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Ragnar
01-24-2008, 03:17 PM
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Pacers Harrison questions NBA drug policy

Thursday, Jan 24, 2008 2:27 pm EST

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Indiana Pacers (http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/teams/ind/) center David Harrison (http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/players/3846/) wasn't happy with his five-game suspension for violating the NBA's drug policy. Harrison had three positive tests for marijuana and was sent home from the team's Western trip two weeks ago.
"There's the politically correct thing to say, there's the basketball player thing to say and there's what I really want to say," Harrison said. "I don't understand how they have a right to look into our lives on any level besides performance-enhancing drugs. It's not a rule made by government and it's not a rule made by God; it's made by an organization (the NBA). I guess they feel it will benefit that organization."
Source: Indianapolis Star (http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080124/SPORTS04/801240443)http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/i/nt/ic/ut/bsc/newwin12_1.gif (http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080124/SPORTS04/801240443)
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How can he be so stupid?

BobbyMac
01-24-2008, 03:20 PM
He just doesn't get it....trade him now....if we can't trade him, then drop him at the end of the season..

Putnam
01-24-2008, 03:20 PM
How can he be so stupid?

Isn't it because he got that way from smoking too much dope?

OakMoses
01-24-2008, 03:20 PM
"It's not a rule made by government and it's not a rule made by God; it's made by an organization (the NBA).

How can he be so stupid?

Maybe the weed has something to do with it?

Silly me, though, I thought that marijuana was illegal in the United States.

Unclebuck
01-24-2008, 03:22 PM
That is so stupid on so many different angles.

He is a member of the NBA and if they decide they want to test for something, and the players association agrees - they can test for it - it has nothing to do with God or the gov't

idioteque
01-24-2008, 03:26 PM
According to this line of thinking marijuana is legal in the United States...which is news to me. We're a more progressive nation than I thought!

But seriously, this guy makes recreational potheads like myself look bad. Even I know that this is a flawed line of reasoning.

Gyron
01-24-2008, 03:39 PM
I'm betting he might not play again for the pacers, even if Obie says he will.

spreedom
01-24-2008, 03:50 PM
I'm betting he might not play again for the pacers, even if Obie says he will.

Didn't he just play yesterday, or am I high as well?

ABADays
01-24-2008, 03:54 PM
Beyond Tinsley's stupidity, beyond Jackson's stupidity, beyond Artest's stupidity we have David Harrison. He has got to be the ABSOLUTE DUMBEST player to put on a Pacers uniform since Reggie Harding.

McKeyFan
01-24-2008, 03:55 PM
He'll keep playing.



But he is certainly stupid. Extremely.

But what should we expect from a guy who fouls four times in a minute and keeps blaming the ref?

Speed
01-24-2008, 03:56 PM
Didn't he just play yesterday, or am I high as well?

He did and I don't know. :D

I, again, had hope, when he supposedly said he needed to "grow up" or he'd be out of the NBA, which was exactly a quote of my post the day before and many others here.

Then he says something like this, I fear the kid will have to have something major happen before he understands things. I'm done having hope for him, though. He's an expiring contract to me.

Indianapolis_girly
01-24-2008, 03:58 PM
Oh dear. Here we go. Perfect example here; sometimes your brain goes to trash when marijuana is involved, he was probably on something when he said this. Ha.

Speed
01-24-2008, 04:00 PM
I vaguely remember an article talking about him in college and how he drove up to the student center, pulled on the lawn, double parked, walks in for awhile and later comes out and doesn't get in trouble by the campus police and knows he won't. Acts all "do you know who I am" ish. I mean there is alot more detail to the story, but seems like a good example of the attitude and the enablers, imo.

A guy with his athleticism who drops to the last pick in the first, you know there is something there. He had the chance to prove it wrong.

