2019-2020 NBA Thread: #OnlyAFewUnderstand

Discussion in 'The Mainboard' started by Celemo, Jun 24, 2018.

  1. Gaknight

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    You think most of those players that went to camp and then “left” weren’t given the nudge to do it on their own?
     
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  2. Celemo

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    Yeah I’m sure Dame Lillard was nudged to go home
     
  3. BudKilmer

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    Trae, Huerter, and Collins would have found a way to win. :yousoright:
     
  4. dump

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    like they do on their own team? :loldog:
     
  5. Gaknight

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    I’m talking about the Fox’s and Bagley’s of the world. Instead of fucking Plumlee and whatever that average PG from SA I can’t think of the name.
     
  6. bertwing

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    Does Trae Young live in South Atlanta?
     
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  7. Gaknight

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    He's not on the team or they wouldn't have lost looking at Kemba's stats. I'm talking about Derrick White.
     
  8. NCHusker88

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    Wait is Trae Young better than Kemba now?
     
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  9. Tobias

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    gaknight has lost the plot
     
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  10. ShuPoor

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    I knew the original post was actually about Trae not being on the team
     
  11. Gaknight

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    I specifically made it not about him and you guys dragged his name into it.

    Kemba had 10pts(2/9) and 0 assists today. Most PG's would have been an improvement.
     
  12. ShuPoor

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    If you talking about "more talented players" is specifically making it not about Trae, then that was the most clear eyed and reasonable post you've made in quite a while
     
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  13. Gaknight

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    Sure let's talk about it. Is anyone but Pop taking Derrick White over Fox and Young? No.

    Pop got too cute. Instead of bringing on a playmaking PG to replace a struggling Kemba he had to stick with him while Frank Ntikilina ate his lunch.
     
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  14. MG2

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    How do we know they didn't want Fox? And do we know that Young wanted to play but wasn't asked?
     
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  15. ShuPoor

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    You're still operating under a premise that i don't believe is based in fact. No one has reported that Pop told those players to go home.
     
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  16. Gaknight

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    I mean the entire suggestion for weeks was these guys were all given a chance to bow out on their own before being cut. Trae had a "eye injury" but was playing ball days later. Literally all of them had an excuse on why they left.
     
  17. ShuPoor

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    It does make sense that they would have a reason for leaving
     
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  18. Gaknight

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    Did anyone officially get cut? I dont think anyone did
     
  19. Lyrtch

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    i've not seen anyone make this argument

    I have seen endless people say the players just didn't want to play and when some started to back out everyone started to have second thoughts
     
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  20. duc15

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    Most people probably didn’t want to spend a month in China right before the season is about to start
     
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  21. MG2

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    I've read zero people suggesting players were being pushed out the door instead of making that call on their own.
     
  22. Gaknight

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    I will bring up his name again but I remember Trae withdrew pretty much immediately after Derrick White got called up from the select team over him and Windhorst said he did it because of that decision. I imagine a lot of the select guys were looking at the main roster and their egos were like fuck this shit I'm out.
     
  23. Lyrtch

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    hate to see this weak a competitor, obviously didn't really want it
     
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  24. NCHusker88

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    I will say that I appreciate Gaknight really putting in work to make my Jokic infatuation seem reasonable by comparison
     
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  25. Gaknight

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    Maybe Fox really just decided not to go. My timeline is obviously more Hawks so I see the news about Young and Collins. It’s seemed at some point all the final cuts were players withdrawing so I assumed everyone was being given the option to bow out to save face.
     
  26. NCHusker88

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    It's possible that that happened in some cases but I don't think it's wise to assume it did in all of them.
     
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  27. RSK

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    :dubioustrump:
     
  28. Gaknight

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    Yes when they kept bringing him up I included him. I was specifically talking about Fox since he was originally promoted from the select team. So he was more likely to make the final cut.
     
  29. BudKilmer

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    Let’s also not forget John Collins would put Gobert in the blender
     
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  30. Mister Me Too

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    Frank Ntikilina would’ve ate Trae’s lunch as well.
     
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  31. MG2

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    Ntilikina doing some things this tournament makes me happy. I'm not quitting on him yet, although it's going to be tough this season when he gets 0 minutes for the Knicks.
     
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  32. hood b. goode

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    This is the equiavalent of the French Miracle on Ice. Hell, for all of international hoops its that big of a deal
     
  33. BudKilmer

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    I’ve owned a condo on Frankie Smokes island for a while and would trade some second round picks to get him in Atlanta
     
  34. Willpépé

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    I watched about a quarter and half of the Brazil game the other morning and it was horrible.
     
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  35. MG2

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    I've been working behind the scenes trying to get him to Detroit since before that draft. One day he and Dragan Bender will make it.
     
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  36. ShuPoor

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  37. bertwing

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    The whole Dwight don’t do weird shit or we won’t pay you experiment is off to a good start
     
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  38. hood b. goode

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    Little girl: I wanna dance tomorrow! Going to miss practice Coach Kobe

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    IMAGINE IF I SKIPPED PRACTICE FOR A DANCE RECITAL BEFORE GAME 1 OF THE 2010 WCF. TF YOU THINK YOU ARE??
     
  39. dump

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    #ThanosDidNothingWrong
     
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  40. ShuPoor

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    This is the dumbest shit
     
  41. dump

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    do you disagree
     
  42. ShuPoor

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    Yes i believe genociding half of life is wrong
     
  43. MG2

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    Am I wrong to think Dwight buying a purple car in honor of Thanos doesn't even register on "weird things about Dwight Howard" scale?
     
  44. dump

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    we need less people taking up precious resources
     
  45. Gunners

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    Kobe going after a 12 year old, elite mentality
     
  46. NCHusker88

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    Dump and his edgy hot take addiction is starting to grate a little
     
  47. dump

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    I’ve always been on Team Thanos
     
  48. NCHusker88

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    It's always been edgy nonsense
     
  49. dump

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    we need population control of a purge of some sorts. Too many people are having babies that shouldnt have them
     
  50. ShuPoor

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    Guess he didn't fully purge the inner proud boy