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Forum: BASKETBALL Yesterday, 02:07 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By GC1980
Sounds like a lot of guys here did actually. Some...

Sounds like a lot of guys here did actually. Some even played college.
Forum: BASKETBALL Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 3,497
Posted By GC1980
For starters, I did not grow up idoliZing Kobe,...

For starters, I did not grow up idoliZing Kobe, he is actually only a couple of years older than me. I grew up idolizing players like Magic, Bird, Jordan, Barkley, Olajuwon etc. I personally would...
Forum: BASKETBALL Yesterday, 09:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 684
Posted By GC1980
I rarely play these days but dust it off in the...

I rarely play these days but dust it off in the summer. I would say a (very) poor man's Charles Oakley/Anthony Mason. 6'0"(ish) and range from 185-200lbs depending on the lifting cycle or if I'm...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-24-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 3,497
Posted By GC1980
Agree he should take less shots but no chance he...

Agree he should take less shots but no chance he ever goes elsewhere. His legacy as a Laker is far more important than a 6th ring he is not the driving force behind.
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-24-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 504
Posted By GC1980
He would have peaked already from a hobby...

He would have peaked already from a hobby perspective. He is a volume shooter that can score in bunches but be a tad inefficient at times. Dallas has been a great home for him. Good player though.
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-24-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,022
Posted By GC1980
Agreed. His cards should be going through the...

Agreed. His cards should be going through the roof. The guy is playing better than anyone in the league right now. He is hands down the best player in the league thus far and its not even close....
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-24-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,022
Posted By GC1980
This is why I got on vintage and stopped early on...

This is why I got on vintage and stopped early on with modern. Markets too volatile and every product seems to offer a chance at the same "hit". Every single product has the same player mix, autos,...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 3,497
Posted By GC1980
He is not efficient but "Sucks" is a bit of an...

He is not efficient but "Sucks" is a bit of an exaggeration. He is still 26.7ppg/5 rebs/4 asts. He is shooting a TERRIBLE 38% but that will get better as the season progresses. For an older player...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-24-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,022
Posted By GC1980
Forgot to shake your head.

Forgot to shake your head.
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-24-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 3,497
Posted By GC1980
That settles it. Kobe is terrible. Not even a top...

That settles it. Kobe is terrible. Not even a top 50 player of all time. Boo Kobe. Guy is a career 45% shooter with over 30k points, rings, numerous all defensive first team selections, MVP, Finals...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-23-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 837
Posted By GC1980
Tested vertical back in college and hit 36" I...

Tested vertical back in college and hit 36" I believe. I was 5'11" and able to dunk pretty easily. In my mid 20s I was playing a ton of ball and was able to pull of some much fancier dunks so...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-23-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,444
Posted By GC1980
Thus far, he is the best player in the nba this...

Thus far, he is the best player in the nba this season. Not really much room for debate.
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-22-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 3,497
Posted By GC1980
Kobe will go out a laker. Lebron has already been...

Kobe will go out a laker. Lebron has already been doing something close to that in his prime. The late career ring grab will be shameless.

Lots of the 90s guys did that because MJ kept them from...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-21-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 2,932
Posted By GC1980
Very true words here. I disagree that Wilt is the...

Very true words here. I disagree that Wilt is the GOAT but he is certainly in the running. Anyone thinking he couldn't be a top player in any era is crazy.

"Inflated stats" just doesn't make...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-21-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 2,932
Posted By GC1980
MJ's league was far from soft. There were more...

MJ's league was far from soft. There were more teams but the overall talent pool was far deeper. The NBA/ABA 1976 added so many more talented players , there was no other choice but to expand. ...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-20-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 2,932
Posted By GC1980
I agree that it is a stupid comment, especially...

I agree that it is a stupid comment, especially since the poster likely never watched wilt play in actual games. Can't stat something so decisively without a proper frame of reference.

I will say...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-20-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 3,497
Posted By GC1980
Paul, I am confused. Is that last in support of...

Paul, I am confused. Is that last in support of your argument that Kobe is an inefficient chucker costing the Lakers wins or is it the excuse why the losing isn't his fault :confused:

Seems like a...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-20-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 2,932
Posted By GC1980
huge fan of Shaq here but don't think that is...

huge fan of Shaq here but don't think that is easy to say. Not sure which of us , if any saw a lot of actual game tape or live Wilt. Wilt was a serious athletic specimen and maybe he could have held...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-18-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 857
Posted By GC1980
I don't see many similarities on offense to...

I don't see many similarities on offense to Hakeem. I do see a lot of KG and David Robinson.

