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thescore53
09-04-2010, 11:23 PM
name three things that would make your city/team attractive and unattractive to nba players.


toronto raptors.

attractive.

1. big city great night life.
2. people are nice
3. great fanbase

unattractive.

1. cold weather
2. in a different country
3. the raptors dont have a winning culture surronding their organization.

Baller1
09-04-2010, 11:26 PM
Attractive:
1. Kevin Durant
2. Fast-paced, high-flying playing style
3. The crowd (Loud City)

Unattractive:
I don't know, I've never been to OKC. And in terms of the actual team, they're perfect. Soooo... there's nothing unnatractive about our perfection.

asandhu23
09-04-2010, 11:34 PM
1. Its in California.
2. Its in Bay Area. Hella close to the beaches
3. San Francisco is a great restaurant city
4. Name of the team
5. Best fanbases in multiple sports: Warriors, Raiders, Niners, Sharks, Giants, A's, Cal, Stanford, San Jose State
6. Silicon Valley
7. Rich-*** neighborhoods
8. Hella close to Napa Valley. Greatest wine in the world. Infineon Raceway
9. Close to Monterey. Best golf courses at Pebble Beach. Laguna Seca.
10. Weather is just amazing.
11. Reggie Williams, Monta Ellis, Stephen Curry, David Lee, Andris Biedrins
Unattractive
1. Losing history
2. Bad owner ( resolved)
3. Old *** coach who's never had a championship in coaching career despite having most wins in nba history

thescore53
09-04-2010, 11:46 PM
so u teachnically listed 2 un's and 11 attractives.

TO Rapz
09-04-2010, 11:49 PM
Toronto:
Attractive:
1) Night life
2) Standard and quality of life
3) Women
4) Great fanbase.
5) Good facility and place.

Unattractiveness:
1) The way Chris Bosh looks.
2) The weather.
3) Different country.

midwestmadman
09-04-2010, 11:53 PM
hummmmmm
attractive:
Promising young talent (Monroe, Stuckey, Daye)
Strong fanbase
We don't actually have to go to Detroit to watch them play (yet)

unattractive:
A female owner that knows less about basketball than business! (though it appears those days are numbered)
Too many players that play the same position and no true PG or C
That fact that they are tied to the city of Detroit

thescore53
09-04-2010, 11:56 PM
Toronto:
Attractive:
1) Night life
2) Standard and quality of life
3) Women
4) Great fanbase.
5) Good facility and place.

Unattractiveness:
1) The way Chris Bosh looks.
2) The weather.
3) Different country.

this isnt our problem anymore.

TO Rapz
09-05-2010, 12:03 AM
this isnt our problem anymore.

I know but holy ****, now i see why free agents didnt come here. His picture also made me realize why we were named the Toronto Raptors.

_KB24_
09-05-2010, 12:06 AM
Lakers

Attractive: Winning, best city in the world, basically our nickname SHOWTIME

Unattractive: bandwagon fans, expensive seats, and traffic I guess?

asandhu23
09-05-2010, 12:20 AM
so u teachnically listed 2 un's and 11 attractives.

can't think of any other unattractives. maybe you can point out some.

PrettyBoyJ
09-05-2010, 12:22 AM
New York..

Attractive: Biggest Market, City, The Garden, The Money, The Publicity, The fans,

Unattractive: Mike Dantoni, No defense, Isiah Thomas mistakes,

Venomous88
09-05-2010, 12:31 AM
+
1. World Class organization (Family Oriented)
2. Beautiful City (Miami Beach, Biscayne Park, Coral Gables)
3. Weather (Hurricane Season ends near the beginning of the season)
4. Night Life
5. Women (Arguably the best looking women in the country)

-
1. Football City (Fans don't show up unless the team is contender)
2. Elitist Culture (If you're not fit in South Beach, you're gonna be treated like an outsider)
3.The way Chris Bosh looks

thescore53
09-05-2010, 12:32 AM
can't think of any other unattractives. maybe you can point out some.

team playing in oakland.

losing tradition.

treatment of players.

coach insisting to play small ball.

thescore53
09-05-2010, 12:34 AM
+
1. World Class organization (Family Oriented)
2. Beautiful City (Miami Beach, Biscayne Park, Coral Gables)
3. Weather (Hurricane Season ends near the beginning of the season)
4. Night Life
5. Women (Arguably the best looking women in the country)

-
1. Football City (Fans don't show up unless the team is contender)
2. Elitist Culture (If you're not fit in South Beach, you're gonna be treated like an outsider)3.The way Chris Bosh looks

:laugh2:

White_Mike
09-05-2010, 12:45 AM
can't think of any other unattractives. maybe you can point out some.
Listing 11 attractives and 3 unattractives when the thread says 3 each is unattractive.

k24springs
09-05-2010, 12:53 AM
Orlando:
Attractive:
1. The weather
2. No state tax
3. Our new arena(Amway Center)
4. Nightlife
5. Good fans
6. Dwight Howard and the Magic
7. Theme Parks and Hotels

