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Prime
11-03-2005, 11:16 PM
If you aren't a Heat fan, then discuss your team in this thread during the season.


Go ROX!


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FinsNYanksFan13
11-03-2005, 11:43 PM
I'm in, Go Knicks!

Prime Time
11-03-2005, 11:56 PM
Knicks...:roflmao: They have improved with Brown but I doubt they make playoffs...

PHINATIC13
11-04-2005, 12:09 AM
:beerbang:Los Angeles Lakers...........................hopefully we'll make the playoffs this year.

Nappy Roots
11-04-2005, 12:12 AM
any other Magic fans watch the first game and get the notion we are going to be in for a loooooooooooong season?

no offense, and no defense.

we need grant hill back.

wazzy
11-04-2005, 12:18 AM
Raptors fan! Our team is young and we are building but hopefully if we can stay healthy get some bounces off and pull out some late victories we can reach playoffs. Ya thats asking for a lot.

ether79
11-04-2005, 01:13 AM
Only sport I root for two teams. The L.A. Lakers and the Indiana Pacers!!

ILPhinFan88
11-04-2005, 10:46 AM
GO Sixers- off to a slow start again

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phunwin
11-04-2005, 01:58 PM
Deeeeeeeee-troit Basketball!!!!

Dolfan984
11-05-2005, 01:31 AM
Go Warriors?

Warriors with Baron Davis = eh kinda respectable

Warriors without Baron Davis = Literally 60% of normal scoring amount ;p

FinsNYanksFan13
11-05-2005, 04:02 AM
The key to Baron Davis is whether he stays healthy or not. No one can question his game but they can question his ability to stay healthy. His back scares the **** out of me and if I was Warriors fan, I'd be concerned!

QB2RonnieTD23
11-05-2005, 08:35 AM
....eh

So how bout those 0-3 soon to be 0-5 Sixers?
(Indiana and Dallas coming up, Lakers too)

Prime
11-05-2005, 10:23 PM
T-Mac is out for 3 weeks because he suffered back spasms. :cry:


http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=2214888

FIN-IN-RI
11-05-2005, 11:03 PM
Deeeeeeeee-troit Basketball!!!!


:nono:

Jt0323
11-05-2005, 11:08 PM
i use to watch the NBA when MJ was their but ever since he left the bulls i stoped

Prime
11-06-2005, 12:18 AM
I can't believe that we lost to the ******* Hornets. The score of the game was 91-84. Shooting look terrible and yet again, we was off to a very slow start. Too many dumb mistakes by the team and we really missed T-Mac being out there. Wesley needs to stay on the damn bench because he can't shoot worth a lick out there. I don't know why, but we always seem to find a way to lose against the bad teams, but we somewhere win against the good teams.

Brad528
11-08-2005, 02:28 PM
Did anyone see Richard Hamilton hit the game winner against the Celtics last week. After the Celtics player cleary doubled dribbled before he hit the shot to put them up by 1 with .07 seconds left. I couldnt believe the ref blew that call at that situation of the game. Pistons got lucky Rip got them the win cause the refs tried to give it away.

Darth Saban
11-08-2005, 02:57 PM
Did anyone see Richard Hamilton hit the game winner against the Celtics last week. After the Celtics player cleary doubled dribbled before he hit the shot to put them up by 1 with .07 seconds left. I couldnt believe the ref blew that call at that situation of the game. Pistons got lucky Rip got them the win cause the refs tried to give it away.

Only the Celtics can blow a game with 8 tenths of a second left :lol:

FaninPatsyLand
11-08-2005, 03:31 PM
Did anyone see Richard Hamilton hit the game winner against the Celtics last week. After the Celtics player cleary doubled dribbled before he hit the shot to put them up by 1 with .07 seconds left. I couldnt believe the ref blew that call at that situation of the game. Pistons got lucky Rip got them the win cause the refs tried to give it away.

Blount clearly didn't double dribble. :lol:

FaninPatsyLand
11-08-2005, 03:32 PM
Only the Celtics can blow a game with 8 tenths of a second left :lol:

A Sixers fan? Talking ****?

:rofl3:

Prime
11-09-2005, 12:03 AM
I am so ******* ****** right now. We just lost the final min of the game by the 0-3 Magic's. Wesley has continue to show us that he can't shoot worth a damn and Head needs to take his place completly. Having no T-Mac is really hurting us bad right now. Our next game is against the Heat and I'm really looking foward to that. :rolleyes:

finfansince72
11-09-2005, 12:51 AM
Wizards

PHINATIC13
11-09-2005, 12:54 AM
:woot:Lakers 4-1 to start the season not too bad. Two wins against Denver(supposed to be a good team) and a win on the road tonight in Atlanta(I know they suck)but to start a road trip with a win is big.Did lose to the Suns at home but I didn't think we beat them anyway.Next stop Minn. the Friday a game in Philly.Btw my man Smush(Parker) seems to be the real deal so far.

Cool Calm Mike
11-09-2005, 12:57 AM
Utah is the sleeper team in the West. They may shock people! Go Jazz!

finfansince72
11-09-2005, 01:49 AM
Wizards 3-0 Knicks 0-3 couldnt start off better.

byroan
11-09-2005, 01:54 AM
I'm more of a college fan. But I watch the Sixers (AI), Heat (J-dub) and the Bobcats because they're local and they drafted May and Felton.

Dolfan984
11-09-2005, 02:27 AM
Warriors = 3-1 :)

Dolfan984
11-11-2005, 01:40 AM
Warriors = 3-1 :)

Damn Warriors suck

NorthFloridaFin
11-11-2005, 04:46 AM
any other Magic fans watch the first game and get the notion we are going to be in for a loooooooooooong season?

no offense, and no defense.

we need grant hill back.

Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. We're 2-3 right now, not too bad. Stevie Franchise is playing great right now. I still think we need to get Dwight Howard more involved in the offense.

Darth Saban
11-11-2005, 10:33 AM
A Sixers fan? Talking ****?

:rofl3:

wait until we play :)

GreenMonster
11-11-2005, 10:52 AM
wait until we play :)

Well I know my Bucks already slayed some Sixer *** on the road. Payback for the 2001 finals. These weekend the Bucks will tangle with the Pacers at home. Should be a good game hopefully we can play enough D to hold them because I know they will bring the D..

Darth Saban
11-11-2005, 02:05 PM
Well I know my Bucks already slayed some Sixer *** on the road. Payback for the 2001 finals. These weekend the Bucks will tangle with the Pacers at home. Should be a good game hopefully we can play enough D to hold them because I know they will bring the D..

You also ruined a possible sixer dynasty in 84.....damnit how have these things gone un noticed, burn BUCKS burn! Except you Michael Redd, your on my fantasy team :lol:

phunwin
11-11-2005, 04:27 PM
You also ruined a possible sixer dynasty in 84.....damnit how have these things gone un noticed, burn BUCKS burn! Except you Michael Redd, your on my fantasy team :lol:

Those mid-80s Bucks teams might have been one of the best groups never to make the NBA Finals. I know that's the ultimate backhanded compliment, but that team was excellent. That's just crappy luck that they peaked at the same time the Celtics and Lakers were dominating hoops. By the time the door was open for them, the Bucks were too old to take advantage, and the Pistons rose to prominence.

Darth Saban
11-12-2005, 10:46 AM
speaking of Lakers, Allen Iverson hits a 2 pointer with around 20 seconds remaining giving the Sixers a 2 point lead. The Lakers come down and Kobe takes a questionable 3 pointer and misses, summing up a horrible night shooting for him (7-27 17 points) and the Sixers win their 3rd straight game getting their record to 500 after starting 0-3. Interesting to see what will happen when Samuel Dalembert returns but the Sixers need to focus on games without him, Clippers at the Wachovia center sunday lets get the W boys.

ILPhinFan88
11-12-2005, 01:17 PM
speaking of Lakers, Allen Iverson hits a 2 pointer with around 20 seconds remaining giving the Sixers a 2 point lead. The Lakers come down and Kobe takes a questionable 3 pointer and misses, summing up a horrible night shooting for him (7-27 17 points) and the Sixers win their 3rd straight game getting their record to 500 after starting 0-3. Interesting to see what will happen when Samuel Dalembert returns but the Sixers need to focus on games without him, Clippers at the Wachovia center sunday lets get the W boys.



How sweet it is :D

Dolfan984
11-15-2005, 04:21 AM
Hey as soon as Baron Davis gets healthy it's all bad for everyone we're 5-3 with him injured.

phunwin
11-15-2005, 09:52 AM
Hey as soon as Baron Davis gets healthy it's all bad for everyone we're 5-3 with him injured.

This might actually be due to Davis being overrated. He's a shoot-first point guard who plays no defense and has a lousy work ethic. He's a fine passer and can score in bunches, but he's not the be-all, end-all that the Warriors are hoping for.

GreenMonster
11-15-2005, 10:44 AM
Bucks begin a 4 game west coast trip, which will show what they are made of.. At (LAC, GS, SAC, UTA) while see what this team is about. I would be happy with a split considering we had only 7 road wins last year. Some team will get a steal in Maurice Williams when we trade him next year, he is a good little PG. He plays very little D, but can shoot and run the floor adequately.

tightend81
11-15-2005, 04:47 PM
I've lived in NC my entire life and I used to love the Hornets until Mr. Shinn took them to NO. Now i roll with the Bobcats. They are going to be a solid team within 2 years. Drafting the right players and people and have lots of money to spend in the coming years. Go Cats.

ILPhinFan88
11-23-2005, 11:42 AM
Well I know my Bucks already slayed some Sixer *** on the road. Payback for the 2001 finals. These weekend the Bucks will tangle with the Pacers at home. Should be a good game hopefully we can play enough D to hold them because I know they will bring the D..




OK, rematch time. Go Sixers

Dolfan984
12-01-2005, 02:07 AM
Warriors = 11-6 :D

FaninPatsyLand
12-01-2005, 02:30 AM
wait until we play :)

I'm waiting..

Did you enjoy getting dominated on the glass by the youngster Kendrick Perkins??

Dolfan984
12-03-2005, 02:50 AM
The Warriors are in first place for the first time since I was 8 years old.

Prime
12-03-2005, 10:34 AM
Warriors = 11-6 :D


Rockets = 4-11 :cry:


In the 7 or 8 games that T-Mac didn't play, we lost every one of them. Hopefully he can stay healthy and won't miss any more games because he is the reason why we win.

Dolfan984
12-04-2005, 05:50 AM
Rockets = 4-11 :cry:


In the 7 or 8 games that T-Mac didn't play, we lost every one of them. Hopefully he can stay healthy and won't miss any more games because he is the reason why we win.

12-6 ;)

Prime
12-16-2005, 11:14 AM
My Rox are starting to attack the NBA baby. We started off on the bad foot and I really thought that this would be a loooooooooooong season for us. Ever since T-Mac has cameback from his injury, this team has been on fire. On a 5 game winning streak and T-Mac and Yao are doing there thing in every game. You guys better what out, because my Rox are coming. Standing at 9-12 right now.

