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Thread: FIBA U19 United States vs Turkey, featuring Chet Holmgren

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoopaholic View Post
    I am with you I cant keep track of the shorthand used many times on the board
    Well I don't consider myself old;.....but I have the same problem when posters are describing Gonzaga Players by their initials...actually it is kind of smarmy and annoying...

    But KD has been KD for a decade or more so I knew who Jazz was referring to.....same with most NBA players who are constantly referred to by the broadcasters in a unique way........Steph....Luca......Joker....Larry....

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    Quote Originally Posted by bartruff1 View Post
    Well I don't consider myself old;.....but I have the same problem when posters are describing Gonzaga Players by their initials...actually it is kind of smarmy and annoying...

    But KD has been KD for a decade or more so I knew who Jazz was referring to.....same with most NBA players who are constantly referred to by the broadcasters in a unique way........Steph....Luca......Joker....Larry....
    All I know is that JP was a great Zag.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bartruff1 View Post
    Well I don't consider myself old;.....but I have the same problem when posters are describing Gonzaga Players by their initials...actually it is kind of smarmy and annoying...

    But KD has been KD for a decade or more so I knew who Jazz was referring to.....same with most NBA players who are constantly referred to by the broadcasters in a unique way........Steph....Luca......Joker....Larry....
    Smarmy? C’mon Bart, for me it’s just shorthand, like nicknames as in the Bonus. Are they ok?

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    Sabonis is my preference .....I notice the play by play broadcasters for college games usually make a effort to use the players last names.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by bartruff1 View Post
    Sabonis is my preference .....I notice the play by play broadcasters for college games usually make a effort to use the players last names.....
    Hilarious, Bartster.

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    I am going to start referring to each player by a unique number, which I will assign to them. A reference sheet will be made available upon request.

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    Warning, basketball content:

    3 games of Chet highlights from FIBA U19 in 4 minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOK6dnSDEXY

    Edited to add correct link!
    Last edited by scrooner; 07-07-2021 at 08:00 AM.

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    Appears to be an incorrect link. Japan vs Serbia game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JPtheBeasta View Post
    I am going to start referring to each player by a unique number, which I will assign to them. A reference sheet will be made available upon request.
    That's -30- JP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scrooner View Post
    Warning, basketball content:

    3 games of Chet highlights from FIBA U19 in 4 minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOK6dnSDEXY

    Edited to add correct link!
    I think Chet gives his hamburgers to #11


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    Quote Originally Posted by JPtheBeasta View Post
    I am going to start referring to each player by a unique number, which I will assign to them. A reference sheet will be made available upon request.
    Sounds like you'd be a perfect fit as a bitcoin miner...lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jazzdelmar View Post
    That's -30- JP.
    And 33 is going to be Larry Bird. I have retired that number.

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    I like the abbreviations. Makes me feel like I'm in the cognoscenti!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JPtheBeasta View Post
    And 33 is going to be Larry Bird. I have retired that number.
    FYI, -30- is a journalistic expression to denote the end of the story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tummydoc View Post
    I like the abbreviations. Makes me feel like I'm in the cognoscenti!!

    You are if you believe it, TD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jazzdelmar View Post
    FYI, -30- is a journalistic expression to denote the end of the story.
    Thanks,

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