Knicks Morning News (2015.08.13)

  • [New York Post] Jim Boeheim: I still think Carmelo should’ve picked Bulls, not Knicks (Thu, 13 Aug 2015 04:04:25 -0400)

    LAS VEGAS — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim is sticking to his guns: Chicago was Carmelo Anthony's kind of town. Boeheim, a U.S. Olympic Team assistant coach, said at Wednesday's mini-camp…

  • [New York Daily News] Melo convinced Knicks had ‘big chance’ to land Aldridge (Thu, 13 Aug 2015 02:48:40 GMT)

    After recruiting LaMarcus Aldridge over the summer, Carmelo Anthony felt the Knicks had “a big chance” to land one of the top free agents.

  • [New York Daily News] NBA all but ignores Knicks, Nets on national TV this season (Thu, 13 Aug 2015 01:12:01 GMT)

    The NBA schedule makers offered a terse thumbs down to the directions of both the Knicks and Nets.

  • [New York Daily News] Boeheim insists Melo should’ve chosen Bulls over Knicks (Thu, 13 Aug 2015 00:09:30 GMT)

    Jim Boeheim is worried about Carmelo Anthony.

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    66 thoughts to “Knicks Morning News (2015.08.13)”

    1. lol @ silly. First time I’ve heard that adjective used with him. Definitely calling phil out there

    2. Melo doesn’t get that LMA is even more overrated than him. Anyone look at his career TS%? His assist to turnover ratio? His career playoff WS48? Except for rebounding (and even that was mediocre for a hulking PF before RoLo came aboard) , he’s basically a poor man’s Melo.

      I wonder if Jax’s decision to not blow smoke up LMA’s ass had anything to do with advanced stats. Hope so! IMO, we got the better Blazer.

    3. Remember, tanking doesn’t pay kids.

      So, here’s my question du jour. Do I get NBA League Pass this year or not? (I live out of market.) I cancelled it last year and quit the K’s until July (which might explain any positive things I would ever have to say about Jason Smith.)

      My impression is they’ll be like-able and watchable. I don’t need a particular win total, but I’d like to feel it’s building to something. Maybe a player or two become really captivating. Obviously, I’m hoping for the rooks.

      Is this team going to be worth watching? (Networks don’t think so.)

    4. I have zero doubt that they will be worth watching, win or lose. I guarantee you that if they have even a little bit of success, especially if it is based on Zinger playing well, they will be put on national TV a few more times.

    5. Aldridge is a very good player. He may even be a better all around player than Melo. It’s just that both are overrated and I don’t think the team would be very good. The pundits wouldn’t be able to figure out why because they wouldn’t be valuing the players properly.

      With Lopez, at least there’s a chance he could turn into a major defensive force in the middle. He’s also younger and cheaper. We are better off this way.

    6. The Knicks didn’t try hard to sign a 30 year old high pointz producing superstar to a huge contract because it might hinder the development of a 20 year old Latvian who hasn’t scored a single point in the NBA. Things done changed.

    7. I love how LMA and DeAndre are both talking about how there was a chance for the Knicks to sign them. I’m glad we didn’t and I’m glad we didn’t get Monroe either. The Knicks are younger and have a better salary cap situation now. Considering that Hernangomez is our 2016 pick, I think we’ve done well this off-season. We may actually have a future.
      Davnt> I turned off the Knicks in January. They’ll back on and I can’t wait for the season to start.

    8. If the Knicks die in January again there’s always really good bball to watch in the playoffs that justifies buying LP.
      League pass is cheaper than two glasses of beer a week/year. Love them both but brewery is robbing me in comparison to what I pay to the NBA for their product.

    9. League pass is cheaper than two glasses of beer a week/year. Love them both but brewery is robbing me in comparison to what I pay to the NBA for their product.

      Fair point, but you have to factor in how much more beer you have to buy if you watch the Knicks regularly. It’s the hidden costs that get you.

    10. I also wonder how much of this is just LMA blowing smoke up Melo’s ass. You know, cause they are friends or whatever and he doesn’t want to hurt his feelings so he’s like “yeah, man, I really would have come to the Knicks but Phil wanted me to play center and I just don’t know about your draft pick. Sorry bro!” When in all likelyhood he was never going to sign with The Knicks. But he doesn’t want to hurt Melo’s feelings.

