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Post by The Pantry on 2018-02-01, 21:32

LooseGoose wrote:
The Pantry wrote:Gores looks jacked

I think he's tanked.
That's what I meant
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Post by kingstonlake on 2018-02-01, 21:33

Gores is freaking weird, man.
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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-02-01, 21:34

The Pantry wrote:
LooseGoose wrote:

I think he's tanked.
That's what I meant

Ah....last I knew jacked was excited....but I'm pretty out of it on that stuff.

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Post by The Pantry on 2018-02-01, 21:39

kingstonlake wrote:Gores is freaking weird, man.
I'd feel pretty weird paying someone $35M a year
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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on 2018-02-01, 22:39

Man that game was fun as hell

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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-02-01, 22:42

Travis of the Cosmos wrote:Man that game was fun as hell

I'm glad you enjoyed yourself. Too bad your swill sign didn't make the TeeVee show.

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-02-01, 22:53

Pretty solid debut! I’m glad you had fun travis.
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Post by Rocinante on 2018-02-02, 00:39

If everyone who goes to any games doesn’t have a swill sign I’ll be very disappointed.

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Post by DWags on 2018-02-02, 19:01

Jabari Parker is back tonight! Buckle up. Ima git my new bucks hat out. Here we GO!!

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-02-03, 13:43

I'm rooting for the Bucks and anyone not the Cavs to make noise in the east. Pistons got the Heat at home tonight.
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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on 2018-02-03, 14:02

I’m rooting for the pistons otpt

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Post by DWags on 2018-02-03, 14:03

Travis of the Cosmos wrote:I’m rooting for the pistons otpt

I have an extra hat if you ever switch loyalty.

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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on 2018-02-03, 14:06

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Travis of the Cosmos wrote:I’m rooting for the pistons otpt

I have an extra hat if you ever switch loyalty.  
No. All of your players are so boring and you root for a guy that made Izzo sad. No thank you.

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Post by The Pantry on 2018-02-03, 14:11

Giannis might be the most exciting player in the league. Happy to have him on my fantasy team.
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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on 2018-02-03, 14:13

Booooooooorrrrrrrriiiiiinnnnngggggggg

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Post by DWags on 2018-02-03, 14:13

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I have an extra hat if you ever switch loyalty.  
No. All of your players are so boring and you root for a guy that made Izzo sad. No thank you.

The bucks, I root for the bucks. Wanna know what else? I was happy when Desmond returned a kick all the way for the Packers in a Super Bowl. I was happy Woodson was on the packers.

I don’t like the college either one went to, and have issues with Desmond personally. Same with Parker. Go Bucks!

So, wanna hat?

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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on 2018-02-03, 14:14

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No. All of your players are so boring and you root for a guy that made Izzo sad. No thank you.

The bucks, I root for the bucks.  Wanna know what else?  I was happy when Desmond returned a kick all the way for the Packers in a Super Bowl.  I was happy Woodson was on the packers.  

I don’t like the college either one went to, and have issues with Desmond personally.  Same with Parker.   Go Bucks!  

So, wanna hat?  
Yeah I know they are so terribly boring and you root for a guy that stole a national championship from you and your 24 remaining years good job

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Post by The Pantry on 2018-02-03, 14:17

Travis of the Cosmos wrote:Booooooooorrrrrrrriiiiiinnnnngggggggg
The irony. Soccer is the most boring sport on the planet.
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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on 2018-02-03, 14:18

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Travis of the Cosmos wrote:Booooooooorrrrrrrriiiiiinnnnngggggggg
The irony.  Soccer is the most boring sport on the planet.
That’s just like your opinion man

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Post by DWags on 2018-02-03, 14:54

Travis of the Cosmos wrote:
DWags wrote:

The bucks, I root for the bucks.  Wanna know what else?  I was happy when Desmond returned a kick all the way for the Packers in a Super Bowl.  I was happy Woodson was on the packers.  

I don’t like the college either one went to, and have issues with Desmond personally.  Same with Parker.   Go Bucks!  

So, wanna hat?  
Yeah I know they are so terribly boring and you root for a guy that stole a national championship from you and your 24 remaining years good job

I have a hat that says “I’m not bitter”. You can’t have that one. Cause you are. How the pistons doing? Should they tank?

