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Post#21 » by Braggins » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:28 pm

Snidely FC wrote:Can we call him "Boogie Nights?"

Elite thread name potential with this kid.
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Post#22 » by BigSlam » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:44 pm

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Snidely FC wrote:Can we call him "Boogie Nights?"

Elite thread name potential with this kid.

I’m on the other side of the fence on this.

If it is proven to be true and he exploited two girls by filming something unbeknownst to them and then also shared it with others it’s not something that’s a laughable matter or to be mocked IMO.

I think it’s deplorable.


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Post#23 » by Braggins » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:51 pm

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Snidely FC wrote:Can we call him "Boogie Nights?"

Elite thread name potential with this kid.

I’m on the other side of the fence on this.

If it is proven to be true and he exploited two girls by filming something unbeknownst to them and then also shared it with others it’s not something that’s a laughable matter or to be mocked IMO.

I think it’s deplorable.


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Youre right. I wasn't even thinking about the implication. I just liked the Boogie Nights reference. I apologize.
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Better Than Zion: The Jalen McDaniels Thread 

Post#24 » by BigSlam » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:06 pm

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Braggins wrote:Elite thread name potential with this kid.

I’m on the other side of the fence on this.

If it is proven to be true and he exploited two girls by filming something unbeknownst to them and then also shared it with others it’s not something that’s a laughable matter or to be mocked IMO.

I think it’s deplorable.


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Youre right. I wasn't even thinking about the implication. I just liked the Boogie Nights reference. I apologize.

Oh dude - I wasn’t taking a shot at you or Snidely. No need to apologize to me.

I just personally think what he did (if true) is gross and I won’t be rooting for him if it’s found to be true or making jokes at expense of the two girls he disrespected in such a disgusting way. And they are the ones who should be apologized to.

That said, if it’s a fabrication of the truth and he did no wrong I hope he’s the next coming of KG!!


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Post#26 » by Hornet Mania » Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:07 pm

He wasn't in attendance at the press conference to introduce the rookies either unless he shows up at the end (I just watched first 5 minutes). I wonder if we already blew that pick.
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Post#27 » by Snidely FC » Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:04 pm

BigSlam wrote:
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BigSlam wrote:I’m on the other side of the fence on this.

If it is proven to be true and he exploited two girls by filming something unbeknownst to them and then also shared it with others it’s not something that’s a laughable matter or to be mocked IMO.

I think it’s deplorable.


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Youre right. I wasn't even thinking about the implication. I just liked the Boogie Nights reference. I apologize.

Oh dude - I wasn’t taking a shot at you or Snidely. No need to apologize to me.

I just personally think what he did (if true) is gross and I won’t be rooting for him if it’s found to be true or making jokes at expense of the two girls he disrespected in such a disgusting way. And they are the ones who should be apologized to.

That said, if it’s a fabrication of the truth and he did no wrong I hope he’s the next coming of KG!!


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your posts inspired me to read up on what happened...

McDaniels has admitted to making 2 sex vids and sharing with friends, and apologized publicly to the young women. No criminal charges were filed or are pending. What McDaniels faces now are civil suits seeking damages. Its gonna cost him some of money. It's positive that he admitted wrong doing and publicly apologized, but I agree with you it's not a laughing matter and it sure makes it hard to root for him
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Post#28 » by UNCNYC » Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:47 pm

That was one of the reasons why I didn't select him as a draft pick was because of possible off the court issues. Also his age. I think what he did was horrible and hopefully all involved can move on including Jaylen given how young he was when it happened.

I still think he will be the best pick out of the 3 drafted here. He has potential to play 3 positions. He wont be a star tho. It's almost like because he does too many things fairly well but average on the court that there is nothing about him that stands out.
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Post#29 » by Rich4114 » Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:12 pm

So regarding the off the court issue, exactly how old was he when this happened? It seems like he was 17 or even 16, but I haven’t read up on it enough. No defending what he did obviously, but if we are giving second chances to adults who beat women then I think we can let him show us if he can be a good person or not and see if he can succeed in the NBA. I fear with how easy it is to record things, social media and what not that this sort of thing probably happens a lot. Ugh.