Unattractive:
1. Our inability to keep franchise players from leaving(Shaq, Penny, T-Mac)
2. Traffic
3. Small Market
4. High crime rates especially in the last 5 or 6 years(Orlando is one of the most dangerous cities since 2006)

SeoulBeatz
09-05-2010, 12:57 AM
attractive:
1) solid youth core
2) cheese steaks

unattractive:
elton brand

thescore53
09-05-2010, 12:58 AM
Orlando:
Attractive:
1. The weather
2. No state tax
3. Our new arena(Amway Center)
4. Nightlife
5. Good fans
6. Dwight Howard and the Magic
7. Theme Parks and Hotels

Unattractive:
1. Our inability to keep franchise players from leaving(Shaq, Penny, T-Mac)2. Traffic
3. Small Market
4. High crime rates especially in the last 5 or 6 years(Orlando is one of the most dangerous cities since 2006)

tmac just wanted his old team. but i dont think orl liked his demeanour. i think he punched a ball into the stands twice.

Chacarron
09-05-2010, 01:05 AM
Lakers

Attractive: Winning, best city in the world, basically our nickname SHOWTIME

Unattractive: bandwagon fans, expensive seats, and traffic I guess?

You nailed it right there. Also dumb people who act crazy after we win championships.

KingOf215
09-05-2010, 01:12 AM
attractive:
1) solid youth core
2) cheese steaks

unattractive:
elton brand


That's all you got?! :facepalm:

Philadelphia PA
Attractive: Rich in history and diversity, the birthplace of the United States of America, a symbol of freedom for slaves and Black Americans, 5th largest city in the US (tons of things to do but not excessively congested). No earthquakes, hurricanes, or catastrophic natural disasters. EVERYTHING is close to the city, 30 minutes will take you to the quiet suburbs. Bars & clubs in historic Olde City/Artsy Fartsy museums & cultural centers/Parks & landmarks are minutes from eachother. Top medical facilities in the country.

More Attractive Reasons: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/traveler/features/philly0510/philly.html

And if you're tired of it still? It's a 2hr ride to NYC/Atlantic City Gambling & NJ Beaches/Tax Free Delaware/Scenic Baltimore/Washington DC... If you don't wanna drive, your choice of public transportation thru Bus or Train. Can't do that on the \x/est Coast can you? NO huge NYC crowds to deal with every day either.

Unattractive Reasons: Philly's worst sports fans, are also the worst sports fans in the entire country.

j-bay
09-05-2010, 01:17 AM
atractive
john wall

un
gilbert arenas

dfritz03
09-05-2010, 01:36 AM
That's all you got?! :facepalm:

Philadelphia PA
Attractive: Rich in history and diversity, the birthplace of the United States of America, a symbol of freedom for slaves and Black Americans, 5th largest city in the US (tons of things to do but not excessively congested). No earthquakes, hurricanes, or catastrophic natural disasters. EVERYTHING is close to the city, 30 minutes will take you to the quiet suburbs. Bars & clubs in historic Olde City/Artsy Fartsy museums & cultural centers/Parks & landmarks are minutes from eachother. Top medical facilities in the country.

More Attractive Reasons: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/traveler/features/philly0510/philly.html

And if you're tired of it still? It's a 2hr ride to NYC/Atlantic City Gambling & NJ Beaches/Tax Free Delaware/Scenic Baltimore/Washington DC... If you don't wanna drive, your choice of public transportation thru Bus or Train. Can't do that on the \x/est Coast can you? NO huge NYC crowds to deal with every day either.

Unattractive Reasons: Philly's worst sports fans, are also the worst sports fans in the entire country.

Lol depends on the team with the fans... right now, people don't give two ******** about the Sixers, so no one shows to boo them if they play poorly. But let me tell you, the second they start winning, people sure come running....

Oh let's not forget the terrible management which over pays washed up stars and an owner which quite frankly only cares about his hockey team... Other than that, nice job.

dfritz03
09-05-2010, 01:39 AM
Boston C's

Attractive:
1. Most winning franchise in the league
2. A title contender and giving it their all to win this year
3. A strong and veteran core

Unattractive:
1. Team only has a year or two left
2. Playing time isn't going to be easy to come by
3. Team is expected to win, anything else is a failure

bholly
09-05-2010, 01:46 AM
can't think of any other unattractives. maybe you can point out some.

I'd move Monta to the unattractives. And Biedrins' contract.

king4day
09-05-2010, 02:56 AM
Suns:

Attractive:

Miracle working training staff
Steve Nash
Old people wanna retire in Arizona anyway, so come play in Phoenix :D

Unattractive:

Team has never had ultimate success
Owner is cheap
Wayyyyyyyyy too hot

NBAfan4life
09-05-2010, 09:32 AM
For the Wolves there is not a whole lot for rich nba players here.

