Is KD coming to the Suns?

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He said his teammates aren't any good and he's the only one worth a shit.
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Kyrie is pretty good, but…yeah.
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If you call yourself the leader of a team, you don't completely trash all of your teammates (by name!) and say that you can't win any games with them. You can be "right" and still be an asshole. Just horrid leadership.

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Superbone wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 1:51 pm
He said his teammates aren't any good and he's the only one worth a shit.
I know that’s how people are interpreting it, but not how I see it. Truth is, how many teams would start one of those 4 players right now? Sumner, Harris, O’Neale, Claxton. Maybe Claxton or O’Neale start for a few teams, but those are clear bench players. He’s not saying they shouldn’t be in the nba or something. But they clearly aren’t guys that teams are worried about. They are role players. He’s saying what everyone said about those LeBron Cavs teams. Ya I guess it’s different when the player himself says it, but we all know that lineup is garbage without KD. I wouldn’t say it, but I’m not going to criticize him for saying something I agree with.

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I think that’s the point. He’s not leading them anywhere.
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Mori Chu wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 2:11 pm
If you call yourself the leader of a team, you don't completely trash all of your teammates (by name!) and say that you can't win any games with them. You can be "right" and still be an asshole. Just horrid leadership.
You guys are reading into his words.

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I don't know who to agree with in this exchange, and it's giving me a panic attack!

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Mori Chu wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 2:11 pm
If you call yourself the leader of a team, you don't completely trash all of your teammates (by name!) and say that you can't win any games with them. You can be "right" and still be an asshole. Just horrid leadership.
Didn't Kobe basically do that, though?
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Mori Chu wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 2:11 pm
If you call yourself the leader of a team, you don't completely trash all of your teammates (by name!) and say that you can't win any games with them. You can be "right" and still be an asshole. Just horrid leadership.
Maybe he doesn’t want to lead them. Maybe this is an FU to Brooklyn

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We can close the books on KD this season, right?

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JeremyG wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 3:12 pm
Mori Chu wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 2:11 pm
If you call yourself the leader of a team, you don't completely trash all of your teammates (by name!) and say that you can't win any games with them. You can be "right" and still be an asshole. Just horrid leadership.
Didn't Kobe basically do that, though?
Maybe so, but I don't see the relevance. I don't defend or condone Kobe doing that, either.

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Mori Chu wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 4:43 pm
JeremyG wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 3:12 pm
Mori Chu wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 2:11 pm
If you call yourself the leader of a team, you don't completely trash all of your teammates (by name!) and say that you can't win any games with them. You can be "right" and still be an asshole. Just horrid leadership.
Didn't Kobe basically do that, though?
Maybe so, but I don't see the relevance. I don't defend or condone Kobe doing that, either.
Yeah, I'm not saying it was a good thing, but he did get the front office's attention and was still able to lead his team to championships after that.
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Split T wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 1:39 pm
I’m not really sure what’s wrong with what he said.
Agreed, specially since all of this is coming from frustration boiling since the offseason.

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I think in the context of the entire article, the comments don't come across that bad.

He actually spends the majority of that article being very positive about the current situation.
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INFORMER wrote:
Thu Nov 17, 2022 9:58 am
I think in the context of the entire article, the comments don't come across that bad.

He actually spends the majority of that article being very positive about the current situation.
Ya I think that might be it for me too…I think a lot of people reacting maybe just read the quote and not the whole piece

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