View Full Version : Duncan out for game 4
Base Line Guy
04-30-2002, 01:46 PM
Timmy will not be playing in game 4 as he will be traveling to the Virgin Islands to attend his father's funeral.
Base Line Guy
04-30-2002, 05:40 PM
i can't believe people are actually criticizing the guy for going to his father's funeral
..i can't believe anyone would question the guy in this situation (fish)
Murph - what did Fish say?
04-30-2002, 06:01 PM
didn't agree with duncan's decision to miss the game
04-30-2002, 06:31 PM
<< didn't agree with duncan's decision to miss the game >>
I agree. That's ridiculous. Your father dies, you miss a couple of days of work unless your job involves people dying. If the Spurs lose because of this, oh well. Some things are more important than a job.
(Not to mention, if I'm San Antonio management/coaching do I even want Duncan to play under the circumstances? Even being completely selfish, do I really think his mind is going to be on the game if he is skipping his dad's funeral? And when he's a free agent in a little more than another year, do I want him remembering my team as interfering with his saying good-bye to his dad?)
04-30-2002, 08:51 PM
If Fish slammed Duncan for going home, he can just go pack sand up his ass. What a retard.
04-30-2002, 09:00 PM
well, i won't say what i think about the fish..but i think you might have summed it up pretty well
Fish is an idiot. Even his website is beginning to suck. I used to read it daily now I can barely stand to read the drivel.
04-30-2002, 10:27 PM
<< Fish is an idiot. Even his website is beginning to suck. I used to read it daily now I can barely stand to read the drivel. >>
Repect yalls opinions a lot, however I really enjoy DB.com.... mainly because he is more in depth concerning practices, quotes, etc that is hard to find on most news sites.
I like DB.com for the sometimes "insider's" reports on practice sessions and other off-court happenings. But the writing is just horrendous.
<< If Fish slammed Duncan for going home, he can just go pack sand up his ass. >>
No kidding. That's just wrong.
04-30-2002, 11:02 PM
I can't believe anyone would be so stupid to question Duncan's decision to miss a game.
Hoops is right, there are more important things than a job.
Hello Fish?? Do you think Duncan would rather have a ring or his father back??
I was listening and that is ridiculous. If I lost my father anything concerning it becomes priority number 1. Scre my job, my personal life, etc.
As far as his site, I like some of the inside stuff he does, but he is the biggest media homer in the world. If I didn't know better the Lakers are not even a player in the post season this year.
05-01-2002, 02:40 PM
One of two things will happen:
1) The Spurs will be killed.
2) Ton Parker will become a god.
I'll take the former as the more likely of the two.
05-01-2002, 04:51 PM
It's not like Duncan isn't 26 years old, he's got a lot of career left. I also don't think it's right to question someone's decision when a family member dies. They will do what they'll do. Additionally, Duncan being Duncan, I figure he tried his hardest to attend to both matters and it just wasn't possible. So, I think he'll be there for Game 5.
<< Do you think Duncan would rather have a ring or his father back?? >>
The only thing about that is... missing a game or two won't bring his father back. And that's why, if it was me, I'd be playing Game 4.
05-01-2002, 07:00 PM
rhylan, of course..it would be your choice.. I'd probably play as well.
However, fish criticizing duncan for not playing is reprehensible.
it is completely a decision for the player to make..
In a case such as this, it isn't what's wrong or right necessarily.. it is what's best for the person involved (duncan)
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