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    Is it funny that Knick fans and media are talking playoff with Jose Calderon and Bargs on their roster ? Didn't we want them shipped out of town ?

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    I actually heard Skip on ESPN say in around about way that Jose Calderon is the key and that is why they looked so ugly against the Bulls yesterday .. I am a big fan of Jose but Knicks fans are delusional if they think Jose will help them lead them to the playoffs ... Jose is a year older and his body breaks down quickly ...

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    Quote guyroch wrote: View Post
    I actually heard Skip on ESPN say in around about way that Jose Calderon is the key and that is why they looked so ugly against the Bulls yesterday .. I am a big fan of Jose but Knicks fans are delusional if they think Jose will help them lead them to the playoffs ... Jose is a year older and his body breaks down quickly ...
    And it's only a matter of time until opposing offenses start scheming to attack Calderon right off the bat.

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    watching Quincy Acy .. Made me think " It seems Colengelo's finally scored a passing grade on a second round pic that he took "

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    rudy gay is absolutely shooting lights out right now against portland. something like a ridiculous 80%

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    rudy gay is absolutely shooting lights out right now against portland. something like a ridiculous 80%
    Chris Bosh player of the week for East and Rudy Gay and Cousins have the King up 3-1 to start off the season .. Got to give Chris Bosh credit ... I under estimated him ...

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    This NBA.com blog is everything you need to know about former Raptors: Matt Bonner - Sandwich Hunter

    http://www.nba.com/spurs/features/sandwich_hunter.html
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    Chris Bosh player of the week for East and Rudy Gay and Cousins have the King up 3-1 to start off the season .. Got to give Chris Bosh credit ... I under estimated him ...
    I think there are a lot of Raptor fans who forgot just how dominant Bosh was while in Toronto.
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    I think there are a lot of Raptor fans who forgot just how dominant Bosh was while in Toronto.
    On the subject of Bosh and him being part of a once a Big 3 ... ... The Celtics orginal Big 3 ... Has their ever been a 3 who connected so instantly ? Started the season 20-2 ....

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    On the subject of Bosh and him being part of a once a Big 3 ... ... The Celtics orginal Big 3 ... Has their ever been a 3 who connected so instantly ? Started the season 20-2 ....
    Prior to the Celtics trio, I can't think of an example of a big 3 coming together like that (in one off-season).

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    20....and 6???

    Dude's never averaged below 6.6 and that was with Lebron and the Heat's high efficiency offense and being asked to play as a stretch 4.
    He's a 20/9 player and if Deng stays healthy and Wade stays relatively healthy I easily see Heat as a top 5 team in the East. Spoelstra's not suddenly going to forget how to coach........remember that both years before Lebron joined he took a team of Wade and junk to the playoffs.
    Your reading it right so far 15 13 and 12 rebound games in his first 5 ...

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    Rudy Gay signs a 3 yr-$40mm extension with Sacramento.

    http://sports.yahoo.com/news/sources...063406965.html

    It's really 2 years with the third-year player option as insurance for Rudy, giving him upside if he continues to play like he has recently.

    I'd say it's really solid value. Fit Rudy at the 3 >>> Fat Rudy at the 4.

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    Quote Scraptor wrote: View Post
    Rudy Gay signs a 3 yr-$40mm extension with Sacramento.

    http://sports.yahoo.com/news/sources...063406965.html

    It's really 2 years with the third-year player option as insurance for Rudy, giving him upside if he continues to play like he has recently.

    I'd say it's really solid value. Fit Rudy at the 3 >>> Fat Rudy at the 4.
    Great deal for Rudy.

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    Good for him. It's not a monster deal like the one he had with us, but it's still pretty hefty.

    Hope he can live up to it.
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    Nathan Jawai is still playing... haha. They just called him "The Aussie Shaq" on whatever the hell this game is on NBATV...

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    Prior to the Celtics trio, I can't think of an example of a big 3 coming together like that (in one off-season).
    Actually I remember the trio of Barkley, Drexler and Dream coming together in 1996-1997 and they clicked right away. Had a 22-2 start if I'm right.
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    Critics like me who said Rudy Gay's days of getting double digit pay days would be over after this contract woke up to the news he got a contract extension 3 years 40 million dollars ...

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    Default Ok, so they wore me down a little with this one last night:

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    I always thought Ed Davis's ceiling was a decent big off the bench. That view may be changing to a quality big off the bench. With a 23 MPs average this year for LAL, he's averaging 8.7 Pts, with a FG% of .627, 7.1 RBs, and 1.5 BLKs. Good guy, so keep it up ED!!!

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    Quote chico wrote: View Post
    I always thought Ed Davis's ceiling was a decent big off the bench. That view may be changing to a quality big off the bench. With a 23 MPs average this year for LAL, he's averaging 8.7 Pts, with a FG% of .627, 7.1 RBs, and 1.5 BLKs. Good guy, so keep it up ED!!!
    Would have liked Raptors to have declined Psychos option and give Ed a 2 year deal. 2Pats and Ed is better than 2Pats and Hands

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    Ed was pretty good in college and at the time the Raptors had drafted him it was by sheer luck as he slid to territory no one expected.

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