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Posted April 27, 2009 - 11:05 AM

Jazz fans remind me there are still idiots left in this world.
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Posted April 28, 2009 - 06:13 AM

Being at the game live last night was absolutely amazing. First time i've been to a playoff game so I had a lot of fun.

Not many Utah fans at the game, I saw only about three. I had not heard any cheers about Utah the entire game and when they went on that run to cut the lead down, this guy out of no where about 5 seats away from me, stands up and yells out "Lets go Utah!!!"

Everyone turned their heads and just looked at this guy. I told the guy "Where were you the entire game?" He simply just looked at all the fans with a smirk and put his hands up in the air like he was a bad @--.

Right after Kobe hit a shot, he got up and left, those words he spoke earlier were the only things that he said the entire night.


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Posted May 01, 2009 - 08:50 PM

Any Rocket fan quotes yet?

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Posted May 01, 2009 - 10:13 PM

Here are a couple Rocket fan quotes I found...

I know lots of you guys are wanting Rockets in 7... i want them in 6! Lets get 1 out of 2 on the road.. then the rest is history! With this Red-Rowdy Houston crowd.. they don't stand a chance!

Yao Ming dominates the Lakers and we win game 1, it will set the tone for the whole series.

**** all the experts!

let's kick some serious fakers' [expletive]!


And my favorite...

"No team is invincible. People make a big deal out of it because Lakers have the best record in the West. But those record aren't coming against Houston. And the 4-0 loss is because we're not fully healthy or one of our key players are missing or they have not face a post injured-Tmac roster enough. And the games were close.....so i mean anything is possible. IF there is one advantage for the Lakers so far?? Homecourt....usually this is the reason why they continue to win."

yeah, not because we had the best road record....delusional Rocket fan!

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Posted May 01, 2009 - 10:25 PM

The last 'invincible' comment above made me LOL HARD....3 of the games we have vs them dun even have Andrew or LO combined....




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Posted May 02, 2009 - 10:08 AM

dont we have the best road record as well?

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Posted May 02, 2009 - 12:02 PM

Rockets Fan's reaction.

I really appreciate the optimism and there nothing more I want than to see Yao Ming get to the 3rd round. However, let's be realistic. The Lakers are going to run over us. If we can make it to game 6, it's already considered a success. The only chance we have is if Kobe gets injurred and is out for the series.

I know Golden State took out Dallas last year, but you need a bigger miracle to overcome the Lakers.


- We are 4-0 vs Lakers this season, including the 30 point blowout in our first game against them and that was with a healthy TMac (not the gimpy TMac that came later in the season)
- Phil Jackson holds the record for the most NBA championships won by a coach (he's tied with Red Auerbach)
- We are playing against either the second best or best player in the NBA
- Gasol + Bynum > Pryzbilla + Aldridge ... it's not even a contest, LOL
- With Kobe, Gasol, and Bynum to guard, who is gonna guard Odom?
- Lakers just know how to get it done in the playoffs

Our best chance is if we can shut down Kobe and our team plays at a consistently high level the entire series. Our performance in games 2,3,4, and 5 were less than spectacular and we almost lost games 3 and 4 at home.

Realistically, Lakers in 6.

If I could dream though, Rockets in 7 :D


Rockets in 4


assuming bynum's range doesn't extend out to 15ft, our defense should be decent as long as he's on the floor and yao can cheat off him to help on gasol/kobe like he did in the last series to help on roy/lma.

when they go 'small' with odom at pf and gasol at C like they did increasingly against the jazz, we're gonna have trouble.

one thing is that both brooks and lowry have the speed to beat old man fish clean off the dribble. what they do once they've beaten him is gonna be key for us. if they can draw some fouls on the laker big men the extra pressure could be a significant factor considering our ideal offense works inside out.

lakers sweep: annoyed
lakers in 5: disappointing
lakers in 6: expected
anything better: lots of jumping up and down and yelling at the television

Yep, they need game 1 more than the Lakers

Good luck trying to beat the Lakeshow. Kobe and company didn't even break a sweat against the Jazz, what makes you think Houston can do any different. During the regular season the Rockets stood no chance against the Lakers even, without Bynum. I know this isnt the regular season but the Lakers are on a mission. No doubt Houston has parts that can make it difficult for the Lakers perimeter players. However, Houston's small PF are no match for Gasol and Odom. Yao wont be able to camp out in the paint since both Bynum and Gasol can face the basket, this will give Kobe some room to drive and kick. Houston you have a problem!



