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Avenged
04-25-2011, 04:28 AM
Game 5: Series Tied 2-2
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Monday, April 25, 2011
8:30 p.m. ET
NBA TV


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Marcus Camby--------------------Tyson Chandler




When Brandon Roy's 3-point attempt just before the third-quarter buzzer rolled around and in, it seemed to taunt Portland Trail Blazers fans who had seen their team miss their first 15 shots after halftime. Instead, it turned out to be a step toward one of the most improbable comebacks in NBA playoff history.

After scoring 18 points in the fourth quarter to help the Blazers rally from a deficit as large as 23 points and defeat the Dallas Mavericks 84-82 to square their first-round series at two wins apiece, Roy admitted that he too figured his team was finished.

"Even playing the game, it kind of seemed like it was over," Roy said. "Dallas was just pounding us. We had no rhythm the entire night. I remember sitting on the sideline, and Coach was basically saying if we lose tonight, we're done."

It was up to Roy to supply the missing offense, a prospect that seemed unthinkable as recently as Tuesday. That's when Roy played just eight minutes in Portland's Game 2 loss in Dallas. Afterward, Roy complained to The Oregonian about his playing time, saying, "I just always thought I would be treated better." All was forgiven after Roy played a key role in Thursday's win at the Rose Garden, coming off the bench to score 16 points. But in the first half on Saturday, Roy was a nonfactor, scoring two points and missing both of his attempts from the field.

Something clicked when Roy knocked down the 3 to end the third quarter. Suddenly, the Roy who had become an All-Star fixture before repeated knee surgeries forced him to the bench returned. The Blazers had seen flashes of that level of play over the last two months, but this was the whole package -- Roy beating defenders off the dribble with his crossover, finishing at the rim, pulling up for midrange jumpers and finding teammates when he drew defensive help.

"We all here in Portland know what he is capable of doing and tonight was Brandon Roy of old," said Blazers coach Nate McMillan. "He took the game on his shoulders and just carried the team, willed the team to a win. There were possessions where I thought he was doing a good job of setting guys up and kicking it out, but in the fourth quarter, I saw Brandon of old in the sense that he wasn't passing the ball. He was going to take the shot and he was going to live with the result whether he made it or missed."

During the final period, Roy scored 18 of his 24 points. He also handed out four assists and was responsible for 12 of the team's 15 field goals in the quarter. Roy's heroics might not have mattered had Portland been unable to get stops at the other end and cut into the Dallas lead, which was still 10 points as late as the 3:33 mark, when Jason Terry knocked down a 3-point dagger from the corner. But the Mavericks would score only one more field goal the rest of the game, turning the ball over twice and not getting a single shot attempt for Dirk Nowitzki down the stretch. By that point, the sellout crowd had become a major factor in the game, roaring its approval for each score and stop.

With 1:06 left to play, Roy tied the game by knocking down a 3-pointer and drawing the foul for a four-point play. On the Blazers' next possession, Roy banked in a pull-up jumper off the glass to give Portland its first lead since the score was 9-8. Down to a last chance in the waning seconds, Dallas finally found a way to stop Roy when Jason Kidd denied him the basketball until late in the shot clock and Roy was forced to take an off-balance 3-pointer that went long. Without any timeouts, the Mavericks hurried the ball up to Terry, who missed a shot that would have won it at the buzzer.

Like that, Portland's rally was complete. The Blazers became just the third team in the shot-clock era to rally from a deficit of 18 points or larger entering the fourth period of a playoff game. Portland had never even won in the postseason in franchise history when trailing by double digits after three quarters. Yet that was still only the day's second most impressive comeback, trailing Roy's re-emergence as a star who can carry the Blazers to victory.

"Brandon doesn't talk much, but you could see in his eyes that he was going to control this game," said McMillan. "We hadn't seen that in a while."

PraiseJesus
04-25-2011, 04:46 AM
Dallas Wins

Crackadalic
04-25-2011, 05:28 AM
Dallas. Would not be surprise if this goes to 7 games

LakersIn5
04-25-2011, 11:53 AM
blazers win 99-95

Baller1
04-25-2011, 11:58 AM
I called the chokefest starting in game 3, and I see it continuing through game 5. I also called the Blazers in 6, so come on Portland!

AlexTmz2
04-25-2011, 12:08 PM
going to be another epic game but I see Dallas taking this one.

Hawkeye15
04-25-2011, 01:42 PM
damnit, its on NBA TV. Ugh

Portland in a close one tonight

Chacarron
04-25-2011, 01:50 PM
Portland wins and this game should be on TNT!!!

JordansBulls
04-25-2011, 02:11 PM
You guys don't have NBA TV? I'm surprised a series that is 2-2 is not on TNT though vs putting a series that is 3-0 on it.

