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#81 Projekt

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Posted June 06, 2013 - 11:26 AM

Anybody that didn't complain with Fish flopping all over the place have no right to be upset with LeBron for doing the same.



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Posted June 06, 2013 - 11:28 AM

Anybody that didn't complain with Fish flopping all over the place have no right to be upset with LeBron for doing the same.


BUT DUDE! Fish was a Laker! We shouldn't judge him like that!!!!!!!!!



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Posted June 06, 2013 - 04:36 PM

Yes that is what they will cause themselves and the teams they play for to remembered as: disgraceful.
 
OR, you know...no one will care that they flop and no one will remember them for that, and instead remember them for their abilities and accomplishments - which btw, will probably end with more than 1 championship when all is said and done. They are both the best players in the NBA to have a chance to win a championship with...so
 
Your pick. 


Flopping is weak, regardless of who does it. Whether it be a Laker or a Celtic, it's irrelevant. Flopping is weak. Flopping isn't conducive to maintaining the integrity of the game. If integrity doesn't matter to you then flopping probably doesn't seem like a problem, but it is.

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Posted June 06, 2013 - 09:23 PM

Flopping is weak, regardless of who does it. Whether it be a Laker or a Celtic, it's irrelevant. Flopping is weak. Flopping isn't conducive to maintaining the integrity of the game. If integrity doesn't matter to you then flopping probably doesn't seem like a problem, but it is.

I agree with you on your opinion of flopping, but it's definitely not going to play a part in how Lebron is remembered. Ten, twenty years down the line he will be remembered for his championship(s), and not the flopping he used to get there. It's a shame. Many players in the past have been marked by some sort of fiasco, but in the end championship rings are the only thing that sticks to the name.



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Posted June 06, 2013 - 10:07 PM

Yes that is what they will cause themselves and the teams they play for to remembered as: disgraceful.

OR, you know...no one will care that they flop and no one will remember them for that, and instead remember them for their abilities and accomplishments - which btw, will probably end with more than 1 championship when all is said and done. They are both the best players in the NBA to have a chance to win a championship with...so

Your pick.


In what world is Chris Paul in the conversation for best player in the league. The guy struggles to advance in the playoffs while having relatively talented teams.
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Posted June 06, 2013 - 10:13 PM

In what world is Chris Paul in the conversation for best player in the league. The guy struggles to advance in the playoffs while having relatively talented teams.

 

In what world is Chris Paul not a top 5 player? In what world is a top 5 player not the best chance to get to the finals? Is this a new world we live in? 



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Posted June 06, 2013 - 10:35 PM

Being a top 5 player doesn't put you in the conversation of best player when the gap between #1 and #2 is so large.



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Posted June 06, 2013 - 10:52 PM

Being a top 5 player doesn't put you in the conversation of best player when the gap between #1 and #2 is so large.


Exactly. And that's even assuming Chris Paul is actually a top 5 player
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Posted June 06, 2013 - 10:54 PM

In what world is Chris Paul not a top 5 player? In what world is a top 5 player not the best chance to get to the finals? Is this a new world we live in?


How many times to Kobe not make it out of the 1st round with a fellow Allstar on the team with him

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Chris Paul is a phony. He is not the best chance to win a title.

Lebron, Durant, Kobe, Dwight, Parker, rondo are all better bets to get to a finals and win

Considering these guys have actually been to the finals

Some of them actually winning the title
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Posted June 06, 2013 - 11:05 PM

Exactly. And that's even assuming Chris Paul is actually a top 5 player

I'd put him in the top 5, but I can see why some wouldn't. After LeBron, and probably KD, there's plenty of players that you could place in the top 5 and have a solid argument.



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Posted June 07, 2013 - 12:07 AM

I just don't see him coming to the Lakers... Him switching teams again will probably hurt his legacy, unless its going back to the Cavs for redemption. Bringing a championship back to his hometown should be his ultimate goal, since he already proved that he is a champion.

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Posted June 07, 2013 - 03:18 AM

Why would he go back to the Cavs with that vile owner? He doesn't have to redeem himself for Cavs Nation....He was a free agent, and he chose to go to Miami. Going back to the Cavs will not happen. Akron is his hometown not Cleveland.


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Posted June 07, 2013 - 09:11 AM

Yes that is what they will cause themselves and the teams they play for to remembered as: disgraceful.

 

OR, you know...no one will care that they flop and no one will remember them for that, and instead remember them for their abilities and accomplishments - which btw, will probably end with more than 1 championship when all is said and done. They are both the best players in the NBA to have a chance to win a championship with...so

 

Your pick. 

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Posted June 10, 2013 - 09:57 AM

I'd love for Lebron to sign with LA but fans need to stop acting like he needs the Lakers for success.  The Lakers org needs him much much more than he needs it.


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Posted June 10, 2013 - 09:57 AM

why would he sign with LA if he wins 3 str8 rings with miami


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Posted June 10, 2013 - 10:00 AM

I hate opinions like this.  First off none of those PGs are winning anything solo.  Rondo's abilities as a player are alredy suspect.  Lets not overlook while he was putting up 12-15 assist his team has in the bottom 10 in efficiency on the offensive end for 2 years

How many times to Kobe not make it out of the 1st round with a fellow Allstar on the team with him

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Chris Paul is a phony. He is not the best chance to win a title.

Lebron, Durant, Kobe, Dwight, Parker, rondo are all better bets to get to a finals and win

Considering these guys have actually been to the finals

Some of them actually winning the title


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Posted June 10, 2013 - 10:26 AM

Fish is not 6'8 275lbs bigger than every1 guy he is flopping against. Fish flopped on taking charges. Not when he was on offense like LBJ does the majority of the time on his way to the rim.

Anybody that didn't complain with Fish flopping all over the place have no right to be upset with LeBron for doing the same.


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Posted June 10, 2013 - 11:25 AM

why would he sign with LA if he wins 3 str8 rings with miami

because he won't.....



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Posted June 10, 2013 - 11:32 AM

because he won't.....

 

great chance tho idk what ur watching


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Posted June 10, 2013 - 03:58 PM

-Wade is on severe decline, will be a complete shell of the man who got Lebron to join him in 2010

-Lebron at this point only cares about rings and the chance to get more, not playing with friends

-Bosh will be a FA and could conceivably leave or join him in LA as well (assuming Bosh does not demand max)

-Future is much brighter with Dwight Howard than it is with aging Wade and an OK Bosh

-Lebron wants to be a billionaire athlete and wants to increase his global popularity. No place is better than LA especially because of the hispanic and asian market.

-LA can offer Lebron a max offer with a signed Dwight and Nash. Can also make another near max offer to another top FA in 2014 to pair with Lebron, Nash and Dwight.
“We would basically, money-wise, be able to sign the top free agent – maybe even two."
If Nash retires, cap room opens up another $10m which means they can sign close to 3 top FAs...pretty appealing considering Dwight will be waiting those who join.

-If the Heat do not get another ring this year or next, it will be very hard to convince Lebron to come back as he is in his prime and refuses to waste it away.

 

 

The only way I see him signing with the Lakers is if he can't win in Miami again, I don't think it should be a problem this year for him to repeat (sadly).  I am not sure about next year though.  

 

Also, alot of people are confident that Miami can't bring in someone new.  What if Miami brings in another piece to help him win?






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