PHINATIC13
12-16-2005, 11:54 AM
My Rox are starting to attack the NBA baby. We started off on the bad foot and I really thought that this would be a loooooooooooong season for us. Ever since T-Mac has cameback from his injury, this team has been on fire. On a 5 game winning streak and T-Mac and Yao are doing there thing in every game. You guys better what out, because my Rox are coming. Standing at 9-12 right now.


Prediction your Rockets win streak will be over on Sunday.:evil: :D

Prime
12-16-2005, 03:16 PM
Prediction your Rockets win streak will be over on Sunday.:evil: :D


Your Lakers are gonna get schooled my friend. :evil:

Prime
12-17-2005, 09:33 PM
Prediction your Rockets win streak will be over on Sunday.:evil: :D


Our streak ended today with an 81-89 loss. :cry:


We will rebound against the Lakers though. ;)

Buddwalk
12-17-2005, 09:56 PM
Its at the half in the bobcats game and its already over :lol:


Pistons : 49
Bobcats : 26

phunwin
12-18-2005, 10:31 AM
Its at the half in the bobcats game and its already over :lol:


Pistons : 49
Bobcats : 26

18-3. YEAH!!!!

ILPhinFan88
12-19-2005, 03:35 PM
:sidelol: ---------Go Knicks--------------:sidelol:

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Prime
12-19-2005, 07:42 PM
Prediction your Rockets win streak will be over on Sunday.:evil: :D


Good fight that your boys put on us in lastnight's game. With Yao being out for awhile, we now have to start Deke and Deke has been a big dissapointment to me this year. He isn't geting the rebounds and shots that he should be making. Head came off strong from the bench with 16 points, while T-Mac had a decent game. But at the end, T-mac proved why he was a clutch player by scoring with 3 seconds letf in the game. Good game and good luck to your boys. Hopefully we can still win games without Yao.


Rockets record: 10-13

Roman529
12-19-2005, 08:29 PM
My Sixers won again last night....1st place in the Atlantic. :1st:

PHINATIC13
12-19-2005, 11:44 PM
Good fight that your boys put on us in lastnight's game. With Yao being out for awhile, we now have to start Deke and Deke has been a big dissapointment to me this year. He isn't geting the rebounds and shots that he should be making. Head came off strong from the bench with 16 points, while T-Mac had a decent game. But at the end, T-mac proved why he was a clutch player by scoring with 3 seconds letf in the game. Good game and good luck to your boys. Hopefully we can still win games without Yao.


Rockets record: 10-13

Good game Ace, man I can't believe how bad my Lakers played in the 3rd quater:shakeno: but when T-Mac finished it on a friggin' lay up.:fire:

wazzy
12-19-2005, 11:55 PM
Watch out for the Raptors soon there turning there season around! :evil:

Prime
01-09-2006, 05:25 PM
Damn it! Even more bad news to my team. T-Mac was taken to the hospital in yesterday's game because of his back going out on him again. Too many ******* injuries to the Rox this year and we can't keep anybody healthy over a long period of time. We haven't won a game without T-Mac and it looks like our scrubs will have to learn because he could be out for a while. Yoa won't come back until another couple of weeks, but T-mac is the Rockets. This just isn't our year and 1st pick here we come. :cry:

BAMAPHIN 22
01-13-2006, 12:44 PM
Rasheed Wallace scored 27 points and the Detroit Pistons again held the Santonio Spurs to a season low in points, beating the defending NBA champions 83-68 on Thursday night. The Pistons — making their first visit to San Antonio since losing Game 7 of the NBA finals last June — dominated from the start. They used accurate shooting and stingy defense to build a 20-point lead in the first half before the Spurs could get anything going.


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Prime
01-15-2006, 12:10 AM
My God man. Rockets play like ******* losers. They always find a way to lose every game and when T-Mac isn't in there, it's like they don't care as much anymore. This season has really sucked for me and I'd wish it was over. Too many ******* injuries going on right now. I believe that 5 or 6 players are hurt right now. All that are playing is scrubs who don't know how to shoot. Now Howard and Wesley can shoot, but the rest that are playing right now sucks at shooting. I hope T-Mac comes back soon. Yao will return in about two weeks, so atleast a week or two more worth of losing.


12-23=Rockets

Prime
01-21-2006, 12:32 AM
:woot:


After having a 7 game losing streak, we finally pulled off a win in double OT tonight against the Bulls. T-Mac came back after missing just about two weeks because of his back getting to him once again. He torched the Bulls with 35 points tonight, 9 rebounds and 6 assists. Juwan Howard has been playing crazy this month and he scored 30 points. One rookie that we just signed to a 10 day contract (Chuck Hayes) had a great game tonight with posting a double double. Not to bad in your second game of your career you had 13 rebounds and 12 points. I think that once Yao returns and once the rythem starts to flow with the team again, the Rox could be getting on a hot streak.


13-25 so far this season.

Prime
01-21-2006, 12:27 PM
Is this thread dead? :lol:

FaninPatsyLand
01-21-2006, 02:38 PM
The Celts just beat the Nets last night and play them again tonight in the Meadowlands. I love beating New Jersey and I despise Vince Carter.

The kids are stepping up, Jefferson, Perkins and West all look really good. The Celtics future is BRIGHT.

GreenMonster
01-21-2006, 03:30 PM
Bucks beat up on the Hawks but I don't know if thats news. We did end a 3 game losing streak..

phunwin
01-21-2006, 08:12 PM
*YAWN* Pistons are at 32-5. Wake me when the rest of you guys feel like showing up.

bullseyeguy
01-21-2006, 09:33 PM
Go SUNS!!!! Oh and Id say we are already awake, but when STAT comes back watch out ..we will be on meth then!

Prime
01-21-2006, 10:07 PM
:eek:


This thread has life now. :lol:


Good to see some of you guys posting in this thread and I hope to see more of it.

Prime
01-21-2006, 10:08 PM
Bucks beat up on the Hawks but I don't know if thats news. We did end a 3 game losing streak..


Glad to see a Bucks fan because I have a question for ya. What has been your view on Bogut so far this season?

ILPhinFan88
01-22-2006, 09:31 PM
Anybody else see the Sixers beat Timberwolves on that last second shot? :D

Brad528
01-22-2006, 09:36 PM
What do you guys think of the way Carlos Delfino has been playing off the bench in limited minutes for the Pistons. I am a huge pistons fan and he has looked great as of late in such short playing time

Prime
01-22-2006, 10:01 PM
My Rox sure did put up a strong fight against the Pistons tonight. I really wanted to win this game, but we came off just a bit short here. T-Mac's 43 points was the reason why we had the game so friggin close to begin with.

Brad528
01-22-2006, 10:12 PM
Yeah seemed to be a good game. Didnt get to watch it though cause I was watching this ****ty *** football game. It was closer then I thought it would be. Not anything against the Rockets. I read earlier that Tracy was out with back spasms. Without him it wouldnt have been so close I imagine. Lost me 20 dollars. First time all season the Pistons lost me money. Give your boys lots of credit.

wazzy
01-22-2006, 10:17 PM
Watch out for the Raptors in a few years we have a real young team now and were developing! They just need to be more consistant with there play!

Prime
01-22-2006, 10:21 PM
Yeah seemed to be a good game. Didnt get to watch it though cause I was watching this ****ty *** football game. It was closer then I thought it would be. Not anything against the Rockets. I read earlier that Tracy was out with back spasms. Without him it wouldnt have been so close I imagine. Lost me 20 dollars. First time all season the Pistons lost me money. Give your boys lots of credit.


T-Mac has been dealing with back spasms all season long. He missed around 15 games and we haven't won a game without him. We have been dealing with alot of injured right now, so it's hard to build a strong chemistry. There is no doubt that my boys play and fight hard in each game. It's just sad to see them come up short in so many of them. We play the Bucks tomorow, so hopefully they can rebound for it and pull a win.

Ronnieisabeast
01-22-2006, 11:07 PM
Pistons going all the way. I get playoffs tickets so I'm exited. Pacers and Heat=overrated

Section126
01-22-2006, 11:13 PM
Pistons going all the way. I get playoffs tickets so I'm exited. Pacers and Heat=overrated


WOW...Pistons fans are really polishing that trophy already.....

Majpain
01-23-2006, 12:05 AM
my poor poor T-wolves.Blowing a 19 point lead to the struggling 76ers : /.

Roman529
01-23-2006, 01:14 AM
my poor poor T-wolves.Blowing a 19 point lead to the struggling 76ers : /.

Iguodala with the buzzer beater!!!! :)

Brad528
01-23-2006, 11:17 AM
I am not sure what is going to happen once the playoffs start but I do know that the Pistons are going to be playing more at home then away once they do. I wouldnt be saying we are polishing that trophy already.

Section126
01-23-2006, 12:08 PM
I am not sure what is going to happen once the playoffs start but I do know that the Pistons are going to be playing more at home then away once they do. I wouldnt be saying we are polishing that trophy already.


I can only hope that the Heat finds themselves soon...because, judging by their one game...a Heat - Pistons ECF would be Epic.....

I give a strong edge to the Pistons right now....

Long way to go till then.

phunwin
01-23-2006, 01:26 PM
What do you guys think of the way Carlos Delfino has been playing off the bench in limited minutes for the Pistons. I am a huge pistons fan and he has looked great as of late in such short playing time

I love what Delfino is bringing the team. Whenever Lindsey Hunter gets back, the Pistons will be 9 deep. McDyess is a given, Evans has been pretty good, Delfino's playing well. Add in Hunter and Dale Davis, and that's a pretty solid bench group for a team that's been accused of being very shallow past the top 6.

I wish Darko would play with the same effort Delfino does, though. I've been a big Darko defender, but now I'm pretty much ready to give up.

phunwin
01-23-2006, 01:37 PM
I can only hope that the Heat finds themselves soon...because, judging by their one game...a Heat - Pistons ECF would be Epic.....

I give a strong edge to the Pistons right now....

Long way to go till then.

I get the feeling that Shaq's starting to look a little old. 'Zo is so much better on defense than Shaq at this point that Riley might as well go offense-defense with the two in the 4th quarter. They can't really play together, and they will need Shaq's offense as much as Zo's defense if they're going to beat Detroit.

Section126
01-23-2006, 02:18 PM
I get the feeling that Shaq's starting to look a little old. 'Zo is so much better on defense than Shaq at this point that Riley might as well go offense-defense with the two in the 4th quarter. They can't really play together, and they will need Shaq's offense as much as Zo's defense if they're going to beat Detroit.


A little old? I guess you haven't seen him much lately.... :sidelol:

SHAQ is back to his ole' dominant self...and the defense is picking up also....It just takes him longer now to get over injuries....

Don't worry....Little Ben Wallace will still get smashed by the big fella.... ;)

Brad528
01-24-2006, 10:23 AM
A little old? I guess you haven't seen him much lately.... :sidelol:

SHAQ is back to his ole' dominant self...and the defense is picking up also....It just takes him longer now to get over injuries....

Don't worry....Little Ben Wallace will still get smashed by the big fella.... ;)
I have seen him lately and he looks like the same old lazy boring big fella he has since he came to Miami. Sure he can get his points but if Miami slows down the game and lets Shaq control the Tempo they arent going anywhere in the playoffs. Wade is twice the player Shaq is at this point in his Career and they need to revolve the offense around him if they want any shot and beating the Pistons in the Playoffs.

