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Start, Bench, Release

Postby [Q] on Thu May 17, 2018 7:56 am

Basketball version of Fuck, Marry Kill. Leave 3 players for the next person to choose from.

Example: Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, Robert Parish

Celtics, so I wish I could release all 3, but:
Start - Larry Bird - Easily the best player of the 3
Bench - Parish - decent role player, perfect for coming off the bench.
Release - McHale - probably who I dislike the most out of the three, and he's racist against Jeremy Lin

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Start, Bench, Release: Hakeem, Ewing, David Robinson
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Thu May 17, 2018 8:13 am

Start: Hakeem Olajuwon - Who I believe is the best center in NBA History. Unstoppable on the block, teams had to double team him every game, and his defense was just unbelievable.

Bench: David Robinson - His first 7 seasons are some of the most dominant in NBA history. He moved up and down the floor like a guard.

Release: Patrick Ewing - While I believe he was tougher than David Robinson, I feel that he didn't have the same motor. I like Robinsons mobility more. However, all three are legends. David Robinson and Patrick Ewing are really tough to choose from.
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Jackal on Thu May 17, 2018 8:25 am

[Q] wrote:Leave 3 players for the next person to choose from.
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Thu May 17, 2018 8:36 am

Jackal wrote:
[Q] wrote:Leave 3 players for the next person to choose from.


My fault.

Next up: Vince Carter, Tracy McGrady, Grant Hill.
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby shadowgrin on Thu May 17, 2018 10:11 am

Start: Tracy McGrady - couldn’t wait to leave Canada, left first before his cousin.

Bench: Vince Carter - hated and had enough of Canada at one point in his career, salute.

Cut: Grant Hill - no 3pt range, played for Duke. Fuck Duke.



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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Andrew on Thu May 17, 2018 11:45 am

Start: Allen Iverson, because of his heart and scoring punch.
Bench: Russell Westbrook, because while he is a great player, he seems obsessed with stats and can take his team out of the game with hero ball.
Relase: Isiah Thomas, because seriously, fuck Zeke.

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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby NovU on Thu May 17, 2018 2:24 pm

Starter: Wilt Chamberlain - the GOAT in literal sense. Jordan might be the poster boy everyone loves but let's face it. Wilt dominated his era like no one else. Too bad bball is a team sports.

Bench: Kareem Adbul-Jabbar: Better offense than Bill Russell. More complete basketball player than both Wilt and Cahmberlain.

Release to Andromeda: Bill Russell: Played with HOFs throughout his entire career. Teammates matter. Fuck the Celtics.


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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby [Q] on Thu May 17, 2018 3:43 pm

Start: Shawn Kemp, loved watching the Sonics and he was one of the first uber athletic 6'10" and above guys dunking on people, and pointing at them lol

Bench: Bosh, I dunno if you can say he's underrated but he was a solid main guy in Toronto before playing 3rd wheel in Miami.

Release: Ben Wallace, I always hated that stupid pistons team and Wallace was only any good on the defensive end. Also, he started the Malice in the Palace but didn't catch any blame for that.

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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Andrew on Thu May 17, 2018 4:01 pm

(Completely agree with those picks for Kemp, Bosh, and Wallace.)

Start: Muggsy, because he could look after the ball, swiped it with ease, and was a solid playmaker who could score a little as well.

Bench: Thomas, because while he's the most accomplished, he's also the one that needs the ball the most, has shown a problematic attitude at times, and is more of a liability on defense.

Release: Earl, because while he was a good player and had a long and respectable career, I'd say he's the least of the three.

Dominique Wilkins, Vince Carter, Clyde Drexler.
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Thu May 17, 2018 4:19 pm

Start: Clyde Drexler- The best two way player of the three, and NBA Champion (averaged over 20ppg in the 95 finals).

Bench: Dominique Wilkins - loved his motor, and I kind of consider him the Westbrook of his day because of it. Dude played hard every game.

Release: Vince Carter - sometimes it seemed that he just didn't want it. I don't think Wilkins was as talented as Carter, but he wanted it more.

