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kdspurman
01-25-2016, 11:07 AM
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Scoots
01-25-2016, 11:12 AM
Let's go Hornets v Kings! The Game of the Day!

kdspurman
01-25-2016, 11:14 AM
Let's go Hornets v Kings! The Game of the Day!

:laugh2:

There are some decent games tonight other than the obvious marquis game.

Scoots
01-25-2016, 12:00 PM
:laugh2:

There are some decent games tonight other than the obvious marquis game.

Marquee. A Marquis is a nobleman. :)

I find it hilarious that Pop heard all the talk of him not playing all the starters for the Warriors all season and I can just seem him giggling as he filed the paperwork that Duncan wasn't going to play.

Not saying Duncan doesn't need the rest, just that Pop would find a little joy in tweaking the world again.

kdspurman
01-25-2016, 12:08 PM
Marquee. A Marquis is a nobleman. :)

I find it hilarious that Pop heard all the talk of him not playing all the starters for the Warriors all season and I can just seem him giggling as he filed the paperwork that Duncan wasn't going to play.

Not saying Duncan doesn't need the rest, just that Pop would find a little joy in tweaking the world again.

Whoops... Thanks for the correction. :D

And it's not rest, it's an actual thing. Duncan's right knee (not the left one with the crazy brace) is acting up. He was sent back home to have it examined. With 2 days off already, there's no doubt he would have played. I'm just hoping it's nothing serious.

He would have struggled if he was caught in P&R action, but his rim protection just cannot be replaced.

Scoots
01-25-2016, 12:25 PM
Whoops... Thanks for the correction. :D

And it's not rest, it's an actual thing. Duncan's right knee (not the left one with the crazy brace) is acting up. He was sent back home to have it examined. With 2 days off already, there's no doubt he would have played. I'm just hoping it's nothing serious.

He would have struggled if he was caught in P&R action, but his rim protection just cannot be replaced.

I know his knee is aching ... but at 57 years old I imagine his legs ache all the time, and the best medicine for the achy joints is? Rest. At least Pop didn't put down "old" again.

Vee-Rex
01-25-2016, 03:28 PM
Duncan's out tonight, right?

Very curious to see how Pop defends the Curry/Green PnR.

kobe4thewinbang
01-25-2016, 03:46 PM
Duncan will be in the game when it matters (e.g. WCF). Still hard to make sense of why Duncan was on the bench when Allen hit that deadly three-pointer. Duncan most likely would have gotten that rebound. Should b a good game, Spurs big win streak on the line.

kdspurman
01-25-2016, 03:48 PM
Duncan's out tonight, right?

Very curious to see how Pop defends the Curry/Green PnR.

He is out. Really hoping it's not too serious, he's already been playing on 1 leg lately.

Idk who Pop is starting, West or Diaw. We'll see.. Don't be surprised if there's an early timeout if they run it and he doesn't like how it's defended. I'm curious to see who's matched up with Kawhi early on from the Warriors side

Scoots
01-25-2016, 04:38 PM
Kerr said that the Warriors are still running less than 40% of the offensive playbook ... I don't expect that to change tonight, but I think it's a near certainty that neither team does anything "new" tonight.

Bostonjorge
01-25-2016, 05:23 PM
He is out. Really hoping it's not too serious, he's already been playing on 1 leg lately.

Idk who Pop is starting, West or Diaw. We'll see.. Don't be surprised if there's an early timeout if they run it and he doesn't like how it's defended. I'm curious to see who's matched up with Kawhi early on from the Warriors side

I would put klay on Leonard.

kdspurman
01-25-2016, 08:01 PM
I would put klay on Leonard.

That's probably the best option till Iggy comes in. I'd expect Kawhi to attack early and often

lol, please
01-25-2016, 08:48 PM
As if it wasn't already obvious, there is just TOO MUCH HYPE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://forums.prosportsdaily.com/showthread.php?904275-It-s-Time-Game-45-Spurs-(38-6)-Warriors-(40-4)

Will the Spurs make it close!?

Someone watch kdspurman! :D

lol, please
01-25-2016, 11:04 PM
Just threw the bank at the Dubs on the over.

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WaDe03
01-25-2016, 11:24 PM
The Heat are slowly getting players back and getting back to the way they were before all the injuries came. We finally played at that fast pace Spo was talking about all summer and I like what I saw for the most part. We match up really well with the Bulls. Also Wade dominated Butler tonight so we can put the all star talk to rest. Harden Butler and Klay may put up big numbers more consistently over the course of the season due to age but Wade usually wins the head to head matchup and has outplayed all 3 head to head this year.

Wade: 28-7-5- on 52% shooting and a big 4th quarter.

Butler: 13-6-4 on 33% shooting

Longhornfan1234
01-25-2016, 11:26 PM
Warriors 114-88. spurs are about to get stretched out and exposed.

kdspurman
01-25-2016, 11:30 PM
Warriors 114-88. spurs are about to get stretched out and exposed.

That may very well happen. But man, all the stuff you said about the Spurs prior to the year and early on, boy were you wrong.

Not surprised you haven't been on here much!

kdspurman
01-25-2016, 11:32 PM
Pelicans had a chance. You can tell they didn't have anything for that scenario planned. Have to prepare for all end of game scenarios

bgdreton
01-25-2016, 11:41 PM
Warriors 114-88. spurs are about to get stretched out and exposed.

Haha doubt it if anything I would see it the other way around... we will come out nervous bank on it

kdspurman
01-25-2016, 11:44 PM
Might be abother game the bench has to carry us if we start out slowly

lol, please
01-25-2016, 11:47 PM
We've missed tons of shots already, but the Dubs have been in control from the get-go

kdspurman
01-25-2016, 11:48 PM
Need Kawhi to get more touches now in the halfcourt

lol, please
01-25-2016, 11:49 PM
^ Broncosfan username with a join date of Jan 2016. :D hope you are a longtime fan who recently discovered PSD and not a bandwagon. :D Dbroncsinmo and bigdaddyburch could use some troops over there.

WaDe03
01-25-2016, 11:51 PM
In before Buck is banned for the 20th time this month.

SF8
01-25-2016, 11:54 PM
Kawhi "all star starter" Leonard looks invisible against the Warriors lol. Is he even playing??

bgdreton
01-25-2016, 11:56 PM
Wow that first 6 min was so captivating

kdspurman
01-25-2016, 11:56 PM
Kawhi "all star starter" Leonard looks invisible against the Warriors lol. Is he even playing??

Has curry done anything since Kawhi switched on him?

