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LTBaByyy
08-01-2010, 04:02 AM
City: Alberqueque, New Mexico
Team Name: New Mexico Coyotes
Conference: Western Conference
Division: Southwest Division
Rivals: Rockets and Suns
Playing Style: Up Tempo/Run n Gun
Colors: Red, Black, and Yellow

Hellcrooner
08-01-2010, 04:04 AM
City: Seattke
Team Name: Seattle Supersonics
Conference: West
Division: Northwest Division
Rivals: Blazers washington BULLETS and zOmbie soncis from Okc
Playing Style: George Karl Abll
Colors: Green, WHite ,Yellow

fixed

bigsams50
08-01-2010, 04:09 AM
If there is a new expansion team, it should go to the Sonics

LTBaByyy
08-01-2010, 04:11 AM
It's all in fun just do like the style I did

KNIXX46
08-01-2010, 04:18 AM
City: San Diego, California
Team Name: San Diego Bulldogs
Conference: Western Conference
Division: Southwest Division
Rivals: Utah/Portland
Playing Style: Up Tempo
Colors: Royal Blue/Gold/Black

NYKalltheway
08-01-2010, 04:28 AM
Rivalries should be built ,not fixed before a team is already created!

Bring back the Sonics + 1 expansion team. A league of 32 teams.

City: San Francisco, California
Team Name: San Francisco (Sharks?)
Conference: Western Conference
Division: Pacific Division
Rivals: /
Playing Style: /
Colors: Yellow/Gold, Black, White

bholly
08-01-2010, 04:29 AM
City: Seattle
Team Name: Seattle Supersonics
Conference: West
Division: Northwest Division
Rivals: Blazers and OKC
Playing Style: George Karl Ball
Colors: Green, White, Yellow

RaiderLakersA's
08-01-2010, 12:39 PM
I hope the NBA doesn't expand. I hope it contracts, if anything.

td0tsfinest
08-01-2010, 01:10 PM
Seattle deserves a team more than anyone else but for the sake of the game:

City: St Louis
Team Name: Spirits of St Louis
Conference: West
Division: Southwest Division
Rivals: Nuggets, Spurs, Nets and Pacers
Colors: White and Orange

coloradobuff
08-01-2010, 01:13 PM
give seattle another team

RapOZo
08-01-2010, 01:16 PM
City: Tampa Bay
Team Name: Fake and Gay
Conference: East
Division: Southeast Division
Rivals: Jazz, Spurs, Pistons
Colors: Pink and Lime

daleja424
08-01-2010, 01:20 PM
I think Seattle is next on the list. Then I would think maybe Lousiville. Then Maybe Mexico City???

lakers4sho
08-01-2010, 01:23 PM
PSD All Starz

Petey
08-01-2010, 01:35 PM
I hope the NBA doesn't expand. I hope it contracts, if anything.
Absolutely agreed.

BkOriginalOne
08-01-2010, 01:55 PM
The Las Vegas Native Americans

Colors - Gold, Black, Silver

Rivals. The Utah Jazz, and any other team who promotes manifest destiny.

king4day
08-01-2010, 02:08 PM
City: Calgary
Team Name: Hitmen
Conference: Western Conference
Division: Northwest Division
Rivals: Portland, California teams
Playing Style: Hardnosed Defense
Colors: Sharp Pink and Black attack baby

ATX
08-01-2010, 03:09 PM
City: Austin, Texas
Team Name: Austin...tbd
Conference: Western Conference
Division: Southwest
Rivals: Spurs, Mavs, Rockets
Playing Style: tbd
Colors: Orange and White

Just my own personal dream of course. I know there are several more deserving cities ahead of Austin. Just FYI, Austin is the 15th largest city in the US and has a metro population nearing 2 million. Austin also sits right between Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio...So it would probably never happen.

mser58
08-01-2010, 03:17 PM
Pittsburgh Panthers
Black and Gold
Rivals Philly

mike_noodles
08-01-2010, 03:22 PM
City: Montreal
Name: Minions
Division: Central or Atlantic
Rivals: Raptors & Hornets (French speaking population)
Type of system: euro flavor
Colors: White and Baby blue

But this would never happen as Montreal only truly supports hockey

97NYer
08-01-2010, 03:25 PM
Team name: Las Vegas Lightning
Colors: Gold, Silver
Conference: West
Division: Southwest
Rivals: Miami Heat

Members:

