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    sounds like bad conjucture on my part..

    Against Nebraska Lucca came close to blowing a knee in the second half. I'm convinced that is the reason he left. He sees basketball as his income support, and came very close to a potential career ending injury. I personally don't blame him for going home. If he can get a contract to play, why risk it here? I don't condon leaving mid season, but it had to be a real eye opener for him. Without that knee rollup, I'm convinced he would still be at Iowa State. No inside info, just conjecture.


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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    Again? this is the third one and I disagree becaus ehe reportedly had a ticket Saturday to leave. This stuff doesn't happen in 4 days.


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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    Sounds like he already had his plane ticket booked. I think he already knew what he was going to do.



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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    These threads are CF's version of Groundhog Day.



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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    why are we still talking about this guy. he effed us.. lets move on.


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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    Quote Originally Posted by ketelmeister View Post
    Against Nebraska Lucca came close to blowing a knee in the second half. I'm convinced that is the reason he left. He sees basketball as his income support, and came very close to a potential career ending injury. I personally don't blame him for going home. If he can get a contract to play, why risk it here? I don't condon leaving mid season, but it had to be a real eye opener for him. Without that knee rollup, I'm convinced he would still be at Iowa State. No inside info, just conjecture.
    Maybe there should be a rule that you can't post in a thread until you have read what others have already posted. Your conjecture has already been shot down by a poster with good sources to the program.



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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    I disagree too. The reason is opportunity met need/want. I'm guessing he's been waiting and I bet he had an agent searching as well. Just bad timing for ISU. That would explain him practicing right up until the end - to not create more controversy than necessary, and to hedge bets.


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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    Incorrect.



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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    No the real reason is he was a German spy and he has completed his mission.


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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack & Hilton View Post
    No the real reason is he was a German spy and he has completed his mission.
    +1. Hans Landa recalled him back to Germany.



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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack & Hilton View Post
    No the real reason is he was a German spy and he has completed his mission.



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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    Quote Originally Posted by ketelmeister View Post
    Against Nebraska Lucca came close to blowing a knee in the second half. I'm convinced that is the reason he left. He sees basketball as his income support, and came very close to a potential career ending injury. I personally don't blame him for going home. If he can get a contract to play, why risk it here? I don't condon leaving mid season, but it had to be a real eye opener for him. Without that knee rollup, I'm convinced he would still be at Iowa State. No inside info, just conjecture.
    I'm convinced that you are wrong.



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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    Even if this was true he should have thought of the risks before he committed to his teammates. He made a commitment and bailed.



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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    If he was already booked, i stand corrected. I havent been connected all week until today. Out of the country.



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    Re: Lucca's near knee blowout the reason...

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonester View Post
    Sounds like he already had his plane ticket booked. I think he already knew what he was going to do.
    I thought he had just purchased a car on Monday. Why would he buy a car on Monday, if he had a plane ticket purchased on Saturday?


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