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Old 04-15-04, 12:14 PM
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Is it just me, or is Stephen A. Smith a complete moron?

I don't pay much attention to the NBA, so tend to tune out basketball talk, but this idiot was on the radio yesterday railing on about how the media focus on Bonds is racially motivated because they didn't give McGuire the same type of shit....and on and on and on....it was completely baseless and paranoid bullshit...and now he's droning on about some kid coming into the NBA draft on my tv. He's an idiot.

which begs the question, why on earth is he on tv?
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Old 04-15-04, 12:15 PM
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I hate reporters that seem to force race as an issue when it isn't.
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That guy is a moron. Nuff said.
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I have never seen this guy nor read any of his columns, but from what I have heard of him, he is a lousy commentator/writer and simply a pot-stirrer. Kornheiser was on local radio yesterday and was saying that Smith said that when Big Mac was reported using Andro, hardly a ruckus was made of it. If this is what he actually said (which I presume it is since brizz is mentioning it), then he is truly an asshat.
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Caught this late afternoon yesterday about the Bonds/Mac situation...the interviewer (forgot who it was) stated that a quick search on the internet showed more articles about Mac/Andro than Bonds/Steroids for a 6 month period after public knowledge.

SAS or ass started to come up with some wild reasons why.
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it was on the Dan Patrick show....and to DPs credit, he basically shot him down left and right and made SAS look silly - not that it was hard to do....
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Old 04-15-04, 12:48 PM
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He's an idiot. Just trying to make waves and get in the public eye.
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Old 04-15-04, 02:26 PM
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FYI: You can here some of his nonsense at the DP website:

http://espnradio.espn.go.com/espnrad...showId=1058217

direct link to clip: http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/spo...8424479.htm?1c

I love the quote they have up right now....mcwhat?
"The uproar level criticism against McGwire was not to the level it is now against Bonds. I recognize the possibility that there is smoke around both of them ... but why the two standards?"
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Old 04-15-04, 04:22 PM
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Mr. Smith has also made the statement in one of his columns that black NBA players do not play as hard for black head coaches as they do for white head coaches. His argument is that they see Whitey as 'The Man' with the owner's backing, whereas the black head coach is just another guy who will be fired soon down the line (presumably to be replaced with a white head coach). He blames upper management for not "backing" and "paying" black head coaches enough.
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"Is it just me, or is Stephen A. Smith a complete moron?"

It's not just you, he is a moron. Not only does he try to sound like a preacher or a reverend or something everytime he talks by putting emphasis on every word he says, most of his arguments are just plain stupid. If I hear him harp on RASHO nesterovic one more time I think I'm going to puke. Nesterovic was a big reason why the Spurs didn't fall apart when Duncan got injured over a stretch of games.
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This is the same dipshit who said that the 49ers lacked class and decency in the way that they treated T.O. when they traded him to Baltimore, instead of Philly.

It just makes it worse that ESPN uses him as a correspondent all of the time.
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Tonight, Smith broke down the Eastern Conference playoffs. He had Detroit beating New Jersey in the second round in 6 because "Detroit won't allow the series to go back to New Jersey for a Game 7". You'd think an "NBA Expert" would know that Detroit will have home court advantage over New Jersey should they meet in the 2nd round, meaning Game 6 would be in NJ, not Game 7.
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He is...he is.
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Old 04-16-04, 02:34 AM
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A complete moron? Prolly not, but he is a moron. Sometimes a he and people like him will say something that provokes thought and discussion, even though we will typically not give his entire ramblings the respect he wants them to have.
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Old 04-16-04, 06:42 AM
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Im not sure about stephen.. but I definitly agree that your a moron










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Old 04-16-04, 10:38 AM
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He is. He seems to believe that if he continually raises the volume of his voice, eventually you'll start believing everything he says.
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Old 04-16-04, 11:06 AM
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Yup.

He irritates the living heck outta me. I have to agree he's always trying to force race as an issue. I just roll my eyes and turn the channel.
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Old 04-16-04, 04:58 PM
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Yeah, he is definitely an idiot.
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Old 04-16-04, 06:03 PM
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no, your not the only one that thinks that:

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hreadid=345709
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Old 04-17-04, 10:29 AM
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He is a Complete idiot. Sadly I live in Philadelphia, the city where he lives, writes and reports. He trys to act so intelligent with every word that is uttered, couple that with his fake arrogance and reverend like delivery, simply unbearable.
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Old 04-17-04, 11:35 AM
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Originally posted by twikoff
Im not sure about stephen.. but I definitly agree that your a moron










Well that hardly seemed necessary....geesh.
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Old 04-17-04, 03:40 PM
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Originally posted by brizz
Well that hardly seemed necessary....geesh.
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Old 04-18-04, 11:16 AM
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Why is he Stephen A. Smith? Is there another Stephen Smith?
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Old 04-18-04, 11:18 AM
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isnt there a steve smith that was with the hawks?
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Old 04-22-04, 07:41 PM
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He may be an idiot, moron, and whatever else, but I like him. I could not tell you why. Maybe its that wacky cadence with which he speaks or his picture perfect blowout?
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