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(03-12-2012 09:16 AM)robd5811 Wrote: Another thing is you said lebron is a superstar right which he is but at the same hes one of the most hated players..how does that work?? So i dont really get where your going with your perception of a superstar
(03-12-2012 09:32 AM)xstreaminsanity Wrote: The fan base vs hate base isn't simple math to where one can cancel the other out. Some people hate someone because of the college they went to. All Duke fans could hate Michael Jordan, but there are so many other people that like him it seems insignificant. Most of Cleveland and part of New York hate LeBron James, but most of the rest of the world love him.
(03-12-2012 09:58 AM)robd5811 Wrote: Im trying to understand the point you tried to make here.. heres an example at one time vince carter played at a really high level dunk champ allstar olympian etc he was a superstar right?? What is he now? If lebron started to average 10pts a game he wouldnt be a superstar anymore..my point comes down to this you need to play at an extremely high level to be a superstar not just have 2 billion fans..deron williams is a superstar.
(03-12-2012 10:32 AM)robd5811 Wrote: Lol seems like your agreeing with me..im done debating bud!! Anyway on a brighter note join my contest lol
(03-12-2012 11:14 AM)quavis Wrote: This was the calmest debate ever! Good job guys. Cool that we can do that here without MODs shutting it down. Now back to it. Lol. First, I have my favorite Bobcats, but would never considder them superstars. Second, Lemar Odem, USA teammember, superstar? Im not sure if he was a fil-in, but I think he was on twice. Just going from memory casue I dont want to look it up. Third, i like the formula X had made with skill, fans, and wins. That kind sums everything up. And last, everyone has their favorites, and sometimes people will see things in people others dont. I dont see Deron as a superstar. I was kind of baffeled when I saw all the media talking about his trade last year like it was going to change the game or something. It seemed more like a bandaide fix for the NETS than a real help for them. But I'm sure there are people who disagree with who I consider supertar status. Michael Jackson was a superstar, Michael Buble' is a star. Deron Williams is more of a Buble'. I just don't think "superstar" should be just thrown around so easily. When that happens, then will have to start calling people Megastars and so on. Keep it dowm to the few who deserve it. Like Bobby Hurley. jk
(03-12-2012 11:31 AM)quavis Wrote: What ever happened to Bobby Hurley? Is he in a front office somewhere or selling used cars?