PG:Mike James/Stephon Marbury/Steve Francis
SG:Ricky Davis/Jerry Stackhouse
SF:Darius Miles/Patrick Ewing JR.
PF:Shelden Williams/Malik Rose
C:Jerome James/Jason Collins/Jarron Collins

Head Coach: Isiah Thomas

Hellcrooner
08-01-2010, 03:27 PM
Also

Team name: Kentucky Colonels
Retired Numbers:53 Gilmore
Colors: Gold, Burgundy
Conference: East
Division: Central
Rivals:Chicago Bulls

ILLN355
08-01-2010, 03:30 PM
Vancouver Grizzlies

LeBitteNoir
08-01-2010, 03:34 PM
City: Havana, Cuba
Team Name: Havana Habaneros
Conference: Eastern
Division: Southeast Division
Rivals: Miami Heat
Playing Style: Half court. European.
Colors: Red, Black, Blue and White

PHX2daDEATH
08-01-2010, 03:42 PM
I hope the NBA doesn't expand. I hope it contracts, if anything.

x2

PHX2daDEATH
08-01-2010, 03:46 PM
Well just for fun..

City: Compton, California
Team Name: Compton Clippers
Conference: West
Division: Pacific
Playing Style: Run & Gun
Colors: White Blue White

Sadds The Gr8
08-01-2010, 04:26 PM
Seattle Sonics
Pacific
West
Pacific
Run N Gun (suits the name Sonics)
Green, White, Yellow.

Minimal
08-01-2010, 04:47 PM
I wish NBA had some teams in Europe, but USA and Europe are too far away.
So for fun...
City: London, Great Britain
Team Name: London Rain
Conference: East
Division: European
Playing Style: Smart basketball
Colors: Blue, Gold, White

DreStylez
08-01-2010, 05:00 PM
Las Vegas Gamblers

DoJoTheSlasher
08-01-2010, 05:00 PM
Team: Seattle Flash
Conference: West
Division: Northwest
Rivals: OKC, DEN
Playing Style: Halfcourt Set
Colors: Green, Yellow

j-bay
08-01-2010, 05:07 PM
Also

Team name: Kentucky Colonels
Retired Numbers:53 Gilmore
Colors: Gold, Burgundy
Conference: East
Division: Central
Rivals:Chicago Bulls
john wall should be a rival players so another rival should be the wizards
ok here is mine
Team name: Pittsburgh Miners
Colors: Gold, black duh
Conference: East
Division: North or east
Rivals:Wizards (Caps vs Pens conection

NYYCowboys
08-01-2010, 05:20 PM
Team: the Las Vegas Blackjacks
Conference: West
Division: South West
Rivals: Utah Jazz, Phoenix Suns
Playing Style: Run N Gun
Colors: Black red and white (on the jersey the trimming would have Diamond, Heart, Clubs and Spades on it)

FarOutIos
08-01-2010, 05:21 PM
This thread is weak. I understand it's a slow sports time... so you've created multiple threads on random topics to entertain... and that's cool. But please. A little more effort.

How about creating an expansion team by taking a look at each teams rosters, guessing at the 8 players that team would protect, then making the best team available with those players.

Using the Pacific division as an example, I can pick:

PG- Beno Udrih
SG- Sasha Vujacic
SF- Grant Hill
PF- Craig Smith
C- Dan Gadzuric

Now the difficult part is picking the protected players. As a kings fan, I can guarantee that Tyreke, Cousins and Landry are on the list. I can also safely assume that Whiteside and Casspi are on that list. Then I can guess that Thompson and Greene are included. So do we protect Dalambert or Udrih. Since Beno has a longer contract at $6 million per year, I think we protect Dalambert. That would give us an additional $6 million next year if he is selected.

Try that.

MacFitz92
08-01-2010, 05:22 PM
City: New York City, New York (Brooklyn)
Team Name: Brooklyn's Finest
Conference: East
Division: Atlantic
Rivals: Nets, Knicks
Playing Style: Depends on who they hire.
Colors: Royal Blue, Gold, White.

Lake_Show2416
08-01-2010, 05:51 PM
Las Vegas Rollers

LTBaByyy
08-01-2010, 05:53 PM
This thread is weak. I understand it's a slow sports time... so you've created multiple threads on random topics to entertain... and that's cool. But please. A little more effort.

How about creating an expansion team by taking a look at each teams rosters, guessing at the 8 players that team would protect, then making the best team available with those players.