Chi StateOfMind
04-25-2011, 03:32 PM
Dallas. Would not be surprise if this goes to 7 games

This.

MJ-BULLS
04-25-2011, 04:21 PM
Portland carries the momentum heading into Dallas and wins.

drobe86
04-25-2011, 04:21 PM
This game will decide the series. Whoever wins this, wins the series...

championships
04-25-2011, 04:26 PM
Dallas will get all of the calls the Mavs fans were *****in for on the Road.
Mavs win at home.

drobe86
04-25-2011, 04:51 PM
We gotta go out and win this game in a big way. Establish dominance and take control of this series once and for all. This team has hung around long enough..... There won't be anymore flam nights for Brandon Roy or Wes Matthews and we can play ball without phantom crap happening... Idk how the hell Roy comes out and scores 18 4th qtr points with no knees. He's not even a good player anymore.... That type of **** only happens to the Mavs

SteBO
04-25-2011, 05:04 PM
I'll go Dallas in this one. POR is the popular pick to many, but Dallas is at home and they need to win, almost with a sense of desperation. Besides, I don't count on Roy having the same game as game 4, and Wes Matthews is due for a poor shooting night. DAL by at least 5 points.

ddhulett
04-25-2011, 05:40 PM
We gotta go out and win this game in a big way. Establish dominance and take control of this series once and for all. This team has hung around long enough..... There won't be anymore flam nights for Brandon Roy or Wes Matthews and we can play ball without phantom crap happening... Idk how the hell Roy comes out and scores 18 4th qtr points with no knees. He's not even a good player anymore.... That type of **** only happens to the Mavs

Can't believe you're still talking...you brought out your "BROOM" after game 2, Just be quite and watch the game you jinx ....damn!

gsgs49
04-25-2011, 05:54 PM
Can't believe you're still talking...you brought out your "BROOM" after game 2, Just be quite and watch the game you jinx ....damn!

:laugh2:but he has been classy in the last 2-3 days,maybe somebody hacked his account.
Mavs by 8.

drobe86
04-25-2011, 06:18 PM
Can't believe you're still talking...you brought out your "BROOM" after game 2, Just be quite and watch the game you jinx ....damn!

Man I'm not trying to cause any trouble bro just stating my opinion. There's no way you can tell me we shouldn't be closing out tonight. We're clearly the superior team... It is what it is, Portland played an outstanding game and fought to the death last game. I give credit where credits due.... Now we're in a dogfight

AsfanSince99
04-25-2011, 06:36 PM
The Blazers need to capitalize on the adrenaline fueled comeback of gm 4 and beat this overrated Mavs team now instead of trying to do it in a gm 7. Keep the ball in Roy's hands and get out of the way!

ddhulett
04-25-2011, 06:56 PM
I know your not man but I tried to tell you that these guys have done this before to us, as much as I love my Mavs like yourself they have broken my heart way too many times. So the game the other night came to no surprise let's just hope they can pull it off.

The WEST is deep from 1-8 it's pretty talented, it's going to be a dog fight everynight

The Jokemaker
04-25-2011, 07:06 PM
Mavs win by 12.

jiggin
04-25-2011, 08:04 PM
Key is turnovers. Blazers had WAY TO MANY last game. They also shot some 15% from beyond the arc for 3 quarters...I don't see either one of those happening again tonight.

Be fun to see how the Mavs adjust, if much, when B roy enters the game. If they do, this is exactly what the Blazers have been hoping for since they drafted B Roy and LA in the same draft class; that one would ignite, cause some defensive concern which will open up the other for more dump passes and open jumpers.

Wallace is going to be a key in this game as well IMO. If he can get to the glass with some put back points and rebounds, the blazers will be in good shape. OFFENSIVE REBOUNDING has not been very good so far in the playoffs for the blazers, and if they can get inside and get some put backs, they should be in good shape.

Should be a good game...been looking forward to this one all day.

jiggin
04-25-2011, 08:11 PM
history shows that 75.8 percent of the time, the home-court advantage team wins Game 5, an indicator which seems about right given that the Blazers are 0-for-Dallas in four tries this year. In turn, the Game 5 winner of a 2-2 series ends up advancing 82.8 percent of the time. Do the math and you'll find yourself right back at a two-thirds probability of Dallas advancing.

Second, the particular way we ended up at 2-2 favors Dallas. Historically, when the home team wins each of the first four games in a series, the home-court advantage team has a strong advantage in the final three games. Since the merger, there have been 46 such situations, and in only eight of them did the home-court advantage team fail to advance. That's an 82.6 percent success rate for teams in Dallas' situation. Alas, Mavs fans undoubtedly remember they provided one of the eight exceptions in the 2006 Finals.

justinnum1
04-25-2011, 08:12 PM
nice flop tony

drobe86
04-25-2011, 08:20 PM
I know your not man but I tried to tell you that these guys have done this before to us, as much as I love my Mavs like yourself they have broken my heart way too many times. So the game the other night came to no surprise let's just hope they can pull it off.

