Nikola Pekovic...where is he now?

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Nikola Pekovic...where is he now?

Post by bubu dubu. » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:14 am

Apparently some big ties to a drug lord in Serbia. :lol:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhGTO4wBo1o

Cocaine and guns found in a vehicle owned by Nikola.

Godfather to Dusko Saric's kid, who is the brother of drug lord Darko Saric.

Don't ask me why I got curious about what Nikola is up to nowadays, because I have no idea.
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Post by bubu dubu. » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:15 am

Dude had a game that was perfect for the 90's. Of course he was two decades too late for us.

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Post by Seenin » Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:28 am

This is pretty much everything we pretended Pek to be.
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Post by Sid Hartman » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:26 am

He is crushing skulls I’m sure somewhere
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Post by Beef Supreme » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:41 am

Darko Saric?



That name is haunting...
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bubu dubu. wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:15 am
Dude had a game that was perfect for the 90's. Of course he was two decades too late for us.
Yeah. There’s no place for a guy like Pek in today’s nba. And that’s an indictment of today’s nba.
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Post by flexbuffchest » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:04 am

bubu dubu. wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:14 am
Apparently some big ties to a drug lord in Serbia. :lol:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhGTO4wBo1o

Cocaine and guns found in a vehicle owned by Nikola.

Godfather to Dusko Saric, who is the brother of drug lord Darko Saric.

Don't ask me why I got curious about what Nikola is up to nowadays, because I have no idea.
Sounds like a fun time. :humper:
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Fuck! Rosas fucked this up in epic all time fashion...

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Post by Abe Froman » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:46 am

Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:41 am
Darko Saric?



That name is haunting...
I couldn't get past that either...
I made this!

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Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:42 am
bubu dubu. wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:15 am
Dude had a game that was perfect for the 90's. Of course he was two decades too late for us.
Yeah. There’s no place for a guy like Pek in today’s nba. And that’s an indictment of today’s nba.
Can’t blame the game for evolving.
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I can't help but love Bol Bol but I think he'll go in the top 10.
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Post by flexbuffchest » Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:03 am

Abe Froman wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:46 am
Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:41 am
Darko Saric?



That name is haunting...
I couldn't get past that either...
I was pleasantly surprised to learn that Darko's (not that Darko!) brother is named Dusko.
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Fuck! Rosas fucked this up in epic all time fashion...

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Post by Beef Supreme » Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:31 am

Asshole wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:55 am
Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:42 am
bubu dubu. wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:15 am
Dude had a game that was perfect for the 90's. Of course he was two decades too late for us.
Yeah. There’s no place for a guy like Pek in today’s nba. And that’s an indictment of today’s nba.
Can’t blame the game for de-evolving.
Fixed
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Post by thinktank » Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:08 pm

Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:31 am
Asshole wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:55 am
Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:42 am


Yeah. There’s no place for a guy like Pek in today’s nba. And that’s an indictment of today’s nba.
Can’t blame the game for de-evolving.
Fixed
I think it’s natural for players to become better shooters.

You can try to stand in the way of evolution but it doesn’t do any good.
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I can't help but love Bol Bol but I think he'll go in the top 10.
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Post by j2j » Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:15 pm

It's a shame we dont have Pek sitting in the middle of this...

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Post by NotRasho » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:07 pm

Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:41 am
Darko Saric?



That name is haunting...
It feels so right but also so wrong.

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Post by YBBR » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:05 pm

Pek was like a 77% FT shooter. He had a decent shot from about 12 feet inward.
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Post by bubu dubu. » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:12 pm

YBBR wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:05 pm
Pek was like a 77% FT shooter. He had a decent shot from about 12 feet inward.
He was a nice player. Wrong generation though.

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Post by Beef Supreme » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:25 pm

Asshole wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:08 pm
Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:31 am
Asshole wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:55 am


Can’t blame the game for de-evolving.
Fixed
I think it’s natural for players to become better shooters.

You can try to stand in the way of evolution but it doesn’t do any good.
It’s become too homogenized. Like a chess board filled with bishops. I liked it better when there were different kinds of pieces on the board.

Charles Oakley probably couldn’t play in today’s NBA. Thats too bad.
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Asshole wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:08 pm
Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:31 am
Asshole wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:55 am


Can’t blame the game for de-evolving.
Fixed
I think it’s natural for players to become better shooters.

You can try to stand in the way of evolution but it doesn’t do any good.
Guy's are not better shooters. You telling me Mo Speights is a better 3 point shooter than Bird? (He has more 3's in a year than Bird)

It's the way they have catered to the offense by changing the rules.

You think it's a coincidence Pat Mahomes throws 50 tds in his first season?

Twins breaking HR records etc?

Sports are geared towards the new gen with high scores, tons of scoring and zero defense.

It's the world we with in. Guy's didn't just become so great at shooting lol.

And Beefs right, the game has went backwards. There were so many different aspects to the game at one time. Now all these guy's play the same. Positionless? I guess. Bigs don't have post moves etc no more. Bunch of guy's jacking 3's or going to the rim uncontested.
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Post by boxter432 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:33 pm

Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:25 pm
Asshole wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:08 pm
Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:31 am

Fixed
I think it’s natural for players to become better shooters.

You can try to stand in the way of evolution but it doesn’t do any good.
It’s become too homogenized. Like a chess board filled with bishops. I liked it better when there were different kinds of pieces on the board.

Charles Oakley probably couldn’t play in today’s NBA. Thats too bad.
Sure he could. There’s still guys like Montrezl Harrell who are allergic to shooting, and are board and close in bullies. He scores 17 a game at the rim.

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Post by bubu dubu. » Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:56 pm

boxter432 wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:33 pm
Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:25 pm
Asshole wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:08 pm


I think it’s natural for players to become better shooters.

