2018-19 NBA Season

Discussion in 'NBA' started by Freethinker, Oct 9, 2018.

  1. Deceptive Speed

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    Good news as some of you on here don't support Portland's C Enes Kanter (I actually do), as C/PF Meyers Leonard started game 3 scoring 16 pts 4 assts and 4 rbs in 31 mins! Leonard should remain with the starters with his ability to light it up from 3, and back-up PF/C Zach Collins had another solid game with 6 pts 8 rbs and 1 blk.
     
  2. Shadowlight

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    Whether it be the announcing crew of Mike Breen with Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy or Marv Albert with Chris Webber and Reggie Miller I have been struck by their caste free tone throughout the playoffs. They aren't hesitant to hand out praise to the white players and in general they have made watching what is still mainly a black dominated event tolerable. The insights have been keen as well.

    And Charles Barkley to his credit like him or not doesn't trade in caste talk.

    Forgetting the caste riddled ESPN morning shows I get this sense that the NBA recognizes that a non white NBA isn't particularly appealing to the majority of fans. In a culture that seems to emphasize diversity ( albeit it is skewed towards non white races) it seems reasonable to think that diverse NBA teams with black and white players gelling together is a look that spells diversity in action. On paper at least. Maybe I am hedging my bets too far here? Ha.

    Unlike MLB which is in full retreat or the NFL which is clearly segregating races by position by excluding whites from outside WRs, DBs and RBs, the NBA might be turning a small corner. The operative term is might.

    Can't get ahead of myself and sadly the next couple of drafts seem black heavy on the top. And the pipeline like in football is stuffed to the gills in black prospects.

    But after a few years in the wilderness I think the style of play in the NBA is becoming more accessible again and certain meter readings on white player participation has moved the needle slightly in a more favorable direction.

    In what will be a close race it is still anticipated that Luka Doncic will win the Rookie Of The Year award just nipping out Trae Young. Dirk Nowitzki elevated the Mavericks to top contender so the important career arc that Doncic needs to take is to start winning.

    Only time will tell what the future holds for the NBA in the next few years in terms of caste. There is still a great need for more white stars and hopefully soon a white superstar. But at least I feel a little better about things today than I did three years ago. One small step at a time I guess.

    For instance the three Portland players Deceptive Speed mentions above is the reason I will watch tonight's game.
     
  3. Don Wassall

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    Amazing isn't it, that we have actually influenced the way the corporate media talks about and covers White athletes, a miracle in and of itself, and yet the CF site itself is barely alive most of the time. I can't think of any other aspect of society in which at least a bit of pro-White progress has been made, and yet Caste Football generally is luck to have two dozen posts a day most of the time. It's very, very disappointing to me as the founder and admin of this site; we should be trying to keep up with the new posts every day but of course the opposite is the case. Even most of the registered posters who come by the site seem to have little to say anymore. Sorry for the rant, but I'm just saying what I feel.
     
  4. Leonardfan

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    It is a slow time of year with the site geared towards football. I do share your frustations. Hopefully site traffic will experience and up tick again when football season comes around.
     
  5. TwentyTwo

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    Meyers Leonard 25 points in the 1st Half! 10 for 12 FG's ....5 three pointers + Dunk & alley oop to Collins for the Dunk! Sorry Jusef Nurkic snapped his leg toward end of the season. Almost as good as Jokic.

    I notice that too Shadowlight ...Barkley ; Miller & co. have been complimenting the White players on a regular basis!

    Heck a few years ago Micheal Irvin said "Andrew Luck is a better Athlete than y'all give him credit for". White people tend to eat their own kind...whether it's closet jealousy bec they were unathletic in HS PE; therefore no White's can ever be good athletes. Or they stick to the script...

    I aplogize for not posting more Don..it's been Ebb n Flow ...but did Start 2019 Defensive Backs thread this evening.
     
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  6. Riggins44

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    I have watched almost no NBA basketball this year, including the playoffs. I just checked out BSPN and saw that Portland is up by 4 points at halftime to GS, but are down 3-0 in the series. Myers Leonard got the start tonight. He has played 16 minutes, and his line is: 25 points, 4 rebounds, 10-12 from the field, 5-6 from 3. Gee, maybe they should have played him more earlier in the series? Maybe they now wouldn't be down 3-0? Nah, they gotta play the REAL athletes.
     
