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Good for Ben. That's gotta be tough though seeing your teammates and the entire crowd go absolutely bonkers cuz you hit 1 shot lol
Originally posted by DynastyChile:
Good for Ben. That's gotta be tough though seeing your teammates and the entire crowd go absolutely bonkers cuz you hit 1 shot lol

His form already looks better than say Draymond Green

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Originally posted by ninersrule4:
Kerr is a b***h and f**k China

f**k china
Originally posted by DelCed2486:
Originally posted by Knowledge:
NBA getting exposed for the hypocrites they are.

I love it

Hilarious NBA has no problem when Kerr, Pop, SVG, Lebron, et al. rip Trump or go on anti-gun tirades, and they'll crow about how player/coaches are free and even encouraged to speak out...but then NBA pisses down its leg because a GM offers words of support for HK, where people are protesting because (among other things) they'd prefer China not be able to basically arrest and disappear them.

They live in the US so obviously they will care more about what happens in our country. Kerr doesnt need to be at the front of every single international issue. Him taking a stand against the orange moron doesnt mean he needs to go after every single country that has a terrible leadership.
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Originally posted by Phoenix49ers:
Originally posted by Bluefalcon61:
Lol Steve Kerr is following the same gag order memo that the NBA sent out to all their employees which is Stfu about China

Lets see now. sacrifice Daryl Morey or potentially lose out on the billions from the Chinese market? The business of business is business and certainly nothing even in America is immune to that. What did you guys think was gonna happen?

Morey was either incredibly naive for sending out that tweet or he knew exactly what he was doing. Either way, he is a dumfuk for doing it.

Some owners may have to hold off on that third yacht and fourth vacation home in the Hamptons. Millionaire athletes might have to earn a couple million less on their next $50 million contract. Such are the horrors of modern living.

The problem the NBA ran into is that when you actively promote yourself as an organization that supports free speech and activism and encourages your players, coaches and executives to speak out on issues that are important to them, you can't go all full Stasi because China gets sand in their vaginas over a GM showing support for protesters in Hong Kong trying to hold on to whatever semblance of democracy they may still have left.

Now the NBA is in no-man's land where both left and right in the U.S. are unloading both barrels into them and China has already gone on a drama queen power trip, canceling TV contracts and trying to throw their weight around. In the end, the NBA still offers a product that China simply cannot replicate. Nobody cares about their basketball leagues so the NBA can ride out the storm while still supporting their actual employees and not being hypocritcal douchenuggets.

US constitution talks about freedom of speech and US has promoted themselves as advocates for democracy - yet they bend every which way to the Saudis - regardless of who is the President.

So, let's not just pile on NBA for hypocrisy when our entire system is built upon sucking dictators dicks when it favors us.
Originally posted by TheGore49er:
Originally posted by DelCed2486:
Originally posted by Knowledge:
NBA getting exposed for the hypocrites they are.

I love it

Hilarious NBA has no problem when Kerr, Pop, SVG, Lebron, et al. rip Trump or go on anti-gun tirades, and they'll crow about how player/coaches are free and even encouraged to speak out...but then NBA pisses down its leg because a GM offers words of support for HK, where people are protesting because (among other things) they'd prefer China not be able to basically arrest and disappear them.

They live in the US so obviously they will care more about what happens in our country. Kerr doesnt need to be at the front of every single international issue. Him taking a stand against the orange moron doesnt mean he needs to go after every single country that has a terrible leadership.

Oh please, Kerr swims in praise from the woke circle-jerk when he screeches about orange man bad and advocating for infringing upon the 2A rights of American citizens.

But then this intelligent, educated, well-read, SJW deep-thinker who has a brother-in-law that is a professor of Chinese history, and who also is a stream of CNN, NYT, and WaPo fare, suddenly he's befuddled by HK/China, it's "bizarre" and "doesn't know what to make of it"...Mao, Great Leap Forward, tens of millions murdered/starved, Tianamen Square little guy standing in front of a tank, brutal oppression, actual concentration camps, yeah I'm sure it's just so unknown and confusing to this paragon of virtue, he needs to read a dissertation and attend a couple of lectures before he can comment.
[ Edited by DelCed2486 on Oct 8, 2019 at 9:32 PM ]
Originally posted by DelCed2486:
Originally posted by TheGore49er:
Originally posted by DelCed2486:
Originally posted by Knowledge:
NBA getting exposed for the hypocrites they are.

I love it

Hilarious NBA has no problem when Kerr, Pop, SVG, Lebron, et al. rip Trump or go on anti-gun tirades, and they'll crow about how player/coaches are free and even encouraged to speak out...but then NBA pisses down its leg because a GM offers words of support for HK, where people are protesting because (among other things) they'd prefer China not be able to basically arrest and disappear them.

They live in the US so obviously they will care more about what happens in our country. Kerr doesnt need to be at the front of every single international issue. Him taking a stand against the orange moron doesnt mean he needs to go after every single country that has a terrible leadership.

