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Official Speculation Thread ‘19-'20 III: bored - when is it B-ball time?

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Re: Official Speculation Thread ‘19-'20 III: bored - when is it B-ball time? 

Post#41 » by MagicFrenchie » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:13 am

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Go Cr... oh.
Oh..
Go live betting :lol:[/quote]

What a pity not seeing them in the comp...a lot of talent...where's the problem?

Moreover i've seen that they got destroyed in all their amical games recently..maybe because there's no good players in it , everybody left the sinking ship.
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Re: Official Speculation Thread ‘19-'20 III: bored - when is it B-ball time? 

Post#42 » by pepe1991 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:33 am

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Go Cr... oh.
Oh..
Go live betting :lol:


What a pity not seeing them in the comp...a lot of talent...where's the problem?

Moreover i've seen that they got destroyed in all their amical games recently..maybe because there's no good players in it , everybody left the sinking ship.[/quote]

Idiotic fiba system of qualification where nba players can't play and pitty national league with bunch of incompetent tools.
They played summer league and instad of taking young players they took bunch of guys in their late 20s . :banghead:


But overall smaller countries like Croatia and Slovenia suffered the most due FIBA system of qualifications where Euroleague and NBA players couldn't play majority of qualifications. There is not enough talents to replace guys like Bogdanovic, Doncic, Randolph , Šarić, Zubac...
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Re: Official Speculation Thread ‘19-'20 III: bored - when is it B-ball time? 

Post#43 » by MagicFrenchie » Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:11 pm

f**k I forgot about that ...yeah I mean if you have players that plays in NBA that means they are good, why you can't capitalize on it?

Would rather watch Croatia or Slovenia than Venzuela or South Korea... this is fked up

I heard tat the euroleague association and the NBA are in very bad terms with FIBA for that.
And the players are also not OK with playing for qualifiers and after that getting kicked to let the NBA and euroleague players to take their spot.

Horrible system.
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Post#44 » by Blue_and_Whte » Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:19 pm

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That does it. I’m calling it now. AG will be an All Star next season.
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Post#45 » by Blue_and_Whte » Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:39 pm

Read on Twitter

Notice how many times he keeps the ball in play getting the team an extra possession instead of worrying about swatting it out of bounds and doing the straight arms to the side fist yell. Such a great fundamental tactic that more players should employ. The Dream did that a lot too.
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Post#46 » by OrlandO » Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:47 pm

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Read on Twitter
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Is he actually training with kobe or is he doing a summer camp for kids with kobe type of thing?
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Post#47 » by OrlandoNed » Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:43 pm

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Read on Twitter
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Is he actually training with kobe or is he doing a summer camp for kids with kobe type of thing?

It looks like its just training.
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Post#48 » by OrlandoNed » Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:49 pm

Blue_and_Whte wrote:
Read on Twitter

Notice how many times he keeps the ball in play getting the team an extra possession instead of worrying about swatting it out of bounds and doing the straight arms to the side fist yell. Such a great fundamental tactic that more players should employ. The Dream did that a lot too.

Obviously creating a new possession is more important, but I remember how devastating Dwight was when he crushed shots 5 rows out of bounds. Dwight could really demoralize opponents and discourage them from attacking the rim.
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Post#49 » by dsg2021 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:14 pm

Blue_and_Whte wrote:
Read on Twitter

Notice how many times he keeps the ball in play getting the team an extra possession instead of worrying about swatting it out of bounds and doing the straight arms to the side fist yell. Such a great fundamental tactic that more players should employ. The Dream did that a lot too.

Amen
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Post#50 » by dsg2021 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:15 pm

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How has Fournier been in practices?


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he's been good, had a 29 points perf againts Italy on 10/15 shooting with 22 in the 2nd half ! ( his record ) , 15 points in 5 minutes draw a lot of spotlight on him , I think personnaly that he is in great shape and found back his shooting mojo.


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Post#51 » by GameOver25 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:49 pm

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Kobe starting to put on that retirement weight.
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Post#52 » by OrlandoNed » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:10 pm

I love AG hanging out with Kobe. Working with a guy with that kind of drive and work ethic can only make you better. AG really showed flashes of the Mamba Mentality in the playoffs, never looked rattled or like the moment was too big for him. Looked very comfortable in those high-stakes situations and did not wilt like some others on the team did.
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Post#53 » by fklt » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:48 pm

Blue_and_Whte wrote:
Read on Twitter

Notice how many times he keeps the ball in play getting the team an extra possession instead of worrying about swatting it out of bounds and doing the straight arms to the side fist yell. Such a great fundamental tactic that more players should employ. The Dream did that a lot too.


seriously is there stat for that, ratio for gained possession after a block? looked like 90% of blocks in that clip ended up being magic ball. quite unreal when you think about it.

I guess these are the details that gives the guy 8th best DRPM in the league all the while people here mixing up springy legs with good defense.
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Post#54 » by yoyojw17 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:01 pm

OrlandoNed wrote:I love AG hanging out with Kobe. Working with a guy with that kind of drive and work ethic can only make you better. AG really showed flashes of the Mamba Mentality in the playoffs, never looked rattled or like the moment was too big for him. Looked very comfortable in those high-stakes situations and did not wilt like some others on the team did.

It's great to see his hunger. That's why I've always believed the best is still yet to come with him!
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Post#55 » by RookieStar » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:32 pm

OrlandoNed wrote:I love AG hanging out with Kobe. Working with a guy with that kind of drive and work ethic can only make you better. AG really showed flashes of the Mamba Mentality in the playoffs, never looked rattled or like the moment was too big for him. Looked very comfortable in those high-stakes situations and did not wilt like some others on the team did.


Until AG becomes a star and we have Kobe whispering " Come to the Lakers for the big lights : :(
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Post#56 » by RookieStar » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:34 pm

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That does it. I’m calling it now. AG will be an All Star next season.


Just an eye-test. Is AG wearing Magic shorts UNDERNEATH another shorts? Assuming he has compressions underneath.. is AG wearing almost 4 pieces of shorts??
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Post#57 » by rcklsscognition » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:40 pm

Is that a tattoo of a peace sign on his leg?
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Post#58 » by NEM » Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:48 am

rcklsscognition wrote:Is that a tattoo of a peace sign on his leg?


Yes. AG has a good amount of tattoos, but they’re all covered up by clothing, even when he plays. Wonder if it’s an image thing. His brother has two sleeves I believe.
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Post#59 » by MagicFrenchie » Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:04 am

The tatoos are a lot related to his Native American origins from his father.
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Post#60 » by RookieStar » Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:56 am

MagicFrenchie wrote:The tatoos are a lot related to his Native American origins from his father.


Say what? AG is like a big chief or something?

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