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Thank you Floyd Mayweather for telling it like it is.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Drip, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    So, why are you celebrating Mayweather's race baiting?

    The fact is, it's jus tas likely his race played against him:

    This is also undeniably true. Asian-Americans are delirious about Lin's success. This should be celebrated, not ignored. And the NBA and the Knicks are doing everything possible to capitalize on this.
  2. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Also, does no one remember all the articles celebrating Mark Jackson's John Stark's rise from grocery bagger to NBA star?

    He didn't explode out of the box like Lin has, but his back story was covered just as extensively, and Mark is not Asian.
  3. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Floyd Mayweather as the voice of reason? These parody threads are getting more far-fetched by the day.

    African-American players aren't doing what Jeremy Lin does every day. It's pretty clear in fact that no player in history, or at least in the 30-plus years since the merger, has EVER done what Jeremy Lin is doing. He has also taken a team that was a consistent loser and they are winning every night.

    I bet Floyd thinks Steve Nash is overrated too.
  4. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    There's this from a Newsday story:

    That's something that Peter Diepenbrock, who coached Lin at Palo Alto High School across the street from the Stanford campus, saw happen repeatedly.

    Diepenbrock recalled the first time he sent Lin down to Kezar Pavilion in Golden State Park to play in a Pro-Am league. Diepenbrock said Lin walked into the gym and was told by someone, "Sorry, there's not volleyball here tonight. It's basketball."
  5. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Floyd Mayweather thinks that if Larry Bird had been black, he would have just been another basketball player.
  6. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Exactly. Maybe Lin is just a great story. David Stern is lucky that this is taking people's minds off the crappy product the post-lockout NBA is selling at an arena near you.
  7. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    John Starks. Mark Jackson was a first round pick and the NBA rookie of the year. But they do look alike.
  8. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Fuck. I knew that. Jackson starred at St. Johns.

    My bad.
  9. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Kurt Warner story is bullshit. If I had a nickel for every black quarterback who bagged groceries and then married a woman with a disabled child and then went to training camp as the backup and then threw 40-plus touchdown passes for a Super Bowl champion ...
  10. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    While said franchise's top two players were both out.
  11. king cranium maximus IV

    king cranium maximus IV Active Member

    Jeremy Lin is a great story. Anyone who demands we address the showcase of their ass in lieu of recognizing the great story has deeper issues.
  12. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    This is going to set up Money nicely to be the official spokesman for the Free Carmelo Anthony brigade.
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