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AllTheWay
05-24-2009, 09:07 PM
Since the Mods are doing a great job of filling in for the missing JB, I decided to make this thread.

Have at it.

jackyyy
05-24-2009, 09:09 PM
LBJ's block was sick..

macc
05-24-2009, 09:15 PM
So was Gortats

macc
05-24-2009, 09:29 PM
Why was that a flagart 2 on AJ? He was driving the ball.

superkegger
05-24-2009, 09:29 PM
No way that's a flagrant 2.

superkegger
05-24-2009, 09:30 PM
I don't get how you call a personal foul on mo williams and a flagrant 1 on Johnson. That's the dumbest **** I've ever seen

Kakaroach
05-24-2009, 09:32 PM
Lol finally the game thread. Officials having trouble again...

Hoopsadvocate
05-24-2009, 09:35 PM
******** call by the refs how can a player driving the ball to the beasket EVER get a flagrant 2. Flagrant 2's have to be intentional no way he intentionally elbowed Mo while he was trying to drive to the basket come on.

MagicBucsSox
05-24-2009, 09:42 PM
like this is bs they wont let our start play,he hasnt fouled lebron one time in this series

macc
05-24-2009, 09:48 PM
I don't get how you call a personal foul on mo williams and a flagrant 1 on Johnson. That's the dumbest **** I've ever seen



Yep pretty much

ragee
05-24-2009, 09:54 PM
Dwight in foul trouble... Hope he won't commit a foul in the 3rd... We need him...

tr4shb0t
05-24-2009, 09:54 PM
LBJs goaltend was sick

Kakaroach
05-24-2009, 09:59 PM
Howard in foul trouble with 3 and LBJ has 18 at the half? Magic are lucky to still be in this.

BTownTeamsRKing
05-24-2009, 10:03 PM
Howard getting those 3 fouls was really BS. ticky tak calls

yankees#27
05-24-2009, 10:07 PM
Refs doing a great job keeping D-12 out of the game.. 2 games in a row lots of BS calls on dwight.. God for bid lebron has 3 fouls with 8 min left in the 2nd.. Magic are +11 with dwight and -10 without, they need there big man on the floor...

tr4shb0t
05-24-2009, 10:07 PM
Dwight will be in foul trouble EVERY game in this series because Lebron can't score when Dwight is defending the paint. It's why the Magic destroy Cavs. It would a blow out every time. So for entertainment purposes Dwight is not allowed to play so the Cavs stay at bay. We have to get used to this because it will continue to happen.

superkegger
05-24-2009, 10:07 PM
Howard in foul trouble with 3 and LBJ has 18 at the half? Magic are lucky to still be in this.

I think the Magic deserve a hell of a lot more credit than that. They're not here by luck, and they didn't get a split in cleveland because of luck. They deserve to be here, and are a hell of a team.

Cubs Win
05-24-2009, 10:09 PM
Dwight will be in foul trouble EVERY game in this series because Lebron can't score when Dwight is defending the paint. It's why the Magic destroy Cavs. It would a blow out every time. So for entertainment purposes Dwight is not allowed to play so the Cavs stay at bay. We have to get used to this because it will continue to happen.

Is somebody afraid to see the Cavs in the finals?

Kakaroach
05-24-2009, 10:14 PM
Whew what a double-clutch shot by Lee. Wish he dropped down for the Jazz...:(

superkegger
05-24-2009, 10:16 PM
I can't quite make out what they're chanting. What are they saying

tr4shb0t
05-24-2009, 10:18 PM
Is somebody afraid to see the Cavs in the finals?

LOL not even. I would rather the Lakers play Cavs because Lakers have interior defense to stop Lebron in the paint. I just hate seeing the Cavs bailed out to protect the MVP...its sickening. Lebron is 0 of 11 from outside the paint in the game....please. Can you say BRICK?

Kakaroach
05-24-2009, 10:18 PM
LeBron should stop taking so many jumpers. Just take it too the lane.

yankees#27
05-24-2009, 10:19 PM
This is exactly why the magic need D-12 in the game...

macc
05-24-2009, 10:21 PM
I just wish Stan would keep MP guarding Lebron the entire game. He's the best on our team when it comes to keeping up with him.

Kakaroach
05-24-2009, 10:27 PM
I think the Magic deserve a hell of a lot more credit than that. They're not here by luck, and they didn't get a split in cleveland because of luck. They deserve to be here, and are a hell of a team. Yeah I am just talking about that first half lol. But yea, they are a terrific team and Lewis and Alston stepped up in the first half to keep the Magic in it.

macc
05-24-2009, 10:28 PM
Imagine if you had Lebron and Howard on the same team. It wouldn't even be fair.

ragee
05-24-2009, 10:29 PM
What's up with Dwight and his elbow? I'm scared that sooner or later, he will hit someone and get suspended again!!!:mad:

Kakaroach
05-24-2009, 10:30 PM
What's up with Dwight and his elbow? I'm scared that sooner or later, he will hit someone and get suspended again!!!:mad: x2 He has to be much more careful with those elbows of his.

ragee
05-24-2009, 10:34 PM
x2 He has to be much more careful with those elbows of his.

He needs to have self control... Even in the Boston series... He is not throwing elbows but pushing people around... I expect better from him... I think somebody needs to tell him this too... Lose him in one game and we will definitely be in trouble...

lakerboy
05-24-2009, 10:35 PM
I know he's played some good games, but I can't stand Michael Pietrus. I just hate his offensive game.

ragee
05-24-2009, 10:36 PM
:mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad: :mad::mad: 4th foul!!!!!

tr4shb0t
05-24-2009, 10:36 PM
another touch foul on Dwight?

Kenny
05-24-2009, 10:37 PM
These other cavs need to step up to take the pressure off lebron.. Mo Williams especially

Kakaroach
05-24-2009, 10:39 PM
Some superstars at the game: Carlos Boozer :D, Dwayne Wade, and Tiger Woods.

ragee
05-24-2009, 10:43 PM
And 1!!!! What's up with the grimmicing? Is he injured again?

ragee
05-24-2009, 10:45 PM
Some superstars at the game: Carlos Boozer :D, Dwayne Wade, and Tiger Woods.

