose- 23 points, 11 boards, 9 assists
Dwight Howard- 18 points, 18 boards, 3 blocks

Also, Hedo might be in that category for game 4.
Hedo- 8-11, 17 points, game winning 3 point shot.

And we'll see what come out of game 4 in the Houston portalnd series

Addeded.

superkegger
04-27-2009, 12:00 AM
Addeded.

:laugh:

Anyway, you think Roy or Yao deserve it for tonight?

Roy- 31 on 8-17 and 13-13 from the line, 5 boards, 5 steals, 3 steals, 3 blocks. But kinda bumbled the end of the game

Yao-21 points and 12 boards, but 43 minutes and 54 seconds played, when was the last time Yao only sat for 4 minutes? That's crazy.

Not sure if it goes into the great category though

DenButsu
04-27-2009, 12:41 AM
:laugh:

Anyway, you think Roy or Yao deserve it for tonight?

Roy- 31 on 8-17 and 13-13 from the line, 5 boards, 5 steals, 3 steals, 3 blocks. But kinda bumbled the end of the game

Yao-21 points and 12 boards, but 43 minutes and 54 seconds played, when was the last time Yao only sat for 4 minutes? That's crazy.

Not sure if it goes into the great category though

Well, I think it's undeniable that Roy had a fantastic performance, even if it was in a losing effort. And Yao? Sure, why not. It was his continued presence throughout the game that anchored the all-around great team effort that won it for them - especially in the 4th.

Done.

DenButsu
04-27-2009, 12:42 AM
I'm glad we're doing this. It'll be fun to look at after the postseason is over. Maybe we can have a vote on the top 5 or something like that then.

superkegger
04-27-2009, 12:55 AM
Now, this might just be a homer call, but

Game 2
Kobe 26 points, 9 assits, 6 boards, 2 steals

IMO should be included

And if Dwills game 2 is on there, Dwight and Melo's game 3's should be too, but I think Dwills game 2 should be removed. It was a good game, in a loss. Not an outstanding performance in a tight game.

And I think you should indicate with an * that the following were in losing efforts
Dwight's game 1
Gordon and Williams Game 2.
Rondo and Roy game 4.

wadecounty305
04-27-2009, 01:30 AM
lebron, wade and kobe

superkegger
04-27-2009, 01:37 AM
lebron, wade and kobe

way to read the thread...

DenButsu
04-27-2009, 01:46 AM
Now, this might just be a homer call, but

Game 2
Kobe 26 points, 9 assits, 6 boards, 2 steals

IMO should be included

And if Dwills game 2 is on there, Dwight and Melo's game 3's should be too, but I think Dwills game 2 should be removed. It was a good game, in a loss. Not an outstanding performance in a tight game.

And I think you should indicate with an * that the following were in losing efforts
Dwight's game 1
Gordon and Williams Game 2.
Rondo and Roy game 4.

I added Kobe. I think D-Will's G2 performance is legit, so I left it. I'd put Melo's G3 up there if he'd have hit that buzzer beater... but he didn't.

IversonIsKrazy
04-27-2009, 02:12 AM
Derrick Rose 36pts and 11 assist (overtime)

Man was that amazing.

superkegger
04-27-2009, 02:30 AM
I added Kobe. I think D-Will's G2 performance is legit, so I left it. I'd put Melo's G3 up there if he'd have hit that buzzer beater... but he didn't.

I guess, but Dwight's game 3 needs to be in there then

Game 3
Dwights 36 points, 11 boards, 3 blocks and 12-14 from the line

So I just went ahead and went over them again, and filled out the stat line, and added Rondo and Lee in game 2, dwight, andre miller and JO in game 3. If you disagree, with those, you can just take em out, but I think this a pretty much comprehensive list of the best individual playoff performances so far.