That's your answer.

bgdreton
01-25-2016, 11:57 PM
I don't think I blinked lol

kdspurman
01-25-2016, 11:58 PM
Wow that first 6 min was so captivating

Pretty chaotic thus far lol. I hope we settle down now. Parker disappointed, need the bench to do what they do

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:00 AM
Not cool to push a guy in the back like that running full speed

bgdreton
01-26-2016, 12:06 AM
Not cool to push a guy in the back like that running full speed

Yea not cool

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:07 AM
More turnovers than fgs and shooting under 40%... good time to get going now that terrible quarter is out of the way lol

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:08 AM
Yea not cool

It looked worse at game speed then it really was. Officials got it right, but it's still a dangerous play

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 12:10 AM
Nice start by the dubs. Just gotta make em pay more for those turnovers

bgdreton
01-26-2016, 12:10 AM
Yea not cool

It looked worse at game speed then it really was. Officials got it right, but it's still a dangerous play
Agreed u still don't push in the back a lot or a little just bad sportsmanship. At least go for the ball. Not sure why he gave that foul tho should have seen if Manu could make it over green at the rim.

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:13 AM
Felt like this was our clear advantage, the 2nd unit. Not taking advantage

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 12:13 AM
They are both playing kinda sloppy

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 12:16 AM
Felt like this was our clear advantage, the 2nd unit. Not taking advantage

Yeah it's looking like the dubs bench is finally participating

bgdreton
01-26-2016, 12:16 AM
Gsw has a bit of trouble scoring in half court against the spurs. That D tho... man we gotta push the pace

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 12:20 AM
Livingston is a dunk machine tonight

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 12:22 AM
This really does feel like a playoff game

sf-fanatic
01-26-2016, 12:22 AM
What lol you cant change a call that late

bgdreton
01-26-2016, 12:24 AM
Kawhi is so nasty on the block

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:24 AM
Turnovers... that's what this is all about lol.

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 12:24 AM
Curry hasn't even played yet!!!

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:25 AM
Spurs used to go to Duncan on the block to slow the game down. Need to do the same with Kawhi and Diaw when he's in.

bgdreton
01-26-2016, 12:26 AM
I'm going to kill the moderators here. All I have to say is watch your back over the next few weeks. I will track each of you down and kill you.
What?

SF8
01-26-2016, 12:28 AM
Kawhi has to step the hell up. 6 pts in the first half in a game like this? Pathetic. Show that your worth the hype, score some damn pts.

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 12:29 AM
Wow

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:29 AM
How do you wait until greens shot goes in to blow the whistle. That was terrible

bgdreton
01-26-2016, 12:29 AM
That Curry move tho... damn

Pakman
01-26-2016, 12:31 AM
Get em curry

bgdreton
01-26-2016, 12:33 AM
Draymond with the lock up on Kawhi

Pakman
01-26-2016, 12:33 AM
Chef is cookin.

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 12:33 AM
Curry murdered him

sf-fanatic
01-26-2016, 12:33 AM
Lol wow this is a great game

SF8
01-26-2016, 12:33 AM
Curry: 10 shot attempts

Leonard: 3 shot attempts

Kawhi is probably the most passive "superstar" in NBA history.

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:34 AM
Yea, I gotta wake up early for work. Ha... these guys are making it easy. I think GS remembers the last time we matched up.

They're just playing harder & smarter that's what it comes down to

bgdreton
01-26-2016, 12:35 AM
Curry putting on a show hitting on everyone.

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:35 AM
Curry: 10 shot attempts

Leonard: 3 shot attempts

Kawhi is probably the most passive "superstar" in NBA history.

You have what, 3 posts here and all about Kawhi.

Love the guys who see a guy play once and think they know it all. Classic!

blahblahyoutoo
01-26-2016, 12:36 AM
Not a fair fight. Spurs don't have Duncan!

SF8
01-26-2016, 12:38 AM
You have what, 3 posts here and all about Kawhi.

Love the guys who see a guy play once and think they know it all. Classic!

I've seen Kawhi play since he was a rookie and I used to like him but now he's incredibly overrated. People think he's like a top 5-7 player and he's not even close. He has very little offensive ability. He's basically a rich man's Tony Allen.

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:38 AM
Not a fair fight. Spurs don't have Duncan!

It doesn't excuse how they've played offensively. Far too careless with the ball. TD would help alter shots and protect the paint, but offensively they've been pretty pathetic

Lakers + Giants
01-26-2016, 12:38 AM
I'd be lying if i said I DIDNT expect this. I honestly don't think Duncan wouldve made a difference this game either.

bgdreton
01-26-2016, 12:39 AM
This game is far from over btw

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:39 AM
I've seen Kawhi play since he was a rookie and I used to like him but now he's incredibly overrated. People think he's like a top 5-7 player and he's not even close. He has very little offensive ability. He's basically a rich man's Tony Allen.

This post shows you don't watch him as much as you say you do.

Lakers + Giants
01-26-2016, 12:39 AM
This game is far from over btw

Warriors just a run away from ending it tbh.

blahblahyoutoo
01-26-2016, 12:40 AM
Yea, I gotta wake up early for work. Ha... these guys are making it easy. I think GS remembers the last time we matched up.

They're just playing harder & smarter that's what it comes down to
Like I said in another thread, they are by far the better offensive team. Spurs defensive advantage does not make up for their offensive futility.

Lakers + Giants
01-26-2016, 12:41 AM
I've seen Kawhi play since he was a rookie and I used to like him but now he's incredibly overrated. People think he's like a top 5-7 player and he's not even close. He has very little offensive ability. He's basically a rich man's Tony Allen.

Youre an overrated poster after making that remark. Poor man's DMF.

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 12:42 AM
Dubs putting it down again

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:43 AM
Like I said in another thread, they are by far the better offensive team. Spurs defensive advantage does not make up for their offensive futility.

It throws off their bench unit rotations, but the problem has been turnovers leading to points.

They never turn over the ball this much, and honestly there were 3-4 that weren't forced, just careless.

Either way, the first 4-5 minutes of the 3rd will tell the story of how this game will go.

Longhornfan1234
01-26-2016, 12:47 AM
LMA is a soft jump shooter who's put AI inefficiency going against elite defenses. He doesn't even attack Green on his over aggressiveness. Duncan would have made him pay and be at FT line.

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:48 AM
Honestly we should be down much more. I hope pop goes to west more who played well (unless he's keeping hiding that card) parker, aldridge, Leonard, all look terrible. I would have closed that half with west which is why I think that could be a "CIA Pop" thing as we like to call it

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 12:51 AM
Usually the third is the best quarter for the dubs. Hopefully it's over by the start of the fourth

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 01:04 AM
Curry is on fire tonight

bgdreton
01-26-2016, 01:05 AM
Ok curry is officially unguardable

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 01:05 AM
If this were the playoffs, kawhi would be on Steph far more

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 01:08 AM
This one is done. Till March 19th. We will return the favor ;)

Good game

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 01:13 AM
Manu is so weak for that

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 01:14 AM
:eyebrow:

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 01:16 AM
Curry going hard in the paint

WOwolfOL
01-26-2016, 01:18 AM
Almost a 30 point beating

This team is insane

jason
01-26-2016, 01:20 AM
Great game so far!!

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 01:23 AM
Crazy

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 01:24 AM
This is what happened last year btw. GS won a game at home and were up by 30, then played SA a couple weeks later and found themselves down 30.