Yeah... I was thinking why the hell, Boozer is in Orlando... I just remembered he has a hose in Miami...

STAT OWNS
05-24-2009, 10:48 PM
The reffing is terrible.

macc
05-24-2009, 10:51 PM
Gortat looks like a younger Big Z.

Kenny
05-24-2009, 10:55 PM
Get Lebron a real #2 option.. Jeez

macc
05-24-2009, 10:56 PM
I think Joe Smith should be playing more min for the Cav's. He has a high IQ and makes alot of plays for his team. People forget he was the # 1 draft pick in his rookie year.

Kakaroach
05-24-2009, 10:57 PM
Geez Pietrus is one of the best perimeter defenders in the league in my opinion.

ragee
05-24-2009, 11:00 PM
The reffing is terrible.

Yeah... But we can't do anything about it... It's been terrible all playoffs long... Teams just got to play hard and make sure that the game won't be decided by the refs...

ragee
05-24-2009, 11:01 PM
Nice... West is going out... Good foul for the Magic.. He is getting hot...

nyKnicks126
05-24-2009, 11:04 PM
Gortat is a great player, one of my favorites from this year. Sometimes it seems Dwight Howard is non factor against these Cavs, especially since he has like 4 fouls.

ragee
05-24-2009, 11:11 PM
Dwight is doing good at his fts!!!:clap::clap::clap:

tr4shb0t
05-24-2009, 11:12 PM
huge choke by lebron after that charge

Free Throw
05-24-2009, 11:13 PM
When Dwight's arm first went up I thought an elbow was about to follow. haha

gauth25
05-24-2009, 11:17 PM
I can't stand Verajao. He's pathetic.

STAT OWNS
05-24-2009, 11:20 PM
Howard gets away with anything they will not give him his 5th

Free Throw
05-24-2009, 11:21 PM
WOW, finally a 5th foul on Howard, never thought that would happen.

Free Throw
05-24-2009, 11:22 PM
I really don't get it, Howard receives the ball in the post, lowers a shoulder into Z and tries to jump, and it's called a foul. Really? Wow.

Kakaroach
05-24-2009, 11:25 PM
Howard is shooting terrific from the free-throw line lmao. Who saw that coming?

Brooke
05-24-2009, 11:25 PM
big FT's from Howard, he has done good tonight

superkegger
05-24-2009, 11:26 PM
at the ft line: dwight howard, 14-19, lebron 15-21

KmB728
05-24-2009, 11:26 PM
Big Z Fouls out!

KmB728
05-24-2009, 11:29 PM
:pity:

Turk got slammed to the ground- No Call

Dwight gets clean block on lebron- Foul + 3 foul shots

fishfan79
05-24-2009, 11:29 PM
that is the worst call I have seen in ages

macc
05-24-2009, 11:29 PM
Clean block!

superkegger
05-24-2009, 11:30 PM
that was a totally clean block. horrid call

madiaz3
05-24-2009, 11:30 PM
hahaha what a joke call
only lebron would get it

lakersrock
05-24-2009, 11:30 PM
Really? That's a foul? :rolleyes: Now you know why Lakers fans gripe about not getting calls when LeBron can get those. It's a joke that they called that.

thapharcyd
05-24-2009, 11:30 PM
HAHA!!!! these refs are a JOKE

ragee
05-24-2009, 11:30 PM
Nice block... Refs better stop giving Lebron the Royal treatment... Not everything is a foul you know...

Lakers80's
05-24-2009, 11:30 PM
clean block by howard!

Becks2307
05-24-2009, 11:30 PM
WOW that was the cleanest hand on ball block ive ever seen

Brooke
05-24-2009, 11:30 PM
seriously? That was all ball

dsonLAL24
05-24-2009, 11:30 PM
what foul? that was all ball!!!!!!!!

Hoopsadvocate
05-24-2009, 11:30 PM
LOL at ANOTHER bad call. I tell you what though the magic are surprisingly mature for such a young team. The cavs chuck balls and push guys after fouls and the magic dont let it phase them they dont get in anyones face or push back they keep their cool even in the face of BS calls and surprisingly immature players in the Cavs.

KmB728
05-24-2009, 11:31 PM
If the Magic loose, we can all look back at that bogus call

madiaz3
05-24-2009, 11:31 PM
Ignore the bad calls and make your FTs, you shouldn't be fighting this hard for the win but it's yours Orlando.

Kakaroach
05-24-2009, 11:31 PM
Horrible call that was all ball. :pity:

superkegger
05-24-2009, 11:32 PM
why not put JJ in now? 90% ft shooter....Plus he's clutch as hell

dsonLAL24
05-24-2009, 11:32 PM
If the Magic loose, we can all look back at that bogus call

they won't lose tonight for sure.

Zefflin
05-24-2009, 11:32 PM
Haha what ****ing watchmen these refs are...Lebron teabags all refs.

dsonLAL24
05-24-2009, 11:32 PM
i'm still shocked over that BS call

KmB728
05-24-2009, 11:32 PM
That should do it

gauth25
05-24-2009, 11:32 PM
LOL at ANOTHER bad call. I tell you what though the magic are surprisingly mature for such a young team. The cavs chuck balls and push guys after fouls and the magic dont let it phase them they dont get in anyones face or push back they keep their cool even in the face of BS calls and surprisingly immature players in the Cavs.

Ya this Cavs team is just like the Nuggets. Always slapping and hitting after plays and talking when they shouldn't be. Have some class and play the game right.

Some of the calls Lebron gets are pathetic. People whine about Kobe getting everything, what I'm seeing tonight is just pathetic.

I'm glad the Magic are going to win and probably win the series.