Using the Pacific division as an example, I can pick:

PG- Beno Udrih
SG- Sasha Vujacic
SF- Grant Hill
PF- Craig Smith
C- Dan Gadzuric

Now the difficult part is picking the protected players. As a kings fan, I can guarantee that Tyreke, Cousins and Landry are on the list. I can also safely assume that Whiteside and Casspi are on that list. Then I can guess that Thompson and Greene are included. So do we protect Dalambert or Udrih. Since Beno has a longer contract at $6 million per year, I think we protect Dalambert. That would give us an additional $6 million next year if he is selected.

Try that.

Then why are you making a team if the thread is so week? :facepalm:

Epic fail

FarOutIos
08-01-2010, 06:39 PM
Then why are you making a team if the thread is so week? :facepalm:

Epic fail

I'm trying to help out your thread.

I am NOT coming up with a color scheme. :facepalm:

I am not deciding what tempo we would play (since we have no idea on who's coaching or the players). :facepalm:

I am not deciding who are fantasy rivals would be. :facepalm:

Just trying to help.

todu82
08-01-2010, 07:09 PM
City: Pittsburgh
Team Name: Pittsburgh Sharks
Conference: East
Division: Atlantic
Rivals: 76ers
Playing Style: Defense First.
Colors: Blue and Green.

blastmasta26
08-01-2010, 08:45 PM
Well just for fun..

City: Compton, California
Team Name: Compton Clippers
Conference: West
Division: Pacific
Playing Style: Run & Gun
Colors: White Blue White

:guns:

yuoke
08-01-2010, 08:59 PM
City: Kansas City
Team Name: Kansas City Zoomers
Conference: Western Conference
Division: Northwest Division
Rivals: Minnisota and Denver
Playing Style: Up Tempo/Run n Gun
Colors: Purple, red, and yellow.

Corey
08-01-2010, 09:06 PM
I'm trying to help out your thread.

I am NOT coming up with a color scheme. :facepalm:

I am not deciding what tempo we would play (since we have no idea on who's coaching or the players). :facepalm:

I am not deciding who are fantasy rivals would be. :facepalm:

Just trying to help.

Enough.

You're bashing a poster that attempted to come up with a fun, laid back thread that everyone can take part in.

I'm not having it. Cut it out.

pistonsfanomg
08-01-2010, 11:13 PM
City: Harlem, New York
Team Name: Harlem Ballers
Conference: Eastern
Division: Atlantic Division
Rivals: New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics
Playing Style: Run n Gun/Zone Defense
Colors: Red, White, Blue and Black

FarOutIos
08-01-2010, 11:30 PM
Enough.

You're bashing a poster that attempted to come up with a fun, laid back thread that everyone can take part in.

I'm not having it. Cut it out.

My bad. Wasn't trying to "bash" anyone. Just gave some helpful advice on how to better the thread. As this is a sports forum... just thought more sports related material would be beneficial.

But, explain to me how my suggestion was to blame, and not the more "bashing" response of "epic fail :facepalm:"?

Just curious.

Vincent33
08-01-2010, 11:37 PM
Team: Seattle Flash
Conference: West
Division: Northwest
Rivals: OKC, DEN
Playing Style: Halfcourt Set
Colors: Green, Yellow

When(not if) Seattle gets it's basketball team back, it would be ridiculous to have them be anything but the Super Sonics.

netsgiantsyanks
08-01-2010, 11:51 PM
City: New York City, New York (Brooklyn)
Team Name: Brooklyn's Finest
Conference: East
Division: Atlantic
Rivals: Nets, Knicks
Playing Style: Depends on who they hire.
Colors: Royal Blue, Gold, White.

2 brooklyn teams?? interesting

uprightciti
08-02-2010, 12:44 AM
Move the LA Clippers

City: Las Vegas, Nevada
Team Name: Vegas Rams
Conference: Western Conference
Division: Southwest Division
Rivals: Lakers and Suns
Playing Style: Its a gamble
Colors: Black, Gold

City: Seattle, Washington
Team Name: Orca's
Conference: Western Conference
Division: Northwest Division
Rivals: Portland and Sac.
Playing Style: Up Tempo/Run n Gun
Colors: Black and White

HuRRiCaNeS324
08-02-2010, 01:00 AM
City: Flint, Michigan
Team Name: Flint Michigan Tropics
Conference: Eastern
Division: Central Division
Rivals: Indiana Pacers, NJ Nets, SA Spurs, Denver Nuggets
Playing Style: Alley Oop
Colors: Teal, Orange, White