GS played well, we played terrible. That's how it goes sometimes

Nikeman
01-26-2016, 01:25 AM
Its clear that Pop doesn't give a **** about this game, to him its any other game. Kawahi has guarded Curry maybe 10% of the game, Duncan hasn't played, this is more about Pop not exposing his hand.

Everybody knows Pop doesn't give a crap till the playoffs, not saying the Warriors aren't better but this is the regular season.

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 01:26 AM
The warriors are monsters!!!!!!!! Good luck to the league for the next few years.

bgdreton
01-26-2016, 01:28 AM
This is what happened last year btw. GS won a game at home and were up by 30, then played SA a couple weeks later and found themselves down 30.

GS played well, we played terrible. That's how it goes sometimes

Way to stick it out bro I know it sucks. The spurs will get there time to whoop us to.

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 01:29 AM
Its clear that Pop doesn't give a **** about this game, to him its any other game. Kawahi has guarded Curry maybe 10% of the game, Duncan hasn't played, this is more about Pop not exposing his hand.

Everybody knows Pop doesn't give a crap till the playoffs, not saying the Warriors aren't better but this is the regular season.

I don't think that Is accurate. There is no way that these players and coach's don't care about this game. This is a statement game for who owns the league. That whole bigger picture would make more sense if it was a game against some scrubs but not a team that you are trailing by 2 for the 1 seed

bgdreton
01-26-2016, 01:30 AM
Its clear that Pop doesn't give a **** about this game, to him its any other game. Kawahi has guarded Curry maybe 10% of the game, Duncan hasn't played, this is more about Pop not exposing his hand.

Everybody knows Pop doesn't give a crap till the playoffs, not saying the Warriors aren't better but this is the regular season.

Umm way to try to find an excuse just accept on this day the warriors are just better and it has nothing to do with pop not caring.

likemystylez
01-26-2016, 01:31 AM
Its clear that Pop doesn't give a **** about this game, to him its any other game. Kawahi has guarded Curry maybe 10% of the game, Duncan hasn't played, this is more about Pop not exposing his hand.

Everybody knows Pop doesn't give a crap till the playoffs, not saying the Warriors aren't better but this is the regular season.

did he give a crap last yr in the playopffs? or did he just give the clippers that game 7? at what point was he going to care last yr?

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 01:32 AM
Its clear that Pop doesn't give a **** about this game, to him its any other game. Kawahi has guarded Curry maybe 10% of the game, Duncan hasn't played, this is more about Pop not exposing his hand.

Everybody knows Pop doesn't give a crap till the playoffs, not saying the Warriors aren't better but this is the regular season.

I think you're partially right, he didn't show his hand for sure. But I know he wasn't pleased with the turnover party.

There were things I noticed that Pop has done in years past when he's gauging a team. Nonetheless, GS handed it to us tonight.

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 01:34 AM
Way to stick it out bro I know it sucks. The spurs will get there time to whoop us to.

Its only fair :)

Nikeman
01-26-2016, 01:34 AM
Umm way to try to find an excuse just accept on this day the warriors are just better and it has nothing to do with pop not caring.

jeezzzz..... do Warriors fans get so butthurt they forget to read? I straight up say in my post the Warriors are better... if you think the Warriors are this much better than the Spurs I will also say thats ridiculous. And to the guy saying this is a major statement game, if that was the case, Duncan would have been playing.

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 01:37 AM
Honestly saying it's not a statement game?

Nikeman
01-26-2016, 01:37 AM
did he give a crap last yr in the playopffs? or did he just give the clippers that game 7? at what point was he going to care last yr?

LOL Can warriors fans relax? Not saying Pop didn't try or he isn't trying, but if anyone knows Popovich, he does not put stock in what the media and fans hype up.

Pop will tear into the Spurs for the way they played today, but he is smart enough to understand this was a regular season game that means nothing.

I am not even saying the Warriors aren't a better team, they are but this game is not representative of what will happen come April.

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 01:38 AM
Maybe that's what blatt thought too

Lakers + Giants
01-26-2016, 01:38 AM
Boogie with 50 in OT. Wow

Nikeman
01-26-2016, 01:39 AM
Honestly saying it's not a statement game?

No, its not. Its a game that was hyped up by PSD posters and the media. Find me ONE quote from an article of a Spurs player saying this game is a do or die game for them, or a statement game and I will admit I was wrong.

TrueFan420
01-26-2016, 01:42 AM
If this were the playoffs, kawhi would be on Steph far more

He was on him quite a bit to start the game but I think once the game started to really get blown up pop switched Simmons onto for a quick minute to see if his athleticism could be useful on him in their next match up.

Lakers + Giants
01-26-2016, 01:45 AM
54 now. Unstoppable.

TrueFan420
01-26-2016, 01:45 AM
Awesome win tonight. Can't wait till we meet again in San Antonio... You the Spurs will be out for payback.

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 01:46 AM
No, its not. Its a game that was hyped up by PSD posters and the media. Find me ONE quote from an article of a Spurs player saying this game is a do or die game for them, or a statement game and I will admit I was wrong.

Ok well first you have to know that the Spurs wanted this game for 1 to stop the home streak and 2 to show who owns the west. The thought that a player or coach has to say what is a given is good for you

Nikeman
01-26-2016, 01:47 AM
That being said, GS will be 41-4 in 15 minutes. Going 31-6 in the final 37 games of the season for this team is a mere formality.

If these guys have set their mind of beating 72-10, watch out. They've wrecked any competition that has come their way and its arguable that their losses came from Curry/Green missing games. The Pistons game was the one game they got truly beat.

I could see this team winning 74 games if they stay healthy and choose to go for the record.

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 01:48 AM
Either way this beat down of a the Spurs is a statement we there you think so or not. The dubs own the league by a more than a little

Nikeman
01-26-2016, 01:50 AM
Ok well first you have to know that the Spurs wanted this game for 1 to stop the home streak and 2 to show who owns the west. The thought that a player or coach has to say what is a given is good for you

LOL only fans like you think the regular season matters. Back in 2013 Brooklyn beat Miami 4-0 in the regular season and we beat them 4-1 in the playoffs.

All this mental **** is all BS. The playoffs are a new ball game. Like I said, if Pop was truly trying to make a statement, while Duncan may be hurt, if this game was critical or Pop cared 100% he would have been playing. Not saying it would change the outcome, but I still don't think the Spurs care about this "owning the West" you talk about

DillyDill
01-26-2016, 01:51 AM
Boogie and rondo is insane

kubernetes
01-26-2016, 01:55 AM
No, its not. Its a game that was hyped up by PSD posters and the media. Find me ONE quote from an article of a Spurs player saying this game is a do or die game for them, or a statement game and I will admit I was wrong.

Even Pop said his players were excited to play the Warriors. How could they not? There has never been a game in NBA history between two teams with such a combined record.

Also, I don't buy for a second that Pop doesn't care about the regular season. I'm guessing he cares about HCA a lot. First seed also gets to avoid a second round matchup with the Thunder. Nobody wants to walk into the WCF after a tiring 6 game series against KD and Westbrook.

