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It's very hard to sympathize with his plight, given his access to resources. erik, Delonte West may work hard, but so do thousands of other people in this nation who do not make the money West has made. They do not have access to the same amount of resources. And frankly, these players were warned about a lockout two years ago. In fact, if they were insightful and proactive, they would have prepared on their own without the cajoling of their financial advisers. But this situation proves that many of these players are no different than the average American - uninspired and lacking vision of what could be. If you aren't prepared for the worst case scenario, you're just not prepared for anything.
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Haha! Never heard that one before. Well said.
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4.4 V8 that sounds like a dog whistle. 407hp that drives like a milk truck because it lacks a solid roof. It's like ordering the Filet Mignon only to pour ketchup on it... Bynum is just saying F-U to the world, I guess.
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Bynum could have easily just said, "My knee is bugging out. I needed this spot for just a second. I know it's not the best thing to do, but I can barely move right now," and avoided the backlash. The law out here is lenient in that regard; if you've had surgery, you can apply for a temp disable parking pass. No big deal. But the response... the response was jerk-like. And on top of the illegal parking, he drives a 650i cabrio. A 650i CABRIO! Nothing says, "I know nothing about cars" than that car.
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As many times as Lebron has said he doesn't care what other people think, it's quite clear that he very much does.
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That's a calf strain or tear - I had the same issue in both my calves over the past 9 months. The look back that Shaq had was to locate the baseball or the foreign object that he thought hit his calf. It feels like someone hit you with a hammer or a golf ball was launched at your leg. It's a totally bizarre feeling. Get better, big fella. I know how that feels.
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The dunk contest was better than last year, but not by much. I don't know about anyone else, but could they possibly squeeze any more goddamn commercials into the event. There's commercials DURING the dunk contest now. McGee's shoe promotion, KIA product placement... that is ridiculous. Americans try to make fun of Euro teams with their jersey's decorated by corporate logos, but American sports are commercials with some athletes mixed in.
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Ron Artest simply cannot win. If he were to be outraged by the loss and made a big scene, he'd be characterized as "crazy." If he puts the loss behind him (like we're told all championship level athletes are supposed to do, by sports experts and legends of the sport), fans are to be disgusted.
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KG... Boston's choir boy.
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Traveling is the oldest trick in the book.
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Let's all put out biases aside and calm down. It's pretty clear that he was just giving his buddy the business, as he's known to do. If Doc Rivers said the same thing, in a joking manner, all of you would be typing: "OMG LIKE LOLZ! SO FUNNY! ROFLERSZ! COACH!!!" This is all about who you like as opposed to what the truth is.
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You're looking at this as if KG has been a saint up until this moment - he has a poor reputation around the league and has had one for some time. It's catching up to him. Don't shoot the messenger...
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Kevin Garnett with a cheap shot? I can't believe a man of his character would ever try anything this low. I mean, has he ever thrown elbows at someone in frustration, what about slapped them in the back of the head when they couldn't defend themselves, or run away from a fight he started? Not KG. Never. "He’s [probably] never been in a fight. I would love to get in a ring with him. I will expose him.” - Agreed. Charlie V., agreed. KG won't answer this call because bullies are the truest cowards.
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I'd make Nenad tap.
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Typo alert: "Even the dumb ones who are rubbing [rubber] stamping absurd deals." What's on your mind, eh?
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I don't know how this website spends its time decrying the "Laker trolls" while posting something blatantly "trollish" such as this "story." Where's the consistency? Boston wins a title and cops have to come out in riot gear to stop rioting. As I said a few stories ago when some of your readers started ragging on the culture out here in Los Angeles, Boston isn't any better. Boston. Isn't. Any. Better. We're the same. And this isn't about cities, it's about teams. End of "story."
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That picture is bizarre.
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Please have some self-respect and stop with the conspiracy theories and blaming the officiating. The officials have no control over the Celtics being out rebounded on the offensive glass 23-8, being out rebounded by 13, losing the ball 14 times, and not shooting well. That's all on the Celtics. The series is over and the Lakers took the title this year. Now concentrate on what the Celtics are going to do with their roster... what can be done to shore up the squad to get them back into the Finals next year.
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A foul call wouldn't have fixed a flaccid offense and an anemic defense.
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No one recognizes "playing to the camera" on this web site? Really? And look at all the L.A. bashing, as if Boston is the pinnacle of "modern metropolis." Boston has pollution (nice river you can't swim in - I've never seen water that color, not even in the L.A. river. Boston has the APCC.), plenty of crime, race issues, political corruption, abusive cops, ghetto areas, and people who are as genuine as Kansas City clam chowder. I know. I lived there. I won't be so ignorant or arrogant as to say, "I had the misfortune of being there..." I love Boston, but it's no better than L.A. Why are we even talking about the cities? I thought this was a site dedicated to basketball.
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Oh the internet can be such an unforgiving place where mistakes echo into eternity: http://tinyurl.com/3ydkdrb "Yo, Paulie, that was such a bad con job, Sylvester Stallone is a better actor than your are. By the way, Pierce's idea of a fun night is going clubbing and getting stabbed. Good times! If you'll be seeing him for the first time, you'll hate him before the first quarter of Game 1 is even close to over, guaranteed. And by the way, Pablo, your headband is usually crooked."
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Is a podcast considered a form of "media," because if it is (a blog is considered as such), shit storm pending... outing someone is not protected by the First Amendment and is illegal.
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My response was creative and not nearly as boring as your whining about how the Celtics failed due to the officials. Do you know what kind of player blames the officials for a 30+ point loss? A player that doesn't win. Good thing you're just a fan and not a player. Champions overcome, losers sit around pontificating on what could have been. They blame others. The Celtics are losers in your eyes, apparently, unable to control their own destiny and nothing more than gutless victims of some sort of conspiracy. Losers blame the refs, winner just win. End of story.
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So when the refs don't want the Celtics to win, the Celtics lose. That would mean that when the Celtics win, it has nothing to do with their talent, it's because the Illuminati allowed them. It would have nothing to do with the fact that the Celtics are a talented team, right? Maybe the Celtics are so terrible that the only way they win is if an unknown, unseen secret group lets them win. The only way this can be stopped is if Tom Hanks shows up, with the help of a boring sidekick, pulls back the veil of secrecy, revealing the referees direct ties to a cardinal who baptized David Stern's children (which would be odd since David Stern is Jewish, but let's not let the facts get in the way of a good conspiracy). The referees, as we later find out, are actually Catholic priests who seek to take over the NBA and turn it into a means to spread the Gospel and all associated guilt throughout the NBA by way of marketing. If you play the NBA's "Amazing is Belief" commercials backwards, you will here, "Confess. Convert. Conquer." Think about it! "Amazing is BELIEF." "BELIEF," as in the belief in Catholicism. Since the Celtics' mascot is a pagan character (the leprechaun), it's only right that the Catholic "league" (GET IT?!) officials would want them to lose. Danny Ainge wasn't trying to distract a Cav with a towel, he was mocking the "Holy Ghost." "This is your Holy Ghost... flying in the air and falling to the ground." Why would the league fine him $25K otherwise? Makes sense now, right? Danny Ainge will have the last laugh. He's going to get into a helicopter packed with C4 and fly it straight up in the air, then jump out using a parachute that has the Celtics shamrock on it, for no apparent reason. It's where amazing happens! Or... it could be... the Celtics lost... because they didn't play solid defense and shot poorly. But the truth is usually pretty damn boring.
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It was a personal foul, that's all. I didn't see any attempt to hurt Rondo nor did I see what Mike Brown is whining about.
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