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Who would win in a 7 game series right now, rosters as is
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:19 am    Post subject:

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Too slow too.


What does that matter. Harrell struggles against length on both ends.


Harrell struggled against AD on the perimeter.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:18 am    Post subject:

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Ban the IP address of those 33 LGers that voted Zippers.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:03 pm    Post subject:

the only question here is how injured is pg? he's a very very good players that most people underrate. he is a difference maker in this question.

but even with healthy pg, this laker team to me seems better. we're so big, and the good kind of big. not lurches. its all about the refs. will they let the bigs dominate? if so, we win it all this year barring injuries.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:26 pm    Post subject:

I heard their rookie from FSU is really good.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:32 pm    Post subject:

In some people's minds we can't win unless we sign Dwight Howard.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:20 am    Post subject:

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Man the Clippers are sooooo overyhyped. Its crazy.


Yeah, it's mind-boggling that people are so scared of the Clippers and don't realize that healthy Warriors and new Rockets are our biggest threat in the West.

Is there anyone on this planet who would trade Lebron and AD for Kawhi and George?

Is there anyone on this planet who would trade Cousins and McGee for Zubac and Harrell?

Is there anyone on this planet who would trade Kuzma, Green, Bradley and KCP for Williams, Beverly, Shamet and Harkless?

We are better than Clippers in so many ways that's even ridiculous to pay attention to them, and i love how people constantly overrate Clippers scrubs while at the same time underrate our own players, not to mention that we also have Rondo, Cook, Daniels, Caruso and Dudley who will help us down the line, we have incredible depth and most importantly, we have two best basketball players on the planet, nobody is close to Lebron and AD, nobody.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:03 am    Post subject:

toffee wrote:
LakersChamps04 wrote:
Man the Clippers are sooooo overyhyped. Its crazy.


Yeah, it's mind-boggling that people are so scared of the Clippers and don't realize that healthy Warriors and new Rockets are our biggest threat in the West.

Is there anyone on this planet who would trade Lebron and AD for Kawhi and George?

Is there anyone on this planet who would trade Cousins and McGee for Zubac and Harrell?

Is there anyone on this planet who would trade Kuzma, Green, Bradley and KCP for Williams, Beverly, Shamet and Harkless?

We are better than Clippers in so many ways that's even ridiculous to pay attention to them, and i love how people constantly overrate Clippers scrubs while at the same time underrate our own players, not to mention that we also have Rondo, Cook, Daniels, Caruso and Dudley who will help us down the line, we have incredible depth and most importantly, we have two best basketball players on the planet, nobody is close to Lebron and AD, nobody.


Most people would probably trade AD & Bron for PG & Klaw.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:46 pm    Post subject:

The funny thing is , the biased media (and uninformed fans ) keep saying a lot has to go right for us to be good this year .

What about the clips ? You have mr load management (who WONT be able to take off 20 games in the tough west) and Paul George who is clearly injury prone with both shoulders and other injuries as well.

If we are healthy and boogie is 80% or better , the clips can’t beat us in a series with our bigs inside. It’s what puts us over the top against them. That and our play making on offense. And give a known choker like PG the ball at the end of the game.. watch what happens
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:54 pm    Post subject:

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The funny thing is , the biased media (and uninformed fans ) keep saying a lot has to go right for us to be good this year .

What about the clips ? You have mr load management (who WONT be able to take off 20 games in the tough west) and Paul George who is clearly injury prone with both shoulders and other injuries as well.

If we are healthy and boogie is 80% or better , the clips can’t beat us in a series with our bigs inside. It’s what puts us over the top against them. That and our play making on offense. And give a known choker like PG the ball at the end of the game.. watch what happens

pg is not a choker. hes a very very good player.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:43 pm    Post subject:

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The funny thing is , the biased media (and uninformed fans ) keep saying a lot has to go right for us to be good this year .

What about the clips ? You have mr load management (who WONT be able to take off 20 games in the tough west) and Paul George who is clearly injury prone with both shoulders and other injuries as well.

If we are healthy and boogie is 80% or better , the clips can’t beat us in a series with our bigs inside. It’s what puts us over the top against them. That and our play making on offense. And give a known choker like PG the ball at the end of the game.. watch what happens


Winning series by playing inside went out with Shaq
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:03 pm    Post subject:

toffee wrote:
LakersChamps04 wrote:
Man the Clippers are sooooo overyhyped. Its crazy.


Yeah, it's mind-boggling that people are so scared of the Clippers and don't realize that healthy Warriors and new Rockets are our biggest threat in the West.

Is there anyone on this planet who would trade Lebron and AD for Kawhi and George?

Is there anyone on this planet who would trade Cousins and McGee for Zubac and Harrell?

