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Good win for us yesterday, back in the eight seeded spot. A win today against the heat and losy by Raps is 7th seed.
 

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Yeah that was definately a game we would have lost in the past. Just goes to show you the difference a #1 guy can make!!:D
 

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A 3 point blank shot? Clutch? You guys are smarter than this.
 

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Nothing to do with having to be smarter...WE'VE ALL seen Marbury make some crazy three point shots in the past...that was just another one for him.
 

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Originally posted by <b>Tapseer</b>!
Nothing to do with having to be smarter...WE'VE ALL seen Marbury make some crazy three point shots in the past...that was just another one for him.
"Some"??? How many "Some" is he going to hit for us to the point for a championship level?

All the legit championship level basektball player has enough scoring repitore to make an non ill-advised shot, like a makeable shot, not like no where to go shot like he didnt even call "Glass" when he shots the ball, it was pure luck instead of because of Marbury.
 

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And all championship level basketball players need a degree of luck anyway. Are you telling me that Jordan never took and ill-advised shot? Luck is a part of the game, whether you like it or not. Marbury's shot is clutch because he actually had the confidence to shoot to ball. Many players would panic and pass out wildly, resulting in a bad pass, turnover... Marbury took the shoot and made it. Granted it was a lucky shot, but that does not mean it's not a clutch shot. Game 1 of the Suns/Spurs series last year. Amare made the 3 point bank shot resulting in overtime. Amare, a PF, shotting the 3 that decides the fate of your team? It shows he has the confidence to take the shot. Too often basketball players outthink themselves on the court. Sometimes you have to just trust your instincts and yourself. A championship level player knows when to take the shoot, even when its not a good shot.
 

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Big deal. Don't try to combine luck and clutch. Clutch is when you hit good shots down the stretch that require skill. Any fool can get lucky. Amare Stoudemiare ALSO hit a 3 against the Spurs, just like Marbury. Does that make him clutch too? No. It makes him lucky.

Marbury may have been taking the shot because he is "clutch" but that does not take away from the fact that it was luck.
 

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If Amare hadn't hit that shot we'd be here saying how dumb it was for a PF to take a game deciding 3 and that he should've passed it to Marbury since he made that "clutch" or "lucky" banked 3 pointer.
 

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Originally posted by <b>Rashidi</b>!
Big deal. Don't try to combine luck and clutch. Clutch is when you hit good shots down the stretch that require skill. Any fool can get lucky. Amare Stoudemiare ALSO hit a 3 against the Spurs, just like Marbury. Does that make him clutch too? No. It makes him lucky.

Marbury may have been taking the shot because he is "clutch" but that does not take away from the fact that it was luck.
The guy got some sense, kids should learn a post or two from this guy.
 

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There is a fine line between lucky and clutch....

What you will find in basketball and in life is that the great clutch players get lucky...alot

its part of their greatness......

If you guys ever watch tapes of Mr Clutch,Jerry West you will see,he made some unbelievably "lucky" shots...

In fact during the finals against the Knicks L.A. was down by 2 with one seconf left..He made a 63 footer to send the game into overtime....Lucky???Perhaps..

But every one of his teamates said as soon as West shot the ball,they knew it was good...Clutch players seem to get lucky
 

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Luck is something you create. You've got to take them to make them.

i think you are agreeing with me..i am not sure which side you are taking
 

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This is a completely idiotic argument. A Win is a Win, call it luck an accident whatever!! It's still a "W".


As I said before it is no secret that under Chaney we made it a habit of losing close games or blowing leads. It's a W on a lucky shot that Marbury made and we won a close game!

We now have someone who can get off a shot when need be which we didn't have before. Now if we can get a solid big man to control the paint we will have a solid team again.
 
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