::: A Legend Is Born ::: (NBA Live 06)

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Are you looking forward to the release of A Legend Is Born Part II?

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Postby Fresh8 on Fri Sep 01, 2006 12:49 am

Chapter Index

Prologue
Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter Ten
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Nineteen – Part 1
Chapter Nineteen – Part 2
Chapter Twenty
Chapter Twenty One
Chapter Twenty Two
Chapter Twenty Three

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Coming Up on A Legend Is Born...

The First Round of the playoffs is here! Who will get through to the second round depends on eight different and intriguing 3 game series! Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett are the front runners for the MVP award; who will win it?

Reshawn Tyson will participate in his first NBA pre-draft workout in Minnesota while Moses Chara goes in for an interview with GM Sit.

Watch out for more appearances from Peter Robinson, Mark Moore, Flo Ruf, Alex Sotirov, Thierry and Dadamafia!
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Postby CouchPotato94 on Sun Sep 03, 2006 6:41 am

Can't wait for the next chapter man :D
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Postby pHLo on Sun Sep 03, 2006 10:46 am

yeah.. you spend too much time on your fifa dynasty :P

focus on your main project :D
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Postby Fresh8 on Sun Sep 03, 2006 11:06 am

Thanks boys, I will try to write up a chapter if I finish my draft for my assignment later today.
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Postby pHLo on Sun Sep 03, 2006 11:34 am

take your time ;)
i didn't want to rush you
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Postby Fresh8 on Sun Sep 03, 2006 11:41 am

Stay tuned bitch :P
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Postby pHLo on Sun Sep 03, 2006 12:06 pm

and u better shut up and write, bitch :P

dirrty mo'f*cka
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Postby Fresh8 on Sun Sep 03, 2006 12:15 pm

hey, ur a bitch! Dont call me a motherfucker! damn you u faggot!!!!

anyways... back on topic, lets nto spam this thread anymroe...
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Postby Fresh8 on Sun Sep 03, 2006 8:54 pm

Chapter 24

Baron Davis cross the ball over and sped right past Jason Terry. He looked to his left and changed direction to go right. Terry was trying to catch up as Davis led the open court evading Devin Harris. Harris was on the foul line and quickly slid over to try to stop Davis who was looking more and more like a runaway freight train. Davis recognised Harris’ intention to come over and stop him so he pushed the ball harder and tried to run faster. Harris had his arms out and ready to step in Davis’ way. As Harris stepped out in front of him, Davis instinctively crossed the ball over to his right hand and dribbled to his right. Harris turned his body quickly but he was out of his defensive stance and looking like he was about to fall over. Davis then wrapped the ball around his body and threw the behind the back pass to a streaking Mike Dunleavy. Harris tried to change directions once more but fell over. Harris corked his head back to watch Dunleavy finish the play by throwing the ball up just in front of the hoop and Davis gliding up with ease to jam home the alley-oop.
“Oh that was nasty!” Doug Collins yelled into his microphone, “I can still feel the ground shaking over here!”
Marv Albert then took the chance to announce the score line, “Golden State has now taken the lead at 93 to 92. And in the last 3 minutes of play, the Warriors have just completed an 8-0 run to take the lead and it’s their first lead of the game.”
As Dallas took a 20 second time out, Steve Kerr and Doug Collins began to speak about the series.
“Doug, Golden State is finally gathering some momentum entering the final 2 minutes of this game, how do you think they will do?” Steve asked his colleague.
Doug answered, “Just like a few days ago in that win at home, we saw Golden State win after a big run. They look just as hot as they did in Game 2.”
“Ok, we’re now looking at the Dallas bench and Avery must be telling the guys to give it their all out there,” Steve announced.

The Maverick players put their hands into the middle of the huddle and Avery yelled out, “On three, defence!”
After their cheer, the players began to walk back onto the court but Avery called to Dirk and pulled him by his arm, “No more fouls. You only got one left.”
Dirk nodded slightly and walked onto the court following his team mates.
At the other bench, Coach Montgomery was yelling out in great urgency, “Once we get out there, we need to keep doing our thing. Keep on running and fast breaking. These guys don’t stand a chance!”
The Warriors players then joined their opponents on the court and Dallas got to inbound the ball. Jason Terry cut in hard to catch the ball and quickly take it over halfway. He recognised the half court trap being set up by the Warriors so he passed left to Dirk who was on the three point line. Dirk squared up and then quickly swung the ball into Dampier. Dampier pivoted on one foot and faked the shot before throwing back out to a cutting Harris. Harris dribbled the ball in and went up for a shot. He quickly threw the ball out to Dirk on the right hand side of the court, down near the baseline. Dunleavy was on him and didn’t give him space to move. Dirk took to dribbles forward and Dunleavy got in his way. The German then took one hard dribble forward, making contact with Dunleavy before quickly taking two steps back and popping up for the three. He kept his hand in the air and moved sideways as he watched the ball swish.
Avery Johnson yelled from the sideline, “That’s what I’m talking about!”
Then the crowd began to boo and Dirk who was running down on defence looked back and saw Dunleavy on the floor with his fists raised. Baron Davis and Troy Murphy helped their team mate off the floor.
Avery than began screaming out, ‘What’s this? What’s this?”
The coach walked towards the ref who was signalling to the score bench what he was calling, “That’s a charge on number 41.”
The score bench signalled back that that was Dirk’s sixth foul and hence he had fouled out. Dirk was furious and jogged back and started to argue with the ref. The ref shook his head and walked away as the pro-Dallas crowd booed loudly.
Avery shook his head before signalling to Keith Van Horn to get ready to play. The lanky forward gave Dirk a high five as he walked onto the court and Dunleavy got the ball on the sideline. The Mavs began to play their full court press with the time winding down. Jason Terry immediately took on Baron Davis, sticking his hand for the ball. Davis tried to dribble between his legs and do a spin move. Out of nowhere, Devin Harris came from behind and swiped the ball from Davis’ reach. The crowd stood up and cheered as Harris got down to the hoop in a blink of an eye and made the lay up. He then got ready for the Warriors’ attack.
“Quick, pass it up!” yelled Warriors players.
Dunleavy passed to Davis who dribbled to his left then dribbled around his back and went to the right. Davis then threw the ball down the court to Richardson. Richardson passed up to Dunleavy who had sprinted the full length of the court. Dunleavy found he open under the hoop and went up for a reverse lay up. The ball rattled in and the Dallas crowd booed once more. Mark Cuban was screaming from his seat as Dallas took the ball to pass it in. Suddenly, Troy Murphy picked off the pass intended for Jason Terry. Van Horn yelled out in anger as time was winding down.
“No fouls!” Avery yelled, “Defence!”
Golden State set up its offence and Baron Davis looked up to see just 43 seconds left on the game clock. He had time to set his team up for one shot they needed to make. The score was 95-94 in Golden State’s favour and he didn’t want his team to give up the lead or give the Mavs a chance to win it.
The player patiently swung the ball around on the perimeter and found Jason Richardson open down low in the post. He was being guarded by Harris and Van Horn rotated onto him. Richardson knew he was doubled and quickly looked for a team mate. He threw it out to Troy Murphy who went for the three point shot. Everything seemed to go a bit slower at that time. The ball flew through the air and then through the hoop. The ref called it good for three points and Murphy raised his arms up to the crowd who were booing even louder. Avery was on the sideline shaking his head as the Mavs had 26 seconds left in the game. They needed a miracle.