Oh please, Kerr swims in praise from the woke circle-jerk when he screeches about orange man bad and advocating for infringing upon the 2A rights of American citizens.

But then this intelligent, educated, well-read, SJW deep-thinker who has a brother-in-law that is a professor of Chinese history, and who also is a stream of CNN, NYT, and WaPo fare, suddenly he's befuddled by HK/China, it's "bizarre" and "doesn't know what to make of it"...Mao, Great Leap Forward, tens of millions murdered/starved, Tianamen Square little guy standing in front of a tank, brutal oppression, actual concentration camps, yeah I'm sure it's just so unknown and confusing to this paragon of virtue, he needs to read a dissertation and attend a couple of lectures before he can comment.

You see the storm of s**t Daryl Morey is in? Yeah, Kerr should jump right in there with him. The fault is on the NBA FO for not backing up their own because they're too afraid to lose out on the Chinese market. Kerr would have been an idiot to speak out for or against when the asocciation itself has no idea how to proceed, first condemning Morey and then taking a half-step back on their initial reaction.

What Kerr said was a tactical decision, because it could mean lots of lost revenue for the NBA in China. NBA is gonna make money in the US regardless who is in office and the opinion they have on the current POTUS.
Originally posted by TheSixthRing:
Originally posted by DelCed2486:
Originally posted by TheGore49er:
Originally posted by DelCed2486:
Originally posted by Knowledge:
NBA getting exposed for the hypocrites they are.

I love it

Hilarious NBA has no problem when Kerr, Pop, SVG, Lebron, et al. rip Trump or go on anti-gun tirades, and they'll crow about how player/coaches are free and even encouraged to speak out...but then NBA pisses down its leg because a GM offers words of support for HK, where people are protesting because (among other things) they'd prefer China not be able to basically arrest and disappear them.

They live in the US so obviously they will care more about what happens in our country. Kerr doesnt need to be at the front of every single international issue. Him taking a stand against the orange moron doesnt mean he needs to go after every single country that has a terrible leadership.

Oh please, Kerr swims in praise from the woke circle-jerk when he screeches about orange man bad and advocating for infringing upon the 2A rights of American citizens.

But then this intelligent, educated, well-read, SJW deep-thinker who has a brother-in-law that is a professor of Chinese history, and who also is a stream of CNN, NYT, and WaPo fare, suddenly he's befuddled by HK/China, it's "bizarre" and "doesn't know what to make of it"...Mao, Great Leap Forward, tens of millions murdered/starved, Tianamen Square little guy standing in front of a tank, brutal oppression, actual concentration camps, yeah I'm sure it's just so unknown and confusing to this paragon of virtue, he needs to read a dissertation and attend a couple of lectures before he can comment.

You see the storm of s**t Daryl Morey is in? Yeah, Kerr should jump right in there with him. The fault is on the NBA FO for not backing up their own because they're too afraid to lose out on the Chinese market. Kerr would have been an idiot to speak out for or against when the asocciation itself has no idea how to proceed, first condemning Morey and then taking a half-step back on their initial reaction.

What Kerr said was a tactical decision, because it could mean lots of lost revenue for the NBA in China. NBA is gonna make money in the US regardless who is in office and the opinion they have on the current POTUS.

When woke capitalism and bald-faced hypocrisy collide. Yes, I do see what's happening with Morey and it's ridiculous. The guy had the bus backed over him by Silver, and could lose his job...and why? Because he offered up relatively banal support for HK. But if he went off on some tangent that we must confiscate all guns from American citizens, the NBA would be the head cheerleader praising him for his brave stance.

Kerr is such a phony if he's allowing the dollars & cents of NBA revenues to usurp his principles...dude practically breaks an ankle sprinting for a camera and microphone when Trump pisses him off or there's a shooting, but even the most tepid support for Hong Kong is a bridge too far. Not saying he needs to tell Xi to go f**k himself and publicly denounce China, but a simple "I support the people of Hong Kong" might be nice. But evidently that's some heavy lifting, whereas just so easy to be "courageous" when preaching to the woke Twitter choir.
There's some serious passion in here for whatever the fcuk steve kerr thinks. lol

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this is not a travel
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go magic

Originally posted by 4ML:

this is not a travel

Looks like a travel. Not sure what the exact letter of the law says, but I've never seen anybody do this consistently. I dunno. Maybe this white dude is just making it look weird.
Originally posted by jrg:
go magic


Why'd they cute the quote? He said "how good we could be defensively". lol
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Originally posted by StOnEy333:
Originally posted by 4ML:

this is not a travel

Looks like a travel. Not sure what the exact letter of the law says, but I've never seen anybody do this consistently. I dunno. Maybe this white dude is just making it look weird.

Yea...it's not smooth or in flow which makes it look like a travel.
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