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Lakers + Giants
01-21-2014, 04:22 PM
Tuesday, January 21




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American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL - 7:30 PM ET



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New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA - 8:00 PM ET



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Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK - 8:00 PM ET



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EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, UT - 9:00 PM ET

Lakers + Giants
01-21-2014, 04:24 PM
I got your back KD and MatterxD! :cheers:

Matter.
01-21-2014, 04:34 PM
wow forgot me
i see how it is.
k.

Lakers + Giants
01-21-2014, 04:38 PM
wow forgot me
i see how it is.
k.

Look above! :p

Sorry man, it was just that KD had been on a streak lately.

That sig tho. . .

:drool:

kdspurman
01-21-2014, 04:39 PM
I got your back KD! :cheers:

Thanks man! :hi5:

Been feeling the pressure a little lol. I was actually thinking of doing them for the week. Looks like you got the hang of it though

Matter.
01-21-2014, 04:45 PM
Thanks man! :hi5:

Been feeling the pressure a little lol. I was actually thinking of doing them for the week. Looks like you got the hang of it though

We got u KD.

Matter.
01-21-2014, 04:46 PM
Look above! :p

Sorry man, it was just that KD had been on a streak lately.

That sig tho. . .

:drool:

;)

Lakers + Giants
01-21-2014, 04:47 PM
Thanks man! :hi5:

Been feeling the pressure a little lol. I was actually thinking of doing them for the week. Looks like you got the hang of it though

NP Man, learned from you and Matter!

kdspurman
01-21-2014, 04:52 PM
We got u KD.

I appreciate it man :D I remember Sunday I had to leave and saw it hadn't been done, and I got dressed and about to do it saw you did it. (had an LT moment going :dance: ) I meant to send you a note thanking you

Matter.
01-21-2014, 04:53 PM
I appreciate it man :D I remember Sunday I had to leave and saw it hadn't been done, and I got dressed and about to do it saw you did it. (had an LT moment going :dance: ) I meant to send you a note thanking you

LOL no problemo. I can do it anytime 'cept saturdays ;)

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 08:44 PM
The Heat could really use a W!

stawka
01-21-2014, 09:12 PM
Dem retro logos doe!

True Sports Fan
01-21-2014, 09:17 PM
Kings up on Pelicans. Sucks to see them without Jrue and Anderson though

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 09:21 PM
Portland is off to a hot start.

ThaDubs
01-21-2014, 09:22 PM
Kevin Durant.

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 09:31 PM
miami realy needs dwyane wade

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 09:35 PM
OkC is slowly creeping back in it.

holditdown
01-21-2014, 09:37 PM
OKC playing like trash. Reggie Jackson ain't cutting it as a starter.

OlivaThor
01-21-2014, 09:37 PM
Im so happy for Greg Oden. I hope he stays healthy

True Sports Fan
01-21-2014, 09:39 PM
Kings up 38-20 on Pelicans to end the first quarter.

Cousins with 8/6/5.

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 09:40 PM
Just like that OkC is back down by double figures..

holditdown
01-21-2014, 09:50 PM
WTF? It's like the Thunder PG's have a disease. It doesn't matter who it is. They must shoot.

True Sports Fan
01-21-2014, 09:52 PM
Jeff Whithey is gonna have a career game against Quincy Acy...

Matter.
01-21-2014, 09:54 PM
Had to change the sig'
Old girl was Alyssa Arce

ThaDubs
01-21-2014, 09:55 PM
Demarcus Cousins + Kevin Durant = sperm

WARRIORS@GR
01-21-2014, 09:56 PM
Cousins is so unstoppable inside.

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 09:57 PM
Thunder can't lose to Portland twice at home can they?

True Sports Fan
01-21-2014, 09:59 PM
Cousins T'd up. Meh.

WARRIORS@GR
01-21-2014, 10:00 PM
And then he commits the clear 3rd foul early and gets a tech.lol

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 10:02 PM
And then he commits the clear 3rd foul early and gets a tech.lol

Boogie gonna Boogie!

True Sports Fan
01-21-2014, 10:04 PM
EG complains, no technical.

Double standard lol.

holditdown
01-21-2014, 10:06 PM
Can definitely see LeBron trying to look for his own shot a lot more recently. Don't think he likes Durant showing him up this year.

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 10:10 PM
Why is Wade out, rest?

True Sports Fan
01-21-2014, 10:14 PM
All of the sudden it's a 7 point game, lol.

WARRIORS@GR
01-21-2014, 10:14 PM
I wish we still had Mike Malone.I haven't watched much of the Kings,but he will become a great coach.

holditdown
01-21-2014, 10:22 PM
Aldridge has owned Ibaka.

