The SuperHeroHype Forums  

Go Back   The SuperHeroHype Forums > SHH Community > Sports

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-10-2012, 07:14 PM   #1
charl_huntress
The Offender w/ Magic
 
charl_huntress's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Outside the doors of Arkham Ayslum
Posts: 10,745
Default 2012/2013 NBA thread: Wizards and Warriors

I am not a huge sports fan, but being a LA native I (of course) love the Lakers. Can an unbaised fan please tell me if Dwight Howard joining is good or bad for the Lakers? I don't follow B-ball enough to know what is or isn't a good trade. I'd just like some opinions...lol then when I hear the guys talking about this at work I can chime in like I know something....

__________________
Mission Accomplished!
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rowsdower! View Post
I've heard so many people talk about how Superman would kill Lois if they ever had sex, but I've never heard someone make this point before and it's brilliant. If Superman's bodily fluids are so dangerous, then he'd have to use a kryptonite toilet every time he takes a dump.

Last edited by charl_huntress; 08-10-2012 at 07:21 PM.
charl_huntress is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 07:55 PM   #2
Immortalfire
The Dreamy Mod
SHH! Global Moderator
 
Immortalfire's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: In the pale moonlight
Posts: 55,524
Default 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

The Heat are the champs, and Dwight's constant whining requests for a trade have finally been heard.

This is the new hoops thread

__________________
D A W G S
Immortalfire is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 08:05 PM   #3
Trainwreck2100
Side-Kick
 
Trainwreck2100's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 6,303
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

smart how three east teams got together to ship him out west. I feel bad for the Magic horrible trade for them but they didn't have any leverage

Trainwreck2100 is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 08:10 PM   #4
TheGuy
Side-Kick
 
TheGuy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 673
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Lakers are the most stacked team right now. Nash/Kobe/Pau/Howard. That's a lock for next year's Finals.

TheGuy is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 08:17 PM   #5
Anubis
Sup?
 
Anubis's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: The Nile Delta
Posts: 67,761
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Unless of course it all falls apart and they can't survive the growing pains of a new team with so many dynamic personalities.

__________________
Quote:
"Great, now I have to take over a whole planet because of your stupid boobs."
-Rick from Rick and Morty
Anubis is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 08:19 PM   #6
Darthphere
Kneel before 'Drox!
 
Darthphere's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: The Phantom Zone
Posts: 83,262
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Mike Brown is still their coach.

__________________
"When I was in college, I was belittling the woman who later become my wife for not knowing who Boba Fett was, and she responded by asking me if I knew who the Prime Minister of Israel was. Surprisingly? Not Mon Mothma."-BKV
Darthphere is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 08:43 PM   #7
TheGuy
Side-Kick
 
TheGuy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 673
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Anubis View Post
Unless of course it all falls apart and they can't survive the growing pains of a new team with so many dynamic personalities.
Yeah. I think their problem would be ball sharing. Gasol would even play a lesser role than he did last season.

TheGuy is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 09:00 PM   #8
Anubis
Sup?
 
Anubis's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: The Nile Delta
Posts: 67,761
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Plus there's the fact that Dwight still has an expiring contract. The longer he waits to resign, the more it becomes a problem.

__________________
Quote:
"Great, now I have to take over a whole planet because of your stupid boobs."
-Rick from Rick and Morty
Anubis is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 09:20 PM   #9
Nightmare
"Kill Them All"
 
Nightmare's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Elm Street
Posts: 18,285
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Darthphere View Post
Mike Brown is still their coach.
Steve Nash is the floor general.

__________________
"After they killed me, I became something much, much worse. The stuff nightmares are made of. The children still feared me, and their fear gave me the power to invade their dreams, and that's when the fun REALLY began"
Nightmare is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 09:21 PM   #10
Nightmare
"Kill Them All"
 
Nightmare's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Elm Street
Posts: 18,285
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Anubis View Post
Plus there's the fact that Dwight still has an expiring contract. The longer he waits to resign, the more it becomes a problem.
He won't resign. He can make 25 million dollars more by opting out and resigning with the lakers AFTER The season is over. IF he agrees to an extension now, he loses out on all that money. Would make no sense. After this season the lakers can offer him more than any other team.

__________________
"After they killed me, I became something much, much worse. The stuff nightmares are made of. The children still feared me, and their fear gave me the power to invade their dreams, and that's when the fun REALLY began"
Nightmare is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 10:01 PM   #11
Anubis
Sup?
 
Anubis's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: The Nile Delta
Posts: 67,761
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Or he can go somewhere else and not have to deal with Kobe calling him a punk ass.