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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Murat on Sat May 19, 2018 1:33 am

Start: Jamal Mashburn - Compared to LeBron James if he had no injuries. Also owns a huge restaurant franchise. Great businessman off the court, great player on the court.

Bench: Glen Rice - Insane shooter. '97 Rice would feast in today's basketball. But he was not better than Jamal Mashburn.

Release: Kiki Vandeweghe - Less athletic compared to Rice and Mashburn.

Next up:
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Smush Parker, Chucky Atkins, Jordan Farmar

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Javaris Crittenton, Fast Eddie Johnson, Keon Clark

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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby [Q] on Sat May 19, 2018 3:01 am

Start: Farmar- he was an actual decent point guard that played within the triangle

Bench- Smush- he wasn't as bad as Kobe makes him out to be but he wasn't great either.

Release- chucky Atkins - I don't remember him being great at anything other than hitting an occasional 3.

Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma, Josh Hart
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Sat May 19, 2018 4:31 am

Start: Kyle Kuzma - He is gifted offensively, love his footwork and all around offensive game, and I like his length on defense.

Bench: Lonzo Ball - I like the way he can set the pace, the Lakers looked a lot sharper when he returned from injury. He's a poor mans Rondo at this point, which isn't a bad thing.

Release: Josh Hart - Love his hustle, I like his range. However, I think he is limited offensively and may have already hit his offensive ceiling (As far as repertoire). I like his defensive intensity though, and the way he just plays his role. It was tough between him and Lonzo.

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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Andrew on Sat May 19, 2018 10:52 am

Oh, that's a tough one.

Start: Duncan, as he's the best power forward of all-time and a multi-time champion.

Bench: Garnett, because there were a couple of years there where it was debatable who was better, him or Duncan.

Release: Nowitzki, with a lot of regret because he's right up there, but that's the way the game must be played.

Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Dennis Rodman.
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Sat May 19, 2018 12:38 pm

Andrew wrote:Oh, that's a tough one.

Start: Duncan, as he's the best power forward of all-time and a multi-time champion.

Bench: Garnett, because there were a couple of years there where it was debatable who was better, him or Duncan.

Release: Nowitzki, with a lot of regret because he's right up there, but that's the way the game must be played.

Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Dennis Rodman.


Funny, I had the complete opposite order.

Start: Charles Barkley - I consider him the best PF of all time. Defined the one man fastbreak, elite defender (especially with the 76ers), elite rebounder, elite offensive player.

Bench: Karl Malone - Seemed to get better every year, turned into a deadly mid range shooter. Both him and Barkley were great two way players.

Release: Dennis Rodman - legend, can make the difference between winning and losing, but he wasn't the all around players that Chuck and the Mailman were.

Next up: Jayson Tatum, Donovan Mitchell, Ben Simmons.
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby [Q] on Sat May 19, 2018 1:41 pm

No love for Kuzma? Lol

Start: Simmons - this dude is so multi talented. Imagine if he had a jumper

Bench: Mitchell - Has been incredible all year long. Would be ROY if not for Simmons

Release: Tatum - He's pretty good but not as good as the others

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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Sat May 19, 2018 1:49 pm

[Q] wrote:No love for Kuzma? Lol

Start: Simmons - this dude is so multi talented. Imagine if he had a jumper

Bench: Mitchell - Has been incredible all year long. Would be ROY if not for Simmons

Release: Tatum - He's pretty good but not as good as the others

CP3, Carmelo, DeAndre Jordan


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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Fri May 18, 2018 1:31 pm
Start: Kyle Kuzma - He is gifted offensively, love his footwork and all around offensive game, and I like his length on defense.

Bench: Lonzo Ball - I like the way he can set the pace, the Lakers looked a lot sharper when he returned from injury. He's a poor mans Rondo at this point, which isn't a bad thing.

Release: Josh Hart - Love his hustle, I like his range. However, I think he is limited offensively and may have already hit his offensive ceiling (As far as repertoire). I like his defensive intensity though, and the way he just plays his role. It was tough between him and Lonzo.
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Murat on Sat May 19, 2018 10:46 pm

Start: Chris Paul. Point God, actually the best PG in NBA. I expected him to decline in early 2010s as he was injured, instead he proved that he is in the conversation of greatest point guards.

