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    Quote Bouncepass wrote: View Post
    You really think that deep down everyone in that organization thinks that they have a better chance in the playoffs with Prince than with Gay? It was a money trade that they had to make. It wasn't a basketball trade. BC used his cap space to nab Gay. He is overpaid, but what's the point of having cap space if you can't sign the top players. Going after someone in free agency almost always results in overpaying for a player anyway.
    Exactly, I bet they're also thrilled to be down 2-0 to the Clips. They've got them right where they want them.

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    Exactly, I bet they're also thrilled to be down 2-0 to the Clips. They've got them right where they want them.
    I personally thought, from a Memphis standpoint, as soon as Rudy was traded, Memphis lost ALL ability and chance to win an NBA championship. Thinking of them in their current position, they have to sweep the Clippers 4 games to none from here on out. Definitely not impossible, but incredibly hard to do, and proven so.

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    Watching Barnes dominate tonight, I can't help but feel great about Ben Uzoh's triple double. Man, that sure brings back memories. I wonder where that guy is now.

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    The one guy that comes to mind that is still relevant today that I wish we hadn't traded is Wendel Clark. The first time around when we traded him for Sundin. Granted, Sundin was phenomenal for us but I always loved #17.

    Seriously though? I wish we still had Roy Hibbert.
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    also, big Ed. God i miss that man.
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    methinks Koreen creeps this forum

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    No doubt. I think they all do.

    I can't tell you how many times we have conversations going in the forums and then I read an article thinking, "hmmmm yeah that sounds very familiar."
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    Quote Matt52 wrote: View Post
    No doubt. I think they all do.

    I can't tell you how many times we have conversations going in the forums and then I read an article thinking, "hmmmm yeah that sounds very familiar."
    Heck, even some of the words coming out of Colangelo's mouth during the season-ending presser seemed as though they were uttered on this forum.
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    Quote isaacthompson wrote: View Post
    Heck, even some of the words coming out of Colangelo's mouth during the season-ending presser seemed as though they were uttered on this forum.
    And then there is that too.
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    Quote Matt52 wrote: View Post
    No doubt. I think they all do.

    I can't tell you how many times we have conversations going in the forums and then I read an article thinking, "hmmmm yeah that sounds very familiar."
    Would that be plagiarism tho? Unless he specifically sites the RR forum or the posters?

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    1) Vince Cater instead of trading him for crap
    2) Charlie V instead of TJ Ford
    3) Chris Bosh instead of losing him to free agency
    4) Jarret Jack instead of trading him for Jerryd Bayless
    5) Sonny Weems instead of seeing him playing for Europe
    6) Leandro Barbosa instead of trading him for nothing
    7) James Johnson instead of trading him for nothing


    Lowry/Bayless/Lucas III
    DeRozan/Weems/Barbosa
    Gay/Carter/J.Johnson
    Bosh/Charlie V/Acy
    Val/Amir/Drummond or Sullinger?

    No8 pick would probably end up being Drummond or Sullinger.

    Then again, no point in crying for spilled milk, look forward to the future. I see us acquiring a pick in this year's draft and cross my finger that we win the lottery so we can pick one of Noel, McLemore or Burke

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    Quote tenforthewin wrote: View Post
    1) Vince Cater instead of trading him for crap
    2) Charlie V instead of TJ Ford
    3) Chris Bosh instead of losing him to free agency
    4) Jarret Jack instead of trading him for Jerryd Bayless
    5) Sonny Weems instead of seeing him playing for Europe
    6) Leandro Barbosa instead of trading him for nothing
    7) James Johnson instead of trading him for nothing


    Lowry/Bayless/Lucas III
    DeRozan/Weems/Barbosa
    Gay/Carter/J.Johnson
    Bosh/Charlie V/Acy
    Val/Amir/Drummond or Sullinger?

    No8 pick would probably end up being Drummond or Sullinger.

    Then again, no point in crying for spilled milk, look forward to the future. I see us acquiring a pick in this year's draft and cross my finger that we win the lottery so we can pick one of Noel, McLemore or Burke
    Holy shit man, have you not yet realized that this world is not a vaccuum?

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    Correct me if im wrong but either JJ or Barbosa turned into Quincy Acy and im fine with that.

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    Quote Sig wrote: View Post
    Holy shit man, have you not yet realized that this world is not a vaccuum?
    Imagine if it was. I bet it'd be a roomba.


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    Quote Letter N wrote: View Post
    Imagine if it was. I bet it'd be a roomba.

    lol

    I hope you realize that I was referring to the other type of...

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    Quote Rapstor4Life wrote: View Post
    Correct me if im wrong but either JJ or Barbosa turned into Quincy Acy and im fine with that.
    JJ was traded for a 2014 2nd round pick.
    Barbosa was traded for the rights to Zubcic who is still playing overseas

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    Zubcic is the future of the raptors

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    Speaking of Zubcic when's he coming to T Dot? i wanna see what this guy can do, he's playing for Jonas' former team i think...

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    Quote tenforthewin wrote: View Post
    1) Vince Cater instead of trading him for crap
    2) Charlie V instead of TJ Ford
    3) Chris Bosh instead of losing him to free agency
    4) Jarret Jack instead of trading him for Jerryd Bayless
    5) Sonny Weems instead of seeing him playing for Europe
    6) Leandro Barbosa instead of trading him for nothing
    7) James Johnson instead of trading him for nothing


    Lowry/Bayless/Lucas III
    DeRozan/Weems/Barbosa
    Gay/Carter/J.Johnson
    Bosh/Charlie V/Acy
    Val/Amir/Drummond or Sullinger?

    No8 pick would probably end up being Drummond or Sullinger.

    Then again, no point in crying for spilled milk, look forward to the future. I see us acquiring a pick in this year's draft and cross my finger that we win the lottery so we can pick one of Noel, McLemore or Burke
    I spilt my milk, this was the funniest post Ive read all day. I dont usually laugh out loud... but LOL.

    Ill bold some of the ridiculous parts. Do you really think we couldve drafted Val with Carter, Bosh, Demar on the team? Really?
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