(NFR) Sonics Get #2 Pick!!-welcome K. Durant

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  1. obiwankanobi

    obiwankanobi Active Member

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    I certainly hope he is the answer to the Sonics and helps the team immensely. I hope that Ray Allen and K. Durant can bolster the team and lead them to the playoffs in 08' As far as the Jail Blazers, Panhandle, STHU!!!
     
  2. StoneFlyGuy

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    I agree with you obi, the Jail Blazers, ha ha ha, are no match for the revamped Sonics with K Durant.
     
  3. James Mello

    James Mello Inventor of the "closed eye conjecture"

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    NFR:Sonics Get #2 Pick!!-welcome K. Durant

    I would't say that having an ACL tear makes you injury prone, just unluckly (unless of course, you're Danny Manning). Okafor has had a bad back, bad ankle, and if I remember one pull adominal muscle....

    But either way, I would definately rather have Okafor than Swift, but in a couple of years, I think that Swift will be the kinda of guy who could give 30+ minutes, 12 points 8 boards or so...
     
  4. pastorbrian

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    being 7' and 12 p 8 reb will get you a max contract with Seattle!
    See: James, Jerome,
    McIlvane, Jim-- Moore, Miki-- Baker, Vin....and the list goes on...Terry Cummings,
    remember...patrick ewing even played here...

    I will take 30 min however. But that makes nick C tradable...too bad I like his game
     
  5. CovingtonFly

    CovingtonFly B.O.H.I.C.A. bend over here it comes again

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    The only thing the Blazers are gonna win is an award for having the team with the most marijuana related incidents in the league!
     
  6. Panhandle

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    O.K dumbasses.... your words will come back to haunt you. I'm writing your names down now so I can rub it in your faces later:rofl:
     
  7. James Mello

    James Mello Inventor of the "closed eye conjecture"

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    I don't see how Nick is tradeable though... He's either going to be the starting center (and the Sonics give up shot blocking) and Swift spelling him, or he's going to be the sixth man to spell a foul prone Swift and Chris Wilcox...
     
  8. pastorbrian

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    I know it doesn't make sense...but I bet lots of teams will inquire about Nick.
    He would be in my starting 5 or #6, but I am suspicious that they will try and get another PG or a vet/draft pick for Nick. KJR was reporting that Chicago was interested, a reunion with Heinrich and the young Bulls.

    I am with you James, I hope not...he is a valuable player.

    Blazers...still 2 players away from legitimacy...PG and a solid PF who can score a bit...
    Oden will make them a playoff contender...but the Jack/Dikau combo will hold them back...

    Pryzbilla might want to schedule some college courses for graduate school or a vacation...he won't be busy..so might LaFrenz, Schenser, and Outlaw...maybe take up fishing!!
     
  9. Mike Ediger

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    The Blazers may be young, but we will see in a couple years what the Pacific Division Conference standings say. Pretty good money says Portland is heading in the right direction. I'm with Adam, title in four years. There are a few guys that still need to go (Miles, maybe Z-Bo, and I don't really care about most of the bench) but I can be patient since the team is now basically made up of quality players with good character for the most part.
    As for the Jail Blazer/Pot smoking reputation, they earned that. However, the locker room is almost cleaned out of that crew, so you are going to have to find something else to pick on them for.


    "Blazers...still 2 players away from legitimacy...PG and a solid PF who can score a bit..." Interesting because Jack is a valuable trade comondity that several teams are trying to get, and I guess having the only guy in the NBA to average 23/10 doesn't count in your book???

    ".but the Jack/Dikau combo will hold them back..." it looks like Jack is on his way out as he doesn't get along with Nate, and Dikau will never be a factor. Spanish Chocolate might be the starter before the season is over, and they will probably either add a vet PG or draft one so your prediction probably won't hold true.

    RIP CITY IS BACK BABY!

    As long as we can keep Bill Walton off our bandwagon I will be happy.
     
  10. Panhandle

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    I love you Mike. RIIIIIIIIIP CITY!:beer2:
     
  11. Mike Ediger

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    And a cold one to you as well my wise friend. :beer2:
     
  12. pastorbrian

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    ESPN says that jack averaged 12 and 5, not 23/10...where did you get that crazy number?? Were you talking about Randolph?? must have been.
    He's a great scorer that gets 20 per and gives up 22..nate won't let that last long. Hes a great 6'9" post who plays bigger, but now his low post touches will be cut in half, at least...
    Randolph took almost 500 more shots than the next player..Roy. What happens now?
    All I know is, the 2 big players randolph and Roy carried them.(not far) They averaged 15 turnovers per game and gave up 98 points per game. Nate wants to play "D" and Oden will help on both ends.
    Block shots and play inside out --should be fun!

    I grew up a Blazer fan. Golden era...Clyde, Jerome, Terry, Buck and the Duck and uncle cliffy.
    I know who Billy Ray Bates is and I once stood in line to get Dave Twardzik and Bobby Gross autographs...I listened to Bill Schonley under my covers so I wouldn't get in trouble...

    I still have a tape of Rip City Rhapsody in my closet!!!!!

    And I still hate Bill Walton
     
  13. Mike Ediger

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    We have so much in common you wouldn't believe it. I still have the tape of RCR as well. My Golden Era starts before clyde, jerome and the gang. It started for me in the 70s, Larry Steele and Dave Twardsik were coaches of my during summer camps. Maurice Lucas is one of my all time favorites and his signed picture is sitting on my desk here at work as we speak. I even shared pop-corn ice cream with Dr. Jack in the basement of a grange hall in Wasco, OR. I have loved them ever since, even when I hated them I was a fan.
    Yes, the 23/10 comment was directed at Z-Bo, but that doesn't mean I am a big fan. While I think he holds some very good value for us, I certainly recognize all his downside and would love to see him moved for a 3 and move LMA to the 4. We can't worry about what who carried us in the past, next year will be entirely different, and not just because of Oden. I think this summer will be our last over-hauling for a long time, and I for one look forward to seeing where we are going.
    And I still hate Bill Walton.
     
  14. pastorbrian

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    Awesome!

    Mike- check out the Bill Schonley story book. It chronicles the Blazers through all the years he was there and how, being the only team on Or, traveled around and met fans etc...Its a great read that my dad gave me.

    My pal and I used to pretend that we were the blazers on the playground. I was Jerome Kersey-always-- and he was Cliff Robinson or Buck Williams--always

    The book "the Punch" is also great- it is about the Maurice Lucas/Tomjonavich "incident"

    I do still root for the blazers, although it's been tough through the years. The new players are great and I am a huge Nate M fan so my rooting interest is back!!

    Rip City!!