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Post#781 » by Quazza » Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:21 am

Coxy wrote:
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I always got the feeling it was because he came from money


Silver Spoon, light skin, isn't big or imposing. Nice.


Light skin? Is that really a thing?



it's ridiculous, but yeah really does seem to be a thing
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Re: Free Agent Talk 

Post#782 » by Scoots1994 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:41 am

Coxy wrote:
Mylie10 wrote:
Quazza wrote:
I always got the feeling it was because he came from money


Silver Spoon, light skin, isn't big or imposing. Nice.


Light skin? Is that really a thing?


On Steph's own youtube channel Joel Embiid talks about how all the light skinned guys can shoot. Yes, it's really a thing.
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Re: Free Agent Talk 

Post#783 » by Samurai » Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:14 am

Scoots1994 wrote:
Coxy wrote:
Mylie10 wrote:
Silver Spoon, light skin, isn't big or imposing. Nice.


Light skin? Is that really a thing?


On Steph's own youtube channel Joel Embiid talks about how all the light skinned guys can shoot. Yes, it's really a thing.

Isn't Embiid's own teammate, Ben Simmons, light-skinned? I mean, he can shoot....just not very well!
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Re: Free Agent Talk 

Post#784 » by Mylie10 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:34 am

Coxy wrote:
Mylie10 wrote:
Quazza wrote:
I always got the feeling it was because he came from money


Silver Spoon, light skin, isn't big or imposing. Nice.


Light skin? Is that really a thing?


It's not a huge thing, but it has come up on several occasions. Both Steph and Klay have been referenced for one reason or another. Just a slight disrespect. It really seemed to come up more in Steph's MVP campaigns.

But these dudes are so bad ass, and such good dudes, that it has gone away for the most part. They have full respect around the league, and anybody bringing that stuff up now is just hating.
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Post#785 » by Coxy » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:22 am

Weird ass culture.
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Post#786 » by Scoots1994 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:20 pm

Coxy wrote:Weird ass culture.


Yep.
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Post#787 » by Jester_ » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:28 pm

Coxy wrote:Weird ass culture.


You have no idea :lol:
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Post#788 » by Mylie10 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:38 pm

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Coxy wrote:Weird ass culture.


You have no idea :lol:


You still in Canada Jester?

By the way, the entire world has culture issues. Hell you go block to block in any big city and you have culture swings.
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Post#789 » by xdrta+ » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:51 pm

To get back to Free Agent talk, the Warriors just signed Andrew Harrison to a training camp contract. He's #18 on their roster, so they have two more slots open for camp deals. The 18 include, 13 players on fully guaranteed contracts, two on non-guaranteed deals, and a pair on two-way deals. There's no room for Harrison to make the roster, and their 2-way slots are filled, so he's playing for a possible Santa Cruz contract.
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Post#790 » by Mylie10 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:14 pm

To bad Harrison never learned to shoot. He's 6'6" and a pretty good defender back in the day. But the kid has never shot the ball really well for any significant time.

He's a true veteran though, so if he's really playing well in Santa Cruz, and God forbid there was a need for him because of injury, he's a guy who has lots of experience.
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Post#791 » by cdubbz » Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:44 am

Scoots1994 wrote:
cdubbz wrote:The melo thing not so much but the disrespect the Warriors (specifically Curry/Kerr) get is ridiculous.


Take the disrespect AS respect. It's much worse to be ignored and insignificant.


I disagree. Harden, Lebron, Russ, Kawhi are getting so much props but Curry doesn't amongst peers.

Who is ignored? Klay Thompson (left off 3rd team a NBA for Kemba), Bradely Beal maybe,
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Re: Free Agent Talk 

Post#792 » by Jester_ » Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:46 pm

Mylie10 wrote:
Jester_ wrote:
Coxy wrote:Weird ass culture.


You have no idea :lol:


You still in Canada Jester?

By the way, the entire world has culture issues. Hell you go block to block in any big city and you have culture swings.


I'm out in the Baltics nowadays - whole different can of cultural worms being the first black guy here in a thousand years :lol:
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Post#793 » by azwfan » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:50 pm

Looks like Toscano-Anderson gonna be in camp with us. JTA's a rebounder and a defender. Poor shooter. 6'6", 215lbs. He was on our SL team and if memory serves, looked ok. Also played with Santa Cruz last year.
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Post#794 » by Mylie10 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:22 pm

Jester_ wrote:
Mylie10 wrote:
Jester_ wrote:
You have no idea :lol:


You still in Canada Jester?

By the way, the entire world has culture issues. Hell you go block to block in any big city and you have culture swings.


I'm out in the Baltics nowadays - whole different can of cultural worms being the first black guy here in a thousand years :lol:


Lol... nice!
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Re: Free Agent Talk 

Post#795 » by Swift21 » Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:53 pm

I was hoping we could sign Wilson Chandler. Looks like we dodged a bullet.

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