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Old 12-23-2012, 03:07 AM   #1
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Default Is Minnesota trying to be all white?

Love, pekovic, Rubio, ridnour, sved, kirilenko, barea all getting the most minutes.. All white guys In a league that's 95 percent black. This has to be on purpose right?
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:19 AM   #2
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Default Re: Is Minnesota trying to be all white?

they know who they are marketing to
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:20 AM   #3
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Default Re: Is Minnesota trying to be all white?

Yea, they are just trying to beat speed, athleticism, low BBall IQ and lack of fundamentals with craftiness, skill, shooting touch, high IQ ball movement and fundamental play.

It's a great strategy that will get them in the playoffs. White power!
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:24 AM   #4
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This is gonna sound racist, but Minnesota is being smart. They know they're a small market team that can't really attract star talent. So they're getting it done through team play and fundamental basketball, which Euros and "whites" happen to be good at.

Plus white guys don't tend to be as diva about their situations as black guys are. Minnesota is not equipped to deal with crybabies and locker room setbacks.
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:26 AM   #5
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and they're all good players..
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:27 AM   #6
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Default Re: Is Minnesota trying to be all white?

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This is gonna sound racist, but Minnesota is being smart. They know they're a small market team that can't really attract star talent. So they're getting it done through team play and fundamental basketball, which Euros and "whites" happen to be good at.

Plus white guys don't tend to be as diva about their situations as black guys are. Minnesota is not equipped to deal with crybabies and locker room setbacks.
Yea I see it like that too.. Less iso ball and more of a team approach. I actually really like it.
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:34 AM   #7
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Default Re: Is Minnesota trying to be all white?

4 different languages spoken on team,

lack of diversity

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Old 12-23-2012, 03:43 AM   #8
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50 Shades of White
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:08 AM   #9
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4 different languages spoken on team,

lack of diversity

Lol.. And they're all still Caucasian. Just pointing something out. Was watching twolves highlights and there were 5 white boys ball in at the same time for most of the video. Pretty rare to see.
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Old 12-23-2012, 06:26 AM   #10
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50 Shades of White
yeah, to be fair.....barea and rubio are latino....pekovic is a slavic caveman,....and so on......they only have a few real whites.......
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Old 12-23-2012, 06:52 AM   #11
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Default Re: Is Minnesota trying to be all white?

Black American players dont like playing in Minnesota, Utah, or Toronto, so those teams tend to have more white players.
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Old 12-23-2012, 07:56 AM   #12
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Default Re: Is Minnesota trying to be all white?

It's a complicated situation, because the team is also very diverse from an international standpoint, which should be applauded.

That said, while most of these white players happen to be very good, I have a bigger problem justifying the presence of guys like Amundson and Stiemsma (as well as, to a lesser extent, Ridnour and Budinger) who are the definition of "replaceable" players, with anything other than racial bias. There's an abundance of talented black players who could do a better job than those four.
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Old 12-23-2012, 08:23 AM   #13
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Default Re: Is Minnesota trying to be all white?

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Plus white guys don't tend to be as diva about their situations as black guys are. Minnesota is not equipped to deal with crybabies and locker room setbacks.
I guess that means Kevin Love doesn't "tend" to act like a white guy, then?

Fact is, divas can be found among every race, and in virtually every situation.

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Old 12-23-2012, 08:28 AM   #14
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Old 12-23-2012, 09:44 AM   #15
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Lol.. And they're all still Caucasian. Just pointing something out. Was watching twolves highlights and there were 5 white boys ball in at the same time for most of the video. Pretty rare to see.

it's an international team first, not white team

white in this case would imply american white.

luke ridnour, love, budinger, amundson.. that's it.
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