The WEST is deep from 1-8 it's pretty talented, it's going to be a dog fight everynight


I agree with you there man.... That game was disapointing but we got a move on....

Bwest4prez
04-25-2011, 08:42 PM
i hope mavs dont choke tonight/... kidd deserves a ring

Bwest4prez
04-25-2011, 08:43 PM
here we go again another choke fest at the free throw line

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 08:46 PM
They actually got a call right on Chandler

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 08:48 PM
Marion's second jump is extremly quick

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 08:51 PM
why not throw the lob?

jiggin
04-25-2011, 08:54 PM
calls all goimg mavs way, least they wont have that excuse

jiggin
04-25-2011, 08:57 PM
blazers wont win anything with this lack of rebounding

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 08:58 PM
A collective "aaahhh ****" from mavs fans as Roy enters the game

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 09:01 PM
Lol @ the Straight Outta Compton compilation for Tyson Chandler

jiggin
04-25-2011, 09:02 PM
12 rebound advantage so far in the game, yet the score is so close. If Portland can get to the boards, its going to change the game significantly.

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 09:05 PM
Just take the shot Dirk

jiggin
04-25-2011, 09:05 PM
8-0 run last 2 minutes...turnovers is where its at: mavs have 7 in the first quarter.

jiggin
04-25-2011, 09:06 PM
Just take the shot Dirk

2-5 from the field. -8 on the floor. he will get it going, just starting slow.

jiggin
04-25-2011, 09:10 PM
Mavs go zone...wow, this is going to be interesting, first look at Mavs playing a zone in the series.

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 09:11 PM
Can we get the Lollipop guild out of the game please?

drobe86
04-25-2011, 09:12 PM
I need mental toughness..... Only TY seems to be in the zone and aggressive tonight

jiggin
04-25-2011, 09:12 PM
keeping an eye on those fouls and turnovers...the keys to the game IMO. Mavs - 2 fouls in the game so far to the blazers 8. ouch.

turnovers...7 for the mavs, 4 for the blazers...

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 09:12 PM
Haywood playin some D

jiggin
04-25-2011, 09:14 PM
3 team fouls in the first 2 minutes against the blazers...

...doh

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 09:15 PM
Batum is a pest

jiggin
04-25-2011, 09:19 PM
4 blazer team fouls to 0 mavs in the quarter...

2 fouls against the mavs ALL GAME so far...???? wow

Dr.Manhatten
04-25-2011, 09:28 PM
I need mental toughness..... Only TY seems to be in the zone and aggressive tonight

Yeah, someone has to step up for the Mavs in that aspect. Can't just let Chandler be the guy leading the charge on D.

jiggin
04-25-2011, 09:29 PM
2 fouls for a team all half? has that happened so far in a playoff game this year? in the nba? LOL

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 09:35 PM
If a T-rex shot free throws....

Young2Kinsler
04-25-2011, 09:42 PM
Why is Peja playing? Why is he getting 12 minutes in a half? WHYYYYYY God

roshan3ai
04-25-2011, 09:43 PM
Where are those Dallas fans who were *****ing about the refs last game?

jiggin
04-25-2011, 09:55 PM
well there is the wallace in the first minute offensive foul payback call...chandler with an offensive foul right out the gates in the 2nd half.

NBA is lame in this regard.

jiggin
04-25-2011, 09:56 PM
stevenson is a flopper...the refs didn't buy that last one and it looked pretty silly once he was on the floor with no whistle...he got the last one though, so he is 50% on it.

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 09:58 PM
Nice pass Gerald

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 09:59 PM
AAC crowd is weak tonight

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:01 PM
hahaha mavs have already the same amount of fouls in the 3rd quarter as they had all first half...with 2 team fouls. LOL

DoJoTheSlasher
04-25-2011, 10:01 PM
Where are those Dallas fans who were *****ing about the refs last game?

So Portland fans have all the right to ***** about reffing but Mavs fans don't?

Talk about hatred towards a team.

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 10:02 PM
Let the Chandler screwage begin

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:08 PM
apparently the phone in the officials locker room rang at half and they were instructed to make a better effort with the calls in the second half. Way different officiated game so far in the second compared to the first, and the stats make it so obvious to see.

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:08 PM
So Portland fans have all the right to ***** about reffing but Mavs fans don't?

Talk about hatred towards a team.

we have the stats to prove it. LOL

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:10 PM
wow, the miraculous 3rd quarter blazers show again...they are SO bad in the 3rd quarter almost every game its sick.