The buzzer sounded as the Warriors won 98-94 after the Mavs missed three treys in the final 20 seconds of the game. The Warriors jumped onto the scorer’s table and celebrated. Mark Cuban was cursing loudly as the Mavs fans loudly booed the number 5 seeded Warriors off the court. Dirk Nowitzki walked off the court quickly in shame; he had failed his team mates.

* * *

Peter Robinson was cleaning the toilets before he saw Thierry and his client Moses Chara walk past. He quickly put his gloves down and ran up to the two.
“Moses Chara!” Peter yelled, “Can I have your autograph?”
Chara was walking fine though and he turned around and looked at the bathroom cleaner, “Sure.”
Chara took a marker out of his pocket and scribbled his name on Robinson’s sleeve.
Robinson smiled, “Thanks man!”
After he had gone back to his job, Thierry whispered to his client, “See, everyone loves you man. This is the place you will play.”
Chara nodded, “It’s nice to be asked for an autograph. This place is all right.”
Thierry nodded, “Just let me do the talking in this interview.”
Chara nodded again as the two of them went to meet GM Sit on the court.

Reshawn Tyson and Rocky Akonnor were shooting free throws and warming up for their work out. They had been invited to try out at the Target Centre. Mark was once again conducting the workout with Flo on the sideline watching on.
“Ok you two, let’s do some shooting drills!” Mark yelled.
The pair began to take some shots from mid range. They took ten shots from spots marked on the floor and Flo counted the makes and misses and tried to access their form. Rocky was shaky and made only half his shots while Tyson was making a consistent 8 of 10 shots from each place he shot from.
“This is good!” yelled Mark, “Keep it up.”
The two players’ agent Alex Sotirov was sitting next to Flo.
“I think you will like both of these players,” Sotirov advertised to Flo, “They are both mature men and will give the Wolves a boost in every department of play.”
Flo laughed, “You know Tyson is still a project. We’re not looking for that but we are interested in Akonnor.”
Sotirov nodded and watched as his two clients kept on going at the drill. Suddenly Tyson’s phone rang and Sotirov answered.
Soitrov called out, “Hey boss, can we stop the drill now? We got an urgent call for Reshawn.”
Mark yelled back, “We can’t stop this drill!”
Sotirov called back, “You have to. It’s urgent.”
Mark shook his head, “Ok, Tyson go answer your call.”
Akonnor retreated to the sideline to grab a drink as Tyson answered the call.
“Hello?”
“Hi Reshawn, this is Docter Mafia here…”

Sit sat in a room high up in the stadium and could oversee the whole court.
“Moses, how interested are you in playing for Minnesota?”
Thierry answered for him, “My client would love to play here.”
Sit nodded, “And what do you have to offer to the franchise?”
Thierry tried to say something but Sit butted in, “I want Moses to answer please.”
Moses thought for a few seconds, “I think I can be a leader on and off the court. I can score and play defence and be a team player. Also, I can’t wait to play with Kevin Garnett.”
Sit nodded and wrote that down on his clip board before standing up, “That’s good. Thank you for coming in gentlemen and I wish you well for Team USA trials Moses.”
Sit shook their hands and led them out.
“We have a few players trialling today so if you want to stick around, you may,” Sit said, “I need to head out now.”
Thierry and Moses said goodbye to Sit as they went down toward the Target Centre court.

Reshawn wasn’t looking himself as he air balled a few three pointers and bricked a few others. He hadn’t made a shot from behind the NBA three point line as Flo shook his head in concern.
“I thought he had range,” Flo said to Sotirov.
Sotirov shrugged, “Must be having a bad shooting day.”
“You can’t be inconsistent when you make the NBA,” Flo said to him, writing something else down.
Mark was on the court shaking his head also, “What are you doing Tyson? I thought you could shoot!”
Tyson threw up another shot then with his last one, he didn’t even shoot. He kicked the ball into the stands.
Mark was angry, “This is very unprofessional! First you stop our session with a phone call and now you think this is soccer or something?”
Tyson was now ripping his singlet off and Akonnor went over to his friend.
“What are you doing?” Akonnor whispered to him and put his hands on his friend’s shoulder.
Tyson pushed Akonnor out of the way and stormed towards the tunnel. Alex Buckley was standing in the media area near the exit to the stadium and his friend was taking snaps of the College star walking towards them. The crowd began to talk to each other in a low whisper. Tyson had thrown his singlet to the side of the court and was shaking his head as he walked towards the exit.
“Hey Tyson,” a voice yelled out, “Chickening out hey?”
It was Chara who was sitting in a seat above the tunnel.
Tyson looked up and stuck his middle finger at Chara that caused the cameras to begin to flash again. Tyson glared at the cameras and stormed away with reporters following.
One lady journalist asked him, “Tyson, are you leaving because you’re playing bad now?”
Another asked, “What do you think of Moses Chara now?”
The tall player then stopped and turned around to face the journalists and he shouted at them, “Will you please shut up?”
Tyson then reached out and grabbed one of the reporter’s recording devices. He threw it to the ground and it was smashed.
“Hey, that’s my recorder!”
Tyson turned around to continue walking and a camera man with a video camera quickly tried to get in front of him. Tyson was so annoyed that he pushed the man into the wall and grabbed the camera off the man. He threw it down the corridor and quickly ran up to it and kicked it against the wall. Srbija and newly employed security guard Jing Xu ran up from the other end of the corridor and cut off the reporters from the raging Tyson. Tyson walked away and quickly left the stadium.