Bench: DeAndre Jordan. Similar playing style with Clint Capela IMO. Great rebounder.

Release: Carmelo Anthony. Stole the years of Knicks, now hurting OKC. Also he doesn't like to be benched so I released him.

Next: Javaris Crittenton, Fast Eddie Johnson, Keon Clark
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Sun May 20, 2018 2:46 am

Skipping the traditional format for this one in favor of a different one.

Death Penalty: Fast Eddie Johnson - He raped an 8 year old girl

Life in prison - Javaris Crittenton - ended a person's life in an "accidental" shooting...

Probation - he's already been released, but I'd keep Keon Clark on probation for awhile for his DUI and weapons charges.

Next up: Gilbert Arenas, Stephon Marbury, Steve Francis
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby deihatein on Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:45 pm

Start: Agent Zero. His prime is really short but during those years he was a fantastic scorer and fun to watch.

Bench: Steve Francis. One of first players I saw when I was young, back then I love him but he is a product of an era where ISO non-efficient guard play is in. Also fell really hard after that trade from Houston.

Release: Stephon Marbury. I don't know much about him so released lol.

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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby shadowgrin on Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:00 pm

Your basketball opinions are terrible as always.

Arenas was nothing more than a poor man's Harden. Gets to the line a lot but chucks shots like there is no tomorrow.

Francis is a poor man's Westbrook, very very very poor version.

Marbury is better than those considered 'good' PGs of today like John Wall or Kemba Walker.





Start: Kidd
Most complete player compared to the other two. Pass, shoot (eventually in his career) plus rebound, defend, and carry a coach like Byron Scott into leading those Nets team to the Finals.


Bench: Nash
Best scorer out of the three, possibly one of the best shooters in NBA history. Even Ray Allen didn't achieve the holy grail for shooters with the 50-40-90 shooting %. His lack of defense is overblown considering he used to lead the league in taking charging calls so he was smart defensively even if his body wasn't athletic enough to be a man-to-man defender.


Cut: Rondo
Everything he could do Kidd could do better except for the midrange game, Rondo was better there.
Too smart for his own good that coaches took it as arrogance and insubordination except for that person who coached grown men to championships, Doc Rivers. Add George Karl to that for getting him and Cousins to run together.
Ignoring all that he played his best with the Celtics so he's a cut no matter what. Fuck Celtics.



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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:20 am

Start: Dennis Rodman - The intensity and focus of a Westbrook, the greatest position rebounder of all time (Averaged 18 RPG one season), can guard multiple positions as he had the quickness to switch out on guards and small forwards, etc. Never seen a man get under opposing players skin like Rodman did. Rodman did it with his play, Green does it mostly with his mouth.

Bench: Ben Wallace - Even if they didn't take down the mighty Lakers in the 04 finals, I still put Wallace in this spot. Wallace was an elite rim protector, while also having great hands on D. The best intimidator of the group in the paint.

Release: Draymond Green - Unlike the other two, I believe that Draymond Green benefits the most from being a product of the system, I think overall the other two stand alone beat out Draymond. I feel Greens defense is solid, but overrated, and far too many times I see him disappear on the boards. He puts up good numbers, but watching him I don't see him being as consistent as the other two on this list. While Rodman was an elite rebounder/defender, Wallace was an elite rim protector/rebounder, Green doesn't really stand out in one category. He has more range and offensive skill than the other two, but that doesn't put him ahead.

Next: Tayshaun Prince, Bruce Bowen, Shane Battier
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Andrew on Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:29 am

Start: Shane Battier. Great defender, capable shooter, fine teammate. I probably like him the most out of the three.

Bench: Tayshaun Prince. Still remember that chase-down block on Reggie Miller.

Release: Bruce Bowen. Can't deny his defensive prowess or ability to knock down that corner three, but I don't care for the dirty stuff. Also a liability from the line, though admittedly he didn't go there a lot.

