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[NYT] Lin on the Rockets & LOL@Rice Grads

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by SamFisher, Jul 20, 2012.

  1. SamFisher

    SamFisher Contributing Member

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    good article:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/20/s...ls-and-international-fan-base.html?ref=sports.


    And LOL@Rice Grads and logic fails:

     
  2. Joshfast

    Joshfast "We're all gonna die" - Billy Sole
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    That's nice. The country's third largest newspaper quotes a freaking RICE GRAD, on sports nonetheless.
     
  4. Tenchi

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    Some other great quotes in the article.. “Lin is smaller than Yao but very talented. He went to Harvard. He plays with his brain.” Pretty obvious that Lin is smaller than Yao. Good thing Lin doesn't play center.
     
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    HEYYY! Don't give Mctalky any ideas!:p
     
  6. LinHype

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    “It seems like a lot of money for someone who’s unproven,” said Tristan Clement, 22, a recent graduate of Rice University who was with friends at a bar located near the campus.

    And Omer Aski, who is also getting 25m in 3 yrs, is proven??? 25m/3yrs might get you a proven player 10 years ago, not in the professional basketball market today.
     
  7. BigBird

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    You tell that Rice Grad
     
  8. Akim523

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    I will make sure my son and daughter go no where near that place.
     
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    the rice grad was commenting not in a basketball context.

    rice > harvard. yikes!
     
  10. felixng2012

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    Lol Rice University.
     
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    Bye bye Murray :(.
     
  12. jaxwithanx

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    Not really a failure in logic. Just a failure in facts.
     
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    Nevermind, after refreshing on the exact definition, I'm going to go with logic now.

    He obviously just isn't much of a basketball fan. Not sure why journalist decided that his attendance at Rice was a point of note.
     
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    Sounds like someone is jealous.
     
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    You don't want them to go to Rice?

    Pretty sure one person from Rice shouldn't sway your decision on one of the better colleges in the nation.
     
  16. Fyreball

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    Your Sarcasm Detector is broken, I would imagine.

    And leave it to a New York paper to ask a bunch of non-basketball fans questions about this story....nope, their personal agendas had NOTHING to do with this....riiiiight.
     
  17. krosfyah

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    ...and the name of the Rice grad is 'Tristan' so I presume that is a chic.

    For their next article on Presidential politics, they can go down to Westpark and ask some day laborers if they will be swayed about Mitt Romney's tax statements.
     

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