Around the League: Week 26 4/8-4/10

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Around the League: Week 26 4/8-4/10

Post by carey » Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:13 pm

Only two days of games remain in the regular season as there are no games scheduled tonight because of the NCAA National Championship game.

Nationally televised games this week

Monday: None.
Tuesday: Boston @ Washington 7:00 PM EST TNT, Houston @ OKC 9:30 PM EST TNT
Wednesday: Orlando @ Charlotte 8:00 PM EST ESPN,Minnesota @ Denver 10:30 PM EST ESPN
Thursday: None.
Friday: None.
Saturday: None.
Sunday: None.

NBA News

Does anyone really care if Paul Pierce publicly says he's better than Dwyane Wade?

An updated look at the NBA playoff picture: https://www.sbnation.com/2019/4/5/18296 ... ds-seeding

Nets clinched a playoff spot and go into the post season with one of the youngest remaining rosters: https://www.netsdaily.com/2019/4/7/1829 ... since-2015

The Orlando Magic's playoff drought is officially over as well: https://www.orlandopinstripedpost.com/2 ... than-issac

Jazz's Korver reflects on racism, white privilege: https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us ... h-jazz-nba

Source: Celtics' Smart suffers strained oblique - http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/2646 ... ed-oblique
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Re: Around the League: Week 26 4/8-4/10

Post by Mori Chu » Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:35 pm

Dwyane Wade always looks to me like he has done a lot of drugs. And/or a lot of drinking.

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Post by Indy » Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:50 pm

Marty [Mori Chu] wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:35 pm
Dwyane Wade always looks to me like he has done a lot of drugs. And/or a lot of drinking.
WTF?

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Re: Around the League: Week 26 4/8-4/10

Post by The Bobster » Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:35 pm

I hate when players try to tell you how good they were as a player at another player's expense.

Hey Pierce - you were all NBA 2nd team 1x, and 3rd team 3x. Wade? 1st team 2x, 2nd team 3x, 3rd team 2x. I don't know how that makes you better than Wade.
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Post by Split T » Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:46 pm

Pierce was a good player longer than wade, but Wade’s peak was definitely higher.
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Post by Indy » Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:32 pm

The Bobster wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:35 pm
I hate when players try to tell you how good they were as a player at another player's expense.

Hey Pierce - you were all NBA 2nd team 1x, and 3rd team 3x. Wade? 1st team 2x, 2nd team 3x, 3rd team 2x. I don't know how that makes you better than Wade.
He is there to say crazy things. He is a current version of SAS.

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Post by The Bobster » Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:05 pm

I guess I have no patience for talking heads who are there to say crazy shit.

I guess we have Bill Walton to thank for this.....
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Post by specialsauce » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:35 pm

Marty [Mori Chu] wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:35 pm
Dwyane Wade always looks to me like he has done a lot of drugs. And/or a lot of drinking.
I can see that. He’s got some serious lazy eyes going on lol.

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Post by Superbone » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:38 pm

Wow. What a NCAA championship game. OT!
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Re: Around the League: Week 26 4/8-4/10

Post by Split T » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:50 pm

Superbone wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:38 pm
Wow. What a NCAA championship game. OT!
Really was...Hunter had a bad 1st half but an incredible 2nd half...Culver’s shot seems to have abandoned him..that worries me, as he’s not a big time athlete.
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Post by Shabazz » Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:10 pm

Culver is Caris Levert to me. I'm not enamored.

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Re: Around the League: Week 26 4/8-4/10

Post by Flagrant Fowl » Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:32 pm

Shabazz wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:10 pm
Culver is Caris Levert to me. I'm not enamored.
Culver will have to do a lot to become LeVert. LeVert has always been a better shooter and athlete, only injuries have stunted his progress.
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Re: Around the League: Week 26 4/8-4/10

Post by Flagrant Fowl » Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:33 pm

Split T wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:50 pm
Superbone wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:38 pm
Wow. What a NCAA championship game. OT!
Really was...Hunter had a bad 1st half but an incredible 2nd half...Culver’s shot seems to have abandoned him..that worries me, as he’s not a big time athlete.
I'm not a fan of either guy in the lottery. I don't think they'll ever be good enough to be starters on a contending team.
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Re: Around the League: Week 26 4/8-4/10

Post by Furlanfufi » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:18 pm

Magic Johnson quits in the most bizarre press conference I've ever seen

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Re: Around the League: Week 26 4/8-4/10

Post by LazarusLong » Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:47 pm

Furlanfufi wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:18 pm
Magic Johnson quits in the most bizarre press conference I've ever seen
I saw the PC also.
He's trying to put a good face on everything, but I think he's fed up with the way the season played out.
My guess is LeBron is part of that frustration.
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Post by ShelC » Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:15 am

Magic was like "I want to tweet and tamper but can't do that as an exec. Oh, and you guys are the first ones I'm telling about all of this."

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Post by Mori Chu » Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:56 pm

I think he just didn't want the rigor of doing the hard parts of that job. I would bet that he enjoys the fun parts, such as wining and dining prospective free agents and going to practices and games and such things. But scouting and watching game tape and looking at spreadsheets of analytics data? Nah.

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Re: Around the League: Week 26 4/8-4/10

Post by Shabazz » Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:06 am

There were some ridiculous stat lines tonight, including Grayson Allen going for 40-7-4 and Anfernee Simons going for 37-6-9.

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Post by bajanguy008 » Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:45 am

8-)

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Re: Around the League: Week 26 4/8-4/10

Post by Split T » Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:58 am

Shabazz wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:06 am
There were some ridiculous stat lines tonight, including Grayson Allen going for 40-7-4 and Anfernee Simons going for 37-6-9.
It’s what happens pretty much every year on the last night of regular season ball. Hence the Archie Goodwin game or the Alec Peters game. And I guess now, the Jamal Crawford game.
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