Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News

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Postby ramster » 2 months ago

Today, November 6th, is Lamar's 38th Birthday. Wish him well.
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Happy b day LO
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X!

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Postby ramster » 2 months ago

Nice opening game performance by Munford.

He hit 5-8 on 3 pointers, 5 rebounds and 9 assists.

http://gleague.nba.com/games/20171106/WISRGV/
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Postby Rhodymob05 » 2 months ago

Munford excels every time hes sent back to the G league. Give this guy a chance for goodenss sakes.
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Postby SmartyBarrett » 2 months ago

Rhodymob05 wrote:Munford excels every time hes sent back to the G league. Give this guy a chance for goodenss sakes.


James Young is also on the Wisconsin Herd. James Young was in the NBA for all of last season. Xavier Munford is 1000x better than James Young. C'mon, Bucks, make it happen.

ETA: Welp.

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Postby adam914 » 2 months ago

Yeah X!!!!
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Postby ace » 2 months ago

KI news AND a Kaza Keane reference?! One former player and one oft talked-about recruit.

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Postby wpbrown8267 » 1 month ago

nice write up on Hass, having a solid rookie year!

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/201 ... ilmFFWnGCh
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Postby Rhody15 » 1 month ago

wpbrown8267 wrote:nice write up on Hass, having a solid rookie year!

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/201 ... ilmFFWnGCh


Wouldn't shock me if he moves to a better team / league next year.
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Postby TruePoint » 1 month ago

Even the Japanese press is using the "first time since...." when talking about URI going to the tournament. Can someone please assure me that when we go this spring that nobody is going to say "for the second time since..."? Because I was really looking forward to that being over and I need it to stop.
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Postby reef » 1 month ago

Glad to see him doing well. He should have a long career if he stays healthy
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Postby Rhody Guy » 1 month ago

This year will be the second time in as many years after a long drought since 99...blah blah blah
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Postby rjsuperfly66 » 1 month ago

Billy Baron was in the news today, being quoted in an article titled "What are LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball Getting Themsleves Into In Lithuania?"

Former American players say the rural Lithuanian town where the two teens have signed to play is like living on a farm. No restaurants, no malls, but hey, no traffic congestion. Players stay at the Royal SPA Residence in Birstonas, 10 minutes from the arena.

"You can count on one hand the amount of street lights in that city," said veteran American pro player Billy Baron, who spent his rookie season in Europe at Rytas Vilnius for the man who will be the Ball brothers' new coach, Virginijus Seskus. "There is nothing to do in that place. It's the ultimate life of going to practice and back to the hotel."

Baron, a recent gold medalist for Jeff Van Gundy and Team USA at the FIBA Americup, recalled: "We'd come out to the parking lot after practices, and Coach was there selling meat to players out of the trunk of his car. Some players actually bought that stuff from him."

"Signing them is a publicity stunt for sure, and it's working," Baron said. "The Balls are on SportsCenter, but I'm here laughing because I know exactly what's waiting for them on the other side. When LaMelo gets hit with one of those screens, he might not be able to stand up. Those guys are bangers, Lithuanians play like it's a UFC match. ... If Vegas put a line on the Balls' over-under in Lithuania, I think they'd break it off after a month. Maybe it does work, I'm not hating on the kids, but the odds are stacked against them."

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2748 ... -lithuania
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Postby rodfromcranston » 1 month ago

So, Lavar Ball thinks this is better than playing for UCLA?
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Postby Rhody74 » 1 month ago

This is hysterical! They should make it a reality show.
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Postby NYGFan_Section208 » 1 month ago

Rhody74 wrote:This is hysterical! They should make it a reality show.


It is already...and there's a new episode almost daily on CBSSports.com
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Postby reef » 1 month ago

These publicity hounds have their own reality show called Ball in the family

Can't wait to see these Lithuanian bangers rough them balls up
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Postby twisted3829 » 2 weeks ago

the Ball's potential first game in Lithuania (later found out they didn't make the trip) was against a familiar face

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Postby reef » 2 weeks ago

Would love to see Jimmy drill a few jumpers in Melo and Gelo's face
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Postby eli#10 » 2 weeks ago

Great news for X.

Should get playing time over Dellevadova.
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Postby reef » 2 weeks ago

Oh wow great news indeed !!
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Postby Iggy1979 » 1 week ago

Munford has really improved his game.
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Postby Iggy1979 » 1 week ago

Matthew Butler averages 17 PPG for a bad UT Martin team. (Apologies if this has been posted before.)
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Postby SmartyBarrett » 6 hours ago

Munford made his Bucks debut on Saturday, and today the Bucks fired head coach Jason Kidd. Which was long overdue, IMO - Kidd was terrible.
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