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« on: July 30, 2018, 11:33:00 AM »

Discuss the Nets chances this year.
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« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2018, 11:33:12 AM »

Who will go to the championship this season?
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Re: Nets
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2018, 12:55:43 PM »

Anyone have a clue what the Nets are up to?

They look like a scrappy bad team.

I guess they picked up a few picks here and there.
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Re: NBA
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2018, 03:33:04 PM »

Vegas book has Knix 13th out of 15 in the East with 29.5 W's
https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/nba-win-total-projections-las-vegas-sportsbook-releases-over-unders-for-every-teams-number-of-wins/

East Playoff teams:
Celtics, Raptors, Sixers, Pacers,
Bucks, Wizards, Heat (41.5), Pistons (37.5)
Then
Hornets, Nets, Magic, Cavs,
Knix, Bulls, Hawks

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Re: NBA
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2018, 02:03:59 AM »

Basketball Reference has a one page listing of every player's contract: https://www.basketball-reference.com/contracts/players.html

Just too bad it isn't sortable by position, which would allow useful comparisons.

[out of the Top 30 salaries, there's maybe 8 guys I'd pay what they're getting]
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« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2018, 07:28:49 PM »

Imagine if all the NBA owners got together and purchased an NFL franchise.

You could see LeBron play year round.
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Re: NBA
« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2018, 04:04:23 PM »

Ginobili has retired.

Wonder if he'd stick around another year if Kawhi didn't bolt and SAS were a genuine contender.

Manu had a crazy legged style, introduced the Euro-step, and always seemed to make big plays -- steals, elbow 3's, a drive left to the rim, whatever.  Played with energy and passion and just had a different rhythm than everyone else.  Great competitor.
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Who am I?
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2018, 08:53:44 PM »

A series of statements will be presented about a mystery player.  Try to answer in as few clues as possible.

0-1 Guesses: You are an NBA Savant
2-4 Guesses: Experts consider you an expert
5-7 Guesses: You know more about the NBA than the other 99%


1. I began my career overseas but still played 15 NBA Seasons, for 6 different teams
2. I was once in a trade involving Brad Miller and in another trade involving Vince Carter
3. I merited consideration for 6th man of the year by my sophomore season.
4. I once won the Most Improved Player award.
5. I played two different stints for the Orlando Magic
6. I am currently the president of the Turkish Basketball Federation.
7. My last name rhymes with the full name of the coach of the Cavaliers
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Re: NBA
« Reply #9 on: October 16, 2018, 01:47:14 AM »

Really?  No guesses?  Is it too obvious or too obscure?
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Re: Who am I?
« Reply #10 on: October 16, 2018, 08:37:45 PM »

A series of statements will be presented about a mystery player.  Try to answer in as few clues as possible.

0-1 Guesses: You are an NBA Savant
2-4 Guesses: Experts consider you an expert
5-7 Guesses: You know more about the NBA than the other 99%


1. I began my career overseas but still played 15 NBA Seasons, for 6 different teams
2. I was once in a trade involving Brad Miller and in another trade involving Vince Carter
3. I merited consideration for 6th man of the year by my sophomore season.
4. I once won the Most Improved Player award.
5. I played two different stints for the Orlando Magic
6. I am currently the president of the Turkish Basketball Federation.
7. My last name rhymes with the full name of the coach of the Cavaliers

I am Hedo Turkoglu
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« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2018, 09:36:21 PM »

Any shot taken from behind the half-court line as the time expires in any of the first three quarters of the game.

Don't want it to mess with end-game strategy. Or strategy in general. It should just be a lucky shot.
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Re: NBA
« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2018, 02:04:14 AM »


Los 20
Les 21
Biz 23
Ade 23
BoD 23
Bank 24
Nagel 25
Zup 30
Yank 30
Ike 31
J Straw 31
Early 32
Chip 33
Kam 33
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Re: NBA
« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2018, 02:04:57 AM »

Really?  No guesses?  Is it too obvious or too obscure?

People don't check into this forum, Kam. Post in the Knicks forum next time!
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Re: NBA
« Reply #14 on: October 22, 2018, 05:27:56 AM »

No, it's good to keep this thread going.
I was on vacation.
And when I got back I skimmed your question too quickly and didn't realize you were looking for one person and not 9 different players.  And your answer was there already anyway.

Hedo was a pretty solid player.  Could do a lot (except defend).
I had a Turkish youth basketball team assure me that Ilyasova was the real deal and would be a better NBA pro than Turkoglu.
Ilya had skills, but not the drive or tenacity.  Hedo had a better career.  More skilled more consistent, played harder.

Otherwise I really should have taken 22 W's and filled in the empty slot.  Go for the win not the tie.  But I was just back and catching up on things quickly.
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