    11. It’s hard to fathom why anyone would think LMA and Melo would be a good combination. They are basically the exact same player. I almost can’t think of a worse idea. Maybe adding Melo to a team with Stat.

      Re yesterday’s thread, I found it heartening that someone somewhere thinks RoLo is an elite defender. I never really thought of him as being quite at that level – more of a high quality energy guy. Anyway, I hope the hoopshype is real and am looking forward to watching him D up next year.

      Also, congrats danvt. And DRed for GM 2016

    12. Yeah, Aldridge and Melo didn’t make a ton of sense to me. Maybe if they could have gotten LMA AND ROLO with Melo and drafted Russell that would have been pretty good but just LMA and Melo seems redundant.

    13. If you’re considering League Pass at least give Ball Streams a look first. I had it all last season and it was great. I hated LP both times I had it

    14. @sam…The Knicks and alcohol industry seem to be working hand in hand on us:)

      @swift…exsactly my thoughts. Big but Porgs already forcing people out of their position.

    15. I also wonder how much of this is just LMA blowing smoke up Melo’s ass. You know, cause they are friends or whatever and he doesn’t want to hurt his feelings so he’s like “yeah, man, I really would have come to the Knicks but Phil wanted me to play center and I just don’t know about your draft pick. Sorry bro!” When in all likelyhood he was never going to sign with The Knicks. But he doesn’t want to hurt Melo’s feelings.

      This is definitely how it came across to me also. It’s like when you get invited to a party that doesn’t sound that great by someone you’re kind of friends with but not super close with. Of course at first you’re going to text him back “Yeah man that sounds great, we should really hang out more, that party sounds cool etc. etc.” but then when the time comes to decide between going to that party or going to a way, way better party (the Spurs are the better party if this metaphor was starting to get too belabored for you) you’re going to text the friend about how your girlfriend has a stomach-ache, and you’ll catch up with him some other time.

    16. If you’re considering League Pass at least give Ball Streams a look first. I had it all last season and it was great. I hated LP both times I had it

      Ballstreams doesn’t have any blackout restrictions also I assume. Is that right?

    17. @ 18. Exactly. And Melo might even really know this deep down inside too. I don’t really read too much into stuff like this. We treat sports journalism like its real journalism. But as the article pointed out Melo was smiling and threw his headband down in jest, so even he might know that LMA wasn’t really coming. Its more just Melo saying “man that would have been cool to have LMA” and not “Phil Jackson screwed up, I hate the Knicks now.” Ya know?

    18. @19, correct. No blackout and archived streams are available almost instantly after the game ends.

      Much cheaper, too.

    19. HD streams. It’s based in the Netherlands which makes it legal. They’ve been around for a few years so it’s at least a step or two above fly by night.

    20. Fair point, but you have to factor in how much more beer you have to buy if you watch the Knicks regularly. It’s the hidden costs that get you.

      That’s awesome.

      If the Knicks die in January again there’s always really good bball to watch in the playoffs that justifies buying LP.

      True Dat

      Ballstreams doesn’t have any blackout restrictions also I assume. Is that right?

      I never heard of it. I wasn’t thinking about the internet version of LP which is clunky and horrible. I was thinking right through comcast TV. If there was a cheaper internet version of Knicks THAT WORKS I’d be stoked.

      Melo’s saying some stuff that’s harder for me to ignore now. ;)

      Yeah, the Aldridge stuff is tough to take. It’s like he’s a bad poster here.

    21. The theme of this offseason was that big media markets don’t matter anymore (which the ultra-smug Brian Windhorst repeated ad nauseum) so Aldridge, Monroe, etc. signing with smaller markets fits that narrative. Of course, with Aldridge, no one from the press acknowledged that he might be a really bad fit on the Knicks; they’d rather harp on the Zen Master “whiffing” in the free agent chase.

    22. @19, correct. No blackout and archived streams are available almost instantly after the game ends.

      Much cheaper, too.

      Hmm. Sounds promising. I can’t say I’ve loved the League Pass experience the last couple years. Any idea how well it works on a tablet? I’ll probably at least test this out this year rather than go right for LP.

    23. I’d love to cut the cord on cable, but MSG is the only thing holding me back. LP requires cable if I understand correctly. I’m not sure if Ball Streams is going to be good enough for me, esp. considering I cover the Knicks. Although I’d like to hear more about your experience with Ball Streams.

