NBA 2016-2017 Season Thread

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

  1. idfnl

    idfnl Senior member

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    ^^ that cant be real, it just cant
     


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    http://www.nba.com/heat/news/heat-unveil-new-uniforms

     


  3. idfnl

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    You realize that the NBA has been doing this for years, don't you?
     


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    Try being Asian. I had more people yell "Gangnam Style!" in Istanbul than I could shake a stick at. I shit you not, people came up to me and made me pose for pictures with them. I don't look a damn thing like Psy. I also have a 6'3 friend who is now Jeremy Lin forever.
     


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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.
     


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


  9. edmorel

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


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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.
     


  13. edmorel

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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.
     


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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.
     


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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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