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warfelg
10-20-2018, 12:10 PM
Put it here.

warfelg
10-20-2018, 12:13 PM
NBA Literally picked 2022 (partly) because of the trade made by the Sixers to get the 2021 Unprotected Miami Pick:

Phoenix traded the rights to Miami's unprotected 2021 first-round pick to Philadelphia in June, and the moving of that valued pick played some part in pushing back the proposed rule change to 2022, league sources said. Those teams made decisions without the benefit of knowing the timetable on a change in the age limit. The first crop of high school seniors will be deeper in talent than those that come immediately before and after it.

http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/25032283/nba-nbpa-talks-ending-one-done-facing-final-hurdle

Lakers + Giants
10-21-2018, 04:33 AM
NBA Literally picked 2022 (partly) because of the trade made by the Sixers to get the 2021 Unprotected Miami Pick:


http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/25032283/nba-nbpa-talks-ending-one-done-facing-final-hurdle

That sucks honestly

warfelg
10-21-2018, 07:53 AM
That sucks honestly

I think it's real BS, because the league claims no one knew when they would make the change, but when the Sixers made the move they kept saying that the NBA was telling everyone 2021.

IndyRealist
10-25-2018, 08:41 AM
The whole medical records thing is bs. Yeah, they may be trying to keep their guy off of a bottom feeder, but what they're really doing is saying "Hey, if you give my vet $10M more rhan he deserves, I can deliver you this rookie who has no idea what's going on". KCP gets a ridiculous 1yr deal, and then Lebron James shows up the next year. This is how the game is played.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-09-2018, 11:16 AM
Grizzlies looking to trade for a veteran big man.

ewing
11-10-2018, 09:48 AM
Grizzlies looking to trade for a veteran big man.

I think Kanter is a great fit there. Can I we swap expirings with and get a pick


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MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-13-2018, 09:41 AM
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ewing
11-13-2018, 10:32 AM
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If he is really hurt that sucks. It just seems very weird the way things have been handled if this is physical


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MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-15-2018, 10:05 AM
http://www.sportingnews.com/us/nba/news/nba-trade-rumors-news-76ers-could-be-interested-los-angeles-lakers-guard-kentavious-caldwell-pope/1iq61znki46sj10swpmaaqsih6?src=rss

76ers interested in KCP and Korver. 76ers,Thunder,Lakers,Bucks interested in Korver as well.

ewing
11-15-2018, 11:34 AM
http://www.sportingnews.com/us/nba/news/nba-trade-rumors-news-76ers-could-be-interested-los-angeles-lakers-guard-kentavious-caldwell-pope/1iq61znki46sj10swpmaaqsih6?src=rss

76ers interested in KCP and Korver. 76ers,Thunder,Lakers,Bucks interested in Korver as well.

KCP would be a nice add for the Sixers


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MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-16-2018, 12:35 PM
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Saddletramp
11-16-2018, 03:05 PM
Love K&P. And that ending was the best. Still legit lolíing.

R. Johnson#3
11-20-2018, 01:06 PM
JR Smith has reiterated his desire to be traded and is now trashing Cleveland for not already doing so. Does this guy truly think anybody wants to pay him next year?

MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-20-2018, 05:38 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-20-2018, 05:39 PM
JR Smith has reiterated his desire to be traded and is now trashing Cleveland for not already doing so. Does this guy truly think anybody wants to pay him next year?

JR is like $3.8M guaranteed only next year. So be a good salary dump. Teams will value his partial guaranteed deal.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-23-2018, 01:30 PM
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I can see easily 5 or more teams wanting Middleton as a consolation prize once Klay stays with Warriors.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-23-2018, 01:46 PM
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SenileStern
11-29-2018, 07:50 AM
China-Star Jimmer Fredette says he wants to join an NBA team this post-season.

https://eu.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/2018/11/27/jimmer-fredette-byu-nba-opportunity-china/38625261/

ewing
11-29-2018, 08:38 AM
China-Star Jimmer Fredette says he wants to join an NBA team this post-season.

https://eu.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/2018/11/27/jimmer-fredette-byu-nba-opportunity-china/38625261/

That guy is such an elite shooter I was surprised he could defend well enough to be a bench player


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Chronz
11-29-2018, 03:58 PM
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Lol. F the dubs

MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-30-2018, 08:22 AM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-30-2018, 10:43 AM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-30-2018, 12:51 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
11-30-2018, 12:53 PM
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Wow few teams interested in Frank. Time for the Knicks to sell while a bidding war may start.

buckalis
11-30-2018, 01:01 PM
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Wow few teams interested in Frank. Time for the Knicks to sell while a bidding war may start.

Bud would LOVE to have Ntilikina instead of Dellavedova anyday! ...guess what... me too!

ewing
12-01-2018, 02:53 AM
Bud would LOVE to have Ntilikina instead of Dellavedova anyday! ...guess what... me too!

Iím surprised at just how many sources are reporting about him being potentially available


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MILLERHIGHLIFE
12-03-2018, 09:32 AM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
12-03-2018, 09:34 AM
Iím surprised at just how many sources are reporting about him being potentially available


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http://www.sportingnews.com/us/nba/news/nba-trade-rumors-news-at-least-4-teams-have-shown-interest-knicks-guard-frank-ntilikina-suns-timbewolves-magic-grizzlies/qeyzsj58pq701mp72ousw8kte

5 teams have interests in Frank now. Wolves,Grizzlies,Suns,Magic,Nets. That should get a nice little bidding war going before trade deadline.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
12-05-2018, 08:03 AM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
12-05-2018, 05:38 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
12-07-2018, 02:53 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
12-07-2018, 03:00 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
12-07-2018, 03:43 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
12-16-2018, 08:28 AM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
12-20-2018, 07:55 AM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
12-27-2018, 11:03 AM
Bulls shopping Rolo now.

warfelg
12-27-2018, 11:39 AM
Donovan Mitchell got a signature shoe from Adidas.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
12-27-2018, 04:24 PM
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warfelg
12-28-2018, 12:28 PM
GSW RFA Patrick McCaw signed a 2 year $6mil offer sheet with Cleveland.

warfelg
12-28-2018, 09:18 PM
Sounds like John Wall is seeing a foot specialist who did Embiid, Durant, and Simmonsís surgeries.

Scoots
12-28-2018, 10:20 PM
GSW RFA Patrick McCaw signed a 2 year $6mil offer sheet with Cleveland.

I think the Warriors should match. It's not even guaranteed, and there were reports they had offered him almost that much already.

There is probably a rule against the Warriors matching then trading him to the Cavs, but that would be ideal for all involved.

warfelg
12-29-2018, 12:06 AM
I think the Warriors should match. It's not even guaranteed, and there were reports they had offered him almost that much already.