Next: Joe Smith, Antonio McDyess, Brent Barry
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:56 am

Nobody jumped at this one, so here we go.

Start: Antonio McDyess - He could give you 20 and 10 on any given night, especially in his 7 years in the league (before he hurt his knee). Good from mid range, good powering it in, could get above the rim. And, when he was in his athletic prime (Again, before he hurt his knee) he was a good interior defender. Also, he was an all-star with Denver.

Bench: Brent Barry - This was tough, but I gave him the nod because he was the only white boy Ive ever seen dunk from the foul line... (Not really the main reason) Barry could always shoot the three, but underrated was his slashing game when he was younger, he could straight get to the hoop. He also had good hands, and was quick laterally. Because he could hit the three, he aged well in the league, and was a solid contributor for the 04-05 and 06-07 Spurs teams. I give McDyess the nod over him because I think overall he was able to impact the game in more ways, and was legitimately one of the better PF's in the league at one point.

Release: Joe Smith - Never lived up to potential, but was serviceable. Had a few good years early on, but I never liked his game. Also, I questioned his effort a lot, sometimes it seemed he was just going through the motions. He ended up being journeyman, and I wouldn't even give him the status of a poor mans McDyess.


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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Kenny on Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:32 pm

Start: Chris Webber

During his prime, he was one of the most skillful power forwards in the game. I mean, the freakin' Kings were formidable with him as their best player... the Kings!

Bench: Kevin McHale

Probably could be argued over Chris Webber, but since this is a game about personal preference, he's on the bench. He also has two sixth man awards, so he's proven to be quite good from the pine.

Cut: Jermaine O'Neal

Had a few great years in his prime - and is possibly a little underrated in the grand scheme of things - but simply doesn't have the resume of the other two.

Next up: Kwame Brown, Michael Olowokandi, Anthony Bennett.
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby NovU on Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:49 am

Olowokandi starts. At the peak, I think he was a solid big.

Kwame bencher. Average big in his days but Jordan fucked up his reputation. If he went 5th ir 6th, I dunmo if anyone would have called him a terrible player.

Bennett... is just..... Thabeet and him are disappoints.

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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:04 am

Start: Detlef Schrempf

The ultimate two-way player of the group. His offensive game was complete, he had range, high post, low post, mid range, he could slash. He could have averaged more PPG given the chance. He was also consistent from the field, and could guard multiple positions. Good rebounder, really good passer. He was solid for the late 90's Blazers teams, great for the SuperSonics, and great for the Pacers:


Bench: Keith Van Horn

He could flat out fill it up, and catch fire. While I like Posey on the defensive end (Obviously), Van Horn gave you so much more on the offensive end as far as his repertoire. I think Keith Van Horn is a starter, and Posey is more of a threat off the bench (Mostly for defense).


Release: James Posey

Tough, because I love his defense. But, he was limited offensively, and in my opinion wasn't really starter material overall.



Next up: Clyde Drexler, Reggie Miller, Ray Allen
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby [Q] on Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:21 am

deihatein wrote:
Release: Stephon Marbury. I don't know much about him so released lol.


Jesus, I'm feeling really old right about now
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:28 am

[Q] wrote:
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Release: Stephon Marbury. I don't know much about him so released lol.


Jesus, I'm feeling really old right about now


Don't, age has nothing to do with it. He said he knew about Steve Francis but not Marbury, but both were in the league at the same time and are the same age (Both 41 now). He just didn't follow Marbury the same way as Francis.
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Moz The Boz on Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:14 pm

Dee4Three wrote:Next up: Clyde Drexler, Reggie Miller, Ray Allen

Start: Clyde Drexler
Can do what the other 2 can't. Be a decent defender.

Bench:Ray Allen
Can shoot, slash, and make his own shots. A more versatile player than Reggie

Release: Reggie Miller
He's just fortunate to be in a stacked team. Can't make his own shots, can't defend, unathletic. A very limited player. Mitch Richmond is more deserving to be in the pedestal where he's on.