  7. icsept

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    Meyers Leonard drops 25 points in the 1st half against the Warriors, on 10/12 shooting, including 5/6 on threes. The all black halftime crew of Paul pierce, jalen rose, and Chauncey billups couldn’t stop laughing about it.

    I’m wondering if he’ll get the opportunities (minutes and shots) to continue his success in the second half.
     
  8. Riggins44

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    The most likely scenario is: the real athletes get their panties in a wad because the white player took some of the spotlight away from them, they take him out and let the real athletes play and take all the shots, and then they lose this game and get swept in the series.
     
  9. icsept

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    well, Leonard played 19 minutes in the 2nd half, but only got 2 shots.
     
  10. white lightning

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    The Warriors just won in overtime 119-117. Tough loss for the Blazers but Miles Leonard had 30 pts to show he can play. Collins had 10 pts. Even though they got swept, it was to a world
    championship team and at least they showed heart. Maybe get a few more Leonard type players and nexst year will be better. Hard to believe how good Golden State is even without Durant. They
    to me do one thing really good similar to San Antonio. They play team basketball and for the most part are unselfish. They might be better with Durant not playing as he takes so many shots.
     
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  11. Don Wassall

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    The Eastern Conference Finals features two players who could be considered the NBA’s best in Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kawhi Leonard, a team that posted the league’s best record and point differential (Milwaukee Bucks) and a grizzled opponent looking to make their first NBA Finals (Toronto Raptors).

    None of that seems to be a compelling draw for the average viewer in the United States, however.

    The Athletic’s Richard Deitsch detailed that Game 2 between the Bucks and Raptors averaged 4.39 million viewers on TNT, down 48 percent year-over-year from when the LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers squared off against the Boston Celtics in 2018.

    https://sports.yahoo.com/raptors-bucks-eastern-conference-finals-ratings-011932974.html
     
  12. Claimjumper

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    Nikola Jokic announces as all NBA First Team today! Only the third white athlete to get the honor in the last decade (Marc Gasol in 14-15 and Dirk in 08-09)
     
  13. Shadowlight

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    Also worth noting Luca Doncic ( who will likely win ROY) was a first team all rookie selection and Kevin Huerter just slipped in as a second team selection. Huerter has great potential. He represents what is lacking in the NBA. A white hyper athletic SG star.

    Second round pick Rodions Kurucs was an honorable mention. Kurucs was up and down but is athletic and has a lot of energy. Needs to tighten up his game.

    Explosive Grayson Allen showed some flash at the end of the season but rarely played. There is hope for him yet though.

    Donte D is with the Bucks of all teams but has been saddled with injuries most of the season. A very difficult player to project. Some wonder if he has peaked already but we won't know until he gets steady playing time. I hope he doesn't follow a similar pattern to Sam Dekker who has had a surprisingly spotty NBA career. I think Donte D when given a chance will become a solid player.

    Speaking of the Bucks. If they don't win this series the finals will be ultra depressing for me. In fact I might not even watch it if Toronto advances. Beyond the obvious they are deadly dull to boot. And the Warriors will dispense with them in no time.
     
  14. Bucky

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    Awesome atmosphere tonight in Milwaukee for Game 5! Looking for Milwaukee's bench mob to have an impact like they have all year.

     
  15. Riggins44

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    Awesome! We have recognized Jokic's unique skill set and superstar potential for several years here at CF, but now that he has been awarded first team all NBA, he has now been officially recognized as a superstar.

    I am looking forward to next season in the NBA with Jokic's continued ascendance, the pairing of Doncic and Porzingis in Dallas, and the emergence of other white players such as Vucevic, Markanen, Sabonis, Huerter, Connaughton, Zach Collins, etc.
     
  16. Shadowlight

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    The Bucks HC is an idiot. He rearranged his bench minutes limiting PC's playing time. Didn't bother to start Mirotic in the last game and in general put a muzzle on the snow patrol. He reduced their playing time and it was noticeable. I know Brogdon reentered the lineup after an injury but why stop what was so successful in the earlier rounds?

    And basketball is a cruel sport. Media hero the Greek Freak was less than spectacular. He kept dribbling into trouble and looked awkward on more than a few occasions. Can't shoot from deep. Can't even consistently hit free throws. Wow. He isn't good enough to carry a team despite all the media drooling although even the media started to notice his limitations. Still a top tier player but not a champion type. Not yet. Too many holes in his game. Can he score other than a layup or a dunk? Made you wonder after his stumbling performance.

