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    Quote Originally Posted by kimwash78 View Post
    Your not kidding
    The heat not the same team w/o Dragic
    Thank G.D
    He was as useless as Shaq to us in his last 2 yrs
    We are better without him
    Turns ball over too much misses too many 3s
    Well obviously I'm talking about the finals version of Dragic (i.e 2 years ago). Yeesh, low IQ on here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IBetYou View Post
    Call it what you want but it's not the same team. HEAT aren't the same without Dragic and the Warriors aren't the same with Iggy washed up.
    Is that Stan Van Gundy in your avatar?

    Hope you're making serious bank, bruh.

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    Money is coming in on the Celtics. I saw -153 last night and now the best I see is -175. That surprises me a little... I feel like it will be a close series.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    Miami lacks height to bother Boston
    This is the crux of the equation. Boston likely has a plus w/p versus GS with an inferior team over the last 5 years because they have a multitude of perimeter defenders. What they can't or have difficulty defending is the interior without Rob Williams.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lakerboy View Post
    So the NBA series are based on what happens the first 5 games? I didn't know that. I thought Boston wore out Milwaukee and shut them down as the series went on and won. I guess Milwaukee will be playing mia.
    Pretty obvious that they across the board wore them down. MIL had little left late.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IBetYou View Post
    Tough to stop a 6'11 guy that can steamroll his way to the basket as the refs turn a blind eye. HEAT don't have anyone like that.
    Well, 6'11" and what 260 toned? It's an absolute travesty how they allow him to use his left arm to clear the defender.

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    Homie ... Miami heat a great team and basically the same as 2020 version but more mature now.

    And the C's aren't more mature from 1-3 years ago? These are 22-24 yr olds who have been to the conference finals what 3 times now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madison View Post
    Homie ... Miami heat a great team and basically the same as 2020 version but more mature now.

    And the C's aren't more mature from 1-3 years ago? These are 22-24 yr olds who have been to the conference finals what 3 times now.
    Maddie,
    It was in reply to another poster saying that Miami lost 2Y ago and my point was Miami lost to lebron and the lakers and are more mature now. Btw the biggest dawg on the floor is Jimmy butler. Anyone who played organized ball knows what I'm talking about. You need an alpha dawg on your team.

    No one not even Tatum is as big a dogg as jimmy. Major league doggggg

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    Quote Originally Posted by kimwash78 View Post
    I just love how everyone thinks Boston is so good
    And underestimating Miami
    Miami is no powerhouse
    But we beat this almost same team 2 yrs ago
    Regardless anything can happen
    But anyone who says Boston is so much better doesnít know sports
    Iím just annoyed they put my panthers and heat game on the same night
    Nobody will want to miss the Tampa /fl nhl
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    They will carry atleast 2-3 people each game off
    There is a word in this business called "HYPE", and that hype is not on the Heat.

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    Take Celts at Plus $ Game 1 - If they lose they'll be around Even for the series. I'm confident they'll get one at Miami.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hehfest View Post
    There is a word in this business called "HYPE", and that hype is not on the Heat.
    And there is what is called overhyped
    And itís the Celtics
    The best player on the team is Tatum
    And Iíll take Jimmy in the playoffs over him
    Not regular season
    The rest of the Celtic team is just ride players like the heat team
    Iím not saying this heat team is the like days of Dwayne Wade
    But people are overhyping this Celtic team who went 7 to an injured Milwaukee team

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    Could go either way

    nba happy w either team

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddy Munny View Post
    Depends on Lowry's status.
    Bingo

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    Quote Originally Posted by homie1975 View Post
    Maddie,
    It was in reply to another poster saying that Miami lost 2Y ago and my point was Miami lost to lebron and the lakers and are more mature now. Btw the biggest dawg on the floor is Jimmy butler. Anyone who played organized ball knows what I'm talking about. You need an alpha dawg on your team.