      Also if anyone has a work-around for Knicks game without cable, I’m all ears.

    24. The theme of this offseason was that big media markets don’t matter anymore (which the ultra-smug Brian Windhorst repeated ad nauseum) so Aldridge, Monroe, etc. signing with smaller markets fits that narrative. Of course, with Aldridge, no one from the press acknowledged that he might be a really bad fit on the Knicks; they’d rather harp on the Zen Master “whiffing” in the free agent chase.

      Do you really think much of the media would even think such a thing? My assumption is pointz good, # of shots taken ???? is still the default mindset. Of course if they signed LMA the narrative would be “are there enough basketballs to go around with Melo and LMA.”

    25. missing out on monroe kind of hurt altho rolo was an ok consolation prize….

      i didn’t think we had a realistic shot at LMA or deandre and it didn’t make sense for us either… i’m pretty sure it cost us our shot at monroe though… i thought the fit with melo would’ve been fine with LMA but the big deal to me was the fit with porzingis… i don’t think we would’ve won enough in the short term to deal with that long term problem…

    26. The smartest organization in sports — “one of the foremast advanced analytic advocates in sports” –signed a career 532. TS power forward to a max deal!! A guy who wasn’t even in the Blazers top 11 in in WP48 last season !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Seriously, do KB posters realize how ridiculous their box score metric obsession is?

      What could possibly be valuable — at a max salary level– about a guy who shoots mid-range jumpers?

      http://blog.mysanantonio.com/spursnation/2015/02/23/spurs-among-those-all-in-with-analytics/

    27. http://www.thescore.com/nba/news/809190

      This makes me really wanna see LeBron and Melo on the same team for a whole season. I think this is a great moment. To me it illustrates how other players really enjoy Melo. And at the same time, it’s frustrating because guys haven’t lined up to play with him when we had cap room

    28. Mike, if you are outside of the NYC metro you can do league pass broadband. But as others have said it is severely lacking

    29. I’m not a tablet user but I have run Ball Streams through a desktop, via Apple TV and on an iPhone and been very happy with it. Taking price out of the equation, it’s a vastly superior product to LP broadband.

      I haven’t compared prices this year but as I recall when I was weighing them last year LP was like $180 and Ball Streams worked out to around $60. It’s a monthly subscription though so you can get it for a month, a few months, a year, etc.

      You can also freeze the account so you buy a year long pass for the lower monthly rate and only activate it when the season is going.

      Definitely worth a look. They only have open registration sometimes though, so if folks are interested and need an invite I would be happy to send along.

    30. The smartest organization in sports — “one of the foremast advanced analytic advocates in sports” –signed a career 532. TS power forward to a max deal

      I dunno-they won a title 2 years ago with a power forward/center with a .535 TS%

    31. One of the beat writers when tweeted Melo’s quotes yesterday about Aldridge specifically mentioned that Melo said it playfully and was basically messing with them about it so this is really nothing to get worked up for and worth analyzing.

    32. Wait….so my inclination, based on circumstantial evidence or ‘conjecture’ about Melo’s displeasure with Phil’s moves, and early reporting wasn’t completely silly as some other posters implied???
      So Melo thought the Porzingis draft undercut his hope of the Knicks landing Aldridge???

      Melo clearly is not that careful a speaker, but if I were a reporter that heard Melo describe this series of events after the draft and trade period, I think I would have written the story saying Melo wasn’t consulted and he was unhappy with Phil’s moves.

      I want to ask all the very pro-Melo posters: Do you ever get tired trying to defend what he says and sometimes does? I mean at this point does he really deserve the benefit of the doubt???

      I think he is a very good scorer and a modest defender when he takes an interest. He’ll be a hall of fame player. I hope he has a great year because it will either mean the Knicks will be better than expected or they get great trade value from him.

      But the man’s decision-making skills really are frustrating. Why would he want to say anything about the Aldridge thing, understanding it would slight a new teammate, and show daylight between him and Phil at this juncture? What possible good does that serve?

      It is almost as bad as the season he decided to inform everyone that he intended to explore free agency early in the year, which left many questioning whether he was truly committed to the team.

