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Fun article (with a hilarious beginning): http://grantland.com/features/kyle-korver-nba-atlanta-hawks/


Korver's rights were sold for $125K (to cover summer league and a new copy machine)

2 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14

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If we all want to start calling McGary's midrange jumper the "sweetness", I'm willing to lend my namesake to it. Someone get Doris Burke on the line! 

19 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14

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Hmm... almost 10:30 in the morning and no McGary bolts. 

25 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14

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@Old Man Game And we will respect him, damn it.

15 hours, 17 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14

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@Old Man Game "Send in 25 Monster energy drink pop tabs for a free authentic Mitch McGary jersey!" 

15 hours, 27 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14

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@Old Man Game His first double-double, I'm ordering a McGary jerz.

15 hours, 29 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14

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I need more McGary highlights. Not enough available. 

15 hours, 36 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14

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Sure is a lot of money for Mo Williams. Glad to see him off the FA board. 

16 hours, 6 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14

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@Bryson Pfffft. "Sike" is the cooler way to spell that word. 

22 hours, 19 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14

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@OBoy (LaFamilia) Love the dude's response on Twitter: "nice"

22 hours, 25 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14

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Morrow should've picked a different number. 

22 hours, 29 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14

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@Durantacula Just add another act to the circus! 

2 days ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Captain KD

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@CanadianThunderFan Isaiah Rashad and Kevin Gates are definitely my two favourite out of the XXL Freshman 2014 class.

2 days, 14 hours ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Captain KD

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@CanadianThunderFan This album is so good.

2 days, 14 hours ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Captain KD

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@Old Man Game Gotta be that he's holding out for ~5mil/yr. 


I mean, the dudes over at Mavs Moneyball just wrote an adios post about him, and he's not even gone yet.


Seems like no one has any idea.

2 days, 19 hours ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Captain KD

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@CanadianThunderFan I'd pay Marion part of our MLE or BAE to clean up junk around the rim and play passable, heady defense for 15 minutes a night. 

2 days, 19 hours ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Captain KD

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I want Shawn Marion on this team. 

2 days, 19 hours ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Captain KD

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Harden and Howard are a couple of children. Have fun with that first round exit.

3 days, 19 hours ago on Friday Bolts – 7.25.14

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@Julius F Wrek Guap Gettin': NBA Writers Piss and Moan Over Who Should and Should Not Chase Paper a book by annoyed Thunder fans.

5 days, 17 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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Wait so now, according to Deeks, Huestis should act in a capitalist fashion (gettin' that guap) but Presti shouldn't (savin' that guap).


Get your story/stories straight, NBA writers. 

5 days, 17 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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@d21 "As useful as the D-League can be, its salaries are extremely uncompetitive."


I still think people are having a crisis over the D-League's utility (regardless of unfair wages).

5 days, 17 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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@anonymous12345 Ziller effectively accused me of not reading his article instead of engaging - not a great sign that you really believe in your work. 

5 days, 18 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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@[weed wolf faction] Ziller and Prada did not like my mild criticism of Ziller's article on Twitter.


NBA writers are big babies on Twitter.

5 days, 18 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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@okcjim I think what I'll miss most about Fisher on defense is how he always ended up rotating on to the opposing team's center. 


What a treat for OKC fans.

5 days, 18 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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@Mr_F With how hard (reportedly) it was to move into the 1st round, I gotta imagine Presti would've had an easy time getting a 2nd round pick (and a future protected pick) for 29th. 

5 days, 18 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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@d21 Also went to homecoming with my best friend's horrible piece of trash ex-girlfriend. 



5 days, 18 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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If Presti had traded the pick and selected Huestis in the 2nd round, this wouldn't even be a thing.




5 days, 18 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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Zach Lowe ‏@ZachLowe_NBA  3s

Butler insisted arrangement did not violate rules against pre-draft discussion of player compensation. A gray area, but seems like semantics

5 days, 19 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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Zach Lowe ‏@ZachLowe_NBA  45s

Butler was not sure if Huestis would get drafted in either 1st/2nd round, viewed D-League promise as best means of guaranteeing being picked

5 days, 19 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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@OBoy (LaFamilia) Just take our Bi-annual exception (that I think we have), Shawn.


You know you want to. 

5 days, 19 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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I can only imagine the reason Marion hasn't been in more FA discussion is a very high asking price. 

5 days, 20 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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@OBoy (LaFamilia) Are you welcoming us to... the Matrix? 

5 days, 20 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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We want executives/decision makers to behave in a non-capitalist way in a hyper-capitalist system when it doesn't make any sense for them to act in such a way. Attack the NBA for creating the system that features a farm league that critically underpays its players.

5 days, 20 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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@Russ being Russ I was just about to write a "Let's sign Shawn Marion" post

5 days, 20 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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Also, re: Ziller's (misplaced) outrage...


Isn't his article implicitly making the argument that the D-League method does not work? If Ziller believed in the D-League model, this would also not be a problem, right? (Aside, of course, from the wages) 

5 days, 20 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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@Marko (Lacoste baby) Should this article be about Presti finding a CBA loophole, or should it really be about the hilariously low wages of the D-League and how these low wages negatively impact the current and future prosperity of the D-League itself? 

5 days, 21 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14

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@Julius F Wrek Rather two step witchya 

1 week, 1 day ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Baby Shaq

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Why trade for Kevin Love when we have Mitch McGary, the player Kevin Love will wish he was? 

1 week, 1 day ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Baby Shaq

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@OBoy (LaFamilia) I'm weirdly okay with being the next team rolling the dice on which Sessions shows up for a full season. 

1 week, 2 days ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Baby Shaq

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Durant got to the line fewer times per game in the playoffs this season (compared to last year) and shot at a lower clip. 


The last two seasons he's dropped off (semi-) significantly at the line once playoffs started. 


Too many regular season minutes? 

1 week, 2 days ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Baby Shaq

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@OBoy (LaFamilia) The only time I ever want to see Rick Fox is if I'm watching He Got Game.

1 week, 2 days ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Baby Shaq

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@_patrickshannon Are you saying you're tired of watching mid-level bowl action between underachieving Big Ten/SEC teams?



1 week, 2 days ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Baby Shaq

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@Jooseppi Dwight Bikes > Da Point Gawd

1 week, 2 days ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Baby Shaq

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@_patrickshannon Stockton (2) + Jordan (5) + Kevin (2) + Kareem (5) + Garnett (1)

1 week, 3 days ago on The Side Part: Pau’s High Brow

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@Julius F Wrek Thanks dude! 

1 week, 3 days ago on The Side Part: Pau’s High Brow

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