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Old 10-05-2017, 07:51 PM   #1
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Default NBA losers than became winning players

Is there a better example than Zach Randolph?

He was cancerous in New York. An absolute disaster. It seemed like he was always a net negative even if he scored. Then he became a contributor in Memphis. They were a really tough team for years.


Are there any other players that lost their loser repuation that late in their career?
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Old 10-05-2017, 07:54 PM   #2
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Rasheed Wallace, JR Smith
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Old 10-05-2017, 08:10 PM   #3
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Antoine Walker
Ron Artest
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Old 10-05-2017, 08:32 PM   #4
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Kevin Durant
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Old 10-05-2017, 08:41 PM   #5
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Rasheed Wallace, JR Smith

Rasheed was winning in Portland though. They were a quarter away from NBA Finals. He was the best player on Blazers teams that made the playoffs every year.

JR Smith is still kind of a loser. Lebron changed that. Not JR.
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Old 10-05-2017, 08:47 PM   #6
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Default Re: NBA losers than became winning players

Jason Williams - went from a turnover machine to a championship contributer.

Dirk Nowitzki - Went from being bounced in the early rounds of the playoffs to beating the most stacked team in NBA history.

Gilbert Arenas - Went from nba statpadder to Instagram savage.

Michael Jordan - Went from your ordinary chucker being bounced in the early rounds on the regular to a 6 time championship.

This goes to show that with the right help, anyone can LOOK good.
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Old 10-05-2017, 08:53 PM   #7
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Default Re: NBA losers than became winning players

Lebron

was missing playoffs and then choked in the Playoffs for 5 consecutive seasons before he met an even bigger choker in Harden with a young OKC squad, legit should have also lost 2 out of the 3 rings he did win but was bailed out by the league and his teammates.
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Old 10-05-2017, 08:55 PM   #8
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Lebron

was missing playoffs and then choked in the Playoffs for 5 consecutive seasons before he met an even bigger choker in Harden with a young OKC squad, legit should have also lost 2 out of the 3 rings he did win but was bailed out by the league and his teammates.
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Old 10-05-2017, 09:51 PM   #9
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Default Re: NBA losers than became winning players

lebron james, except he's slowly becoming a loser again.
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Old 10-05-2017, 09:54 PM   #10
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Lebron, he went to Miami ask for help as he was tired of losing every single year
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Old 10-05-2017, 09:55 PM   #11
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Default Re: NBA losers than became winning players

jr smith was the first player that came to mind
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Rasheed was winning in Portland though. They were a quarter away from NBA Finals. He was the best player on Blazers teams that made the playoffs every year.

JR Smith is still kind of a loser. Lebron changed that. Not JR.

Rasheed was a good player but he was such a volatile headcase that Portland traded him away, then Atlanta gave him away for free to Detroit... and he became one of their three most important players on the championship team...

Does it matter if LeBron helped JR out?

You just want to argue that Zach Randolph is the only guy to ever turn it around.. you're being weird.
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Old 10-05-2017, 10:01 PM   #13
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Rasheed was a good player but he was such a volatile headcase that Portland traded him away, then Atlanta gave him away for free to Detroit... and he became one of their three most important players on the championship team...

Does it matter if LeBron helped JR out?

You just want to argue that Zach Randolph is the only guy to ever turn it around.. you're being weird.

Nah because Ron Artest is another that I agree with from listed players.
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Old 10-05-2017, 10:14 PM   #14
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Jason Williams - went from a turnover machine to a championship contributer.

Dirk Nowitzki - Went from being bounced in the early rounds of the playoffs to beating the most stacked team in NBA history.

Gilbert Arenas - Went from nba statpadder to Instagram savage.

Michael Jordan - Went from your ordinary chucker being bounced in the early rounds on the regular to a 6 time championship.

This goes to show that with the right help, anyone can LOOK good.
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Old 10-05-2017, 10:33 PM   #15
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Dirk is the easy answer
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