There is probably a rule against the Warriors matching then trading him to the Cavs, but that would be ideal for all involved.

You cannot be traded to the team that signed you to an offer sheet for 1 year. Yet another place the latest CBA screwed things up.

Matching that deal would cost the Warriors $11.5mil this year alone on top of his salary according to twitter reports. That would be a $14.5 million investment in a bench player.

TrueFan420
12-30-2018, 12:06 AM
You cannot be traded to the team that signed you to an offer sheet for 1 year. Yet another place the latest CBA screwed things up.

Matching that deal would cost the Warriors $11.5mil this year alone on top of his salary according to twitter reports. That would be a $14.5 million investment in a bench player.

Yea itís a lot but heís clearly a cut above the guys who have been trying to replace him. Iíd bring him back.

warfelg
12-30-2018, 10:31 AM
Yea itís a lot but heís clearly a cut above the guys who have been trying to replace him. Iíd bring him back.

It's just something to keep in mind.

So some other news:
Donovan Mitchell's signature shoe, reports are Adidas didn't want to drop them until May/June, but because of the way Mitchell has been playing they released them early. I also find the irony in the fact that they are Sixer colors. I know his nickname is "Spida" Mitchell and they are Spiderman themed, but man you couldn't do Mile Moralis colors, Spiderman Noir, Iron Spider, Spider Armour II (which actually matches the uniforms).

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tp13baby
12-30-2018, 08:47 PM
Nick Young has been waived by Denver.
Millsap played last game.
Gary Harris and Will Barton have upgraded to game time decisions.
IT has a January 13th return date.
Porter Jr. has not been graded as Denver is taking it slow with him and the emergence of Juancho and Beasley makes this a much easier decision to make.

Saddletramp
12-31-2018, 05:35 PM
Patrick McCaw offer not matched by the Warriors. Heís a Cav now.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-04-2019, 09:23 AM
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Saddletramp
01-04-2019, 07:25 PM
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You think the Grizz GM enunciated MARSHON this time?

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-05-2019, 03:05 PM
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Scoots
01-07-2019, 01:25 AM
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That's not NBA news, notes, or transactions. :)

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-07-2019, 02:32 PM
Rockets trade MCW to Bulls for a heavy protected second round pick. Bulls will waive MCW.

Scoots
01-09-2019, 01:22 AM
DeMarcus Cousins last week said he'd consider staying with the Warriors for the max they can offer him ($6.4M). Today news that he's going to play his first game on the 18th in LA vs the Clippers.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-09-2019, 12:42 PM
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SfgiantsJD3
01-09-2019, 07:54 PM
Cavaliers under investigation by NBA for McCaw release

Read more: https://www.upi.com/Sports_News/NBA/2019/01/09/Cavaliers-under-investigation-by-NBA-for-McCaw-release/1061547062412/#ixzz5c9q3b7ex (https://www.upi.com/Sports_News/NBA/2019/01/09/Cavaliers-under-investigation-by-NBA-for-McCaw-release/1061547062412/)

Scoots
01-09-2019, 09:14 PM
Cavaliers under investigation by NBA for McCaw release

Read more: https://www.upi.com/Sports_News/NBA/2019/01/09/Cavaliers-under-investigation-by-NBA-for-McCaw-release/1061547062412/#ixzz5c9q3b7ex (https://www.upi.com/Sports_News/NBA/2019/01/09/Cavaliers-under-investigation-by-NBA-for-McCaw-release/1061547062412/)

It would be too funny for the Cavs to get in trouble for it. They probably should if the NBA can prove their intent was to screw the Warriors since it would be a form of tampering.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-10-2019, 08:29 AM
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ewing
01-10-2019, 09:39 AM
It would be too funny for the Cavs to get in trouble for it. They probably should if the NBA can prove their intent was to screw the Warriors since it would be a form of tampering.

I don't understand what happened. Can you explain it?

warfelg
01-10-2019, 09:50 AM
I don't understand what happened. Can you explain it?

McCaw was a RFA and didnít like the Warriors offer so heís been sitting out. About 2 weeks ago the Cavs offered a 2 year $6mil deal with $3mil guaranteed. Would have cost the Warriors $11mil with tax this year alone. The Warriors passed on matching, he plays 3 games in 1 week, and the Cavs release him. Then after heís released it comes out the Cavs weíre interested in bringing him back.

Scoots
01-10-2019, 10:40 AM
McCaw was a RFA and didnít like the Warriors offer so heís been sitting out. About 2 weeks ago the Cavs offered a 2 year $6mil deal with $3mil guaranteed. Would have cost the Warriors $11mil with tax this year alone. The Warriors passed on matching, he plays 3 games in 1 week, and the Cavs release him. Then after heís released it comes out the Cavs weíre interested in bringing him back.

McCaw's reasoning is totally unknown ... his agent and his father said that they told him to sign with the Warriors. Basically the accusation is that the Cavs signed McCaw to the deal just to get him out of being an RFA to the Warriors with the plan to release him all along, so essentially they skirted the spirit of the RFA rules.

ewing
01-10-2019, 10:48 AM
McCaw was a RFA and didnít like the Warriors offer so heís been sitting out. About 2 weeks ago the Cavs offered a 2 year $6mil deal with $3mil guaranteed. Would have cost the Warriors $11mil with tax this year alone. The Warriors passed on matching, he plays 3 games in 1 week, and the Cavs release him. Then after heís released it comes out the Cavs weíre interested in bringing him back.

I still don't get it. The Cavs offer him a deal. The Warriors don't match. Now he is a Cavs for the year if they want and they have the option of opting out after this year. If they told him look sign the deal and we promise to let you out at the the end of the year and sign you to a bigger deal it would make sense that they skirted something to me. It doesn't make sense to me. Why would they sign him just to release him this year?

Scoots
01-11-2019, 12:10 AM
I still don't get it. The Cavs offer him a deal. The Warriors don't match. Now he is a Cavs for the year if they want and they have the option of opting out after this year. If they told him look sign the deal and we promise to let you out at the the end of the year and sign you to a bigger deal it would make sense that they skirted something to me. It doesn't make sense to me. Why would they sign him just to release him this year?

The speculation is that the scenario was just to screw the Warriors. The Warriors hold his rights forever if he never signs an offer sheet, and the Warriors offered him more than they thought any team would offer, so McCaw sits out, then the Cavs offer him $1M more, he signs with them just before the deadline, the Warriors don't match, and he is released before his money becomes guaranteed. The supposition is that the Cavs and McCaw had the agreement in advance, something the Cavs do for McCaw (and his agent) with a pay back in some form in the future.

