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There is no way the Cavs win without 30+ shots from LeBron - T or F - slackster
Is there any way the Cavs win another game with less than 30 shots from LeBron? I just don't see it. Let me be clear, 30+ shots don't guarantee a win for Cleveland by any means, but I simply don't see another strategy that gives them any chance. ...
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A headline you never thought you'd see re: NBA Finals - slackster
[img]http://i59.tinypic.com/2zogb9i.png[/img] [link=(http://www.cleveland.com/cavs/index.ssf/2015/06/cleveland_cavaliers_golden_sta_7.html#incart_2box_sports_index.ssf)]LeBron James, Matthew Dellavedova carry Cleveland Cavaliers past Golden State Warriors[/link] :bow: to one of the greater pla...
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Secretariat would have won by approximately 16 lengths today - slackster
Obviously there are some variables that can effect things, and it isn't an exact science converting times to lengths, but using the 6 lengths per second rule of thumb, Secretariat would have beaten American Pharoah by 16 lengths (2.65 seconds). Glad I got to finally see a Triple Crown winner in ...
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True or False: Cam Newton will be a Top 5 QB in the NFL in 5 years - slackster
This seems absurd on the surface, but it really isn't that much of a stretch. Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning will all be out of the league. Roethlisberger, Rivers, and Romo will probably be out as well. It is safe to assume that Rodgers and Luck will be Top 5 QBs in 2020, but then w...
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So what is the purpose of the "max" contract in the NBA? - slackster
To my knowledge, the NBA is the only professional league that stipulates teams are subject to a particular max contract for a player. Why? The decision to have a salary cap is another story all together, but I simply don't understand the draw of a max contract. It may prop up the salaries of tie...
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Harden sets playoff record with 13 turnovers (updated) - slackster
This thread is 100% necessary, despite the stickied game thread. :bow: Previous record was 11. 14 points and 13 turnovers. Bravo sir, bravo....
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Would you rather be the T-wolves or Lakers GM in the draft? - slackster
Obviously the 1st pick is better than the 2nd pick, but as a GM, which position would you rather find yourself? From a self-preservation perspective, the Lakers GM is in the best spot IMO - you simply take the big that the T-wolves pass up. I view this draft like I did the 2007 draft with Greg O...
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James Harden's +/- was -21 last night - slackster
Next worse on the Rockets was Terrence Jones at -1. :bow: Only Jamal Crawford at -26 was worse in the game. ...
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I'd rather watch Noah herp-derp all night than the LAC-HOU foul fiesta - slackster
shite is just tough to watch. Both teams embellish the hell out of ticky-tack fouls and whine from tip-off to final whistle. As bad as the Bulls-Cavs series was on offense, it was considerably more entertaining to me than the 60+ FTA that occur in this LAC-HOU series. Hopefully the Clippers c...
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What is going on with Bryce Harper in 2015? - slackster
This season has been quite an anomaly for Harper thus far, and his advanced metrics seem counterintuitive. I know we've got a few Nationals fans on the board and others who've seen him play, so I'm wondering if there is something that is happening on the field that would explain his statistics. ...
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LeBron James assist playoff record watch... 7 after 1st Q - slackster
Record is 24 by Magic and John Stockton. ...
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Anyone successfully contest a speeding ticket in LA? - slackster
Got one this morning, and while I know everyone says it, I legitimately was not speeding. As long as the court costs are similar to the ticket fine, I'm determined to contest it out of principle. Anyone have advice? ...
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Mayweather didn't lose the fight, but did he win it? - slackster
I understand Floyd won more rounds, but that seems like a dumb way to decide the champion. The 4th and 6th rounds for Manny were better than anything Mayweather put together IMO. Seems disingenuous to score those rounds 10-9 as if they were just as close as the 8th and 9th rounds. ...
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Let's remind everyone who leads the SEC in draft picks in the last 10 years... - slackster
Tonight seems like a good night for a reminder: 63 LSU 55 UGA 53 Bama 47 UF 34 Auburn 34 South Carolina 34 Tennessee ... who cares after that. :geauxtigers: ...
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Is it trade down or bust for Tennessee? - slackster
Tennessee is going to get offered at least two first round picks for their spot, and they would have to be an idiot to pass on that, right? There is all this talk of needing the "right package" or else they'll take Mariota themselves, but if they overplay their hand they're fools. Why take a QB ...
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Robert Valentine - A true American amidst the chaos in Baltimore - slackster
This was from the CNN coverage of Baltimore last night, but I feel it deserves a separate thread so it can be properly appreciated. Wish there were more people like him... [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sN1qSRgKoU0)]Video[/link]...
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Flash player problems after updating to 10.10.3 on MacBook Pro - slackster
Anyone else having issues with Flash player or Silverlight after updating to 10.10.3? I've looked online and it hasn't been addressed on the Adobe forums or the Mac forums. I've removed the plug-ins to improve stability, but before that, I was getting locked up in Safari, Firefox, and Chrome. An...
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Anthony Davis MVPs by 30 - O/U 1.5? - slackster
Davis is 22 years old. To put that in perspective, he is less than a month older than Frank Kaminsky, your Naismith POY, and just put up more points, rebounds, blocks, and steals in the NBA per 36 minutes than Kaminsky did in college this year per 40 minutes. Davis just finished a regular season wit...
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Jeanerette cop dies in chase while not wearing seatbelt - Manslaughter charges - slackster
[quote]JEANERETTE — Louisiana State Police announced charges for two men involved in a high-speed vehicle chase that ultimately killed the Jeanerette Police officer that initiated the traffic stop. Antre Joseph, 21, of New Iberia, is [b]charged with manslaughter and aggravated flight from an offi...
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Masters Betting Thread - Spieth -250 to win it all as of 12:30pm on 4/11 - slackster
According to Bovada live betting, Spieth is -250 to win it all as of today. Seems like pretty acceptable odds. They've also got a prop bet for the winner "without J. Spieth." Dustin Johnson is the favorite at +300. McIlroy was at +800 last I checked, and that seems pretty solid considering he i...
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