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#1 kball

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Posted June 11, 2016 - 03:59 AM

Anyone notice no one seems to want to play or has an injury?

Offhand-KD, RW, Curry, Harden, Blake, AD? (probably others i cant recall right now).

I doubt I will watch any olympic hoops


Edited by kball, June 11, 2016 - 04:00 AM.

Excited for  1. Lebron! (Still love me some Kobe, but damn this guy is amazing) 2. Another big get (Whether in FA or in a trade we need some attractions and closers) 3. Young Guys making big jump (Assuming we have anyone left after more necessary moves either genius ones or in desperation)

READY FOR SEASON!!!

 

 


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Posted June 11, 2016 - 05:33 AM

I'm still going to watch because it is basketball.. possibles cared because of the virus? I dunno. It is crazy that all of them are dropping and given no reason. I think one ,Steph, sited injuries...

#3 JGuez

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Posted June 11, 2016 - 06:51 AM

It's a bit disappointing to see, I was actually looking forward to it.

 

We should still have a pretty strong team despite a lot of people stepping out.



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Posted June 11, 2016 - 07:38 AM

Absolutely cause of the virus. I read something about it not being safe to have kids for a couple years after being exposed to it.

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Posted June 11, 2016 - 07:43 AM

I don't blame them for being scared of the zika virus that still active over there in RIO. I feel like they should cancel the Olympics in general but we know that ain't happening.



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Posted June 11, 2016 - 07:49 AM

I agree, but they are looking at the revenue it brings in. Can you imagine the players getting sick and bringing it back to the US. It would be crazy

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Posted June 11, 2016 - 09:34 AM

I agree, but they are looking at the revenue it brings in. Can you imagine the players getting sick and bringing it back to the US. It would be crazy

 

 

True, unfortunately the Olympics  only cares $$$ about rather then peoples' health.


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Posted June 11, 2016 - 02:00 PM

More bad news for Rio

 

https://sports.yahoo...17292--oly.html


Excited for  1. Lebron! (Still love me some Kobe, but damn this guy is amazing) 2. Another big get (Whether in FA or in a trade we need some attractions and closers) 3. Young Guys making big jump (Assuming we have anyone left after more necessary moves either genius ones or in desperation)

READY FOR SEASON!!!

 

 


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Posted June 14, 2016 - 10:10 PM

I honestly think it's a good idea for NBA players to skip the Olympics. The 82 season is already taking its toll on players health and playing all summer is just too much.

 

I think nba players should have ONE shot at the Olympics. That's it.



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Posted June 17, 2016 - 05:37 AM

Pau says if he goes, he may free his sperm.  (We've crossed a line, and no one seems to realize it).

 

Anyway, afraid this US team may end up looking discombobulated like the 2004 team in Greece. 


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Posted June 17, 2016 - 05:54 AM

Pau says if he goes, he may free his sperm.  (We've crossed a line, and no one seems to realize it).

 

Anyway, afraid this US team may end up looking discombobulated like the 2004 team in Greece. 

 

Most male athletes who go to olympics try and 'free' their sperm!

 

Think the word you were looking for is 'freeze'


Edited by kball, June 17, 2016 - 05:54 AM.

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Excited for  1. Lebron! (Still love me some Kobe, but damn this guy is amazing) 2. Another big get (Whether in FA or in a trade we need some attractions and closers) 3. Young Guys making big jump (Assuming we have anyone left after more necessary moves either genius ones or in desperation)

READY FOR SEASON!!!

 

 


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Posted June 23, 2016 - 12:45 PM

Official Roster:

Kevin Durant
Klay Thompson
Jimmy Butler
Carmelo Anthony
DeMarcus Cousins
DeAndre Jordan
Kyle Lowry
DeMar DeRozan
Draymond Green
Paul George

2 spots open, presumably for Kyrie and LeBron who have yet to accept.

#13 Massacre

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Posted June 23, 2016 - 01:51 PM

LeBron says he's out.

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LeBron James informs Team USA he won't play in 2016 Rio Olympics: "I could use the rest." (via @clevelanddotcom)

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Posted June 23, 2016 - 03:02 PM

No reason for tha squad to lose
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Posted July 30, 2016 - 09:21 PM

Love this year's squad, lol.

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Posted July 31, 2016 - 08:26 AM

this year roster will win another gold. 



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Posted September 09, 2016 - 08:08 PM

I'm looking forward to the Olympic teams with Popovich at the healm.

 

Will be interesting to see how the ghosts of Athens will effect him, or if he'll rise above it and win more gold for U.S.






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