I guess my biggest fear is he plays like an animal the last 3 months and someone will sign him, I just hope to God its not the Pacers.

odeez
01-24-2008, 04:13 PM
:confused: It is very obvious that DH doesn't get it, and that is too bad, because on court you see flashes of what he could become. At this point he seems to be regressing. I doubt very highly that he will be apart of this team next season or maybe even this year.

MyFavMartin
01-24-2008, 04:17 PM
A guy with his athleticism who drops to the last pick in the first...

24 teams passed on him the first time around. After this, I'll bet it'll be 30.

I'm figuring someone will take a chance and overpay... they always do for a big... and Pacers will wisely come up with the "we can't match that" excuse.... (because there's not that much weed in Indy).

Sollozzo
01-24-2008, 04:29 PM
David Harrison just isn't that bright. It's that simple.

jeffg-body
01-24-2008, 04:39 PM
I just don't get the guy. He knew the rules and responsibilities coming into the league. He gets big money thrown at him and all he has to do is play ball and stay clean? It's not like this is a new thing to him, afterall he did flunk three tests.

:mad:

Hicks
01-24-2008, 04:47 PM
While theoretically I'd like to agree with his idea that it should be a private matter, the fact is it's not legal, the NBA doesn't allow it, so if you want to do it you'd better 1) Not be in the NBA 2) Hide it from the police or 3) Just don't smoke it. Stupid.

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01-24-2008, 05:12 PM
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Pacers Harrison questions NBA drug policy

Thursday, Jan 24, 2008 2:27 pm EST

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Indiana Pacers (http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/teams/ind/) center David Harrison (http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/players/3846/) wasn't happy with his five-game suspension for violating the NBA's drug policy. Harrison had three positive tests for marijuana and was sent home from the team's Western trip two weeks ago.
"There's the politically correct thing to say, there's the basketball player thing to say and there's what I really want to say," Harrison said. "I don't understand how they have a right to look into our lives on any level besides performance-enhancing drugs. It's not a rule made by government and it's not a rule made by God; it's made by an organization (the NBA). I guess they feel it will benefit that organization."
Source: Indianapolis Star (http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080124/SPORTS04/801240443)http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/i/nt/ic/ut/bsc/newwin12_1.gif (http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080124/SPORTS04/801240443)
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How can he be so stupid?

tsk tsk tsk....

these will be the lasting impressions this guy will leave our franchise. bye bye Ricky Williams! erm, I mean David Harrison.

naptownmenace
01-24-2008, 05:28 PM
I knew David was stupid after I read this article a couple of year's ago entitled: D*** Dancing With David.

Here's the short abbridged version. :shakehead
http://freedarko.blogspot.com/2005/08/dick-dancing-with-david_19.html



After reading this biopic on David Harrison at Deadly Hippos written by one of his CU teammates, I think Freedarko may have a new favorite backup center on its summer league team. I want to just post the whole damn article, but here are some highlights:

During a visit to Taco Bell very early one morning in Boulder, David initiated an altercation with another vehicle by cutting them off and skipping them in the drive-thru window. He then encouraged and challenged current deadlyhippos writer, JT that he wouldn’t “slap the guy that we just cut off behind us.” Please take into consideration that the only characteristic that JT has consistently shown during my 6 years of knowing him is that when he is “dared” to do something, he ALWAYS obliges, especially when the action has a disrespectful tone to it. JT exited the vehicle and it was not 10 seconds before he was coming back toward our vehicle. He got in and he was followed a few seconds later by an enraged man carrying a knife, who apparently had just been slapped. David exited the vehicle and the man continued his incensed attitude and said to David, “I don’t have to take this **** man; that **** was uncalled for.” David meanwhile was staring at the man and just had this to say to him; “You are right, you shouldn’t have to take that, but what else can you do. I will give you two options, one, you can hand me the knife and get back in your car and drive away; this is the option I suggest you take. Two, I will take your knife and use it on you.” The man handed the knife to David and angrily returned to his vehicle.


