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Post#1181 Re: Around The League
Tue Jan 8, 2013 10:41 am by KingRobb02

pinoynurse wrote:whats even more funny is that even if the lakers continue to lose, their pick belongs to pheonix if im not mistakened lol. its a lose-lose for them..

What do they care about draft picks? If the player is worth anything, they'll just take him in 3 years anyway.
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Post#1182 Re: Around The League
Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:19 am by Optimus_Steel

BelgianMagic wrote:Did anyone catch these tweets from Magic Johnson? Well said :lol:

Earvin Magic Johnson ‏@MagicJohnson
I'm tired of blaming the coach, the responsibility is on the @Lakers players.

@DwightHoward has to stop complaining and start dominating on offense....@PauGasol has to stop playing soft and get back to 18pts & 10rebs!

@KobeBryant is having a an MVP type season but the team needs him to be a better leader...@SteveNash scoring more and throwing more assists will help the @Lakers!

@MettaWorldPeace has to stop making great quotes and start playing great defense...@JMeeks20 has to start making better shot selections.

The @Lakers big men have to stop giving up easy offensive rebounds...the perimeter players have to start getting back on defense to stop the fast breaks of their opponents!

Coach D'Antoni has to start teaching better pick & roll defense and better defensive rotations...He also has to make sure that every @Lakers players role is defined.


Tell me again why Magic is allowed to be an analyst when he doesn't even try to hide the fact that he has a huge bias towards that particular team.
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Post#1183 Re: Around The League
Tue Jan 8, 2013 1:20 pm by Noonskadoodle

John Wall getting kinda big being out?

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post#1184 Re: Around The League
Tue Jan 8, 2013 1:48 pm by Optimus_Steel

Wall looks like he has man boobs lol. He seems like the type of player that doesn't have discipline to be great.
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Post#1185 Re: Around The League
Tue Jan 8, 2013 2:48 pm by MoMM

Optimus_Steel wrote:Wall looks like he has man boobs lol. He seems like the type of player that doesn't have discipline to be great.

I thought it was BBD... :lol:
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Post#1186 Re: Around The League
Tue Jan 8, 2013 2:59 pm by mhectorgato

Optimus_Steel wrote:
BelgianMagic wrote:Did anyone catch these tweets from Magic Johnson? Well said :lol:

Earvin Magic Johnson ‏@MagicJohnson
I'm tired of blaming the coach, the responsibility is on the @Lakers players.

@DwightHoward has to stop complaining and start dominating on offense....@PauGasol has to stop playing soft and get back to 18pts & 10rebs!

@KobeBryant is having a an MVP type season but the team needs him to be a better leader...@SteveNash scoring more and throwing more assists will help the @Lakers!

@MettaWorldPeace has to stop making great quotes and start playing great defense...@JMeeks20 has to start making better shot selections.

The @Lakers big men have to stop giving up easy offensive rebounds...the perimeter players have to start getting back on defense to stop the fast breaks of their opponents!

Coach D'Antoni has to start teaching better pick & roll defense and better defensive rotations...He also has to make sure that every @Lakers players role is defined.


Tell me again why Magic is allowed to be an analyst when he doesn't even try to hide the fact that he has a huge bias towards that particular team.


Because he's not a reporter and because he's Magic Johnson.
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Post#1187 Re: Around The League
Tue Jan 8, 2013 10:52 pm by BrettC03

LATimes just updated the prognosis from one week to "indefinitely." Al Horford was out all of last year with a torn labrum.

http://www.latimes.com/sports/lakersnow ... 8576.story

Of course, conflicting reports suggest that it was, in fact, Howard's labia--not his labrum--that will keep him out for extended time.

Al Horford missed most of last season due to a torn pectoral muscle, actually.
Nelson did, however miss the latter half of the season and most of the playoffs due to a torn labrum. I wouldn't expect Dwight to miss more than a month, knowing him.
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Post#1188 Re: Around The League
Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:54 am by Reverse_Angle

Lal will miss playoffs--another L for them against a playoff contender today.
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O'Quinn will have a longer and more successful NBA career than Nicholson. Any takers?
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Post#1189 Re: Around The League
Wed Jan 9, 2013 6:08 am by MoMM

Will the Lakers end up with a better record than us?
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Post#1190 Re: Around The League
Wed Jan 9, 2013 9:14 am by crazytown

Hopefully the Suns make that Rudy Gay trade and Verajao returns soon. Get more ping pongs!
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Post#1191 Re: Around The League
Wed Jan 9, 2013 3:38 pm by rcklsscognition

Looks like the Kings will be no more. If this sale goes through, they'll be in Seattle this upcoming season, in the key arena for 2 years before the new stadium is completed. Seattle Supersonics, Seattle Kings? Superkings? I hope they keep supersonics.
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Post#1192 Re: Around The League
Wed Jan 9, 2013 5:25 pm by Cigamodnalro

https://twitter.com/cigamodnalro
“A house pulled down is half rebuilt” - Ancient Proverb
"There's beauty in the breakdown" - Frou Frou
"We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees" - Jason Kidd
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Post#1193 Re: Around The League
Wed Jan 9, 2013 8:42 pm by crazytown

rcklsscognition wrote:Looks like the Kings will be no more. If this sale goes through, they'll be in Seattle this upcoming season, in the key arena for 2 years before the new stadium is completed. Seattle Supersonics, Seattle Kings? Superkings? I hope they keep supersonics.

I think Seattle got to keep their nickname so I'm sure it'll be the Sonics again.

Although now word is the Bafoons errrr I mean Maloofs nixed the deal :roll:
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Post#1194 Re: Around The League
Wed Jan 9, 2013 10:33 pm by MostValuableGM

EARL CLARK JUST WENT HAM ON TV - 22 and 11? Hit huge 3 at the end - Great to see!!
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Post#1195 Re: Around The League
Wed Jan 9, 2013 10:35 pm by AhaAha

Earl Clark with an impressive game.
22points 13 rebounds 9/12 shooting
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Post#1196 Re: Around The League
Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:35 pm by mhectorgato

Cigamodnalro wrote:


I'm confused. If this was the end of the season, then I would understand.

But at this point, *if* the team was sold (there's nothing finalized yet right?), a move wouldn't happen until the off-season, no?
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Post#1197 Re: Around The League
Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:42 pm by arsenal6106

^That's a video from last year.
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Post#1198 Re: Around The League
Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:44 pm by mhectorgato

Oh ok .. That's what threw me. It was as if that was the last broadcast for those guys. I know there's been talk about Seattle ownership group perhaps buying the team.

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1478 ... -franchise
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Post#1199 Re: Around The League
Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:10 am by magicman123

damn hickson, make 1 of your 12 layup attempts :nonono:
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Post#1200 Re: Around The League
Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:16 am by ADRajX

This Portland team is playing with a lot of fire... they just took the lead with less than a minute to go

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