Section126
01-24-2006, 02:32 PM
I have seen him lately and he looks like the same old lazy boring big fella he has since he came to Miami. Sure he can get his points but if Miami slows down the game and lets Shaq control the Tempo they arent going anywhere in the playoffs. Wade is twice the player Shaq is at this point in his Career and they need to revolve the offense around him if they want any shot and beating the Pistons in the Playoffs.

It's the exact opposite.....

Whenever we run our offense through SHAQ we have success...whenever we are running and gunning....we play poorly on the defensive end.

With Shaq controlling the tempo...we can bring the change of pace off the bench and that gives us an edge on alot of teams.

King Felix
01-26-2006, 09:10 PM
ill say about 75% of the piston fans are bandwagon jumpers

djfresh47
01-27-2006, 01:51 AM
I love what Delfino is bringing the team. Whenever Lindsey Hunter gets back, the Pistons will be 9 deep. McDyess is a given, Evans has been pretty good, Delfino's playing well. Add in Hunter and Dale Davis, and that's a pretty solid bench group for a team that's been accused of being very shallow past the top 6.

I wish Darko would play with the same effort Delfino does, though. I've been a big Darko defender, but now I'm pretty much ready to give up.

I think if Darko goes to a team that he can get playing time on he'll be productive. I don't know if he'll end up as good as Jermaine O'Neal did, but I think that he's kinda in the same situation, where he's on a team that he won't get playing time on to see what he can actually do.

dob72
01-27-2006, 02:19 AM
ill say about 75% of the piston fans are bandwagon jumpers
naw i'm sure they all live in detroit lol

Prime
01-27-2006, 06:47 PM
Watch out for the Rockets. The injury big is almost gone. Yao is sit to return next week, Swift is coming back tonight and Sure and Anderson should be back in a month. The only guys that we really need to win our T-Mac, Yao, Wesley and Howard. We have been 3-1 since T-Mac has returned on the court. Watch out boys...here we come!

Brad528
01-27-2006, 08:43 PM
ill say about 75% of the piston fans are bandwagon jumpers
Not me I will tell you I have been a Pistons fan since the day I was born. I grew up in Toledo, Ohio which is about 30 Minutes from the D. I am sure there are alot of bandwagon fans but that how it is with every team when they win. But to say that 75% are is just stupid considering the team leads the league in attendance every year. I have always followed the Pistons just as I follow the Dolphins.

Brad528
01-27-2006, 08:46 PM
naw i'm sure they all live in detroit lol
Yeah and I am sure all of the Dolphins fans on here live in Miami. Just cause you dont live there doesnt mean your a bandwagon fan. :shakeno:

Section126
01-27-2006, 11:00 PM
Yeah and I am sure all of the Dolphins fans on here live in Miami. Just cause you dont live there doesnt mean your a bandwagon fan. :shakeno:


Unless you live in Detroit...there is no reason to be a Pistons fan....

The Pistons have NEVER had any national appeal...so yeah...if you live in Tabooka, Idaho and you root for the Pistons...then you are a bandwagonner.

Brad528
01-28-2006, 01:39 PM
Unless you live in Detroit...there is no reason to be a Pistons fan....

The Pistons have NEVER had any national appeal...so yeah...if you live in Tabooka, Idaho and you root for the Pistons...then you are a bandwagonner.
Not if you have been a fan since a kid. I mean that is the dumbest logic ever. I am a huge Dolphins fan and I have been ever since I had a memory and I have never even stepped foot in Miami. Untill 1 and half weeks from now when I will be moving there :D. For me I basically did grow up in Detroit I was about 30 minutes south of there but it would be like saying if you were born and raised in Ft.Lauredale then you shouldnt like the Heat or Dolphins. A bandwagon fan is someone who jumps board once they get good not someone who has been a fan even in the ****ty years which most teams do have.

Brad528
01-28-2006, 01:41 PM
Unless you live in Detroit...there is no reason to be a Pistons fan....

The Pistons have NEVER had any national appeal...so yeah...if you live in Tabooka, Idaho and you root for the Pistons...then you are a bandwagonner.
And by the way when they had the Bad Boys they had huge national appeal.

Prime
01-28-2006, 02:11 PM
And by the way when they had the Bad Boys they had huge national appeal.


I know that Dennis Rodman was one of the Bad Boys, but who was the others?

Section126
01-28-2006, 06:56 PM
Not if you have been a fan since a kid. I mean that is the dumbest logic ever. I am a huge Dolphins fan and I have been ever since I had a memory and I have never even stepped foot in Miami. Untill 1 and half weeks from now when I will be moving there :D. For me I basically did grow up in Detroit I was about 30 minutes south of there but it would be like saying if you were born and raised in Ft.Lauredale then you shouldnt like the Heat or Dolphins. A bandwagon fan is someone who jumps board once they get good not someone who has been a fan even in the ****ty years which most teams do have.


YOU have an excuse....you said so yourself...you grew up in Detroit.

There is no reason to be a Pistons fan if you never set foot in Detroit or never lived within 500 miles of the Palace.

You cannot compare teams like the Cowboys, Dolphins, lakers, Celtics....with the pistons....

As for Natioal Appeal...when the Bad Boys were around...they had NO national appeal...they were hated by everyone everywhere...except of course...those in Detroit.

BAMAPHIN 22
01-28-2006, 09:08 PM
At the season's midway point, the 21-21 Philadelphia 76ers appear to be on the right track. They've won three of their last four, leaving them only two games behind the New Jersey Nets in the Atlantic Division. Allen Iverson is having a career year, averaging 33.5 points and 7.4 assists while showcasing a remarkably efficient shooting touch from the floor. Playing on one healthy leg, Chris Webber is somehow providing averages of 19 points and 10 rebounds, while youngsters like Samuel Dalembert, Andre Iguodala and Kyle Korver continue to develop under universally-recognized players coach Maurice Cheeks.


http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2006/writers/kelly_dwyer/01/27/sixers/index.html

ILPhinFan88
01-28-2006, 09:11 PM
At the season's midway point, the 21-21 Philadelphia 76ers appear to be on the right track. They've won three of their last four, leaving them only two games behind the New Jersey Nets in the Atlantic Division. Allen Iverson is having a career year, averaging 33.5 points and 7.4 assists while showcasing a remarkably efficient shooting touch from the floor. Playing on one healthy leg, Chris Webber is somehow providing averages of 19 points and 10 rebounds, while youngsters like Samuel Dalembert, Andre Iguodala and Kyle Korver continue to develop under universally-recognized players coach Maurice Cheeks.


http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2006/writers/kelly_dwyer/01/27/sixers/index.html


Lets hope so Go Sixers

http://www.finheaven.com/clear.gif

Kobe
01-29-2006, 01:19 AM
Hurrah Lakers :wink:

JTBRLZ
01-29-2006, 02:30 AM
Mavs fan booyyyyyyyy.

GreenMonster
01-29-2006, 08:42 AM
Bucks and new Celts today, I can't wait. Watchout for Redd blowing up the soft Celt. D.

Brad528
01-29-2006, 01:29 PM
I know that Dennis Rodman was one of the Bad Boys, but who was the others?
You are also only 17. Have you ever heard of Joe Dumars, Isiah Thomas, Bill Lambier, Vinnie Johnson, John Salley, Mark Aguire, Rick Mahorn

Section126
01-29-2006, 01:55 PM
You are also only 17. Have you ever heard of Joe Dumars, Isiah Thomas, Bill Lambier, Vinnie Johnson, John Salley, Mark Aguire, Rick Mahorn


Adrian Dantley was so much a better player than Aguirre...bad trade there dude....


HA!!! Old wounds reopen......or do you disagree with me?

PHINATIC13
01-29-2006, 02:16 PM
Adrian Dantley was so much a better player than Aguirre...bad trade there dude....


HA!!! Old wounds reopen......or do you disagree with me?


Dantley > Aguirre A.D. was with my Lakers for a few seasons in the late 70's it was sad to see him go the man could score,but we had Wilkes(Silk) at the same position so we shipped him off to Uath.

Brad528
01-29-2006, 07:26 PM
Didnt impact the team to much they still got back to back titles. Dantley did have the better career though.

Brad528
01-29-2006, 07:28 PM
Bad trades happen in every league everywhere though. **** think if the Pistons would have drafted D.Wade instead of sorry *** Darko. They would be on there way to a 3 straight title I can tell you that.

Brad528
01-29-2006, 07:29 PM
I just hope we kick the Lakers *** tonight. Good job with the win over the Rockets.

King Felix
01-29-2006, 08:11 PM
i dont like the pistons but i hope u kick the lakers *** 2..starting 2nd quarter so far so goood

Prime
01-30-2006, 10:14 PM
Yao is finally back. :D


He only has 7 points and like 3 rebounds in the first half. You can tell that he isn't fully healthy.

Prime
01-30-2006, 11:27 PM
We lose yet again. :nono:


Yao finished the game with 15 points and 8 rebs. Not only was T-Mac shooting awful, the whole team was doing it aswell. Only 3-17 from the 3 pointer.


I know that it takes time to get the team rythem back, but I hope it won't be to long until it comes back. The only rookie that I can really depend on is Chuck Hayes. Luther Head seems to be hitting the rookie wall because he isn't scoring points anymore and he can't make the 3's anymore either. Hopefully we can rebound and beat the Bucks Wednesday.

Brad528
01-31-2006, 10:17 AM
Things will get better in Houston now that Yao is back. Just not that much better. You guys need to add another piece in the offseason to have any hope at contending for a title.

Brad528
01-31-2006, 10:19 AM
What do you guys think about the Pistons covering the spread tonight at -6 over the Nets I believe the game is in NJ too. I want honest opinions not just haters that dont like the Pistons saying dumb things.

Section126
01-31-2006, 11:19 AM
What do you guys think about the Pistons covering the spread tonight at -6 over the Nets I believe the game is in NJ too. I want honest opinions not just haters that dont like the Pistons saying dumb things.


The Nets are very soft down low and very weak on the defensive boards.......

Cake Walk for the Pistons.....

phunwin
01-31-2006, 04:05 PM
Things will get better in Houston now that Yao is back. Just not that much better. You guys need to add another piece in the offseason to have any hope at contending for a title.

The Rockets' shopping list should be this:
1. pass-first, pass-second point guard who can drive and dish.
2. belligerent, sharp-elbowed, glass-eating power forward who doesn't need the ball.

They also need an upgrade at head coach. JVG's love of slow-down basketball might have worked well in NY, but in Houston, they need someone with a little imagination. For crying out loud, they've got the second best wing player in the NBA and a center with a skill set reminiscent of Bill Freakin' Walton, and yet the offense is total vanilla. They need someone who can figure out how to use Yao and T-Mac together, and that's not Van Gundy. His heavy rep and the injury problems they've had will ensure he gets a pass for this year, of course.

phunwin
01-31-2006, 04:05 PM
What do you guys think about the Pistons covering the spread tonight at -6 over the Nets I believe the game is in NJ too. I want honest opinions not just haters that dont like the Pistons saying dumb things.

