2021-2022 NBA Regular Season

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Who Will Win the NBA Title This Season?

  • THE CAVS

    Votes: 43 46.2%
  • The Lakers

    Votes: 4 4.3%
  • The Bucks

    Votes: 14 15.1%
  • The Suns

    Votes: 4 4.3%
  • The Hawks

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • The Warriors

    Votes: 13 14.0%
  • The Brooklyn Betas

    Votes: 9 9.7%
  • The Clippers

    Votes: 1 1.1%
  • The Jim Chones

    Votes: 1 1.1%
  • The Timberwolves

    Votes: 4 4.3%

  • Total voters
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Alec

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Teams like the Bulls are why I’m happy with waiting to pull the trigger on asset draining moves/overpaying good players to improve now. They have high level treadmill written all over them. What can they do to put themselves over the top?
 
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Morant has definitely improved on the defensive end of the floor too.

I'm gonna look at some advanced stats late but my eye tells me he's not a negative defender this season.


He's legit the best PG in the league at the moment and thats including Doncic and Harden as points. And if Memphis keeps winning he'll probably win MVP this year by default.

They tried to stagger Ja's minutes away from Garland when we played them because he is a good defender? Cavs targetted him
 

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Teams like the Bulls are why I’m happy with waiting to pull the trigger on asset draining moves/overpaying good players to improve now. They have high level treadmill written all over them. What can they do to put themselves over the top?
Generally agree with you, but I think you are underestimating the Bulls. Chicago is probably the ...4th best team in the East (after Mil, Bkn, Mia). They are good enough that I could see them making a run at the cup if the injury/matchup luck is good (similar to ATL last year or Portland in 2018?).
 

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Generally agree with you, but I think you are underestimating the Bulls. Chicago is probably the ...4th best team in the East (after Mil, Bkn, Mia). They are good enough that I could see them making a run at the cup if the injury/matchup luck is good (similar to ATL last year or Portland in 2018?).
they are definitely gonna be found among the top of the conference. do they have the star power at the top of the roster to go toe-to-toe with GSW, Suns, Nets, or Bucks? even if two of those teams suffer injuries, they still have another two badass teams to face for 7 games.

Tough sledding without superstars.
 

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they are definitely gonna be found among the top of the conference. do they have the star power at the top of the roster to go toe-to-toe with GSW, Suns, Nets, or Bucks? even if two of those teams suffer injuries, they still have another two badass teams to face for 7 games.

Tough sledding without superstars.
If they can take down the Nets, I will be a Bulls fan for that series. Fuck them
 

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As good as Trae is, the Doncic for Trae + pick deal was a mistake for the Hawks. But rather than doubling down on a mistake by overpaying Reddish, they moved him for a mid-first round pick, which is more than I would have given up for him.

I think any team that has Trae Young as its best player is never going to be a Finals threat. The same is going to be true of Doncic, though, if he doesn't take better care of his body and put in the work.
 

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Bucks simply POOPIN on them. 77-38 at the half?!!!! LMAO

They are deploying the defensive coverage you need to deploy against Curry at the point of attack. Not whatever bullshit we did. I don't quite understand why we don't trap, blitz or hedge more often than we do. Which is never.
 

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Not one to stick up for GSW because I hate them with a passion but it's been clear now for a long time that Draymond is a massive glue piece on both sides of the ball. Him being out while they try to work back Klay is suboptimal. I love it, but I don't see tonights game as some sort of referendum on their ceiling this year.
 

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Not one to stick up for GSW because I hate them with a passion but it's been clear now for a long time that Draymond is a massive glue piece on both sides of the ball. Him being out while they try to work back Klay is suboptimal. I love it, but I don't see tonights game as some sort of referendum on their ceiling this year.

Yep: they have a ton of good roleplayers but they're not like guys such as prime Igoudala/Livingston who are both really great defenders and can create on their own. W/o Draymond they're really vulnerable
 

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I look at John Konchar numbers tonight and realize even more how worthless of a draft pick Dylan Windler was….

Windler is trash !!!
 

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