2017/18 NBA Thread

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  • OffSheGoes35OffSheGoes35 Posts: 1,010
    cutz said:
    Is Wilt the BEST ever? 


    No.  When he started to do less he finally won a championship.

    Jordan, Johnson and Lebron.
    Yeah, but cutz was probably referring to scoring with the ladies, right cutz? ;) No one beats Wilt there, not even Gene Simmons.
  • JK_LivinJK_Livin South JerseyPosts: 6,411
    cutz said:
    Is Wilt the BEST ever? 


    20,000 the GOAT!
    Alright, alright, alright!
    Tom O.
    "I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve. Jesus, does anyone?"
    -The Writer
  • OffSheGoes35OffSheGoes35 Posts: 1,010
    edited April 16
    Mental Floss actually took the time to do the math...
    http://mentalfloss.com/article/12310/did-wilt-chamberlain-really-sleep-20000-women

    Well, they didn't definitively say that it was bs, so :joy:
    Post edited by OffSheGoes35 on
  • cutzcutz Posts: 7,017
    cutz said:
    Is Wilt the BEST ever? 


    No.  When he started to do less he finally won a championship.

    Jordan, Johnson and Lebron.I
  • cutzcutz Posts: 7,017
    cutz said:
    Is Wilt the BEST ever? 


    No.  When he started to do less he finally won a championship.

    Jordan, Johnson and Lebron.
    I don't know as i'm not old enough to have seen Wilt. But, i know some scouts, one who played HS ball against Wilt, that are over 70 and have seen a lot of basketball and to a man they say Wilt was the best. He was not only 7' 1" but he was athletic too. Way ahead of his time. One told me that Wilt only holds so many  NBA records. Some that will never be broken.
  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 11,539
    cutz said:
    cutz said:
    Is Wilt the BEST ever? 


    No.  When he started to do less he finally won a championship.

    Jordan, Johnson and Lebron.
    I don't know as i'm not old enough to have seen Wilt. But, i know some scouts, one who played HS ball against Wilt, that are over 70 and have seen a lot of basketball and to a man they say Wilt was the best. He was not only 7' 1" but he was athletic too. Way ahead of his time. One told me that Wilt only holds so many  NBA records. Some that will never be broken.
    Not denying that he wasn't good because he was but you have to remember that he struggled against Russell and Jabbar.

    Also a good note is that the year Chamberlin averaged 50 pts a game Bill Russel won the MVP.  It's a fun debate to have because either side won't be wrong!!!
  • cutzcutz Posts: 7,017
    edited April 17
    Yes, it is a fund debate, like you said, either side is not wrong.

    Check this out, though:

    Regular Season 

    Player                  G W L GS MP FG FGA                          FG%   TRB               PTS
    Bill Russell           94 57 37 5.9 2.4 4.5                              .542        22.9            14.2
    Wilt Chamberlain 94 37 57 12.0 5.9 12.0                         .493          28.2            29.9

    Russell had more wins VS. Chamberlain, but i think we can agree, the Celtics had the better team most of those years? Averaging almost 30 pt.s and 28 Reb.s VS Russell is struggling?  

    Check out this website:   https://www.basketball-reference.com/play-index/tiny.fcgi?id=PAGXr       that has the game-by-game breakdown of Wilt VS Russell. Some comical stats put up by both of those players. I laugh when i look at them. Check out the 1960 game 20, when Wilt had 53 & 29 and Russell had  22 & 32. CRAZY!! Also, take note how many minutes they played. They basically play the WHOLE game. Again: CRAZY!

  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 11,539
    cutz said:
    Yes, it is a fund debate, like you said, either side is not wrong.

    Check this out, though:

    Regular Season 

    Player                  G W L GS MP FG FGA                          FG%   TRB               PTS
    Bill Russell           94 57 37 5.9 2.4 4.5                              .542        22.9            14.2
    Wilt Chamberlain 94 37 57 12.0 5.9 12.0                         .493          28.2            29.9

    Russell had more wins VS. Chamberlain, but i think we can agree, the Celtics had the better team most of those years? Averaging almost 30 pt.s and 28 Reb.s VS Russell is struggling?  

    Check out this website:   https://www.basketball-reference.com/play-index/tiny.fcgi?id=PAGXr       that has the game-by-game breakdown of Wilt VS Russell. Some comical stats put up by both of those players. I laugh when i look at them. Check out the 1960 game 20, when Wilt had 53 & 29 and Russell had  22 & 32. CRAZY!! Also, take note how many minutes they played. They basically play the WHOLE game. Again: CRAZY!

    Great numbers right?
  • cutzcutz Posts: 7,017
    cutz said:
    Yes, it is a fund debate, like you said, either side is not wrong.

    Check this out, though:

    Regular Season 

    Player                  G W L GS MP FG FGA                          FG%   TRB               PTS
    Bill Russell           94 57 37 5.9 2.4 4.5                              .542        22.9            14.2
    Wilt Chamberlain 94 37 57 12.0 5.9 12.0                         .493          28.2            29.9

    Russell had more wins VS. Chamberlain, but i think we can agree, the Celtics had the better team most of those years? Averaging almost 30 pt.s and 28 Reb.s VS Russell is struggling?  

