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OGKnickfan
Feb 08, 2009, 10:40
Yo, is anyone willing to get together to play a fullcourt basketball game, maybe this summer? We can put trillion and metro on opposing teams. Some nice courts are located down by the 72nd street pier.

Personally, I'm willing to get down there and bust some people up.

KING~POETIQ
Feb 08, 2009, 10:52
Hey OG, I'm down. Sounds like a good idea. I know you're probably gonna flagrant foul some people on this forum. I wonder who?...

OGKnickfan
Feb 08, 2009, 11:38
Hey OG, I'm down. Sounds like a good idea. I know you're probably gonna flagrant foul some people on this forum. I wonder who?...


I'm a clean player. I'm streaky, though, and past my best playing days; but, with preparation, I might do all right.

I think it'd be funny, more than anything, to see the biggest "enemies" compete against each other, because some of these people actually take their online problems seriously.

quiggle
Feb 08, 2009, 13:06
can we reserve an indoor court at Chelsea Piers? what's the wager also? we can't just play for bragging rights

DaTPRiNCE
Feb 08, 2009, 15:05
Sounds like a good idea i havent played ball in a fresh minute but im down

we should also go to a knicks game this year, that would be tight.

KING~POETIQ
Feb 08, 2009, 15:20
I'm a clean player. I'm streaky, though, and past my best playing days; but, with preparation, I might do all right.

I think it'd be funny, more than anything, to see the biggest "enemies" compete against each other, because some of these people actually take their online problems seriously.

Lol. That would be funny. Yea we should definitely have a KO b-ball game. The summer sounds good too. I haven't really played in a while. So, it gives me enough time to practice and get my shot back.

We're gonna need at least ten people. No wagering because I know I take it real serious when moneys involved. Besides we wouldn't know who got game until a couple of games in. If we do play, that first game is gonna be a blowout.

DaTPRiNCE
Feb 08, 2009, 15:24
yea word lmao......i havent played in the longest.


a KO knicks game would be cool too, would anyone be down

quiggle
Feb 08, 2009, 15:36
so what positions do we got? I probably have to be guard cause I'm 5'4"

KING~POETIQ
Feb 08, 2009, 15:40
yea word lmao......i havent played in the longest.


a KO knicks game would be cool too, would anyone be down

I would be down with that too, but probably for next season. I'm gonna be dead broke for a little while. Had some financial problems. But next season no doubt.

KING~POETIQ
Feb 08, 2009, 15:43
so what positions do we got? I probably have to be guard cause I'm 5'4"

5'4? Wow. You better play like mugsy bogues. Probably cause of your age, right? Cuz I'm 6 feet tall 175 and I play point. We would probably figure it out once we get to the court.

DaTPRiNCE
Feb 08, 2009, 15:47
loll....yea come to think of it i agree, and the remainder of our home schedule is ok nothing to great like the lakers or something.

im 5'10 so that probably leaves me at the 2guard or SF although i always played PG, always been short loll

StreetDreams21
Feb 08, 2009, 16:47
This sounds good it should be a yearly thing. If i come to NY this summer i'm down fo sho. I'm 6'1 or 6'2 and like to play PF but my stamina sucks lol

metrocard
Feb 08, 2009, 17:34
Hahahaha :lol:

quiggle
Feb 08, 2009, 18:10
someone asked but the reason I wanted to see if we could do this indoors is because I want to use a leather ball instead of the composites or rubber ones.

TunerAddict
Feb 08, 2009, 21:36
Basically everyone is gonna be a guard...

Hey, it'll be like we're running Dantoni's system, lol.

DaTPRiNCE
Feb 08, 2009, 22:30
LMAO word whoever's 6 ft will have to be a C lmao

TunerAddict
Feb 08, 2009, 23:23
I'm 6'2" but I used to like running point when I played park ball, but I'd guess 3 is more of my natural position since I can drive and shoot 3s.

I remember I was playing 2 on 2 one time and I hit 6 three pointer in a row off the check with a guy in my face. Somehow. Still can't figure it out since I was just launching them and they were falling.

DaTPRiNCE
Feb 09, 2009, 19:19
^ everyone gets one of those days tuner lmao

TunerAddict
Feb 09, 2009, 19:42
^ everyone gets one of those days tuner lmao

Yea...Basketball, she is a streaky mistress...

I do like Jacking up threes from beyond NBA range though, lol

DaTPRiNCE
Feb 09, 2009, 21:02
yea i attempt them every now and again. I play kinda like Wade/Iverson im not a three point shooter rarely attempt them and i go hard after every play and im quick to get to the basket...