Tenuous at best.

ewing
01-11-2019, 09:34 AM
The speculation is that the scenario was just to screw the Warriors. The Warriors hold his rights forever if he never signs an offer sheet, and the Warriors offered him more than they thought any team would offer, so McCaw sits out, then the Cavs offer him $1M more, he signs with them just before the deadline, the Warriors don't match, and he is released before his money becomes guaranteed. The supposition is that the Cavs and McCaw had the agreement in advance, something the Cavs do for McCaw (and his agent) with a pay back in some form in the future.

Tenuous at best.

got it. thanks scoots

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-12-2019, 12:06 PM
https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2815230-nba-trade-rumors-trail-blazers-have-expressed-interest-in-jeremy-lin

Blazers interested in Hawks Lin.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-12-2019, 12:54 PM
Now its Pelicans,76ers and Blazers interested in Lin. Also Pelicans interested in Ross.

ewing
01-12-2019, 09:23 PM
Now its Pelicans,76ers and Blazers interested in Lin. Also Pelicans interested in Ross.

Heíd be prefect for Philly. They have no bench. They could bring him in to get guys rest and just tell him to attack the basket as much as possible for 15 or 20 mins


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SenileStern
01-13-2019, 07:52 AM
Nick Collison gets his jersey retired...

I believe Presti also created a job for him within the organisation, which is a decent move. Retiring his jersey however is a bit of a joke?

ewing
01-13-2019, 08:40 AM
Nick Collison gets his jersey retired...

I believe Presti also created a job for him within the organisation, which is a decent move. Retiring his jersey however is a bit of a joke?

He was literally there from day one. Its not really about how good a player he was.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-13-2019, 10:32 AM
O'Connor mentioned 76ers,Thunder,Blazers also interested in Hawks Prince. Not sure why Hawks would trade Prince. But I guess since they got #5 and #10 draft selections at the moment a good chance a wing will be there that might be better then Prince anyway. So best not to have a log jam and other teams low ball ya when they see it. So best to deal him early?

buckalis
01-13-2019, 11:08 AM
O'Connor mentioned 76ers,Thunder,Blazers also interested in Hawks Prince. Not sure why Hawks would trade Prince. But I guess since they got #5 and #10 draft selections at the moment a good chance a wing will be there that might be better then Prince anyway. So best not to have a log jam and other teams low ball ya when they see it. So best to deal him early?

The Hawks won't trade Prince...

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-13-2019, 01:16 PM
The Hawks won't trade Prince...

Maybe not, but his RFA is coming in 20/21.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-14-2019, 09:44 AM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-14-2019, 10:33 AM
Knicks and Bulls discussing a Kanter/Parker swap.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-14-2019, 11:06 AM
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Scoots
01-14-2019, 12:57 PM
The Hawks won't trade Prince...

He's one of those players who is good enough but not as good as the contract he's going want.

Scoots
01-14-2019, 12:59 PM
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The Bulls are standing in the way of natural selection.

Saddletramp
01-14-2019, 04:52 PM
The speculation is that the scenario was just to screw the Warriors. The Warriors hold his rights forever if he never signs an offer sheet, and the Warriors offered him more than they thought any team would offer, so McCaw sits out, then the Cavs offer him $1M more, he signs with them just before the deadline, the Warriors don't match, and he is released before his money becomes guaranteed. The supposition is that the Cavs and McCaw had the agreement in advance, something the Cavs do for McCaw (and his agent) with a pay back in some form in the future.

Tenuous at best.

Cavs and McCaw are in the clear. Iím assuming the Warriors cried about it and Silver had to investigate for his boys.

https://www.hoopsrumors.com/2019/01/nba-concludes-mccaw-investigation-finds-no-cba-violations.html?fv-home=true&post-id=116108

Saddletramp
01-14-2019, 04:55 PM
Clint Capela out 4-6 weeks. Ouch. If Harden can keep them afloat with Chris Paul, Gordon and Capela our, thereís no way heís not MVP.

https://www.hoopsrumors.com/2019/01/clint-capela-expected-to-miss-4-6-weeks.html?fv-home=true&post-id=116114

mightybosstone
01-14-2019, 05:14 PM
Clint Capela out 4-6 weeks. Ouch. If Harden can keep them afloat with Chris Paul, Gordon and Capela our, thereís no way heís not MVP.

https://www.hoopsrumors.com/2019/01/clint-capela-expected-to-miss-4-6-weeks.html?fv-home=true&post-id=116114

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kobe4thewinbang
01-14-2019, 06:59 PM
https://i.gifer.com/KdQ.gifSuck City, especially after Harden's god mode episode as of late. Do you think they'll make a trade? I saw some folks kicking around an Enes Kanter trade for Knight & Chriss...or possibly Orlando willing to lose Vucevic or Detroit too with Drummond.

kobe4thewinbang
01-14-2019, 07:07 PM
Source - Luke Walton on the Hot Seat
https://www.yahoo.com/Ö/luke-walton-mulling-lineup-changes-Ö

Whoa, calm down! Lakers have no business losing to the Knicks and Cavaliers, but 1) it shows how valuable #LAbron is to that team. Coach Walton's been critical of Lonzo & Ingram and rightfully so, but the pressure should also be on Luke to improve as a coach. Wild starting to see pressure mounting on Walton and on Coach Stevens in Boston, too. And 2) don't fire Walton! It won't solve anything, as explained in this article. Cavaliers fired Coach Lue because they didn't think he could coach youngsters. Uh, hello? This team is half "M-U-D" veterans and half kids. Just please ride it out!

If push comes to shove, make a trade before firing Luke!

#LAbrontotherescue

mightybosstone
01-14-2019, 07:54 PM
Suck City, especially after Harden's god mode episode as of late. Do you think they'll make a trade? I saw some folks kicking around an Enes Kanter trade for Knight & Chriss...or possibly Orlando willing to lose Vucevic or Detroit too with Drummond.

Morey made a move when Paul went down to get Rivers. I've got to think he's making some phone calls right now. But I don't envision him being willing to take on any long-term money at center when he just signed Capela to a long-term deal.

We'll see, though. Before he does anything too drastic, I think he may wait to see what he has at center first with Nene, Chriss, Hartenstein and a lot of Tucker as a small ball 5. I think they can probably still win some games that way, especially if Gordon and Paul get back soon. But if they start to lose games and that doesn't work, I definitely think he'll make a move. The West is too crowded for the Rockets to slip up and lose too many games right now.

Mr.B
01-14-2019, 11:32 PM
https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1084995555741261824?s=21

Scoots
01-14-2019, 11:36 PM
Source - Luke Walton on the Hot Seat
https://www.yahoo.com/Ö/luke-walton-mulling-lineup-changes-Ö

Whoa, calm down! Lakers have no business losing to the Knicks and Cavaliers, but 1) it shows how valuable #LAbron is to that team. Coach Walton's been critical of Lonzo & Ingram and rightfully so, but the pressure should also be on Luke to improve as a coach. Wild starting to see pressure mounting on Walton and on Coach Stevens in Boston, too. And 2) don't fire Walton! It won't solve anything, as explained in this article. Cavaliers fired Coach Lue because they didn't think he could coach youngsters. Uh, hello? This team is half "M-U-D" veterans and half kids. Just please ride it out!