    Check out this website:   https://www.basketball-reference.com/play-index/tiny.fcgi?id=PAGXr       that has the game-by-game breakdown of Wilt VS Russell. Some comical stats put up by both of those players. I laugh when i look at them. Check out the 1960 game 20, when Wilt had 53 & 29 and Russell had  22 & 32. CRAZY!! Also, take note how many minutes they played. They basically play the WHOLE game. Again: CRAZY!

    Great numbers right?
    HAHAHA>Yes they were great numbers.
  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 11,539
    cutz said:
    cutz said:
    Yes, it is a fund debate, like you said, either side is not wrong.

    Check this out, though:

    Regular Season 

    Player                  G W L GS MP FG FGA                          FG%   TRB               PTS
    Bill Russell           94 57 37 5.9 2.4 4.5                              .542        22.9            14.2
    Wilt Chamberlain 94 37 57 12.0 5.9 12.0                         .493          28.2            29.9

    Russell had more wins VS. Chamberlain, but i think we can agree, the Celtics had the better team most of those years? Averaging almost 30 pt.s and 28 Reb.s VS Russell is struggling?  

    Check out this website:   https://www.basketball-reference.com/play-index/tiny.fcgi?id=PAGXr       that has the game-by-game breakdown of Wilt VS Russell. Some comical stats put up by both of those players. I laugh when i look at them. Check out the 1960 game 20, when Wilt had 53 & 29 and Russell had  22 & 32. CRAZY!! Also, take note how many minutes they played. They basically play the WHOLE game. Again: CRAZY!

    Great numbers right?
    HAHAHA>Yes they were great numbers.
    The amount of rebounds between the two were ridiculous...
  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 11,539
    Who's watching the games tonight?
  • 23scidoo23scidoo Thessaloniki,GreecePosts: 10,462
    Who's watching the games tonight?
    Watching the Freak..
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  • WobbieWobbie Posts: 23,251
    Who's watching the games tonight?

    hockey.....cuz those games sucked.
    If I had known then what I know now...

    Vegas 93, Vegas 98, Vegas 00 (10 year show), Vegas 03, Vegas 06
    VIC 07
    EV LA1 08
    Seattle1 09, Seattle2 09, Salt Lake 09, LA4 09
    Columbus 10
    EV LA 11
    Vancouver 11
    Missoula 12
    Portland 13, Spokane 13
    St. Paul 14, Denver 14
    Philly I & II, 16
  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 11,539
    Cavs almost let the damn Pacers get back in it...  Too much confidence there... 1-1

    Rockets killed the Grizzles. 2-0

    Jazz tie things up w the Thunder. 1-1


  • The JugglerThe Juggler Behind that bush over there.Posts: 30,225
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  • WobbieWobbie Posts: 23,251
    almost turned off the Jazz during the 0-19 run. If jingling joe would wake up, the jazz might win this thing. The post game presser was funny...donovan to favors: “you’re sweating, bro.”
    If I had known then what I know now...

    Vegas 93, Vegas 98, Vegas 00 (10 year show), Vegas 03, Vegas 06
    VIC 07
    EV LA1 08
    Seattle1 09, Seattle2 09, Salt Lake 09, LA4 09
    Columbus 10
    EV LA 11
    Vancouver 11
    Missoula 12
    Portland 13, Spokane 13
    St. Paul 14, Denver 14
    Philly I & II, 16
  • WobbieWobbie Posts: 23,251
    funny, how my Jazz wanted the 3 seed...pelicans taking apart the blazers...maybe it’s a matchup thing?
    If I had known then what I know now...

    Vegas 93, Vegas 98, Vegas 00 (10 year show), Vegas 03, Vegas 06
    VIC 07
    EV LA1 08
    Seattle1 09, Seattle2 09, Salt Lake 09, LA4 09
    Columbus 10
    EV LA 11
    Vancouver 11
    Missoula 12
    Portland 13, Spokane 13
    St. Paul 14, Denver 14
    Philly I & II, 16
  • 23scidoo23scidoo Thessaloniki,GreecePosts: 10,462
    For the Euroleague playoffs, my team needs to do what Philly did last night ..
    break to break!!!
    Athens 2006. Dusseldorf 2007. Berlin 2009. Venice 2010. Amsterdam 1 2012. Amsterdam 1+2 2014. Buenos Aires 2015
    EV, Taormina 1+2 2017
  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 11,539
    The Heat was going blow for blow with the Sixers until the 4th, then the wheels came off.

    Embiid struggled a little bit with that mask then he got used to it.  That guy cracks me up.
  • 23scidoo23scidoo Thessaloniki,GreecePosts: 10,462
    Bogda killed Cavs..
    Giannis. Please. Stop. Poster. Bayens
    Athens 2006. Dusseldorf 2007. Berlin 2009. Venice 2010. Amsterdam 1 2012. Amsterdam 1+2 2014. Buenos Aires 2015
    EV, Taormina 1+2 2017
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