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Posted May 02, 2009 - 12:03 PM

did I just see Rockets in 4?
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Posted May 02, 2009 - 12:06 PM

Rockets Fan's Simple Blueprint to Beat the Lakers

Let Kobe get his points and just shut down the rest of the Lakers supporting cast.

Yee, I know this sounds a whole lot easier than it actually is to execute, but IMO this is the only way we are going to beat the Lakers. They are too talented all over the court, but if we can really concentrate on shutting down their Role players (especially Odom) I think Kobe will try and take it upon himself to beat us, which is going to be our best chance.

We are 0-4 this season against LA but last year we went 2-2 (i think.. correct me if I'm wrong here cause I havent checked) and we did it by letting Kobe get his points and taking his team mates out of the game. The Celtics did it effectively in the Finals last year as well and Kobe shot his team out of the series.

As a side note, I hope to see Battier on Kobe (just because hes a bit quicker laterally.) Hopefully Jackson Plays a fair bit of Bynum so that Scola can guard Pau and Artest on Odom.

Just my opinion. Regardless, I'm freakin excited for this next series. I honestly believe we can stretch these Lakers to the end. Let our D do the talking, let Kobe get his shots and just deny/shutdown the rest of the Lakers team.

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Lakers are different animal than the Blazers. It will be really tough. Objective #1 steal a game in LA and get one of their starters suspended or injured.
It's not only stopping Kobe. They've got too many weapons, and their D is no too shabby either.Don't your hopes too high, folks.


We need to stop Pau and Odom well and if possible give Kobe some poor shooting (though I doubt we could).


Hopefully Kobe will go out on Monday and try to put 40 on Artest and effectively play into our hands with not letting the others players go off.


I just called my brother in L.A., who said he's sending the Rockets a christmas basket for beating Portland. LA was scared to death of playing Portland.

Defense Keys to beating LA
* Make Kobe play D, Shane can't allow him to stand around on defense and must run him through screens etc..
* I agree let Kobe get his. However, we need to make him work for every shot (jumpers). Most dangerous letting him drive to the bucket. Don't let him play faciliator and then turn it up.
* Double Kobe ate in the game and make others shoot when the presssure's on
* Must shut down Gasol. He shoots jumpers over Yao and posts up Scolandry allday with the left and right hand.
* Not worried about Odom, I thing he's going to come off the bench against Landry
* Yao must protect the rim against drives
* Chuck can play in this game.




This is ridiculous. Why does everyone talk about how great the Lakers are and how many weapons they have. Let's not forget that the Rockets are great and have many weapons, too. The only difference is that they have Kobe. I think Landry and Scola are on a par with Gasol and Odom. I think that Aaron and Lowry are more talented than Fisher and Farmar. I think that Ariza doesn't have anything on Battier. I think Wafer will crush Vujacic and Barry will outsmart Walton. I think Yao will dominate Bynum. The only question is whether Artest and Battier can neutralize Kobe. Somehow, the Celtics manhandled the Lakers last year, and we should be able to borrow from the Celtics' playbook this year. Rockets in 6.


what he does against us is he tries to get everyone involved in the first half, saving his energy for crunch time.

We can't let him do that. Let him beat us, not the role players. If we make him try and do all the work, he'll tire out. he won't have the legs to rise up for three pointers 5 feet beyond the arc, which he has done on multiple occasions against us late in the 4th.

If we let him use energy and score in the first three quarters, he won't be able carry them in the 4th. then in the 4th, we can double him and make him pass.

ONe thing shane needs to do is make him work. I don't know if shane has the strength, but he should post up on kobe and make him expend energy on the defensive end. that's why he's got all that energy in the 4th against us. He guarding a stationary three point shooter all night long. If he guards ron, post ron up. he can't take him down on the box.

Honestly I don't expect us to win the series, but I think we have a chance


First off, you don't need to double Kobe. He's turning into more of a perimeter and mid-range oriented player that noticeably does not drive or take shots inside 10-feet of the basket as much as he used to. Play him one-on-one and do your best to match his minutes with Artest and Battier's in order to negate any advantages the Lakers will try to get on a screen-and-switch. The Lakers like to run their high screens so having a second quality defender like Artest capable of checking Kobe is absolutely essential in case Battier is forced to switch.

