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    Re: NBA Discussion

    Post by astroth on Sat Jun 19, 2010 2:56 pm

    Well I wonder if Phil Jackson will still be the coach of the Lakers next season, has I'm sure that will have an effect on if make the playoffs etc.

    So who do you want in the finals next year?


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    Post by Ryan on Sat Jun 19, 2010 7:49 pm

    Well, Orlando in the east, and it'd be nice if my timberwolves or rockets would make it, but to be realistic i guess i'd love to see Orlando and Dallas in next years finals.
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    Post by astroth on Sat Jun 19, 2010 8:26 pm

    That would be interesting


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    Post by Ryan on Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:49 pm

    Yeah, I wouldn't know who to root for lol, I picked those teams because i'm a big fan of them.
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    Re: NBA Discussion

    Post by astroth on Sun Jun 20, 2010 12:55 am

    kind of like my dad, if the cubs and the white sox's are in the world series he is betting on Chicago


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    Re: NBA Discussion

    Post by Ryan on Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:51 pm

    lol nice, i'm a fan of the cubs, but not the white sox because i'm also a fan of the minnesota twins. Those are the only baseball teams i like. Are you a fan of baseball?
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    Post by astroth on Mon Jun 21, 2010 12:24 am

    about as much as I am a fan of football, basketball, baseball, hockey and most any other sport.

    I like the White Sox's and Diamondbacks


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    Post by Ryan on Mon Jun 21, 2010 10:47 am

    Well, you've been pretty lucky with your teams in the last ten years. Not lately though lol. I have yet to experience any of my professional sports teams winning a championship. Doesn't help that I'm a fan of Minnesota sports teams.
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    Post by astroth on Mon Jun 21, 2010 2:49 pm

    Heck until the last two NFL season and one a few years back when the Cardinals got approval for their new stadium they never did anything and I sadly think that trend will return.

    Diamondbacks won the World Series beating the Yankees in just three years after their start in the MLB, White Sox's do decent but truth be told I'm not a big fan of the sports as a whole, the one I like the best would be hockey since fights generally happen in their games not to mention they have weapons


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    Re: NBA Discussion

    Post by Ryan on Mon Jun 21, 2010 3:51 pm

    Hockey would be fun to watch if i ever knew where the puck was lol, although i guess the fights can be entertaining.
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    Post by astroth on Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:28 am

    Wrestling is fighting to a degree though generally without sticks and razor sharp skates.

    So hows the baseball season looking


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    Post by Ryan on Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:31 pm

    Well, my twins are hanging in there, though the cubs are playing like crap. Overall, a lot of suprise teams are doing good so far, especially the San Diego Padres.
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    Post by astroth on Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:58 pm

    So at the moment its a mixed bag for you, I have no clue how the white sox's or the diamondbacks are doing


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    Re: NBA Discussion

    Post by B on Thu Jun 24, 2010 10:58 am

    Well I am able to check the forum finally again. Home for part of a day and then prob wont be back on the forum until Sunday.
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    Post by astroth on Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:21 pm

    so hows things going


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    Post by astroth on Thu Jul 01, 2010 11:14 pm

    Well I just found this

    After just one relaxing week in Montana, Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson decided he can handle another season of the NBA grind.

    The two-time defending champions locked up their most important free agent of the summer Thursday when Jackson announced he'll return next season, putting off retirement for at least another year to chase his 12th NBA title.

    Jackson said last week he was worn out and leaning toward retirement after the Lakers' third straight long season culminating in the NBA finals. He changed his mind after a week of rest and health evaluation at his offseason home, signing up for the unprecedented chance to win three consecutive NBA championships for the fourth time in his career.

    "Count me in," Jackson said. "After a couple weeks of deliberation, it is time to get back to the challenge of putting together a team that can defend its title in the 2010-11 season. It'll be the last stand for me, and I hope a grand one."

    Jackson, who will turn 65 later this year, is the winningest coach in playoff history and the most successful coach in NBA history by almost any measure.

    He has a league-best .705 regular-season winning percentage, a record 225 postseason victories and two more titles than Boston's Red Auerbach, winning five championships with Kobe Bryant's Lakers and six with Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls. His 1,098 regular-season victories are fifth-most in league history.

    The Lakers beat the Celtics in Game 7 of the NBA Finals last month to claim their second straight title, wrapping up a season in which Jackson navigated Bryant, Pau Gasol and wild-card newcomer Ron Artest through numerous injuries to win the franchise's 16th title.

    Los Angeles has made the finals in seven of Jackson's 10 seasons with the club, and they'll be among the early favorites to win it all again in 2011. The Lakers have surrounded Bryant with a core in its prime and signed to long-term contracts.

    "We're extremely pleased that Phil has decided to return," Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said. "He's not only the best coach for this team, but quite simply the best coach in the history of the NBA."

    Jackson's health has been a constant concern in recent years, but he apparently feels strong enough for at least another year. The former New York Knicks player sometimes has difficulty getting up and down from the bench while living with two replaced hips, a sore knee requiring a brace under his suit, and a previous heart problem.

