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This series is amazing, we saw 3 very good matches. Curry's second half(especially his final quarter) was great but he can't sleep for 1.5 hours next time.

James is over 40 points in average after three games.

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Good.

He's filling out one of these right now

What a gif.

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I'd think so. When LeBron joined Miami lots of people were saying that he couldn't lead a team to a title hence he joined Wade. And even during their stint together in Cleveland some people were claiming that Shaq was the alpha dog.

after watching these finals one can't say he's not a leader. i dont particularly like him, but he's a fucking boss. i root for the dubs but this will be the biggest achievement in lebron's career if he wins this championship. he's just so fucking good. yes, sometimes refs doesnt call obvious travels and gets away with some questionable fouls but when he finishes he's career, he will be in all-time top5 players.

Curry has only had one basket(3pt) in the first half. Embarrassing from a MVP.

agree. it's okay if you shoot and you just can't hit the shots, but it's kinda odd that you as a best player not in your team but in the league take just 6 fg-s. we all know that gsw tries to play more team oriented basketball, but come on, when will you force it if not in the finals.

2-1 for cavs. a bit suprising for me. i thought it will be a 4-1 victory for the dubs, but this cavs defense and a little mix of choke, fascination and fearsome performance by golden state. lebron alone has more playoff expirience than all the players combined in both teams. it really shows how good he is. he knows he can't play with his teammates like a team, because honestly with all these injuries there's no one to play with. thats why he take 35+ fg per game. and we know he's not a selfish guy, he just cant rely on a tard named jr smith or offensively impotent shumpert, mozgov and tristan. dellavedova is a big surprise for everyone, he gives like 150%.

i still think cavs will run out of steam by the end of the series. but for that happening, dubs must win game 4.

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Curry is seriously chocking, despite that 4th quarter performance, it was too little too late. And I still think that GSW need to play A LOT better D, especially on James.

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Curry is seriously chocking, despite that 4th quarter performance, it was too little too late. And I still think that GSW need to play A LOT better D, especially on James.

james is shooting like 24% outside of paint, or mid-range to 3pt shots. thats awful. gsw can live with that. on the other hand they can't defend him when he goes to the rim. it's either two points or a foul. if they double-team him he will send a perfect pass to his shooters and thats a three pointer. gsw knows that and they just let him do his thing and hope that other players don't made a lot of threes. scoring 40 pts from 30 field goals and ~12 free throws is not something special.

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james is shooting like 24% outside of paint, or mid-range to 3pt shots. thats awful. gsw can live with that. on the other hand they can't defend him when he goes to the rim. it's either two points or a foul. if they double-team him he will send a perfect pass to his shooters and thats a three pointer. gsw knows that and they just let him do his thing and hope that other players don't made a lot of threes. scoring 40 pts from 30 field goals and ~12 free throws is not something special.

Curry is the one who is killing gsw.

In the most important playoffs, he's become an ordinary shooter all of a sudden, missing contested shots he used to score easily and missing lots of open shots too. I don't know if their coach will change their tactics because of this curry form or they stick with it and hope he gets better. Someone showed me a statistic that says his numbers have dropped from 50% field goal to 38% field goal percentage and also dropped from 40% 3pts made to 38% 3pts percentage since he collided with Trevor Ariza in the rockets game. It's only in the fourth quarter of game 3 that he finally woke up.

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James can't be checked easily. It's almost impossible now since he's added a post game.

Golden state is doing as good of a job you could possibly do on him. Iggy has been exceptional this series.

What I don't get it, this dude adds an elite post game to his arsenal so late in his career and so quickly. While guys like Dwight still can't do shit in the post.

Cavs are like Chelsea during the 2012 champions league campaign. Except they're even outplaying their opponents. I can't think of the last time anything like this has ever happened. Anyways it's still too soon. Golden state still very much in this. Can't count em out. They could easily win 3 straight.

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James can't be checked easily. It's almost impossible now since he's added a post game.

Golden state is doing as good of a job you could possibly do on him. Iggy has been exceptional this series.

What I don't get it, this dude adds an elite post game to his arsenal so late in his career and so quickly. While guys like Dwight still can't do shit in the post.

Cavs are like Chelsea during the 2012 champions league campaign. Except they're even outplaying their opponents. I can't think of the last time anything like this has ever happened. Anyways it's still too soon. Golden state still very much in this. Can't count em out. They could easily win 3 straight.

They are doing nothing to him, as good as they can do? Not even close. This all comes down to Steve Kerr, imo. They are letting James walk the ball up court, and then walk his man into the paint and by that point it's game over. They need to do more against him, they are doing nothing. Barnes has been god awful even though the Cavs were begging him to beat them, Green hasn't done much.

For me, Lee should play more, despite being a defensive liability, even if Green has to play with him, he needs to play. He's the only guy willing to attack the basket and is a walking double-double.

Cleveland is just too tough physically for GSW. They're throwing bodies at them and are fighting like their lives depend on it, GSW isn't showing the same intensity. It's far from over though, Steph Curry can explode at any time, and if he does he can win a game. Next game is a must win though.