WaDe03
01-26-2016, 01:57 AM
Meanwhile the best center in the league has 56 and counting.

Lakers + Giants
01-26-2016, 01:58 AM
Cousins going for 60, has 56 and 2OT about to start

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 01:58 AM
LOL only fans like you think the regular season matters. Back in 2013 Brooklyn beat Miami 4-0 in the regular season and we beat them 4-1 in the playoffs.

All this mental **** is all BS. The playoffs are a new ball game. Like I said, if Pop was truly trying to make a statement, while Duncan may be hurt, if this game was critical or Pop cared 100% he would have been playing. Not saying it would change the outcome, but I still don't think the Spurs care about this "owning the West" you talk about

Fans like me? ok well no worries your unhappiness of the game outcome makes me happier than continuing this regular season convo

Nikeman
01-26-2016, 01:59 AM
Here's some food for thought, if Cousins doesn't wanna be in SAC, and won't re-sign, and has been rumored to be on the trade block, maybe the Kings should trade now with his value at an all time high?

Nikeman
01-26-2016, 02:03 AM
Fans like me? ok well no worries your unhappiness of the game outcome makes me happier than continuing this regular season convo

Unhappy? Lmao why would I be unhappy.. my HEAT beat the Bulls after playing like **** basically this entire month. If anything, I am unhappy because I wanted to watch a competitive game, but I am also not one to put huge stock into a regular season game.

The Warriors beating the Cavs by 40 was a fluke, if they play the Cavs 10 times, they may win 8 out of 10, hell even 9, but beating them by 40 may happen 1 out of 10 times.

Anyway, if anybody here thinks I dislike the Warriors, thats not the case at all, by far my favorite team to watch, best team in the NBA and I hope they pass 72 wins, I just don't put that much stock into these regular season games.

Scoots
01-26-2016, 02:04 AM
Amin Elhassan said the Spurs/Warriors game didn't REALLY matter to either team ... unless one team lost by 30. He said that many hours before the game started.

I think the 30 matters to both teams, but not a LOT to either team.

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 02:06 AM
That was a weak foul out

Lakers + Giants
01-26-2016, 02:07 AM
Cousins fouls out after grabbing an offensive rebound. 60 point game DENIED. Damn

JLynn943
01-26-2016, 02:12 AM
That was a weak foul out

Yeah, that was a lame call

likemystylez
01-26-2016, 02:14 AM
Cousins going for 60, has 56 and 2OT about to start

thats tough considering hes fouled out

blahblahyoutoo
01-26-2016, 02:19 AM
Yeah, that was a lame call
Uhh, he threw a pretty blatant Shaq style shoulder to clear the defender. It wasn't a flop either since you could see there was some oomph to it.

Lakers + Giants
01-26-2016, 02:22 AM
thats tough considering hes fouled out

that was posted way before that tho.....

likemystylez
01-26-2016, 02:25 AM
Pop with a good joke- but a tuff crowd from the bay area media. his opening comment in the interview was "Im glad my gm wasnt in the locker room otherwise I might have gotten fired".... and crickets from his audience. I thought it was good though. :confused:

lol, please
01-26-2016, 02:25 AM
What a game. As I was hoping, a thorough domination. Someone keep an eye on kdspurman. ;)

JLynn943
01-26-2016, 02:27 AM
Uhh, he threw a pretty blatant Shaq style shoulder to clear the defender. It wasn't a flop either since you could see there was some oomph to it.
Kaminski obviously milked that. There was contract, but not as much as his reaction would lead you to believe. The ref couldn't see that it was as borderline as it was, otherwise I doubt he takes cousins out of that game like that.

And they lose after a 5 step 3 pointer. Typical nba officiating.

ewing
01-26-2016, 02:30 AM
well the warriors looked like video game tonight

ewing
01-26-2016, 02:34 AM
I think you're partially right, he didn't show his hand for sure. But I know he wasn't pleased with the turnover party.

There were things I noticed that Pop has done in years past when he's gauging a team. Nonetheless, GS handed it to us tonight.

3rd quater was crazy. the spurs really didn't seem to try and slow it down just got ran off the court. i don'y know if they had a choice but man they were moving the ball fast and had no hope of keeping the pace.

ewing
01-26-2016, 02:35 AM
Ok curry is officially unguardable

no doubt

ewing
01-26-2016, 02:41 AM
I don't think that Is accurate. There is no way that these players and coach's don't care about this game. This is a statement game for who owns the league. That whole bigger picture would make more sense if it was a game against some scrubs but not a team that you are trailing by 2 for the 1 seed

no doubt, i spurs wanted this one. the Celts wanted it too when the Lakers blew there doors off and Larry called his team a bunch of girls. IDK if the Warriors have the ability to play that fast and good or if the Spurs have players needed to control place more but GS blew there doors off tonight.

Bostonjorge
01-26-2016, 02:46 AM
Curry couldn't of went for 60 tonight.

MygirlhatesCod
01-26-2016, 02:55 AM
I'm thinking curry could average 40 if he got to play entire games this season

SF8
01-26-2016, 03:14 AM
I better never hear the media and fans overrate the Spurs again. Their defense is #1...until they play team like the Warriors who just exposed them for the frauds they are.

Spurs wouldn't make it to even 6 games against the Warriors if the played in the playoffs.

BKLYNpigeon
01-26-2016, 03:18 AM
I better never hear the media and fans overrate the Spurs again. Their defense is #1...until they play team like the Warriors who just exposed them for the frauds they are.

Spurs wouldn't make it to even 6 games against the Warriors if the played in the playoffs.

disagree.

sf-fanatic
01-26-2016, 03:55 AM
I better never hear the media and fans overrate the Spurs again. Their defense is #1...until they play team like the Warriors who just exposed them for the frauds they are.

Spurs wouldn't make it to even 6 games against the Warriors if the played in the playoffs.

Lol wow

SF8
01-26-2016, 04:27 AM
I'm thinking curry could average 40 if he got to play entire games this season

Probably more. But that's a moot point, it's like saying LeBron could average a triple double if he wanted to.

SF8
01-26-2016, 04:30 AM
Has curry done anything since Kawhi switched on him?

That's your answer.

Um yea he did. Curry made Leonard look like an idiot

https://vine.co/v/iiH3eUAXjaT

Even my 7 year old nephew was laughing at Leonard on this play.

SF8
01-26-2016, 04:47 AM
Has curry done anything since Kawhi switched on him?

That's your answer.

And if that wasn't enough, here you go

https://vine.co/v/iiwK1IU26pH

I know your a Spurs fan and their the second best team in the West and all that, but please, PLEASE don't ever even dream for a second that Kawhi or anyone on the Spurs for that matter can even come close to stopping a GOAT player like Steph Curry. Please, I'm asking nicely.

More-Than-Most
01-26-2016, 05:28 AM
I better never hear the media and fans overrate the Spurs again. Their defense is #1...until they play team like the Warriors who just exposed them for the frauds they are.

