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Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM

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Post#151 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Mon Jan 7, 2013 9:56 pm by deneem4

Pay your beals...or lights out!!
Pay your beals....or its lights out!!!
Bron, Bosh, Wade is like Mike, Hakeem, barkley...3 top 5 picks from same draft
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Post#152 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Mon Jan 7, 2013 9:59 pm by dangermouse

New Beal comparison: Reggie Miller.

He's got that clutch gene.
Fri Jul 5, 2013 4:36 am by dangermouse
dangermouse wrote:44 is my best guess.

I think we make the playoffs, no lower than 6th seed.
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Post#153 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Mon Jan 7, 2013 10:15 pm by MikeTheKid

Oh God Im starting to drink the "Wait til there healthy EG Koolaid"

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MikeTheKid wrote:No disrespect to Beal when I say this but Im starting to wish our 09-12 drafts should've went Curry, DMC, Klay/Kawhi, Drummond.

Dammit why are we cursed with EG!!!
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Post#154 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Mon Jan 7, 2013 10:21 pm by DCsOwn

DCZards wrote:Double B to the rescue. Fun game to be at. Just too many Kevin Durant fans....as usual.


Fixed for accuracy. Honestly, that's going to happen until Durant leaves the Thunder or the Wizards become a legitimate draw themselves in DC. Was at the game as well and it didnt bother me one bit, especially because you know that 98% of the people cheering for the Thunder couldn't tell you the capital of OKC, and because the Wizards have been so atrocious for so long that people here just need something decent to cheer for, and a hometown kid made good is as good a thing to root for as any.

f course I'd never root against my squad unless the tank train was leaving the station.
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Post#155 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Mon Jan 7, 2013 10:24 pm by MikeTheKid

I hope this W doesn't guarantee EG a 10 year extension!!!
MikeTheKid wrote:No disrespect to Beal when I say this but Im starting to wish our 09-12 drafts should've went Curry, DMC, Klay/Kawhi, Drummond.

Dammit why are we cursed with EG!!!
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Post#156 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Mon Jan 7, 2013 10:58 pm by dandridge 10

So, I sold my seats for both the Miama and OKC games and the Wiz won both games. I'm starting to think I'm the Wizards curse. Maybe I need to sell the rest of my games!

Very good game from Beal and Vesely. Let's hope that they continue to gain confidence. Martell also had a nice game. I hope that he continues to start as he has earned it. Nice win.
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Post#157 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Mon Jan 7, 2013 11:08 pm by JWizmentality

Lot of people were ringing the BUST bell earlier in the season.

I need a "Beal with it!" T-shirt asap.
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Post#158 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Mon Jan 7, 2013 11:12 pm by Chocolate City Jordanaire

To end this game with further encouragement, here's what Scott Brooks said after the game.

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/beal-score ... --nba.html

Four years ago, the Thunder started 3-29, even worse than Randy Wittman's Wizards to open this season. ''I know how Randy feels,'' Brooks said. ''It's not easy, because you don't see a lot of sunshine. But, they have good players that work hard, and eventually it turns around. . Kevin Durant helps, also.'' . The Wizards' 30 first-quarter points matched a season high for the opening period.


Wittman should enjoy the second half of the season a lot more than the first with healthy players.
1. Game 1 win over Chicago was NOT a fluke.
2. Bulls best hope is for the officials to keep on homering.
3. Attention on Nene will open driving lanes for Wall.
4. Wizards should win game 2, rather convincingly.
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Post#159 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Mon Jan 7, 2013 11:26 pm by keynote

miller31time wrote:I love that Beal is demanding the ball in crunch time. That's a rare trait that, when paired with a player who can make smart bball plays, can take a star and make him a superstar.

Beal has a long way to go to be either a star or superstar but this is a great sign for his development.


I dunno if he *demanded* it. I was watching the Thunder feed, and they zoomed in on Beal during the time out. He sat on the bench while everyone else left, covered his face with his towel, and looked visibly shaken. He was the last to walk on the court after the time out.

