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NBA 2016-2017 Season Thread

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

  1. Biggskip

    Biggskip Senior member

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    My only problem with the whole Latina Nocha thing is that shouldn't the jerseys also have the Spanish word for Heat as well. Lakers is one thing as it is basically a nickname for a group of people that live near lakes in Minnesota and I can totally understand why you wouldn't try to translate something like the that, but Heat or Magic, that should be pretty easy.
     
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    This is pandering of the highest order. They actually call it Latina Nocha? When will David Stern go away.
     
  3. HRoi

    HRoi Senior member

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    So would it be the Milwaukee ciervos or Milwaukee dolares? :confused:
     
  4. edmorel

    edmorel Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I think he meant to say Noche Latina. Or maybe Latina Chocha, which is something entirely different.
     
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    Gibonius Senior member

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    No NBA team is going to give up their "brand" like that, even if it is readily translatable.
     
  6. Biggskip

    Biggskip Senior member

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    At the end of this season.


    Correct


    Why it's not that big of a deal. Especially for a team located in a city with a HUGE Latino population that may be looking to make inroads into that particular community. Who knows, maybe one day Los Heat will actually have a fan sitting in at least 65% of seats.
     
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    Dude if you like BBall what difference does this bullshit make? What are you going to do, watch the Mexican league?

    El Heat, Los Lakers. I can't get this tomfoolery out of my head.
     
  8. edmorel

    edmorel Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Its really not that big of a deal :confused: I can't remember the last time I really looked at anyone's jersey and I sure don't care whether it says Heat or Los Heat. I mean, guys have tatoos on 90% of their bodies now, they wear headbands, sleeves, knee stuff, chest/rib protectors, wristbands, an overall ton of shit. The last thing I think anyone noticies is the "Los" in the uniform.
     
  9. Biggskip

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    The point is that the league is trying to reach people that don't currently watch basketball. Whether or not this is a good strategy for doing so, I don't know.
     
  10. edmorel

    edmorel Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Well, its seemed to work well with Europe and Asia, and given that hispanics will eventually be the majority here, it seems to make business sense.
     
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    It would be pretty cool if they had jerseys that said "El Heato".

    (I guess they actually say El Heat, because that's what the local people say when they talk about the team in Spanish'. )
     
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  12. idfnl

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    Not sure if this is racialist.



    This is another piece of idiocy. You'd think that clown Birdman would have woken everyone up. Nope. So stupid.
     
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  13. HRoi

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    i enjoy watching Shumpert and Norris Cole on the floor at the same time. it's like Kid N' Play got back together
     
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    It also sells more jerseys.
     
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    That would be pretty cool.


    More like Kid and Kid, but I totally agree. As a rookie, they wouldn't let Cole grow his high top fade. He had to wait until his sophomore season to do so.
     
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    old skool Kid n Play, not movies Kid n Play. Observe:

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  17. Biggskip

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    Can't believe it's after 9:00 a.m. and Ed had already lit up the thread with the fact that Melo went for 50 in a victory over El Heato.
     
  18. edmorel

    edmorel Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Moi?

    I've decided to not speak of the Heat until either they or the Knicks are out of the playoffs. The one thing I will say about Melo is that I wonder if in the middle of the game, when he has 30-40 points and no one else is doing anything, does he say to himself "shit, I have 40 and we are losing by 2, I need to get others involved" or does he say, "I have 40 and we are losing by 2, that means I need to take another 20 shots and get about 70 for us to win"
     
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    You really wonder what he thinks in that situation? :confused:

    Melo would be depressed that you didn't know him as well as he thought you did :(
     
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  20. Neo_Version 7

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    Carmelo Anthony's bittersweet symphony


    Ed, did you write this article? You've been calling it for the past few weeks now.
     

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