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 10:23 PM
Come on OkC

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 10:28 PM
Why is Wade out, rest?

ye too bad, i was hoping for him to come back tonight but i gues he needs some more rest

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 10:31 PM
lol, looking at the OKC - POR box score it kinda reminds of the whole "westbrook shoudnt shoot more then durant" discussion. Durant is 10-15 while reggie jackson is 5-16

WARRIORS@GR
01-21-2014, 10:32 PM
Cmon KD i need 35+

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 10:33 PM
lets go portland. lets go ALDRIDGE!!!!!!

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 10:34 PM
Cmon KD i need 35+

It doesn't look like he is getting a lot of help.

True Sports Fan
01-21-2014, 10:38 PM
Was a 7 point game five minutes ago, Kings now with a 18 point lead.

celtics 34
01-21-2014, 10:39 PM
Really Miami really you should be blowing us out

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 10:39 PM
my goodness, when is miami going to win some games by double digits again? i mean, i know dwyane wade is a big part of them but jeez, even without wade they should be able to beat teams like the celtics pretty easily at home

WARRIORS@GR
01-21-2014, 10:39 PM
Cmon KD i need 35+Oh that was quick.

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 10:40 PM
That was a quick run by the Thunder!:clap:

celtics 34
01-21-2014, 10:44 PM
I like the effort by the celtics though

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 10:44 PM
goddamn it miami

True Sports Fan
01-21-2014, 10:44 PM
Rudy Gay with 27 points on 13 shots. Still not seeing how it was a terrible trade for us.

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 10:45 PM
how can lebron miss a reverse dunk like that. he never misses those

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 10:45 PM
atleast he made 2/2 free throws

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 10:46 PM
ray allen is a boss

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 10:47 PM
lebron flopped there

tredigs
01-21-2014, 10:55 PM
Rondo+Sullinger+Green+Bradley are a combined 9-38 and it's a nailbiter in Miami?

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 10:55 PM
Cmon KD i need 35+

there you go

celtics 34
01-21-2014, 10:58 PM
Rondo+Sullinger+Green+Bradley are a combined 9-38 and it's a nailbiter in Miami?

And Bradley hasn't played since the 2nd quarter to

True Sports Fan
01-21-2014, 10:58 PM
Rudy Gay with a deep *** buzzer beating three.

WARRIORS@GR
01-21-2014, 10:59 PM
Oh Rudy Gay.Please stop.

c.c.
01-21-2014, 10:59 PM
Rondo should of stayed in the d-league a little longer j/k

WARRIORS@GR
01-21-2014, 10:59 PM
there you goNow i need 8+ assists for Ricky ****in Rubio.

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 11:03 PM
oh ffs, why do they call a tech for that? Can players show a little frustration about calls they disagree? whether its legit or not

tredigs
01-21-2014, 11:04 PM
KD's the best player in the NBA. Dude's just on another level right now. I have no idea how they're in this game with the way the rest of the starters have played.

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 11:04 PM
come on aldridge, stop shooting tough fadeaway jumpers and get to the basket

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 11:05 PM
KD's the best player in the NBA. Dude's just on another level right now. I have no idea how they're in this game with the way the rest of the starters have played.

i have to admit he's playing better then lebron right now

WARRIORS@GR
01-21-2014, 11:06 PM
KD's the best player in the NBA. Dude's just on another level right now.I was going to post exactly that.

holditdown
01-21-2014, 11:06 PM
KD's the best player in the NBA. Dude's just on another level right now. I have no idea how they're in this game with the way the rest of the starters have played.

Is and playing like are two different things. I'll give him that he's having the better season.

poleandreel
01-21-2014, 11:06 PM
Kd is the ****ing man. My god he wills this team to wins when they look like absolute **** without westy

NYMetros
01-21-2014, 11:08 PM
Oh man Durant stop it.

poleandreel
01-21-2014, 11:09 PM
Serge stops so many buckets it's crazy. This dude saves like 18 pts per game with his blocks and contests.

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 11:10 PM
wtf are the refs doing. this is obviously portland ball... the official was right on and then the other official who is like 30ft away wants to check it?

tredigs
01-21-2014, 11:12 PM
Great paint D from OKC right now though. Coming up big for them.

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 11:13 PM
lol perkins is CLUTCH!

WARRIORS@GR
01-21-2014, 11:13 PM
Oh what a mother****er KD.Aldridge choked btw.

NYMetros
01-21-2014, 11:14 PM
Ohhhhhhh shut it down let's go home!!!

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 11:14 PM
thats the dagger. cya later portland

tredigs
01-21-2014, 11:14 PM
Wow, OKC just put the clamps down and owned the last 5 minutes. And KD with the dagger 3, bam. That was impressive, that's a nice win for them.

poleandreel
01-21-2014, 11:15 PM
HOLY **** THAT WAS THE BEST 2 MINUTES OF BASKETBALL EVER.

