OFFICIAL DAVID "MR. DUNK" NWABA THREAD (Picked up off waivers by Bulls p. 24)
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:23 pm    Post subject:

Baron Von Humongous wrote:
All so KCP could get some extra cash for the one season he's a Laker.


I think letting him go was more because we drafted Hart. It would have been hard to find minutes for both next year.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:25 pm    Post subject:

Goodbye, and good luck with the Bulls. He wasn't gonna get any minutes here next season so it was a waste to keep him here.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:26 pm    Post subject:

MFers...we gonna remember that ish.

Can't wait to play them this season.

Good Luck Nwaba...glad his NBA dream is coming true.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:32 pm    Post subject:

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Goodbye, and good luck with the Bulls. He wasn't gonna get any minutes here next season so it was a waste to keep him here.


Don't see him getting many in Chicago this season either with Wade, Lavine, Valentine, and Holiday at the same position.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:33 pm    Post subject:

Mini Mamba wrote:
Baron Von Humongous wrote:
All so KCP could get some extra cash for the one season he's a Laker.


I think letting him go was more because we drafted Hart. It would have been hard to find minutes for both next year.

Well, Hart may not be an NBA player at all, and the Lakers have two roster spots open on a team with four guards, including one (JC) they'll need to trade for nothing in order to afford two max FAs next summer.

And Nwaba could have easily been the best guard defender on next year's squad unless Hart surprises as a rookie.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:33 pm    Post subject:

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MFers...we gonna remember that ish.

Can't wait to play them this season.

Good Luck Nwaba...glad his NBA dream is coming true.


Remember what?

This overreaction of this d-leaguer reminds me of Anthony Brown.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:36 pm    Post subject:

Megaton wrote:
CervantesRises wrote:
MFers...we gonna remember that ish.

Can't wait to play them this season.

Good Luck Nwaba...glad his NBA dream is coming true.


Remember what?

This overreaction of this d-leaguer reminds me of Anthony Brown.


Doesn't it suck when fans find an underdog to root for?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:36 pm    Post subject:

great landing spot for him. wish him the best
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:40 pm    Post subject:

Megaton wrote:
CervantesRises wrote:
MFers...we gonna remember that ish.

Can't wait to play them this season.

Good Luck Nwaba...glad his NBA dream is coming true.


Remember what?

This overreaction of this d-leaguer reminds me of Anthony Brown.


AB was a underachieving draft pick. Nwaba was like a walk on who overachieved. It's easier to root for him.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:42 pm    Post subject:

Going to miss his hustle. Mr dunk!
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:43 pm    Post subject:

Lakers wanted to bring him back according to Tania LA Times. Nice guy, really athletic and a crowd favorite.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:48 pm    Post subject:

Megaton wrote:
CervantesRises wrote:
MFers...we gonna remember that ish.

Can't wait to play them this season.

Good Luck Nwaba...glad his NBA dream is coming true.


Remember what?

This overreaction of this d-leaguer reminds me of Anthony Brown.


Unlike AB, Nwaba actually produced. If you can't see the value of someone like Nwaba to a winning culture then you don't watch enough basketball.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:51 pm    Post subject:

32 wrote:
Lakers wanted to bring him back according to Tania LA Times. Nice guy, really athletic and a crowd favorite.

That's a bummer
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:59 pm    Post subject:

Perhaps we'll get him back when we trade for Wade in the Deng salary dump.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:00 pm    Post subject:

socalsp3 wrote:
Megaton wrote:
CervantesRises wrote:
MFers...we gonna remember that ish.

Can't wait to play them this season.

Good Luck Nwaba...glad his NBA dream is coming true.


Remember what?

This overreaction of this d-leaguer reminds me of Anthony Brown.


AB was a underachieving draft pick. Nwaba was like a walk on who overachieved. It's easier to root for him.


That summarizes well. Nobody thinks Nwaba is a Star, but he brings very good defense for a minimum wage. Good deal.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:07 pm    Post subject:

Eindhoven wrote:
socalsp3 wrote:
Megaton wrote:
CervantesRises wrote:
MFers...we gonna remember that ish.

Can't wait to play them this season.

Good Luck Nwaba...glad his NBA dream is coming true.


Remember what?

This overreaction of this d-leaguer reminds me of Anthony Brown.


AB was a underachieving draft pick. Nwaba was like a walk on who overachieved. It's easier to root for him.


That summarizes well. Nobody thinks Nwaba is a Star, but he brings very good defense for a minimum wage. Good deal.


since when second round pick not making it in the NBA became underachiever? Absolute majority of them don't make it
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:10 pm    Post subject:

Good Luck with Chicago! Great athletic energy guy
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:11 pm    Post subject:

numero-ocho wrote:
Megaton wrote:
Goodbye, and good luck with the Bulls. He wasn't gonna get any minutes here next season so it was a waste to keep him here.


Don't see him getting many in Chicago this season either with Wade, Lavine, Valentine, and Holiday at the same position.


Hmm, Chi and Wade prob really wanna move Wade
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:59 pm    Post subject:

I'm disappointed we didn't have the opportunity to retain Nwaba. He's exactly the kind of role player you'd need on a contending team who could also be had for cheap. Nwaba is athletic, a very good slasher, and a hustler who appeared to be a great compliment to Lonzo. I loved seeing their chemistry develop in SL when Nwaba would be running the wing and Lonzo would find him in stride for an easy basket. Not to mention his defense, which was tenacious.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:02 pm    Post subject:

FML

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:02 pm    Post subject:

ArminNBA wrote:
I'm disappointed we didn't have the opportunity to retain Nwaba. He's exactly the kind of role player you'd need on a contending team who could also be had for cheap. Nwaba is athletic, a very good slasher, and a hustler who appeared to be a great compliment to Lonzo. I loved seeing their chemistry develop in SL when Nwaba would be running the wing and Lonzo would find him in stride for an easy basket. Not to mention his defense, which was tenacious.


Good luck to Nwaba.....hopefully we can find a way to make him a laker in the future.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:04 pm    Post subject:

They picked him up so they he can trade Wade and Nwaba back to LA for Deng and Clarkson.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:27 pm    Post subject:

Good luck in Chicago David, keep living that dream.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:29 pm    Post subject:

Congrats David!
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:33 pm    Post subject:

Sucks to see him go, always loved his defensive effort. Good luck in Chicago.
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