If push comes to shove, make a trade before firing Luke!

#LAbrontotherescue

Please fire him. The Warriors could use him back.

Vinny642
01-15-2019, 02:06 AM
If we got Ross and unloaded Hill and a 1st in that, I would be dam ecstatic.

We havent had a real SF in years.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-16-2019, 10:19 AM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-16-2019, 12:18 PM
NBA sources said they do not believe the Mavs will offer Jordan a multi-year deal after his contract expires in the offseason, which is what both he and his agent will want.

The Jordan the Mavs landed this offseason is no longer the same DeAndre Jordan they thought they had in the bag a few years ago when he said yes, and then no, in free agency.



https://www.star-telegram.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/mac-engel/article224556330.html

Scoots
01-16-2019, 12:35 PM
Jordan's defense and hustle are well down from his peak. I think he thinks he can look like he's the same by dunking REALLY hard every time, because, you know, hard dunks are worth more points.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-16-2019, 12:55 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-16-2019, 01:13 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-16-2019, 01:51 PM
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I mentioned that a couple times years ago. Bucks had a option between injured Curry or Ellis for Bogut.

Scoots
01-16-2019, 04:19 PM
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I mentioned that a couple times years ago. Bucks had a option between injured Curry or Ellis for Bogut.

And Klay Thompson was all but traded to the Wolves for Love. But neither trade happened that way. If Monta Ellis hadn't crashed his moped in 2008 the Warriors probably wouldn't have looked so close at Curry. If the Warriors hadn't tanked HARD the second half of 2011 they wouldn't have had the pick they used to get Green (he would have been a Piston). And if the players accepted a spread out cap jump KD wouldn't have joined the Warriors.

There are a lot of what ifs in every story.

Saddletramp
01-16-2019, 05:06 PM
And Klay Thompson was all but traded to the Wolves for Love. But neither trade happened that way. If Monta Ellis hadn't crashed his moped in 2008 the Warriors probably wouldn't have looked so close at Curry. If the Warriors hadn't tanked HARD the second half of 2011 they wouldn't have had the pick they used to get Green (he would have been a Piston). And if the players accepted a spread out cap jump KD wouldn't have joined the Warriors.

There are a lot of what ifs in every story.

Lacob and co. have done a great job, no doubt.....but thereís been some luck and non deals that worked as well.

Scoots
01-16-2019, 06:30 PM
Lacob and co. have done a great job, no doubt.....but thereís been some luck and non deals that worked as well.

Sure. But my point was that there is ALWAYS luck. How many titles do the Bulls win if Portland took MJ? How many do the Spurs win if they fired Pop after his first year on the bench (ESPN put him on their hot seat list at the time)?

Saddletramp
01-16-2019, 08:49 PM
Sure. But my point was that there is ALWAYS luck. How many titles do the Bulls win if Portland took MJ? How many do the Spurs win if they fired Pop after his first year on the bench (ESPN put him on their hot seat list at the time)?

This is more than just one acquisition, though. A lot of things went right and Lacob makes it seem like his group came in and made it all happen. The Bucks passing on Curry, Draymond being a diamond in the rough, the cap spike in the one year a puss like Durant was available, Kerr reneging on his word to Phil in the same off season as Mark Jackson finally wore out his welcome........

Scoots
01-16-2019, 09:25 PM
This is more than just one acquisition, though. A lot of things went right and Lacob makes it seem like his group came in and made it all happen. The Bucks passing on Curry, Draymond being a diamond in the rough, the cap spike in the one year a puss like Durant was available, Kerr reneging on his word to Phil in the same off season as Mark Jackson finally wore out his welcome........

I didn't say it was one thing, I literally listed some of the things that they lucked into and you are countering by telling me they lucked into it? Who are you trying to convince?

Saddletramp
01-16-2019, 10:57 PM
I didn't say it was one thing, I literally listed some of the things that they lucked into and you are countering by telling me they lucked into it? Who are you trying to convince?

I was agreeing with you and you bring



Never mind.

Scoots
01-17-2019, 12:12 AM
I was agreeing with you and you bring



Never mind.

Okay, your language "more than just one ... though" made it seem you were disagreeing. NP.

Saddletramp
01-17-2019, 01:33 AM
Okay, your language "more than just one ... though" made it seem you were disagreeing. NP.

I need to start being more succinct and then just move on around here. In saying that.....Iíve never seen a team get so many lucky breaks and youíre trying to say that other teams catching a break (Blazers gifting Jordan, Pop getting a longer leash at first) evens it all out. But whatever.

Scoots
01-17-2019, 03:07 AM
I need to start being more succinct and then just move on around here. In saying that.....Iíve never seen a team get so many lucky breaks and youíre trying to say that other teams catching a break (Blazers gifting Jordan, Pop getting a longer leash at first) evens it all out. But whatever.

I was saying that every team needs luck to be dynastic. I wasn't trying to say one team got more or less than another.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-17-2019, 10:33 AM
76ers interested in Vonleh.

Mr.B
01-18-2019, 12:31 PM
https://twitter.com/thesportsnotes/status/1086034509219282944?s=21

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-19-2019, 08:43 AM
1086478765327183872

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-19-2019, 10:22 AM
NBA grants Mavs a disabled player exemption of $1.85M.

mightybosstone
01-19-2019, 12:23 PM
1086478765327183872

Not sure how I feel about this yet. On one hand, I've always thought Faried would be a good fit in this offense, and the Rockets desperately need another guy who can roll to the rim and crash the glass, especially in Capela's absence. On the other hand, despite his offensive efficiency, the guy hasn't really been getting much playing time in recent years, and that BPM this season (albeit in a small sample size) is truly awful.

I'm optimistic, though. I had similar doubts about Austin Rivers, but he's been a huge get for the Rockets and a big reason they've stayed afloat without CP3. And if nothing else, this gives them more depth at the 4/5, which has definitely been their thinnest spot in the rotation this year.

