The Buck that Bought the Bottle & the Luck of the Irish Lotto: Celtics vs. Bucks ECSF Thread

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Aveda

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First of all, the game doesn't exist in the box score (mindlessly referencing surface numbers doesn't mean anything). Second of all, did you miss the Nuggets/Warriors series?

Breh I know you want a reason to get into some long argument/diatribe no one but you cares about and I'm not really here for it so whatever you think you're right about, you are. Thank you and have a nice day.
 

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The achilles heel of the Bucks drop defense is that they are prone to teams that get hot from 3. Middleton being out there wouldn't have changed that.

Middleton's absence hurt the Bucks 3-point shooting.

He opens up shots for other guys and of course he's a shot maker himself.

The whole series outside of the Game 5 comeback, the Bucks shot terrible from the 3 even with Boston giving them open looks with all of the attention on Giannis. And they're one of the best shooting teams in the NBA.
 

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This game is a lesson for you mfs on this board who keep on undervaluing the power and influence of the 3-pt shot.

Bucks play drop defense (giving up open 3s consistently) and won a title with it... where was this statement then?

Bucks were 24th in 3 pt % made last fukking year... where was the proof then?

Using you logic Bucks should never win a title in this era.

Nobody saw grant williams and al horford scoring 25+ points in two separate games sometimes you have to give the other team credit.
 

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Billy Donovan's gameplan was the exact opposite of what Ime's was. The Bulls over helped off of Allen, Portis and Lopez etc to double team Giannis. Boston let Giannis get his one on one instead of letting role players just shoot set practice shots for an entire series.

It was stupid. Stupid as fukk
Honestly, who on the Bulls was even capable of defending Giannis one on one?
 

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Middleton's absence hurt the Bucks 3-point shooting.

He opens up shots for other guys and of course he's a shot maker himself.

The whole series outside of the Game 5 comeback, the Bucks shot terrible from the 3 even with Boston giving them open looks with all of the attention on Giannis. And they're one of the best shooting teams in the NBA.

True, but even then that still wouldn't have change what's been the achilles heel of their defense for years now. You'll get wide open three pointer's against their defense and they're beatable if you can make them regardless of whether Middleton is on the floor or not. It's been Bud's achilles heel even going back to his Atlanta days.
 

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Bucks play drop defense (giving up open 3s consistently) and won a title with it... where was this statement then?

Bucks were 24th in 3 pt % made last fukking year... where was the proof then?

Using you logic Bucks should never win a title in this era.

Nobody saw grant williams and al horford scoring 25+ points in two separate games sometimes you have to give the other team credit.
The Bucks were 5th in 3-pt percentage last season (8th in 3s attempted). What the fukk are you even talking about?
 

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and folks act like GS & Bron's teams weren't incredibly deep with talent too

outside of GS & like 3-4 other teams...every other team in the league is taking the run the Bucks been on for the last half decade plus
 
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