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    Did Portland Player bet himself at +3.5??

    Down by six, kid runs down court and hits 3 pointer with half second left to cover the spread. Pointless three except for all the gamblers of the world.

    I had Portland +3.5 by the way

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    me too

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    fishy ending
    Last edited by Lazy-Man; 02-04-11 at 01:29 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 30K Millionaire View Post
    Down by six, kid runs down court and hits 3 pointer with half second left to cover the spread. Pointless three except for all the gamblers of the world. I had Portland +3.5 by the way
    It's called never giving up. Nothing more, nothing less.

    Kid is a very good basketball player.

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    it helped his stats, so not completely pointless, it was worth 3 points

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    byu's gonna fit in real well with these point shaving scoundrels in the wcc

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    its great to be on the right side of this for once. thank god

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    That one hurt a bit a lot. That kid is normally a pretty poor shooter too. I think they hit all their crazy three's at the end.

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    He was completely unguarded, but if you watched the game closely if looked as the game was fixed!

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    just woke up from Portland up by 6 at half

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    Never been a bigger fan of Portland. Thanks for the push pal!

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    This is normal...now if the winning team did this, it'd be sketchy.

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    almost looked as the game was fixed! I mean almost too obvious!

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    so many replies and no mention of his name? I'd like to know who it is for future reference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by forevergrindin View Post
    so many replies and no mention of his name? I'd like to know who it is for future reference.
    Ivan Renko

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    Quote Originally Posted by Balco10 View Post
    almost looked as the game was fixed! I mean almost too obvious!
    If you have to go fishing twice and no one bites, it probably a good idea to just let it go.

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    i bet everyone in the stadium knew what the spread was.

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    I was so happy when this happened cuz I bet on Portland and thought I had a victory...turns out I had em at +3 cuz I bet the game early yesterday...f me. From the ultimate high to getting a push, so all that for nothin.

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    How can someone guarantee a half court shot!

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    Quote Originally Posted by YorkHunt View Post
    How can someone guarantee a half court shot!
    It was normal range

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    you guys are acting like you've never seen a basketball player take a meaningless 3 with 1 second to go in the game and up 20 or down 20.. i've seen it probably 2,123 times in my life, 5x so far this week, and about 45x so far this year alone.

    it's not something unusual in basketball.
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    that cost me a 4 teamer

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    Nice win for you.

    Prolly only a 40% chance that shot goes in. A better way to fix is let the guy drive to the hoop uncontested and commit a flagrant foul like a face punch after the basket.

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    I couldn't believe he made that shot. For once I was actually on the right side of things with Portland +3.5. Thank God!

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    that fuked me alright lol. but i took zaga -4 2nd half to gain a small profit. still would've loved both covers though !!!!!

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    Hard to take the crying and finger pointing when a guy competes and the public questions it.
    If you have ever been in that type of arena , you would get it.
    But people that constantly question it simply prove they have not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicky Santoro View Post
    you guys are acting like you've never seen a basketball player take a meaningless 3 with 1 second to go in the game and up 20 or down 20.. i've seen it probably 2,123 times in my life, 5x so far this week, and about 45x so far this year alone.

    it's not something unusual in basketball.
    Yep, nothing unusual about that at all.

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    You guys are idiots... Keep thinking they're out to get ya

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    Quote Originally Posted by Balco10 View Post
    He was completely unguarded, but if you watched the game closely if looked as the game was fixed!
    If it was fixed they wouldn't have left it to the last shot to cover. The cover would have been by far more points. Think about it.

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    Totally normal, glad he hit it

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    I didn't see it but after reading the thread I'd like to catch a highlight of the shot somewhere.

    Anyone know where or if it's available?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicky Santoro View Post
    you guys are acting like you've never seen a basketball player take a meaningless 3 with 1 second to go in the game and up 20 or down 20.. i've seen it probably 2,123 times in my life, 5x so far this week, and about 45x so far this year alone.

    it's not something unusual in basketball.
    You don't know what you are talking about. These kids are kept poor so they will be susceptible to the pointshaving/fixing bribe. That's what happened here. Imagine the pressure he must have felt before that shot knowing he had to make it or he'd lose his knees. Now that's clutch. Some guys lost to the fix and they are just venting. Leave your "facts" out of this discussion.

    **Seriously, I'll never understand how a guy could see an event that happens literally thousands of times and yell fix on the one instance it hurts them. It's as simple as sometimes you lose.

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    I've had plenty of bad beats. It's refreshing to get a "stupid win".

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    Yea i'm sure the game was fixed when a kid takes a shot from behind the arc to cover a spread. If the game was fixed then whoever was involved wouldn't rely on the final play of a game when the kid who shot it is a 30% shooter behind the arc....come on now. Refs and fouls are the reason any game would be fixed....but at least it worked out in your favor this time. The kid probably just didn't give up and hustled till the buzzer sounded and took a shot....who cares?!

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    exactly, if game was fixed,.. they'd throw bricks all game and commit fouls and lose 84-52, not depend on a last second hail mary shot.

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