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Jul
02
by Alcindor at 2:25 AM
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This appears to be what we are rolling with barring trades or using the last slot and room exception which is likely to be reserved in the event a player who can help is released by waiver/bought out.

2018-2019 Roster. Name/Position/Salary (rounded):

1. LeBron James (4 Point Forward,1, 2, 3) salary: 35.654
2. Lonzo Ball(1)
salary: 7.461
3. Rajon Rondo(1)
salary: 9.0
4. KCP
(2) salary: 12.0
5. Josh Hart
(2) salary: 1.655
6. Brandon Ingram
(3, 2, 1) salary: 5.757
7. Lance Stephenson
(3, 2) salary: 4.5
8. Luol Deng (3, 4)
salary: 18.0
9. Kyle Kuzma
(4, 3) salary: 1.689
10. Mo Wagner
(5) salary: 1.762
11. Javale McGee
(5) salary: 2.4 (vet min)
12. Zubac
(5) salary: 1.545
13. Isaac Bonga 4, Point Forward, 1) - 1.0
14. Svi Mykhailiuk (3,2) 1.533
15. (room level?)


Malik Newman (1, 2) 2-way deal not an official roster spot...
Jul
01
by jordan-esque at 11:50 PM
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I was trying to get kid to nap in his room. Then I just heard my phone across the living room going crazy with twitter notifications. I remember thinking, that was quite a lot of notifications in a short time. I ran and picked up my phone, and let’s just say my kid never got to nap!
Jun
29
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by bfc1125roy at 4:27 PM
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Hi everyone, long time CL poster here (left several years ago). Great to discover the community is still thriving! Since there are a lot of smart people on this board, I would appreciate your insight into a project I am working on...

After this year's Eastern Conference playoffs, much of the media, analysts, and fans were calling LBJ the GOAT or a consensus top 2 player of all time. While I actually agree that LeBron is one of the greatest ever, it frustrated me that people tended to leave Kobe out of the discussion completely, sometimes calling him a fringe top 10 all time player. There is definitely a valid argument to put LeBron ahead of Kobe all time, and vice versa, but I don't think its completely fair to act as though he doesn't belong in the debate, and call anyone who says otherwise a "Kobe-stan." I also think most of the arguments used are very stats based and just shallow in general, as is with most media these days.

Since then, I've been working on an article to...