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Postby The X on Thu Oct 07, 2010 10:45 pm

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X's T'WOLVES ASSOCIATION

No guarantees but 2k11 has made me want to give it another go. Tried to find as bad a team as possible but with some semi-likeable pieces & here I am, starting an Association with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Gotta luv David Kahn, he's breathed new life & given me a team to mold with SF's galore, Darko & that Peko guy getting nice fat deals for no good reason. Bring it on Kahn, bring it on.

Anyways, let's get the formalities out of the way:

Version: 2K11
Game Style: Custom
Difficulty: All-Star
Roster: 2K Default (with Rubio CAP downloaded & edited for realism purposes)

Season Length: 29 games (I will play half, sim half)
Playoff Format: 3-3-5-5 (the 3-3-3-3 would've made more sense with shorter season but I want the big series to matter more)

Play Quarter Length: 10 minutes
Sim Quarter Length: 12 minutes

Rookies: Generics (what else could they be? :P )
NLSC-ers: Appears I have gone against my word & put a few in.

As always, enjoy (B)
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2k11)

Postby The X on Thu Oct 07, 2010 10:46 pm

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CURRENT ROSTER

    STARTERS
    C- Jesse Brown (Arkansas), Rookie
    PF- Johan Svensson (Sweden), 2nd Year
    SF- Michael Beasley (Kansas State), 5th Year
    SG- Eric Gordon (Indiana), 5th Year
    PG- Ricky Rubio (Spain), 2nd Year

    BENCH
    SG- Arron Afflalo (UCLA), 6th Year
    PF- Kris Humphries (Minnesota), 9th Year
    SG- Richard Sharpe (South Carolina), Rookie
    C- Joel Przybilla (Minnesota), 13th Year
    PG- Dwight Woolridge (Kansas), Rookie
    PF- Kevin Love (UCLA), 5th Year [OUT - broken wrist (4-6 weeks)]
    SF- Jaime Buford (Vanderbilt), Rookie [OUT - broken ankle (6-8 weeks)]

    IR
    N/A

    SENT DOWN TO D-LEAGUE
    C- Alonzo Warren (Vanderbilt), Rookie


REGULAR SEASON RECORDS



PLAYOFF RECORDS

    2012/13:
    Record: 10-5 (Pro Rata: 16-10)
    Result: NBA Champions

    2011/12:
    Record: N/A, missed playoffs
    Result: N/A, missed playoffs

    2010/11:
    Record: N/A, missed playoffs
    Result: N/A, missed playoffs


PLAYER AWARDS / ACCOLADES

    2012/13:
    NBA Finals MVP: PF- Michael Beasley Link
    All-Rookie 1st Team: SF- Jaime Buford; C- Jesse Brown Link
    All-Rookie 2nd Team: PG- Dwight Woolridge Link

    2011/12:
    All-Rookie 1st Team: PG- Floyd Bradley Link
    All-Rookie 2nd Team: PG- Ricky Rubio; PF- Johan Svensson Link

    2010/11:
    All-Rookie 1st Team: SF- Wesley Johnson Link
    Rookie Game MVP: SF- Wesley Johnson [Rookies] Story


OFF-SEASON ARCHIVES



TRANSACTION HISTORY

    2012/13:
    February '13: Trades PG Floyd Bradley and PF Jeff Pendergraph to Phoenix for their 2013 and 2014 1st Round Picks Story
    November '12: Trades SF Corey Brewer and PF Jordan Hill to Toronto for their 2013 1st Round Pick Story

    2012 Off-Season:
    June '12: Trades SG Wayne Ellington and the Knicks' 2012 2nd Round Pick to Cleveland and C Nikolai Pekovic to Toronto for SG Aaron Afflalo and the Raptors' 2012 2nd Round Pick
    June '12: Trades PF Benjamin Dragic to New York for PF Kris Humphries and their 2012 2nd Round Pick
    June '12: Trades PG Marcel Moore to New York for PF Jeff Pendergraph and their 2012 1st Round Pick
    June '12: Re-signed PF Michael Beasley to a 3 year, $45m contract extension, with a player option for the 4th year

