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cyclonespiker33

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Some players have good games in the playoffs but when it comes down to it, LeBron wins time and time again. He's a top two player of all time.
 

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Lakers vs Heat is a pretty good story line. As we can see in this thread, everybody either hates or loves LeBron. It should draw viewers.

Lakers in 6
 

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Lakers vs Heat is a pretty good story line. As we can see in this thread, everybody either hates or loves LeBron. It should draw viewers.

Lakers in 6
I am in a lot of agreement there.

Sidenote: either the Heat of the Warriors have been in the finals every year the last decade.
 

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Boston would of gotten swept in the finals. Looked at their box scores and they have no bench. When you top 3 guys have to play 40-43 minutes every game your in trouble. Heat will at least make things interesting.
 

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Boston would of gotten swept in the finals. Looked at their box scores and they have no bench. When you top 3 guys have to play 40-43 minutes every game your in trouble. Heat will at least make things interesting.
Yeah, I don't think I would've been interested in that matchup either besides Celtics/Lakers. We'll see, I don't see how the Heat compete.
 

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Yeah, I don't think I would've been interested in that matchup either besides Celtics/Lakers. We'll see, I don't see how the Heat compete.
I've got the Lakers in 6. I think the Heat matchup pretty well, actually. Butler and Crowder can take turns guarding LeBron. Bam should be a good matchup on AD. AD/Lebron obviously are an advantage over Butler/Bam, but after that the Heat are a much better all around team.
 
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I've got the Lakers in 6. I think the Heat matchup pretty well, actually. Butler and Crowder can take turns guarding LeBron. Bam should be a good matchup on AD. AD/Lebron obviously are and advantage over Butler/Bam, but after that the Heat are a much better all around team.
Playoff Rondo definitely needs to show up and the Lakers role players need to make open threes. That's the recipe for success.
 

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Rondo had a clunker in the game they lost but I've been absolutely stunned by how good he's been.
 
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Denver was able to be somewhat competitive with LA because their "others" > than La's "others", Miami has the same advantage. If Bam/Butler can keep close with Bron/AD, I think it'll be a similar series. I like LA in 6 hard fought games. Fouls will be the key, they negated Joker in nearly every game and FT's basically won the series for LA.
 

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According to MGM, the outcome likelihood, from most likely to least likely:

Lakers in 5
Lakers in 6
Lakers in 4
Lakers in 7
Heat in 7
Heat in 6
Heat in 5
Heat in 4
 

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I've got the Lakers in 6. I think the Heat matchup pretty well, actually. Butler and Crowder can take turns guarding LeBron. Bam should be a good matchup on AD. AD/Lebron obviously are an advantage over Butler/Bam, but after that the Heat are a much better all around team.
And again, they have a nastiness factor to them that other teams just don't have. They're like old Bob Huggins Cincy teams.
 

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Surprised LeBron didn't make a call from his hotel suite to the officials lounge prior to the game last night. "Let's make sure to get the C's some calls tonight. I need a game 7 so these teams are completely gassed by the time they play me."
 
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I'm pretty surprised at the opening lines. The Heat have been really, really good. They're super fun to watch between Bam and all of the off-ball movement in the offense. Iggy is good all of a sudden too. I think it goes 6 or 7 games.
 

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Lakers vs Heat is a pretty good story line. As we can see in this thread, everybody either hates or loves LeBron. It should draw viewers.

Lakers in 6
Idk, not much seems to be drawing viewers this year. Hopefully they don't schedule any of the finals on Thursday, Saturday or Sunday or football will demolish it.
 

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Lakers vs Heat is a pretty good story line. As we can see in this thread, everybody either hates or loves LeBron. It should draw viewers.

Lakers in 6
For the record, it's not "hating" LeBron to acknowledge he and his teams get beneficial whistles that every superstar has almost always gotten.

A lot of simple reality being mislabeled as "hate".

I'm actually making some money in my career right now based on LeBron's success/celebrity, so obviously I don't have a major problem with the guy. Just don't ask me to bend the fabric of reality to not see what everyone can see.

I'd argue his comeback against GSW a few years ago is likely the greatest single performance in the history of American post season team sports. But I'm a "hater".
 

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And again, they have a nastiness factor to them that other teams just don't have. They're like old Bob Huggins Cincy teams.
This was exactly my thought. For them to have a chance they need to go deep in the bench and make a game where a ton of fouls are called both ways regardless of who is actually playing more aggressively. It is annoying as **** and can get in the head of a lot of players. So many Huggy games end up with a less aggressive opponent fouling less yet getting called for similar or higher # of fouls.

Make it ugly is the name of the game if they want to have a chance. If they do that and get 1-2 of these superstar offensive games from Herro it could be interesting.
 

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With no travel and home courts involved I see this 4-1 for the Lakers.