Detroit's on a tremendous roll right now. They should handle the Nets easily.

dob72
01-31-2006, 04:19 PM
Yeah and I am sure all of the Dolphins fans on here live in Miami. Just cause you dont live there doesnt mean your a bandwagon fan. :shakeno:
does to me

SMadison29
01-31-2006, 06:34 PM
LeBron James chickens out of the dunk contest again. Why?? He is such a joke. He's not clutch, can't shoot free throws, & is afraid to show off what is supposedly his best skill. Michael, Kobe, & Vince all went competed & won the dunk contest.

Section126
01-31-2006, 07:08 PM
LeBron James chickens out of the dunk contest again. Why?? He is such a joke. He's not clutch, can't shoot free throws, & is afraid to show off what is supposedly his best skill. Michael, Kobe, & Vince all went competed & won the dunk contest.

Hey...don't forget Harold Miner......:sidelol:

phunwin
01-31-2006, 07:15 PM
Unless you live in Detroit...there is no reason to be a Pistons fan....

The Pistons have NEVER had any national appeal...so yeah...if you live in Tabooka, Idaho and you root for the Pistons...then you are a bandwagonner.

I cannot possibly believe I missed this. I mean, dude, you've said some asinine things on this board, but this takes the cake.

I've been a Pistons fan since 1987, when I first started watching hoops seriously. Does that make me a bandwagon fan, since I didn't grow up in Detroit?

Hell, for that matter, I started cheering for the Dolphins in 1985, despite the fact that they obviously were not the local team (which, at the time, would have been either the Bills or Patriots, since Buffalo and Boston were roughly equidistant from my hometown at the time). Is there some sort of set-in-stone law that you have to cheer for the teams that happen to occupy the same part of the country that you do? Do I get booted off Finheaven for not growing up in South Florida? Do I have to trade my caps, jerseys and other memorabilia to some Bills fan in Coral Gables, and start writing columns on Billszone.com? Help me out with the ground rules so I can be a REAL FAN.

Or maybe, just MAYBE there's more to pulling for a team than occupying the same real estate.

Section126
01-31-2006, 07:49 PM
I cannot possibly believe I missed this. I mean, dude, you've said some asinine things on this board, but this takes the cake.

.


Thanks for the insult....

BTW...what have I said on this board that is "asinine"...WHAT?

A little tip...when somebody disagrees with you...they have a different OPINION...and thus...the disagreement....it doesn't make their statement asinine.

Section126
01-31-2006, 07:53 PM
I've been a Pistons fan since 1987, when I first started watching hoops seriously. Does that make me a bandwagon fan, since I didn't grow up in Detroit?
.


So when you first started watching basketball seriously...you became a fan of the best team in the East and what many considered the best team in basketball at the time......

UHHHH...the answer to your question is YES.

:bandwagon

King Felix
01-31-2006, 08:30 PM
LeBron James chickens out of the dunk contest again. Why?? He is such a joke. He's not clutch, can't shoot free throws, & is afraid to show off what is supposedly his best skill. Michael, Kobe, & Vince all went competed & won the dunk contest.
i smell hater, and really there is no reason to hate lebron he is likable..........also dunk contest is done no1 cares

phunwin
01-31-2006, 10:24 PM
Thanks for the insult....

BTW...what have I said on this board that is "asinine"...WHAT?

A little tip...when somebody disagrees with you...they have a different OPINION...and thus...the disagreement....it doesn't make their statement asinine.

You're welcome. If you want to come down off your high horse for a moment, you might want to note that you insulted me first by effectively stating that I (and other similarly situated folks) am not a real fan. And then followed it up with this beaut...


So when you first started watching basketball seriously...you became a fan of the best team in the East and what many considered the best team in basketball at the time......

UHHHH...the answer to your question is YES.

Obviously the fact that I stuck with the team through the dreadful Ron Rothstein/Don Chaney/George Irvine years means squat. I sat through the crappy teal jerseys, the Brian Williams/Bison Dele debacle, watched the years where Jerry Stackhouse did his Kobe Bryant "I'm taking 40 shots a night and I've never been happier, even if the team sucks!" impression, and hoped and prayed that SOMEHOW those two bums we got from Orlando in the Grant Hill sign and trade would turn into something. But that means crap in your opinion. No, that's not even marginally insulting, nor is the easy-to-reach corrolary that I'm similarly ill-suited to be a Dolphins fan.

I'm still waiting on that explanation for how to be a REAL FAN. Come on, lay it on me, King Fan. Explain to me how I'm restricted to pull only for teams within a certain set of zip codes. Let's hear some guidelines. Where's the Dolphins/Bucs dividing line? If we're going to start reassigning favorite teams strictly on the basis of geography, we'd better get some ground rules in place.

Section126
01-31-2006, 10:27 PM
I explained already how certain teams are exempt...the Dolphins are one of them...so are the Lakers...Knicks....Celtics....Cowboys...Yankees....you get the picture.....The Pistons are not one of them.....

But hey....your'e a fan...then you are a fan...congrats.....

BTW...I liked the Teal jerseys...they looked all right....

dreday
01-31-2006, 11:02 PM
Lifetime Spurs fan...Will be the champs til somebody brings it!!

Prime
01-31-2006, 11:07 PM
Lifetime Spurs fan...Will be the champs til somebody brings it!!


There is already a team that is bringing it and they are called the Pistons. I could see a Spur-Piston re-match in the finals again.

dreday
01-31-2006, 11:24 PM
There is already a team that is bringing it and they are called the Pistons. I could see a Spur-Piston re-match in the finals again.
Trust me I hear about it everyday.Have a Pistons fan friend of mine that wont let me forget...Youd think they were the champs the way the media is all over them.By the time the playoffs go down hopefully the Spurs are closer to being healthy.If thats the case should be fun again.

SMadison29
02-01-2006, 02:46 AM
i smell hater, and really there is no reason to hate lebron he is likable..........also dunk contest is done no1 cares

Because right now he's not as good as every claims he is. He's supposed to be the next Jordan, which he's not, the closest thing we'll ever see is Kobe, but LeBron seems scared to be great. He passes up clutch shots, misses clutch free throws, & comes up with bogus injuries every year around the all-star break. If he's gonna be one of the greatest he's gonna have to step up & grow some balls.

dob72
02-01-2006, 09:43 AM
I explained already how certain teams are exempt...the Dolphins are one of them...so are the Lakers...Knicks....Celtics....Cowboys...Yankees....you get the picture.....The Pistons are not one of them.....

But hey....your'e a fan...then you are a fan...congrats.....

BTW...I liked the Teal jerseys...they looked all right....
that exempt stuff is non sense if u got a team where u live yet u choose to root for another citys team ur a bandwagon fan lol

Section126
02-01-2006, 12:18 PM
that exempt stuff is non sense if u got a team where u live yet u choose to root for another citys team ur a bandwagon fan lol


Hey...what about People that live In New York? They got the jets for christs sake...they can't root for the Cowboys? :sidelol:

King Felix
02-01-2006, 06:17 PM
im goin to the spurs at blazer game tonight

K-train
02-01-2006, 07:47 PM
that exempt stuff is non sense if u got a team where u live yet u choose to root for another citys team ur a bandwagon fan lol

Not really, I was riding on the Chargers all year and I'm still a fan of them.:refuse:

dreday
02-01-2006, 08:03 PM
im goin to the spurs at blazer game tonight
Cool...I guess you get to see the Spurs represent and show why theyre the champs!!:D Have fun

dob72
02-02-2006, 04:32 AM
Hey...what about People that live In New York? They got the jets for christs sake...they can't root for the Cowboys? :sidelol:
city ain't good enough for u the team ain't good enough for u lol

King Felix
02-03-2006, 06:47 PM
Cool...I guess you get to see the Spurs represent and show why theyre the champs!!:D Have fun

spurs........boooooooooooo

dreday
02-03-2006, 07:01 PM
spurs........boooooooooooo
Dont hate :sidelol::D .Blazers just need some more work thats all.I just hope the Spurs can get back healthy.:evil:

King Felix
02-04-2006, 02:31 AM
lol blazers arnt the best (obviously) but i just like how they hanged with the spurs and how they beat the twolves tonight

djfresh47
02-04-2006, 03:43 AM
As good as Detroit has looked so far, and they beat San Antonio easily both times this year, I still take San Antonio is a series vs Detroit. San Antonio throughout the last few years has gone on a 17/20 game winning streak, which Detroit basically has done all year. If both teams are at their best I like San Antonio. Both teams match up very well, but Popovich is a better coach than Saunders, IMO. This is looking very far ahead, but in the playoffs if Detroit has to go vs Shaq, which I assume they will I think that can where them down physically. While San Antonio will probably have to face Dallas or Phoenix, who are good but not as good as the Spurs. I loved last years finals, while alot of fans couldn't stomach it, I think we're heading into something very similar this year. Detroit probably will have homecourt this year though, which could be the difference.

Prime
02-04-2006, 10:56 AM
We finally won two games in a row at home. :woot:

It's pretty sad, but atleast we got a home streak going. Yao and T-mac combined for 60 points in a big win against the Sonics. Tomorow we play the Knicks and they better be ready for the attack. :evil:

dreday
02-04-2006, 11:33 AM
lol blazers arnt the best (obviously) but i just like how they hanged with the spurs and how they beat the twolves tonight
Yeah that was a nail biter.Somebody needs to show KG how to foul lol!!.Spurs get some badly needed time off.

King Felix
02-05-2006, 01:58 AM
Yeah that was a nail biter.Somebody needs to show KG how to foul lol!!.Spurs get some badly needed time off.


haha yeah ratliff got the rebound they didnt foul him and then they waited like 4 sec to foul.........hahahahah the big ticket

DaMiAmIDoLpHiNz
02-05-2006, 05:22 AM
We finally won two games in a row at home. :woot:

It's pretty sad, but atleast we got a home streak going. Yao and T-mac combined for 60 points in a big win against the Sonics. Tomorow we play the Knicks and they better be ready for the attack. :evil:

Man this year has been tough for sure...0-13 without Tmac in the linup and have a winning record with him in it...ouch That right there should have the mvp rapped up for him lol.

Man you know who has been a BIG disappointment? STROMILE SWIFT. Man where the heck has that guy been. Luther head has been solid and has definitely shown signs. Lonnie Baxter is pretty good and Hayes is a hard worker for sure. Anderson, Barry, and Sura are still out though...damn.

dreday
02-05-2006, 12:36 PM
haha yeah ratliff got the rebound they didnt foul him and then they waited like 4 sec to foul.........hahahahah the big ticket
Do the Blazers make the playoffs this year?

King Felix
02-05-2006, 03:43 PM
lol there at the 14th spot and 6 1/2 games back of the 8th spot

dreday
02-06-2006, 12:06 AM
lol there at the 14th spot and 6 1/2 games back of the 8th spot
Need a strong second half push..Maybe a coaching change??:confused:

Prime
02-06-2006, 12:28 AM
Man this year has been tough for sure...0-13 without Tmac in the linup and have a winning record with him in it...ouch That right there should have the mvp rapped up for him lol.

