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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #2120 on: January 28, 2020, 04:41:40 PM »
I apologize if I came off as rude on this site.

I am going through difficult time in finding a job. I went back to school for something more practical and I still can't get the kind of paying job I want. I apply but it feels useless. Nothing seems to land. Every interview feels like a slap in the face. I have to push recruiters to respond to me. I feel like a constant failure. And it looks like if I get a job, I will have to drive an hour (at least!) across the city just to clock in. Debt is welling up. I either eat my feelings or dig deep into vices which, in this case, is writing on here or watching another movie. The worst part is just not feeling anything. I feel like I am sleep walking through life. I have so much intellect and so much of myself to give. I hate that I have to fight tooth and nail just to get the bare minimum, if that. I'm worn out. I'll probably go running after writing this. Try to clear my head. It's not good to spend too much time online. I know that at least.

Anyway, thank you for hearing me out. I'm sorry for lashing out a bit on here.

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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #2121 on: January 28, 2020, 05:05:22 PM »
I had a feeling you had a bad day. We've all been there. It's just whether or not we apologize for it.

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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #2122 on: January 28, 2020, 06:04:48 PM »
It’s all cool.
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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #2123 on: January 31, 2020, 12:48:37 AM »
I'm going to the greatest of least concerns, now: sports.

THIS MAN:

27.1 ppg
6.4 assists
51% FG
63% TS
5.2 win shares (26% of team win shares)
Team ALREADY has one more win this year than all of last.
NOT AN ALL STAR

THE NBA IS TRASH!
« Last Edit: January 31, 2020, 01:19:58 AM by 1SO »
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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #2124 on: January 31, 2020, 10:23:31 AM »
Who deserves to be kicked out for him?
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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #2125 on: January 31, 2020, 11:28:40 AM »
Does the NBA have a rule in place for at least one representative per team? Rosters are smaller in basketball (but still 30 teams), so maybe include the Rising Stars rosters in that equation too. Have those been announced?
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« Reply #2126 on: January 31, 2020, 11:46:02 AM »
There's no such rule that I know of.
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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #2127 on: January 31, 2020, 12:01:55 PM »
Hmm, as I said, it'd be difficult for a league like the NBA to do given smaller rosters than organizations like MLB, NFL and NHL, which all have such a rule I believe.
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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #2128 on: January 31, 2020, 12:03:17 PM »
NBA just has 12 All Stars per conference, no minimum or maximum per team.

Who deserves to be kicked out for him?

Against those he directly competed against for a G or wild card spot:
Russell Westbrook
Donovan Mitchell (though I accept him bc his team is killing it) and he's their best player)
Damian Lillard
Chris Paul
Brandon Ingram (the most egregious...they used to say Book couldn't make it bc his team doesn't win, so why are Ingram and Trae Young here?)

None of these guys have the combination of efficiency, volume, and impact on team performance he has. Lillard is the closest.

Of the whole thing:
He's better than anyone on the EC reserves and all the starters minus Giannis and Embiid.
He's better than the entire EC bench.
He's better than the entire WC bench minus Jokic.

People might not be tuned into what he's doing this year, but the coaches have no excuse.
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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #2129 on: February 01, 2020, 07:49:50 AM »
So I'll give you both Westbrook and Ingram, but the other 3 deserve to be there. As a Celtics fan, I can't really shit talk Booker too much, but he is probably gonna keep getting passed over until his team has at least a winning record.
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