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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #45 on: January 27, 2013, 07:02:40 PM »
We have a decent chance to win the East...

So they have a decent chance to beat Miami and Chicago with D. Rose back? Please explain how.

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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #46 on: January 27, 2013, 07:03:45 PM »
No, I don't think so.  I still want to see the team go down fighting, though.

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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #47 on: January 27, 2013, 07:08:17 PM »
Before the season, we talked about how deep we were and that one injury couldn't stop us. Even with Rondo down, we have a strong lineup and can still beat elite teams, including every team in the Eastern Conference except MAYBE the Knicks/Heat... who are also coincidentally teams we beat without Rondo, already this season.
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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #48 on: January 27, 2013, 07:10:51 PM »
Before the season, we talked about how deep we were and that one injury couldn't stop us. Even with Rondo down, we have a strong lineup and can still beat elite teams, including every team in the Eastern Conference except MAYBE the Knicks/Heat... who are also coincidentally teams we beat without Rondo, already this season.

That was before all the guys we got started underforming

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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #49 on: January 27, 2013, 07:17:50 PM »
Lol, KG could go down tomorrow and some of you would still be screaming we have a shot still.

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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #50 on: January 27, 2013, 07:38:35 PM »
No, I don't think so.  I still want to see the team go down fighting, though.

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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #51 on: January 27, 2013, 07:39:45 PM »
Lol, KG could go down tomorrow and some of you would still be screaming we have a shot still.

we are guard heavy and we have guards who are underperforming/underutilized. a guard going down is different than the only 'center' and tall guy we have.

If KG goes down yes...wrap em up. we can AT LEAST compete.

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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #52 on: January 27, 2013, 07:41:49 PM »
Before the season, we talked about how deep we were and that one injury couldn't stop us. Even with Rondo down, we have a strong lineup and can still beat elite teams, including every team in the Eastern Conference except MAYBE the Knicks/Heat... who are also coincidentally teams we beat without Rondo, already this season.

They have not beaten Chicago this season and Chicago has not had D. Rose.

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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #53 on: January 27, 2013, 07:47:46 PM »
We'll be ok in the regular season without Rondo, but in the playoffs, I dont think so. Playoff Rondo is arguably a top 5 player.

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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #54 on: January 27, 2013, 07:49:37 PM »
Before the season, we talked about how deep we were and that one injury couldn't stop us. Even with Rondo down, we have a strong lineup and can still beat elite teams, including every team in the Eastern Conference except MAYBE the Knicks/Heat... who are also coincidentally teams we beat without Rondo, already this season.

They have not beaten Chicago this season and Chicago has not had D. Rose.

First one: http://www.nba.com/games/20121112/BOSCHI/gameinfo.html

Second one: big deal, Bradley can slow down Rose... we're very guard-heavy
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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #55 on: January 27, 2013, 07:51:06 PM »
Before the season, we talked about how deep we were and that one injury couldn't stop us. Even with Rondo down, we have a strong lineup and can still beat elite teams, including every team in the Eastern Conference except MAYBE the Knicks/Heat... who are also coincidentally teams we beat without Rondo, already this season.

They have not beaten Chicago this season and Chicago has not had D. Rose.

we did win one gam...reg season series is 1-1
and the one we did lose...well...i think if it was replayed, things would be different.

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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #56 on: January 27, 2013, 07:53:02 PM »
Before the season, we talked about how deep we were and that one injury couldn't stop us. Even with Rondo down, we have a strong lineup and can still beat elite teams, including every team in the Eastern Conference except MAYBE the Knicks/Heat... who are also coincidentally teams we beat without Rondo, already this season.

They have not beaten Chicago this season and Chicago has not had D. Rose.

we did win one gam...reg season series is 1-1
and the one we did lose...well...i think if it was replayed, things would be different.

We certainly have the talent to beat every team in the East.
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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #57 on: January 27, 2013, 08:11:54 PM »
Before the season, we talked about how deep we were and that one injury couldn't stop us. Even with Rondo down, we have a strong lineup and can still beat elite teams, including every team in the Eastern Conference except MAYBE the Knicks/Heat... who are also coincidentally teams we beat without Rondo, already this season.

They have not beaten Chicago this season and Chicago has not had D. Rose.

we did win one gam...reg season series is 1-1
and the one we did lose...well...i think if it was replayed, things would be different.

We certainly have the talent to beat every team in the East.

TP for you on catching the win over the Bulls.

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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #58 on: January 27, 2013, 08:18:34 PM »
No, I don't think so.  I still want to see the team go down fighting, though.

I feel exactly the same way.  I don't give us much of a shot at all...but I want to see them even in the underdog role.

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Re: Are we still CHAMPIONSHIP contenders?
« Reply #59 on: January 27, 2013, 08:20:50 PM »
I'm pretty sure we just beat the defending champs + their ref teammates.

But wait. I thought the regular season didn't matter. I guess today's game is different though because the Celtics won.
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