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Shane Battier: I feel terrible for Yao

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by _RTM_, Jun 19, 2012.

  1. _RTM_

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    http://sports.yahoo.com/news/nba--s...-title.html;_ylt=AswcdQZB_dYUxBCXS7PbOgy8vLYF
     
  2. dragonwill

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    Thanks for the NBA refs。
     
  3. Zboy

    Zboy Contributing Member

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    Instead of feeling bad for Yao, he could have contributed and helped him in the series against the Jazz.
     
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  4. PeppermintCandy

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    Good article on Battier. Nice to see him getting some national media attention.

    It's hard to believe that if the Heat win, Battier will be the first Duke player with titles in both the NCAA and the NBA.
     
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    Dang. Is that really true? That is amazing if so.
     
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    Last part of the article:

    Two more wins and Battier will become just Coach K's second player from Duke with an NBA title – and the first Duke player ever with NCAA and NBA championships. Which would he consider sweeter?

    “I will tell you if it happens,” Battier said.​
     
  7. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    go **** yourself ring chaser.

    People need to remember this. Don't bring up T-mac either because he averaged 35 ppg that series.
     
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    Shane Battier is a true professional, etc.
     
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    That series was on Rafer and the bench from a production standpoint. Look at Game 7. Shane had a "big" game, T-Mac and Yao did their thing....
     
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    who was the other player?
     
  11. DaDakota

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    A very obscure one iirc.

    DD
     
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    complete opposite, actually.

    danny ferry.
     
  13. Rocketfan713

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    bitter much? :rolleyes:
     
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    No. Just stating a fact.
     
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    the year i thought we can really win a title was 2007 2008 year before Yao went down. We were killing everybody. what if?
     
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    If Yao and tmac didn't go down in 09, we would've won the title. To this day, I still do not doubt.
     
  17. SamFisher

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    ...by patting Yao on the back and saying "good try big guy" after Boozer grabs yet another critical offensive rebound?


     
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    Huge effin Sigh.... What could have been and what should have been. I blame Kobe for that one year he collided knees with Yao. I wish Kobe would have gone down instead of Yao.
     
  19. SacTown

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    Yao lost that series. Couldn't grab a key rebound in crunch time which allowed Okur to drain that 3.
     
  20. leroy

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    Oh grow up. Should players not want to play for championships? Let us remember that he wanted to remain a Rocket. He didn't want to get traded. I'm not going to blame a guy for going to a team that wants him that also happens to be a championship contender.
     
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