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kdspurman
04-11-2014, 03:41 PM
Friday April 11th, 2014




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Location: Amway Center in Orlando
Time: 7:00 PM ET



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Location: Air Canada Centre in Toronto
Time: 7:00 PM ET



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Location: TD Bank Garden in Boston
Time: 7:30 PM ET



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Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn
Time: 7:30 PM ET



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Location: American Airlines Arena in Miami
Time: 7:30 PM ET
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Location: United Center in Chicago
Time: 8:00 PM ET



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Location: FedEx Forum in Memphis
Time: 8:00 PM ET



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Location: Target Center in Minnesota
Time: 8:00 PM ET



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Location: Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City
Time: 8:00 PM ET



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Location: BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee
Time: 8:30 PM ET



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Location: AT&T Center in San Antonio
Time: 8:30 PM ET



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Location: EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City
Time: 9:00 PM ET



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Location: Staples Center in Los Angeles
Time: 10:30 PM ET
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KiNgSuNs1
04-11-2014, 04:10 PM
Lets go Suns!!!!!!!!!!! Those old farts don't want to fly with the dragon. :oldguy:

kdspurman
04-11-2014, 04:12 PM
Lets go Suns!!!!!!!!!!! Those old farts don't want to fly with the dragon. :oldguy:

The Suns will likely get the W cause Pop will rest "those old farts"

MrfadeawayJB
04-11-2014, 04:46 PM
Hope he doesn't

kdspurman
04-11-2014, 04:49 PM
Hope he doesn't

I just don't see him playing TD after playing 39 minutes last night. I'm not sure what's going on with TP And Manu hasn't been playing b2b's. That of course doesn't mean they aren't still capable of winning, especially at home. I guess we'll see what happens.

You guys should have an automatic W tonight. Just sucks looking @ 7-9 in the west knowing someone will miss out :pity:

MrfadeawayJB
04-11-2014, 04:56 PM
Hope he doesn't

I just don't see him playing TD after playing 39 minutes last night. I'm not sure what's going on with TP And Manu hasn't been playing b2b's. That of course doesn't mean they aren't still capable of winning, especially at home. I guess we'll see what happens.

You guys should have an automatic W tonight. Just sucks looking @ 7-9 in the west knowing someone will miss out :pity:

The sad thing is the east is an absolute joke

sunsfan88
04-11-2014, 05:03 PM
Dragic is out with an ankle sprain. He won't play.

***, ****, ****, ************!!!!!!!!!!!!!

kdspurman
04-11-2014, 05:05 PM
The sad thing is the east is an absolute joke

Yep. the league should want it's best basketball teams for the post season.

Crackadalic
04-11-2014, 05:43 PM
Makes my stomach turn but let's go brooklyn!!!!

Jason Luck
04-11-2014, 06:53 PM
It seems like every team Jason Kidd goes on is a playoff/championship team

kdspurman
04-11-2014, 06:56 PM
Like I thought Duncan and Manu are out. Parker is back though which was a pleasant surprise

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 07:08 PM
wade is out again aswell...

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 07:48 PM
Lebron is gonna do a lot of heavy lifting once again today. his teammates are missing most shots

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 07:49 PM
lebron vs the pacers once again

P&GRealist
04-11-2014, 08:14 PM
Why did they have to put the Heat-Pacers game on NBATV?

The Heat announcers blow. Super boring and monotonous.

It's a Friday, should have been on ESPN with JVG and Breen calling the game.

Hawkeye15
04-11-2014, 08:14 PM
I really can't believe Rockets fans ever defend James Harden's defense.

P&GRealist
04-11-2014, 08:15 PM
Lebron is gonna do a lot of heavy lifting once again today. his teammates are missing most shots

Long-term, Miami is not a good fit for LeBron. He is going to physically wear out in the next 2-3 yrs.

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 08:21 PM
Long-term, Miami is not a good fit for LeBron. He is going to physically wear out in the next 2-3 yrs.

if things keep going like they are now yes he is. Hopefully wade is more healthy season but i doubt it

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 08:21 PM
I really can't believe Rockets fans ever defend James Harden's defense.

james harden playing terrible defense? i love it!