    33. er,
      when you know what you want to say and you type fast, 250 words is quick.
      But you were one of folks who suggested there was nothing to this Melo-drama, so I’m glad you saw it even if you didn’t read it all. :)

    34. You are infatuated with creating a Melo-drama. They guy said Melo was joking about it. He’s a human being , he wanted Aldridge so what? So did all the teams with cap space. Has that stopped Melo from working out with new teammates or something? He hasn’t said anything bad about anything. This was the closest and it was in jest. So what?

    35. I also think that kind of back-handed swipe coming from the so-called team “leader” can hurt team dynamics, which will be important for a team that simply has never played together and is full of untested and young talent.

      I want the Knicks to succeed. I realize these days we root for uniforms essentially, but I would like to pull for some of our young guys to succeed. It would be nice for a change to see that.
      I will forever hope good things for David Lee, and Gallinari, and Wilson Chandler and Mosgov and Lin and several other young guys we let go. I hope we have some guys we can watch develop for years into good to great players.

      Perhaps it is best that Melo lead by his play and not with his words. They’re often tangled, impenetrable and sometimes reveal passive and not-so-passive negativity.

    36. You hope good things for below avg players? That’s the problem here Melo is too good for you to like lol. Besides Lee and maybe Mozgov.

    37. Perhaps it is best that Melo lead by his play and not with his words. They’re often tangled, impenetrable and sometimes reveal passive and not-so-passive negativity.

      See Brian C. And everyone else here who doesn’t hang on this guys every word. It does no good

    38. Is Melo actually getting pilloried for jokingly saying he wanted to play with Aldridge? That’s a slight to whom, exactly?

      O’Quinn?

    39. Er,

      Imagine you were a recent hire. Say you’re a reporter and I’m an older editor (which I am).
      Now imagine it’s your first week on the job and you realize you need me to succeed in this new organization and I decided just for shits and giggles to joke about how you weren’t our first choice for the job, nor are you the best choice, and in fact, ha ha, I kicked a few trash cans because we had to settle for you, rather than this other dude. Ha ha!

      Now, you being a quality guy would probably double down and set about proving me wrong and showing me just how valuable you truly are. You’re going to try and make me regret it.

      But that doesn’t mean I haven’t created a negative environment for you and a somewhat tense dynamic between you and me.
      If you’re on my team, my job is to lift you, help you succeed because if you succeed so do I. And I don’t want to begin a work relationship with tension. It doesn’t change the fact that you were second or third choice, but you don’t need to know that. It does you no good to know that, and if someone were to ask me I would say the question is irrelevant…because you’re my guy. Period. End of story.
      We build from there.

      That’s what.

    40. If I recall correctly the only winning team they beat during that 13 wins out of 14 stretch was Denver at MSG with Gallo drawing a charge on Melo late in the game sealing the win.

      They beat a lot of teams with losing records, true. But they also beat New Orleans, on the road, who was 13-6 at the time, and they went on a west coast swing and swept through it, which is hard for veteran teams to do, let alone young teams early in a season. All in all, 8 of the 13 games they won during that stretch were on the road. They were playing very well.

      Did they stop winning at that rate because the competition got harder, or because of trade rumors, or because of regression to the mean? Who knows. Probably a combination of all three. (Normally, I’d argue that there’s not much value in picking apart a small sample of games from 5 years ago, but in this case it allows us to relive one of the few periods of positive feelings the Knicks have provided their fans over the past 15 years, and good feelings from the Knicks are increasingly invaluable :)

    41. The NY writers in Vegas for the USA mini-camp asked both Deandre Jordan and Aldridge about if they were willing to go to NY, thats what has this story circulating again since they then of course asked Melo about his thoughts about it. Its just the NY writers trying to stir things up with Melo and the team’s direction, which I understand since thats what most of the NY media does anyway and it makes for a good story.

    42. ruru,

      It was reported that Aldridge didn’t come to the Knicks because the Knicks signed Porzingis and the Knicks wanted Aldridge to play center so Porzingis got minutes at the 4. Aldridge had no interest in being a 5.

      I’m being critical, for sure. I think what he said, joking or otherwise, jives with the early reports we’ve read, not just from Isola, and S. Smith, but a bunch of places.
      Why would Melo even jokingly want to say the very thing he said he didn’t say earlier???