GodsSon
09-05-2010, 09:54 AM
1. Its in California.
2. Its in Bay Area. Hella close to the beaches
3. San Francisco is a great restaurant city
4. Name of the team
5. Best fanbases in multiple sports: Warriors, Raiders, Niners, Sharks, Giants, A's, Cal, Stanford, San Jose State
6. Silicon Valley
7. Rich-*** neighborhoods
8. Hella close to Napa Valley. Greatest wine in the world. Infineon Raceway
9. Close to Monterey. Best golf courses at Pebble Beach. Laguna Seca.
10. Weather is just amazing.
11. Reggie Williams, Monta Ellis, Stephen Curry, David Lee, Andris Biedrins
Unattractive
1. Losing history
2. Bad owner ( resolved)
3. Old *** coach who's never had a championship in coaching career despite having most wins in nba history

FAIL...lol

Agent008
09-05-2010, 11:17 AM
Sacramento

Positives:
Up and coming team
Weather
Good fanbase
Cali green

Negatives:
Small market
Media portrays it as a hick-town (even though it really isn't)

Hawkeye15
09-05-2010, 11:24 AM
Minnesota

Attractive-
1. All weather other than winter. Its beautiful in the spring/summer/fall
2. Tons of activities. With over 12,000 lakes in Minnesota, and many around Minneapolis, as well as the number of parks, there are tons of outdoor things for people to do
3. Facilities, and youth/talent of team. We are young, but have Rubio overseas, and a bunch of exciting young talent. New facilities, with great equipment

Unattractive
1. The weather during the season is mostly freezing
2. Doesn't have the celebrity factor
3. Perception.

DCsports
09-05-2010, 11:38 AM
Wizards

Attractive

1. Nations capital
2. John wall
3. Flip saunders I guess


Unatrractive

1. We suck
2. Our jerseys are ugly
3. Our players shoot each other

BALLER71
09-05-2010, 11:49 AM
Miami

Attractive:
1. South Beach
2. Lebron James
3. Dwyane Wade
4. Chris Bosh

Unattractive:
1. Nothing.

BALLER71
09-05-2010, 11:52 AM
That's all you got?! :facepalm:

Philadelphia PA
Attractive: Rich in history and diversity, the birthplace of the United States of America, a symbol of freedom for slaves and Black Americans, 5th largest city in the US (tons of things to do but not excessively congested). No earthquakes, hurricanes, or catastrophic natural disasters. EVERYTHING is close to the city, 30 minutes will take you to the quiet suburbs. Bars & clubs in historic Olde City/Artsy Fartsy museums & cultural centers/Parks & landmarks are minutes from eachother. Top medical facilities in the country.

More Attractive Reasons: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/traveler/features/philly0510/philly.html

And if you're tired of it still? It's a 2hr ride to NYC/Atlantic City Gambling & NJ Beaches/Tax Free Delaware/Scenic Baltimore/Washington DC... If you don't wanna drive, your choice of public transportation thru Bus or Train. Can't do that on the \x/est Coast can you? NO huge NYC crowds to deal with every day either.

Unattractive Reasons: Philly's worst sports fans, are also the worst sports fans in the entire country.

I don't think an NBA player cares about that.

Ware_Spencer
09-05-2010, 01:03 PM
8. if you do not speak spanish you will be lost and not be able to do anything
9. us-1/dixie
10. daily rain storms


but for Pistons

Attractive
1. loyal fans
2. respected organization
3. Arnie "the miracle worker" Kander

Unattractive
1. Downtown Detroit
2. The Economy
3. Potholes

Duh they don't speak spanish. They speak Cuban. ha ha Just playing.

I actually had a High School teacher argue with me about this. She literally didn't believe me that they spoke Spanish.

mcohio
09-05-2010, 01:13 PM
The Chris Bosh face hate cracks me up...

He seriously does have a goofy face though :p

Ware_Spencer
09-05-2010, 01:16 PM
Utah Jazz

Attractive:
1 - Long history of winning
2 - Get to play with Deron Williams and Al Jefferson
3 - Very Low Crime rate
4 - One of the best economies in the Nation
5 - Great place to raise a family (Might be a negative for some)
6 - Lots of Outdoor stuff (not sure if NBA players care about that)
7 - Some of the most attractive women you will find (lots of travelers tell me that. I didn't believe it until I heard it multiple times). Utah was named the most in shape people in the nation.
8 - Loudest fans in the NBA. At least the Most Passionate.

Unattractive
1 - Coach Sloan: Players know that Sloan is in charge and I think that scares some players because there is no special treatment and they have to work hard off the court.
2 - Cold weather
3 - People think there are tons of Mormons and its like a Cult. Only about 35% of the population are Mormon. And I like living around them personally.
4 - Small Market: Never won a championship
5 - No nightlife in comparison to most cities

I know there is more negatives but I can't think of them right now. And most of them are rumors and not true. Utah is a great place. The people who say its not have never lived here. The ghetto in Utah (every state has them) is like 2 blocks. You don't have to walk far to get out. Very safe place which most cities are not.

ink
09-05-2010, 01:23 PM
This kind of thread is not wanted in the forum. Please talk basketball, not about each other, about other fans, or about other cities.