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Will Orlando Retire TMac's Jersey now that he's in HOF?

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by heypartner, Apr 1, 2017.

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WIll ORL retire TMac's Jersey

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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    63.4%
  1. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    HOF
    Two scoring titles while there
    4 All-Star appearances (vs 3 with Rockets)
    More games started than with the Rockets
    Same playoff appearances -- 3

    fwiw: They are the only team to have not retired any jerseys yet. (Except #6 for the fan)
     
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  2. J.R.

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    ...and T-Mac won't be their first.

    Toronto, Memphis & LA Clippers also do not have retired numbers.
     
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  3. Rocket River

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    Clippers should retire Sam Cassell's number

    Rocket River
     
  4. DreamRun95

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    Wow..Orlando don't have any numbers retired. Only No 6 for the fans? I don't see them retiring TMac if they didn't retire Penny or Shaq.
     
  5. Mr. Brightside

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    No, HOU should rightfully retire his jersey.
     
  6. rockets13champs

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    Houston should too Ariza should be allowed to Finnish his tenure with #1 tho
     
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    He was a better player as a Rocket (a more complete player), but I still wouldn't retire it here
     
  8. krnxsnoopy

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    tinman's worst nightmare lol
     
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  9. Easy

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    Who achieved more in Orlando?

    Penny, Shaq, TMac, Dwight
     
  10. tinman

    tinman You want to protect the world
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    What ?
    Orlando retires penny hardadways number?
    Penny was awesome
     
  11. krnxsnoopy

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    Nah, Tracy being a first ballot hall of famer is your worst nightmare lol.

    Had he been a second ballot hall of famer you'd post about that ad nauseum every time Tmac's name came up, for years to come.
     
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  12. tinman

    tinman You want to protect the world
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    Hahaha
    Tmac's first round exits were a nightmare come true for all Rockets fan

    When did I ever think he wouldn't get in the hall of fame? he's a multiple all star, he ain't some scrub like your hero Jeremy Lin
     
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  13. donkeypunch

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    I dont see the option of "I hope so. So that we dont"
     
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  14. VBG

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    Dwight easily IMO. Penny, Shaq and T-Mac all had 3-4 years with the Magic where they were dominant. Dwight had a 6 year stretch of dominance with the Magic.

    Dwight won 1 more finals game than the others combined too :p
     
  15. krnxsnoopy

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    Quoting heypartner in the other thread:

    Tmac being 1st ballot hall of famer is ABSOLUTELY tinmac's worst nightmare LOLLLLLLLLL. Cause he can't stick an asterisk next to Tmac's HOF credentials, like he does with everything else Tmac related (Lmao!)
     
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  16. heypartner

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    Actually, my point in the other thread was the Basketball HOF doesn't seem to treat 1st Ballot like MLB does. You quoted the Baseball-Reference site wrt Baseball HOF. The media doesn't really give special "First Ballot" significance in Basketball like that. So, don't count on it being extra annoying to tinman. If the voters did care, McGrady doesn't make it first year, no way.

    btw: in a quick search, I could only find one article that address 1st Ballot for NBA players....this is probably someone who covers MLB more. Lack of more debate/articles on this shows how it's not really a thing ppl care about.

    And Tracy McGrady is not on his list.

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/brianm...ady-first-ballot-hall-of-famers/#73d701c6544f
     
  17. krnxsnoopy

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    Agreed. Baseball HOF and Basketball HOF are two different things. Baseball HOF is much harder to get into, first of all.

    1st ballot basketball HOF is not all that significant as you said. That doesn't mean Tmac haters like tinmac won't bring it up every chance they get if Tmac didn't get in the 1st time. You know this. LOL
     
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  18. tinman

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    i don't hate tmac
    But I hate his player only fans who think he was more special than the team

    But as time passes I realize that they weren't so bad
    Especially compared to the manure that are the lin only fans
     
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    He only played 4 seasons with the Magic but they were very good seasons.
     
  20. da_juice

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    LA will probably retire Paul's number (maybe Blake's too) and I have to think they're going to retire Marc Gasol also (especially if he doesn't leave).

    Toronto is interesting, do they retire Derozasens? Lowry's?
     
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