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Chauncey Bowen Commits to UGA

Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by wingtee, Jun 10, 2023.

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  1. Wanne15

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    He pretends to have Contact and cries
     
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  2. wingtee

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    @kigator , if u can’t worry about it what the hell are u gonna do about it ??? Doubt I ll get a response!
     
  3. wingtee

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    Take that Boomer and stick it where the Sun don’t shine GenPunk
     
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  4. Skink

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    Not another whiny bulls fan!
    That Pistons team was as balanced and complete as you can get. No superstars or franchise players. Just team.

    3 starting guards — Isiah Thomas, Vinny Johnson, Joe Dumars

    3 starting forwards — Dennis Rodman (tattoo-les by the way), John Salley, Mark Aguirre

    2 starting centers — Bill Laimbeer, James Edwards

    Just rotate them in all night, play ferocious defense and wear the other team down.

    Chuck Daly — Rodman’s father figure (RIP)

    Solid great team. The Detroit Bad Boys. The country hated them and they thrived off it. When they got old and their run was done, the bulls started their run.
     
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  5. Wanne15

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    They were good for sure.
     
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  6. tommyvee

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    I’m a Warriors RUN TMC fan, who doubted Jordan before he learned to play team basketball. It was over for the league after that.
     
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    And yet the flopper would have NEVER won with those Bulls teams. They needed MJ's killer instinct, something Bron never had & never will.
     
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    It can be both. As a bulls fan I can say those Detroit teams might have been the deepest teams ever. They had an incredible 2 deep and were just a balanced juggernaut. That doesn't mean they weren't dirty too. They bragged about it in their documentary (which was great btw) and admitted they had to beat Jordan down to beat him and the bulls. The pistons got old but the bulls evolved. I'd love to have been able to see the championship bulls teams play the peak piston teams. But the bulls dominated for 6 titles over 8 years with Jordan missing one and rusty during his return for the other non title year. I don't think the bulls beating the pistons was one thing or the other. They got older but the bulls got better. Same with Detroit finally beating Boston and LA....

    The pistons beat LA without magic and bird got old quick in the late 80s. I still wouldn't denigrate their accomplishments because the pistons simply got better with time too.
     
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  9. Skink

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    No argument. But to be fair, in the 1988 Finals, the Lakers beat the Pistons in 7 and Detroit was missing Isiah Thomas most of the game. The following year, the Pistons swept the Lakers in 4, and repeated in 1990 by beating Portland in 5

    Also I didn’t do Rick Mahon justice when I listed the forwards — after sweeping the Lakers in 1989 the party had just started warming up when expansion Minnesota claimed Rick Mahon from Detroit. A huge blow. Pistons won again in 1990 with Aguirre replacing Mahorn at power forward.

    Interesting note: in the playoffs the Pistons self-imposed a ban on drinking and the ‘enforcers’ were Bill Laimbeer and Rick Mahorn.

    Legit team for sure. Disciplined — and deep
     
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  10. gator_n_sc

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    And still won less mvps and rings
     
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  12. antny1

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    Spot on. This discussion is jogging a lot of memories from a fun time in the NBA even if I hated the Pistons then. Their lineups were just relentless.
     
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  13. Skink

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    To say the quality of the NBA has deteriorated in the past 20 years would be a massive understatement
     
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    Im not sure it has deteriorated as much as changed. Teams turned to shooting and spacing instead of back em down and go inside out. I do miss the days of Shaq just pummeling everyone inside but there is an amazing art to seeing guys pull up from near mid court and hitting shots with accuracy.
     
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    I agree to a point. They are definitely more skilled and have benefitted from the more organized training of athletes starting from before highschool but the nuance of the game isn't what it used to be. I'm not a fan of 3chuckball we have today. There was a great article about how not everyone is golden state but everyone tries to be and it's ruined the game.

    Free agency and the quest for the big3 isn't as enjoyable and the no contact flopping has also made me watch less and less over the last several years. Selling fouls on contact was always part of the game but not when there was literally no contact.

    The athleticism is off the charts today but as a 40 something year old I prefer the 80s and 90s game.
     
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    Bowen’s flip almost guarantees a reversal in the current football power dynamic between UF and UGA. Historians will look back on this event as the day everything changed.
     
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    And those teams never would’ve won or did win without pippen & Jackson either….weird thing to say. Lebron needs a killer instinct guy next to him too, because one player can’t do literally everything. He’s a pass first player that still has the most points scored ever. Because he’s a PG and always has been. Just happens to be 6’8 250.

    what is your comment trying to prove?
     
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    Played much, much higher quality competition as well, didn’t he? Got drafted to a much, much better franchise didnt he?

    Did MJ ever have the team he just beat in the finals beg for a top 5 player to join their team so they could finally beat Lebron? Because Draymond green openly admitted to crying in the parking lot on the phone with KD, begging him to come help them.
     

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    Who got drafted to a better team and franchise?
     
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    The guy who their FO hired Phil Jackson, drafted Scottie pippen, committed to winning, went and got Rodman etc etc.

    Not the guy who was given plumbers and took them to the finals at age 22. Who truthfully wasted those years in Cleveland his first stint there
     
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