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Re: Off Topic VIII 

Post#1781 » by Liver_Pooty » Fri Aug 6, 2021 3:47 am

Walt Cronkite wrote:Literally?


Yeah, not sure why I put that. Oh well.
Balllin wrote:Zion Williamson is 6-5, with a 6-10 wingspan. I see him as a slightly better Kenneth Faried.
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Post#1782 » by Liver_Pooty » Fri Aug 6, 2021 5:27 am

Balllin wrote:Zion Williamson is 6-5, with a 6-10 wingspan. I see him as a slightly better Kenneth Faried.
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Post#1783 » by Diop » Sat Aug 7, 2021 1:14 pm

Doncic is a whiny bitch! Patty mills is now Australian royalty. What a win!
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Post#1784 » by luciano-davidwesley » Sat Aug 7, 2021 1:36 pm

Diop wrote:Doncic is a whiny bitch! Patty mills is now Australian royalty. What a win!

Patty Mills is easily my favourite player that never played for Charlotte. Can we swap his contract with Ish on the sly? :lol:

Congratulations to all of the Boomers. Aussie legends!

Ben Simmons humble yourself and emulate Patty Mills and your game will improve dramatically.
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Post#1785 » by MPM » Sat Aug 7, 2021 1:43 pm

I'd like to take this opportunity to beat a very dead horse - it pisses me off to no end to watch how focused and engaged Batum is in the Olympics. What a genuine asset he could've been to this team as a wily do-it-all vet.
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Post#1786 » by bravor » Sat Aug 7, 2021 3:24 pm

Well it was kinda obvious for us (for me at least, its not like i did not say it) after having seen him in the last world championship as he was also good defensively. I guess it was just bad timing overall (and a bad contract obviously). Batum is not any kind of alpha and he cant play under pressure/under the spotlights.

But he was worth something, unlike many thoughts were thinking (even for a last year at 27). Anyway this is past now. When i see the contracts handled this year, the risk of having another 2016 failure is really close (yes i am focusing on Miles considering the risk of throwing a ridiculous extension). Generally i look forward, i am glad for my national team but he will be just a bad memory if Kupchak & cie dont mess up this franchise's current building.

ps : and omg YES Doncic is fr. annoying no matter how talented he is. And grats to Mills yes, class act dude and obviously a symbol for Australians.
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Post#1787 » by UNCNYC » Sat Aug 21, 2021 7:28 pm

The NFL season is here and like Basketball I also like underdogs in football as well. If there is ONE player that I feel should have been chosen in the draft that wasn't it's Zach Thomas from APP State. He even beat my Tar Heels. Dude is athletic and has an arm and has that it factor. I dunno why he wasn't drafted. I would have taken him over Lawrence, and that other Zach Wilson.

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Re: Off Topic VIII 

Post#1788 » by KEMBAtheMETEOR » Fri Oct 1, 2021 5:08 pm

do we have a prediction thread for the season yet?
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Post#1789 » by fatlever » Fri Oct 1, 2021 8:59 pm

37 games (+/- 3 margin of error), same as every year we've ever had.
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Post#1790 » by KEMBAtheMETEOR » Thu Oct 7, 2021 4:49 pm

Read on Twitter

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Five former Bobcats and a former Hornet on this list, that's just disappointing.

Terrence Williams in particular is F'ed
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Post#1791 » by CuseMayne » Thu Oct 7, 2021 4:58 pm

Wow...that's a pretty wild story. Can't remember anything quite like this happening before!

On a more positive side note...just bought 5 tickets for Hornets at Nets on Sunday Oct 24th, the 3rd game of the year! Super pumped! Going to my 2nd live Hornets game! Let me know if you guys see a 6'5 white guy with a Miles Bridges jersey screaming at the top of his lungs :P
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Re: Off Topic VIII 

Post#1792 » by amcoolio » Thu Oct 7, 2021 5:25 pm

I was so pissed that we let E-Rob go to Chicago that season, he was a super promising guy off the bench
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Post#1793 » by SWedd523 » Thu Oct 7, 2021 9:05 pm

KEMBAtheMETEOR wrote:
Read on Twitter

Read on Twitter


Five former Bobcats and a former Hornet on this list, that's just disappointing.

Terrence Williams in particular is F'ed

Defrauding together or each individually?

and defrauding how?
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Post#1794 » by yosemiteben » Thu Oct 7, 2021 9:31 pm

SWedd523 wrote:
KEMBAtheMETEOR wrote:
Read on Twitter

Read on Twitter


Five former Bobcats and a former Hornet on this list, that's just disappointing.

Terrence Williams in particular is F'ed

Defrauding together or each individually?

and defrauding how?

Submitted reimbursement requests for procedures that weren't actually performed. Unlikely that it was coordinated.
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Post#1795 » by BigSlam » Thu Oct 7, 2021 11:03 pm

CuseMayne wrote:On a more positive side note...just bought 5 tickets for Hornets at Nets on Sunday Oct 24th, the 3rd game of the year! Super pumped! Going to my 2nd live Hornets game! Let me know if you guys see a 6'5 white guy with a Miles Bridges jersey screaming at the top of his lungs :P

That's awesome!!

Thrilled you are getting to your 2nd game. Have an amazing time - hope they pull out the upset win for you.
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Post#1796 » by KEMBAtheMETEOR » Thu Oct 7, 2021 11:11 pm

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Post#1797 » by SWedd523 » Thu Oct 7, 2021 11:21 pm

yosemiteben wrote:Submitted reimbursement requests for procedures that weren't actually performed. Unlikely that it was coordinated.

According to the indictment, the former players, led by ex-Celtic Terrence Williams, conducted a plan to defraud the NBA benefits plan by submitting the terribly-faked medical and dental claims to be reimbursed for those expenses.


Looks like T Will was the "Mastermind" and received kickbacks from the other guys for facilitating their false claims.

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Post#1798 » by BigSlam » Sat Oct 16, 2021 5:33 pm

Anyone going to the Teal and Purple Day?
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Post#1799 » by JDR720 » Sat Oct 16, 2021 8:40 pm

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Post#1800 » by fatlever » Mon Oct 18, 2021 12:08 pm

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