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David Stern was at mid court of the Staples Centre and looked around at the Lakers crowd. He recognised Jack Nicholson who was seated in his customary seat of behind the visitors’ bench. He smiled as the PA announcer signalled to him to start his announcement.
“Now David Stern would like to make a special presentation,” the deep voice of the PA announcer called over the system.
The crowd went silent and Stern began, “I would like to make a special presentation today and ward Kobe Bryant of the LA Lakers the Most Valuable Player award for the 05 to 06 season.”
The crowd quickly stood up and cheered for their star player to receive the award. Kobe Bryant left the Lakers bench to join Stern at halfway. He lifted his MVP trophy in the air to the roar of the crowd and waved to his fans.
“Thank you to everyone for this award. It’s been a lot of fun this season,” he said, “And tonight, we’re going to win against the Portland Trailblazers and make the next round!”
The crowd cheered once more and it was a while before they would sit down again.

It was a tight game as the Lakers led the most of the game. Portland had played great all series and certainly ran the Lakers off of the Rose Garden. Kobe had played a surprising team game as Luke Walton led the team with a surprising 17 points. Kobe only had 11 but he also had 14 assists. The Lakers had the lead 86 to 85 with 1:34 left in the game. Portland had control of the ball and Zach Randolph got position in the paint. They passed the ball into him and Randolph missed the shot. The game changed direction and the Lakers sprinted down to the other end. They set up their offence and Lamar Odom cut inside deep. Walton passed the ball in but Odom was trapped by Telfair and Webster. Odom tried to pass out to Kobe but the ball went out. Kobe shouted at Odom before going back down to the other end. The Staples Centre crowd were on the edge of their seats and suffered a set back when Zach Randolph dunked on Kwame Brown. They booed as Brown fouled out and Randolph made the free throw to put the Blazers ahead 88-86. Kobe Bryant then took control of the ball and made a long three to push LA up by 1 point with 33.2 seconds left. The crowd was on their feet after Portland called a time out. Juan Dixon passed into Webster who passed to Telfair. Smush Parker man-handled Telfair but the ref didn’t call anything. Telfair lost the ball and Smush passed to Kobe. Bryant quickly dribbled up the court and waited for the clock to run out. There were only five seconds left on the shot clock. Kobe went up for the bucket.
“Three points! Kobe Bryant!” the PA announcer shouted out.
Kobe lifted one hand in the air as the Staples Centre crowd stood up in an ovation to the Lakers. Webster missed a three on the other end and Chris Mihm grabbed the rebound to hold onto the 92-88 win and a berth in the second round of the playoffs. They were now going to play the Spurs.
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Postby Cable on Mon Sep 04, 2006 4:03 am

Ohhh, the suspense with Tyson is killer. :P
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Postby Fresh8 on Mon Sep 04, 2006 11:17 am

We all love Ty! :D
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Postby pHLo on Mon Sep 04, 2006 12:22 pm

man... u make me look like i was hatin Ty :P

i'd choose him over any other prospect but Chara ;)

well... i don't understand why GS didn't foul Kobe on his last posession in order to stop the clock :?
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Postby Fresh8 on Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:49 pm

In the story, you obviously like Chara more and plus... as an orginisation, we gotta be professional!!!!

Oh yeh... it wasnt GS v LAL... and Portland didnt foul Kobe cause they were down by only 1 point and hoped Kobe would miss.... lol
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Postby pHLo on Wed Sep 06, 2006 4:49 am

Sit wrote:In the story, you obviously like Chara more and plus... as an orginisation, we gotta be professional!!!!

well.. what's unprofessionial in my statement ? :P


Sit wrote:Oh yeh... it wasnt GS v LAL... and Portland didnt foul Kobe cause they were down by only 1 point and hoped Kobe would miss.... lol

ok, the hoped that he would miss... but i think in this situation it would have been much more intelligent to foul him and even if Kobe hits his FTs you have a full 24 seconds for your possesion instead of jacking up a shot with 3-5 secs left...
ah well, there's no reason to argue about those little things :roll:
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Postby Fresh8 on Wed Sep 06, 2006 9:08 am

Flo wrote:well.. what's unprofessionial in my statement ?


- I never said you were unprofessional :P And yeh, even from the beginning in the story, your character liked Moses more... i cant just change it you know :P

Flo wrote:ok, the hoped that he would miss... but i think in this situation it would have been much more intelligent to foul him and even if Kobe hits his FTs you have a full 24 seconds for your possesion instead of jacking up a shot with 3-5 secs left...

ah well, there's no reason to argue about those little things


- Thats true but Portland isn't smart enough to do that :P As long as the story works with the score in the end, I think it's good enough!

Anyways, Playoff Round 1 and Player Awards to be Posted Soon.
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Postby A-Sot on Thu Sep 07, 2006 3:46 am

Come on Sit, pass those exams and post the updates :) (Y)
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Postby Fresh8 on Thu Sep 07, 2006 9:43 am

Oh man, screwed my exam 10 minutes ago lol...

I mispelt one word, forgot half of two answers so i think i lost maybe 1.5 marks... lol Damn!
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Postby Mark. on Thu Sep 07, 2006 10:04 am

1.5 Marks or of how many, losing 1.5 marks aint too bad ususally.

Looking forward to the next update bro (Y)
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Postby Jing on Thu Sep 07, 2006 10:08 am

whats this exam anyways?

make me have a more sophistacated job next time sit, like manager, tycoon, or ultiamte player :wink:
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Postby Fresh8 on Thu Sep 07, 2006 1:02 pm

It was a macroeconomics exam... 1 mark = 1% of the course overall... I'm aiming for 75%... and I already lost 4 marks in my first exam :(

Anyhow... Thanks Mark... updates should come after i finish this crim assignment and Jing:

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Postby Fresh8 on Thu Sep 07, 2006 8:49 pm

First Round Recap

Individual Player Awards

Most Valuable Player

Kobe Bryant was awarded the NBA’s MVP Award as he led his LA Lakers in scoring (35.8), assists (8), steals (2.3) and field goal percentage (.540). Bryant also grabbed 5.3 rpg as he led the Lakers to a second seeding in the Western Conference and he was the runaway candidate for MVP.

Defensive Player of the Year

Kevin Garnett’s defensive player of the year is question after his Wolves crashed out of playoff contention early and often conceded triple figure scores, even against lower level opponents. However, Garnett was compensated after not receiving the MVP trophy as he led his team with 12 rpg, 2 bpg and 2 spg. Defence wasn’t his only impact made on the court as he still was able to chip in 24 ppg and 5 apg.

