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Zach Collins is ready

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Scalma, Dec 9, 2017.

  1. jlprk

    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    Calabro liked this, so I know you will, Boob.

     
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  2. Boob-No-More

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

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    Unfortunately, we got this:

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    Not this:

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    This:

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    Not this:

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    How ironic you refer to Blake Griffin as a statue, when the Portland version of Shawn Kemp was much more statuesque:

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    BNM
     
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  3. Boob-No-More

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

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    Why the hell would I like that? I am not, and have never been, a Sonics fan.

    Back then, they ranked right up with the Lakers as our most hated rival.

    One of my all time happiest non-Blazer NBA memories was when the 8th seeded Nuggets upset the #1 seeded Sonics in the first round. I can tell you exactly where I was when Dikembe Mutombo was celebrating on the floor of Key Arena. Ah, good times!

    Remember this?

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    As a Blazers fan, that never gets old.

    BNM
     
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  4. jlprk

    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    Good work. Thanks for sharing your official Shawn Kemp fan scrapbook!
     
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    theprunetang Project Pat with 20+ mpg

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  6. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    My biggest issue from the beginning is that I didn't want to draft any more rookies. And as much as I like the potential of Collins, how much has Swanigan and Collins helped us this season?
     
  7. Scalma

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    If you *expected* 19-20 year old rookies to fill out roles on a team with playoff aspirations, that’s on you.

    I will say that I thought Swanigan would contribute before Collins, just because he’s a year older and more physically mature.

    This is part of development. There will be downs. So to bump this thread every time Zach has a bad moment is funny, especially when I made it clear on the first page that he would have his struggles. Yesterday was the first game however where I didn’t think he was actually helping the team. That’s a good thing.
     
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    PtldPlatypus This is what it looks like when a platypus cries. Staff Member Moderator

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    I think the point was that he didn't expect the rookies to contribute this year, which is why he didn't want the Blazers to draft any more rookies. I interpreted the post as saying he wanted the picks traded for a player who could contribute immediately.
     
  9. Scalma

    Scalma Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I know, I was talking about the fans that did expect something. I just worded it weird.
     
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    tlongII Yes I am smarter than you

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    So you wanted to draft "veterans" instead?
     
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    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    Sure. If you spell that word t-r-a-d-e.
     
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  12. tlongII

    tlongII Yes I am smarter than you

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    Trust the process!
     
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    So this means you won't bump it when he has a good game?

    Limitless
     
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    HomerLovesKoolAid I have a well-known member.

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    Cocaine is a helluva drug.
     
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    tlongII Yes I am smarter than you

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    Shawn Kemp was really a freak of nature. I have never seen another person get fat while consuming mass quantities of cocaine.
     
  16. Boob-No-More

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

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    Artie Lange says "hi".

    Actually, that is one of his jokes, that he is the only person who ever got fat while addicted to cocaine.

    As a huge sports fan, I'm surprised he hasn't noticed his similarities to Kemp (cocaine addiction, quitting his job to go to rehab, massive weight gain).

    Time to play the East Coast Media bias card! Come on Artie, give Kemp his due. You're not the only fat ass coke addict. Sure, you were ground breaking, but if you're the Babe Ruth of cocaine weight gain, Shawn Kemp is the Barry Bonds.

    BNM
     
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    Orion Bailey WHINEY BIG BITCH!!!!!

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    From a Caleb Swanigan scouting report.
    https://nbaprospects.com/prospects/#/calebswanigan/

    - Dad was a crack cocaine addict once accused of murder and mom lived on food stamps and welfare cheques

    - Birth father died at 500 lbs in 2013
     
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    If it weren't for Kemp still being alive, that would be mighty suspicious, given the age of his dozen or so children.
     
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    Yep. Me too. And Nuggets came back from 0-3 to force 7th game in second round against Jazz. Fun team. LaPhonso Ellis. Robert Pack. Brian Williams.
     

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