DoJoTheSlasher
04-25-2011, 10:13 PM
we have the stats to prove it. LOL

First game was in favor of Dallas, Second was pretty much even, 3 and 4 were heavily in favor of Portland and I won't use 4 as an excuse because WE lost and tonight has been good all around. No one talks about the TERRIBLE officiating in both 4th quarters against Dallas in games 3 and 4 but they will talk about games 1 and 2.

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:14 PM
This has been the worst officiating an ANY NBA playoffs I can remember. Not just this series, but the entire playoffs.

Its going to be really hard to read Tim Donaghy's book in the off-season. It may sour me on the NBA for good.

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:15 PM
****ing just keep calling fouls. ****ing annoying

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:15 PM
everytime dirk gets the ball its a ****ign foul.

SteBO
04-25-2011, 10:17 PM
I like that DAL is playing more of a grittier game tonight. It's suiting them well. They'll have to grind this series out from now until the end.

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:17 PM
jesus ****ing christ

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:17 PM
I don't think the officiating is that bad, they're calling a bit weird now and then...

what I AM annoyed with:

-mavs fans booing roy when he comes in
-these dallas commentators!!!!!!!!!!

DoJoTheSlasher
04-25-2011, 10:18 PM
everytime dirk gets the ball its a ****ign foul.

He's taking it to the ****ing basket...

How about Camby's over the back not called, Chandler's rebound and then a foul called against him with 2min to go? Or It was off Wallace and they then called it off Chandler? How about Dallas not having a FT attempt in the entire first half in game 4? It goes both ways man. Don't hate on Dirk just because he is by far better than anyone on Portland.

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:18 PM
also, why is dirk acting like he made a huge facial dunk every time he gets hit by some little foul :facepalm:

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:19 PM
First game was in favor of Dallas, Second was pretty much even, 3 and 4 were heavily in favor of Portland and I won't use 4 as an excuse because WE lost and tonight has been good all around. No one talks about the TERRIBLE officiating in both 4th quarters against Dallas in games 3 and 4 but they will talk about games 1 and 2.

show me some uneven foul stats from those games or quarters and I will go along with what you are saying. from what I read and remember, it was even.

the situations we blazer fans are *****ing about are obviuos in the stats.

The 19 FT in the 4th quarter comeback of game 1 to the 13 FT ALL GAME for the blazers...the 2 team fouls all first half of this game to the 11 of the blazers. ect...ect... Dirk has shot 41 times from the line, the blazers larges shooter, LA has 20.

these are quantifiable arguments...meaning, there is substance to support them. Please join us and show the info to back your claim.

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:19 PM
Rudy needs to be benched.

DoJoTheSlasher
04-25-2011, 10:20 PM
I don't think the officiating is that bad, they're calling a bit weird now and then...

what I AM annoyed with:

-mavs fans booing roy when he comes in
-these dallas commentators!!!!!!!!!!


Yeah I don't get the booing of Roy. He is one of the classiest guys ever and even though he destroyed us, I was still glad he dominated. Great guy and great player.

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 10:20 PM
peja with the HOPS LMAO

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:21 PM
He's taking it to the ****ing basket...

How about Camby's over the back not called, Chandler's rebound and then a foul called against him with 2min to go? Or It was off Wallace and they then called it off Chandler? How about Dallas not having a FT attempt in the entire first half in game 4? It goes both ways man. Don't hate on Dirk just because he is by far better than anyone on Portland.

haha good to know

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:21 PM
wow, blazers announcers and Nate McMillian are FURIOUS!!!

they want these officials reviewed...nate with the T.

This is looking very weird...

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:21 PM
Sub rudy for someone who can actually rebound

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:21 PM
pathetic blazers basketball going on right now

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:22 PM
gee nba this is pretty ****ign stupid

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:22 PM
Ok that no-call on roy was insane

Dr.Manhatten
04-25-2011, 10:22 PM
It seems like very 3rd quarter the Blazers have gotten rolled in, throughout this series

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:22 PM
Man, kidd is playing a 1 man zone and they just doubled on Roy. If the blazers can take advantage of this they should be able to get back into this thing...as long as grey doesn't **** it up.

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:23 PM
make your ****ing free throws

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:24 PM
It seems like very 3rd quarter the Blazers have gotten rolled in, throughout this series

they are a HORRIBLE 3rd quarter team...don't know why but they have been for the last couple of years.

Chandler with 13 rebounds. The defenders on that assignment are single handily giving this game to the mavs.

DoJoTheSlasher
04-25-2011, 10:24 PM
Finally Aldridge has come back to earth these past 2 games. And PLEASE play Corey Brewer more Carlisle.....

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:24 PM
gee now the refs are just screwing over camby

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:25 PM
wow, well portland apparently don't want this game anymore. They just let the mavs walk all over them in the 3rd quarter. mavs rebounding inside almost every play of the final 2 minutes...no blazer big men to be seen.

can't win without rebounding.

