2017-2018 Predictions

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    2017-2018 Predictions

    Just wanted to get this one started. I need to sit down and look at things a little more before I make my predictions.
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    Far from an NBA expert, but I Cavs/ Warriors part 4 seems pretty predetermined to me. Both will face some tougher competition coming out of their conference but in the end they'll find a way to get there.

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    I'll go Celtics vs. Warriors in the Finals.

    Cavs are going to take a step back this year. Thomas is probably out until January/February at the earliest.

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    Cavs over Celtics 4-2
    Thunder over Warriors 4-0
    Cavs over Thunder 4-2

    Simmons- RoY
    Swaggy P- 6MoY
    Embiid- MIP
    Kidd- CoY
    Kawhi- MVP

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    Quote Originally Posted by SnottieDrippen View Post
    Cavs over Celtics 4-2
    Thunder over Warriors 4-0
    Cavs over Thunder 4-2

    Simmons- RoY
    Swaggy P- 6MoY
    Embiid- MIP
    Kidd- CoY
    Kawhi- MVP
    #TheProcess

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    Even though it is LeBron James against the world with no help for the 15th consecutive season, I feel like he will make it back to the Finals. And like last year he will be super excited that he put up great numbers against the Warriors and can again say, "I did all I could do."

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    Quote Originally Posted by bugatti View Post
    Firmly in the circle of trust. And if Embiid is the MIP, we can kill that conversation about KAT as the next best big.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SnottieDrippen View Post
    Firmly in the circle of trust. And if Embiid is the MIP, we can kill that conversation about KAT as the next best big.
    Get out of here.

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    In all seriousness, I think Embiid can be the stud of all studs of the NBA. But let's not ignore that he has played in a total of 31 games out of the 246 games the 76ers have played since he was drafted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bugatti View Post
    In all seriousness, I think Embiid can be the stud of all studs of the NBA. But let's not ignore that he has played in a total of 31 games out of the 246 games the 76ers have played since he was drafted.
    Because, as crazy as it sounds, they have a smart front office.

    "Look, Joel, I know you're a stud, you know you're a stud, some guy in Kentucky who watched you play a few games for Kansas knows you're a stud. Let's not rush into this and end up paying you $40M per year before we can even put a decent team on the floor around you. Trust the process, big fella."

    "Cool, but I want $10 every time someone uses #TrustTheProcess ."

    "Deal."

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    Quote Originally Posted by SnottieDrippen View Post
    Cavs over Celtics 4-2
    Thunder over Warriors 4-0
    Cavs over Thunder 4-2

    Simmons- RoY
    Swaggy P- 6MoY
    Embiid- MIP
    Kidd- CoY
    Kawhi- MVP
    Embiid still isn't cleared for basketball activities just FYI.

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    You can still get plus money on Phily missing the playoffs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HammerTime View Post
    Embiid still isn't cleared for basketball activities just FYI.
    Fine, Comeback POY.

    Maybe the plan is to showcase Simmons and Fultz to gauge their superstar potential?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SnottieDrippen View Post
    Because, as crazy as it sounds, they have a smart front office.
    I thought it was because they drafted Mr. Glass from Unbreakable as their future superstar?

    Some method to the madness and Sam Hinkie may someday be viewed as a genius.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HammerTime View Post
    You can still get plus money on Phily missing the playoffs.
    Wow.

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