Star Players: Jackie Moon (Head Coach and team owner), Coffee Black, Ed Monix [offensive and defensive coordinator (head coach)]

:cool:

blakeiscool612
08-02-2010, 01:04 AM
City: Mexico City, Mexico
Team Name: Mexico City Immigrantes
Conference: Western Conference
Division: Southwest Division
Rivals: Anyone in Arizona
Playing Style: Prevent Over-and-Backs
Colors: Black, Teal

KDM1986
08-02-2010, 01:22 AM
City:Moron Mountain
Team Name: The Monstars
Conference: Both......Yeah their that Good
Divsion: All..........again that Good
Rivals: anyone dumb enough to play them
Playing Style: Very physical.....pretty much constant fouls
Colors: whatever they feel like wearing......usually pink?....go figure:confused:

If you happen to run into this team please by all means avoid at all costs.

Nets fan 93
08-02-2010, 01:24 AM
Seattle Rain
Rivals: Thunder
Expansion draft Idea: No big contracts.
Colors: Dark Green, Dark Blue,A lil white on the side.

mike_noodles
08-02-2010, 08:24 AM
City: Mexico City, Mexico
Team Name: Mexico City Immigrantes
Conference: Western Conference
Division: Southwest Division
Rivals: Anyone in Arizona
Playing Style: Prevent Over-and-Backs
Colors: Black, Teal

:laugh:

John Walls Era
08-02-2010, 08:25 AM
I wouldn't mind seeing another expansion team in Seattle (use to be a sonics fan), but I think 30 teams is more than enough. Relocation would be great.

thesprite
08-02-2010, 10:13 AM
third team in LA..

LA CurseBreakers

main rival: LAC

motto: "we'll prove you wrong, we will win." (there's so much potential in the upcoming season for the clippers though)

xbrackattackx
08-02-2010, 10:17 AM
City:Columbia SC

Team Name:Carolina Yetis

Colors:Brown and Green

Rival: Bobcats

PLaying Style: Defense Defense

Da Knicks
08-02-2010, 10:29 AM
Mexico City would be the ideal place if not for all the Drug corruption going on in mexico.

pf289
08-02-2010, 10:32 AM
City: Flint, Michigan
Team Name: Flint Michigan Tropics
Conference: Eastern
Division: Central Division
Rivals: Indiana Pacers, NJ Nets, SA Spurs, Denver Nuggets
Playing Style: Alley Oop
Colors: Teal, Orange, White

Star Players: Jackie Moon (Head Coach and team owner), Coffee Black, Ed Monix [offensive and defensive coordinator (head coach)]

:cool:

that movie sucked

Stormblast
08-02-2010, 10:53 AM
If there is a new expansion team, it should go to the Sonics

Too bad the Sonics are not a city...

xbrackattackx
08-02-2010, 10:56 AM
Too bad the Sonics are not a city...

Yes it is I live in Sonics seattle bro.:)

Shammyguy3
08-02-2010, 12:17 PM
There should be no expansion, if anything there needs to be two teams contracted into one if that makes sense. The first choice would be to contract the two teams and bring back the Seattle Supersonics.

However, putting that notion to the side, if a brand new team would be made (or in the better scenario changing two teams into one and relocating)...i'd like to see this occur:

Minnesota Timberwolves & the New Orleans Hornets become the Las Vegas BlackJacks. (see below....)


Team: the Las Vegas Blackjacks
Conference: West
Division: South West
Rivals: Utah Jazz, Phoenix Suns
Playing Style: Run N Gun
Colors: Black red and white (on the jersey the trimming would have Diamond, Heart, Clubs and Spades on it)

I really really like this idea. That would be a great team name and jersey colors.


Reducing the number of teams, instead of expanding, would be better for the league considering the talent wouldn't be as spread out, creating better overall teams and more excitement for the league.
So, just for ***** and giggles, if I had absolute power over the league, this is what I would do (i know a little off topic, if anyone doesn't care for anything other than expansion, then no need to read below):

1. Contract the Hornets and the Timberwolves and recreate the Supersonics.
2. Contract the Clippers & the Kings and create the Las Vegas Blackjacks.
3. Rename the Bobcats the Charlotte Flight.
4. Rename the Thunder the Oklahoma City Outlaws.
5. Relocate the New Jersey Nets to Brooklyn (in process).

