Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 43
  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 28,746, Level: 52
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 1,004
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    mjhavlo76's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2,072
    Points
    28,746
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 149
    Given: 44

    Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    Anthony Booker tweeted that he has signed with an agent, and that God is good (not verbatim). Does he actually think he can play in the NBA? Quite honestly, I think the NBDL is a far bit of a reach for him. Maybe he is hiring an agent for the overseas professional ranks..



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 959,608, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 62.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    66,498
    Points
    959,608
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9,277
    Given: 8,155

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    Either way, got to try. Something nice will work out for this guy.


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 73,584, Level: 84
    Level completed: 26%, Points required for next Level: 1,266
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ZJohnson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Snottsdale, AZ
    Posts
    3,907
    Points
    73,584
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 387
    Given: 169

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    Because the NBA is the only professional bball in the world...



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 171,614, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 54.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    9,220
    Points
    171,614
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,071
    Given: 18,422

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    Good for Books. He gave us some fine minutes this year. I think he should be able to make a go of Europe or D-League.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 127,325, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    A-town Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Huxley
    Posts
    5,968
    Points
    127,325
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 590
    Given: 690

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    Cool story


    @AtownCY

  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 27,391, Level: 50
    Level completed: 85%, Points required for next Level: 159
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    HGPuck's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    1,475
    Points
    27,391
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 189
    Given: 2

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    He will absolutely make money playing basketball. As will all of the scholarship seniors from this year if they choose to persue it.


    When all is said and done, more is said than done

  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 273,651, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 72.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    20,515
    Points
    273,651
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,783
    Given: 166

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    An agent is useful beyond the NBA....


    The Official Paul Rhode's Salt Truck Driver.

  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 125,278, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    gogagig's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    6,575
    Points
    125,278
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,696
    Given: 1,130

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    Just means that he wants to play professionally. Not that he's expecting a first round pick.



  9. #9
    Asst. Regional Manager
    Points: 323,097, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mj4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    21,814
    Points
    323,097
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,453
    Given: 2,085

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    He's got the size. If he can find a system that works for him, why not give it a try. You're only young once in life.


    @RandomGeoFacts

  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 195,570, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdriveSocial
    Judoka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Timbuktu
    Posts
    15,466
    Points
    195,570
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,101
    Given: 3,754

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    I look at it the same way I look at a guy like Lenz at pro day... as long as he is realistic about what his chances are for a pro career, and he knows what to expect (likely CFL for Lenz, Europe for Booker) then I don't see any reason for them not to give it a go. I'm sure that Hoiberg has given him a fair evaluation of what he can expect.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 48,322, Level: 67
    Level completed: 98%, Points required for next Level: 28
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience PointsSocial
    cyclones12321's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Newton Ia
    Posts
    6,204
    Points
    48,322
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 885
    Given: 245

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    Congrats Booker!!!



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 176,635, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    Cycl1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    North Liberty
    Posts
    7,398
    Points
    176,635
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 582
    Given: 122

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    I look at it the same way I look at a guy like Lenz at pro day... as long as he is realistic about what his chances are for a pro career, and he knows what to expect (likely CFL for Lenz, Europe for Booker) then I don't see any reason for them not to give it a go. I'm sure that Hoiberg has given him a fair evaluation of what he can expect.
    yeah, and under a different system i think booker could have gotten a lot more playing time. we were extremely offensively oriented.


    I LIEK CHOCOLATE MILK - The Partisan Bat

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Hmmm...I'm not a huge "weiner"
    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    "Yeah, Chris' weiner is a way bigger get than mine."

  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 182,688, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Here nor there
    Posts
    15,642
    Points
    182,688
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,858
    Given: 2,440

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    Congrats to Booker.



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 63,883, Level: 78
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 967
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    5,457
    Points
    63,883
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,020
    Given: 591

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    I agree that all of the graduating seniors have a chance to play for money. NBA seems like a far stretch, but who knows. Booker certainly has the physical ability to play in the NBA, just not a great grasp on fundamentals and the mental aspect of the game. All of the graduating seniors I could see playing in the NBA even if it's an extremely short stretch or a few years down the road. I don't think any of them will turn into career starters though.



  15. #15
    Legend
    Points: 284,539, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 37.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    klamath632's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    12,212
    Points
    284,539
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,977
    Given: 2,772

    Re: Booker tweets that he has signed with an agent

    Nominate this thread for boorish dirtbag post of the week.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBA
  • Football Season Opener vs. UNI
  • September 3, 2016
  • 07:00 PM