AD is really coming on strong. I said it in an older thread, if I was a gm picking one single player...
Forum: BASKETBALL BOX BREAKS 11-16-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,278
Posted By GC1980
Kudos and a sensational pull. I see the print...

Kudos and a sensational pull. I see the print imperfections and a slight lean to the magic side on centering as what likely made it an 8. It is without a doubt a strong card for the grade though, one...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-13-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By GC1980
They qualified that everyone agrees. It will...

They qualified that everyone agrees. It will likely be AD after this season but this was based on last season.

Cp3 is better than curry. Better defender, passer and leader and no slouch shooting...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-13-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 3,497
Posted By GC1980
He is on the Lakers and shooting poorly and they...

He is on the Lakers and shooting poorly and they are losing so of course he is part of the reason. He is not the main reason.

His shooting percentages will go up from here. He should definitely be...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-13-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 3,497
Posted By GC1980
Yet people think James Harden is the best SG in...

Yet people think James Harden is the best SG in the league and he is shooting a worse percentage from the floor while playing ZERO defense.
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-13-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 3,497
Posted By GC1980
Because not everyone is a mercenary that will...

Because not everyone is a mercenary that will jump teams when the going gets rough. If he had zero rings sure, I can see wanting to play somewhere to win in your final seasons. The man has 5 rings....
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-13-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 3,497
Posted By GC1980
A few points: Kobe is shooting poorly and...

A few points:

Kobe is shooting poorly and taking too many shots.

Kobe clearly is out to prove people wrong and looking to put up big numbers. He often brings the ball up and just looks Lin off...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,325
Posted By GC1980
Seems fishy. I opened one a few months back and...

Seems fishy. I opened one a few months back and got 1 DRob, 4 MJs and pretty much everyone else in doubles at min.
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By GC1980
I mean the current both. CP3 has plenty left....

I mean the current both. CP3 has plenty left. He's still only 29. He is a better defender, passer and can score when needed. He is still the top PG in the game and will be for the next few seasons. ...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 512
Posted By GC1980
Kobe v Lebron by page 3 ;)

Kobe v Lebron by page 3 ;)
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By GC1980
Blake actually stepped his game up a TON last...

Blake actually stepped his game up a TON last year. I don't get that impression from him at all.

The trade would work wonders for the Cavs and be an absolute disaster for the Clips. CP3 is light...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,805
Posted By GC1980
Inefficient volume shooter with questionable shot...

Inefficient volume shooter with questionable shot selection is more like it. I agree with a lot of what you say. But as i mentioned in the other thread, I think you may be overstating his negative...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,103
Posted By GC1980
Hill is playing very well. Boozer will get you...

Hill is playing very well. Boozer will get you points but his offensive game is very limited. Even giving them a few more shots from Kobe's total isn't changing things for LA.

Price is bad. He...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,805
Posted By GC1980
A cancer? That's a bit hyperbolic.

A cancer? That's a bit hyperbolic.
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,805
Posted By GC1980
So the only reason he doesn't want a trade is so...

So the only reason he doesn't want a trade is so he can take the most shots? Hmmm....
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,103
Posted By GC1980
Kobe has always taken too many shots. An argument...

Kobe has always taken too many shots. An argument that he is taking too many 3's is 100% valid.

What I am saying is who else is taking these shots that makes this current Lakers team win? Boozer?...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,103
Posted By GC1980
The only problem i see with your POV is that you...

The only problem i see with your POV is that you somehow think there is a solution that makes the Lakers a good team. They are not. They have one of the worst rosters in the league. KObe passing up...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,805
Posted By GC1980
SO what should he be out for at this point? He...

SO what should he be out for at this point? He isn't the GM.
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,103
Posted By GC1980
You realize the man is 36 with a ton of mileage...

You realize the man is 36 with a ton of mileage on his legs, coming off extended time off with major injuries. He is the focal point of opposing defenses.We are also looking at an incredibly small...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,103
Posted By GC1980
For those killing Kobe on hitting this milestone,...

For those killing Kobe on hitting this milestone, he is a 19yr veteran and has been the primary scoring option for the majority of his career. He is also a shooting guard, not a power forward or...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,805
Posted By GC1980
People love to bag on Kobe. He could be shooting...

People love to bag on Kobe. He could be shooting better but he is at least making smart passes more often and i looking to get people involved. Most just look at box scores and judge from that....
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,805
Posted By GC1980
Yes, ruptured/torn achillies tendon is a worse...

Yes, ruptured/torn achillies tendon is a worse injury than a torn ACL. Factor in age and it is even more difficult to come back from.

Chasing stats or chasing a ring, whatever gets you up. Bottom...
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