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  1. Meanwhile, get ready to buy your NBA tickets for...

    Meanwhile, get ready to buy your NBA tickets for preseason games in China!!!!!!! The NBA - we can't successfully host our All Star in hostile climate created by a law requiring men to use men's...
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    I'm old enough to remember when they called that...

    I'm old enough to remember when they called that "coaching". Now it's calling out your players.
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    Maybe it is just me but her accent, together with...

    Maybe it is just me but her accent, together with the wooden and oddly paced delivery, make the words incomprehensible to me.

    Here's the thing: how many women have carried a feature length,...
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    I wouldn't get too excited. That woman can't act...

    I wouldn't get too excited. That woman can't act - you can't even understand what she is saying. No way she can carry a feature film.
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    Against 28 other teams it's probably a no-brainer...

    Against 28 other teams it's probably a no-brainer but GSW is the only team that matters to CLE.

    And to beat GSW in a 7-game series you absolutely need an elite PG to neutralize Curry (i.e. if he...
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    I would argue the exact opposite. Summer league...

    I would argue the exact opposite. Summer league is exactly the kind of situation where you demand a guy step out of his comfort zone and do different things that he may not be proficient at.
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    A lot of it is from the teams' perspectives. For...

    A lot of it is from the teams' perspectives. For the new draft picks, it gives the team a chance to get them into practices, learn the team's workouts, sets, defense, meet coaches and players, get...
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    I am recommending The Night Manager to people...

    I am recommending The Night Manager to people right now. Your wife will like it cause Tom Hiddleston (Loki) is the main character and, apparently, women like him. Hugh Laurie from House is the main...
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    Actually, I have bet big on a number of...

    Actually, I have bet big on a number of London-based stocks. Am very happy at early returns. Always glad to help others lock in their losses!

    As for the pound, I am happy to leave my UK...
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    Poll: Sounds like he's going to come into camp in the...

    Sounds like he's going to come into camp in the best shape of his life ready to give 110% to help the team win however coach needs him to.

    I'm assuming he also still loves the city and the...
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    Perhaps it has something to do with Patterson...

    Perhaps it has something to do with Patterson himself? Perhaps he prefers coming off the bench? People are not widgets. People are weird and sometimes the weird stuff matters more than we think it...
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    Weakens the continentals. If only the...

    Weakens the continentals.



    If only the English could be so lucky.



    The Germans will be the competition here (no one is letting bankers or lawyers in France, Spain or Italy run deals) but...
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    I don't disagree with the comments on the Raps...

    I don't disagree with the comments on the Raps but I wouldn't use the Bautista comparison. MLB is very, very different from the NBA.
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    Oh, the sports bubble will burst. Mostly because,...

    Oh, the sports bubble will burst. Mostly because, at some point, the TV money is going to stop increasing every few years.

    And when it does, further to the point I've been trying and failing to...
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    It operates in most respects like a cartel. All...

    It operates in most respects like a cartel. All North American pro sports leagues do so.
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    The Nets got a huge, enormous amount of taxpayer...

    The Nets got a huge, enormous amount of taxpayer dollars to build everything around the Nets that Prokhorov will now sell for a huge profit. Ballmer spent a lot on the Clips, sure, but it isn't a...
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    Is big men dead in the NBA? No. Next...

    Is big men dead in the NBA?

    No.

    Next question.
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    She's the perfect choice. None of the people who...

    She's the perfect choice. None of the people who were involved in the referendum on the Brexit side could be the PM. It's the Nixon going to China thing.....
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    That one cannot feasibly cry that one is going...

    That one cannot feasibly cry that one is going broke one minute and then spend $100 million the next to pay guys in pajamas to throw a rubber ball through a piece of metal the next. If the owners...
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    I think you missed my point....

    I think you missed my point....
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    It's okay, now he can go on to being criminally...

    It's okay, now he can go on to being criminally underutilized by Erik Spoelstra after being criminally underutilized by Dwane Casey, Keith Smart and Dave Joerger, after being traded twice, waived...
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    I don't think it hurts when players and agents...

    I don't think it hurts when players and agents see guys like Lou Williams come here and win 6th man of the year or Lowry become an all-star or even Patrick Patterson who has become a legit top tier...
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    Mess, everyone knows that - let's say...

    Mess, everyone knows that - let's say 30%(????!!!) of the teams this time (or whatever, just make up some number) - are losing money and the ENTIRE LEAGUE IS IN JEOPARDY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! if the owners...
  24. A bunch of teams are different but that doesn't...

    A bunch of teams are different but that doesn't always equate to better.

    I think the top of the conference is still CLE and TOR, followed by BOS and ATL in tier 2. No one has done anything, IMO,...
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    Similar to the Jiseph deal last year. SA had to...

    Similar to the Jiseph deal last year. SA had to renounce and Toronto got him for cheap. Also, third year in a row with a castoff big. Some MU patterns showing.
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