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Offline Hemingway

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Depends, is anyone here over 6'6"? Anyone play college ball?

The sad truth is that girls can not do anything boys can do despite what your teachers told you.

On another note, could a man have a sex change operation and play in the WNBA? i know it works for free drinks on ladies night, but in the WNBA?

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Depends, is anyone here over 6'6"? Anyone play college ball?

The sad truth is that girls can not do anything boys can do despite what your teachers told you.

On another note, could a man have a sex change operation and play in the WNBA? i know it works for free drinks on ladies night, but in the WNBA?

Before you do anything rash, just know that the WNBA doesn't pay that well.  The minimum salary is only about $35K.  The average is about $75K.  Not worth what you are suggesting.   ;D

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correct me if I'm wrong but this thread is really about the relative futility of the 76ers, right?

Ya I think you are wrong. I think it's about the futility of the sixers as well as the relative skill level of wnba players
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Depends, is anyone here over 6'6"? Anyone play college ball?

The sad truth is that girls can not do anything boys can do despite what your teachers told you.

On another note, could a man have a sex change operation and play in the WNBA? i know it works for free drinks on ladies night, but in the WNBA?

  A man who had a sex change played women's tennis, back in the 70s or 80s. It would be hard to disallow.

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correct me if I'm wrong but this thread is really about the relative futility of the 76ers, right?

Ya I think you are wrong. I think it's about the futility of the sixers as well as the relative skill level of wnba players

Right -- it's the "you play ball like a girl" of CB threads, aimed at the 76ers.
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 I picked the 76ers because last year they had very little NBA talent. I know the Wolves finished worse, but I just could not see a WNBA team beating up on Wiggins or even Adrian Payne and Anthony Bennet.

I figured with the 76ers at least Nerlens is really young and skinny.

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Depends, is anyone here over 6'6"? Anyone play college ball?

The sad truth is that girls can not do anything boys can do despite what your teachers told you.

On another note, could a man have a sex change operation and play in the WNBA? i know it works for free drinks on ladies night, but in the WNBA?

Fallon Fox is doing it in professional mma and trying to get into the UFC, though she's causing quite a bit of controversy doing it. There's also this  ;D:

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Depends, is anyone here over 6'6"? Anyone play college ball?

The sad truth is that girls can not do anything boys can do despite what your teachers told you.

On another note, could a man have a sex change operation and play in the WNBA? i know it works for free drinks on ladies night, but in the WNBA?

Fallon Fox is doing it in professional mma and trying to get into the UFC, though she's causing quite a bit of controversy doing it. There's also this  ;D:



There's also this (but it goes the other way with a woman playing on a mens team).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFITaQSXxP0

I watched it a couple of months ago on Amazon Prime (so probably also on Netflix), and it was actually pretty enjoyable, in the so bad it's good kinda way.  Cute basketball film from the 70's, starring Welcome back Kotter and Griff from Married with Children.

Also hilarious to see how times have changed.  PG movie from the 70's with lots of homophobic and racial slurs, guys smoking weed, etc., stuff that wouldn't fly even in a PG-13 movie today.
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Offline Rondo2287

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correct me if I'm wrong but this thread is really about the relative futility of the 76ers, right?

Ya I think you are wrong. I think it's about the futility of the sixers as well as the relative skill level of wnba players

Right -- it's the "you play ball like a girl" of CB threads, aimed at the 76ers.

No I don't think so. 
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Depends, is anyone here over 6'6"? Anyone play college ball?

The sad truth is that girls can not do anything boys can do despite what your teachers told you.

On another note, could a man have a sex change operation and play in the WNBA? i know it works for free drinks on ladies night, but in the WNBA?

I did, although not well. I'm sure others have.

Real talk: Could we at least lose by single digits? Question open to all...
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That's ridiculous. Just as ridiculous as a top college team beating the worst team in the NBA. Just wouldn't happen.


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All true statements but intelligence and effort matters too and I haven't seen the 76ers play like that since the days of Allen Iverson.

They play harder than a lot of AI era teams, the idea that they don't give a good effort every night is a bunch of baloney. Most young teams play fast and dumb, Sixers are no exception to that.

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Didn't two women just become Army Rangers?

Does this show on some level an elite woman can be better at certain stuff than a non elite man?

I mean 5 women Army Rangers vs 5 male average infantry or even Marines....

I still think some day it is within the realm of possibility you will see a woman in a men's major sports team.  It has to happen at the college level first, but I don't see it as impossible.

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Depends, is anyone here over 6'6"? Anyone play college ball?

The sad truth is that girls can not do anything boys can do despite what your teachers told you.

On another note, could a man have a sex change operation and play in the WNBA? i know it works for free drinks on ladies night, but in the WNBA?

  A man who had a sex change played women's tennis, back in the 70s or 80s. It would be hard to disallow.
renee richards is the woman in question.

as far as hemingway's bolded remark, i assume you are speaking strictly of certain sports. though that was not totally clear. and by the way, for a fun and interesting time i highly suggest this video... "kick like a girl."

it is fun to watch the "mighty cheetahs" in action.  ;D

http://www.kicklikeagirlmovie.com/
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Offline BDeCosta26

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All true statements but intelligence and effort matters too and I haven't seen the 76ers play like that since the days of Allen Iverson.

They play harder than a lot of AI era teams, the idea that they don't give a good effort every night is a bunch of baloney. Most young teams play fast and dumb, Sixers are no exception to that.

My own personal feelings on what the Sixers are doing aside, I've actually been quite impressed with the job Brett Brown has done there keeping those guys on the right track. They play hard, they don't pack it in and play lazy. When your losing that much, and you basically know from the get-go that it's gonna be like that, it can be really hard to get your guys to keep focused and playing hard, and Brown has done a very good job with that.

If the whole plan works out (which I'm not convinced it will, but whatever) I hope Brown is still around to be the coach. I'd like to see what he could do with a legit NBA team.