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:26 PM
Someone get a boxout on marion already

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:26 PM
sigh game 6 back in portland. portland gonna be down 2-3

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:27 PM
wow, well portland apparently don't want this game anymore. They just let the mavs walk all over them in the 3rd quarter. mavs rebounding inside almost every play of the final 2 minutes...no blazer big men to be seen.

can't win without rebounding.

dude, you missed game 4?

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:27 PM
Finally Aldridge has come back to earth these past 2 games. And PLEASE play Corey Brewer more Carlisle.....

go figure, Roy takes the spot light crying after game 2 and gets more playing time...next thing you know, LA is shooting like second fiddle in portland again.

poor LA, that dude was drafted ahead of Roy...yet, can't stop playing under roys shadow.

DoJoTheSlasher
04-25-2011, 10:29 PM
go figure, Roy takes the spot light crying after game 2 and gets more playing time...next thing you know, LA is shooting like second fiddle in portland again.

poor LA, that dude was drafted ahead of Roy...yet, can't stop playing under roys shadow.

Healthy Roy is by far better than healthy Aldridge. Roy was a top 10 player when he was healthy; about 6 or 7. Too bad for injuries... dude is one of my favorite players.

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:29 PM
dude, you missed game 4?

LOL

no I was in the arena watching with my own eyes...

they call those miracle finishes for a reason...they are very very very few and far between.

Not going to happen.

Watch the blazers...they can't hang and aren't playing defense AT ALL.

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:29 PM
honestly jiggin, I haven't agreed with you on much yet...

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:30 PM
Healthy Roy is by far better than healthy Aldridge. Roy was a top 10 player when he was healthy; about 6 or 7. Too bad for injuries... dude is one of my favorite players.

LA was projected to be better. LA was drafted ahead of Roy. Difference was position and blazers type of play. they go through the SG rather than the PF...and roy ran with it.

LA is just as good a player, maybe better if you look at the positions they play.

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:32 PM
LA was projected to be better. LA was drafted ahead of Roy. Difference was position and blazers type of play. they go through the SG rather than the PF...and roy ran with it.

LA is just as good a player, maybe better if you look at the positions they play.

no, Roy had a big history of injuries which caused some teams to pass up on him.

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:33 PM
man this is getting pretty annoying. also the commentators are ****ing annoying

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:33 PM
honestly jiggin, I haven't agreed with you on much yet...

its a good thing I don't come here to make people happy or follow the sheep.


Chandler is a *******...first with LA and now with Wallace.

:( but he has 10 offensive rebounds.

2 players on the Mavs have more FT tonight than the entire Blazers team.

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:33 PM
Dallas commentator "it's a man's world" dude you serious??? dallas???

DoJoTheSlasher
04-25-2011, 10:35 PM
LA was projected to be better. LA was drafted ahead of Roy. Difference was position and blazers type of play. they go through the SG rather than the PF...and roy ran with it.

LA is just as good a player, maybe better if you look at the positions they play.

It doesn't demoralize LA, it just shows really how good of a player Roy was. LA is a beast, I just hate on him because it's the playoffs. Everyone always underrates most opposing teams players in the playoffs.

BTW, Chandler with 11 OFFENSIVE rebounds. Not a single Blazer has more than 8 TOTAL rebounds.

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:35 PM
Dallas commentator "it's a man's world" dude you serious??? dallas???

they must swing that way

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:35 PM
no, Roy had a big history of injuries which caused some teams to pass up on him.

LA went 2nd in that draft, Roy went 6th....so Roy was passed up by 1 team before LA was drafted, and that was the first pick of the draft?

what are you trying to say? I don't understand...going into the draft LA was project and went at #2. How was roy rated better but fell in the draft to 6th because of his injuries? waht??? So you are saying Roy would have gone #2 overall?? I never ever ever heard that...ever.

SteBO
04-25-2011, 10:35 PM
Dallas wants it more tonight!!

drobe86
04-25-2011, 10:36 PM
Its called mental fortitude... We have it... TY keep dominating the boards baby

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:37 PM
It doesn't demoralize LA, it just shows really how good of a player Roy was. LA is a beast, I just hate on him because it's the playoffs. Everyone always underrates most opposing teams players in the playoffs.

BTW, Chandler with 11 OFFENSIVE rebounds. Not a single Blazer has more than 8 TOTAL rebounds.

this is what has killed the blazers. that is just sad for them...those big men should seriously feel they lost the game for the blazers. wallace, camby ect...

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 10:37 PM
Miller just got murdered

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:37 PM
LA went 2nd in that draft, Roy went 6th....so Roy was passed up by 1 team before LA was drafted, and that was the first pick of the draft?

what are you trying to say? I don't understand...going into the draft LA was project and went at #2. How was roy rated better but fell in the draft to 6th because of his injuries? waht??? So you are saying Roy would have gone #2 overall?? I never ever ever heard that...ever.

