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TheKid
06-25-2001, 03:15 PM
I got the idea from the last post. Anyway, from the opinions people post on here, I've pretty much developed in my mind what position on the court people who post on this board would play. Anyone can input their opinions and correct me if they think my opinion is wrong (which doesn't happen very often i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif) So I'll start like this.

PG: DJ, definate leader. Backup: Rob
SG: Myself, because I'm a huge Fin fan, Backup: MFFL, Mavsfan (I don't have to start every game) Can count on them when you need them.
SF: Flying Tiger, because he's "versatile" Backup: Scooter J, and Giostar, Hales
PF: Murph, Can be nasty when necessary, very agressive. Backup: Big Boy,
C: Mavnator, DOES ANYONE NEED TO ASK WHY. Backup: Madape, EvilMav

Anyone could change what you want or just give me your opinion!

I'm thinking I'd probably lead the team in scoring i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif

Big Boy Laroux
06-25-2001, 03:18 PM
man, i don't back up anybody... but, murph has to start somewhere... he's got a million freakin' posts. maybe murph should coach. he's always got the right opinion and loves telling people what to do...

LonestarROB
06-25-2001, 03:26 PM
lol BBL i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif .

As long as I get 20+ minutes a game, that'll be cool for me i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif. And BBL should be the starting center. He's an original member and also the biggest(6-8, 240).

Mavinator
06-25-2001, 03:28 PM
I'll only give up my starting position for a Laettner fan...

Murphy3
06-25-2001, 03:36 PM
I'll be the player-coach....and the GM.

Murphy3
06-25-2001, 03:38 PM
i'm the coach, ...
i'm gonna pull an allen iverson and shoot 30+ times a freaking game.
you guys need to just be there for the rebounds.

actually, this is a cool post, i have been playing basketball 4-5 times a week for the past few months....so, very fitting post.

Murphy3
06-25-2001, 03:39 PM
can i be a juwan howard-like power forward?
can i not rebound, not play defense and still pull in almost 20 million a year? ...



sorry for the triple post

Mavinator
06-25-2001, 03:41 PM
actually, this is a cool post, i have been playing basketball 4-5 times a week for the past few months....so, very fitting post.

Same here. I cut my knee open a few days ago though and I can't run any more, so I guess I'm actually on the IR.

Life ain't easy for the world's smallest, least-talented center...

(I mean me, not Theo Ratliff...)

Murphy3
06-25-2001, 03:43 PM
the worst injury i've ever had from basketball is ripping the skin off of one of my fingers...
got the skin caught on the rim....disgusting..

not same i have any type of jumping ability...but, with a volleyball, i wasn't bad

TheKid
06-25-2001, 03:45 PM
So you're following Bradley with the KNEE Huh Mavinator?

I think everyone else who aren't in the "top posters" would be our bench! I guess DJ Rob R would be Point guard then, and DJ should be Coach/GM.

Mavinator
06-25-2001, 03:49 PM
Hahahah... Bradley and I are in similar positions. He wouldn't be the player he is without his running ability...

http://www.nba.com/playerfile/images/shawn_bradley.jpg
The Best Running 7-6 Player in the History of the Game

Mavinator
06-25-2001, 03:52 PM
The main difference between us is that Bradley is the Future All-Time Leader in Shotblocking, whereas I am the Future All-Time Leader in Getting Your Shot Blocked... Pretty soon I'm going to pass 6-7 center Reggie Slater on the leaderboard.

LonestarROB
06-25-2001, 03:54 PM
Here's my opinion on the team.

PG - ROB
SG - Mavinator(not suited for any other position with his body size)
SF - Giostar/Hales
PF - Murphy
C - BBL(he's one big dude)

Backup G's - MFFL, TheKid, MavsFanFinley
Backup F'f - Flying Tiger(age a factor here), scooter, madape
Backup C's - Evilmav

Coach/GM - DJbacklash

Think I got everybody

TheKid
06-25-2001, 03:57 PM
How are you going to Move me to the bench???? Also, you forgot DJ!