One thing that's keeping me positive throughout all of these injuries is that Morey is acquiring competent players while all of these guys are out. But when they come back, the Rockets could be looking a depth chart of:

PG Chris Paul / Austin Rivers
SG James Harden / Gerald Green
SF Gary Clark / James Ennis
PF PJ Tucker / Kenneth Faried
C Clint Capela / Nene

And on top of that, they could still work out a deal with Danuel House, plus they have a good chunk of their MLE (if not all of it, I honestly can't remember) to spend in the buyout market.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-19-2019, 12:26 PM
Look at the bright side old rumor is back of Lakers looking at Melo. Not sure for a buyout or a tiny trade.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-19-2019, 12:37 PM
1086663096503074816

ewing
01-19-2019, 01:30 PM
1086663096503074816

Oh boy


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Saddletramp
01-20-2019, 06:20 AM
Not sure how I feel about this yet. On one hand, I've always thought Faried would be a good fit in this offense, and the Rockets desperately need another guy who can roll to the rim and crash the glass, especially in Capela's absence. On the other hand, despite his offensive efficiency, the guy hasn't really been getting much playing time in recent years, and that BPM this season (albeit in a small sample size) is truly awful.

I'm optimistic, though. I had similar doubts about Austin Rivers, but he's been a huge get for the Rockets and a big reason they've stayed afloat without CP3. And if nothing else, this gives them more depth at the 4/5, which has definitely been their thinnest spot in the rotation this year.

One thing that's keeping me positive throughout all of these injuries is that Morey is acquiring competent players while all of these guys are out. But when they come back, the Rockets could be looking a depth chart of:

PG Chris Paul / Austin Rivers
SG James Harden / Gerald Green
SF Gary Clark / James Ennis
PF PJ Tucker / Kenneth Faried
C Clint Capela / Nene

And on top of that, they could still work out a deal with Danuel House, plus they have a good chunk of their MLE (if not all of it, I honestly can't remember) to spend in the buyout market.

You forgot Eric Gordon, Tone. ,

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-22-2019, 02:57 PM
Gery Woelfel isn't the most reliable NBA insider. But mentions one of the Bucks free agents doesn't want to re-sign next summer. Our 4 free agents are Middleton, Lopez, Bledsoe and RFA Brogdon. My guess its Middleton.

Bledsoe said a month back he's having the time of his life basketball wise. Only way Bledsoe bolts is if Lakers miss on every free agent and LeBron comes calling since are buddies. Lopez seems to love the winning and jacking up threes.

Brogdon is RFA and cant escape even if he took the QO cause he'd have to play one more year. Still think its Middleton. But I doubt GM Horst has the balls to make a big trade to deal Middleton when were #1 seed. So either let him walk or sign and trade next summer. Or over pay him then say we'll trade you next season trade deadline. Even though over paid trade be difficult and we probably take junk back.

Scoots
01-23-2019, 01:13 PM
Is Doc dumb?

https://sports.yahoo.com/doc-rivers-seemingly-blames-steve-020003115.html

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-24-2019, 12:46 PM
1088421799941947393

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-24-2019, 01:00 PM
1088292861370613760

Blake doesn't seem happy in Detroit. Also Jackson cutting in looked like a goon.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-24-2019, 01:12 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-24-2019, 04:37 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-25-2019, 01:22 PM
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01-25-2019, 01:26 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-25-2019, 02:20 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-25-2019, 02:32 PM
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tp13baby
01-26-2019, 03:37 AM
How does Jokic get fined more for stepping on the court than Ingram does for throwing a punch?

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-26-2019, 10:09 AM
1089154651314896898

Scoots
01-26-2019, 11:30 AM
1088859299097530369

Steph and Barry are buddies so not too surprising.

zookman65
01-26-2019, 03:31 PM
Ah president Obama who was lambasted for wearing a tan suit, putting Dijon mustard on a burger (elitist according to Hannity)
Those were trying times :rolleyes:

Mr.B
01-26-2019, 08:57 PM
Gery Woelfel isn't the most reliable NBA insider. But mentions one of the Bucks free agents doesn't want to re-sign next summer. Our 4 free agents are Middleton, Lopez, Bledsoe and RFA Brogdon. My guess its Middleton.

Bledsoe said a month back he's having the time of his life basketball wise. Only way Bledsoe bolts is if Lakers miss on every free agent and LeBron comes calling since are buddies. Lopez seems to love the winning and jacking up threes.

Brogdon is RFA and cant escape even if he took the QO cause he'd have to play one more year. Still think its Middleton. But I doubt GM Horst has the balls to make a big trade to deal Middleton when were #1 seed. So either let him walk or sign and trade next summer. Or over pay him then say we'll trade you next season trade deadline. Even though over paid trade be difficult and we probably take junk back.

I want Middleton in Dallas this coming off season and then Brogdon in Dallas the next off season.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-28-2019, 10:25 AM
I want Middleton in Dallas this coming off season and then Brogdon in Dallas the next off season.

Brogdon is RFA this summer.

Mr.B
01-29-2019, 12:52 AM
Brogdon is RFA this summer.

Right, thatís why I said next off season. Iím hoping he just signs and plays under the qualifying offer next season and then becomes an UFA after next season.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-29-2019, 10:30 AM
1090083862686908423

Got lost in the shuffle of the WOJ bomb of AD requesting a trade.

Saddletramp
01-29-2019, 03:36 PM
1090083862686908423

Got lost in the shuffle of the WOJ bomb of AD requesting a trade.

I was actually excited when they got him in the Anderson deal as I liked him in PHX when I saw Suns games. Heís been given plenty of chances so far this year and has been beyond terrible. Guys who suck this bad should spend more time working on their game then even thinking about getting traded.

tp13baby
01-29-2019, 04:40 PM
I was actually excited when they got him in the Anderson deal as I liked him in PHX when I saw Suns games. Heís been given plenty of chances so far this year and has been beyond terrible. Guys who suck this bad should spend more time working on their game then even thinking about getting traded.

He is in a contract year. Of course he wants minutes so he can get paid.

His game isnít impressive but I see the business side of it.

Scoots
01-29-2019, 04:56 PM
I was actually excited when they got him in the Anderson deal as I liked him in PHX when I saw Suns games. Heís been given plenty of chances so far this year and has been beyond terrible. Guys who suck this bad should spend more time working on their game then even thinking about getting traded.

Super athletic guys often don't learn the merits of work before they get to the NBA. Too early to tell for Chriss if he'll ever get it or not. He may have too much money and still be to immature to turn it around.

Saddletramp
01-29-2019, 06:28 PM
He is in a contract year. Of course he wants minutes so he can get paid.

His game isnít impressive but I see the business side of it.

Oh, I get it but when heís had his chances, heís sucked. Maybe somebody will take a chance with a low second rounder for him; would open up a roster spot if nothing else.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-31-2019, 07:59 AM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
01-31-2019, 09:12 AM
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More-Than-Most
01-31-2019, 09:15 AM
1090796166592090112

easy pass... we should just wait for fultz and see how he is... we need help at backup PG because TJ is awful.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
02-01-2019, 11:10 AM
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02-02-2019, 10:13 AM
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02-02-2019, 10:29 AM
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02-03-2019, 09:28 AM
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02-03-2019, 10:00 AM
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Scoots
02-03-2019, 11:12 AM
1092042198101708802

So he's saying it's not all that rare.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
02-04-2019, 11:58 AM
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02-05-2019, 10:57 AM
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Well Parker is a team option next season. So a expiring for the Lakers to carry cap over for next season.