    And speedy "athletic" PG Eric Bledsoe was just plain awful. Can't shoot, can't distribute and got outplayed by Toronto bench bums.



    To put a ribbon on it the finals is a caste nightmare. C Gasol starts for Toronto but is not a major figure at this point in his career. He does contribute though.

    Bogut is even less a factor for Golden State. Jerebko is a high energy bench player that might step up here. He has made positive plays throughout his limited exposure during the playoffs.

    Other than that squat.

    Essentially the only thing to root for is horrible ratings. And Toronto is as dull as dishwater so my guess is the ratings won't be good. And Golden State will win another title, probably in a walk. It would be sort of funny if they win it without another media hero Kevin Durant.
     
  17. Bucky

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    Not really too much more to add. Excellent summary Shadowlight.
     
  18. Deceptive Speed

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    The All-NBA teams and awards for 2018-19 have been unveiled, with Nikola Jokic being named 1st team All-NBA. Jokic joins Marc Gasol, Dirk Nowitzki, and Steve Nash to make it 4 whites since the start of 2000 to make 1st team all-NBA since. Nice to Jokic recognized as the best Center in the league, but its ugly after him with no other whites comin close to sniffing 2nd or 3rd team. Nikola Vucevic and Doncic were sbubbed from 2nd team and 3rd team all-nba respectively in order, even Danilo Gallinari had a case for 3rd team albeit a stretch. For the Rookies Luka Doncic of course made 1st team for that , while Kevin Huerter snuck into 2nd team all-rookie! Lastly Domantas Sabonis was named the 6th man of the year!!!
     
  19. Claimjumper

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    Although it’s no surprise what the demographics are of hockey and basketball fans, I found it pretty amazing how big of a stark contrast of the maple leafs and raptors fans in the postseason outside the arena parties

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  20. white is right

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    It's batten down the hatches and get out your shotgun time, the Rainbow Coalition of mayhem has hit Toronto.......

    PS, I was half joking before, but it looks like 7 morons are wanted for public mischief and one moron might be wanted for making a threat against a police officer. The mob could have killed this policeman if he arrested this buffoon for jumping on his vehicles roof.....https://globalnews.ca/video/5332996...-out-of-control-raptors-game-day-celebrations
     
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  21. Shadowlight

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    Wait a minute. That video above is a trailer for that new multicultural zombie movie everyone is talking about. I think it played at the Cannes film festival last week.

    Imagine if they win the series? I guess burning down Toronto will be the encore.

    Good grief.
     
  22. Shadowlight

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    The TV ratings opener was down 18% from last year's opening game. And it was the lowest rated opener in 10 years. So far my hunch has been correct. This Toronto team is as dull as nails.

    I think I speak for many here in hoping the ratings completely take a nose dive going forward.
     
  23. booth

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    I just read an article that stated NBA players are in talks with the league to drop the word "owner" from the people who controls the majority interest of a team. The NBA board said they use the term"governor" when referring to the owners. The players prefer the word CEO. Imagine paying someone 20 million a year and they want you to do what they want you to do.
     
  24. Shadowlight

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    How long will it be that the black players will want to be referred as Lord so and so? And after that my guess is the media will start referring to a few of them as immortal gods. They sort of insinuate that now.

    Game Two of the finals had a 20% drop in TV ratings from last year. Two games in the TV ratings have been very poor and I suspect that this trend will continue. The biggest rooting interest I have in this series is seeing dismal ratings. So far so good.
     
  25. Freethinker

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    ESPN must have really enjoyed writing this piece on Marc Gasol and his efforts to help 3rd world savages invade his ancestral homeland. Most celebrities simply virtue signal by posting something gay on Twitter or Facebook but Gasol takes it to a whole new level by going out on boats into the Mediterranean. Heaven forbid these rapefugees drown while doing something illegal to destroy your country.

    https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id...-witnesses-immigrant-rescue-mediterranean-sea

    With Chris “Cuck” Long retiring (to help future rocket scientists figure out how to dig a well?), I nominate Marc Gasol as biggest Anti-White pro-athlete currently playing.
     

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