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Nov 24, 2023·edited Nov 24, 2023Pinned

Game thread scheduled for 5pm Pacific at https://dubnationhq.com/p/2023-24-game-17-gsw-vs-san-antonio-ron-adams

I will delete any comment replying to this or any future pinned comment because it clutters up the comments.

Ps. You may think it’s funny to reply, but it just makes more work for me for no good reason. Please be funny and creative another way.

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If my math is right, this will be the 7th game Draymond will either be ejected or suspended from. In the six so far, the Warriors have lost five. Three thoughts:

- Goddamnit, Draymond. Grow up for chrissakes.

- If the Warriors had had the 2nd best player and won those five games, they’d be 12-4 and essentially tied for 1st place in the West.

- Goddamnit, Draymond. At least wait until the 2nd half of the season, when TJD better prepared to cover for boneheaded ass.

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Hold on, so the magic are good? I dont watch much outside of the dubs. The wolves, thunder, pelicans dont suprise me that they are good. But the magic? Can anyone explain this?

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Banchero and Wagner and balanced roster.

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Oh - Thank you 🙏🏾

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Is the game thread working. I can’t see it when I refresh on phone and clicking takes me to the DNHQ posts listing

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Not active til 5pm pst (i think)

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No Dray, No GP2 for one last game??? I would quote something from the show Spartacus but, yeah that would get me banned.

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What spartacus quote could be so edgy? 🤔

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Nov 24, 2023·edited Nov 24, 2023

Where you see GP is out? I only see note that he is probable…

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Above where we took him in the draft, and Chet counts as a rookie as well.

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Not a bad pick for us at all. Obviously, I wish Lively, Wallace, or Coulibaly had fallen to us, or maybe Jaquez, but Podz seems to fit in really well. We do need another more athletic guard at some point, but I guess we'll have spend a year or two in the lottery first, after Steph retires.

I still wonder what it would take to steal Coulibaly from the Wizards. I doubt they'll do another trade with GS anytime soon.

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If we lose to these possibly-tanking and certainly low-performing Spurs, I will defenstrate half of Prague. This is one of those games we so clearly should win. I expect -- no, I demand: Steph to be Steph; CP to behave; Kuminga to make sound decisions; Wiggins and Klay to each go 8-11 for 26 points and 11 rebounds; Podz to score 23 mostly in garbage time, and Looney to surprise everyone by stuffing Wembanyama on 6 separate occasions. I also expect, no demand, perfect coaching from Steven Kerr, and a 198-44 victory. Anything less than all this will tell me that the team, the coach and indeed the franchise intentionally are trying to destroy my lovely and relaxing holiday. Had veggie pot pie last night amid family in good mood and I do NOT need bad vibes from my basketball team, or they WILL hear from me in a STRONGLY worded post. They've been warned.

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Nov 24, 2023·edited Nov 24, 2023

Dubfenestration = the act of passing the ball into a window between defenders that does not exist.

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If we had a glossary, this belongs in it. This certainly happens less with CP instead of JP, but the OG’s still do it quite a lot.

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Game thread scheduled for 5pm Pacific at https://dubnationhq.com/p/2023-24-game-17-gsw-vs-san-antonio-ron-adams

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Whoa. Scheduling

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Can we get a scheduled "I Love You" post?

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Hoping GP2 will be back tonight

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Is draymond back tonight?

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I think tonight is the last game of the suspension.

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Indeed it is.

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Nov 24, 2023·edited Nov 24, 2023Liked by Eric Apricot

OK, I'll admit it ... even with our rather slow start, I'm quite enjoying this season so far.

Titles, shmitles. We got lots of em.

What I really like is seeing a team come together and the young guys develop. While Kuminga has been a bit of a disappointment, Moody, TJD and Podz have been more than I expected.

Podz, in particular has been killing it lately. My first impression was that he had a very small chance to make an NBA roster. I no longer think that. He has work to do (handle, perhaps shot), but the foundation is there to see.

TJD, no worries. He's a rotation player by the end of the year.

Moody's just Moody. I don't think he's ever going to be a number 1 player, but he could be a solid number 2 or 3 on a championship roster someday. That's great.

And, I haven't given up on Kuminga. I've seen growth in decision making, even if it's only one game in 3 or 4.

So, fun times. That's even before we get to Steph doing his wizardry at a ridiculous level on what is supposed to be the downhill side of his career.

And, I look forward to the full Samba Mamba experience in at least one game this year.

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Thank you, always a fan no matter where we are on the hourglass. We can discuses what to do to get better but Curry and Co is a generational type of situation so we may not see this kind of success for a while unless we hit the jackpot so enjoy while we have in and if we can add a little something something to get us to the top again then give MDj a huge bonus. We dont need much and need to see how we look after everyone is on the floor but have fun.

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I could do without the dumb turnovers and fouls but I guess it wouldn't be Warriors basketball without the dumb turnovers and fouls.

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Nov 24, 2023Liked by Eric Apricot

I don't think there is any question that all of those teams are a lot better than we are right now. It's where we'll be in a month or six weeks that I'm interested in. And, I enjoy seeing the process of working it out.

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> It was the question of how the Warriors are ‘coming together’

It may not. But, I see signs of progress, even if you don't.

We'll find out in a few weeks.

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Nov 24, 2023·edited Nov 24, 2023Author

Here, I’ll disagree with you directly. When someone posts about how they are enjoying the Warriors despite the creaky start, and you reply “yikes they actually suck”, I find that a rude and not interesting contribution to the discourse, especially since the predominant commentary on the site is “man the Warriors are bad right now”.

Let people enjoy things.

Ps. In case this reply is confusing, the replied post was edited (1) to soften the language and (2) remove the comment that seeing me like a reply disagreeing with NN means NN knows they are on the right track. NN continues to dance on the edge of getting banned.

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Nov 25, 2023·edited Nov 25, 2023Author

Okay, since you insist, you can be banned. Your ban will last a week. I hope you can come back and be a kind positive commenter. But I’ll be ready to permanently ban you if you show no signs of changing.

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Nov 24, 2023·edited Nov 24, 2023

OT: i just f'ed josh giddey

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As someone who studies a lot of history and also works with minors (middle school), I’ve decided that this is where I’ve landed: 1. Childbirth until 90 years ago had a very high mother and newborn mortality rate. Life expectancy was also nearly half if what it is today. So there was, maybe, a bit more of a biilogical necessity to “start” procreating younger.

Did this make being “sexualized” before reaching the generally physically mature age of 18(ish) any less traumatic for a girl? Doubtful.

2, much of the history we receive comes from patriarchies, with fairly centralized power, so I think, maybe our actual knowledge (on just how acceptable it was for older people to have sexual relationships with women who had not even finished puberty) is dubious. That is: the general statement (“it was more accepted in the past”) is not necessarily sound,

3. Im glad, very glad, to live in a place, and an era, where its a stark: older people can not have sexual relationships with people under the age of 18. Period. It is destructive, traumatic and just does so much damage to the young person, regardless of its supposed acceptability across history and some places currently. Btw, it is illegal in Thailand too.

Sorry for the long windedness.

Peace and love

:)

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Did not see this when you originally posted it. Saw it in the comments of the week thread and came back to give it another like.

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