2017-2018 NBA discussion thread

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  1. Yisman

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    So LeBron traded two first overalls for Love several years ago. Now it seems he and Love can't get along.

    LeBron searching for a scapegoat for Cleveland's struggles (worst defensive team in the NBA, and they've been overall worse with LeBron on the court as opposed to with him on the bench, which is the first time this has occurred).
     
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  2. GordonGecko

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    it's pretty clear Kyrie is a much bigger star than LeKing gave him credit for
     
  3. Yisman

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    The Clippers and Pistons have agreed on a deal to trade Blake Griffin for Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley, Boban Marjanovic, a first-round and a second-round draft pick, league sources tell ESPN.
     
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    holy shit, Doc Rivers actually won
     
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    And this helps the Pistons how?
     
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    What the Clippers get for Avery Bradley may be the most interesting part of the trade.
     
  7. Yisman

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    Love out two months with a fractured hand.
     
  8. JetBlue

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    And nobody is happier than Love to get a break from that circus.
     
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    That’s one way to get a lottery pick and expedite the rebuild.
     
  11. BrowningNagle

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    they are also trading Hernangomez today
     
  12. GordonGecko

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    Porzingis is IMO a bust. Not because he lacks talent, height, or mobility, but because he can't stay healthy and he can't motivate himself through an entire 82 game NBA season. It's like he plays 20 games then loses all his energy
     
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    He's 22 years old, give him a break. And he's put up with a lot of bullshit since he's been here.
     
  14. Sam Hammer

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    It seems he's also still a bit immature. Blowing a final play in a game by waving to somebody in the crowd is inexcusable (it sure looked like it in the video, but can't tell 100% if that's what happened). Then there's playing for Latvia in the off season, when he still has yet to finish a single season healthy. He's just never seemed like he really wants to be here or gave the team his full attention. Maybe NYC is too much of a distraction for him.

    I'm not trying to be down on the kid, but he seems like another Bargnani thus far. Plays very good when healthy but can't stay healthy and seems to lack focus at times.
     
  15. BrowningNagle

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    LeBron was incredible last night. Swatting the hell outta Butler in a tie game with 1 sec left and then burying the fade away to win it right afterwards
     
  16. BrowningNagle

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    Wow, the Cavs must've recognized their roster was flawed. They are making moves left and right. Biggest one- IT off to LA Lakers.

    Ironically, Woj on ESPN says that this trade might actually help the Lakers sign LeBron after the season since they are only getting expiring contracts in this deal. So the Cavs set up their competition in free agency? ouch
     
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  17. FJF

    FJF 2018 MVP Joe Namath Award Winner

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    I think the cavs are done with Lebron.
    Gilbert might let him walk without an offer
     
  18. GordonGecko

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    I'm sure Gilbert tried repeatedly to get a commitment from LeBron one way or another. Anything short of "I'm coming back" and GIlbert had no choice but to look forward
     
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  19. BrowningNagle

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    Idk about that. Last time they burnt their LeBron jerseys. If what you are suggesting happened they would burn down Gilbert's house
     
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  20. FJF

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    It’s been a lot of ledrama and not many wins. I think at this point everyone has accepted that it’s over. Like gg said, Gilbert probably has tried to get a commitment, he will say look I tried lebron wants to leave. I mean it’s not like Gilbert hasn’t given him everything he asks for.
     

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