Spurs wouldn't make it to even 6 games against the Warriors if the played in the playoffs.

so bucks----->warriors then if 1 game says all of this? My god you guys never stop.

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 08:18 AM
And if that wasn't enough, here you go

https://vine.co/v/iiwK1IU26pH

I know your a Spurs fan and their the second best team in the West and all that, but please, PLEASE don't ever even dream for a second that Kawhi or anyone on the Spurs for that matter can even come close to stopping a GOAT player like Steph Curry. Please, I'm asking nicely.

You already said Kawhi is overrated, doesn't have an offensive game, and not a top 5-7 player. Your credibility went down the crapper dude.

You can bring up 2 vines all you want. Anyone who actually watched the game saw the difference Kawhi made when guarding Curry.

SteBO
01-26-2016, 08:56 AM
When Curry's doing what he did last night, then there's nothing ANYONE can do. That doesn't take away from the fact that Leonard is the best perimeter in the league by miles. I didn't watch the game at all, but I can guarantee that Kawhi at least tried to make Curry work for what he gets. Steph was just on fire.

YAALREADYKNO
01-26-2016, 09:25 AM
It's only one game and people shouldn't overreact but golden state is just on another level right now. That was a straight up *** whoopin. I guess David blatt doesn't look too bad now that the Warriors did the same thing to coach pop

tredigs
01-26-2016, 10:03 AM
https://vine.co/v/iiH3eUAXjaT



That's as lost as you'll ever see Kawhi, that's wild. Curry did Curry things tonight.

The Warriors beating their top 2 obstacles en route to a repeat by ~70 points in their 2 games this week is great, but overall I'm just happy that they were able to stretch the standings lead to 3 games. I don't think the Spurs are likely to beat the Warriors in a game 7 in Oracle, and achieving HCA for that potential playoff matchup is my biggest concern for them.

Unfortunately for GS, both of their games in San Antonio are going to be off of tough b2b's. The Warriors last 4 games of the season are actually Spurs, @Grizzlies, b2b @Spurs, Grizzlies. So they're going to need that cushion if San Antonio continues to play at the pace they are.

Tony_Starks
01-26-2016, 10:09 AM
I disagree, overreact because Steph Curry and the Warriors are really that great.

Every once in a while you see the best players on special teams make a special run. MJ/Pippen/Rodman with the 72 season. Kobe/Shaq and company almost sweep the entire playoffs.

This is that. Steph and the crew are virtually unstoppable this year, barring injury.

A joy to watch.

likemystylez
01-26-2016, 10:35 AM
It's only one game and people shouldn't overreact but golden state is just on another level right now. That was a straight up *** whoopin. I guess David blatt doesn't look too bad now that the Warriors did the same thing to coach pop

LOL- its funny though. The people who are saying "its one game, it means nothing" are the same people who lat week when the warriors destroyed Cleveland were saying "the real test will be on eht e 25th against the spurs."

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 10:37 AM
I still think we have as good a shot to win with or without HCA even after last night. I've learned a long time ago, putting so much stock into 1 reg season game does not determine squat when thinking about a potential playoff match up. Now if GS sweeps us in the reg season, that'd change my thought process a bit, but even then, teams have been swept and won a playoff series.

likemystylez
01-26-2016, 10:37 AM
so bucks----->warriors then if 1 game says all of this? My god you guys never stop.

it was a little different. warriors overlooked the bucks and bucks took advantage of it. You can bet that the spurs knew they were going to have a worthy opponent tonight. spurs also werent at the end of a 7 game road trip

likemystylez
01-26-2016, 10:42 AM
I still think we have as good a shot to win with or without HCA even after last night. I've learned a long time ago, putting so much stock into 1 reg season game does not determine squat when thinking about a potential playoff match up. Now if GS sweeps us in the reg season, that'd change my thought process a bit, but even then, teams have been swept and won a playoff series.

historically great teams like the spurs- very seldom get swept. and historically great defensive teams dont typically get ran off the floor like last night.

I do think that game helped the warriors more than it hurt the spurs though. Last yr when the warriors played the spurs- it almost looked like they played scared. The warriors were a great team last yr, but there level of confidence as a team didnt seem that high, and they reverted to playing iso basketball (horrible idea against the spurs)

Controlling the game last night should have made all the players on the roster(not just curry, but rush, livingston, barbosa and everyone believe that they can play with the spurs)

likemystylez
01-26-2016, 10:44 AM
That's as lost as you'll ever see Kawhi, that's wild. Curry did Curry things tonight.

The Warriors beating their top 2 obstacles en route to a repeat by ~70 points in their 2 games this week is great, but overall I'm just happy that they were able to stretch the standings lead to 3 games. I don't think the Spurs are likely to beat the Warriors in a game 7 in Oracle, and achieving HCA for that potential playoff matchup is my biggest concern for them.

Unfortunately for GS, both of their games in San Antonio are going to be off of tough b2b's. The Warriors last 4 games of the season are actually Spurs, @Grizzlies, b2b @Spurs, Grizzlies. So they're going to need that cushion if San Antonio continues to play at the pace they are.

Theres a good chance that if the warriors can build a 5 or 6 game lead on the spurs- that the spurs will be sitting a lot of guys the last week or the season. Warriors may be doing the same if the games are meaningless- although if the warriors are chasing 72 wins then and the spurs are sitting there starters- edge goes to the warriors.... although those wins wont prove anything.

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 10:52 AM
historically great teams like the spurs- very seldom get swept. and historically great defensive teams dont typically get ran off the floor like last night.

I do think that game helped the warriors more than it hurt the spurs though. Last yr when the warriors played the spurs- it almost looked like they played scared. The warriors were a great team last yr, but there level of confidence as a team didnt seem that high, and they reverted to playing iso basketball (horrible idea against the spurs)

Controlling the game last night should have made all the players on the roster(not just curry, but rush, livingston, barbosa and everyone believe that they can play with the spurs)

I agree.. I think mentally, GS needed this game more.

& even historically great defensive teams have an off night. And the Spurs margin of defeat has been very small this year. They haven't been run off the court yet. So, I'm not exactly up in arms about last night, because I know nights like that happen, to everyone at some point. The writing was on the wall for me in all honesty, I could see that after the first few minutes of the game.

We've had nights like this in our championship runs, which is why I won't put too much stock into this just yet. As I'm sure Kerr wouldn't either on the Warriors side.

tredigs
01-26-2016, 10:53 AM
I still think we have as good a shot to win with or without HCA even after last night. I've learned a long time ago, putting so much stock into 1 reg season game does not determine squat when thinking about a potential playoff match up. Now if GS sweeps us in the reg season, that'd change my thought process a bit, but even then, teams have been swept and won a playoff series.
You don't have as good a chance to win without HCA as you do with it, that's just a fact. These teams are both absolutely dominant at home, and whether we like it or not, refs are human and will cater to a home game 7 crowd rather than for the opposition.