Man you know who has been a BIG disappointment? STROMILE SWIFT. Man where the heck has that guy been. Luther head has been solid and has definitely shown signs. Lonnie Baxter is pretty good and Hayes is a hard worker for sure. Anderson, Barry, and Sura are still out though...damn.

I agree about Swift. I hate saying this to one of my boys, but Swift has got to be one of the dumbets players I'd ever seen. Hayes took over his spot and he is doing a good job. He should get better and better because he is just a rookie and showing great signs of been an important player. I'm kind of wondering why Swift was playing today and Hayes wasn't. Now I know that T-mac and Swift really help us beat the Knicks and I'm glad for that, but I was just wondering what Van Gundy had in mind.

GreenMonster
02-06-2006, 01:10 AM
Only Bucks fan on the board reports another avg. week.. The loss to the Rockets was rough, I thought we could come out of there with a win, but its tough without Redd. Redd came back against Memphis and we beat them down with some decent defense. Bucks play Cleveland monday, then a strech of a bunch of teams we could get hot against not playing anyone great the rest of the month. We are gonna be a tough out in the playoffs this year and for a few others coming up. Redd is worth the money just like I said, he has played great this year..

djfresh47
02-06-2006, 03:01 AM
I agree about Swift. I hate saying this to one of my boys, but Swift has got to be one of the dumbets players I'd ever seen. Hayes took over his spot and he is doing a good job. He should get better and better because he is just a rookie and showing great signs of been an important player. I'm kind of wondering why Swift was playing today and Hayes wasn't. Now I know that T-mac and Swift really help us beat the Knicks and I'm glad for that, but I was just wondering what Van Gundy had in mind.
I don't like labeling people anything, but I think Swift has been in the league long enough to be labeled a "poor man's kenyon martin." It's hard for me to think that anyone can challenge the Spurs, because I think so highly of Duncan. Houston could have the 1-2 to challange San Antonio though, I still expect more out of Yao though. This is looking very far ahead, but if Avery Johnson is not the coach of San Antonio after Pop, i'd be shocked. I'm gonna post this til the end of the year, but to me it's Detroit/San Antonio, then everyone else. Dallas and Phoenix can challenge San Antonio, but they're just better coached and a better team. Shaq in the east is the best thing that could happen to the spurs, cause he's gonna wear guys down.

FinsNYanksFan13
02-06-2006, 10:37 AM
I don't like labeling people anything, but I think Swift has been in the league long enough to be labeled a "poor man's kenyon martin." It's hard for me to think that anyone can challenge the Spurs, because I think so highly of Duncan. Houston could have the 1-2 to challange San Antonio though, I still expect more out of Yao though. This is looking very far ahead, but if Avery Johnson is not the coach of San Antonio after Pop, i'd be shocked. I'm gonna post this til the end of the year, but to me it's Detroit/San Antonio, then everyone else. Dallas and Phoenix can challenge San Antonio, but they're just better coached and a better team. Shaq in the east is the best thing that could happen to the spurs, cause he's gonna wear guys down.




Dude, tell us something we don't know!

Prime
02-07-2006, 12:17 AM
It was an ugly win against the 76ers, but a win is a win. T-Mac shooting wasn't worth **** in the game, so Yao and Alston pumped it up and scored for us. Yao had his best game since he returned with 27 points and 12 rebounds. I told you guys that we would be the same Rockets again when Yao returned and we have been 4-1 since that. We still need Sura, Barry and Anderson to return to make us an even stronger unit.

Phinz4Life
02-07-2006, 10:41 AM
Knicks/Clippers tonight. Who do yah'll have? :D

dreday
02-07-2006, 01:03 PM
Knicks/Clippers tonight. Who do yah'll have? :D
I'll take the Clips by 6.Theyre hot and the Knicks,well theyre still the same ole' Knicks.

Phinz4Life
02-07-2006, 01:41 PM
I'll take the Clips by 6.Theyre hot and the Knicks,well theyre still the same ole' Knicks.

Knicks will pull away with a ten or so lead in the third only to squander it in end...badly.

dreday
02-07-2006, 02:14 PM
Knicks will pull away with a ten or so lead in the third only to squander it in end...badly.
Well its in Ny...Hmmm true I could see this scenario happening,only I dont think it'll take to the 3rd for the Clips to get going.The Knicks better be ready to run.

Brad528
02-07-2006, 06:49 PM
What do you guys think about the Pistons over the Hawks at 10.5 and the Mavs over the Lakers at 11. I am thinking about taking the Pistons and Mavs with a 6 point teaser bringing the spreads down to 4.5 and 5. I know the Pistons should beat the Hawks by 4.5 considering they beat them a couple days ago by almost 30 but I am not sure about the Lakers I think they could make it a game what are some of your insists on these games.

King Felix
02-07-2006, 10:13 PM
Need a strong second half push..Maybe a coaching change??:confused:

no coaching change they got mcmillan and has done good cuz 17 wins no1 thought that with this young team

dreday
02-07-2006, 10:37 PM
no coaching change they got mcmillan and has done good cuz 17 wins no1 thought that with this young team
Give him time to get his players there.May not be this year but I think he can get them to the playoffs.

Prime
02-07-2006, 10:58 PM
The Pistons lost to the Hawks. :sidelol:

Phinz4Life
02-07-2006, 11:06 PM
:wall:




( I'm a Knicks fan )

dreday
02-08-2006, 12:37 AM
The Pistons lost to the Hawks. :sidelol:
Ha!!I called this upset with one of my Piston fan partners.He cant believe it!!:D

Prime
02-08-2006, 11:52 PM
I don't even want to talk about our patheic game against the Lakers. The Lakers just owned us tonight and Kobe owned T-mac tonight. You can't get 11 points and expect to win a game T-Mac.

Prime
02-09-2006, 05:41 PM
We finally made ourselves a trade. Earlier today, we traded Lonny Baxter to the Bobcats for Keith Bogans. This is a good trade I think because we needed a young guard who can play defense and a good rotation man. This could mean that we can now trade Wesley or Anderson for a PG or a PF because we really need them. Alston has been playing pretty damn good lately, but I want a PG that I can trust run the offense and pass it to Yao more because he doesn't get the ball like he should be getting.


Here is the link. http://www.nba.com/rockets/news/Rockets_Acquire_Keith_Bogans_f-167572-822.html

Prime
02-10-2006, 04:51 PM
Just heard that we are now trying to trade Derek Anderson. He was complaning about not getting any PT and I much perfer the other guards that we have. Hopefully we can get us a good player or a 1st in return.

Section126
02-10-2006, 05:07 PM
Just heard that we are now trying to trade Derek Anderson. He was complaning about not getting any PT and I much perfer the other guards that we have. Hopefully we can get us a good player or a 1st in return.


OOOO OOOO...I'll take him!

King Felix
02-10-2006, 10:12 PM
**** da that ***** gets a tooth ache and goes on the disable list that nigga gets more injuries than ne1 i know

Prime
02-11-2006, 12:37 PM
OOOO OOOO...I'll take him!


Give us Gary Payton then. :D

Prime
02-11-2006, 11:52 PM
What an awesome win against the Jazz tonight. I'm not use of seeing us score 100 points in a game. T-Mac seems like he is starting to get his touch back with scoring 25 points in the game. Alston has been on fire latley and he seems to be controling the offense well. Don't be suprised of you all see Swift get traded because he was late again for practice and he was on the inactive list for I don't know how many times. Hopefully we can send a package of Swift and Anderson for a real good defender.

Section126
02-12-2006, 01:23 PM
Give us Gary Payton then. :D


HELL NO....we already lack defense and you want to take the Glove from us? (Well...he becomes the glove every other game these days....:wink: )

Prime
02-12-2006, 02:39 PM
HELL NO....we already lack defense and you want to take the Glove from us? (Well...he becomes the glove every other game these days....:wink: )


Then we will take D-Wade off your hands then. :tongue:

Section126
02-12-2006, 03:44 PM
Then we will take D-Wade off your hands then. :tongue:


Give Us T-Mac and a time machine to get him back to 2001.

phunwin
02-12-2006, 04:45 PM
Give Us T-Mac and a time machine to get him back to 2001.

I'm not sure I'd even do that deal if I was Miami. I think McGrady dominates the ball too much without making his teammates as good as he could, and always has (though maybe Yao actually needs someone like that, I don't know). Wade makes everyone around him better. If I was forming a list of players I'd want to build a team around, Wade would probably be 3rd, behind Tim Duncan and LeBron James.

King Felix
02-12-2006, 04:48 PM
id take lebron straight up

Prime
02-12-2006, 04:52 PM
I'm not sure I'd even do that deal if I was Miami. I think McGrady dominates the ball too much without making his teammates as good as he could, and always has (though maybe Yao actually needs someone like that, I don't know). Wade makes everyone around him better. If I was forming a list of players I'd want to build a team around, Wade would probably be 3rd, behind Tim Duncan and LeBron James.


The reason why he tries to win the game by himself is because most of the other players on the team can't put the game on their shoulders. Alot of other players do the samething that T-Mac does. It would help T-Mac alot of Yao can start becoming physical near the basket.

phunwin
02-12-2006, 05:00 PM
The reason why he tries to win the game by himself is because most of the other players on the team can't put the game on their shoulders. Alot of other players do the samething that T-Mac does. It would help T-Mac alot of Yao can start becoming physical near the basket.

I agree; but I don't think McGrady makes any of his teammates better. You can take over a game at crunch time and still make your teammates better before that. Michael Jordan's a great example. At this point, McGrady is just an injury-prone imitation of Kobe Bryant. That's not a bad thing; in the end it will probably get him to Springfield unless his back gives out once and for all. But it's not necessarily the legacy I'd want to see T-Mac leave when he's capable of much more.

Prime
02-12-2006, 05:08 PM
I agree; but I don't think McGrady makes any of his teammates better. You can take over a game at crunch time and still make your teammates better before that. Michael Jordan's a great example. At this point, McGrady is just an injury-prone imitation of Kobe Bryant. That's not a bad thing; in the end it will probably get him to Springfield unless his back gives out once and for all. But it's not necessarily the legacy I'd want to see T-Mac leave when he's capable of much more.


Agreed with ya 100 percent. T-Mac doesn't make the players around him better. T-Mac is a pretty good clutch player and I feel safe with him making the last shot to tie the game up. Do you remember when he scored like 13 points in the last 30 seconds for a win against the Spurs?


His back problem is really scary for Rox fans. He can't stay healthy for a long period of time and you can tell if he's healthy out there or not.

phunwin
02-12-2006, 05:14 PM
Agreed with ya 100 percent. T-Mac doesn't make the players around him better. T-Mac is a pretty good clutch player and I feel safe with him making the last shot to tie the game up. Do you remember when he scored like 13 points in the last 30 seconds for a win against the Spurs?


His back problem is really scary for Rox fans. He can't stay healthy for a long period of time and you can tell if he's healthy out there or not.

Totally. I would happily have T-Mac taking the last shot for my team. And, injury or no, he remains one of the 10 or 15 players I'd most want to build a team around. I just don't think, even at his peak, he's as valuable as Wade.

