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Old 03-04-2012, 07:24 PM
 
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Watching the Bulls and Sixers on ESPN right now and I can see why the Bulls won't go to the Finals

They don't have a lot of good shooters. It's funny though because both teams need what the other has

Bulls need good shooters and 76ers have that

76ers need a star player and the Bulls have that
Bulls are in the upper part of the league in 3pt %.

76ers are getting insanely lucky tonight, offensive boards just falling into their hands lol. The fact the bulls are even in this game tells me the 6ers are really not very good.

As I type that yet another shot by the 6ers that bounces 4 times on the rim and then drops in miraculously
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Old 03-04-2012, 07:29 PM
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Bulls are in the upper part of the league in 3pt %.

76ers are getting insanely lucky tonight, offensive boards just falling into their hands lol. The fact the bulls are even in this game tells me the 6ers are really not very good.

As I type that yet another shot by the 6ers that bounces 4 times on the rim and then drops in miraculously
Don't give me that, the Bulls was up 81-68 in the 4th and the Sixers fought their way back so I don't want to hear lucky. The Sixers just have a good coach
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:13 AM
 
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Watching the Bulls and Sixers on ESPN right now and I can see why the Bulls won't go to the Finals

They don't have a lot of good shooters. It's funny though because both teams need what the other has

Bulls need good shooters and 76ers have that

76ers need a star player and the Bulls have that
The other day, you said Philly was better than the Bulls because they beat them earlier in the year. What's today's verdict?
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:43 AM
 
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I'm going to go ahead and predict that the 76ers are likely to be the 7th or 8th seed in the east and will get bounced in the first round by either the Bulls or Heat.

Finally having to play road games really exposed them and April is a brutal stretch on the road for them.
They are going to wheeze into the playoffs because the east only has 8 decent teams and the drop-off after that is huge.
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Old 03-05-2012, 10:32 AM
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The other day, you said Philly was better than the Bulls because they beat them earlier in the year. What's today's verdict?
Philly was better than the Bulls the last 3 times they beat them and the Bulls just barely beat the sixers yesterday. One thing that Bulls win confirmed for me was that they are not on the same level as the Heat. The Heat never ever struggles when they play the Sixers.
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Old 03-05-2012, 10:34 AM
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I'm going to go ahead and predict that the 76ers are likely to be the 7th or 8th seed in the east and will get bounced in the first round by either the Bulls or Heat.

Finally having to play road games really exposed them and April is a brutal stretch on the road for them.
They are going to wheeze into the playoffs because the east only has 8 decent teams and the drop-off after that is huge.
Not with the Celtics and Knicks being inconsistent. The Sixers play the Knicks and Celtics this week
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Old 03-05-2012, 10:48 AM
 
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Philly was better than the Bulls the last 3 times they beat them and the Bulls just barely beat the sixers yesterday. One thing that Bulls win confirmed for me was that they are not on the same level as the Heat. The Heat never ever struggles when they play the Sixers.
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Old 03-05-2012, 11:44 AM
 
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Philly was better than the Bulls the last 3 times they beat them and the Bulls just barely beat the sixers yesterday. One thing that Bulls win confirmed for me was that they are not on the same level as the Heat. The Heat never ever struggles when they play the Sixers.
In all seriousness, your logic is flawed. A simple look at the Heat versus the Bulls from the last year shows the Bulls are very capable of hanging with them. The 4-1 series result from last year's playoffs was so close-contested, with a few games that could have gone either way. Just because the Heat handle Philly fairly easily, and the Bulls struggle against them somewhat, doesn't mean the Heat can handle Chicago easily. Basketball is a game of matchups. The problem with your thinking is you believe that if A > B, and B > C, then A >>C. Doesn't always work that way in Basketball.
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Old 03-05-2012, 11:59 AM
 
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Not with the Celtics and Knicks being inconsistent. The Sixers play the Knicks and Celtics this week
Says the guy whose team has won 2 of their last 9 games.

76ers aren't going to win the atlantic division.
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Old 03-05-2012, 12:31 PM
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Says the guy whose team has won 2 of their last 9 games.

76ers aren't going to win the atlantic division.
Their next 3 is the Bucks tonight, Celtics on Wed, Jazz on Friday, and Knicks at the Garden on Sunday. So I think there is a possibility the Sixers maybe out of first this time next week.
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