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Gregg Popovich as Tywin Lannister

Gregg Popovich as Tywin Lannister

Will Game 7 be the Miami HEAT’s “Red Wedding”?

The NBA Playoffs are a Game of Thrones

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…And Russell Westbrook is Bran Stark

"In my dream we’re trying to win the championship when the opposing team goes on a run and Coach Brooks says call a timeout. So I do. But the ref is not looking at me. He won’t call it.

What does he look at child?

"He’s looking at a… a three-eyed raven. It’s up their in the rafters. I climb up to it. But when I get there, it’s not a raven at all. IT’S… it’s

Yeah? Go on then. It’s what?

It’s Patrick Beverley.

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The NBA Playoffs is a Game of Thrones

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…and Kobe Bryant is Tywin Lannister

"Sir Mike D’Antoni of House D’Antoni as a reward for your accomplishment of barely getting us into the playoffs we will find you accommodations suited to your name – I hear Mike Brown’s house is on the market. And when the time is right you will be given a position fit for your talents, Utah maybe. And I would let myself be consumed by MAGGOTS before mocking the Laker name by making you heir to Sir Philip’s legacy."

xoxo,

Mamba

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Playoffs! Game of Thrones! Dragons! Mambas! Injuries! Deaths! Narratives! Who advances? Who goes fishin’? Who runs Westeros? Who will take the Iron Throne?
Sundays are exciting again! 

Playoffs! Game of Thrones! Dragons! Mambas! Injuries! Deaths! Narratives! Who advances? Who goes fishin’? Who runs Westeros? Who will take the Iron Throne?

Sundays are exciting again! 

Melo x Game of Thrones

(Source: twitter.com)

This photo from Melo’s twitter means that he either bought the $30,000 Game of Thrones “Iron Throne” replica and sits on it in his home while pondering (which is AWESOME), or he goes to nerdy conventions just to get his photo taken on the Iron Throne. Either way, Carmelo Anthony is a Game of Thrones fan and we approve.

This photo from Melo’s twitter means that he either bought the $30,000 Game of Thrones “Iron Throne” replica and sits on it in his home while pondering (which is AWESOME), or he goes to nerdy conventions just to get his photo taken on the Iron Throne. Either way, Carmelo Anthony is a Game of Thrones fan and we approve.

The NBA Finals is a Game of Thrones…
And tonight we could see a new King take their rightful seat on the Iron Throne.
Or maybe a hero will rise and live to fight another day.
The Game of Thrones season finale took place a few weeks ago, but for us basketball fans, tonight is that night. House Riley vs. House Durant. A song of Fire and Thunder. This is the Battle of Blackwater and tonight’s outcome could mean the beginning of a dynasty or a glimmer of hope for our heroes under siege. 
Are you hyped???

The NBA Finals is a Game of Thrones…

And tonight we could see a new King take their rightful seat on the Iron Throne.

Or maybe a hero will rise and live to fight another day.

The Game of Thrones season finale took place a few weeks ago, but for us basketball fans, tonight is that night. House Riley vs. House Durant. A song of Fire and Thunder. This is the Battle of Blackwater and tonight’s outcome could mean the beginning of a dynasty or a glimmer of hope for our heroes under siege. 

Are you hyped???

The NBA Finals is a Game of Thrones…
And Kevin Durant leads House Thunder.
In the Westeros Conference, the Oklahoma City Thunder are House Stark, specifically the Stark children. The execution of Ned Stark and the burning of Winterfell is a bit too much like the unfortunate demise of the Seattle Supersonics. Because of this, the Thunder children have been on their own, growing wiser and bonding together in their new territory.
Kevin Durant is equal parts Robb Stark and Jon Snow (the bastard child of the Supersonics): the noble hero, destined to rule the Throne. Russell Westbrook is Arya Stark: rebellious and courageous; a fearless warrior despite his small stature. James Harden is Sansa Stark: once under the command of Metta World Peace and his elbow, “Hearteater”, he is now free and is looking to make a name of himself. The other two Stark kids, Bran and Rickon, are Serge Ibaka and Thabo Sefalosha, important role players and members of the main unit. There is also the addition of Derek Fisher and Kendrick Perkins: Osha and Hodor, experienced outcasts using their skills to help the Thunder in their quest for the Throne.
It is not yet certain if House Thunder will rule Westeros, but if not this year, then possibly next year, or the year after. Their time will come. Regardless of the outcome of this series, the Thunder have established themselves as a major House in the Six Kingdoms (Divisions), and will be a team to acknowledge in the seasons to come.

The NBA Finals is a Game of Thrones…

And Kevin Durant leads House Thunder.

In the Westeros Conference, the Oklahoma City Thunder are House Stark, specifically the Stark children. The execution of Ned Stark and the burning of Winterfell is a bit too much like the unfortunate demise of the Seattle Supersonics. Because of this, the Thunder children have been on their own, growing wiser and bonding together in their new territory.

