Old School Sports Thread to amuse ARM, myself and whoever else wants to participate

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by TallTyrion, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. TallTyrion

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    Since it's officially basketball season, I want to talk about teams that would have won in a different era but were cockblocked by the Lakers/Celtics and Pistons. Don't mention the Bulls to me, because Michael Jordan ruined the NBA.

    So I offer up the 1985-90 Atlanta Hawks as a supreme example of a team that was loaded, but couldn't even get to the Eastern Conference finals:
    Their Roster (for the most part)
    C-Tree Rollins (defensive specialist)
    PF - Kevin Willis (Excellent Athlete with really short arms)
    SF - Dominique Wilkins (Human Highlight Reel)
    SG - John Battle (Tough guy with a nice shot)
    PG - Doc Rivers (Underrated Leader and top 3 PG in the league...better than Zeke IMHO)

    Useful Bench
    C - Jon Koncak (Famous for getting a bloated contract, but a darn servicable backup center)
    PG - Spud Webb (Good to bring in and spell Doc Rivers, break things up and do something amazing once in a while)
    SG - Randy Wittman (Serviceable Shooting Guard, with a nice shot and a good passer)
    PF - Antoine Carr (A favorite player of mine, who was buried on this roster, a good player with his back to the hoop and a rebounder)
    PF - Cliff Levingston (See Antoine Carr)

    Guys brough it that were good to great at one time, but were pretty much over when they got there
    Moses Malone
    Gus Williams
    Reggie Theus
    John Long

    FYI, I'm not a Hawks fan by any stretch of the imagination, but they were a good team, but had an underperforming HC (Mike Fratello) and just bad fucking luck with injuries.

    Use this thread to throw any kind of spaghetti against the wall and let's talk about it.
    Hmus related, because he's a fake sports fan
     
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    I like soccer.
     
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    We could run a whole thread on the fact that fucking David Stern stacked the deck for the Knicks to get that cat. Pat was a fantastic player and I'm a firm believer that if Bernard King could have stayed healthy, they would have been mentioned with the Lakers/Celtics/Knicks...
     
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    30 years ago......
    Michael Jordan.... rookie
    Bernard King.... leads the league in scoring.
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    are you being an agent provacateur or are your really a fan of Futbol? (I'm actually a huge fan-it took baseballs place for me during the strike and baseball never came back to me).
     
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    I present to you for your amusement, Chuck Nevitt, owner of more NBA championship rings with less minutes in said playoffs than any player ever.
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    Anyone seen Herb Williams?
    He has been sitting on the NY Knick bench since 1968...
    ...now he has gone missing
    :bigcry:
     
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    He went from the knicks bench to a bus bench...
     
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    We all know how that turned out!


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    A bit of both i presume.

    Im following Serie A, La liga, Ligue 1 and Premier league. So at least 10 games a week during season.
     
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    Michael Jordan made the NBA. The jump man should take the place of Jerry west silhouette. Not sure I've ever heard anything quite as retarded as Jordan ruined the league, please tell your thinking...
     
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    They have changed coaches 10 times and he was always on the bench with his clipboard.
    Now he has gone missing!
    :bigcry:
     
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    so you ARE a fan.
    I'm an Arsenal fan and I follow Schalke04 in the German Bundesliga. I have no use for Italian or Spanish Futbol.
     
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    It wasn't his fault, I wasn't shooting at him directly. The rules changed, the team game disappeared and the league turned into more I score/You score than the human chessgame it was, because every team wanted it's own Jordan.
     
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    Charles Smith

     
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    Never be another team like this...just ask ARM. I still get chills watching this stuff, and remembering the adoration Oregon felt for this team.

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    Atlanta had a good team, but their problem was their best player. 'Nique' was the precursor to Carmello Anthony. Entirely too selfish to build a team around and 0.0 defense.

    As for Fratello, I could never take him seriously because he looked to much like Teller from Penn and Telller.
     
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    It boggles my mind that he has a job in this league...btw, he makes Hmus nervous with a really bad fucking piece.
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