Jermaniac wrote:lmao @ You acting like you got some team full of all stars and our players suck. Look at the stats since the trade Jamaal Tinsley and Danny Granger have been playing very good basketball. Who are you gonna rely on if Baron doesnt play well. Stephen Jackson and Al Harrington OHH PLEASE. We tried that it doesnt work.#32 wrote:Jermaniac wrote:Mike is gonna be alright he has the best shot blocker in the NBA backing him up. And if thats not enough your lineup is small enough for us to put Granger at PF and Marquis/Rawle at the 2 to guard Monta.#32 wrote:Monta is going to abuse Dunleavy. Mike's too weak and doesn't have a post game to take advantage of his size. Ellis is gonna run rings around him and pick his pocket.
Go ahead. Nelson's the master of mismatches. If Carlisle wants to dance, I'm sure Nelly will school him.
Jermaine is definately the inside factor... but the Warriors have been good about getting to the line lately. If JO hits foul trouble, the Pacers are dead in the water.
Besides; I gotta feeling SJax & Al are gonna wanna break out this game; whereas Dunleavy's always failed in a challenge situation. Nevertheless, the Warriors haven't been playing well lately, so it's anybody's game.
I think the final score hinges on whether or not O'Neal or Biedrins hits foul trouble. Andris is the only guy who can hope to contain Jermaine... but the Pacers only go as far as O'Neal goes. If you gotta rely on Tinsley, Granger, or (God help you) Dunleavy, your odds are definately slimmer.
Ohh and Danny Granger >>>> Stephen Jackson. In everything other then bitching to the refs and gun ranges.
Well will see tomorrow how it goes down.
How am I acting like that?
I'm simply stating the obvious; if Jermaine O'Neal leaves the game in foul trouble, the Pacers are in trouble. Let's break down the starting lineups...
Tinsley can't compete with Baron Davis. 'Nuff said.
Mike Dunleavy vs Monta (are you KIDDING me???). Monta's been a breakout scorer for this team, while Mike was nothing but a burden. Ellis has insane talent. Dunleavy's just a bust. Advantage: 2 to the Warriors.
Granger could probably take SJax (but, then again, Jackson's streaky and could pull another great performance out of his ass). Per usual, I'll give it to Granger because the kid has major game and Jackson's been up-and-down so far.
Jermaine will abuse Harrington down low. Nobody on the Warriors frontcourt can touch Jermaine. Pacers tie it up, 2-2.
And then Biedrins is head and shoulders better than Jeff Foster OR Troy Murphy. I know the guy averages 4 fouls a night, but if he stays clean, he'll be swatting the hell out of your boys all night.
On paper, it's Warriors 3-2. That's why I said the game's up in the air, because its so closely matched. Take last game, for example. The Warriors clearly outplayed the Pacers... but Jackson hit a lucky game-winner. Close game, surprise winner. Same thing could happen today.