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kdspurman
11-05-2018, 12:32 PM
http://i65.tinypic.com/2lkpjxi.jpg

buckalis
11-05-2018, 12:38 PM
Magic, Pistons, Pacers, Bulls, Thunder, Nuggets, Jazz, Clippers, Warriors...

...and you've done wrong with my overall record, please recheck and revise.

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 12:40 PM
Magic
Pistons
Rockets
Bulls
Thunder
Celtics
Raptors
Clippers
Warriors

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 12:41 PM
1059481712323899395

Miami with once again the best city jersey in the league. Their city jersey last year outsold every other city jersey combined.

kdspurman
11-05-2018, 12:43 PM
Magic, Pistons, Pacers, Bulls, Thunder, Nuggets, Jazz, Clippers, Warriors...

...and you've done wrong with my overall record, please recheck and revise.

Where's the error? Or rather what do you have it as?

buckalis
11-05-2018, 12:58 PM
Where's the error? Or rather what do you have it as?

I won't bother to revise, but it's impossible to have scored more than 70% last week, keep scoring even better this werk and end up at 62%...

tredigs
11-05-2018, 01:00 PM
Alright Monday's games...

Pistons over Heat
Pacers over Rockets
Magic over Cavs
Knicks over Bulls
Thunder over Pels
Nuggets over Celtics
Raptors over Jazz
Warriors over Grizz
Clippers over Wolves

A lot of tight games tonight.

.

Rivera
11-05-2018, 01:06 PM
Cavs
Pistons
Rockets
Bulls
Thunder
Celtics
Raptors
Clipps
GSW

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 01:13 PM
I won't bother to revise, but it's impossible to have scored more than 70% last week, keep scoring even better this werk and end up at 62%...

Then prove it and stop *****ing.

kdspurman
11-05-2018, 02:32 PM
I won't bother to revise, but it's impossible to have scored more than 70% last week, keep scoring even better this werk and end up at 62%...

I mean we update it every morning, I feel like if there was an issue/mistake it would've been pointed out. You were 26-12 as of Saturday morning, which = 68.42%. You went 2-5 last night which naturally brought it down more.

Again, if you think there was an error let me know. We can go back and check each day, but it might be your expectations/calculations were off.

Also keep in mind, last week you voted in on 24 games total. This week you nearly doubled that at 44. Stebo was at 87.50% last week and went down to 65.22% this week for comparisons sake. He voted in 24 games as well in week 1, and this week was at 46 games.

Normal stuff IMO.

Lakers + Giants
11-05-2018, 03:01 PM
Magic
Pistons
Pacers
Knicks
Thunder
Nuggets
Jazz
Clippers
Warriors

ewing
11-05-2018, 03:02 PM
Cavs, Pistons, Pacers, Bulls, Thunder, Celtics, Raps, Clips, GS

Note: Tim Hardaway JR tweaked his back in yesterdays Knick game and did not look the same afterward. I doubt he plays tonight. So the Knicks are B2B and likely without there best scorer. It should give allonzo trier a platform to pump in points. The Knicks undrafted rookie is a very good one on one player and can really score

FlashBolt
11-05-2018, 03:09 PM
that nuggets vs Boston game will be fun to watch. Deep rosters.

Rivera
11-05-2018, 03:16 PM
Magic, Pistons, Pacers, Bulls, Thunder, Nuggets, Jazz, Clippers, Warriors...

...and you've done wrong with my overall record, please recheck and revise.

huh? I also keep track with KDSpur for daily and weekly records. Week 2 was a week 2 record not an overall record. Last week you finished 26-12.

Saddletramp
11-05-2018, 04:18 PM
http://i65.tinypic.com/2lkpjxi.jpg

That Magic game looks like a trap game for them. Riding high on a back to back but itís against the Cavs? Yeesh.


Magic
Pistons
Pacers
Knicks
Pels
Nuggets
Jazz
Clippers
Warriors

Lots of tomfoolery tonight. Could go 9-0 or 0-9.

Saddletramp
11-05-2018, 04:19 PM
1059481712323899395

Miami with once again the best city jersey in the league. Their city jersey last year outsold every other city jersey combined.

I love that jersey. Canít lie.

FlashBolt
11-05-2018, 04:28 PM
I love that jersey. Canít lie.

