Game Thread: Warriors @ Cleveland Cavaliers 2007-12-23

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Can the Warriors pull out a victory in Cleveland?

Poll ended at Sun Dec 23, 2007 8:13 pm

75%
YES
9
25%
NO
3

Total votes: 12


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» Sat Dec 22, 2007 8:13 pm
Golden State Warriors (15-12) @ Cleveland Cavaliers (12-15)

Start time 3:00 PM PST @ The Quicken Loans Arena

Probable starters for the Golden State Warriors
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PG - Baron Davis
SG - Monta Ellis
SF - Stephen Jackson
PF - Al Harrington
C - Andris Biedrins

Probable starters for the Cleveland Cavaliers
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PG - Daniel Gibson
SG - Sasha Pavlovic
SF - LeBron James
PF - Drew Gooden
C - Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Team leaders this season
PPG - B. Davis (21.8) | L. James (29.7)
RPG - A. Biedrins (9.6) | Z. Ilgauskas (7.5)
APG - B. Davis (8.1) | L. James (7.5)
SPG - B. Davis (2.5) | L. James (1.9)
BPG - A. Biedrins (1.3) | Z. Ilgauskas (1.6)
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» Sat Dec 22, 2007 8:43 pm
Be great to win this game and the team can.


Warriors by 10

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» Sat Dec 22, 2007 8:53 pm
back to back after a disappointing loss with a better team than the one we lost today? no way we can win this one
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» Sat Dec 22, 2007 10:24 pm
there is nothing impossible in NBA...so we will wish they play good D and slow down L.J....
If we play teamwork and keep focusing the game flow we will pull out his game...It's hard but we can win this game....
W's are rarely lost 2 in a row,they used to lost one and the next is win.

W's by 6.5
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» Sat Dec 22, 2007 10:49 pm
True it was a dissapointing loss, but I BELIEVE that they will make up for it and avenge the early season loss. Warriors by 3
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» Sun Dec 23, 2007 12:12 am
we'll win ..but Nelson has to use
more than a 7 player rotation

im thinking he'll use more of the bench against the Cavs
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» Sun Dec 23, 2007 3:20 am
I think we're good enough to win, but the second of a back-to-back on the road and against a talented (when Lebron plays) team in need of wins?.

I think the Cavs take this one. By 3.
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» Sun Dec 23, 2007 4:00 am
TMC wrote:(I've missed the game, although that won't be the case against the Cavs),


Hey TMC, how are you gonna get to watch this one? I cant find any streams anywhere................is it on one of your Spanish networks???
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» Sun Dec 23, 2007 2:38 pm
We need Baron and Monta to exploit the backcourt of Daniel Gibson and Sasha Pavlovic... that's where we need our points. i expect the Warriors to come out firing...

i think the Warriors will need to get up big early to win this game, the 7th and 8th quarters of back to back games is where a game is meant to be loss.

there'll be plenty of 3 balls early in this game. I reckon Al Harrington will catch fire after going 0-6 from the floor last night.

and they need to exploit Beens on Z... they need to run the floor cause i know Z won't be running back and getting set on D. They;ll be a ton of easy fast break in the paint points to Beans... But Biedrins might struggle when Z is set playing D on him... 3 inches on hieght can be devastating for these 6'11 centres cause they are always so use to being the tallest man on the floor.

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» Sun Dec 23, 2007 5:47 pm
mattiri wrote:back to back after a disappointing loss with a better team than the one we lost today? no way we can win this one


very happy to notice that I might have been VERY wrong...

shame on me for not believing...
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» Sun Dec 23, 2007 5:54 pm
pawnograffiti wrote:We need Baron and Monta to exploit the backcourt of Daniel Gibson and Sasha Pavlovic... that's where we need our points. i expect the Warriors to come out firing...

i think the Warriors will need to get up big early to win this game, the 7th and 8th quarters of back to back games is where a game is meant to be loss.

there'll be plenty of 3 balls early in this game. I reckon Al Harrington will catch fire after going 0-6 from the floor last night.

and they need to exploit Beens on Z... they need to run the floor cause i know Z won't be running back and getting set on D. They;ll be a ton of easy fast break in the paint points to Beans... But Biedrins might struggle when Z is set playing D on him... 3 inches on hieght can be devastating for these 6'11 centres cause they are always so use to being the tallest man on the floor.


The warriors jumped out to a good lead (maybe there best 1st quarter of the season??? 38 points) IMPRESSIVE

Al Harrington been shooting the rock good too.

my predictions are almost spot on.
Lets pray there's no 4th Qtr meltdown!!!
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» Sun Dec 23, 2007 7:55 pm
Great win! The team is looking every bit a playoff one, even a contender. Baron comes back from a pretty bad game with a great one. SJackson outplayed Lebron and I can't believe what a star he is looking like. SJackson has outplayed the best players on the opposing team almost every time this season! He has to be an allstar, I think it's a travesty if he isn't and to a slightly lesser extent, Baron as well. The team basically won with five guys - Baron, Monta, Harrington, SJackson and Biedrins
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» Sun Dec 23, 2007 8:04 pm
mattiri wrote:back to back after a disappointing loss with a better team than the one we lost today? no way we can win this one


:-# :-$

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» Sun Dec 23, 2007 11:17 pm
GSW United wrote:
mattiri wrote:back to back after a disappointing loss with a better team than the one we lost today? no way we can win this one


:-# :-$


dude, can you read? I already "apologized" just a few posts above...

mattiri wrote:
back to back after a disappointing loss with a better team than the one we lost today? no way we can win this one

very happy to notice that I might have been VERY wrong...

shame on me for not believing...
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» Sun Dec 23, 2007 11:55 pm
mattiri wrote:
GSW United wrote:
mattiri wrote:back to back after a disappointing loss with a better team than the one we lost today? no way we can win this one


:-# :-$


dude, can you read? I already "apologized" just a few posts above...

mattiri wrote:
back to back after a disappointing loss with a better team than the one we lost today? no way we can win this one

very happy to notice that I might have been VERY wrong...

shame on me for not believing...


yeah yeah

you should have said that before the game ...and not after the 1st quarter

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