Game 1:
Yao Ming-24points (9 of 9 shooting and 6 of 6 from the FT line) and 9 rebounds
Chauncey Billups- 36points on 10 of 15 shooting (8 of 9 from 3) and 8 assists
Derrick Rose- 36 points, 11 assists, 4 rebounds, 12-19 shooting, 12-12 from the line
Lebron James- 38 points on 13-20 shooting, 8 boards, 7 assists
Andre Iguodula-20 points, 8 rebounds, 8 assist (game winning shot)
*Dwight Howard-31 points (11-13 from the field 9-12 from the line), 16 rebounds, 2 blocks

Game 2:
Ray Allen- 30 points (6-10 from 3) 5 assists, and the winning buzzer beater
Rajon Rondo- 19 points, 12 boards (7 offensive), 16 assists, 5 steals
*Ben Gordon- 42 points on 14-24 shooting (6-11 from 3)
Tony Parker- 38 points on 16-22, 8 assists 2 steals
Dwyane Wade- 33 pts (6-10 form 3), 7 ast, 5 reb, 2 blocks, 1 steal
Chauncey Billups- 31 pts (4-6 from 3), 4 ast, 4 reb (over 2 games, 0 turnovers, 19-19 FTs, 12/15 3pt)
LeBron James- 29 points, 13 boards, 6 assists
Kobe Bryant- 26 points, 9 assits, 6 boards, 2 steals
*Deron Williams- 35 pts (6-11 from 3), 9 ast, 4 reb, 4 steals, 2 blocks
Brandon Roy- 42 pts, 1 ast, 7 reb
Courtney Lee- 24 points on 10-17, 3 boards, 3 steals

Game 3:
Carlos Boozer- 23 points, 22 boards
Dwyane Wade- 29 points, 8 assists 7 rebounds, 4 blocks
Jermaine O'Neal- 22 points, 10 boards, 3 blocks
Chris Paul-32 points, 12 assists, 5 rebounds
Andre Iguodala- 9-15, 29 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals
Andre Miller- 24 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists
LeBron James- 25 points, 11 boards, 9 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocks
Rajon Rondo- 20 points, 11 boards, 6 assists, 5 steals
*Dwight Howard- 36 points, 11 boards, 3 blocks and 12-14 from the line

Game 4:
Kobe Bryant- 15-23, 38 points, 6 boards, 2 steals
*Tony Parker- 18-29, 43 points, 5 boards, 3 assists, 4 steals, 1 block
Josh Howard- 28 points, 11-13 from the FT line
Lebron - 36 pts, 13 boards, 8 assists, 2 steals, 1 block
*Rondo- 25 points, 11 boards, 11 assists, 2 steals
Rose- 23 points, 11 boards, 9 assists
Dwight Howard- 18 points, 18 boards, 3 blocks
Hedo- 8-11, 17 points, game winning 3 point shot
*Roy- 31 on 8-17 and 13-13 from the line, 5 boards, 5 steals, 3 steals, 3 blocks
Yao- 21 points and 12 boards, and played 43:54

*denotes the game was lost

DenButsu
04-27-2009, 02:56 AM
Sweet, thanks sk, I copied and pasted that in there, and agreed on Dwight.

bbcmillionaire
04-27-2009, 04:22 AM
as a bulls fan, ROSE. but rondo is definitely in the discussion. he is playing like the best player on the celtics. props to brandon roy, tony, billups. but rondo vs rose is a battle for best pg in the east. not future........ BUT NOW

DenButsu
04-27-2009, 05:24 AM
NBA Top Point Guard Performances in 2009 NBA Playoffs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZ711JoR1Ac)

From NBA TV, they discuss the importance of having a great pg, then look at CP3, TP and Chauncey.

DreamShaker
04-27-2009, 12:54 PM
That game Roy had where he scored over 40....that was the best I have seen.

69centers
04-27-2009, 02:03 PM
How about best single plays of the playoffs. I nominate Rondo yesterday, when he took it full court and layed it up in Rose's grill, spinning the rookie's head around 360.

superkegger
04-27-2009, 11:10 PM
A couple odd ones here from tonights Game 4's

Game 4's
Hawks Bench of Pacuila and Murrary- 23 points 23 boards, 3 assits, 2 steals.

Denver Defense- Held New Orleans to 63 points, on 31% shooting, 13% form 3, and forced the Hornets into 26 TO's, on the road.

Carmelo Anthony- 26 points, 6 boards, 7 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocks

Game 5
Kobe Bryant- 31 points, 4 assists, 4 steals
Lamar Odom- 26 points, 15 boards, 4 assists, 3 blocks

superkegger
04-28-2009, 01:42 AM
Ok, that takes care of tonights games.

Oh, and Den, Put a, First Round, heading on the top of those first round games, and then maybe we should put the second round games in a different color, just to make it that much easier to differentiate them. :shrug: Not that a big Round Two label shouldn't do the trick for when the second round starts, but still, just to make it easier for all....:D

DenButsu
04-28-2009, 02:19 AM
How's that, sk? Did color just for the headings. (and of course, new info added)

superkegger
04-28-2009, 02:23 AM
very nice. :D

You must love that denver D highlight in there eh?

