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Day 4 is in the books.

The Miami Heat take care of business again against the Indiana Pacers to take a 2-0 series lead.
Same goes for the Houston Rockets against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
And after both #1 seeds got punched in the mouth in their first games, the Milwaukee Bucks and LA Lakers responded emphatically with some good-old fashioned ass-whoopings over the Orlando Magic and Portland Trail Blazers to even their series' at 1 game each.

Tomorrow's games:
Raptors/Nets - Game 3
Nuggets/Jazz - Game 3
Celtics/76ers - Game 3
Clippers/Mavericks - Game 3



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PlayStation 4/Xbox One/Nintendo Switch: 2019 vs. 2020
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If LaMelo ends up being the number one pick he will easily become one of the biggest busts as the first pick of the draft. This years draft class is extremely weak from top to bottom.



Raptors with the 2peat



Chris Hu said:
If LaMelo ends up being the number one pick he will easily become one of the biggest busts as the first pick of the draft. This years draft class is extremely weak from top to bottom.

I have no idea why anyone would want the cancer that is the Ball family anywhere in their city.

Though I did get a kick out of people trying to play up Lonzo Ball as having a breakout year when he's still arguably not even in the Top 20 point guards in the league.



To be fair, I think Lonzo does have the potential to be a really good, All-Star calibur player in the league. He has the skills and credentials. It's mental with him. When he just goes out and plays, he's good, damn good. When he tries to do too much and overthinks a lot of things and tries to force the game to go his way instead of letting it come to him, he just gets in his own way. I think 'daddy' is certainly to blame for that for putting all that pressure on the kid and talking him up like he was the 2nd coming of Magic Johnson. He basically set up his own son to fail and made people want to see him fail, myself included, the more he kept running his mouth. Which was ultimately detrimental to him. Lonzo is still a young kid, just 22 years old. He still has a lot of room to grow. If he can kick that mental block and just play, I think he will be a top 20 PG in the league.



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PlayStation 4/Xbox One/Nintendo Switch: 2019 vs. 2020
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We are through Day 5 of the Bubble Playoffs.
We had two games that were kind of competitive, and two blowouts.
The Celtics take a commanding 3-0 lead over the 76ers and will have a chance to close it out on Sunday.
The Raptors absolutely slaughter the Nets. Again. They take a 3-0 lead and it's very quickly looking like we're going to have our first 2nd round matchup very soon.
The Jazz pick up where they left off in Game 2 and order a nuclear strike on the Nuggets to go up 2-1.
And the Clippers respond to that Game 2 upset by regaining control over the series against the Mavericks. Taking a 2-1 lead and things are looking very bleak for the Mavericks with the injury to Luka Doncic. We'll have to keep an ear out for that.

Tomorrow's games:
Bucks/Magic - Game 3
Heat/Pacers - Game 3
Rockets/Thunder - Game 3
Lakers/Trail Blazers - Game 3



Hardware Comparison Threads:

PlayStation 4/Xbox One/Nintendo Switch: 2019 vs. 2020
(https://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread/241660/ps4xbons-2019-vs-2020/1/)

Don't think I'm overreacting by saying that's an all-time playoff performance by Luka Doncic.

Game-time decision (sprained ankle), no KP, down 21, and he puts up 43-17-13 with a step-back-three game-winning buzzer-beater. That just doesn't happen.



Luka is definitely legit. Only 21 years old, in his first NBA playoff series, and he's already pulling out games like that. Very, very impressive.



And in a series where everyone was picking the Clippers to win pretty easily.
Not so fast! We got ourselves a series!



Hardware Comparison Threads:

PlayStation 4/Xbox One/Nintendo Switch: 2019 vs. 2020
(https://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread/241660/ps4xbons-2019-vs-2020/1/)

And what’s also impressive is the Raptors.

150 points in a playoff game?!? Has that ever been done before?!



Hardware Comparison Threads:

PlayStation 4/Xbox One/Nintendo Switch: 2019 vs. 2020
(https://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread/241660/ps4xbons-2019-vs-2020/1/)