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Old 07-04-2012, 09:48 PM   #951 (permalink)
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I'm not going to fault Steve Nash at all for this. At his age and you want a championship, why on earth would you go to Toronto or New York?
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:54 PM   #952 (permalink)
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If he didn't consider the Raptors, why would he meet with them?

Him saying he has respect for the organization is irrelevant, majority of NBA players respect the Lakers organization. I never said he wouldn't consider the Lakers but why talk about how it would be hard to play with them and how you would rather beat them instead of join them just to turn around and request a trade to them?

As far as his kids go, once again I believe that's a cop out. Because if he cared that damn much about being close to his kids as well as being on a contending team he would've listened to no team other than the Lakers, considered no team other than the Lakers and met with no team other than the Lakers.

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Again, the ex and kids would have come with him to New York. Therefore he would have been close to his kids..Amare, Nash and Melo in the shitty East could also be considered a contending team. But clearly the Lakers didn't make that hard of a push until the last few days. They may have been 'interested' since the start but they didn't enter the bidding until yesterday. Kobe talked to Nash twice. Nash had time to think. Maybe he came to the conclusion that, even after saying it'd be hard to put a jersey on (but also that he'd consider everything) going to the Lakers best filled HIS needs (kids - much less hassle on them, chance for a title - better chance then in NY) and decided that'd be the best place to go. Not that hard to believe. People, after doing some thinking, can change their minds.
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Again, the ex and kids would have come with him to New York. Therefore he would have been close to his kids..Amare, Nash and Melo in the shitty East could also be considered a contending team. But clearly the Lakers didn't make that hard of a push until the last few days. They may have been 'interested' since the start but they didn't enter the bidding until yesterday. Kobe talked to Nash twice. Nash had time to think. Maybe he came to the conclusion that, even after saying it'd be hard to put a jersey on (but also that he'd consider everything) going to the Lakers best filled HIS needs (kids - much less hassle on them, chance for a title - better chance then in NY) and decided that'd be the best place to go. Not that hard to believe. People, after doing some thinking, can change their minds.

Give it up bro, he's a Celtics fan. Obviously he's not gonna like anything positive for the Lakers. As it should be.
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The Hornets matching Eric Gordon's contract is stupid. He's openly saying he wants to play with Phoenix and doesn't want to come back to New Orleans but yet you're forcing him to come back to New Orleans. I mean New Orleans has the right to match any contract offered him but I think it's stupid especially when you drafted his replacement.
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The Hornets matching Eric Gordon's contract is stupid. He's openly saying he wants to play with Phoenix and doesn't want to come back to New Orleans but yet you're forcing him to come back to New Orleans. I mean New Orleans has the right to match any contract offered him but I think it's stupid especially when you drafted his replacement.
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Hasheem Thabeet signed with the Thunder.

If Eric Gordon doesn't miss the majority of the season, the Hornets don't get Davis, keep in mind the Hornets had a winning record when Gordon played with the majority of those games being against playoff teams. I'm pretty sure the Hornets would keep Unibrow over Gordon in a heartbeat.
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Well now lets goes with the proposals

http://www.nba.com/magic/cohen-some-...-ponder_070412
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Hasheem Thabeet signed with the Thunder.

If Eric Gordon doesn't miss the majority of the season, the Hornets don't get Davis, keep in mind the Hornets had a winning record when Gordon played with the majority of those games being against playoff teams. I'm pretty sure the Hornets would keep Unibrow over Gordon in a heartbeat.
Either way they arent gonna let the guy go.

He knew they would match any offer, dont know why he said he what he did
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Well now lets goes with the proposals

http://www.nba.com/magic/cohen-some-...-ponder_070412
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