I'm saying Roy was projected the better player but it was known he had bad knees which made his draft stock drop..

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:38 PM
wow wallace is just stinking it up

drobe86
04-25-2011, 10:38 PM
This is the hardest I've seen my Mavs play all year... I swear if we play like this every night nobody can beat us....

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:39 PM
Miller just got murdered

no idea why that wasnt a foul

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:39 PM
Its called mental fortitude... We have it... TY keep dominating the boards baby

The Mavs have it tonight, but you don't. We all know you are a moron...no matter which BIG WORDS you use to try and mask it.

You showed your knowledge the other day...and it shall follow you from here on out.

:clap:

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:39 PM
This is the hardest I've seen my Mavs play all year... I swear if we play like this every night nobody can beat us....

it seems we can't grab a freakin rebound

drobe86
04-25-2011, 10:40 PM
wow wallace is just stinking it up


Wallace hasn't played well tonight, but he's perfect for the Blazers... That guy just oozes toughness and energy... He just struggles in the halfcourt game

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:41 PM
****ing pathetic

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:42 PM
I didn't expect us to win this one... probably 7 games like I thought when the series started..

znick21
04-25-2011, 10:45 PM
Its called mental fortitude... We have it... TY keep dominating the boards baby

totally. i'd have all sorts of mental fortitude if i shot 3 times as many free throws as the opposing team. get real.

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 10:46 PM
awesome block Gerald

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:46 PM
I didn't expect us to win this one... probably 7 games like I thought when the series started..

the Game 5 winner of a 2-2 series ends up advancing 82.8 percent of the time.

Historically, when the home team wins each of the first four games in a series, the home-court advantage team has a strong advantage in the final three games. There have been 46 such situations since the shot clock was introduced, and in only eight of them did the home-court advantage team fail to advance. That's an 82.6 percent success rate for teams in Dallas' situation.

The numbers obviously go way up when it goes 3-2

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:47 PM
game cya all later

DoJoTheSlasher
04-25-2011, 10:48 PM
Dirk and Chandler both bringing their A games when we need them the most. Especially Chandler. PEJAAAAAA was such a great addition for nothing.

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:49 PM
the Game 5 winner of a 2-2 series ends up advancing 82.8 percent of the time.

Historically, when the home team wins each of the first four games in a series, the home-court advantage team has a strong advantage in the final three games. There have been 46 such situations since the shot clock was introduced, and in only eight of them did the home-court advantage team fail to advance. That's an 82.6 percent success rate for teams in Dallas' situation.

The numbers obviously go way up when it goes 3-2

did I say we would win, I just think we have a good chance to take the next one then game 7 will be tough.

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:51 PM
I am one to give a team credit where it is do...but I have to say, this one has been more about the Blazers playing HORRIBLE than the Mavs playing AWESOME.

I just think the blazers gave this one away more than the Mavs slaughtered the blazers with great basketball.

looking at the game stats, that kinda supports MO. No defense makes scoring easy. No rebounding also makes scoring easy. And if you have multiple players that shoot more FT a piece than the entire other team put together...well that helps as well, no matter how they got to the line.

DoJoTheSlasher
04-25-2011, 10:51 PM
Chandler just set the Mavs playoff record for offensive rebounds in a game (12)

BEAST

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 10:52 PM
i know we will lose now but i just hope that the **** talkin about domination will stay to a minimum -.-

jiggin
04-25-2011, 10:53 PM
did I say we would win, I just think we have a good chance to take the next one then game 7 will be tough.

I will be very very very disappointed if the blazers lose the series at home. I will be there losing my voice with the rest of the red sea. :)

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 10:54 PM
i know we will lose now but i just hope that the **** talkin about domination will stay to a minimum -.-

I don't mind, let them talk... I remember what happened last time...

drobe86
04-25-2011, 10:55 PM
The Mavs have it tonight, but you don't. We all know you are a moron...no matter which BIG WORDS you use to try and mask it.

You showed your knowledge the other day...and it shall follow you from here on out.

:clap:


Thats fine young man... Take shots at me all you want doesn't change the circumstances... We here. People took shots at Jesus lol...:clap:

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 10:58 PM
Chris Johnson learned his stroke from Camby lol

drobe86
04-25-2011, 10:58 PM
I am one to give a team credit where it is do...but I have to say, this one has been more about the Blazers playing HORRIBLE than the Mavs playing AWESOME.

I just think the blazers gave this one away more than the Mavs slaughtered the blazers with great basketball.

looking at the game stats, that kinda supports MO. No defense makes scoring easy. No rebounding also makes scoring easy. And if you have multiple players that shoot more FT a piece than the entire other team put together...well that helps as well, no matter how they got to the line.



