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    Re: *** Official 2014 NBA Playoffs Thread ***

    Quote Originally Posted by jbindm View Post
    The key to the series is Hibbert. If he's the 20 and 10 guy that made Lebron think twice about getting to the rim last year in the conference finals, then I give Indy a puncher's chance. But if he's anything less than that I just don't see it happening. Their size in the frontcourt is their only real advantage, so if Hibbert can't exploit it then that's the series.

    The Stephenson/Wade angle makes me nervous. I don't worry about a fight, but I do worry about Wade antagonizing Stephenson into doing something stupid at the worst possible time.

    It'll be a good series, but put it this way: The Pacers need a lot more things to go right to win it than the Heat do to win it. And Game 1 is rarely a must win in a series, but I think this time around it is. The Pacers went hard all season trying to lock down the #1 seed and home court if it came down to them and Miami again. Now here they are, and if they give it away in Game 1 with a home loss then not only have they lost the game but they've also given Miami a psychological advantage.
    I agree that Hibbert is probably the biggest key to the series, if he doesn't play well Miami wins pretty easily. But the Pacers size not just in the froutcourt but all around will force Miami to play differently than it would like. There's no place for Miami to hide a second small guard or one of their soft forwards, Lance and West are super physical. Another key is going to be which team can get more from their bench, I expect Miami to try to go small as soon as Indy goes to the bench to replace anyone besides Hill.



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    Re: *** Official 2014 NBA Playoffs Thread ***

    Well, this changes some things...

    http://espn.go.com/nba/playoffs/2014...on-calf-injury


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    Re: *** Official 2014 NBA Playoffs Thread ***

    I'm wondering if Scott Brooks is causing these injuries to buy himself more years. Or is it the curse of Seattle.



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    Re: *** Official 2014 NBA Playoffs Thread ***

    Quote Originally Posted by cmjh10 View Post
    Huge swing in the Spurs' favor. Now Tony Parker can penetrate without having to worry about Ibaka lurking as a shot blocker. Offensively, OKC is now down to two legit scoring threats. And while I love the KD/Westbrook combo, you just know Pop is going to find a way to slow one of them down. OKC is going to need an all time performance from KD.



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    Quote Originally Posted by IHavNoCyCash View Post
    Think the Pacers give them trouble. Thinking Heat win in 7. Oden reportedly isn't playing and the Heats bench sucks. I think Wade has a huge series and we see a big fight between him and Stevenson. Haslem guards Hibbert and Bosh length on West. I'm doing a bit better on my picks this year too.

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    Re: *** Official 2014 NBA Playoffs Thread ***

    If the Bulls get Rodney Hood in the draft, that would be AWESOME!

    http://www.nbadraft.net/2014mock_draft



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    Quote Originally Posted by Mumbai1986 View Post
    If the Bulls get Rodney Hood in the draft, that would be AWESOME!

    http://www.nbadraft.net/2014mock_draft
    Kane to the Clippers. That would be a great fit for him.


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    Re: *** Official 2014 NBA Playoffs Thread ***

    Quote Originally Posted by jbindm View Post
    Huge swing in the Spurs' favor. Now Tony Parker can penetrate without having to worry about Ibaka lurking as a shot blocker. Offensively, OKC is now down to two legit scoring threats. And while I love the KD/Westbrook combo, you just know Pop is going to find a way to slow one of them down. OKC is going to need an all time performance from KD.
    Yeah, I think at this point it's pretty certain the Spurs will make it to the finals. Since the Heat will probably win (though with a lesser chance than the Spurs), it looks the Finals will be a repeat. Which is not a bad thing.


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    But we will now be the joke of college athletics. We can't even be entrusted to keep opposing teams safe and secure when they come to Ames anymore. What a joke. As an ISU alum, I'm completely embarrassed and ashamed.

    Football is just a stupid game. Who cares who has the better football team. It's just a game.

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    Re: *** Official 2014 NBA Playoffs Thread ***

    Quote Originally Posted by Mumbai1986 View Post
    If the Bulls get Rodney Hood in the draft, that would be AWESOME!

    http://www.nbadraft.net/2014mock_draft
    Not a fan of either of those first rounders for Chicago. Hope we can get Napier or stauskas.


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    Re: *** Official 2014 NBA Playoffs Thread ***

    Jackson back with ABC will do ECF and Nba Finals. He had great chemistry with Breen and Van Gundy. Can't wait for his first "hand down man down" reference.




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    Re: *** Official 2014 NBA Playoffs Thread ***

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneRulzzz View Post
    Not a fan of either of those first rounders for Chicago. Hope we can get Napier or stauskas.
    Hood would be alright. If Stauskas, McDermott, or Young dropped to us.. sweet baby Jesus.
    Think I would also be cool with PJ Hairston or another big.



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    Re: *** Official 2014 NBA Playoffs Thread ***

    God, this team makes zero sense. Two weeks ago they couldn't get out of their own way and Frank Vogel was on the verge of losing his job. Today they can't miss from outside and they look like a legit contender. If there's been a more schizophrenic team in recent NBA history I can't think of it.



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    Re: *** Official 2014 NBA Playoffs Thread ***

    Don't let up, Pacers.



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    Re: *** Official 2014 NBA Playoffs Thread ***

    Indiana can't afford to be bipolar this series. They need to give their best effort every night.


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    Re: *** Official 2014 NBA Playoffs Thread ***

    Hope some of you heat fans are buckled up in that bandwagon, it's going to be a bumpy ride.


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