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View Poll Results: Which Team is Best?
Team A 1 10.00%
Team B 1 10.00%
Team C 0 0%
Team D 4 40.00%
Team E 4 40.00%
Team F 0 0%
Voters: 10. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-26-2012, 08:23 AM
 
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Well in the orignal thread I had Kyrie Irving as my starting point guard and not Steve Nash, so I guess I could swap out different players.

My new starting 5
C-Joakim Noah
PF-Dirk Nowitzki
SF-Danilo Gallinari
SG-Kobe Bryant
PG-Brandon Jennings

New Bench
Greg Monroe, Kevin Garnett, Anderson Varejao, Kyrie Irving, Joe Johnson, Andre Iguodala, Jason Terry, Steve Nash

Can the OP be edited to indicate this?
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Old 01-26-2012, 08:40 AM
 
Location: spring tx
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i agree with math, but like i said, i think the 2 voters see the name (ie kobe) and say he is the best player ever, there is no way this team can lose!

as for starting line ups, i dont know where some of these came from. i know davy tried to break the teams down by position on the old post i guess thats where the line ups came from. i know my teams starters where not exactly like are listed. that said, if this where a real team, the lineups could change nightly so who the starters are listed as really is irrelevant imo
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Old 01-26-2012, 10:40 AM
 
Location: Cook County
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i agree with math, but like i said, i think the 2 voters see the name (ie kobe) and say he is the best player ever, there is no way this team can lose!

as for starting line ups, i dont know where some of these came from. i know davy tried to break the teams down by position on the old post i guess thats where the line ups came from. i know my teams starters where not exactly like are listed. that said, if this where a real team, the lineups could change nightly so who the starters are listed as really is irrelevant imo
I just did it based on the first player you drafted at each position, I can edit it if you want me to
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Old 01-26-2012, 10:44 AM
 
Location: spring tx
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I just did it based on the first player you drafted at each position, I can edit it if you want me to
Not on my team, my center was not the 1st center I drafted. No worries, as I said, a lot of emphasis has been put on the starters but I'm looking more at how the pieces can and should work together, and be interchange
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Old 01-26-2012, 10:50 AM
 
Location: Earth
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I don't think editing is necessary, we can assume that everyone is free to tweak their lineups depending on matchups, as circumstances dictate.
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Old 01-26-2012, 11:56 AM
 
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Well in the orignal thread I had Kyrie Irving as my starting point guard and not Steve Nash, so I guess I could swap out different players.

My new starting 5
C-Joakim Noah
PF-Dirk Nowitzki
SF-Danilo Gallinari
SG-Kobe Bryant
PG-Brandon Jennings

New Bench
Greg Monroe, Kevin Garnett, Anderson Varejao, Kyrie Irving, Joe Johnson, Andre Iguodala, Jason Terry, Steve Nash

Can the OP be edited to indicate this?
Cool. I didn't realize that the teams were put up by draft order. My Bad.

That is a tough crew of starters. Your bench is an explosive bunch too.
I think a lot of people forget just how tough Noah is....kinda like a poor-mans Dwight.
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Old 01-27-2012, 11:37 AM
 
Location: Earth
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Well, a bit late on casting my vote but it came down to the following two teams:

Team B

Starters:

C - JaVale McGee
PF - Kevin Love
SF - LeBron James
SG - Manu Ginobli
PG - Deron Williams

Reserves:

BN: Chauncey Billups
BN: Tony Allen
BN: Kawhi Leonard
BN: Gerald Wallace
BN: Grant Hill
BN: Pau Gasol
BN: Tyson Chandler
BN: Serge Ibaka

Coach: Mike Brown

and......


Team F


Starters:


C - Dwight Howard
PF - LaMarcus Aldridge
SF - Luol Deng
SG - Stephen Curry
PG - Russell Westbrook

Reserves:

BN: Ricky Rubio
BN: Monta Ellis
BN: Kyle Korver
BN: Danny Granger
BN: Zach Randolph
BN: David Lee
BN: Nene Hilario
BN: Omer Asik

Coach: Tom Thibeodeau




I'm going with Team B. Just looking at the starting lineup, the biggest advantages are at the center position for Team F, Dwight simply has no peer right now but Lebron has a decided advantage for Team B at the SF spot( though Deng is no scrub). Team F's bench has an offensive advantage, but not enough to negate Team B's defensive advantage. All of these teams can score, so there is a premium on defense. Not saying Team F is weak defensively, particularly with Howard in the middle,Deng, Asik but B has Mcgee, James,Allen,Wallace, Hill,Chandler,Ibaka defensively. And, in this situation of advantages one way or the other, having the best player on the floor is a coup. Team B has Lebron James.

A few other thoughts:

Team A: Young, athletic, explosive, not very good defensively compared to other squads. Inexperience and defense are this team's Achilles heel, and the other teams will exploit both.

Team C: Not a bad team, persay. LOTS of offensive firepower in the starting lineup. I don't like the pairing of Rose and Wade. I think that's a bit redundant as Rose is more or less Wade 2.0 without the defense. Who will play off the ball? Is either capable of really doing it? We know from watching the Heat that it's not Wade's forte. I suspect it's not Rose's either. Bench is pretty solid.

Team D: I feel this is a well-balanced team on both offense and defense. Starting lineup is clearly defined with a pass first point guard( Rondo), an alpha perimeter scorer in Durant, Ray Allen keeping the defense honest from behind the arc, and I think Bynum and Bosh play off each other as Bynum provides a more classic low post bigman's game, while Bosh is more comfortable popping jumpers and using his mobility( compared to many other PFs) to drive. Bench is solid defensively with Duncan( albeit aging), Perkins, Marion, Sefolosha, veteran point guard play with Parker and Miller, and plenty of playoff and championship experience.

Team E: This is an interestingly crafted team. The point guard spot is going to be exploited on defense by more or less everyone's point guard, which will place pressure on Monroe to cover any mistakes. Or you can slide Kobe over, but risk sacrificing some of his offense. The bench I think could have used one less guard, and one more SF-type player. Pretty solid overall.
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Old 02-01-2012, 03:00 PM
 
Location: spring tx
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at least we got a bit more talk then last time
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