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#1 leor_77

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Posted December 29, 2008 - 06:07 PM

What do you think? As for myself, I really have much more experience in seeing how Boston matches up with us because we've played them many more times. I'll have to see how we do, though, in a hostile Celtics environment. How do you think this Cleveland team matches up with us, as far as individual player match ups (and who dominates them), and how the team in general matches up with us.

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Posted December 29, 2008 - 06:09 PM

clevelend, they are on a role. zero home loses. lebron is crazy. nuff said

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Posted December 29, 2008 - 06:10 PM

Before the season started I picked the Lakers vs. Cavs in the finals. I'm sticking with my prediction. The Cavs got a lot better this season and the Celtics don't really have a bench with Posey and Brown gone. LeBron is also the MVP right now.

Celtics vs. Cavs - Cavs in 7

Lakers vs. Cavs - Lakers in 6

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Posted December 29, 2008 - 06:52 PM

Before the season started I picked the Lakers vs. Cavs in the finals. I'm sticking with my prediction. The Cavs got a lot better this season and the Celtics don't really have a bench with Posey and Brown gone. LeBron is also the MVP right now.

Celtics vs. Cavs - Cavs in 7

Lakers vs. Cavs - Lakers in 6


i dont get how you expect the cavs to beat celtics in 7, then we beat cavs when we couldn't even beat the celtics in 7 and the cavs match up better against us...
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Posted December 29, 2008 - 06:55 PM

The Cavs, we'll porbably see them in the Finals.

LeBron is the best in the league, but the Lakers will win in 7.

Our weakpoint is that West+Williams>>Walton+Fisher.

Our bench is better, although the Cavs bench is good.

Bynum and Wallace are about the same, Bynum is better on O and Wallace on D

Gasol is better post player, Z better shooter

LeBron and Kobe are arguably the best in the league..

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Posted December 29, 2008 - 06:58 PM

Before the season started I picked the Lakers vs. Cavs in the finals. I'm sticking with my prediction. The Cavs got a lot better this season and the Celtics don't really have a bench with Posey and Brown gone. LeBron is also the MVP right now.

Celtics vs. Cavs - Cavs in 7

Lakers vs. Cavs - Lakers in 6

great minds think alike, i also said cavs vs lakers. because i know the nba wants the kobe vs lebron ratings.

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Posted December 29, 2008 - 07:02 PM

Boston - they're still the defending champs

I'm not sold on the Cavs yet.

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Posted December 29, 2008 - 07:50 PM

Boston - they're still the defending champs

I'm not sold on the Cavs yet.



I agree with MDI
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Posted December 29, 2008 - 08:08 PM

Cavs..

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Posted December 29, 2008 - 08:29 PM

our first round opponent

you know we need to get to the finals first
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Posted December 29, 2008 - 08:53 PM

I'm not yet sold on the Cavs...
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Posted December 29, 2008 - 08:56 PM

I'm not yet sold on the Cavs...



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Posted December 29, 2008 - 09:02 PM

I'm sticking with it and it's gonna be one more heavyweight fight between Lakers vs Celtics

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Posted December 30, 2008 - 01:16 AM

I'm sticking with it and it's gonna be one more heavyweight fight between Lakers vs Celtics

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Posted December 30, 2008 - 06:16 AM

I'm not yet sold on the Cavs...


I agree.

I still don't think they are as good all-round as the Celtics. I don't see them as a very good "playoff" based team right now. The playoffs are a different game, and I'm not sure that the Cavs will cope with that type of basketball.
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Posted December 30, 2008 - 06:44 AM

Boston

-Best record in the NBA (and they will end with the best record)
-Reigning champs.
-One of the best D in NBA history.
-Invincible at home.

Arguably the greatest franchise ever


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Posted December 30, 2008 - 07:19 AM

Biggest thread to beating us is Utah Jazz. They play Lakers on Friday.

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Posted December 30, 2008 - 09:39 AM

Look, it's such a long season. The Cavs took the Chowds to 7 games last year when the Big Three were a year younger and the team was deeper. Of course, Rondo and Perkins have improved immensely and this group of players has the benefit of knowing how to win it all. That being said, the Cavs have improved their personnel and the players they got in that deal last year have been with the team since training camp. While Rondo and Perkins may have improved, that doesn't match the maturity of LeBron James as the most dominant player in the league. Also, don't forget that the Cavs have been to the Finals before. Cavs in 6 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

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Posted December 30, 2008 - 01:19 PM

i havent watched too many cavs games this season...i will have to reserve judgement until we play them
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Posted December 30, 2008 - 01:52 PM

Lakers match up better with Boston.

Cavs have more firepower off the bench.


I dare Eddie House, Tony Allen, Leon Powe and Big Baby to beat us again....




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