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    Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    I bet everyone on this board would've thought about making the same decision in the same situation as Lucca.....An ocean away from home, the team is a legitimately a sinking ship, a chance to play professional basketball in your home country, and a chance to make in upwards of 80k-90k right away....I mean sure his coach told him to wait til the end of the season, but he it was apparent he wanted out, just like so many others...but we've never chastized Dodie Dunson, Corey McIntosh, Cory Johnson for leaving with an exception...Wesley Johnson...



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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    because they sucked, WJ played a huge role on the team



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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    Quote Originally Posted by bostrem00 View Post
    I bet everyone on this board would've thought about making the same decision in the same situation as Lucca.....An ocean away from home, the team is a legitimately a sinking ship, a chance to play professional basketball in your home country, and a chance to make in upwards of 80k-90k right away....I mean sure his coach told him to wait til the end of the season, but he it was apparent he wanted out, just like so many others...but we've never chastized Dodie Dunson, Corey McIntosh, Cory Johnson for leaving with an exception...Wesley Johnson...
    poor Lucca. My heart just aches for him and now you've made me feel bad, too.


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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    Quote Originally Posted by bostrem00 View Post
    I bet everyone on this board would've thought about making the same decision in the same situation as Lucca.....An ocean away from home, the team is a legitimately a sinking ship, a chance to play professional basketball in your home country, and a chance to make in upwards of 80k-90k right away....I mean sure his coach told him to wait til the end of the season, but he it was apparent he wanted out, just like so many others...but we've never chastized Dodie Dunson, Corey McIntosh, Cory Johnson for leaving with an exception...Wesley Johnson...
    Middle of the season



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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    Why would I walk a mile in anyone's shoes other than my won? That just would be stupid.



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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    Quote Originally Posted by bostrem00 View Post
    I bet everyone on this board would've thought about making the same decision in the same situation as Lucca.....An ocean away from home, the team is a legitimately a sinking ship, a chance to play professional basketball in your home country, and a chance to make in upwards of 80k-90k right away....I mean sure his coach told him to wait til the end of the season, but he it was apparent he wanted out, just like so many others...but we've never chastized Dodie Dunson, Corey McIntosh, Cory Johnson for leaving with an exception...Wesley Johnson...
    Right on, **** Iowa State University and cash in.


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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    Lucca quit in the middle of the season. That's pretty unforgivable to me.



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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    Lucca quit on the team and left.
    At least the others waited until the season was over. HUGE difference.


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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    Ironic how we can rip on a player for quitting mid-season when many fans here have done the same thing with this team as well. I don't condone what Lucca did but funny how some of the same people here have given up on the team too.


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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    You wait till the end of the season and not **** your team over and the fans that have been behind him since day one that he arrived on campus. The money will still be there.



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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    Quote Originally Posted by CYdTracked View Post
    Ironic how we can rip on a player for quitting mid-season when many fans here have done the same thing with this team as well. I don't condone what Lucca did but funny how some of the same people here have given up on the team too.
    The only difference is Iowa State was paying Lucca to play basketball for us. While, the fans are paying money to ISU to watch the team play. Again, HUGE difference.


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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    What's waiting another two months after you've been at it this long? Really. It's not that he left the team, but when he left the team.



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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    Quote Originally Posted by bostrem00 View Post
    I bet everyone on this board would've thought about making the same decision in the same situation as Lucca.....An ocean away from home, the team is a legitimately a sinking ship, a chance to play professional basketball in your home country, and a chance to make in upwards of 80k-90k right away....I mean sure his coach told him to wait til the end of the season, but he it was apparent he wanted out, just like so many others...but we've never chastized Dodie Dunson, Corey McIntosh, Cory Johnson for leaving with an exception...Wesley Johnson...
    None of those guys you named quit in the middle of the season. Your argument that Lucca did the right thing for himself is bogus.



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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    bad OP, lucca knew what he was doing to the team, even if the team is going down, im sure Colvin will wait til the end of the year to leave like a real gentleman



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    Re: Walk a mile in Lucca's shoes...

    Quote Originally Posted by CYdTracked View Post
    Ironic how we can rip on a player for quitting mid-season when many fans here have done the same thing with this team as well. I don't condone what Lucca did but funny how some of the same people here have given up on the team too.
    Touche.


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