I don't know why nobody put this up yet so here it goes...
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby zzcoolj21 on Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:42 pm

Moz The Boz wrote:I don't know why nobody put this up yet so here it goes...
Jordan, Lebron, Kobe


Ohhh divicive. I love it.

Start: Jordan
It's Michael Jordan.

Bench: Lebron
Probably top 5 most physically gifted players ever? Maybe higher. Still does stupid things that make me want to rip my hair out, like refusing to play in an actual NBA offense and forcing the cavs to hire yes men coaches that let him do what he wants because the cavs are scared to lose him even though he is already halfway out the door, but he got us a ring (mostly due to Kyrie). I can't not bench him.

Release: Kobe
Just a poor man's jordan, yeah? Don't need 2 Jordans.
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Josh Smith, Tobias Harris, Rudy Gay

What a riveting trio of the same type of player.
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Andrew on Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:46 pm

That is tough.

Start: Tobias Harris, as he's the best shooter of the bunch, and fairly solid all around. I feel he doesn't try to do too much outside of his skillset, and does it well.

Bench: Josh Smith, though it's close. He had a tendency to fall in love with the three despite not being a strong outside shooter, but he was a good defender and rebounder. Kind of a bad sign that he's out of the league by age 32 (though he's not officially done yet), but he is talented.

Release: Rudy Gay, who is talented and had some decent seasons, but has a reputation for not really helping to elevate the teams he's been on. He's a capable scorer if nothing else, though.

Next up: Dwight Howard, DeAndre Jordan, Brook Lopez.
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:12 am

Start: Dwight Howard

And it's not close. Howard in his prime (And even this past year) is a top tier defender and rebounder, to go along with his ability to get buckets. I've always thought he was criminally underrated offensively. It was nice to see him have a solid year with the Hornets.

Bench: Brook Lopez

He hasn't received the attention he deserves because of the teams he has been on. He is one of the most skilled scoring bigs in the NBA. He has added extended range on his shot (Albeit, shoots a few too many). An underrated shot blocker (7 seasons over 100).

Release: Deandre Jordan

Tough between him and Lopez, but I feel like Jordan's inability to produce much on the offensive end (Other than wide open dunks), and his inability to knock down free throws, makes him more of a liability than the other two. No, Dwight Howard is not a good free throw shooter, but he has more tools on the block, he is a better scorer. Jordan may be an intimidator, but only being truly effective on one side of the book, while the other two are effective on both sides, makes me release him.


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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby NovU on Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:25 am

That one's way too easy, Andrew.

Start: Dwight. Dominant on both ends in prime. Excellent athlete, can't shoot freethrows but DJ can't either while Brook Lopez offense is inefficient regardless of shooting ability.

Bench: DeAndre. He's a nice shot blocker but not an elite defensive anchor as Dwight was. His efficiency as a rim scorer is nice too when you have guys that can throw lob to him.

Release: Brook. Even if you were looking for an offensive big, you wouldn't be winning a lot of games with him as a focal point in the offense. He's just not as talented as Dwight nor DeAndre despite the ability to score in multiple ways.

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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:57 am

NovU wrote:That one's way too easy, Andrew.

Start: Dwight. Dominant on both ends in prime. Excellent athlete, can't shoot freethrows but DJ can't either while Brook Lopez offense is inefficient regardless of shooting ability.

Bench: DeAndre. He's a nice shot blocker but not an elite defensive anchor as Dwight was. His efficiency as a rim scorer is nice too when you have guys that can throw lob to him.

Release: Brook. Even if you were looking for an offensive big, you wouldn't be winning a lot of games with him as a focal point in the offense. He's just not as talented as Dwight nor DeAndre despite the ability to score in multiple ways.

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You answered the same one I did. But since you did, what makes Lopez have to be the focal point of the offense? Why can't he just be part of the offense and still utilize his offensive ability? Jordan has never been the focal point (he's been a 4th option at best?). So how is that reasoning for choosing Jordan over Lopez? And why is that question easy? How is Lopez not as talented as Deandre Jordan?

Also, I had already answered Andrew's question, so please honor the order.

