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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2024 9:28 am    Post subject:

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Kawhi Leonard withdraws from Team USA, out for Paris Olympics

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Kawhi Leonard has withdrawn from Team USA less than three weeks before the start of the Paris Olympics.

USA Basketball announced Leonard's decision Wednesday, saying the LA Clippers star will spend the rest of the summer preparing for the 2024-25 NBA season.

"Kawhi has been ramping up for the Olympics over the past several weeks and had a few strong practices in Las Vegas," USA Basketball said in a statement. "He felt ready to compete. However, he respects that USA Basketball and the Clippers determined it's in his best interest to spend the remainder of the summer preparing for the upcoming season rather than participating in the Olympic Games in Paris."


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This honestly makes more sense to me. I understand that he probably wants to have the Olympic experience and represent his country etc. etc. but dude Kawhi gotta stay on the floor for the Clippers seriously. Just one time, to quote the late great Bill Walton lol


Replace him with Brown or is Morant on the team?

it's Derrick White of the Celtics which makes sense because they need defensive guards against SGA/Murray
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2024 10:26 am    Post subject:

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defense wrote:
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Kawhi Leonard withdraws from Team USA, out for Paris Olympics

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Kawhi Leonard has withdrawn from Team USA less than three weeks before the start of the Paris Olympics.

USA Basketball announced Leonard's decision Wednesday, saying the LA Clippers star will spend the rest of the summer preparing for the 2024-25 NBA season.

"Kawhi has been ramping up for the Olympics over the past several weeks and had a few strong practices in Las Vegas," USA Basketball said in a statement. "He felt ready to compete. However, he respects that USA Basketball and the Clippers determined it's in his best interest to spend the remainder of the summer preparing for the upcoming season rather than participating in the Olympic Games in Paris."


Link to Article


This honestly makes more sense to me. I understand that he probably wants to have the Olympic experience and represent his country etc. etc. but dude Kawhi gotta stay on the floor for the Clippers seriously. Just one time, to quote the late great Bill Walton lol


Replace him with Brown or is Morant on the team?

it's Derrick White of the Celtics which makes sense because they need defensive guards against SGA/Murray


AD take the hint. Come home. Get ready for next season. You won gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Come home and get ready to win the Larry O'Brien next season.
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defense wrote:
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Kawhi Leonard withdraws from Team USA, out for Paris Olympics

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Kawhi Leonard has withdrawn from Team USA less than three weeks before the start of the Paris Olympics.

USA Basketball announced Leonard's decision Wednesday, saying the LA Clippers star will spend the rest of the summer preparing for the 2024-25 NBA season.

"Kawhi has been ramping up for the Olympics over the past several weeks and had a few strong practices in Las Vegas," USA Basketball said in a statement. "He felt ready to compete. However, he respects that USA Basketball and the Clippers determined it's in his best interest to spend the remainder of the summer preparing for the upcoming season rather than participating in the Olympic Games in Paris."


Link to Article


This honestly makes more sense to me. I understand that he probably wants to have the Olympic experience and represent his country etc. etc. but dude Kawhi gotta stay on the floor for the Clippers seriously. Just one time, to quote the late great Bill Walton lol


Replace him with Brown or is Morant on the team?

it's Derrick White of the Celtics which makes sense because they need defensive guards against SGA/Murray


AD take the hint. Come home. Get ready for next season. You won gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Come home and get ready to win the Larry O'Brien next season.

players should take pride on playing for their country and i am glad Lebron gathered the stars and AD is part of it.
it's like 20 mins per game for like 6 games, maybe 12 if you count exhaibition. it is nothing. just like workouts for players
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2024 10:48 am    Post subject:

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jodeke wrote:
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defense wrote:
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Kawhi Leonard withdraws from Team USA, out for Paris Olympics

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Kawhi Leonard has withdrawn from Team USA less than three weeks before the start of the Paris Olympics.

USA Basketball announced Leonard's decision Wednesday, saying the LA Clippers star will spend the rest of the summer preparing for the 2024-25 NBA season.

