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    Thoughts on phoenix winning it all in basketball?

    First they need to beat denver

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    They're my pick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chen View Post
    First they need to beat denver
    It's weird/funny how the Lakers/Heat as a low seed get to play a lower seed after the first round

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    Quote Originally Posted by chen View Post
    First they need to beat denver
    Suns/Celtics finals?

    I had Suns/Bucks at the start of this tournament, that got flushed down the crapper last night.

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    Denver is better then the Suns. Much better. Obviously the Suns have the big two but i don't CARE you can't win the way the Suns are playing kd and book that many minutes. Let's face it that Suns had no shot if kawhi and George were healthy.

    Phoenix will have to make stops in this series and the nuggets are deep and will attack in different waves and options. Plus then on top of playing d the Suns will then have to score exerting alot of energy. They have no one to sit in for the Stars for the 5 minutes they sit and will lose points in that time as well.

    Books are not giving much on Denver series (+105?).

    If you like the Suns take them after they lose the first game in Denver which they will.

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    ^
    What's Payne's status?

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    Who stops kd on the nuggets. Porter?

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    Payne should be good to go

    How do the nuggets stop booker and kd

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    Suns gave away a lot of their depth for Durant. I think Denver is the better TEAM and their home court advantage will prevail

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    can you envision KD, CP3 coming up short? yes... easily knowing about that limited Suns bench

    I lean Denver for the series. If Denver is a little off game 1 and Suns stars shoot well and steal game 1 by a small margin I would put more on Denver

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    Denver's bench isn't any good either. Name me one valuable guy on the 2nd unit for the Nuggets... I'll wait.

    That series is a tossup imo, but the Suns aren't winning the chip.

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    Suns bench sux why they play kd and book 42 to 44 minutes

    Kd book cp3 def could wear out but won't be game 1. Lots of rest, and rust

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    Durant prone to injury, 34

    Cp3 is 37

    Taking the suns to win the title when these guys are candidates to get hurt, which would end their chances, is risky

    There is no backup

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    Quote Originally Posted by lakerboy View Post
    If you like the Suns take them after they lose the first game in Denver which they will.
    That's what I plan to do.

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    Nuggets

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    Feels like Boston's title to lose at this point. They have the extra motivation of a failed deep run last year and none of the remaining teams in the East are close to their level... well unless Jimmy Butler somehow maintains this insane level of play.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CJ View Post
    Feels like Boston's title to lose at this point. They have the extra motivation of a failed deep run last year and none of the remaining teams in the East are close to their level... well unless Jimmy Butler somehow maintains this insane level of play.
    yeah boston would be ideal for the title, over phoenix, on injury alone. neither brown nor tatum likely to get injured. deep team.

    seems to me phoenix vulnerable, so is golden state, lakers, to title-ending injury.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lakerboy View Post
    Denver is better then the Suns. Much better. Obviously the Suns have the big two but i don't CARE you can't win the way the Suns are playing kd and book that many minutes. Let's face it that Suns had no shot if kawhi and George were healthy.

    Phoenix will have to make stops in this series and the nuggets are deep and will attack in different waves and options. Plus then on top of playing d the Suns will then have to score exerting alot of energy. They have no one to sit in for the Stars for the 5 minutes they sit and will lose points in that time as well.

    Books are not giving much on Denver series (+105?).

    If you like the Suns take them after they lose the first game in Denver which they will.
    Yup

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