NOLA DUO GONE!!!!!

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Post by 69MG » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:11 am

LS71 wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:43 am
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Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:38 pm
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^Care to fill us in?
I promised not to make it public. All I can say is that 3 different sources gave me the same info.
If you promised not to make it public and you plan to keep your promise, then why mention it at all? So you could say, na na na na na, I know something you don’t know? :roll:
Sorry if I came off like a jerk. I was just trying to say that it's justified to bash him for leaving. Hopefully this whole topic will go away. I pledge not to pay attention to Houston BB any more.

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Post by UMassfan_19 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:12 am

JoleonLescottsHair wrote:
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I promised not to make it public. All I can say is that 3 different sources gave me the same info.
Did it have anything to do with stealing weed in the woods outside southwest and having his boys act as body guards as he ran away with the weed because that is one of many stories I heard about his horrible behavior
Weird. I heard that he volunteered 10-15 hours a week at the area food bank, wrote letters to orphan kids, and always let the elderly go in front of him in line. Guess we'll never really know the truth.
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Re: NOLA DUO GONE!!!!!

Post by Worcester_To_Amherst » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:27 am

I know nothing of the circumstances of DJ and BG leaving, other than the coaches that recruited them were fired, and I don't think anyone at that point expected them to stay.

That being said, I could be a terror as a young man and I'm sure I'm not alone in this forum in that regard. Not looking to excuse anyone's behavior, because when you get that scholarship they spell out the responsibility that comes along with it. Would I have behaved more if I was a D1 athlete? Maybe, maybe not. I know quite a few members of the team were involved in activities that were against the code of conduct when I was at school, but no one was hurting anyone else and I don't think anyone really cared.

Young men are often risk takers and impulsive, looking to "impress" those around them. I wish the best for DJ and BG in their future endeavors, and I hope both of them find success in whatever it is they want to do (probably not the NBA, sorry Deeky). I get the "holier than thou" feeling sometimes reading about these guys on here, and unless it involves violence I don't really care and don't think it's anyone's business but the school's and the team's. Just my two cents, everyone is free to gossip as they like. I'll follow them on the court because of their past UMass tenure, like any past player.

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Re: NOLA DUO GONE!!!!!

Post by LS71 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:12 pm

69MG wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:11 am
LS71 wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:43 am
69MG wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:38 pm


I promised not to make it public. All I can say is that 3 different sources gave me the same info.
If you promised not to make it public and you plan to keep your promise, then why mention it at all? So you could say, na na na na na, I know something you don’t know? :roll:
Sorry if I came off like a jerk. I was just trying to say that it's justified to bash him for leaving.. Hopefully this whole topic will go away. I pledge not to pay attention to Houston BB any more.
Well you DID act like one and in my opinion you still are acting like one. Do you really think I give a f*ck what BB program you pledge to follow? :roll:
The point is this...what gives you the right act as judge and jury and condone, some might say encourage, the bashing of a kid you don’t know over something that happened what, two years ago?...that you pledged not to disclose publicly.
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Post by Minutemaniac74 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:07 pm

^ "Apology accepted" would've sufficed! :lol:

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Post by LS71 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:21 pm

^ I didn't mean to be so harsh, but that smug pledge statement and his 'justification' for bashing a kid just set me off.
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Post by capezona » Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:26 pm

Ha! It's an injury that's kept him out.

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Post by 78 » Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:44 pm

^^^
Just to be factual, the injury is recent. He missed 5 or 6 games because of a team issue prior to the injury.
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Post by MJatUM » Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:21 am

^

Of course. Just like Michael Jordan retired from the NBA for a year and a half to play baseball.

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Post by Floyd » Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:35 pm

Thought I read somewhere that he recently sprained his MCL. Don't think it was related to earlier team issue.
It sucks that things with DJ and Brison didn't work out here, but things happened, they moved on, so I have no ill will towards either of them. Hope things work out positively for them both, I don't think they did anything against UMASS aside from leaving with the coaching change, so life goes on.
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Post by fenway617 » Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:54 pm

MJatUM wrote:
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^

Of course. Just like Michael Jordan retired from the NBA for a year and a half to play baseball.
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Post by MJatUM » Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:09 pm

Floyd wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:35 pm
Thought I read somewhere that he recently sprained his MCL. Don't think it was related to earlier team issue.
It sucks that things with DJ and Brison didn't work out here, but things happened, they moved on, so I have no ill will towards either of them. Hope things work out positively for them both, I don't think they did anything against UMASS aside from leaving with the coaching change, so life goes on.
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Re: NOLA DUO GONE!!!!!

Post by Bubba » Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:33 pm

Is playing in Houston double secret probation?
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Re: NOLA DUO GONE!!!!!

Post by MJatUM » Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:32 am

They're undefeated so far this season and ranked #24 (and rising) so I don't think so!

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