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ekedolphin Scrapple Level: 136 Posts: 772/5493 EXP: 29588435 For next: 508557 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 15 hours # 1 Posted on 12.7.02 0316.53 Reposted on: 12.7.09 0329.02 From CNNSI.com: INDIANAPOLIS -- Gregor Fucka, considered one of the top European players, is ready to say "Ciao" to the Italian League and wants to sign a deal with the Indiana Pacers. Luciano Capicchioni, Fucka's agent, said he's looking for a three-year deal that would bring the 31-year-old naturalized Italian citizen to the NBA and, perhaps, the Pacers. Fucka, a 7-foot-1 forward, has played for Skipper Bologna in Italy since 1997, averaging 18.1 points last year. Fucka is still under contract, but Capicchioni said there is an escape clause. Pacers president Donnie Walsh said he had talked with Capicchioni and was interested in Fucka but wasn't sure how he would create room on the roster. The Pacers' payroll is almost $53 million, but nearly the entire team, barring a trade, is under contract for next season. Reserves Kevin Ollie and Bruno Sundov are the only free agents. "It would be very conditional if we could pursue him," Walsh said. "It's not the payroll as much as it is that we have 13 players and our own free agents. We may not have room." -- OK, the guy's name is Fucka?????? Fucka? Damn! I want to be able to talk about Pacers games without using the F word (unless we lose, in which case I tend to use the F word quite frequently). Promote this thread!
Tom Dean Bockwurst Level: 51 Posts: 252/573 EXP: 974937 For next: 39008 Since: 30.8.02 From: New York, NY Since last post: 3921 days Last activity: 3290 days
AIM: # 2 Posted on 12.7.02 1006.58 Reposted on: 12.7.09 1016.50 I decree that his nickname is "Uncle."
evilwaldo Lap cheong Level: 80 Posts: 404/1597 EXP: 4626839 For next: 156150 Since: 7.2.02 From: New York, NY Since last post: 4022 days Last activity: 3803 days
AIM: # 3 Posted on 12.7.02 1021.37 Reposted on: 12.7.09 1024.58 I can't wait for the day Marv Albert calls out his name.
TheBucsFan TheChiefsFan Level: 111 Posts: 1204/3428 EXP: 14600547 For next: 267859 Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 687 days Last activity: 687 days # 4 Posted on 12.7.02 1407.27 Reposted on: 12.7.09 1408.01 Originally posted by evilwaldo I can't wait for the day Marv Albert calls out his name. You'll be waiting a looooong time. NBC doesn't so the NBA anymore.
chuckc14 Summer sausage Level: 46 Posts: 191/453 EXP: 701376 For next: 10403 Since: 2.1.02 From: Nashville Since last post: 3794 days Last activity: 2182 days # 5 Posted on 12.7.02 1413.44 Reposted on: 12.7.09 1425.52 Marv signed on with TNT I think...but I could be wrong. And I'll bet it's pronounced FEW-ka...but, then again, I could be wrong. (edited by chuckc14 on 12.7.02 1414)
TheBucsFan TheChiefsFan Level: 111 Posts: 1205/3428 EXP: 14600547 For next: 267859 Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 687 days Last activity: 687 days # 6 Posted on 12.7.02 1428.19 Reposted on: 12.7.09 1429.03 He's doing play by play on radio for Monday Night Football.
chuckc14 Summer sausage Level: 46 Posts: 192/453 EXP: 701376 For next: 10403 Since: 2.1.02 From: Nashville Since last post: 3794 days Last activity: 2182 days # 7 Posted on 12.7.02 1506.58 Reposted on: 12.7.09 1512.28 Ahhh...you're right. I'm not sure why I thought I had heard he was being retained by NBA on TNT. I guess it was just wishful thinking.
JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 128 Posts: 156/4750 EXP: 23814838 For next: 566928 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 155 days Last activity: 1 day
Y!: # 8 Posted on 12.7.02 1519.00 Reposted on: 12.7.09 1524.27 It's pronounced FOOCH-ka.
drjayphd Scrapple Moderator Level: 118 Posts: 218/4000 EXP: 18210625 For next: 172343 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 1 day # 9 Posted on 13.7.02 0003.51 Reposted on: 13.7.09 0004.18 You think that's bad, there was a guy in the CFL named Assmann. They even pointed it out on the 2 AM SportsCenter.
ekedolphin Scrapple Level: 136 Posts: 778/5493 EXP: 29588435 For next: 508557 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 15 hours # 10 Posted on 13.7.02 0208.43 Reposted on: 13.7.09 0223.24 Well, at least it isn't pronounced Fucka. But still... damn, if the dude gets over in the states, we might have little kids going to school with “FUCKA” written on the back of their Pacers jersies! HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Would that be considered grounds for a suspension from school, I wonder?
drjayphd Scrapple Moderator Level: 118 Posts: 222/4000 EXP: 18210625 For next: 172343 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 1 day # 11 Posted on 13.7.02 2205.14 Reposted on: 13.7.09 2210.50 Originally posted by ekedolphin Well, at least it isn't pronounced Fucka. But still... damn, if the dude gets over in the states, we might have little kids going to school with “FUCKA” written on the back of their Pacers jersies! HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Would that be considered grounds for a suspension from school, I wonder? (orders a dozen of his current team's jerseys)
BobHollySTILLRules Bockwurst Level: 51 Posts: 282/573 EXP: 997679 For next: 16266 Since: 3.1.02 From: C-Bus, Ohio Since last post: 4999 days Last activity: 4999 days # 12 Posted on 14.7.02 0944.26 Reposted on: 14.7.09 0945.56 This guy is going to be WAY too popular. It's not even gonna matter how good he is.
Swordsman Yen Frankfurter Level: 57 Posts: 277/745 EXP: 1472881 For next: 13056 Since: 16.2.02 From: Shaolin Since last post: 4552 days Last activity: 4535 days # 13 Posted on 19.7.02 0917.37 Reposted on: 19.7.09 0929.10 So does his family refer to his mom as Mother Fucka? (ducks)
Zeruel Thirty Millionth Hit Moderator Level: 134 Posts: 611/5278 EXP: 27893346 For next: 693702 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Silver Spring in the Land of Mary. Since last post: 14 days Last activity: 2 days # 14 Posted on 19.7.02 2122.55 Reposted on: 19.7.09 2124.10 because of him, i'm going to order about 7 or so of his jersey... and i don't even like b-ball but it will be a collecters item, an authentic FUCKA jersey
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