Game Thread: Cleveland Cavaliers @ Warriors 2009-01-23

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Will the Cavs spank the Warriors?

Poll ended at Fri Jan 23, 2009 11:07 pm

43%
YES
9
57%
NO
12

Total votes: 21


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» Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:07 pm
Cleveland Cavaliers (32 - 8) @ Golden State Warriors (13 - 30)

Start time: 7:30 PM PST @ The Oracle Arena
Local TV: CSN Bay Area (Also available in HD)

Probable starters for the Golden State Warriors:
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C - Andris Biedrins
PF - Anthony Randolph
SF - Kelenna Azuibuke
SG - Stephen Jackson
PG - Jamal Crawford

Probable starters for the Cleveland Cavaliers:
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C - Anderson Varejao
PF - Ben Wallace
SF - LeBron James
SG - Sasha Pavlovic
PG - Mo Williams

Team leaders:
PPG - J. Crawford (20.7) | L. James (27.6)
RPG - A. Biedrins (12.0) | L. James (7.2)
APG - S. Jackson (5.9) | L. James (6.6)
SPG - S. Jackson (1.5) | L. James (2.1)
BPG - R. Turiaf (2.0) | B. Wallace (1.7)

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» Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:14 pm
after losing to the beast from the east, our warriors are bound to bounce against this injury depleted mediocre team.
maggete's gonna school lebron.
crawford gonna school williams.
bible is silent about the rest.
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» Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:20 pm
If Biedrins and Marco are back, I think we could make it interesting. Either that or it'll be over by the end of the third.
Last edited by D4rk 0ne on Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:21 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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» Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:20 pm
damn martin, you have really gone off the deep end. I hope the other aspects of your life haven't taken the same turn.

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» Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:23 pm
fine wrote:damn martin, you have really gone off the deep end. I hope the other aspects of your life haven't taken the same turn.

thank you :D
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» Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:58 pm
It shouldn't be too hard to shut down Williams. Obviously Lebron will get his, but if we can limit their offense to mainly Lebron + one other player, we'll win. Especially with Biedrins back. I think if he had played against the Thunder, we would have easily won.
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» Thu Jan 22, 2009 2:48 am
I'm going to this one. Should be big fun. The interesting thing is, talent-wise, other than Lebron, the Cavs do not have overwhelming talent. Of course, that is like saying other than Obama, the Democrats aren't an impressive political party...should be close, but either way, I feel blessed to see King James in person.

btw, the warriors have now lost 50% of their games by 8 points or less...
the good news? Thye have the 2nd highest scoring team in the league (only a fraction of a point behind the lakers_the bad news? Their defense is worst in the league by 5 points...
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» Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:26 am
Image

Is it even worth it?
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» Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:55 am
lol so we play them 2 days after Rick barry came out and said Lebron has major flaws in his game


hah thanks Rick!
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» Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:25 pm
coltraning wrote:I'm going to this one. Should be big fun. The interesting thing is, talent-wise, other than Lebron, the Cavs do not have overwhelming talent. Of course, that is like saying other than Obama, the Democrats aren't an impressive political party...should be close, but either way, I feel blessed to see King James in person.

btw, the warriors have now lost 50% of their games by 8 points or less...
the good news? Thye have the 2nd highest scoring team in the league (only a fraction of a point behind the lakers_the bad news? Their defense is worst in the league by 5 points...


word is, Monta will be back for this.

lucky you! enjoy

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» Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:34 pm
rizon wrote:
coltraning wrote:I'm going to this one. Should be big fun. The interesting thing is, talent-wise, other than Lebron, the Cavs do not have overwhelming talent. Of course, that is like saying other than Obama, the Democrats aren't an impressive political party...should be close, but either way, I feel blessed to see King James in person.

btw, the warriors have now lost 50% of their games by 8 points or less...
the good news? Thye have the 2nd highest scoring team in the league (only a fraction of a point behind the lakers_the bad news? Their defense is worst in the league by 5 points...


word is, Monta will be back for this.

lucky you! enjoy


Im going to this one too. gonna be fun

Oh rizon, did u watch LOST? good stuff huh? Im gonna create a LOST thread so people can discuss the greatest show in the world. And also spoil it for pawno (aussie LOST fan) each and every week :mrgreen:

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» Thu Jan 22, 2009 4:01 pm
I am very curious how the rotation will be now that Ellis is back.

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» Thu Jan 22, 2009 4:18 pm
lol cavs by 12.
people keep saying with goose we would've won yesterdays game.... well it was against the THUNDER.. even with goose and belli, we'll still get spanked by the cavs.
At least we'll see Monta...
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» Thu Jan 22, 2009 4:23 pm
bigstrads wrote:Image

Is it even worth it?

watching Lebron play in person? Not sure any bball can answer anything other than yes, bro. I bet you would probably throw your dog under a bus if u could catch King James live!

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» Thu Jan 22, 2009 4:36 pm
i think there are two people we need to watch out for in this game...mo williams and varejao. like jpat said, lebron will get his. but if we can close off williams and box out varejao then we should be fine...oh and wally...i hate that guy...maybe we should just put marcus williams in to tackle wally and completely take him out of the game :-#

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