When preparing to cheer on our beloved Colorado Buffs against the hated and welfare-driven CSU (Colorado State) Rammies, we looked for appropriate attire for the football contest in Denver. The game began at 11am, so pre-drinking had to take place at 5am. I selected some jeans and a Colorado practice jersey and assumed David would think along the same lines. He emerged from his room wearing a wife-beater with the words, “**** CSU” affectionally emblazed on the front, written in shoe polish. We then went to our friend Will Anderson’s home, where David took Will’s CU flag off the wall and used it as a cape. After drinking heavily, we boarded a bus for Invesco field, the site of another drubbing CU gave to CSU. Rumor has it, several CSU fans took exception to my friend’s attire and one even approached him and squared off. He swung and missed and probably does not remember much after that. Harrison when asked what happened at a later date, said, “I had to show that ****er where I was from.”

The “dick dance” is something he enjoys doing. He will remove his clothes and allow his member to swing back and forth in front of a surprised victim or victims. The most notable occurrence of this was in college after practice. The coaches have a separate locker room door from the players and he knocked on the door and waited for the inhabitants to open. Once they did, he stood there naked, made eye contact with all of them, placed both his hands behind his head for dramatic effect, and began doing his famous dance.

naptownmenace
01-24-2008, 05:32 PM
I knew David was stupid after I read this article a couple of year's ago entitled: D*** Dancing With David.

Here's the short abbridged version. :shakehead
http://freedarko.blogspot.com/2005/08/dick-dancing-with-david_19.html

This doesn't include the story about him mercilessly beating a mailbox into submission because it was, as he said, "talking s***."

Of course he was drunk and possibly high at the time.

Bball
01-24-2008, 06:30 PM
...and this is your brain on drugs: http://f3.yahoofs.com/ymg/ept_sports_rumors__18/ept_sports_rumors-13646794-1191840597.jpg?ymW95P.CxO_yQOoK

Hicks
01-24-2008, 06:31 PM
It was a bathroom stall, not a mailbox.

BlueNGold
01-24-2008, 06:46 PM
I saw one interview and I game him a pass. I saw another one, and I became concerned. I read this quote and now I know he's a dense idiot.

Trade him before he does any more damage.

madison
01-24-2008, 07:26 PM
CU is the campus drug capital of the world. I'm not the least bit surprised that DH has the attitude that he revealed with the quoted comment. I hope he has saved some $$$ because he's about to find out what it's like to sling burgers -- say, in about six months when the big checks stop coming!

Eindar
01-24-2008, 07:41 PM
Wishful thinking by a lot of people, I think. He very likely won't be re-signed by us, but someone will give him the minimum simply because he's not a disruption or locker room cancer, just a goofy huge guy with some talent. Even if he doesn't pan out as a good center, he's still a better insurance policy than a guy like Courtney Simms.

I have mixed feelings about David Harrison. He sounds like he'd be a hell of a lot of fun to hang out with, but that doesn't mean I want him on my basketball team. I'm not even going to get mad about this. Much like Ricky Williams, David has to decide what his priorities are going to be in life, and good luck to him, whatever he decides.

Bball
01-24-2008, 08:02 PM
Wishful thinking by a lot of people, I think. He very likely won't be re-signed by us, but someone will give him the minimum simply because he's not a disruption or locker room cancer, just a goofy huge guy with some talent. Even if he doesn't pan out as a good center, he's still a better insurance policy than a guy like Courtney Simms.

I have mixed feelings about David Harrison. He sounds like he'd be a hell of a lot of fun to hang out with, but that doesn't mean I want him on my basketball team. I'm not even going to get mad about this. Much like Ricky Williams, David has to decide what his priorities are going to be in life, and good luck to him, whatever he decides.


If your priority in life is smoking weed, then a 3 year guaranteed rookie contract in the NBA is a wonderful thing for you.

Of course it sucks for the owners and fans of the team.

