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Dr. J. Naismith 03-04-2008 12:57 PM

Joey: "I'm the most versatile player, I think, in the league."
 
If versatile as in absolute shit, then yes .... yes you are. :cwm34:

I really hope he was being sarcastic. :confused:

Quote:

Originally Posted by National Post
"I'll play the one [point guard] if I have to," Graham said at Tuesday's shoot-around in Orlando. "I'll play the five [centre]. It doesn't matter. I'm the most versatile player, I think, in the league."

Source - Click here

Ball Don't Lie 03-04-2008 01:01 PM

Must be one of those joke sites.

alseaf 03-04-2008 01:01 PM

what he means by 'playing the one and five' is that his ass is pretty good at warming the seat for the starting centre and point guard while his versatility allows him to sip 4 flavours of Gatorade and simultaneously chew two types of gum.

Raptorman 03-04-2008 01:03 PM

Now we have Good Joey, Bad Joey and Disillusioned Joey.

fancylad 03-04-2008 01:05 PM

i read earlier today, and i still can't come up with a comment.

lang 03-04-2008 01:07 PM

I still have faith in you, Joey. But that's why you're not getting paid to think.

Acie 03-04-2008 01:11 PM

He's the most versatile player in that he can wear any type/colour of warmups, can sit on any spot on the bench and can stand wherever in the huddle during timeouts while the coaching staff talks to the players who actually play.

I think the commercial they still play on Raps TV from last year with Jose in MSG screaming "Joey" repeatedly until he finally gets his attention and says [jose] I'm going to pass jew de ball[/jose] is extremely telling.

Benzo 03-04-2008 01:15 PM

I think they should start Joey over Moon....yes I'm serious.

alseaf 03-04-2008 01:18 PM

Sam should have Garbo start at PF in his crutches. We'd get more rebounds.

fancylad 03-04-2008 01:20 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Benzo (Post 15277)
I think they should start Joey over Moon....yes I'm serious.

I still think Joey deserves another substantial chance. maybe not as a starter, but i would like to see him get some consistent minutes.

True, he has been inconsistent, but he's done a lot of good for this team and has stepped it up in the past for me to think that he shouldn't just be thrown to the dogs.

I partly agree with you, Benzo.

Superjudge 03-04-2008 01:25 PM

Joey is pretty versatile, in fact he is a prototype for a perfect player, physically.

He's like Lebron, only, without Lebron's game.

Joey Graham with a healthy attitude adjustment and a 180 degree turn around on agressive play would be the very guy we are searching for. I wonder if anyone has bothered to tell him that.

I wrote him off two years ago.

Ball Don't Lie 03-04-2008 01:25 PM

Joey can start at pg, just look at the last paragraph:

Quote:

The Raptors practised at Champions Sports Complex in Orlando on Tuesday, a gigantic facility equipped with basketball and volleyball courts, batting cages and arcade-type games. After practice, the Raptors gathered around a game that measures the velocity of a thrown punch. Graham set the new high score.
Start him at point, have him punch the opposing PG in the face, then bring Jose or TJ in to mop up vs 2nd unit guy.

Belsius 03-04-2008 01:26 PM

I have to admit he would probably be the last guy I would like to fight on this team.

Acie 03-04-2008 01:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Superjudge (Post 15282)
Joey is pretty versatile, in fact he is a prototype for a perfect player, physically.

He's like Lebron, only, without Lebron's game.

Joey Graham with a healthy attitude adjustment and a 180 degree turn around on agressive play would be the very guy we are searching for. I wonder if anyone has bothered to tell him that.

I wrote him off two years ago.

Yup, I always hoped he'd be an Artest-like player, but he's got nothing going on upstairs and is all talk.

fancylad 03-04-2008 01:27 PM

nice strategy, thriller.

lol.

Dr. J. Naismith 03-04-2008 01:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by alseaf (Post 15279)
Sam should have Garbo start at PF in his crutches. We'd get more rebounds.

:haha: Nice one alseaf. :clapping:

alseaf 03-04-2008 01:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ACIEEARL40 (Post 15286)
Yup, I always hoped he'd be an Artest-like player, but he's got nothing going on upstairs and is all talk.

wasn't everybody excited about him coming into this season? I remember it was reported that he dunked on Bosh during practice and the sky was the limit for him. lol. The Toronto media is too gulable.

Ball Don't Lie 03-04-2008 01:32 PM

The sky is the limit for Joey. He has a pilot license afterall.

MangoKidHoops 03-04-2008 01:35 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by fancylad (Post 15281)
I still think Joey deserves another substantial chance. maybe not as a starter, but i would like to see him get some consistent minutes.

True, he has been inconsistent, but he's done a lot of good for this team and has stepped it up in the past for me to think that he shouldn't just be thrown to the dogs.

I partly agree with you, Benzo.

I'm with you fancy. When he's good Joey, he can be a force. The problem with Graham though, like Humphries, their offensive game is very limited, but they always seem to over-step their limitations/game and try to do too much. If he sticks what works and his bread and butter, he could be a solid player.

alseaf 03-04-2008 01:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by thriller92 (Post 15293)
The sky is the limit for Joey. He has a pilot license afterall.

I swear it is one of those fake children licenses they give out with the cartoon pictures on it, and it probably restricts him to only flying kites... on 0 mph wind days.


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