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Hummel, Robbie

Pekovic, Nikola

Rubio, Ricky

Dieng, Gorgui

Love, Kevin

Muhammad, Shabazz

Budinger, Chase

Cunningham, Dante

Martin, Kevin

Mbah a Moute, Luc

Barea, J.J.

Brewer, Corey

Jeffers, Othyus

Shved, Alexey

Turiaf, Ronny

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Around the League: 2012-2013

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Post#341 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:45 pm by FinnTheHuman

C.lupus wrote:I've never bought into the ring argument as much as most people. Stockton and Malone, for example, were great players. Their teams won 74% of their games over a five year period and those teams were not that deep. Stockton, Malone, Hornacek, Russell, Ostertag, bunch of scrubs basically. They went to the finals two years in a row and lost to Jordan/Pippen/Kukoc/Rodman. All that tells me is Jordan is greater than them. Well, yeah, he was. Doesn't mean Malone wasn't great himself.


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Post#342 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:43 pm by LordBaldric

Adelman would have a ring right now if not for the blatant game 6 fix for the Lakers that one year. And I intend no hyperbole here. That game was as fixed by the refs as a crooked boxing match.
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Post#343 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:15 pm by C.lupus

Hollinger to the Grizzlies. Interesting.
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Post#344 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:39 pm by Krapinsky

LordBaldric wrote:Adelman would have a ring right now if not for the blatant game 6 fix for the Lakers that one year. And I intend no hyperbole here. That game was as fixed by the refs as a crooked boxing match.


So true it's not even funny
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Post#345 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:17 pm by Basti

Couldn't help myself but to root for the Knicks tonight. I feel so dirty now.
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Post#346 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:28 pm by Dewey

LordBaldric wrote:Adelman would have a ring right now if not for the blatant game 6 fix for the Lakers that one year. And I intend no hyperbole here. That game was as fixed by the refs as a crooked boxing match.


I remember it like it was yesterday ... biggest hose-job I've ever saw in the NBA. Someone should have been arrested.
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Post#347 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:00 am by Klomp

Oh great, Chris Webber calling the game next Thursday at Target Center (with Kevin Harlan and Reggie Miller). Get ready for some "manna" jokes!
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Post#348 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:45 am by Calinks

Klomp wrote:Oh great, Chris Webber calling the game next Thursday at Target Center (with Kevin Harlan and Reggie Miller). Get ready for some "manna" jokes!

I saw that too and was like "Oh crap." Webber vs Kahn part two. Also, he now has a lot of fire with Love's recent comments. Combine that with a blowout game and wolves looking bad... The perfect storm :lol:
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Post#349 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:18 am by southern wolf

Klomp wrote:Oh great, Chris Webber calling the game next Thursday at Target Center (with Kevin Harlan and Reggie Miller). Get ready for some "manna" jokes!


Damn, no Chuck calling?
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Post#350 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:59 am by Devilzsidewalk

we matchup well; OKC has the size and defense to handle our frontcourt, and we have AK and Rubio for Durant and Westbrook...in theory this will be a BARN BURNER
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Post#351 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:00 am by theGreatRC

Devilzsidewalk wrote:we matchup well; OKC has the size and defense to handle our frontcourt, and we have AK and Rubio for Durant and Westbrook...in theory this will be a BARN BURNER


Hopefully a couple of games give Rubio his legs back. I know he won't be 100%, but we can at least hope he can trust his knee enough to play defense like he wants.
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Post#352 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Fri Dec 14, 2012 11:49 am by Devilzsidewalk

theGreatRC wrote:
Devilzsidewalk wrote:we matchup well; OKC has the size and defense to handle our frontcourt, and we have AK and Rubio for Durant and Westbrook...in theory this will be a BARN BURNER


Hopefully a couple of games give Rubio his legs back. I know he won't be 100%, but we can at least hope he can trust his knee enough to play defense like he wants.


hopefully he doesn't take anymore charges with his knees
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Post#353 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Fri Dec 14, 2012 11:15 pm by Calinks

Emotional exchange between KG and McHale. McHale devastated with recent events and I'm sure today's tragedy in CT, didn't help either.

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Post#354 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:37 am by Klomp

Calinks wrote:Emotional exchange between KG and McHale. McHale devastated with recent events and I'm sure today's tragedy in CT, didn't help either.


Wow. I really repect Kevin (G.) for that.
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Post#355 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:12 am by southern wolf

Like one of our posters said on the GB, KG might come across as a douche on the court, but he's a great guy off it.
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Post#356 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:51 pm by NikolaPekovic

Klomp wrote:
Calinks wrote:Emotional exchange between KG and McHale. McHale devastated with recent events and I'm sure today's tragedy in CT, didn't help either.


Wow. I really repect Kevin (G.) for that.


and u didnt respect him before this? :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:
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Post#357 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:03 pm by C.lupus

Props to KG for that. As for the cameraman who followed McHale to the lockerroom... :nonono:
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Post#358 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Sun Dec 16, 2012 12:21 am by Calinks

You guys see Flip in ESPN just now talking about the wolves half court offense!?

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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Post#359 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Sun Dec 16, 2012 12:41 am by Klomp

Calinks wrote:You guys see Flip in ESPN just now talking about the wolves half court offense!?

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

Well the last part he said was right, that us and SA have the best-executed half-court offenses.
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Post#360 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:06 pm by Klomp

“@MrMichaelLee: Randy Wittman on the #wizards run of injuries: "If anybody knows an exorcist that can come into this building..."”
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