Miami Heat's city edition Vice jerseys have outsold every other teams city jerseys, combined.

warfelg
11-05-2018, 04:45 PM
Magic, Pistons, Pacers, Knicks, Thunder, Celtics, Jazz, Timberpups, Warriors

Cal827
11-05-2018, 04:56 PM
Magic
Pistons
Pacers
Bulls
Thunder
Celtics
Raptors
Clippers
Warriors

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 05:35 PM
I love that jersey. Canít lie.

I have the white 1 from last year, definitely going to have to get this one too.

bucketss
11-05-2018, 05:50 PM
magic,pistons,rockets,knicks,thunder,nuggets,rapto rs,wolves,warriors

Silent
11-05-2018, 06:15 PM
Magic
Pistons
Pacers
Knicks
Thunder
Nuggets
Raptors
Wolves
Warriors

kdspurman
11-05-2018, 07:36 PM
Magic
Heat
Pacers
Knicks
Pelicans
Celtics
Jazz
Clippers
Warriors

Sixers3Fan
11-05-2018, 07:43 PM
I don't know how surprised I should be about Denver's 8-1 start.

More-Than-Most
11-05-2018, 07:49 PM
Magic
Pistons
Rockets
knicks
Thunder
nuggets
Raptors
Clippers
Warriors

Jamiecballer
11-05-2018, 07:58 PM
Smell defeat for Raptors tonight. Would bet against.

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zn23
11-05-2018, 08:13 PM
I love that jersey. Canít lie.

I agree. That retro 80s look works.

It's actually way better than their original fireball basketball look which I think is one of the worst icons in the league.

zn23
11-05-2018, 08:28 PM
Collin Sexton is basically another Emmanuel Mudiay. I fault the Cavs for not trying harder to trade up in the draft and get into the top 6 because the top 6 players are actually having an impact on their teams. Everyone after the top 6 is basically a role player at best. They needed a franchise player and he won't make it in the league...

tredigs
11-05-2018, 08:50 PM
Oh I didn't know there was no Tim Hardaway Jr. Bulls actually have a shot being that the Knicks have no scorers or playmakers other than him.

ewing
11-05-2018, 09:03 PM
Oh I didn't know there was no Tim Hardaway Jr. Bulls actually have a shot being that the Knicks have no scorers or playmakers other than him.

Alonzo Tier can ball


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archdevil84
11-05-2018, 09:03 PM
jesus christ the pistons commentators are boring. Not only biased, but just straight up BORING as fck lol

Scoots
11-05-2018, 09:15 PM
jesus christ the pistons commentators are boring. Not only biased, but just straight up BORING as fck lol

Yep. I travel a lot so I watch a lot of local coverage and some local broadcast teams are TERRRRRRRIBLE.

tp13baby
11-05-2018, 09:15 PM
I don't know how surprised I should be about Denver's 8-1 start.

Fairly surprised. Without Barton we are down our best creator. But overall our schedule has been pretty easy.

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 09:25 PM
I don't know how surprised I should be about Denver's 8-1 start.

Shouldnít be to be honest. I know they didnít make the playoffs last year but millsap missed majority of the year. Theyíre stacked and donít even have IT and MPJ back yet.

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 09:26 PM
So Kawhi just doesnít care about the fact that we have to have our picks in before the 1st game starts?

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 09:27 PM
Wade just moved to 30th all time scoring. Man I wish the injuries never happened, he wonít hit the 25,000 club unfortunately. Couldíve hit the 30,000 injury free.

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 09:27 PM
And 2 dunks for the GOAT in the first half? Whenís the last time that happened lol?

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 09:59 PM
Wade is the GOAT! Thank god for the farewell tour, now if we can only get a star or 2 for him to ride out on a good team making a strong playoff push!

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 10:20 PM
Wow Wade going for DPOY MVP 3 point champion and dunk contest champion all in his final season.

Lil Rhody
11-05-2018, 10:21 PM
This team has the best worst problem in the league of having to many guys that can score. Can wait for a full 82 under their belts and Brad has the rotations down. Gonna be fun

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mightybosstone
11-05-2018, 10:27 PM
Biggest win of the season for the Rockets tonight. Harden was dead silent most of the second half, but he was huge in the final minute with a clutch 3-pointer, a strip on Oladipo and 4/4 from the foul line. With Bzdelik coming back, I'm starting to think this Rockets team might still be pretty damn good after all...

