Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by bumba, Jul 5, 2018.

  1. Red1972

    Red1972 Well-Known Member

    The NBA is a sham and cares only about the money and what Nike tells them.
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  2. willisbrown

    willisbrown Well-Known Member

    yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep....F the nba, f Steve Kerr, f Adam Silver and especially f china.
  3. Eric

    Eric Well-Known Member VIP Member

    Like Hardin said "China gives us the most important love" $$$

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  4. Insane Dawg

    Insane Dawg Well-Known Member

    The NBA refused to play the All Star game in North Carolina over a bathroom issue but have no problem playing games in a brutal totalitarian country. Then Steve Kerr and Popovich have no problem in criticizing this country but go mute on China.
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  5. the_speakers_lab

    the_speakers_lab Well-Known Member

    kinda bummed Morey blew this up before even getting over there... was really looking forward to a "woke" Kyrie Irving getting deported for making some Free Hong Kong protest in China

    but the whole thing is typical American. Make ignorant statement on some other Country's foreign policy. Walk it a bit back but don't really apologize. And always side with the money bc everyone has a price (especially a group of 30 billionaires)

    All those Chinese games sucked anyways, but watching Zion dunk on ppl:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
  6. bumba

    bumba Well-Known Member


    Oladipo channeling his inner Paulie Jorgensen range.
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  7. bumba

    bumba Well-Known Member

  8. Hinkle

    Hinkle Well-Known Member

    This quote from Mark Cuban, who was completely stunned by the NBA news (and surely hates it), is why I like him:

    "This is not a situation where you fake it 'til you make it or try to sound or act important...The NBA has hired people with expertise in those areas and they are working with people from the government and other people with expertise. We have to defer to them and that's exactly what we will do."
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2020
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  9. NCJon

    NCJon Well-Known Member VIP Member

    He also made a public commitment to make sure the Mavericks hourly employees still get paid even if they can't work.


    He can be brash and I don't always agree with him, but he's always struck me as a good dude.
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  10. bumba

    bumba Well-Known Member

  11. Staxawax

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  12. ButlerNut

    ButlerNut Well-Known Member VIP Member

    Utah Jazz announce the passing of Jerry Sloan.

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  13. Insane Dawg

    Insane Dawg Well-Known Member

    He was an amazing person and player in both college and NBA and excellent coach.
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  14. Ster8462

    Ster8462 Active Member

    Growing up in Northern Indiana I remember him as part of a good Bulls team. Stormin Norman VanLier (Guard), Chet Walker, Bob Love (Starting forwards) and Tom Boerwinkle/Artis Gilmore (Centers). Won’t swear to having first names right but it was early 70’s.
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