Scoots
02-05-2019, 11:39 AM
There have been several players over the last couple years the Warriors were interested in in the trade market but they have been unwilling to even offer a 2nd round pick for them. It appears the Warriors are valuing all draft picks above veteran bench help. It makes sense to try to develop cheap young bench players, but it doesn't really work all that well when the coach won't play them.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
02-06-2019, 11:25 AM
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02-06-2019, 02:40 PM
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02-06-2019, 02:58 PM
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Lil Rhody
02-06-2019, 03:26 PM
Sneaking into third place only 5 back from the bucks. Let's go!

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MILLERHIGHLIFE
02-06-2019, 03:33 PM
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02-06-2019, 03:40 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
02-06-2019, 04:06 PM
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mgomrjsurf
02-06-2019, 04:49 PM
Lots of Trades happening today the day before but no Blockbusters yet or Stars moved. Gasol to Hornets could still happen. Also Suns about to get a Guard Tyler Johnson.

Jamiecballer
02-06-2019, 05:16 PM
1090951021432582144He forgot to mention that hes been awful and his team is significantly better when hes off the floor lol

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mgomrjsurf
02-07-2019, 12:36 PM
Slow day so far hope it picks up.

Vee-Rex
02-07-2019, 01:09 PM
According to Shams -

Houston is trading James Ennis to the Sixers.

BIG MOVE

mgomrjsurf
02-07-2019, 01:13 PM
Not big move know if it was Blazemore or Lin or Love or Gasol or Conley or so on then big news.

Vee-Rex
02-07-2019, 01:25 PM
Not big move know if it was Blazemore or Lin or Love or Gasol or Conley or so on then big news.

You must not be hip to James Ennis

mgomrjsurf
02-07-2019, 01:29 PM
It was a Tax move and 76ers have to make another move to get him on Roster.
11:45am: The Sixers will waive Richardson to open up room for Ennis, tweets Derek Bodner of The Athletic.

WaDe03
02-07-2019, 02:00 PM
Heat are wanting to make more moves, hear theyre talking a lot to the Jazz.

mgomrjsurf
02-07-2019, 02:03 PM
That's why he was Traded to Pelicans today and not for Davis.
Who could Miami need when trying to get rid of SF/SG does Utah need one?

WaDe03
02-07-2019, 02:06 PM
Hear Crowder is being discussed. Maybe Miami is going to send the Jazz Dragic instead of them getting Conley.

WaDe03
02-07-2019, 02:07 PM
That's why he was Traded to Pelicans today and not for Davis.
Who could Miami need when trying to get rid of SF/SG does Utah need one?

They got rid of 2 of them yesterday. Dragic could be fine with Winslow now playing PG.

mgomrjsurf
02-07-2019, 02:11 PM
Whiteside for Favors and Crowder and Rubio?

Houston is trading Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin to the Pacers, league source tells ESPN. On the move the for a 3 time better not pick a new place to live yet and a PG is going back maybe.

WaDe03
02-07-2019, 02:24 PM
Whiteside for Favors and Crowder and Rubio?

Houston is trading Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin to the Pacers, league source tells ESPN. On the move the for a 3 time better not pick a new place to live yet and a PG is going back maybe.

I mean I would lol the Jazz wouldnít.

mgomrjsurf
02-07-2019, 02:29 PM
Kenneth McMillian
@KenMcMillianNBA
The Jazz are currently in discussions for Miami's Goran Dragic, according to a league source.

WaDe03
02-07-2019, 02:53 PM
Kenneth McMillian
@KenMcMillianNBA
The Jazz are currently in discussions for Miami's Goran Dragic, according to a league source.

Who wouldíve thought?

MILLERHIGHLIFE
02-07-2019, 03:29 PM
1093587299156353024

Ainge is sitting on his hands.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
02-07-2019, 03:30 PM
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mgomrjsurf
02-07-2019, 03:45 PM
Adrian Wojnarowski
‏Verified account @wojespn
1m1 minute ago

Orlando is trading for Markelle Fultz, league source tells ESPN. Magic getting their PG and 76ers getting more help

AllBall
02-07-2019, 03:55 PM
Meanwhile at NBA's Transactions Approval department:

https://i.imgur.com/ZdlaZSP.gif

mgomrjsurf
02-07-2019, 03:59 PM
They approving last minute Trades and hopefully a lot of them.

AllBall
02-07-2019, 04:10 PM
edit:wrong thread

sacgiants1213
02-08-2019, 12:15 AM
Kings signed Corey Brewer to 10 day.

Saddletramp
02-08-2019, 03:47 AM
Kings signed Corey Brewer to 10 day.

I know your sig isnít based off this post but I linked them together and legit lolíed.

Scoots
02-08-2019, 10:29 AM
LeBron's "Team Tampering" all-star roster ... is he just thumbing his nose at the NBA?

AllBall
02-08-2019, 11:15 AM
LeBron's "Team Tampering" all-star roster ... is he just thumbing his nose at the NBA?

I knew he was going to do that even before he did it. He's just a showman, he knows it's good for ratings.

warfelg
02-08-2019, 12:14 PM
LeBron's "Team Tampering" all-star roster ... is he just thumbing his nose at the NBA?

Absolutely. With all the reports about how guys donít want to play with him because itís his way or no way, this is his way to show playing with him is going to be good for them. Without a doubt either Kawhi or KD is gonna get the ASMVP if team Bron wins. Otherwise Curry or Kemba close to a lock.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
02-08-2019, 02:51 PM
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AllBall
02-08-2019, 02:53 PM
Umm, what? :confused:

MILLERHIGHLIFE
02-08-2019, 03:03 PM
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AllBall
02-08-2019, 03:54 PM
1093930276814815235

That covert tanking. 😉

Scoots
02-08-2019, 04:28 PM
Absolutely. With all the reports about how guys donít want to play with him because itís his way or no way, this is his way to show playing with him is going to be good for them. Without a doubt either Kawhi or KD is gonna get the ASMVP if team Bron wins. Otherwise Curry or Kemba close to a lock.

Funny thing about that though is both of those guys said they had no interest in playing with him, and I think they are smart enough to know that the ASG isn't "real" basketball.

warfelg
02-08-2019, 04:35 PM
Funny thing about that though is both of those guys said they had no interest in playing with him, and I think they are smart enough to know that the ASG isn't "real" basketball.

Gets in their ear, tells them how this experience is changing him...

warfelg
02-08-2019, 06:54 PM
1093675122450407424

911? Iíd like to report a dead body.

sacgiants1213
02-08-2019, 07:15 PM
If only that was real Dirk.

