Originally posted by BroncolancheI have but two words as it pertains to Orlando from this trade: Ewing. Theory.
I think the same theory could be applied to Houston considering who they got rid of...
This doesn't qualify for the Ewing Theory. McGrady would've had to leave as a free agent and Reece Gaines would've had to lead Orlando to playoffs for it to qualify. There isn't anything in there that involves a trade.
Also, I think Orlando will be lucky to win 30 games next year, unless they get some better guys or if Dwight Howard is a lot better than I think he's going to be. I think Howard over Okafor (short-term) is going to look like a disaster for Orlando.
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Originally posted by bitchfactorIt's very, very close to an older version of House Gothic by House Industries (houseind.com). House Gothic is less squared-off and the "W" is completely different, but it's got the same general aesthetic. IIRC the cross stroke of the "T" passed all the way through in older versions; it doesn't anymore.
Thanks, guys. After posting that, I realized it was very similar to the font used in Grand Theft Auto. A quick Google search later, I found both the creator (www.larabiefonts.com) and the font itself...
Rudoublesedoublel: For Flea or any other Orlando fans, what do you all think of Keith Bogans? Does he have a future in Orlando? As a UK mark, I really hope that he has a chance to be succesful ala Tayshaun Prince in Detroit or Jamaal Magliore in New Orleans.
He definitely has potential - in my opinion he was a better College player than Prince, but was rated "mediocre" coming into the pros. I think he is a steal and someone you would want on your roster - the problem is, the Magic have a horrible history of 1. failing to develop young players and 2. if they happen to be any good at all, they get TRADED. Good example - he played quite a bit last year, but his experience mainly consisted of running down the court, watching T-Mac shoot a flyer and then run back down to not play defense...repeat cycle and lose games in a row by the dozen.
The bright side is the new Powers That Be appear to have a plan in place, which means Bogans may maybe only get 15-18 minutes, but they will be quality vs. quantity. The one thing I don't want to see is a team that needs a direction and a safe way to wins games / get some confidence start playing the style of ball that allowed Detroit to win the Championship.
Congrats to them winning, but I would rather go blind than to watch them turn the most exciting game there is into an abortion. Pat Reilly tried that nonsense and got bitch-slapped...Larry Brown got lucky. Although, that last game, where they free-wheeled, shot the fucking ball and scored 100 points was fabulous, but the rest was garbage. I hope the Magic do not go that direction, but I could understand if they did...I can't see another team beating Detroit next year (barring injury). That includes the West, depending on what happens with Shaq. SHOOT! CRZ: "Defense is for SUCKAS!". Damn right.
JayJayDean: Also, I think Orlando will be lucky to win 30 games next year, unless they get some better guys or if Dwight Howard is a lot better than I think he's going to be. I think Howard over Okafor (short-term) is going to look like a disaster for Orlando
I thought the same thing - until they got J. Nelson in trade and sent T-Mac packing. 30 games? I'll take that bet. Already having exposed myself as a crowing fanboy Magic catfish in an earlier post, I'll bet they go .500! Give me odds and I bet they win more games than T-Mac plays next year! Enough already, we are not supposed to be talking Basketball this time of year anyway...
Demonstrations are a drag. Besides, we're much too high...
Thanks for the info on Bogans, I hope he has a future there. I don't know if I'd say he was better in college than Tay though - Keith had a rough junior season that really hurt his stock; at the same time, he probably had better intensity at all times than Tay.
The best thing about Bogans and his Tubby pedigree is that he believes in playing defense - that should keep him in the league.
One little failed rebounding opportunity ruined what was otherwise a perfect night for the Thunder. How about that home crowd though?! I want to compare it to a college basketball crowd but really it was so much better than that.