Rookie of the Year

The rookie from down under was solid as he adapted to the NBA way of play quickly. The only player to play and start all 29 games of the season, Bogut was solid as he was third on the team in scoring (13.9); first in rebounding (9.9); third in assists (3.1); third in steals (1.3); and second in blocks (1.45). Bogut looks like he will be an All-Star in years to come.

Most Improved Player

Dwight Howard posted another successful year as he surprisingly was awarded the role of captain. He was second in scoring only to Grant Hill with 18.7 ppg and led the team with 12 rpg. He also had a team-leading 2 bpg while Orlando finished outside of the playoff picture by a handful of wins.

Sixth Man

The Phoneix Suns started the season slowly and so did Kurt Thomas who replaced the injured Amare Stoudamire in the starting lineup for 3 games. After Stoudamire returned, the Suns made a spirited push for the playoffs. During that push, Kurt settled into his favored role as sixth man and put up solid averages of 9.3 ppg and 7.8 rpg.

First Round Wrap-Up

Western Conference

1 Houston v 8 Memphis - Houston continued to roll in the postseason as Memphis came pain-staking close to winning their franchise’s first ever play-off game. Juwan Howard was the most solid player in the Rockets’ outfit as he scored a game high 24 points in game one and backed that up with 18 points and 15 rebounds. However, it was Tracy McGrady who was cool down the stretch, Sinking back to back jumpers and 4 free throws in the final 2 minutes to help win the game. Pau Gasol was again the star for Memphis as he scored 32 and 27 points in each of the games respectively.

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4 Dallas v 5 Golden State - After the Mavericks destroyed the Warriors at home, Golden State rallied to a 17 point win in Game 2. With things all square, a late comeback by Golden State in Game 3 stunned the Mavs and allowed the lower seed to make the second round of the playoffs in their first postseason in many years. Baron Davis was impressive as he averaged 22 ppg, 5 rpg and 7 apg in the 3 games. Dirk Nowitzki wasn’t enough as he had 37 points in Game 1; 25 in Game 2; and 29 in Game 3. The German fouled out late on a controversial call in Game 3 and Dallas went crashing out of the playoffs.

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3 Denver v 6 San Antonio - Despite a number 3 seed, San Antonio showed Denver that experience was key in the postseason. The defending NBA champs clamped down on defense and easily destroyed Denver in Colorado while finishing the sweep in San Antonio. Tim Duncan dominated with averages of 28 ppg and 15 rpg through two matches while Tony Paker is on 22 ppg and 10 apg and Manu Ginobili has posted an average of 17 ppg. The Nuggets’ Carmelo Anthony endured another tough playoff series as he was cold throughout as he only scored 17 and 14 points in each game respectively. Earl Boykins came off the bench in Game 1 and tried to help his team out with 16 points before starting Game 2 and scoring 27 points.

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2 LA Lakers v 7 Portland - Each team had big wins on their own home courts and it ultimately came down to execution down the stretch in Game 3. Kobe Bryant was the hero with two late treys in the final game but that was the only time he took over games as the Lakers have 5 players averaging double figures. Kobe leads the way with just 21 ppg; a stark contrast to his season average of close to 36 ppg. Portland’s Zach Randolph dominated inside with 26 ppg and 13 rpg while high school rookie Martell Webster did good enough for 15 ppg, 6 rpg and 5 apg.

Eastern Conference

1 Detroit v 8 Atlanta - Atlanta didn’t stand a chance from the beginning and Detroit made sure they didn’t let their guard down by sweeping this series easily Darko Milicic got game time as he played in the second halves of each game. Milicic made the most of his minutes by scoring 12 in Game 1 and 8 and 7 rebounds in Game 2. Chauncey Billups was the star for Detroit with 22 ppg and 8 apg. Joe Johnson led Atlanta with 28 ppg and 6 apg.

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4 Cleveland v 5 Chicago - LeBron James was devastated that he missed a last second shot to win the game against the Chicago Bulls at home. That’s why he went on a scoring mission in Games 2 and 3. James single handily dismantled Chicago and led his team to two big wins as he scored 39 and 36 in each. The Bulls couldn’t stop him as Ben Gordon managed 25 ppg to counter King James.

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3 Miami v 6 Indiana - Shaq and Co won the first game, dropped one away and then blew away Indiana in Game 3. Even Ron Artest’s mouth couldn’t save the Pacers as they were over-confident from their big Game 2 victory. Artest even played poorly as Miami abused him repeatedly on defense and didn’t seem to be affected by Ron Ron’s antics on the attack. Shaq was ever dominant with an impressive 32 ppg and 14 rpg. “I’ve been saving my energy up for this,” the giant said after Game 3, in which he scored 36 points and grabbed 18 rebounds.

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2 New Jersey v 7 Toronto - Jason Kidd has been to two NBA Finals while Toronto hasn’t even made the playoffs in a very long time. And it was the first in the post-Vince era. Vince Carter played against his former team and even shot his team out of the playoffs when he returned to Canada where he was booed all night long in Game 2. He showed his mental toughness though as he powered to a game high 29 points and added 11 rebounds in Game 2. Chris Bosh did all he could with 22 and 28 points in each game but Toronto was just outmatched and outclassed.

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NBA Lottery

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The NBA announced the chances each NBA lottery-bound team has in acquiring the Number One Draft Pick for the 2006 Draft. The New Orleans Hornets have the best odds while being followed by Utah, Milwaukee and Minnesota.

The Hornets will be hoping to get that first overall pick after a horrible year that started off with the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina , which resulted in their subsequent relocation. Although Chris Paul did well at the PG position for the team, they are looking forward to the prospect of matching him up with the scoring prowess of Moses Chara from Duke.

The NBA lottery to determine the Draft’s picking order will be held in New York on May 23.
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Postby Mark. on Thu Sep 07, 2006 9:03 pm

Nice stuff dude, I would like to see a Houston vs LAL Western Final please :D

Hopefully we can grab that first pick too (Y)
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Postby Marquis on Thu Sep 07, 2006 9:28 pm

Your man Bryant MVP. Congrats! Yeah I also would love to see lakers going to the conference final. Go lakers and Kobe
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Postby pHLo on Fri Sep 08, 2006 3:13 am

nice wrap-up (Y)

we got a good shot for the #1 pick :D
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Postby A-Sot on Fri Sep 08, 2006 3:36 am

Nice from you to post some updates :)

And what are CP3`s stats in comparison with Bogut ?
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Postby CouchPotato94 on Fri Sep 08, 2006 4:55 am

Nice stuff here (Y)

Hope y'all get that first pick.
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Postby Fresh8 on Fri Sep 08, 2006 7:28 pm

Mark. wrote:Nice stuff dude, I would like to see a Houston vs LAL Western Final please

Hopefully we can grab that first pick too


- We will see what happens for both!