DenButsu
04-28-2009, 03:38 AM
very nice. :D

You must love that denver D highlight in there eh?

Oh, man, you don't even know.

You know, not even trying to be homeristic, I'm not sure if I can recall any NBA team making not only so dramatic of an identity transformation in a single season, but also a transformation that was so effective and led them pretty much instantly to greater success. (in the Nuggets case, from a team with all fast-paced offense and no defense to a team with pretty great defense and a strong half-court offense). The progress the Nuggets have made in a year defensively is definitely something they can (and I'm sure they do) take a great deal of pride in.

superkegger
04-28-2009, 10:59 PM
Oh, man, you don't even know.

You know, not even trying to be homeristic, I'm not sure if I can recall any NBA team making not only so dramatic of an identity transformation in a single season, but also a transformation that was so effective and led them pretty much instantly to greater success. (in the Nuggets case, from a team with all fast-paced offense and no defense to a team with pretty great defense and a strong half-court offense). The progress the Nuggets have made in a year defensively is definitely something they can (and I'm sure they do) take a great deal of pride in.

Yeah, few teams have ever made such an identity transformation that I can recall. Perhaps the suns, when they got nash, but they were doing that same style the year before, nash just fit it like a glove. However I do think it is much the same situation, because while the nuggets started their transformation in training camp, I think it's a pretty legitimate question to ask: Would they be having the same defensive success through out the whole year if they kept AI and didn't get chauncey? I have a hard time believing so, no matter how hard Karl preached it. Maybe they would have, but would they be this good and have this sucess? :shrug: Thankfully, we don't have to know and can't just appreciate this nuggets team.

Anyway, back to topic.

Game 5
Dwight Howard- 24 points (8-14 shooting 8-12 form the line, 24 boards (10 offensive)
Rajon Rondo- 28 points, 11 assists, 8 boards, 2 steals
Paul Pierce- 26 points (15 in 4th quarter and OT), 7 boards, 2 steals, game winning shot

superkegger
04-29-2009, 12:38 AM
Also

Game 5
Dirk- 31 points on 11-17 shooting, 9 boards, 3 assists, 1 steal

And then I'm on the fence with these.
Brandon Roy- 25 points, 4 boards, 3 assists, 2 steals, 1 block
LaMarcus Aldridge- 25 points, 7 boards, 2 assists, 1 steal

Or you could put the together to get:
Brandon Roy and Lamarcus Aldridge- 50 points, 11 boards, 5 assists, 3 steals 1 block

I dunno. :shrug: You make the call den.

And then TD and TP in their series closing loss had good games, but I don't think good games in a series closing loss deserve to be included.

bostncelts34
04-29-2009, 12:42 AM
I know this is game by game..

but overall...not being a homer but id hafta say Rajon rondo is winning the first round playoff performance list.

averaging a triple double. wow.

superkegger
04-29-2009, 12:49 AM
I know this is game by game..

but overall...not being a homer but id hafta say Rajon rondo is winning the first round playoff performance list.

averaging a triple double. wow.

Yeah, I think we'll do a first round recap, and again for each subsequent round, and an overall playoff look. But yeah, Rondo is ballin.

m26555
04-29-2009, 12:54 AM
How about Kendrick Perkins tonight? 16 points, 19 rebounds, seven blocks.

The kid is really turning into a very good center. I like his toughness, too.

DenButsu
04-29-2009, 12:54 AM
SK, I added the latest ones you posted. And I included Roy/Aldridge just because of the way they took over the 4th quarter after Houston got them down by 4 or so and had them on their heels a little bit. (I think it was a 10-0 run after that?)

DenButsu
04-29-2009, 12:55 AM
How about Kendrick Perkins tonight? 16 points, 19 rebounds, seven blocks.

The kid is really turning into a very good center. I like his toughness, too.

19 boards and 7 blocks sure sounds to me like it should make the cut. I'll post it.

superkegger
04-29-2009, 12:58 AM
How about Kendrick Perkins tonight? 16 points, 19 rebounds, seven blocks.

The kid is really turning into a very good center. I like his toughness, too.


19 boards and 7 blocks sure sounds to me like it should make the cut. I'll post it.

