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    "Your back is such a big part of whatever you do," Casey pointed out. "Whether it's shooting the ball, handling the ball, definitely defensively, getting down in the stance. I'm sure it does [restrict him]. He hasn't been himself since he's had the back issues."

    Gay has also been trying out prescription goggles to help correct some vision issues he's been having
    http://www.tsn.ca/nba/teams/story/?i...me=nba-raptors

    That does not sound good..back spasms linger, and vision problems, well...we may need to start thinking maybe this guy peaked..3 years ago.

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    I love how that last part has nothing to do with the topic

    "looks like the guy's injured, oh well he was never good anyways!"

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    I'm just speculating but Rudy Gay rubs me off the same way as T-Mac and Vince. Guys whose over reliance on natural abilities can take them far enough but the reluctance to put in work in the off season to take care of their body & skill work is the biggest deterrent to true greatness.

    They're running on pure skill but not so much hard work.
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    This may sound stupid/naive...but wouldn't contacts work?
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    Quote torch19 wrote: View Post
    I'm just speculating but Rudy Gay rubs me off the same way as T-Mac and Vince. Guys whose over reliance on natural abilities can take them far enough but the reluctance to put in work in the off season to take care of their body & skill work is the biggest deterrent to true greatness.

    They're running on pure skill but not so much hard work.
    Which is why we shouldnt let go of a guy like DeMar DeRozan.

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    Gay with Goggles is going to be hilarious.
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    Vision issues? What are you waiting for BC? Get that checkbook and dish out $75 Million for 5 years before he sees the number!!!
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    Colangelo is the one with "vision issues."

    He sees a star in Bargnani and franchise player in Gay.
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    I wear goggles when i ball cause of vision issues. My friends call me Kirk Hinrich ok maybe not

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    Quote NoPropsneeded wrote: View Post
    I wear goggles when i ball cause of vision issues. My friends call me Kirk Hinrich ok maybe not
    Face it. You only wear them because it makes you look bad-ass.

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    Quote Arsenalist wrote: View Post
    Face it. You only wear them because it makes you look bad-ass.
    Lol sure. I can't wear contacts because my eyes are apparently too sensitive so i don't have much of a choice

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    Quote NoPropsneeded wrote: View Post
    Lol sure. I can't wear contacts because my eyes are apparently too sensitive so i don't have much of a choice
    which is pretty bad-ass if you ask me!

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    Hopefully, fixing his vision issues will help him be a better passer and shoot a higher FG%
    Last edited by ezz_bee; Fri Mar 15th, 2013 at 03:38 AM.
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    Anyone who had perfect vision until adulthood can relate to the slow deterioration of eyesight. Happens so gradually you do not notice until you notice you are squinting at anything and everything.

    I am trying to be optimistic on this and hope this is the case. The cynic in me says great press release by the Raptors to bide time until the end of the season while making an excuse for the last 20 games poor shooting.
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    Vision issues for a pro athlete is BS. These guys can afford laser.Most places even have low monthly financing for guys like Marbury who can hardly afford to pay insurance on all their cars.

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    Quote Matt52 wrote: View Post
    The cynic in me says great press release by the Raptors to bide time until the end of the season while making an excuse for the last 20 games poor shooting.
    I'm hoping it improves passing and FG%, I'm expecting any differences in Gay's game to be negligible.
    Last edited by ezz_bee; Fri Mar 15th, 2013 at 07:15 AM.
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    Hopefully he goes with the Kurt Rambis look.


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    Quote NoPropsneeded wrote: View Post
    I wear goggles when i ball cause of vision issues. My friends call me Kirk Hinrich ok maybe not
    When I was a younger guy playing hockey, I couldn't afford prescription goggles, so I used to wear my GM assembly line safety glasses. Complete with the ghetto shoelaces headstrap, side eyeguards and Hansen brothers tape in the middle as a nose bumper. Then one day, crossing the blueline on offense I got nailed by my own teammate and the safety glasses shattered down the middle. Fortunately, no damage to me and the best part was that GM replaced them no charge.

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    Quote Doc Naismith wrote: View Post
    Hopefully he goes with the Kurt Rambis look.

    More like Danny Schayes probably. Ready to hit the beach.


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    Quote Matt52 wrote: View Post
    Anyone who had perfect vision until adulthood can relate to the slow deterioration of eyesight. Happens so gradually you do not notice until you notice you are squinting at anything and everything.

    I am trying to be optimistic on this and hope this is the case. The cynic in me says great press release by the Raptors to bide time until the end of the season while making an excuse for the last 20 games poor shooting.
    What? Gay showing symptoms of old-age already?

    I think your latter explanation is more likely, regrettably. Ever notice how the Raps have a disproportionate amount of headlines on Hoopshype, Realgm, local papers, blogs, etc... in comparison to their irrelevance to the NBA landscape. Hmmm, somebody has to be leaking all that stuff to make it look there's a lot of activity going on here in Toronto (except winning).

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