Hawkeye15
04-11-2014, 08:23 PM
james harden playing terrible defense? i love it!

he just has zero awareness. None. The mere fact that Rockets fans defend him annoys me, cause when I watch the Rockets play (I live in Houston, watch them 40+ times a year cause of friends), Harden sticks out like a sore thumb on that end.

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 08:26 PM
he just has zero awareness. None. The mere fact that Rockets fans defend him annoys me, cause when I watch the Rockets play (I live in Houston, watch them 40+ times a year cause of friends), Harden sticks out like a sore thumb on that end.

lol, i just hate harden alot so anytime he screws things up for the rockets it cheers ,me up lol

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 08:27 PM
man, what happened to lebrons post game. Lately all i've seen him do is shooting tough fadeaways. Never backs in strong like he used to do much more in the beginning of the year...

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 08:29 PM
also: Roy Hibbert with 1 point and 0 rebounds in 13 minutes :laugh:

Hawkeye15
04-11-2014, 08:41 PM
Corey Brewer is playing like a crack skinny version of LeBron tonight.

Hawkeye15
04-11-2014, 08:42 PM
lol, i just hate harden alot so anytime he screws things up for the rockets it cheers ,me up lol

I like Harden, I just can't believe for a second that Houston fans don't do the same thing I do, which is scream at him 5-8 times a game for sucking so hard on defense...

P&GRealist
04-11-2014, 08:55 PM
man, what happened to lebrons post game. Lately all i've seen him do is shooting tough fadeaways. Never backs in strong like he used to do much more in the beginning of the year...

He's physically beat up cuz Wade leaves him hanging. He can't let this body go thru more punishment by getting in the post. He won't have anything left come playoff time. He's preserving himself.

Ezio
04-11-2014, 08:58 PM
12/16 for Drummond. Kid has a bright future if Detroit doesn't **** it up.

P&GRealist
04-11-2014, 09:01 PM
lol Pacers are so inept offensively. They WILL NOT be a threat to Miami come playoff time. I hope they get bounced in the first round. Such a **** team since the new yr.

Ezio
04-11-2014, 09:01 PM
12/19 for Drum to end the half. Doubt he scores 93 points but will most likely hit 30 rebounds by midway 4th.

mdm692
04-11-2014, 09:03 PM
I really can't believe Rockets fans ever defend James Harden's defense.

Don't you dare talk about Harden for you shall bring the wrath of Houston upon you.

P&GRealist
04-11-2014, 09:03 PM
12/19 for Drum to end the half. Doubt he scores 93 points but will most likely hit 30 rebounds by midway 4th.

Ridiculous.

Mozghov had like 29 rebounds last night, no?

mdm692
04-11-2014, 09:05 PM
Long-term, Miami is not a good fit for LeBron. He is going to physically wear out in the next 2-3 yrs.

*cough*Phoenix*cough*Play PF*cough* :hide:.

Ezio
04-11-2014, 09:06 PM
Ridiculous.

Mozghov had like 29 rebounds last night, no?

Yup.

celtics 34
04-11-2014, 09:16 PM
What is up with the bobcats

dalton749
04-11-2014, 09:26 PM
valanciunas is playing soccer tonight
5 balls out of bounds off his feet tonight lol

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 09:29 PM
once wade comes back spoelstra should just immediatly remove norris cole from the rotation and replace him with toney douglas. Cole has been playing absolutely horrible the last 2 months on offense and defense

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 09:31 PM
corey brewer has 26 points in one half? man, james harden must be TERRIBLE defensively

Cal827
04-11-2014, 09:34 PM
This has been one weird night lol:

Amar'e is playing like the Old Amar'e (Which I don't mind, he's one of my favorite players, but of course against Toronto lol)

Brewer posting a ton against Harden

Raptors, Bulls and Nets trailing to teams they should beat.

:laugh:

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 09:34 PM
lebron is out of the game and slowly but surely miami's lead fades...

