Around the NBA: Feb. 2017

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by KeepOnRollin, Feb 1, 2017.

  1. Rastapopoulos

    Rastapopoulos The Violent Left

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Messages:
    21,693
    Likes Received:
    6,450
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Jokic may be better than Pau Gasol at his age. He's already better than Porzingis. Hell, he may be better than KAT.
     
    riverman likes this.
  2. BBert

    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

    Joined:
    Sep 24, 2008
    Messages:
    18,917
    Likes Received:
    8,522
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Selfless Public Servant
    Location:
    South Blazerlandia
    WTF didn't Neil get Jokic instead of Nurkic??!!1!!

    FAIL!!!
     
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2017
    BonesJones and SlyPokerDog like this.
  3. SheedSoNasty

    SheedSoNasty Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2008
    Messages:
    2,353
    Likes Received:
    892
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Is it just me or did he take 3 steps?
     
  4. Rhal

    Rhal Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2009
    Messages:
    11,954
    Likes Received:
    1,481
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    UPS
    Location:
    Portland
    He is not better then KAT but he is the second best player from that draft class.
     
  5. KingSpeed

    KingSpeed Veteran

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2008
    Messages:
    46,343
    Likes Received:
    8,448
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    actor
    Location:
    New York
    I think Jokic is def better than KAT
     
    yuyuza1 and BonesJones like this.
  6. Sarni

    Sarni Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 9, 2016
    Messages:
    1,447
    Likes Received:
    1,109
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Kraków, Poland
    I read a nice story about Jokic recently, how his brother Nemanja came back from unsuccessful spell in the US (he's Darko Milicic's friend) and saw his brothers back in Serbia. Jokic was fat and could not jump and when he was 17 Barcelona scouts came to watch him but were so unimpressed they decided to not see him again.
     
    Dougnsalem likes this.
  7. Wizard Mentor

    Wizard Mentor Wizard Mentor

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2008
    Messages:
    7,158
    Likes Received:
    3,743
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    College Professor
    Location:
    La Grande, OR
    He did take 3 steps, but he wasn't "dribbling" - he threw the ball ahead to himself.
     
  8. SlyPokerDog

    SlyPokerDog Woof! Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Messages:
    67,331
    Likes Received:
    39,603
    Trophy Points:
    115
  9. Strenuus

    Strenuus Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2013
    Messages:
    30,745
    Likes Received:
    10,244
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I wonder if he had Kyle Korver right there?
     
    BonesJones likes this.
  10. dviss1

    dviss1 Emcee Referee

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2011
    Messages:
    14,703
    Likes Received:
    10,053
    Trophy Points:
    113
    It's just you. Traveling did not occur on that play. Witness the amazing ability of humans over and over.
     
  11. Fonzthecpt1

    Fonzthecpt1 I'm Listening

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2013
    Messages:
    14,004
    Likes Received:
    8,989
    Trophy Points:
    113
  12. SheedSoNasty

    SheedSoNasty Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2008
    Messages:
    2,353
    Likes Received:
    892
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Green font? As a ref, I value your opinion on it. Was it really not a travel?
     
  13. Fonzthecpt1

    Fonzthecpt1 I'm Listening

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2013
    Messages:
    14,004
    Likes Received:
    8,989
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Nuggets fan to KD after beating warriors.



    I've never cared about durant either way. Always known he's good, known he's always going to be in Brons shadow, Bron is the better player no doubt. But after last summer and learning more about KD and his attitude, I've gone from not caring to disliking. I sincerely hope Durant does not win a ring.
     
  14. Reep

    Reep Biggie becomes starting PF

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2008
    Messages:
    3,796
    Likes Received:
    1,440
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Thousand Oaks, CA
    Probably the most embarrassing play Wiggins well ever be part of. Amazing pass. Lucky Wiggins was not watching though.
     
    SlyPokerDog likes this.
  15. KingSpeed

    KingSpeed Veteran

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2008
    Messages:
    46,343
    Likes Received:
    8,448
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    actor
    Location:
    New York
    I want GS to lose in first round. I kind of admit that if Denver has a better chance that I want them to get 8 seed. See? I can be negative about our team!
     
    Fonzthecpt1 and SlyPokerDog like this.
  16. BBert

    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

    Joined:
    Sep 24, 2008
    Messages:
    18,917
    Likes Received:
    8,522
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Selfless Public Servant
    Location:
    South Blazerlandia
    Kevin "Tough Shit" Durant can eat feces. Never understood why he had the reputation as some kind of good guy. Where's that 'undeserved reputations' thread?
     
  17. UKRAINEFAN

    UKRAINEFAN Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2008
    Messages:
    3,620
    Likes Received:
    1,265
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    retired
    Location:
    Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine
    It seems like a year ago when posters were talking about getting one of these guys, Jokic was coming off the bench and they were talking about getting him. What a difference a year makes.
     
    BonesJones likes this.
  18. Strenuus

    Strenuus Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2013
    Messages:
    30,745
    Likes Received:
    10,244
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I can teach you the ways.
     
  19. handiman

    handiman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2008
    Messages:
    2,897
    Likes Received:
    869
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Sounds a lot like Marc Gasol. Duckworth really was a trail blazer, showing the way for 7'ers with weight issues.
     
  20. Rastapopoulos

    Rastapopoulos The Violent Left

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Messages:
    21,693
    Likes Received:
    6,450
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Let's draw a veil over how that story ends.
     

Share This Page