Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

The NBA 2017-18 Thread - Opening night ~ Hayward has broken his ankle Watch

    Offline

    18
    ReputationRep:
    This was the first decent basketball game I've seen in this Olympics :lol:
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by samb1234)
    I think he finished with 11, was very impressive the whole game primarily as australia played proper team basketball on the whole. USA shot terribly all game tbh, apart from melo who had 31 and hit 9/15 3s. USA had their normal weakness of being over reliant on individual players offensively, but tbh I can't see them having another game where someone like durant goes like 2/12 from 2pt range so they should be fine, but just showed they're not invincible.
    So many savage Durant posts on Facebook I love it "Durant reportedly applied for Australian citizenship at half time but later cancelled his application after USA secured their lead in the 4th"
    Offline

    10
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Aristotle's' Disciple)
    So many savage Durant posts on Facebook I love it "Durant reportedly applied for Australian citizenship at half time but later cancelled his application after USA secured their lead in the 4th"
    haha yeah it certainly wasn't his best game. Still when you have someone go absolutely off like melo did it's going to be hard to lose, especially when the other teams best players are worse than pretty much everyone on you bench
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by samb1234)
    haha yeah it certainly wasn't his best game. Still when you have someone go absolutely off like melo did it's going to be hard to lose, especially when the other teams best players are worse than pretty much everyone on you bench
    You know what this team USA isn't even that good. I reckon guys sitting out could beat this squad.

    Steph,westbrook,lebron, la, KAT, harden, lillard, kawhi, blake, Davis, love, hayward. Off the top of my head. This squad I reckon would beat team USA.
    Only players replacable to make this team better is kd for hayward. Melo for la. Klay for lillard(depth,enough PG's). demarcus/green for scoring/defense. Now that's a dream team.
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by MamzZass)
    You know what this team USA isn't even that good. I reckon guys sitting out could beat this squad.

    Steph,westbrook,lebron, la, KAT, harden, lillard, kawhi, blake, Davis, love, hayward. Off the top of my head. This squad I reckon would beat team USA.
    Only players replacable to make this team better is kd for hayward. Melo for la. Klay for lillard(depth,enough PG's). demarcus/green for scoring/defense. Now that's a dream team.
    They would definitely win 100% I think everyone is aware this squad is somewhat second tier but yeah it's the Olympics and nobody cares so

    On another note this seasons schedule to be released in about 5 hours or so.
    • Section Leader
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    18
    ReputationRep:
    Section Leader
    Spurs and Dubs opening night? Hell yeah should be fun. Some other interesting points:

    Cavs will be facing off against the Knicks opening night.

    Christmas Day games include:
    Clippers @ Lakers
    Bulls @ Spurs
    Wolves @ OKC
    Dubs @ Cavs
    Celtics @ Knicks

    KD will return to OKC for the first time on Feb 11th.
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by MrDystopia)
    Spurs and Dubs opening night? Hell yeah should be fun. Some other interesting points:

    Cavs will be facing off against the Knicks opening night.


    Christmas Day games include:
    Clippers @ Lakers
    Bulls @ Spurs
    Wolves @ OKC
    Dubs @ Cavs
    Celtics @ Knicks

    KD will return to OKC for the first time on Feb 11th.
    Hypeeeeeee
    • Section Leader
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    18
    ReputationRep:
    Section Leader
    (Original post by Aristotle's' Disciple)
    Hypeeeeeee
    Fun match up for you and your new team eh!
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by MrDystopia)
    Fun match up for you and your new team eh!
    I predict Rose drops the crutches and then proceeds to also drop 30

    Knicks started pretty well last season IIRC
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    Well ****.

    https://vine.co/v/5hBUI7JgBll
    Offline

    10
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Aristotle's' Disciple)
    Well ****.

    https://vine.co/v/5hBUI7JgBll
    He missed the 3 though . They also missed a pretty open 3 to send the game to ot, but still a good effort
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    Finally back from my holiday and Christ, USA really not looking hot. Wouldn't be surprised if they don't get gold.
    Offline

    12
    ReputationRep:
    Hoping for the Australia - USA rematch in the final, and for an Aussie win. Come on Bogues my man. This Team USA is so disappointing.
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Malevolent)
    Finally back from my holiday and Christ, USA really not looking hot. Wouldn't be surprised if they don't get gold.
    Caught the second half vs argentina at my hostels reception and they seem to be doing well in that
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Idk why but It feels like everyone in this team USA has been holding back. Like kd has been barely taking shots. It was only til kd took over that they started blowing out argentina. Also the offense is stagnant. They just run pnr and ISO. Too many times I've seen players just camped out on the wing. Seems like there's not a lot of coaching.
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    I miss Kobe
    • Section Leader
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    18
    ReputationRep:
    Section Leader
    (Original post by eden3)
    I miss Kobe
    Been watching a lot of Lakers highlights recently. Game 7 of 2010 in it's entirety is up on Youtube for example. That and some Shaq highlights.
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by MrDystopia)
    Been watching a lot of Lakers highlights recently. Game 7 of 2010 in it's entirety is up on Youtube for example. That and some Shaq highlights.
    Sweet.. same here, particularly Kobe highlights from 2013 and prior to that.. I'm reminiscing on how great he was playing in 2012-13 before the horrific injuries came into play :sad:

    Might go watch that Game 7 haha... I remember Kobe had an abysmal shooting night that game though... (6-24)
    • Section Leader
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    18
    ReputationRep:
    Section Leader
    (Original post by eden3)
    Sweet.. same here, particularly Kobe highlights from 2013 and prior to that.. I'm reminiscing on how great he was playing in 2012-13 before the horrific injuries came into play :sad:

    Might go watch that Game 7 haha... I remember Kobe had an abysmal shooting night that game though... (6-24)
    I'm getting some serious basketball withdrawal
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by MrDystopia)
    I'm getting some serious basketball withdrawal
    I was actually getting quite sad that our thread was dying down

    New topic? Most underrated players of all time?


    (Original post by eden3)
    Sweet.. same here, particularly Kobe highlights from 2013 and prior to that.. I'm reminiscing on how great he was playing in 2012-13 before the horrific injuries came into play :sad:

    Might go watch that Game 7 haha... I remember Kobe had an abysmal shooting night that game though... (6-24)
    Take some therapy fam

 
 
 
Reply
Submit reply
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Updated: January 4, 2018
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Would you rather give up sugar, or salt?
    Useful resources

    Quick link:

    Unanswered sport threads

    Groups associated with this forum:

    View associated groups
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Write a reply...
    Reply
    Hide
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.