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DethMaiden
12-03-2010, 06:29 PM
Alright, this was inspired by a tweet I made tonight that nobody on planet Earth is gonna reply to where I asked what five NBA players you haven't seen that you want to. So I'll include those below, but who are the most impressive athletes (any sport) you've seen live, and which are you most dying to see play?

Seen:
Reggie Miller (Pacers in '96 - he wasn't amazing that night but seeing one of the best basketball players in the league when I was six years old was fucking insane)
Shaquille O'Neal (Heat)
Tim Duncan (Spurs)
Manu Ginobili (Spurs)
Tony Parker (Spurs)
Chris Paul (Hornets)
Danny Granger (Pacers)
John Wall (UK, annihilating my Hoosiers)
Chris Carpenter (Cardinals, annihilating my Redlegs)
Barry Larkin (Reds, many times back in the day)
Terrelle Pryor (OSU, annihilating my Hoosiers)
Jordan Shipley (Bengals) (no, seriously, this kid's going to be amazing - impressed me more than any Bengal I've seen)
Tommy Haas (Germany, tennis at the ATP tournament in Cincinnati in like '02, mainly because we were front row. Dude's an athlete.)

Want to See:
LeBron James
Kevin Love
Blake Griffin
Deron Williams (seeing 12/20!)
Kevin Durant
Michael Vick (so explosive, gotta see him once)
Ndamukong Suh
Rick Nash (never been to a hockey game and he's my favorite hockey player, so there you go)
Tim Lincecum (my favorite non-Red to watch pitch on TV)

JLRedWing13
12-03-2010, 06:41 PM
Alright, this was inspired by a tweet I made tonight that nobody on planet Earth is gonna reply to where I asked what five NBA players you haven't seen that you want to. So I'll include those below, but who are the most impressive athletes (any sport) you've seen live, and which are you most dying to see play?

Seen:
Terrelle Pryor (OSU, annihilating my Hoosiers)
I've seen him play for nearly three seasons and still don't see what everyone else sees in this guy. Maybe it's bias, but I don't think he's special at all.

Seen:

Barry Sanders
Joe Dumars
Steve Yzerman
Sergei Federov
Donovan McNabb (when he was in college)
Tom Brady
Peyton Manning
Anthony Thomas (when he was in college with Michigan)
Charles Woodson (both college and pro)
Pavel Datsyuk
Henrik Zetterberg
Alan Trammell
Roy Halladay
Miguel Cabrera

Would like to see:

Alex Ovechkin
Steven Stamkos
Albert Pujols
Tim Lincecum
Michael Vick
Kevin Durant

That's all for now.

Maiden33
12-03-2010, 06:43 PM
Favorite was definitely seeing Jeremy Roenick play with the Sharks against my Flyers in February '08. So glad I got to see Roenick before he retired.

JLRedWing13
12-03-2010, 06:44 PM
Favorite was definitely seeing Jeremy Roenick play with the Sharks against my Flyers in February '08. So glad I got to see Roenick before he retired.
He was a good player for a while. Phoenix had some good teams when he and Keith Tkachuk were there, they just never put it together.

Maiden33
12-03-2010, 06:47 PM
He was a good player for a while. Phoenix had some good teams when he and Keith Tkachuk were there, they just never put it together.

Him playing with the Flyers is what got me into the team and hockey, I've always loved him. Really loved seeing him on the Winter Olympics hockey coverage earlier this year.

ChildrenofSodom
12-03-2010, 06:48 PM
I've seen him play for nearly three seasons and still don't see what everyone else sees in this guy. Maybe it's bias, but I don't think he's special at all.


What state are you from? ;)

idrinkwine732
12-03-2010, 08:41 PM
Seen

Steve Young
Jerry Rice
Terrell Owens
Frank Gore
Drew Brees
Aaron Rodgers
Jamarcus Russel (I'll tell my kids some day)

Want to see:
Adrian Peterson
Brett Favre (Not happening)
Matt Ryan
Andrew Luck

Derelict
12-04-2010, 08:42 AM
Seen:

Vick (twice against the Eagles, didn't impress me, he sure impresses me this year though)
TO (the ridiculous year with the eagles in 2004)
Iverson
Reggie White
DeSean Jackson
Brian Westbrook
Roy Halladay
Favre
Randy Moss (vikings, first time)

Want to See:
Peyton Manning
The current flyers team
Lincecum

NecroRob
12-04-2010, 09:46 AM
Jerry Rice (With Seahawks...:eyes:)
Patrick Ewing
Brandon Roy (In college)
Nate Robinson (In college)
Ray Allen
Ichiro
Felix Hernandez
Alex Rodriguez (With Mariners)
Ken Griffey, Jr
Tim Lincecum (In college)
Reggie Bush (In college)
Chad Johnson (In college, when he was still known as Johnson)
T.J. Houshmandzadeh (In college, same team as Johnson)
Walter Jones (One of, if not the best left tackle ever to play professional football)

Want to See:
What I'd really like is to be able to go back and watch the Don James era of UW football (1975-1992). I'd give anything to be able to see the days when we were a perennial power in the PAC-10.