    2011/12:
    Feb '12: Re-signed SG Eric Gordon to a 5 year, $75m contract extension, with a team option for the 6th year
    Jan '12: Trades PG Jonny Flynn and our 2013 2nd Round Pick to Los Angeles Clippers for SG Eric Gordon and their 2012 1st Round Pick Story
    Jan '12: Re-signed PF Kevin Love to a 6 year, $82m contract extension

    2011 Off-Season:
    July '11: Signed C Joel Przybilla to a 1 year, $1.2m deal, with a team option for the 2nd year
    June '11: Trades SG Chuck Smith to Toronto for PG Floyd Bradley and their 2012 1st Round Pick
    June '11: Trades SF Wesley Johnson and PF Anthony Tolliver to Golden State for SG Chuck Smith

    2010/11:
    Jan '11: Trades PG Luke Ridnour and C Kosta Koufos to Houston for PF Jordan Hill and PG Stephon Marbury Story


NOTABLE INJURY HISTORY

    2012/13:
    June '13: SF Jaime Buford out for 6-8 weeks with broken ankle
    May '13: PF Kevin Love out for 4-6 weeks with broken wrist

    2011/12:
    Mar '12: SF Corey Brewer out for 2-4 weeks with separated shoulder
    Dec '11: PG Ricky Rubio out for 4-6 weeks with broken wrist
    Dec '11: C Joel Przybilla out for 6-8 weeks with broken ankle
    Nov '11: PG Ricky Rubio out for 2-4 weeks with lower back strain

    2010/11:
    Feb '11: PF Jordan Hill out for 4-6 weeks with broken wrist
    Jan '11: PG Jonny Flynn out for 2-4 weeks with lower back strain


PAST ROSTERS



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OBJECTIVES

1. Double Trouble: 10+ points, 10+ rebounds in a winning effort [COMPLETED 15/02/2011]
2. Darko's Block Party: 5 blocks (nominated by Sit) [COMPLETED 15/02/2011]
3. Thanks for Nothing Larry: Beat Charlotte by 10+ points (nominated by shadowGrinch)
4. Darko the Impenetrable: Hold an opposing team's star centre (Dwight Howard, Yao, All-Star level) to less than 10 points (nominated by shadowGrinch)
5. No Harm, No Foul: 30+ minutes, 6+ rebounds, 2+ blocks, 0 fouls (nominated by shadowGrinch)
6. From Serbia with Love: Beat Milwaukee, outscore, outrebound and outblock Croatian-blooded Aussie Andrew Bogut
7. Darko's a Triple Double Waiting to Happen: 10-10-10 game (nominated by Sit)
8. All for Nothing: Back-to-back-to-back 20 point games in losing efforts
9. Mr Versatility: 5-5-5-5-5 game (nominated by Sit)
10. The Perfect Storm: Score 23+ points, 16+ rebounds, 5+ assists, 6+ blocks, 2+ steals, 2 or less turnovers, 55.5%+ FG%, 100.0% FT with at least 2 taken in 40 or less minutes
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2k11)

Postby The X on Thu Oct 07, 2010 10:47 pm

Image THE ASSOCIATION


NBA CHAMPIONS



PLAYER AWARDS / ACCOLADES





HALL OF FAME

    2013:
    PG- Steve Nash: 17 seasons, 14.6ppg, 8.2apg [url=???]Story[/url]
    G- Allen Iverson: 17 seasons, 25.2ppg, 5.8apg, 2.0spg [url=???]Story[/url]

    2012:
    PG- Jason Kidd: 18 seasons, 13.3ppg, 6.6rpg, 9.2apg, 2.0spg Story

    2011:
    C- Shaquille O'Neal: 19 seasons, 23.9ppg, 11.0rpg, 2.3bpg Story


SEASON ARCHIVES



OFF-SEASON ARCHIVES



NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS

    2012/13:

