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  posted on 4/16/2018 at 11:22 AM
Long way to go in Indy-Cleve series -- Donovan Mitchell is key for Jazz, but I still give Jazz every chance of winning series

But yes, Indy has improved hugely under Kevin Pritchard -- he's turned them into a stellar squad but, from a homer POV, I'd give it (MVGM) to Danny -- his picks & trades have almost all panned out enabling us to be competitive while missing key players

good to see no mail-ins/blowouts so far, it's how playoffs oughtab --
Let's Go Celts -- Giannis is in LeBron/Embiid/Anthony Davis territory IMO -- corral him, we corral Bucks, Then It'd Be PHILA, but Mil 1st, they're Troublesome

 

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  posted on 4/16/2018 at 04:39 PM
https://www.indystar.com/story/sports/columnists/gregg-doyel/2018/04/15/doy el-once-left-dead-pacers-secret-no-more-nba-playoffs-2018/512764002/?from=n ew-cookie

 

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  posted on 4/17/2018 at 11:25 PM
https://www.indystar.com/story/sports/columnists/gregg-doyel/2018/04/17/who -can-stop-lebron-no-one-indiana-pacers-bogdanovic-has-done-better-than-most -2018-nba-playoffs/524328002/

 

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  posted on 4/18/2018 at 01:32 AM
The shocker of the playoffs is New Orleans walking into Portland and nabbing games one and two of this series. Even with DeMarcus Cousins out, they still have probably the greatest center in the game, Anthony Davis, and some other guys who can really play, like Rajon Rondo and Jrue Holiday.

And their coach happens to be one of the best in the game. Alvin Gentry was Steve Kerr's Lead Assistant for Kerr's first two years with the team. And Gentry was a big part of why Kerr was able to transition to Head Coach so easily with ZERO coaching experience. Because Gentry is somewhat of a defensive genius and the early Warrriors greatness had a LOT more going on than a potent offense. Give Kerr a lot of credit for offensive innovation though.

I think a lot of people have forgotten, or never knew, who Alvin Gentry is. He also was an assistant to Popovich in S.A. and has an extensive head coach resume.

 

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  posted on 4/18/2018 at 05:30 AM
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The shocker of the playoffs is New Orleans walking into Portland and nabbing games one and two of this series. Even with DeMarcus Cousins out, they still have probably the greatest center in the game, Anthony Davis, and some other guys who can really play, like Rajon Rondo and Jrue Holiday.

And their coach happens to be one of the best in the game. Alvin Gentry was Steve Kerr's Lead Assistant for Kerr's first two years with the team. And Gentry was a big part of why Kerr was able to transition to Head Coach so easily with ZERO coaching experience. Because Gentry is somewhat of a defensive genius and the early Warrriors greatness had a LOT more going on than a potent offense. Give Kerr a lot of credit for offensive innovation though.

I think a lot of people have forgotten, or never knew, who Alvin Gentry is. He also was an assistant to Popovich in S.A. and has an extensive head coach resume.


Its a players league for the most part. Alvin Gentry? I would not bestow that crown yet. His overall coaching career record is below .500 and only 2 winning seasons out of 15 ever as a head. You call that best in the game?! Maybe I am missing something or he is a good assistant. I know you want to blow your horn for everything GS, but lets get real. Give him a few more years and lets talk. Steve Kerr made the right choice not going to NY or that would have been his head on the chopping block instead of Hornacek's.

I will say that there are a few coaches that probably do make a difference, but other than that, its ran by the players.

[Edited on 4/18/2018 by Wis608]

 

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  posted on 4/18/2018 at 07:11 AM
celtics again having their way with the bucks.

bucks are a team of mismatched parts-lots of talent but they don't have good ball movement or sufficiently consistent and competent 3 point shooters.

toronto is schooling the wizards,a team that has always regarded itself more highly than they ever were.

looking forward to tonights games!

 

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  posted on 4/18/2018 at 07:22 AM
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The shocker of the playoffs is New Orleans walking into Portland and nabbing games one and two of this series. Even with DeMarcus Cousins out, they still have probably the greatest center in the game, Anthony Davis, and some other guys who can really play, like Rajon Rondo and Jrue Holiday.

And their coach happens to be one of the best in the game. Alvin Gentry was Steve Kerr's Lead Assistant for Kerr's first two years with the team. And Gentry was a big part of why Kerr was able to transition to Head Coach so easily with ZERO coaching experience. Because Gentry is somewhat of a defensive genius and the early Warrriors greatness had a LOT more going on than a potent offense. Give Kerr a lot of credit for offensive innovation though.

I think a lot of people have forgotten, or never knew, who Alvin Gentry is. He also was an assistant to Popovich in S.A. and has an extensive head coach resume.


Its a players league for the most part. Alvin Gentry? I would not bestow that crown yet. His overall coaching career record is below .500 and only 2 winning seasons out of 15 ever as a head. You call that best in the game?! Maybe I am missing something or he is a good assistant. I know you want to blow your horn for everything GS, but lets get real. Give him a few more years and lets talk. Steve Kerr made the right choice not going to NY or that would have been his head on the chopping block instead of Hornacek's.

I will say that there are a few coaches that probably do make a difference, but other than that, its ran by the players.