If you can't tell, I like college sports.

evildeadjedi
12-04-2010, 11:17 AM
Vince Young (college)
Peyton Manning (pro)
Ray Lewis (pro)
Ted Ginn Jr (college)
Troy Smith (college)
Terrelle Proyor (college)
Beanie Wells (college)
Malcom Jenkins (college)
Phillip Rivers (college saw his wolfpack fight hard against my buckeyes taking them to two overtimes)
Greg Oden (college)
Plaxico Buress (college watched him upset my Buckeyes at home :( )
Jim Jackson (college)
Eddie George (college)
Michael Redd (college)
Evan Turner (college)
Edgerrin James (pro)
Marvin Harrison (pro)
Carson Palmer (pro)
Chad Johnson (pro)
Rudi Johnson (pro)
TJ Housh (pro)
Bob Sanders (pro)
Dallas Clark (pro)
Reggie Wayne (pro)
Rick Nash (pro)
RJ Umberger (pro)
Mark Price (pro)
Brad Daughty (pro)
Michael Jordan (pro)
Scottie Pippin (pro)
Manny Ramirez (pro)
David Ortiz (pro)
Kevin Youklis (pro)
David Lee (pro)
Jason Padroia (pro)

Want to see:

Ovechechkin
Sidney Crosby
Josh Hamilton
Brett Farve
Lebron James
Kevin Durant
Chris Paul
Ndamokong Suh
Adrian Peterson
Kevin Love
Kobe Bryant

DethMaiden
12-04-2010, 01:15 PM
Michael Jordan (pro)


:eek:

evildeadjedi
12-04-2010, 01:22 PM
^Yes, sir back in the days when Price and Daugherty played for the Cavs I saw a couple of their games against the Bulls. Cavs had some great teams back then but, they would always fall to the Bulls or Pistons. I was a huge Jordan fan so it was quite amazing to witness greatness on the hardwood.

DethMaiden
12-04-2010, 01:25 PM
Sure tops my Reggie Miller. :lol:

maidenpriest
12-04-2010, 09:39 PM
hmm....

Randy Johnson
Curt Schilling
Barry Bonds
Ichiro
Tim Lincecum
Emmitt Smith (one year with the Cardinals :( )
Steve Nash
Amare Stoudemire
Kobe Bryant
Pao Gasol


all i can think of atm...

idrinkwine732
12-04-2010, 11:42 PM
Lincecum

I saw his MLB debut.

JLRedWing13
12-05-2010, 12:27 AM
What state are you from? ;)
:lol: Can't hide my true colors. I saw Pryor gash my team last weekend, which isn't saying much. He's still not as good as he should be for a third-year player, which is not all his fault, but still...

DethMaiden
12-05-2010, 09:09 AM
Didn't know where to post this, but Chad Ochocinco and Joey Votto ran into each other by accident at Starbucks this morning. I love Cincinnati.

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs1210.snc4/156233_468480030263_192889005263_6177626_1463441_n .jpg

idrinkwine732
12-05-2010, 09:24 AM
I love Cincinnati.

I never thought I would read these words.

DethMaiden
12-05-2010, 09:26 AM
I never thought I would read these words.

:finger:

ChildrenofSodom
12-05-2010, 10:21 AM
Didn't know where to post this, but Chad Ochocinco and Joey Votto ran into each other by accident at Starbucks this morning. I love Cincinnati.

The sports teams and entertainment are literally the only positive things about that city. And maybe the food. But the crime, politics, and media in Cincy are terrible.

DethMaiden
12-05-2010, 11:26 AM
The sports teams and entertainment are literally the only positive things about that city. And maybe the food. But the crime, politics, and media in Cincy are terrible.

This isn't wrong, but thankfully I'm only in Cincy when I decide to go enjoy its positive aspects. ;)

Crionics
12-05-2010, 12:03 PM
Some good ones I've seen off the top of my head (Almost all MLB, I've only been to one NBA game and I've never been to an NFL game or a College Football/Basketball game).

