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1/9/2014 11:37 AM (edited)
Could you build a better team?  Sure, add MJ, Chris Paul and some of the other usual suspects, but who wants to hear all the criticism?  Personalities matter--let's build a team that would win plenty of games, but have the most fun along the way---and be a thrill to watch.  I guess they'd play games against some playoff teams & champions since the merger.  Below is what I came up with--They're a little too small I think and weak at SG, but it's no accident that Kobe & Kareem pitched a fit as the door hit them in the *** on the way out of the practice gym. ;)


C -  '01 Shaquille O'Neal
PF-  '13 LeBron James
SF-  '74 Dr J
SG-  '78 David Thompson
PG-  '83 Magic Johnson

Bench

C- '80 Darryl Dawkins
PF- '95 Dennis Rodman
PF- '73 Phil Jackson
PF/SF- '92 Charles Barkley
SF- '88 Dominique Wilkins
SG- '00 Vince Carter
PG- '07 Steve Nash


Who are they? "The Chocolate-Thunder-Flying, Robinzine-Crying, Teeth-Shaking, Glass-Breaking, Rump Roasting, Bun-Toasting, Wham-Bam-Glass-Breaker-We-are-Team."  --Darryl Dawkins.

Any thoughts on other possibilities?

Happy New Year, everyone!

1/8/2014 10:29 AM
Jason Williams at PG
1/9/2014 2:37 AM
Had him, but replaced him with Sir Charles for rebounding & trash talking... ;)
1/9/2014 9:40 AM
Dwight Howard is fun to play with?
1/9/2014 10:53 AM
Posted by jkaye24 on 1/9/2014 9:40:00 AM (view original):
Dwight Howard is fun to play with?
Not really a thrill to watch, either.

Replace with Shaq.
1/9/2014 11:38 AM (edited)
I would think '09 Howard would be (not the one we see today), but Shaq would add some needed size and nearly match him for practical jokes.... I'll go with him as a starter, but limit his minutes as he would limit the fast-break style I had in mind.   Personally, I liked watching in-his-prime Shaq a lot, but I know many people didn't---he was slow and lumbering, and if you were a fan of the opposing team, seeing him just maul your guys and gain success without much apparent basketball skill was a problem.  Then again, given the state of NBA centers today, he was probably under-appreciated in some ways.
1/30/2014 12:18 PM
in real life

Jkidd(08-09)
Bird(84-85)
Pippen(94-95)
David Robinson(93-94)
Duncan (02-03)

Bench:

Chauncey Billups (10-11)
MJ (94-95)
CP3(the injured season I think 09-10)
Manu (05-06)
Shawn Marion (10-11)
Bill Russell (68-69)
T-Mac(97-98)
Ben Wallace(07-08)
Mutombo(07-08)
Eduardo Najera(a Mexican always needed haha)

Coach: Popovich

Now, This guys I believe could work together and in those respectives years.... and would be a lot of fun to watch!
1/30/2014 12:35 PM
in sim:

Lebron 12-13
MJ 89-90
Rodman 91-92
Big Ben 02-03
Wilt 66-67

bench:

JKidd 09-10
Durant 12-13
Wade 08-09
Russel 66-67
Robinson(93-94)
Haken(90-91)
Howard (08-09)

Coach: Tanguma44

Notes: assuming unlimited cap and no clones!
1/30/2014 7:46 PM
Kidd was NEVER more fun to watch than Magic.  Magic brought a sheer joy to the game: a joy that spread to not only all the players on the court, but to everyone in the arena.  Any "fun to watch" team without him on it is a farce (IMNSHO).
1/30/2014 9:45 PM
yeah that's just f-ing retarded
2/1/2014 12:38 AM
Posted by all3 on 1/30/2014 7:46:00 PM (view original):
Kidd was NEVER more fun to watch than Magic.  Magic brought a sheer joy to the game: a joy that spread to not only all the players on the court, but to everyone in the arena.  Any "fun to watch" team without him on it is a farce (IMNSHO).
NEVER seen a statue erected to critics. However, that's my taste and I am not a big magic fan anyhow! I though of him for my bench haha but I rather have some complementary pieces which would fit in a grandeur scheme of things!
2/1/2014 12:42 AM
Posted by felonius on 1/30/2014 9:45:00 PM (view original):
yeah that's just f-ing retarded
says a Lakers fan haha
2/1/2014 10:40 AM
no, says anyone with an ounce of common sense and knowledge of the game - there's a reason why his nickname was "Magic" and that he orchestrated something called "Showtime"
2/1/2014 10:42 AM
Posted by tanguma44 on 2/1/2014 12:38:00 AM (view original):
Posted by all3 on 1/30/2014 7:46:00 PM (view original):
Kidd was NEVER more fun to watch than Magic.  Magic brought a sheer joy to the game: a joy that spread to not only all the players on the court, but to everyone in the arena.  Any "fun to watch" team without him on it is a farce (IMNSHO).
NEVER seen a statue erected to critics. However, that's my taste and I am not a big magic fan anyhow! I though of him for my bench haha but I rather have some complementary pieces which would fit in a grandeur scheme of things!
complementary? he orchestrated what was practically an all-star team (while keeping everyone happy) to 5 titles in a way that rivaled the globetrotters in showmanship - you obviously have no idea what you're talking about
2/1/2014 12:45 PM
Posted by felonius on 2/1/2014 10:43:00 AM (view original):
Posted by tanguma44 on 2/1/2014 12:38:00 AM (view original):
Posted by all3 on 1/30/2014 7:46:00 PM (view original):
Kidd was NEVER more fun to watch than Magic.  Magic brought a sheer joy to the game: a joy that spread to not only all the players on the court, but to everyone in the arena.  Any "fun to watch" team without him on it is a farce (IMNSHO).
NEVER seen a statue erected to critics. However, that's my taste and I am not a big magic fan anyhow! I though of him for my bench haha but I rather have some complementary pieces which would fit in a grandeur scheme of things!
complementary? he orchestrated what was practically an all-star team (while keeping everyone happy) to 5 titles in a way that rivaled the globetrotters in showmanship - you obviously have no idea what you're talking about
I rather have Stockton! haha and still not a magic fan!
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