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Old 04-21-2018, 10:01 PM
 
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Old 04-22-2018, 05:04 PM
 
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The Cavs should come back with a win tonight.

I don't see why some keep harping on how LeBron needs more 'help.'

LeBron is killing his own team with his 'hero ball' antics late in the game. It's no surprise the Cavs were at their most dynamic best in the first half of game 3. LeBron was passing the ball more and his teammates were more aggressive in looking for scoring opportunities. In the latter part of the game, LeBron would just hold onto the ball, dribble, and waste time and everyone just stagnated and it really ruined the flow of their offense.

By the way, I thought this article was good:

LeBron James trade: 76ers handed huge warning on Cavs star because of Ben Simmons


The guy has a very good point. LeBron would only stifle Ben Simmons since he is ball dominant.
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Old 04-22-2018, 05:28 PM
 
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The Cavs should come back with a win tonight.

I don't see why some keep harping on how LeBron needs more 'help.'

LeBron is killing his own team with his 'hero ball' antics late in the game. It's no surprise the Cavs were at their most dynamic best in the first half of game 3. LeBron was passing the ball more and his teammates were more aggressive in looking for scoring opportunities. In the latter part of the game, LeBron would just hold onto the ball, dribble, and waste time and everyone just stagnated and it really ruined the flow of their offense.

By the way, I thought this article was good:

LeBron James trade: 76ers handed huge warning on Cavs star because of Ben Simmons


The guy has a very good point. LeBron would only stifle Ben Simmons since he is ball dominant.


Toronto looking like they not trying to waste no time and go back home up 3-1.
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Old 04-22-2018, 05:46 PM
 
Location: Trumbull/Danbury
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The Cavs should come back with a win tonight.

I don't see why some keep harping on how LeBron needs more 'help.'

LeBron is killing his own team with his 'hero ball' antics late in the game. It's no surprise the Cavs were at their most dynamic best in the first half of game 3. LeBron was passing the ball more and his teammates were more aggressive in looking for scoring opportunities. In the latter part of the game, LeBron would just hold onto the ball, dribble, and waste time and everyone just stagnated and it really ruined the flow of their offense.

By the way, I thought this article was good:

LeBron James trade: 76ers handed huge warning on Cavs star because of Ben Simmons


The guy has a very good point. LeBron would only stifle Ben Simmons since he is ball dominant.

If you are a Lakers or Sixers fan, the last player you should want on your team next year is LeBron for the bolded reason above. Sure, one of the top 10, if not top 5 players in history a generational talent, but both the Sixers & Lakers have promising young stars that will be in the league a lot longer than LeBron will be, that LeBron's hero ball and 1 on 1 ball will stunt the growth of those players on those respective organization's.
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Old 04-22-2018, 06:47 PM
 
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Toronto looking like they not trying to waste no time and go back home up 3-1.
Looks like they'll lose this one.

This was an article from earlier this year, but the Raptors aren't a very good road team and are not a very good clutch team either.

Raptors are atop East, but Toronto has five reasons to worry about NBA Finals prospects | NBA | Sporting News

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If you are a Lakers or Sixers fan, the last player you should want on your team next year is LeBron for the bolded reason above. Sure, one of the top 10, if not top 5 players in history a generational talent, but both the Sixers & Lakers have promising young stars that will be in the league a lot longer than LeBron will be, that LeBron's hero ball and 1 on 1 ball will stunt the growth of those players on those respective organization's.
Exactly, and I said as much earlier in this thread. LeBron's a great player, and he's still in great shape and should be very productive for the next few seasons at least. But this means he will continue to demand the ball, and that detracts from the minutes and development of young players like Lonzo and Simmons. Both are fantastic, dynamic point guards who are best with the ball in their hands to create scoring opportunities for both their teammates and themselves.
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Old 04-22-2018, 06:52 PM
 
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Looks like they'll lose this one.

This was an article from earlier this year, but the Raptors aren't a very good road team and are not a very good clutch team either.

Raptors are atop East, but Toronto has five reasons to worry about NBA Finals prospects | NBA | Sporting News



Exactly, and I said as much earlier in this thread. LeBron's a great player, and he's still in great shape and should be very productive for the next few seasons at least. But this means he will continue to demand the ball, and that detracts from the minutes and development of young players like Lonzo and Simmons. Both are fantastic, dynamic point guards who are best with the ball in their hands to create scoring opportunities for both their teammates and themselves.


Yeah it looked like they was in control of the game but the wizards came back and now they series may go 7.
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Old 04-22-2018, 07:28 PM
 
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Won’t be surprised if Wizards beat the Raptors...then Wizards get steam rolled by Cavs.
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They just look evenly matched to me...don’t see anything about the Raptors that makes me think “wow they’re good”.
Good call Eddie.
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Old 04-22-2018, 07:46 PM
 
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Good call Eddie.
The wizards would get swept by the cavs
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Old 04-22-2018, 08:19 PM
 
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The wizards would get swept by the cavs
Wizards aren’t great...but neither are the Raptors. That’s the eastern conference for you.
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Old 04-22-2018, 08:36 PM
 
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Wizards aren’t great...but neither are the Raptors. That’s the eastern conference for you.
I am patiently waiting for the Sixers vs Cavs matchup in the Eastern Conference Finals.
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