Section126
02-12-2006, 07:53 PM
Totally. I would happily have T-Mac taking the last shot for my team. And, injury or no, he remains one of the 10 or 15 players I'd most want to build a team around. I just don't think, even at his peak, he's as valuable as Wade.


Well...you did just see what Wade did to the Pistons...

There is something to be said about the best defensive team in the league getting consistantly OWNED by Wade.

phunwin
02-12-2006, 10:17 PM
Well...you did just see what Wade did to the Pistons...

There is something to be said about the best defensive team in the league getting consistantly OWNED by Wade.

He's an outstanding player. I am firmly entrenched in the Dwyane Wade Appreciation Society.

Prime
02-12-2006, 10:58 PM
What the **** is going on with T-Mac. It's 47-46 in the half and he is 1-12 on the court with 3 points. His game has really been way off and I pray that it will be fix in the 2nd half.

Prime
02-13-2006, 12:08 AM
A good win, but damn am I worried about T-Mac. He finshed the game with going 3-20 from the floor and adding just 7 points. I'm really starting to wonder where the real T-Mac is and who is this guy taking his place. The next game is Tuesday, so hopefully the day of rest will help him.

Fresh
02-13-2006, 12:28 AM
Give Us T-Mac and a time machine to get him back to 2001.
McGrady was never as good as Wade is right now, and Wade's not even at his best yet.

Fresh
02-13-2006, 12:31 AM
I'm not sure I'd even do that deal if I was Miami. I think McGrady dominates the ball too much without making his teammates as good as he could, and always has (though maybe Yao actually needs someone like that, I don't know). Wade makes everyone around him better. If I was forming a list of players I'd want to build a team around, Wade would probably be 3rd, behind Tim Duncan and LeBron James.

LeBron James? He doesn't have one "clutch" bone in his body. Wade's in a higher class than he is. LeBron stinks it up every time he's asked to perform in crucial moments of a game. My list of players I'd want to build a team around includes Dwyane Wade, Kevin Garnett, & Allen Iverson.

phunwin
02-13-2006, 08:58 AM
LeBron James? He doesn't have one "clutch" bone in his body. Wade's in a higher class than he is. LeBron stinks it up every time he's asked to perform in crucial moments of a game. My list of players I'd want to build a team around includes Dwyane Wade, Kevin Garnett, & Allen Iverson.

Oh, I totally agree James isn't clutch yet. But then, he's also 20 years old. That will come with time. At this very moment, Wade's clearly a better player, but he's also, I think, 4 years older. So if I'm building a team long-term, I'm taking that into account.

KG's 4th on my list. And for the record, a healthy Amare Stoudemire would be 5th. But for the moment, that spot goes to Kobe Bryant. I have no idea how you could ignore Tim Duncan.

But Iverson?!? I can probably name 20 guys I'd rather build a team around before getting to AI. I don't believe you can build a champion around him at this stage of his career. Given his reckless style of play, waifish body and the thugs he hangs out with off the court, it's a miracle he's still playing at a high level, and hasn't been seriously injured and/or shot. I think Iverson is playing on borrowed time at this point.

Oh yeah, and he's a tremendous ballhog who has shown an inability to mesh with another scorer. Every "second scorer" the 76ers have brought in has flopped miserably. The only way that Iverson might have been able to be a champion was to take the Larry Brown formula from 2000-01: surround Iverson with 4 guys who play strong defense, don't need the ball in their hands to be effective, and are content to score on the occasional open looks and tip-ins that Iverson will get them. In Iverson's prime, that might have been enough to win a title if they hadn't run up against the Shaq-Kobe Lakers. But Iverson isn't that player anymore.

If Billy King was smart (and he's not), he would have avoided the Webber trade and instead focused on putting Iverson on the floor with Iguodala and Dalembert, find a glass-cleaning, defense-first 4 and another strong defensive swingman like Iguodala, and make Kyle Korver the Dell Curry/Dale Ellis 6th man who just comes off the bench and takes the open three. Instead, by getting Webber, he killed his cap room for a soft, injury prone 4 who can't play a lick of defense. Webber is a terrible fit with Iverson. Then again, I can't fault King too much; everyone and their brother thought he fleeced the Kings in that deal when it was first done. So did I. Only in hindsight does the flaw in the design become apparent.

Yet I digress. The larger point is this: you can build a winner around Duncan, Wade, James, Garnett, etc. in any number of ways. To build a winner around Iverson, you need an extremely specific game plan, because Iverson's abilities and his limitations demand a certain kind of teammate. That's another huge problem.

Prime
02-13-2006, 12:25 PM
McGrady was never as good as Wade is right now, and Wade's not even at his best yet.


Care to explain why you think this? Because I really don't understand how anybody would make a statement like that.

Pink_Dove
02-13-2006, 12:30 PM
LeBron James? He doesn't have one "clutch" bone in his body. Wade's in a higher class than he is. LeBron stinks it up every time he's asked to perform in crucial moments of a game. My list of players I'd want to build a team around includes Dwyane Wade, Kevin Garnett, & Allen Iverson.

I'd add Chris Bosh and Dwight Howard to that list.

Section126
02-13-2006, 12:33 PM
Care to explain why you think this? Because I really don't understand how anybody would make a statement like that.

Hey..I will say this....McGrady at his best is what Wade is now....

In practice, Wade shoots three's and they monitor his shooting..Riley has a 45% rule.....if you can't hit at least 45% of your three's in practice...you are not allowed to shoot them on game day.....Wade shoots 40% in practice...

WHEN wade adds a 3 pt. shot to his game...we will be talking Jordan/Kobe territory here.

Prime
02-13-2006, 12:46 PM
Hey..I will say this....McGrady at his best is what Wade is now....

In practice, Wade shoots three's and they monitor his shooting..Riley has a 45% rule.....if you can't hit at least 45% of your three's in practice...you are not allowed to shoot them on game day.....Wade shoots 40% in practice...

WHEN wade adds a 3 pt. shot to his game...we will be talking Jordan/Kobe territory here.


Now I would agree with that. T-Mac's game isn't gonna improve because he is what he is. He is a guy that can score 20+ points with 5 rebounds and 5 assists in every game. Sometimes his back problem will get to him bad and he will have games like he did lastnight. Wade is still young and his game will improve within the next couple of years I think.

King Felix
02-13-2006, 01:19 PM
the thing is lebron isnt the next mj and everybody wants him 2............IMO he is more like oscar robertson

Ronnieisabeast
02-13-2006, 04:12 PM
Well...you did just see what Wade did to the Pistons...

There is something to be said about the best defensive team in the league getting consistantly OWNED by Wade. You guys played a great game I gotten to say, but you have to stop acting like you won the championship. Wade did own. He is a good player, but he doesn't consistantly own the pistons. He didn't even beat them in the ECF last year.The series is tied 1-1. Keep in mind the Pistons will have homecourt advantage against the Heat. If Wade or Shaq gets hurts we easily beat you. Right now we would win 4-3 in a 7 game series.

Section126
02-13-2006, 04:39 PM
You guys played a great game I gotten to say, but you have to stop acting like you won the championship. Wade did own. He is a good player, but he doesn't consistantly own the pistons. He didn't even beat them in the ECF last year.The series is tied 1-1. Keep in mind the Pistons will have homecourt advantage against the Heat. If Wade or Shaq gets hurts we easily beat you. Right now we would win 4-3 in a 7 game series.


I agree with everything you said...except...WADE does own the pistons. He owned them last year after his bad game in game 1...as for Shaq or Wade getting hurt...yeah....we wouldn't have a chance...that is what happened last year in the ECF...Wade stays healthy...we play the Spurs.

BTW...if you lose one of your back court guys....you have zero chance against us. It cuts both ways....:wink:

Ronnieisabeast
02-13-2006, 05:27 PM
I agree with everything you said...except...WADE does own the pistons. He owned them last year after his bad game in game 1...as for Shaq or Wade getting hurt...yeah....we wouldn't have a chance...that is what happened last year in the ECF...Wade stays healthy...we play the Spurs.
BTW...if you lose one of your back court guys....you have zero chance against us. It cuts both ways....:wink: True expect even if Wade is healthly the pistons win a tight series. If Rip or Billups gets hurt we would be in very deep trouble but we wouldn't be in as bad as shape you guys if you lost Shaq or Wade

Section126
02-13-2006, 05:41 PM
True expect even if Wade is healthly the pistons win a tight series.


nope. Not last year. And I agree...But Shaq and Wade are much better players than any of your guys. So of course it would hurt us more....But I will repeat...the Piston team concept works with ALL the parts together.....and the key is the two guards....

King Felix
02-13-2006, 08:56 PM
this forum has 2 one of the most unbiased forums ever..........pistons>heat get over it

King Felix
02-13-2006, 09:00 PM
unbiased or bias im not sure

Prime
02-15-2006, 05:58 PM
What a game we had lastnight against the Clippers. We scored 30 points in every quarter and we scored 128 points total against them. T-Mac got his shooting going in the game with 28 points and he actually shot well. Can't wait to see what we do against the Suns tomorow night. :evil:

Prime
02-15-2006, 06:16 PM
Steve Francis looks to be on his way to the Knicks. They are discussing it right now and it could be done today or tomorow.

http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=2331008

GreenMonster
02-15-2006, 11:49 PM
Thank God for the All-Star break.. Bucks are hurting, Ford and Williams both are nursing ankles and hamstrings.. We play a pretty easy schedule after the break, and if we could get it working on the road we could get hot. Since we didn't need a PG, Bogut looks like a great pick, he is already solid and is getting better every night. He would win ROY if it wasn't for some Chris Paul guy..

BAMAPHIN 22
02-16-2006, 11:33 AM
Evaluating the biggest names likely to be traded



The NBA trade deadline is Feb. 23. While there has been plenty of talk, it is doubtful there will be any major blockbusters. Only a handful of teams appear to have the right combination of motivation and desirable assets. The Nuggets, Knicks, Sonics, Hawks, Magic and Bulls head the list of teams most likely to make a move. Here's a look at 10 top names on the market and where each might end up.


On The Block

http://www.finheaven.com/images/imported/2006/02/p1_stevefrancis-1.jpg
Steve Francis
2005-06 salary: $13.7 million
Remaining contract: three years, $49 million
Potential suitors: Nuggets, Knicks The Magic is taking phone calls for the three-time All-Star, who has played poorly much of the season amid growing frustration with his role. The Nuggets need a shooting guard and have spare assets in Nenê, Earl Watson and Voshon Lenard. But Denver is leery of adding Francis's huge contract without making some other cost-saving moves. The Knicks reportedly covet Watson and might be willing to work some kind of three-way, perhaps involving Jamal Crawford. Or New York might try to land Stevie Franchise straight up for Penny Hardaway's expiring contract. However, Magic assistant G.M. Otis Smith insisted Monday
that Francis is not likely be traded.

http://www.finheaven.com/images/imported/2006/02/p1_paulpierce-1.jpg
Paul Pierce
2005-06 salary: $14.3 million
Remaining contract: two years, $34 million
Potential suitors: T'wolves, Bulls The Celtics swear they're not looking to trade him, but the team is in the midst of a youth movement and would be foolish not to listen to offers. While rumors of a Kevin Garnett swap can be put to rest (at least for this season), it's possible some other team could step up with an offer too good to refuse. The Bulls, for example, could offer a package involving former UConn star Ben Gordon, point guard Chris Duhon, Tim Thomas's expiring contract and a 2006 first-round pick for Pierce and Raef LaFrentz. But Pierce is an All-Star talent, and president Danny Ainge
is not likely to give him up without getting an All-Star in return.