"Kawhi has been ramping up for the Olympics over the past several weeks and had a few strong practices in Las Vegas," USA Basketball said in a statement. "He felt ready to compete. However, he respects that USA Basketball and the Clippers determined it's in his best interest to spend the remainder of the summer preparing for the upcoming season rather than participating in the Olympic Games in Paris."


Link to Article


This honestly makes more sense to me. I understand that he probably wants to have the Olympic experience and represent his country etc. etc. but dude Kawhi gotta stay on the floor for the Clippers seriously. Just one time, to quote the late great Bill Walton lol


Replace him with Brown or is Morant on the team?

it's Derrick White of the Celtics which makes sense because they need defensive guards against SGA/Murray


AD take the hint. Come home. Get ready for next season. You won gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Come home and get ready to win the Larry O'Brien next season.

players should take pride on playing for their country and i am glad Lebron gathered the stars and AD is part of it.
it's like 20 mins per game for like 6 games, maybe 12 if you count exhaibition. it is nothing. just like workouts for players


Bron's not getting any younger. Mother Nature is undefeated. As a Lakers fan, I'm more interested in the Larry O'Brien trophy than individual achievements. Call me selfish.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2024 11:41 am    Post subject:

Can’t believe Brown didn’t make the olympics team after winning finals MVP…
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2024 1:29 pm    Post subject:

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Can’t believe Brown didn’t make the olympics team after winning finals MVP…


Position I guess ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Obviously I don't know what I'm talking about. I was surprised that Jaylen wasn't already on the team, he's American right?
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But anyway I came here to say I just saw a video of players walking back to the bus after practice and AD was walking really stiff and looking hobbled. What is really going on? Lol. Has anyone else seen this video or heard about this? Someone give me some hope and perspective here.
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Can’t believe Brown didn’t make the olympics team after winning finals MVP…


Celtics gonna have 4 players, Brunson, Kyrie and AR off the team
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Jaylen Brown upset his teammate Derrick White got the spot over him:

https://x.com/fchwpo/status/1811069891299918281?s=61&t=PyL_CWBGhX08U_ddH3hO_A

I can’t believe he posted this.
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SHOWCASE SCHEDULE

I don't know what this means I don't know if this is the main squad or if this is the select guys or what but anyway...basketball…

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Per NBA

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The @usabasketball Showcase Schedule 👀

Watch #USABMNT take on Canada Wednesday at 10:30pm/et on FS1!

https://x.com/nba/status/1810777491218575373?s=46&t=6-sxM4NpvzeWdNMn3aVCqg



USA vs CAN - 7/10/24 - 10:30ET - FS1

USA vs AUS - 7/15/24 - 12N ET - FS1

USA vs SER - 7/17/24 - 10:30ET - FS1

USA vs SSUD - 7/20/24 - 3:00P ET - FOX

USA vs GER - 7/22/24 - 3:00P ET - FOX

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2024 12:10 am    Post subject:

jodeke wrote:
mad55557777 wrote:
jodeke wrote:
mad55557777 wrote:
defense wrote:
TDRock wrote:
Black20Ice wrote:
Kawhi Leonard withdraws from Team USA, out for Paris Olympics

Quote:
Kawhi Leonard has withdrawn from Team USA less than three weeks before the start of the Paris Olympics.

USA Basketball announced Leonard's decision Wednesday, saying the LA Clippers star will spend the rest of the summer preparing for the 2024-25 NBA season.

"Kawhi has been ramping up for the Olympics over the past several weeks and had a few strong practices in Las Vegas," USA Basketball said in a statement. "He felt ready to compete. However, he respects that USA Basketball and the Clippers determined it's in his best interest to spend the remainder of the summer preparing for the upcoming season rather than participating in the Olympic Games in Paris."