KmB728
05-24-2009, 11:33 PM
To think the Magic were 1 miracle shot away from being up 3-0 on the almighty Cavs

lakersrock
05-24-2009, 11:33 PM
This is the reason I've griped at EVERY game that's been officiated haha. Every game the refs like one team and not the other. It's terrible.

gauth25
05-24-2009, 11:34 PM
To think the Magic were 1 miracle shot away from being up 3-0 on the almighty Cavs

Ya jeez I wish they would've won. Would've showed everyone not to crown anyone without the series being played out, even the playoffs for that matter.

Er1c
05-24-2009, 11:34 PM
that was all ball...stupid refs. no wonder james is shooting so many free throws

fishfan79
05-24-2009, 11:35 PM
horrid calls,
I wonder how much Lebron and the cavs are paying the refs or if it just David Stern trying to get his Kobe vs Lebron series and paying them off?

macc
05-24-2009, 11:35 PM
Question to a Cavs fan or whoever can answer it. With Lebron comanding so many double teams why don't they play Wally Z more min. At least he has a consistant jump shot and can knock down an open J when Bron gets him the ball. West should just be a back up to Mo. It's like they have two starting point guards.

NYMetros
05-24-2009, 11:35 PM
Too much FT shooting tonight...again.

Kenny
05-24-2009, 11:35 PM
Dont the magic have more free throw attempts then the cavs this series? Howard has like a free throw a minute.. Both teams have shot a ton of free throws

tr4shb0t
05-24-2009, 11:35 PM
wow huge bailout by the refs again for Lebron after he gets embarrassed by that sensational all-ball block. sad. mvp shoots like 1 of 20 from outside the paint? wow

dsonLAL24
05-24-2009, 11:35 PM
If the Magic win game 4, the series is all but over.

KmB728
05-24-2009, 11:36 PM
MP with a solid block.... i thought they were gunna call a foul :laugh2:

Kenny
05-24-2009, 11:36 PM
wow huge bailout by the refs again for Lebron after he gets embarrassed by that sensational all-ball block. sad. mvp shoots like 1 of 20 from outside the paint? wow

again with your baiting ****.. Lebrons a one man team out there

Free Throw
05-24-2009, 11:36 PM
This is the reason I've griped at EVERY game that's been officiated haha. Every game the refs like one team and not the other. It's terrible.

Clean block by Howard.

Yes, the refs seem to love the Cavs even though the Magic have taken 14 more free throws.

The simple story behind this game is, the Cavs are playing horribly, the only reason they were even IN this game was due to Lebron. Supporting cast needs to get their act together.

KmB728
05-24-2009, 11:37 PM
Magic win game 4, the series is all but over.




This was game 3 the series is 2-1 in the Magics favor... game 4 is on tuesday i believe

ragee
05-24-2009, 11:37 PM
I wonder if mo still think the Magic can't beat them four games... If Lebron didn't hit that wicked 3, it would have been 3-0 already...:rolleyes:

Hoopsadvocate
05-24-2009, 11:37 PM
Funny thing is this would have easily been 3-0 in favor of the Magic. When almost nobody gave them a shot in competing with the cavs none the less winning.

dsonLAL24
05-24-2009, 11:38 PM
enough talk about 1 sec shot.

Brooke
05-24-2009, 11:38 PM
Some of the calls Lebron gets are pathetic. People whine about Kobe getting everything, what I'm seeing tonight is just pathetic.



Exactly. It really is pathetic and sickening

Free Throw
05-24-2009, 11:38 PM
To think the Magic were 1 miracle shot away from being up 3-0 on the almighty Cavs

The Cavs were only 1 miracle shot away from being 2-1 right now, too.

This game though, was horrid.

dsonLAL24
05-24-2009, 11:39 PM
This was game 3 the series is 2-1 in the Magics favor... game 4 is on tuesday i believe

i know, i meant if they win game 4.

Free Throw
05-24-2009, 11:41 PM
Funny thing is this would have easily been 3-0 in favor of the Magic. When almost nobody gave them a shot in competing with the cavs none the less winning.

I don't think anyone with much of a brain didn't think Cleveland wouldn't be challenged, let alone not beaten, Orlando is a good team, they took 2/3 from the Cavs and 2/2 from the Lakers. I expected this, to be honest, with the way the Cavs played in the first two rounds, sure they won, but against bad teams.

They haven't even been tested until now, and are choking this series away.

superkegger
05-24-2009, 11:41 PM
It's games like these why LeBron James' jump shot is criticized. 2 jump shots made all game. He's improved it, but it's not totally reliable. And when he goes cold with it like tonight, it spells doom

shas
05-24-2009, 11:42 PM
lol bye bye king james.

ragee
05-24-2009, 11:42 PM
Funny thing is this would have easily been 3-0 in favor of the Magic. When almost nobody gave them a shot in competing with the cavs none the less winning.

I know... Everybody is expecting the Lakers and the Cavaliers in the finals... The team who is most surprising though is Denver... I though the Lakers would just blow past them.... All four teams have a legit chance of going to the finals...

skinsfan4life80
05-24-2009, 11:45 PM
I have never seen a worse 40 point night ever. how can you be the best player in the NBA and people dare you to shoot?

Kakaroach
05-24-2009, 11:45 PM
Good win for the Magic. Should be interesting to see what happens if they go up 3-1.

tr4shb0t
05-24-2009, 11:45 PM
huge bailout to make it look like Cavs can even remotely compete with the Magic. Dwight can't even look at Lebron without being called for a foul. Refs tried so hard to make it look like a close game. That was a massacre. Lebron is overrated shooting 1 of 20 from outside paint haha and Dwight shooting better freethrows than him wow.

lets.go.to
05-24-2009, 11:46 PM
lol, i usually just read around these forums in hockey and football..sometimes baseball, but not really that much of basketball, and usually its just for raptors (yes i know they suck), but i was just lookin at basketball lately cuz playoffs and reading the GT's, and my god, I learned that lakers fans are the whiniest bunch of fans ive ever seen, i thought habs and red sox fans were bad but wow...