JC_
04-11-2014, 09:36 PM
once wade comes back spoelstra should just immediatly remove norris cole from the rotation and replace him with toney douglas. Cole has been playing absolutely horrible the last 2 months on offense and defense

I agree he hasn't been great but Cole plays his best in playoff/pressure games.

celtics 34
04-11-2014, 09:37 PM
Let's go Charlotte

mdm692
04-11-2014, 09:38 PM
Bledsoe and Green are stepping up big time without Dragic.

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 09:41 PM
I agree he hasn't been great but Cole plays his best in playoff/pressure games.

wel i hope he's been saving up for the playoffs then because he has not played up to his standards, i'm ok with struggling on either offense OR defense but not both and cole has been struggling with both

celtics 34
04-11-2014, 09:43 PM
I hate you with a passion bass really hoping you get traded next year

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 09:47 PM
also: roy hibbert in 30 minutes STIL GOT NO REBOUND!

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 09:48 PM
this is the joke of the year: Miami is outrebounding the pacers,....

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 09:51 PM
lol bye bye david west. See you in the playoffs with your fouls

P&GRealist
04-11-2014, 09:56 PM
Paul George will be lucky making all nba 3rd team

archdevil84
04-11-2014, 10:02 PM
nice win for miami. good to see a player like chalmers playing solid in an important game. same goes for haslem

JC_
04-11-2014, 10:02 PM
I wonder if Hibbert has some kind of health issue. He got beat up pretty bad last time the Heat played them. Lebron elbowed him in the face and then took out his shoulder later in the game. Either way I don't think Vogel is handling the drama very well. Hibbert is the reason you are a difficult matchup for the Heat, Indy should be treating him like he's a king.

kdspurman
04-11-2014, 10:02 PM
Adam Silver saying they'll "take a fresh look" at the current playoff structure. Saying since it was like that to reduce travel when teams were taking commercial flights, but since that's not the case anymore they'll take another look at it. We'll see

kdspurman
04-11-2014, 10:04 PM
Danny Green is on fire tonight.

lol, please
04-11-2014, 10:05 PM
Warriors will make history tonight by clinching a playoff spot. #DubShow #ChasingGreatness #IBelieve

kdspurman
04-11-2014, 10:07 PM
Looked like Kawhi blocked Green cleanly there.

Cal827
04-11-2014, 10:09 PM
The Raptors have won the Titanic Division! :dance:

mngopher35
04-11-2014, 10:18 PM
Corey Brewer is killing it, hoping he hits 50

DillyDill
04-11-2014, 10:18 PM
Let's go Charlotte

Yesssssss finally y'all got a must needed win. Now I just need Warr to obliterate us and my day will be complete

RipCity32
04-11-2014, 10:19 PM
26pts and 26rebs for Drummond tonight.

kdspurman
04-11-2014, 10:21 PM
What a quarter... Spurs are like 51-1 when leading after 3. Though I have my doubts about tonight

Tony_Starks
04-11-2014, 10:26 PM
The Rockets have the worst defensive backcourt in the history of professional basketball!


( in my Bill Walton voice)

DillyDill
04-11-2014, 10:26 PM
26pts and 26rebs for Drummond tonight.

Damn he's a Man-child y'all better not let him or Monroe go

P&GRealist
04-11-2014, 10:28 PM
Warriors will make history tonight by clinching a playoff spot. #DubShow #ChasingGreatness #IBelieve

Meh, the playoffs is where they'll be judged. They got to round 2 last yr. Their goal should be WCF at worst or this season with the addition of Iggy would be a bust.

P&GRealist
04-11-2014, 10:28 PM
26pts and 26rebs for Drummond tonight.

Only 7 rebounds in the 2nd half?

lol, please
04-11-2014, 10:29 PM
Meh, the playoffs is where they'll be judged. They got to round 2 last yr. Their goal should be WCF at worst or this season with the addition of Iggy would be a bust.

It's finals or bust, and the warriors will be ready.

BirdIsTheWord
04-11-2014, 10:30 PM
Why couldn't Brewer do this when he was on the Nuggets?!

