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#61 PurPnYellowLaker

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Posted January 07, 2014 - 03:47 PM

Kinda Sucks . I would of just traded kaman and cut nash.

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Posted January 07, 2014 - 04:47 PM

Williams was really helping with the Tank thing... Now Kaman or Kelly will have to step up and do their part.

 

However given the team, not much effort will be needed.



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Posted January 07, 2014 - 04:48 PM

You absolutely can state your opinion.

But you can't call people stupid and argue that other opinions are CONSTANTLY wrong when they don't coincide with yours.

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Posted January 07, 2014 - 04:54 PM

damn poor dude,,, he wasn't all that good but a good locker room guy.



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Posted January 07, 2014 - 04:59 PM

damn poor dude,,, he wasn't all that good but a good locker room guy.


He wasn't even a good locker room guy. That's how much he sucked

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Posted January 07, 2014 - 05:08 PM

thank god


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Posted January 07, 2014 - 05:49 PM

Williams seemed like a good guy. Though he was always hustling out on the court, he just couldn't translate it into much production or hit the 3 at a decent clip. Best of luck to him.

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Posted January 08, 2014 - 06:57 AM

that came out of nowhere


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Posted January 08, 2014 - 07:06 AM

Now it's time to find another undersized PF who can shoot 3s and misses a lot of them. 



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Posted January 08, 2014 - 05:06 PM

 

Re: Waiving Shawne Williams, Kupchak said Lakers couldn't get caught in situation they needed to add a guard but had 15 guaranteed players/



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Posted January 08, 2014 - 05:13 PM

Shawne Williams was never a good defensive player to begin with...not at Memphis (college), and not in the pros.  I'm not sure why that was ever suggested.  He's a liability out there, and he shouldn't be (because of his wingspan and his versatility), but he doesn't put much effort at all into his defensive play AND he hates physicality on that end of the floor.



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Posted January 08, 2014 - 05:18 PM


Shawne Williams was never a good defensive player to begin with...not at Memphis (college), and not in the pros. I'm not sure why that was ever suggested. He's a liability out there, and he shouldn't be (because of his wingspan and his versatility), but he doesn't put much effort at all into his defensive play AND he hates physicality on that end of the floor.



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Posted January 08, 2014 - 06:49 PM

D'Antoni shed many tears.



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Posted January 08, 2014 - 09:59 PM

double you tea eff? I thought he was D'antoni's illegitimate son.

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Posted January 27, 2014 - 12:23 PM

Free agent forward Shawne Williams has agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Defenders of the D-League, sources tell Yahoo Sports.

 

The Lakers waived Williams in early January. The Defenders are the Lakers D-League affiliate.


Edited by Lakersfan1211, January 27, 2014 - 12:26 PM.


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Posted January 27, 2014 - 12:32 PM

He could move his feet better than Pau, Kaman, Sacre, Hill and Kelly ....does that make him a good defender? NO

 

 

But if he were guarding Melo instead of Kelly, it wouldn't have been a  national joke



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Posted January 27, 2014 - 12:38 PM

Free agent forward Shawne Williams has agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Defenders of the D-League, sources tell Yahoo Sports.

 

The Lakers waived Williams in early January. The Defenders are the Lakers D-League affiliate.



I'm glad he gets to stay in LA.  He still ain't been right since his foot injury, D-league is gonna do him better than not playing anywhere.  Wish him all the best and hope he continues to pull things together in his life


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Posted January 27, 2014 - 04:19 PM

But if he were guarding Melo instead of Kelly, it wouldn't have been a  national joke

It wasn't that bad. I mean he didn't drop 62 on him like he did on MKG after all, nor did he even shoot over 50% for the game. Took him 31 shots to get 35.


Edited by    , January 27, 2014 - 06:06 PM.

yo.


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Posted January 27, 2014 - 06:05 PM

I wasn't that bad. I mean he didn't drop 62 on him like he did on MKG after all, nor did he even shoot over 50% for the game. Took him 31 shots to get 35.


And Kelly had the highlight dunk ;)   Melo was even kind enough to move out of his way. He didn't wanna get Blake Griffin'd by Kelly when he goes in "I believe I can fly" mode!!!  :bounce:  :cool2:


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Posted January 27, 2014 - 06:17 PM

It wasn't that bad. I mean he didn't drop 62 on him like he did on MKG after all, nor did he even shoot over 50% for the game. Took him 31 shots to get 35.

 

Thankfully Kelly didn't guard Melo the entire game. Otherwise Melo would have dropped 62 on him.






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