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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on 2018-02-03, 14:56

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Yeah I know they are so terribly boring and you root for a guy that stole a national championship from you and your 24 remaining years good job

I have a hat that says “I’m not bitter”.  You can’t have that one. Cause you are.  How the pistons doing?  Should they tank?  
I ain’t bitter at all we gonna smoke you fools. 

And no tanking is stupid as hell. It’s the super easy take for lazy sports fans to say “they should just lose” but the reality is that it doesn’t even work. What’s their gold standard? 76ers. 8th in the east.


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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-02-03, 15:06

Yep. Has “tanking” worked for anyone? Look at the fucking Lakers too.
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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on 2018-02-03, 15:14

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Yep. Has “tanking” worked for anyone? Look at the fucking Lakers too.
Celtics maybe? I’m not even sure that’s really tanking. They just burned the Nets real bad. Outside of that, no. Tanking is a myth.

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Post by DWags on 2018-02-03, 15:35

Packers just did. We’ll see if it helps.

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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on 2018-02-03, 15:41

Losing the last few games of the season once the playoffs are lost to get a better draft spot is not the same thing as blowing everything up and tanking dwags

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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-02-03, 15:50

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Yep. Has “tanking” worked for anyone? Look at the fucking Lakers too.

Astros in baseball - 76ers in Basketball

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-02-03, 15:50

Yeah Celtics were built off trades, and then drafting well. Also being the Boston Celtics and being attractive to free agents

Goose - the sixers? 8th in the east? How is that working?
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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-02-03, 15:53

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Yeah Celtics were built off trades, and then drafting well. Also being the Boston Celtics and being attractive to free agents

Goose - the sixers? 8th in the east? How is that working?

They've got youth, assets and cap space - the process is working there.

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Post by DWags on 2018-02-03, 16:02

Travis of the Cosmos wrote:Losing the last few games of the season once the playoffs are lost to get a better draft spot is not the same thing as blowing everything up and tanking dwags

Point taken.

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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on 2018-02-03, 16:03

Oh stop selling out to “the process” branding. We’re not 76ers fans we don’t have to be nice. Fultz is probably a flop and the only two corner stones have as many injury concerns as Blake griffin

Wait. 

Derrick Rose.

That’s what I meant.

Shut up.

And we’re talking basketball here. Not any other sport. Baseball isn’t really tanking in the same sense in my opinion.

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-02-03, 16:05

When the sixers win a playoff series or 2 we can talk that it’s working. In the meantime they are what they are
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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-02-03, 17:16

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:When the sixers win a playoff series or 2 we can talk that it’s working. In the meantime they are what they are

The same could be said for Detroit.

Here's an easy way to view this - if you could trade with the 76ers right now would you?

Complete Roster
Cap situation
All Draft picks

Over a 7 year horizon.

Aye or Nay?

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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on 2018-02-03, 17:18

LooseGoose wrote:
Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:When the sixers win a playoff series or 2 we can talk that it’s working. In the meantime they are what they are

The same could be said for Detroit.

Here's an easy way to view this - if you could trade with the 76ers right now would you?  

Complete Roster
Cap situation
All Draft picks

Over a 7 year horizon.

Aye or Nay?
Here’s an easier way... every championship team pretty much ever that wasn’t built on tanking vs the 8th place 76ers who have a flop of a number 1 pick.

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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-02-03, 17:25

Travis of the Cosmos wrote:
LooseGoose wrote:

The same could be said for Detroit.

Here's an easy way to view this - if you could trade with the 76ers right now would you?  

Complete Roster
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Over a 7 year horizon.

Aye or Nay?
Here’s an easier way... every championship team pretty much ever that wasn’t built on tanking vs the 8th place 76ers who have a flop of a number 1 pick.

Missed your aye or nay. We'll get to watch it.

It'll be interesting to see how the Pistons/Celtics/76ers fare. All trying to build in different ways.

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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on 2018-02-03, 20:58

Up by 7 with 7 or 8 left to go

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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on 2018-02-03, 21:18

Pistons win everything is great

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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-02-03, 21:38

Even when they win and get the over they find a way to fuck me.

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Post by aualum06 on 2018-02-03, 22:02

Miami hit a buzzer beater that sucks lol
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Post by Death Roe on 2018-02-03, 22:42

Wow, talk about a bad beat

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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2018-02-03, 22:46

Ha, I watched that with my son during halftime and was asking if it mattered. I didn't know what the line was and muttered it might to some.

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