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80s-early 90s NBA

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Kyriakos, Jun 23, 2019.

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Who was the better player?

  1. Isaiah Thomas

    3 vote(s)
    50.0%
  2. Scotty Pippen

    3 vote(s)
    50.0%
  1. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Some 1-role cheap players. Usually Steve Kerr, no?
     
  2. civvver

    civvver Warlord

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    You can make an argument for other guys. I'm not saying I would, especially after last season, but many people love Lebron. And I would at least not laugh if you wanted to make a case for magic, kareem, maybe even duncan or shaq.
     
  3. rah

    rah Warlord Supporter

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    yeah, during their run, him, Paxton, Hodges, Armstrong, they all played their role.

    And you can always make arguments, but you can always be wrong ;) :lol:
     
  4. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Jordan was the best player, but he also was a major jerk. At least Isaiah still can be in a studio and be fun ^_^
     
  5. rah

    rah Warlord Supporter

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    He was more just super competitive than a jerk. I was at a few golf outings that he was at and he was always very nice to us peons.
     
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  6. Lexicus

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    I've heard of Scotty Pippen and not the other guy so I voted for him

    "The microphone I'm rippin, the burner got the clip in
    Slammin' emcees like Scotty Pippen"

    -Notorious B.I.G, Microphone Murderer
     
  7. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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    Yeah, MJ is one of the most charismatic people to ever play sports. It's why his commercials were so popular, and it's why Space Jam worked. It's just that in any kind of competitive setting, from basketball to bid whist, if he's playing against you, he will reduce you to ashes.
     
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    Dan Aykroyd carried that picture!
     
  9. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Which is pretty tragic and unfair, cause Isaiah was far better and yet not as known.
     
  10. rah

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    He was a great player, but I'm a diehard Bulls fan so I'm a tad bias.
    Isaiah was a thorn in our side until the early nineties.
     
  11. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Character does matter too, though, at least in sports. I mean would anyone really want to listen to MJ in a sports show? I am sure he could never take any joke at all, much worse than Shaq there :D
     
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    MJ was usually a good interview and all of Chicago would want to hear it. He was actually pretty humorous.
     
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    I mean not only talking to his choir :)
    Pippen certainly tries to be a guest in such shows, but also ends up a lot in verbal fights with larger stars. Eg Shaq apparently recently called him a "bum". ^_^
     
  14. rah

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    Shaq called a lot of players bums. Pippen didn't have MJs personality and was not really sought after for interviews here.

    MJ had world wide fans. Not just in Chicago. His commercial appeal was tops. Pippen, no where nearly as much. Like zero ;)
     
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    I'm pretty sure MJ could still draw crowds. He is practically the unanimous GOAT and that alone would be enough to get people interested. However, he seems to prefer staying out of the spotlight since he stopped playing.
     
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    Broken_Erika Nothing

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    Then there's.....this.
     

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