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#161 Ham

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Posted May 29, 2013 - 12:16 PM

No one earns a ring by themselves. It doesn't matter who it is. Every superstar needs help to win a championship. Lebron needed another superstar in Dwade, Mike needed Pippen, Kobe needed Gasol/Shaq, Etcc... Then there are those teams that play perfect together with the perfect Coach, and amazing team defense ('04 Pistons, '08 Celtics, etc) Winning championships is a team effort...

Lebron never earned a ring by himself either he will get the same hate Kobe did/is getting.

Edited by Ham, May 29, 2013 - 12:20 PM.

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Posted May 29, 2013 - 12:42 PM

 Every superstar needs help to win a championship. Lebron needed another superstar in Dwade, Mike needed Pippen, Kobe needed Gasol/Shaq, Etcc...

Although just to be accurate, I'm not sure if Gasol's ever been quite a "superstar". Star yes, but "superstar"..


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Posted May 29, 2013 - 01:22 PM

Although just to be accurate, I'm not sure if Gasol's ever been quite a "superstar". Star yes, but "superstar"..

Gasol was a beast in the post. I still remember when people were calling him the best PF just because of his post moves and comparing him to Tim Duncan.

 

Gasol + Odom is basically the same value as a superstar (cp3). LOLOL


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Posted May 29, 2013 - 01:36 PM

Although just to be accurate, I'm not sure if Gasol's ever been quite a "superstar". Star yes, but "superstar"..

 

Neither is Pippen.

 

Gasol was a beast in the post.

 

Gasol and beast should never go in the same sentence.


Edited by TheOriginalCZM, May 29, 2013 - 01:38 PM.


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Posted May 29, 2013 - 01:36 PM

WAS
WAS
WAS

Edited by Windu, May 29, 2013 - 01:37 PM.

Pau Gasol is GONE


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Posted May 29, 2013 - 03:46 PM

Neither is Pippen.

 

 

Gasol and beast should never go in the same sentence.

Pippen was better than Gasol. No doubt about that.

 

And you still haven't answered the question. What is your statement supposed to mean?



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Posted May 29, 2013 - 05:21 PM

Two different positions. But okay
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Posted May 29, 2013 - 06:55 PM

Neither is Pippen.

 

 

Gasol and beast should never go in the same sentence.

lol spoiled fan much. Prove to me that Gasol wasn't a beast in the post in the 2008-2010. and Yes Windu, He WAS amazing. You can't argue about those seasons. He WAS a beast.

 

And when I said superstars always had help, i didn't mean superstars having help from just superstars.... 


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Posted May 29, 2013 - 07:00 PM

He was okay. Much more assertive...more decisive...more effective. Never at superstar level...never a defensive enforcer or anything close to it.

Now he's just some dude on the payroll.

Pau Gasol is GONE


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Posted May 30, 2013 - 11:14 AM

This assumes Kobe retires and does not re-sign.  I would not necessary assume that. 



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Posted June 01, 2013 - 09:59 PM

Paul George is turning into a superstar.. dude has mad game



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Posted June 01, 2013 - 10:49 PM

If he beats LeBron and Miami in this Game 7 on Monday, I can't imagine what he's going to do against the rest of the league next season...because the thing is, you only get better by playing the best.  LeBron is the best player in the league right now, and one of the most notable things about Paul George is that he is not intimidated.

 

He assigns himself to LeBron on the defensive end, and he comes back down on offense and goes after him (when LeBron is on him).

 

I'm glad he's wearing #24, because while he's not dropping 30+ every night, he has that killer instinct inside of him, and he's not afraid of the big spotlight anymore.



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Posted June 01, 2013 - 11:03 PM

If he beats LeBron and Miami in this Game 7 on Monday, I can't imagine what he's going to do against the rest of the league next season...because the thing is, you only get better by playing the best. LeBron is the best player in the league right now, and one of the most notable things about Paul George is that he is not intimidated.

He assigns himself to LeBron on the defensive end, and he comes back down on offense and goes after him (when LeBron is on him).

I'm glad he's wearing #24, because while he's not dropping 30+ every night, he has that killer instinct inside of him, and he's not afraid of the big spotlight anymore.


He's interesting. You watch him and he seem like he has everything, but then at the same time I feel like he's missing that extra flash like Kobe and all the other great perimeter guys had

He almost reminds me of Duncan in a weird way. I'm hesitant to consider him a superstar but at the same time he's making it difficult not to, those big 3s, lockdown defense, and passing make it tough

His quiet demeanor though make it tough to put him where he could be headed. I will say that I like both he and Irving more than Durant. I think Durant has more holes in his game than they do. I think george has the potential to be a complete player. He's already a shooter, passer, defender.

Now he just really needs to improve his finishing and ball handling. He also has big potential in the post. I think it's a lock that Indiana matches anything thrown at him now. No chance he leaves as a restricted.
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Posted June 01, 2013 - 11:03 PM

If he beats LeBron and Miami in this Game 7 on Monday, I can't imagine what he's going to do against the rest of the league next season...because the thing is, you only get better by playing the best.  LeBron is the best player in the league right now, and one of the most notable things about Paul George is that he is not intimidated.

 

He assigns himself to LeBron on the defensive end, and he comes back down on offense and goes after him (when LeBron is on him).

 

I'm glad he's wearing #24, because while he's not dropping 30+ every night, he has that killer instinct inside of him, and he's not afraid of the big spotlight anymore.



Yes it really does put game 1 into perspective.

Can you imagine what it would have done to history if the Pacers had won game one and THIS game was the one that Paul George and the Pacers eliminated the Heat and LeBron with?

Game 7 is going to be big for both of them, if George stays consistent and Stephenson has one of his "im on fire today" JR Smith games(cause he's hot or cold) it's gonna take either a superhuman effort from Lebron or Bosh and Wade to resurface.

Either way, George has made a name for himself and the most unfortunate realization is that if Granger was healthy, George would have never gotten this chance.


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Posted June 01, 2013 - 11:07 PM

If the pacers lose west, which is possible, then that opens up granger for pau.

If granger is healthy he fits here. He's a shooter and guy who can get to the rim. Big IF on the healthy part though.
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Posted June 02, 2013 - 02:46 AM

first thing he needs to do...

 

change his jersey number to 13...

 

PG13

 

dude would be huge...



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Posted June 02, 2013 - 07:44 AM

Paul George is on that Rondo level.

Can't put up amazing numbers every night.

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Posted June 02, 2013 - 07:46 AM

Gasol was good in the paint but great at finishing.
Catch and shoot or catch and lay up.

Good in the post, against shorter defenders.

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Posted June 02, 2013 - 09:49 AM

The only reason it is going 7 is because Wade has forgot how to play.  Wade is bringing the pain this series, and having to make LeBron do everything. Those so called "Super Friends" of LeBron are Super Pathetic, right now. Also they struggled with them last year, so I think LeBron is going to do a Boston game 6 again to save the Miami Heat life's again. 

 

 

Also playing the way the Pacers want you to play is just doing the Heat a major disservice.

 

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Edited by Chad, June 02, 2013 - 09:58 AM.

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Posted June 02, 2013 - 10:43 AM

People keep talking about the play of Wade and Bosh, but Indiana deserves a lot of credit.

Defensively they are making the Heat work and causing further issues to a struggling Wade and Bosh.




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