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Postby Saint Ryvern » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:02 pm

Greater vakolicci haven wrote:
Saint Ryvern wrote:You want the Warriors to have several good young pieces and to be in a position to acquire more?

Yeah. But I'd like them to be consistently let down by terrible backroom and coaching decisions, kind of like the new York giants. Every year, warriors fans would say 'This is our year, we could do something here' and then nope!

They’ll lose KD and Boogie after this season. Maybe Iguodala too. They could lose Klay, but that’s highly unlikely. They’re clearly on the decline.

But some other dynasty will step into their place in a year or two. That’s the nature of the NBA. It always has been, and it always will be.

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Postby Greater vakolicci haven » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:09 pm

Saint Ryvern wrote:
Greater vakolicci haven wrote:Yeah. But I'd like them to be consistently let down by terrible backroom and coaching decisions, kind of like the new York giants. Every year, warriors fans would say 'This is our year, we could do something here' and then nope!

They’ll lose KD and Boogie after this season. Maybe Iguodala too. They could lose Klay, but that’s highly unlikely. They’re clearly on the decline.

But some other dynasty will step into their place in a year or two. That’s the nature of the NBA. It always has been, and it always will be.

Who do you predict it'll be? I've given up hope it'll be the mighty Houston rockets.

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Postby Saint Ryvern » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:21 pm

Greater vakolicci haven wrote:
Saint Ryvern wrote:They’ll lose KD and Boogie after this season. Maybe Iguodala too. They could lose Klay, but that’s highly unlikely. They’re clearly on the decline.

But some other dynasty will step into their place in a year or two. That’s the nature of the NBA. It always has been, and it always will be.

Who do you predict it'll be? I've given up hope it'll be the mighty Houston rockets.

It depends on where the big free agents (KD, Kyrie, D-Lo) go this summer. Without any of them though, the Nuggets look solid. Their roster is young and their ceiling is clearly higher, and with a good coach (which they have) they could get there as early as next season. My surprise pick that won’t happen though? The Jazz land D’Angelo Russell who forms a deadly one-two punch with Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert holds down the defense, and they take no prisoners.

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Postby Duhon » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:04 am

Ameriganastan wrote:Goddamn it...


Ha!

HA!

Not today, Nav! HA!

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Postby Duhon » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:06 am

Greater vakolicci haven wrote:
Saint Ryvern wrote:They’ll lose KD and Boogie after this season. Maybe Iguodala too. They could lose Klay, but that’s highly unlikely. They’re clearly on the decline.

But some other dynasty will step into their place in a year or two. That’s the nature of the NBA. It always has been, and it always will be.

Who do you predict it'll be? I've given up hope it'll be the mighty Houston rockets.


Bucks seem poised to take the mantle.

But not today, Toronto! HA!

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Postby Impaled Nazarene » Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:25 am

At least if they lose now they can lose with dignity (unless game 6 is a blow out) instead of in 5 with the Raptors.
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Postby Saint Ryvern » Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:47 am

Duhon wrote:
Greater vakolicci haven wrote:Who do you predict it'll be? I've given up hope it'll be the mighty Houston rockets.


Bucks seem poised to take the mantle.

But not today, Toronto! HA!

Eh, the Bucks might lose three of their starters this offseason.

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Postby Ameriganastan » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:11 pm

KD had surgery on what is reported to be a ruptured Achilles.
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Postby Impaled Nazarene » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:41 am

Ameriganastan wrote:KD had surgery on what is reported to be a ruptured Achilles.

Shame on the Warriors for forcing him to play. Achilles injuries are the most painful thing not named Hamstring.
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Postby Duhon » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:49 am

Impaled Nazarene wrote:
Ameriganastan wrote:KD had surgery on what is reported to be a ruptured Achilles.

Shame on the Warriors for forcing him to play. Achilles injuries are the most painful thing not named Hamstring.


Could be that this is an unrelated injury...?
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Postby Greater vakolicci haven » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:27 am

Ameriganastan wrote:KD had surgery on what is reported to be a ruptured Achilles.

The word 'ruptured' just makes me cringe.

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Postby Shrive » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:22 pm

Remember, going into game 6, that the NBA admitted that the Raptors should have been awarded a penalty in the last 15 seconds - GS won because they broke the rules, even with KD
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Postby Ameriganastan » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:44 pm

YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES!
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Postby Dresderstan » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:50 pm

Good for the Raptors and fuck GS, that makes it the second sports titan in the span of a day to lose a major sports championship and I am glad for it.
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Postby Ameriganastan » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:52 pm

Dresderstan wrote:Good for the Raptors and fuck GS, that makes it the second sports titan in the span of a day to lose a major sports championship and I am glad for it.

Word.
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Postby Forsher » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:09 pm

Dresderstan wrote:Good for the Raptors and fuck GS, that makes it the second sports titan in the span of a day to lose a major sports championship and I am glad for it.


What was the other?
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Postby Duhon » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:28 pm

Ameriganastan wrote:YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES!


Looks like I've been wrong throughout the playoffs.

Congrats to the new champs! Now I'll be back to rooting for the Spurs. Go Spurs!

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Postby Ameriganastan » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:31 pm

Forsher wrote:
Dresderstan wrote:Good for the Raptors and fuck GS, that makes it the second sports titan in the span of a day to lose a major sports championship and I am glad for it.


What was the other?

Boston Bruins. They lost the Stanley Cup yesterday.
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Krazakistan wrote: He is a force of negativity for the sake of negativity

Onocarcass wrote:Trying to change Ameri, is like trying to drag a 2 ton block of lead with your d**k.

Immoren wrote:When Ameri says something is shit it's good and when Ameri says some thing is good it's great. *nods*

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Postby Duhon » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:33 pm

And before I forget:

Trump can't invite the Raptors and make them eat his ham-fisted hamberders.

HA!

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Postby Anollasia » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:51 pm

As a Canadian and a casual Raptors supporter, I'm happy that the Toronto Raptors won. :)

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Postby 95X » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:22 pm

Ameriganastan wrote:YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES!
My feelings exactly!
I've been joking on real time chat that it's time to break out the Cancon and party like it's 1995!
(Which I just remembered is coincidentally the previous year I watched a team I wanted to see win the Championship do so.)
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Postby Ameriganastan » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:37 pm

And...Klay tore his ACL...that kinda dampens the fun of celebrating their loss a tad.
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Fire the Ameri.
Sinovet wrote:Ameri's like Honey badger. He don't give a fuck.

Krazakistan wrote: He is a force of negativity for the sake of negativity

Onocarcass wrote:Trying to change Ameri, is like trying to drag a 2 ton block of lead with your d**k.

Immoren wrote:When Ameri says something is shit it's good and when Ameri says some thing is good it's great. *nods*

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Postby Duhon » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:13 pm

Ameriganastan wrote:And...Klay tore his ACL...that kinda dampens the fun of celebrating their loss a tad.


No one likes to see a team such as this go down like that, even if all it took were KD and Klay.

Drink.

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Postby Mystic Warriors » Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:33 am

:rofl:


The Warriors reign of terror is over.
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Postby Forsher » Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:37 am

Ameriganastan wrote:
Forsher wrote:
What was the other?

Boston Bruins. They lost the Stanley Cup yesterday.


Thanks.

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The Warriors reign of terror is over.


This is a rain of terror.

(Actually, it probably almost certainly ensures the Black Caps will get to the semi finals. So I'm not too upset but it spoils the joke.)
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