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Heat-Thunder should be epic Finals [Another Reason to Root for OKC]
Houston Chronicle ^ | 6/12/12 | Jerome Solomon

Posted on 06/12/2012 6:48:21 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

This should be a fun NBA Finals.

Lebron James vs. Kevin Durant has me as intrigued as any individual matchup we’ve had since Olajuwon-Ewing or more so a couple years earlier in Jordan-Drexler.

This is the 12th time in NBA history that the players who finished first and second in the MVP voting will meet in the NBA Finals. The MVP winner is 9-2.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: nba
Oklahoma is arguably the most conservative state in the Union. Results of the 2008 election show it was the ONLY state that had NO COUNTIES vote for Obama. Every other state had at least one area that went for the Kenyan communist.
1 posted on 06/12/2012 6:48:33 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

So far, IMHO, much of the press has made this out to be a series where the only real question is, “Will Lebron prove once and for all that he is the god of basketball, or not?” On the other hand, to their credit, it looks like most of the ESPN commentators who actually played the game are picking OKC.

I think it’s a toss up. But I love what it is doing for my city.

Thunder Up!


2 posted on 06/12/2012 7:00:50 AM PDT by newheart (At what point does policy become treason?)
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To: SoFloFreeper
As if there wasn't enough of a reason to root against Wade & Co...


3 posted on 06/12/2012 7:01:42 AM PDT by montag813
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To: SoFloFreeper
Anybody but Lebron and Miami.

OKC sure has done well in a very short time as a NBA team.

4 posted on 06/12/2012 7:03:36 AM PDT by Theoria (Rush Limbaugh: Ron Paul sounds like an Islamic terrorist)
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To: newheart

Thunder Up!


5 posted on 06/12/2012 7:19:10 AM PDT by Greystoke
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To: SoFloFreeper

I am hoping Durant and the Thunder will keep me tied with Lebron for the number of NBA titles won.


6 posted on 06/12/2012 7:19:55 AM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: SoFloFreeper

GO SONICS!


7 posted on 06/12/2012 7:31:23 AM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: SoFloFreeper

I’m rooting for Seattle to make LeBron a prophet about Miami winning “Not one, not two, not three, etc.” championships.

As a Texas native, I cannot bring myself to root for a team from Oklahoma, so I am refusing to admit the Supersonics have moved.


8 posted on 06/12/2012 7:32:22 AM PDT by nhoward14
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To: Ronald_Magnus

9 posted on 06/12/2012 7:47:13 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: SoFloFreeper

What is this “NBA” you speak of?


10 posted on 06/12/2012 7:59:16 AM PDT by NY.SS-Bar9
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To: SoFloFreeper

Go Thunder!! Destroy the Trayvons.


11 posted on 06/12/2012 8:01:49 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: nhoward14

“As a Texas native, I cannot bring myself to root for a team from Oklahoma”

Time to pull together and beat the Miami Trayvons!


12 posted on 06/12/2012 8:02:53 AM PDT by Rennes Templar (No matter how cynical you get, it's never enough to keep up.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Which town will have the best riots if they win? or lose?


13 posted on 06/12/2012 8:05:29 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: nhoward14
As a Texas native, I cannot bring myself to root for a team from Oklahoma

As a fellow Texan, why the hate on Oklahoma? I like Oklahoma, I think of Oklahoma as our more conservative little brother. Now Arkansas, that's a whole other matter.

14 posted on 06/12/2012 8:05:50 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Hate is a strong word for what I feel. I would say I have a morose feeling toward the state.


15 posted on 06/12/2012 8:15:18 AM PDT by nhoward14
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To: dfwgator

Amen - at least they’ll sell you gas in Oklahoma if you have Texas plates! I recall that issue when UT played Arkansas back in the day - advice was to bring a jerry can of gas, because the stations wouldn’t sell to cars with Texas plates that weekend.

The Thunder beat my Spurs, but I’m rooting for them to go all the way, ESPECIALLY against “King” James.


16 posted on 06/12/2012 8:15:40 AM PDT by jagusafr ("Write in Palin and prepare for war...")
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To: SoFloFreeper

The hotter the Heat the louder the Thunder. Go OKC!


17 posted on 06/12/2012 8:55:39 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: Ronald_Magnus
GO SONICS!

Oh sure. A 20-62 team made the finals. Thunder Up!

18 posted on 06/12/2012 9:13:50 AM PDT by newheart (At what point does policy become treason?)
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To: SoFloFreeper
As Ohioan still sour grapes on LeBron(and I followed him since 8th grade). Dont wish him harm but wish him humility.

Thunder is a great group of athletes & OKC is a wonderful community & OK a great state. My bro lives there and I love the visits to area & the fine people

HERE IS A GOOD SITE for info on the finals/series

Go Thunder!!!!!

19 posted on 06/12/2012 9:22:48 AM PDT by DollyCali (Don't tell God how big your storm is... tell your storm how BIG your God is!)
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To: Ronald_Magnus

THUNDER UPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP!


20 posted on 06/12/2012 10:20:15 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: newheart; Coldwater Creek
I've actually gotten over the theft of my Sonics and will be rooting right along side you folks. Looking forward to seeing KD drop 45 on the Heat tonight. Photobucket
21 posted on 06/12/2012 11:29:49 AM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: nhoward14
As a Texas native, I cannot bring myself to root for a team from Oklahoma

10-8-2011 OU 55 UT 17

10-15-2011 OSU 38 UT 26

22 posted on 06/12/2012 11:35:58 AM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: newheart

Go HEAT!


23 posted on 06/12/2012 11:39:50 AM PDT by sargon (I don't like the sound of these "boncentration bamps")
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To: Ronald_Magnus
I've actually gotten over the theft of my Sonics and will be rooting right along side you folks. Looking forward to seeing KD drop 45 on the Heat tonight.

Your magnanimity far exceeds that of a number of other Sonic fans. Personally, I see both sides of the "theft" issue. But then, since they wound up here, that is easy for me to say.

Regardless, glad to hear you are on board. Thunder Up!

24 posted on 06/12/2012 11:57:39 AM PDT by newheart (At what point does policy become treason?)
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To: SVTCobra03

I’m not a University of Texas fan either so those scores just make me smile.


25 posted on 06/12/2012 12:26:43 PM PDT by nhoward14
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To: AngelesCrestHighway; Ronald_Magnus

Rooting for the Seattle SuperSonics of Oklahoma City (heck, it works for the Angels …)


26 posted on 06/12/2012 2:36:10 PM PDT by ShorelineMike (Constituo, ergo sum.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The Heat are going down, just like Trayvon.


27 posted on 06/12/2012 8:39:10 PM PDT by dfwgator
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