Anonymous
Last year

LiAngelo Ball signs contract with Detroit pistons

Illawarra should've signed him last year. He's better than those horrible imports they signed in the back half of last season.

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Isaac  
Last year

Whatever you think of Lavar, collectively they've managed to get two of the brothers drafted top three, and the third with some level of NBA contract. Not bad.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Or maybe just highlights that a lot of NBA people have no idea. Said at the time that Dante Exum's agent pulled off one of the biggest con jobs in NBA history. Time has proven that correct.

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Isaac  
Last year

As with credit to Lavar, credit to Exum's agent. In neither case is the onus on them to make sure clubs get deals that favour them. Each club has every right to not sign before seeing a player worked out or played at a certain level.

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Tjamu  
Last year

Theyre desperate to sell some tickets or a couple jerseys for the memes.

Guy was signed as a traffic cone for OKC's G League affiliate to run around at training..... so theres zero chance he plays. He wouldnt dominate a state league in Australia....... let alone NBL.

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Anonymous  
Last year

The same Detroit that signs 2 role players in Grant and Plumlee to stupid contracts with Grant wanting to be more than what he is, a great role player.
2 of the worst franchises now have a Ball!

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Anonymous  
Last year

Lol, the nba is losing credibility. Picking a guy who has done nothing just to boost the trams profile.
They going to sign Kanye next?

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Anonymous  
Last year

Teams'

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Zodiac  
Last year

Desperate NBA teams pull stunts like this from time to time remember when Charlotte signed that rapper that couldn't play?

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Anonymous  
Last year

Just shows you how weak the NBA is right now.

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Anonymous  
Last year

That's a blast from the past Zodiac.
Was it Master P or someone like that

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Ben  
Last year

Master P played a summer league game or two for Charlotte back in the day. And by 'played', it was literally a few minutes.

From what I can remember of reports, he was actually a decent baller, but was given the opportunity as more of a favour than anything.

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Lovebroker  
Last year

Detroit saw the steals he got in China and thought he'd be a good defender.

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Anonymous  
Last year

#440 and punters around here think he should be picked for Australia. It's nice to have friends in high places.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Fake news. Turns out Detroit advertised for a Ball boy, LiAngelo got a little bit confused and didn't read job description.

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Billy Bob  
Last year

507, wins the day

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Anonymous  
Last year

Master P had a great song called make em say uhhh

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Truth Seeker  
Last year

> Desperate NBA teams pull stunts like this from time to time remember when Charlotte signed that rapper that couldn't play


I remember when Washington drafted Muggsy Bogues 12th overall as more of a marketing stunt to pair him with the NBA's tallest ever player (at the time) in Manute Bol than as a genuine draft pick.

Yes, he could play and had a very good career, but that was the added bonus to the marketing stunt

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Anonymous  
Last year

He was ALL-ACC as a senior in college. Pretty sure he wasn't drafted as a marketing stunt.

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Aaron Carter  
Last year

Umm Muggsy himself has been quoted as confirming that he believed Washington drafted him as a marketing stunt to pair him with Bol, more than anything.

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Aaron Carter  
Last year

https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/sports/1987/06/23/bullets-pick-isnt-short-on-creativity/a070bf60-bef0-452e-8be6-24a7e8d2d035/

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Aaron Carter  
Last year

https://www.sportshistoryweekly.com/stories/bol-bogues-an-nba-experiment,52?

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Anonymous  
Last year

Annnnnnd.......waived.

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