I'm pretty confident that you guys win game 7 against the Clips last year if it was in San Antonio rather than LA.

Tony_Starks
01-26-2016, 10:56 AM
I still think we have as good a shot to win with or without HCA even after last night. I've learned a long time ago, putting so much stock into 1 reg season game does not determine squat when thinking about a potential playoff match up. Now if GS sweeps us in the reg season, that'd change my thought process a bit, but even then, teams have been swept and won a playoff series.


9 times out of 10 you'd be exactly right,especially with a Pop coached team. He was already playing chess by sitting Duncan last night.

This is the 1time where as a Spurs fan you should actually be worried though. The Warriors are on such a roll that you absolutely have to try to get every mental advantage you can get. Even if you lose, every game should at least be competitive.

The Warriors have blown out both the defending East champs and the biggest obstacle in the West by 30 in a week.

Trust me the Spurs had better knock them down to reality before playoff time or they are going to get steamrolled when they finally face them for all the marbles...

DanG
01-26-2016, 11:01 AM
The Heat are slowly getting players back and getting back to the way they were before all the injuries came. We finally played at that fast pace Spo was talking about all summer and I like what I saw for the most part. We match up really well with the Bulls. Also Wade dominated Butler tonight so we can put the all star talk to rest. Harden Butler and Klay may put up big numbers more consistently over the course of the season due to age but Wade usually wins the head to head matchup and has outplayed all 3 head to head this year.

Wade: 28-7-5- on 52% shooting and a big 4th quarter.

Butler: 13-6-4 on 33% shooting

Butler is a team leader who plays almost 40 minutes every night, guards opponents best players and has a less stacked Bulls team sitting consistantly 3rd or 4th in the East while Wade is struggling to keep his team in the playoffs. Clearly Butler deserved the starting spot over Wade.

Also, age isn't an excuse for Wade. He is 34 not 37-38. Kobe put up 27/6/6 on great efficiency as a 34 year old having played 16 seasons in the NBA while Wade has only played 13.

18/4/4, .514 TS% , 7th seed in the East while having Bosh, Whiteside, Deng and Dragic isn't impressive at all for him.

SF8
01-26-2016, 11:02 AM
LOL- its funny though. The people who are saying "its one game, it means nothing" are the same people who lat week when the warriors destroyed Cleveland were saying "the real test will be on eht e 25th against the spurs."

Exactly. Spurs are a team that always gets excuses from the media and fans. Even last year when they lost in the 1st round, nobody said a damn thing about it. But if it was the Clippers, Thunder, Rockets or Warriors that lost in the first round, all hell would break loose.

Had the Warriors lost this game, everyone would be saying how this game meant so much and that it proved Spurs are better etc. But since the Spurs are the ones that lost, it's no big deal. Lmao.

SF8
01-26-2016, 11:05 AM
so bucks----->warriors then if 1 game says all of this? My god you guys never stop.

Sure buddy except for the fact that the Warriors have better record than BOTH the Bucks and Spurs???

And like the other guy who already responded to this said, this is a game that both teams were ready for and knew was a big game as it was the test between the West's best.

The Bucks-Warriors was just a game that the Warriors took lightly and they were fatigued after winning a ridiculous 20 or 30 something games in a row. You see how the circumstances are different there buddy? And last I checked, the Warriors didn't lose by 40 like the Spurs just did....

YAALREADYKNO
01-26-2016, 11:05 AM
LOL- its funny though. The people who are saying "its one game, it means nothing" are the same people who lat week when the warriors destroyed Cleveland were saying "the real test will be on eht e 25th against the spurs."

lmao right

SF8
01-26-2016, 11:09 AM
You already said Kawhi is overrated, doesn't have an offensive game, and not a top 5-7 player. Your credibility went down the crapper dude.

You can bring up 2 vines all you want. Anyone who actually watched the game saw the difference Kawhi made when guarding Curry.
Lmao you asked me what has Curry done since Kawhi switched on to him acting as if Kawhi shut down Curry or something and your mad that I proved you wrong with real video evidence?

How about you admit "Yea my bad, Curry definitely got the best of Leonard tonight, not even Kawhi could stop him"?

Now instead of "What has Curry done since the amazing Kawhi switched on to him?", it's "You didn't see the difference Kawhi made?".

Don't flip flop your questions to fit narratives man, I know your better than that. You tried to act all cocky as if a guy like freaking Leonard could shut down Steph and you proven wrong.

You asked a question and I literally answered it. That's all that was.

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 11:11 AM
Lmao you asked me what has Curry done since Kawhi switched on to him acting as if Kawhi shut down Curry or something and your mad that I proved you wrong with real video evidence?

How about you admit "Yea my bad, Curry definitely got the best of Leonard tonight, not even Kawhi could stop him"?

Now instead of "What has Curry done since the amazing Kawhi switched on to him?", it's "You didn't see the difference Kawhi made?".

Don't flip flop your questions to fit narratives man, I know your better than that. You tried to act all cocky as if a guy like freaking Leonard could shut down Steph and you proven wrong.

You asked a question and I literally answered it. That's all that was.

I asked it in the first half. You waited till after the game.... If you answered when I asked, your answer would have been not much. Nice try though.

And I never said he could shut him down. But he has the best chance of slowing him down, and he did after scoring 15 first quarter points. He didn't guard him much, but he kept the ball out of his hands on several occasions which is a win in it of itself.

tredigs
01-26-2016, 11:15 AM
Some cool stat-muse stuff.

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692000299649622016

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kdspurman
01-26-2016, 11:21 AM
9 times out of 10 you'd be exactly right,especially with a Pop coached team. He was already playing chess by sitting Duncan last night.

This is the 1time where as a Spurs fan you should actually be worried though. The Warriors are on such a roll that you absolutely have to try to get every mental advantage you can get. Even if you lose, every game should at least be competitive.

The Warriors have blown out both the defending East champs and the biggest obstacle in the West by 30 in a week.

Trust me the Spurs had better knock them down to reality before playoff time or they are going to get steamrolled when they finally face them for all the marbles...

They're on a roll yes, but we are still only 3 games back. It's about to be February which is plenty of time to gain some ground. And to be honest, I'd rather lose like this than lose a close game at this point. They had won 13 straight and 19/20 and Pop is not a fan of long win streaks. (his post game/in game mood kind of told the story for me too)This kind of game will get these guys re-focused and every now and then they need that.

My mindset after the infamous Game 6 has completely changed how I view regular season games. I don't mean to sound cocky at all, that's just my mindset. Heck the last year we won it all, people complained and knocked us cause we couldn't beat the elite teams, had a losing record i think. I just won't put as much stock as some people are into last night.

It was a big time win, and we got our ***** handed to us. That's how it goes in the NBA sometimes.

CHANGO
01-26-2016, 11:38 AM
Those turnovers by the Spurs weren't forced, they just had like 5 turnovers like that which resulted in 8 or more Warriors point, I saw Mills, Parker and Simmons make a couple of those.

