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  1. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    just don't want this kinda attitude rubbing off on the youngins.
     
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    Not sure if it was already posted. Another JQuick article
     
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    Cugel The epitome of mediocrity

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    eeesh that doesn't sound good. Has he turned it around?
     
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    SharpeScooterShooter SharpeShooter

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    100% agree
     
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    Sadly they weren't fooled
     
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    SharpeScooterShooter SharpeShooter

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    Would love to get some insider insight on this if @THE HCP would be willing to let us know his personal interactions/experience with him. I totally understand if he would prefer not to and remain out of it so to speak, but if willing, would love to hear his thoughts on Ayton's behind the scenes behavior/antics and work ethic.
     
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    It seems like a weird throwaway line in an article that otherwise wasn't about him at all.


     
  8. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    I just don't take Quick seriously. I have seen his bullshit in person, first hand.
     
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    Would love to have the insight about how the players and people behind the scene feel about Quick and if anyone actually talks with him.
     
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    he lost me with Toradol gate. He should have known better then gaslight the Blazers GM with b.s. rumors. Quick is a back stabber. He'll say highly positive things to keep Blazer fans interested, then presses the team logo in a waffle iron.

    Quick started the season throwing Dame under the bus, while excited for the rebuild with Scoot, Shaedon etc. Now the rebuild isn't rebuilding the way rebuilds should work? Blazers are going into this summer with a pocket full of picks. Draft day is setup to be huge moment for the franchise. "Oh... but that's not how rebuilds work" ... ??
     
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    Why was Quick already advocating to run Ayton out of town? Already decided he wants him gone after how many games played, 40?
     
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    Big men are able to do well in basketball up to a point because if their sheer physical attributes. They have less competition than smaller players because the hit the genetic jackpot. But this also means they are more likely to be less motivated.

    Ayton doesn't have it upstairs and never will.
     
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    It's been very well documented that Quick will peel an onion exactly the way it will get him the most attention. There simply isn't a bone in my body that thinks there isn't a second side to this story and that he has manipulated a portion of what he has heard to make the story more worthy of a gossip page.

    This is why I don't read Quick and will never pay to get his opinion. It's sad because the guy is truly a very good writer.
     
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    I have a rather low opinion of Ayton, although that might be too heavily influenced by his salary

    but I'd be really hesitant to have any opinion on a player informed by what Quick wrote. He's not quite at canzano-level but he sure isn't allergic to raising muck
     
  15. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    Did you see the clip of Ayton snapping at him a couple months ago?

    Quick is that petty.
     
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    I think he would only let us know if everything looks good.
     
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    Cugel The epitome of mediocrity

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    Maybe he rounded the corner, turned over a new leaf, seeing the glass half full, realizing he can't take it with him, seeing the forest for the trees, and the grass isn't always greener on the other side, but I digest...
     
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    No. Did not see it. Explains Quick’s rectal pain.
     
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    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    Quick asked him something about playing Phoenix again and Ayton slammed the door on him pretty hard.
     
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    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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