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    Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    I totally agree with him, brats like Lebron are getting old.


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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    Just think if Kareem had been able to go straight to the pros. Add 4 years worth of solid stats to his already ridiculous career totals.


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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    I totally agree with him, brats like Lebron are getting old.


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    True, he's almost 26 now. hehe.

    Seriously I don't get the LeBron hate. What has he ever done to be a brat? Did going to college help Randy Moss, Terrell Owens, or any number of NFL players to stop being "brats"?




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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    yeah how is lebron a brat...i have never heard an excuse from him he takes the blame everytime...



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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    I think people should mind their own business when it comes to age and their employers. I think if you can join the army, be a mechanic, work in a factory at 17 or 18, then you can play basketball and vice versa.

    I just don't care for people, towns, or even governments that try and limit what people want to do with their lives. Let them succeed or let them fail on their own.



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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    Quote Originally Posted by CylentButDeadly View Post
    Just think if Kareem had been able to go straight to the pros. Add 4 years worth of solid stats to his already ridiculous career totals.
    Thats debatable really. Those four years would have taken an NBA beating instead of college. Much different and longer. I would say a net of 2 years more of stats at the most. I can't prove anything, it is just my thinking.


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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    You can shoot at enemies and kill them, but you can't work for a living in the NBA. Yeah, that makes sense.



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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    I totally agree with him, brats like Lebron are getting old.


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    You are an adult at age eighteen. If you can play pro ball at age eighteen then you should.

    You should also be able to drink, but that's a different thread.


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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    Thats debatable really. Those four years would have taken an NBA beating instead of college. Much different and longer. I would say a net of 2 years more of stats at the most. I can't prove anything, it is just my thinking.
    I'd agree. Perhaps Kareem's best accomplishment was his ability to avoid injuries, and the NBA grind might have gotten to him sooner if he skipped college.


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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    Quote Originally Posted by eastman View Post
    yeah how is lebron a brat...i have never heard an excuse from him he takes the blame everytime...
    'I've spoiled people with my play'



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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    Quote Originally Posted by johnpkelly81 View Post
    I think people should mind their own business when it comes to age and their employers. I think if you can join the army, be a mechanic, work in a factory at 17 or 18, then you can play basketball and vice versa.

    I just don't care for people, towns, or even governments that try and limit what people want to do with their lives. Let them succeed or let them fail on their own.
    i am with you


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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    'I've spoiled people with my play'
    So he's an arrogant professional athlete? STOP THE PRESSES! IT'S A FIRST! WE MUST GET TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS!!@!!@@$!@$!@#!@




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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    I agree the 21 age limit is a great idea and am in favor of it but its not really fair. Thats like saying a child genious can't become a doctor until he's a certain age, if you can hack it in the big leagues, go for it.



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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    The NFL gets away with it.



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    Re: Kareem has it right, NBA age should be 21

    The best option is what college baseball does. Either go pro after high school, or stay in college at least 3 years.



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