***2012-13 NBA Discussion Thread***

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    Originally Posted by SoonerBounce View Post
    So why do the Heat get a special ESPN page linked at the top of the NBA espn page? "Heat Index"
    Because NBA and sports fans love to follow the drama - whether cheering for them to win or lose. I usually tune it out as I have no real interest in the heat or the leastern conference. Too much good basketball at the top of the west to care about the media soap opera.
       

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    All Star Starters were named.

    West: Paul, Bryant, Durant, Griffin, Howard
    East: Rondo, Wade, LeBron, Melo, Garnett
       

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    Originally Posted by WFSooner View Post
    All Star Starters were named.

    West: Paul, Bryant, Durant, Griffin, Howard
    East: Rondo, Wade, LeBron, Melo, Garnett
    I guess there's not really another center besides Howard.
       

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    Originally Posted by WFSooner View Post
    All Star Starters were named.

    West: Paul, Bryant, Durant, Griffin, Howard
    East: Rondo, Wade, LeBron, Melo, Garnett
    When do the reserves get named? and who selects them?
       

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    Originally Posted by KCRuf/Nek View Post
    I guess there's not really another center besides Howard.
    There is Tyson Chandler, DeMarcus Cousins, Horford, just to name a few... I thought they were going away from the Center position for the All Star game as far voting is concerned?
       

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    Heat at Lakers on TNT
       

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    Originally Posted by Boognish View Post
    Heat at Lakers on TNT
    LAL four turnovers and Miami four dunks. lol
       

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    Originally Posted by VRO405 View Post
    There is Tyson Chandler, DeMarcus Cousins, Horford, just to name a few... I thought they were going away from the Center position for the All Star game as far voting is concerned?
    Well I wouldn't put cousins ahead of Howard. And the east really doesn't have a center.
       

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    Originally Posted by KCRuf/Nek View Post
    Well I wouldn't put cousins ahead of Howard. And the east really doesn't have a center.
    You mean in general, or All-Star worthy?

    As for the West, I'd have put Duncan and Marc Gasol over Howard this season easily.
       

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    Originally Posted by Teo9969 View Post
    You mean in general, or All-Star worthy?

    As for the West, I'd have put Duncan and Marc Gasol over Howard this season easily.
    Agreed. No just starting in the AS game. They have Melo, LaBron, and KG up front.
       

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    LeTravel getting away with all types of walks in this Lakers/Heat game.
       

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    One of the questions from the ESPN 5-on-5 before the LA/Heat game.

    5. Which player(s) will play for an L.A. team in 2014-15?


    Adande: Kobe. As he has said before, "Why would I go somewhere else?" He can't knock Lakers management for failing to bring in support, not after it got him Gasol, then Nash and Howard. And the one part of MJ's career he doesn't want to duplicate is the Washington Wizards phase. It would be easier to see LeBron back in Cleveland (how does Bron and Kyrie Irving strike you?) than in L.A.

    Haberstroh: Just Kobe. My guess is that if LeBron leaves Miami, he'll take his talents back to Cleveland, not to L.A. But if he does go to L.A., I have a feeling it would be to play in Lob City with his buddy Chris Paul.

    Soriano: Although it's possible the right answer is both, I'm going with neither. With Kobe talking openly about retiring when his contract expires in the summer of 2014 and LeBron looking more than happy to spend his career playing for the Heat, I don't think either will call the City of Angels home in that season.

    Wallace: Kobe Bryant. The fact LeBron even granted the Clippers a visit to recruit him as a free agent in 2010 shows he's at least open to the possibility of taking his talents to Cali. But LeBron seems to be more likely to stay in Miami -- or eventually return to Cleveland -- than to head to the West Coast.

    Windhorst: I say neither. But because they're the Lakers, I wouldn't completely rule out both.
    Anybody think that this has a chance to happen? It reminds me of one of those awkward love stories...
       

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    Re: ***2012-13 NBA Discussion Thread***

    Originally Posted by WFSooner View Post
    LeTravel getting away with all types of walks in this Lakers/Heat game.
    WAHHHHH!!!!
       

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    Who kicked over your rock?
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    Well damn! That one might have went in if he scooted up to the line.
       

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    All Star starter baybee!!!
       

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    When did Hinrich get a tattoo? He's about the last guy I thought I'd see with one.
       