LonestarROB
06-25-2001, 04:00 PM
DJ would be the coach and GM. And Mavinator's been around longer then you but if he's on IR then you can take his spot. i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif

TheKid
06-25-2001, 04:01 PM
Just glad I could be part of the team. I'm a team player, plus I'd want to come in with the second unit so I could jack up some shots. Also, I've been around longer than Murph!

LonestarROB
06-25-2001, 04:02 PM
DJ's the boss, let him make the decisions. i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif I'll be happy with anything he says cause I'm a team player. Unless he benches me then I'll demand a trade. i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif

Big Boy Laroux
06-25-2001, 04:10 PM
man, i have bad ankles from years of balling, but i've also done what you're speaking of, murph (ripped finger/hand). i went to play ball, but no one was there, so i decided to work out instead. well, i didn't bring my workout gloves, so i got some small callouses. after i finished working out, there were people playing ball, so i joined in. on one play, i got the ball on a sweet dish, and rose up for the one-handed jam. i made it, but when i pulled on the rim, it ripped off the callouses on my index and middle fingers. blood was everywhere. i went and got my hand taped in the training room, then went back out to play. pretty fun.

man, it is perfect weather for outdoor ball here in nashville. i've been playing about 3 times a week (i play softball the other nights), but on saturdays, i'm out there for about 4-5 hours.

i don't need to take all the shots, but my inside/outside game should propel us to victory... and i actually like to rebound. just don't take stupid shots, or i'll get pissed.

Mavinator
06-25-2001, 04:10 PM
Mavinator's Game

Very limited ball-handling ability, decent but streaky jumpshot with range up to 15 feet. Prefers short dribble-penetrations to actual posting up due to usual size disadvantage but quickness advantage. Excellent footwork. Is good to very good at creating shots over taller defenders once in the post. Can hit hook shots off the glass with decent range. Sticky, dirty, Chris Childs-esque defender with good foot-speed but is vulnerable to being physically overpowered. Has only been playing organized ball for a few months, has decent upside.

Big Boy Laroux
06-25-2001, 04:13 PM
great scouting report. sounds like a player. i like this line the best... "Has only been playing organized ball for a few months, has decent upside." these drafts are all about potential, you know...

i'd do my own scouting report, but i don't want to seem cocky... i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif

Mavinator
06-25-2001, 04:18 PM
Hey, anybody who can dunk and hit three-pointers can't be too cocky in my book...

LonestarROB
06-25-2001, 04:23 PM
ROB W R's Scouting Report

True point guard. Quick and nimble. Good ballhandling skills with a great outside touch. Prefers the perimeter but does have the ability to take the ball to the hole. No limit to his range. Lackluster defender but does have a knack for getting his hands on the ball. Surprisingly good shotblocker for his size(5-10, 150). Perfers wide open, up and down style of basketball. Thinks more about his teammates then him self.

i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif

Mavinator
06-25-2001, 04:27 PM
Wait a minute, are you Raul Lopez?

LonestarROB
06-25-2001, 04:29 PM
No, but I look kinda like him. lol i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif

LonestarROB
06-25-2001, 04:31 PM
Come on everybody, give us your scouting report.

Big Boy Laroux
06-25-2001, 04:34 PM
"True point guard. Quick and nimble." he goes crazy when he hears a cymbal... and a hi-hat, with a souped up-tempo, he's on a roll... time to go solo. rollin' in his 5.0, got the ragtop down, so his hair can blow...

ok, i'll stop... that's enough of that...


Big Boy Laroux's Scouting Report

Big Body, Strong. Extensive myriad of low-post moves. aggressive rebounder, on both offense and defense. Automatic from 15 feet. Range extends to 3-4 feet behind college three-point line. Could be average NBA 3-pt shooter. Excellent passer out of the post. Good court vision. Strong post defender, good shot-blocker, relatively quick hands. Decent speed for his size, but lacks overall quickness and ball-handling ability. 70 - 75% free throw shooter.

Comparable to Christian Laettner, Raef LaFrentz...

Mavinator
06-25-2001, 04:48 PM
That's the game I'm working toward, Big Boy, though I don't think I'll ever have that kind of shooting range...

