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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby chingy248 on Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:52 pm

M.S. Boyer/J. Valade @PDcavsinsider

Andrew Bynum's agent said Mike Brown was huge factor in decision to sign with #Cavs. "He should go into motivational speaking,"-David Lee
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby Weezy on Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:54 pm

I think he likes money more than he hated playing for Brown. And yeah, Brown sure can talk, he can go over a stat sheet really well too.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby Kobe8Fan on Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:57 pm

chingy248 wrote:Mike Brown
Earl Clark
Luke Walton
Andrew Bynum

:jam2:

Lakers reunion in Cleveland!
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby Helljumper on Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:09 pm

Weezy wrote:I think he likes money more than he hated playing for Brown. And yeah, Brown sure can talk, he can go over a stat sheet really well too.


Or maybe he didn't hate Mike Brown, despite one incident with the three point shot and other minor things that were overblown in the media.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby Savory Griddles on Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:10 pm

chingy248 wrote:
M.S. Boyer/J. Valade @PDcavsinsider

Andrew Bynum's agent said Mike Brown was huge factor in decision to sign with #Cavs. "He should go into motivational speaking,"- Gumby Gold
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby Center Court on Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:50 pm

Good for Drew.

If he lives up to what he can be and stay healthy, or relatively so, he can turn them into a solid playoff team.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby Doc Brown on Wed Jul 10, 2013 9:04 pm

@WojYahooNBA: After reaching an impasse with RFA Gerald Henderson, Charlotte's exploring sign-and-trade possibilities with multiple teams, sources tell Y!


Get under the apron and swing a deal Mitch.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby therealdeal on Wed Jul 10, 2013 9:26 pm

Blake for Henderson?
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby XXIV on Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:02 pm

therealdeal wrote:Blake for Henderson?


Would you be willing to trade a first round pick? I think that might be what it takes to get a deal done.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby therealdeal on Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:39 pm

XXIV wrote:
therealdeal wrote:Blake for Henderson?


Would you be willing to trade a first round pick? I think that might be what it takes to get a deal done.

Probably not honestly and we probably don't want our cap space taken up by the likes of Henderson anyway.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby khmrP on Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:42 pm

therealdeal wrote:Everyone is entitled to your opinion. There's a massive difference between:
"I like CDR." "I dont like CDR."

and

"I like CDR." "Why would anyone care about a scrub?"

Its a pretty plain difference. If you choose not see it that's your problem, not mine. Ive voiced my opinion and Ive tried to move on. If you'd like to continue this discussion feel free but Ive already communicated what I'd like to communicate.


I voiced my concern of CDR, while you pretty much dismiss Maggette, not much of difference to me...I agree voicing different opinion but then when I do it I get accused of "deficating" others opinion and not allowing others to express theirs "enthusiasm" for a player...go figure.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby therealdeal on Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:45 pm

khmrP wrote:
therealdeal wrote:Everyone is entitled to your opinion. There's a massive difference between:
"I like CDR." "I dont like CDR."

and

"I like CDR." "Why would anyone care about a scrub?"

Its a pretty plain difference. If you choose not see it that's your problem, not mine. Ive voiced my opinion and Ive tried to move on. If you'd like to continue this discussion feel free but Ive already communicated what I'd like to communicate.


I voiced my concern of CDR, while you pretty much dismiss Maggette, not much of difference to me...I agree voicing different opinion but then when I do it I get accused of "deficating" others opinion and not allowing others to express theirs "enthusiasm" for a player...go figure.

This again? Seriously?

Everyone else has moved on and you still can't get over this?

There's a difference between posting a differing opinion and posting an opinion with a negative attitude. You don't like him? Fine. You're free to not like him. But you alienated the rest of us who DO like him for no reason. If you're going to come after others for their opinions of, in your opinion, a "scrub" then expect some backlash.

CL is about coming hard and supporting your opinions. We're doing that because you had to so aggressively determine that we shouldn't be excited about Douglas-Roberts. You didn't just post your opinion. You degraded ours. There's a difference.

Don't get it? Read my example above again.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby khmrP on Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:52 pm

Hardly, I asked why the hype for him and with such great attributes why he can't latch onto a team? Calling him a scrub was harsh but no different then you calling out Maggette in your previous post.

I mean how do you even make this statement " He was worse than Douglas-Roberts last season." when CDR was on a team for like a week and Maggette hardly even played?
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby therealdeal on Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:00 pm

Because of the statistical evidence.

Maggette shot worse, scored less, and he was on a guaranteed contract. He had more opportunities and he did less with it. It's fact.

I will not continue to rehash this tired argument. I'm not the only one who saw your approach to our excitement as insulting and I responded to it. I don't know why you're obsessed with continuing this line of thought.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby khmrP on Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:06 pm

2.8 ppg on 35.7% shooting 6 gms
5.8 ppg on 35.5% shooting 18 gms

not much of a difference to me, both horrible
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby The Rock on Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:43 am

Josh Selby can BALL. Good pickup. He reminds me of Jerryd Bayless
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby LooN3y on Thu Jul 11, 2013 2:21 am

Is this line up realistic?

Nash/Farmar
Kobe/Sasha
Artest/Young
LO/Hill
Pau/Kaman

Meeks and Blake are gone through a trade or amnesty one of them
And dump the other
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby therealdeal on Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:33 am

The Rock wrote:Josh Selby can BALL. Good pickup. He reminds me of Jerryd Bayless

rydjorker didn't write a glowing review of Selby, but I think he has a shot at making the team honestly.

That kind of athleticism on the perimeter grants him a lot of luxuries. I'm hoping he shows some stuff in the Summer League and gets a camp invite.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby lakersin4 on Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:45 am

XXIV wrote:
therealdeal wrote:Blake for Henderson?


Would you be willing to trade a first round pick? I think that might be what it takes to get a deal done.

We can't trade our 2014 1st unless we do it on draft day, but maybe we include a Hill for Biyombo swap to get it done? Henderson is much better than any SF we can realistically get without giving up Pau.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby JSM on Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:11 pm

DJO stat line with Boston this summer:

24 mpg
10 ppg
37% FG
2 rpg
1 apg
1 spg
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby Doc Brown on Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:37 pm

Marc J. Spears ‏@SpearsNBAYahoo 6m
Warriors never called Lakers to talk sign & trade for Dwight Howard because they never were told they were a real contender, source told Y!
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Well s***.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby therealdeal on Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:44 pm

Doc Brown wrote:
Marc J. Spears ‏@SpearsNBAYahoo 6m
Warriors never called Lakers to talk sign & trade for Dwight Howard because they never were told they were a real contender, source told Y!
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Well s***.
:man10:

The guy who is all about winning, never gave Golden State a shot, huh? Even after they built an extremely intriguing team?

Yeah... makes sense.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby khmrP on Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:49 pm

therealdeal wrote:
Doc Brown wrote:
Marc J. Spears ‏@SpearsNBAYahoo 6m
Warriors never called Lakers to talk sign & trade for Dwight Howard because they never were told they were a real contender, source told Y!
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Well s***.
:man10:

The guy who is all about winning, never gave Golden State a shot, huh? Even after they built an extremely intriguing team?

Yeah... makes sense.


dont think Jackson/Curry and GSW crew could promise Howard this (NSFW)....
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby Doc Brown on Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:53 pm

:patriot:

'Merica.
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Re: Roster Improvements: addition by subtractions

Postby therealdeal on Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:56 pm

I had to spoiler that because I'm literally at work. Kind of an inappropriate image in the office.... :man10:
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