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    Quote Originally Posted by heart cooks brain View Post
    jordan and thomas are the same kind of asshole. no wonder they didn't get along.
    This is just about spot on. Both of them were pretty much shitheads. Jordan just happened to be the more talented shithead.

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    I still can't believe the Cavs traded Ron Harper for Danny Ferry... and still made the ECF in 1992. One of the worst trades in any sport ever.
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    Like many fine teams from the era, the Cavs just ran into the Jordan/Pippen Bulls buzzsaw. Brad Daugherty was always one of my favorite players as a kid. I remember Gerald Wilkins was thought to be the closest thing there was to a Jordan stopper, until Jordan put an end to that nonsense.

    I would be doing a disservice to this discussion if I didn't bring up the '96 Sonics. An excellent team that ran into the 72-win Bulls in the Finals. The '93 Sonics that took Phoenix to 7 games in the WCF were pretty damn good, too. Let's not talk about the '94 Sonics. In any case, fuck Clay Bennett, fuck David Stern, fuck Howard Schultz, and fuck OKC.

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    Also, Tommy, my position on who I would take #1 fluctuates but as of now it goes -

    1. Embiid (If back checks out. Big if.)
    2. Wiggins
    3. Parker

    I have watched a lot of Embiid on film in the last few weeks, both college and prep. As far as natural gifts, he is a once-in-a-generation big man. I don't think I have seen a prospect with Embiid's skill-set since Duncan. Plus, he's barely scratching the surface. But that back injury is scary at this stage.

    I put Wiggins over Parker becase of Wiggins potential, athleticism, wing-span and defense. Although Parker is right in the same class in those catergories and has a bigger frame. I have a tough time deciding between those two, but Embiid would be the unquestionable top pick if he never got injured. He could be a franchise-changer for whatever team gets him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HotHamWater View Post
    In any case, fuck Clay Bennett, fuck David Stern, fuck Howard Schultz, and fuck OKC.
    Go for it you fucking maniacos

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    I wouldn't have a problem with either Embiid or Wiggins. Wiggins has a higher bust potential than does Parker, but I also think Wiggins has a higher superstar potential. And I'm a gambling man, so I'd take the player with superstar potential. If there's one thing we know about the NBA, it's that the teams with the superstars with the rings. A great player can swing things more so in the NBA than in any other sport. Plus, you know how I feel about defense, and Wiggins is the superior defender.

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    Papi Piratón!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hannahrain View Post
    Will somebody trade their bow ticket for my stern ticket? I have this thing where I get seasick if I'm on the wrong side of the engine room, and it works better with my schedule to be on the front end of the changing time zone.

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    Magic $5
    Jordan $5
    Pippen $1
    Nowitzki $2
    O'neal $2

    But really Duncan and Dirk are the top 2 power forwards on that list so it was a lot easier
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    If we're allowed to double up on positions....

    Jordan - $5
    LeBron - $5
    Pippen - $1
    Duncan - $3
    Hakeem - $1

    Defense, scoring, passing, leadership, and championship pedigrees

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    STOCKTON
    BRYANT
    PIPPEN
    MALONE
    SHAQ


    with a buck to spare.
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    And you probably should have spent that buck on Michael Jordan
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    Magic, MJ, Lebron and two guys from the lawyers' league.
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    Quote Originally Posted by theklein25 View Post
    And you probably should have spent that buck on Michael Jordan
    nah. I love my pick and roll game. i had to use those five bucks for the mailman.
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    Quote Originally Posted by footixy View Post
    Wow, Stevenson. Embarrassing.
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    Stockton, Jordan, Bird, Duncan, Olajuwon. Will beat the fuck out of any of your teams.
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    Anyone know who the guy in the Cardinals jersey is? I've seen him in pictures on the board and I thought I saw him this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    Stockton, Jordan, Bird, Duncan, Olajuwon. Will beat the fuck out of any of your teams.

    Way to go Tom. Thanks for ruffling our feathers.
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    I'm surprised more people aren't picking Magic, imo PG has the biggest drop off in talent on that list.
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    Will somebody trade their bow ticket for my stern ticket? I have this thing where I get seasick if I'm on the wrong side of the engine room, and it works better with my schedule to be on the front end of the changing time zone.

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    LeBron and Pippen are my point guards.

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    I don't think that was the original intent, but you definitely maximized value across the board.
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    Will somebody trade their bow ticket for my stern ticket? I have this thing where I get seasick if I'm on the wrong side of the engine room, and it works better with my schedule to be on the front end of the changing time zone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    Stockton, Jordan, Bird, Duncan, Olajuwon. Will beat the fuck out of any of your teams.
    Except mine because u know Stockton can't stop Magic and well because Shaq is way better than Olajuwon ever was
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    You must've missed the '95 finals sweep.

    Although both centers played well, Olajuwon is generally considered to have outplayed O'Neal. Olajuwon outscored O'Neal in every game of the series and became one of the few players in NBA history to score at least 30 points in every game of an NBA Finals series:[4][5]

    1995 NBA Finals Gm 1 Gm 2 Gm 3 Gm 4 Totals
    Hakeem Olajuwon 31 34 31 35 32.8 ppg
    Shaquille O'Neal 26 33 28 25 28.0 ppg
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    Will somebody trade their bow ticket for my stern ticket? I have this thing where I get seasick if I'm on the wrong side of the engine room, and it works better with my schedule to be on the front end of the changing time zone.

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    And that was only early on in Shaqs career before he entered his prime winning 3 straight titles
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    Quote Originally Posted by theklein25 View Post
    And that was only early on in Shaqs career before he entered his prime winning 3 straight titles
    I was gonna mention that. Hakeem Olajuwon had some silky moves though. Best foot work for a big man let alone anybody who has ever played. that's tough man, real tough. But i gotta stick with prime shaq.
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    Quote Originally Posted by theklein25 View Post
    Except mine because u know Stockton can't stop Magic and well because Shaq is way better than Olajuwon ever was
    I see you are as knowledgeable about basketball as you are about music and anything else you talk about. Let us know when NOVA comes to film a segment about the bitter loneliness of the stupid man.
    Quote Originally Posted by efrain44 View Post
    Anyone know who the guy in the Cardinals jersey is? I've seen him in pictures on the board and I thought I saw him this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theklein25 View Post
    And that was only early on in Shaqs career before he entered his prime winning 3 straight titles
    You think Shaq is so great, and yet you have to make excuses for his early career before he had Kobe's coat tails to ride on.
    Quote Originally Posted by efrain44 View Post
    Anyone know who the guy in the Cardinals jersey is? I've seen him in pictures on the board and I thought I saw him this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    I see you are as knowledgeable about basketball as you are about music and anything else you talk about. Let us know when NOVA comes to film a segment about the bitter loneliness of the stupid man.
    I think you're just mad because the Lakers have shattered the Suns chances many times at winning a championship, so now you're just trying to beat around the bush the fact that Johnson and Shaq are just plain better
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    I'm willing to bet that if you were on the debate club in high school, you sat on the bench a lot.
    Quote Originally Posted by efrain44 View Post
    Anyone know who the guy in the Cardinals jersey is? I've seen him in pictures on the board and I thought I saw him this year.

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    I'm Just surprised no one has picked Wilt...

    I'm going with Wilt, Duncan, Dr. J, Clyde, and Oscar. Now that is a fucking post game that would be unstoppable. Well unstoppable for the 15$ that is.
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