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 10:42 PM
Wow the GOAT just pulled a LeBron and missed 2 clutch free throws!

WaDe03
11-05-2018, 10:44 PM
And then we canít box out Drummond on the 2 most important defensive plays of the game. Need to borrow some of Embiid real estate in Drummondís head

Scoots
11-05-2018, 10:47 PM
This team has the best worst problem in the league of having to many guys that can score. Can wait for a full 82 under their belts and Brad has the rotations down. Gonna be fun

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Certainly some of that depth is struggling to come close to last year's performance.

zn23
11-05-2018, 10:49 PM
Raps vs. Jazz is right now the most poorly officiated game I've seen all year.

halfway through the 2nd quarter, the Raps have 12 fouls the Jazz only 2.

The Jazz have 12 FTs the Raps 0.

Terrible, one sided reffing.

mgjohnson7851
11-05-2018, 10:54 PM
Jamal Murray is a bad man!

Scoots
11-05-2018, 10:56 PM
Raps vs. Jazz is right now the most poorly officiated game I've seen all year.

halfway through the 2nd quarter, the Raps have 12 fouls the Jazz only 2.

The Jazz have 12 FTs the Raps 0.

Terrible, one sided reffing.

I'm not watching the game, but I bet someone out there is thinking you only think that because you are a homer.

I've seen some crazy officiating this year.

zn23
11-05-2018, 11:00 PM
Most biased officiating I've seen all year!

Nice, 3 fouls on OG and Ibaka and there's 5 minutes left in the 2nd.

Two of the fouls they picked up were really cheap fouls that you don't call. But the Raps can't get a single call on the other end.

For example they call a cheap moving screen foul on Ibaka, but never call one on the king of moving screens Gobert.

zn23
11-05-2018, 11:02 PM
Finally a moving screen foul on Gobert! About damn time!

tredigs
11-05-2018, 11:06 PM
Knicks and Bulls is like watching the Washington Generals play eachother.

zn23
11-05-2018, 11:10 PM
Raps up 11 without Kawhi and bad reffing.

My boy Siakam is taking over and making plays. Lowry playing great as usual.

zn23
11-05-2018, 11:13 PM
Russ twisted his ankle pretty bad. Hope it's not serious.

tredigs
11-05-2018, 11:22 PM
AD has been terrible all game in this one. OKC ran away with it in the 2nd.

And the Knicks and Bulls are over here doing their best to lose to each other but something has to give..

zn23
11-05-2018, 11:23 PM
AD has been terrible all game in this one. OKC ran away with it in the 2nd.

And the Knicks and Bulls are over here doing their best to lose to each other but something has to give..

Really disappointed in AD and the Pelicans.

They started off so promising and so did he, and then he predictably gets injured they struggle and are about to drop 6th straight game after starting 4-0.

Thought he'd be an MVP front runner but no way he'll be able to make up ground now.

tredigs
11-05-2018, 11:23 PM
The Knicks and Bulls have literally stepped out of bounds no less than 6 times in the last 3 minutes of the game + OT.

Scoots
11-05-2018, 11:29 PM
OKC can't win regularly without Russ. They maybe can't win regularly with him, but it's a lot worse without him.

tredigs
11-05-2018, 11:30 PM
Jokic has taken just 1 shot in this game against the Celtics. Foul trouble + just not aggressive at all.

Scoots
11-05-2018, 11:32 PM
The Knicks and Bulls have literally stepped out of bounds no less than 6 times in the last 3 minutes of the game + OT.

They never want to go home.

zn23
11-05-2018, 11:33 PM
2nd straight night the Kawhi-less Raps are just killing a team at home.

tredigs
11-05-2018, 11:34 PM
Lavine draws a foul with 0.2 tenths of a second on the clock to beat the undermanned Knicks :laugh: Fitting end to this game.

kdspurman
11-05-2018, 11:36 PM
So Kawhi just doesnít care about the fact that we have to have our picks in before the 1st game starts?

Lol.. I would say you can edit your post if it's before that particular game starts. We can see edit history so u can go crazy changing and try to cheat the system. But just put the reason you're editing.

