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@f5alcon @Mr_F haha fair enough I guess.

1 day, 11 hours ago on The Side Part: Keep Holding On

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I love how certain everyone is that KD will/won't be fine.

1 day, 12 hours ago on The Side Part: Keep Holding On

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Really bummed about this. More than anything I want KD to get this fully healthy before coming back, he was on his way to being an all-time great. I want to see him play 10 more years, even if it's not all in OKC. Hopefully he takes as much time as he needs with this.

1 day, 12 hours ago on The Side Part: Keep Holding On

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@f5alcon Yes, with the cap jump so many teams will have space, at least a few will offer him the max.

1 day, 12 hours ago on The Side Part: Keep Holding On

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@nomad @CollisonDoppelganger This. Just because the OKC staff didn't do the surgeries does not mean they didn't fuck it up in the rehab. 

1 day, 12 hours ago on The Side Part: Keep Holding On

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@Webster81 It could even be as simple as shifting weight from one leg to another. I think it's possible.

1 day, 12 hours ago on The Side Part: Keep Holding On

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@CollisonDoppelganger I understand wanting to believe this, but we literally have no way to know at this point.

1 day, 12 hours ago on The Side Part: Keep Holding On

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@Stephen Jackson is not about this spelling @Tronchaser Picked by or together with KD's agents.

1 day, 12 hours ago on The Side Part: Keep Holding On

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@King of Carrot Flowers the KA KAW That's pretty much all anyone has right now.

1 day, 12 hours ago on The Side Part: Keep Holding On

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@King of Carrot Flowers the KA KAW I'm gonna listen at lunch. I've listened to the Boiled Leather (very good) and Podcast of I&F (good but sometimes silly), both worth it.

2 days, 14 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 3.26.15

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@L0rv @Mr_F @Jabb0310 @sammasaaron @King of Carrot Flowers the KA KAW I hope they stick with 7 seasons but then do a spin off (the Hedge Knight would be awesome).

2 days, 15 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 3.26.15

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@Jabb0310 @sammasaaron @King of Carrot Flowers the KA KAW Two seasons after this upcoming one, right (so 7 seasons total)? I'm totally okay with that, there's plenty to trim from AFFC/ADWD. And it looks like they are going to severely cut the ironborn story from the show.

2 days, 15 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 3.26.15

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@King of Carrot Flowers the KA KAW If that's not Ramsey, it's someone who knows him very, very well (Theon). I think it's just Ramsay, but mixing lies with truth.

2 days, 15 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 3.26.15

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@Lost Ones(#blackpride) @smallhandedthunder @sammasaaron I think Royce has tried to be slightly more "journalistic" in tone since joining ESPN, but it's nothing radical. The only complaint I'd have about the content is Royce himself doesn't produce as much original content for this site as he used to.

2 days, 15 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 3.26.15

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@sammasaaron @Mr_F @L0rv I'm really torn on this now. I still don't want to believe it, but you make a lot of good points. And I REALLY want to see Tyrion riding over King's Landing on a dragon, so there's that.

2 days, 15 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 3.26.15

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@sammasaaron @L0rv @Mr_F This is only slightly related, but did anyone else feel like GRRM almost became a parody of himself in books 4 and 5? Another hidden Targ, another death-not-a-death, and another 65 endless feasts? Or was that just me?

2 days, 15 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 3.26.15

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@sammasaaron @Mr_F @L0rv But then Tywin is essentially a brilliant mastermind with no flaws, instead of having one major irrational flaw that leads to his downfall. And the theory definitely makes logical sense, but I still think it undercuts the emotional impact of Tyrion's story, if that makes sense.

2 days, 15 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 3.26.15

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@sammasaaron @Mr_F @L0rv Also GRRM has already used false/fake identities/parentages way too much in the series, so I think I just want it not to be true.

2 days, 15 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 3.26.15

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@sammasaaron @Mr_F @L0rv That's interesting, but I still feel like it significantly undercuts Tyrion's story, especially if Tywin knew he wasn't the father.

2 days, 15 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 3.26.15

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@sammasaaron @L0rv I think Tyrion was Tywin's son. Otherwise it undercuts the whole point that Tywin only had one child that really could run the family like he did, but Tywin never gave him a chance because he's a dwarf.

2 days, 16 hours ago on Thursday Bolts – 3.26.15

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@sammasaaron @King of Carrot Flowers the KA KAW A friend got me book 1 of the Dark Tower for Christmas, need to get into it.

4 days, 11 hours ago on Week in Review: Groundhog Day

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@King of Carrot Flowers the KA KAW I liked the ending, it was getting there that sucked.

4 days, 11 hours ago on Week in Review: Groundhog Day

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@ Luke @Mr_F @sammasaaron @The Dream Is Free You stopped at about the right time. Books 7-10 are the worst, and then it picks back up.

4 days, 11 hours ago on Week in Review: Groundhog Day

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@King of Carrot Flowers the KA KAW I have very mixed feelings on wheel of time. It's one of the first series I ever read, and it has some great moments. But I can't in good conscience recommend it to anyone because it's so long/tedious in spots.

