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Apr 16, 2022·edited Apr 16, 2022

Welp, this post-surgery infection on my arm got serious enough that I had to push a flight to the mainland from Thursday to today and welp, it’s taking off exactly at tip-off and welp, there’s no internet/live TV when flying over the vast Pacific Ocean, so welp, I’m going to miss the game.

Edit: Thanks for the repeated good wishes y’all and go Warriors!

Prediction: Warriors in 5

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Playoffs bring predictions, and it reminded me of a fleeting idea I had a couple of weeks ago. If it doesn't already exist, someone could make some money with a prediction-tracker website. It would show predictions by commentators and outcomes, with a running score. I understand that it's an entertainment business and that it wouldn't be much fun if someone said "Nets-Celtics? I'm not sure. I have no crystal ball. It makes more sense to watch the game and then be confident of the outcome." Still, it does tend to drive me nuts when a so-called expert can be dead wrong in public with great flair and hostility to the opposing viewpoint, and then not even be held to playful accountability. If anyone wants a bold prediction from me, feel free to beg in the thread and I'll try to think of something.

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Apr 16, 2022Liked by Daniel Hardee

IT’S GAME DAY!!!!! Love y’all for loving the Warriors like I do!

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Out of the four 7,8 vs 9,10 play in games to date, the lower seeded team has won 3. That's 75%!

Clearly it's better to be a 9 seed than an 8 seed :D.

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Apr 16, 2022Liked by Duby Dub Dubs

Hi guys,

Can somebody help how to watch the games live from Europe?

My NBA paid account is subject to blackout restrictions (3 hours delay :))

Let’s go!

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Looney says “Jordan has been asking questions about the playoffs since his rookie year.”

https://twitter.com/kerithburke/status/1515052364390023171

Interesting.

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Wonder what Batum does in free agency. I assume he'll try to stick with the Clippers now that Kawhi is coming back since he wanted to stick with them this season even though it was likely Kawhi wouldn't be back. And money is no object to Ballmer so he can basically pay Batum (or Covington) whatever. But it'd be nice if he left them so they could be a bit less loaded.

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Apr 16, 2022·edited Apr 16, 2022

Poole and Wristy McWristband were the #1 Shaqtin A Fool, but I still don’t understand how that wasn’t a foul, or at least a stoppage of play. I guess you can pull an opponents pants down and give him a wedgie too?

Also, Wiggins fumbling the ball away right under the basket was a finalist.

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...Ty Lues a great coach

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If PG had played, Clippers would probably have won.

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Happy for former GSW assistants Willie Green and Jarron Collins.

Also, Pels played 3 rookies a combined 75 minutes!

Adding a reasonably-healthy Zion to this mix would give Phoenix and handful.

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Apr 16, 2022Liked by Daniel Hardee

Props to the plucky Pels, but I can’t see them taking even a game off the Suns. They play hideous offense, and their defense is nothing special outside of Herb Jones.

Was mildly rooting for the Clips cos I thought they’d give Phoenix a better fight, but then I saw Steve Ballmer and was like, “actually, another inexcusable Clips playoff collapse would be fun, too…”

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Both games tonight had both lower seeds win.

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I hope our players are being vigilant about staying COVID free.

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Play-in basketball is really, really fun.

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What a bad break for the Clips to lose PG when it mattered most. Except for 1 quarter the Pels definitely looked better.

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