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Unread 04-09-2015, 04:26 PM   #121
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No surprise here but Okafor declare today as well.

Jahlil Okafor Declares for 2015 NBA Draft: Latest Details and Reaction | Bleacher Report


Not as big news but J.P. Tokoto has declared too. He knows he won't sniff the first round but is still leaving.

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Unread 04-09-2015, 05:54 PM   #122
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Honestly, I find the stats more interesting than the two video clips they show in the second article. Contact is obvious and I've seen guys get called for less on the first one, and the angle on the second one doesn't really show anything one way or the other.
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Unread 04-11-2015, 12:07 PM   #123
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It was a stupid thing for Harrison to say, no doubt. But language isn't just some inert, socially neutral kinda thing. A significant part of the black American community has taken that word and drained it of its racial animus (to a great extent anyway, though connotations cannot be wholly eradicated)at least when employed in certain contexts. Which is why a black man saying it to a black man (or a white man), is just not the same thing as a white man saying it to a black man (as a general rule). And some claim that's unfair. But I think that's just a misunderstanding of what language is and how it works. You can't simply reduce words to clinically sanitized definitions, as if they're totally mutable building blocks for sentences, ideas, concepts, etc.

The main issue I had with it wasn't the use of the "n-word" but rather the disrespect shown by the "eff that guy" dismissal. Yeah, it sucks to be in front of the press after a major disappointment like that, but Kaminsky and the Badgers won fair and square and sportsmanship demands that one recognize that and give due respect (or, at least, shut your mouth if you cannot muster that respect). But I am glad that Andrew immediately apologized both publicly (via Twitter) and privately directly to Frank.
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Unread 04-11-2015, 12:12 PM   #124
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The main issue I had with it wasn't the use of the "n-word" but rather the disrespect shown by the "eff that guy" dismissal.

I agree 100%.
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Winslow is leaving too.

Justise Winslow headed to NBA, Tyus Jones still up in the air
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Tyus Jones of Duke Blue Devils to enter NBA draft
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