4 days, 11 hours ago on Week in Review: Groundhog Day

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@sammasaaron @Mr_F @The Dream Is Free And Tolkien finished LOTR before publishing anything, at least.

4 days, 11 hours ago on Week in Review: Groundhog Day

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@sammasaaron @The Dream Is Free I've got a theory that fantasy authors that are good/great at worldbuilding (Martin and Robert Jordan specifically) end up getting really interested in the worlds they create and lose sight of the overall story. That and the lack of editorial control/pressure to get books out once famous is a miserable combination.

4 days, 11 hours ago on Week in Review: Groundhog Day

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@King of Carrot Flowers the KA KAW I'd be shocked if we get it before 2017, and I feel like that's optimistic...

4 days, 11 hours ago on Week in Review: Groundhog Day

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@King of Carrot Flowers the KA KAW Wait, you think it will be out within a year? Oh my sweet summer child.

4 days, 11 hours ago on Week in Review: Groundhog Day

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@ThabeetsGoldSpot It's hilarious/sad that the #1 and #2 seeds from the East would play in the second round.

5 days, 10 hours ago on Monday Bolts – 3.23.15

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Lovecraft is awesome, just got a board game based on his stuff. American Gods is very good, but not my favorite. Probably Anansi Boys or Neverwhere.

1 week ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Long live Kevin Durant

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The Name of the Wind, right in line with nerd/fantasy shit. Also anything by Neil Gaiman.

1 week ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Long live Kevin Durant

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@_justin So does that mean he's really coming back tonight, or in 4-6 weeks?

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Down To Dunk: Westbrook’s MVP chances?

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@Dion Sucks at Basketball *Formerly Tvaddic* @_justin And if he wanted to play in the game, it's not like Presti or Brooks would tell him he can't.

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Down To Dunk: Westbrook’s MVP chances?

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@_justin TPE

2 weeks, 5 days ago on Monday Bolts – 3.9.15

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@meanstreetsofokc I think it makes sense if you add a comma after "like." Edit: I think adding punctuation is fine, but otherwise wouldn't change quotes much/at all.

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Westbrook (likely) back Wednesday, Durant maybe in a week

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@Mother Teresa @propsizzle @Pillendreher Yeah the general idea is that the offer is good enough to satisfy them and he wants to stay in OKC. I seriously doubt they'll do that without at least checking other offers though.

1 month ago on HammBag – Post-trade deadline edition

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@El Prez I think Memphis would largely dictate the pace and make GSW play big. But I think the Warriors would make just enough plays, and with Bogut (if healthy) I think they have enough size to mach Memphis. I'd give a very slight edge to GSW with homecourt.

1 month ago on Tuesday Bolts – 2.24.15

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@ Luke Honestly if you just avoid Sharp and can read the tone (knowing what's silly and what's serious), it's a pretty great site.

1 month ago on Tuesday Bolts – 2.24.15

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@ou_sas I would, but I didn't think the article said anything interesting or new. The best part was linking to the Russy Stardust t-shirt.

1 month ago on Monday Bolts – 2.23.15

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Can't we just agree that Reggie wanted something the Thunder could never give him, and leave it at that? Yes he reacted poorly to the situation this year, but he's freaking 24 years old and probably felt like his life-long dream was on the line while he was getting yanked around. I'm glad he got what he wanted, but even more glad that the Thunder got something out of him.

1 month ago on Trade Day Breakdown: Wait, what?

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@Chandler Bing(GIVE US PERK BACK FACTION) @ Luke But the market for PGs is also saturated. $12/year seems fair to me, more than that is probably an overpay.

1 month ago on Trade Day Breakdown: Wait, what?

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@ Luke @Chandler Bing(GIVE US PERK BACK FACTION) I don't think it's fair to compare current contracts to Lawson etc. since the cap is about to jump.

1 month ago on Trade Day Breakdown: Wait, what?

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@Chandler Bing(GIVE US PERK BACK FACTION) @ Luke What's interesting to me is will Reggie take 4/48 if he's the starting PG?

1 month ago on Trade Day Breakdown: Wait, what?

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@El Prez @Mr_F I get that, it just seems like Reggie might've overshared here. Don't want to start on the wrong foot if you just left a bad situation.

1 month ago on Trade Day Breakdown: Wait, what?

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@Chandler Bing(GIVE US PERK BACK FACTION) @Mr_F He's still on the team though. Just doesn't seem very smart of Reggie to start off this way. And I'm saying this wanting him to do well there.

1 month ago on Trade Day Breakdown: Wait, what?

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I wonder how Jennings feels about this (and whether SVG intended it to go public).

""You're my point guard," the president and coach of the Pistons said.'

1 month ago on Trade Day Breakdown: Wait, what?

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@Chandler Bing(GIVE US PERK BACK FACTION) I think Reggie is a fine guy that was put in a bad situation and reacted poorly. I don't think he's a villain, just irreconcilable differences.

1 month ago on Trade Day Breakdown: Wait, what?

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