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Old 03-17-2013, 11:15 AM   #16
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Default Re: New York Dropping like a Ratchet

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I'll help you with that one. The answer is truly awful.

There are no good teams in the East besides Miami.

No championship teams, I'll give you that.
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Old 03-17-2013, 11:23 AM   #17
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I hated that loss to the bobcats, I thought a 15-6 end run was possible.
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Old 03-17-2013, 11:26 AM   #18
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Knicks are free fallen like Tom Petty. Their schedule looks brutal the rest of March and April. What are your Conference seed predictions?

EASTERN Conference:

1) Miami
2) Indiana
3) Chicago
4) Boston
5) New York
6) Brooklyn
7) Milwaukee
8) Atlanta

Boston is coming up fast, Milwaukee has multiple games left versus teams like the Magic, Charlotte, etc. Rose's return will catapult Chicago to a top 3 seed..

First Round:

1) Miami vs. Atlanta
2) Indiana vs. Milwaukee
3) Chicago vs. Brooklyn
4) Boston vs. New York

What's your predictions?

Current Standings:

http://espn.go.com/nba/standings

Pacers are dropping fast of late..

if these are the standings at the end of the season they would get by Boston, probably a 6 or 7 game series, but honestly there is no way they would beat Miami in the next round the way they are playing right now.

There in a tough spot because they haven't been full strength as a team all season (and won't be with Amar'e out). Now with the Melo injury it would be smart to rest him but tbh that would also pose them a risk of them sliding even further and having a tougher opponent in the first round.
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Old 03-17-2013, 11:30 AM   #19
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if these are the standings at the end of the season they would get by Boston, probably a 6 or 7 game series, but honestly there is no way they would beat Miami in the next round the way they are playing right now.

There in a tough spot because they haven't been full strength as a team all season (and won't be with Amar'e out). Now with the Melo injury it would be smart to rest him but tbh that would also pose them a risk of them sliding even further and having a tougher opponent in the first round.

Who is the tougher opponent?
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Old 03-17-2013, 01:24 PM   #20
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Default Re: New York Dropping like a Ratchet

Out of your mind if you think Bucks are not finishing 8th seed.
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Old 03-17-2013, 01:52 PM   #21
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I blame injuries to key players. Does OP agree?
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Who is the tougher opponent?

meeting miami or indy in the first round instead of boston
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Old 03-17-2013, 07:31 PM   #23
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Another loss for New York and injuries are not an excuse Chicago has been playing without half of the roster for the past two months
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Old 03-17-2013, 07:36 PM   #24
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Another loss for New York and injuries are not an excuse Chicago has been playing without half of the roster for the past two months
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Old 03-17-2013, 07:36 PM   #25
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Another loss for New York and injuries are not an excuse Chicago has been playing without half of the roster for the past two months

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ratch·et (rcht)
n.
1. A mechanism consisting of a pawl that engages the sloping teeth of a wheel or bar, permitting motion in one direction only.
2. The pawl, wheel, or bar of this mechanism.
v. ratch·et·ed, ratch·et·ing, ratch·ets
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To cause to increase or decrease by increments: "Some companies . . . may make things worse if they seek to ratchet down their medical expenses by limiting benefits for psychological or psychiatric care" (Newsweek).
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To increase or decrease by increments.
So, "dropping like a ratchet" means?
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Default Re: New York Dropping like a Ratchet

Chicago has been starting their third string point guard they've been missing their starting shooting guard of course Derek Rose and Mr. Gibson is one of the best big men off the bench especially for young players throughout the NBA, And they are still going to finish top three

The Knicks don't have the depth to sustain injuries equivalent to what Chicago has the season
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Default Re: New York Dropping like a Ratchet

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Another loss for New York and injuries are not an excuse Chicago has been playing without half of the roster for the past two months

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So, "dropping like a ratchet" means?

Try urban dictionary next time
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1. Ratchet 11443 up, 5351 down

A diva, mostly from urban cities and ghettos, that has reason to believe she is every mans eye candy. Unfortunately, she's wrong.
Still not making sense.
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