Optimism Thread 2017/2018

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  1. OmarE

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    Also another great thing that happened this year is messing with what the C Bags thought was a lottery pick :) and losing it to the 76ers hahaha
     
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    This. We saw Ingram get injured, though just a cramp, in the first game. Use it to scout/try out players for the GLeague team.
     
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  4. LTLakerFan

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    That's crazy.

    :Crazyartest:
     
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  5. KareemtheGreat33

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    someone has to break 20...or else
     
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  6. therealdeal

    therealdeal Moderator Staff Member

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    How does it feel having irrefutable proof of your age?
     
  7. LTLakerFan

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    Oh No man..... sorry to hear about that!
     
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  8. Kenzo

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    I'll chime in and answer. It sucks a**!
     
  9. LTLakerFan

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    What's an AC joint? Can't you just shoot it up and get back in the weight room? Hope you're not going ....

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  10. Savory Griddles

    Savory Griddles Moderator Staff Member

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    I've been feeling my age for a while. I was right in the middle of my second set and all of a sudden the top of my left shoulder started to "crackle" then rip. I was like, "WTF!?!? In the middle of a set?"
     
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    AC joint is the joint that sort of attaches your clavicle to your shoulder blade. When someone has a separated shoulder, it's the AC joint. A dislocated shoulder is the ball and socket part. I didn't fully detach it. They don't think I'll need surgery.
     
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  12. therealdeal

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    Damn man, that sucks. I wasn't sure you were serious. Did you have any previous indications something was wrong? Wake up sore? Any sort of activity beforehand that you don't usually do?
     
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    Savory Griddles Moderator Staff Member

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    Nope. Just a day like any other. I'm sure it was compromised in some way, I just didn't notice.
     
  14. LTLakerFan

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    Got me afraid now to run my daily 10K this morning and 5 mile swim this afternoon.

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    At least you don't need surgery. This calls for some good bourbon.
     
  16. vasashi17

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    Scrrrrr....

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    I was just minding my business, but you say "compromised in some way"...you mean like deleting your browsing history-type compromised?

    Seriously tho, no surgery indicates you'll be completely fine in about 6 weeks time. Kind of a long time to go without...well just make sure you don't further compromise yourself.
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  17. Alcindor

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    First year rookie ties for top scorer. Boarded well, picked it up on the defensive end when challenged by coach. Fastest footwork of any power forward I can think of atm. Great attitude, exudes confidence, talks trash. I thank God that we got D'Angelo just so he could turn into Kuz. What a blessing on the year for us. Jules, BI, Kuz all have All Star potential and Lonzo if he ever makes that shot go in steadily. Hart looking like a star at the end of the season given more focus. To be fair to Jules though, he did it with 5-7 mins less then Kuz/BI. And, 20PER, 8 boards. He only averaged 26.7 mins. At a full 34-35 mins he's a guaranteed 20/10 guy.

    Just adding the right piece, like maybe PG, to this group could have an effect like when Detroit added Rasheed. Total changed everything. And I could even see them really being a little like '04 Detroit, I know that's not where most go with there future vision of them, maybe a higher scoring version of Detroit but I mean the balance they had, everyone defended, everyone got enough points. No 30-40 point scorers really needed. And obviously they need to keep up that defensive growth. It could happen.
     
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    Yeah, I agree. If we get PG next year, we could have 4 potential 20 ppg scorers in Ingram, Randle, Kuzma and PG. I like that balance.
     
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    we need to get off the couch, don't we <body shaming smack>:Kobe Snickering:
     
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    No shame here. I don't lay around like you in tight shorts.

    :Magic Brows:
     
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