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#1 ogarte24

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Posted February 11, 2009 - 09:42 PM

I want the Phoenix Suns.

I don't want the jazz coz yeah they're tough and is gonna be hard to deal with.

Against Phoenix, we'll get a shot at revenge.

Remember 3 years ago when they erased a 3-1 deficit to crush us in the seventh game?

Then completely demoralized us in five easy games the very next season.

The Mavz are going to be a good foe, but it's better to take on someone whom you have a history with.

Then I'd like to smash the Hornets w/ James Posey in the semis.

In the West Finals, I must admit I was also a Nugget fan. A part of me bleeds powder blue. :)

I want the Nuggets and Lakers to clash in West Finals! Haha!

The Spurs are a worthy foe but I'd rather take on Denver.

#2 L.A.K.E.R

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Posted February 11, 2009 - 09:47 PM

I'd like Dallas, just to shut Mark Cuban up for a while after we sweep them.

#3 LALDynasty

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Posted February 11, 2009 - 09:48 PM

I want Utah first round
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Posted February 11, 2009 - 09:53 PM

I'd like Dallas due to Mark Cuban's big mouth, that Phoenix team is non-existent except for the likes of Barbosa and Nash and their on the brink of disaster
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Posted February 11, 2009 - 09:54 PM

i wouldnt mind Lakers facing Utah in the first round. Utah without home court advantage = ?
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Posted February 11, 2009 - 09:55 PM

Gimme Dallas, were too much for them when healthy.

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Posted February 11, 2009 - 09:59 PM

Doesn't matter.

I can guarantee that we won't have a first round matchup of Lakers Vs. Spurs and Lakers Vs. Nuggets.

We have matched up with Portland well and I think we could sweep in 4 games if we played them.
Dallas, we would win in 5. Just book it if it happens.
I think Houston would be the toughest matchup of all the teams that may match up with the Lakers, would be a fun series.
New Orleans, we would beat them in 5.
Utah, We would beat them in 5
Phoenix, Sweep them, they are as dysfunctional as everyones family.

So I want Houston.

#8 kobynum

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Posted February 11, 2009 - 10:00 PM

dont matter...theres no one who could golden state us. Most of the fans here dont remember the real reaason Dallas lost in the first round to the Warriors. It wasnt dirk being soft or lack of defense. It was Nellie vs. Avery, and all the things encompassed within that storyline
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#9 ファイナルファンタジ

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Posted February 11, 2009 - 10:01 PM

Houston won't make it to the second round as long as they have T-Mac.

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Posted February 11, 2009 - 10:03 PM

PHX or NO. give me one of those teams if you guys didn't know NO is 7th place

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Posted February 11, 2009 - 10:14 PM

dallas

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#12 BeeZee

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Posted February 12, 2009 - 12:10 AM

I really don't care. Give me any team. I suppose I'd get more of a personal satisfaction beating Phoenix, but in the grand scheme of things, who cares as long as we get to the Finals?


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#13 leor_77

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Posted February 12, 2009 - 10:36 PM

Screw it...give us Utah.

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Posted February 12, 2009 - 10:38 PM

Give me Boston for EVERY round.

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Posted February 12, 2009 - 10:55 PM

I want Phoenix, I want revenge.

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Posted February 13, 2009 - 08:44 AM

I hate Phoenix and we would sweep them.

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Posted February 13, 2009 - 10:17 AM

i love that only a few years ago, i couldn't even be sure the lakers were gonna make the playoffs...and then the year they didn't

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#18 last stand 2.0

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Posted February 13, 2009 - 10:43 AM

i would have to say dallas and possibly pheonix

i would not like portland or utah(if the fall down that far)

and denver is a no no right now
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#19 AnnoyingCustomer

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Posted February 13, 2009 - 05:37 PM

I'd like to see Phoenix, but they may not even make the playoffs...

I wouldn't discount Portland, they played us tough in the game this year when they were missing Brandon Roy...

I really don't care as long as the Lakers make it to the Finals and play (hopefully) Boston for some revenge...

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#20 Smart Alex

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Posted February 13, 2009 - 08:11 PM

I would rather play Phoenix than Utah.

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