Dumars A Racist? NOT

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  1. roscoe36

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    I'm sure he is a lot of fun at parties, but I can't stand him in print or on the radio. He's a poor man's Drew Sharp.
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    How come no one here posts about the Shock and when they do it is only about their male coach. Is this board made up of misogynists?

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    Try and look on the positive side it might bring a smile to your face. It is after all Monday and the draft is this week.

    I know Cricket fans smile because I have been to Cricket matches.

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    Murph,
    I can see your point about Utah and the fan base, however, I can't say that with the Pistons, because whenever I attend games at the Palace, the audience is about 70% caucasian, I think this is the norm.

    The Pistons team is 100% black as it stands now. The team is definitely not reflective of the fan ase here.

    Now if we were playing in detroit, the situation would probably be a little different.
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    Funny post.

    This board isn't made up of misogynists, but it is made up of predominantly men. And men prefer to watch men play basketball. It's just human nature.
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    If you want a team reflective of the fan base, then the team will look more like the spare tires dance crew than the current roster.
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    Put the ladies rim at 9 feet and then I'll watch. They gave em a smaller b-ball, just lower the rim.............
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    True. I would think most fans don't give the racial make-up of the team a second thought. I don't doubt that Drew Sharp is responding to some real emails so I wouldn't dismiss it entirely.

    The "Spare Tires" analogy is funny but it doesn't hold water IMO.
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    That's not a bad idea.
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    what the hell is this all about? Joe D doesn't have a racist bone in his body. Moderator please delete this thread because it is uncalled for to even discuss it.
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    No one HERE is calling him a racist. This thread is fine.
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    Exactly. But the men I know prefer to talk about women rather than men, except the smart ones, they don't talk about women at all, they just do their thing. LOL

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    Not if you go to to Laker and Clipper games, then the fan base will look more like Beverly Hills and Hollywood Heath Club and Westside joggers groups, especially in the expensive seats.

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    I guess you ain't no fan of John Wooden, who has always detested the dunk, and the period in which the dunk in college ball was illegal.

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    Fundamentals has its place, but if you're going to up the salaries, ticket prices, and excitement....then i want to see dunks. Word to Dominique Wilkins
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    Fair enough. But for me I don't need to see ladies dunk a round ball to enjoy their athletic prodigiousness.

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    I don't think you would see much dunking in the halfcourt set. There would be some on fast breaks, but I think there would still be a lot of layups there too.

    I predict the biggest difference would be a huge increase in FG% from in the paint. More baby hooks, etc.

    Maybe it would be terrible, but I'd be interested in seeing what would happen. They should run a little test in the off-season.
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    The ladies play the game under the rim and they're not drawing fans. I don't believe in changing their unis to draw in male fans. Just lower their rim to enhance their abilities and add excitement to their product.
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    I am undecided about raising the men's rim to 11 feet. (today) I kinda like the game including dunks and other excitement that comes at the 10 foot rim.................:hoops: . John Wooden was an amazing coach, but from a different era.
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    A more drastic change might be in order...I'm thinking that adopting the rules of Slamball might help. You have the women jumping off trampolines and it adds a whole new dimension to the game.
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