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View Poll Results: Who, and in how many games?
Thunder in 4 1 1.82%
Thunder in 5 7 12.73%
Thunder in 6 20 36.36%
Thunder in 7 6 10.91%
Heat in 4 1 1.82%
Heat in 5 8 14.55%
Heat in 6 2 3.64%
Heat in 7 10 18.18%
Voters: 55. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-15-2012, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Tha 6th Bourough
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I agree with you! The HEAT are dragging their feet in this series! Bosh needs to get his rythem back! Bosh / Wade/ James in full speed should knock out OKC in a heartbeat!
GO HEAT!

PS: Lebron is a Monster!
Yeah he is a monster, every time he decides to drive hard to the hoop they have to foul him. If he does that and spends his time posting up then I see the Heat winning the title.
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Old 06-15-2012, 08:08 AM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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That last shot tho, Durant was FOULED. If this game would have gone into overtime, it would have been lights out on the Heat.
Yeah, but the whistle could have easily been blown on Durant when Lebron drove to the basket (Ibaka blocked the shot). The whistle happy refs usually call a foul with that type of contact, but they gave him a pass on that one. That would have been his sixth foul.
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Old 06-15-2012, 09:01 AM
 
Location: Miami, FL
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Yeah, but the whistle could have easily been blown on Durant when Lebron drove to the basket (Ibaka blocked the shot). The whistle happy refs usually call a foul with that type of contact, but they gave him a pass on that one. That would have been his sixth foul.
EXACTLY.

That was clearly a foul on the dunk. The refs blew calls both ways and remember when the ball was clearly off Sefalosha but the Thunder got the ball back anyway?

The Heat definitely have a chance and I hope they kill the Thunder.
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Old 06-15-2012, 09:01 AM
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Location: Tall Building down by the river
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Let's now overlook the fact below

The shot Durant took was a stupid shot with 12 secs left in the game. I found it so funny he took that shot because someone on sports radio had just praised him for being a patient scorer and a guy who never dumb shots. But in that situation last night down by 2 with 12 secs left, you never take a fade away jumper you drive to the basket or try and find someone open for a 3 pointer. Shooting a 3 would have been a higher percentage shot in that situation because atleast it would have been an attempt to win the game. That shot durant took was to send into OT and if you are playing for OT you take a better shot than that.


So the stupidity of the shot overshadows whether he was fouled or not
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Old 06-15-2012, 10:20 AM
 
Location: Ro cha cha, NY
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I'm not in a rush to change my pick. I think it took a "near perfect" game for the Heat to win, whereas the Oklahoma city thunder played lousy. Starting from their 16 point deficit early in the first period. OKC coach should have made adjustments much faster and had his guys ready. OKC main problems seem to be their ego. Durant's mom was on first take yesterday. It was as if the Thunder had won already. She said that she was going to feel bad for Lebron. Why would you put that out there? She's way too "overconfident" to say something like that. Isn't she bright enough to understand that it's only going to make the other team want it more. When she said that I was like, what? After one game, the series was already called by Durants mother? I think they (OKC) need to know that their in a dog fight. They can't just wait til fourth quarter with these guys and then turn it on. If they don't humble themselves and play stronger for four quarters and with a bit of a game plan, then they are going to lose this series. Westbrook better be more efficient and keep the offensive flow of the game going smoother, and Durant needs to "demand" the ball more. Westbrooks taking way too many people out of their game, and killing the unity of it all. Wake up time. It's only one game, but it's definately time to wake up.

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Old 06-15-2012, 11:23 AM
 
Location: The "Rock"
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The Heat have led 6 out of the 8 quarters played...
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Old 06-15-2012, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Ro cha cha, NY
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The Heat have led 6 out of the 8 quarters played...

And somehow the series is tied...Hmm
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Old 06-15-2012, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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So the stupidity of the shot overshadows whether he was fouled or not
I don't think it was a stupid shot. He had been making those types of shot all night long (and makes them consistently throughout the season).
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Old 06-15-2012, 11:51 AM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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I'm not in a rush to change my pick. I think it took a "near perfect" game for the Heat to win, whereas the Oklahoma city thunder played lousy.
I don't agree with this either. Granted, OKC was not its sharpest, but neither was Miami. If Bosh starts feeling it from the outside, Wade plays like 85-90% of his former self, and Lebron keeps on doing what he's been doing, the Heat could end this in 6. The only other thing they need is for guys like Battier to knock down open jumpers (and he's been doing that so far).

I voted for the Heat in 7, btw.
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Old 06-15-2012, 12:19 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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Westbrook needs to stop being such a black hole and move the ball around more. I was frustrated with his decision-making last night. Forcing things WAY too much. He still has that "shooting guard" mentality and I'm starting to wonder if he'll ever shake that off.

I still like OKC in 7.
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