Assume You're a Free Agent. What City Would You Want to Play In?

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Re: Assume You're a Free Agent. What City Would You Want to Play In? 

Post#21 » by thomchatt3rton » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:07 pm

Hadley wrote:Even though I'm a DAL Fan I would never want to play in Dallas or any other American City, maybe except Utah. I really hate the American Culture.

Toronto or Utah would be my only choices.


You should take all your opinions about the US, sum them up in like one or two sentences, and put it in a sig. That way when you post about anything else- literally anything else- you can still make your opinions known without having to repeat yourself.

Also, "Utah" is not a city.
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Post#22 » by Goldbum » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:10 pm

Well I have lived in several NBA cities. LA/Dallas/Portland/SLC/Sacramento/Oakland/Orlando and I would probably go Portland or Sacramento. Both are pretty awesome places to live. Orlando would be pretty great to as long as you are some place else in the summer. Winters in Florida are my favorite.

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Post#23 » by omaro34 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:21 pm

toronto

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Post#24 » by nbafan38 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:26 pm

Chicago, New York, or Boston. Personally I like seasons and also like really passionate fans.
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Post#25 » by RaptorsLife » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:27 pm

Toronto. Definitely multicultural amazing fans.

I already know how crazy the parade would be if we won a championship
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Post#26 » by papidulo » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:36 pm

Miami, Toronto, or LA are my top 3. Maybe Houston
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Post#27 » by Throwback24 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:48 pm

Not:

Utah
Milwaukee
Cleveland
Indiana
Detroit
New York
Brooklyn
OKC
Minny

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Toronto
San Antonio
New Orleans
Portland
You've given them everything.
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Post#28 » by Throwback24 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:49 pm

RaptorsLife wrote:Toronto. Definitely multicultural amazing fans.

I already know how crazy the parade would be if we won a championship


Some would argue Toronto is a top 5 NBA city/team in todays NBA. I wouldn't object against that assertion, amazing city. Top class management, amazing fans.
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Post#29 » by mercgold3 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:56 pm

I don't like heat. So, New York for me.
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Post#30 » by bape_lovers » Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:06 pm

Toronto, orlando/miami, PHX
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Post#31 » by UtahJazzFan88 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:09 pm

Miami or PHX
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Post#32 » by sp6r=underrated » Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:13 pm

This gives me an excuse to publish an article on one of my favorite crazy free agent stories:

Ruben Patterson, the third-leading scorer for the Seattle SuperSonics last season, signed an offer sheet with the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday.

Patterson pleaded guilty to a sexual offense and recently served a 15-day sentence of home detention. Had he stayed with the Sonics, Patterson would have had to register as a sex offender in Washington.


http://articles.latimes.com/2001/jul/31/sports/sp-28955

I can't conceive of the media coverage if a player today pretty openly admitted he signed for a team one state over to avoid being listed as a sex offender.
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Post#33 » by PDX MM » Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:24 pm

Well thanks to 2k16 I would go with New Orleans although my first love is Portland.
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Post#34 » by Lala870 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:34 pm

miami or LA easily. everywhere else i would simply tolerate.
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Post#35 » by StatLine » Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:39 pm

Toronto since I'm from there. Assuming I'm a top tier talent, I'd take a pay cut and sign like 5 years, 50 million with a no trade clause. Bring in other talent to compete for perennial post season success. Hit up all the food spots I enjoy
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Post#36 » by TacoBell » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:04 pm

First I'd want a team with players that are fun to play with. Milwauke so I can play with Giannis.
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Post#37 » by Tigersrule » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:32 pm

Not to sound Bias..but Toronto lol...you get a whole country of Canada rooting for you. Forget the cold weather, Toronto is LITTTTTTTT..
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Post#38 » by Flight33 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:16 pm

Toronto.
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Post#39 » by kukenotas » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:28 pm

Toronto- fans + great city+ great people.
La- fame and stars
Phila- its my city.
New york- fame and stars and nightlife
Nola- weather and city is great.
And others would concider depending on situation-
Salt leik city, denver for reasons;)
Also for different reasons would never concider these top 5 cities:
1 atlanta, 2 atlanta, 3 detroit,4 houston 5 washington
And would try to avoid
sharlote, chicago, minesota, portland, cleveland,
Neutral on milwokee indiana orlando brooklyn

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Post#40 » by Warriorfan » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:37 pm

I'd like to play in DC for a short time.
Than move back to the SF where I'm from.

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