FlashBolt
02-08-2019, 07:34 PM
1093675122450407424

911? Iíd like to report a dead body.

not the real Dirk.

FlashBolt
02-08-2019, 07:35 PM
Lebron chose players so he can test how good they will co-exist on the floor.

Giannis chose underwhelming players so he can get higher stats and win All-Star MVP.

warfelg
02-08-2019, 07:42 PM
not the real Dirk.

Doesnít matter to me [emoji23]

MILLERHIGHLIFE
02-08-2019, 08:29 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
02-08-2019, 08:36 PM
Lebron chose players so he can test how good they will co-exist on the floor.

Giannis chose underwhelming players so he can get higher stats and win All-Star MVP.

Doesn't matter. Giannis getting MVP of the league anyway. Who anyone thinks other wise stat padding Harden? Yawn? Bucks win finals. I don't see Warriors as a beast anymore. They aged or don't care now. Even with toxic Cousins. He will lip off and get kicked. Warriors don't have the shooters like the Bucks. Bucks have way more shooters then Warriors. **** the Warriors! This is the year of the Bucks! Choke on it you *****! People so salty! Just eat it! Warriors starters have to play 48 minutes to win or Curry and Klay shooting like 70
% for 33333333333333333333's. I'm not worried.

Scoots
02-08-2019, 09:11 PM
NBA threatens to fine Pels $100k per game for sitting AD. They can check him in until the next stoppage then take an intentional foul and take him out.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
02-14-2019, 02:58 PM
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MILLERHIGHLIFE
02-14-2019, 03:16 PM
Well farewell PSD! Time to go elsewhere. Mods cant even keep a banned person banned. Buckalis back on Bucks forum with a duplicate account.

Saddletramp
02-14-2019, 03:34 PM
Well farewell PSD! Time to go elsewhere. Mods cant even keep a banned person banned. Buckalis back on Bucks forum with a duplicate account.

BuckalisSon.......lol, heís not even trying to hide it.

ThomasTomasz
02-15-2019, 09:52 AM
Well farewell PSD! Time to go elsewhere. Mods cant even keep a banned person banned. Buckalis back on Bucks forum with a duplicate account.

It would be nice if we had users who would report dupes to us. We don't have moderators (or even TMs) assigned to every forum, and mods can't read all of the posts that happen in a day.

I'm going to look into the forum and see if that's the case.

Scoots
02-15-2019, 11:03 AM
It would be nice if we had users who would report dupes to us. We don't have moderators (or even TMs) assigned to every forum, and mods can't read all of the posts that happen in a day.

I'm going to look into the forum and see if that's the case.

I just assume users who call out the forum/mods about other users without having reported them are just doing it for attention.

AllBall
02-15-2019, 11:33 AM
I just assume users who call out the forum/mods about other users without having reported them are just doing it for attention.

He's been on here 11 years and can't figure out the https://forums.prosportsdaily.com/images/buttons/report-40b.png button. :facepalm:

Scoots
03-01-2019, 10:48 AM
An appreciation of flopping from The Ringer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUbqUx5qZnY

prodigy
03-01-2019, 11:42 AM
I don't see Warriors as a beast anymore. They aged or don't care now.

Its still the regular season right? Warriors are not old lol. Warriors over Bucks in 5 is my prediction. I love what the bucks are building. But warriors rigged the league.

TrueFan420
03-01-2019, 11:47 PM
Its still the regular season right? Warriors are not old lol. Warriors over Bucks in 5 is my prediction. I love what the bucks are building. But warriors rigged the league.

Rigged isnít the correct word there. It implies they cheated. They didnít. Several things happened that included a lot of luck for things to play out the way they did.

prodigy
03-02-2019, 10:26 AM
Rigged isnít the correct word there. It implies they cheated. They didnít. Several things happened that included a lot of luck for things to play out the way they did.

rigged
1. The word rigged is used to describe situations where unfair advantages are given to one side of a conflict.
2. Describes the side of the a conflict that holds an unfair advantage.

They rigged the league lol. Yes they did not cheat. The front office Job is to win a title period. I'm more so disappointed in the league but im not really sure what can be done to stop teams from doing this. Maybe removing the bird rights and having a very strict cap. IDK. I don't really blame the warriors. I think the Players look really stupid being as cocky as they are lol. I mean you got 3 maybe 4 HOF'ers in their prime. you better win.

Should be another fairly easy title run for them. long as they don't get bored.

Chronz
03-02-2019, 10:35 AM
rigged
1. The word rigged is used to describe situations where unfair advantages are given to one side of a conflict.
2. Describes the side of the a conflict that holds an unfair advantage.

They rigged the league lol. Yes they did not cheat. The front office Job is to win a title period. I'm more so disappointed in the league but im not really sure what can be done to stop teams from doing this. Maybe removing the bird rights and having a very strict cap. IDK. I don't really blame the warriors. I think the Players look really stupid being as cocky as they are lol. I mean you got 3 maybe 4 HOF'ers in their prime. you better win.

Should be another fairly easy title run for them. long as they don't get bored.

Bingo. Its been a long, boring 3 years but I think we're almost at the reset step and a return to normalcy. Hopefully no more cap explosions and no more ******* like KD happen for another 60 years

AllBall
03-02-2019, 11:43 AM
Its still the regular season right? Warriors are not old lol. Warriors over Bucks in 5 is my prediction. I love what the bucks are building. But warriors rigged the league.


Rigged isnít the correct word there. It implies they cheated. They didnít. Several things happened that included a lot of luck for things to play out the way they did.


rigged
1. The word rigged is used to describe situations where unfair advantages are given to one side of a conflict.
2. Describes the side of the a conflict that holds an unfair advantage.

They rigged the league lol. Yes they did not cheat. The front office Job is to win a title period. I'm more so disappointed in the league but im not really sure what can be done to stop teams from doing this. Maybe removing the bird rights and having a very strict cap. IDK. I don't really blame the warriors. I think the Players look really stupid being as cocky as they are lol. I mean you got 3 maybe 4 HOF'ers in their prime. you better win.

Should be another fairly easy title run for them. long as they don't get bored.


Bingo. Its been a long, boring 3 years but I think we're almost at the reset step and a return to normalcy. Hopefully no more cap explosions and no more ******* like KD happen for another 60 years

I'm with all of you here. The irony in all this is how today's players are sooo obsessed with respect and their "legacy" and although they may get the same accolades, they won't get the same respect or have a legacy to the level of past NBA players. While some of the narratives in the media have tried to paint them in a more favorable light (damage control?), I have my doubts that this is going to change public perception of these modern players in an era of high skepticism of the media.