Is there anyone on this planet who would trade Kuzma, Green, Bradley and KCP for Williams, Beverly, Shamet and Harkless?

We are better than Clippers in so many ways that's even ridiculous to pay attention to them, and i love how people constantly overrate Clippers scrubs while at the same time underrate our own players, not to mention that we also have Rondo, Cook, Daniels, Caruso and Dudley who will help us down the line, we have incredible depth and most importantly, we have two best basketball players on the planet, nobody is close to Lebron and AD, nobody.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:30 pm    Post subject:

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toffee wrote:
LakersChamps04 wrote:
Man the Clippers are sooooo overyhyped. Its crazy.


Yeah, it's mind-boggling that people are so scared of the Clippers and don't realize that healthy Warriors and new Rockets are our biggest threat in the West.

Is there anyone on this planet who would trade Lebron and AD for Kawhi and George?

Is there anyone on this planet who would trade Cousins and McGee for Zubac and Harrell?

Is there anyone on this planet who would trade Kuzma, Green, Bradley and KCP for Williams, Beverly, Shamet and Harkless?

We are better than Clippers in so many ways that's even ridiculous to pay attention to them, and i love how people constantly overrate Clippers scrubs while at the same time underrate our own players, not to mention that we also have Rondo, Cook, Daniels, Caruso and Dudley who will help us down the line, we have incredible depth and most importantly, we have two best basketball players on the planet, nobody is close to Lebron and AD, nobody.


Most people would probably trade AD & Bron for PG & Klaw.


No way, even trading AD alone for PG & Kawhi would be extremely hard call to make if AD isn't requesting to be traded, plus Lebron is still much better than any of those players.

If i had to trade Lebron & AD it would be for something like Steph Curry/Greek Freak/Luka Doncic and bunch of 1st round picks and swaps.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:17 am    Post subject:

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Krispy Kreme wrote:
The funny thing is , the biased media (and uninformed fans ) keep saying a lot has to go right for us to be good this year .

What about the clips ? You have mr load management (who WONT be able to take off 20 games in the tough west) and Paul George who is clearly injury prone with both shoulders and other injuries as well.

If we are healthy and boogie is 80% or better , the clips can’t beat us in a series with our bigs inside. It’s what puts us over the top against them. That and our play making on offense. And give a known choker like PG the ball at the end of the game.. watch what happens


Winning series by playing inside went out with Shaq


Never said boogie needs to dominate inside scoring wise. It could be his playmaking, his rebounding , etc. A healthy boogie is a great asset , along with AD and Mcgee. However you slice it, we are better than the clippers inside.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:19 am    Post subject:

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The funny thing is , the biased media (and uninformed fans ) keep saying a lot has to go right for us to be good this year .

What about the clips ? You have mr load management (who WONT be able to take off 20 games in the tough west) and Paul George who is clearly injury prone with both shoulders and other injuries as well.

If we are healthy and boogie is 80% or better , the clips can’t beat us in a series with our bigs inside. It’s what puts us over the top against them. That and our play making on offense. And give a known choker like PG the ball at the end of the game.. watch what happens

pg is not a choker. hes a very very good player.


He hasn’t performed well in the playoffs in his career and everyone knows that. I’m not worried about him late in games. Look at his playoff stats vs the Jazz last year and Blazers this year. That kind of play won’t beat us.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:26 am    Post subject:

The Clips will out-quick the Lakers at both ends of the floor, out-shoot us as well, and change ends faster than us each direction as well.

Our team speed hasn't been this rocky in quite some time.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:37 am    Post subject:

Without Davis the Clippers win handily, but with a Davis there’s no one there to stop him. And then add Cousins into the mix. It’s not pretty.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:12 pm    Post subject:

Krispy Kreme wrote:
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The funny thing is , the biased media (and uninformed fans ) keep saying a lot has to go right for us to be good this year .

What about the clips ? You have mr load management (who WONT be able to take off 20 games in the tough west) and Paul George who is clearly injury prone with both shoulders and other injuries as well.

If we are healthy and boogie is 80% or better , the clips can’t beat us in a series with our bigs inside. It’s what puts us over the top against them. That and our play making on offense. And give a known choker like PG the ball at the end of the game.. watch what happens

pg is not a choker. hes a very very good player.


He hasn’t performed well in the playoffs in his career and everyone knows that. I’m not worried about him late in games. Look at his playoff stats vs the Jazz last year and Blazers this year. That kind of play won’t beat us.


Co-sign. PG has routinely choked in the playoffs, and he has done nothing when his teams need him most. He will disappear again if we face the Clippers in the playoffs (like he always does). Let's see how one-legged Kawhi does against a healthy LeBron and AD. I think this series will not be as close as people think, and I anticipate the Jazz or Nuggets giving us more problems than the Clippers.
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