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KSAT Ball Hog Blog: Spurs' titles tainted?
KSAT.com ^ | Updated On: May 22 2012 10:39:39 AM CDT | RJ Marquez

Posted on 06/16/2014 8:07:41 AM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles

Grantland.com editor-in-chief and ESPN everything Bill Simmons wrote a column last Friday titled "The Footnote Title." It was a list of 20 NBA champions that won the title due to the misfortune of others whether it be injuries, refs, suspensions, guys hitting fire extinguishers a la Amare, etc. This year's Derrick Rose injury is an example.

Here's where you may ask: RJ how many Spurs titles made the list? How about all four in the top 14! I understand if a list like this is done, it has to have teams on it, but all four Spurs title teams?

Might as well put a giant asterisk next to the Spurs logo.


TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: crybaby; spurs; tainted; waaaahhhhh
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1 posted on 06/16/2014 8:07:41 AM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

What is this person babbling about?


2 posted on 06/16/2014 8:08:57 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

You jelly much?


3 posted on 06/16/2014 8:09:19 AM PDT by davetex (Location: The Alamo)
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To: WayneS

Something you wanna dribble out of that little mouth of yours boy?


4 posted on 06/16/2014 8:11:29 AM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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May, 2012? Time to get over it.


5 posted on 06/16/2014 8:12:35 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Can Juan Williams possibly be that stupid?)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

How bad does the Eastern media hate Texas?


6 posted on 06/16/2014 8:13:11 AM PDT by dblshot (I am John Galt.)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

Word salad.


7 posted on 06/16/2014 8:13:31 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: dblshot

Texas in in the east from where I sit and they are a tainted team.


8 posted on 06/16/2014 8:14:16 AM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

Are you RJ Marquez?


9 posted on 06/16/2014 8:15:43 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles
It was a list of 20 NBA champions that won the title due to the misfortune of others whether it be injuries, refs, suspensions, guys hitting fire extinguishers a la Amare, etc. This year's Derrick Rose injury is an example.

ridiculous... it is all part of the game... it is all part of each and every game that gets you to the play-offs and then to the championship... in any sport... you cannot disregard a win just because of "misfortunes," especially in championships where you play a number of games--best out of...

this is "sour grapes..."

10 posted on 06/16/2014 8:16:33 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

Living in the Houston area, we’d gladly take an asterisk next to any team championship!!


11 posted on 06/16/2014 8:17:01 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: latina4dubya

This just in: USA win over Germany in 1945 “tainted”


12 posted on 06/16/2014 8:17:38 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: latina4dubya

I had no dog in the fight....call em like it is...can’t handle the truth then butt out boy.


13 posted on 06/16/2014 8:18:12 AM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: 1rudeboy

Yes, it’s true, you are an idiot.


14 posted on 06/16/2014 8:18:57 AM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

Boy? You can’t read.


15 posted on 06/16/2014 8:20:52 AM PDT by davetex (Location: The Alamo)
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To: davetex

So are you saying, someone needs to go to the Jelly School? I hear there is one in Colorado :>


16 posted on 06/16/2014 8:21:24 AM PDT by safeasthebanks ("The most rewarding part, was when he gave me my money!" - Dr. Nick)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

Ceasar’s victory over Vercingetorix in 52 B.C. ‘tainted,’ deserves ‘giant asterisk’


17 posted on 06/16/2014 8:22:38 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

Bill Simmons knows lots about basketball, BUT...
here he is talking out of his butt!

By Bill’s thinking, Brady’s championships should have an asterisk, since it took the old QB whom he replaced, Bledsoe I think, to get Brady into his first Super Bowl!

Injuries and incidents are part of sports. Championship teams work through and around these to still become Champions! There is no asterisk for making it to the top, unless you CHEATED (i.e., Barry Bonds)!!!


18 posted on 06/16/2014 8:24:48 AM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: latina4dubya

Arguing with a fanboy is futile.


19 posted on 06/16/2014 8:24:49 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Can Juan Williams possibly be that stupid?)
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To: latina4dubya
ridiculous... it is all part of the game...

Of course. Losers blame everything and everybody...but themselves.

20 posted on 06/16/2014 8:25:25 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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