Unless folks disagree, I think that's fair

Scoots
11-05-2018, 11:39 PM
The Wizards just wanted it more.

tp13baby
11-05-2018, 11:49 PM
Jokic has taken just 1 shot in this game against the Celtics. Foul trouble + just not aggressive at all.

See it every year. He goes through times where he doesnít attack. He just looks so disinterested to me. But oh well.

ewing
11-06-2018, 12:03 AM
Knicks and Bulls is like watching the Washington Generals play eachother.

Ok that was good one. I think 5 different guys stepped out of bounds in the last OT


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tredigs
11-06-2018, 12:08 AM
Curry sucked it up that 1st quarter. Impressive quarter from Memphis on the road b2b.

zn23
11-06-2018, 12:22 AM
The Raps are a really good team this year. Possibly the 2nd best behind GS.

They couldn't have pulled off these types of performances last year with Derozan. Without him the ball moves a lot better. Even Kawhi has a less unselfish style.

But this year, players are stepping up. Serge has had a resurgence. 8/8 today. Siakam is playing very well, FVF is playing well, JV coming off the bench is a great move and he's playing a very high level off the bench. Lowry has been sensational.

Barring an injury, they will represent the East this year.

zn23
11-06-2018, 12:24 AM
Jamal Murray> Lonzo Ball

mgjohnson7851
11-06-2018, 12:25 AM
Jamal Murray is a bad man!.

zn23
11-06-2018, 12:25 AM
For Nuggets to win with Jokic playing pretty badly the last 3 games says a lot about them. They're going to be a top 3 team in the West.

Most Overrated player in the world IMO is Jayson Tatum, and he proved that tonight.

FlashBolt
11-06-2018, 01:27 AM
For Nuggets to win with Jokic playing pretty badly the last 3 games says a lot about them. They're going to be a top 3 team in the West.

Most Overrated player in the world IMO is Jayson Tatum, and he proved that tonight.

lmao, I said the same about Jayson Tatum this offseason and Celtics fans were upset. The trajectory of Tatum points up but we have an infatuation of young players who if they average 15-20 points per game, we expect them to balloon up and put up 25-30 within a year or two. That's simply not how it works. You don't just score 10-15 more points and become a better basketball player just because you're older. Plenty of players hit their stride young into their career and never develop. I like Tatum but the hype was way above his ability currently. and maybe we see differently but Jaylen Brown has also been an absolute disappointment thus far.

Swift Game
11-06-2018, 02:20 AM
Just curious...do you guys base your picks on winners only or the actual spreads?

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More-Than-Most
11-06-2018, 02:22 AM
That dude Randle.. Lakers mad as ****.

More-Than-Most
11-06-2018, 02:23 AM
Just curious...do you guys base your picks on winners only or the actual spreads?

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just the winners.

Swift Game
11-06-2018, 02:38 AM
Thanks. Yes ..Randle is a beast...I was torn when we didn't get him back. 10 of 10 tonight.

Ingram still hasn't shown the fire to be a legit 2nd guy for us. He may not be that guy.




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Saddletramp
11-06-2018, 03:30 AM
That Magic game looks like a trap game for them. Riding high on a back to back but itís against the Cavs? Yeesh.


Magic
Pistons
Pacers
Knicks
Pels
Nuggets
Jazz
Clippers
Warriors

Lots of tomfoolery tonight. Could go 9-0 or 0-9.

4-5. Coulda been worse, coulda been better.

ldawg
11-06-2018, 07:24 AM
Who ever let Randle go for free to only sign ill fitting journey men needs to get fired ASAP.

cmellofan15
11-06-2018, 07:41 AM
Can't believe I forgot to come talk **** about the Celtics last night. Well there was one good thing about their game..Kyrie tossing the ball is the best defensive play he had all night lmao

Jamiecballer
11-06-2018, 08:11 AM
Ok that was good one. I think 5 different guys stepped out of bounds in the last OT


Sent from my iPhone using TapatalkHave you caught either of the last 2 raptor games without Kawhi? Does Siakam look like an emerging star or what. For a "big" hes a one man fast break...

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ewing
11-06-2018, 09:36 AM
Have you caught either of the last 2 raptor games without Kawhi? Does Siakam look like an emerging star or what. For a "big" hes a one man fast break...

