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#1 manaro90

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 03:59 AM

ESPN put a picture 3 nights ago and I think it is like that:


1. Kevin Garnett
2. Metta World Peace
3. Zach Randolph
4. Kendrick Perkins
5. Tony Allen

What do you think? Which of those guys would you have on your team(exept MWP :) )

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 04:09 AM

Garnett isn't tough .. He's picking on smaller guys and when someone his size stands up to him he runs off like a little [expletive]

1. Metta
2. Kobe
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Posted November 18, 2012 - 04:27 AM

KG definitely doesn't belong on the list, let alone number 1...

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 12:04 PM

I'd say..
Ron Artest
Stephen Jackson
Tyson Chandler
Kobe Bryant
Kendrick Perkins

They all seem like they've done their fair share of intimidating everyone in the league.

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 12:14 PM

KG does deserve to be on that list. Maybe not #1, but he is definitely one of the league's toughest players, despite his age.

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 12:22 PM

Depends on how you define "toughest". A guy like Kobe (if there is such a thing) is mentally tough, can't be shook or punked or rattled. But I don't think of "tough" like that.

I'd definitely go Ron Ron, Captain Jack, Perk, Z-Bo, and Tony Allen.

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 12:22 PM

Big Baby Davis.

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 12:37 PM

I would definitely not put Kobe on the tough guy list AT ALL

I'm surprised nobody said Sheed

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 12:50 PM

I would definitely not put Kobe on the tough guy list AT ALL

I'm surprised nobody said Sheed

Blasphemy ! He's known for being a warrior and playing through all kinds of injuries. He's as tough as an athlete can get. He's also a fierce competitor and a cold blooded assassin. He can't be intimidated by anybody ..


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Posted November 18, 2012 - 01:11 PM

Blasphemy ! He's known for being a warrior and playing through all kinds of injuries. He's as tough as an athlete can get. He's also a fierce competitor and a cold blooded assassin. He can't be intimidated by anybody ..


Tough as in playing through injuries or in tough as in they would actually fight someone?

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 01:24 PM

Tough as in playing through injuries or in tough as in they would actually fight someone?

You tell me ..What's your definition of tough ?


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Posted November 18, 2012 - 01:46 PM

I would definitely not put Kobe on the tough guy list AT ALL


Let's not forget about this shall we? Maybe not tough.. but boss? without a doubt.



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Posted November 18, 2012 - 02:04 PM

Metta, Kobe, Stephen Jackson, Chuck Hayes, and Pekovic

these are the first 5 that come to mind.

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 02:10 PM

Tough as in playing through injuries or in tough as in they would actually fight someone?

Kobe has fought twice.

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 02:12 PM

In no particular order:

1. MWP
2. Sheeeeeeeeeeeeeeed
3. Stephen Jackson
4. Gerald Wallace
5. Kurt Thomas

KG is a punk, 'nuff said

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 02:18 PM

define tough, maybe each list should post their quick definition

these lists seem to be going off different definitions

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 05:25 PM

Tough to me doesn't just extend to "I don't want to run into them on a dark alley"

Kobe considering what he's played through and his tolerance through pain to still do what he does, if he isn't top 3 on the toughest of all time list the list isn't legit.

There's a difference between tough as in "I'd never want to fight him" and tough as in "Dang that guy is a tough warrior."

Kobe and Iverson both come to mind when I think of that, Metta and Z Bo's toughness does too in the 'id never want to run into them in a dark alley and if I was in a dark alley I'd like to have one or the other with me' kind of way.
 

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 05:48 PM

W/o a doubt Kobe is one the toughest ever!! He has played through so so many injuries that many players would've sat out like 4 weeks.

1.KOBE
2.Tony Allen
3. MWP
4. Z-bo
5. Stephen Jax

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 06:12 PM

In what sense? I remember watching Joakim Noah spraining his ankle kind of badly in a game and he kept playing on it for several minutes, limping the whole way. He told the coach he wanted to stay.

They inevitably pulled him off the court though.

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Posted November 18, 2012 - 07:59 PM

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