Second, I like our chances better with more Bynum and less Odom. When Odom is "on" the Lakers are nearly unbeatable with his scoring/rebounding punch off the bench. With Bynum back and starting Odom's minutes have decreased somewhat. Nothing against Bynum either. He's a decent player but he's simply no match for Yao. In addition to decreasing Odom's minutes, having Bynum back means Gasol, who either has outplayed or canceled Yao out this season, slides back to the four and thereby becomes Scola/Landry/Hayes' problem. Having Deke would be crucial in this series given their tremendous size advantage but that obviously was not meant to be.

Third, Artest has a tendency to try to do too much whenever challenged by a trash talker or premier defender. We've seen it happen plenty of times and he's definitely been in one or two trash talking matches with Kobe, who essentially dared him to take over the game. A "dare" that usually results in plenty of bad shots, turnovers and head-scratching plays. We need Artest playing exactly like he played in game one against Portland: letting the PG's handle the rock, moving without the ball and flashing to the 3-pt line for spot-up's. Artest playing with his head screwed on for 48 minutes is absolutely essential.

Fourth, [and this goes along with what I was saying earlier about NOT doubling Kobe] you can't let their role players kill you. The best way to present an opportunity for them to do so is not respect their shooting. Fisher, Vujacic, Walton, Brown, Farmar and all those guys are absolutely lethal if you leave them open. We have enough problems with Kobe/Gasol/Odom to factor in a Trevor Ariza-type killing us. Easier said than done, I realize that, just saying don't double or play with your head down thus enabling one of those guys to cut, move or find an open spot. We've has issues in the past with athletic wings like the Ronnie Brewer types killing us on cuts and going backdoor. That's precisely the way Ariza plays.

Fifth, use the JVG "feed the big man til he can't eat anymore" philosophy with Yao. Yao [obviously] needs to be the guy to carry us and the one player the Lakers SHOULD have no answer for. I really think things might be a little different now with Yao no longer having to guard Gasol. That's a huge plus for us. Feed Yao and get the Lakers to start thinking. They'll start doubling, in which case we absolutely HAVE to have our shooters punish them. This is the type of series the stars all have to essentially align if we're going to seriously contend with this team. We can't afford any Luther-Head-esque performances from the field. We won't even come close to beating this team, if that's the case.

We can hang with this team. Don't be fooled by the 0-4 record. The Lakers are not "4-0" better than us.


The key is to play physical.

The only way they can win is if they play like the Celtics did against them in Finals.

That is why i think we have somewhat of a chance. I think the Rockets are one of the more physical teams in league. They were desperate for Bynum to have some force down low but he cannot push Yao around. Scola has to play tough and not flop around.



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Posted May 02, 2009 - 12:08 PM

I don't see why the Lakers wouldn't front Yao like the Blazers did. The only difference might be that Phil picks and chooses when he does it in key spots of the game to throw off the rhythm of the offense. The difference between the Lakers team that beat everyone this year and the one that was destroyed by the Celtics last year was that last year LA tried to "flip the switch" of when they would bring defensive intensity while Boston was focused all series.

...I think the Rockets best chance to the series is to disrupt Odom and Gasol by limiting their easy buckets(specifically off of offensive boards). Both players have histories of folding in big moments and Odom specifically is prone to long slumps. If Houston can put a body on Odom consistently and make him work hard for every shot, I think they can frustrate him and he's one of those guys who's effort correlates directly to how involved he feels. When he has bad shooting nights, his effort tends to wane and LA NEEDS him on the offensive glass. When he is cleaning up boards, that's when the Lakers are at their best. If Houston limits the easy buckets, I think you'll see his long range shooting will also dip too. He's just one of those streaky type of guys.

Gasol is more of a gamer, but he seems to be more aggressive offensively when he has a few easy ones to put him in the flow of the game. His length and mobility at the 4 is a huge issue for us. Scola & Landry will need to play some of the best basketball of their lives to try and stick with Gasol but I don't think it's impossible - it's just going to take even more effort. I think we have a shot given how Scola upped his game against Aldridge.

...Brooks is also going to have to up his game - specifically on the defensive end where Fisher's veteran smarts have allowed him to kill Brooks in the 4th quarters of our games with them. I would also like to see Brooks and Wafer to be smarter with the ball and not turn it over as much going to the paint as we will need to play near flawless ball to beat the Lakers.

....one other key to the series is Houston needs to attack early and often to get the Lakers in foul trouble. Everyone is going to have to take it upon themselves to get in the paint at least a few times each quarter - even if they kick out when they get there. If the Rockets can get some of their players in foul trouble, it will mess with the Lakers' rotation which is one of their strengths. Don't give Jackson the luxury of dictating the style of play through his deep bench. Force the issue although I realize that's a tall order since the Lakers will get ALL the calls at home.

