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by peeker643 » Fri Feb 25, 2011 1:10 am
by Cerebral_DownTime » Fri Feb 25, 2011 1:14 am
by peeker643 » Fri Feb 25, 2011 1:21 am
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:I have no problem with him. Granted I know next to nothing about him.From the reading i've been doing he's apparently 300lbs, lazy as shit, and a horrible teammate.
by Kingpin74 » Fri Feb 25, 2011 1:22 am
by Ziner » Fri Feb 25, 2011 1:52 am
by motherscratcher » Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:28 am
by e0y2e3 » Fri Feb 25, 2011 3:22 am
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by hiko » Fri Feb 25, 2011 5:38 am
by Larvell Blanks » Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:38 am
peeker643 wrote:It may be justified (shit, it probably is) but for the life of me I can't recall a Cleveland acquisition of an All Star that generated as much acrimony and disdain as the trade for Baron Davis.
by peeker643 » Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:13 am
e0y2e3 wrote:FWIW: those of you that are honking this as a sign that Gilbert is willing to spend money are a bit off base. In the NBA owners that spend are owners that go over the luxury tax to win, when Gilbert does that again it will stand as proof he is spending. For the time being he's just staying under the cap and luxury tax, even if he is paying a bunch of scrubs nothing and Jamo - Baron - Andy all of the cap money.
by Ziner » Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:41 am
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by Prosecutor » Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:24 am
by swerb » Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:28 am
Prosecutor wrote:The 2011-12 Cavs. Start with the team that beat the Knicks last night. Add Baron Davis.Add Wild Thing. Add the two backups they got from the Celtics.Add a top 4 draft pick and probably a 5-10 pick. Not knowing who the draft picks will be, and not being sure exactly what we have with the Celtics guys or whether Davis will soldier up or be a cancer, will that team be able to compete?
by Orenthal » Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:45 pm
by leadpipe » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:14 pm
Orenthal wrote:Who knows?
by daddywags » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:27 pm
by e0y2e3 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:39 pm
by daddywags » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:54 pm
those of you that are honking this as a sign that Gilbert is willing to spend money are a bit off base.
In the NBA owners that spend are owners that go over the luxury tax to win
by motherscratcher » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:54 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:Honest of fucking gawd do any of you have the bidness sense of a six year old.I AM NOT CALLING GILBERT CHEAP. GILBERT OWNS A TEAM THAT WAS IN THE TOP THREE REVENUE DRAWS IN THE LEAGUE FOR EVERY YEAR HE PAID THE TAX. IN THE NBA HOME TEAMS KEEP ALL TICKET SALES. GILBERT WAS SITTING ON A CASH COW AND HIS FRANCHISE GAINED $200MM IN EQUITY WHILE HE OWNED IT THANKS TO LBJ AND THE CASH FLOWS. I DO NOT KNOW THAT GILBERT, AFTER TAKING A HUGE EQUITY HIT AND NOT SELLING OUT NEXT YEAR IS GOING TO BE ONE OF THE BIGGEST SPENDERS IN THE NBA. THAT IS A WAIT AND SEE THING. HAD HE TAKEN ON HAMILTON AND BD I WOULD HAVE BELIEVED IT. ASSETS, YIELDS, CASH FLOWS, EQUITY, ETC......... THIS IS ALL A BIDNESS AND HE JUST LOST HIS ASS ON HIS INITIAL INVESTMENT.
by e0y2e3 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 4:04 pm
by Orenthal » Sun Feb 27, 2011 5:35 pm
leadpipe wrote:Orenthal wrote:Who knows?Anyone who watches basketball?
by e0y2e3 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 5:38 pm
by e0y2e3 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 5:48 pm
daddywags wrote:Don't want to get into a pissing match over it, but you said:those of you that are honking this as a sign that Gilbert is willing to spend money are a bit off base.To which, I mentioned that spending $12 million to buy a mid-lottery draft pick is unknown to my knowledge in the NBA and certainly suggests this move is a sign that he's willing to spend money. You also said:In the NBA owners that spend are owners that go over the luxury tax to winTo which, I mentioned that Gilbert has been spending over the luxury tax limit to win ever since he's bought the team, until this 15-ish win season. We can debate whether he really committed to taking on Rip's salary for another pick next year or not, but I've read enough to believe it to be true. We can also debate whether he's certain to be safely under the salary cap in 2011-12, but I suspect he's not even going to come close to being under without some trades this summer. Sorry for saying you called him "cheap." You specifically said you weren't calling him that - my mistake. Didn't read closely enough.
by leadpipe » Sun Feb 27, 2011 6:11 pm
Orenthal wrote:leadpipe wrote:Orenthal wrote:Who knows?Anyone who watches basketball?Hey I can't see into the future, but adding Irving and Kanter, and possible using the TPE on a Rip style move... The poster used a subjective compete. No mention of title, for the EC, playoffs. No need for the blast.
by Orenthal » Sun Feb 27, 2011 6:28 pm
by papacass » Sun Feb 27, 2011 7:53 pm
by jb » Mon Feb 28, 2011 12:50 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:SINCERELY, THE KINGS
by Triple-S » Mon Feb 28, 2011 1:18 pm
papacass wrote:Next couple of drafts probably aren't going to yield an NBA superstar. NBAdraft.net's 2012 mock draft is projecting Austin Rivers, a 6'-4" combo guard currently in high school, as the first overall pick. Rivers could have Iverson-level talent, but if you're looking for that dominant big man, or a kick-ass wing scorer with rare size and skill, there doesn't seem to be one on the horizon.
Swerb wrote:Go start a blog if you want to tell the world your incomprehendible ramblings.
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:I have a big arm and can throw the ball pretty damn far...... maybe even over those moutains. The Browns should sign me, i'll let you all in locker room to drink beer. Then we can all go out the parking lot to watch me do motorcycle stunts.
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