    Feb '13: Indiana trades C Javelle McGee to San Antonio for PG Tony Parker
    Feb '13: Indiana trades PG T.J. Ford to Brooklyn Nets for C Hasheem Thabeet
    Feb '13: Indiana trades PF Lamar Odom and SG Leandro Barbosa to Orlando for PG Jameer Nelson and SG Marc Scott
    Feb '13: Dallas trades PF Dirk Nowitzki and SF Alex Cummings to Philadelphia for PG Louis Williams and PF Elton Brand
    Feb '13: Oklahoma City trades SF Dorrell Wright to Sacramento for SF Tracy Lee
    Feb '13: Charlotte trades PG George Hill and their 2013 2nd Round Draft Pick to Sacramento for SG Francisco Garcia and their 2014 1st Round Draft Pick
    Jan '13: Charlotte trades SG Gerald Henderson and PG Delonte West to Orlando for SG Andy Woodson and SG J.J. Redick
    Dec '12: San Antonio trades SG Stephen Jackson to Utah for PG Baron Davis

    2011/12:
    Feb '12: Sacramento trades PG Lambros Washburn to Washington for PG Patrick Mills and their 2012 1st Round Draft Pick
    Jan '12: Dallas trades SG Jason Terry and PF Brian Cook to Detroit for PF Charlie Villanueva and SG Tracy McGrady
    Jan '12: Charlotte trades SG Stephen Jackson to San Antonio for PG George Hill and PF Antonio McDyess
    Jan '12: Portland trades PG Andre Miller and SG Rudy Fernandez to Utah for SF Gordon Hayward
    Jan '12: Cleveland trades PF Antawn Jamison and PG Ramon Sessions to Indiana for SF Danny Granger and PF Tyler Hansbrough
    Dec '11: Indiana trades SG Vince Carter to New Orleans for SG Marcus Thornton
    Nov '11: Washington signs PG Patrick Mills to a 1 year, $3.5m deal
    Nov '11: LA Clippers trades PG Baron Davis and their 2013 1st Round Pick to Utah for C Mehmet Okur and PF Jeremy Evans

    2010/11:
    Feb '11: Milwaukee trades SG Carlos Delfino and their 2011 2nd Round Pick to Phoenix for PF Channing Frye and their 2011 1st Round Pick
    Jan '11: Golden State trades C Andris Biedrins and PF Vladimir Radmanovic to Milwaukee for SG Michael Redd and their 2012 2nd Round Pick
    Jan '11: Portland trades C Joel Przybilla and PG Patrick Mills to Toronto for PG Jose Calderon
    Jan '11: Detroit trades C Ben Wallace and SF DaJuan Summers to Orlando for PG Chris Duhon and their 2012 1st Round Pick
    Jan '11: Utah trades SF Andrei "AK47" Kirilenko to Washington for PF Andray Blatche and PG Kirk Hinrich
    Jan '11: Detroit trades SG Richard Hamilton and SG Tracy McGrady to Denver for PF Kenyon Martin and SG Coby Karl
    Dec '10: Detroit trades SG Ben Gordon to Phoenix for SF Josh Childress and SF Jared Dudley
    Dec '10: Houston signs the best PG in the League, PG Stephon Marbury to a 1 year, $2.17m deal
    Dec '10: Dallas trades C Tyson Chandler and the corpse formerly known as C Alexis Ajinca to Los Angeles Clippers for SG Randy Foye and PF Brian "I ain't no" Cook
    Dec '10: Detroit trades PG Will Bynum and their 2011 1st Round Pick to Philadelphia for SF Thaddeus Young
    Nov '10: Golden State trades PF David Lee to Houston for SF Shane Battier and PG Kyle Lowry Analysis
    Nov '10: Los Angeles Lakers trades SG Sasha "Machine" Vujacic to Oklahoma City for SG Thabo Sefolosha and their 2011 2nd Round Pick
    Nov '10: Boston signs SG Allen "The Answer" Iverson to a 1 year, $5.76m deal Analysis


MAJOR INJURIES

    2012/13:
    N/A

    2011/12:
    N/A

    2010/11:
    April '11: Phoenix PG Steve Nash out for the season with a broken patella
    Jan '11: Phoenix SF Grant Hill out for the season with a torn MCL Story
    Dec '10: Los Angeles Lakers PF Pau Gasol out for the season with a torn MCL
    Dec '10: Miami PF Udonis Haslem out for the season with a torn patella tendon
    Dec '10: Denver SG J.R. Smith out for the season with a torn MCL


SCOUTING ARCHIVES

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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2k11)

Postby Sit on Thu Oct 07, 2010 11:15 pm

I care.