Link to Article


This honestly makes more sense to me. I understand that he probably wants to have the Olympic experience and represent his country etc. etc. but dude Kawhi gotta stay on the floor for the Clippers seriously. Just one time, to quote the late great Bill Walton lol


Replace him with Brown or is Morant on the team?

it's Derrick White of the Celtics which makes sense because they need defensive guards against SGA/Murray


AD take the hint. Come home. Get ready for next season. You won gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Come home and get ready to win the Larry O'Brien next season.

players should take pride on playing for their country and i am glad Lebron gathered the stars and AD is part of it.
it's like 20 mins per game for like 6 games, maybe 12 if you count exhaibition. it is nothing. just like workouts for players

Bron's not getting any younger. Mother Nature is undefeated. As a Lakers fan, I'm more interested in the Larry O'Brien trophy than individual achievements. Call me selfish.


And I agree with the sentiment of not having Bron and AD taking part in all this. Looking at it with P&G lenses it makes sense to preserve the health of an old man and a fragile man. But I reckon that beyond the honor of representing your country the appeal is the journey of it all....the memory that comes with being a part of something special...competing with the best of the best...and doing it with your peers....an experience that very well might lead to life-long friendships. I mean, it bred the banana boat crew and softened Kobe's hard ass. So, I get it. Who am I to not let them live the way they want to live -- even tho I would rather Bron and AD chill til the season starts.
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Representing your country is the greatest honor
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2024 8:35 am    Post subject:

Hard_Butter wrote:
jodeke wrote:
mad55557777 wrote:
jodeke wrote:
mad55557777 wrote:
defense wrote:
TDRock wrote:
Black20Ice wrote:
Kawhi Leonard withdraws from Team USA, out for Paris Olympics

Quote:
Kawhi Leonard has withdrawn from Team USA less than three weeks before the start of the Paris Olympics.

USA Basketball announced Leonard's decision Wednesday, saying the LA Clippers star will spend the rest of the summer preparing for the 2024-25 NBA season.

"Kawhi has been ramping up for the Olympics over the past several weeks and had a few strong practices in Las Vegas," USA Basketball said in a statement. "He felt ready to compete. However, he respects that USA Basketball and the Clippers determined it's in his best interest to spend the remainder of the summer preparing for the upcoming season rather than participating in the Olympic Games in Paris."


Link to Article


This honestly makes more sense to me. I understand that he probably wants to have the Olympic experience and represent his country etc. etc. but dude Kawhi gotta stay on the floor for the Clippers seriously. Just one time, to quote the late great Bill Walton lol


Replace him with Brown or is Morant on the team?

it's Derrick White of the Celtics which makes sense because they need defensive guards against SGA/Murray


AD take the hint. Come home. Get ready for next season. You won gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Come home and get ready to win the Larry O'Brien next season.

players should take pride on playing for their country and i am glad Lebron gathered the stars and AD is part of it.
it's like 20 mins per game for like 6 games, maybe 12 if you count exhaibition. it is nothing. just like workouts for players

Bron's not getting any younger. Mother Nature is undefeated. As a Lakers fan, I'm more interested in the Larry O'Brien trophy than individual achievements. Call me selfish.


And I agree with the sentiment of not having Bron and AD taking part in all this. Looking at it with P&G lenses it makes sense to preserve the health of an old man and a fragile man. But I reckon that beyond the honor of representing your country the appeal is the journey of it all....the memory that comes with being a part of something special...competing with the best of the best...and doing it with your peers....an experience that very well might lead to life-long friendships. I mean, it bred the banana boat crew and softened Kobe's hard ass. So, I get it. Who am I to not let them live the way they want to live -- even tho I would rather Bron and AD chill til the season starts.


I agree. My thought is they've both won gold so that part of the journey is complete. The Olympics are classic. I understand why both want to play. I hope they're playing doesn't affect the run to the Larry O'Brien.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2024 8:55 am    Post subject:

jodeke wrote:
Hard_Butter wrote:
jodeke wrote:
mad55557777 wrote:
jodeke wrote:
mad55557777 wrote:
defense wrote:
TDRock wrote:
Black20Ice wrote:
Kawhi Leonard withdraws from Team USA, out for Paris Olympics

Quote:
Kawhi Leonard has withdrawn from Team USA less than three weeks before the start of the Paris Olympics.