__________________
Quote:
"Great, now I have to take over a whole planet because of your stupid boobs."
-Rick from Rick and Morty
Anubis is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 10:21 PM   #12
Silver Surfer
Power Cosmic
 
Silver Surfer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: T.O, Canada
Posts: 992
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Lakers I believe can offer him 20 mil more than any other team can after the season ends. As for Kobe, according to him he's set to retire after two years. Dwight will re-up, he almost has too.

Silver Surfer is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 10:24 PM   #13
Trainwreck2100
Side-Kick
 
Trainwreck2100's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 6,303
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Darthphere View Post
Mike Brown is still their coach.
if spoelstra could get a ring so could mike brown

Trainwreck2100 is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 10:25 PM   #14
Doomed_hero
Side-Kick
 
Doomed_hero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Camelot
Posts: 8,885
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

i think this trades winner is pau. Not only does he get to stay but he will have more chances to score with Dwight focused more on defense and having to have players stay on Dwight and not double team him. That plus Nash feeding him makes me think this will give Gasol a second life.

__________________
Luke: Never. I'll never turn to the Dark Side. You've failed, your highness. I am a Jedi, like my father before me.
The Emperor: So be it... Jedi.
Doomed_hero is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 10:33 PM   #15
Punisher_MAX
Ol' Painless
 
Punisher_MAX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Miami 305
Posts: 1,029
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

i find it funny when people keep saying Miami won with an awful bench.

did everyone forget what happened in the Finals?

Rio, Battier stepped up bug time, Haslem did his thing, Cole took the moment and Miller rose from the dead to ice the finals. if game 5 is an indicator of what the Heat plan to do then it doesnt matter what the Lakers bring to the table. Miami added Lewis and Allen, both 3 pt snipers to a group consisting of Miller, Jones and Rio who can shoot 3s. add in the fact that Cole will have a full preseason under him and a healthy core not hindered by the compressed season and you have a scary team in Miami.

if the Heat go out and sign Blatche or Darko, then size wont be an issue, and before i get laughed at, Darko last season played big against all star centers and is a solid C that would fit right here in Miami.

__________________
"Si vis pacem, para bellum- if you want peace, prepare for war." - Frank Castle
Punisher_MAX is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 10:37 PM   #16
Docker2.0
Watchin' you!
 
Docker2.0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Neva Neva land
Posts: 18,817
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Nachos!

Docker2.0 is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 11:02 PM   #17
Doc Samson
Superhero Psychiatrist
 
Doc Samson's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: GammaBase
Posts: 4,232
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Punisher_MAX View Post
i find it funny when people keep saying Miami won with an awful bench.

did everyone forget what happened in the Finals?

Rio, Battier stepped up bug time, Haslem did his thing, Cole took the moment and Miller rose from the dead to ice the finals. if game 5 is an indicator of what the Heat plan to do then it doesnt matter what the Lakers bring to the table. Miami added Lewis and Allen, both 3 pt snipers to a group consisting of Miller, Jones and Rio who can shoot 3s. add in the fact that Cole will have a full preseason under him and a healthy core not hindered by the compressed season and you have a scary team in Miami.

if the Heat go out and sign Blatche or Darko, then size wont be an issue, and before i get laughed at, Darko last season played big against all star centers and is a solid C that would fit right here in Miami.
For the better part of the playoffs, their bench was awful, which is why I don't subscribe to the "make your teammates better by passing them the ball" crap. These are professionals who got to the NBA from their ability to shoot. Passing them the ball can make their job easier in theory, but it's only the right play when it goes in the hoop.

Using that logic, Miami should've breezed through to the title because Lebron made sure all of those clowns got wide open looks. And none of them really came through consistently until the Finals, except Battier who was decent the whole way. I firmly believe had the Celtics been at full strength, they may have pulled that series out.

__________________
"I don't give a **** what you say. If I go out there and miss game winners, and people say, 'Kobe choked, or Kobe is seven for whatever in pressure situations,' Well, **** you. Because I don't play for your ******* approval. I play for my own love and enjoyment of the game. And to win. That's what I play for."
- Kobe Bryant

"As of right now, I don't know what he do good, cause what may work on another fighter is not gonna work on me."

- Floyd Mayweather
Doc Samson is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 11:13 PM   #18
The Apocalypse
Pokeballin'
 
The Apocalypse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: NYC
Posts: 6,500
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

The Lakers are the best looking team, on paper, right now. I don't like the move for Dwight though. Even if he does resign, once Kobe and Nash retire he's on a team worse than the Magic were.

The Apocalypse is offline  
Old 08-10-2012, 11:19 PM   #19
Doc Samson
Superhero Psychiatrist
 
Doc Samson's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: GammaBase
Posts: 4,232
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Bigger Market though, which seemingly, is all he was really worried about.

On another note, guess I'll have to retire this now:



Outside of Yao Ming, this was probably the nastiest dunk of his career. I'm sure Dwight gonna hear about it again...

