How Do You Feel About Potential Matchup W/Nets?

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How do you feel about a potential Finals matchup with the Nets assuming both teams are healthy?

  1. Very confident, the Nets won’t be able to matchup with our front line.

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  2. Not very confident, the Nets have too much firepower.

    8 vote(s)
    44.4%
  1. BangBoomPow

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    Yes, and I worry a lot about KD's health... He's getting injured every other game which means a hard bump from Drummond could potentially end KD's season. If I am the Nets, I would be very worried about that. When 100% healthy, they are one of the scariest teams out there even with a lack of center. But if KD is out, they are not beating Miami, Bucks, Philly, or Boston.
     
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    Or the Clippers.





    ...see what I did there? ;)
     
  3. JSM

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    Basketball gods are having their say with this team




    I'd love to see them limp into the first round and get knocked because they don't have stars who can suit up. If they don't have their guys and face the Heat (2 vs. 7), Butler will send them packing.
     
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    karacha Moderator Staff Member

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    I also posted this in the sticky thread. Harden was never brittle, but then... hamstring injuries can linger on, he's going to be 32 in a couple of months and he's not exactly lightweight. Now, I don't wish injury on anyone... but those NJ stars are definitely injury prone and aren't even particularly tough from a mental standpoint. I don't think they'll make it to the finals this year. Maybe next year if the stars align for them.
     
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    they can't stay healthy

    very unlikely the Nets have all big 3 back for the playoffs, unless they all play carrying injuries

    I think this threat has been overstated and at this point I'm really not even sure if they'll win the East.
     
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    It's all BS (same with KD). They just DGAF about the regular season.
     
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    I think Harden does because he cares so much about regular season stats and looking for that validation that he belongs in the conversation (which he doesn't).

    KD doesn't care about regular season or image. If he cared about image, he would've never hopped in to the most talented starting group in NBA history.
     
  8. LTLakerFan

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    Where’s sirron’s old Luke backhand to the face gif when you need it?

    :ADnaughty:
     
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    Nets are like the Clippers of last season, trying to game manage their way into the playoffs, then flip the switch. I don't like that tactic, because your team needs to be tough in the playoffs when they do face adversity.
     
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    NBA players are slowly becoming the biggest bunch of (bleep) in sports. Used to be soccer by a mile, baseball always had a soft label for most of the players, but the NBA not only are softer than wet tissue, their egos control the league which gets coaches fired left and right and team chemistry in the toilet.
     
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    Imagine a Nets vs Wizards 1st round matchup
     
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