      Does that, and not my comment, frustrate you? If the feeling has been he was unhappy with Phil’s moves and he says they’re all bullshit and then the next day says basically the very thing he said he didn’t say…

    43. I hear you Z but people love to romanticize that 28-26 Knicks team (that was their record prior to the Melo trade) and Linsanity as if it was the only great stretch of play the Knicks have had the past 15 years. The best stretch of Knicks play since the 1999-2000 team reached the East Finals was the 2012-13 Knicks winning 54 games and the only playoff series since that 2000 team. I look back at that entire season alot more favorably and romantically than the 9 game stretch of Linsanity and half a season of Amar’e and Gallo.

      Dont get me wrong, I had a blast during Linsanity and I was one of the people here most vocal about how much I liked the team prior to the Melo trade but that team seemed to be running out of gas by the time the Melo trade was made, the trade actually reinvigorated the team since they went 6-3 immediately after the trade before Billups got hurt and then they played awful for a long stretch before winning 7 straight games to clinch a playoff birth. All I’m saying is when we talk about the few good times here since 2000 it should start with the 2012-13 season not Linsanity or the stretch of Amar’e looking like an MVP for the first half of the season.

    44. Ruru – It’s true, the LMA signing is a very interesting test case for the analytic types. I am interested to see what the Spurs do with him.

    45. BigBlueAl,

      But that Stat run and that Linsanity run were delish, albeit short-lived. Feel good stories.

    46. Why would Melo even jokingly want to say the very thing he said he didn’t say earlier???

      That’s not what he was denying. He was denying that he was all pissed about the pick and hated the offseason. This was a specific question about the top FA who he felt like they could have attained. The fact that you would even joke about it makes it seem like he’s over it.

      Imagine if he said something like “talk to the gm. I don’t know shit about shit”

      Then you would have bemoaned that too lol. Levity is good when you got these NY hounds on your back

    47. Or perhaps, for a team that is so good at creating shots at the rim and the 3-point line, there is value in guys who can connect at mid-range.

      Just as offenses evolve to take those shots, defenses evolve to take them away.

      And somehow, despite his slightly above average efficiency (with turnover % included), a great defensive team like Memphis double-teamed Aldridge throughout their series, just as many teams do against Aldridge.

      Why would the Spurs, or Rockets, for that matter, even run offense through post-players, as they so often do?

      Could it be that post-offense can also be a great generator of efficient shots?

      The Blazers were 6 rating points better with Aldridge on the court in his career there.

    48. @50 Of course they were, when Lin hit the game-winner in Toronto during the middle of Linsanity that was the most excited Id been for a Knick player making a shot since the 2000 playoffs. Amar’e scoring 30+ for 9 games in a row was a blast to watch, hell I remember Felton hitting a game-winning 3pter at home vs Toronto that December where the ball hit the rim and backboard a few times before going in and the MSG crowd went crazy (as did I watching in my room).

      But that 2012-13 season had a bunch of great wins and player performances during the season. They went 5-1 vs the Heat and Spurs!! We had the Kurt Thomas game in Utah, the incredibly fun win at home vs the Warriors when Curry scored 54, Melo scoring 50 in Miami then 40+ the next 2 games as well (all wins). The great win in Brooklyn early in the season when Kidd hit the game-winning 3pter while Melo scored 45. The win in OKC late in the season during the 13 game winning streak was incredible. That was a very good team that gave us a really fun and successful season. Unfortunately its been pure hell since then lol.

    49. I always think of it like a great football offense that spreads the defense out by threatening it deep. A really efficient offense in football creates underneath space, and thus, efficient passing opportunities because of how it threatens the safeties.

      But in every football game, there are low leverage situations– short yardage, field condensed– when you need a powerful running game.

      Good mid-range shooters and post-up players are the powerful running games of basketball. You need those kinds of players against defenses that are able to contain an offense based on spacing and penetration.

      The Warriors might be an exception to this on the surface, but when you really look at what Curry does, he doesn’t beat teams with speed, he is an incredible player because of his ball-handling and quick stroke.

      He is incredible at creating high-efficiency offense WITH VERY LITTLE space. So, conceptually, he operates at some level like a post-player.

      Lebron James hasn’t beaten the great playoff teams because of his full-court speed. He’s beaten them in the post.