Big Boy Laroux
06-25-2001, 04:52 PM
when i say i have range out there, i'm not saying i'm automatic... but it's a shot i'm comfortable taking (i don't take it that often), and can hit.

LonestarROB
06-25-2001, 05:00 PM
Ok, I'll get ya the ball anywhere inside 15 feet. Anywhere outside there, I'll knock it down for ya. i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif

Murphy3
06-25-2001, 05:04 PM
Tremendous rebounder, averaged a rebound every two minutes played. Has a good jumpshot from 18 foot in, with confidence to put up the three. Has a deadly turn around jumper from 15 feet in. A very solid free throw shooter for a power forward. Has the ability to handle the ball, can even handle the ball well enough in pressure situations. However, does not have the quickness to guard the smaller players. A very intelligent player that will put his body on the line. In all likeliness, Murphy will be seen in the third row of the stands at least once during every game. If he's not bleeding, his work isn't done. A gritty defender. Do not think you can cut through the lane without a knee in the thigh if Murph is playing. His height and jumping ability are not prototypical for the power forward position, however, his agressiveness and heart often make up for any shortcomings. The Murph will also draw a charge in every game or two. The only drawbacks is his propensity to commit flagrant fouls and not give up the break away layup. However, in recent games, he has shown the ability to resist the easy "shove" in the back.

Loves to use the glass and loves to dish the ball.

TheKid
06-25-2001, 05:13 PM
Scouting report Dick Vitale Style on THEKID:

This guy is PTPer Baby. Has great size for a two guard 6'2, 235. He can post you up or hit the outside shot. Can also take it the hole with Good quickness for size and has great leaping ability. Crafty defender who'll take the ball from you if you're not paying attention. This kid can flat out play. If this kid has a weakness it's that he's TOO unselfish, sometimes he tries to be John Stockton when he should be a Dennis Scott.

Flying Tiger
06-25-2001, 06:31 PM
You call that Dick Vitale style? I only read one "Baby"

TheKid
06-25-2001, 06:45 PM
"Can flat out play" Dick Vitale line
"PTPer" Dick Vitale line
Also I used a player from the ACC (Dennis Scott) the man WORSHIPS the ACC.

MFFL
06-25-2001, 07:46 PM
Scouting report on MFFL

Willing to bang inside, but does not have a prototype NBA body for a power forward - too short (6') and too light (200 lbs). Tires easily. Makes free-throws at a rate that is very Shaq-like. Makes three pointers at a rate that is again very Shaq-like. Ugly shot - very much like a drunk Juwan Howard. Adequate defender but is frequently overmatched by younger/quicker players. Makes excellent decisions, but his body is often unable to execute the play. Very old for a rookie.

LonestarROB
06-25-2001, 08:19 PM
lol, so basically you can't play basketball. Hmmmmm, you could be an assistant coach. i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif

djb
06-25-2001, 10:13 PM
This is a pretty cool thread, but since it's not really Mavs-related, I'm moving it over to the off-topic area i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif

djb
06-25-2001, 10:14 PM
Oh and seeing as how I'm not much of a shooter, passer, or defender, I think my role is best served on the bench! MFFL you can be my top assistant i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif Or perhaps I could be the "Mark Cuban" of the team..

MFFL
06-25-2001, 11:16 PM
That's cool with me. Since Harris draws about a mil paycheck from Cuban, I think my salary should be comparable. i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif

djb
06-26-2001, 12:06 AM
Seeing as how I'll soon be certified as a personal trainer, I can also be the "Roger Hinds" of the team.

Murphy3
06-26-2001, 07:54 AM
we need to start talking about a contract extension

TheKid
06-26-2001, 09:45 AM
Now taking our salary situation, Obviously DJ would be the Mark Cuban. Who do we max out on the team??? Who would would hurt the board the most if they left the board?????

I'm seeing myself more in the Booth range actually. Brought enough to the board that I might be expendable but in all reality, YOU WANT ME TO STAY. So I'm assuming I'm at the $4Mill range. If I had to vote on someone maxing out, I'm voting Mav or Rob?

