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NBA Playoffs 2019: End of Lebrongelion | OT | Cus Crisis (Space Jam 2 Now Hiring, Apply Inside!)

Oct 25, 2017
4,877
#1

To the Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trailblazers, Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers, Utah Jazz, Boston Celtics, OKC Thunder, Indiana Pacers, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets, Orlando Magic, and the Detroit Pistons, congratulations on making it to the NBA Playoffs!

And congratulations to the Los Angeles Lakers for successfully tanking for Zion.


After the 82 game regular season we have finally arrived at the playoffs! Lots of things happened this year, including Wade and Dirk playing for the last time on an NBA Court, LeBron failing to make the playoffs after a 14 year streak with 8 consecutive Finals appearances, and the discovery that the basketball does not give falsehoods.



Here is the playoff bracket, and below is the start times/TV schedule for every game of the first round.


And here is a survey to vote for our prestigious NBA thread awards: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KHXM6H7

Something more special was going to be made for this, however due to unforseen circumstances it could not be finished in time.

Who do you think will make it out of each round and on? Who will be embarrassed the most?

And feel free to post your resumes in here to apply to become a Monstar in Space Jam 2, I heard they've been having some trouble finding stars to be in it.

Also, post here your rankings for All NBA etc, I'll count up the points by hand and release our rankings later.

FORMAT:
MVP
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5 -

Defensive Player of the Year
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3 -

Rookie of the Year
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2 -
3 -

Most Improved Player
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2 -
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Sixth Man of the Year
1 -
2 -
3 -

Coach of the Year
1 -
2 -
3 -

Executive of the Year
1 -
2 -
3 -

1st Team ALL-NBA
G)
G)
F)
F)
C)

2nd Team ALL-NBA
G)
G)
F)
F)
C)

3rd Team ALL-NBA
G)
G)
F)
F)
C)

1st Team ALL-Defense
G)
G)
F)
F)
C)

2nd team ALL-Defense
G)
G)
F)
F)
C)

All Rookie 1st Team


All Rookie 2nd Team
 
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Oct 25, 2017
2,377
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My first round picks are:

Golden State
Denver
OKC
Houston

The Good Land
Toronto
Philly
Indiana

LET’S GOOOOOOOOOOO!!
 
Oct 25, 2017
13,864
#5
MVP
1 - Giannis Antetokounmpo
2 - James Harden
3 - Paul George
4 - Nikola Jokic
5 - Damian Lillard

Defensive Player of the Year
1 - Rudy Gobert Tophat Jones
2 - Giannis Antetokounmpo
3 - Paul George

Rookie of the Year
1 - Luka Doncic
2 - Trae Young
3 - Deandre Ayton

Most Improved Player
1 - Pascal Siakam
2 - D'Angelo Russell
3 - Montrezl Harrell

Sixth Man of the Year
1 - Lou Williams
2 - Derrick Rose
3 - Montrezl Harrell

Coach of the Year
1 - Mike Budenholzer
2 - Michael Malone
3 - Nate McMillan

Executive of the Year
1 - Jon Horst
2 - Masai Ujiri
3 - Sean Marks

1st Team ALL-NBA
G) Stephen Curry
G) James Harden
F) Paul George
F) Giannis Antetokounmpo
C) Joel Embiid

2nd Team ALL-NBA
G) Damian Lillard
G) Kyrie Irving
F) Kawhi Leonard
F) Kevin Durant
C) Nikola Jokic

3rd Team ALL-NBA
G) Bradley Beal
G) Klay Thompson
F) LeBron James
F) Blake Griffin
C) Rudy Gobert Tophat Jones

1st Team ALL-Defense
G) Eric Bledsoe
G) Marcus Smart
F) Paul George
F) Giannis Antetokounmpo
C) Rudy Gobert

2nd team ALL-Defense
G) Jrue Holiday
G) Danny Green
F) Pascal Siakam
F) Thaddeus Young
C) Joel Embiid

All Rookie 1st Team
Luka Doncic
Trae Young
Deandre Ayton
Jaren Jackson Jr.
Marvin Bagley III

All Rookie 2nd Team
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
Collin Sexton
Landry Shamet
Kevin Huerter
Mitchell Robinson


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Tall4Life
Oct 25, 2017
4,877
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The East should be really exciting this year at least. I have no idea who will come out on top.
Whats equally surprising is that the top two seeds in the east have better records than the 1 seed in the west. It's certainly top heavy but that top is really good.
 
