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Forum: CBA 09-06-2007, 03:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,825
Posted By ChumpDumper
It's a charter company and not a terribly large...

It's a charter company and not a terribly large one judging from the press release. The way the article read makes me think the teams will be offered discounts is they choose to use their jets. It'll...
Forum: D-League 08-29-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,674
Posted By ChumpDumper
Well, they can't join the NBA, and the D-League...

Well, they can't join the NBA, and the D-League compensation is crap compared to a full ride at a Division I program, to say nothing of the facilities, fan support, national exposure, etc.

As long...
Forum: D-League 08-29-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,674
Posted By ChumpDumper
So college coaches are pushing for reforms that...

So college coaches are pushing for reforms that will eliminate college basketball?

I don't think that is true, nor do I think that schools will want to trash the half billion dollars a year that...
Forum: D-League 08-29-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,674
Posted By ChumpDumper
I don't believe that's what the NBA will tell...

I don't believe that's what the NBA will tell kids at all. Also, there is way too much money involved in college basketball for the NCAA to just roll over and give up and way too many advantages for...
Forum: CBA 08-28-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,994
Posted By ChumpDumper
I want the better team to succeed. One team will...

I want the better team to succeed. One team will probably have to move, but there are multiple minor league baseball teams in the valley for instance, so they may not have to move far.
Forum: CBA 08-28-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,994
Posted By ChumpDumper
The Silverados had a head start and really had...

The Silverados had a head start and really had their act together -- which is why they left the ABA. Ultimately you can't tell much from just the websites. I think the smaller Convention Center is a...
Forum: D-League 08-28-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,674
Posted By ChumpDumper
Yeah, that will fly.

Yeah, that will fly.
Forum: CBA 08-28-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,994
Posted By ChumpDumper
Dodge Arena (Vipers) is about eight miles away...

Dodge Arena (Vipers) is about eight miles away from the McAllen Convention Center (Silverados).
...
Forum: D-League 08-26-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,674
Posted By ChumpDumper
If true, this is impressive: ...

If true, this is impressive:
http://www.sltrib.com/sports/ci_6722855
Forum: D-League 08-25-2007, 03:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,674
Posted By ChumpDumper
1) Anyone who buys a ticket for the Laker game on...

1) Anyone who buys a ticket for the Laker game on the same day can get watch the D-Fenders.

2) Yes, only Laker season ticket holders will be allowed to attend games 40 miles away from the Staples...
Forum: D-League 08-24-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,674
Posted By ChumpDumper
The D-Fenders are moving to Ontario, California...

The D-Fenders are moving to Ontario, California as soon as the arena there is completed.

It shows up as an NBA salary.

In what way? The player is getting 10-12 times the best D-League salary,...
Forum: D-League 08-24-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,674
Posted By ChumpDumper
:D Funny. Well, they've probably had the least...

:D Funny. Well, they've probably had the least overhead of any D-League team so far. It'll be interesting to see how the move to Ontario works.
Forum: D-League 08-24-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,674
Posted By ChumpDumper
Well, in Ian's case, he's already being paid his...

Well, in Ian's case, he's already being paid his NBA salary.

As far as the advantage of playing in the D-League for the average player, it's clear that it's the exposure to NBA scouts playing the...
Forum: D-League 08-23-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,674
Posted By ChumpDumper
So if were working from a pure profit standpoint,...

So if were working from a pure profit standpoint, there are only about three teams in any given minor league that anyone actually wants to see, right? The "I told you" so method will work anywhere...
Forum: D-League 08-23-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,674
Posted By ChumpDumper
I imagine Southwest Basketball made some money...

I imagine Southwest Basketball made some money selling the Toros.

They didn't fold completely, they couldn't find a venue in time to work into the schedule. The RimRockers tried to move to...
Forum: D-League 08-22-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,254
Posted By ChumpDumper
Eh, this kind of migration happens every season....

Eh, this kind of migration happens every season. Players spend a couple of years in the D-League and if they don't move up, they go to Europe to stay or make enough money to try again. There are...
Forum: D-League 08-21-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,674
Posted By ChumpDumper
I think he didn't like his D-League experience...

I think he didn't like his D-League experience because he kept losing minutes to Mateen Cleaves.

Anyway it looks like the future of the D-League lies in the teams either being owned by NBA clubs...
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