Marquis wrote:Your man Bryant MVP. Congrats! Yeah I also would love to see lakers going to the conference final. Go lakers and Kobe


- Yeh man, everyone knows I love Kobe :D

Flo wrote:Your man Bryant MVP. Congrats! Yeah I also would love to see lakers going to the conference final. Go lakers and Kobe


- Yeah, we will see who we should get hey :P

A-Sot wrote:Nice from you to post some updates

And what are CP3`s stats in comparison with Bogut ?


- Ok, I will investigate who the top rooks were :P (Y)

RipCity wrote:Nice stuff here

Hope y'all get that first pick.


- Yeh man, I think we will get 3rd tho lol
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Rookie Rankings - April 24, 2006
By Will Smith

Due to a reader’s request, I present you with the Rookie Rankings for the end of the season! The final standings for the season of 2005-06 are here. Which rookie will be rookie of the year? Our guess is either Martell Webster or Derron Williams.

Overall Rankings - The Road to ROY

1. Martell Webster, G, Portland Trailblazers
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27 GP - 27 GS - 16.6 PPG - 4.0 rpg - 4.5 apg - 1.19 SPG

It is thanks to Webster who stepped up for the Blazers this season and got them back into the playoffs. Along with sophomore Sebastian Telfair and All-Star Zach Randolph, the Blazers look like a force to be reckoned with in the future.

2. Deron Williams, G, Utah Jazz
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29 GP - 27 GS - 19.4 PPG - 3.2 RPG - 5.2 APG - 1.52 SPG

In terms of individual statistics, Deron Williams was the man. He scored the most points from any rookie this season with 40 in a game against the Lakers and showed that he was a man beyond his years by leading the jazz through a tough season of constant injury to his teammate Andrei Kirelenko.

3. Andrew Bogut, C/PF, Milwaukee Bucks
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29 GP - 29 GS - 13.9 PPG - 9.9 RPG - 3.1 APG - 1.34 SPG - 1.45 BPG

Andrew Bogut didn’t disappoint as the first pick of this draft as he did everything the Bucks needed him to do. Despite being the number 1 pick, Bogut had a few tasks that didn’t involve being the number 1 option on offence. His jobs included setting screens, playing hard defense and doing all the little things that don’t show up on the stat sheet.

4. Joey Graham, G, Toronto Raptors
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29 GP - 29 GS - 15.8 PPG - 8.1 RPG - 3.2 APG - 1.28 SPG

Toronto nearly snuck into the postseason thanks to the efforts of Joey Graham, Charlie V (Below) and Chris Bosh. Graham stepped up from the start and surprised many people with his play throughout the season. Sometimes he was the first option, sometimes he was the third. However, he played hard every game and has had a great year.

5. Charlie Villanueva, F, Toronto Raptors
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29 GP - 27 GS - 10.8 PPG - 7.7 RPG - 1.8 APG

Charlie V silenced many of his own critics with his solid performance. A double double threat every game made him dangerous for other teams to let him stay open. Villanueva and Chris Bosh look like they will be working off each other for a long time.

6. Marvin Williams, SF, Atlanta Hawks
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29 GP - 3 GS - 7.7 PPG - 4.1 RPG - 1.7 APG

Marvin Williams needed time to settle into the NBA style of play but in the end, he got it. The former Duke frosh played his best basketball after the All-Star break and excited the fans in Atlanta with his play. He even got to start a few games while he also became the team’s primary sixth man.

7. Chris Paul, PG, New Orleans Oklahoma City Hornets
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29 GP - 7 GS - 10.9 PPG - 2.0 RPG - 2.9 APG

Chris Paul had a decent year with a team that wasn’t expected to do well however noone thought he wouldn’t be starting in the end. All of his starts came whenever Speedy Claxton was injured and although Claxton also played well, many of us here at NBA.com believe that better things would have happened with Chris at the 1.

8. Sean May, F, Charlotte Bobcats
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29 GP - 16 GS - 7.7 PPG - 5.3 RPG - 1.5 APG

Sean May shook off rumors of an injury by playing a great debut game. He was quiet for a long time until he exploded back into the scene from February onwards. With Emeka Okafor and Gerald Wallace, May helps form a very formidable frontcourt which should be feared for years to come.

9. Raymond Felton, PG, Charlotte Bobcats
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29 GP - 1 GS - 6.3 PPG - 1.7 RPG - 2.5 APG

Raymond Felton will need to wait a while longer as Brevin Knight helps steer the franchise through its early years. The Expansion Bobcats are looking forward to Felton breaking into the starting five though as he ahs shown promise all year long.

10. Johan Petro, C, Seattle Sonics
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5 GP - 5 GS - 4.4 PPG - 7.2 RPG - 1.0 APG - 1.60 SPG - 1.40 BPG

There’s not much to say about Johan unfortunately but in five starts, he had 10+ rebounds in 3 games. It all stopped after his season-ending injury. Word is though that Petro is aiming to make the French national team for this Summer’s FIBA World Championships and if he gets fit again; that’s something to be excited about - right?
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Coming Up on A Legend Is Born...

Time for the second round of the playoffs!

Will the Spurs be able to beat the Lakers? Can Houston keep their run going? Can LeBron beat the Pistons? And will Shaq and D Wade stop the magic trio of VC, RJ and JKidd? Read anf Find out!

Also, Flo and Mark go and scout for talent at the NBA Pre-Draft Camp in Orlando. Eddie Griffin won't be forgotten as he makes his next appearance in this chapter and it might be his last as a Timberwolf!

Why did Reshawn Tyson have a breakdown in the middle of his workout session?

Moses Chara is lobbying to be picked as the first pick in the Draft. Will his fitness and injury be an issue?

Will Jing Xu have a new job?

So many questions to answer! So stay tuned for another exciting chapter of A Legend is Born!