StreetDreams21
Feb 09, 2009, 21:54
LMAO word whoever's 6 ft will have to be a C lmao

**** no lol ima be like Eddy Curry on that court man. I hate playing C. PF man.

JayJ44
Feb 10, 2009, 16:04
Yea...Basketball, she is a streaky mistress...

I do like Jacking up threes from beyond NBA range though, lol

No one likes a chucker, Tuner...

http://82games.com/fantasy/images/crawford2.jpg

DaTPRiNCE
Feb 10, 2009, 16:38
^LMAO:teeth::teeth::teeth:

KING~POETIQ
Feb 10, 2009, 18:51
Damn, right now we only have enough for a half court game.


alright, I promise I won't embarrass you if you play in the KO b-ball game.

TunerAddict
Feb 10, 2009, 20:00
No one likes a chucker, Tuner...

http://82games.com/fantasy/images/crawford2.jpg

I shoot like 50% from out there..because I rarely take them and when I do I'm open by 10-15 feet..

JayJ44
Feb 10, 2009, 20:02
I shoot like 50% from out there..because I rarely take them and when I do I'm open by 10-15 feet..

In that case, I'm sorry for comparing you to Crawford lol.

TunerAddict
Feb 11, 2009, 10:35
In that case, I'm sorry for comparing you to Crawford lol.

As much as I hate Crawford, I really was like him on the court for a long time, with how I shot, the slight fade away type jump shot and I used to just dribble, cross over, pull up from little bit behind free throw line. I was basically Jamal. Actually, I was Jamal. I did the same little floaters in the lane and **** and my driving was suspect...

But then I kinda switched to driving like, full time. I don't handle the ball a lot anymore for no reason. I'm more of a spot up shooter and a pick and roll guy when I don't have the ball. So, I've evolved.

quiggle
Feb 11, 2009, 16:21
how many of you can dunk? damn man that's a dream of mine doing one day.

TunerAddict
Feb 11, 2009, 16:26
how many of you can dunk? damn man that's a dream of mine doing one day.

I could before my leg problem and surgery...I haven't played in like 6 months, but hopefully by this summer I'll be dunking again.

OGKnickfan
Feb 11, 2009, 16:36
As a kid, I was pretty good: all-city, played AA ball, with a few different coaches, even made it into the PSAL newspaper. However, I lost most of those skills, by about 25, with lack of use. I lost my hops, my shooting touch, etc. I'm still a good freethrow shooter, though and have trained a lot of my players in that area.

I played in a summer league, and I can still play tight D and set people up, and I can knock down an open jumper, though that's still a streaky area; but I really have to get down in weight, if I'm to reach my full potential. I'm about 200 lbs., 6'1, which is too heavy for me, if I'm to play good basketball. My game weight needs to be about 170-175. I'm sure that, if I get down in weight, I'll be good to go.

I hope that, by summer time, we can get a list of people, a meeting place: I know a few and then get it going: 5 on 5, with subs, etc. I wear goggles, too, so that should add to the novelty of a KO game.

DaTPRiNCE
Feb 11, 2009, 22:17
As a kid, I was pretty good: all-city, played AA ball, with a few different coaches, even made it into the PSAL newspaper. However, I lost most of those skills, by about 25, with lack of use. I lost my hops, my shooting touch, etc. I'm still a good freethrow shooter, though and have trained a lot of my players in that area.

I played in a summer league, and I can still play tight D and set people up, and I can knock down an open jumper, though that's still a streaky area; but I really have to get down in weight, if I'm to reach my full potential. I'm about 200 lbs., 6'1, which is too heavy for me, if I'm to play good basketball. My game weight needs to be about 170-175. I'm sure that, if I get down in weight, I'll be good to go.

I hope that, by summer time, we can get a list of people, a meeting place: I know a few and then get it going: 5 on 5, with subs, etc. I wear goggles, too, so that should add to the novelty of a KO game.

why dont you coach? you'll be helping plenty of kids get that extra support/push...

jpz17
Feb 21, 2009, 22:22
sorry guys, JPZ can't do this.. lol I do not live in NYC. Anyway, I'd love to see the results. One team can be new guys another old guys. (not by age, date joined the forum) I'm def. a guard, even though I'm 6'4. I can pop threes all day, but I quit bball since I always got pushed around. But by the 4th quarter I was the only one who could still run around the court

TunerAddict
Feb 22, 2009, 00:15
sorry guys, JPZ can't do this.. lol I do not live in NYC. Anyway, I'd love to see the results. One team can be new guys another old guys. (not by age, date joined the forum) I'm def. a guard, even though I'm 6'4. I can pop threes all day, but I quit bball since I always got pushed around. But by the 4th quarter I was the only one who could still run around the court