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    LOL.
    I wonder what Pau Gasol is thinking right then. And Kobe. And not to mention Kupchak. And Magic Johnson, Kareem, Jack Nicholson, any other "celebrity" who is a basketball "superfan..."
    But most of all, I figure Dwight Howard is thinking, "Man I suck at free throws."
       

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    RT @sdkoral From the Time Warner Laker Channel: 27 players have scored a season-high against the #Lakers this season.


    Good lord thats bad
       

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    Lakers had a team meeting to air any issues before shootaround in Memphis tonight.
    Then they went out and got their asses spanked.
       

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    Originally Posted by Boognish View Post
    Lakers had a team meeting to air any issues before shootaround in Memphis tonight.
    Then they went out and got their asses spanked.
    I honestly think they need to give up trying to make playoffs this year and try to fix the basics. Even off of the court, I think their team is a mess.
       

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    Durant doesn't seem that tired.
       

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    Wonder if Howard faked today's injury since he is unhappy?
       

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    Wonder if Howard faked today's injury since he is unhappy?
    I wouldn't put it past him. I don't care how good he is, he is a cancer to the team.
       

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    It looked pretty weak.
    No contact, he reached out to defend a shot with his left arm, and apparently re-aggravated his right shoulder in the process.
       

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    Harlan. Reggie, and Charles doing the LAC/Suns game. Game kind of sucks but the conversation is top notch. Lot of Laker bagging going on already.
       

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    Is CP3 playing?
       

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    I thought they were going to have to call the riot squad in for the halftime show.

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    Is CP3 playing?
    No. Terrible game by LAC.
       

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    Originally Posted by KCRuf/Nek View Post
    I thought they were going to have to call the riot squad in for the halftime show.



    No. Terrible game by LAC.
    That halftime show was hilarious!
       

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    Originally Posted by VRO405 View Post
    That halftime show was hilarious!
    Link?
       

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    Can't find it yet. Would it be anywhere besides you tube?
       

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    I'm thinking for Chuck's first time back in studio they may need armed guards. I was crying all over again.

    Best studio show ever.
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    Fan makes hook shot from halfcourt, Lebron James tackles him.

    Last edited by OrangeBlossom; January 26th, 2013 at 12:30 PM. Reason: Fixed vid
       

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    Does Cuban have the balls to do this?


    http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=ahpfb4h
       

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    Originally Posted by SG1 View Post
    Does Cuban have the balls to do this?


    http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=ahpfb4h
    But if you are LA, do you really want Dirk?
       

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    Washington dominating Chicago on WGN.
       

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    Originally Posted by ArbySooner View Post
    Washington dominating Chicago on WGN.
    Yes, I saw that. Wizard's record is terrible but they have been playing solid basketball lately.
       

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    The WGN announcers are horrible. If I had to listen to them every game I'd probably off myself.
       

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    Originally Posted by ArbySooner View Post
    The WGN announcers are horrible. If I had to listen to them every game I'd probably off myself.
    Not a fan of Stacey King?
       

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    Originally Posted by SoopaSooner View Post
    Not a fan of Stacey King?
    First time watching one of their broadcasts so I am not sure if he and his partner are always like that. Sounded like they were calling a funeral or something. No excitement or anything. Granted the Bulls were struggling, but still..
       

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    Originally Posted by ArbySooner View Post
    First time watching one of their broadcasts so I am not sure if he and his partner are always like that. Sounded like they were calling a funeral or something. No excitement or anything. Granted the Bulls were struggling, but still..
    Better than Johnny Kerr. Talk about a ****ing homer.
       

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    Originally Posted by KCRuf/Nek View Post
    Better than Johnny Kerr. Talk about a ****ing homer.
    Doesn't he call games for TNT now?
       

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    Originally Posted by VRO405 View Post
    Doesn't he call games for TNT now?
    No silly. Not unless the mike is buried in the ground.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Kerr
       

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    Oh my bad, I was thinking Steve Kerr
       

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    I believe that's the Red Head yelling at about :25 along with the great Milo Hamilton.

       

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    Wtf happened to Rondo
       

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    Originally Posted by VRO405 View Post
    Wtf happened to Rondo
    Not sure. He had issues during practice, did an interview, and then went to hospital for MRI. He has a torn ACL..
       

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