TurboDEEZsmoke
04-11-2014, 10:31 PM
Bulls 18 point come back. Taj Gibson showed why he is 6th man of the year. DJ augistine another 20+ point game off bench. Bulls and miami are best teams in the east.

P&GRealist
04-11-2014, 10:36 PM
It's finals or bust, and the warriors will be ready.

Doubt it, way too many offensive lapses and the team shoots too many jump shots at times. Add to the uncertainty of David Lee's health.

Plus, my unbiased feeling is that you guys are getting bounced in the 1st rd by the Clippers.

But good luck, hopefully they prove me wrong.

P&GRealist
04-11-2014, 10:37 PM
Bulls 18 point come back. Taj Gibson showed why he is 6th man of the year. DJ augistine another 20+ point game off bench. Bulls and miami are best teams in the east.

Indiana can't do **** against a healthy Wade added to Miami.

Still think the Nets are still a yr away as a team.


The Bulls (if Rose somehow comes back) can be a real threat to the Heat.

Slug3
04-11-2014, 10:38 PM
Indiana can't do **** against a healthy Wade added to Miami.

Still think the Nets are still a yr away as a team.


The Bulls (if Rose somehow comes back) can be a real threat to the Heat.

I don't think the Nets want to be a year away as they are pretty old already with some of their core guys.

RipCity32
04-11-2014, 10:39 PM
Only 7 rebounds in the 2nd half?

Yeah Bulls stopped missing in the 2nd half.

kdspurman
04-11-2014, 10:41 PM
Brewer has 51...

sunsfan88
04-11-2014, 10:42 PM
Spurs are playing as if this is the Finals. And Suns are playing like they wanna go home already cause their scared.

mngopher35
04-11-2014, 10:43 PM
Why couldn't Brewer do this when he was on the Nuggets?!

We will trade him back this summer so he can! It'll cost at least your first rounder though, we are talking about someone who can drop 50 on a team.

alexander_37
04-11-2014, 10:45 PM
Wait, Warriors fans think they are making the finals? :laugh:

kdspurman
04-11-2014, 10:47 PM
Wow Bledsoe turned down a layup and kicked out to Frye. Instead of cutting the lead to 2, it's now up to 6. He's been very good otherwise

sunsfan88
04-11-2014, 10:48 PM
God I hate the Spurs so damn much.

BirdIsTheWord
04-11-2014, 10:50 PM
We will trade him back this summer so he can! It'll cost at least your first rounder though, we are talking about someone who can drop 50 on a team.

We may have sucked this season but I'm quite happy to see the back of him.

joshhorvath
04-11-2014, 10:51 PM
congrats on the raptors for winning the atlantic division!

kdspurman
04-11-2014, 11:14 PM
wow the blazers can pass rockets for the 4 spot?

Blazers have a much tougher last few games but still mathematically possible

P&GRealist
04-11-2014, 11:15 PM
Wait, Warriors fans think they are making the finals? :laugh:

Don't worry, you guys got no shot either. Especially with injury prone Mr. Howard there.

kobe4thewinbang
04-11-2014, 11:15 PM
Did George Hill get injured or something? How did he play 30+ minutes and essentially be a giant goose egg?

He never even shot?!

I'm just looking at the box score, but Indy must've been brainless tonight. Copeland only got 2 shots? Another poor performance by Paul George. Why didn't they feed Scola (5-8) and Stevenson (4-7) more?

:shrug:

P&GRealist
04-11-2014, 11:16 PM
wow the blazers can pass rockets for the 4 spot?

Blazers have a much tougher last few games but still mathematically possible

Yeah that Blazers-ROckets series is going 7 games imo. Probably will be the best underrated 1st rd matchup of the playoffs.

P&GRealist
04-11-2014, 11:17 PM
Did George Hill get injured or something? How did he play 30+ minutes and essentially be a giant goose egg?

He never even shot?!

