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    NLBA??

    el heat?? los bulls, los spurs??? what are these latino uniforms?? anyone have an idea?



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    Re: NLBA??

    The league is bought by a Mexican Billionaire. You didn't read the release???


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    Re: NLBA??

    Its a Latin/Hispanic appreciation thing these always do.



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    Re: NLBA??

    On a serious tip: NBA.com: NBA announces 15-game Noche Latina schedule in March

    The NBA has been doing this for a little bit...


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    Re: NLBA??

    It looks incredibly stupid.



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    Re: NLBA??

    Quote Originally Posted by SenorCy View Post
    It IS incredibly stupid.
    Fixed for greater accuracy.

    EDIT: I should probably clarify - it's incredibly stupid because Mexican teams don't attach an "el" or a "los" to their team name or logos to make it "Mexican" - they just use the noun or adjective, just like we do. So why the hell are we trying to appeal to Latinos by attaching a tag to the name when Latinos don't do it themselves?

    Like I said, incredibly stupid.


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    Re: NLBA??

    I would think it would be a slap in the face. Why dont they do los toros instead of los bulls? It would be like Mexico wants to get the Americans to watch soccer and call one of their teams The Chivas.


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    Re: NLBA??

    Quote Originally Posted by NewClone09 View Post
    el heat?? los bulls, los spurs??? what are these latino uniforms?? anyone have an idea?

    Marketing. Teams in cities with high Hispanic populations do this from time to time. You'll never see Los Nuggets or El Pacers.



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    Re: NLBA??

    Quote Originally Posted by NewClone09 View Post
    el heat?? los bulls, los spurs??? what are these latino uniforms?? anyone have an idea?
    I think you are talking about the MBA...

    Mexican Basketball League- Juan on Juan Tournament


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