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Wendell Carter Jr has scored 15 points in the first 4 30 of the 3rd quarter and 15 of the Bulls 17 in that quarter8:35 pm Fri Dec 3 EDT 10 ups @ 1.00 Removed

Lauri Markkanen and Zach Lavine both have career high scoring days combined for 77 points 21 rebounds and 6 assists as the Bulls win over the Celtics10:16 pm Sat Feb 27 EDT 70 ups @ 0.98 Removed

Tomas Satoransky checks out of the game with under 3 minutes to go finishing his night with a Lebron 27 7 7 and on only 13 shots 9:53 pm Wed Nov 10 EDT 14 ups @ 1.00 Deleted

In a year where teams average 111 points per game the Chicago Bulls have scored 73 points in 4 quarters of basketball play10:20 pm Fri Dec 17 EDT 12 ups @ 1.00 Removed

Jrue Holiday currently leads the league with 1 82 steals per game This is the first year since Steals became a recorded stat that the leagues leader has averaged fewer than 2 steals game6:39 pm Tue Apr 6 EDT 7 ups @ 1.00 Deleted

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Who says no in a Lavine for Kemba trade 10:35 pm Wed Oct 27 EDTDeleted

Both teams. 8

NBA Rulebook on Hanging on the Rim12:03 am Mon Nov 15 EDTDeleted

Or maybe they just want the rules to be enforced 3

NBA Rulebook on Hanging on the Rim12:03 am Mon Nov 15 EDTDeleted

I guess that means that players cant be assessed techs during time outs for taunting, since "An official may assess a technical foul, without prior warning, at any time. A technical foul(s) may be assessed to any player on the court or anyone seated on th 0

NBA Rulebook on Hanging on the Rim12:03 am Mon Nov 15 EDTDeleted

No, Im really not. If timeouts paused the game, by your logic, then any rule that specifies that an offense occurs during the game cannot be given out during timeouts, when the game is paused. Im sorry if you dont like following your own logic to its lo -1

Post Game Thread Orlando Magic 7-8 beat Philadelphia 76ers 9-7 112-1169:25 pm Wed Nov 17 EDTDeleted

KAT has 20/10 at half time. Butler has 14 points all game. Hmmmmmm. 8

Serious How is it that Luka Doncic increased his 3pt volume and his 3pt by about 9 from his final season in Europe despite playing in a harder league 3:34 pm Thu Dec 2 EDTDeleted

He played like 150 straight games leading into the draft, being tired his final season in Europe probably had something to do with it. Also, Euroleague is closer to NBA level than this sub likes to admit, and that comes from most people having never watc 3

Post game thread Oklahoma City Thunder 16-8 lose to Chicago Bulls 6-20 112-11410:26 pm Fri Dec 10 EDTDeleted

**LAURIS LEAGUE** 2

Michael Jordan won the MVP in 1987-1988 over Magic Johnson averaging similar stats to Kobe Bryant in 2005-2006 when he lost to Steve Nash10:48 pm Fri Dec 24 EDTDeleted

Did you miss the part where Jordan also won DPOY and averaged almost 5 STOCKS per game? 3

What would your all time starting 5 be 7:39 pm Tue Dec 28 EDTDeleted

Curry/Jordan/Bird/Lebron/Hakeem. 1

If you are going to use your platform to make it seem like youre being profound just every once in awhile throw in something profound - Bill Simmons on LeBron and his impact 1:03 pm Mon Feb 15 EDTDeleted

> It has a legit place in public discourse for better or worse. Almost exclusively for worse. 2

If you are going to use your platform to make it seem like youre being profound just every once in awhile throw in something profound - Bill Simmons on LeBron and his impact 1:03 pm Mon Feb 15 EDTDeleted

It also gives many people a platform who for all intents and purposes should not be heard. 4

If you are going to use your platform to make it seem like youre being profound just every once in awhile throw in something profound - Bill Simmons on LeBron and his impact 1:03 pm Mon Feb 15 EDTDeleted

Im torn between upvoting because I agree with Simmons, and downvoting because OPs take on it is awful. 12

Lauri Markkanen and Zach Lavine both have career high scoring days combined for 77 points 21 rebounds and 6 assists as the Bulls win over the Celtics10:16 pm Sat Feb 27 EDTDeleted

I neither confirm nor deny anything. 4

How come that Hardens Hitler nickname havent spread from this sub 11:14 pm Mon Mar 29 EDTDeleted

Because half this sub is dumb kids who dont know anything beyond yelling memes at each other. 15

