OT: Game 1 of the NBA Finals Cleveland @ Warriors Open Thread

Submitted by poppinfresh on May 31st, 2018 at 9:09 PM
So begins what is expected to be the most lopsided finals in a couple decades.

Comments

ST3

May 31st, 2018 at 10:01 PM ^

I think the Bronies are underrated. JR Smith is a former 6th man of the year and is 9th all time in playoff 3s made. George Hill was a solid starter for a good Pacers team. He just can't stay healthy. Korver is maybe the best 3 point shooter not playing for Golden State. Kevin Love was a consistent double-double guy and all-star for the T-Wolves. And Tristan is good enough to attract a Kardashian. But the media wants to sell you the LeBron as superhero carrying a bunch of scrubs storyline. I am not buying it.

ST3

June 1st, 2018 at 12:45 AM ^

Love is a 5 time all-star. You are under rating him. He is not a top 20 player now but I would not be surprised to see him make the HOF.
I didn't say LeBron's supporting cast is as good as Durant's. That would be foolish. My point is that they are not as bad as everyone is saying.

DoubleB

June 1st, 2018 at 12:18 PM ^

is an 18-9 guy on a team with no real third option. Somebody else has to score and he's it, almost by default. His defense is poor as well.

He was better in Minnesota and his game may not mesh well with LeBron's, which isn't his fault. But right now, All-Star or not, I don't think he's one of the top 40 players in the league. If he is, he is right on the cusp.

Perkis-Size Me

May 31st, 2018 at 10:13 PM ^

He’s the best player on the planet. Bar none. But he’s going up against a team with arguably the second and third best players in KD and Curry. Not to mention guys like Thompson and Green.

Golden State has star power depth. Cleveland is LeBron and then a bunch of average joes who may do no better than an 8 seed without him. The man can do it all by himself against almost any other team in the league. Certainly every team in the East. But not Golden State.

Indy Pete - Go Blue

May 31st, 2018 at 10:06 PM ^

Talk about a player who embodies everything Michigan State athletics stands for. Dirty, disingenuous, low character, low integrity, win at all costs, hate Michigan more than you love yourself.

Rose Bowl

May 31st, 2018 at 10:56 PM ^

I would have liked to see KD win one with his team.  Still can't fathom he went to a championship team to get a ring.  Nobody was weak enough to do that in the day.