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  1. borat

    borat DSP Legend

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    give me millions and millions to play a game and I'll go every year to a different city.
     
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    Of course, many of them do just that and not by their own choice. And then some guys actually do get promised and that doesn't mean anything either. Look at Derozan. The 1st star to agree to stay in Toronto long term..was promised he wasn't going to be traded and a couple weeks later he was gone. From a great city like Toronto to shitsville San Antonio. He was all about the Raptors and it didn't mean a damn thing. That's the business. This guy's a villain..that org's a villain..nah. All business. Snowflakes need not apply.
     
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    Lopez came to play tonight. Nothing too crazy, but 3-8 from 3pt land is better than nothing.
    Although, he was -12
     
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    Linda Rambis.." shadow owner of the Lakers " was the topic today on the circuit. Smh Can't get over it. Can there be anything worse? Dr. Buss is doing backflips in his grave. Pelinka's 110% fine in comparison to this Linda Rambis BS. So long as Pelinka does whatever he has to do over the next year to not end up like the Dodgers, he's good.

    We cannot look back 20 years from now and have 2010 be the last time the Lakers have won a world championship. 30 world championship-less years in a row is just flat out death. Dr. Buss would be ashamed of that too. Not sure which would be worse for Doc..Lakers going down the path of the Dodgers post '88, or to actually have Linda Rambis pulling strings. This Rambis shit K.O.'s any of the negative reports that have surfaced this year. It's the young Mike Tyson of negative leaks. 1st round TKO
     
  5. rube

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    PG: Kemba, Lonzo
    SG: Butler, Lonzo, Hart
    SF: Ingram, Ingram
    PF: LeBron, Kuzma, Wagner
    C : Boogie, Kuzma
     
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    I think this is much to do about nothing. Linda Rambis has been an executive with the Lakers a long time, and with literally everyone in the Lakers playing past now gone, I'm not shocked that Jeannie is turning to a familiar face for advice. I think a lot of people would do that under the circumstances. I also get the feeling that because Jeannie is turning to another woman instead of some guy also factors into it.

    At the end of the day, Jeannie will be on the hot seat no matter the situation or circumstance. There is almost literally no one else to point to.

    This off season is the most crucial in Laker history....I don't think anyone thinks otherwise.
     
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    Jeanie hasn't even had complete power over the Lakers for a long time, so whatever Linda Rambis' role was before..it's now reportedly at the level of " shadow owner " because Jeanie's own power has increased. And that's flat out ridiculous. These are the Lakers. The top brand global basketball factory. Shit is unacceptable. Jeanie has to have better contacts or she's just ill-prepared to succeed. There are better options out there..don't give a damn if she feels she can't trust them. Jeanie could easily be a shadow owner herself with a lesser role, hand power over to an experienced exec and sit back and watch the show.

    Sarver is currently circling Monty Williams for HC of the Suns. If it turns out that Jeanie truly had plans for Williams to coach LAL, but is going to lose out to the 2nd worst owner in the sport, she should just pack it in and sell. A hot seat isn't enough. Owners do what they want..know how long Dolan's been on a hot seat? What's been going on with that NYK franchise for so long in that particular market can absolutely happen to the Lakers. I don't know if this offseason is the most crucial in the team's history because AD will likely still be plenty interested in joining in the summer of 2020, but from a macro-perspective it could be. Jeanie has to get her house in order.
     
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    Pop staying with the Spurs, new extension, will go ahead and lay in the shit Aldridge/Derozan bed that he's made there in S.A. They've got nothing unless they win the lottery one of these years like they did with Duncan.

    And Jeanie probably didn't even reach out with a major $ offer. Smh
     
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    I think the Spurs are pretty excited about a backcourt of White/Murray going forward. They should be hell defensively.

    Pop would rather attempt to turnaround a franchise he's been extremely successful with and get credit for doing so instead of play second fiddle to LeBron in LA who seemingly gets all the credit everywhere. Can't blame Pop.
     
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    Murray's coming off a pretty significant knee injury, so I doubt he'll be back to normal next season. And they're still stuck with long 2 dinosaurs Aldridge and Derozan anyway. They need another lottery win to get back to the O'Brien trophy.

    But I'd like to know if Jeanie even tried to buy Pop before I start trying to figure out why he didn't want to work with the Lakers. For all we know, it could be well known behind the scenes that Kawhi's not interested in playing for Pop anymore and Kawhi is reportedly Jeanie's #1 target this summer. We'll probably find out since the gossip girls are running the org.
     
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    Pop to LA was retarded feom the start.
    He is anti lakers to the bone.
    In la he would not be special.
    In texas his liberal style is huge because of it.
    Pop may also know that the best way to stop modern showtime is not more show but more time. Maybe he slows time down making those long 2 pointers and tough defense the new thing.
    Pop should surround derozan and lamarcus with some bad boys to defend and rough up the competition.
     
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    D'angebusted. Dummy tried to bring dope on a plane in a bottle of Arizona Iced Tea. Bum shit. He must have thought he was boarding the Soul Plane
     
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    Good series here between Philly and Toronto. Could go 7, but it definitely feels like Kawhi is outnumbered
    Simmons gives Lowry a nutshot
     
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    Brown doing a solid job staggering Embiid and Simmons
    Yeah, Philly has too many all star caliber guys. Too much top end talent
    Lol Embiid windmill
     
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    Pop wasn't going anywhere. Would run counter 200 percent to everything that has ever been written about him if he went to Los Angeles.
     
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    Kawhi needs help....badly.

    @DuncanSmithNBA 10h10 hours ago
    Ok, I had to double check those Kawhi numbers for this series.
    Kawhi ON: 110.0 offense, 100.6 defense +9.4 net
    Kawhi OFF: 56.7 offense, 109.7 defense -53 net
    Kawhi’s 27 minutes OFF in this series have been historically devastating.
     
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    Danny Green is definitely bringing his price down this summer
     
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    Monty Williams going to be HC of the Suns.
     
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    Can only assume this means Lue for the Lakers
     
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    Seems like a safe assumption
     

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