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Around the NBA (And Oregon High Schools) - January 2018

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by KingSpeed, Dec 12, 2017.

  1. Driew

    Driew Well-Known Member

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    Nice that pop is mature enough to look at himself in the mirror. But if anything it shows how immature LMA still is in his thirties. Pop could have made LA a HOFer if LA could take any criticism.
     
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    dviss1 Emcee Referee

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    Ahem... Defense... Cough, cough...
     
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    dviss1 Emcee Referee

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    "Because we're not gonna get for you talent-wise what we would want"

    :biglaugh:
     
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    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    But.... he was co-ROY? :dunno:
     
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    HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    A perfect example of how stats don’t tell the real story.
     
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    HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    Their blocks and steals are pretty much identical. What’d I miss?
     
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    PtldPlatypus This is what it looks like when a platypus cries. Staff Member Moderator

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    The fact that defense is a hell of a lot more than blocks and steals, apparently...
     
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    Minstrel Top Of The Pops Global Moderator

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    Actual defense. If you think defense is just about blocks and steals, you're missing a lot. That's a bit like saying the best offensive player is the one who has the most dunks.
     
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    dviss1 Emcee Referee

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    You know damn well Ball is a horrible OTB defender. Stop it.
     
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    HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    You are just saying that cause you hate his dad HA!!!!!
     
  11. dviss1

    dviss1 Emcee Referee

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    You know it!!! :smiley-pleased:
     
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  12. Boob-No-More

    Boob-No-More Why you no hire big man coach?

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    Clearly a future first ballot Hall of Famer. He's a combination of Shaq (FT shooting) and Kidd (everything else, well except defense).

    BNM
     
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    Wizard Mentor Wizard Mentor

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    I agree that stats don't always tell the real story.... this is not one of those cases, however. The Cavs have sucked
    badly this year, like they did last year. Last year, they found a new gear in the playoffs. Historically, teams have
    not been able to do this, so it was surprising. It's not obvious that they can do it again.
     
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    One of my best friends lives in Lithuania and is original from Portland. Gunna ask him to check the Ball kids and see how they are playing. Hell. The country is basically the size of Rhode Island. I'll bet he can attend all their games.
     
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    dviss1 Emcee Referee

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    Anyone got a link to the team he's playing on?
     
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    dviss1 Emcee Referee

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    HO... LY... SHIT...

    BIG BALLER BRAND REFS???????????

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  17. bodyman5000 and 1

    bodyman5000 and 1 Lions, Tigers, Me, Bears

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    I'll give you the remote possibility Pop could have made him a HOF level player if he drafted him. That's unlikely even.
     
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    bodyman5000 and 1 Lions, Tigers, Me, Bears

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    Way more honest than the NBA refs.
     
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    Well if that ain't proof the world is coming to an end...
     
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