Also guest appearance by Stephon Marbury!
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Postby Marquis on Sat Sep 09, 2006 12:14 am

heh Martell Webster 1st, really good stats for him, also Graham's 8 RPG are impressive
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Postby Pera on Sat Sep 09, 2006 1:27 am

Damn thoose are some sweet recaps.Ill read the rookie report later and post my thoughts (Y).
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Postby A-Sot on Sat Sep 09, 2006 1:45 am

Sweet stuff, Will! Nice performance by Petro and my man Marvin :)

Keep it up
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Postby pHLo on Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:41 am

Chris Paul is a bit disappointing (comapred to his impresing real life rookie stats :P )

but man.. Deron Williams always puts up monster stats in live :P
i don't like him ^^
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Postby Fresh8 on Sun Sep 10, 2006 12:48 am

Marquis wrote:heh Martell Webster 1st, really good stats for him, also Graham's 8 RPG are impressive


- Graham and Webster surprised me hey... especially when comparing them to their real life counterparts!

A-Sot wrote:Sweet stuff, Will! Nice performance by Petro and my man Marvin

Keep it up


- Marvin did good, i think i wrote bout him having a good game a few pages back!

Flo wrote:Chris Paul is a bit disappointing (comapred to his impresing real life rookie stats )

but man.. Deron Williams always puts up monster stats in live
i don't like him ^^


- Come on man... Derron is Stockton's replacement, Boozer can be imitation Malone while AK-47, if not injured, can be like... Hornacek :D but yeh... a superior version than Jeff lol... ok, i'm a stupid retard :P I dunno wat i mtalking bout there haha
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Postby dada on Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:15 am

pHLo wrote:but man.. Deron Williams always puts up monster stats in live :P
i don't like him ^^


I always noticed that when I was playing also. Ah well.


Nice ready Mr. Sitty. (y)


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Postby Fresh8 on Sun Sep 10, 2006 8:43 am

Thanks man, you will make one more cameo next chapter! (Y)
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Chapter 25

Reshawn Tyson sat in the chair, staring at his mobile phone in disbelief. His eyes were burning from the tears he had shed. The words of Doctor Mafia rang in his ears. The memory of what had just happened in the past few days haunted him. He felt like he had failed and he felt like he had failed his family and friends. Most importantly though, Reshawn just wanted to get out of Minnesota and get back to New York as soon as his flight started letting people to board.
“I’m sorry Reshawn,” Dr Mafia had said to him on the phone, “There was nothing we could do.”
It was then that Reshawn had put the phone down; he didn’t want to hear it. He didn’t want to hear the truth. He though it was all so surreal and wished it was only a bad dream. But nightmares didn’t feel so real and didn’t hurt as much.
As his mom had always told him, “Be ready for the road ahead. The path may be hard and you will have your ups and downs but life goes on.”
He was only thinking about whether his mom was coping right now. An announcement that his flight home was boarding came over the loud speakers and Reshawn quickly stood up and ran for the gate. There were two police officers standing at the gate next to the service attendant. One of them had a goatee and was as tall as Tyson.
Detective Vince Thompson and his colleague walked towards Tyson who had stoped in his own tracks.
“Reshawn Tyson,” Thompson said as he flipped his badge out, “You are under arrest for charges of assault.”
Reshawn wasn’t to give up easily so he swung at the smaller officer who was trying to hand cuff him. Reshawn hit him in the nose before Thompson tackled him to the ground. Reshawn threw Thompson aside and kicked him and picked himself off the ground and ran for the gate. Two big airport security officers stepped out in front of him. Reshawn pounced on one of them and started punching him in the head. The other guard grabbed Reshawn by his collar and pulled him off his partner. Reshawn used his elbows to hit the man holding him.
“Don’t move!” yelled Thompson who had drawn his gun out at Reshawn.
Some of the female patrons at the airport screamed as children watched on intently. Reshawn looked behind his shoulder at Thompson who was kneeling on the ground with his weapon aimed at him. Thompson’s gaze was fixed on Reshawn.
“You’re under arrest Reshawn Tyson,” Thomspon called out, “And you won’t get off any easier now because of you resisting arrest.”

Moses Chara was fielding questions from the media, who had shifted their focus from Tyson to Chara after Tyson had left in frenzy.
“Moses, do you feel that you are good enough to be picked with the first pick?”
Chara nodded, “I would be humbled to be the number 1 pick. There are many players out there who could be taken first like those two Nigerian guys are doing well. Johnny and Haji are impressing scouts. And from what I’m told, that big man Grant Galanov also impresses many people. It’s good to know there’s competition.”
“Moses, what are your views on your rival Reshawn Tyson?”
Moses chuckled, “That kid has nothing on me or any of the other picks in this draft. To tell you the truth, he has skill but he’s just not a nice dude.”
“How do you think your injury has affected your stock?”
Moses confidently replied, “Well, teams already know what I can do and they know who I am. If they don’t pick me because they doubt my abilities, it’s their loss.”
After that his agent Thierry came over to tell him it was time to leave. Moses had another endorsement deal to sign. However as the two were about to leave, a reporter ran in through the door and stopped in front of them.
He asked Moses, “Moses, what will Utah’s Liu Ishito’s suddenly declaring for the Draft mean for you?”
Moses looked a bit surprised and taken back by the news, “You say what?”

Reshawn was thrown into the watch house cell and the officer taunted him, “Your eyes are red superstar. You been smoking weed?”
Reshawn ignored him as the officer shut the door behind him. He looked around the cell and sat down in the bed. In the bed opposite was another man who was seemingly asleep. Reshawn got up and pulled his mattress and threw it onto the ground, then stomping on it.
“Cut it out,” a muzzy voice called out.
It was the man in the other bed and Reshawn shook his head while continuing to do what he was doing.
“I said cut it out!” the voice shouted this time.
Reshawn stopped and flopped on top of the mattress, “What’s your problem man.”
“You are,” the man replied, “Do you even know who I am?”
“Do I want to know man?” Reshawn sighed.
“Eddie Griffin bitch,” the voice responded and Griffin stood up, “You don’t want to mess with me.”
Tyson stood up and showed Griffin that he was just as big as he was, “You won’t mess with me either.”