Oct 25, 2017
2,947
#9
MVP
1 - Giannis Antetokounmpo
2 - James Harden
3 - Paul George
4 - Nikola Jokic
5 - Damian Lillard

Defensive Player of the Year
1 - Rudy Gobert
2 - Giannis Antetokounmpo
3 - Paul George

Rookie of the Year
1 - Luka Doncic
2 - Trae Young
3 - Deandre Ayton

Most Improved Player
1 - Pascal Siakam
2 - D'Angelo Russell
3 - Montrezl Harrell

Sixth Man of the Year
1 - Lou Williams
2 - Derrick Rose
3 - Montrezl Harrell

Coach of the Year
1 - Mike Budenholzer
2 - Michael Malone
3 - Nate McMillan

Executive of the Year
1 - Jon Horst
2 - Masai Ujiri
3 - Sean Marks

1st Team ALL-NBA
G) Stephen Curry
G) James Harden
F) Paul George
F) Giannis Antetokounmpo
C) Joel Embiid

2nd Team ALL-NBA
G) Damian Lillard
G) Kyrie Irving
F) Kawhi Leonard
F) Kevin Durant
C) Nikola Jokic

3rd Team ALL-NBA
G) Bradley Beal
G) Klay Thompson
F) LeBron James
F) Blake Griffin
C) Rudy Gobert

1st Team ALL-Defense
G) Eric Bledsoe
G) Marcus Smart
F) Paul George
F) Giannis Antetokounmpo
C) Rudy Gobert

2nd team ALL-Defense
G) Jrue Holiday
G) Danny Green
F) Pascal Siakam
F) Thaddeus Young
C) Joel Embiid

All Rookie 1st Team
Luka Doncic
Trae Young
Deandre Ayton
Jaren Jackson Jr.
Marvin Bagley III

All Rookie 2nd Team
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
Collin Sexton
Landry Shamet
Kevin Huerter
Mitchell Robinson
 
Oct 25, 2017
8,225
#13
As the official representative of the Los Angeles Lakers and one of the many children of former president of operations for the same i gratefully accept your thanks along with Zion.

Zion is Kemp 2.0 and I expect him to help us reclaim glory in the near future.

For the playoffs, go Eastern Conference. Arise Giannis Prime.
 
Oct 25, 2017
14,434
#14
MVP
1. Giannis Antetokounmpo
2. James Harden
3. Joel Embiid
4. Paul George
5. Steph Curry

Defensive Player of the Year
1. Giannis Antetokounmpo
2. Rudy Gobert
3. Joel Embiid

Coach of the Year
1. Mike Budenholzer
2. Doc Rivers
3. Steve Clifford

Rookie of the Year
1. Luka Doncic
2. Trae Young
3. Jaren Jackson Jr.

Sixth Man of the Year
1. Lou Williams
2. Montrezl Harrell
3. Spencer Dinwiddie

Most Improved Player
1. Pascal Siakam
2. D'Angelo Russell
3. Nikola Vucevic

All Defensive 1st Team
Eric Bledsoe, Marcus Smart, Paul George, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Rudy Gobert

All Defensive 2nd Team
Mike Conley, Danny Green, Pascal Siakam, PJ Tucker, Joel Embiid

All NBA 1st Team
Steph Curry, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid

All NBA 2nd Team
Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard, Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, Nikola Jokic

All NBA 3rd Team
Mike Conley, Bradley Beal, Lebron James, Blake Griffin, Rudy Gobert

9 Seed in the Eastern Conference of the Year
Charlotte Hornets
 
Oct 25, 2017
8,483
#18
Coach of the year: Nick Nurse
58 wins, doesn't have Lowry, Kawhi for a bunch of games.
Every team has injuries. Dude had a roster that won 59 games or so last year, and he upgraded Derozan to Kawhi and also had MIP Pascal Siakim and Danny Green.