Instead of Conferences, there would merely be 3 super Divisions:
West (basicallyPacific & Northwest Divisions): (8 teams)
Denver Nuggets
Golden State Warriors
Las Vegas Blackjacks
Los Angeles Lakers
Phoenix Suns
Portland Trailblazers
Seattle Supersonics
Utah Jazz

Central (basically Central & Southwest Divisions): (10 teams)
Chicago Bulls
Cleveland Cavaliers
Dallas Mavericks
Detroit Pistons
Houston Rockets
Indiana Pacers
Memphis Grizzlies
Milwaukee Bucks
Oklahoma City Outlaws
San Antonio Spurs

East (basically Southeast & Atlantic Divisions): (10 teams)
Miami Heat
Orlando Magic
Charlotte Flight
Atlanta Hawks
Washington Wizards
Toronto Raptors
Brooklyn Nets
Philadelphia 76ers
New York Knicks
Boston Celtics


With this crap, there are 28 teams still. Instead of having a Western/Eastern conference seperate seeding, it's all one pool of 16 teams with the best record onto the 16th best record.

First Round
1. Lakers vs 16. Spurs
8. Celtics vs 9. Nets

4. Warriors vs 13. Pistons
6. Wizards vs 11. Flight

2. Heat vs 15. Hawks
7. Knicks vs 10. Outlaws

3. Magic vs 14. Blackjacks
5. Bulls vs 12. Pacers


Second Round
1. Lakers vs 8. Celtics
4. Warriors vs 6. Wizards

2. Heat vs 7. Knicks
3. Magic vs 5. Bulls

Third Round
1. Lakers vs 4. Warriors
2. Heat vs 3. Magic

Finals
4. Warriors vs 3. Magic



Feel free to rip apart if you actually devoted your time to reading this.

IndyRealist
08-02-2010, 12:59 PM
This thread is weak. I understand it's a slow sports time... so you've created multiple threads on random topics to entertain... and that's cool. But please. A little more effort.

How about creating an expansion team by taking a look at each teams rosters, guessing at the 8 players that team would protect, then making the best team available with those players.

Using the Pacific division as an example, I can pick:

PG- Beno Udrih
SG- Sasha Vujacic
SF- Grant Hill
PF- Craig Smith
C- Dan Gadzuric

Now the difficult part is picking the protected players. As a kings fan, I can guarantee that Tyreke, Cousins and Landry are on the list. I can also safely assume that Whiteside and Casspi are on that list. Then I can guess that Thompson and Greene are included. So do we protect Dalambert or Udrih. Since Beno has a longer contract at $6 million per year, I think we protect Dalambert. That would give us an additional $6 million next year if he is selected.

Try that.

This is actually what I thought this thread was going to be about, but that's a lot of legwork for the casual fan. This thread idea isn't a horrible one, and helps to bide the time.

Ethix11
08-02-2010, 01:15 PM
What's all this expansion talk? Have they reported the possibility of one in the near future? Las Vegas could use a team I think. But most of the population there are tourists.

DR. Pepper
08-02-2010, 01:22 PM
City: Flint michigan
Team Name: tropics
Conference: east
Division: central
Playing Style: promotional
Colors: White orange teel

team:
Monix
downtown funkystuff Malone
Twiggy Munson
Jackie Moon
Vakidis
bench: Scootsie Doubleday and Beebee Ellis

metsfanssince05
08-02-2010, 01:57 PM
City: Long Island/Where ever there isnt a team in New York
Team Name: New York Americans
Conference: East
Division: Atlantic
Colors: Red, White and Blue

New York is the most popular state in the US/World, they should have a team name in some sport the New York Americans, Just how Montreal is the most popular state in Canada, in the NHL there is the Montreal Canadiens.

But the Americans dont really seam like a Basketball name.

xbrackattackx
08-02-2010, 02:44 PM
City: Flint michigan
Team Name: tropics
Conference: east
Division: central
Playing Style: promotional
Colors: White orange teel

team:
Monix
downtown funkystuff Malone
Twiggy Munson
Jackie Moon
Vakidis
bench: Scootsie Doubleday and Beebee Ellis

Someone already posted that. Good Try though.

vancitysfinest
08-02-2010, 05:49 PM
City: Vancouver, Canada
Team Name: Vancouver Titans (our former IBA Team)
Conference: Western Conference
Division: Southwest Division
Rivals: Toronto(duh), Portland(closest US team)
Playing Style: Up Tempo
Colors: Blue, Green, White(City of Vancouver colours)