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Al Harrington
2005-06 salary: $7.0 million
Remaining contract: unrestricted free agent '06
Potential suitors: Bulls, Knicks Every year it seems the Hawks make a trade-deadline deal to clear cap space for the summer, and G.M. Billy Knight might be inclined to do it again. Harrington, a free agent after the season, is the kind of scoring forward who could push a team over the top in a playoff race.

Meanwhile, Atlanta probably doesn't want to re-sign Harrington to big money when it already has Marvin Williams and Josh Smith. The Knicks would love to add Harrington, but they don't have anything the Hawks want. The Bulls have draft picks and young players to dangle, but it is doubtful Chicago sees Harrington as the guy to take them to the next level.



http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2006/writers/marty_burns/02/15/trade.tracker/index.html

ILPhinFan88
03-03-2006, 11:11 PM
Go Sixers....5-1 since the All-Star break

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PHINATIC13
03-05-2006, 02:05 AM
Lakers beat the Pistons 105-94 :woot:

dreday
03-05-2006, 02:09 PM
Spurs looking tough again.The Western Conference should beware.

bullseyeguy
03-05-2006, 07:49 PM
How ya like me now!!! Great win by my SUNS today in Dallas, Big Boris Diaw getting the triple!!! Were going to the finals this year!!!YAY!!

King Felix
03-05-2006, 07:51 PM
How ya like me now!!! Great win by my SUNS today in Dallas, Big Boris Diaw getting the triple!!! Were going to the finals this year!!!YAY!!

maybe spurs are still the champs and goin to be toughest in playoffs

bullseyeguy
03-05-2006, 08:09 PM
I think we are set up to beat them this year, but yeah you are right...They are the team to beat even more so then the Pistons. Im just so pumped for the SUNS, 10 games in a row baby!!

dreday
03-05-2006, 08:10 PM
How ya like me now!!! Great win by my SUNS today in Dallas, Big Boris Diaw getting the triple!!! Were going to the finals this year!!!YAY!!
Should be a nice game next week Spurs and Suns down in Phoenix.

dreday
03-05-2006, 08:15 PM
I think we are set up to beat them this year, but yeah you are right...They are the team to beat even more so then the Pistons. Im just so pumped for the SUNS, 10 games in a row baby!!
Suns are playing well right now,but I think my Spurs play a better defense especially on the perimeter which is what you guys like to do.Could be very interesting.

King Felix
03-05-2006, 08:33 PM
is it goin to be on tnt or espn?

dreday
03-05-2006, 09:56 PM
is it goin to be on tnt or espn?
Its Thurs so itll be on TNT

BAMAPHIN 22
03-06-2006, 11:48 AM
Red-hot Suns burn Mavs for 10th straight win




After completing his second career triple-double, Phoenix Suns center Boris Diaw credited his defense for his strong play.

Diaw had 24 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and helped limit Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki to three points in the fourth quarter as the Suns extended their winning streak to a season-high 10 games with a 115-107 victory over the Mavericks on Sunday.

“Right now the best part of my game is my defense,” said the 6-foot-8 Diaw, who had his hands full guarding the 7-0 Nowitzki. “I’m always guarding players who are bigger and stronger so I try to use my quickness.”

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/11687267/

PHINATIC13
03-06-2006, 10:33 PM
:woot:Lakers sign Jim Jackson, this will add some scoring from someone other than Kobe and Lamar.I'm well aware that we're not Finals bound but I like the pick up, but at 35 I just can't see him helping beyond this season though.Maybe he can help us get past the Suns in the first round:lol: j/k.

phunwin
03-07-2006, 09:48 AM
I think we are set up to beat them this year, but yeah you are right...They are the team to beat even more so then the Pistons. Im just so pumped for the SUNS, 10 games in a row baby!!

Of course the Spurs are the team to beat: they're the defending champs. The defending champs are the team to beat until it's proven otherwise.

Right now, I like the Spurs a lot. They've got the best record in the west, despite Duncan being hobbled most of the year. If he gets healthy, they're going to roll the Western Conference.

I'm not concerned about the Pistons' recent "slump". They were due for a lull. They're miles ahead of the rest of the East, and still have a game and a half edge on the Spurs for home court in the Finals.

phunwin
03-07-2006, 09:51 AM
:woot:Lakers sign Jim Jackson, this will add some scoring from someone other than Kobe and Lamar.I'm well aware that we're not Finals bound but I like the pick up, but at 35 I just can't see him helping beyond this season though.Maybe he can help us get past the Suns in the first round:lol: j/k.

Might be hard for Jackson to drive to the hoop with that giant pitchfork sticking out of his back.

The guy is D-U-N, done. The Suns are, what, like 6 guys deep? And they've never let go of a quality swingman in their entire existence. If they cut Jackson loose, it's because he's got no game left.

PHINATIC13
03-07-2006, 12:31 PM
Might be hard for Jackson to drive to the hoop with that giant pitchfork sticking out of his back.

The guy is D-U-N, done. The Suns are, what, like 6 guys deep? And they've never let go of a quality swingman in their entire existence. If they cut Jackson loose, it's because he's got no game left.

I'm not sure what you consider "never let go of" means but Michael Finley was there's once:tongue: .I don't see JJ as our savior but he will be a veteran presence(helping the younger guys learn the Triangle,which he has played before with Coach Clemons) on what was before his signing the 2nd youngest team in the league.
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bullseyeguy
03-07-2006, 12:35 PM
Of course the Spurs are the team to beat: they're the defending champs. The defending champs are the team to beat until it's proven otherwise.

Right now, I like the Spurs a lot. They've got the best record in the west, despite Duncan being hobbled most of the year. If he gets healthy, they're going to roll the Western Conference.

I'm not concerned about the Pistons' recent "slump". They were due for a lull. They're miles ahead of the rest of the East, and still have a game and a half edge on the Spurs for home court in the Finals.
Tim Duncan will never be healthy again, hes already plateaued and is on the declining part of his career. I really doubt the Spurs will get out of the west, and if they do I hope to god the Pistons dont make it out of the East. I could do without a finals that is as boring as last years dreadful experience.

Section126
03-07-2006, 12:48 PM
Of course the Spurs are the team to beat: they're the defending champs. The defending champs are the team to beat until it's proven otherwise.

Right now, I like the Spurs a lot. They've got the best record in the west, despite Duncan being hobbled most of the year. If he gets healthy, they're going to roll the Western Conference.

I'm not concerned about the Pistons' recent "slump". They were due for a lull. They're miles ahead of the rest of the East, and still have a game and a half edge on the Spurs for home court in the Finals.


You better have your seat belt ready.

Do you hear that?

phunwin
03-07-2006, 01:15 PM
I'm not sure what you consider "never let go of" means but Michael Finley was there's once:tongue: .I don't see JJ as our savior but he will be a veteran presence(helping the younger guys learn the Triangle,which he has played before with Coach Clemons) on what was before his signing the 2nd youngest team in the league.
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Here's the problem with JJ: he's either a 2 or 3. The Lakers' two best players are Kobe Bryant and Lamar Odom...who play the 2 and the 3. I guess I don't blame the Lakers to the extent that Jackson might actually be the 3rd or 4th best guy on the team at this point, but that's mostly due to the absolutely craptacular players they've got after Bryant and Odom. Would anyone on the Lakers, save Bryant and Odom, even be in an 8 man rotation for any of the top 10 teams in the league? I doubt it.

Point taken about Finley, although I meant that the Suns never cut loose a good swingman. That team has historically been best when they've had a point guard, 3 swingmen and a power forward masquerading as a center. In any event, they've got virtually no bench to speak of, and they still cut Jackson loose. I mean, that tells me that either: a. the Suns front office is filled with idiots, or b. Jackson's tank is on E. Your call.

bullseyeguy
03-07-2006, 01:50 PM
In any event, they've got virtually no bench to speak of, and they still cut Jackson loose.
This proves you have no idea what you are talking about
Starters:
Steve Nash
Shawn Marion
Boris Diaw
Raja Bell
James Jones
Bench:
Tim Thomas
Eddie House
Leandro Barbosa
Thats our regular 8-man as of now, but lets not forget who we have on the IL:
Amare Stoudemire
Kurt Thomas
Brian Grant

So when healthy we've got as good a bench as anyone in the league. Even with 2 of our starters out, we have a solid 8 man rotation...

Section126
03-07-2006, 01:58 PM
This proves you have no idea what you are talking about
Starters:
Steve Nash
Shawn Marion
Boris Diaw
Raja Bell
James Jones
Bench:
Tim Thomas
Eddie House
Leandro Barbosa
Thats our regular 8-man as of now, but lets not forget who we have on the IL:
Amare Stoudemire
Kurt Thomas
Brian Grant

So when healthy we've got as good a bench as anyone in the league. Even with 2 of our starters out, we have a solid 8 man rotation...

He is right. The Suns have the best bench in basketball really. what is funny is that Detroit's bench is the weak one here...and the Detroit fan is telling the guy who is a fan of the team with the best bench in the NBA that his bench sucks....:sidelol:

phunwin
03-07-2006, 04:55 PM
This proves you have no idea what you are talking about
Starters:
Steve Nash
Shawn Marion
Boris Diaw
Raja Bell
James Jones
Bench:
Tim Thomas
Eddie House
Leandro Barbosa
Thats our regular 8-man as of now, but lets not forget who we have on the IL:
Amare Stoudemire
Kurt Thomas
Brian Grant

So when healthy we've got as good a bench as anyone in the league. Even with 2 of our starters out, we have a solid 8 man rotation...

Dude, no one's dissing the Suns. Relax. The point I was making was that right now, the Suns aren't a very deep team, and despite that they released Jackson. That tells me he's obviously not very good. Obviously, injuries are a problem...and that's why they're not very deep. If Jackson had any game left at all, the Suns would have hung onto him. Once they get Stoudemire and K.Thomas back, they're in great shape and have a very strong 9-10 man rotation. But right now, they're not a very deep team, and fortunately they've got their top 5 guys playing excellent ball. T.Thomas has been a great find, too, thus far.

And yes, I'm well aware Detroit's bench is a problem. Delfino and Hunter can defend, Evans can score, but only McDyess actually has a complete game.

PHINATIC13
03-07-2006, 09:05 PM
Here's the problem with JJ: he's either a 2 or 3. The Lakers' two best players are Kobe Bryant and Lamar Odom...who play the 2 and the 3. I guess I don't blame the Lakers to the extent that Jackson might actually be the 3rd or 4th best guy on the team at this point, but that's mostly due to the absolutely craptacular players they've got after Bryant and Odom. Would anyone on the Lakers, save Bryant and Odom, even be in an 8 man rotation for any of the top 10 teams in the league? I doubt it.

