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Old 07-08-2013, 12:34 PM    (permalink
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Westbrook is the alpha on that team. Durant is Robin. He has Robin mentality. He's not a Kobe, Melo, Jordan type of stone cold killer he needs to be to become a champion.
People said the same thing about LeBron. Look how that has turned out...
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Westbrook is the alpha on that team. Durant is Robin. He has Robin mentality. He's not a Kobe, Melo, Jordan type of stone cold killer he needs to be to become a champion.
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People said the same thing about LeBron. Look how that has turned out...
You rooted for the Heat in the finals. HOW COULD YOU?!!

I don't get you bro! I really don't get you!
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You rooted for the Heat in the finals. HOW COULD YOU?!!

I don't get you bro! I really don't get you!
I didn't really "root" for anyone. I wanted the Heat to win for two reasons: 1) I have hated the Spurs for a long, long time and 2) Because it would just be hilarious to listen to all the LeBron haters.
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I didn't really "root" for anyone. I wanted the Heat to win for two reasons: 1) I have hated the Spurs for a long, long time and 2) Because it would just be hilarious to listen to all the LeBron haters.
It's the HEAT! That's like rooting for the Eagles, or Cowboys or Redskins in the SB! I hate the Spurs too bc of 99, but you'll always hate the Heat. You just hate the Spurs for now, but that hate will subside. But you'll ALWAYS hate the Heat!

And **** LeBron. He's still a coward.
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Durant is a clown. So overrated. .
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It's the HEAT! That's like rooting for the Eagles, or Cowboys or Redskins in the SB! I hate the Spurs too bc of 99, but you'll always hate the Heat. You just hate the Spurs for now, but that hate will subside. But you'll ALWAYS hate the Heat!

And **** LeBron. He's still a coward.
Except, I never once rooted for them. Just a matter of preference of who won. And it's no where near like rooting for the Eagles, Redskins, or Cowboys. Maybe it's because I'm young but I feel very few rivalries in the NBA. Maybe the Bulls because I hate Jordan and what he did to the Knicks. Perhaps the Pacers w/ Reggie too.

And, who gives a **** if LeBron is a coward or not. Dude has rings and is the best player in the world.
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Except, I never once rooted for them. Just a matter of preference of who won. And it's no where near like rooting for the Eagles, Redskins, or Cowboys. Maybe it's because I'm young but I feel very few rivalries in the NBA. Maybe the Bulls because I hate Jordan and what he did to the Knicks. Perhaps the Pacers w/ Reggie too.

And, who gives a **** if LeBron is a coward or not. Dude has rings and is the best player in the world.
The Bulls, Pacers and Heat will always be our rivals. Always. I don't consider the Celtics a rival even though many older Knicks fans do. To me there isn't enough history in the past 20 years for that to be a real rivalry. Maybe in the 80s downward, but it just doesn't have enough bad blood for me to consider them a legit rival.

You're old enough to remember our mid to late 90s wars with the Heat. We hate the Heat. And they hate us.
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This looks much better. Not really worth a response.
You'll come around to it in a year. Durant gets propped up bc we want to give LeBron a rival. But he's not up to the task.
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The Bulls, Pacers and Heat will always be our rivals. Always. I don't consider the Celtics a rival even though many older Knicks fans do. To me there isn't enough history in the past 20 years for that to be a real rivalry. Maybe in the 80s downward, but it just doesn't have enough bad blood for me to consider them a legit rival.

You're old enough to remember our mid to late 90s wars with the Heat. We hate the Heat. And they hate us.
Meh, I just don't feel it that much with the Heat. It felt like it was more created than actual rivalry. I mean, we drafted Hardaway Jr. The kid of the guy who said he'd always hate our guts.

Basketball rivalries are just not that intense to me. Doesn't compare to football and even baseball.
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Westbrook is the alpha on that team. Durant is Robin. He has Robin mentality. He's not a Kobe, Melo, Jordan type of stone cold killer he needs to be to become a champion.
Melo and champion in the same sentence just looks funny.
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Not trying to troll, because I really like Durant, but how much longer does he get to win a ring before people start criticizing him? Or does he get a pass because he's so well liked?
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Meh, I just don't feel it that much with the Heat. It felt like it was more created than actual rivalry. I mean, we drafted Hardaway Jr. The kid of the guy who said he'd always hate our guts.

Basketball rivalries are just not that intense to me. Doesn't compare to football and even baseball.
Knicks/Bulls of the 90s was the most intense rivalry I can remember as a sports fan. Basketball rivalries are intense.
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It's the HEAT! That's like rooting for the Eagles, or Cowboys or Redskins in the SB! I hate the Spurs too bc of 99, but you'll always hate the Heat. You just hate the Spurs for now, but that hate will subside. But you'll ALWAYS hate the Heat!

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Meh, I just don't feel it that much with the Heat. It felt like it was more created than actual rivalry. I mean, we drafted Hardaway Jr. The kid of the guy who said he'd always hate our guts.

Basketball rivalries are just not that intense to me. Doesn't compare to football and even baseball.
I don't know about that. Those teams hated each other. LJ Vs. Zo and Riley vs his old team. Hardaway had the **** everyone attitude too.
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Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm????????
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Lebron was criticized for not winning earlier and he was 27 when he finally got one. Durant can get called out but you could make a pretty strong case that hadn't Westbrook got hurt they might have got one this year. At 24 i wouldn't be calling out Durant, that's for sure.
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I would. Clown. Keep taking those jump shots and watch Westbrook take over the ball without demanding it. Clown.
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Melo and champion in the same sentence just looks funny.
Maybe Melo and Howard should be on the same team!
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Not trying to troll, because I really like Durant, but how much longer does he get to win a ring before people start criticizing him? Or does he get a pass because he's so well liked?
I don't think anyone was making Jordan comparisons to Durant (and he certainly hasn't to my knowledge), so I think his naysayers may crop up later in his career, like before retirement.

Plus, they will just blame Westbrook for him not winning one.
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I would. Clown. Keep taking those jump shots and watch Westbrook take over the ball without demanding it. Clown.
So would you rather have someone who demands the ball and "takes over" games, but has little to no success (Melo) or as you claim, the guy who only takes jump shots and lets others take over with no real success but a lot more than the former in a lot shorter time (Durant)?

Let's be honest here bbd, if Durant is a clown for not taking over and winning nothing, then Melo must be a clown's asshole after eating White Castle.
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