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Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #15 on: May 26, 2018, 06:26:28 PM »

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it's a bunch of genetic freaks playing a game, relax.
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Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #16 on: May 26, 2018, 06:30:35 PM »

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This has to be one of the finest surprise seasons that I can remember in professional sports.

We lost both of our top players. BOTH! Before the playoffs even began.

Picture Houston without Harden and Paul, how would they do. How about Golden State without Curry and Durant. How about the Cavs without LeBron and Love. 

And still, we're in the 7th game of the EC finals with a decent chance to get into a championship series!

Win, Lose or draw...as a Celtic nut...If that ain't house money...NOTHING IS!
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Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #17 on: May 26, 2018, 06:54:36 PM »

Offline liam

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get out of my way ...

I got next jump...

No need to push there is plenty of room on that ledge... ;D

Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #18 on: May 26, 2018, 07:05:49 PM »

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I canít understand why the best coach canít stop 1 [dang] player. 

Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #19 on: May 26, 2018, 07:12:54 PM »

Offline Ogaju

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I canít understand why the best coach canít stop 1 [dang] player.

Coach vs player+ 3 refs

Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #20 on: May 26, 2018, 07:46:44 PM »

Offline bellerephon

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I canít understand why the best coach canít stop 1 [dang] player.

Coach vs player+ 3 refs
I don't think that's a fair assessment. James hit big shot after big shot, those two threes down the stretch were daggers. I think all his trips to the foul line were reasonable. It's not the refs fault the Celts got crushed on the offensive glass, missed a bunch of free throws and turned the ball over way too much. The Love injury actually seemed to help the Cavs as the Celts seemed unsure about how to deal with Nance and Green. That was a winnable game for the Celts, the Cavs were not blowing them out, the Celts just made too many mistakes.

Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #21 on: May 26, 2018, 07:59:37 PM »

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Lebron making the finals is better ratings.

Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #22 on: May 26, 2018, 08:22:19 PM »

Offline Ogaju

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I canít understand why the best coach canít stop 1 [dang] player.

Coach vs player+ 3 refs
I don't think that's a fair assessment. James hit big shot after big shot, those two threes down the stretch were daggers. I think all his trips to the foul line were reasonable. It's not the refs fault the Celts got crushed on the offensive glass, missed a bunch of free throws and turned the ball over way too much. The Love injury actually seemed to help the Cavs as the Celts seemed unsure about how to deal with Nance and Green. That was a winnable game for the Celts, the Cavs were not blowing them out, the Celts just made too many mistakes.

I agree that the Cavs being forced to play Nance and Green was fortuitous for the them. The refs and the NBA favor LeBron, itís just that simple. If they donít like hearing this they should stop playing favorites. When I talk bout refs itís not just about calling fouls on his defender it is also the failure to call fouls on him, or other violations such as traveling, goal-tending, and offensive fouls. What about calling some moving screens on his teammates when they set illegal screens to sting him lose.

Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #23 on: May 26, 2018, 08:41:39 PM »

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James on the road in the playoffs is averaging under 30 points a game. It is going to take 35 plus in my opinion to get this close enough for his help to get the cavs over the hump
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Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #24 on: May 26, 2018, 08:43:05 PM »

Offline liam

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Lebron making the finals is better ratings.

The only way off the ledge is by making a leap of faith!

Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #25 on: May 26, 2018, 09:08:01 PM »

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We *should* win game 7 based on all the trends of the series, but that's part of why I'm very nervous. It's already a given that we are getting an unfavorable ref crew, and LeBron can help undo home court advantage.. he's a transcendent player. It could very well be a game where if someone breathes on LeBron then a foul is called (unlike games 1, 2 and 5). It could definitely also be a situation where the Cavs finally shoot better as a team on the road, and someone like Clarkson or Hill hits a lot of 3s, etc. etc.

Can someone please talk me off the ledge as I am super stressed out?


Sure.  We aren't supposed to be here.  We are missing our two best players, and two other rotation players.  This was never our year.  We're playing with house money.

Win or lose, this has been an unbelievable season!  Danny and Brad have built a perennial contender and we're going to be a powerhouse for years to come.  No matter what happens tomorrow night, the future is very very bright!

Exactly ... The team is ahead of schedule .Sure missing the finals will suck big time but this season is already a success. No need to stress

Besides it is more than obvious that the team is a different animal playing in the Garden. It will take a top5 play off performance of all times from James to get to the finals 5. If ha does it so be it. Be i am 1000% certain he work his #### off for every single point against this team. I have absolute faith that the team will give its best and bleed for every ball. That is enough for me

missing finals my ass. NO EXCUSES. we coulda had this series in 5. would we be making excuses then? LOL sure we will get killed in finals. who cares? beating lebron with what we faced this year and the 10 year storyline will feel like the title and we will at least be east champs hopefully.
LET'S GO CELTICS!

Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #26 on: May 27, 2018, 02:57:22 AM »

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I won't be surprised if we win, it's just that it's not a surefire win like many are saying. I also am not in the camp of "we are playing with house money so even if we lose this is great" - we were up 2-0 and 3-2 and need to win this series, no excuses. Let's gooooo!

Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #27 on: May 27, 2018, 02:59:11 AM »

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I won't be surprised if we win, it's just that it's not a surefire win like many are saying. I also am not in the camp of "we are playing with house money so even if we lose this is great" - we were up 2-0 and 3-2 and need to win this series, no excuses. Let's gooooo!
i hate the house money excuse so much

How often do we get to play against such a bad supporting cast around LeBron? It might never happen ever again. Next time he might be on the rockets or something like that

Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #28 on: May 27, 2018, 07:53:21 AM »

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I jumped

but only bounced  :)

Re: Talk me off the ledge...
« Reply #29 on: May 27, 2018, 07:59:28 AM »

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he's a transcendent player. It could very well be a game where if someone breathes on LeBron then a foul is called (unlike games 1, 2 and 5). It could definitely also be a situation where the Cavs finally shoot better as a team on the road, and someone like Clarkson or Hill hits a lot of 3s, etc. etc

He is a great player but one can see some old age and fatigue starting to grind on him.   I have seen him wilt in times of pressure a few times, granted it was early in his career that it happened more often.