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I have not. The Raps are team that I want to check out. I will get the pass after the price drops and they will definitely be on my radar- everything i hear sounds good. I still think the Celtics are hands down the best team in the East on paper but if that offensive doesn't get more cohesive the Raps are in the mix. all **** talk aside the Raps are an interesting team to follow and you should have legit post season hopes this year. Enjoy it

JAZZNC
11-06-2018, 09:50 AM
The Jazz are a ****ing dumpster fire. Supposed to hang their hat on defense and they literally can't defend anyone. Everybody is killing us. Winless this late at home for the first time since Pistol ****ing Pete was playing. Let the ghost of DRose get 50 on us and the friggin Grizz score a million points. Lost to the T-Wolves with no Butler and the Raps with no Leonard. They better get their **** together quickly or its gonna be lottery bound. This team has real serious problems.

Rivera
11-06-2018, 10:24 AM
Yesterdays Predictions and the Start for Week 3 Predictions for the NBA Forum:


Wade03 7-2
bucketss 7-2
MtM 7-2
Silent 6-3
KDSpur 6-3
cal827 6-3
Tre 6-3
Riv 6-3
buckalis 5-4
L+G 5-4
Ewing 5-4
Saddletramp 4-5
warfleg 4-5


My personal season results: 60-33

R. Johnson#3
11-06-2018, 12:03 PM
I have not. The Raps are team that I want to check out. I will get the pass after the price drops and they will definitely be on my radar- everything i hear sounds good. I still think the Celtics are hands down the best team in the East on paper but if that offensive doesn't get more cohesive the Raps are in the mix. all **** talk aside the Raps are an interesting team to follow and you should have legit post season hopes this year. Enjoy it

On paper they are but they look to be having trouble getting Hayward involved. Hayward and Brown are both struggling with the current log jam they have at the 2 and 3. The Raps already mesh together but it also helps having a coach who will FINALLY PLAY TO HIS PLAYERS' STRENGTHS! Ibaka has flourished in his new role and is playing like he's 30 again!

Scoots
11-06-2018, 12:56 PM
The Jazz are a ****ing dumpster fire. Supposed to hang their hat on defense and they literally can't defend anyone. Everybody is killing us. Winless this late at home for the first time since Pistol ****ing Pete was playing. Let the ghost of DRose get 50 on us and the friggin Grizz score a million points. Lost to the T-Wolves with no Butler and the Raps with no Leonard. They better get their **** together quickly or its gonna be lottery bound. This team has real serious problems.

What is the problem? What is missing? I expected them to challenge for being a top 3 seed in the West

JAZZNC
11-06-2018, 01:22 PM
What is the problem? What is missing? I expected them to challenge for being a top 3 seed in the West

The defense is just atrocious, Ingles isn't completely unconscious, Rubio went back to the mean. Slow starts because of a stupid 2 center lineup. Nobody is taking them for granted this year.

I really think the biggest issue is just being completely incapable of defending anyone. For example against the Grizz we scored 40 in the 3rd and gave up 36. Last year if we get 40pts in a quarter we'd have been up huge but instead they were still right there. I dunno, just a lot of little things leading to some really really ugly basketball.

ewing
11-06-2018, 01:52 PM
The defense is just atrocious, Ingles isn't completely unconscious, Rubio went back to the mean. Slow starts because of a stupid 2 center lineup. Nobody is taking them for granted this year.

I really think the biggest issue is just being completely incapable of defending anyone. For example against the Grizz we scored 40 in the 3rd and gave up 36. Last year if we get 40pts in a quarter we'd have been up huge but instead they were still right there. I dunno, just a lot of little things leading to some really really ugly basketball.

Do you think the change in rules and pace that is being pushed is hurting the Jazz's ability to defend with the size of there lineup?

Scoots
11-06-2018, 03:37 PM
Do you think the change in rules and pace that is being pushed is hurting the Jazz's ability to defend with the size of there lineup?

That's probably a factor. PJ Tucker said that one of the fundamental tenets of the Rockets defensive scheme which is a problem this year was to nearly constantly grab and hold. Now they can't do it and their defense has fallen apart. The Jazz were similar and their D seems to have badly fallen off too.

JAZZNC
11-06-2018, 04:32 PM
Do you think the change in rules and pace that is being pushed is hurting the Jazz's ability to defend with the size of there lineup?

