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5 years ago  ::  May 01, 2009 - 11:11AM #1
azurecloud
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Anybody following it? It's had some pretty amazing moments but by far the most epic of all is the Bulls-Celtics series.  Four OT's in six games! One of the best series I can remember watching in any sport in awhile!


Who are you rooting for in this year's playoffs?

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5 years ago  ::  May 09, 2009 - 4:57PM #2
Don't_Be_Captious
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This is one of those years I'm not really rooting for anybody.  However I'm pretty sure Cleveland and L.A. should make it to the finals.  I didn't know that Bynum was not playing well since coming back.  I know L.A. was the only team to "really" beat Cleveland at home this year, but I just don't think L.A., esp. without Bynum, will be able to beat the Cavs & King James in a 7 game series.


LeBron is remarkable.  I still compare everyone to my favorite NBA team of all time, the '80s Lakers, and to Magic Johnson & Kareem Abdul Jabar.  No-one still has come close to what Magic did his rookie year, at only 20 years old, when he subsituted at Center for Kareem and scored 42 points in Game 6 of the 1980 Finals & helped the Lakers win their first title of 5 championships in the '80s vs. the Philly 76ers & Dr. J.


Still, LeBron is pretty amazing.  I really can't believe this Cleveland team is this good.  The fact that they've made such stunning strides the past few years, esp. this year, really indicates how incredible he is.

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5 years ago  ::  May 26, 2009 - 4:27AM #3
Don't_Be_Captious
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Simply amazing:


LeBron James last second shot


www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YVRpgR4vxw&feat...


I didn't actually see the game live, but I heard it on radio.  ESPN's Mike Tirico is the best play-by-play announcer I've ever heard; he is incredible at describing, in detail, exactly what is happening, almost exactly at the instant it's happening.


I heard Tirico say, "Inbounds to (LeBron) James...Three-point shot attempt..."


...then I hear the game horn go off, signaling the end of the game clock...


...then I heard the "whoosh" of the basketball going through the net!


So I could tell immediately, even on radio, thanks to Mike Tirico, the impact of that moment.


 


 


 


Now all Cleveland has to do is actually win some more games.

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