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NBA 2016-2017 Season Thread

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by RFX45, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    Where did this bandwagon du come from?
     


  2. venessian

    venessian Distinguished Member

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    Bynum... [​IMG]
    The reaction from San Antonio:
    Sorry for Bynum. I seriously hope he's not done for the season. Want to beat you fair and square.
    [​IMG] Then, the reaction from the town with the player that "made 2 HOF coaches retire in the same year":
    And hopefully with Bynum out with a torn acl, Bulls will take it all. We win haaaaaa.
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  3. sexandcandy

    sexandcandy Senior Member

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    Where did this bandwagon du come from?

    Lol for real
     


  4. venessian

    venessian Distinguished Member

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    Don't forget. D Rose also made Lebron and Wade cry in the locker room. Get mad haters.
    Oh, sorry, I did forget. D Rose also made my short-term memory retire. Look, nobody hates on Rose. He's the MVP. But, really....
    Where did this bandwagon du come from?
    I'm just guessing...Roseville? Roseland? Rosetown? Roseburg? Roseluv? A Rose is a Rose is a Rose? Rosebud? Rose Kennedy? Rose Cafe? Rose Avenue? Rose State College? Rose Bowl? Rose Garden? Rose Society? Rose Lover's Anonymous? Charlie Rose? Just guesses though...could be from Roser Du U....
     


  5. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Where did this bandwagon du come from?

    Me?
     


  6. venessian

    venessian Distinguished Member

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    Me?
    No, not you. The RoseLover. Read from 3-4 pages back. And then retire asap! Because D Rose will have made you retire. Hint: he loves D Rose, but wears MJ's number...on his avatar....
     


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    HRoi Stylish Dinosaur

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    These are the worst kind of sports fans - guys who just beat their chests and spout obnoxious nonsense. I personally think that this thread talks about the Lakers waaay too much, but at least you Laker fans usually come with facts and we can at least have a basketball conversation.

    I think it was a mistake for Pop not to try to seal up home court in the Finals. The way the Bulls are playing, they have to be considered the favorites to come out of the East. I have to fact check this, but didn't they run the table against the other top-4 seeds in the last month or so? And the Spurs had a very winnable game last night - the full strength Lakers struggled against their bench and lost Bynum in the process....
     


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    These are the worst kind of sports fans - guys who just beat their chests and spout obnoxious nonsense. I personally think that this thread talks about the Lakers waaay too much, but at least you Laker fans usually come with facts and we can at least have a basketball conversation.

    I think it was a mistake for Pop not to try to seal up home court in the Finals. The way the Bulls are playing, they have to be considered the favorites to come out of the East. I have to fact check this, but didn't they run the table against the other top-4 seeds in the last month or so? And the Spurs had a very winnable game last night - the full strength Lakers struggled against their bench and lost Bynum in the process....


    They weren't full strength for 2.5 quarters.

    So the wait on Bynum's knee begins. Once again, his health is going to determine how far we go in the playoffs this year. [​IMG]

    Seriously, what an unbelievably bad way to end the season.
     


  9. LawrenceMD

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    They weren't full strength for 2.5 quarters.

    So the wait on Bynum's knee begins. Once again, his health is going to determine how far we go in the playoffs this year. [​IMG]

    Seriously, what an unbelievably bad way to end the season.


    the worst part... the Gay Mafia has now raised its high and shrilly voice

    http://www.tmz.com/2011/04/13/kobe-b...slur-disgrace/

     


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    the worst part... the Gay Mafia has now raised its high and shrilly voice

    http://www.tmz.com/2011/04/13/kobe-b...slur-disgrace/


    Once again, Louis CK is the voice of reason...

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    Once again, Louis CK is the voice of reason...
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    it takes a guy who grew up in Mass/boston area (Louis CK) to know that a couple racial slurs/gay slurs/misogynist slurs is no big deal in the right context. Louis CK actually wrote the similar Chris Rock bit about how he's ok being called a "faggot" while singing No Doubt's "Don't Speak" during a green light at an intersection. True story: i was outside of the TD Garden and two cab drivers (a black guy and a white guy) were just busting on each other calling themselves Jew and Eggplant. Everyone thought they were about to brawl... it turns out they were friends and actually going out to a bar later.
     


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    I hope that's a good sign.

    [​IMG]
     


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    yeah, i'm keeping my fingers crossed. with a guy who has been injured that much, there's always the chance that he just got a good strain that scared the shit out of him. my guess is that he still doesn't trust that knee (and, honestly, neither do I). on the bright side, if it is just a strain, getting a few scares that he pulls through will only build his confidence in it.
     


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    You have to give Rose the MVP because they have the best record in the league and he improved so much from last year to this year. I think a lot of it has to do with Thibs, he really took that team to the next level, but Rose made it possible. They went much of the year without 1 of both of their 2 best players in Noah and Boozer yet still managed this record. Thibs gets my vote for coach of the year as well.

    But if you take that record out of the equation, MVP has to be Dwight Howard or LBJ. And I HATE LBJ. But it's called most valuable..look at the Cavs without LBJ..worst team in the league. Look at the Heat with LBJ..instant contenders. How can he not be the most valuable? And same with D12..he's playing with scrubs out there. He plays at a high level on both ends of the floor night in and night out, 2nd in rebounds, 2nd in blocks, 2nd in fg%, top 10 in scoring and without him the Magic is a lottery team.

    Basically I think Rose is only deserving because of that record. Without it I would make the case for D12 or LBJ.


    You make great points. Except for LeBrat over Rose. My personal opinion is that Miami would still have been a very good team with Bosch & Wade. I don't think Bulls are nearly as good without Rose. Tibs has built a great defense (again) and they would have been pretty decent wthout Rose but I don;t think they have that "1" guy that can score at the end of games when everyone is looking for that person.

    Defense does win many championships but still need "the guy" to close out NBA games.

    I do agree with you on Howard. Hard to fathom where Orlando would be without him.
     


  15. guster

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    What are you babbling about? Sloan retired the night Bulls slaughtered the Jazz. Williams was traded later. Try again. And I meant that Kobe was not the best player every year for 13 years. Of course he had mvp status within that time span but for all 13? Then I'm talking to bandwagon fans that have no idea what they're talking about.


    Do you really think that Sloan retired because of 1 night his team got soundly beaten. I think that might have, just maybe happened before in his 2,000+ games he has coached. And he has had some tough teams before as well. It is well reported about his frustrations with DW. Highly unlikely that it was a combination of things that led to his in season retiremnt. But a beating from another team is very likely at the bottom of the list.

    And then you are arguing that Kobe was the best player for every year over 13 years? Umm, OK. Neither was Chamberlin, Jordan, Johnson, Bird, Robertson or anyone else. I personally would take Duncan over Kobe but it's a good arguement and Kobe has been one of the best for a long time.

    Rose is a dynamic player and maybe will win MVP. But he has not been the best player in the league for his 1st 3 years. Gifted player that by many reports, is a hard worker and puts in a lot of effort to get better. But I think there is also an arguement that Kevin Durant has been a better player than Rose this year.
     


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