I don't think the Rockets will do it, but I do think they have a chance and I'm just hoping if they don't win the series, they at least make it very tough on the Lakers.


Aaron Brooks is absolutely a key. So is Von Wafer. The reason is because the Lakers averaged 108 ppg in the regular season. Blazers averaged 95. We're going from the lowest scoring playoff team in the west to the highest. We're not going to win games against the Lakers unless our defense plays great and holds them to around 100 and our offense steps up and scores around 100 points and to do that, we have to get extra points in addition to Yao, Arest, and Scola scoring. Brooks and Wafer are the two other people that are really capable of going off offensively.

That being said, we have to do our best to try and slow down the game and control the tempo. The chances of us winning a game where the Lakers score 105+ points are really slim. The only game Utah won in the first round against the Lakers was when they held them to 86 points and beat them by two. In the four Laker wins, they scored 113, 119, 108, and 107.


This BBS is full of a bunch of doubters. Too many years of futility are breeding insecurity among core fans. To claim that "knowledgeable basketball fans" clearly favor the Lakers in this series is to completely ignore what's out there.

Among ESPN's "Expert Picks", four of six guys have this series going 7 games, and one of them has the Rockets pulling it out. No one else has it going fewer than 6 games. If the disparity in talent were so obvious as you propose, then at least a few of those guys would be calling for a sweep or 5 game series. There are others like Cowherd and Simmons who have talked regularly about how the Rockets are the biggest threat to the Lakers in the playoffs, too. But then again, it is ESPN, so I suppose you could argue they are not "knowledgeable" about basketball.

But looking at the underlying argument, let's compare the rosters:

1. Yao >>> Bynum (Obvious. Yao is bigger and more dominant. Bynum is also coming back from an injury.)

2. Scola < Gasol (They are their respective countries' best post players. Scola had a coming out party in the first round. We don't use him enough, which is something I've felt during his time with the Rockets. Don't forget that he propelled Argentina to the World Basketball Championship and was MVP of the tournament when Ginobili sat out. Gasol may have an edge, but it's only a slight edge.)

3. Battier >> Ariza (Battier has a much higher basketball IQ and is a more effective player. They both play defense and hit 3 pointers, but I'll take Battier by a long shot over Ariza.)

4. Artest <<< Kobe (Not worth discussing at length. The Black Mamba is the best player in the league. But we have Battier and Artest to contain him.)

5. Brooks < Fisher (Derek Fisher is more experienced, which is the biggest liability for Brooks, who is still settling into his role as the starter. But Brooks has more talent by far.)

6. Houston Bench > Lakers Bench (I'll take Wafer, Landry and Lowry over Vujacic, Odom and Walton.)

7. Adelman < Jackson (Big Chief Triangle has control of his team and they do what he wants them to. Adelman struggles to control Artest, and Brooks doesn't always follow the game plan.)

So it's a coin toss in my view (and supported by the ESPN experts). Rockets in 6.


sort of a replica of how the celtics guarded him last year. give him the long range shots, keep him infront of you at ALL times (RON, SHANE). Play SAFE defense on him, dont reach after unnecessary steals and allow him penetration just give him long jumpers, hes not reggie miller or ray allen so if he beats us shooting deep shots all game we'll take it because he wont make them all. Late in quarters is when we can get physical with him and up in his face as little bit when hes a little drained offensively.

our role players need only stay stride for stride with their man and keep a hand in their face ALWAYS because they can shoot and the transition game is the key to their runs.

the x-factors will be trevor ariza and lamar oden, keeping them is check will be key for rockets victory, im confident in our pgs ability to keep fisher and farmar in check, they are the least of our worrys because neither of them can win a series for LA.

between scola, landry, and hayes i think we can contain pau gasols scoring and its up to yao and a little help defense to keep bynum from getting those easy points in the paint which is basically his whole game.

if we focus on our defense we can take LA completely out of there game, keep kobe out of the lane which limits LAs offensive production dramatically seeing as he creates a huge amount of their scoring opportunities. let the other players try and win the series (which they most likely cnt) or let kobve shoot them out of it (which he has done before)


If we're just going to let Kobe beat us, why even bother playing Artest and Battier? Just put Wafer and Barry in the game and let them do their thing.

