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NBA All Star Weekend

Discussion in 'Around The NBA' started by Walter White, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. Walter White

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    I didn't see a thread any where for NBA All Star weekend in general, and I'm suprised that there wouldn't be one up by now but here it is. Just some thoughts: I would hope Kyrie starts the All Star game. I hear there trying to get LeBron in the dunk contest and I wish that would happen even thought it seems unlikely. At least get some big name and/or amazing dunkers in there that can actually do something. Put Kyrie in the Skills Challenge or in something Saturday Night as well. And just me randomly thinking, could Dwight possibly sit out the All Star game with all this injury stuff plaguing him every night? And who would be his replacement? That last one is my own personal speculation, but I could see that happening.
     
  2. ChocolateButter

    ChocolateButter Towel Waver

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    I would like to see Kyrie start. It would be nice to see him get the nod, but based on our record I feel like they will pick someone else.

    If Dwight sits I think the replacement would have to be Stephen Curry, and move Duncan into the starting five.

    I honestly will be surprised if I watch more then 10 minutes of All-Star weekend though outside of the highlights. I may watch the Rising Stars game since so many Cavs are in it. But All-Star weekend doesn't really excite me.
     
  3. Jack Brickman

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    I think Kyrie had the most coach votes for a guard, though, so that may play a role in his selection. Plus he's basically the best point guard on the East's bench.
     
  4. Pyro

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    Could have sworn LeBron came out this season and said he would never do the dunk contest.
     
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    asiasportwriter Rookie

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    Tlyons Sixth Man

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    I need assurances on nuclear weapons first.
     
  8. Walter White

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    Actually yea, I saw LeBron won't do the dunk contest, but is thinking about the 3 point shootout? I'm assuming he got an invitation then if he is mulling it over. I know the guy is shooting 40% from 3 this season, but he is far from a shooter.
     
  9. Walter White

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    Spolestra is officially the coach for the East.
     
  10. Walter White

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    And Pop to coach the West.
     
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    Bill Walton. Luke, I am your Father

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    LeBron loves the attention. He sucks at threes and would waste .5 seconds every shot sticking out his ass all stupidly. Then would laugh it off when he only hits 5 3s.

    NBA's most athletic guy in the league

    Won't do the dunk contest.

    Settles for the 3.
     
  12. B Mac

    B Mac Tonight's the night.

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    Which might mean he starts LeBron at PG so he can put Bosh in the starting lineup instead of Kyrie. :(
     
  13. Tizzle

    Tizzle Situational Stopper

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    I read that Spo is contemplating on starting Chris Bosh. So I'm guessing it would be Wade, Anthony, James, Bosh and Garnett?
     
  14. Scholar

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    Why don't we just toss out position all together now since it seems "forward" is the predominant position expected for all star games? Disgusting. I didn't like the change to take center out of the ballot. I like basically kicking the guards down to one even less. I hope they boo Bosh and Spolestra out of the building.
     
  15. JDeezy

    JDeezy NBA Starter

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    That would be despicable.
     
  16. Thunder

    Thunder Redemption

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    If Spo really starts Bosh over Irving, I will be irate...
     
  17. B Mac

    B Mac Tonight's the night.

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    Yea, I called this. :chuckles:
     
  18. Czvosec

    Czvosec All-Star

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    Do people really expect Spo not to start his guy? Really? Of course he's going to start Bosh.

    As for the activities, Kyrie did the Skills competition last year and basically blew it off. He's going to be in both the ASG and Rising Stars game, the skills competition is beneath him at this point. I would not be against him in the 3 point contest though.

    I just hope James White is in the dunk contest. Will be a travesty if he's not.
     
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  19. Man Called X

    Man Called X Not a **** was given

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    Might as well turn the dunk contest into the James White show. Because it's the only basketball skill the guy has ever had. Has he even made it back into the NBA yet?
     
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    Czvosec All-Star

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    Been playing with the Knicks all year. Has actually had a couple of starts... hasn't exactly lit the world on fire.

    Still, he's in the league, so there's no excuse not to include him.... Gerald Green too.
     

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