Vince Carter came off Nenad Krstic’s screen and put up the open jumper. The ball smoothly sailed into the hoop as the New Jersey home crowd jumped up and down in joy. Shaq felt like he couldn’t get anything done as he sat on the bench watching on. He had fouled out of the game and that included an earlier technical foul. Richard Jefferson had fouled Shaq hard so the big man retaliated by pushing Jefferson off the court and into the photographers down near the baseline.
Pat Riley was still on his feet and had his arms on his hips as he screamed, “Get the basketball! Defend it! Come on!”
Lawrence Frank was a surprising comparison as he sat calmly at his bench with a smile on his face. On the court, Posey had the ball and shot the three. He missed and the rebound was taken in by Carter who started off the fast break. He passed to Jason Kidd who went up and did a behind the back pass off the back board for Carter to come in to slam back home.
“Vince Carter!” came over the PA system as Vince and Kidd gave each other high fives.
The ref blew the whistle for a Heat time out and with 6 minutes left, the game was all but over. The Nets led 96 to 75 and the bench was about to get ready to sub into the game. The series would now swing back to Miami and Shaq was hoping to be more of an impact in Game 2.

On the other side of the country, Kobe Bryant sat on the bench, Sasha Vujacic made a three pointer. Bryant smiled and waved his arms in the air cheering the Lakers on. Phil Jackson called Brian Cook to sub in for Luke Walton. After Tony Parker missed a floater in the lane and George was fouled on the other end, Cook entered the game for Walton.
“Good work Luke,” Jackson patted Walton on his back as he strolled past.
George sank two free throws with ease and the Spurs got possession of the ball. Parker dribbled up the court and passed it to Robert Horry. Horry took the ball and retreated to the sideline and went up for the three pointer. The Staples crowd booed as Horry gave high fives to his team mates on the side of the court. Vujacic took advantage of the Spurs’ lack of concentration and quickly got the ball up the floor. He scored on a finger roll and the crowd cheered. Parker tried to pass the ball in but Vujacic stole the ball and passed it to Brian Cook. Cook went up for the three and scored.
“That’s what I’m talking about!” Kobe shouted.
Jackson nodded and sat back down on the bench, “They’re getting it now.”
Kwame Brown and Lamar Odom were on the bench clapping for their reserve players doing well in the fast paced fourth quarter. Walton was on his feet and also waving his towel. Chris Mihm blocked Tim Duncan’s shot into the stands and the fans were on their feet.
“This is awesome!” yelled Justin Timberlake from the sideline.
Cameron Diaz was screaming at the top her lungs next to him, “Go LA!”
Denzel Washington was calling out to someone on the court, “Go get them!”
And Samuel L Jackson had his arms in the air, “Man, I’m sick of these motherfucking Spurs in this motherfucking stadium! Let’s beat them already”
Stephon Marbury was sitting courtside near Kobe Bryant and had walked up to him.
“Hey man,” Stephon said.
Kobe looked at him strangely, “Marbury.”
“I ain’t here to cause no trouble man,” Marbury said, “Those comments in the media were taken out of proportion by the media man. No hard feelings?”
It was only a few months prior that someone had written about the players who hated Kobe Bryant and Stephon was one of them.
Kobe wasn’t convinced that Stephon was acting genuine, “Man, you know I don’t know if I can trust you.”
Stephon shrugged, “Man Kobe, I’m sorry and no hard feeling dog. Congrats on MVP. That’s all I can say. We cool?”
Kobe also shrugged and accepted the apology, “We cool man.”
Marbury went back to his seat and Kobe Bryant sat down as the ref blew the whistle and Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili walked off the basketball court. The Staples Centre was so loud that any normal person would have thought LA was winning. Kobe smiled and looked at the scoreboard. 116 to 68, with 3 minutes left; advantage: San Antonio.

* * *

“Mark, this is it,” Flo said.
Mark and Flo walked through the door and look ahead of them. There were four basketball courts in the large complex. Media were banked on one side of the building while many people were already in the stands looking down onto the hardwood. There were a number of players talking to representatives of other NBA teams.
“The Pre-draft camp,” Mark smiled, “Time to see who’s got skill and who doesn’t.”
“Well, better than Portsmouth,” Flo laughed, “At least everybody is here at this camp.”
“Yeah,” agreed Mark.
The two walked towards five players who were joking and laughing in a small circle. Flo knew all of their names. Sawandi Marshall, Mitchell Elway, Quint Hamilton, Bryan Elho and Liu Ishito; the Utah Utes’ entire starting five was in the house. Liu Ishito and Quint Hamilton were by far the best players out of the five- both of them were looking at being picked in the lottery. For the other three, being at the camp was just to see if they could break into the second round.
Flo approached the guys, “Excuse me, my name is Flo Ruf. I am a scout for the Minnesota Timberwolves.”
Quint Hamilton, a 6’9” power forward, shook Flo’s hand, “Quint Hamilton from Utah sir.”
The others introduced themselves and that included Junior 6’2” shooting guard Liu Ishito.
Flo then wished the boys good luck for the camp before the group of Utah players left to warm up with the others on their draft teams. Mark and Flo joined the other scouts, GMs, coaches in the seating area and watched the players take part in drill sessions.
“First day’s usually pretty boring,” Flo said to Mark, “But in the afternoon, the teams play their first games so we can look forward to that.”
Mark nodded, “Nice.”

Lebron James couldn’t believe it. The ref called a travel on him and James followed the ref to complain.
“That was two steps ref? Get your eyes checked out!” James contested.
The ref then called to the score bench, “That’s a technical foul.”
The old man turned round to Lebron, “I won’t tolerate any more of this.”
The Cavs’ home crowd booed as Chauncey Billups lined up for a free throw. He sank it and the Pistons took an unstoppable 98-81 lead with 4 minutes left in the match. Detroit got the ball back and Prince passed to a hard cutting Billups. Chauncey squared up and faked to his right before darting to his left. Damon Jones was on the wrong side of the basketball and Billups went up for a shot. It was a dagger in the heart as Billups put 2 more on the scoreboard in Game 2. A handful of minutes later, Detroit had completed the two game sweep of the Cavs. Lebron James had to go home for the rest of the post season.

