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Post#1761 » by E-Balla » Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:34 pm

2010 wrote:As for the blockbuster deal, I like that move for NewEra. He turned Harden into Kyrie (just as deadly a scoring option) + Tobias. It gives him more meat on top of the bone, which lengthens his lineup, so in turn he killed 2 birds with one stone.

As I was saying, NewEra is a quality GM. He understood, even with Embiid + Harden, a top heavy squad without a deeper supporting cast wouldn’t cut it for his championship goals. So he leveraged the pick to turn Harden into two additional top scoring options, stretching out his lineup, to mitigate the concerns regarding quality depth. Nice work!

MP gets a scoring title level offensive #1 option as well as a C he was missing in Zubac. Making a beneficial trade for both teams.

Yep. I'm already in his PMs with a win/win deal I think. NewEra is one of the GMs I know will take a move if it's out there. Not afraid to pull the trigger.
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Post#1762 » by E-Balla » Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:37 pm

Melo are the bubble rosters already locked? I don't wanna see the new Warriors in this tournament lol.
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Post#1763 » by mpharris36 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:37 pm

since you don't have to deal with "off the court" Kyrie in the SIM. Was a good move for GS since Harris is a good 3rd banana.

I always wonder if the SIM will ever auto correct Harden's defensive ability. But until that point he is one of the top SIM players in the game.
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Post#1764 » by 3toheadmelo » Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:44 pm

E-Balla wrote:Melo are the bubble rosters already locked? I don't wanna see the new Warriors in this tournament lol.

:lol:

Nah I ain’t locking it. I wanna see the new Warriors
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Post#1765 » by E-Balla » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:12 pm

mpharris36 wrote:since you don't have to deal with "off the court" Kyrie in the SIM. Was a good move for GS since Harris is a good 3rd banana.

I always wonder if the SIM will ever auto correct Harden's defensive ability. But until that point he is one of the top SIM players in the game.

Well they said chemistry matters more now so you don't know that.

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E-Balla wrote:Melo are the bubble rosters already locked? I don't wanna see the new Warriors in this tournament lol.

:lol:

Nah I ain’t locking it. I wanna see the new Warriors

Bet. Imma need NE to check his DMs then lol. See if I can get the new look Thunder ready in the next 3 days lol.
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Post#1766 » by Smash3 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:58 pm

NewEra wrote:Let’s work. I already watched my team beat Smash back to back in 2k22. :o :lol:

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That’s was fun to watch, but on to what truly matters…Our BAF sim.

The facts:
4.5 rated Kyrie Irving played 82 games last sim season (huge) and averaged 29ppg on 53% shooting, 7apg, 2spg in just 30 minutes of play.

FGI 80
FGJ 90
FT 92
SCR 93

IRL 2021 stats
27ppg, 5apg, 6apg, 1spg

In order to compete we needed a legit #3. Welcome back Tobias. And we got a dog in TT who is a sim beast on the boards.


Team is looking ridiculous bro. I knew you were never standing pat, you’re the definition of “always stay hungry”.


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G: Jrue Holiday ..| T.J. McConnell . | Rajon Rondo
G: Bradley Beal ..| Alec Burks .......| Bryn Forbes
F: N. Powell .......| Harrison Barnes | James Enni
F: Kevin Durant ..| Bobby Portis ....| Taj Gibson
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Post#1767 » by Smash3 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:26 pm

I have to salute NE's deal.

Because at the end of the day a GM might have put together a good squad a couple seasons ago, or done a good job drafting in the beginning of BAF, but can that GM build another contender/competitive team? Can the GM hit the trade market and win? Can the GM successfully maneuver FA? Can the GM retool on the fly? The answers to those questions are what separate a good/lucky GM from a great GM. New Era has done all the above multiple times.

So I urge all y'all teams that have been standing pat for a while to get out there, and find out what y'all are made of. Make some big moves

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G: Bradley Beal ..| Alec Burks .......| Bryn Forbes
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Post#1768 » by mpharris36 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:29 pm

Smash3 wrote:I have to salute NE's deal.

Because at the end of the day a GM might have put together a good squad a couple seasons ago, or done a good job drafting in the beginning of BAF, but can that GM build another contender/competitive team? Can the GM hit the trade market and win? Can the GM successfully maneuver FA? Can the GM retool on the fly? The answers to those questions are what separate a good/lucky GM from a great GM.

So I urge all y'all teams that have been standing pat for a while to get out there, and find out what y'all are made of. Make some big moves

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as long as its after FA :rofl:
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Post#1769 » by NewEra » Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:28 pm

Nuff respect to my fellow GMs who recognize & respect the grind. Literally (sorry Br7) closed the Kyrie/Harris deal while standing in the cereal aisle of the supermarket with my 3 year old :lol: . Props to SOUL and MProject who are both great communicators.

