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    The Gold Mac MSGKnickz33's Avatar
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    Game Thread Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons Round 2 Playoff Series Thread

    Series Results

    Pistons eliminate Magic 4 games to 1

    Gm. 1: DET 91, ORL 72
    Gm. 2: DET 100, ORL 93
    Gm. 3: ORL 111, DET 86
    Gm. 4: DET 90, ORL 89
    Gm. 5: DET 91, ORL 86

    The Orlando Magic

    Jameer Nelso
    Maurice Evans
    Rashard Lewis
    Hedo Turkoglu
    Dwight Howard

    The Detroit Pistons

    Chauncey Billups
    Richard Hamilton
    Tayshaun Prince
    Jason Maxiell
    Rasheed Wallace

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    Last edited by MSGKnickz33; May 14, 2008 at 20:35.

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    Exclamation Clock Controversy!

    Wasn't really paying attention to this series. Can't believe a new controversy's going on. What do you guys think? I'm sure most of you have heard of it.

    Here's how it goes: Nearing the end of the 3rd quarter, with 5.1 seconds remaining on the inbound pass for Detroit, with Magic leading by 1 (after making a comeback), clock suddenly stops at 4.8, and then Chauncey shoots a 3 putting them up 2 going to the 4th quarter. Basket counts. But later reviews show that the play took 5.7 seconds (above the legit time of 5.1). After the shot the clock moved quickly down to 4.1. Just watch videos for more details. That was some wacked up clock. I think the NBA are looking it up, but I doubt there's gonna be a re-do, or if there'll ever be any actions taken. Too bad it didn't happen in the last 2 minutes of the game, or that the final score wasn't decided by 3 points or less. But Magic deserve some justice. The 4th quarter was tight all the way. And with 17 seconds remaining in the game, they were only down 2, so that shot really matters A LOT. A re-do though seems impossible. Besides it'll be hard to determine from which time down in the 4th quarter you have to re-do, and you obviously can't re-do from 5.1 seconds in the 3rd quarter. That'll be big big news in NBA history. Aside from that there's just too many factors. But this is the playoffs. It ain't just a regular season game. Too bad for the Magic.

    I guess the best the NBA can do is change the rulebook and make a replay review a necessity on every field goal done during a clock discrepancy, and not just when the clock goes zero.

    Start fresh under new management! We don't need any more unproven veterans! Go for youth!

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    The Pistons have eliminated the Magic in 5 games. The last 2 wins were very impressive for Detroit, especially game 4 where they won in Orlando without Chauncey Billups. They also won game 5 without him. The Pistons will go to the Conference Finals once again. In my opinion they are lookin like the best team in the east.

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