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#21 BasketballIQ

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Posted January 30, 2014 - 06:49 PM

But what Kobe? Im less optimistic than when he returned from his achilles...as injury upon injury aint pretty.

I'm expecting Jason Kidd in Dallas---but stats would be more comparable of a SG than a td PG



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Posted January 30, 2014 - 07:22 PM

You need to empty out your inbox. Telling you here cause there's really no other quicker way to reach you.


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Posted January 30, 2014 - 07:26 PM

No thanks. I don't want Irving. Injury prone.



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Posted January 30, 2014 - 07:30 PM

You need to empty out your inbox. Telling you here cause there's really no other quicker way to reach you.


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Posted January 30, 2014 - 09:20 PM

24 points on 25 shots only 6 assists... sigh.. Kyrie is really disappointing me this year. 


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Posted January 30, 2014 - 10:44 PM

^ Indeed. The least he should do is still keep playing hard ALL of the time as not only the professional he's supposed to be, but franchise player.

 

Remember when Kobe made his trade demands? Say what you will & feel how you did about it, but at least you can't say he wasn't remaining professional still about his business on the court and not laying it all out on the line every minute still.


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Posted January 30, 2014 - 10:49 PM

^ Indeed. The least he should do is still keep playing hard ALL of the time as not only the professional he's supposed to be, but franchise player.

 

Remember when Kobe made his trade demands? Say what you will & feel how you did about it, but at least you can't say he wasn't remaining professional still about his business on the court and not laying it all out on the line every minute still.


Yes I remember, and Kobe's famous "I'm not the one they need to worry about" line.  In terms of who will step up as well as him coming to the arena solo on his motorcycle away from the team. 


Phil let that go on and let Kobe do his venting and his such.  And then early in that season there was a game where everyone stepped up, Luke, Bynum, etc everyone stepped up and put the team in position to win, and Kobe had the chance to win it and put them over the hump and blew it. 

So after that Kobe couldn't talk trash on his teammates anymore cause they had stepped up and played level with him and he didn't close it out. 

I remember that game extremely because after that point Kobe's hostility to his teammates pretty much went away. 

I always felt in the back of my mind somewhere that Phil went to him after that game and said "Alright.  Now you did all your talking about what your teammates can and can't do. But tonight they weren't the ones that let the team down.  So you can't talk about them or treat them anymore like that, because they proved their point tonight and you were the one that didn't come through. So that's enough." 

And it always seemed after that point Kobe was much more sociable with them and we actually were doing rather well till Bynum's injury and we all know what happened after. 


Edited by Majesty, January 30, 2014 - 10:49 PM.

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Posted January 30, 2014 - 10:50 PM

^ Indeed. The least he should do is still keep playing hard ALL of the time as not only the professional he's supposed to be, but franchise player.

 

Remember when Kobe made his trade demands? Say what you will & feel how you did about it, but at least you can't say he wasn't remaining professional still about his business on the court and not laying it all out on the line every minute still.

The Inside the NBA crew just called out Kyrie Irving. Chuck said that Irving needs to make his teammates better even if their team is bad.



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Posted January 30, 2014 - 10:54 PM

^ That's great. There is justice after all. Only further backs up those of us who are more critical of him and don't give him a pass so easily.


Yes I remember, and Kobe's famous "I'm not the one they need to worry about" line.  In terms of who will step up as well as him coming to the arena solo on his motorcycle away from the team. 


Phil let that go on and let Kobe do his venting and his such.  And then early in that season there was a game where everyone stepped up, Luke, Bynum, etc everyone stepped up and put the team in position to win, and Kobe had the chance to win it and put them over the hump and blew it. 

So after that Kobe couldn't talk trash on his teammates anymore cause they had stepped up and played level with him and he didn't close it out. 

I remember that game extremely because after that point Kobe's hostility to his teammates pretty much went away. 

I always felt in the back of my mind somewhere that Phil went to him after that game and said "Alright.  Now you did all your talking about what your teammates can and can't do. But tonight they weren't the ones that let the team down.  So you can't talk about them or treat them anymore like that, because they proved their point tonight and you were the one that didn't come through. So that's enough." 

And it always seemed after that point Kobe was much more sociable with them and we actually were doing rather well till Bynum's injury and we all know what happened after. 

Kyrie could sure use some mentoring from Kobe right now.

