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Old 11-03-2008, 12:42 AM
 
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Let's go Nets and Knicks! I realize neither is expected to do well this year, but one can always hope.
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Old 11-03-2008, 12:22 PM
 
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Default Iverson for Billups AND Mcdyess

What is Joe Dumars doing?
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Old 11-03-2008, 02:46 PM
 
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I don't like it at all, however it may have been done for cap reasons because AI's contract is done after this year I believe.
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Old 11-03-2008, 02:53 PM
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Great for Denver, terrible for Detroit
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Old 11-03-2008, 02:56 PM
 
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They say Mcdyess will not stay in Denver, he will resign with Detroit So it's basically Billups for AI.
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Old 11-03-2008, 05:22 PM
 
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I really feel that Detroit screwed itself, bad trade. Billups is a big guard who can take you down in the post and that create scoring options for your 3s, 4s, and 5s down low. Billups is a better defender and shoots the three better than AI. Iverson's a combo 1 but Billups is more complete.
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Old 11-03-2008, 10:54 PM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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I really feel that Detroit screwed itself, bad trade. Billups is a big guard who can take you down in the post and that create scoring options for your 3s, 4s, and 5s down low. Billups is a better defender and shoots the three better than AI. Iverson's a combo 1 but Billups is more complete.
I love it as a Cavs fan, while AI is the toughest player under 6 feet in the NBA, his defense leaves something to be desired and the Pistons look a lot less intimidating w/out Chauncey & McDyess.

And I love Adrian W.'s article on yahoo, will these national writers go to any length to twist and turn any story in the NBA as a reason for Lebron to leave Cleveland after 2010?? C'mon man, I mean if there is one big city in worse condition than C-town, it's gotta be Detroit, and they aren't any closer to winning a championship (especially now) than the Cavaliers may be the next 2 seasons. And they finally played very well tonight as they won on the road in Dallas by 19, liked what I saw.
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Old 11-04-2008, 06:53 AM
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The fans in Dallas booed the Mavs during last night's 100-81 loss to Cleveland. Considering the fact the Mavs didn't give much effort, they probably deserved it. At least we are 1-2 and not 0-3.

On another note, Dallas sports is struggling at the moment. The Cowboys are 4-4, the Stars have not played well so far, and the Mavs get booed.

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Old 11-04-2008, 07:32 AM
 
Location: Saginaw, MI
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Just to clarify for the people who for some reason refuse to actually read the stories, McDyess is being bought out and will be re-signed by the Pistons for a lower salary. This is a common move in pro sports so i don't see why that is surprising.

Oh, and the Pistons are 3-0.

Oh, and Rodney Stuckey is the future at PG.
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:35 AM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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Just to clarify for the people who for some reason refuse to actually read the stories, McDyess is being bought out and will be re-signed by the Pistons for a lower salary. This is a common move in pro sports so i don't see why that is surprising.
There is no guarantee that he will be re-signed - league rules state he has to wait 30 days after he is released/bought out before he can re-sign w/Detroit. While it's likely, it's not a sure thing.
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