    50. I’m getting a headache from all of these long posts! Might have to go over to Twitter for a while.

    51. Afflalo will be playing tonight at 10:30 PM EST on ESPN2 in the US National Team scrimmage. It should be fun to watch him being that he is so integral to the team this year.

    52. The Spurs management deserve a lot of credit for what they done in the past 15 years, but let’s not act like they are never wrong.

      They traded for Stephen Jackson and his 10 million salary a couple of years after they adquired Richard Jefferson for 14 million.

      Their success are basically drafting 3 hall of famers and keeping them together while filling the roster with a bunch of good under the radar international players (and keeping their picks!).

      That’s the first time in a long time that they hit the free agency for a big name.

      Let’s see how this will end…

    53. ruru,

      Do you think Melo will continue making jumpers about three quarters of his overall shot selection?
      I know last year he was hurt.
      But age also tends to push wings out.

    54. I have no problems with LMA on the Spurs. For instance, I think Melo would be fine on the Spurs. The issue is putting them both together. That is what seems foolish. They each serve a real purpose, but it is a purpose that is duplicated by having them play together.

      It’s funny, the LMA/Knicks thing is one of those things where it can be used as either a compliment to Jackson or a detriment, depending on whether you think Jackson really wanted Aldridge or not. If he really wanted Aldridge and thought that A. that made sense and that B. Aldridge would be cool with moving to the 5, then that’s a knock. If you think he didn’t really wanted Aldridge and that he made the center offer because he knew Aldridge would turn it down, then that’s a pro. I lean towards the former, if only because rarely do teams ask for meetings with players that they are not interested in signing, especially if you’re a President who allegedly has “total control” over things. I mean, I’m pleased it worked out this way, as I like RoLo on the Knicks a lot more than I like LMA on the Knicks, but I don’t think that RoLo was the first, second or third choice of Jackson’s (and that’s not even counting Gasol, who would have been the #1 choice had he shown any inclination to leave Memphis), which is a bit disheartening for free agency next season, as once again Jackson is placing a huge amount of importance on his cap space for next offseason (hence all the one-year deals he handed out this year).

    55. Next summer will be an absolute free for all. The majority of teams will be able to take/send on a significant amount of salary in trades or add it in free agency.

      Phil was able to go down his list of contingencies this year but I’m definitely worried about it all moving too fast for him.

    56. Melo’s shot distribution will change once there is another quality high-usage creator beside him.

    57. Melo’s shot distribution will change once there is another quality high-usage creator beside him.

      Amare?

    58. Aldridge is an extremely skilled player for his size. Pop is such a great coach, Aldridge’s shot selection will almost certainly improve and his efficiency will rise. His “talent” will be the same, but he will be playing smarter and creating more value for the Spurs than he did for Portland.

      There’s two things going on.

      1. Basketball skills

      2. Intelligent use of those skills

      Many players and fans recognize the 1st but not the 2nd.

      Many box score fans recognize the 2nd but not the 1st.

      Melo is a more offensively skilled version of Aldridge. He can score at a good rate in almost every way under the sun (#1), but he creates and takes poor shots for himself too often when the better option was to pass and at other times holds the ball so long he is forced to take a bad shot (lack of #2).

      Of course his TS% would rise if he was surrounded by other elite scorers. That’s not the point. The point is he doesn’t play intelligently even when that’s not a factor and it lowers his value from where it should be. That’s what his critics see and know to be part of why his efficiency is below elite level. It’s not black and white. It’s grey. Some of it is on his teammates, but some of it is on HIM.

    59. Again I think we are analysing what Melo is saying in interviews far too much. I feel at this stage Melo could say that he prefers apples over oranges, and people here would blast him for his inability to communicate and how his comments are a detriment to the team and insulting to his team mates. Of course Melo is going to say he is disappointed we missed out on Jordan or LMA. Why wouldn’t he want to add All-Star calibre players? I don’t think players take WS or TS% into account when thinking about who they would like to play with. At the moment with Melo, we are reading Go Dog Go and stating that the author was intending to write about the duality of man.

      As for LP; as an international user I got pretty good use out of the premium service via broadband. Mostly because LP was the easiest option here. The ability to pick the commentary feeds is also worth the money. Even you aren’t watching the Knicks, having access to daily games is a nice luxury.

    60. RE: Ballstreams

      Will the crackdown on sites like movietube eventually affect ballstreams?

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