Oh yeah, I definitely think it has hurt. And the coaching staff/front office has been to stubborn to get away from Favors. He's a center not a PF and that is killing us. Him and Gobert on the court together just doesn't work. Would have been great 10yrs ago but it's out dated and Favors just needs to be playing backup center minutes but he's too good a player to only get a few mins a game. He should be traded.

ewing
11-06-2018, 04:41 PM
Oh yeah, I definitely think it has hurt. And the coaching staff/front office has been to stubborn to get away from Favors. He's a center not a PF and that is killing us. Him and Gobert on the court together just doesn't work. Would have been great 10yrs ago but it's out dated and Favors just needs to be playing backup center minutes but he's too good a player to only get a few mins a game. He should be traded.

That sucks. I really enjoyed watching your team play the last couple years b/c they were so well coach AND played with a different style

JAZZNC
11-06-2018, 04:46 PM
That sucks. I really enjoyed watching your team play the last couple years b/c they were so well coach AND played with a different style
The NBA has ruled out any style of play other than jacking 3's all game and playing a center at the 3pt line.

tredigs
11-06-2018, 05:04 PM
The NBA has ruled out any style of play other than jacking 3's all game and playing a center at the 3pt line.

Interesting fact: For the 2nd year in a row the Warriors are middle of the road in 3pt volume, shooting less 3's than the Jazz in fact. And that's compounded when you consider their difference in pace. They also haven't had a center that shoots 3's other than the minutes Draymond plays at C, but he's a terrible 3pt shooter. Capela for Houston has never taken a 3 in his life. So it's a bonus, but far from necessary.

It's really a league about efficiency, having length + smart, active defenders and as always, superstars.

Saddletramp
11-06-2018, 05:30 PM
That's probably a factor. PJ Tucker said that one of the fundamental tenets of the Rockets defensive scheme which is a problem this year was to nearly constantly grab and hold. Now they can't do it and their defense has fallen apart. The Jazz were similar and their D seems to have badly fallen off too.

So the league saw the Rockets push their League Made Dynasty to 7 games and changed the rules to hurt them. I donít remember them caring about those blatant moving screens.

Scoots
11-06-2018, 05:56 PM
So the league saw the Rockets push their League Made Dynasty to 7 games and changed the rules to hurt them. I do t remember them caring about those blatant moving screens.

hehe

tredigs
11-06-2018, 10:21 PM
So the league saw the Rockets push their League Made Dynasty to 7 games and changed the rules to hurt them. I donít remember them caring about those blatant moving screens.

Another interesting fact that many seem ignorant of: No rule was changed. Nothing. They're putting emphasis on watching players who blatantly grab and hold players who are off the ball. Something that was never not a foul, but was being exploited to the point that it was a running joke. The refs were simply asked to do their job a bit more often. And rest assure, the Warriors and particularly Curry are still grabbed off the ball in literally every offensive play of every game. And yet still well below league average in Free Throw attempts despite being middle of the road as perimeter volume shooting team.

The Warriors are simply more talented, more disciplined defenders, and far better at executing winning basketball plays. They also have the best offensive player of our generation. Winning formula.

Saddletramp
11-06-2018, 10:39 PM
Another interesting fact that many seem ignorant of: No rule was changed. Nothing. They're putting emphasis on watching players who blatantly grab and hold players who are off the ball. Something that was never not a foul, but was being exploited to the point that it was a running joke. The refs were simply asked to do their job a bit more often. And rest assure, the Warriors and particularly Curry are still grabbed off the ball in literally every offensive play of every game. And yet still well below league average in Free Throw attempts despite being middle of the road as perimeter volume shooting team.

The Warriors are simply more talented, more disciplined defenders, and far better at executing winning basketball plays. They also have the best offensive player of our generation. Winning formula.

I know the rule was already there but a change in implementation is a change. The timing seems suspect.


Canít argue against the rest.

tredigs
11-06-2018, 10:57 PM
I know the rule was already there but a change in implementation is a change. The timing seems suspect.


Canít argue against the rest.

