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Old 08-24-2019, 12:43 PM   #1
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Default Team USA and the degradation of real basketball skills is an EMBARRASSMENT...

When are we going to stop elevating athletes and start elevating basketball players with actual skills?

Such an embarrassment.

Speaks volumes about the degradation of American society.

Sick of it.
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Old 08-24-2019, 12:50 PM   #2
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Old 08-24-2019, 01:03 PM   #3
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This wouldn't happen under Obama.
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Old 08-24-2019, 03:21 PM   #4
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Electing Trump showed America is full of morons and the Republican party is trash for getting stepped on my someone as pathetic as trump
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Old 08-24-2019, 03:25 PM   #5
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Default Re: Team USA and the degradation of real basketball skills is an EMBARRASSMENT...

I agree.
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Old 08-24-2019, 03:31 PM   #6
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Default Re: Team USA and the degradation of real basketball skills is an EMBARRASSMENT...

It's all about ego's and narratives, and shortcutting and superteams now....

Not about winning. In that regard Kawhi is a lost species.
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Old 08-24-2019, 03:37 PM   #7
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It's all about ego's and narratives, and shortcutting and superteams now....

Not about winning. In that regard Kawhi is a lost species.
Lebron and A.D are lost too
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Old 08-24-2019, 04:49 PM   #8
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Default Re: Team USA and the degradation of real basketball skills is an EMBARRASSMENT...

Why?

Why team USA keep gettn blown out?
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Old 08-24-2019, 05:01 PM   #9
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Why?

Why team USA keep gettn blown out?

Lebron, A.D, Kawhi, retarden, questbrook, curry, and others
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Old 08-24-2019, 05:02 PM   #10
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Why?

Why team USA keep gettn blown out?

it was a blow out?
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Old 08-24-2019, 05:11 PM   #11
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Default Re: Team USA and the degradation of real basketball skills is an EMBARRASSMENT...

At least for team USA I would have thought playing with the best of the best of the NBA would be enticing and at the very least a positive learning experience to further develop.
Fans in Australia were expecting to see the likes of Harden, Lowrey, Davis, CJ and Simmons, and that's how it was advertised. Instead we got Lopez, Plumlee and White.
Maybe FIBA needs to work with the NBA and other world leagues more to schedule the competition so the big names will play.
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Old 08-24-2019, 06:29 PM   #12
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Default Re: Team USA and the degradation of real basketball skills is an EMBARRASSMENT...

While I agree with the sentiment it's basically impossible to take this seriously from someone as ignorant about basketball as OP is.
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Old 08-24-2019, 08:48 PM   #13
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I knew this team was going to be trash ...

Esp when D Mitchell and Kemba are your best players, but they’re in play as the worst Team USA possibly ever. At least since pros were participating.

Yes inferior to 2004 and 2002.

Absolutely pathetic that they already have a loss on their record and breaking that long ass winning streak.
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Old 08-24-2019, 08:53 PM   #14
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I knew this team was going to be trash ...

Esp when D Mitchell and Kemba are your best players, but they’re in play as the worst Team USA possibly ever. At least since pros were participating.

Yes inferior to 2004 and 2002.

Absolutely pathetic that they already have a loss on their record and breaking that long ass winning streak.

They lost to Carlos Arroyo in a real game in 2004. This team lost an exhibition game on the road to one of the top teams.
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Old 08-24-2019, 08:53 PM   #15
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They lost to Carlos Arroyo in a real game in 2004. This team lost an exhibition game on the road to one of the top teams.

He isn't wrong, though. That the best players on the team are Kemba Walker and Donovan Mitchell is pathetic. The team doesn't even have a single top 20 american player.

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