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    Default Best Games in the 2011-2012 Season

    As we near the end of the season I find myself wanting to re-watch some of the best games before I lose access to them on League Pass Broadband.

    I've got a few in mind, but I'd like to know what your favorites were and why!
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    v. Dallas

    That might have been our most complete game this season. We had some of the the best ball movement we've had all year. And you have the great play with PG tracking down Terry and blocking his shot, and then hitting a 3 on the other end.

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    The trio of recent huge comebacks, down by 20 at the half at Was, down by 10 after 3 at Hou, and of course, THE BEST GAME OF THE YEAR, outscoring NY 40-17 in the 4th in tribute to the HOF Reggie Miller!

    Other great games include Paul George's coming out party in Dallas, and making Derrick Rose and Kevin Love cry in thier own houses...

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    The ESPN game against Philly
    the fourth game against Miami
    Roy's 30 pointer against New Orleans
    The 4th quarter comeback against the Knicks
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    I'll add the Lakers game to your list, beautiful basketball and Roy ruling the paint.

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    The game at Golden State. I don't care that it was a kick ball, that steal was epic.

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    I'm gonna go ahead and second the knicks comeback game. The day after Reggie goes in the hall, that was awesome.
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    How the hell has nobody listed us beating the best team in the NBA and not only beating them but kicking the crap out of them for most of the game in front of a home sold out fieldhouse?

    Heck that game had it all including a monster game from Kevin Durrant and a monster 4th quarter from Granger.


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    The comeback against the Knicks and the Miami games are the best I think, beating LA was also nice.

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    The Bobkitties game where we were up 45.
    That was my favorite

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    How the hell has nobody listed us beating the best team in the NBA and not only beating them but kicking the crap out of them for most of the game in front of a home sold out fieldhouse?

    Heck that game had it all including a monster game from Kevin Durrant and a monster 4th quarter from Granger.
    They might be the best team in your own personal opinion, but one of the games I mentioned is the game where we beat the team with the actual best record...

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    They might be the best team in your own personal opinion, but one of the games I mentioned is the game where we beat the team with the actual best record...
    Well it was still a great game, although yes the Bulls do have the best record.


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    The Knicks game is the best in terms of emotional swing and intensity both from the game and the fans.

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    How fracking great is it that there are legitimately at least half a dozen great games to re-watch this year?

    So glad to be out of the mediocre dungeon!

    Peck, that Thunder game is right up there for me too. That will be the first one I watch. The wins in Dallas and against Miami will probably be next. Then the comeback against the Knicks and the win at Chicago. If there's time I'll squeeze in the win in L.A., the win in Minnesota (intense game!), and maybe Roy's career high in points in NOLA.
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    Not sure if you just want indiana or other games.

    Two weeks ago or so, Clippers vs Blazers was fantastic.

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    That WASH game had my heart Racing..
    Down by 22!

    The Knicks game was aight.. We just matched up with them and their small ball approach.


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    beating the bulls in their own house coming from behind to beat them and derrick rose making vows that he will never forget how we celebrated lol

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    The Minnesota - OKC game was my favorite game of the season. If you start watching 4th quarter on, you will get all the good stuff.

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    How the hell has nobody listed us beating the best team in the NBA and not only beating them but kicking the crap out of them for most of the game in front of a home sold out fieldhouse?

    Heck that game had it all including a monster game from Kevin Durrant and a monster 4th quarter from Granger.
    Well, it isn't really a great game to rewatch. We blow them out for 40 minutes and then nearly give the game away with some odd small ball lineups. I nearly had a heart attack that game.

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    I think we need some sort of metric here--our good wins are not necessarily some of the greatest basketball games to rewatch. I really really liked the George Hill foot steal Golden State game. We couldn't shake them loose because Ellis was making Kobe in his prime level difficulty shots. Just one after another.

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    Minny / Us. That game was fantastic.. Still with Rubio, Minny was actually very talented, and we punked them bad. Danny went off in that game, just a great game. Watching angry Danny is a great thing to see. He's so mild, that even when he gets mad generallyl he cools off and doesn't care two minutes later. In that game? No he was ready to take Loves head off all the way until the clocks read zero.

    Next is the Knicks / Us. Wow what a game. And you only really need to watch is the 4th lol.

    Thunder too...
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    Golden State that game had if all for me plus the steal was epic !

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    Whichever was the game Derrick Rose will never forget.

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    All great choices! Being in BLF for that 4th Quarter against New York was simply magical.

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    The "I'll never forget" game.

    The "They take those pills" game.

    The "It was a tribute, from one shooter to another" game.

    There are a few others, the win against the heat, okc, the mavs, the lakers, etc.

    Picking a handful of the best is a lot harder this year than in years past. That's a very exciting thing to say.

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