Who do you blame most for the current state of the nba?

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Whats most responsible for the current state of the nba?

Lebron James
22
21%
Kevin Durant
38
36%
Adam Silver being to weak
8
8%
Team owners not being smart enough
10
10%
Millenials mentality
6
6%
The Fans
5
5%
The Media
5
5%
Social Media
4
4%
Other
7
7%
 
Total votes: 105

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Who do you blame most for the current state of the nba? 

Post#1 » by nbafan38 » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:30 am

And the super teams era? I've looked over some threads and seem some different ideas posted so wondering what the majority of the board thinks?
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Post#2 » by Thabo Sefolosha » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:38 am

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Post#3 » by Unbiased hater » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:41 am

Globalisation bc galacticos influenced NBA players and GM's
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Post#4 » by yoyoboy » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:42 am

The media and the fans who buy into it for their obsession with rings while ignoring all context. And then Kevin Durant.
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Post#5 » by JermaineOYea » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:43 am

I picked 'other'.

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Post#6 » by PhilBlackson » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:46 am

yoyoboy wrote:The media and the fans who buy into it for their obsession with rings while ignoring all context. And then Kevin Durant.


It's funny that some of this new generation doesn't seem to realize/care that not all rings will be treated equally.

KD could rack up 6 rings & Steph 7 but they won't be in any conversation for GOAT outside of the Bay area. These are easily the most meaningless championships/rings in the last 40+ years.
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Post#7 » by KeithCozart » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:49 am

All the things above are to blame, but Kevin Durant is by far the worst man alive and he is to blame for this BS.

And the funny thing is, i like GS, they drafted smart, they developed. But when one man is such a pussy and has zero heart, what you can do about it ? I don't hate GS but i don't love or root either. This season, i wont even watch GS games like i did 05-15.
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Post#8 » by Jonathan starks » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:52 am

Lebron started it
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Post#9 » by nbafan38 » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:52 am

PhilBlackson wrote:
yoyoboy wrote:The media and the fans who buy into it for their obsession with rings while ignoring all context. And then Kevin Durant.


It's funny that some of this new generation doesn't seem to realize/care that not all rings will be treated equally.

KD could rack up 6 rings & Steph 7 but they won't be in any conversation for GOAT outside of the Bay area. These are easily the most meaningless championships/rings in the last 40+ years.


How people could watch the 2016 finals vs the 2018 finals and not get the difference between whats a meaningful championship and whats not. Nobody even talked about the 2018 finals a day after it happened, the 2016 finals still is memorable
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Post#10 » by Soupman » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:55 am

Casual fans.
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Post#11 » by My Main Man » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:56 am

Jonathan starks wrote:Lebron started it


This. I think the Durant to GS move is much lamer but Lebron and the Heatles started this garbage.
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Post#12 » by jonjames » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:56 am

Media..hate the media so much. They were pushing for lebron to la way before lebron even considered leaving cleveland. :nonono: :banghead:
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Post#13 » by Aventador » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:56 am

It's Jordan's fault.
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Post#14 » by Cactus Jack » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:56 am

David Stern
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Post#15 » by TravisScott55 » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:57 am

LeBron.
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Post#16 » by infinite11285 » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:58 am

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Post#17 » by XxIronChainzxX » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:58 am

PhilBlackson wrote:
yoyoboy wrote:The media and the fans who buy into it for their obsession with rings while ignoring all context. And then Kevin Durant.


It's funny that some of this new generation doesn't seem to realize/care that not all rings will be treated equally.

KD could rack up 6 rings & Steph 7 but they won't be in any conversation for GOAT outside of the Bay area. These are easily the most meaningless championships/rings in the last 40+ years.


It's like no one paid attention to Bill Russel. He has 11 (!!) rings as I recall yet it never comes up and to the extent that it does it gets written off immediately for the era. It will IMO be similar here. But I think people are overreacting with Cousins. Dude was crippled by this injury - even assuming medical science has dramatically advanced this decade in Achilles tendon injuries he's likely never going to be the same player.
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Post#18 » by jonjames » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:59 am

PhilBlackson wrote:
yoyoboy wrote:The media and the fans who buy into it for their obsession with rings while ignoring all context. And then Kevin Durant.


It's funny that some of this new generation doesn't seem to realize/care that not all rings will be treated equally.

KD could rack up 6 rings & Steph 7 but they won't be in any conversation for GOAT outside of the Bay area. These are easily the most meaningless championships/rings in the last 40+ years.



Marriages dont mean much either. You get married if dont like the person in the next 6 months get divorced. Get remarried. Rinse repeat. Its the new generation.
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Post#19 » by NO-KG-AI » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:59 am

Over valuing rings with no regard to context.
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Post#20 » by IG2 » Tue Jul 3, 2018 3:59 am

Let's see now....

The guy who joined 47-win and 33-win teams to create his "super teams" or the guy who joined a 73-win team? WOW, this sure is a toughie....

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