[ESPN] The game's best post players

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  1. CharlieMurphy

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    http://insider.espn.go.com/nba/insider/columns/story?columnist=thorpe_david&page=ScoutingPost

    So far 3 out of 4 for Yao. Not bad. David Thorpe's becoming one of my favorite writers at ESPN. Dude knows what he's talking about and doesn't bs a lot. I'll post the other parts when it comes out. What do you guys think so far?
     
  2. durvasa

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    Yeah, that was a great peice. David Thorpe was an excellent addition to the ESPN writing staff.

    Imagine if Hakeem was playing today. He'd have to make every one of those categories.
     
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    He would have new categories made specifically for himself with himself as the only example.
     
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    Excellent article!

    Thanks for posting it.
     
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    So true.

    And that's ONE of the reasons why Dream's the best ever.
     
  6. Omer

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    T-Mac has a sick turnaround jumper, I don't see why he's not even listed in there.
     
  7. Kindger

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    The article is about post player, TMac is a guard.
     
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    You may not post new threads
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    ?When will I have these rights? :eek: :eek:
     
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    Michael Jordan, for a time the best back-to-the-basket player in the game

    The author must be talking about the 2002-2003 season, which was the only year that Jordan played with Dream out of the league.
     
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    Umm...DWade and Kobe aren't?.....I agree, Tmac should've made the list
     
  11. tsunami

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    And why was Shaq not mentioned even once ? :confused:
     
  12. Kindger

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    What? DW and Kobe are on the list? My bad, they are on my ignore list.
     
  13. CharlieMurphy

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    Because all of those techniques mentioned above require having a shooting touch, all he can do is dunk the damn ball. It's only Part 1 of his article. I'm sure he will be mentioned in the next one.
     
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    when you contribute to the tip jar.
     
  15. tsunami

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    You can post replies, can't you?
     
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    They'd have to make a new category - counter-counter-counter-move. They wouldn't have "the best" or "the rest", cause we all know there would just be one name, and one name only - one name in the history of the game - the move often called the best ever, and one that even Jordan himself studied from Hakeem.
     
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    http://insider.espn.go.com/nba/insider/columns/story?columnist=thorpe_david&page=ScoutingPost2

    PART 2
    Yao's 1 for 3 on this one, and 4 for 7 overall. He's tied for the most number of appearance so far along with...believe it or not, Dirk (one in which he leads in). How'd that happen? :confused: Any idea on how many parts there are to this series?
     

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