Tracy McGrady was lying in the trainers’ room. Tip off was in an hour and he was relaxing before shoot around would begin. Yao Ming walked into the room to look for the team trainer.
“Hey T-Mac,” Yao asked in his Chiense accent, “Where’s the trainer?”
“Say Yo,” McGrady joked.
Yao Ming rolled his eyes and hesitantly repeated, “Where’s the trainer… yao?”
“No, not Yao!” McGrady shook his head, “It’s yo!”
Yao Ming just turned and left the room and McGrady lay back and got back to what he was thinking of before. He remembered the Rockets’ spectacular finish to Game 1 against the Warriors in Houston. The Rockets were down by 7 with 3 minutes still left in the game after Yao Ming had fouled out. The Warriors were stupid not to take advantage of it and McGrady went on a tear. He remembered his big dunk on Jason Richardson, his block on Baron Davis and then he would go on to score a three pointer to pull his team within three points.
“Don’t let him get the ball!” yelled the Warriors’ coach.
But it was too late as McGrady stole the inbounds pass and passed it to Rafer Alston who hit a trey from the baseline. After the Warriors called a time out, Davis missed another shot and fouled Mutombo. The big man made one of his two free throws before Stromile Swift grabbed the rebound and passed it to McGrady who was fouled. He remembered the pressure that was mounted on his shoulders to hit his shots; and the feeling of swishing both of them.
“Nothing but net!” Van Gundy had yelled from the sideline.
The Rockets would immediately start to press the Warriors down the court and Derek Fisher would put up a last second three pointer. McGrady breathed a huge sigh of relief as Fisher’s shot rattled out of the hoop and the buzzer sounded. He raised his fist and pointed at the scoreboard as camera crews focused in on him. The scoreboard read 105-102.
“Game time T-Mac!” yelled rookie Luther Head who had run past the room.
The noise outside in the stadium was astounding and T-Mac hopped off the bed. It was show time.

Liu Ishito drew the foul and was sprawled on the floor. Quint Hamilton helped his friend off the floor and their coach called a time out. As the players left the court, the floor sweepers ran onto the court. Mark thought he recognised one of them, Isn’t that Jing Xu?
“Looks like we may need to reconsider who we might draft,” Flo wondered out aloud.
Mark focused his attention back to scouting, “Liu’s playing really well. Man, I guess this is why he entered the draft now.”
Hampered by injuries in his past Junior year with Utah, Liu had limited chance to show anyone why he should be considered a top draft pick. But his track record was still excellent on paper. Liu, who had Japanese parents, played high school basketball in Australia before earning a scholarship to join Andrew Bogut in Utah. Liu had led his high school team to the national school tournament and led them to a fourth place finish. Mark was impressed just by that.
“Man, look at what he’s done. Averaged 30 points a game in Victoria,” Mark said.
“Is that good?” Flo asked.
“Victoria is probably the best place to play basketball. All of the talent is around there,” Mark noted, “It’s a pity this dude got injured but it looks like he’s better than ever.”
“It’s probably a stretch to say he’s a top 10 pick but lottery and mid first round is a good say I guess,” Flo accessed.
“That’s true,” Mark agreed, “But I think things are looking up for him at least. A bit undersized for the 2 spot but maybe he could survive.”
The players went back onto the court and Liu made two free throws. His personal tally went up to 23 points as his team led the game 67-32.
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Postby A-Sot on Sun Sep 10, 2006 7:38 pm

“Your eyes are red superstar. You been smoking weed?”

Thompson SUX hard

And why is Jack Nicholson not in the Staples Center 8-)
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Postby pHLo on Mon Sep 11, 2006 2:17 am

Sit wrote:the rebound was taken in by Carter who started off the fast break. He passed to Jason Kidd who went up and did a behind the back pass off the back board for Carter to come in to slam back home.


man.. i'd love to see that in real life xD

awesome game stories (Y) i love them :)

and man... what's up with the Lakers and Kobe Bryant ?

and of course.. what happened to Ty that he got imprisoned ?


very good update =D (Y)(Y)
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Postby Cable on Mon Sep 11, 2006 4:27 am

C'mon Sit, give us the whole story! I'm sick of it being interupted. :P
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Postby CouchPotato94 on Mon Sep 11, 2006 4:39 am

Cable wrote:C'mon Sit, give us the whole story! I'm sick of it being interrupted. :P
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Postby Fresh8 on Mon Sep 11, 2006 8:47 am

A-Sot wrote:And why is Jack Nicholson not in the Staples Center


- Yeh well, Jack hangs round near the other team's bench everygame in his own reserved seat... so he can stay there :D

Flo wrote:and man... what's up with the Lakers and Kobe Bryant ?

and of course.. what happened to Ty that he got imprisoned ?


- Lakers got killed... yeh, Kidd to VC off the backboard would be sweet!

And Tyson, I thought you would have got it... him destroying the cameras and harrassing reporters = assault... and then resisting arrest is also criminal :lol:

Cable wrote:C'mon Sit, give us the whole story! I'm sick of it being interupted.


- What is the whole story???
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Postby pHLo on Mon Sep 11, 2006 9:49 am

Sit wrote:Lakers got killed... yeh, Kidd to VC off the backboard would be sweet!

yeh.. Lakers got killed.. but what's up eith the crowd, Kobe and Jax...
they were supposed to be upset, pissed off, whatever..
but not cheering ;)

well... i've seen an off the backboard alley-oop from Kidd to Carter for like 3 times...
but never a behind the back off the backboard pass xD
THAT would be awesome in a real life game ;)

and i forgo that he destroyed all the cameras and stuff ^^

but yeh... it's an excellent chapter (Y)
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Postby Cable on Mon Sep 11, 2006 9:54 am

I mean that you give like part of a sub-plot, then switch to a different one. Like, what happens to Tyson and Eddie Griffin? Why didn't you finish that part of the story? :P
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Postby pHLo on Mon Sep 11, 2006 9:59 am

man.. that's his plan.. he teases us

he makes us want to know the answers to that questions, it's all good


it's like on tv... everything is okay in the end, but then something else happens - u get excited and wanna know what happens next, but then there's a text which says "to be continued"

that makes u watch the next episode, too ;)

just like u want to know the whole story now :P
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Postby Fresh8 on Mon Sep 11, 2006 10:14 am

Well, lemme say Tyson and Eddie don't fight.

And yeh, kobe and jax gotta keep positive... its Game 1... god knows if they win game 2 and 3 :P
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Postby Mark. on Mon Sep 11, 2006 5:33 pm

Top stuff bro, looking forward to the next one, Ishito sounds alright if Chara goes before us, im a fan of undersized two guards, although we already have McCants.....
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Postby Fresh8 on Mon Sep 11, 2006 5:43 pm

Yeh man, I like Quint Hamilton and Ishito... and was just shocked to find 5 Utah players in one draft lol.... Mormon Invasion??? Nah just kidding lol
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Postby funk99 on Mon Sep 11, 2006 5:58 pm

(Y) great writing mate :twisted:
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Postby Fresh8 on Mon Sep 11, 2006 5:59 pm

thanks mate (Y)
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