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Joe Dumars the COnsumate Professional, A Must Read

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  1. armygirl

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    Joe Dumars' steady style helping through changing times | Freep.com | Detroit Free Press

    Great article, I even have more respect for him now than ever before. I hope that he remains Pistons GM for life.

    He is steady, even though he has made some decisions are unpopular and which I even question. I assume that you must possess a great understanding of NBA business in order to appreciate what Joe has done.

    I know a lot of us are jail house lawyers (NBA gurus), but it appears to go deeper than any of us can ever fathom.

    Do your thing Joe and wish you nothing but success.
     
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    Link isn't working for me ag.
     
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    Cheers detteam :)
     
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    Wow, what the contrast in Rosenberg's take on Dumars vs. Laimbeer.
     
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    Yes, the moment I read the first sentence I thought of Roscoe's Palace Press Corp line from the other day.
     
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    I was thinking the same thing.
     
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    I was a little disappointed that the article didn't mention how Joe always holds doors open for old lady's whenever he can.
     
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    So why did Chuck give him Mel Torme music? I don't think that was a good idea.
     
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    Yeah...but the Sinatra stuff was genius
     
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    This forum's got me thinking 'spin machine' everytime an article come out from detroit. lol.

    Joe D is my hero. As fallible as he is, he's still the great one to me.
     
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    The dude was my favorite player during my favorite era of my favorite team.

    I just can't seem to hate the guy no matter how many Serbian chain-smokers he drafts. Like Jamie Samuelson said the other day in his blog; Joe rebuilt this team before, I have no reason to think that he won't do it again.

    ...oh, and one more thing; - fire Curry!
     
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    You gotta re-read the article again, he did mention that Joe opens doors for old ladies, its right after he mentions how Joe walked on water, right before he swam the english channel to get to the old lady after knocking out the midget who tried to steal her purse, even after having been gnawed on by an alligator, bitten by a shark and stung by jellyfish.:gun1::)
     
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    He knocked out a midget? Screw joe then! Fire Joe! I hear Kevin Mchale is available...
     
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    I believe Rodney White and Darko Milicic are also big Mel Torme fans. Coincidence?
     
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    Yes, it's always helps to give your former team your best asset.
     

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