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    Default Re: The 10th NBA Random Thoughts thread 2013-2014: Coveting Miami's Crown

    They had gay in 2012 and lost in the first round.

    They didn't have him the year before and took OKC to 7 in round 2 after beating the spurs.

    I'm sensing a pattern here...

    The grizzlies were 3-2 in playoff series without Rudy gay, and 0-1 with him.
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    Sure they made it to the Western conference finals but how many games they won? and sure Rudy Gay makes a lot of money but there is not way in hell I'm going to say that I rather have old can't do nothing Prince over Rudy Gay hell no.

    Memphis has Gay instead of old Prince and they are in the finals, I mean Prince was so great that he was replaced many times by Pondexter.
    So let's see here.

    In 2011, Rudy Gay is injured for the playoffs. Memphis beats the 61 win Spurs in the first round and loses to the Thunder in 7.
    In 2012, Rudy Gay is their leading scorer. Memphis loses in 7 to the Clippers in the first round, including losing Game 7 on their home floor.
    In 2013, Rudy Gay is in Toronto. Memphis makes it to the Western Conference Finals, farther than the franchise has ever made it.

    So, based on that 3 year scenario, you can only deduce that Memphis makes the finals last season with Rudy Gay. It's the only obvious assumption.
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    Tayshaun is terrible, btw. But gay isn't better for the massive salary he eats up. Poor shooter, mediocre defender. At least tayshaun knows what he is.

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    Memphis has Gay instead of old Prince and they are in the finals, I mean Prince was so great that he was replaced many times by Pondexter.
    That's the point. They replaced Gay with two players for half the price.

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    They had gay in 2012 and lost in the first round.

    They didn't have him the year before and took OKC to 7 in round 2 after beating the spurs.

    I'm sensing a pattern here...

    The grizzlies were 3-2 in playoff series without Rudy gay, and 0-1 with him.
    I'm pretty sure Zbo been hurt had something to do with it...
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    Tayshaun is terrible, btw. But gay isn't better for the massive salary he eats up. Poor shooter, mediocre defender. At least tayshaun knows what he is.
    Oh yeah everybody knew what he was there is a reason why they didn't give a damn to guard him, Zbo was triple team every time and people were destroying him because he did not look good lol

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    Oh yeah everybody knew what he was there is a reason why they didn't give a damn to guard him, Zbo was triple team every time and people were destroying him because he did not look good lol
    Given that Gay is not a better outside shooter than Prince, that would not have changed. And he doesn't do anything else to make up for it.

    You can't have a merely above average player getting Kevin Durant money. You just can't.

    Of course I'd rather have Rudy Gay. But at that salary I'd rather have nothing (or Tayshaun).

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    SMALL SAMPLE SIZE! But Paul George leads the league in scoring.

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    Given that Gay is not a better outside shooter than Prince, that would not have changed. And he doesn't do anything else to make up for it.

    You can't have a merely above average player getting Kevin Durant money. You just can't.

    Of course I'd rather have Rudy Gay. But at that salary I'd rather have nothing (or Tayshaun).
    I agree with that last part but again I'm not talking about salaries but impact on the court that was my argument with that clown, he told me that his stats or whatever he uses made Prince a much better player than Gay when we all know that is bs.
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    2-3 games into the season, and there are only two unbeatens left in the East: Indy and Philly.

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    Tyreke Evans has been a dumpster fire for NOPE so far.

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    I agree with that last part but again I'm not talking about salaries but impact on the court that was my argument with that clown, he told me that his stats or whatever he uses made Prince a much better player than Gay when we all know that is bs.
    I'll put it this way: if either guy is offered to us for expiring contracts,
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    Tyreke Evans has been a dumpster fire for NOPE so far.
    He Holiday and Gordon can't all handle the ball.

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    Default Re: The 10th NBA Random Thoughts thread 2013-2014: Coveting Miami's Crown

    Zach Lowe chimes in....

    I hate Will Bynum.

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    I find it funny that the team everyone thought would be the worst team in the league, myself included, has started the season 2-0. While Miami is 1-2.

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    Philly is keeping it close against Chicago as well.
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    They better restart work on Nerlens' ACL...

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    MCW rookie of the year perhaps?

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    MCW rookie of the year perhaps?
    If he keeps this up.
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    LOL WTF Rose.

    Hawes is looking good this year too.
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    Rose is playing terrible.

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    Hawes!!
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    Hawes!!! Nice pass by MCW. Looks like bulls are gonna lose.

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    Hawes with a HUUUUUGE shot. I really cannot believe that this will keep happening.
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