    The Lakers released no immediate details about Jackson's new contract. Owner Jerry Buss was widely thought to want Jackson to take a pay cut from the $14 million he earned last season, including a $2 million bonus for winning the title, but Jackson always claimed money wouldn't be an issue, even if his proclaimed interest in retirement last week could have been interpreted as a negotiating ploy.

    Brian Shaw, the former Lakers guard and Jackson's assistant coach, is thought to be Jackson's preferred successor. Shaw nearly landed the top job in Cleveland earlier this week after an impressive two-day meeting with the Cavaliers' brass, but the club abruptly hired former Lakers guard Byron Scott on Thursday - perhaps indicating Shaw is willing to wait in Los Angeles.

    After last week's parade through downtown Los Angeles without Jackson, who was getting medical tests, the Lakers uniformly said they wanted Jackson with them next season. Bryant said the team would be "drastically different" without Jackson's steady, cerebral presence on the sideline.

    Yet his players all had little idea what Jackson planned to do - no surprise, since the coach himself apparently wasn't sure. Kupchak knew the difficulties of replacing a coach with Jackson's singular accomplishments, saying he would be willing to wait until late July for Jackson to decide.

    After winning two rings in a Knicks uniform and coaching in the CBA, Jackson won his first NBA title in his second season running the Bulls, who eventually won three straight titles from 1991-93 and again from 1996-98.

    After a year off, he immediately led the underachieving Lakers to three straight championships from 2000-02, meshing the egos and talents of Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal to re-establish the team as an NBA power. Los Angeles also made the NBA finals in 2004, but lost to Detroit. Jackson then took another year off before returning to the Lakers' bench.

    The Lakers have reached the last three NBA finals, losing to Boston in 2008 before routing the Orlando Magic last year for their 15th title. Jackson also became the winningest coach in Lakers history in early February, surpassing Pat Riley with his 534th victory.

    With Jackson back in the fold, the Lakers will work on supplementing their depth and sorting out their situation at point guard, where veteran and playoff star Derek Fisher is an unrestricted free agent.

    The Lakers reached out to Fisher in the opening hours of free agency, but could have difficulty re-signing the veteran if he gets a lucrative offer from another team. Los Angeles already is well over the projected salary cap for next season even before filling out its roster.

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    Re: NBA Discussion

    Post by Admin on Wed Jul 07, 2010 4:30 pm

    Changed the title so this topic's about all NBA discussion. D-Wade and Chris Bosh have signed with the Heat, LeBron's going to make his decision this Thursday on ESPN (I'm guessing it could be the Heat or he's signed again with the Cavs). Amar'e Stoudamire has joined the Knicks. Dirk Nowinski's re-signed with the Mavs & Joe Johnson's signed again with the Hawks. I think Rudy Gay has signed again with the Grizzles too. Shaq's rumoured to possibly be going to the Hawks.


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    Re: NBA Discussion

    Post by Ryan on Wed Jul 07, 2010 8:39 pm

    I'm Suprised Stoudemire went to the knicks, they are not a good team even with stoudemire. The heat could be finals favorites with wade and bosh, and i hope Lebron signs elsewhere. Actually Gay signed with the grizzles again, though i wish he signed with the Twolves.
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    Post by astroth on Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:17 pm

    From what I read a day or so go Lebron is not likely to go to the Knicks, since the team of late has one of the worse if not the worse records and stoudemire ain't going to help if anything we'll get to see how good of a player he really is.

    His contract isn't even guaranteed because of past injuries but the knicks offered him more money then the suns


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    Re: NBA Discussion

    Post by B on Fri Jul 09, 2010 12:03 am

    Well it looks like the King has left the building. And moved to Miami to make the new big three of the nba.
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    Post by astroth on Fri Jul 09, 2010 1:37 am

    and in the process hacked of the majority owner of the Cav's


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    Post by Admin on Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:37 am

    Miami should easily make the playoffs next season and will most likely reach the NBA finals. If D-Wade, LBJ and Bosh can all co-exist on the same team and play good as a unit, they could even win the NBA championship in their first season together. I've also read Pat Riley's returned to coach the Heat too.
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    Post by Ryan on Sun Jul 11, 2010 12:09 pm

    Sure looks that way for Miami, though they better get some bench players for when Wade, Bosh, and James are on the bench. If Miami indeed becomes the dynasty it's supposed to, I guess it beats having more possible lakers-celtics matchups, or having the Lakers win time and time again.
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    Post by astroth on Sun Jul 11, 2010 1:37 pm

    Rumor has it that Derek Fisher might be heading to Miami, since it would seem lebron, wade and bosh didn't take the max they could have, so there is far amount of money left to fell out the roster


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    Re: NBA Discussion

    Post by Admin on Sun Jul 11, 2010 2:27 pm

    The Heat can also sign veteran free agents to minimum deals, to add experience to the team, and could possibly bring in Paul Pierce, Shaq, Allen Iverson, Jason Williams, Juwan Howard & Jerry Stackhouse amongst others.

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