Bias and hatred aside are you in awe on what GSW has accomplished 10:48 pm Sat Apr 17 EDTDeleted

If we are expected to respect the greatness of player, like Lebron, then yes we should be expected to respect the greatness of teams as well. That being said, fuck them both. -1

Why is Kobe so beloved Will lebron surpass him in terms of worldwild endearment and respect 2:20 pm Sun Apr 18 EDTDeleted

Kobe, like Jordan in a certain way, was a worldwide phenomenon in a way that Lebron isnt. People who didnt care about basketball in the slightest still knew Kobe, and would still shout Kobe when tossing paper into a trashcan. He transcended the sport in 4

Has an NBA player chosen the jersey with number 69 11:17 pm Wed May 12 EDTDeleted

I mean, Rodman was denied it. So, yeah. 22

Stephen Curry finishes his series versus the Houston Rockets shooting 53 9 TS on 23 8 ppg1:20 pm Sat May 15 EDTDeleted

All that matters is the W. 11

Trade Scenario Wizards recieve Chris Paul and a 2020 first round pick Rockets recieve John Wall and Ian Mahinmi 5:34 pm Mon May 17 EDTDeleted

Its not even the fucking off-season and youre already in full off-season form I see. 1

Stop Talking About Zion Theres A Game Going On8:52 pm Wed May 19 EDTDeleted

> Says stop talking about Zion > Talks about Zion 21

Why isn t Giannis getting more shit for his terrible performance 4:24 pm Mon May 24 EDTDeleted

Previous experience matters 1

Why is Giannis so scared 10:58 pm Sat May 29 EDTDeleted

Maybe because Harden is a playoff vet and Giannis is incredibly inexperienced? 0

Adam Silver Lakers have their own channel its called ESPN4:15 pm Fri Jun 4 EDTDeleted

Its not like this was on the front page yesterday or anything. 1

How did Kobe make the all star team with only 6 games 10:12 pm Mon Jun 7 EDTDeleted

I think most fans would rather see a guy from their team than the 25th best player in their league make the all-star game. 1

Is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar overrated as a top 5 player in NBA history 12:45 pm Tue Jun 8 EDTDeleted

As Ive said on this sub before: Kareems primary claim to fame is his longevity. Kareem was never considered the Goat even in his prime, and most of his success came after his prime; both Bird and Magic were thought to have surpassed him, and only now in 3

Is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar overrated as a top 5 player in NBA history 12:45 pm Tue Jun 8 EDTDeleted

Absolutely, it cant truly be understated how much he dominated the college game. But with regards his NBA career, he was dominant for an extended period of time, but not dominant to the greatest heights of some others in the top 10. Its telling, for exa 1

Help us grow the WNBA 4:33 pm Tue Jun 8 EDTDeleted

Trying to grow something, and then not allowing anyone who isnt already involved to continue, is absolutely awful methodology. 3

Isnt this sub outrage about the Beyonc incident hypocritical when we look at how it has treated KD these past few years 12:27 pm Fri Jun 11 EDTDeleted

I mean, yeah, he did. 15

Why does the WNBA still exist 12:51 pm Wed Jun 16 EDTDeleted

Ergo, cogito sum. 1

Stop comparing Kawhi to Jordan 2:44 pm Sat Jun 19 EDTDeleted

No he didnt mate, they just refused to trade him because the package wasnt good enough. 5

Stop comparing Kawhi to Jordan 2:44 pm Sat Jun 19 EDTDeleted

Shaq was trade 3 years before Kobe demanded a trade and wanted to go to the Bulls. 1

Stop comparing Kawhi to Jordan 2:44 pm Sat Jun 19 EDTDeleted

All good! What happened was Kobe had a no-trade deal, and wanted to go to the Bulls, but insisted that Deng stay in Chicago because he wanted to play with him. LA refused to make the deal unless Deng was included, so they stalemated and LA basically tol 2

Which NBA players do you think have tried any drugs harder than weed and why 11:09 am Sat Jun 26 EDTDeleted

Odom, Evans, Mayo, Len Bias for sure. Probably a lot others. 1

Kawhi stays11:17 am Sat Jun 26 EDTDeleted

Given how often you post about your crippling alcoholism, I doubt youd be running anywhere. 0

Is Jordan over rated 7:26 pm Tue Jun 29 EDTDeleted

I dont know, when Larry Bird himself, in his prime, calls someone else God I tend to believe him. 1

Is Jordan over rated 7:26 pm Tue Jun 29 EDTDeleted

We just gonna ignore the 3 seasons Lebron didnt make the playoffs at all? Once Jordan had what it takes to make the finals, he always got there, and he always won. 2