Yo Smash, I'll be settled in by 3:30pm. I'll definitely send my rotation to you bro. :thumbsup:
PG- Kyrie Irving | Lou Williams
SG- Danny Green | Shake Milton
SF- Nic Batum | R. Bullock | Korkmaz
PF- Tobias Harris | Davis Bertans | Prince
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Post#1770 » by Manhattan Project » Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:35 pm

NewEra wrote:Nuff respect to my fellow GMs who recognize & respect the grind. Literally closed the Kyrie/Harris deal while standing in the cereal aisle of the supermarket with my 3 year old :lol: . Props to SOUL and MProject who are both great communicators.

Yo Smash, I'll be settled in by 3:30pm. I'll definitely send my rotation to you bro. :thumbsup:


NewEra so committed to BAF that he’s analyzing posting patterns, he knew when I’d be around and checks in late at night. :lol:

I’m always cautious when dealing with him or Smash because you know they have another move lined up, I had to try and squeeze every penny out of him. Surprised Harris and or Irving haven’t been moved yet.

Either way, I think in the sim Harden has proven year after year that he can carry a team by himself. Bazemore should be a sneaky pickup for cheap and Zubac should provide better interior defense along with Siakim. Now it’s just a matter of seeing how far Harden can carry this team.

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Post#1771 » by Angryfatboy » Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:36 pm

NewEra wrote:Nuff respect to my fellow GMs who recognize & respect the grind. Literally (sorry Br7) closed the Kyrie/Harris deal while standing in the cereal aisle of the supermarket with my 3 year old :lol: . Props to SOUL and MProject who are both great communicators.

Yo Smash, I'll be settled in by 3:30pm. I'll definitely send my rotation to you bro. :thumbsup:


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Post#1772 » by 3toheadmelo » Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:37 pm

Angryfatboy wrote:
NewEra wrote:Nuff respect to my fellow GMs who recognize & respect the grind. Literally (sorry Br7) closed the Kyrie/Harris deal while standing in the cereal aisle of the supermarket with my 3 year old :lol: . Props to SOUL and MProject who are both great communicators.

Yo Smash, I'll be settled in by 3:30pm. I'll definitely send my rotation to you bro. :thumbsup:


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Post#1773 » by NewEra » Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:43 pm

3toheadmelo wrote:
Angryfatboy wrote:
NewEra wrote:Nuff respect to my fellow GMs who recognize & respect the grind. Literally (sorry Br7) closed the Kyrie/Harris deal while standing in the cereal aisle of the supermarket with my 3 year old :lol: . Props to SOUL and MProject who are both great communicators.

Yo Smash, I'll be settled in by 3:30pm. I'll definitely send my rotation to you bro. :thumbsup:


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this man finds a pic for every situation :lol:

The accuracy! Except I’m black bro. :lol:
PG- Kyrie Irving | Lou Williams
SG- Danny Green | Shake Milton
SF- Nic Batum | R. Bullock | Korkmaz
PF- Tobias Harris | Davis Bertans | Prince
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Post#1774 » by mpharris36 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:49 pm

NewEra wrote:
3toheadmelo wrote:
Angryfatboy wrote:
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this man finds a pic for every situation :lol:

The accuracy! Except I’m black bro. :lol:



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Post#1775 » by NewEra » Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:50 pm

Manhattan Project wrote:
NewEra wrote:Nuff respect to my fellow GMs who recognize & respect the grind. Literally closed the Kyrie/Harris deal while standing in the cereal aisle of the supermarket with my 3 year old :lol: . Props to SOUL and MProject who are both great communicators.

Yo Smash, I'll be settled in by 3:30pm. I'll definitely send my rotation to you bro. :thumbsup:


NewEra so committed to BAF that he’s analyzing posting patterns, he knew when I’d be around and checks in late at night. :lol:

I’m always cautious when dealing with him or Smash because you know they have another move lined up, I had to try and squeeze every penny out of him. Surprised Harris and or Irving haven’t been moved yet.

Either way, I think in the sim Harden has proven year after year that he can carry a team by himself. Bazemore should be a sneaky pickup for cheap and Zubac should provide better interior defense along with Siakim. Now it’s just a matter of seeing how far Harden can carry this team.

Dinwiddie on the block if anyone sees something.