    No one not even Tatum is as big a dogg as jimmy. Major league doggggg
    I played my share of organized ball and coached a bit. To be fair I really only watch the C's so my intimate knowledge of MIA/Butler is limited. I'll be interested to see firsthand your comments on Butler (He'll certainly get some defensive pressure). Interestingly, someone wrote an article highlighting how Butler was nearing the end of the road and for Butler vs Tatum, how the most pressure was on Butler.

    FWIW, the scheduling of some of these series is open to question. MIL/BOS played first 3 games in 7 days, and now BOS needs to travel to rested MIA team on 36 hours rest???

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    Quote Originally Posted by kimwash78 View Post
    And there is what is called overhyped
    And it’s the Celtics
    The best player on the team is Tatum
    And I’ll take Jimmy in the playoffs over him
    Not regular season
    The rest of the Celtic team is just ride players like the heat team
    I’m not saying this heat team is the like days of Dwayne Wade
    But people are overhyping this Celtic team who went 7 to an injured Milwaukee team
    They were arguably the best team the last 3 months of the season, and their winning point margin was second to none.

    I think it's a joke Ime Udoka finished 5th in Coach of the Year.

    With all that being said, they live and die by the 3. Look at some of the teams they lost to (worst in the league) and those they beat. MIA better defend the 3 or hope BOS has off nights, which they are certainly capable of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kimwash78 View Post
    And there is what is called overhyped
    And it’s the Celtics
    The best player on the team is Tatum
    And I’ll take Jimmy in the playoffs over him
    Not regular season
    The rest of the Celtic team is just ride players like the heat team
    I’m not saying this heat team is the like days of Dwayne Wade
    But people are overhyping this Celtic team who went 7 to an injured Milwaukee team
    I believe there a whole bunch of teams out there who would love to have J Brown, and R Williams. There's not a whole lot to not like about either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madison View Post
    They were arguably the best team the last 3 months of the season, and their winning point margin was second to none.

    I think it's a joke Ime Udoka finished 5th in Coach of the Year.

    With all that being said, they live and die by the 3. Look at some of the teams they lost to (worst in the league) and those they beat. MIA better defend the 3 or hope BOS has off nights, which they are certainly capable of.
    First of all this in reference to this post and the bottom..
    Wtf does regular season have to do w playoffs first of all?
    Look what Trey Young did end of the season and Miami shut him down.
    Miami is better 3 pt team than Boston
    Only thing Miami lacks is size.
    Udoka is prodigy of Popovich so of course he would pick up some of his traits
    J brown is an average to ok at best and R Williams has size but injury prone
    In fact I would take Theis before him anyday

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    FLOPSton is unwatchable. Would love to see them go down to the Heat. For no reason other than the constant flopping and baiting of the officials.

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    Boston are a good road team, they will at least win 1 of the 2 Miami home games so taking Boston game 1 and if they lose going to double up, really believe they're a very good team and will beat heat inside 6 games

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    Quote Originally Posted by kimwash78 View Post
    First of all this in reference to this post and the bottom..
    Wtf does regular season have to do w playoffs first of all?
    Look what Trey Young did end of the season and Miami shut him down.
    Miami is better 3 pt team than Boston
    Only thing Miami lacks is size.
    Udoka is prodigy of Popovich so of course he would pick up some of his traits
    J brown is an average to ok at best and R Williams has size but injury prone
    In fact I would take Theis before him anyday
    WOW, I'd like to take the ML on Theis versus Williams. You are dead wrong there.

    And seriously without D Robinson who I'll give you, there aren't many better 3 pointing shooting teams than the C's. Look up some stats as to where Smart compares last 3 years ago or so in top 3 % shooters. He was like 3rd to Curry and 1 other. I get it, he's infuriating, 1-6 one night and 5-6 the next but the stats are crazy stupid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KiDBaZkiT View Post
    FLOPSton is unwatchable. Would love to see them go down to the Heat. For no reason other than the constant flopping and baiting of the officials.
    Boy, for the most part I'll give you this, but the entire league is plagued with it. Udoka , quoted after game 3 (I think) , we need to learn to flop better. MIL no slouch to flopping.