Again, it was literally becoming a running joke for Warriors fans. Much less so for an ISO centric team like the Rockets, so you may be less familiar with how absurd the flat out holding of the players off the ball had begun. Curry had a stretch where he just started posting all the claw marks across his arms and chest after games against the likes of Bradley or CP3. It had to be addressed. They are far from the only team it benefits. Granted, if you're a fan of the ISO happy Rockets who happen to ALSO have the main culprit of this incessant non-whistled foul, I can understand the malcontent.

Just be happy it's still not whistled 9 times out of 10. I'd also argue that the NBA would be beyond thrilled to see the Warriors taken down, and the revenge attempt year that followed.

Saddletramp
11-06-2018, 11:25 PM
Again, it was literally becoming a running joke for Warriors fans. Much less so for an ISO centric team like the Rockets, so you may be less familiar with how absurd the flat out holding of the players off the ball had begun. Curry had a stretch where he just started posting all the claw marks across his arms and chest after games against the likes of Bradley or CP3. It had to be addressed. They are far from the only team it benefits. Granted, if you're a fan of the ISO happy Rockets who happen to ALSO have the main culprit of this incessant non-whistled foul, I can understand the malcontent.

Just be happy it's still not whistled 9 times out of 10. I'd also argue that the NBA would be beyond thrilled to see the Warriors taken down, and the revenge attempt year that followed.

So Curry cries about being held and they enforce the rules harder. Yet the NBA would be ďthrilledĒ to see the Warriors taken down.

Your two paragraphs contradict each other but thatís nothing new. Keep throwing up those non-existent roadblocks like how the Pelicans and Jazz would be tough to beat last year in the playoffs........ :eye roll:

tredigs
11-06-2018, 11:41 PM
So Curry cries about being held and they enforce the rules harder. Yet the NBA would be ďthrilledĒ to see the Warriors taken down.

Your two paragraphs contradict each other but thatís nothing new. Keep throwing up those non-existent roadblocks like how the Pelicans and Jazz would be tough to beat last year in the playoffs........ :eye roll:

You're grasping at straws bud. I get that this is your shtick, but it's lame. That photo montage was actually from a few years back, nothing was changed though. It just continued to get worse, and again, the Warriors were FAR from the only team it was happening to. At some point when a rule is exploited to a measure that it is undeniable, the league has to step in and say, "fellas, do your jobs on this one". Granted, like all points of emphasis that refs are meant to address in the off-season, it will slowly regress to the mean as the season wears on.

In short, stop your pathetic *****ing. This rule being enforced once in a blue moon now is the LEAST of your concerns regarding the Warriors and your beloved Rockets, who are the most egregious exploiters of the NBA rules the league has ever seen.

Saddletramp
11-06-2018, 11:47 PM
You're grasping at straws bud. I get that this is your shtick, but it's lame. That photo montage was actually from a few years back, nothing was changed though. It just continued to get worse, and again, the Warriors were FAR from the only team it was happening to. At some point when a rule is exploited to a measure that it is undeniable, the league has to step in and say, "fellas, do your jobs on this one". Granted, like all points of emphasis that refs are meant to address in the off-season, it will slowly regress to the mean as the season wears on.

In short, stop your pathetic *****ing. This rule being enforced once in a blue moon now is the LEAST of your concerns regarding the Warriors and your beloved Rockets, who are the most egregious exploiters of the NBA rules the league has ever seen.

Never heard you complaining about the lack of calls for league wide moving screens.

Not even *****ing, though. Just pointing out some oddly coincidental timings of things.

tredigs
11-06-2018, 11:57 PM
Never heard you complaining about the lack of calls for league wide moving screens.

Not even *****ing, though. Just pointing out some oddly coincidental timings of things.

I don't ***** about the refs, even against the pathetic exploits of the Rockets, that's for fans who don't understand the game and how some teams exploit it. I also don't cry about conspiracy theories regarding the NBA and the Warriors, that's for dunces who are grasping at straws when there are about 3 dozen more important factors to acknowledge before we get to the hypocritical crying of fouls.

Saddletramp
11-07-2018, 12:07 AM
I don't ***** about the refs, even against the pathetic exploits of the Rockets, that's for fans who don't understand the game and how some teams exploit it. I also don't cry about conspiracy theories regarding the NBA and the Warriors, that's for dunces who are grasping at straws when there are about 3 dozen more important factors to acknowledge before we get to the hypocritical crying of fouls.

Yet youíre bringing up the claw marks on Curry. Goddamn you contradict yourself.


