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Better than the old man

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by boots, Jun 23, 2007.

  1. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Not Random Athlete's Son.
  2. Mmac

    Mmac Guest

    Someone please change Boots' meds, I don't believe for a second that Jellybean Bryant was a " MUCH BETTER PLAYER" than Kobe coming out of HS or any other equivalent stage of their careers. Kobe was drafted higher as an 18-year-old out of HS than his dad was as a 22 year-old with four years of college ball experience (at which age Kobe was already 1st Team All-Pro who'd just won a world championship).

    Boots, that statement strikes me almost as absurdly as the time you kept insisting that the problem with Greg Oden was that he was "not physically impressive."
  3. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    I'm also wondering who the fuck "Junior Griffey" is.
  4. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    You're not serious, are you?
    He is regularly referred to as Junior Griffey
  5. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Why is that? His name is Ken Griffey Jr. I just don't understand it. People trying to be cute and failing.
  6. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    It seems to me like people are trying to sound like Chris Berman.
  7. boots

    boots New Member

    Call this number, 215-474-2801. Ask for a guy named Sonny Hill. For those who don't know, he happens to be a former CBS NBA announcer who is currently an executive with the Philadelphia 76ers and a key member of the McDonald's All-America selection committee.
    He will back up what I said, with stories.
  8. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Yeah, I'm sure they'll put him right through.
  9. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    It's not even people trying to be cute anymore, since the name has been regularly associated with him for, you know, about 20 years. It's common usage at this point. He responds to Junior, everyone knows who you're talking about, so who cares if announcers like to have fun with it or if it makes grammatical sense?

    Or would you rather call him Ken? ::)
  10. joe

    joe Active Member

    I'm Spartacus.
  11. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    George W. Bush?
  12. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

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