Players who don't sound how you expected them to.

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Re: Players who don't sound how you expected them to. 

Post#61 » by rockmanslim » Tue Jan 8, 2013 10:50 pm

Bay Based wrote:The NBA has a lot of players, and as fans not all of us get to hear how all of them sound. We don't all watch interview videos of each player. Sometimes we kind of make assumptions of how these players sound like when they talk. For example, you'd expect a big center to have a deep voice or something.

Are there any players in the NBA who sound different than how you expected them too?

For me, one of those players was Kwame Brown.

Richard Jefferson was surprising as well. He was a flashy player in his prime so I kind of expected him to be somewhat of a smooth talker for some reason. He kind of has a geeky voice, but it's cool how he's that down to earth type of guy.

For a lot of NBA fans, I'm sure a lot of them were surprised by Monta Ellis. Dude has a thick accent.


Just went to youtube to hear Kwame talk, and you're right. He really does sound like he has a future as a broadcaster. From watching him bumble his way on the court I didn't expect that.


Also, Kyrie Irving sounds like a surfer.

Also x2 Andrew Nicholson sounds like a nerd, like he's a physics major or something.
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Post#62 » by GMParsons » Tue Jan 8, 2013 10:58 pm

No Tim Duncans? I always thought he'ld be soft spoken, but I always feel like he should have a really, really deep voice.
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Re: Players who don't sound how you expected them to. 

Post#63 » by Dajadeed » Tue Jan 8, 2013 10:59 pm

Chris Mullin.

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Post#64 » by NOODLESTYLE » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:00 pm

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Post#65 » by Zubby » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:06 pm

Mullin looks exactly like he sounds I don't get the Asik... He is a giant Turkish dude who plays bball That what I expected.

I agree with the Evan Turner, its a result of a car accident but here it is:
Evan Turner is Meatwad mad lots of money in his HS & college years...

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Re: Players who don't sound how you expected them to. 

Post#66 » by rockmanslim » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:09 pm

Zubby wrote:Evan Turner is Meatwad mad lots of money in his HS & college years...


:eek2:



:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

you're going straight to hell for that man


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Post#67 » by lawrybeard » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:34 pm

Effigy wrote:He's not a player any more, but I remember the first time I ever heard Avery Johnson speak.... :D


First person I thought of too.
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Post#68 » by mixerball » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:10 am

Mr Grant Hill wrote:
StatLine wrote:Pau Gasol. You'd think he'd have a heavy accent.

i think he has a pretty strong accent, no? i actually think his english is rather bad considering how long he has lived in the states.

what? his english is great.
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Post#69 » by boogie-reke » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:21 am

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Re: Players who don't sound how you expected them to. 

Post#70 » by boogie-reke » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:25 am

Zubby wrote:
I agree with the Evan Turner, its a result of a car accident but here it is:
Evan Turner is Meatwad mad lots of money in his HS & college years...

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:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: Oh man, that's just wrong :rofl:
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Post#71 » by Spottieottie » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:27 am

Oh this is Tim Duncan 100%!!! My life was changed the day I heard him speak. Suddenly anything was possible...
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Post#72 » by Spottieottie » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:30 am

mik0 wrote:Brandon Roy. I expected his voice to have more bass to it. Still was a beast though haha


Oh yeah him too!
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Re: Players who don't sound how you expected them to. 

Post#73 » by Muggsy Bogues » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:38 am

Dajadeed wrote:Chris Mullin.

/thread.


This only applies if you didn't know Mully was a New Yorker beforehand.
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Post#74 » by RoyalWun » Wed Jan 9, 2013 1:03 am

Zubby wrote:Mullin looks exactly like he sounds I don't get the Asik... He is a giant Turkish dude who plays bball That what I expected.

I agree with the Evan Turner, its a result of a car accident but here it is:
Evan Turner is Meatwad mad lots of money in his HS & college years...

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Re: Players who don't sound how you expected them to. 

Post#75 » by AKFO » Wed Jan 9, 2013 1:52 am

It's really not that hard to lose accents. My mom was born in the Caribbean and my dad in Ghana and there's no trace of an accent since I can remember.
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Post#76 » by StocktonShorts » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:07 am

If I was Turner I'd embrace the Meatwad similarity and make it my nickname. There's no better character in the history of television.
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Post#77 » by NjNeTs1029 » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:13 am

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Post#78 » by Semaj » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:19 am

Brandon Bass. I expected him to sound like Shaq for some reason.
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Post#79 » by bullsnewdynasty » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:31 am



Raymond Felton, sounds like an old ass dude if you just listen to his voice
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Post#80 » by Young_Star11 » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:34 am

Monta Ellis for me. Cool dude though.

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