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    I want Goose back so I can start chanting "ole" at the arena again.

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    Loved me some Ayon!

    Bring him back Dell... all a part of your master plan to trade him for Ryno only to team them up again.

    Reverse Layup city!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BLT23 View Post
    SIGN GOOSE!!!!! honestly I think greg stiemsma was a terrible signing, im happy we have him and yes hes a serviceable big man for 10-15 minutes a game but we overpaid and i feel like there is and will be better options available. 2.7 million for a guy who will probably be behind Jeff Withey? idk.........
    Stiemsma is fine. He blocks a bunch of shots, plays decent post defense, generates steals, rebounds acceptably, can hit from the midrange, and fouls really hard and annoys the other team. Those are most of the things you want from a rotation big.

    And the overpaid thing is is out of control if we're discussing guys on a 1 year contract at the room as overpaid. It's pretty much the smallest non-minimum contract you can offer if you're at the cap. How can that be terrible?

    If you can avoid having an actively terrible minimum big like Ryan Hollins play minutes for for you, I'd pay Stiemsma 5 million. Real talk.

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    But yeah, I love Goose. He understands off-ball movement and cutting so well. He has great hands. He is one of the smartest passing big men in the league. Whether it's with us or otherwise, I really hope he gets on a team with quality players, because he's really fun to watch.

    #freegoose

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    If Goose clears waivers, we can sign him for a nonguaranteed league minimum. We have 13 roster spots already (assuming Roberts and Withey are on the roster). Hopefully #14 is Oden. If Goose comes nonguaranteed, we could have him as #15 and waive him if a spot is needed before January.

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    Greg Oden touched down in Vegas tonight for those curious... (thanks to his co-passenger)






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    Quote Originally Posted by AD23nEG10 View Post
    Greg Oden touched down in Vegas tonight for those curious... (thanks to his co-passenger)





    These are the kind of people Oden is referencing in his article that wuggie posted...
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    C Kevin Willis | PF Brian Grant | SF Jalen Rose | SG Michael Finley | PG Terrell Brandon
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    Oden is eating Burger King. I've eaten there too recently! His heart is in New Orleans!
    Now I do voice overs. Finally!

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    His heart is with the Kings!

    It's been a while since I saw the BK King.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NOLa. View Post
    His heart is with the Kings!

    It's been a while since I saw the BK King.
    Think they got rid of it because it tested as being too creepy.

    I feel for Oden. He hates the spotlight, and stuff like this is good evidence of why.

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    I cant feel for him like that. He loved the attention when he was in college. I read a bunch of magazine articles in high school about him being interviewed when he went to OSU. I think he hates the spotlight because of his knees and media labeling him as a "bust".

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    Quote Originally Posted by NOLa. View Post
    I cant feel for him like that. He loved the attention when he was in college. I read a bunch of magazine articles in high school about him being interviewed when he went to OSU. I think he hates the spotlight because of his knees and media labeling him as a "bust".
    But his knees were out of his control. It's not like he's being labeled a bust because of lack of effort. I feel for him because it must be mentally exhausting to have to deal with that day in and day out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The JNR View Post
    But his knees were out of his control. It's not like he's being labeled a bust because of lack of effort. I feel for him because it must be mentally exhausting to have to deal with that day in and day out.
    Agree'd, i'd like to see a happy ending kind of like what Grant Hill had.

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    Oh yeah definitely agree. He was a man amongst boys when he played.

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    Anyone still in vegas to give us updates on what's going on? MM?

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    Did Oden sign with us yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by IamQuailman View Post
    Did Oden sign with us yet?
    It's 6:30am in Vegas right now. Think anyone is awake?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nola Hornet View Post
    It's 6:30am in Vegas right now. Think anyone is awake?
    My bet is yeah lol

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    Party never dies.

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    Surprised oden let him take that pic. Had to see him.

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    Guess someone isn't a fan of Key and Peele.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eman5805 View Post
    Guess someone isn't a fan of Key and Peele.
    lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eman5805 View Post
    Guess someone isn't a fan of Key and Peele.
    Thought you deleted it or something. Those two are hilarious.

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    Dallas just resigned Bernard James so that's another team off the list

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