You can try to stand in the way of evolution but it doesn’t do any good.
It’s become too homogenized. Like a chess board filled with bishops. I liked it better when there were different kinds of pieces on the board.

Charles Oakley probably couldn’t play in today’s NBA. Thats too bad.
Sure he could. There’s still guys like Montrezl Harrell who are allergic to shooting, and are board and close in bullies. He scores 17 a game at the rim.
Yeah. There's always going to be a spot for true big men in the NBA. You might not see them dominate any more, but theres always gonna be use for a 7 footer who clogs the lane and gets put-back points...Capella, Harrell, Nurkic, Jordian, Valanciunas, Adams, Gobert, Drummond...Many of them on playoff teams, and traditional bigs, and big parts of what their teams do.

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I too long for the days of Greg Ostertag, Greg Foster, and Cherokee Parks.
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j2j wrote:
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I too long for the days of Greg Ostertag, Greg Foster, and Cherokee Parks.
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Post by Beef Supreme » Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:47 am

j2j wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:14 am
I too long for the days of Greg Ostertag, Greg Foster, and Cherokee Parks.
Not really the point, dude. There’s currently more than a few shorty, interchangeable 6-6 wing shooters who can’t shoot all that well in the league.


Could you build a title contender around Hakeem Olajuwon today? I don’t think so and that’s not a good thing.
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Beef Supreme wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:47 am
j2j wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:14 am
I too long for the days of Greg Ostertag, Greg Foster, and Cherokee Parks.
Not really the point, dude. There’s currently more than a few shorty, interchangeable 6-6 wing shooters who can’t shoot all that well in the league.


Could you build a title contender around Hakeem Olajuwon today? I don’t think so and that’s not a good thing.
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Post by j2j » Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:07 am

Beef Supreme wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:47 am
j2j wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:14 am
I too long for the days of Greg Ostertag, Greg Foster, and Cherokee Parks.
Not really the point, dude. There’s currently more than a few shorty, interchangeable 6-6 wing shooters who can’t shoot all that well in the league.


Could you build a title contender around Hakeem Olajuwon today? I don’t think so and that’s not a good thing.
Totally, dude. I'm agreeing with you. Remember Stanley Roberts? We need to sign him up. Or Chris Dudley! Think we could build a contender around him?
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Post by Beef Supreme » Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:28 am

j2j wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:07 am
Beef Supreme wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:47 am
j2j wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:14 am
I too long for the days of Greg Ostertag, Greg Foster, and Cherokee Parks.
Not really the point, dude. There’s currently more than a few shorty, interchangeable 6-6 wing shooters who can’t shoot all that well in the league.


Could you build a title contender around Hakeem Olajuwon today? I don’t think so and that’s not a good thing.
Totally, dude. I'm agreeing with you. Remember Stanley Roberts? We need to sign him up. Or Chris Dudley! Think we could build a contender around him?
If you don’t want to use a real conversation, then don’t. You’re in ForCaleb territory here.
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Beef Supreme wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:28 am
j2j wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:07 am
Beef Supreme wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:47 am


Not really the point, dude. There’s currently more than a few shorty, interchangeable 6-6 wing shooters who can’t shoot all that well in the league.


Could you build a title contender around Hakeem Olajuwon today? I don’t think so and that’s not a good thing.
Totally, dude. I'm agreeing with you. Remember Stanley Roberts? We need to sign him up. Or Chris Dudley! Think we could build a contender around him?
If you don’t want to use a real conversation, then don’t. You’re in ForCaleb territory here.
We long passed that when the Larry Bird vs Mo Speights comparison was made. So I'm not too concerned.
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Asshole wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:55 am
Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:42 am
bubu dubu. wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:15 am
Dude had a game that was perfect for the 90's. Of course he was two decades too late for us.
Yeah. There’s no place for a guy like Pek in today’s nba. And that’s an indictment of today’s nba.
Can’t blame the game for evolving.
There was a good talker durung the wolves summer game, where they discussed moving the 3 pt.line back or at least even it out, eliminating the corner 3. They said it would revive the mid-range shot which has sadly died and led to the 'evolution' you see today. They envisioned seeing postups and mid-range shots coming back and brining back dynamic play of all sorts.

It could.be more exciting than 3 after 3 after 3 and I agree with them.

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minnemike wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:02 pm
Asshole wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:55 am
Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:42 am


Yeah. There’s no place for a guy like Pek in today’s nba. And that’s an indictment of today’s nba.
Can’t blame the game for evolving.
There was a good talker durung the wolves summer game, where they discussed moving the 3 pt.line back or at least even it out, eliminating the corner 3. They said it would revive the mid-range shot which has sadly died and led to the 'evolution' you see today. They envisioned seeing postups and mid-range shots coming back and brining back dynamic play of all sorts.

It could.be more exciting than 3 after 3 after 3 and I agree with them.
Evening out the three point line would be a great move, in my book.
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I can't help but love Bol Bol but I think he'll go in the top 10.
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minnemike wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:02 pm
Asshole wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:55 am
Beef Supreme wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:42 am


Yeah. There’s no place for a guy like Pek in today’s nba. And that’s an indictment of today’s nba.
Can’t blame the game for evolving.
There was a good talker durung the wolves summer game, where they discussed moving the 3 pt.line back or at least even it out, eliminating the corner 3. They said it would revive the mid-range shot which has sadly died and led to the 'evolution' you see today. They envisioned seeing postups and mid-range shots coming back and brining back dynamic play of all sorts.

It could.be more exciting than 3 after 3 after 3 and I agree with them.
They stole our idea... we were talking about that 3 years ago...

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