Without Duncan it's impossible to see the best Spurs version, believe it or not, but Duncan still have the defense in the post and also he is the facilitator on offense in that post. How many times the Spurs went to the post last game? Their best post player/facilitator was Diaw, but without Duncan is a different animal.

It is a shame that the NBA decided that this game would take this long to play and also that the other three games would be almost finishing the season. Way to go. :pity:

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 11:47 AM
Those turnovers by the Spurs weren't forced, they just had like 5 turnovers like that which resulted in 8 or more Warriors point, I saw Mills, Parker and Simmons make a couple of those.

Without Duncan it's impossible to see the best Spurs version, believe it or not, but Duncan still have the defense in the post and also he is the facilitator on offense in that post. How many times the Spurs went to the post last game? Their best post player/facilitator was Diaw, but without Duncan is a different animal.

It is a shame that the NBA decided that this game would take this long to play and also that the other three games would be almost finishing the season. Way to go. :pity:

I don't think Duncan would have changed the outcome quite honestly...

I do agree with you though, early on there were just far too many unforced turnovers. It was quite strange how care-free they were with the ball. But, it is what it is. Pop seemed jolly after the game, and didn't seem to rip into them during the game for whatever reason. He just kept trying different combinations to see who could do what.

likemystylez
01-26-2016, 11:51 AM
Exactly. Spurs are a team that always gets excuses from the media and fans. Even last year when they lost in the 1st round, nobody said a damn thing about it. But if it was the Clippers, Thunder, Rockets or Warriors that lost in the first round, all hell would break loose.

Had the Warriors lost this game, everyone would be saying how this game meant so much and that it proved Spurs are better etc. But since the Spurs are the ones that lost, it's no big deal. Lmao.

well truth is- it was one game either way. it was historic though considering the records of both clubs at this point in the season... which obviously lead to anticipation.

I think the reason the spurs get more of a break is because their core players and their coach is extremely experienced. If the warriors lost by 30 to the spurs, there would be players on the warriors roster who would just not believe they could compete with the spurs in future games. The spurs as an organization have seen enough ups and downs over the last 15-20 yrs to know one game doesnt mean anything to an organization thats been a contender for 2 straight decades.

Scoots
01-26-2016, 12:06 PM
I still think we have as good a shot to win with or without HCA even after last night. I've learned a long time ago, putting so much stock into 1 reg season game does not determine squat when thinking about a potential playoff match up. Now if GS sweeps us in the reg season, that'd change my thought process a bit, but even then, teams have been swept and won a playoff series.

I generally agree, but the Spurs last game of last regular season certainly had some long lasting effects.

tredigs
01-26-2016, 12:09 PM
well truth is- it was one game either way. it was historic though considering the records of both clubs at this point in the season... which obviously lead to anticipation.

I think the reason the spurs get more of a break is because their core players and their coach is extremely experienced. If the warriors lost by 30 to the spurs, there would be players on the warriors roster who would just not believe they could compete with the spurs in future games. The spurs as an organization have seen enough ups and downs over the last 15-20 yrs to know one game doesnt mean anything to an organization thats been a contender for 2 straight decades.

Solid post Stylez, exactly right. This game DOES matter (I think HCA is huge for this potential playoff matchup), but it matters less for the Spurs in this situation than it would for any other team. They're battle tested and proven, period.

BKLYNpigeon
01-26-2016, 12:13 PM
Even if the Warriors and Spurs split the season 2-2, I still see the Warriors having Home Court Advantage.

I don't know if we learned that much from Spurs/Warriors outcome. Except that the Warriors are the best team this year. They just beat the Cavs, Bulls and Spurs by 30 points in a 6 day span.

The Spurs looked defeated last night, not that they were losing, but just demoralized.

Scoots
01-26-2016, 12:21 PM
I don't think Duncan would have changed the outcome quite honestly...

I do agree with you though, early on there were just far too many unforced turnovers. It was quite strange how care-free they were with the ball. But, it is what it is. Pop seemed jolly after the game, and didn't seem to rip into them during the game for whatever reason. He just kept trying different combinations to see who could do what.

Last year the Warriors were rolling on offense with Bogut facilitating (even in limited minutes), then he got hurt and missed some time, the team struggled on offense but eventually figured it out and are not much stronger because of it. The Spurs will be helped in the long run by Duncan not being available for some games here and there.

Scoots
01-26-2016, 12:24 PM
Solid post Stylez, exactly right. This game DOES matter (I think HCA is huge for this potential playoff matchup), but it matters less for the Spurs in this situation than it would for any other team. They're battle tested and proven, period.

I said last week that this game meant more mentally for the Warriors than the Spurs ... but you can't say the Warriors are no longer battle tested after they didn't lose their cool and made the right adjustments to win 4 series and the title last year.

I hope (and kind of don't hope) the Warriors and Spurs play in the WCF because I'd LOVE to see Kerr vs Pop and the Warriors vs Spurs with actual extensive game prep and in the pressure of the playoffs.

tredigs
01-26-2016, 12:39 PM
I said last week that this game meant more mentally for the Warriors than the Spurs ... but you can't say the Warriors are no longer battle tested after they didn't lose their cool and made the right adjustments to win 4 series and the title last year.

I hope (and kind of don't hope) the Warriors and Spurs play in the WCF because I'd LOVE to see Kerr vs Pop and the Warriors vs Spurs with actual extensive game prep and in the pressure of the playoffs.

The Warriors definitely are as well. But the Spurs are aged veterans of the battlefield. Regardless, great win. On to the next one.

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 12:46 PM
The Warriors definitely are as well. But the Spurs are aged veterans of the battlefield. Regardless, great win. On to the next one.

So much for that close game we were hoping for huh? :rolleyes: Good stuff

Scoots
01-26-2016, 01:34 PM
I'm guessing unless those last 2 games are decisive for seeding we don't see a single all-out game during the season between the Warriors/Spurs.

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 01:50 PM
Last year the Warriors were rolling on offense with Bogut facilitating (even in limited minutes), then he got hurt and missed some time, the team struggled on offense but eventually figured it out and are not much stronger because of it. The Spurs will be helped in the long run by Duncan not being available for some games here and there.

Yea. Need Duncan at times, if nothing else to protect the paint. We got killed there last night. I just hope they come out guns blazing against the Rockets tomorrow :) That's always fun

kdspurman
01-26-2016, 01:51 PM
I'm guessing unless those last 2 games are decisive for seeding we don't see a single all-out game during the season between the Warriors/Spurs.

Would be awesome if they were for seeding

blahblahyoutoo
01-26-2016, 01:54 PM
9 times out of 10 you'd be exactly right,especially with a Pop coached team. He was already playing chess by sitting Duncan last night.

This is the 1time where as a Spurs fan you should actually be worried though. The Warriors are on such a roll that you absolutely have to try to get every mental advantage you can get. Even if you lose, every game should at least be competitive.

The Warriors have blown out both the defending East champs and the biggest obstacle in the West by 30 in a week.

