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Former Rivals on Your Favorite NBA team....

Posted on: February 23, 2009 11:19 pm
Edited on: March 4, 2009 4:55 pm
 

I’ve just got a question for some NBA and college basketball fans. I’m not really a big NBA fan but I do cheer for the Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Bobcats, and Washington Wizards. I consider myself to be a die-heard Heel fan and hope to live there one day. My father is a season football ticket holder and I attend all the games and cheer for Carolina in anything that they play. I just wanted to know do you cheer for former Duke Players on your NBA team. (This applies for any rivalry but I’m going to give examples through UNC-Duke. Most Carolina fans our Bobcat fans too but there aren’t any Dukies on this roster. (Duke Fans feel free to blog, if you’re a Duke fan “Do you cheer for Sean May and Raymond Felton on the Bobcats?”) The Chicago Bulls have a former Duke player named Luol Deng – C. For Bulls fans do you cheer for this player? On your favorite players on your NBA team list is he a favorite, average, or disliked player? The Wizards also don’t have a Duke Player on their team but they have two North Carolina players (Brendon Haywood, Antawn Jamison). This question just doesn’t apply for the Carolina-Duke rivalry it can be about any rivalry (be specific though). It doesn’t have to be the Bulls, Wizards, or Bobcats I was just picking the teams that I see most fans of from North Carolina basketball fans. So who is your college team, and do you like your college’s rivals (Former Duke Players EXAMPLE) on your favorite NBA team.


 

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Since: Dec 31, 2008
Posted on: February 27, 2009 5:39 pm
 

Former Rivals on Your Favorite NBA team....

By the way guys, This post can apply to NFL football too.  I just used basketball because its basketball season.  Keep the comments acoming and I welcome anyone's opinion.




Since: Sep 13, 2008
Posted on: February 25, 2009 2:42 am
 

Former Rivals on Your Favorite NBA team....

Yeah, and you got Luol Deng playing for the Bulls, and I think Cory Maggette and Dahntay Jones are still around somewhere in the Western Conference. One of the players I loathed the most as a kid (Shane Battier) is playing solid minutes with the Rockets right now too.

Good ol' Redick, it is nice to see him riding the pine in Orlando now as Tyler Hansbrough overtakes him as the ACC's all-time leading scorer.




Since: Dec 31, 2008
Posted on: February 24, 2009 7:35 pm
 

Former Rivals on Your Favorite NBA team....

Thanks for the posts.  I know that most Carolina fans are going to be Bobcat fans so this is kind of a tough question to ask.  Also didn't another team with a Duke Player is the New York Knicks.  They have a former Duke player Chris Duhon (he's #1 for the knicks currently).  Also if there are any Magic fans they have JJ Reddick.  Anyway...  

 




Since: Aug 20, 2008
Posted on: February 24, 2009 8:19 am
 

Former Rivals on Your Favorite NBA team....

Well im a bobcats fan so there really isnt anyone on the team that i had a problem with in college. but it really doesnt matter because nowthere on your side.




Since: Sep 13, 2008
Posted on: February 24, 2009 2:02 am
 

Former Rivals on Your Favorite NBA team....

Since I am a Bobcats fan I dont really have too many rivals on my favorite NBA team. We seem to be stacked with former Tar Heel talent!!! Congrats on getting All-Star status BTW. Go Heels!



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