    BOS, baiting/complaining to REFS does nothing less than hurt them. I'm biased arguably, but I think they got the worst of the calls in the MIL series. Let me know when they stop letting the freak stop creating offensive fouls with his left hand. It's near criminal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MiDNiTe View Post
    Boston are a good road team, they will at least win 1 of the 2 Miami home games so taking Boston game 1 and if they lose going to double up, really believe they're a very good team and will beat heat inside 6 games
    Just a little worried game 1 with Heat rested and BOS coming off emotional G7 win, traveling, and playing within 36 hours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madison View Post
    WOW, I'd like to take the ML on Theis versus Williams. You are dead wrong there.

    And seriously without D Robinson who I'll give you, there aren't many better 3 pointing shooting teams than the C's. Look up some stats as to where Smart compares last 3 years ago or so in top 3 % shooters. He was like 3rd to Curry and 1 other. I get it, he's infuriating, 1-6 one night and 5-6 the next but the stats are crazy stupid.
    Duncan Robinson?
    Barely plays for us now
    Strus is a better 3 pt than him
    And didnít even mention Herro
    Iíll take tucker in the right hand corner over anyone on the court shooting a 3

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    Quote Originally Posted by kimwash78 View Post
    Duncan Robinson?
    Barely plays for us now
    Strus is a better 3 pt than him
    And didn’t even mention Herro
    I’ll take tucker in the right hand corner over anyone on the court shooting a 3
    Arguably, I only watch BOS. What the hell happened to Robinson. I did read that he hadn't been playing a whole lot, but wasn't he one of the best 3 point shooters in the NBA?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madison View Post
    Just a little worried game 1 with Heat rested and BOS coming off emotional G7 win, traveling, and playing within 36 hours.
    Anymore excuses?
    All Boston fans do this
    They better start early for overrated Mac Jones
    When the patriots will be in last in the East this yr

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madison View Post
    Arguably, I only watch BOS. What the hell happened to Robinson. I did read that he hadn't been playing a whole lot, but wasn't he one of the best 3 point shooters in the NBA?
    Robinson
    To me was never that good
    Overachieved in rookie season
    Once got his contract went downhill
    A defense liability
    Not a 3 pt specialist at all

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    Lowry blows
    Miami is better off if Oladipo and Herro take his minutes
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    Quote Originally Posted by kimwash78 View Post
    Anymore excuses?
    All Boston fans do this
    They better start early for overrated Mac Jones
    When the patriots will be in last in the East this yr
    Try to be more serious pls. We're talking about MIA/BOS I thought. All I did was state facts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goat Milk View Post
    Lowry blows
    Miami is better off if Oladipo and Herro take his minutes
    Has he really regressed that far? As stated I really only watch BOS, but he was "the man" in his day no??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madison View Post
    Just a little worried game 1 with Heat rested and BOS coming off emotional G7 win, traveling, and playing within 36 hours.
    It's more like 50 hours rest...so basically two days. They should be fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mackballs View Post
    It's more like 50 hours rest...so basically two days. They should be fine.
    I think they could lose tonight
    then run away with it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madison View Post
    Has he really regressed that far? As stated I really only watch BOS, but he was "the man" in his day no??
    Yea he recently has only if it’s temp, he’s injury prone because he is “heavy” & he’s rusty no in-game rhythm currently. He needs to stay his ass on the bench.

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    Horford and Smart are Both OUT for the Celtics tonight...

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    Quote Originally Posted by kimwash78 View Post
    I just love how everyone thinks Boston is so good
    And underestimating Miami
    Miami is no powerhouse
    But we beat this almost same team 2 yrs ago
    Regardless anything can happen
    But anyone who says Boston is so much better doesnít know sports
    Iím just annoyed they put my panthers and heat game on the same night
    Nobody will want to miss the Tampa /fl nhl
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    They will carry atleast 2-3 people each game off
    The games donít overlap much

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madison View Post
    Has he really regressed that far? As stated I really only watch BOS, but he was "the man" in his day no??
    Who Kyle Lowry? Heís solid and capable of big nights but he definitely ainít that dude

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