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Point Spreads and altering wins and losses are totally different, pay attention..
Just playing Devil's Advocate. Really don't care and I seriously doubt someone like Stern would risk losing a $20 million+ gig to fix a basketball game.
Says the NBA fan. Lmao
Big difference. Over/Under in basketball is the easiest and most discreet fix in all of gambling, IMO.
Exactly I have no idea what Nova is talking about, don't you think Stern would have LBJ and Kobe face each other at least one time in the NBA finals if it was rigged?
I doubt fixing could get the Lakers to the finals this year. They'd screw it up somehow.
They still have a tough hurdle to get the 8th seed. Good schedule as far as home games, but I think 5 of 8 are against playoff teams.
The biggest fix in professional sports, IMO is scheduling. It is a huge advantage to have more home games late in the year as opposed to in the beginning when teams are still feeling things out, IMO.
That is about as far as it goes from a "league" standpoint, IMO and that happens in most if not all of the major professional leagues.
Exactly. The only sport I ever played was basketball and this is what I observe. I observe that the league only gives a damn about a handful of teams which it caters to. I also observe that the play is much more sloppy today than it was in the early to mid 2000s.
Are you guys high?
If you would have said the mid to late 80s or the early to mid 90s I would agree with you, but the game is so much better than it was 10 years ago, IMO.
No way a sloppy "hustle, defense, and rebounding" team like the Pistons that had serious trouble scoring in the early to mid 2000s has a chance in today's game.
The game is no where near where it was from 1980 to the mid 90s, but it is definitely gotten better since the late 90s through the mid 2000s, IMO.
I see guys out there using less fundamentals than ever before.
TIm duncan who's nickname is the big fundamental?
So you're arguing that a higher level of sport is played at a higher level and therefore better to watch? Nice going Einstein.
At least I know that whether its Trey Burke or the last kid off the bench, the terrible call is going to be the same regardless of the player. A guy like Lebron will never foul out. If KD is having a bad shooting game in a big matchup, he'll get to the line 30 times automatically so he still scores a lot of points. College ball and the NBA are both great in their own rights. So basically, this is a ridiculously stupid argument.
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The guys who skate by completely on athleticism and don't have any fundamentals barely see the court. I promise you Lebron James' fundamentals are on point.
That paragrpah is a fallacy LBJ fouled out against the Celtics last year in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals, and also the reason why KD gets to the line so much is he is an impossible cover b/c of his length and quickness. It's pretty simple think about your boy Troy Burke how hard u think it is to cover him now compare that to KD who is 1000x better. IF you're going to rip on some 1 don't have so many errors in your post..
Tim Duncan is Tim Duncan, Kobe is Kobe, Lebron is Lebron. Those guys are top ten players in the league. I'm talking about just regular guys who are starters but not superstars. I really wish I could watch then NBA, I really do. But every time I tune in to a game I see guys acting like it's streetball. Constantly leaving their feet and passing, jogging down the court, and just overall half assed defense.
That's one game in which LeBron James fouled out. Lebron plays nearly the most minutes in the league yet fouls the least? He's a great defender but even great defenders foul. I don't know if this is really an argument. The leagues best players get the benefit of every call. As a celtics fan, you'll know that a guy like Jared Sullinger will never get the benefit of a call solely because he is a rookie. Outside of isolated incidents like the current one with Arizona, this doesn't exist in the college game.
NFL is rigged Patriots always winning
Quality of ball is not even close..
I Ain't got no Worries - Lebron James
Your right. CBB is much more enjoyable to watch.
But enjoy it if you wish..
The worlds best plays in the big boy league..
Its the same with the NFL.. the NFL is better than College.. As mad as most be to hear it, its true. Quality of players and overall competitiveness.
Way more parity in the NFL.
Just because they're the best players doesn't make it better to watch...that has nothing to do with it.
People care more about March Madness than the NBA playoffs.
The NBA has been a sinking ship since the early 2000s.
Nobody plays as a team anymore. The refs are biased towards superstars. They don't call travels nearly as much as they should. They don't play defense. No intensity. They play for money and only money.
yes but the block/charge call is atrocious in the college game and the amount of scoring is just awful b/c the coaches control the game too much..
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