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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby dare on Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:29 pm

Start: Josh Howard - Was an allstar for the Mavs before getting injured, good defender as well.

Bench: Dion Waiters - Decent offensive player

Release: Ricky Davis - Tried to miss shot on purpose to get a rebound to complete a triple double. lol

Up next: Klay Thomson, Ray Allen, Reggie Miller
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:53 am

Start: Ray Allen - Out of the three, I think he has the most complete game. Allen is known for his shooting, but go back and look at his younger years highlights with the Bucks and SuperSonics, he was great at getting to the hoop as well. Defensively he was always solid, not known as a liability.

Bench: Reggie Miller - It's tough giving him the nod over Klay, but he did have the opportunity to show what he could do as the number 1 option on a team. Klay hasn't had that chance, but I am not sure that Klay has the fire in his belly that Miller had. Miller was a killer, a competitor night in and night out, he would do whatever it took to win. Based on that alone, and the fact that Klay has never been given the opportunity to carry a team, I choose Miller because of the unknown. Miller is massively overrated in my opinion though, and should not have been included on the SI Top 50.

Release: Klay Thompson - Best defender on this list, and can erupt for massive scoring games with his outside shooting. He's not very creative scoring around the hoop, and can sometimes disappear on offense (Which could also be related to the team he is playing on). Maybe someday he gets his own team so we can see what he is made of.


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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby [Q] on Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:21 am

Start: Gerald Green - has matured into a decent scoring option off the bench.

Bench: Darius Miles - loved his dunking and athleticism and I fondly think about the days with him and Q Rich on the clippers.

Release: Shannon Brown - kind of a lackluster career outside of riding the bench on a few Lakers teams.

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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Murat on Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:13 pm

Start: Thaddeus Young - Versatile and consistent player. Reliable guy, solid starter.

Bench: Fred VanVleet - Solid point guard, great hustle.

Release: Jusuf Nurkic - Did you see his performance against Pelicans? Just slightly better than Meyers Leonard, who was WAY worse than Nurkic. Actually Nurk is a solid center but he gets the release there, because Young and VanVleet are also not injury-prone.

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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby shadowgrin on Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:20 am

Start: The greatness that is Joel Anthony. No more words need to be said.

Bench: White Mamba. Put faggots in their place with the Scallenge.

Cut: Sorry The Custodian.



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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Dee4Three on Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:17 am

Start: Robert Swift

Only because with long hair he looks like Dave Mustaine (Lead singer of Megadeth)

Bench: Hasheem Thabeet

He makes the cut because of his complete dominance in NBA video games. If you were doing a draft, and didn't take Thabeet, you were a fool. He put Wilt Chamberlain to shame.

Release: Keith Closs

His last name bothers me, and he was in the NBA while having the same physique I had when I was 12.


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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby zzcoolj21 on Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:37 pm

zzcoolj21 wrote:Start: Jordan
It's Michael Jordan.

Bench: Kobe
Can't go wrong with a poor mans Jordan.

Release: How do you pronounce it? LeeBrawn? Can't say I'm familiar with the name.
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby Andrew on Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:56 pm

Good save. (Y) Picking up where we left off...

Start: Mike James, being a solid backup for most his career, including a stint with the 2004 Champion Detroit Pistons. Dependable, knew his role, and had a pretty big year starting in 2006.

Bench: Tony Delk, also being a solid player, even going off for 53 points once. However, he was out of the league sooner, and at a younger age compared to James, who was three years older when he debuted.

Release: Rafer Alston, who I'd take in a streetball game and did have a good run from 2004-2009, but is the worst shooter of the bunch.

Next up: Michael Finley, Latrell Sprewell, Richard Hamilton.
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Re: Start, Bench, Release

Postby shadowgrin on Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:54 pm

Start: Spreeeeee
Has shown flashes of brilliance and can take over a game when his head is on straight when not thinking about his starving family.

Bench: Finley
A boring version of Sprewell, likely fed his family well.

Cut: Rip
Overrated shooter. A glorified 3&D player that's not even great at 3s or D.



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