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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1601 » by Slava » Wed Sep 6, 2017 9:37 pm

aaron_gray wrote:http://www.basketballinsiders.com/an-nba-statistics-treatise/

Featuring RealGM


He didn't include the two most novel things on realgm. The summer league stats database and the picks owed section.
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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1602 » by TyCobb » Thu Sep 7, 2017 5:52 am

And the Canadians.
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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1603 » by aaron_gray » Thu Sep 7, 2017 3:09 pm

TyCobb wrote:And the Canadians.


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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1604 » by aaron_gray » Sun Sep 10, 2017 1:27 am

I really thought Lithuania would do better.
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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1605 » by ROballer » Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:24 am

Realizing there's only 20 days left until our first game of the season (preseason, but still). The wait is almost over.
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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1606 » by Kilroy » Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:41 pm

Porky dumping Nets... Thinks he can make $2B profit...
Rockets sold for $2.2B

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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1607 » by Slava » Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:20 pm

Kilroy wrote:Porky dumping Nets... Thinks he can make $2B profit...
Rockets sold for $2.2B

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On top of it he got some prime NY real estate + the O2 arena. To call it a profit is an understatement, its a fortune in < 5 years. That's how billionaires stay billionaires. Putin isn't the only Russian to have pulled a fast one on America.
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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1608 » by Slava » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:26 am

DT: You recently told me that you didn’t adapt to the NBA, the NBA adapted to you. How so?

MC: When I got here, everyone tried to make me go old school and be like everyone else. Owners were supposed to write checks, and that was it.

Teams had four coaches, no development coaches. [We] didn't market our game as entertainment, we sold basketball. [The league] didn't use technology and basically was run by David Stern top to bottom.

I tried to run the Mavs like a startup. We brought in 10 former players to help develop our players. People laughed at me. I sat next to the bench and listened into huddles. If it made sense to be in sales and management meetings and learn how people interacted, it made sense to listen in to huddles during a game and learn.

I challenged all conventional wisdom. Some people, like Jerry Buss, really supported me. Others did everything possible to get me out.

Now, none of that is new any more. It's the new old school.


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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1609 » by ROballer » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:13 pm

I haven't seen one game of the american HS guys, and I don't need to.

Not the european in me talking, but Luka Doncic is the clear cut no.1 pick in 2018, and it shouldn't be anywhere close.

I'm not that old to have seen Sabonis in his prime, or the other dinosaurs his age and era...but I've never seen a better 18 yrd old euro EVER, and that's including every guy that's in the NBA right now.
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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1610 » by AcecardZ » Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:06 pm

ROballer wrote:I haven't seen one game of the american HS guys, and I don't need to.

Not the european in me talking, but Luka Doncic is the clear cut no.1 pick in 2018, and it shouldn't be anywhere close.

I'm not that old to have seen Sabonis in his prime, or the other dinosaurs his age and era...but I've never seen a better 18 yrd old euro EVER, and that's including every guy that's in the NBA right now.


Check out Porter and Bagley on YouTube. They are both pretty sick.
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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1611 » by aaron_gray » Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:32 pm

Latvia Slovenia should have been the finals
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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1612 » by Ckay » Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:19 am

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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1613 » by Slava » Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:43 am

More importantly he hasn't signed his OKC extension yet.
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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1614 » by trevm37 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:55 pm

ROballer wrote:I haven't seen one game of the american HS guys, and I don't need to.

Not the european in me talking, but Luka Doncic is the clear cut no.1 pick in 2018, and it shouldn't be anywhere close.

I'm not that old to have seen Sabonis in his prime, or the other dinosaurs his age and era...but I've never seen a better 18 yrd old euro EVER, and that's including every guy that's in the NBA right now.


Ricky Rubio was amazing against international competition when he was 18.....
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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1615 » by ROballer » Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:42 pm

Not even close to Doncic' level.

I'll make a bold statement, and I don't give a **** if I get quoted for it....but Luka Doncic is a better player than Ricky Rubio RIGHT NOW, as a 18 yr old.

Not comparing their game at the same age, but right now. 18 yr old vs 26 yr old. I'll take Doncic every single day.
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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1616 » by Slava » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:57 am

Josh Richardson extension suggests it should be cheap to extend Randle now.
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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1617 » by EZ GG LOSER » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:11 am

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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1618 » by aaron_gray » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:41 pm

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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1619 » by AcecardZ » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:39 pm

Slava wrote:Josh Richardson extension suggests it should be cheap to extend Randle now.


Is Julius Randle good enough to be a starting player on a championship team?


I ask the question because I truly don't know the answer.
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Re: Around the NBA VIII 

Post#1620 » by PockyCandy » Fri Sep 15, 2017 12:52 am

AcecardZ wrote:
Slava wrote:Josh Richardson extension suggests it should be cheap to extend Randle now.


Is Julius Randle good enough to be a starting player on a championship team?


I ask the question because I truly don't know the answer.


If Zaza is good enough to start on a championship team, then Julius Randle can too.
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