Becks2307
05-24-2009, 11:52 PM
I dont know how Dwight Howards doesn't flip out that dude must have some zen going on

Kakaroach
05-24-2009, 11:58 PM
I dont know how Dwight Howards doesn't flip out that dude must have some zen going on Not really lol. I think he finished like 4th in the league with technicals.

BTownTeamsRKing
05-25-2009, 12:01 AM
Great job Magic.

Pietrus = 2008 James Posey. solid bench player making the big difference.

Kakaroach
05-25-2009, 12:02 AM
Great job Magic.

Pietrus = 2008 James Posey. solid bench player making the big difference. Good comparison, except Pietrus is 10x more athletic.

BTownTeamsRKing
05-25-2009, 12:04 AM
Exactly. It really is pathetic and sickening

Kobe does get a little preferential treatment, but nothing like lebron. not even remotely close.

It has come to down to defenders worrying if they should even bother defending the shot or just move and not pick up the foul. Theres a certain point when I'm watching the game wondering why Lebron doesnt go into the paint barreling out of control because he gets the call EVERYTIME. Its no secret. I enjoyed Gortat (what a goofy looken dude lol) stuffing lebron.

ragee
05-25-2009, 12:05 AM
Hope we can win in game 4 so we can really put the pressure on the Cavs... I also hope Hedo can get more than one fg coz we really need him in this series!!! Good thing Mo was having an off night too!

BTownTeamsRKing
05-25-2009, 12:06 AM
Good comparison, except Pietrus is 10x more athletic.

true, he is much more athletic at this point in his career. I cant believe Pietrus was a FA for so long. Anyone could have got him. If the Celtics had him, despite the injuries, they would still be playing. He was a killer to the tired Celtics and he is murderer to the cavs SGs.

kingkobe
05-25-2009, 12:07 AM
Hope we can win in game 4 so we can really put the pressure on the Cavs... I also hope Hedo can get more than one fg coz we really need him in this series!!! Good thing Mo was having an off night too!

How many teams have come back from down 3-1 in conf finals?

lakersrock
05-25-2009, 12:16 AM
again with your baiting ****.. Lebrons a one man team out there

How was that baiting? He pointed out the fact LeBron sucks outside of barreling into the lane and dunking it. I just don't see how a PG/SG/SF can get MVP and can't routinely hit ANYTHING outside of 5 feet. His skill set is a joke and the second his body slips, he's gonna be pathetic unless he works on it now. It's annoying to see him get so much love when the ONLY reason he's any good is his body. Without that freakish body, he wouldn't be anything at all. I'd rather cheer for guys like Kobe, Billups, Bird, etc. who just have to bust their balls and get really good with skill.

lakersrock
05-25-2009, 12:17 AM
How many teams have come back from down 3-1 in conf finals?

The last team I remember coming back from 3-1 is the Suns against Kobe and his band of merry idiots a few years back.

ragee
05-25-2009, 12:19 AM
How many teams have come back from down 3-1 in conf finals?

I have no idea about conference finals but a couple of teams have came back from a 3-1 deficit...

tr4shb0t
05-25-2009, 12:20 AM
How was that baiting? He pointed out the fact LeBron sucks outside of barreling into the lane and dunking it. I just don't see how a PG/SG/SF can get MVP and can't routinely hit ANYTHING outside of 5 feet. His skill set is a joke and the second his body slips, he's gonna be pathetic unless he works on it now. It's annoying to see him get so much love when the ONLY reason he's any good is his body. Without that freakish body, he wouldn't be anything at all. I'd rather cheer for guys like Kobe, Billups, Bird, etc. who just have to bust their balls and get really good with skill.

Why can't ESPN speak the facts like you just did?

BTownTeamsRKing
05-25-2009, 12:21 AM
How was that baiting? He pointed out the fact LeBron sucks outside of barreling into the lane and dunking it. I just don't see how a PG/SG/SF can get MVP and can't routinely hit ANYTHING outside of 5 feet. His skill set is a joke and the second his body slips, he's gonna be pathetic unless he works on it now. It's annoying to see him get so much love when the ONLY reason he's any good is his body. Without that freakish body, he wouldn't be anything at all. I'd rather cheer for guys like Kobe, Billups, Bird, etc. who just have to bust their balls and get really good with skill.

I think we agree that as fans of basketball, we are sick of this forced "next MJ" BS the NBA is doing. enough of it. we will cheer and give credit to who we like, not who david stern likes.

Brooke
05-25-2009, 12:21 AM
Kobe does get a little preferential treatment, but nothing like lebron. not even remotely close.



Yes Kobe does get some calls but not even close to how LeBron does look at Dwight's last foul called on him. Completely bogus. There are many times where I see Kobe get hacked and no call at all if it was LeBron it would be automatic

ragee
05-25-2009, 12:24 AM
The last team I remember coming back from 3-1 is the Suns against Kobe and his band of merry idiots a few years back.

The Lakers built a 3-1 lead against the Suns during the Suns reign in the west? Wow, I didn't know that...

tr4shb0t
05-25-2009, 12:25 AM
I think we agree that as fans of basketball, we are sick of this forced "next MJ" BS the NBA is doing. enough of it. we will cheer and give credit to who we like, not who david stern likes.

:clap: Exactly. I was rooting for Cavs until I saw this horrific and consistent officiating to bail them out.

lakersrock
05-25-2009, 12:26 AM
I think we agree that as fans of basketball, we are sick of this forced "next MJ" BS the NBA is doing. enough of it. we will cheer and give credit to who we like, not who david stern likes.

If you want next MJ, it has to be Kobe. (Even though I hate next MJ crap.) Nobody but Kobe has worked as hard since Jordan, nobody is as potent offensively all over the floor since Jordan and nobody takes it personal to stop the other star on defense since Jordan. That's why LeBron won't be the greatest ever. He sucks at shooting, so that takes out the end of game heroics unless he gets lucky like a couple games back. Plus, he HATES when he gets stuck man on man against Kobe. The first thing he does is switch as soon as possible. I'm not trying to bait or hate, but I'm just getting so sick of this KING James crap. You're not the king unless your name is Duncan. Whoever starts winning titles now will be the next King. (...and I loathe Duncan.)