Let's see what you can do with this one. (Y) I want to see you bring in Patty Mills if possible also.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2k11)

Postby Valor on Thu Oct 07, 2010 11:56 pm

Sit wrote:I care.

Let's see what you can do with this one. (Y) I want to see you bring in Patty Mills if possible also.

Me too :P even though i won't be able to see it until after my exams :wink:
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2k11)

Postby Martti. on Fri Oct 08, 2010 1:04 am

I hope Beasley becomes your scoring leader. And I'll be following for sure, your stories have been great. (Y)
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2k11)

Postby Lamrock on Fri Oct 08, 2010 1:14 am

Looking forward to this. As alway, am a fan of your stories. Good luck with this. Try not to get too bummed out with the team like I did!
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2k11)

Postby George7 on Fri Oct 08, 2010 2:06 am

T'Wolves!
That would be interesting!I really liked you Bobcats dynasty,after reading it from the HOF section.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2k11)

Postby #thierry on Fri Oct 08, 2010 3:37 am

After seeing Beasley and the Wolves defeat the Lakers a few days ago, this will be interesting. And with The X controlling them, even more. (Y)
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2k11)

Postby rise on Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:47 am

Get Wesley Johnson the ROTY and make Martell Webster and All-Star!
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2k11)

Postby Cartar on Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:17 am

The X wrote:Gotta luv David Kahn, he's breathed new life & given me a team to mold with SF's galore, Darko & that Peko guy getting nice fat deals for no good reason.


I think the Pekovic guy could turn out to be a great steal for them. Darko deal is of course overpayed, but he's not that bad.

Good luck nevertheless.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2k11)

Postby The X on Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:34 am

Thanks for comments everybody. Won't quote everybody unless specific questions, but as always, comments are always appreciated.

Sit wrote:I want to see you bring in Patty Mills if possible also.

No plans for major shake ups. This team will get a chance to prove itself (or not) first.

Martti. wrote:I hope Beasley becomes your scoring leader.

Thierry wrote:After seeing Beasley and the Wolves defeat the Lakers a few days ago, this will be interesting.

Beas has a chance to Martti. He will be given every chance. Don't forget Kevin Love though :P

Lamrock wrote:Try not to get too bummed out with the team like I did!

Tried them in 2k10 but they didn't have enough hook for me. Kahn trading away Jefferson & Sessions, bringing in Beasley, Webster, Wesley Johnson & Ridnour, as well as giving deals to Darko & Peko seemed to give the team more hook.

z02 wrote:Get Wesley Johnson the ROTY and make Martell Webster and All-Star!

Anything's possible although the latter is unlikely to happen. I haven't set my starting lineup (I'll post roster tonight). I've got to make a choice on starting SG. Webster is likely to start as a 6th man & will battle Brewer for starting spot.

Cartar wrote:I think the Pekovic guy could turn out to be a great steal for them. Darko deal is of course overpayed, but he's not that bad.

Let's see if he can do anything. He'll get a chance, but Darko will get the first roll of the dice.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2k11)

Postby Houndy on Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:22 am

Good luck with the post Al Jeff Wolves. Who can be good :mrgreen:
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2k11)

Postby Hedonist on Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:03 am

Nice choice of team. They can become great. I am/was contemplating to play with them too.

Oh and Darko isn't overpaid. One of the cheapest starting centers in the league and he can still have a decent career because he's still young. There are far worse contracts in the NBA.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11)

Postby hova- on Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:22 pm

Hell yeah, an X Association. Definitely looking forward to this one. Ah and that Peko guy is (at least in real life) a pretty solid Euro big man. I hope you can turn things around in Minny.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11)

Postby The X on Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:47 pm

Ahh well, it looks like a Darko vs Peko battle is on the cards :lol:
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11)

Postby |)e8* on Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:56 pm

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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11)

Postby Mark. on Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:18 pm

Gotta start Darko at this stage surely. Personally I like Kevin Looooaave at the 4 and then I guess everyone moves down and Martell can bring scoring from the second unit.