Golden state is also lacking an actual PG. Curry can get his assists, but he's actually pretty overrated as an actual playmaker.

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They are doing nothing to him, as good as they can do? Not even close. This all comes down to Steve Kerr, imo. They are letting James walk the ball up court, and then walk his man into the paint and by that point it's game over. They need to do more against him, they are doing nothing. Barnes has been god awful even though the Cavs were begging him to beat them, Green hasn't done much.

For me, Lee should play more, despite being a defensive liability, even if Green has to play with him, he needs to play. He's the only guy willing to attack the basket and is a walking double-double.

Cleveland is just too tough physically for GSW. They're throwing bodies at them and are fighting like their lives depend on it, GSW isn't showing the same intensity. It's far from over though, Steph Curry can explode at any time, and if he does he can win a game. Next game is a must win though.

What could they do though? You want them to start picking up Lebron full court? He's taking 16 seconds to get into the offense as it is so that won't be a problem. He's intentionaly slowing down the game. You put a smaller guy on him, he'll post up, put a bigger guy on him, he'll just blow by him. You double him and he'll find the open man. As good as he's been, and as easy it has looked, believe it or not, Warriors are doing a pretty good job on him overall. He's just an all-time great, you can't stop him. Just gotta make it as tough for him as possible Igoudala is doing that imo.

The only adjustment I'd make is probably just start Iggy and match him minute by minute with Lebron.

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What could they do though? You want them to start picking up Lebron full court? He's taking 16 seconds to get into the offense as it is so that won't be a problem. He's intentionaly slowing down the game. You put a smaller guy on him, he'll post up, put a bigger guy on him, he'll just blow by him. You double him and he'll find the open man. As good as he's been, and as easy it has looked, believe it or not, Warriors are doing a pretty good job on him overall. He's just an all-time great, you can't stop him. Just gotta make it as tough for him as possible Igoudala is doing that imo.

The only adjustment I'd make is probably just start Iggy and match him minute by minute with Lebron.

Yes, they need to speed up the game. They can't play at that pace, GSW. They could do much better, other teams have. Dallas and SA come to mind.

Iggy needs to be on him all game imo. Or switch it, Barnes-Thompson-Iggy-Green. That's what SA did last year and it worked well when they had Diaw-Green-Leonard.

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Curry is the one who is killing gsw.

In the most important playoffs, he's become an ordinary shooter all of a sudden, missing contested shots he used to score easily and missing lots of open shots too. I don't know if their coach will change their tactics because of this curry form or they stick with it and hope he gets better. Someone showed me a statistic that says his numbers have dropped from 50% field goal to 38% field goal percentage and also dropped from 40% 3pts made to 38% 3pts percentage since he collided with Trevor Ariza in the rockets game. It's only in the fourth quarter of game 3 that he finally woke up.

it's the dellavedova effect xd. at times it's full with illegal defense but who cares. refs don't give a shit.

James can't be checked easily. It's almost impossible now since he's added a post game.

Golden state is doing as good of a job you could possibly do on him. Iggy has been exceptional this series.

What I don't get it, this dude adds an elite post game to his arsenal so late in his career and so quickly. While guys like Dwight still can't do shit in the post.

work ethic and raw talent. howard is a joke.

Golden state is also lacking an actual PG. Curry can get his assists, but he's actually pretty overrated as an actual playmaker.

i don't think that matters to much. bogut, igoudala and green are all good passers. if you add curry it's pretty good. they averaged for like 30 assists/g. they just strugle in this series because blatt and the cavs fucked their ball movement.

They are doing nothing to him, as good as they can do? Not even close. This all comes down to Steve Kerr, imo. They are letting James walk the ball up court, and then walk his man into the paint and by that point it's game over. They need to do more against him, they are doing nothing. Barnes has been god awful even though the Cavs were begging him to beat them, Green hasn't done much.

For me, Lee should play more, despite being a defensive liability, even if Green has to play with him, he needs to play. He's the only guy willing to attack the basket and is a walking double-double.

if you look up the iso stats for james in this season or playoff. you will know why are the letting him.

i guess lee will play maybe 20 minutes. his a good pick-and-roll player and can sometimes pass the ball for outside players if the defenders close on him.

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What could they do though? You want them to start picking up Lebron full court? He's taking 16 seconds to get into the offense as it is so that won't be a problem. He's intentionaly slowing down the game. You put a smaller guy on him, he'll post up, put a bigger guy on him, he'll just blow by him. You double him and he'll find the open man. As good as he's been, and as easy it has looked, believe it or not, Warriors are doing a pretty good job on him overall. He's just an all-time great, you can't stop him. Just gotta make it as tough for him as possible Igoudala is doing that imo.

The only adjustment I'd make is probably just start Iggy and match him minute by minute with Lebron.

+1

he can always score 40,50 but the question is from how many fga.

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Curry needs to step up x5

Klay has been indifferent the entire playoffs. Green and Barnes are struggling and Bogut is satisfied with getting 0 points every game.

Curry needs to do a LeBron and take responsibility for the entire team.

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