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Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #15 on: October 25, 2016, 10:08:12 PM »

Offline tazzmaniac

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Who's going to be some League Pass teams to watch this year?

Minny should be a pretty fun one to watch, and of course we'll all be watching the Nets pretty much every night. OKC and Westbrook should be another good one.

Who else should I keep on my radar?

Speaking of league pass, can anyone share their experience with it?

I was thinking about getting it but I've heard nothing but horrible things regarding it.
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Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #16 on: October 25, 2016, 10:11:37 PM »

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thoughts on the Pacers? a lot of the projections and experts aren't that high on them, i think they can challenge for the 2 seed
As a minimum, I expect them to be in contention for the third seed together with Atlanta.

Yeah, I think they're a top 4 team in the East if healthy.
agreed.  health is the key, I could see them as the 2 seed if they pull it together

Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #17 on: October 25, 2016, 10:14:31 PM »

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thoughts on the Pacers? a lot of the projections and experts aren't that high on them, i think they can challenge for the 2 seed
Overrated, IMO.  Paul George is great, Jeff Teague is pretty good, but Al Jefferson is a throwback center and might not even start.  I like Myles Turner.  Still don't think they are as good as ATL, TOR or BOS.  I put them at 5th seed in the East.

Same. I see them as a 5-10 seed.
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Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #18 on: October 25, 2016, 10:27:30 PM »

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Hayward and Favors out, and Utah still looks quite solid.

Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #19 on: October 25, 2016, 10:31:19 PM »

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Decent challenge for the warriors right out of the gate.  Let's see if the spurs can keep the blowout under 30. 

Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #20 on: October 25, 2016, 10:32:54 PM »

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Seems like t he start of NBA games are more punctual

Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #21 on: October 25, 2016, 10:36:08 PM »

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Spurs twin towers defy "newschool NBA"

Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #22 on: October 25, 2016, 10:36:58 PM »

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Warriors' defense is clearly not the same with Zaza as Bogut.
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Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #23 on: October 25, 2016, 10:38:34 PM »

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I love Shelvin Mack.  Really was hoping we could trade James Young and a second for him.

Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #24 on: October 25, 2016, 10:39:22 PM »

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That preview for Logan looks pretty sweet! It helps that it largely focuses on Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart, who are two of my favorite actors.
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Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #25 on: October 25, 2016, 10:41:29 PM »

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Warriors' defense is clearly not the same with Zaza as Bogut.
its been like 2 minutes.  Also, didn't the spurs win 67 games last year ?  Aldridge and now Pau are a ton to handle.  There's almost enough talent on the spurs to lose by less than 30.

Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #26 on: October 25, 2016, 10:42:18 PM »

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Seems like Kawhi is a bit hesitant or uncomfortable out there as the primary guy.
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Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #27 on: October 25, 2016, 10:43:38 PM »

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Durant's efficiency is going to be sooooo much better with teammates that aren't chuckers like Westbrook

Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #28 on: October 25, 2016, 10:44:31 PM »

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Warriors' defense is clearly not the same with Zaza as Bogut.
its been like 2 minutes.  Also, didn't the spurs win 67 games last year ?  Aldridge and now Pau are a ton to handle.  There's almost enough talent on the spurs to lose by less than 30.

It wasn't the same all through preseason either.
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Re: NBA Season 2016-2017
« Reply #29 on: October 25, 2016, 10:47:02 PM »

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Is Danny Green hurt or something forcing Anderson to start? That seems like a weird replacement for him. Terrible role for him to be in.
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