Good luck with this though. Looking forward to it.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11)

Postby The X on Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:41 pm

Mark. wrote:Gotta start Darko at this stage surely. Personally I like Kevin Looooaave at the 4 and then I guess everyone moves down and Martell can bring scoring from the second unit.

Good luck with this though. Looking forward to it.

At this stage I'm experimenting, so lineup will likely change. Love will play both the 4 & the 5. Either way, he'll play big minutes :P

Although I had marked Brewer as my starter, I think Martell might be better suited for role. We will soon find out.

Darko will get his chance.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11)

Postby The X on Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:44 pm

Image 2010/11 OPENING NIGHT ROSTER


    STARTERS
    PF- Kevin Love (UCLA), 3rd Year
    PF- Michael Beasley (Kansas State), 3rd Year
    SF- Wesley Johnson (Syracuse), Rookie
    SF- Martell Webster (Seattle Prep HS - WA), 6th Year
    PG- Jonny Flynn (Syracuse), 2nd Year

    BENCH
    SG- Corey Brewer (Florida), 4th Year
    PG- Luke Ridnour (Oregon), 8th Year
    C- Darko Milicic (Serbia), 8th Year
    SG- Wayne Ellington (North Carolina), 2nd Year
    PF- Anthony Tolliver (Creighton), 3rd Year
    C- Nikola Pekovic (Montenegro), Rookie
    PG- Sebastian Telfair (Abraham Lincoln HS - NY), 7th Year

    IR
    SF- Lazar Hayward (Marquette), Rookie
    C- Kosta Koufos (Ohio State), 3rd Year

    SENT DOWN TO D-LEAGUE
    N/A

    DRAFT RIGHTS HELD
    PG- Ricky Rubio (Spain)
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11)

Postby The X on Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:52 pm

Image DON'T WORRY, WE'RE KAHN-TASTIC

An open letter to our fans.

The time for talk is over.

Okay, not quite. Right after this long-winded letter. Because we do have a lot of good things to talk about.

Fourteen months ago we laid out a plan: First, we would become a running team that plays an exciting up-tempo style of basketball. Second, we would get younger in order to build a team that could improve together and compete for a number of years. Third, we would instill a culture of hard work throughout our organization. Fourth, transparency. We'll always let you know exactly what's going on, occasionally via long-winded letters.

That was our plan over a year ago and it hasn't changed one iota. In the off-season we added young, athletic wing players Wesley Johnson, Martell Webster and Lazar Hayward. They join Jonny Flynn, Corey Brewer and Wayne Ellington as guys who can get up and down the floor quickly and shoot the ball from the perimeter. We re-signed Darko Milicic and added Nikola Pekovic, giving us two more up-tempo big men to run with one of the best outlet passers in the game, Kevin Love. We took advantage of our cap room to acquire a potential star in Michael Beasley, who was the number one prospect in his high school class of 2007 and averaged 26 points and 12 rebounds in his one college season. And finally, we added Luke Ridnour, a push-the-pace player who becomes the team's elder statesman at the age of 29.

We now have more shooting, athleticism and depth at every position, which will make us a better team this season. So will we challenge for the NBA championship this year?

Not likely.

Ouch. This honesty thing is a bit painful. But the reality is, we still need that one dominant player.

It's possible that that player could already be on our roster. We have eight guys who were selected in the top seven picks of their respective drafts, and the average age of those players is 22. So the potential is there for someone to emerge. But in case that doesn't happen, we'll continue to manage our salary cap so that we have the flexibility to make that one move that can change a franchise.

We are confident, however, that this team will be exciting to watch. For the first time in years Wolves fans are going to feel like they're missing out if they aren't in the arena. So in addition to player development we're working hard on fan development, starting with variable pricing and Flex Pack ticket packages that let you pick the games and seats that you want. The bottom line for fans is: We're making it easier than ever for you to be part of our turnaround.

There's been a lot of talk this off-season. The naysayers certainly have been vocal. And while we can understand a certain amount of skepticism, we know we've turned the corner. And we're anxious to get after that first tipped ball so we can start to prove it.

Enough talk. It's time to play.

Oh, wait. We forgot to talk about Rubio.

Next time.