Big Boy Laroux
06-26-2001, 09:51 AM
i know i bring the most to the team... i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif

truthfully, i'm more in the buckner price range as far as my posting goes... quality minutes off the bench....

Murphy3
06-26-2001, 10:04 AM
i vote for releasing thekid ;-) ...in an effort to bring more quality posts to the board, we should sign tom house from fisher's website ..sign him to the 4.1 million exception.
the mavinator is lucky to get the veteran minimum.
the crippler needs to get some more playing time to give the board a little more attitude.....and i'd say bring lam0015 back for extra attitude off of the bench....he can definitely get under the skin of the opposing team

TheKid
06-26-2001, 10:05 AM
So what do you expect your contract to be. Mine was approximately 3 year $14. That breaks down to $4Mill a year with a $2Mil signing bonus. Atleast that's what my agent is trying to negotiate for me. However I hear the GM DJ can be quite the bargainer.

Murphy3
06-26-2001, 10:08 AM
i'm a team player...lets sign what free agents we need, then we can discuss my contract extension

TheKid
06-26-2001, 10:10 AM
Well Murph, you want me to go huh? Well you're going to have to buy my contract out then. I have three years left are you willing to spend that type of money to get rid of me??????

LonestarROB
06-26-2001, 10:15 AM
Sign the guys we need to improve the team and I'll take whatevers left over. i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif

Murphy3
06-26-2001, 10:18 AM
well...i think it would be in the best interest of the team to just eat your contract......
actually, i'll take a pay cut from 10 mil to 6 mil to cover your contract.


or, we could trade you to chicago for a CBA player to be named later

Murphy3
06-26-2001, 10:20 AM
i'm just messing with you...we do need someone that can hit from the outside.
you up to it?

TheKid
06-26-2001, 10:48 AM
ALWAYS up to it!!! Oh you trying to use that philosophy that the Mavs used with Juwan huh????

Murphy3
06-26-2001, 10:52 AM
the mavs had no philosophy with juwan
i think they signed him for shock value....that's all

Mavinator
06-26-2001, 02:38 PM
Murphy just hates me 'cause he doesn't get any of my jokes...

giostar
06-26-2001, 04:13 PM
Has Murph been granted the GM job? Id like to apply for this position. My days as a superstar in this league are diminishing, so Id take my stab at being the coach or GM.

LonestarROB
06-27-2001, 09:57 AM
I guess contract talks have hit a stand still. i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif

TheKid
06-27-2001, 10:50 AM
After the draft and free agency doesn't officially start until July 1!

Murphy3
06-27-2001, 12:03 PM
rob, how much do you want?
the club had an option to opt out of thekid's contract...he's gone.

i was thinking we'd go ahead and max out your contract

LonestarROB
06-27-2001, 01:58 PM
If Kid is off the team, I'm gonna hold out untill they decide to pick-up his option. i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif

Btw, why are you talking about contracts extensions? I though that was DJ Cubans job.

Murphy3
06-27-2001, 02:06 PM
just for shock value
giving gm dj cuban a few ideas, that's all

TheKid
06-27-2001, 02:49 PM
Well if you're the GM sell the team!!!

Murphy3
06-27-2001, 03:05 PM
not the gm..only giving suggestions to dj

djb
06-27-2001, 03:11 PM
I'm content with the Mark Cuban role, so if anyone's interested in the GM position, I'm now taking applications i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif

Flying Tiger
06-27-2001, 03:25 PM
Hey...I just want to play.

Flying Tiger
06-27-2001, 03:26 PM
Oh yeah...are we taking over an existing team or do we need a name?

Murphy3
06-27-2001, 03:52 PM
no flying tiger, you can't play


just kidding, we could always use a brute off the bench

Flying Tiger
06-27-2001, 04:15 PM
Brute off the bench? Did you read the original posts? I'm a starter on all the lineups except theKid's or Rob's (I get the Grinches confised). And that was because of my age...which I believe doesn't factor in unless you're too old.

Murphy3
06-27-2001, 04:20 PM
haha, calm down..
just wanted to see if you had any fire in you.