Magic Numbers for Playoff Seeding (Suns Clinched at least 2seed)

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  1. Suns_fan69

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    Clippers lost. Suns worst is now 2nd seed.
     
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    Chaplin Better off silent

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    Then we do everything we can to win out. Control our own destiny. What happens, happens.
     
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    yeah.

    lt’s at least 80 percent now that it will be the Lakers.
     
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    It really has not been much of a problem this season. Basically just a game or two for most teams.

    suns have no one to blame but themselves. No way they should have lost that golden state game, or several others earlier in the season.
     
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  5. CardsSunsDbacks

    CardsSunsDbacks Not So Skeptical

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    Lakers have 2 very winnable games left and Portland has Denver still to play. Probably closer to 50/50 as to who between the Lakers and Blazers end up in the play in.

    That being said if the Warriors can stay at that 8 spot I wouldn't be surprised if Steph goes nuclear for one game and they snag the 7 seed from the Lakers.
     
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    Absolutely.
     
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    So what's the scenario now that the clippers lost? Do the Suns need to win out and Utah to lose one game to get the 1 seed?
     
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    Competitive spirit has been dying a slow for some time. Guys make too much money, everyone is buddies, professional hatred doesn’t really exist anymore. Teams tank and even college players are load managing.

    Not saying it’s true for everyone but it ain’t what it used to be and never will.
     
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    Yup
     
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    Think about it. Where were we just last year? With all the ups and downs this season, who would have thought we’d be here? We didn’t even know when or if the NBA was coming back May of last year.

    Whatever happens I’m going to enjoy it.
     
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    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    It’s been an incredible regular season!
     
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    Yeah. No use swimming against the current.
     
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    this.

    and teams resting guys so that they can make sure they’re as healthy as possible for the playoffs isn’t anything new... for any sport. The only reason anyone here is complaining about it is because it could have an effect on us.
     
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    50/50? Denver has nothing to play for except to willingly set themselves up to the play the Lakers in the playoffs as opposed to the Mavs, which is what they’d be doing by going all out against Portland.

    And the Lakers without LeBron or AD have a very winnable road game against a mediocre Pacers team?

    Think that’s looking at the absolute BRIGHTEST side of the Sun and pretty unrealistic.

    EDIT: I’m an idiot. Both LeBron and AD played and they’re up 11 in the 4th.

    would still be surprised if Denver goes all out tomorrow. They can either stay at 4 snd have to go through Dallas and Utah to get to WCF or push to get to the 3 to try and face the Lakers and likely the Suns in the first two rounds. I know which path I’d rather take If I’m Denver.
     
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  15. CardsSunsDbacks

    CardsSunsDbacks Not So Skeptical

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    If Denver doesn't want to win that game than I would expect them to sit their starters. If the starters play than they are definitely trying to win the game.
     

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