[Edited on 4/18/2018 by Wis608]


gentry is doing an excellent job this year, particularly since cousins got hurt.he was also an outstanding assistant but not quite one of the greatest in the game.

yes, it's a players' league and thankfully there are few college style coaches who attempt to impose their will on every play in the game(think screaming' tom thibodeau!)

but there are many really good coaches who are having great impact on the game and on their teams play-kenny atkinson,budenholz,pops,spoelstra,stephens,kerr,stotts,dantoni,walton,casey ,doc(this year),& Brown.

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  posted on 4/18/2018 at 10:59 AM
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celtics again having their way with the bucks.

bucks are a team of mismatched parts-lots of talent but they don't have good ball movement or sufficiently consistent and competent 3 point shooters.

toronto is schooling the wizards,a team that has always regarded itself more highly than they ever were.

looking forward to tonights games!


X2 -- if Beal & Gortat show up in DC, Wash could make a series of it --
envision Jazz on top of it 2nite going back home w/a split -- Warriors in good shape at 2-0 --
am I crazy to think Kahwi Leonard should be called to account for bailing on Spurs? Breach of contract all the way -- the tendiopathy thing is horse ****

guessing long stretches of dominant play by Mil in store over next 2 games -- Giannis is too dominating a player & the crowd will amp up their play -- awesome if we cut town w/a split -- no team is better than us, we're shocking people -- let's go Celts

 

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  posted on 4/19/2018 at 06:03 AM
Not surprising LeBron had a big game last night, still only beat the Pacers by 3. We will see when the series comes back to Indy. Go Pacers!!

 

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  posted on 4/19/2018 at 09:53 AM
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Its a players league for the most part. Alvin Gentry? I would not bestow that crown yet. His overall coaching career record is below .500 and only 2 winning seasons out of 15 ever as a head. You call that best in the game?! Maybe I am missing something or he is a good assistant. I know you want to blow your horn for everything GS, but lets get real. Give him a few more years and lets talk. Steve Kerr made the right choice not going to NY or that would have been his head on the chopping block instead of Hornacek's.


Well I would say that you've probably schooled me pretty damn well then. I admit that my assessment of Gentry was based on his 2 or 3 years under Kerr at Golden State. And he DID get a lot of credit for what they did those years, considering that Kerr came in with ZERO head coaching experience. I never bothered doing any research on him beyond that. But then again, so far in the playoffs, New Orleans has been awful damn impressive, especially on defense, where they have kept Damian Lillard completely under wraps thus far. Will be real interesting so see what happens from here on in. And you can't help but wonder who this team might have beaten if Cousins hadn't gone down.

[Edited on 4/19/2018 by robslob]

 

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  posted on 4/19/2018 at 11:18 AM
Lebron was a beast last night. But if Love is done so are the Cavs
 

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  posted on 4/20/2018 at 06:11 AM
Let's Go Celtics!
Eric Bledsoe doesn't know who Terry Rozier is. That should tell us a lot about him and the Bucks.

 

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  posted on 4/20/2018 at 10:06 AM
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so far in the playoffs, New Orleans has been awful damn impressive, especially on defense, where they have kept Damian Lillard completely under wraps thus far. Will be real interesting so see what happens from here on in. And you can't help but wonder who this team might have beaten if Cousins hadn't gone down.




same here -- they were really starting to feel it when Cousins got hurt -- now the dynamic has shifted w/RR & Jrue Holiday in the backcourt -- as you said Holiday has Stifled Lillard so far, Great defender -- & Mirotic et al up front w/Anthony --
both NO & Celts will be Teams To Watch next year (They Are Now Too Obviously) -- Phila is now, Sixiz have come more than full circle

Warriyz up 3-0 on a dysfunctional Spurs team w/its best player AWOL & calling all the shots -- & two others, career Spurs Parker & Ginobli, who might be calling it quits -- & on a sad note too w/Mrs. Popovich's passing
Hope the rehab from surgery is going well, bro -- good wknd to all


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  posted on 4/21/2018 at 07:49 AM
Nice game from the Bucks yesterday. Glad to see the Pacers come back and win, now up 2-1.

 

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  posted on 4/21/2018 at 07:23 PM
Pelicans take out the Blazers 4-0.

Now who woulda thunk it? Certainly not THIS observer. Before it started I never gave N.O. much of a chance in this series with Cousins down. Shows how much I know I guess. Anthony Davis: 47 points 11 rebounds 3 blocks. Jrue Holiday: 41 points 8 assists. What a performance by both. Davis looks completely unguardable. I don't know how many but he hit a lot of threes, a true inside/outside threat. What a talent!!

Now they likely play The Warriors. Do I think N.O. can take the Warriors? No. Do I think they can make it interesting? Oh Hell Yes.........
If I'm not mistaken it was 2015 when the Warriors swept them 4-0 in the first round. That series was MUCH, much closer than that 4-0 sweep would indicate. With the exception of one game, every one of those games was very, very close and went right down to the last minute. And N.O. is better now. This will be a very tough series.

Side note: How about Bojan Bogdanovic of Indiana yesterday? 30 points including 11-15 and 7-9 from three. I thought basically that he won the game for Indiana to put them up 2-1 over the the Cavs.



[Edited on 4/22/2018 by robslob]

 

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