USA Basketball announced Leonard's decision Wednesday, saying the LA Clippers star will spend the rest of the summer preparing for the 2024-25 NBA season.

"Kawhi has been ramping up for the Olympics over the past several weeks and had a few strong practices in Las Vegas," USA Basketball said in a statement. "He felt ready to compete. However, he respects that USA Basketball and the Clippers determined it's in his best interest to spend the remainder of the summer preparing for the upcoming season rather than participating in the Olympic Games in Paris."


Link to Article


This honestly makes more sense to me. I understand that he probably wants to have the Olympic experience and represent his country etc. etc. but dude Kawhi gotta stay on the floor for the Clippers seriously. Just one time, to quote the late great Bill Walton lol


Replace him with Brown or is Morant on the team?

it's Derrick White of the Celtics which makes sense because they need defensive guards against SGA/Murray


AD take the hint. Come home. Get ready for next season. You won gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Come home and get ready to win the Larry O'Brien next season.

players should take pride on playing for their country and i am glad Lebron gathered the stars and AD is part of it.
it's like 20 mins per game for like 6 games, maybe 12 if you count exhaibition. it is nothing. just like workouts for players

Bron's not getting any younger. Mother Nature is undefeated. As a Lakers fan, I'm more interested in the Larry O'Brien trophy than individual achievements. Call me selfish.


And I agree with the sentiment of not having Bron and AD taking part in all this. Looking at it with P&G lenses it makes sense to preserve the health of an old man and a fragile man. But I reckon that beyond the honor of representing your country the appeal is the journey of it all....the memory that comes with being a part of something special...competing with the best of the best...and doing it with your peers....an experience that very well might lead to life-long friendships. I mean, it bred the banana boat crew and softened Kobe's hard ass. So, I get it. Who am I to not let them live the way they want to live -- even tho I would rather Bron and AD chill til the season starts.


I agree. My thought is they've both won gold so that part of the journey is complete. The Olympics are classic. I understand why both want to play. I hope they're playing doesn't affect the run to the Larry O'Brien.


It seems like to me that the FO isn’t committed to going all in for a ship run with AD/LBJ. A lot of posters have shared their opinion that they think the window is closed and a rebuild is the best next move. It makes me wonder if the FO is holding back because they too agree with those posters that don’t think resources should be used to go after a ship thinking AD/LBJ are no longer good enough. I didn’t want AD/LBJ initially to play for team USA
so that their health could be preserved but given the moves and lack of moves by the FO last off season, the trade deadline, and so far this off season, I’m glad they are playing and stood out as among the best of the best to showcase that a ship run could still be possible, to the FO and the fans that appear to think otherwise.
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watching ad walk out of there with bags of ice wrapped on his knees is funny. I understand its basic treatment, but i can only imagine what it will be like in 6 months.
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Hanging from Rafters wrote:
jodeke wrote:
Hard_Butter wrote:
jodeke wrote:
mad55557777 wrote:
jodeke wrote:
mad55557777 wrote:
defense wrote:
TDRock wrote:
Black20Ice wrote:
Kawhi Leonard withdraws from Team USA, out for Paris Olympics

Quote:
Kawhi Leonard has withdrawn from Team USA less than three weeks before the start of the Paris Olympics.

USA Basketball announced Leonard's decision Wednesday, saying the LA Clippers star will spend the rest of the summer preparing for the 2024-25 NBA season.

"Kawhi has been ramping up for the Olympics over the past several weeks and had a few strong practices in Las Vegas," USA Basketball said in a statement. "He felt ready to compete. However, he respects that USA Basketball and the Clippers determined it's in his best interest to spend the remainder of the summer preparing for the upcoming season rather than participating in the Olympic Games in Paris."