KD single handedly brings them back.
Blocks on 4 consecutive possessions.
Perkins hits 20 ft jumper
KD splashes pull up 3 in Batum's face

zn23
01-21-2014, 11:15 PM
KD with yet another MVP statement. He's playing so much better than everyone else in the league right now. There is no question he's the MVP right now.

Baller1
01-21-2014, 11:15 PM
KD is the best scorer to ever touch a basketball, and he's barely entering his prime. That's scary.

True Sports Fan
01-21-2014, 11:15 PM
Rudy Gay with 39 so far.

zn23
01-21-2014, 11:16 PM
Kd is the mvp

FlashBolt
01-21-2014, 11:16 PM
KD is ****ing amazing. MVP and will go down as top 10. Amazing. Wow. This dude can average 40+ if he wanted. Really.

archdevil84
01-21-2014, 11:16 PM
omg omg omg KD is the goat, he is so great jeezzzz he is the best of all time best scorer of all time wooooowwwwww

RipCity32
01-21-2014, 11:17 PM
Rudy Gay having a big night

holditdown
01-21-2014, 11:17 PM
KD is the best scorer to ever touch a basketball, and he's barely entering his prime. That's scary.

LOL Jordan has 10 scoring titles and once put up 37 ppg in the 80s. Son, without Westbrook though who knows what he could do?

poleandreel
01-21-2014, 11:17 PM
holy ****ing ****. KD is averaging 40 ppg last 8 on 50+% shooting as a perimeter player. My ****ing god it is a pleasure watching this guy.

poleandreel
01-21-2014, 11:18 PM
Btw that OKC clamp down defense is impressive. They did it to houston and can do it against anyone. They really shut you down when they want to.

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 11:19 PM
Good **** OKC

waveycrockett
01-21-2014, 11:19 PM
KD is ****ing amazing. MVP and will go down as top 10. Amazing. Wow. This dude can average 40+ if he wanted. Really.
wtf

OlivaThor
01-21-2014, 11:20 PM
omg omg omg KD is the goat, he is so great jeezzzz he is the best of all time best scorer of all time wooooowwwwww

Somebody jelaous that KD is playing better than Lebron now .. Amazing game by Durant

RipCity32
01-21-2014, 11:20 PM
LMA sure does put up a lot of FGA.

celtics 34
01-21-2014, 11:24 PM
LMA sure does put up a lot of FGA.

Leads the league in attempts

zn23
01-21-2014, 11:24 PM
That was probably the most effortless 46 points I've ever seen. This was against one of the best teams in the West.

poleandreel
01-21-2014, 11:29 PM
Anybody who says KD couldn't average 40ppg is crazy. He is averaging 31 on 50% shooting right now and 40ppg over the past 10 games on 50+%.

I think 40+ on like 45% shooting is possible with enough attempts. He would still register an elite true shooting % as well. Crazy talent.

Longhornfan1234
01-21-2014, 11:30 PM
KD has taken the torch from LeBron. It's over, Bron.

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 11:31 PM
The Heat had to hang on for dear life.

tredigs
01-21-2014, 11:34 PM
4th >45 point game this month for Durant. And there's still 6 more games for them in January. That's a tough stretch coming up for them though; 5 of those are road games including @ Miami and San Antonio.

poleandreel
01-21-2014, 11:37 PM
I sincerely hope people don't use KD's current stretch or season to slight Lebron. If people consider KD the games best player this year, so be it. That DOES NOT mean lebron has declined. 59% fg and 27ppg is not declining.

Instead, use it to complement Durant on how he has improved and how much of a straight up ****ing baller he is. No slight at Lebron, but KD is winning the MVP this year. And it won't be undeserved like the Rose one.

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 11:39 PM
LeBron will probably suffer from voter fatigue anyway.

Max.This
01-21-2014, 11:39 PM
rondo is super rusty, but the court vision is still there

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 11:44 PM
Blazers have a rough stretch coming up as well.

Matter.
01-21-2014, 11:48 PM
4th >45 point game this month for Durant. And there's still 6 more games for them in January. That's a tough stretch coming up for them though; 5 of those are road games including @ Miami and San Antonio.

over or under.. Durant tops Kobe's streak?

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 11:50 PM
over or under.. Durant tops Kobe's streak?

Over!

tredigs
01-21-2014, 11:51 PM
over or under.. Durant tops Kobe's streak?

Wasn't Kobe's like 7 40 point games in a row though?

tredigs
01-21-2014, 11:55 PM
I sincerely hope people don't use KD's current stretch or season to slight Lebron. If people consider KD the games best player this year, so be it. That DOES NOT mean lebron has declined. 59% fg and 27ppg is not declining.

