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Jason Whitlock says Canadian athletes 'don't want it' as much as Americans

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Rainman, Jul 22, 2014.

  1. Rainman

    Rainman Active Member

    http://www.torontosun.com/2014/07/22/jason-whitlock-says-canadian-athletes-dont-want-it-as-much-as-americans

    I was never able to stand Whitlock, but this is complete asinine.

    He cannot be serious with these comments:

    “This is what a lot of NBA people believe,” Whitlock insisted. “American born ... players have more intensity.

    “They’re not as laid back. Canada is a laid back, which is probably a positive thing.”
     
  2. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    I thought "Canadian" was a code word.

    Damned racist.
     
  3. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Whitlock still remembers his disagreements with The
    Canadian wing of SJ and is trying to tweak them from afar.
     
  4. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    They also don't tip well, from what I hear.
     
  5. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    They shouldn't be allowed to get married, either.
     
  6. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    "It" is sex.

    They are a sexless bunch.
     
  7. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    Tiger Williams would like you to come a little closer and say that again, Whitlock.

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  8. SportsGuyBCK

    SportsGuyBCK Member

    So would the Canadian national lacrosse team, which just whipped the U.S. national team's collective a** in the world championships last week ...
     
  9. You should use a sport people actually care about to argue your point.
     
  10. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    Fitting that he chose "born" as his word choice, because birth is about all that distinguishes Wiggins from his US counterparts here. Wiggins has an American dad, attended an American high school, has been playing on the US high school, camp and AAU circuit against the best US players for year and years. In terms of his basketball education, it's been pretty much identical to that of the top US players from his class.

    Yet Whitlock still thinks his Canadian-ness makes him less intense and "not want it as much" as the US kids who grew up playing with and against? Umm, why? Just something about being born in that cold air up there?

    What a stupid take. Remember when people used to take Whitlock seriously? That seems like a loong time ago now.
     
  11. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    This would mean more if you'd hadn't chosen an event that most US sports fans didn't even know existed.
     
  12. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    If you think he's bad now think what this guy will be like in another 15 years.
    He's already flown the coop.
     
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