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    Default ESPN ranks you guys #1......

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/powerr...on=2005&week=1

    You could make a case for Utah, Phoenix and Miami, but I certainly cant argue with Indiana. They have yet to beat a team thats actually won a single game this year, though....

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    While that might be the case and it's still early in the season, wouldn't you say they've been impressive enough considering the injuries they've had?

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    I dont think we've played all that great though...I dont see us beating minny tomorrow
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    That's got to be an error. How could Miami not be #1? I mean - they have Shaq
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    Wow. I'm just awestruck.

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    About the Pistons:

    "Took Toronto lightly (bad) and didn't even deny it (worse). Hence the drop of three slots, and a stern warning, because complacency might be Pistons' biggest enemy this season."

    I do believe that a certain someone said that the Pistons may be content this year since they won the championship last year and that their bench was arguably a downgrade. If only I could remember who that someone was...

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    Well, it must be true if ESPN said it. After all, they never make a mistake.

    Just because they showed a Pacer highlight of Fred Jones dunking the ball and referred to him as Jumaine Jones should not make a bad mark on their credibility.
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    ESPN sucks whether they're lampooning or praising. I sure hope no one really cares about this.
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    Doesn't Kstat have to get rid of that GIF in his sig?

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    If they really looked at things objectively, the list would be pretty stagnant.

    I think they shake things up weekly, just to rile people up. It generates a little discussion, and gets the fans going if they take it too seriously.

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    You still have sigs turned on?
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    About the Pistons:

    "Took Toronto lightly (bad) and didn't even deny it (worse). Hence the drop of three slots, and a stern warning, because complacency might be Pistons' biggest enemy this season."

    I do believe that a certain someone said that the Pistons may be content this year since they won the championship last year and that their bench was arguably a downgrade. If only I could remember who that someone was...

    Yes, Larry Brown not coaching certainly had NOTHING to do with it....

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    Doesn't Kstat have to get rid of that GIF in his sig?
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    Doesn't Kstat have to get rid of that GIF in his sig?
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    I'll give a little more time, and if it's still there, go ahead and get it myself; takes only a second. I don't have sigs turned on, but I'm sure someone will say something here if it's not gone relatively soon.

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    Not having LB hurts the Pistons big time.

    Pacers I think played very well In Cleveland and not so great in the other two games

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    As long as we keep playing well enough...

    Actually, Cleveland's the only decent team we've played so far. If we beat Minny, I'll start feeling pretty good. Our next 3 after that are VERY winnable... we'd be looking at winning our first 7-8 games of the season.
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