__________________
"I don't give a **** what you say. If I go out there and miss game winners, and people say, 'Kobe choked, or Kobe is seven for whatever in pressure situations,' Well, **** you. Because I don't play for your ******* approval. I play for my own love and enjoyment of the game. And to win. That's what I play for."
- Kobe Bryant

"As of right now, I don't know what he do good, cause what may work on another fighter is not gonna work on me."

- Floyd Mayweather

Last edited by Doc Samson; 08-11-2012 at 05:11 PM.
Doc Samson is offline  
Old 08-11-2012, 01:27 AM   #20
Scrandy Randy
Side-Kick
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 479
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Apocalypse View Post
The Lakers are the best looking team, on paper, right now. I don't like the move for Dwight though. Even if he does resign, once Kobe and Nash retire he's on a team worse than the Magic were.
You think the Lakers will just call it a day once Kobe and Nash go? We might have a few down years in between but Dwight will have more prominent years as a Laker if he stays after Kobe and Nash leave.

Scrandy Randy is offline  
Old 08-11-2012, 01:51 AM   #21
Raiden
Say hello 2 my lil friend
 
Raiden's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 25,208
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Apocalypse View Post
The Lakers are the best looking team, on paper, right now. I don't like the move for Dwight though. Even if he does resign, once Kobe and Nash retire he's on a team worse than the Magic were.
If you think Lakers and Mitch Kupchuk will just let Dwight Howard surrounds himself with mediocre players after both Kobe and Nash retire, then you haven't been paying attention to the history of this organization. They will always go after some of the best players in NBA, just like they did in this off-season by acquiring both Nash and Howard.

__________________
"I know I'm asking a lot, but the price of freedom is high, it always has been, and it's a price I'm willing to pay. And if I'm the only one, then so be it. But I'm willing to bet I'm not." - Captain America
Raiden is offline  
Old 08-11-2012, 10:40 AM   #22
chesslover
Side-Kick
 
chesslover's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: West Bend,WI USA
Posts: 1,496
Default Re: Howard joins the Lakers

He's ok.

__________________
chaos reigns
chesslover is offline  
Old 08-11-2012, 10:48 AM   #23
Raiden
Say hello 2 my lil friend
 
Raiden's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 25,208
Default Re: Howard joins the Lakers

When healthy, Dwight Howard is the best center in NBA, and arguably the best defensive player as well. He does have some shortcomings, such as the inability to shoot free throws especially during clutch time, but his strengths more than offset his weaknesses. Also, he took a pretty mediocre Magic team all the way to the Finals, albeit losing to the Lakers in the end. I'd say any team in NBA won't have had second thoughts adding Howard to their team, including the Lakers. As a fan, I'm extremely ecstatic to see him joining the team along with Kobe, Nash, Gasol, etc.

__________________
"I know I'm asking a lot, but the price of freedom is high, it always has been, and it's a price I'm willing to pay. And if I'm the only one, then so be it. But I'm willing to bet I'm not." - Captain America
Raiden is offline  
Old 08-11-2012, 12:29 PM   #24
charl_huntress
The Offender w/ Magic
 
charl_huntress's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Outside the doors of Arkham Ayslum
Posts: 10,745
Default Re: Howard joins the Lakers

Thank you! If I could ask one more question...

What role is he supposed to play on the Lakers? Meaning, how will he fit with the rest of the team? I keep hearing that this is good for Gasol because it releases pressure off him.

__________________
Mission Accomplished!
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rowsdower! View Post
I've heard so many people talk about how Superman would kill Lois if they ever had sex, but I've never heard someone make this point before and it's brilliant. If Superman's bodily fluids are so dangerous, then he'd have to use a kryptonite toilet every time he takes a dump.
charl_huntress is offline  
Old 08-11-2012, 02:55 PM   #25
Dr. Evil
Gamora
 
Dr. Evil's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Dallas, Texas
Posts: 38,441
Default Re: 2012/2013 NBA thread: Your worst Dwightmare!

Despite what David Stern says, NBA players will play in Rio in 2016:

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olymp...mes/56919010/1

__________________
My MCU Rankings: 1. The Avengers- 9/10, 2. Captain America: The Winter Soldier- 9/10, 3. Guardians of the Galaxy- 9/10 , 4. Iron Man- 8.5/10, 5. Captain America: The First Avenger- 8/10, 6. Thor- 8/10, 7. Iron Man 2- 7.5/10, 8. Thor: The Dark World- 7/10, 9. Iron Man 3- 7/10, 10. The Incredible Hulk- 6/10
Dr. Evil is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:10 AM.

monitoring_string = "dee460792f24517621e3ca080805de7e"
Contact Us - Mobile - SuperHeroHype - ComingSoon.net - Shock Till You Drop - Lost Password - Clear Cookies - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top - AdChoices


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SuperHeroHype.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2014 All Rights Reserved.