Darko's Value

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    Whats really sad is if you include Delfino in the mix then the bottom line of our 2 1st round picks of 03 have netted us Stucky and 2 future 2nd round picks. Not exactly one of Dumars most steller moments.
     
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    Uhh, did we really get the 15 pick from Darko. Remember, Arroyo was also included in that deal. We preannounced that Darko was going to be traded, and got nothing for him. We got the 15th pick for including a guy who was their backup point for the most of the last season and a half.
     
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    Yes thats right. If you include the Arroyo deal that actually costed us a 1st round pick to begin with. So its really a 3 1st round picks ( incl #2) for Stucky and 2 future 2nd rounders. In all fairness though Arroyo did help us out back in 05. He was pivotal in one of the 2nd round wins over Indy.
     
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    I kind of have to agree, but then also must admit that being 7 feet tall might have a liiiiiittle bit to do with it too.
     
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    ok. zeke has a ring, darko has a ring and grant doesn't. i think grant and zeke had long careers i would say grant was equally ineffective at the end of his career as darko has been at the start of his career. i don't think darko was a waste we did win a championship and go to the finals when he was here. even if you call him a good luck charm he wasn't a waste.
    i don't think it's impossible for darko to come back as a piston. his problems were mostly with lb and ben. i think in 3 years after his contract is up we will need a center. i think he'll be established and handed his key to the organization. i thought grant betrayed us when he left but i would have welcomed him back this year. the only piston i wouldn't welcome back is overpaid ben wallace.
     
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    I guess never say never. Dunars has brought and tried to bring in former Pistons before. That nightmare quote from Darko may be something people never forget.

    The title worked out well for Darko. Now if another never comes he does not have to be some pathetic 35+ year old trying to jump on the best bandwagon. But I don't think he played 1 minute of meaningfull time that whole playoff run so Darko being on the 04 team was totally insignificant.
     
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    My post was obviously all in jest. Darko is the Piston Forum poster child? LOL

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    Right On!!

    Will Darko play for Serbia in the Olympics next year? Did Serbia qualify?
     
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    I'll take it that all of your post's supporting Darko are in jest then. Wouldn't you really rather have Otis Thorpe on your team than Darko?
     
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    Whats wrong with beating a dead horse? The horse can't feel any pain. Plus it's better than hanging or electricuting a live dog.
     
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    This is not like the Ty Cobb question is it?

    When a reporter asked Cobb a few years before he died how much he thought he would hit if he played then rather then when he did and Cobb's answer was. "Only about .300" and then he said with a straight face. "But you have to realize that I am now over 60 years old."

    At this point I would rather have Darko.

    On the other hand if Thorpe were Darko's age I would rather have Thorpe.

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    Darko's value just went to 0 in my opinion. Threatening to rape the wife and daughters of refs. Unbelievable. I say ban him from the NBA. That's much worse than killing a canine.
     
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    Does anyone have a link to these comments? I hadn't heard this story.
     
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    I certainly would not want him dating any female relatives or friends of mine that is for sure.

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    There are currently rumors swirling in the international press that Darko will be heavily fined by FIBA and possibly banned for a year. This has nothing to do with the NBA, obviously, but this whole episode builds on the myth of the Serbian Gangster.

    Darko is a Serbian gangster! | Detroit Bad Boys


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    I hear Stephon Marbury was supportive of Darko:


     
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    There is a link on Free Darko in the comments, under the Free Amir post.

    There was a good translation (readable) on the Grizzlies website, but the moderators kept removing it, and then they closed the thread.
     
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    YouTube - Darko Milicic izjava

    the comments have translations from multiple peopleses. DArko doesn't deserve forgiveness. He deserves punishment. mete it out and we can all move on.
     
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    There is no excuse for the tirade he spewed out. I liked him a lot better when he knew how to keep his mouth shut. He has done major harm to his career.

    He should apologize, naturally, but this should not be enough for us to all just move on. He has taken a giant step back and should be punished by the Euro league for this misadventure.
     

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