The Blazers didn't play horrible by any stretch, but our intensity was there the entire game. We didn't take our foot off the gas, and you didn't get fluke performances from B Roy... The Blazers are a solid team no doubt, but I think we are the better team and we've shown it all series

The Jokemaker
04-25-2011, 10:59 PM
Mavs win by 12.

Off by 1 point. :(

DoJoTheSlasher
04-25-2011, 11:00 PM
And that's game! Let's end it in Portland!

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 11:00 PM
The Blazers didn't play horrible by any stretch, but our intensity was there the entire game. We didn't take our foot off the gas, and you didn't get fluke performances from B Roy... The Blazers are a solid team no doubt, but I think we are the better team and we've shown it all series

the blazers didn't play horrible by any stretch??????

HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHA

sorry.

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 11:02 PM
I'd call dallas' intensity today a fluke if you're gonna talk about those lol

BradyIsTheMan12
04-25-2011, 11:06 PM
Sure, the foul differential was annoying..but it wouldn't have mattered today. Our offense went into hibernation again, and Chandler demolished us on the boards, Dallas finished the game today..

JoeDirt05
04-25-2011, 11:06 PM
lets see if the mavs can beat the blazers in game six having to face the best home court advantage in the NBA

TheRunKiller
04-25-2011, 11:07 PM
this should have been the end of the series...blazers are not on Mavs level

JoeDirt05
04-25-2011, 11:08 PM
ill give the mavs their props they came out and played great after letting game four slip away

LTBaByyy
04-25-2011, 11:09 PM
this should have been the end of the series...blazers are not on Mavs level

:)

RaIDErsFTW
04-25-2011, 11:10 PM
all i know is that rudy fernandez needs to gtfo

LTBaByyy
04-25-2011, 11:10 PM
ill give the mavs their props they came out and played great after letting game four slip away

:)

JoeDirt05
04-25-2011, 11:13 PM
anyone know when game six is?

Tblaze
04-25-2011, 11:13 PM
all i know is that rudy fernandez needs to gtfo

ya he's really been useless in the playoffs... he has the occasional hot game in the regular season, but he just pulls a dissappearing act in the playoffs

TheRunKiller
04-25-2011, 11:15 PM
anyone know when game six is?

Thursday

DoJoTheSlasher
04-25-2011, 11:17 PM
Mavs will end this in Portland. Dirk is too good to let this go to 7. I have a feeling Dirk will get 40 on Thursday.

drobe86
04-25-2011, 11:17 PM
lets see if the mavs can beat the blazers in game six having to face the best home court advantage in the NBA

that will be really interesting to see.... Championship teams close out and it's about that time

JoeDirt05
04-25-2011, 11:20 PM
Thursday

thanks hopefully it will actually be on tv this time

Tanakid777
04-25-2011, 11:23 PM
Dallas by 7 in game 6

JCmasta
04-25-2011, 11:55 PM
This should be over, now it's anybody's series until it is.

ragee
04-26-2011, 01:48 AM
all i know is that rudy fernandez needs to gtfo

Remember when the Knicks were offering Chandler for him? Should have grabbed pulled the trigger... I was a big fan of Rudy but ever since his he started talking and not even doing anything when Roy went down, I started wishing he was dealt when his stocks were still high...

ddhulett
04-26-2011, 10:20 AM
I am one to give a team credit where it is do...but I have to say, this one has been more about the Blazers playing HORRIBLE than the Mavs playing AWESOME.

I just think the blazers gave this one away more than the Mavs slaughtered the blazers with great basketball.

looking at the game stats, that kinda supports MO. No defense makes scoring easy. No rebounding also makes scoring easy. And if you have multiple players that shoot more FT a piece than the entire other team put together...well that helps as well, no matter how they got to the line.

You got to give the Mavs credit though they have played some tuff Defense on the Blazers this entire series....if it weren't for a game 4 4th qtr come back this would look like the Mavs Beat them up pretty bad!

jiggin
04-26-2011, 11:25 AM
You got to give the Mavs credit though they have played some tuff Defense on the Blazers this entire series....if it weren't for a game 4 4th qtr come back this would look like the Mavs Beat them up pretty bad!

defense has been very good for Dallas, but again, the blazers haven't really been playing good offense either. The Blazer offense has been subpar for their season every game...so I will give em a five for keeping those numbers down. But watching them, I just think the blazers are having issues getting people to step up like during the season. LA hasn't been effective, wallace has been almost absent and matthews/ferandez/batum are all pretty streaky the entire series.

jiggin
04-26-2011, 11:26 AM
Stats of the Night


* Tyson Chandler 13 offensive rebounds, 20 total boards, 8-12 from the free throw line
* Dirk Nowitzki 25 points, Jason Terry 20. LaMarcus Aldridge 12 points, Brandon Roy 5 (Or Nicolas Batum 12, if you prefer. Come to think of it, take both. 5+12 still doesn't make 20.)
* Dallas 49-37 rebounding edge when the Blazers missed 4 fewer shots than they
* Dallas 26-35 from the line, Portland 14-19
* Blazers 13 assists on 32 made baskets. They let the defense set a little.
* Props to Dallas for winning this game in a different way. They went 3-17 from the arc tonight (17.6%). Jason Kidd scored 4 points. He did have 14 assists though...
* Blazers 82 points total. Not scoring much in this series.

ddhulett
04-26-2011, 01:29 PM
Blazers offense hasn't been like the regular season but would you say that could be just as much the Mavs Defense to contribute to that?

