They may be headed for that moment in Ball Four where, when the Pilots start getting trounced by the league's best teams, Bouton says it was like recess in grade school when the big kids showed up, but for tonight exhilarating. (I wish I were downtown, Thermo.) I don't know if we share the American feed, but the endless shots of Drake after every single big Raptor play were somewhere between tiresome and nauseating. He's a fan, great, and sort of works for the team. But he surely realizes he's deflecting attention from the players. To know that, and be okay with that, makes him something of a vainglorious idiot.
― clemenza, Sunday, 26 May 2019 05:09 (two years ago) link
vainglorious idiotthats aubrey drake graham, former television star and current biggest rapper!!!
― be the 2 chainz you want 2 see in the world (m bison), Sunday, 26 May 2019 13:08 (two years ago) link
yeah i think it's pretty clear we can skip to the finals now
no shot at whoever wrote this way up above but i love it every time sports reminds us that games are won and lost on the court/field and nowhere else - not on twitter, not in a win probability statistic, not in comparing players' strengths and weaknesses, not in the halftime analysis of talking heads, etc., etc.
― alpine static, Monday, 27 May 2019 08:31 (two years ago) link
former television star and current biggest rapper!!!
He keeps getting rapper and Raptor mixed up.
― clemenza, Monday, 27 May 2019 11:43 (two years ago) link
TSN here ran the 7th game of the Raptors-76ers series last night. I'd forgotten that Kawhi missed a few shots down the stretch (manhandled on a couple of them, mind you), plus a foul shot that let Philadelphia tie it up. But then he made one.
― clemenza, Wednesday, 1 April 2020 22:24 (one year ago) link
I keep thinking about that super-sloppy double OT game 3 between Bucks-Raptors, when the Bucks were already up 2-0. So many shots could have gone differently and basically eliminated the Raps. The karma from every other playoff appearance caught up with them I guess.
― symsymsym, Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:28 (one year ago) link
I think they're working through the games one by one (along with Blue Jays WS games)...They had Game 1 of the Bucks series tonight, so Game 3 should be soon.
― clemenza, Thursday, 2 April 2020 02:24 (one year ago) link
last couple games in that series were so much fun, for this bandwagoner
― symsymsym, Thursday, 2 April 2020 03:27 (one year ago) link
Canadian bandwagoners take over I Love Hoops for six hours.
― clemenza, Thursday, 2 April 2020 03:54 (one year ago) link
lol i just took a quick glance over that finals thread....nostalgia is all we got!
― symsymsym, Thursday, 2 April 2020 03:58 (one year ago) link
It was sad :( that klay acl moment still haunts me
― Spottie, Thursday, 2 April 2020 05:04 (one year ago) link
yeah I think I forgot just how much every GS player broke over the course of the series, until re-reading that thread
― symsymsym, Thursday, 2 April 2020 05:18 (one year ago) link
this is pretty big/baller
Potential No. 1 NBA draft pick LaMelo Ball and his manager Jermaine Jackson have purchased his Australian NBL team, the Illawarra Hawks, Jackson told ESPN on Thursday.https://t.co/Zy80ZmRpVu— Jonathan Givony (@DraftExpress) April 2, 2020
― reggae mike love (polyphonic), Thursday, 2 April 2020 17:00 (one year ago) link
realized I have a bunch of the big raps playoffs game still saved on dvr, along with the dame game, so that will be a nice quarantine rewatch
― symsymsym, Friday, 3 April 2020 03:18 (one year ago) link