*To the mods, this isn't about derailing the thread. It's about griping how he gets preferential treatment when it isn't deserved whatsoever....mainly stemming from him barreling over defenders in the lane and getting two refs to whistle a foul on a clean block.

*Superman*
05-25-2009, 12:31 AM
The refs need to get of Lebron's dick. Its total BS and Lebron is a faker. What BS when Dwight clearly blocked his 3. What a punk.

BTownTeamsRKing
05-25-2009, 12:33 AM
anyone see lebron look like he got shot after dunking an alley oop and then having the ball hit him in the chin? it was on that new where amazing happens commercial they made.

tr4shb0t
05-25-2009, 12:39 AM
anyone see lebron look like he got shot after dunking an alley oop and then having the ball hit him in the chin? it was on that new where amazing happens commercial they made.

I think he was trying to draw a foul and then he realized it was the ball that hit him. I wouldn't have been surprised if the called a T on the ball...

lakersrock
05-25-2009, 12:41 AM
I think he was trying to draw a foul and then he realized it was the ball that hit him. I wouldn't have been surprised if the called a T on the ball...

Haha. That is honestly the funniest thing I've ever read on PSD. I'm not even kidding in saying that either.

goku
05-25-2009, 12:42 AM
this should be could the hate thread lakers made at lbj cause he threatens kobe position as top player and magic hate him cause they r playing against him

lakersrock
05-25-2009, 12:43 AM
this should be could the hate thread lakers made at lbj cause he threatens kobe position as top player and magic hate him cause they r playing against him

Doesn't he have to be able to hit 8 foot jumpers to threaten Kobe? Much less hit FT, mid range, deep jumpers and play GOOD man on man D against the other star?

kingkobe
05-25-2009, 12:44 AM
this should be could the hate thread lakers made at lbj cause he threatens kobe position as top player and magic hate him cause they r playing against him

Too bad the Rockets don't have anyone to cheer about or defend so they also come and start licking Lebron. Also, too bad his nuts are taken by the refs so you can only lick his arse.

Man does Lebron even need to shower?

ragee
05-25-2009, 12:47 AM
I think he was trying to draw a foul and then he realized it was the ball that hit him. I wouldn't have been surprised if the called a T on the ball...

Hahaha... Lebron James loves to freakin act... I know sometimes, players tend to act to get a foul on somebody but his acting is way over board...

Brooke
05-25-2009, 12:47 AM
Doesn't he have to be able to hit 8 foot jumpers to threaten Kobe? Much less hit FT, mid range, deep jumpers and play GOOD man on man D against the other star?

:clap:

*Superman*
05-25-2009, 12:48 AM
too bad the rockets don't have anyone to cheer about or defend so they also come and start licking lebron. Also, too bad his nuts are taken by the refs so you can only lick his arse.

Man does lebron even need to shower?

lmao!

ragee
05-25-2009, 12:50 AM
this should be could the hate thread lakers made at lbj cause he threatens kobe position as top player and magic hate him cause they r playing against him

Watch the game then tell me if what we are saying is wrong...

*Superman*
05-25-2009, 12:50 AM
this should be could the hate thread lakers made at lbj cause he threatens kobe position as top player and magic hate him cause they r playing against him

Let us enjoy the good times man. Especially as a Magic fan, i can't tell you how long i have waited for this time.

goku
05-25-2009, 12:51 AM
Too bad the Rockets don't have anyone to cheer about or defend so they also come and start licking Lebron. Also, too bad his nuts are taken by the refs so you can only lick his arse.

Man does Lebron even need to shower?

doesnt kobe get tea bagged by the refs too i mean u could blow on kobe and get a foul lebron isnt the only 1

BTownTeamsRKing
05-25-2009, 12:56 AM
I think he was trying to draw a foul and then he realized it was the ball that hit him. I wouldn't have been surprised if the called a T on the ball...

hahaha me either. honestly no call surprises me with the cavs. ew to think lebron will be in my division come 2010. yuck

*Superman*
05-25-2009, 12:59 AM
doesnt kobe get tea bagged by the refs too i mean u could blow on kobe and get a foul lebron isnt the only 1

Thats a T for insulting Lebron.

goku
05-25-2009, 01:06 AM
if the magic get past the cavs and lakers get past the nuggets once allies will be come enemies magic will see the same with kobe

tr4shb0t
05-25-2009, 01:22 AM
How will ESPN make Lebron look like a GOD after this game? They may have to edit some old videos together...

ragee
05-25-2009, 01:37 AM
if the magic get past the cavs and lakers get past the nuggets once allies will be come enemies magic will see the same with kobe

Oh man, I do hope so... I have been waiting for one of my teams to play the Lakers in the playoffs and hopefully beat them... That is going to be a fun series...

On the foul thing... It does not matte if it is Kobe, Lebron, Wade, Jordan or who ever... Point is, it is not fair... Just because you are a superstar, that does not mean you should be treated by the refs differently...

SF25
05-25-2009, 02:00 AM
Only part I caught was when Dwight was called for a foul on a clearly clean block on Lebron. I'm so happy they won though. Hopefully they can win game 4 and go up 3-1 heading back to Cleveland.

sphinxvc
05-25-2009, 02:23 AM
He pointed out the fact LeBron sucks outside of barreling into the lane and dunking it. I just don't see how a PG/SG/SF can get MVP and can't routinely hit ANYTHING outside of 5 feet. His skill set is a joke and the second his body slips, he's gonna be pathetic unless he works on it now. It's annoying to see him get so much love when the ONLY reason he's any good is his body. Without that freakish body, he wouldn't be anything at all. I'd rather cheer for guys like Kobe, Billups, Bird, etc. who just have to bust their balls and get really good with skill.

