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Post#46 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:57 pm by HappyBrownie

Cavs fan says no
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Post#47 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:58 pm by Hyaena

Knicks fan. Yes.
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Post#48 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:02 pm by rsavaj

Not in my lifetime.
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Post#49 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:02 pm by CoachKobe

QRich3 wrote:Clippers winning it all never even crossed my mind as a realistic thought but this year, even if a huge amount of factors would have to go our way for that to happen, it's actually in the realm of possibility.

So yeah if there's hope for us, there's hope for every team in the league.

i know the clips sucked for decades. but they have one advantage, you know what i mean. it's still the city of angels.
what is, say, cleveland? the forest city? forests don't win titles.
:lol:

just saying, l.a. is a big market, itjust needed some time to take advantage of that.
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Post#50 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:06 pm by Sabzi

Blazers won't do anything anytime soon.
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Post#51 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:07 pm by RunSunRun

The entire Suns franchise history is filled with groin punches, Mortal Kombat style heart rips, and Chuck Norris concussion roundhouse kicks to the face.

So, probably going to lean towards no.
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Post#52 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:07 pm by schnakenpopanz

suns should have won 1 or 2 in the nash years. too bad there were some bad luck and other incidents.
you ll never know.
free steve nash!
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Post#53 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:13 pm by Bee-Fense

Anthony Davis and Monty Williams give me hope.
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Post#54 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:18 pm by PetroNet

The Infamous1 wrote:If your a fan of a team who has either

A. Never won the nba title at all

Or

B. never won in your life time

How confident are you that they'll eventually win a title? Maybe not this year but eventually? Be honest on why or why not


extremely confident. not saying its immenent but in my opinion the 2 most important factors for success in the NBA, and pro sports in general are:

- invested ownership that puts winning above all else
- Market size
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Post#55 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:25 pm by nuposse04

If John Wall turns the corner, and we purge of FO of the chromosomally challenged...I think there is a chance. The probability of both of those occurring aren't as high as I'd like, but there is hope. I also thought the wiz would win a playoff game before the redskins, and with the way good ol shanny treats RG III that may come into fruition as well :/
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Post#56 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:28 pm by Ronito

Maybe one year before I die.
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Post#57 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:29 pm by wolfv

As a raptors fan I don't really know. I think many star players would like to play in the city of T.O but the raptors are just such an embarrassment. If they can be a at least perennial playoff team for like 3-4 years it would go a long way in changing players opinion about the team. New management is needed, though I would like to see how Colangelo performs without Bargnani. Andrea put a spell on BC or something. I remember in 2001-2002, the raptors were actually considered favorites to come out of the east, and a few even thought they would win it all. That gives me some hope. Now all we have to do is just draft another Vince Carter
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Post#58 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:36 pm by PetroNet

bledredwine wrote:Even Chicago is a great example for this.


Where were the Bulls before 1984?
Did we know we'd draft the GOAT? No way in hell.

You guys all have a chance. Back to the future and predicting Florida to win it? And then it happens?
You get the point.

To quote the most famous American historian this century has produced,

"Hey, it could happen" - Mcdonalds


the difference is, when the bulls draft a Jordan or a Rose, odds are he is staying in CHICAGO.

when the lakers draft a Kobe, or Magic, odds are he is staying LA.

when the knicks draft a Monroe or frazier or Ewing, odds are hs is staying in NEW YORK.

when the celtics drafted Bird or Pierce, odds are he is staying in BOSTON

get the gist? in the past year we've already seen dwight and chris paul force there way out of small markets, missing out on NY, and "settling" for LA. Lebrons "decision" was pretty easy and it wasnt sticking around in cleveland.

Great ownership, Large market. thats what you need to be reasonably confident you'll win one in the next 15-20 years
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Post#59 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:41 pm by Viper1500

As long as we have an owner who likes to spend money, there is a chance for Magic fans.
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Post#60 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:59 pm by MeloNY

JustCame wrote:I'm a Knicks fan but I doubt we'll get a chip anytime soon. We have no young talent and are a tier 2 team at best. We're also cursed for some reason.

Ever? Yeah eventually again..maybe in like 30 years.


No young talent? Tier 2 team at best? You sure you're a Knicks fan?

I personally think we are headed in the right direction. We have a solid coach, a solid nucleus with Chandler and Melo, solid role players, and we are once again developing a winning culture. Its not a stretch to think that we can contend for a title as early as this year.
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Post#61 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:06 pm by The Infamous1

PetroNet wrote:
bledredwine wrote:Even Chicago is a great example for this.


Where were the Bulls before 1984?
Did we know we'd draft the GOAT? No way in hell.

You guys all have a chance. Back to the future and predicting Florida to win it? And then it happens?
You get the point.

To quote the most famous American historian this century has produced,

"Hey, it could happen" - Mcdonalds


the difference is, when the bulls draft a Jordan or a Rose, odds are he is staying in CHICAGO.

when the lakers draft a Kobe, or Magic, odds are he is staying LA.

when the knicks draft a Monroe or frazier or Ewing, odds are hs is staying in NEW YORK.

when the celtics drafted Bird or Pierce, odds are he is staying in BOSTON

get the gist? in the past year we've already seen dwight and chris paul force there way out of small markets, missing out on NY, and "settling" for LA. Lebrons "decision" was pretty easy and it wasnt sticking around in cleveland.

Great ownership, Large market. thats what you need to be reasonably confident you'll win one in the next 15-20 years


This is all true
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Post#62 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:30 pm by gordito

Dutuctive Depp wrote:The 2011 mavs give us all hope


This.
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Post#63 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:34 pm by KingzAndQueenz

Knicks fan, it would have to be a miracle but I think we could possibly pull it off
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Post#64 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:38 pm by Vinsanity420

As a Magic fan, I see us being middle of pack and not quite contender material forever. Lost hope with the Dwight Howard fiasco.
Laimbeer wrote:Rule for life - if a player comparison was ridiculous 24 hours ago, it's probably still ridiculous.


Genius.
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Post#65 Re: Do you Think your team will ever win a ti
Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:40 pm by Left Side Drive

Vinsanity420 wrote:As a Magic fan, I see us being middle of pack and not quite contender material forever. Lost hope with the Dwight Howard fiasco.

At least you guys have made the finals a few times. Many franchises can only dream of making it that far.

But all it takes is that one special player and any franchise can possibly win it.
Just give the ball to Lowry and not DeRozan in the clutch Casey FFS

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