Just watched the ESPN 30 for 30 about Jim Valvano

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  1. PullMyFinger

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    and the 1983 NC State championship run. They knocked it out of the park again.

    I think it might be my new favorite of the 30 for 30 series.

    Also reminded me of how awesome that Louisville-Houston semi-final game was that year. Gotta try to find it online.

    I don't think it's on demand yet, but they will probably be running it all week.

    "30 for 30" Survive and Advance
     
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    those 30 for 30 show are the shit! not a bad one in the lot!
     
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    if you don't tear up ur a robot
    [video=youtube;HuoVM9nm42E]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuoVM9nm42E[/video]
     
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    Don't hate on Jimmy V. :nono:
     
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    Yea, it had parts of that speech in it along with parts of a speech he gave at NC State the month before the ESPY show at the the 10-year reunion of the championship team.

    Great stuff.
     
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    thanks for the heads up, will catch. love those shows.
     
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    that was awesome last night. all the 30x30 are so well produced but the NC st story is just amazing.
     
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    I saw it, too. I liked it.
     
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    Read about Jim Valvano and all the college scandals and rules this dude broke. This guy was truly a scumbag if you get away from the propaganda ass kissfest.
     
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    typical coach i'm sure, everyones a hero on their deathbed
     
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    just trying to keep up w the comp...I am sure he was the only big time coach with recruiting violations in the 80's ;)
     
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    Yet everyone treats them like heroes ;)
     
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    you can see why after that 30 x 30 production last night. I was breaking out the checkbook for the V foundation :jj:
     
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    They addressed that in the show. One of the NCAA investigators stated that the only violations they found during the investigation were that the players were selling their tickets to games and also selling their equipment for extra cash. They also stated Valvano and NC State didn't push academics as much as they should have, but they never found that they actually doctored grades. This was all confirmed not just by the NCAA's investigation, but by 5 other investigative bodies that were involved.
     
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    Wow! You're saying the documentary that puts Valvano is a great light says he did nothing wrong?! What a shock! :rolleyes:
     
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    Bro, my favorite 30 for 30 was the Reggie Jackson vs. The Knicks and the one titled Unguarded about Chris Herren.
    They do a good job on those.
     
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    Jimmy V! :c
     
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    chris harren is one incredible story
     
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    It really was.
    He had the pill dealer deliver his stuff to the arena right before he walked out on the court. :jj: