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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#211 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:26 pm by Klomp

Ric Bucher ‏@RicBucher

Seeing job Rick Adelman is doing w/TWolves w/out Rubio/Love raises question: is that where Lakers' HC search went wrong?
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Post#212 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:37 pm by Calinks

Klomp wrote:
Ric Bucher ‏@RicBucher

Seeing job Rick Adelman is doing w/TWolves w/out Rubio/Love raises question: is that where Lakers' HC search went wrong?


That's glaringly obvious. They really effed up by not going after Adleman hard and I tell Lakers fans that often.
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Post#213 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:22 pm by Esohny

What an amazing take, Bucher. You're only a year and a half late to the party, dolt.
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Post#214 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:27 pm by Esohny

Hey, seeing Michael Jordan's wikipedia page last night raises the question: did Portland maybe make a mistake in drafting Sam Bowie over him?
SMAC-K wrote:Mayo>>>>Love and that 5th pick
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Post#215 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:31 pm by The J Rocka

Klomp wrote:
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Seeing job Rick Adelman is doing w/TWolves w/out Rubio/Love raises question: is that where Lakers' HC search went wrong?

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Post#216 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:57 pm by cpfsf

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Post#217 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:58 pm by Krapinsky

Esohny wrote:What an amazing take, Bucher. You're only a year and a half late to the party, dolt.


I don't think many outside of MN would have thought this after the way our year finished last season.

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Post#218 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:07 pm by cpfsf

Esohny wrote:Hey, seeing Michael Jordan's wikipedia page last night raises the question: did Portland maybe make a mistake in drafting Sam Bowie over him?

According to Wikipedia, Sam Bowie said if Jordan was drafted by Portland, he would kill every single NBA owner with a hammer. Oh, he said he'd also copy that floppy.

citation needed.
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Post#219 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:43 pm by Calinks

Derozen going HAM!!!
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Post#220 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:45 pm by Calinks

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Post#221 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:04 pm by Esohny

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Esohny wrote:What an amazing take, Bucher. You're only a year and a half late to the party, dolt.


I don't think many outside of MN would have thought this after the way our year finished last season.

Buch is the man!



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Post#222 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:20 pm by Klomp

“@Rusty_SFChron: Andrew bogut won't make three-game trip with Warriors that starts Friday in Minnesota.”
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Post#223 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:48 pm by Devilzsidewalk

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Post#224 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Tue Nov 13, 2012 10:49 pm by Calinks

Bogut is always hurt
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Post#225 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:03 am by Klomp

Calinks wrote:Bogut is always hurt

Is it possible that the trade was lose/lose?
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Post#226 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:10 am by AQuintus

~8 games into the season, and early returns on the blockbuster Dwight trade aren't looking too promising.

The Lakers team that was supposed to challenge the 72 win record is currently (3-5) and has already gotten one coach fired.

After "upgrading" Afflalo to Iguodala, Denver is (4-4), just lost to a bad Suns team, and is currently sitting at 4th in the division.

Orlando is predictably terrible, but surprisingly not the worst team in the league, so that's a positive I guess.

Philly, surprisingly enough, is coming out the best of all the team at (4-3) despite Bynum continuing to look like a constantly injured albatross of a contract.

Crazy stuff. In the unlikely event that this keeps up, this could be a rare 4 team trade that is terrible for every team involved.
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Post#227 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:47 am by Tirion

For those who wanted Royce White at the draft.

He's about to be very available. Like "pick him of waivers" available.
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Post#228 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Wed Nov 14, 2012 9:31 am by Esohny

Tirion wrote:For those who wanted Royce White at the draft.

He's about to be very available. Like "pick him of waivers" available.


If you can locate him, perhaps.
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Post#229 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:10 am by C.lupus

Tirion wrote:For those who wanted Royce White at the draft.

He's about to be very available. Like "pick him of waivers" available.

McDonalds will pick him up, if not Taco Bell.
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Post#230 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:27 am by [RCG]

With Kirilenko, Williams, Cunningham all as forwards, I don't Royce White is the guy we need. I would be all for signing him and sending him to the D-league but we have a much more pressing need at guard/center and White's limitations (road games) aren't worth adding him to our deepest position.
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