 

Great post by the way.

 

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Posted January 31, 2014 - 02:16 PM

^ That's great. There is justice after all. Only further backs up those of us who are more critical of him and don't give him a pass so easily.

Kyrie could sure use some mentoring from Kobe right now.

 

Great post by the way.

 

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Posted January 31, 2014 - 07:26 PM

Irving means no Melo, which i prefer obviously. You just don't put two ball handlers and isos together. And kobe in top of that ?? No thanks. You need a team not bunch of stars playing together. You need players with defined roles and are able to play under a system..

 

 

I'd like to have Kyrie, but not sure if Cleveland wants to part with him anytime soon ..

 

 

If we got the 4th pick, Cleveland can get smart and whomever their pick will net them assuming they won't get a higher pick. But even that, would Kyrie change his mind if they landed wiggins or embiid ??



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Posted January 31, 2014 - 08:33 PM

What if Irving was traded to Miami. 


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Posted February 01, 2014 - 10:13 AM

Let's try to be somewhat realistic in these discussions

 

What if Irving was traded to Miami. 


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Posted February 05, 2014 - 07:23 PM

Benched the whole 4th quarter and deservedly so. Surprised Brown had the balls to do it though to their spoiled "all-star franchise player". He should just demand a trade already and get it done with.


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Posted February 05, 2014 - 09:13 PM

Kyrie close to firing his agent for trying persuade him to stay in Cleveland

 

Kyrie Irving is close to firing his agent, Jeff Wechsler, according to a league source. We hear part of the reason Irving is seeking a new rep is that he intends on leaving the Cavs, while Wechsler wants him to stay. As we reported at the start of the season, Irving wants to come back home to the New York area — he’s from West Orange, N.J. — and play for the Knicks. Lord knows they could use an All-Star talent at point guard, and Irving will be headed for his first starting assignment in an All-Star game in a couple of weeks.

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Posted February 05, 2014 - 09:15 PM

Maybe the Knicks can trade their lottery pick to the Cavs....

 

Oh wait. 



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Posted February 05, 2014 - 09:16 PM

If we miss out on Kyrie and he ends up on the Knicks I'm gonna be pretty annoyed.



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Posted February 05, 2014 - 09:22 PM

It's in times of peril where you can see the true character of a person.  


Example:  Look at how Kyrie is dealing with this situation and then look at how the Lakers are dealing with this situation.  Nick Young in particular.  

A team like the Lakers have every excuse to check out but their leader down to the last guy on the bench gives full effort every night. 


Kyrie and the Cavs?  Starting at the leader.  He's checked out.. so everyone else is too. 

It's no consequence that the Cavs played better while Kyrie was on the bench not bringing them down with his passiveness which is why Brown kept him benched.


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Posted February 05, 2014 - 09:26 PM

It's in times of peril where you can see the true character of a person.  


Example:  Look at how Kyrie is dealing with this situation and then look at how the Lakers are dealing with this situation.  Nick Young in particular.  

A team like the Lakers have every excuse to check out but their leader down to the last guy on the bench gives full effort every night. 


Kyrie and the Cavs?  Starting at the leader.  He's checked out.. so everyone else is too. 

It's no consequence that the Cavs played better while Kyrie was on the bench not bringing them down with his passiveness which is why Brown kept him benched.

1. Playing for the Lakers and playing Cavs are two very different things

 

2. He probably also doesn't like playing for an terrible coach like Mike Brown.

 

 

Theres a reason why Kobe gave him the death stare.....



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Posted February 05, 2014 - 09:44 PM

1. Playing for the Lakers and playing Cavs are two very different things

 

2. He probably also doesn't like playing for an terrible coach like Mike Brown.

 

 

Theres a reason why Kobe gave him the death stare.....



yeah but Kobe came out there trying to win every game.  Never once did he check out or try to outperform the team like he was so above being there. 

Kobe no matter how he feels about a coach or a system will do everything in his power to win and under Mike Brown he was one of the hardest working players out there.

Kyrie on the other hand is pouty and just trying to prove he's better than the Cavs while not trying to lead them anywhere and got rightfully benched. 

I wouldn't be surprised if the locker room applauded Brown cause they finally got to playing and trying once their checked out leader was gone.

Kyrie is really starting to look like another Dwight.  But without the leading his team to the finals and even Dwight "tried" before the back injury. 


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