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On ‎7‎/‎9‎/‎2019 at 10:33 PM, MTC said:

 

Alize and Holiday have flashed.

'Flashed' is one way of putting it.

 

But it doesnt matter. No Goga..No Edmund Sumner. No expectations

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On ‎7‎/‎10‎/‎2019 at 3:46 PM, MTC said:

Did anyone here watch the press conference with Malcolm Brogdon? Really seems like a nice guy with strong character and leadership. 

He seems unusually intelligent

 

We're betting he can get better..and $20 mil a year isn't that much anymore

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11 minutes ago, oldunclemark said:

Im shocked...but it does make sense..

 

Westbrook and Harden know each other..

..and Chris Paul gets a chance to be the No. 1 guy

 

the salaries match...

This is craziness......but I like that Westbrook didn't go to Miami

It is funny how Daryl Morey thinks Westbrook and Harden will work but the overrated Sam Presti who has got rid all of his great players did not. People love Sam Presti for some odd reason in OKC and here is who he has traded or did not re-sign = Harden, Durant, Ibaka, Oladipo, Sabonis, George, and now Westbrook. He is terrible IMO. That is his record and no championships. He can draft great but he keeps nobody, it is laughable looking at that talent and no championships over the last 8 years. 

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Your facts are right, 2006Coltsbestever!   LeBron should be completely healthy from his late season injury - I think he missed the last two or three games of the regular season and should be ready alsong with AD, for the Lakers training camp in September.   Safe to say the competition went up another level by the free agent signings of both the Lakers and the Clippers this summer, and I look forward when both teams play 5 or 6 games during the regular season.  I hope those games can be televised on both ESPN and TNT.  And they share the same venue, Staples Center.  

 

Lakers though will initially have to adjust to new Head Coach Frank Vogel's basketball scheme, and also the additions of Miles Simon and Jason Kidd (?)  as assistant coaches, and stability in the Lakers front office and management since Jeannie Buss is still the team owner, after Jeannie fired his brother, Jim Buss, and Magic Johnson resigned.  General Manager Rob Perlinka kept the LA Lakers competetive by recruiting and signing Anthony Davis and other players.   Both the Lakers and Clippers reloaded with veteran, and entertaining talent we NBA fans will look forward to when the 2019-20 NBA Regular Season begins in October!

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3 minutes ago, LucasOilStadium said:

Your facts are right, 2006Coltsbestever!   LeBron should be completely healthy from his late season injury - I think he missed the last two or three games of the regular season and should be ready alsong with AD, for the Lakers training camp in September.   Safe to say the competition went up another level by the free agent signings of both the Lakers and the Clippers this summer, and I look forward when both teams play 5 or 6 games during the regular season.  I hope those games can be televised on both ESPN and TNT.  And they share the same venue, Staples Center.  

 

Lakers though will initially have to adjust to new Head Coach Frank Vogel's basketball scheme, and also the additions of Miles Simon and Jason Kidd (?)  as assistant coaches, and stability in the Lakers front office and management since Jeannie Buss is still the team owner, after Jeannie fired his brother, Jim Buss, and Magic Johnson resigned.  General Manager Rob Perlinka kept the LA Lakers competetive by recruiting and signing Anthony Davis and other players.   Both the Lakers and Clippers reloaded with veteran, and entertaining talent we NBA fans will look forward to when the 2019-20 NBA Regular Season begins in October!

I would take the Lakers and Clippers and give the field if I was betting. Sometimes super teams do not work out because of chemistry but those teams are loaded.

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5 hours ago, 2006Coltsbestever said:

It is funny how Daryl Morey thinks Westbrook and Harden will work but the overrated Sam Presti who has got rid all of his great players did not. People love Sam Presti for some odd reason in OKC and here is who he has traded or did not re-sign = Harden, Durant, Ibaka, Oladipo, Sabonis, George, and now Westbrook. He is terrible IMO. That is his record and no championships. He can draft great but he keeps nobody, it is laughable looking at that talent and no championships over the last 8 years. 

 

Harden trade ended up being one of the worst ever. Presti deserves blame for Durant leaving. But he turned Ibaka to Dipo and Sabonis, those two to PG and PG to the biggest draft pick haul in NBA history.

 

He drafted 3 MVPs three years in a row. I don't think anyone else has done the same. He has his flaws but he's far from terrible. Terrible GMs don't haul in talent like that. 

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21 minutes ago, Finball said:

 

Harden trade ended up being one of the worst ever. Presti deserves blame for Durant leaving. But he turned Ibaka to Dipo and Sabonis, those two to PG and PG to the biggest draft pick haul in NBA history.

 

He drafted 3 MVPs three years in a row. I don't think anyone else has done the same. He has his flaws but he's far from terrible. Terrible GMs don't haul in talent like that. 

He drafts great as I stated but he can't keep nobody lmao . He won't get another Durant or Westbrook or Harden, so I wish him luck now. He even lucked into George and could not keep him. 

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4 hours ago, 2006Coltsbestever said:

He drafts great as I stated but he can't keep nobody lmao . He won't get another Durant or Westbrook or Harden, so I wish him luck now. He even lucked into George and could not keep him. 

 

He could have kept PG and Westbrook but didn't want to. Better trade them for a good/great haul and start the rebuild than keep them, have the team in luxury tax and lose in the 1st round.

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On 7/9/2019 at 10:33 PM, RockThatBlue said:

Carsen Edwards is going to be a really good player IMO. Been balling out for the Celtics in the summer league.

 

Averaging 17 pts a game in limited action too!!! Word is Celtics are working on a guaranteed contract for him, not common for second rounders! Pacers had a chance to sign him but traded the pick, that’s too bad!!! 

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5 minutes ago, RockThatBlue said:

Pacers signed Justin Holiday to a one year deal

 

will ferrell lol GIF by NBA

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So can anybody tell me whats going on with the TJ McConnell deal? I was busy most of this week but heard the Pacers apparently never officially announced the signing or something like that? 

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5 hours ago, RockThatBlue said:

Pacers signed Justin Holiday to a one year deal

Good signing...

...a wing player who averaged double figures off the bench....

Decent defender....and a vet..age 30 on a team of young folks

 

..and its not like he doesn't know anybody on the team.

 

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