Instead, use it to complement Durant on how he has improved and how much of a straight up ****ing baller he is. No slight at Lebron, but KD is winning the MVP this year. And it won't be undeserved like the Rose one.
Lebron's not quite doing it on both ends right now, though. I just think he's fatigued. The man has played A LOT of basketball in the last 3 seasons, and when you're pushing 30 yrs old that begins to add up. But yeah, he's still playing at an insanely high level, overall it's still a prime season for him. But we might be seeing the fall from his peak on a nightly basis.

NBA_Starter
01-21-2014, 11:58 PM
I think the Heat as a whole are bored with the regular season.

Matter.
01-22-2014, 12:00 AM
Wasn't Kobe's like 7 40 point games in a row though?

He had 10 in Febuary of 03

7 in 06 of January

holditdown
01-22-2014, 12:01 AM
Lebron's not quite doing it on both ends right now, though. I just think he's fatigued. The man has played A LOT of basketball in the last 3 seasons, and when you're pushing 30 yrs old that begins to add up. But yeah, he's still playing at an insanely high level, overall it's still a prime season for him. But we might be seeing the fall from his peak on a nightly basis.

It will be difficult to remain fresh at 260 pounds with all his minutes. I know it's muscle and height, but 260 is 260. Your knees don't know the difference.

holditdown
01-22-2014, 12:02 AM
He had 10 in Febuary of 03

7 in 06 of January

He also decided to shoot 27 freaking times a game.

poleandreel
01-22-2014, 12:02 AM
Lebron's not quite doing it on both ends right now, though. I just think he's fatigued. The man has played A LOT of basketball in the last 3 seasons, and when you're pushing 30 yrs old that begins to add up. But yeah, he's still playing at an insanely high level, overall it's still a prime season for him. But we might be seeing the fall from his peak on a nightly basis.

Fair but I think the drop off is more a factor of 1) him having already won 2 titles in a row and been to the finals 3 times in a row and 2) playing in a pathetic eastern conference where he knows he can play at 50% and still make the ECF at a minimum.

KD on the other hand has finished runner up in MVP 2 years in a row, lost to LBJ in the finals, had a chance at the finals taken from him because of ***** beverley, and saw westy get injured again this year. He clearly has much more motivation.

Matter.
01-22-2014, 12:07 AM
He also decided to shoot 27 freaking times a game.

So?

He was on fire.

holditdown
01-22-2014, 12:11 AM
So?

He was on fire.

He never threatened 50% from the field.

tredigs
01-22-2014, 12:12 AM
He had 10 in Febuary of 03

7 in 06 of January

Yeah that's beastly. KD + his teammates would have to try to do it, it'd be rare to come completely within the flow of the game. But without Westbrook it could happen.

He is putting to bed the argument that his efficiency drops without Westbrook, though. Both volume and efficiency have increased for him in this run. Probably the best month of his career from a personal standpoint. 37/6/6 on 52/39/88 in Jan.

Matter.
01-22-2014, 12:15 AM
So?

He was on fire.

He never threatened 50% from the field.

In which run

Matter.
01-22-2014, 12:16 AM
He had 10 in Febuary of 03

7 in 06 of January

Yeah that's beastly. KD + his teammates would have to try to do it, it'd be rare to come completely within the flow of the game. But without Westbrook it could happen.

He is putting to bed the argument that his efficiency drops without Westbrook, though. Both volume and efficiency have increased for him in this run. Probably the best month of his career from a personal standpoint. 37/6/6 on 52/39/88 in Jan.

Its beautiful to watch these two have the scoring months they are having/had

Lakers + Giants
01-22-2014, 01:07 AM
Wasn't Kobe's like 7 40 point games in a row though?

Kobe's record is 9 straight 40 pt games.

His werent' as efficient as KD, but look at his teammates too that season. Hard to be efficient when you're the only threat on the team and the defense is only concerned with stopping that 1 player.

This is awesome to watch tho, Love KD. Like someone else said, if KD wins MVP this year it's not because Lebron has declined, its because KD has elevated his game even more. Pretty ****in impressive, and still only 25. :drool:

Tony_Starks
01-22-2014, 01:58 AM
Rudy Gay went HAM tonight. 41 points on 25 shots? Not bad....

Chacarron
01-22-2014, 02:27 AM
Rudy Gay has impressed me a lot.

sunsfan88
01-22-2014, 07:45 AM
Is there seriously any type of weakness to KD's offensive game? I don't understand how you are supposed to guard him. You play physical with him, he blows by you and likely gets an And-1 after drawing a foul from one of your bigs. You back off him, he hits it in your face. You double team and he just rises over the double team with his incredible length and hits the shot. You force him to create for others and he does just that.

I wanna know what coaches tell players before playing OKC about how to guard Durant. Only thing that I can see working is pray.

DerekRE_3
01-22-2014, 03:59 PM
Rudy Gay has impressed me a lot.

Shooting 52% with the Kings. Not sustainable, but he's quickly bought into how Mike Malone wants to use him.