Point taken about Finley, although I meant that the Suns never cut loose a good swingman. That team has historically been best when they've had a point guard, 3 swingmen and a power forward masquerading as a center. In any event, they've got virtually no bench to speak of, and they still cut Jackson loose. I mean, that tells me that either: a. the Suns front office is filled with idiots, or b. Jackson's tank is on E. Your call.

Also Phil the Lakers frequently have Kobe or Lamar bring the ball up court a lot ,so JJ(at the #1 spot) could actually be in the game with Kobe at times imo.

phunwin
03-08-2006, 08:58 AM
Also Phil the Lakers frequently have Kobe or Lamar bring the ball up court a lot ,so JJ(at the #1 spot) could actually be in the game with Kobe at times imo.

Well, if they want to use JJ to take advantage of the open looks Kobe creates, that could work, but I still don't think he'll help them much.

BAMAPHIN 22
03-08-2006, 12:13 PM
Boston beats Wizards in OT on Pierce's buzzer-beater



Paul Pierce (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/nba/players/3253) knew he was going to take the last shot.

Once again the Celtics' forward delivered, hitting a fade-away 22-footer at the buzzer in overtime to give the Celtics a 116-115 win over the Washington Wizards (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/nba/teams/wizards) on Tuesday night.

"I just knew I wanted the ball to take the last shot regardless, whether they double-teamed or triple-teamed," Pierce said. "I got a good look once I jumped up and rose above the crowd, and I knocked down the shot."
Pierce finished with 31 points, including Boston's last seven points in overtime, to secure the win. He's now scored 30 points or more in 12 of his past 13 games, a stretch during which the Celtics have gone 7-6.


http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2006/basketball/nba/03/07/bc.bkn.celtics.wizards.ap/index.html

BAMAPHIN 22
03-08-2006, 12:16 PM
Jazz owner rips team -- after 90-85 win over Magic




Since the Utah Jazz (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/nba/teams/jazz) couldn't make a basket down the stretch, Andrei Kirilenko (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/nba/players/3347) made certain the Orlando Magic (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/nba/teams/magic) didn't even have a shot in the final seconds.

Kirilenko blocked Jameer Nelson (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/nba/players/3837)'s potential game-tying shot with 9.5 seconds left, then knocked the ball away as DeShawn Stevenson (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/nba/players/3422) rose to shoot a 3-pointer with 2.6 seconds remaining to help the Utah Jazz hold off the Orlando Magic 90-85 on Monday night.

"Jameer drove the baseline and I saw that nobody could help. He was kind of open, so I just made a couple of steps and jumped. It was a good floater, so it was hard for me to block it. I just caught it at the right time," Kirilenko said.

Mehmet Okur (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/nba/players/3547) scored 22 points for the Jazz, who squandered a 20-point lead and made just one field goal in the fourth quarter on 14 attempts.
The fourth-quarter meltdown didn't go unnoticed by Utah Jazz owner Larry Miller, who walked across the floor with 26 seconds to glare at the players and then had some pointed comments for the team in the locker room after the game.

"They are a bunch of pampered babies," Miller told the media. "We need some guys with some guts and some fire down the stretch. It wouldn't hurt me to turn over all 15 guys, but the trading deadline has passed and there's nothing we can do."

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2006/basketball/nba/03/07/bc.bkn.magic.jazz.ap/index.html

PHINATIC13
03-10-2006, 11:54 PM
Lakers B****Slapped San Antonio in Texas 100-92 .Lakers are one of only 5-6 teams to have beaten both SA and Detroit this season.It may not sound like much but it's good to know that your team can at times play the and beat the NBA elite.I still think it would be a monumental accomplishment to get out of the first round this year but it's encouraging anyway.

dreday
03-11-2006, 12:05 AM
Lakers B****Slapped San Antonio in Texas 100-92 .Lakers are one of only 5-6 teams to have beaten both SA and Detroit this season.It may not sound like much but it's good to know that your team can at times play the and beat the NBA elite.I still think it would be a monumental accomplishment to get out of the first round this year but it's encouraging anyway.
We cant seem to pull it together in back to backs.Might be age.I dont know.I think w'ell pull it together the last month.We need to play better tho.

PHINATIC13
03-11-2006, 12:11 AM
We cant seem to pull it together in back to backs.Might be age.I dont know.I think w'ell pull it together the last month.We need to play better tho.

Yeah it's age(experience) imo still it would be awfully tough to past the Suns or Spurs in the first round.

King Felix
03-11-2006, 02:44 AM
Yeah it's age(experience) imo still it would be awfully tough to past the Suns or Spurs in the first round.

awfully tough for any1 for to beat the spurs........they are still the champs........tim duncan is on the decline but his exprience leadership is still really good.

djfresh47
03-11-2006, 03:19 AM
Lakers B****Slapped San Antonio in Texas 100-92 .Lakers are one of only 5-6 teams to have beaten both SA and Detroit this season.It may not sound like much but it's good to know that your team can at times play the and beat the NBA elite.I still think it would be a monumental accomplishment to get out of the first round this year but it's encouraging anyway.

Didn't Atlanta beat San Antonio and Detroit this year? I'm not positive but I think I recall that. If LA got past San Antonio or Dallas in the first rd it would be a huge accomplishment, and one of the biggest upsets in recent memory.

King Felix
03-13-2006, 12:20 AM
blazers upset the suns!!!!! still with no center.

bullseyeguy
03-16-2006, 01:28 AM
Oh my SUNS torched the Cleepers tongiht, looks like weve all but sealed up the number 2 spot...Nash is the MVP!

bullseyeguy
03-23-2006, 11:28 PM
Hes BA-Ack!!!!

Be afraid, be very afraid......

dob72
03-23-2006, 11:44 PM
Hes BA-Ack!!!!

Be afraid, be very afraid......
better hope he dosen't become the next grant hill

bullseyeguy
03-23-2006, 11:52 PM
Hes already better than Hill ever was, so I dont really have to worry about that....

GreenMonster
03-24-2006, 12:13 AM
Hes already better than Hill ever was, so I dont really have to worry about that....

You would be wrong about that.. Grant Hill before his injury was a top 5 player no question.. Amare you can't say that about yet.. He will be but Grant Hill was a star for 4-5 years..

bullseyeguy
03-24-2006, 12:21 AM
Im not wrong, Amare was just out of high school, he had a serious case for MVP last year...You might not like my opinion, but dont call it wrong...

King Felix
03-24-2006, 01:15 AM
grant hill b4 injury>amare stoudamire b4 injury.

bullseyeguy
03-24-2006, 01:25 AM
Fine how about this...Amare Stoudemire at 22>Grant Hill at 22

dob72
03-24-2006, 01:56 AM
grant hill b4 injury>amare stoudamire b4 injury.
i agree dude was sick
but dude is made of glass

MARINO1384
03-26-2006, 06:52 PM
Hes already better than Hill ever was, so I dont really have to worry about that....

Are you kidding? Grant Hill used to be one of the best players in the league before he got injuried, Amare isn't even close. But anyways it's all about Vinsanity and the Nets!!!

bullseyeguy
03-26-2006, 07:23 PM
Grant Hill vs. Stoudemire


Hill
Career FG 3PT FT Rebounds Misc
Year Team G Min M A Pct M A Pct M A Pct Off Def Tot Ast TO Stl Blk PF PPG
1994-95 DET 70 38.3 7.3 15.2 47.7 0.1 0.4 14.8 5.3 7.3 73.2 1.8 4.6 6.4 5.0 2.9 1.8 0.9 2.9 19.9
1995-96 DET 80 40.8 7.1 15.3 46.2 0.1 0.3 19.2 6.1 8.1 75.1 1.6 8.2 9.8 6.9 3.3 1.3 0.6 3.0 20.2
1996-97 DET 80 39.3 7.8 15.7 49.6 0.1 0.4 30.3 5.6 7.9 71.1 1.5 7.5 9.0 7.3 3.2 1.8 0.6 2.3 21.4
1997-98 DET 81 40.7 7.6 16.8 45.2 0.0 0.3 14.3 5.9 8.0 74.0 1.2 6.5 7.7 6.8 3.5 1.8 0.7 2.4 21.1
1998-99 DET 50 37.0 7.7 16.0 47.9 0.0 0.3 0.0 5.7 7.6 75.2 1.3 5.8 7.1 6.0 3.7 1.6 0.5 2.3 21.1
1999-00 DET 74 37.5 9.4 19.2 49.0 0.5 1.3 34.7 6.5 8.2 79.5 1.3 5.3 6.6 5.2 3.2 1.4 0.6 2.6 25.8

Stoudemire
2002-03 PHO 82 31.3 4.8 10.1 47.2 0.0 0.1 20.0 3.9 5.9 66.1 3.1 5.7 8.8 1.0 2.3 0.8 1.1 3.3 13.5
2003-04 PHO 55 36.8 7.5 15.7 47.5 0.0 0.1 20.0 5.6 7.9 71.3 2.9 6.2 9.0 1.4 3.2 1.2 1.6 3.4 20.6
2004-05 PHO 80 36.1 9.3 16.7 55.9 0.0 0.2 18.8 7.3 9.9 73.3 2.7 6.2 8.9 1.6 2.4 1.0 1.6 3.5 26.0

Amares best year, was better than anyone of Grant Hills years....

Edit: I cant figure out how to get the stat lines to show up right, but you should be able to figure it out...

ILPhinFan88
03-27-2006, 02:16 AM
Today sucked, I went to the Pacers/Sixers game. The Sixers couldnt hit anything in the second half. But Andre had an awesome Dunk, the only good part of the second half, and Dalembert SUCKS

BAMAPHIN 22
03-29-2006, 10:41 AM
Pistons get back at Mavs in possible Finals preview



The Detroit Pistons (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/nba/teams/pistons) enjoyed beating Dallas so much that they want a chance to do it again.

"I told Avery [Johnson] after the game that I'd like to see him seven more times, starting in about three months," Pistons coach Flip Saunders said.
If the Pistons (56-14) and Mavericks (54-17) do meet in June's NBA Finals, Detroit's 97-90 victory Tuesday might play a crucial role in determining who gets the home-court advantage.

"Obviously, this is a very disappointing loss," Johnson said. "We definitely gave ourselves a chance to win, we just didn't execute down the stretch."


"This is a very big win, but we won't know just how big for a while," said Chauncey Billups (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/nba/players/3174), who scored eight of his 31 points in the final three minutes. "It might be huge, or it might just end up as another victory."

With the win, the Pistons split the season series with the Mavericks, and moved 2 1/2 games ahead of them for the league's best record.


http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2006/basketball/nba/03/28/mavericks.pistons.ap/index.html

phunwin
03-29-2006, 11:04 AM
Boo yah!

dob72
04-01-2006, 11:59 AM
So when you first started watching basketball seriously...you became a fan of the best team in the East and what many considered the best team in basketball at the time......

UHHHH...the answer to your question is YES.

:bandwagon
lmao so true