Is Jordan over rated 7:26 pm Tue Jun 29 EDTDeleted

MJ missed the playoffs when he was fucking 40 and playing for the Wizards. 0

Who was a better scorer Carmelo Anthony or or Julius Erving 7:34 pm Tue Jun 29 EDTDeleted

Using TS% to judge players of different eras is just as bad as using FG% in a vacuum. Neither accounts for styles/eras/paces of play. 2

Why do Brits pronounce worcestershire like wooster 11:32 pm Fri Jul 2 EDTDeleted

Syllabic drift and slurring, basically. 3

How far do you think you could get in the WNBA Would you learn life lessons along the way like Juwana Man 12:34 am Sun Jul 4 EDTDeleted

Anyone who played in college would be one of the best WNBA players in the league. Anyone who didnt wouldnt cut it. 18

Kyrie is the Neymar of the nba12:43 pm Mon Jul 5 EDTDeleted

Maybe not, but [they are very......weird......together](https://www.unilad.co.uk/news/neymar-and-his-sister-have-seriously-creepy-tattoos-of-each-other/). 1

Can Someone Explain the Paul-Westbrook trade to me 12:09 pm Fri Jul 16 EDTDeleted

> wrong, they won a ring with lebron at point guard, narrating the offense around picking apart the other teams defensive matchups against the cavs. There is so much grammatically wrong with that sentence I dont even know where to begin. 4

In the last 10 games that a healthy Devin Booker played he was able to put up 34 pts 4 5 reb 7 2 ast on an amazing 50 fg shooting Suns have a sneaky shot to hit 8th seed in the west in the 18-19 season 12:33 pm Fri Jul 16 EDTDeleted

The Suns are not jumping up 30 wins. 3

In the last 10 games that a healthy Devin Booker played he was able to put up 34 pts 4 5 reb 7 2 ast on an amazing 50 fg shooting Suns have a sneaky shot to hit 8th seed in the west in the 18-19 season 12:33 pm Fri Jul 16 EDTDeleted

And besides that, its just insanely rare for *any* team to jump that many games from one season to the next, and it generally involves injury-ridden previous seasons (like the Spurs). 3

OC Modern Era NBA Championships amp Finals Chart with years 1980 - 201912:34 pm Fri Jul 16 EDTDeleted

That 6/6 is so aesthetically pleasing. 3

The NBA mishandled the Donald Sterling controversy he shouldnt have been forced to sell his team 12:17 am Mon Jul 26 EDTDeleted

> Silver found an excuse to force him to sell Exactly. To what extent everything happened doesnt really matter (in all likelihood it was all completely true), it was just an excuse that allowed the league to force him out. 10

10 seconds on the clock a 3 wins the game Who do you want shooting it Steph Curry or Kyrie Irving 6:42 pm Sat Aug 14 EDTDeleted

Steph career playoff averages: 27/6/5 on 61% TS%. Kyrie career playoff averages: 24/5/3 on 56% TS%. But sure, ok. 12

In light of QB Andrew Luck s retirement from the NFL at the age 29 due to mental exhaustion from his injuries DMC deserves some praise 9:51 pm Sat Aug 28 EDTDeleted

CTE soup to be precise. 1

prime Lebron vs prime Michael Jordan 1v1 Who would win 9:21 pm Fri Sep 3 EDTDeleted

Thinking a DPOY winner could guard someone is insane? -1

Sad to see all the LeBron haters flock out in that Taco Tuesday thread2:25 pm Sun Sep 5 EDTDeleted

Oh fuck off and stop wasting your money on gilding this shit. 5

Serious Dwight homophobic jokes are getting really old10:31 pm Wed Sep 8 EDTDeleted

The kinds of people who make homophobic jokes are the same ones who couldnt care less whether or not the story was fabricated. 3

The LeBron-AD lineup lost to the bench lineup 101-104 in the Lakers Scrimmage8:38 pm Thu Oct 7 EDTDeleted

You forgot the 3rd possibility too: the Lakers starters arent that good either. 0

MacMahon Tilman Fertitta to ESPN I have the best general manager in the league Everything is fine with Daryl and me We got a huge backlash and I wanted to make clear that the organization has no political position We re here to play basket2:14 am Sat Oct 9 EDTDeleted

Oh fuck off Fertitta. Its not a "political" position to support human rights. 5

OOTL NBA China Morey 2:10 pm Mon Oct 11 EDTDeleted

Morey had the audacity to support Hong Kong against the authoritarian government that commits human rights violations on a daily basis. The NBA, corporation that it is, doesnt like the risk of losing money so they through Morey under the bus. 7