Anyway, he seems like a solid basketball player. I think if he had a bigger frame he would’ve been a much higher pick. He seems very thin, but from what I’ve seen (limited) he can play make, score and defend. Excited to see how he develops.
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Post#30 » by countryboi » Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:38 pm

I don’t want to be cold but if he ain’t going to jail I don’t care.


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Post#31 » by BigSlam » Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:23 pm

Snidely FC wrote:
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Braggins wrote:Youre right. I wasn't even thinking about the implication. I just liked the Boogie Nights reference. I apologize.

Oh dude - I wasn’t taking a shot at you or Snidely. No need to apologize to me.

I just personally think what he did (if true) is gross and I won’t be rooting for him if it’s found to be true or making jokes at expense of the two girls he disrespected in such a disgusting way. And they are the ones who should be apologized to.

That said, if it’s a fabrication of the truth and he did no wrong I hope he’s the next coming of KG!!


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your posts inspired me to read up on what happened...

McDaniels has admitted to making 2 sex vids and sharing with friends, and apologized publicly to the young women. No criminal charges were filed or are pending. What McDaniels faces now are civil suits seeking damages. Its gonna cost him some of money. It's positive that he admitted wrong doing and publicly apologized, but I agree with you it's not a laughing matter and it sure makes it hard to root for him

There’s two parts to this for me.

1. Did the girls know/consent to being filmed?
If not I think it’s beyond inexcusable for him to do that and just vile.

2. Even if they knew and consented to being filmed, did they know he was going to share the footage with others?
If not, then it was gross for him to share what should have stayed between the 3 of them with others.

The 2nd part wouldn’t have happened without the 1 part happening though - so for me a lot of it comes down to how part 1 went down.

Did they know about the filming or not?


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Post#32 » by DY_nasty » Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:26 pm

at least he's no fighting kids at the YMCA or catching domestic violence charges

hope he grew up since then
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Re: Better Than Zion: The Jalen McDaniels Thread 

Post#33 » by Bassman » Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:39 am

While this offense may be a key reason McDaniels went well back n the 2nd, the other reasons are on-Court relative to his potential. From what I’ve read he’s a skinny kid that doesn’t have the frame or setup to add significant weight & muscle needed to succeed at the next level. Doesn’t mean he won’t stick, but I’m not holding my breath. He will certainly be in G-league if he doesn’t screw up further and get cut.
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Post#34 » by SWedd523 » Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:39 am

I called him Tyrus Thomas Jr.

Then he gets in trouble for doing some dumb ****.

I feel like I caused this.
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Post#35 » by UNCNYC » Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:55 pm

Jalen is now my favorite player in the NBA. I feel like a coach who raised him through AAU haha. Not only am I a bootleg GM but it appears I am also a bootleg coach as well.
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Post#36 » by UNCNYC » Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:58 pm

I told them to draft Mcdaniels on twitter. I wonder if they listened. I doubt it because I also said draft Obeisie and Yuta as well
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Post#37 » by Bassman » Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:42 pm

SWedd523 wrote:I called him Tyrus Thomas Jr.

Then he gets in trouble for doing some dumb ****.

I feel like I caused this.


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Post#38 » by BigSlam » Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:38 pm

SWedd523 wrote:I called him Tyrus Thomas Jr.

Then he gets in trouble for doing some dumb ****.

I feel like I caused this.

If I sent you her name, address and a pic of my ex-wife what do you think you could do?


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Re: Better Than Zion: The Jalen McDaniels Thread 

Post#39 » by SWedd523 » Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:46 am

BigSlam wrote:
SWedd523 wrote:I called him Tyrus Thomas Jr.

Then he gets in trouble for doing some dumb ****.

I feel like I caused this.

If I sent you her name, address and a pic of my ex-wife what do you think you could do?


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