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  1. Buddha

    Game 44: Heat @ Pistons

    stanley gets rejected. say what you will about andre, but the pistons miss his rebounding tonight. blake taking a nice charge.
  2. Buddha

    Game 44: Heat @ Pistons

    stanley airball. galloway brick. miami takes the lead.
  3. Buddha

    Game 44: Heat @ Pistons

    i wouldnt say he did anything to increase it. it increased in spite of him.
  4. Buddha

    Game 44: Heat @ Pistons

    he consulted with phil jackson for god's sake! he told phil jackson to consult with dumars on being a gm!!!! lol.
  5. Buddha

    Game 44: Heat @ Pistons

    9 years is an eternity in business. if you dont know how to run a business effectively by then, you should probably get out of it.
  6. Buddha

    Game 44: Heat @ Pistons

    i blame him. he's owned the team for almost a decade and still has the same plan. the blake trade was a total win now move.
  7. Buddha

    Game 44: Heat @ Pistons

    many of us feel that gores has made making the playoffs the goal at all costs, regardless of how it affects the franchise moving forward. that has led to a series of shortsighted moves in am effort to "win now" that have led the franchise to a continual chasing of the 8th seed in the east rather than an honest rebuilding effort. then there were his decisions to keep dumars when he got here and then to hire svg as a gm, a role he's never had before, and then to hire retread ed stepanski as the new gm, a role he has had and never seemed particularly good at. i dont know about the "equity guy who just wants to flip the team" argument. rather, i think he is a rich dude with a new toy who doesnt know how to make it work right. so in a way i agree with you that svg's drafting and cap management have killed this team, but that it was gores' philosophy to win at all costs now that led him to make many of those questionable decisions (the reggie contract, the andre contract, stretching josh smith, overpaying any marginal backcourt help they could get, not trading the pick that became stanley johnson for future picks, trading for blake's contract). but at the end of the day, even if gores gave svg the "playoffs or else" mission, it was still svg who drafted stanley and ellenson and kennard. it was still svg who let kcp and monroe walk for nothing, it was still svg who signed reggie to a huge deal and traded for tobias' contract and spent big money on leuer, boban, and galloway.
  8. Buddha

    2019 Offseason + Free Agency Thread

    i think kapernick has been blacklisted. otoh, i dont know how much he is asking for. he could be asking for starter money, which no team is going to give him. if so, that could be a plausible reason why no one has signed him.
  9. Buddha

    2019 Offseason + Free Agency Thread

    if kapernick signed with the lions, they would immediately have the best selling jersey in the league. for as many people that hate kapernick, there are plenty who think he's a hero.
  10. Buddha

    2019 Offseason + Free Agency Thread

    Not unless he can play corner or rush end.
  11. Buddha

    2019 Offseason + Free Agency Thread

    damore never said that, nor did he post a memo saying it. it was an internal post on a google message board. i have a hard time thinking that made him a public figure. same with ceo making a political contribution to a campaign. should every ceo be fired if he or she makes a personal contribution to a political campaign that some of his or her employees disagree with? but now were getting particularly far afield from lions offseason moves. its interesting that hunt and ray rice and colin kapernick get banned from the league, but matt patricia and riley cooper dont. the public is fickle in who they demand their pound of flesh from.
  12. Buddha

    2019 Offseason + Free Agency Thread

    true, but kareem hunt plays football, which is all about violence. i also believe one mistake shouldnt ruin your life and that people deserve due process before judgment is rendered against them. hunt was done in by the court of public opinion. give it time. adrian petersen is back in the nfl.
  13. Buddha

    2019 Offseason + Free Agency Thread

    james damore was not a public figure. nor was the ceo of mozilla or whatever company it was. their actions were made public but they were not in the public sector or the entertainment industry.
  14. Buddha

    2019 Offseason + Free Agency Thread

    i think you see the situation all the time now in all walks of life: business, entertainment, politics, and sports. ask james damore or aziz ansari or the ceo who was fired for making an anti gay marriage political donation. corporations of all types are overly sensitive to being attacked as unwoke. its easier for them to just fire the employee who may have said or done something that offended people rather than defend them. i dont condone kareem hunt hitting a woman or hitting anyone for that matter. but to me, thats a situation handled by the criminal courts, he shouldnt lose his job over it.
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