BREAKING NEWS BEN SIMMONS JUST MADE A 38:12 pm Tue Oct 12 EDTDeleted

[Dont mind me, just trying to please my Chinese dictator.](https://giphy.com/gifs/disney-winnie-the-pooh-many-adventures-of-84ZzhsJZWlE3e) 1

BREAKING NEWS BEN SIMMONS JUST MADE A 38:12 pm Tue Oct 12 EDTDeleted

[Its happening!](https://giphy.com/gifs/excited-ron-paul-its-happening-rl0FOxdz7CcxO) 3

Lets debate Derrick Rose deserved his Mvp1:59 pm Wed Oct 13 EDTDeleted

lmao Lebron received 4 *total* 1st place votes that year. Barely anybody thought he should win. He finished 3rd in the voting. And for you to even imply that Rose had a better supporting cast while Lebron played with 2 future hall-of-famers is laughabl 2

Lets debate Derrick Rose deserved his Mvp1:59 pm Wed Oct 13 EDTDeleted

> Put LeBron on the #1 defense and good night. He already played for the #5 defense that year. Joel Anthony started 11 games at center that year. Arroyo started 42. 1

Ringer When asked to clarify in the presser how Morey was misinformed James said That s just my belief I don t know That s my belief that s all I can say I believe he was misinformed and not educated on the situation and if he was th2:24 pm Tue Oct 19 EDTDeleted

This sounds like something Trump would say to be entirely honest... 183

Before you call Lebron hypocrite2:46 pm Tue Oct 19 EDTDeleted

Hannah Arendt on the Banality of Evil. Seems relevant these days. 4

Why didnt LeBron just criticize Morey privately in a meeting Him doing it publicly just seems like PR for his Chinese Partners doesnt it 3:05 pm Wed Oct 20 EDTDeleted

It seems that way, because it is. 7

R NBA should stand in solidarity with DeAndre Ayton12:49 am Fri Oct 29 EDTDeleted

Oh fuck off. The reason diuretics are outlawed is because theyre almost exclusively used to mask PEDs. If he took it accidentally as he says, the league will cut the sentence. But ignorance does not excuse action. 17

Tomas Satoransky checks out of the game with under 3 minutes to go finishing his night with a Lebron 27 7 7 and on only 13 shots 9:53 pm Wed Nov 10 EDTDeleted

Youre right, he was credited for one earlier in the game after he checked out. Too quick on the draw. 2

LeBron defended a genocidal regime1:40 pm Sat Dec 4 EDTDeleted

Because truth exists independent of what subreddits someone follows? 2

LeBron defended a genocidal regime1:40 pm Sat Dec 4 EDTDeleted

Originally, Honk Kong was opposing an oppressive law that China imposed that would allow easier extradition to the mainland, which did not follow the agreement laid out when Britain left. Now, its become more a protest for democracy as a whole, especiall 3

The amount of disrespect Harden gets on this sub is ridiculous6:35 pm Wed Dec 8 EDTDeleted

> Harden leads league in FTA > Harden averages 40% more FTAs than the next closest > Why do people not like him Youre an idiot 2

In a year where teams average 111 points per game the Chicago Bulls have scored 73 points in 4 quarters of basketball play10:20 pm Fri Dec 17 EDTDeleted

Do you have booze? Also weve lost to you twice so maybe we could at least co-habitate the dungeon? 2

The mid-season tournament idea is idiotic and completely misses the point as it s currently being discussed 12:35 pm Wed Dec 29 EDTDeleted

Its also been the MO for soccer and cricket leagues for decades. You know, the two most popular sports in the world, and who arent losing ratings like the NBA is. 2

In your opinion which NBA player is the biggest attention whore 6:07 pm Thu Jan 7 EDTDeleted

Depends on how you define "biggest", but Lebron has always been incredibly careful in crafting his public persona, especially in such a way that people tend to forget when hes fucked up. Regardless, the focus always, somehow or another, ends up on him. 27

In your opinion which NBA player is the biggest attention whore 6:07 pm Thu Jan 7 EDTDeleted

Because he never intended the primary reason to be to raise money for charity, that was secondary. It was an attention driven move, and he immediately followed it up with the whole "not 1, not 2, not 3" thing. He did it because he wanted eyes to be on h 7

In your opinion which NBA player is the biggest attention whore 6:07 pm Thu Jan 7 EDTDeleted

China; the decision was in bad taste. Removing videos that made him look bad with Nikes help; covering up cheating on his wife; his comments about Dirk, and about the Spurs; Taco Tuesday trademark; etc. 6