He sucks. He is the weak link of this Pacers team. They need a real PG this summer as they aren't winning jack **** this yr.

kobe4thewinbang
04-11-2014, 11:18 PM
He sucks. He is the weak link of this Pacers team. They need a real PG this summer as they aren't winning jack **** this yr.Fair enough. I do think a PG like Rondo, Conley or Dragic could help them. But how do you not even shoot? Even Smush Parker shot the damn ball.

kobe4thewinbang
04-11-2014, 11:20 PM
God I hate the Spurs so damn much.The headline on NBA.com said the Spurs locked up the #1 seed. That's great for them, as it means they'll have HCA against OKC (or Miami) if they meet in the playoffs.

mdm692
04-11-2014, 11:23 PM
Let the playoffs begin. Phx, Dal and Mem all tied in the L column and they all play each other 1 more time. :box:

kobe4thewinbang
04-11-2014, 11:25 PM
Let the playoffs begin. Phx, Dal and Mem all tied in the L column and they all play each other 1 more time. :box:I will feel bad for the odd team out. Wonder who can give the Spurs the best challenge?

goku
04-11-2014, 11:55 PM
I guess the Rocket thought the nuggets and Wolves were gonna lay down at home or they thought the 4 seed was locked up im not sure but they are not playing any Defense right now what so ever im just glad I didn't have to watch Corey brewer drop 51 pts for once I was happy to be at work

ok so Harden and Parsons played 40 plus mins .................................................. .............. Rest Kevin McHale said

P&GRealist
04-12-2014, 12:14 AM
I will feel bad for the odd team out. Wonder who can give the Spurs the best challenge?

Memphis with their 2 big men, then Dallas, then PHX.

lol, please
04-12-2014, 12:23 AM
White Mamba. :faint:

With Lee on the floor, firing on all cylinders again.

Ezio
04-12-2014, 02:06 AM
Bulls with the 3rd seed :dance2: If standings stay like this we could avoid Miami till the ECF

mdm692
04-12-2014, 02:13 AM
I will feel bad for the odd team out. Wonder who can give the Spurs the best challenge?

You know what's good for the odd team out? They jump from picking #20 to picking #14 in the lotto. In a deep draft like this all 3 teams cold use the #14 pick as a consolation price.

kobe4thewinbang
04-12-2014, 03:35 AM
You know what's good for the odd team out? They jump from picking #20 to picking #14 in the lotto. In a deep draft like this all 3 teams cold use the #14 pick as a consolation price.That is a nice consolation prize.

FlashBolt
04-12-2014, 03:41 AM
I get the blame on Wade but what if this is actually the best plan for them? A healthy Wade will be enough for Miami to win. Imo, they should make sure Wade sits out if Miami are 2-0 in the first round and have Wade play in the second/ECF/Finals. There is no reason for him to bang his knees and go through a grueling playoff series. Anyway, doesn't look like LeBron is staying anyways. Wade's health is clearly not getting better and while still very productive, he needs to be playing 23/7. Unless Wade/Bosh can cut a deal or Miami can forget about Bosh and go after someone like maybe Melo there is no way this team stays intact.

kdspurman
04-12-2014, 11:59 AM
Memphis with their 2 big men, then Dallas, then PHX.

I'd actually have Phoenix as the best challenge cause they'll make them run the most. Then Memphis, then Dallas. Dallas is incredibly weak defensively, Spurs have dominated them. They've had success against Memphis too the last couple years, but Memphis would be a tougher opponent than Dallas IMO.

P&GRealist
04-12-2014, 12:55 PM
I get the blame on Wade but what if this is actually the best plan for them? A healthy Wade will be enough for Miami to win. Imo, they should make sure Wade sits out if Miami are 2-0 in the first round and have Wade play in the second/ECF/Finals. There is no reason for him to bang his knees and go through a grueling playoff series. Anyway, doesn't look like LeBron is staying anyways. Wade's health is clearly not getting better and while still very productive, he needs to be playing 23/7. Unless Wade/Bosh can cut a deal or Miami can forget about Bosh and go after someone like maybe Melo there is no way this team stays intact.

You can't just half-*** everything and show up whenever the hell u wanna. That's so disrespectful to the game. And that's what Wade had been doing for the greater part of 3 yrs now