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#21 Persian Gulf

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Posted July 03, 2018 - 02:45 PM

i smell a trade package

like what?

 

 

mcgee, lance, hart, 1 round for leonard?



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Posted July 06, 2018 - 01:32 PM

not sure exactly what...just seems like an odd cast of characters.  Thought I guess if they're all 1 year contracts, could just be place holders - show me what you got and if you don't [expletive] anything up maybe we'll keep you around kinda thing


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Posted July 06, 2018 - 08:38 PM

Love this pickup aswell

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Posted July 06, 2018 - 08:40 PM

Lance is strongwilled.  He will push the kids and make them better, similar to MWP, IMHO.  I'm not a fan of him as a player but I understand why they chose him.


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Posted July 06, 2018 - 09:04 PM

I actually liked the Laker pickups. Tough minded players with playoff experience who can push these kids
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Posted July 06, 2018 - 09:38 PM

I think Lance was the most strange pickup. I get the idea to add players that are super competitive and i suppose he could be solid. Lebron clearly must have signed off on the deal and it's a 1yr thing. If it doesn't work, he's gone by the deadline.

 

I do look forward to see what kind of stuff he's going to pull against George in a game. Not sure he'll settle with blowing in his ear.



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Posted July 06, 2018 - 09:42 PM

^ if it’s not the ear; what else on George’s body could Stephenson blow?
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Posted July 06, 2018 - 10:48 PM

^ if it’s not the ear; what else on George’s body could Stephenson blow?

Eye?

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Posted July 06, 2018 - 11:22 PM

^ if it’s not the ear; what else on George’s body could Stephenson blow?

 

Ok...that's about where my DIP Threshold is...can we not cross this line?  Please....


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Posted July 06, 2018 - 11:29 PM

Eye?

 

It's a possibility; although Paul George can easily deflect Stephenson's blow by just closing his eyelids. The only way Stephenson's blowing is effective is to direct towards a place George is unable to close via his muscles (i.e. where he must physically move away from and/or block Stephenson's breath with his hands; thus creating a barrier). 

 

George's mouth and eyes are already a no-go due to the fact that he can easily shut his eyes & close his mouth shut; making Lance's blowing all for naught. 

 

The nose might be Lance's only option since George, and any other human, cannot easily close their nostrils. The only problem that remains is the angle of the attack. 

 

We'll see as the season progresses. Magic brought Stephenson here because of his motor and craftiness; so Lance has until training camp to watch video of George and see what makes him tick.


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Posted July 06, 2018 - 11:30 PM

Ok...that's about where my DIP Threshold is...can we not cross this line?  Please....

 

I suggest reading my previous post above that I have thoughtfully shelled out for all our forum members to digest. 

 

Please, I mean no offense & only mean to contribute; as we are all Laker fans here.


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Posted July 06, 2018 - 11:35 PM

I suggest reading my previous post above that I have thoughtfully shelled out for all our forum members to digest. 

 

Please, I mean no offense & only mean to contribute; as we are all Laker fans here.

 

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Posted July 07, 2018 - 01:30 AM

Ok...that's about where my DIP Threshold is...can we not cross this line?  Please....

 

Yeah, not really my intention to push the conversation in that direction.

 

I do think there is a chance that Lebron wanted Lance because he's one of the few guys who got under his skin...


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Posted July 07, 2018 - 08:54 AM

Yeah, not really my intention to push the conversation in that direction.

I do think there is a chance that Lebron wanted Lance because he's one of the few guys who got under his skin...


I don’t think he got under his skin it’s just that they love competing against eachother

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Posted July 07, 2018 - 09:06 AM

just like MWP with Kobe. You need that crazy on the edge person


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Posted July 07, 2018 - 11:13 AM

In order to compete with a team like golden state you need weird tough guys who can get under people’s skin and throw them off their game

It’s the only way. If we were to land khawi with lebron you aren’t going to out talent GS. That roster is like 7 years in the making

The only way to beat them is to have a guy like lebron, and a sidekick superstar and then role players who will push them off their game

Lance has always been that guy as has rondo

They always play tough and get under opponents skin
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Posted July 09, 2018 - 07:30 AM


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