Coach Bud deserves COTY.
 
Oct 25, 2017
13,864
#21
Coach of the year: Nick Nurse
58 wins, doesn't have Lowry, Kawhi for a bunch of games.
No one is taking COTY from coach Bud, the job he did with the Bucks was incredible. Nicks Nurse has a strong case for runner up, but so do a few others.
 

mooshie78

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Sep 16, 2018
2,166
#24
Excited for the Magic to be back in the playoffs! Wished we'd gotten up to the 6 spot as I'd like our chances against the 76ers better than the Raptors, but great to be back in any case!
 
Oct 26, 2017
4,410
#25
Excited for the Magic to be back in the playoffs! Wished we'd gotten up to the 6 spot as I'd like our chances against the 76ers better than the Raptors, but great to be back in any case!
Yeah with Embiid not being fully healthy there was a chance

I'll settle for just 1 win against Toronto honestly. Just don't get swept please
 
Oct 25, 2017
3,070
#34
3 of the 4 West series are a toss up. I can't believe Houston plummeted to the 4 seed. The East should be chalk unless Embiid gets hurt or the Pacers get lucky. Crossing my fingers for a Kyrie meltdown!
 
Oct 25, 2017
681
#40
MVP
1 - Giannis
2 - Harden (wish there was a East and West MVP, it's so close)
3 - Jokic
4 - PG 13
5 - Kevin Durant

Defensive Player of the Year
1 - Gobert
2 - Giannis
3 - Embiid

Rookie of the Year
1 - Doncic
2 - Trae Young
3 - Jaren Jackson

Most Improved Player
1 - Pascal Siakam
2 - Myles Turner
3 - Vucevic

Sixth Man of the Year
1 - Lou Will
2 - Montrez Harrell
3 - Iguodala

Coach of the Year
1 - Budenholzer
2 - Doc Rivers
3 - Nick Nurse

Executive of the Year
1 - John Horst
2 - The nuggets guy
3 - Masai Ujiri

1st Team ALL-NBA
G) Curry
G) Harden
F) Giannis
F) Paul George
C) Jokic

2nd Team ALL-NBA
G) Dame
G) Kyrie
F) Kawhi Leonard
F) Kevin Durant
C) Joel Embiid

3rd Team ALL-NBA
G) Westbrook
G) Beal
F) Lebron
F) Blake Griffin
C) Rudy Gobert

1st Team ALL-Defense (Would have been much easier if PG13 could be a guard since he guards them when they're the best player)
G) Jrue Holiday
G) Eric Bledsoe
F) Paul George
F) Giannis
C) Gobert

2nd team ALL-Defense
G) Marcus Smart
G) Danny Green
F) Pascal Siakam
F) PJ Tucker
C) Joel Embiid

All Rookie 1st Team
Trae Young
Luka Doncic
Jaren Jackson
Deandre Ayton
Shai Gilgeous

All Rookie 2nd Team
Josh Okogie
Landry Shamet
Kevin Huerter
Colin Sexton
Mitchell Robinson
 
Oct 30, 2017
8
#44
Do people think that Marcus Smart being out actually gives the Pacers a chance to win? Or does it just prolong the series, with the Celtics still winning in ~6?
 
Oct 25, 2017
681
#46
Do people think that Marcus Smart being out actually gives the Pacers a chance to win? Or does it just prolong the series, with the Celtics still winning in ~6?
I think the celtics being a mess in the locker room gives the pacers a chance to win. Though who knows with that team, they've been insanely up and down
 
Oct 27, 2017
5,915
#47
Those Eastern first round matchups are a yawnfest. West looking great again though. Can't wait to spend some late nights with Charles and Shaq Gone Fishin'.
 
Oct 31, 2017
1,784
#49
Between the Lakers, the Kings, and the Suns (who just confirmed James Jones as full GM) it's been a rough couple days for the league's worst owners.