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2019-2020 L.A. Lakers Thread (That's All Folks)
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JAG



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Between signing Dwight and Logo being MAGA, itís been an ugly end to the summer.

But letís start this season!

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Logo going MAGA was fucking brutal.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah...Ö but what is MAGA?--Yohe
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Make America Great Again"







Fucking brutal.
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Steve Yohe



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

West was from West Virginia. He probably is a Republican, but he has been smart enough to keep it to himself. If he isn't, he's used to hanging around with them.

In one of the first NBA games ever played with a black referee, he got kicked out for using the N work to the ref. After the game, he made a big deal out of being sorry & called it the most embarrassing moment in his career.

I got a phone call from a Republican fund raiser two days ago. I cuss him out for as long as he'd stay on line. I'm crazy about this shit. I sent Liz $40 & everyone is going to be bugging me now. But I would over look anything West did. In Montebello I've never met a Trump supporter.

I walked out of the CAC dinner this year, because a 325 pound guys got on a elevator with me. His fucking t-shirt was right in my face & it had all the white race stuff on it. Trump crap. Made me sick. I got Maria together and drove home. Not going back until Trump is out of office. --- Yohe
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

West is old & maybe the award is important to him, and to wait for another real president might mean 5 more years. There are not many people in my life more important to me. I started following sports around 1962 & he has always been there.---Yohe
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corrado



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PostPosted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The injury bug has already started. This time to Kuz:

https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/27709588/lakers-lose-kuzma-indefinitely-due-foot-injury

I think he might be after Bron, the one player they can't afford to lose to injury this year.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lakers vs Warriors right now. :)
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The parts seem to fit. I feel good about it. The team is loaded.

Howard sure looks small out there. Seems he is a bench player.

FT's will be a weakness again.--- Yohe
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They looked perfectly okay.

The Warriors are messed up relative to the team they want to roll out come the regular season - pretty much all of their real bigs are out hurt. So it's not a good team to judge how we'll be.

The concept of Green+Bradley at the guard spots is interesting. I like it if Bradley gets back to his Boston form. That's not impossible to hope for - he played pretty much at that level in Detroit, which was the first half of 2017/2018... that's not that long ago. He played very well in the small sample size with Memphis last year, which is even closer. It's just that poor stretch in between with the Clippers, who were decent teams both seasons. But if it works, it means good 3&D at the two spots, which covers for Lebron's poor defense and likely links up decently with AD rim protecting behind them.

It also lets you spot KCP at either of those positions coming off the bench. KCP appeared to play better off the bench rather than starting last year.

I still wish Rondo wasn't around.
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