Who's the 3rd GOAT behind Jordan and LeBron?

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  1. gspieler

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    Might be the Warriors best bet. If it came down to it, they would just bench Rodman, and Kukoc would have to play more.
     
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    .No I said the Warriors I think win 2 games in a 7 Game series. So 4-2 Dream Team. And that’s because of the bench
     
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    Either you are trolling or are just ignorant of NBA history. That Seattle team was a 64 win team with Shawn Kemp, Hersey Hawkins, Ervin Johnson, Gary Payton, Sam Perkins, and Detlev Schrempf. To say they were trash is absurd.
     
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    Ok
    Its opinions and yours is very high on the Bulls
     
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    Bruh, I'm talking about the Bulls defense against the Warriors offense. You do realize that Jordan, Pippen, and Rodman were all top 10, if not top 5, defensive players in 96, right? Jordan and Rodman were both DPOYs and Pippen was top 5 of his era on defense. Throw in Harper and you're dealing with a nightmare.

    I haven't even discussed how the Warriors would defend Jordan(hint...they can't).
     
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    Compared to Bulls they were trash, Pippen, Jordan and Rodman are better than the top player off of the Sonics in Payton who may be top 100 player and Kemp was a top 5 dunker which gets you nothing with me, and the rest were role players, so either your trolling or trying to hype up something that’s not
     
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    Exactly. GSW has struggled at various times in the playoffs over the last few years. The areas where they have problems is mental and physical. Teams that get physical with Steph and Klay tend to throw those guys off a bit. Steph's body language tends to lose confidence when he's struggling and KD becomes unsure and passive many times. That Bulls team would not only be physical but would mentally terrorize those guys lol.

    I'm not trying to discredit the Warriors as I do think they are one of the best teams in history. It's just that the Bulls were not only better but stylistically a problem for GSW. The 01 Lakers? The Warriors might run them off the floor(Kobe & Shaq might also combine for 500pts tho). The Showtime Lakers or 80s Celtics? Yeah that 3ball is going to be tough for them to deal with. But the 96 Bulls? They can deal with it just fine.
     
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    The Bulls over the course of a series would mentally rape them. Watch this short clip then listen to what Rodman says at the end.

     
  9. dutch18022

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    Ok your mind is made up. And I agree with you on some thing you agree with me on nothing. I think The Warriors offense is better and the Bulls defense is better or you think the Bulls are better all around.
     
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    The last 2 years that they have had Durant and that’s what we are comparing 2017 they sweep Blazers, sweep Jazz, Sweep Spurs, and 4-1 Cavs. 2018 they 4-1 Spurs, 4-1 Pelicans. Here is where you arguement is off of they 4-3 Rockets and 4-0 the Cavs . So I’m not seeing the struggle they sweep half and 4-1 almost the other half. And then the Rockets took 3.
     
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    Kinda of like the Bulls, they do really well in 96 and 97 But in 98 Bulls they were taking 7 games by the Pacers
     
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    I'm not even a Bulls fan. That team simply had it all...offense, defense, psychology, chemistry, leadership, coaching, etc. What's more is they proved it by three-peating, and then dropping the mic.

    Jordan - best scorer in the league, top 5 defender, most clutch player in history of the game

    Pippen - top notch scorer, top 5 defender, perfect second scoring option

    Rodman - best enforcer and rebounder in the league, infamous for throwing opponents off their games

    Kukoc - best 6th man in the league, great rover, could fit in at almost position

    Kerr - best 3pt/free throw specialist of his time

    Harper - serviceable point guard, could distribute the ball and score well, knew how to blend in

    Longley/Wennington - big bodies to protect the rim, pick up fouls, etc

    Phil - arguably GOAT coach
     
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    You just talked up some trash. Yes Jordan you were spot on, Pippen and Rodman was on as well, but Harper wasn’t a serviceable point guard he average maybe 3 assist and Longely/Wennington were trash you could say that about the Warriors Center
     
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    Harper was serviceable for the triangle offense that didn't require him to set up teammates with assists. Harper's real value was on the defensive end. Being a 6'6 good defender at point gaurd spot made the Bulls a nightmare. The combination of Harper, Jordan, Rodman, and Pippen would terrorize opponents when they decided to press full court. The Magic could barely get the ball over half court against them that year. They had Penny Hardaway barely able to dribble at times.
     
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    Ok so you have said a lot about Pippen Jordan Rodman Harper , but the way you talk about the Warriors team you think Curry and Durant are overrated, you have discredited Thompson and I don’t think you have even mentioned Green who is DPOY 2017. And a few all defensive teams
     
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    You said stylistically. I think the Bulls were stylistically bad match - ups for Strong Centers or Power Forward. But they beat all of them so they really were stylistically bad match for anybody. Not sure what you basing this off of.
     
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    which team in history is stylistically bad for the Bulls
     
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    The 87 Celtics, 01 Lakers, '14 Spurs come to mind. 08 Celtics maybe.
     
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    And I don’t think Jordan left really good SG to play great PG. so to say he would stick Curry and leave Kerr and Harper to guard Thompson I don’t think happens, majority of the time he stuck Dumars not Thomas just for reference. When the SG was not all-star level yes he would switch but I think he stays on Klay
     
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    Ok I’m going disagree on that
     

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