Oh most def.
Smash- early morning
Hoffa - early morning
You- late night
Ribs- Late night
Soul- Late night
Harris - all day
Melo - all day
2010- mid day
AFB- all day
Context- all day
Wackbone- late night
Richard- all day (just barely responds lol)
Phish (ignores me but we have an understanding lol)
Cap - late night
Deeeez (trades once a year)
Eballa- late night/early morning
Pooch- early morning
Strick (late night)
DaGawd- all day
Depalma- 10amIsh/ early afternoon

And that’s just to name a few. Call it what you want, but I call it knowing the competition. Timing is everything lol
PG- Kyrie Irving | Lou Williams
SG- Danny Green | Shake Milton
SF- Nic Batum | R. Bullock | Korkmaz
PF- Tobias Harris | Davis Bertans | Prince
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Post#1776 » by mpharris36 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:50 pm

NewEra wrote:Nuff respect to my fellow GMs who recognize & respect the grind. Literally (sorry Br7) closed the Kyrie/Harris deal while standing in the cereal aisle of the supermarket with my 3 year old :lol: . Props to SOUL and MProject who are both great communicators.

Yo Smash, I'll be settled in by 3:30pm. I'll definitely send my rotation to you bro. :thumbsup:



I don't know if it beats my trade being finalized during my wife epidural

but not too shabby! :lol:
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ROSTER

Robert Williams III/Chris Boucher/Daniel Gafford
Michael Porter Jr/De'Andre Hunter/James Johnson
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Steph Curry/Jalen Suggs/Anfernee Simons
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Post#1777 » by Capn'O » Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:52 pm

We need some sort of in-season gif-off tournament between

Melo
mpharris
K-Dot
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BAF Clippers
PG: Conley, Payne
SG: SGA, Melton, THT
SF: PG13, Craig
PF: DFS, JM Green
C: Stifle Tower, Holmes

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Post#1778 » by Capn'O » Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:53 pm

NewEra wrote:
Manhattan Project wrote:
NewEra wrote:Nuff respect to my fellow GMs who recognize & respect the grind. Literally closed the Kyrie/Harris deal while standing in the cereal aisle of the supermarket with my 3 year old :lol: . Props to SOUL and MProject who are both great communicators.

Yo Smash, I'll be settled in by 3:30pm. I'll definitely send my rotation to you bro. :thumbsup:


NewEra so committed to BAF that he’s analyzing posting patterns, he knew when I’d be around and checks in late at night. :lol:

I’m always cautious when dealing with him or Smash because you know they have another move lined up, I had to try and squeeze every penny out of him. Surprised Harris and or Irving haven’t been moved yet.

Either way, I think in the sim Harden has proven year after year that he can carry a team by himself. Bazemore should be a sneaky pickup for cheap and Zubac should provide better interior defense along with Siakim. Now it’s just a matter of seeing how far Harden can carry this team.

Dinwiddie on the block if anyone sees something.

Oh most def.
Smash- early morning
Hoffa - early morning
You- late night
Ribs- Late night
Soul- Late night
Harris - all day
Melo - all day
2010- mid day
AFB- all day
Context- all day
Wackbone- late night
Richard- all day (just barely responds lol)
Phish (ignores me but we have an understanding lol)
Cap - late night
Deeeez (trades once a year)
Eballa- late night/early morning
Pooch- early morning
Strick (late night)
DaGawd- all day
Depalma- early afternoon

And that’s just to name a few. Call it what you want, but I call it knowing the competition. Timing is everything lol


Jesus... that's amazing. Though technically it's still evening for me :lol: It makes sense though - I think Pooch is Europe based so he sends stuff way early and I'm just like "ahhh can't."

I also crawl into "no deal" shells for weeks to months at a time :lol:
BAF Clippers
PG: Conley, Payne
SG: SGA, Melton, THT
SF: PG13, Craig
PF: DFS, JM Green
C: Stifle Tower, Holmes

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Post#1779 » by NewEra » Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:53 pm

mpharris36 wrote:
NewEra wrote:
3toheadmelo wrote:this man finds a pic for every situation :lol:

The accuracy! Except I’m black bro. :lol:



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SG- Danny Green | Shake Milton
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Post#1780 » by NewEra » Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:58 pm

mpharris36 wrote:
NewEra wrote:Nuff respect to my fellow GMs who recognize & respect the grind. Literally (sorry Br7) closed the Kyrie/Harris deal while standing in the cereal aisle of the supermarket with my 3 year old :lol: . Props to SOUL and MProject who are both great communicators.

Yo Smash, I'll be settled in by 3:30pm. I'll definitely send my rotation to you bro. :thumbsup:



I don't know if it beats my trade being finalized during my wife epidural

but not too shabby! :lol:

Nothing will ever beat that lol
PG- Kyrie Irving | Lou Williams
SG- Danny Green | Shake Milton
SF- Nic Batum | R. Bullock | Korkmaz
PF- Tobias Harris | Davis Bertans | Prince
C- Joel Embiid | Derrick Favors| Dedmon

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