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DeJesus Built My Hotrod

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I was worried about the sun rising. You’ve restored all my hope.
Oh I know that isn't true. I just find that all of life is better when you try to realistically manage expectations. Those hoping for wire-to-wire leads or lopsided scores early that are maintained are swimming upstream when it comes to actual data.
 

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Oh I know that isn't true. I just find that all of life is better when you try to realistically manage expectations. Those hoping for wire-to-wire leads or lopsided scores early that are maintained are swimming upstream when it comes to actual data.
You shouldn't lose a 28 point lead.
 

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The difference in contact allowed is staggering. Doc is owning Brad. Worked the refs early
 

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That may be so, but they've come back from 20 plus down twice on this trip so they've got some confidence knowing they can come back. In the 2nd half, they've simply played harder than the Celtics and it shows.
I would also add that when your team loses its leading scorer, you don't just lose buckets but it has a knock-on effect on rotations and how actions are run. As everyone knows, Kyrie can do things nobody else on the team, and the overall floor, can do.
 

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Oh I know that isn't true. I just find that all of life is better when you try to realistically manage expectations. Those hoping for wire-to-wire leads or lopsided scores early that are maintained are swimming upstream when it comes to actual data.
To be clear, I wasn’t being critical. I just expect a certain cadence in these game threads and it was off until you returned.
 

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That may be so, but they've come back from 20 plus down twice on this trip so they've got some confidence knowing they can come back. In the 2nd half, they've simply played harder than the Celtics and it shows.
if someone isn't playing hard you know the coach get sub players, right?
 

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I would also add that when your team loses its leading scorer, you don't just lose buckets but it has a knock-on effect on rotations and how actions are run. As everyone knows, Kyrie can do things nobody else on the team, and the overall floor, can do.
But but but the Celtics almost advanced to the Finals last year without him.
 

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That may be so, but they've come back from 20 plus down twice on this trip so they've got some confidence knowing they can come back. In the 2nd half, they've simply played harder than the Celtics and it shows.
Half their team wasn't on the team when they made those comebacks.
 

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Kyrie is gonna play like 50 games a year until he retires, and that’s assuming no more major injuries. He’s on the 38 year old Tim Duncan schedule.
 

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Smart has had back to back terrible games. It’s no coincidence that that’s also led to back to back eggs by the team too.
 

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The foul calls in this game are ridiculous. again.
 

Deathofthebambino

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Damn, I was happy when the Sixers got rid of Shamet. Didn't think he'd come back to bite us again. I was wrong.