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Old 05-09-2018, 10:57 PM   #1
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Default Official ECF thread: (2)Boston Celtics vs. (4)Cleveland Cavaliers

Gonna be a good series!!!
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Old 05-09-2018, 10:59 PM   #2
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Cavs in 6. It will be routine
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:00 PM   #3
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Cavs again.

Cavs over Pacers...
Cavs Sweep Raps...
Cavs over Celtics...
Cavs vs Warriors.

Where have we seen this before?
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:09 PM   #4
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Yeah. Embiid thinks he is as good as LeBron and collectors think Simmons is as good as LeBron. LBJ will remind us all that they are wrong. Cavs in 6. It will be more competitive than some people are expecting though.

P.S. I refuse to post in the other ECF thread as it was created before round 2 was finalized.
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:10 PM   #5
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Honest question. Would either of these teams gotten out of the first round in the west?
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:10 PM   #6
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if the cavs lose two games in this series, its because Bron is tired

Bron needs to drive to the hoop 45 times per game
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:11 PM   #7
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The cavs are winning this in 6 as well I think, maybe marcus smart can get lebron ejected that is the Celtics only chance
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:12 PM   #8
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Honest question. Would either of these teams gotten out of the first round in the west?
the cavs would have lost to the jazz, and pelicans, and warriors and rockets
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:13 PM   #9
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The cavs are winning this in 6 as well I think, maybe marcus smart can get lebron ejected that is the Celtics only chance
Brown, Smart and Morris can slow down LeBron better than any other team he has faced during the 2018 playoffs. Horford vs Love and Baynes ya Thompson will be a push. It will be about Tatum he the test of the Cavs.
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:17 PM   #10
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the cavs would have lost to the jazz, and pelicans, and warriors and rockets
Lol nope try again.
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:20 PM   #11
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the cavs would have lost to the jazz, and pelicans, and warriors and rockets
I am a Lebron fan and would love to see the Cavs maje it to the Finals again, but when looking at match ups in a best of seven series, unless lebron had 40 point triple doubles every game, I think they probably would lose to all of these teams!
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Cavs in 6 (being generous).

The overachieving stops here.
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:30 PM   #13
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if the cavs lose two games in this series, its because Bron is tired

Bron needs to drive to the hoop 45 times per game
Bron won't be tired. He'll have several good days to rest. Celtics won't know what hit them.
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:31 PM   #14
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As long as the supporting cast keeps clicking like they are, I’m not seeing Boston getting more than 2 games. I want retribution for going all the way out to bean town and paying an astronomical amount of money to see the Cavs get plowed by 20 earlier this year.
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:34 PM   #15
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Celtics can here and it pains me to say, but I see cavs in six.
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:35 PM   #16
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Honest question. Would either of these teams gotten out of the first round in the west?
They would have copped their loss to GS in the 2nd round.

Time to change the seeding format.


I think Boston can be competitive, but ultimately will struggle overall.

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Old 05-09-2018, 11:43 PM   #17
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Wait, so I have to post my prediction in this thread too?? You guyyyysssss.

Want: Celtics in 7
Think: Cavs in 6
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Old 05-10-2018, 12:34 AM   #18
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I must be the only one thinking that the Celtics have the upper hand in this.

Unless Kendrick Perkins puts on a jersey and gets some floor time; Celtics in 6
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Old 05-10-2018, 12:36 AM   #19
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Cavs in 5! Should be a good series though.
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:03 AM   #20
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Cavs in 6, Game 1 is so important again...the Pacers rolled the Cavs cause they weren't ready but Toronto squandered their chance at it. LeBron usually turns it up much higher for must win type games so you have to win the early ones. I think Boston will be better than Toronto but LeBron is still too much for them at this point.
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:30 AM   #21
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This Celtics team is gonna put up a battle they’re young, skilled, and very fast paced. Will be a closer series than many might think.
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:37 AM   #22
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Hope to see cavs in 5 and some rest before the finals.
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I'm going with Celtics in 7. Home team wins every game.
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Old 05-10-2018, 02:23 AM   #24
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Will be a great series. Either team winning wouldn't surprise me short of a sweep.

It's pretty incredible that the Celts seem as strong as they do without Kyrie and Gordon.
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Honest question. Would either of these teams gotten out of the first round in the west?
Really depends. The Cavs wouldn’t have had the opportunity to find their footing against someone like GS, Houston, or even Utah and the Pelicans in the first round. However, now that things are clicking, I see the Cavs giving GS or the Rockets a legit series. As a Cavs fan, the east is weaker and I know it, but now that they’ve figured things out, anything can happen.
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