:clap::clap::clap::clap::clap:


I think we agree that as fans of basketball, we are sick of this forced "next MJ" BS the NBA is doing. enough of it. we will cheer and give credit to who we like, not who david stern likes.

:clap::clap::clap::clap::clap:

macc
05-25-2009, 02:37 AM
I'm a Magic fan but i have to defend Lebron here. The guy is arguablly the best player in the NBA. You can make arguments for both him and Kobe. Reguardless he's great. He just doesn't have any help. The guy has been killing us this entire series. There truly is no answer for him. The fact is he can't do everything by himself. His # 2 man is Mo Williams. My opinion is he should be a 3 or a 4 option on most teams. He just doesn't shoot consistantly enough. Lebron makes his players better, when he draws the double team he makes good passes and gets his teammates wide open shots. They just keep missing. That's not lebrons fault. People can critisize his jump shot but noone is perfect, he's only 24 and has about 5 more years till he reaches his prime, so he has time to work on it.


On a side note, I just don't see how people can hate on his skill set. Yes he has some things to work on but he'll score 30 pts and make it look like nothing. Don't hate the player hate the game. I love Kobe as well. We all should appreciate these types of players while we have them.

In any case, good luck Cavs fans. Can't wait till Tues. Hopefully we can go up 3-1.

ElMarroAfamado
05-25-2009, 02:49 AM
you cant be considered the "best" of anything
when you you go halves without making people remember
"oh yeah can shoot the ball not just dunk or layup"

macc
05-25-2009, 03:00 AM
you cant be considered the "best" of anything
when you you go halves without making people remember
"oh yeah can shoot the ball not just dunk or layup"



Ya but every basketball player has flaws. Howard can't shoot jumpshots, Shaq couldn't either. Kobe wasn't shooting 3's consistantly the first part of his career, neither was Wade. Doesn't make somone any less great though. Lets look at the facts. There has never been a guy with lebrons size who has the athletic ability and ball control that he has to break down defenses. He scores and makes it look easy.

You don't have to master every aspect of the game to be the "best" just do what you are best at and what works. Lebron scores 30+ with ease, imagine when he does develp a consistant jumpshot. Or at least gets a true #2 guy with him. Possibilities are endless.

#1Mavericksfan
05-25-2009, 03:06 AM
I see ESPN didn't show that clean block on Lebron...the Magic are the better team so I just hope Stern doesn't screw them over.

amwpr86
05-25-2009, 03:25 AM
I'm surprised on how pathetic the Cavs are shooting. It's not like they aren't getting open shots. With all those terrible calls, a horrendous shooting percentage, and missed open looks they still were only down 4 in the 4th. If they hit some of those open looks they might of won that game. If they continue to shoot that bad Orlando is going to the finals. With out a scoring threat from their bigs Orlando can easily clog the lane and keep Cleveland a jump shooting team. Lebron will get his no matter what. Even if Z does establish his 15/20 footer off the pick and pop I believe Orlando will continue to ignore Cleveland's bigs and try to make Lebron beat them. I don't see Cleveland shooting that bad all series, but will they show up next game?

Bulls_fan90
05-25-2009, 03:27 AM
Ya this Cavs team is just like the Nuggets. Always slapping and hitting after plays and talking when they shouldn't be. Have some class and play the game right.

Some of the calls Lebron gets are pathetic. People whine about Kobe getting everything, what I'm seeing tonight is just pathetic.

I'm glad the Magic are going to win and probably win the series.

Very ture. Thats why i'd love to see the magic go all the way this year. Nuggets may not have class but have you seen Boston? Now thats a team with NO class.

Bulls_fan90
05-25-2009, 03:29 AM
Ya but every basketball player has flaws. Howard can't shoot jumpshots, Shaq couldn't either. Kobe wasn't shooting 3's consistantly the first part of his career, neither was Wade. Doesn't make somone any less great though. Lets look at the facts. There has never been a guy with lebrons size who has the athletic ability and ball control that he has to break down defenses. He scores and makes it look easy.

You don't have to master every aspect of the game to be the "best" just do what you are best at and what works. Lebron scores 30+ with ease, imagine when he does develp a consistant jumpshot. Or at least gets a true #2 guy with him. Possibilities are endless.

Not my boy Derrick Rose :D

LeonFSU
05-25-2009, 03:47 AM
anyone see lebron look like he got shot after dunking an alley oop and then having the ball hit him in the chin? it was on that new where amazing happens commercial they made.

You should watch it again if you can. I replayed it a few times, and I'm almost sure that the ball didn't actually hit Lebron on the way down from the net. Lebron actually caught the ball after it went in and threw it in the air and accidentally hit himself in the face.

JJ_JKidd
05-25-2009, 03:49 AM
Sorry Magic fans but its getting pretty clear how the NBA would make LBJ a "basketball GOD." First, Orlando wins in game 4 making the series 3-1. Then the refs and David Stern would do a Wade-Mavericks type and screw the Magic so that it would look like LBJ and the Cavs came back to win the series (Cavs 4-3). :speechless:

Next, the Lakers will be up 3-0 in the NBA Finals and would again be screwed so that the Cavs and LBJ would be "that d@mn good" in the eyes of ordinary NBA fans. :clap:

Becks2307
05-25-2009, 07:58 AM
Not my boy Derrick Rose :D

Ummm...3 point shooting, composure down the stretch, defence

Rose is an amazing player but come on lol

theimortalone
05-25-2009, 09:26 AM
Wow Cleveland sucked in this game. This series will easily go to 7 games.

Kakaroach
05-25-2009, 09:34 AM
Should be a long and good series but someone else needs to show up for the Cavs and the refs need to start making the right calls. I hope it goes 7 imortalone :)

BTownTeamsRKing
05-25-2009, 09:44 AM
lol i hope Orlando wins in 5. screw a game 7 in cleveland. all that will be is a give lebron every call fest.