I don't live in NYC and I'd still probably show up lol

StreetDreams21
Feb 22, 2009, 17:55
sorry guys, JPZ can't do this.. lol I do not live in NYC. Anyway, I'd love to see the results. One team can be new guys another old guys. (not by age, date joined the forum) I'm def. a guard, even though I'm 6'4. I can pop threes all day, but I quit bball since I always got pushed around. But by the 4th quarter I was the only one who could still run around the court
LMAOOOO

ive thousands of miles away and i might show up lol

jpz17
Feb 22, 2009, 21:21
lol I'm more than 3 hours away, and just can't take the effort :P

I'll be back at home in the summer

OGKnickfan
Feb 23, 2009, 09:18
why dont you coach? you'll be helping plenty of kids get that extra support/push...

I was an assistant coach, for a couple of years, at the PSAL A division level, as well as for an AA team.

DaTPRiNCE
Feb 23, 2009, 12:31
I was an assistant coach, for a couple of years, at the PSAL A division level, as well as for an AA team.

thats cool, never got the chance to be a head coach or you dont want to?..what school u coached anyways

OGKnickfan
Feb 23, 2009, 15:06
I'd rather not say, because it would automatically allow anyone to look me up, since I'm still listed as one of the coaches for the team, even though I'm no longer involved. It would also allow my former players to look up the KO site. Trust me, they can do it: I signed up for facebook, and they all tried to add me.

It's a school located in the Manahattan A North division, and we've had a few players actually get scholarships to big schools, though none have become big time college players. Last year, we had a kid get a spot on the Jayhawks.

The way things work, with head coaches, is that they're usually running a team for years, it's their spot, even if, as is sometimes the case, they don't truly do the coaching and instead delegate that to others. In fact, as a HS assistant, many times I've filled in for the real head coach: a long time assistant;

It takes a lot of work to become a coach or assistant, for the PSAL, by the way. I had to take hours of CPR and first aid training, conflict management, etc. Once you get in, though, it's a lot of fun: you become like the head of a family. We've done a couple of halftime shows for the Knicks, battled in the playoffs, played all sorts of teams and eaten at countless restaurants, all over the city. For the players, it's really meaningful, because many of them, though I've had problems with their classroom behavior, don't have a supportive family. Films haven't really done it justice, except for the locker room cursing and the crying.

DaTPRiNCE
Feb 23, 2009, 16:31
I'd rather not say, because it would automatically allow anyone to look me up, since I'm still listed as one of the coaches for the team, even though I'm no longer involved. It would also allow my former players to look up the KO site. Trust me, they can do it: I signed up for facebook, and they all tried to add me.

It's a school located in the Manahattan A North division, and we've had a few players actually get scholarships to big schools, though none have become big time college players. Last year, we had a kid get a spot on the Jayhawks.

The way things work, with head coaches, is that they're usually running a team for years, it's their spot, even if, as is sometimes the case, they don't truly do the coaching and instead delegate that to others. In fact, as a HS assistant, many times I've filled in for the real head coach: a long time assistant;

It takes a lot of work to become a coach or assistant, for the PSAL, by the way. I had to take hours of CPR and first aid training, conflict management, etc. Once you get in, though, it's a lot of fun: you become like the head of a family. We've done a couple of halftime shows for the Knicks, battled in the playoffs, played all sorts of teams and eaten at countless restaurants, all over the city. For the players, it's really meaningful, because many of them, though I've had problems with their classroom behavior, don't have a supportive family. Films haven't really done it justice, except for the locker room cursing and the crying.

sounds cool, but annoying ( going through all the training )....from my understanding you stopped right

OGKnickfan
Feb 23, 2009, 18:08
sounds cool, but annoying ( going through all the training )....from my understanding you stopped right


It definitely can get annoying. Training is required, every so often, by the year, or every other year, etc., which is why I decided not to do it anymore. You have to get AED certified, which involves learning how to use this machine to resuscitate people, every year. They also make you take first aid and CPR, seperately, every year, in addition to other courses. All of them are about 16 hours long. I was going to take ref. classes, for the extra cash: about 50 dollars, per game; but I didn't want to deal with the hassle, because they also want you to take these classes.

If it's your thing, though, you make it happen. It's definitely exciting, gives you a sense of belonging. The older guys, some of them former NBA players, like Charles Smith, some former ABA players, even Theresa Weatherspoon, from the liberty, love to come around, or even serve as coach-for-the-day, because of their love for the game.