Source: Star Tribune, 13/09/10
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - OPENING NIGHT ROST

Postby Mark. on Fri Oct 08, 2010 9:17 pm

Nice stuff dude. How are you working it within the game regarding Rubio? Or does 2k11 account for draft rights? Damn I can wait for my copy to arrive! Monday I guess.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - OPENING NIGHT ROST

Postby dare on Fri Oct 08, 2010 9:30 pm

Nice you have try this stuff again, hoping that Beasley isn't a bust this time.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - OPENING NIGHT ROST

Postby The X on Fri Oct 08, 2010 9:55 pm

Mark. wrote:Nice stuff dude. How are you working it within the game regarding Rubio? Or does 2k11 account for draft rights? Damn I can wait for my copy to arrive! Monday I guess.

Nah, he's just my 15th man. I just won't ever use him. I don't mind his $2m odd contract since I'm well under cap anyways. I downloaded, then edited his CAP & added him to the Wolves, who conveniently had one roster spot open.

Would be great if the game did handle draft rights though. Probably a good 5-6 years away if we are lucky.


EDIT: Finished beautifying first few posts of this thread. All things going well I should be good to start season tomorrow.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11)

Postby The X on Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:21 pm

Just finished playing a couple of games. I've got trade override OFF & CPU trades ON. I knew there'd be a few iffy ones in first season. First one is Thabo going to Lakers with 2nd Round pick for Sasha Vujacic :P

I knew Thabo would go in a bad deal. It happens in EVERY Association in the 1st year in 2k11. So I'll let that slide. I'm a couple of weeks in, that's the only trade to date. Iverson signed for MLE with Celtics as he does in EVERY Association. Rest of signings are minimum around the league & all make sense.

Funny trade offer. Hornets were trying to dupe me. Offered Ariza & Thornton for Love & rights to Ricky Rubio. Obviously didn't bother to counter offer :lol:

Question, is there any way to upload any specific photos from Pressbook? I don't want to upload 50+ photos every game, just the really good ones. Any ideas? Anybody tried it?
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - OPENING NIGHT ROST

Postby Eirsej on Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:28 pm

I've read somewhere in the insight that your are able to do it. I'm haven't checked yet though.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11)

Postby Lamrock on Sat Oct 09, 2010 10:05 pm

The X wrote:Question, is there any way to upload any specific photos from Pressbook? I don't want to upload 50+ photos every game, just the really good ones. Any ideas? Anybody tried it?

Apparently you can, but I haven't figured that out either. :?
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11)

Postby cavs4872 on Sun Oct 10, 2010 2:38 am

Lamrock wrote:
The X wrote:Question, is there any way to upload any specific photos from Pressbook? I don't want to upload 50+ photos every game, just the really good ones. Any ideas? Anybody tried it?

Apparently you can, but I haven't figured that out either. :?

Press Y on the photos you want to upload (a green check mark will appear in the upper right hand corner of the ones you've selected). Then, when you go to upload them, it will give you the option of uploading those specific photos only. And if it's not Y you have to press, just keep trying different buttons until you get the green check mark (I've only played one full game so far and can't really remember what I did).
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - OPENING NIGHT ROST

Postby Axel. on Sun Oct 10, 2010 3:38 am

Liking this so far The X, especially the letter about the plans for the team. :wink: I'll be following. :)
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - OPENING NIGHT ROST

Postby #thierry on Sun Oct 10, 2010 3:53 am

Ricky's on board, even better man. (Y)
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - OPENING NIGHT ROST

Postby The X on Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:01 am

Thanks guys. I actually worked it out myself when playing around with the buttons (Y) For PS3 users I think it is the triangle button to check which photos you want to upload. Very handy indeed.

Axel. wrote:Liking this so far The X, especially the letter about the plans for the team. :wink: I'll be following. :)

It wasn't my letter. You can thank the real life David Kahn. It's his open letter, not mine :lol:
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - OPENING NIGHT ROST

Postby Axel. on Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:12 am

Oh, well in that case, that was pretty creative in including that to the story. :lol: My bad.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - ANGRY YOUNG FLYNN

Postby The X on Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:16 am

Image FLYNN FINED $25K BY LEAGUE


It didn't take the league long to stamp down on one of its players. Minnesota's second year point guard Jonny Flynn was fined $25,000 by the league for taking his frustrations out on a Piston's employee. After making a tough layup, Flynn went barrelling into the Piston's floor sweeper Gabrielle Torres. Incidental contacts occurs all the time, but slow motion replays showed that Flynn dropped his shoulder just prior to contact, which sent Torres backwards, as his did a reverse commando roll off the court. To make matters worse, Flynn reportedly barked the following at Torres immediately after the incident, "men shouldn't wear pink".