Trust me the Spurs had better knock them down to reality before playoff time or they are going to get steamrolled when they finally face them for all the marbles...

agree. the spurs needed this win as much as GS did with all the "hype" that people were sleeping on SA.
the media likes to hype up the underdog as much as the favorite, but it was pretty clear to me even before this game that they don't have anything to match up with curry (not that anyone else does).

blahblahyoutoo
01-26-2016, 01:56 PM
Kaminski obviously milked that. There was contract, but not as much as his reaction would lead you to believe. The ref couldn't see that it was as borderline as it was, otherwise I doubt he takes cousins out of that game like that.

And they lose after a 5 step 3 pointer. Typical nba officiating.

uh, what? the wind up was pretty obvious. cousin's even added some facial expression to give it some extra force lol.

Vee-Rex
01-26-2016, 01:56 PM
Dubs have a mental affect on teams quite unlike anything I've ever seen before.

It's only a matter of time before players start losing their composure when they expend so much energy guarding guys well only to have a single guy come down and pop a nearly half-court 3 over and over.

That **** is truly demoralizing.

I maintain that the only way to have a chance at beating the Dubs 4 times in a series is to do everything you can to shut down Green/Iguodala/Barnes, and if Curry + Thompson score 60+ (like they did on Detroit), you can still win.

The amount of effort/energy I see people expending trying to trap and chase Curry all over is astounding, especially when he hits the video-game shot anyway.

blahblahyoutoo
01-26-2016, 02:00 PM
They're on a roll yes, but we are still only 3 games back. It's about to be February which is plenty of time to gain some ground. And to be honest, I'd rather lose like this than lose a close game at this point. They had won 13 straight and 19/20 and Pop is not a fan of long win streaks. (his post game/in game mood kind of told the story for me too)This kind of game will get these guys re-focused and every now and then they need that.

My mindset after the infamous Game 6 has completely changed how I view regular season games. I don't mean to sound cocky at all, that's just my mindset. Heck the last year we won it all, people complained and knocked us cause we couldn't beat the elite teams, had a losing record i think. I just won't put as much stock as some people are into last night.

It was a big time win, and we got our ***** handed to us. That's how it goes in the NBA sometimes.

bolded statement is true and amazing since GS has been playing lights out.
the only silver lining in a lopsided loss like this is lighting a fire under SA's *** and seeing just how many adjustments they have to make.
otherwise it's a bad, humiliating loss.

Wrigheyes4MVP
01-26-2016, 02:17 PM
Anyone who thinks Cousins is overrated because his team doesn't win... watch the Kings and see the difference with him on the court and without him on the court. They have no offense without him on the court and they are teh 3rd highes scoring team in the NBA with him on the court. He is basically their entire offense. After he fouled out last night, the Kings were lucky to score 2 points the rest of the game. They are 1-7 without Big Cuz and have now lost 2 games that they probably would have won had he not fouled out in a 2OT game. He's obviously underrated on this site considering how many discredit him and try to nitpick at his attitude or his defense that really isn't even that bad.

He's the best center by a mile and should be starting in the ASG (this nonsense about having no big men starting in the ASG is absurd).

Wrigheyes4MVP
01-26-2016, 02:27 PM
Boogie and rondo is insane

Their chemistry has been remarkable

Vee-Rex
01-26-2016, 02:35 PM
Anyone who thinks Cousins is overrated because his team doesn't win... watch the Kings and see the difference with him on the court and without him on the court. They have no offense without him on the court and they are teh 3rd highes scoring team in the NBA with him on the court. He is basically their entire offense. After he fouled out last night, the Kings were lucky to score 2 points the rest of the game. They are 1-7 without Big Cuz and have now lost 2 games that they probably would have won had he not fouled out in a 2OT game. He's obviously underrated on this site considering how many discredit him and try to nitpick at his attitude or his defense that really isn't even that bad.

He's the best center by a mile and should be starting in the ASG (this nonsense about having no big men starting in the ASG is absurd).

100% agree. I think Cousins (on this site anyway) is one of the most underrated players in the game. I've always argued in his favor but it seems like 80% of this site hate him.

People love drama and so they like to conjure up the idea that DMC's attitude is detrimental to the success of the Kings. Dude is an animal, a pure-bred ****ing animal. He is without a doubt the best center in the league and IDC how many people are so soft that they shed tears about his attitude, I'll be defending him.

Draymond Green has more technical fouls than him so far, btw.

Scoots
01-26-2016, 03:00 PM
Anyone who thinks Cousins is overrated because his team doesn't win... watch the Kings and see the difference with him on the court and without him on the court. They have no offense without him on the court and they are teh 3rd highes scoring team in the NBA with him on the court. He is basically their entire offense. After he fouled out last night, the Kings were lucky to score 2 points the rest of the game. They are 1-7 without Big Cuz and have now lost 2 games that they probably would have won had he not fouled out in a 2OT game. He's obviously underrated on this site considering how many discredit him and try to nitpick at his attitude or his defense that really isn't even that bad.

He's the best center by a mile and should be starting in the ASG (this nonsense about having no big men starting in the ASG is absurd).

The issue I have with Cousins is only that he seems dumb/crazy at times (fouled out in 12 minutes vs Warriors). His skills are second to none among centers right now though (he also dominated in another loss to the Warriors). (Hard to believe the Warriors/Kings are already done for this year ... unless the Kings are the 8 seed).

SF8
01-26-2016, 05:45 PM
I asked it in the first half. You waited till after the game.... If you answered when I asked, your answer would have been not much. Nice try though.

And I never said he could shut him down. But he has the best chance of slowing him down, and he did after scoring 15 first quarter points. He didn't guard him much, but he kept the ball out of his hands on several occasions which is a win in it of itself.
I didn't see it til after the game. And Kawhi was getting his butt handed to him by Klay before he switched on to Curry.

SF8
01-26-2016, 05:47 PM
well truth is- it was one game either way. it was historic though considering the records of both clubs at this point in the season... which obviously lead to anticipation.

I think the reason the spurs get more of a break is because their core players and their coach is extremely experienced. If the warriors lost by 30 to the spurs, there would be players on the warriors roster who would just not believe they could compete with the spurs in future games. The spurs as an organization have seen enough ups and downs over the last 15-20 yrs to know one game doesnt mean anything to an organization thats been a contender for 2 straight decades.
People said this same thing last year and they ended up losing in the 1st round to the Clippers. I don't think the Spurs are as indestructible as they used to be in years past.

SF8
01-26-2016, 05:49 PM
Kawhi Leonard made James Harden look like Pippen defensively yesterday.

I mean, look at this, what kind of pathetic effort is this? The Warriors players were actually taking turns burning him...like they looked to see who he was guarding and then had that guy score the ball. Ridiculous!

https://www.yahoo.com/news/steph-curry-teammates-made-habit-151034471.html

There were some people saying on Twitter that Kawhi was seen apparently out partying late Sunday night in the Bay Area and for Kawhi's sake, I hope that's actually true because it makes more sense than him just choking big time on the road against the Warriors.