I hate stan van gundy. i think he yells too much and doesnt treat his players well enough, but he makes great points from time to time.

Reporter: "What did you think of that last call on Howard?"

STV: "I don't know, but I'm not going to say anything and get fined $25,000. You saw it, it's fine for u to write about it. See the funny thing is that you see the calls, you ask me about the calls, and then you don't write about it."

great point.

lakersrock
05-25-2009, 11:14 AM
I'd take Rose over LeBron any day. Rose will get more APG, 20+ PPG and a handful of RPG.....plus, he plays really good D, he can actually hit a jumper and he LOVES having the ball at the end of the game. There's a reason LeBron hasn't won a title. It's because he isn't a closer and role players never have been and never will be.

MagicBucsSox
05-25-2009, 11:23 AM
I'd take Rose over LeBron any day. Rose will get more APG, 20+ PPG and a handful of RPG.....plus, he plays really good D, he can actually hit a jumper and he LOVES having the ball at the end of the game. There's a reason LeBron hasn't won a title. It's because he isn't a closer and role players never have been and never will be.

lebron averages more everything them rose,wat i hate more than lbj hype is derrick rose hype,he dont avg 20ppg, dont even avg a steal bro,he's D sucks he let rondo avg 20 on him and drop 30 twice, AND HE DONT HAVE THE BALL IN CLUTCH MOMENT THATS BEN'S JOB EVEN WEN ROSE WAS TANKING FT'S AT HS AND MEMPHIS

m26555
05-25-2009, 11:26 AM
I don't know if this has already been posted, but did anyone else see that LeCry...err...LeBron James and big mouth Maurice Williams called Johnson's play dirty?

There were deep cuts over and under Williams' eye thanks to the meaty and free-wheeling elbow of Orlando Magic backup point guard Anthony Johnson. After Williams was hit in the face during the Magic's 99-89 win Sunday night in a Game 3 Eastern Conference finals foul-fest, he was motionless on the floor as Cavaliers players formed a circle around him. Some of them believed Williams was seriously injured.

"It looked pretty bad," Cleveland's Delonte West said of the cuts to Williams' eye.

When asked if it was a cheap shot, Williams didn't hesitate to answer: "Most definitely," he said. In fact, according to Williams, this is the second time in this series Johnson elbowed him. The first instance, Williams claimed, happened in Game 2.

When asked if it was a dirty play, LeBron James also didn't hesitate. "I think it was," he said. "The foul was called and he continued to swing elbows ... it's uncalled for in this game."

Please. Johnson was driving to the basket, was going up for the shot, and he inadvertently caught Williams' flush in the face with an elbow. THAT is what happened. He didn't "continue to swing elbows" after the foul was called.

Sounds to me like the Cryliers..oops, I mean Cavaliers...know they're not going to win the series and are just making excuses like children.

Becks2307
05-25-2009, 11:30 AM
I'd take Rose over LeBron any day. Rose will get more APG, 20+ PPG and a handful of RPG.....plus, he plays really good D, he can actually hit a jumper and he LOVES having the ball at the end of the game. There's a reason LeBron hasn't won a title. It's because he isn't a closer and role players never have been and never will be.

dude this is pure hate right here. I do not think Lebron is the best in the leauge but to say you would take Derrick Rose over him is an atrocious statement to make.

Kakaroach
05-25-2009, 11:39 AM
dude this is pure hate right here. I do not think Lebron is the best in the leauge but to say you would take Derrick Rose over him is an atrocious statement to make. x100 That was just a dumb thing to say lmao. Rose over James?

lakersrock
05-25-2009, 11:44 AM
dude this is pure hate right here. I do not think Lebron is the best in the leauge but to say you would take Derrick Rose over him is an atrocious statement to make.

Actually it's not. I prefer someone who can shoot and play D over someone who can't.

tr4shb0t
05-25-2009, 12:04 PM
Actually it's not. I prefer someone who can shoot and play D over someone who can't.

haha nice sig

fairandbalanced
05-25-2009, 12:56 PM
Last nights game was an absolute travesty. at one point the refs started calling fouls on the basketball when things weren't going Lebron's way. The refs tried to take Howard out, so the Cavs can win and everyone watching that game has to see that. Fouls called on Howard was a joke, all 6 of them, absolute joke. Is this the play-offs? or pick-up game? I am freaking confused, Lebron was treated like he's the 4th Ref and the Magic were treated like they were in the D-League, absolute travesty of a NBA play-offs. Can we please see the best 2 teams play in the finals, all this Kobe/Lebron match-up dream is a total joke that will ruin the NBA's credibility.

Kenny
05-25-2009, 01:10 PM
Last nights game was an absolute travesty. at one point the refs started calling fouls on the basketball when things weren't going Lebron's way. The refs tried to take Howard out, so the Cavs can win and everyone watching that game has to see that. Fouls called on Howard was a joke, all 6 of them, absolute joke. Is this the play-offs? or pick-up game? I am freaking confused, Lebron was treated like he's the 4th Ref and the Magic were treated like they were in the D-League, absolute travesty of a NBA play-offs. Can we please see the best 2 teams play in the finals, all this Kobe/Lebron match-up dream is a total joke that will ruin the NBA's credibility.

The Magic *** 51 free throws to the cavs 35.. The Magic have shot more free throws this entire series.. All people do is ***** and moan about the refs

J-Relo
05-25-2009, 01:13 PM
Actually it's not. I prefer someone who can shoot and play D over someone who can't.

actualy your statements are dump :clap:

Rose might be future hall of famer, but he has to improve a lot do make it happen, he doesn't play great defence, he plays D definitely worse than Lebron... His shot is good , but not incredible, oh c'mon he is still not the best PG in the game, so why you are talking he is even the best player ... and yea... Lebron already is HOF...

fairandbalanced
05-25-2009, 01:38 PM
The Magic *** 51 free throws to the cavs 35.. The Magic have shot more free throws this entire series.. All people do is ***** and moan about the refs

51 freetrows? It should be twice that for the magic because the Cavs has no answer for Howard and if he gets the same kinda calls as Lebron, he should be at the line every time he touches the ball in the low post.

fairandbalanced
05-25-2009, 01:39 PM
actualy your statements are dump :clap:

Rose might be future hall of famer, but he has to improve a lot do make it happen, he doesn't play great defence, he plays D definitely worse than Lebron... His shot is good , but not incredible, oh c'mon he is still not the best PG in the game, so why you are talking he is even the best player ... and yea... Lebron already is HOF...