This might sound crazy, but I think the way to beat the Lakers is to play them exactly how we have all season. If you look at the last 3 games (the first one doesn't count because it was a radically different lineup) they were all pretty close and Houston even built sizable leads at certain points, but LA was able to pull away in the 4th. Houston's problem was execution. Too many bad shots and turnovers. If we do a better job of playing our game and not making those mistakes, I think that can be the difference. Pound the ball into Yao, space Scola for the open mid-range jump shots and give him a few post ups, let Artest barrel his way to the basket, have Battier spot up for open corner 3's, and let Brooks use his superior quickness to break down the Laker defense. Don't forget that Landry and Wafer both have come up big against the Lakers. Wafer will especially have something to prove since the Lakers cut him before. If we do all those things on offense, I have faith that our defensive tactics from before will be good enough to keep our head above water.




I'm giddy as hell about the CLUTCH asswhipping our hometown heroes put on Portland. I've got HUGE hopes for pushing the Lakers hard and taking them down. I'm listening to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" as I type this. It's an oldie, but I think of it when I think of the CLUTCH performances of our teams (the Rockets last night, Jeff Kent's and Chris Burke's homers...)

So, before I post the substance of my post, here are the key lyrics that come to mind:

Look, if you had one shot, one opportunity
To seize everything you ever wanted, one moment
Would you capture it or just let it slip ....

You better lose yourself in the music, the moment
You own it, you better never let it go
You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow
This opportunity comes once in a lifetime . . .

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Now, for my post. Every key factor I can think of brings me back to coaching decisions. Here are the keys as I see them.

1. Does Phil start Bynum or Odom? Personally, I would much rather see Bynum start and get lots of minutes at Odom's expense. Yao can and must school Bynum, and would not have to guard Gasol.

2. Does Phil front Yao with Bynum or Gasol? This is a question of hubris. I think everyone in the damn Lakers organization think this is going to be a cakewalk, and they'll play Yao straight up, figuring they beat us 4-0 in the regular season in this fashion. No arguing scoreboard, they did beat us, but it would be a big mistake if Phil didn't front Yao.

Yao has grown up in this series. If they play behind him, he is going to drop 30/12 on them. i guarantee it. Yao senses the moment and will deliver. This is going to be Yao's signature series. Yao will summon the spirit of Dream v. Robinson, and take his game to another level.

3. Brooks must attack Derek Fisher. He has to use his speed to score. Fisher and Gasol/Bynum can be exposed in the PNR situation. We need enough good games from Brooks to win. Adelman should call Brooks number early in each game.

4. Artest must RISE!!! The performance he gave in Game 6 must be repeated at least twice. He cannot get into a duel with Kobe and forget his teammates. If he does, Adelman must limit his minutes. The series might swing on Artests play alone.

5. How do we address the scoring droughts that hit? Adelman must call on the Hands of Fire!! He must summon the journeyman that has arisen from the D league. He must call upon the BroHawk, who draws from the spirit of Mario Elie and is destined to answer the call. BroHawk isolated at the top of the key. Brohawk on a curl, penetrate and drive. Brohawk in PNR with Yao. SUMMON VON WAFER!!!!

6. Scola the Rock. Gasol v. Scola is going to be a huge matchup. Based on the regular season, it would seem that this favor's Scola. However, Scola has taken his game to another level. He was flat out Clutch and Brilliant in the Portland series, and easily our team MVP. Adelman cannot forget to rely on Scola and get him going, particularly if the Lakers front Yao in the 2nd half of games.

So, let the chess match begin. My prediction - Yao will rise! The Hands of Fire will burn! Artest will protect this House! Rockets in 6!



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Posted May 02, 2009 - 12:09 PM

Hopefully Kobe will go out on Monday and try to put 40 on Artest and effectively play into our hands with not letting the others players go off.


I think Kobe is smarter than that..
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Posted May 02, 2009 - 12:11 PM

If we have any chance to beat the Lakers in Staples center, it's this game.


We have the talent and depth to hang with LA, but like Baller said, it's going to come down to how well we defend Kobe. If Ron and Shane can contain him (I'd love to see Shane make Kobe shoot a FG% similar to when we won our 22nd game in a row), then we have a very real shot at winning the series. We're clearly the underdogs, but I think we're best equipped of the remaining WC teams to take it to LA. I just hope our squad doesn't get complacent with advancing outta the 1st round because they now have their hands full with these Lakers.


Realistically, Lakers in 6.