I think fans want to just see a team win a championship that has been built in a traditional and organic fashion (Toronto, Denver, Milwaukee, etc). Not sure the 76ers would qualify with " the process" looming in its recent history. But when such a team wins, maybe it would be a marker for the next chapter in the NBA.

SfgiantsJD3
03-02-2019, 11:11 PM
Appears Draymond Green signed with Clutch - Rich Paul

https://www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/warriors/draymond-greens-ex-agent-why-warriors-forward-left-him-klutch

Scoots
03-03-2019, 01:19 PM
I'm with all of you here. The irony in all this is how today's players are sooo obsessed with respect and their "legacy" and although they may get the same accolades, they won't get the same respect or have a legacy to the level of past NBA players. While some of the narratives in the media have tried to paint them in a more favorable light (damage control?), I have my doubts that this is going to change public perception of these modern players in an era of high skepticism of the media.

I think fans want to just see a team win a championship that has been built in a traditional and organic fashion (Toronto, Denver, Milwaukee, etc). Not sure the 76ers would qualify with " the process" looming in its recent history. But when such a team wins, maybe it would be a marker for the next chapter in the NBA.

I think people now talking about the legacy of today's players don't get how time changes perspectives. Every era has the best players of that era and all of them lose "value" over time. There are a few mythical greats in the history of the game who get better with time, but eventually even they will fall off.

Scoots
03-18-2019, 11:50 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ap0DZFyF9d0

Dolan, sell the team.

AllBall
03-19-2019, 04:36 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ap0DZFyF9d0

Dolan, sell the team.

Worst owner in all of sports. What a clown.

TrueFan420
03-20-2019, 10:14 PM
Mirotic out 2-4 weeks

Scoots
03-22-2019, 11:41 PM
Just curious so I looked into the cumulative head to head records of the top 4 teams of each conference:

(Teams with one game remaining)

Bucks 5-2 (Rockets)
Raptors 3-5
76ers 3-5
Pacers 0-7 (Nuggets)

Warriors 4-4
Nuggets 4-3 (Pacers)
Rockets 5-2 (Bucks)
Blazers 6-2

The Bucks have been consistently good all year and have gotten up for the Western teams, the Pacers record shows to me where the talent drop off hurts them. They play really hard, but when they go against the better teams in the West they just haven't been able to get a win. The Blazers are like the Pacers but with enough elite talent to win and they've been in pretty good shape this year.

Can't really draw any conclusions, just wondered what the numbers were.

Chronz
03-25-2019, 09:46 PM
Apparently that city council member who's under fire for the Phoenix suns arena thing, was one of my ladies tenants back in college

AlexDenholm
04-03-2019, 02:25 PM
Awesome!

Chronz
04-03-2019, 09:47 PM
I'm with all of you here. The irony in all this is how today's players are sooo obsessed with respect and their "legacy" and although they may get the same accolades, they won't get the same respect or have a legacy to the level of past NBA players. While some of the narratives in the media have tried to paint them in a more favorable light (damage control?), I have my doubts that this is going to change public perception of these modern players in an era of high skepticism of the media.
IDK if thats really true (the legacy aspect), I honestly think there are less players that really care about the history of the game enough to revolve their careers around it, they just want the celebrity that comes with winning. I hope Im wrong but the litmus test will be if KD leaves. I truly hope he wants to prove himself an all-time great. As for the media, naw man, they pretty much **** on this stuff constantly IMO.



I think fans want to just see a team win a championship that has been built in a traditional and organic fashion (Toronto, Denver, Milwaukee, etc). Not sure the 76ers would qualify with " the process" looming in its recent history. But when such a team wins, maybe it would be a marker for the next chapter in the NBA.
As a historian, IDGAF how you win it, lets just hope there is never another cap jump and ***** to make THIS level of an outlier happen again

Chronz
04-03-2019, 09:49 PM
I think people now talking about the legacy of today's players don't get how time changes perspectives. Every era has the best players of that era and all of them lose "value" over time. There are a few mythical greats in the history of the game who get better with time, but eventually even they will fall off.

LOL, what else is suppose to happen as a game continues? Retired folks are done adding to their legacy, thats the point. Inevitably players will overtake them if this continues ad infitum

Scoots
04-03-2019, 11:58 PM
LOL, what else is suppose to happen as a game continues? Retired folks are done adding to their legacy, thats the point. Inevitably players will overtake them if this continues ad infitum

I didn't mean they'd be surpassed, just that they will be forgotten. A lot of the kids at my daughters school don't know who the Beatles are anymore. It happens to everyone eventually.

Chronz
04-07-2019, 07:55 PM
I didn't mean they'd be surpassed, just that they will be forgotten. A lot of the kids at my daughters school don't know who the Beatles are anymore. It happens to everyone eventually.

Kids eventually grow up tho, now Im less sure of what you're trying to say here. Im pretty sure the ignorant either learn and become historians of the sport they grew up loving or they stay casual fans ignorant to history, the type easy to destroy in a debate. Nobody really cares what ignorant children think bro, I struggle to see why their opinion would matter when they're practically ********

Scoots
04-07-2019, 10:36 PM
Kids eventually grow up tho, now Im less sure of what you're trying to say here. Im pretty sure the ignorant either learn and become historians of the sport they grew up loving or they stay casual fans ignorant to history, the type easy to destroy in a debate. Nobody really cares what ignorant children think bro, I struggle to see why their opinion would matter when they're practically ********

15-18 year olds who consider themselves big music lovers who don't know who the Beatles are. They buy clothes with names on them and don't know who the people are. I bet if you asked everybody at the average NBA game who George Mikan is 99%+ wouldn't have a clue. Even the great players are forgotten over time by the majority of the following generations, and even if they know the name their games get smaller in hindsight. It's the natural progression of things.

The majority of the games until relatively recently are not even available to see.

Chronz
04-08-2019, 11:17 AM
15-18 year olds who consider themselves big music lovers who don't know who the Beatles are. They buy clothes with names on them and don't know who the people are. I bet if you asked everybody at the average NBA game who George Mikan is 99%+ wouldn't have a clue. Even the great players are forgotten over time by the majority of the following generations, and even if they know the name their games get smaller in hindsight. It's the natural progression of things.

The majority of the games until relatively recently are not even available to see.

Isn't that why historians have facts and figures, idk **** about music so I might **** up the comparison but wouldn't an educated music lover be able to show the laymen record sales, or hell, just introduce them to vinyl?

I usually go to staples center for games so I guess your George mikan question wouldn't apply here considering everyone in the building would simply point to the rafters but I'll try it if I wind up going to Portland these playoffs.

I just know the generation that forgets will get schooled by people who actually study the games history. I mean, if Kobe Bryant could steal moves from guys we have very little footage of, I'm sure anyone interested enough can educate themselves on game