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Guess we know why Bradley got brought back
Was utterly cringeworthy.

As I said before, this is a .500 team doing this schtick. A bit of humility wouldn't go astray.

In other news LeBron says his suspension was unwarranted. He also said a foul he was called for today was unwarranted and convinced Vogel to use his challenge in the second quarter. Not surprisingly the challenge failed.
 

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Was utterly cringeworthy.

As I said before, this is a .500 team doing this schtick. A bit of humility wouldn't go astray.

In other news LeBron says his suspension was unwarranted. He also said a foul he was called for today was unwarranted and convinced Vogel to use his challenge in the second quarter. Not surprisingly the challenge failed.
cant help but laugh at Monk passing up money and ring chasing with a team of washed up players mucking around in the twilights of their careers
 

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Was utterly cringeworthy.

As I said before, this is a .500 team doing this schtick. A bit of humility wouldn't go astray.

In other news LeBron says his suspension was unwarranted. He also said a foul he was called for today was unwarranted and convinced Vogel to use his challenge in the second quarter. Not surprisingly the challenge failed.
Avery Bradley had some choice words for his Los Angeles Lakers team after their latest loss. Bradley suggested his team needs to change their mindset and approach to games.

“We can’t just turn it off and on. We’re not good enough for that yet," Bradley said.
 

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cant help but laugh at Monk passing up money and ring chasing with a team of washed up players mucking around in the twilights of their careers
Most unlike a Monk to eschew money in order to be closer to God.

Avery Bradley had some choice words for his Los Angeles Lakers team after their latest loss. Bradley suggested his team needs to change their mindset and approach to games.

“We can’t just turn it off and on. We’re not good enough for that yet," Bradley said.

Was this what he had in mind?


 

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1-8 on the road.

What's the biggest differential in home and away wins in history ? The Blazers might give that a shake.
 

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LeBron's play in overtime was outstanding.

Not sure the carry on was all that impressive though. Maybe save the faux-coronation ceremonies for when you break .500.
Feel like the titles, MVP's and GOAT discussion gives him the right to carry on a bit when he is feeling himself.
 

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Feel like the titles, MVP's and GOAT discussion gives him the right to carry on a bit when he is feeling himself.
Nah. We're not talking about a fist pump or a roar after a big shot here.

His actual play was top notch, but his behaviour during, outside and after the game was embarrassing. Was complaining to the refs all game, flopping, pressured Vogel into an injudicious use of his challenge, personally got two fans forcibly ejected for unknown reasons and then carried on like a pork chop.

And then he went straight to the media after the game and said his suspension for the previous game was completely unjust. Also ran out on to the court in street clothes, which is completely against the rules, when AD got ejected a few games back.

I usually steer clear of making pantomime villains of tall poppies, but if yesterday was any indication of the 'narrative' he wants to set, then the Lakers are in for a long, long season. Needs to pull his head in.
 

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Nah. We're not talking about a fist pump or a roar after a big shot here.

His actual play was top notch, but his behaviour during, outside and after the game was embarrassing. Was complaining to the refs all game, flopping, pressured Vogel into an injudicious use of his challenge, personally got two fans forcibly ejected for unknown reasons and then carried on like a pork chop.

And then he went straight to the media after the game and said his suspension for the previous game was completely unjust. Also ran out on to the court in street clothes, which is completely against the rules, when AD got ejected a few games back.

I usually steer clear of making pantomime villains of tall poppies, but if yesterday was any indication of the 'narrative' he wants to set, then the Lakers are in for a long, long season. Needs to pull his head in.
The only thing i think you have a point on is his after the game comments

Complaining to the refs and flopping? So like literally 100% of NBA players, it is the one thing that makes the NBA tough to watch.

Players often pressure coaches to challenge a call, players never think they committed a foul. It's on the coach to tell him to piss off.

The fans getting ejected, well i am not sure how you can use that as a negative without knowing what was said. I doubt he just randomly picked 2 fans out and got them ejected for no reason.

And the celebrations i am all for, love it in sport. The more personality you see on the court/field the better imo.
 

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The only thing i think you have a point on is his after the game comments

Complaining to the refs and flopping? So like literally 100% of NBA players, it is the one thing that makes the NBA tough to watch.

Players often pressure coaches to challenge a call, players never think they committed a foul. It's on the coach to tell him to piss off.
Re. the latter, this is part of the problem. Tail wagging the dog, etc. It's fine to say Vogel should disagree, but many coaches and three franchises have found it impossible to ever say 'no' to LeBron. Must make for a very challenging coaching environment.

LeBron certainly isn't the only one to flop and get on the refs, but there are only a minority of players who openly try to influence refs throughout a game, and he's one of them. I find it unedifying, but that's me.

The fans getting ejected, well i am not sure how you can use that as a negative without knowing what was said. I doubt he just randomly picked 2 fans out and got them ejected for no reason.
Agreed this is subjective, maybe the fans crossed the line and said something bad. If so, fair enough.

It just happened in among a number of different incidents in quick succession, and made for a bizarre spectacle.

And the celebrations i am all for, love it in sport. The more personality you see on the court/field the better imo.
I don't mind a bit of 'personality' within reason, particularly during the playoffs or in genuine rivalries. But faux-coronation ceremonies on the court during a November game against the Pacers when you're sub .500? It's hubris.

Also not sure that hero worship among teammates is really the spirit you want to be fostering in the locker room. Leave that aspect to the fans.
 
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