Of course, once he got the ball, he looked comfortable, made the right decision, and drained the shot. :D He looked a little nervous in the huddle, but that's okay - he's 19.
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Post#160 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Mon Jan 7, 2013 11:29 pm by MikeTheKid

We shouldn't rest on this, time to go to Beal more, also there are a few guys to look at in FA like Machado and Jorts.
MikeTheKid wrote:No disrespect to Beal when I say this but Im starting to wish our 09-12 drafts should've went Curry, DMC, Klay/Kawhi, Drummond.

Dammit why are we cursed with EG!!!
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Post#161 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Mon Jan 7, 2013 11:34 pm by penbeast0

I'm with Scott Brooks here . . . all we need to do is add a Kevin Durant level talent to this team and we are contenders . . . and I'm not talking about DeMarcus Cousins.
[quote="Nivek"] This post could come only from a Wizards fan. It somehow combines delusional optimism with soul-crushing pessimism.
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Post#162 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Mon Jan 7, 2013 11:43 pm by hands11

MikeTheKid wrote:Oh God Im starting to drink the "Wait til there healthy EG Koolaid"

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We gotta thread for that :wink:
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Post#163 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Tue Jan 8, 2013 7:19 am by closg00

The last time Ernie emerged from his cave, it was when we beat the Heat, I expect to see him and Ted in-front of the cameras soon pumping-up John's return which is right around the corner.
Hee hee, I am lurking on Stub Hub and will be buying cheapie tix targeted around the time that John is expected back.
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Post#164 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Tue Jan 8, 2013 1:31 pm by dobrojim

Jimmy Recard wrote:Listen to all the OKC bandwagoners in the Verizon center


I initially reacted to this with an and1 but you know what, I don't blame folks
for liking OKC (other than SonicGate) with the PGC product Durant showing
how it's done. It's not like Lakers/Celtics/Nix/Heat fans in any way.

Sorry I wasn't there. At least I was able to sell my tickets for a fair price.
A lot of what we call 'thought' is just mental activity
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Post#165 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Tue Jan 8, 2013 1:41 pm by dobrojim

dandridge 10 wrote:So, I sold my seats for both the Miama and OKC games and the Wiz won both games. I'm starting to think I'm the Wizards curse. Maybe I need to sell the rest of my games!

Very good game from Beal and Vesely. Let's hope that they continue to gain confidence. Martell also had a nice game. I hope that he continues to start as he has earned it. Nice win.


My daughter had a game or I would have gone. Did just manage to sell my seats
but didn't get the kind of premium I would have expected for OKC. Still made
a slight amount over cost. Someone got a good deal.

If they ever get good, hopefully tickets won't be such a chore to unload.

Beal!

Ves, where ya been?

Nice game from Martell and Ok

that looked more like the team that I predicted they could be with
my ridiculously optimistic win projection. Oh well, you're never as
good as you look when you're winning or as bad when you're losing.
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Post#166 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Tue Jan 8, 2013 2:19 pm by cwb3

Really happy for Beal, good to see his game coming along. A moment like last night can do a young player a world of good. Who would have figured last nights game was way more fun to watch than the BCS championship game?!? :D
fishercob wrote:I watched first quarter and a half and then tivo'd the rest. No one tell me how it ends. This is so exciting!
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Post#167 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Tue Jan 8, 2013 2:34 pm by tontoz

Strange that he did it against OKC, the team that was reportedly willing to trade Harden for him.
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Post#168 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Tue Jan 8, 2013 2:39 pm by dobrojim

not a big college football fan, even less of a Tide/Irish fan so it wasn't
a hard decision for me on what to watch when I got home.
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Post#169 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Tue Jan 8, 2013 2:43 pm by Knighthonor

Crap I missed this game!
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Post#170 Re: Thunder @ Wizards 01/07/13 7:00PM
Tue Jan 8, 2013 3:06 pm by Knighthonor

Anybody have a problem, you better Beal With It before you come to DC!!!
**cking piss me off. Beal with your **** before you come to our city!!!
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