For sure. Perk had a great game, totally forgot about that. :o

Chronz
04-29-2009, 01:03 AM
Yeah, few teams have ever made such an identity transformation that I can recall. Perhaps the suns, when they got nash, but they were doing that same style the year before, nash just fit it like a glove. However I do think it is much the same situation, because while the nuggets started their transformation in training camp, I think it's a pretty legitimate question to ask: Would they be having the same defensive success through out the whole year if they kept AI and didn't get chauncey? I have a hard time believing so, no matter how hard Karl preached it. Maybe they would have, but would they be this good and have this sucess? :shrug: Thankfully, we don't have to know and can't just appreciate this nuggets team.
I never get tired of bringing this up, the Bucks this year made a greater leap from nothing to respectability under Skiles with the addition of Mbah-Moute, the whole team is rebounding well above their career norms and defending with purpose.

The Nuggets were going to be good defensively this year, they werent awful last year, but their offense has experienced a more significant improvement, that doesnt happen without the ultra efficient Billups.

superkegger
04-29-2009, 01:30 AM
I never get tired of bringing this up, the Bucks this year made a greater leap from nothing to respectability under Skiles with the addition of Mbah-Moute, the whole team is rebounding well above their career norms and defending with purpose.

The Nuggets were going to be good defensively this year, they werent awful last year, but their offense has experienced a more significant improvement, that doesnt happen without the ultra efficient Billups.

What you say is true. And the bucks are often forgot about, and while they're culture changed, injuries derailed them and the culture change didn't end up with much of a different result. An 8 win differntial isn't anything to dismiss, but they're still out of the playoffs and spending more for this team than they did last year. But this is neither here nor there, I see your point, and you're right.

Chronz
04-29-2009, 02:39 AM
Going from the worst defensive team in the league to a decent defensive team even though you suffered the loss of your best defensive anchor in the middle may not sound as flashy as Denver becoming the 2nd seed under Billups but its more radical change given the circumstances. I mean really what more changed in Denver aside from the pace slowing down and improving their halfcourt offense? Theyve always been good at handling the post when it came to Duncan and traditional bigmen, (SideNote: their true tests will come against the bigger more athletic frontlines against LA and Houston, possibly Dirk even). AI was a poor defender so they upgraded that position, Melo has upped his game.

DenButsu
04-29-2009, 02:44 AM
Going from the worst defensive team in the league to a decent defensive team even though you suffered the loss of your best defensive anchor in the middle may not sound as flashy as Denver becoming the 2nd seed under Billups but its more radical change given the circumstances. I mean really what more changed in Denver aside from the pace slowing down and improving their halfcourt offense? Theyve always been good at handling the post when it came to Duncan and traditional bigmen, (SideNote: their true tests will come against the bigger more athletic frontlines against LA and Houston, possibly Dirk even). AI was a poor defender so they upgraded that position, Melo has upped his game.

But to me it's also more of a visceral thing. It's not just that their defense improved. It's that their whole attitude and personality changed completely. (And yeah, that applies to both offense and defense).

Chronz
04-29-2009, 02:54 AM
Before this year people said Charlie V had the attitude of a guy not even trying to reach his potential, this year not so much. Attitudes change with results, the results that have made the Bucks of all teams respectable defensively have been impressive to say the least.

DenButsu
04-29-2009, 04:16 AM
FWIW, I'm not disputing anything about what you're saying about the Bucks or that I think Denver's transformation is "bigger" than theirs.

J-Relo
04-29-2009, 07:25 AM
BEST PLAYER PERFORMANCE - Lebron James (during all 4 games)...

then...
BEST PLAYER PERFORMANCE - Hornets (just cause of helding NO to... you know....)

superkegger
04-30-2009, 01:21 AM
Game 5
Carmelo Anthony- 34 points, 6 boards, 3 assits, 4 steals
JR Smith- 20 points (5-8 from 3), 3 rebounds, 3 assists off the bench
Joe Johnson- 25 points, 6 boards, 6 assists
Flip Murray- 23 points (9-15 shooting), 5 boards, 3 assists off the bench.

DenButsu
04-30-2009, 01:22 AM
added :cool:

superkegger
04-30-2009, 11:33 PM
Ok, Den, I'm having trouble with tonight's games.



