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#5481 Post by clickie » Fri Dec 20, 2019 7:27 pm

so the Raptors are without their best player

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#5482 Post by clickie » Fri Dec 20, 2019 7:28 pm

Dallas is also dealing with a similar situation

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#5483 Post by Artemis » Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:36 pm

Wow, what a game! Raptors were down by 30 against Dallas then came back to win it! Kyle Lowry and the bench guys were incredible! :rockon: :rockon:

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#5484 Post by Juana » Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:59 am

Artemis wrote:
Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:36 pm
Wow, what a game! Raptors were down by 30 against Dallas then came back to win it! Kyle Lowry and the bench guys were incredible! :rockon: :rockon:
Y'all are doing great and everyone thinks last year was all Kwahi y'all got something great going el norte

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#5485 Post by Artemis » Wed Dec 25, 2019 5:28 am

Yes, we are doing pretty good so far. Nick Nurse has been awesome with managing the injuries and letting the new guys step up to show what they've got.

Looking forward to the Xmas day game with the Celtics.

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#5486 Post by SR » Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:29 am

Pretty cool/thoughtful gift from my kiddo...
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#5487 Post by Artemis » Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:58 am

Wow, really nice gift, SR! :cool:

Hopefully, the Raptors do better tonight against the Cs. The Christmas day game was a bit of a deflation for me.. :lol:

In unrelated but sort of related news...I just read that Kevin Garnett has some scenes in the movie Uncut Gems. He plays himself.

https://www.vulture.com/2019/12/kevin-g ... vZasv_wR9o



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#5488 Post by SR » Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:44 am

Thx! It's getting framed now to go up in the office.

You guys brought us back down to earth, for sure. Nurse was such a good hire; he makes Casey easy to forget. The east is really fun this year...unstable and unpredictable. As for the film, I really can't figure out what KG's place in it is, but I'm intrigued.

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#5489 Post by clickie » Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:44 am

That is an awesome jersey. I cant wait to see it framed and hanging on the wall.

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#5490 Post by SR » Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:35 am

clickie wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:44 am
That is an awesome jersey. I cant wait to see it framed and hanging on the wall.
Thx! I can't decide on the photo of him I want in the shadow box. :noclue:

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#5491 Post by clickie » Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:56 am

I don't think it needs shadow box

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#5492 Post by SR » Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:30 am

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Finally got it framed...now to decide on a wall. :rockon:
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#5493 Post by clickie » Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:21 pm

Derrick Rose has been getting a lot of all star votes and he deserves it. I'm kind of surprised he's not a starter yet on Detroit

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#5494 Post by Artemis » Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:49 pm

Yay for Pascal! First all star appearance. :rockon:

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#5495 Post by SR » Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:42 pm

RIP Mamba....in disbelief

https://myfox8.com/2020/01/26/kobe-brya ... z-reports/

Hope this is fake news

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#5496 Post by Juana » Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:49 pm

They said he was one of the people on board of his private Helo ABC7 in LA said they confirmed with law enforcement.

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#5497 Post by SR » Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:52 pm

5 killed according to CNN. They didn't mention Kobe, but cut away for a Helo crash in Calabasas

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#5498 Post by Artemis » Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:02 pm

Wow, very sad news. Kobe's 13 year old daughter killed too. RIP..

I was on the bus on my way home to watch the Spurs game when I heard a couple of guys talking about it.

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#5499 Post by mockbee » Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:34 pm

This is very sad.
I wasn't a fan of his, but he was a competitor like no other.....
Definitely elevated the game.
:wavesad:


I've never been in a helicopter, but I don't really trust those things. :scared:

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#5500 Post by Pandemonium » Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:21 pm

mockbee wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:34 pm
This is very sad.
I wasn't a fan of his, but he was a competitor like no other.....
Definitely elevated the game.
:wavesad:


I've never been in a helicopter, but I don't really trust those things. :scared:
Helicopters are weird to fly in, especially small ones. Last time I flew in a helicopter, was a small 4 man copter doing a tour of coastal Maui about 17 years ago with my wife and young son (he was about 5 at the time). It was basically like being in a very small car like a VW Bug, and *very* loud. I was in the front with the pilot and it's unsettling to have a glass canopy all around you, even down under your feet while you're several thousand feet in the air. Very similar to the Hawaii tour copter that crashed barely a month ago.

I'm not a big Kobe/basketball fan but I get this is huge, very sad news especially here in SoCal. My wife and I were in a noisy restaurant for early lunch this morning and as new broke on a big flatscreen tv, the place fell dead silent and you could hear audible gasps. All the major news stations have been broadcasting it all day long non-stop.

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