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#2101 Mustachio Posted 08 February 2018 - 03:09 PM

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I don't know what deals were out there, and staying pat may have been the best move today.   but it sure seems like the Hornets just locked in to 2 more years of mediocrity.   As a season ticket holder, that card just keeps getting harder to justify.  


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#2102 Chef Posted 08 February 2018 - 03:21 PM

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I don't know what deals were out there, and staying pat may have been the best move today. but it sure seems like the Hornets just locked in to 2 more years of mediocrity. As a season ticket holder, that card just keeps getting harder to justify.


Alright fellas, I am taking a sabbatical until this team is either in the 7th or better seed or draft time.
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#2103 HokieHornet Posted 08 February 2018 - 03:32 PM

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I don't know what deals were out there, and staying pat may have been the best move today. but it sure seems like the Hornets just locked in to 2 more years of mediocrity. As a season ticket holder, that card just keeps getting harder to justify.


I'm more and more comfortable that I let mine go this year. Besides needing to reallocate funds, I was having a hard time sinking more money in. There's no "rewards program" for longevity (should be!) and the rewards program of seeing the team get better hasn't shown signs of taking off either. And while I feel better about that decision I don't feel great that this is where the Hornets are.

Can't imagine how Michael feels about it all since his financial outlay was a bit more than mine, ha.
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#2104 Adam42R Posted 08 February 2018 - 03:39 PM

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Can't imagine how Michael feels about it all since his financial outlay was a bit more than mine, ha.

Might not be $:$. He apparently put in 30M cash, the rest was assuming the loans of Bob Johnson. His net worth is 1.5B. *Not sure what his original minority investment was, or if that was the 30M.

They did what I needed to retain our seats another few years, keeping the one All-Star they grew. And the guaranteed price freeze over the next two years helps a hell of a lot.
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#2105 buckets Posted 08 February 2018 - 04:06 PM

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Alright fellas, I am taking a sabbatical until this team is either in the 7th or better seed or draft time.

 

Yeah pending trades I decided the same several days ago. I'll pop in occasionally but simply cannot muster enthusiasm for this roster any longer.


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#2106 kiery101 Posted 08 February 2018 - 05:16 PM

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Jeez... The Kings are quite a mess. What a waste for a lottery pick.

Sources: The Kings are waiving center Georgios Papagiannis, who was their No. 13 overall selection in the 2016 draft.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 8, 2018


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#2107 nowhere fast Posted 13 February 2018 - 03:01 AM

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#2108 Buzzau Posted 13 February 2018 - 09:22 AM

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He shot 9/28. If Monk was given playing time and was allowed to take that many shots he would more than likely have similar stats.
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#2109 GeraldWallaceMVP Posted 13 February 2018 - 01:26 PM

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We have a 9% chance to make the playoffs
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#2110 Adam42R Posted 13 February 2018 - 02:00 PM

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We have a 9% chance to make the playoffs

 

Wonder if that model assumes that the game plan/approach is fluid or static.  If the latter, we have nearly a 0% chance.


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#2111 Buzzau Posted 14 February 2018 - 09:23 PM

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The Heat were up 24 a few minutes into the 3rd. They're now down 4 with 2 minutes left in the game. They think they're the Hornets
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