1. Have something to say? Register Now! and be posting in minutes!

Realistic prediction for the east to have a championship team.

Discussion in 'NBA Basketball Forum' started by MarkOU, Jul 1, 2018.

  1. Myles

    Myles Well-Known Member

    2,434
    684
    113
    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2017
    Location:
    Decatur, IN
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000


    I would take that bet.
    :fencing:
     



    • Like Like x 1
  2. tlance

    tlance Kyrie Hater

    16,215
    4,073
    293
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2013
    Location:
    Virginia
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 4,000


    Terms?
     
  3. tlance

    tlance Kyrie Hater

    16,215
    4,073
    293
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2013
    Location:
    Virginia
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 4,000


    In fact, although I won't bet against them right now, I don't think the Celtics will even make the Finals. And I doubt the Warriors lose more than 2 games. And I think I should possible they don't lose any.

    I think you are underestimating the gap between GS and the rest of the league.
     
  4. flyerhawk

    flyerhawk Well-Known Member

    37,110
    6,383
    533
    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2014
    Location:
    Hoboken
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 500


    The Warriors biggest obstacle to winning another title is the Warriors.
     
    • Winner Winner x 1
  5. Gman

    Gman Well-Known Member

    5,022
    1,539
    173
    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2014
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,080


    Houston took them to 7 games last year, so...
     
  6. SteelersPride

    SteelersPride Absolutely Worthless Poster

    36,515
    4,850
    293
    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2013
    Location:
    pittsburgh
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 27,716


    Boston
     
    • Winner Winner x 2
  7. olympicoscar

    olympicoscar Life is what you've made of it. Supporting Member Level 3

    39,458
    1,376
    173
    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2011
    Location:
    Dallas
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 3,461



    Thank you Miles.
     
  8. Taddy Mason

    Taddy Mason Well-Known Member

    4,410
    744
    113
    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2016
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 4,225


    Durant gets hurt... I think the Celtics could potentially take it, or the sixers, if Fultz found his shot this offseason.
     
  9. flyerhawk

    flyerhawk Well-Known Member

    37,110
    6,383
    533
    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2014
    Location:
    Hoboken
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 500


    Especially if the Sixers get Kawhi.
     
  10. Taddy Mason

    Taddy Mason Well-Known Member

    4,410
    744
    113
    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2016
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 4,225


    nah, i think that trade would hurt the process. Cov And DARIO (as it feels like Brett yelled down the court every defensive possession last year
     
  11. tlance

    tlance Kyrie Hater

    16,215
    4,073
    293
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2013
    Location:
    Virginia
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 4,000


    Well, I really don't want to have the conversation again about how that happened, so I won't talk about that.

    Houston lost 2 key pieces in Ariza and Bah Amoute. The Warriors added Cousins.
     
  12. flyerhawk

    flyerhawk Well-Known Member

    37,110
    6,383
    533
    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2014
    Location:
    Hoboken
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 500


    I love both of those guys. Kawhi is a top 4 player in basketball though. He's an elite defender with a strong perimeter shot who can create on his own. He would completely open up the floor for Ben Simmons.
     
  13. LogicMan

    LogicMan The green machine is about to wreak havoc

    3,944
    402
    83
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2013
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000

  14. eaglesnut

    eaglesnut The Truth

    17,638
    2,860
    293
    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2014
    Location:
    Philly
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000


    Kawhi played 9 games.
    Fultz played 14.
     
  15. flyerhawk

    flyerhawk Well-Known Member

    37,110
    6,383
    533
    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2014
    Location:
    Hoboken
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 500


    I don't want to give up Fultz at all.
     
  16. eaglesnut

    eaglesnut The Truth

    17,638
    2,860
    293
    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2014
    Location:
    Philly
    Hoopla Bookie:
    $ 1,000


    I think they're both risks.

    Last time the Sixers traded for an injured guy it didn't go well.

    Hard to call Kawhi top 4 after not playing.