:rolleyes:

lakersrock
05-25-2009, 03:12 PM
actualy your statements are dump :clap:

Rose might be future hall of famer, but he has to improve a lot do make it happen, he doesn't play great defence, he plays D definitely worse than Lebron... His shot is good , but not incredible, oh c'mon he is still not the best PG in the game, so why you are talking he is even the best player ... and yea... Lebron already is HOF...

I know, Deron is....and I'd definitely take Deron over LeBron too. CP3 is a joke. He's terrible on D and really hasn't improved his shot that much. Plus, he let his team lose by 58. That's beyond a joke. Deron at least made the Jazz fight back in all the games against LA.

tr4shb0t
05-25-2009, 03:30 PM
Lebron had such a bad game that NBA.com had to show him making a freethrow in his highlights. They also showed his 1 jumpshot he made and the blatant goaltend he had in the highlights.

bostonfan209
05-25-2009, 03:50 PM
I don't think the Cavs can beat the Magic. Last night the Magic won by 10 and Hedo Turkoglu one of the Magics top scorers shot 1-11 from the field. Also in Dwight Howard's blog it says that all the attention is going to LeBron and Kobe and nobody is giving us a chance. He says they use it as motivation.

I would like to know your thoughts on the series because i personally think Orlando should be up 3-0 instead they are up 2-1 because of a buzzer beater. I say Magic in 6. Anybody Agree? Disagree?

Frank Costanza
05-25-2009, 03:53 PM
diagree to the fullest


good points
one word LEbron -"nuff said"

bostonfan209
05-25-2009, 03:57 PM
yea but he's been going off and Magic still up 2-1 and should be 3-0

madiaz3
05-25-2009, 03:59 PM
lol hes been going off and no one else has been, thats his problem

his style of play doesn't get his teammates into rhythm or get them going at the right time

lilboytwister99
05-25-2009, 04:07 PM
LeBron can't beat the Magic all by himself, which is what it looks like he is trying to do. He had a hell of a shot in Game 2, which I give him props for. However, it was merely that one shot that saved the Cavs. I say Orlando could easily have been up 3-0 as of last night's game.

It seems like the Cavs just lost their motivation, which sucks because they could have made the finals if they played like they did against Detroit and Atlanta. Maybe that time off between series hurt them.

Orlando is looking very good. I call an Orlando vs. LA Lakers finals. Orlando will take it in 6 (in addition to taking their current series in 6 games)

bostonfan209
05-25-2009, 04:13 PM
LeBron can't beat the Magic all by himself, which is what it looks like he is trying to do. He had a hell of a shot in Game 2, which I give him props for. However, it was merely that one shot that saved the Cavs. I say Orlando could easily have been up 3-0 as of last night's game.

It seems like the Cavs just lost their motivation, which sucks because they could have made the finals if they played like they did against Detroit and Atlanta. Maybe that time off between series hurt them.

Orlando is looking very good. I call an Orlando vs. LA Lakers finals. Orlando will take it in 6 (in addition to taking their current series in 6 games)
I completely agree except Denver vs Orlando final. I think the Magic have a much better team then the Cavs. The cavs have LeBron yeah he will get his points but who else is going to score

Frank Costanza
05-25-2009, 04:19 PM
the cavs have lebrons essense, his power, karma is on his side, momentum is on his side, no one is beating bron-bron this will though be a great series to watch right till the end

coryd238
05-25-2009, 04:28 PM
The Magic *** 51 free throws to the cavs 35.. The Magic have shot more free throws this entire series.. All people do is ***** and moan about the refs

Yeah..... the Cavs strategy was to foul Dwight everytime he was in the paint. And he had, what, 19 FTA? That's like 9 fouls.

S.J.Basketball
05-25-2009, 04:30 PM
the cavs have lebrons essense, his power, karma is on his side, momentum is on his side, no one is beating bron-bron this will though be a great series to watch right till the end

Hey Frank you need to take your meds. Karma and Essence don't win ball games. That sounds like more of an idea for Lebron's Cologne line. And momentum? What momentum? The only game the Cavs won was on a miraculous shot by Lebron. Magic have all the momentum. They're up 2-1 and are playing the next game at home.

Get your head out of your ***.

Bulls_fan90
05-26-2009, 03:17 AM
Ummm...3 point shooting, composure down the stretch, defence

Rose is an amazing player but come on lol

I was just joking. Of course every player has areas to improve.

junion
05-26-2009, 04:36 AM
anyone else feel like it's funny that in games 1 and 3, the refs were so bias in favor of lebron, but the magic won anyway, while game 2 was 'kinda' more even than any other games, and it took a miracle shot to win?

JayW_1023
05-26-2009, 06:17 AM
The Cavaliers are lucky to even be 2-1 behind. If it weren't for LeBrons game winner they'd be facing a sweep in game 4. So I'm not sure why Mo Williams remains so defiant in winning this series.

The Magic seem to really have the right pieces to beat Cleveland...if Cleveland is gonna win this series, everyone has to raise their game, not just LeBron.

JayW_1023
05-26-2009, 06:18 AM
double post

JayW_1023
05-26-2009, 09:57 AM
I know, Deron is....and I'd definitely take Deron over LeBron too. CP3 is a joke. He's terrible on D and really hasn't improved his shot that much. Plus, he let his team lose by 58. That's beyond a joke. Deron at least made the Jazz fight back in all the games against LA.

Do you even know you're being biased? Never mind, don't answer that :up: