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by googleeph2 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:06 pm
by rk » Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:02 am
googleeph2 wrote:Excuse me, but what in the hell are you talking about?
by motherscratcher » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:23 am
by CAVSTRIBEBROWNSin07! » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:28 am
rk wrote:We Miss You Buffum
by rk » Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:19 pm
motherscratcher wrote:How the fuck is it more pretentious than haiku you asshole?
by Nicastro13 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:33 pm
by pup » Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:38 pm
Nicastro13 wrote:Took this from Rumors central on espn, this cant possibly be trueThere have been rumors that Cleveland has been part of various scenarios involving the Lakers and Magic, however Bob Finnan of The News-Herald believes they are likely out as the Cavs are unwilling to take back any of Orlando's bad contracts.how stupid are we?
by rk » Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:44 pm
by motherscratcher » Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:50 pm
by CAVSTRIBEBROWNSin07! » Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:03 pm
by OldDawg » Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:04 pm
motherscratcher wrote:And you're the only one not enjoying the 11 word sentences.
rk wrote:Eleven word gameMore pretentious than HaikuWe Miss You BuffumAgree, DisagreeMost pretentious of them allBoth made into one
by OldDawg » Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:04 pm
CAVSTRIBEBROWNSin07! wrote:rk wrote:We Miss You Buffum+100000. He brought me here. Hasn't been the same since he vanished.
by pup » Thu Aug 09, 2012 10:43 pm
by peeker643 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 10:51 pm
pup wrote:Deal done, Cavs not involved.
by jerryroche » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:03 pm
by StewieG » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:08 am
by e0y2e3 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:25 am
by e0y2e3 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:29 am
StewieG wrote:See kids? Let this be a lesson: If you whine and pout and stomp and cry long enough and loud enough, you'll get everything your heart desires! Such a great American tale.
by pup » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:38 am
e0y2e3 wrote:To be fair, a non-coast team made out like bandits in this deal as well. Bandits.And Dewey, like CP3, refused to sign an extension and still made his way to a stud team, which is amazing. It's like baseball, except instead of prospects that aren't worth a shit going for the stud players you get young stars involved.BTW: Let's not feel bad for Orlando here, the only team to do a worse job than the Cavs building around their star is the Magic. They fucked this thing up in incredible ways and proceeded to let Dewey control the org for half a year before dealing him.It's far less about these great orgs being on the coasts (outside of the Lakers) and far more about who has talent to win titles.
by e0y2e3 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:43 am
by mattvan1 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:45 am
Completely untrue, his ego and wallet desired and demanded Brooklyn. He made them his only choice ages ago.
by mattvan1 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:51 am
e0y2e3 wrote:He wanted to go to Brooklyn so bad he would have signed on there, he, like CP3 hasn't even promised to resign.And it isn't like the MLB in that these guys aren't leaving because teams can't afford them, the NBA is simple: you have a guy for the start of his prime and if you fuck up building a team around them they aren't going to waste the second half of their primes sitting there praying you can correct all of your wrongs. Too many guys sat there and watched KG waste away in Minny.Build a winner and you can keep your stars anywhere. Sell out for a fake contender for a year, get yourself in cap hell and you are completely fucked.Plus, in the MLB you trade guys for shit sandwiches, in the NBA you get real returnsI mean, seriously, have you looked at that Orlando roster post that one bullshit run to the Finals?And if we want to talk about disgruntled football players demanding trades over the years we can, because more franchised football players have been traded in the last decade than NBA studs.
by e0y2e3 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:51 am
by Hikohadon » Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:10 am
by e0y2e3 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:33 am
by peeker643 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:34 am
by pup » Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:54 am
peeker643 wrote:9 of 12 2008 Olympic basketball team members play in LA/NY/MIAJust build a winner Milwaukee. Go ahead. They'll fucking flock to your town. You too Utah.Just stop.And listen, I don't give a fuck if it's a six team league. Just make it one for real and quit cocking around. Oh.... and if it were a 6-team league and the Cavs players were entered in a dispersal draft, they'd have one fucking player picked. And he'd probably be a backup PG.
by e0y2e3 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:13 am
by peeker643 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:26 am
by OldDawg » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:27 am
by OldDawg » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:28 am
by e0y2e3 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:30 am
OldDawg wrote:Like a young drafted nucleus of say, LeBron James and Carlos Boozer. They will stay. Crap, they trick their way out of town.
by OldDawg » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:37 am
e0y2e3 wrote:OldDawg wrote:Like a young drafted nucleus of say, LeBron James and Carlos Boozer. They will stay. Crap, they trick their way out of town.Andy is a better all around player than Carlos Fucking Boozer.Just stop.The Bulls are paying Boozer $80MM to sit during every fourth quarter.
by e0y2e3 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:41 am
by OldDawg » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:46 am
by CAVSTRIBEBROWNSin07! » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:47 am
by e0y2e3 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:51 am
OldDawg wrote:But my point eye is that, using your logic, Booz would have never left because the Cavs were drafting good solid players. He darted as soon as he could. Regardless of how good we think he is. After we got LeBron, it was kinda hard to draft good players around him because we were winning more games and didn't have the opportunity to get great players. We got stuck to the trade and FA route. If there's a 6-team league, how many of those teams were built through the draft? One? Two tops. The very top teams have one, at most two, players that they drafted that are significant factors to them actually being elite.The way to draft a great team is to have 2 or 3 crappy teams in a row and draft well. Er, like the Cavs just had...
by e0y2e3 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:53 am
by Hikohadon » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:11 pm
by CAVSTRIBEBROWNSin07! » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:11 pm
by mattvan1 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:32 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:No way.Affalo is a quality young starting SG, the other guys are young pieces and they got three firsts while dropping J-Rich's contract.This is in no way some absurd/huge haul (out of all of these deals the Jazz still probably pulled the best one because they dealt the guy before any demands were made, with New Orleans having done okay if Gordon ever gets healthy), but it is WAY better for an organization than paying Brook Fucking Lopez max money.
by peeker643 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:41 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:I don't get WTF you are talking about frankly.1) The Knicks were the only team in the NBA that would offer an uninsurable Amare a max contract and the worse his knee gets the more fucked they are, terrible example.2) Mil has nothing to trade for any superstar right now, notta, zilch, etc.3) I am not in ANY WAY saying these guys won't run for the big markets and glammer after their second contracts if you fail to create a great, winning atmosphere around them. My only point is that if you do they will stay. The league is in no way perfect and it's pretty fucking hard to find them a young sidekick to run with and a great compliment of side-kicks... if you fail to do that in 6/7 years they are gone and running to the big markets.There is ZERO arguing that they prefer being in a meh situation in NYC with another FA over staying on a capped out mess in the midwest where they are worshipped. My only point is if you are lucky enough to pull off putting a strong core around them THEY WILL stay. Show me the FA that left a true young nucleas/title conteder?
by pup » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:10 pm
by Kingpin74 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:12 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:Plus, in the MLB you trade guys for shit sandwiches, in the NBA you get real returns
by Hikohadon » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:17 pm
peeker643 wrote:I'm fine going to 8 teams. Fucking nuke shit like those teams above. Put two teams in LA, MIA, NY and one in BOS, one in CHI for all I care. It'd be better quality and more entertaining than this shit now.
by Triple-S » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:19 pm
peeker643 wrote:I'm speaking exactly of that.The Knicks can be fucking stupid and have Amare and Melo on their roster. Stupid for years and fuck-nuts like those two whose talent exceeds their brains go there.The mid-market teams need to be fucking perfect. It's next to impossible unless you get once in generation talents AND PEOPLE like Durant and Duncan.The league is full of knuckleheads. They are attracted lights like big, stupid, entitled moths.You need to be damn near flawless as an ORL, CLE, MIL, TOR, UTAH, DEN to pull it off.I'm fine going to 8 teams. Fucking nuke shit like those teams above. Put two teams in LA, MIA, NY and one in BOS, one in CHI for all I care. It'd be better quality and more entertaining than this shit now.Apologies to guys who live and breathe it but it's a fucking joke everywhere.Although a lot of human debris like Deshawn Stevenson and Chris Anderson would be on the streets and unaccounted for.
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 Hikohadon » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:36 pm
by OldDawg » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:40 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:No, Carlos Boozer chased money to the huge market of Utah.
by e0y2e3 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:48 pm
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