Link to Article


This honestly makes more sense to me. I understand that he probably wants to have the Olympic experience and represent his country etc. etc. but dude Kawhi gotta stay on the floor for the Clippers seriously. Just one time, to quote the late great Bill Walton lol


Replace him with Brown or is Morant on the team?

it's Derrick White of the Celtics which makes sense because they need defensive guards against SGA/Murray


AD take the hint. Come home. Get ready for next season. You won gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Come home and get ready to win the Larry O'Brien next season.

players should take pride on playing for their country and i am glad Lebron gathered the stars and AD is part of it.
it's like 20 mins per game for like 6 games, maybe 12 if you count exhaibition. it is nothing. just like workouts for players

Bron's not getting any younger. Mother Nature is undefeated. As a Lakers fan, I'm more interested in the Larry O'Brien trophy than individual achievements. Call me selfish.


And I agree with the sentiment of not having Bron and AD taking part in all this. Looking at it with P&G lenses it makes sense to preserve the health of an old man and a fragile man. But I reckon that beyond the honor of representing your country the appeal is the journey of it all....the memory that comes with being a part of something special...competing with the best of the best...and doing it with your peers....an experience that very well might lead to life-long friendships. I mean, it bred the banana boat crew and softened Kobe's hard ass. So, I get it. Who am I to not let them live the way they want to live -- even tho I would rather Bron and AD chill til the season starts.


I agree. My thought is they've both won gold so that part of the journey is complete. The Olympics are classic. I understand why both want to play. I hope they're playing doesn't affect the run to the Larry O'Brien.


It seems like to me that the FO isn’t committed to going all in for a ship run with AD/LBJ. A lot of posters have shared their opinion that they think the window is closed and a rebuild is the best next move. It makes me wonder if the FO is holding back because they too agree with those posters that don’t think resources should be used to go after a ship thinking AD/LBJ are no longer good enough. I didn’t want AD/LBJ initially to play for team USA
so that their health could be preserved but given the moves and lack of moves by the FO last off season, the trade deadline, and so far this off season, I’m glad they are playing and stood out as among the best of the best to showcase that a ship run could still be possible, to the FO and the fans that appear to think otherwise.

if they were about winning a chip JJ wouldnt be our coach. The FRPs would have been used. they still may be but JJ wouldnt be our coach. Pelinka was clear that player development was the direction. he has 3-4 moldable guys.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2024 11:04 am    Post subject:

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watching ad walk out of there with bags of ice wrapped on his knees is funny. I understand its basic treatment, but i can only imagine what it will be like in 6 months.


Even worse, the guy who developed the RICE protocol (rest, ice, compression and elevation) Dr Gabe Mirkin ended up turning around in 2015 and stated ice and rest can be actually detrimental to recovery from exercise and injury. But of course, we assume orgs hire the most on top of the science professionals for these athletes and you find they become like most medical professionals: lazy and regurgitating what they were taught originally without checking up on the latest and greatest. Let's hope that doesn't affect AD this year (who knows, not having a traditional break might actually help him)
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watching ad walk out of there with bags of ice wrapped on his knees is funny. I understand its basic treatment, but i can only imagine what it will be like in 6 months.


Even worse, the guy who developed the RICE protocol (rest, ice, compression and elevation) Dr Gabe Mirkin ended up turning around in 2015 and stated ice and rest can be actually detrimental to recovery from exercise and injury. But of course, we assume orgs hire the most on top of the science professionals for these athletes and you find they become like most medical professionals: lazy and regurgitating what they were taught originally without checking up on the latest and greatest. Let's hope that doesn't affect AD this year (who knows, not having a traditional break might actually help him)

hopefully. The whine from some after bubble title was the quick turnaround the following year.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2024 2:55 pm    Post subject:

Jokic manhandling France twin towers...



