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Do You Guys Think The Front Office Get Ideas From Us


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#21 El Guapo

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 09:48 AM

If I was in their position I would definitely observe, it's free info from all sorts of sources-some good, some not. It's another tool that is easily accessible.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:09 AM

View PostLilFrontOffice, on 05 February 2013 - 09:17 AM, said:

Like someone said, he is an All-Star after only one post. If it really is him, it's really cool that he's willing to listen to and follow us fans. No matter how outlandish and just plain idiotic some of our posts maybe....

Maybe it is really him. I still laughed. I think the front office would be foolish to not listen to what the fans have to say (they buy tickets remember). I have seen some good well thought out, cost ideal ideas on here and I have also seen some pure idiocy too.

Your screenname is good too

#23 Once_a_hater

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:09 AM

View Postliltonywrotenjr, on 05 February 2013 - 08:34 AM, said:

Hey Pera, sign Sonny Weems back from Europe. Good defender and shooting 43% from 3 Euroleague. =)

There is any chance we could buyout this guy... if so i'm all for it.

#24 jetfixer

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:29 AM

View PostRobert Pera, on 05 February 2013 - 12:24 AM, said:

I like to follow this board often. I hear you guys!
Good to have you here Robert!

#25 sativa417

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:39 AM

i'd be surprised if they didn't have somebody check the boards now and then. It's a free way to get honest opinions on the team. If they asked a fan something in person, there's a chance that particular fan will sugar coat things since some people don't like to offend, whereas on the boards people aren't afraid to say what they really think. I know if I was the GM I'd definitely check the boards and even check the trade ideas. Even if you thought 99% of the ideas are bad and not likely to happen, there'd still be a 1% a chance you might see something you didn't think about that's feasible and would improve the team.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:42 AM

well while we are pitching ideas to FO

how about Oden?

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:49 AM

View PostTigerGrizzFan, on 05 February 2013 - 10:42 AM, said:

well while we are pitching ideas to FO how about Oden?

I thought about that because of the Conley and Conley Sr connection but from the reports mentioning (CAVS, CELTS, HEAT) it looks like Oden is trying to get to a situation with either a contender or more money/playing time than Memphis could offer.

Oden could have been something of NBA lore if it hadn't of been for his 100 year old knees. I currently don't think he would get much time behind Marc. Probably not the best situation for a comeback.

CAVS are great for him because Ohio and well... their center isn't so amazing.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:27 AM

I would think it's rare at best that anyone from the team looks at this board. But then again, it would explain why Coach always looks ticked off...

#29 oldmanGrizz

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 12:06 PM

I wouldn't trust most of you folks suggesting something for dinner, much less trying to give ideas on how to run a $350 million dollar business.


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#30 Multiple Man

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 12:08 PM

Hell no :D I hope none of the players or front office people come on here and reads this junk. lol.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 02:46 PM

View PostRobert Pera, on 05 February 2013 - 12:24 AM, said:

I like to follow this board often. I hear you guys!

It's great to have you around, but don't take us too seriously, many of us are borderline bipolar when it comes to the Grizzlies!

#32 PragmaticIdealist

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 02:49 PM

As long as they ignore everyone else but myself, Chip and X. I'm good. ;-)

And that's only because those two have been agreeing with me lately- it could change.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 03:55 PM

Long time board reader here.. I've atleast been reading this board for the past 2 years. And actually this is my first post. (The first time I tried to register, I got denied acceptance.. Yeah weird)..

But I can't believe none of you all recall that signing Gilbert Arenas was an idea thrown around on this board. And Chris Wallace actually gave credit, saying that he saw the idea of Gilbert from reading around in the forums.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 03:57 PM

View Postgfaulk09, on 05 February 2013 - 03:55 PM, said:

Long time board reader here.. I've atleast been reading this board for the past 2 years. And actually this is my first post. (The first time I tried to register, I got denied acceptance.. Yeah weird).. But I can't believe none of you all recall that signing Gilbert Arenas was an idea thrown around on this board. And Chris Wallace actually gave credit, saying that he saw the idea of Gilbert from reading around in the forums.

To be fair he didn't say the fan boards he said a blog. 3SOB is what he referenced.

oh yea Welcome Aboard!

#35 PragmaticIdealist

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 04:01 PM

View Postgfaulk09, on 05 February 2013 - 03:55 PM, said:

Long time board reader here.. I've atleast been reading this board for the past 2 years. And actually this is my first post. (The first time I tried to register, I got denied acceptance.. Yeah weird)..

But I can't believe none of you all recall that signing Gilbert Arenas was an idea thrown around on this board. And Chris Wallace actually gave credit, saying that he saw the idea of Gilbert from reading around in the forums.

Came from the blog of three shades of blue -which Wallace credited

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 04:04 PM

View PostTigerGrizzFan, on 05 February 2013 - 10:42 AM, said:

well while we are pitching ideas to FO how about Oden?

Forget Oden. I want Samuel Jackson

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 04:39 PM

Socks!

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 04:52 PM

View PostTrybanski Time, on 05 February 2013 - 04:04 PM, said:

Forget Oden. I want Samuel Jackson
+1

#39 pjoe

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 04:59 PM

Nah, they don't listen to me ... but they should! :P

Of course, I think my wife and kids should listen to me too.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 06:29 PM

I agree with most of you that everybody opinions and ideas aren't looked at but some of you have ideas that will make the best GM jealous because he didn't think of it first...of course the FO want entertain someone making a suggestion like let's trade ZBO for Luke Babbitt and a 2025 second round draft pick lol