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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - ANGRY YOUNG FLYNN

Postby The X on Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:47 am

Image DIFFERENT YEAR, SAME RESULT


The Timberwolves have struggled greatly throughout their first four games, losing all by an average margin of 22 points, as they fell to 0-4 (pro-rata: 0-11) with losses at home to the Knicks and on the road to the Nuggets, Pistons and Pacers.

It really seems like the team is still struggling to adapt to coach Kurt Rambis' triangle offense that he brought over from the Lakers. The young and inexperienced squad just doesn't seem to be connecting to it and word is if Rambis can't start to get them on the same page by Christmas then he may be shown the door.

The team has had a few injuries, with Martell Webster and rookie Wesley Johnson playing in pain, but rookie big Nikolai Pekovic injuring himself during a promising game against the Nuggets (8 points, 2 rebounds in only 7 minutes). However, even with a fully healthy squad, the way they have been playing I can't foresee any of the previous results having changed.

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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - GREAT START (0-4)

Postby The X on Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:51 am

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Pistons were doing it so easy that Piston's guard Rodney Stuckey ducked outside at half-time and seemed to cruise through the second half proceedings
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - GREAT START (0-4)

Postby The X on Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:56 am

What can I say guys? The Pressbook feature in 2k11 is superb. All of the above pics (with exception of Flynn ones that I had to capture myself in replay mode & are thus lower quality) came from the Pressbook.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - GREAT START (0-4)

Postby Axel. on Sun Oct 10, 2010 10:17 am

Lol at Flynn's statement "Real men shouldn't wear pink" :lol: . Love the sarcasm of the title. (Y)
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Postby dare on Sun Oct 10, 2010 10:32 am

Love the Flynn's pic :lol:
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Postby Sit on Sun Oct 10, 2010 10:34 am

You need to teach me how to get pictures off Pressbook.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - GREAT START (0-4)

Postby #thierry on Sun Oct 10, 2010 1:01 pm

I only see consistency by Flynn... Ridnour and Brewer had nice games but then Corey would score too little or Ridnour wouldn't score at all. But that's a nice challenge :wink:

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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - GREAT START (0-4)

Postby Lamrock on Sun Oct 10, 2010 1:28 pm

Rough start, but that is to be expected, considering your roster. Loving the Flynn pic. :lol: Really like how you're presenting this. I prefer it to the 2K Blog layout you had for your Bucks as there's more of a narrative to it.

That's good to know about the pressbook. It, like Real Player FG%, is one of the many great unexpected new features in 2K11.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - GREAT START (0-4)

Postby Houndy on Sun Oct 10, 2010 1:38 pm

Stupid question: Is the pressbook the site where you upload the pics?

Great start, the Wolves are lottery bound again :D
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - GREAT START (0-4)

Postby The X on Sun Oct 10, 2010 2:42 pm

Axel. wrote:Lol at Flynn's statement "Real men shouldn't wear pink" :lol: . Love the sarcasm of the title. (Y)
dare wrote:Love the Flynn's pic :lol:

Glad you both like them. Have to come up with something considering my team's a mockery. Deflect the focus off my team's success (or lackthereof).

Thierry. wrote:I only see consistency by Flynn... Ridnour and Brewer had nice games but then Corey would score too little or Ridnour wouldn't score at all. But that's a nice challenge :wink:

Flynn might've been consistent with simmed games, but he was horrible against the Knicks. Absolute garbage. He better shape up or he'll be shipped out. Ridnour has been absolutely terrible in played game but great in simmed games. As for Brewer, he's back to starting now with the injuries going around.

Lamrock wrote:Rough start, but that is to be expected, considering your roster. Loving the Flynn pic. :lol: Really like how you're presenting this. I prefer it to the 2K Blog layout you had for your Bucks as there's more of a narrative to it.

