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by e0y2e3 » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:24 pm
by peeker643 » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:43 pm
by e0y2e3 » Thu Sep 29, 2011 1:08 pm
by leadpipe » Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:19 am
e0y2e3 wrote:Raab's Twitter act got exremely tiring and frankly embarassing after awhile.One of the main reasons is that the guy is SUCH a gifted writer then turned into nothing more than a stalking producer of one-liners.Because of the second fact and the sheer amount of reasearch he put in I still expect the book to be outstanding. EOD: Guy is just a freaking fantastic writer and even the Twitter stuff was funny for awhile, guy just didn't know when to quit the schtick.
by peeker643 » Sat Oct 01, 2011 7:10 am
leadpipe wrote:e0y2e3 wrote:Raab's Twitter act got exremely tiring and frankly embarassing after awhile.One of the main reasons is that the guy is SUCH a gifted writer then turned into nothing more than a stalking producer of one-liners.Because of the second fact and the sheer amount of reasearch he put in I still expect the book to be outstanding. EOD: Guy is just a freaking fantastic writer and even the Twitter stuff was funny for awhile, guy just didn't know when to quit the schtick.Spot on.And it wasn't just a Twitter act. Guy was a somewhat regular guest on LeBatard throughout the year, and ILO was making a fool of himself as he continued his, as you accurately describe, "Schtik" all season long. A great writer, along with great research is a winner - I just think he may have hurt himself with people who don't already recognize these facts. The ridiculous way he acted could easily cause him to simply be dismissed by a segment of people who otherwise might be interested in the book. Basically, if you ween't a hard core Lebron hater - almost to an irrational degree, not sure you're on the bandwagon.
by peeker643 » Wed Nov 02, 2011 9:11 pm
"Maybe the ones burning my jersey were never LeBron fans anyway."Exactamente, you megalomanical shitheel. Those were- they are--Cleveland fans. They burned their jerseys right after your hour-longESPN smarm-fest, when the whole world saw you for the stunted, soul-dead bumpkin you are. Those Cleveland fans knew for the first time what utter fools they had been to believe that LeBron James ever gave a damn about anything but LeBron James. And because they were born and grew up and will die Cleveland fans, those fans also instantly grasped your legacy as a Cavalier: You will forever be the player who choked and quit against the Celtics in the 2009-2010 playoffs. You surrendered. You gave up. You and your team- while the clock still ran, with the coach urging you on- quit trying, laid down and died.For that disgrace alone, those fans were right to burn the stinking jerseys they themselves had paid for. Add the disdain and the disrespect you showed for Cleveland fans as Jim gray and Michael Wilbon fellated you on national TV- not a single question about your playoff tank job or the phantom elbow injury that floated in the same ether as the rumors of your mother's sexual dalliance with one of your teammates-hell, those fans should have torched your jerseys with you and your sycophant posse wearing them.
by Cerebral_DownTime » Wed Nov 02, 2011 9:15 pm
you megalomanical shitheel
by Triple-S » Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:08 pm
LeBron was a huge star. He was as big as I was in 2000 in L.A. when I was dominating the league. … Our coach, Mike Brown, was a nice guy, but he had to live on edge because nobody was supposed to be confrontational with LeBron. Nobody wanted him to leave Cleveland, so he was allowed to do whatever he wanted to do. I remember one day in a film session LeBron didn’t get back on defense after a missed shot. Mike Brown didn’t say anything about it. He went to the next clip and it was Mo Williams not getting back and Mike was saying, “Yo, Mo, we can’t have that. You’ve got to hustle a little more.” So Delonte West is sitting there and he’s seen enough and he stands up and says, “Hold up, now. You can’t be pussyfooting around like that. Everyone has to be accountable for what they do, not just some us.” Mike Brown said, “I know, Delonte. I know.” Mike knew Delonte was right. … I’m not sure if Kobe is going to listen to Mike Brown. LeBron never really did. Here’s what we do know: Kobe will definitely be in charge.
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.
by YahooFanChicago » Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:25 pm
by peeker643 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:36 pm
by YahooFanChicago » Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:13 am
by YahooFanChicago » Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:15 am
by leadpipe » Fri Nov 04, 2011 8:32 am
YahooFanChicago wrote:Oh yeh, if it's true it also goes against the Gloria/Delonte sightings by the guy at the car wash (that guy was highly believable by the way)
by Madre Hill, Superstar » Fri Nov 04, 2011 9:39 am
peeker643 wrote:Nugget from Raab:Delonte/Gloria (rumor)Savanna/Rashard Lewis (rumor)Elbow Injury (rumor)Check the timing. Thought of many is all of it floated by Mav Carter to provide a distraction/excuse for the built-in ability of his boy to live up to the moment in the playoffs.That shit started in high school too.
by e0y2e3 » Fri Nov 04, 2011 9:42 am
by peeker643 » Fri Nov 04, 2011 10:23 am
YahooFanChicago wrote:Peek, not sure whether I understand your prior post. Are you saying that Raab writes in his book that Mav Carter proactively created those false rumors and leaked them to the press so that Lebron would have a pre-established built-in excuse for his impending failures? Is that what he writes? If so, does he mention anything about whether Lebron was aware of this? If that is true it is way more wacked than even I previously thought.
by peeker643 » Fri Nov 04, 2011 10:27 am
Madre Hill, Superstar wrote:peeker643 wrote:Nugget from Raab:Delonte/Gloria (rumor)Savanna/Rashard Lewis (rumor)Elbow Injury (rumor)Check the timing. Thought of many is all of it floated by Mav Carter to provide a distraction/excuse for the built-in ability of his boy to live up to the moment in the playoffs.That shit started in high school too.Makes one wonder what Riley and Wade thought they were getting into.
by e0y2e3 » Fri Nov 04, 2011 10:31 am
by peeker643 » Fri Nov 04, 2011 11:16 am
e0y2e3 wrote:It still amazes me that people keep effing talking about Gloria and Delonte.It's the fucking dumbest sports story of the last decade.If I ever find that toolbox TerezOwen that started it I'll strangle the fuck.
by e0y2e3 » Fri Nov 04, 2011 11:25 am
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by peeker643 » Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:16 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:Did anyone here go to the Raab - NPR guy debate last night?
by e0y2e3 » Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:20 pm
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