Game 6
Game 6- Bulls Celtics Triple Overtime 128-127 Bulls Victory
*Ray Allen- 51 points (9-18 from 3), 5 boards, 3 assists 3 steals
*Rajon Rondo- 9 points, 19 assists, 8 boards
John Salmons- 35 points (13-22 from the floor, 5-9 from 3), 6 boards, 4 assists
Derrick Rose- 28 points, 8 boards, 7 assists
Brad Miller off the bench- 23 points, 10 boards, 2 blocks, +26 +/-, 5-5 from the line in 4th and the OT's.
Rashard Lewis- 29 points, 7 boards, 5 assists, 3 blocks
JJ Redick starting for injured Lee- 15 points (5-7 from 3), 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal
Marcin Gortat starting for suspended Dwight Howard- 11 points, 15 boards, 2 assists, 4 steals

DenButsu
05-01-2009, 01:13 AM
in.

superkegger
05-01-2009, 04:26 AM
Now, as far as the first round as a whole goes, excluding the bulls/celtics and hawks/heat as they aren't concluded yet, i think these guys deserve a shout out for their first round as a whole.

Lebron James- 32ppg, 11.3rpg, 7.5 apg
Lamar Odom- 17.8ppg, 11rpg, 2.8apg, .627 FG%, .500 3pt%
Kobe Bryant- 27.6ppg, 5rpg, 5.6apg
Josh Howard- 18.8ppg, 5.4rpg, 1.8apg, .412 3pt%
Tony Parker- 28.6ppg, 4.6rpg, 6.8apg, .546 FG%
Dwight Howard- 24ppg, 15.8rpg, 2.8bpg .683 FG%
Brandon Roy- 27.6ppg, 5rpg, 2.6 apg, .429 3PT%
Carlos Boozer- 20.6ppg, 13.2rpg, .528 FG%
Deron Williams-20.2ppg, 3.8rpg, 10.2apg,
Andre Iguodala- 21.8ppg, 7rpg, 6.8apg

and then we can add those players deserving from the two series yet to be concluded when they are done.

superkegger
05-02-2009, 01:07 AM
Game 6
Dwyane Wade- 41 points, 5 boards, 5 assists, 2 blocks.

Chronz
05-02-2009, 05:24 AM
Just glanced at the playoff numbers

WinShare%
Bron: .40%
Billups: .34%
Dwight: .30%
Rondo: .23%
Melo: .22%
Odom: .18%
Kobe: .16%
Wade: .16%
Ray Allen: .16%
Yao: .15%


TOP10 in PER
Bron
Dwight
Billups
TP
Duncan
Wade
Roy
Melo
Kobe
Odom
Dirk

Nothing to surprising aside from Odom beasting it

Chronz
05-03-2009, 02:25 AM
Im guessing nobody had an epic game 7 performance tonight? I didnt catch the game

mrs rose
05-03-2009, 03:13 AM
Game 6
Dwyane Wade- 41 points, 5 boards, 5 assists, 2 blocks.

now iam shocked! you noticed something good from another player besides kobe.. wow. but yea this needs to be added to the list.

THE MTL
05-03-2009, 03:19 AM
Seeing Rondo and Rose go at it the first two games of the series was great! Rondo looking like an allstar! Rose so poised and calm! Clutch!

DenButsu
05-03-2009, 03:24 AM
now iam shocked! you noticed something good from another player besides kobe.. wow. but yea this needs to be added to the list.

Dude, I don't know what you're talking about. He's the one who's contributed the lines for nearly every player on the list in the top post (except for a lot of the game 1 and 2 dudes, who DRE MAC listed).

No time now, sorry. I'll get everything updated later.

superkegger
05-03-2009, 08:36 PM
now iam shocked! you noticed something good from another player besides kobe.. wow. but yea this needs to be added to the list.

See, this is why no one respects what you say. I give credit where it is due, you give credit to Wade and the Heat, and that's it. If you actually didn't have your head lodged in you ***, you'd realize I do indeed recongnize other players and teams achievements, and while I do give the Heat a disproportionate amount of hate, it's because of posters like you, who have no idea what they're talking about that I do so.

Anyway.

Game 7
Joe Johnson- 27 points (6-8 from 3), 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 5 steals

and then for the series
Rajon Rondo-19.4 ppg, 9.3 rpg, 11.6 apg, 2.7spg
Ray Allen- 23.4 ppg, .466 3PT% and so many clutch shots
Derrick Rose- 19.7 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 6.4 apg, .492 FG%, and tying rookie record for most points in playoff Debut.