That's good to know about the pressbook. It, like Real Player FG%, is one of the many great unexpected new features in 2K11.

Cheers, yep I knew the blog layout was pretty mediocre. I'll still upload the boxscores but that's only for anybody interested in them, since I'm not. The plus side is it uploads the standings so I don't need to re-hash them. I'm thinking this Association is going to be more pic-based. I tried to upload a video to 2k site but it didn't work for whatever reason. At least now with the Press Book I don't need to spend 15 minutes trying to get good pics each game. I can just pick the best from what the game takes, & it takes some pretty good ones (& funny ones too).

But yes, the T'wolves are turrible. Plus I'm pretty turrible with the new isomotion controls. I need to get some practice. I'm getting smashed on pro level with sim game style :shake: At least my turnovers are down, even if I struggle to shoot 40% from the field.

So what is so good about real player FG %? Please explain for us unenlightened people.

Houndy wrote:Stupid question: Is the pressbook the site where you upload the pics?

Great start, the Wolves are lottery bound again :D

No, you upload to the 2k website. You need to go to 2k sports, sign up for a username. From there, if you link your 2k sports account with your PSN or XBL tag, you can directly upload pics, videos (although I've been unsuccessful to date) & all or part of Press Book to 2k sports account straight from the game. The Press Book can be found in the menu directly following the completion of the Player of the Game footage.
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - GREAT START (0-4)

Postby Lamrock on Sun Oct 10, 2010 3:05 pm

Yeah, for SL2, I intend to use quite a few similar features from your dynasties if thats okay. Press book is awesome (its like some member of their staff maintains a dynasty blog of their own!), and now I don't need to break the flow of the game with DeRozan dunks. Probably won't bother with videos this time around unless its something epic though. (Less likely since 2K11 is far more realistic than 2K10)
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - GREAT START (0-4)

Postby Mark. on Sun Oct 10, 2010 3:37 pm

Tough start. I just picked up the game. Quite hard so far. Doesn't help with the changes to controls but I can see whatever team I choose struggling through the first few weeks.
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Postby mp3 on Sun Oct 10, 2010 5:27 pm

Nice start X and solid team choice too !
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - GREAT START (0-4)

Postby George7 on Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:30 pm

Minessota really needs a star to be based on!
Otherwise,i bet this won't be the only bad streak.

Really like the 2k Blog layout (Y)
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - GREAT START (0-4)

Postby The X on Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:47 pm

Yep Lamrock, I might give real FG% & FT% a go just for next game & see if I like it. I think half the reason I'm missing so much is all the different signature shot release points to learn. One question though, if I mistime my shot on real FG%, will I miss it? I don't want it to be all on the ratings if I screw up.

And I don't mind if you use a lot of similar things. I'm just using the tools that the games gives me to make this run smoother. It's not like I'm making templates for this stuff. And besides, the more self-deprecating Associations we see on these boards, the more they'll become the norm & people will be like, boxscore, why? Preview to a pre-season game, okay? :lol:

Mark, yep, it'll take you a good week or so to get in. Whereas other people practice for a few weeks so they're good to run Association then do a pre-season, I value time so I learn on the job. Helps I got a crappy team so nobody is disappointed when I lose :lol:

mp3 wrote:Nice start X and solid team choice too !

Cheers, glad you like.

George7 wrote:Minessota really needs a star to be based on!
Otherwise,i bet this won't be the only bad streak.

Really like the 2k Blog layout (Y)

2k blog's nothing, just convenient. Will try to keep the good stuff in this thread.

Couldn't agree more on the need for a star. You sound just like David Kaaaahhhhn :wink:
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - GREAT START (0-4)

Postby .PorkyJoker.o6 on Sun Oct 10, 2010 10:25 pm

Looking Great So Far! Im Liking It! :applaud: (Y)
I also like that Flynn bullied the guy in a pink wear (Y)

Im Gonna Follow This! :mrgreen:
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Re: X's T'wolves Association (NBA 2K11) - GREAT START (0-4)

Postby Murat on Sun Oct 10, 2010 10:37 pm

ROFL of the year is Flynn.
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