Serbia looks like a legit team... Embiid and AD better be ready. But their wings can shoot and guards are pretty quick.
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Halflife wrote:
Hanging from Rafters wrote:
jodeke wrote:
Hard_Butter wrote:
jodeke wrote:
mad55557777 wrote:
jodeke wrote:
mad55557777 wrote:
defense wrote:
TDRock wrote:
Black20Ice wrote:
Kawhi Leonard withdraws from Team USA, out for Paris Olympics

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Kawhi Leonard has withdrawn from Team USA less than three weeks before the start of the Paris Olympics.

USA Basketball announced Leonard's decision Wednesday, saying the LA Clippers star will spend the rest of the summer preparing for the 2024-25 NBA season.

"Kawhi has been ramping up for the Olympics over the past several weeks and had a few strong practices in Las Vegas," USA Basketball said in a statement. "He felt ready to compete. However, he respects that USA Basketball and the Clippers determined it's in his best interest to spend the remainder of the summer preparing for the upcoming season rather than participating in the Olympic Games in Paris."


Link to Article


This honestly makes more sense to me. I understand that he probably wants to have the Olympic experience and represent his country etc. etc. but dude Kawhi gotta stay on the floor for the Clippers seriously. Just one time, to quote the late great Bill Walton lol


Replace him with Brown or is Morant on the team?

it's Derrick White of the Celtics which makes sense because they need defensive guards against SGA/Murray


AD take the hint. Come home. Get ready for next season. You won gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Come home and get ready to win the Larry O'Brien next season.

players should take pride on playing for their country and i am glad Lebron gathered the stars and AD is part of it.
it's like 20 mins per game for like 6 games, maybe 12 if you count exhaibition. it is nothing. just like workouts for players

Bron's not getting any younger. Mother Nature is undefeated. As a Lakers fan, I'm more interested in the Larry O'Brien trophy than individual achievements. Call me selfish.


And I agree with the sentiment of not having Bron and AD taking part in all this. Looking at it with P&G lenses it makes sense to preserve the health of an old man and a fragile man. But I reckon that beyond the honor of representing your country the appeal is the journey of it all....the memory that comes with being a part of something special...competing with the best of the best...and doing it with your peers....an experience that very well might lead to life-long friendships. I mean, it bred the banana boat crew and softened Kobe's hard ass. So, I get it. Who am I to not let them live the way they want to live -- even tho I would rather Bron and AD chill til the season starts.


I agree. My thought is they've both won gold so that part of the journey is complete. The Olympics are classic. I understand why both want to play. I hope they're playing doesn't affect the run to the Larry O'Brien.


It seems like to me that the FO isn’t committed to going all in for a ship run with AD/LBJ. A lot of posters have shared their opinion that they think the window is closed and a rebuild is the best next move. It makes me wonder if the FO is holding back because they too agree with those posters that don’t think resources should be used to go after a ship thinking AD/LBJ are no longer good enough. I didn’t want AD/LBJ initially to play for team USA
so that their health could be preserved but given the moves and lack of moves by the FO last off season, the trade deadline, and so far this off season, I’m glad they are playing and stood out as among the best of the best to showcase that a ship run could still be possible, to the FO and the fans that appear to think otherwise.

if they were about winning a chip JJ wouldnt be our coach. The FRPs would have been used. they still may be but JJ wouldnt be our coach. Pelinka was clear that player development was the direction. he has 3-4 moldable guys.
Connect
reaves
Max C
maybe hayes

everyone else is who they are.


That’s what it has looked like to me too! The FO does not really seem committed to a ship, says as much it in my sig. I think something broke inside of Rob/Jeanie after the Westbrook debacle. They’ve said faulk it to just go after a farewell tour which is why I’m glad…against my initial desire…that AD/LBJ are on the USA team to show the fans ams the world that the Lakers FO is full of shiet for thinking the window has closed. The preference is that it motivates them to do something but not gonna lie, I also want the “rebuild because we don’t stand a chance” crowd to stfu.
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“When it looks as if it is a realistic possibility, I want to focus on winning a ship like it’s a goal that can’t be denied. I didn’t see that this off season.”
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