LA has been pretty much the only consistent, Andre Miller hasn't been that bad 16.8pts a game at 50% shooting is pretty decent for him.

They are being held to 86pts a game vs 96pts a game during the regular season.

I have not seen anyone for Portland that can get to the basket and I think that's been a big difference because the defense picks up in the Playoffs.

jiggin
04-26-2011, 04:00 PM
if a team isn't shooting well from outside, you don't have to play multi-dimensional defense...like normal. You can sit back and let them come to you, since they can't threaten from outside. Thus the zone you started seeing...if a team is only hitting 2 threes in 10 tries, the odds favor you just letting them keep doing that and concentrating on getting inside position and rebounding...something the Mavs blew the doors off compared to Portland.


The most troubling issue for Portland is the team's collective inability to shoot the basketball, which happens to be a key factor in NBA games. The Blazers' three-point shooting, a weakness during the regular season, has been further compromised by Rudy Fernandez's disappearing act during this series. Fernandez did make one triple for his first field goal in four games, but that was the exception on a night where Portland shot just 4-of-16 beyond the arc. Yet the team's troubles go beyond long-range jumpers. On two-point shots outside the paint, the Blazers were 6 of 22 (27.3 percent).

Shoot like that and eventually the opposing defense will simply sit in the paint and dare you to make shots. Increasingly in this series, that's exactly what the Mavericks have done. On Monday, we saw extended zone defense from Dallas for the first time. Portland had some success against the zone in the first half, largely because Andre Miller attacked off the dribble and was able to drain a rare three, but after halftime the Blazers were stifled against both man and zone.


http://www.basketballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=1673

leftymo
04-26-2011, 04:32 PM
home court advantage: Example: This series...

Dallas during the reg season showed they can win on the road, so we'll see if they can finish off Portland on the road or whether this is going the full 7 games with the home team winning each game.

WVNowitzki
04-26-2011, 05:55 PM
I think it's funny that Blazers are whining and talking **** about a LEGAL screen set by Brian Cardinal. Hey, don't want that to happen? Don't full court press in garbage minutes, don't be pissed at Cardinal, be pissed your teammates didn't call it out. They wanted to play hard till the last minute, so that's what Dallas did. And I'm proud of Deshawn Stevenson for getting right back in their faces at the end of the game when they wanted to talk.

So Wesley Matthews, Patty Mills and all the other Blazers that are crying are gonna get it even worse in the next game. *****ing about a legal screen, the NBA is full of ******* anymore, get outta here with that nonsense.

ddhulett
04-26-2011, 06:17 PM
if a team isn't shooting well from outside, you don't have to play multi-dimensional defense...like normal. You can sit back and let them come to you, since they can't threaten from outside. Thus the zone you started seeing...if a team is only hitting 2 threes in 10 tries, the odds favor you just letting them keep doing that and concentrating on getting inside position and rebounding...something the Mavs blew the doors off compared to Portland.



http://www.basketballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=1673


Good point but I know the Mavs planned on playing them tuff on the 3pt line, they made a point to make sure Matthews didn't get easy looks and I think they have thrown them out of rhythm

Wade>You
06-06-2011, 08:31 AM
2 fouls for a team all half? has that happened so far in a playoff game this year? in the nba? LOL
4 blazer team fouls to 0 mavs in the quarter...

2 fouls against the mavs ALL GAME so far...???? wow

Stats of the Night


* Tyson Chandler 13 offensive rebounds, 20 total boards, 8-12 from the free throw line
* Dirk Nowitzki 25 points, Jason Terry 20. LaMarcus Aldridge 12 points, Brandon Roy 5 (Or Nicolas Batum 12, if you prefer. Come to think of it, take both. 5+12 still doesn't make 20.)
* Dallas 49-37 rebounding edge when the Blazers missed 4 fewer shots than they
* Dallas 26-35 from the line, Portland 14-19
* Blazers 13 assists on 32 made baskets. They let the defense set a little.
* Props to Dallas for winning this game in a different way. They went 3-17 from the arc tonight (17.6%). Jason Kidd scored 4 points. He did have 14 assists though...
* Blazers 82 points total. Not scoring much in this series.



Just looking back at random posts and found this.

So this crap has been going on all playoffs long? No wonder the Mavs got this far.