Lebron James (Cavs, Rookie Season)
Carlos Boozer (Cavs)
Clay Bucholz (Triple A Paw Sox)
Ben Broussard (Indians, Pinch Hit Game Winning Grand Slam)
Jim Thome 2x?(Indians)
Kenny Lofton 2x?(Indians)
Roberto Alomar 2x?(Indians)
Sandy Alomar ?x(Indians)
Omar Vizquel atleast 2x(Indians)
Travis Hafner (Indians)
C.C. Sabathia? (Indians)
Victor Martinez 2x(Indians and Red Sox)
Josh Becket (Red Sox)
David Ortiz 2x(Sox)
Manny Ramirez 2x? (Indians? and Red Sox)
Dustin Pedroia 2x?(Red Sox)
Kevin Youkilis 2x (Red Sox)
Jonathan Papelbon (Red Sox)
Albert Pujols (Cardinals)
Scott Rolen (Cardinals)
B.J. Ryan (Blue Jays)
Vernon Wells (Blue Jays)
Troy Glaus (Blue Jays)
Miguel Tejada (Orioles)
Torii Hunter (Twins)

I was really young for most of those Indians games, so I can't remember them well.

Some I'd like to see (Mostly European Soccer players, which wont happen)
Leo Messi
Carles Puyol
Xavi
Andres Iniesta
Ronaldinho
Clint Dempsey (I think Ravens a Fullham fan..just curious have you seen him?)
Landon Donovan
Tim Howard
Frank Lampard
John Terry
Steven Gerrard
Mo Williams (Not just because he's a great player and that I'm a Cavs fan, but he has the same first name as me! :party:)
The Cleveland Browns, any season (atleast once since I'm a Cleveland boy)

smokebeer420
02-11-2011, 09:00 PM
Curt Schilling (DiamonBacks)pitched vs Pedro
Perdor Martinez (Red Sox)pitched vs Curt
Andy Pettitte
Derek Jeter
Alex Rodriguez
Dusitn Pedoria(Favorite recent Red sox player)
Manny Ramirez
David Ortiz
JD Drew
Jacoby EllsBury (stole home vs Pettitte)
Kevin Youkilis
Jason varitek
Jason Bay
Nomar Garciaparra
Mo Vaughn(all time favorite Red Sox)
Tom Brady
Wes Welker
Randy Moss
Julian Eldelman
Kevin Faulk
Matt Light
Logan Mankins
Steven Neal
Mike Vrabel
Matt Cassel
Teddy Bruschi( All Time Favorite Patriot)
Vince Young
Ben Rothelisberger
Hines Ward
troy Ploamalu
James Harrison
theres more i just cant remeber all of them

idrinkwine732
02-11-2011, 09:38 PM
Clint Dempsey (I think Ravens a Fullham fan..just curious have you seen him?)

I've gone to quite a few Fulham games, and I saw Dempsey make a goal or two.

DethMaiden
02-12-2011, 01:35 AM
Seen Kevin Love and Deron Williams now! Both were amazing.

Blitzkrieg Witchcraft
02-12-2011, 08:39 AM
I've gone to quite a few Fulham games, and I saw Dempsey make a goal or two.

I wish I was going to be at Craven Cottage on Monday.

NickLed19
03-03-2011, 04:00 PM
Seen:

Peyton Manning
Chipper Jones
Andre Johnson
TO
Drew Brees
Champ Bailey
Vince Young
Chris Johnson
Steve McNair
Eddie George
Matthew Stafford
AJ Green
Knowshon Moreno

Want to See:

Kobe Bryant
Lebron James
Mike Vick
Tom Brady
Blake Griffin

ravenheart
03-03-2011, 04:33 PM
Clint Dempsey (I think Ravens a Fullham fan..just curious have you seen him?)

:lol: So many times I've lost count. I'm seeing him play tomorrow, in actual fact.

adamclark52
03-05-2011, 12:23 PM
I remember watching Eric Lindros dominate in the OHL when he played for the Oshawa Generals just before he got drafted to the NHL. I can remember one game where the guy got into three fights (which he won) and got something like six goals. Not just the team, not just the league, junior hockey in Canada was built around that guy.

Butcher of Birth
03-06-2011, 11:09 PM
I've seen Chelsea FC, FC Dallas, Philadelphia Union, Toronto FC, Houston Dynamo, Club America, Orlando City SC, 1997 Season Florida Marlins.

The best athletes for me, of course, were Chelsea.

zgodt
08-02-2011, 09:27 PM
I saw the Pistons a few times during the Bad Boy era -- Isaiah, Joe D., Laimbeer, Rodman, Vinnie Johnson, John Salley, Rick Mahorn, Mark Aguire, Buddha Edwards.... They were pretty great.

Saw Barry Sanders once or twice.

Definitely the team I would want to see most now would be Barcelona FC.