The main guy thatís been caught holding guys this year on the Rockets is James Ennis, and heís never faced the Warriors as a Rocket. Two of their better defenders from last year are gone.

tredigs
11-07-2018, 12:09 AM
Yet youíre bringing up the claw marks on Curry. Goddamn you contradict yourself.


The main guy thatís been caught holding guys this year on the Rockets is James Ennis, and heís never faced the Warriors as a Rocket. Two of their better defenders from last year are gone.

I was addressing your pathetic and baseless conspiracy theory (why, I have no idea), in case that was not already obvious. Anyway, enough of you tonight.

Saddletramp
11-07-2018, 12:35 AM
I was addressing your pathetic and baseless conspiracy theory (why, I have no idea), in case that was not already obvious. Anyway, enough of you tonight.

Not a conspiracy theorist in the least but sometimes, timing just seems odd. Later.

Scoots
11-07-2018, 12:50 AM
Never heard you complaining about the lack of calls for league wide moving screens.

Not even *****ing, though. Just pointing out some oddly coincidental timings of things.

You mean when they were still setting a ton of them 4 years ago?

Saddletramp
11-07-2018, 01:10 AM
You mean when they were still setting a ton of them 4 years ago?

Yeah. Funny how getting KD kinda negates cheating.

Scoots
11-07-2018, 12:28 PM
Yeah. Funny how getting KD kinda negates cheating.

More that losing Bogut means losing the best screen setter in the game. And you do know that moving screens are legal right? It's a poorly written rule.

Remember the moving screen Green put on Harden last year? That was ruled legal in the review. It's just a poorly written rule that allows for too much grey area, just like the rule on creating contact is poorly written.

Saddletramp
11-07-2018, 03:29 PM
More that losing Bogut means losing the best screen setter in the game.

Yeah, thatís part of the KD point. You donít need Bogut to do that when you basically traded Barnes for KD.


And you do know that moving screens are legal right? It's a poorly written rule.

Remember the moving screen Green put on Harden last year? That was ruled legal in the review. It's just a poorly written rule that allows for too much grey area, just like the rule on creating contact is poorly written.

For the life of me Iíll never understand why leaving your standing position .03 seconds early is worse than having a guy act like an NFL lineman and just block you face to face, hands up and everything. Those screens have cooled off (again, theyíre not needed anymore when you have three of the biggest offensive studs in league history as opposed to just two), but crying about the scratches to the point it gets overturned is pretty lame (if thatís why theyíre adding emphasis to this rule this year). Itís like, ďwe donít cheat anymore coughnowthatwedonítneedtocheatanymorecough so now you can stop those guys from cheatingĒ.


Itís like speeding to work everyday and not saying anything about all the other speeders but as soon as you get that job that you can work from home you start telling the cops that they need to be on the lookout for all of these speeders because itís against the law.

Scoots
11-07-2018, 05:50 PM
Yeah, thatís part of the KD point. You donít need Bogut to do that when you basically traded Barnes for KD.



For the life of me Iíll never understand why leaving your standing position .03 seconds early is worse than having a guy act like an NFL lineman and just block you face to face, hands up and everything. Those screens have cooled off (again, theyíre not needed anymore when you have three of the biggest offensive studs in league history as opposed to just two), but crying about the scratches to the point it gets overturned is pretty lame (if thatís why theyíre adding emphasis to this rule this year). Itís like, ďwe donít cheat anymore coughnowthatwedonítneedtocheatanymorecough so now you can stop those guys from cheatingĒ.


Itís like speeding to work everyday and not saying anything about all the other speeders but as soon as you get that job that you can work from home you start telling the cops that they need to be on the lookout for all of these speeders because itís against the law.

Bogut was broken, he wasn't going to stay around even without KD.

Not many Warriors fans have complained about the scratches. That said, when the officiating emphasis' were announced I posted them and said they were almost perfect for the Warriors.

Saddletramp
11-07-2018, 06:01 PM
Bogut was broken, he wasn't going to stay around even without KD.

Not many Warriors fans have complained about the scratches. That said, when the officiating emphasis' were announced I posted them and said they were almost perfect for the Warriors.

I know (about Bogut).

Iíve heard the complaints enough just in game threads and around here enough to disagree and if Curry himself is posting pics........