The Timberwolves without Karl-Anthony Towns rank last in FG and in 3PT They also rank last in TS EFG 28th in OFFRTG and 27th in REB 11:42 pm Wed Feb 3 EDTDeleted

T-Wolves and generational bigs in horrible situations. 4

Which players active today have careers that would be considered borderline Hall of Fame 1:30 am Thu Feb 4 EDTDeleted

Id say top 15, only because Center is so stacked. Russell/Wilt/Kareem/Hakeem/Shaq/Moses/Robinson/Ewing gives you 8 right off the bat, and thats still before guys like Walton/Mikan/BigBen, whether or not you count Duncan/Pau as forwards or centers, etc. 5

7 of Karl-Anthony Towns teammates have been traded since his last win on November 27th 2019 12:43 am Wed Feb 10 EDTDeleted

And not a single one of them looks to be capable of moving the needle. Dude must be katatonic. 6

Unpopular Opinions Why do people expect NBA teams to compensate for workers during season suspension there is no expectation or outcry for McDonalds or concert tour to compensate for their hourly workers affected by COVID-19 1:03 pm Sun Mar 21 EDTDeleted

> there is no expectation or outcry about other hourly workers Yes there is. Look around a bit more. 17

If LeBron James had Khris Middleton instead of AD would he clearly be favorite for MVP-award 6:18 pm Thu Mar 25 EDTDeleted

> AD is consistently underappreciated ever since he joined the LAL Because everybody who plays with Lebron gets underappreciated. 2

Do you think Prime Michael Jordan could reach 8 straight NBA Finals in 2010s Eastern Conference 2:35 pm Sun Mar 28 EDTDeleted

Without question. The East in the 90s was much stronger than the East in the 2010s. Edit: To be honest anybody who says no has some serious cognitive dissonance going on. If Lebron can "drag" his team to the finals every year, and MJ is a better playe 6

What NBA Player has the biggest PP 12:37 am Mon Apr 19 EDTDeleted

According to Madonna, Scottie Pippen. 1

The Last Dance Post-Episode Discussion Thread11:01 pm Sun Apr 25 EDTDeleted

"This has a 10% chance to kill me? Why are you all looking at this like its a glass half empty, let me play!" 8

Why does the NBA have a more liberal fanbase than other sports leagues 2:57 pm Wed Apr 28 EDTDeleted

Colour is how it is spelled in Britain and in places that learn English using the British system. And also, in the US where it is spelled color, the verb is the same form: to color. Youre wrong on every account. 4

Le3-64:37 pm Wed May 19 EDTDeleted

This is the only place in the world where kids will try to justify losing 6 times in the finals as being somehow better than winning 3 times in the finals. Dont mean a thing without a ring. 13

Le3-64:37 pm Wed May 19 EDTDeleted

And Id rather lose in the 1st round than miss the playoffs entirely in three rounds. 1

LOOK AT THIS JA MORANT MIX HE REALLY IS THE FUTURE OF THE LEAGUE5:16 pm Fri Jul 9 EDTDeleted

I could come up with a Darko mix that would make him look like the future of the league too. 1

How would the 96 Bulls do in today s era 1:47 am Mon Sep 6 EDTDeleted

You jest, but not by much. MJ was putting up half of his teams points during playoffs games constantly. Put him on a team where the average score is pushing 140, without hand checking, and... 2

How would the 96 Bulls do in today s era 1:47 am Mon Sep 6 EDTDeleted

The best midrange shooter of all time, taking shots against teams that are taught not to defend those shots? Hed shoot like 75% on them. 1

7 out of 8 league executives voted LeBron as the best player in the league None of those 8 said LeBron would win MVP 4:50 pm Mon Dec 20 EDTDeleted

MVP =/= best player. 4

Harden addresses video in instagram story12:24 pm Wed Dec 29 EDTDeleted

No, its confirmed that you can get it more than once. The anti-bodies only last for around three months. 28

Harden addresses video in instagram story12:24 pm Wed Dec 29 EDTDeleted

Its times like these when I wish Stern was still heading things up. 6

Michael Jordan has a 1-9 playoff record without Scottie Pippen12:43 am Thu Feb 25 EDTDeleted

"Lebrons lost a few in a row? Hmmmmm how can I make MJ look like a bitch instead." 6

Is James Harden a better offensive player than Jordan 5:01 pm Mon Mar 8 EDTDeleted

> The difference in playmaking is big Its really not, they played different positions. The season Jordan was asked to play point, he averaged 8 assists per game. 0