If I could dream though, Rockets in 7


i'm just trying to be realistic here
we have the talent to hang with them for the first 3 quarters
the problem been the 4th quarter
both Artest and Brooks needs to bring their A game for us to have a chance
both been real inconsistent


I think I'm more concerned with Odom than Kobe(BLASHPHEMY!). I guess we will put Artest on Odom and let Battier defend Kobe? To me that's the big mismatch we have to worry about. We know Kobe is going to destroy us(most likely). How do we deal with Odom!

And I don't worry about them being complacent, most of these guys weren't involved with all of the Rockets' failures besides Yao and Battier(and I am never worried about them showing up ready to play). I'm quite confident they will be ready to go and will play hard.

I think we can at least push them to 6 games, but anything more is probably not very realistic. Then again, that's why you play the games!


ariza > outlaw
‎‎odom ~= aldridge
fisher/farmar/vujacic > blake/sergio
kobe > roy
gasol > pryz
bynum > oden
walton < fernandez

...and the blazers were a decent match for us

...
Prior to this I'd been pretty optimistic about this series, but suddenly i don't feel so good.


Only way we win is if Kobe becomes the Kobe of old....hogging the ball and taking all of their shots. It's been proven when kobe hogs the ball, the lakers are an average team.

assuming bynum's range doesn't extend out to 15ft, our defense should be decent as long as he's on the floor and yao can cheat off him to help on gasol/kobe like he did in the last series to help on roy/lma.

when they go 'small' with odom at pf and gasol at C like they did increasingly against the jazz, we're gonna have trouble.

one thing is that both brooks and lowry have the speed to beat old man fish clean off the dribble. what they do once they've beaten him is gonna be key for us. if they can draw some fouls on the laker big men the extra pressure could be a significant factor considering our ideal offense works inside out.

lakers sweep: annoyed
lakers in 5: disappointing
lakers in 6: expected
anything better: lots of jumping up and down and yelling at the television



#113 LALakersFan4Life

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Posted May 02, 2009 - 12:13 PM

I will give Rockets their props they will win a game against the Lakers. 4-1 Lakers will win!!!


Lakers fans.

They think they have a right to be all those things. Just because the team had the most wins in the conference and rolled over everyone by at least 11 games. Just because of a history of 14 championships, Jerry West, Magic Johnson, Kareem and Kobe Bryant. Just because of Jack Nicholson and other stars of other industries. Just because they're the only team that doesn't have to wear white at home. Just because they get the highest TV ratings, sell the most jerseys and is the most profitable. Just because it's the last team to go back to back to back. Just because of Phil Jackson and Kobe Bryant.

Just because all that, they think they're all that.

Huh.

Bastards.


At least we've done something in playoffs the last 12 years :
3 titles , 2 NBA Finals, and you???
you past 1 round in 12 years and you think you can beat anybody,it's sad how much rockets fans are ignorants about basketball.



#114 king_kobe

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Posted May 02, 2009 - 12:32 PM

LOL Rockets fans are getting too cocky cuz it was first time getting out of the 1st round in 12 years. LIke really.

Lakers sweep!!! OR in 5 games. Thats it. No game 6 or even 7. Period.

Kobe is gonna murder anyone. Artest has noting on kobe. he knows it. And we all know this. Shane? Who?
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#115 AnnoyingCustomer

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Posted May 02, 2009 - 02:27 PM

LOL at the dude who said Gasol only has a SLIGHT edge over Scola....

Gasol: 18.9ppg, 9.6rpg, 3.5apg
Scola: 12.7ppg, 8.8rpg, 1.5apg

Whatever you say Rockets fan...

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#116 L.A.K.E.R

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Posted May 02, 2009 - 02:46 PM

Slight edge over Scola? That fan is crazy. Gasol has a legitimate shot at making the All-NBA First Team this season, Scola is just a decent roleplayer. He's going to eat Scola alive in this series, total domination.

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Posted May 02, 2009 - 03:44 PM

I think Kobe is smarter than that..

Right, that could work...

Ask any Toronto fan.
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#118 Cooleo

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Posted May 02, 2009 - 04:41 PM

Last year i posted a quote from a Jazz fan on the KB24 forums and I ended up getting banned. Apparently their site told the moderators on KB24 to ban me.

#119 Junayd

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Posted May 02, 2009 - 06:16 PM

REMEMBER:
Rick Adelman has had his fair share of encounters with the triangle in the playoffs.

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#120 Angela1986

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Posted May 02, 2009 - 06:31 PM

REMEMBER:
Rick Adelman has had his fair share of encounters with the triangle in the playoffs.

Good point. Yet he has yet to have playoff success against it :lol:




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