Kevin Durant is equal parts Robb Stark and Jon Snow (the bastard child of the Supersonics): the noble hero, destined to rule the Throne. Russell Westbrook is Arya Stark: rebellious and courageous; a fearless warrior despite his small stature. James Harden is Sansa Stark: once under the command of Metta World Peace and his elbow, “Hearteater”, he is now free and is looking to make a name of himself. The other two Stark kids, Bran and Rickon, are Serge Ibaka and Thabo Sefalosha, important role players and members of the main unit. There is also the addition of Derek Fisher and Kendrick Perkins: Osha and Hodor, experienced outcasts using their skills to help the Thunder in their quest for the Throne.

It is not yet certain if House Thunder will rule Westeros, but if not this year, then possibly next year, or the year after. Their time will come. Regardless of the outcome of this series, the Thunder have established themselves as a major House in the Six Kingdoms (Divisions), and will be a team to acknowledge in the seasons to come.

The NBA Playoffs is a Game of Thrones …

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And “Rajon Rondo/Kevin Garnett” are “Tyrion Lannister/Bronn”

These entitled opponents are what I’m good at. Out-playing them, out-thinking them. It’s what I am. KG do you know what they say about South Beach?

I’m sure you’ll tell me.”

They say it’s impregnable.

Give me eight good men and three neutral refs. I’ll impregnate the bitch.”

I like you.

The NBA Playoffs is a Game of Thrones …

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And Gregg Popovich is Tywin Lannister

The Admiral, Elliot, Avery all gone. Before long Timmy will be gone, sunning on a beach somewhere. It’s the Spurs name that lives on. It’s all that lives on.

Not your personal glory, not your pride… but TEAM.

The future of our team will be determined in these playoffs. We could reestablish a dynasty that lasted a decade… or we could collapse into nothing. Just look at the Lakers.

And what of sideline reporters?”

A lion doesn’t concern himself with the opinion of sheep.

The NBA Playoffs is a Game of Thrones …

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And LeBron James is Stannis Baratheon

Pat Riley, you said the Heat would make me the Lord of Light? You said you saw my victory in the flames?

I did. I still see it.”

And if the flames lie? Then I’m no better than a mercenary worshipping a fire god.

Look into the fire LeBron. Keep looking. The Celtics, the Bulls, they are all thieves. They will bend the knee or be destroyed. Do you see? You see my king?”

I see… only Game 6.

The NBA Playoffs is a Game of Thrones …

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And Kevin Durant is Jaqen H’ghar:

A man pays his debts. A man owes for what his team does for him the three quarters before. How many wins will a team need? Speak the amount and a man will do the rest?

Four.”

Four wins I will give you. (1234) No more, no less.

And if a game comes when you need me at the elbow? Say these words: “Valar Morghulis.” And a man will be waiting.

A man has said.

There just can’t be any basketball gods given the way this season went for the Bulls. None apparently interested in fairness, anyway.”

—The inimitable Bulls beat writer Sam Smith on this Bulls season

The old basketball based gods and the new. The old basketball based gods, well, a Bull walked among them. These new gods, however, have been a real pain in the you know what (earmuffs: the a$$). Someone gave birth to a smoke monster underneath the United Center and brought down the would-be kingdom. Too dramatic? Maybe, but HEY there is always next year.

HEY look, it’s next year! Welcome to the Chicago Bulls 2012-13 season which will begin at the ending— the beginding. Hopefully, Derrick Rose will be jogging in place. Most likely, Luol Deng will be out because of wrist surgery that he is putting off until after his England national team gets blown out by the Republic of Wadiya in the summer Olympics.

And Carlos Boozer. Send a raven to Gar Foreman and John Paxson requesting an immediate amnesty. In fairness, Boozer had a solid season but the taxonomy of an NBA team is based on salary, and 15 points with 8 rebounds leaves Chicago with a 3-year $40 million dollar-sized hole where their second best player should be. It is a legit question “who fills that hole if Boozer gets let go?” At this point doing it to make more room for Taj Gibson and Omer Asik feels like a good enough answer.

Given Rose’s injury and the time it will take to adjust to it once he’s back on the court the Bulls may not be truly whole until 2013. Even then you can’t expect Rose to carry the same offensive burden he has these past two seasons. It is up to Chicago’s front office to have the foresight to lessen that burden where and when it can.

A man has said.

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When HBO gave us this sneak peak of the upcoming season of Game of Thrones we were quite surprised. I mean what do basketball and Game of Thrones have in common other than Nikola Pekovic’s will over dragons?
But in this scene Lord Dunleavy (of House of Dunleavy) ponders whether or not the hot dog he ordered will ever come. Or might it be the blasted Lannisters, again? He should have never let them cross that bridge into Milwaukee.
(pic: oakley & allen)

When HBO gave us this sneak peak of the upcoming season of Game of Thrones we were quite surprised. I mean what do basketball and Game of Thrones have in common other than Nikola Pekovic’s will over dragons?

But in this scene Lord Dunleavy (of House of Dunleavy) ponders whether or not the hot dog he ordered will ever come. Or might it be the blasted Lannisters, again? He should have never let them cross that bridge into Milwaukee.

(pic: oakley & allen)

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