AROUND THE NBA THREAD. NOV 2021 edition

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  1. noknobs

    noknobs Well-Known Member

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    Lol, bullshit. Watch it again in slow motion, they had begun to separate from the box out and Lebron then purposefully throws his fist into the guys face. Not very hard to see.
     
  2. blazerkor

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    He hasn't shown to be over his almost twenty years in the NBA. If you watch the video, he doesn't even look at Stewart until his hand makes contact and he kind of reaches out after he finishes swinging threw. It all happens really quick in real time.
     
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    So the GOAT "boxes out" with a high backfist looking over his shoulder? Clearly intentional.
     
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    Minstrel Top Of The Pops Global Moderator

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    Oh, well, if he didn't look at him, case closed.

    And when Karl Malone threw elbows into people's heads, it was totally unintentional because Malone didn't look at the player he was smashing in the head. You have to look for it to count. Are we even sure James knew Stewart was there? His eyes were aimed elsewhere.
     
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    I don't think it was intentional. Lebron has nothing to gain from that... I get the lebron hate but looks unintentional to me. going super slow motion it multiple angles doesn't change that.
     
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    His motive is frustration from getting his ass kicked by a shitty team, after he picked the roster. Nothing is more distasteful to lebron than losing.
     
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    clearing out? Lol

    apparently Lebron, who has some of the best court vision in the league, has zero peripheral vision. It’s not like his head was turned the completely other way.

    Btw I’m no lebron hater. I love him but it is what it is
     
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    I looked at it, if you watch that video from 20 seconds in for like four seconds his head does turn fully towards Stewart until contact is made. Then when the hands momentum stops you can see LeBron reaching out for a second. Give me a history of LeBron punching people in the face... the guy doesn't do that shit. He was aggressively trying to get his arm free from Stewart's and hit him in the face with the back of his half closed fist. If there wasn't the blood and reaction from Stewart this would have been a flagrant 1 and no one would be talking about it.
     
  9. e_blazer

    e_blazer Rip City Fan

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    You’re used to hearing that from Mrs. HCP, I suppose. #BAM!
     
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    Should lebron have been ejected? Yeah. Should he get a suspension? I don't think so. He looked sorry about it right away and I don't think it was intentional. Whatever causes the most dysfunction for the Lakers is what I would like to happen though.
     
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    ...you must be drunk or something :dunno: LeBron is not wearing horse blinders, he clearly lines him up seeing exactly where his face is out of the corner of his eye, winds up, and closed fist punches the guy in the face. Nothing about this play was a "basketball move". I'm not debating about a history of dirty bush league bullshit from LeBron, only that on this night for this play he took a cheap shot and connected! Total bitch move.
     
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    He should absolutely be suspended - that was an intentional shot to the face. That doesn't mean he's inherently or consistently a dirty player - but this was definitely dirty and any other player would get suspended for it.
     
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    PDXFonz I’m listening!

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    Bro what is that

    Ahahahaha… On one hand that’s hilarious because the dude is out there playing fullback against his entire coaching staff and team.

    On the other hand, is he out of his mind?

    How long is his suspension going to be?

    He gonna play again after it?

    Yeah that was also pretty wack by LBJ
     
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    PDXFonz I’m listening!

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    Reading by scrolling up so I saw this after.

    Yeah, that was wack and I agree he should be suspended.
     
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    PDXFonz I’m listening!

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    I mean the dude will never see it, but I tweeted LeBron and asked him if what he did tonight to Isaiah was “giving him his energy”.

    You see that beef between Kanter and LeBron? Kanter called him out on his shoes. LBJ basically was like F Kanter.

    LeBron was like “I don’t give most people my energy. I wouldn’t give it to him”.
     
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    What a surprise the Lakers suck and Lebaby starts taking cheap shots at people. I’m so happy that old ass team and their phony leader are garbage this season. Bubble Championship, that’s what the Lakers are gonna get from the entire Lebaby era lol.
     
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    PDXFonz I’m listening!

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    “38 year old LeBron James punches 20 year old Isaiah Stewart in the face”
     
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    PDXFonz I’m listening!

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    Legit one of my all time favorites

    When the beat drops and he shows up and you know he’s taking it all the way to the top
     
  20. THE HCP

    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    LeBron deserve to get ejected? Yes! Intentionally tried to hit that dude in the eye, no I don’t think so. Bron got pissed Stewart had his arms locked up underneath his arms and he was trying to knock ‘em/swipe em away! He wasn’t looking at Stewart to aim for his eye. Suspension, yes because you don’t want to set a precedent that the league will allow arm flapping like that, but not because Bron targeted him.
    Now Stewart on the other hand! That dude is gone for awhile. Nobody is mentioning him throwing down his own coaches and running down the hall to try and get to the Lakers. We can plan on not seeing him on the court for awhile. It’s comedic to me this place sometimes. The hate towards teams and players that clouds the common sense. Cracks me up. CJ has done way worse than this over and over and it’s crickets. He straight up close lines dudes on other teams by the neck. On purpose. HA!
    One thing I noticed watching this game, I didn’t watch any of these clips, is that the PA announcer was telling the fans to stay in the stands….. do not go onto the court or they will be arrested and thrown in jail….. and as LeBron was leaving the court he yelled at the crowd telling them not to throw anything into the court! Well done by him, they love his loud obnoxious ass in the town. BaBaBaBaBillups!
     
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