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« on: July 30, 2018, 11:33:12 AM »

Who will go to the championship this season?
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bodiddley

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Re: NBA
« Reply #1 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 #3 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 #4 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 #5 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 #6 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 #7 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 #8 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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The 4 point shot
« Reply #9 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 #10 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
Fac 34
Klint 36
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Re: NBA
« Reply #11 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 #12 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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Re: NBA
« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2018, 02:40:53 PM »

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!

They should check into this forum. There's like .... just five posts before mine.
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Who am I?
« Reply #14 on: October 25, 2018, 05:29:25 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 played for 4 teams over 12 seasons, including Sacramento, Toronto, Detroit, and Philadelphia
2. The Kings drafted me in 1995 and traded me north of the border for Doug Christie. 
3. I was later in a trade for Eric Montross and Jerome "Junkyard Dog" Williams
4. I was once the 6th man of the year
5. I am currently an assistant coach for the Phoenix Suns
6. I won an NBA Championship
7. My nickname given to me during AAU ball was 'Big Nasty'
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