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Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #45 on: April 25, 2018, 03:49:52 PM »

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Good grief.

Win games 1-2, someone posts a poll asking about our chances vs. PHI, then we proceed to lose two straight @MIL.

Then we win Game 5, and this gets posted right before Game 6 @MIL...  >:(
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Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #46 on: April 25, 2018, 04:31:49 PM »

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Celts have to play much better basketball. There is no magic bullet. We likely can't handle many off nights from Brown, Tatum, and Horford, and we can't have Rozier continuing to shoot <40%.

Jaylen and Jayson have to get their shots, and Horford can't become the Invisible bigMan.

Frankly, I think our odds are about 25% or so of beating them. Without Kyrie (and Hayward), they're the better team, unless maybe Embiid gets hurt again, then it's pretty even.

Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #47 on: April 25, 2018, 06:38:02 PM »

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The Heat played a tough series vs the 76ers. They just blew a lot of the games in the second half. The Celtics are a much better team than the Heat and they have home court. The media needs a new story because they sense LeBron is going down. That is why they are hyping up this inexperienced squad. I am not buying their hype yet. Celts in 5

Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #48 on: April 25, 2018, 06:48:40 PM »

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The power of jinx is not to be trifled with.

In the unlikely event that the C's advance to play Philly, the Sixers will dominate the C's and win in 4 or 5 games. 

Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #49 on: April 25, 2018, 06:59:55 PM »

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Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #50 on: April 25, 2018, 07:00:20 PM »

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The power of jinx is not to be trifled with.

In the unlikely event that the C's advance to play Philly, the Sixers will dominate the C's and win in 4 or 5 games.
Amen bro

Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #51 on: April 25, 2018, 07:03:42 PM »

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Good grief.

Win games 1-2, someone posts a poll asking about our chances vs. PHI, then we proceed to lose two straight @MIL.

Then we win Game 5, and this gets posted right before Game 6 @MIL...  >:(

been asking forgiveness to the basketball gods for this threads ungrateful arrogance.    :D


we have yet to earn the right to play Philly ...that is where we are at...

Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #52 on: April 25, 2018, 07:07:47 PM »

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In the unlikely event that the C's advance to play Philly, the Sixers will dominate the C's and win in 4 or 5 games. 

O Ye of little faith.   All we have to do is play our game and let our D do its work.  We should be thankful for our guys because they are not afraid of the sixers, like some here.


Jan 18, 2018   Philadelphia 76ers   @   Boston Celtics   W   89 - 80      
76ers won
Jan 11, 2018   Philadelphia 76ers   vs.   Boston Celtics   L   103 - 114      
Celtics won
Nov 30, 2017   Philadelphia 76ers   @   Boston Celtics   L   97 - 108      
Celtics won 2
Oct 20, 2017   Philadelphia 76ers   vs.   Boston Celtics   L   92 - 102      
Celtics won 1

Now we don't have Kyrie, but can we please play the games and take our shot?  We have not been full strength all year.  These guys are extemely resilient.

Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #53 on: April 25, 2018, 09:25:01 PM »

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Good Lord, I donít know if Iíve ever seen a young team so overrated. We win in 6 or 7 even without Kyrie and Hayward.
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Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #54 on: April 25, 2018, 10:11:44 PM »

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That's it we're getting blown out tomorrow in Milwaukee. All because of this thread  :'(

Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #55 on: April 26, 2018, 12:29:10 AM »

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By scoring more points than them for 4 games.

Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #56 on: April 26, 2018, 12:33:36 AM »

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Good Lord, I donít know if Iíve ever seen a young team so overrated. We win in 6 or 7 even without Kyrie and Hayward.

That's a bold move, Cotton.
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Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #57 on: April 26, 2018, 03:13:59 AM »

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Good Lord, I donít know if Iíve ever seen a young team so overrated. We win in 6 or 7 even without Kyrie and Hayward.
I know I definitely haven't. Everyone is so desperate to find a team to replace LeBron, lol

Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #58 on: April 26, 2018, 04:06:54 AM »

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I think the Sixers are like the Bucks (star player is impossible to contain on drives, but can't shoot outside) with a few differences:

1) Sixers have some shooters, Bucks only have Middleton
2) Simmons is a better distributor than Giannis, combine that with the shooters and they are more trouble on offense
3) They have a fantastic Center
4) But, they don't have the defensive length that the Bucks have, so probably won't force as many fast breaks as the Bucks.

So, yes, I think (<nojinx>in the unlikely event we get there  ;) </nojinx>) we'd see Horford on Simmons and Baynes on Embiid.  The rest will have to stay home and smother Redick, Covington and Saric. 

C's should probably have more offensive cohesion, better ball movement vs. the Sixers due to less length.

It doesn't matter if the Bucks don't have shooters. They are making their shots. They're ranked 5th in 3pt shooting in the playoffs so far. They were 7th WORST in the regular season. And it's not like they're getting a ton of wide open shots... they're just making them.
Wow.  To me that is surprising.  I haven't followed the stats in the playoffs, just whether we win. But, to me it seems like as long as the C's don't turn the ball over, the Bucks have an awfully hard time scoring.  Surprised they've been above average in 3 point shooting.

Re: How do we beat the 76ers in the 2nd round?
« Reply #59 on: April 26, 2018, 04:42:28 AM »

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I think the Sixers are like the Bucks (star player is impossible to contain on drives, but can't shoot outside) with a few differences:

1) Sixers have some shooters, Bucks only have Middleton
2) Simmons is a better distributor than Giannis, combine that with the shooters and they are more trouble on offense
3) They have a fantastic Center
4) But, they don't have the defensive length that the Bucks have, so probably won't force as many fast breaks as the Bucks.

So, yes, I think (<nojinx>in the unlikely event we get there  ;) </nojinx>) we'd see Horford on Simmons and Baynes on Embiid.  The rest will have to stay home and smother Redick, Covington and Saric. 

C's should probably have more offensive cohesion, better ball movement vs. the Sixers due to less length.
I disagree on the last account.
They start a legit 7' footer next to 2 6'10'' guys, then they follow it up with a 6'8'' long-limbed wing. Their smallest guy is 6'4'' JJ, who usually hides on the most passive attacker.
During this, or any era, it doesn't get any longer than that.
Also, per basketball reference, Bucks were 19th in defensive rating while Philly was 4th.
And Joel might win the DPOY award, "in the process".
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