Reason number 2535 that guaranteed contracts should be refused by owners at the next CBA talks. IMHO it's worth a lockout and loss of games or season to not have guaranteed contracts in the next CBA.

-Bball

Putnam
01-24-2008, 08:07 PM
While theoretically I'd like to agree with his idea that it should be a private matter, the fact is it's not legal, the NBA doesn't allow it, so if you want to do it you'd better 1) Not be in the NBA 2) Hide it from the police or 3) Just don't smoke it. Stupid.

The NBA bills itself as a league of real men playing the best level of basketball in the world. The league invited us to take them seriously, to sacrifice a chunk of our incomes to pay to watch those players play. A player like David Harrison in the midst of the league strains the credibility. It shows that some of them aren't serious enough.

I go along with Mal's statement. It ought to be none of our business what David Harrison does at home, and I'd love not to know or care. The problem is that David suits up in the uniform of a professional ball player, but he doesn't act professionally. That is fraud. I shouldn't have to pay a professional price if I'm going to get a half-fast performance. (I feel this way, knowing that I'll probably attend only 3 games this season. I feel that the guys who attend every game ought to get their money's worth, too.)

Shade
01-24-2008, 08:11 PM
While theoretically I'd like to agree with his idea that it should be a private matter, the fact is it's not legal, the NBA doesn't allow it, so if you want to do it you'd better 1) Not be in the NBA 2) Hide it from the police or 3) Just don't smoke it. Stupid.

Not to mention that he effectively had TWO WARNINGS before the suspension was handed down.

ABADays
01-24-2008, 08:15 PM
It was a bathroom stall, not a mailbox.

No - it was a mailbox. There was an envelope in it that was addressed to Occupant. This enraged Harrison who asked the letter "if he knew who he was". When no answer was forthcoming Harrison ripped it to shreads.

In regards to money, I truly believe Harrison is happy with the money he made from his rookie contract - feels set - and will now continue to do things his way.

ABADays
01-24-2008, 08:21 PM
:confused: It is very obvious that DH doesn't get it, and that is too bad, because on court you see flashes of what he could become. At this point he seems to be regressing. I doubt very highly that he will be apart of this team next season or maybe even this year.

The typo here is actually humorous. Such a difference between "apart" and "a part".

Just some fun ordeez!

Los Angeles
01-24-2008, 08:43 PM
I guess my Californian roots are starting to take hold. I really could care less if someone smokes pot medicinally OR recreationally provided they take the necessary precautions regarding operating machinery and working in an altered state.

At last count, there are 800 legal marijuana dispensaries in my city.

This must be part of that cultural divide that they talk about on Fox News.

Los Angeles
01-24-2008, 08:47 PM
The proof is in the pudding:

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=117912828853928638961.0000011298ac84abe2160&hl=en&ie=UTF8&ll=34.055504,-118.348846&spn=0.360101,0.43808&z=11&om=0

Anthem
01-24-2008, 08:54 PM
Cut him.

indygeezer
01-24-2008, 09:27 PM
Um LA...you might wanna read this..........

Employers can fire workers found to have used medical marijuana even if it was legally recommended, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday in another setback for California in its increasingly rancorous clash with federal law over medical pot use.

The high court upheld a Sacramento telecommunications company's firing of a man who flunked a company-ordered drug test. Gary Ross held a medical marijuana card authorizing him to legally use marijuana to treat a back injury sustained while serving in the Air Force.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,325354,00.html

read the rest yerself...I only copied the start of the article.

Ownagedood
01-24-2008, 09:33 PM
What an idiot.. IS HE NOT AWARE OF ANY RULES ON ANYTHING?? (Federal rules)

Los Angeles
01-24-2008, 09:44 PM
You can get fired for wearing an earring, too. In some jobs you can get fired for having a blog. I'm not telling the NBA how to run its business here.

I'm just reacting to all the outrage in this thread regarding the use of marijuana. Marijuana is not heroine, meth, crack or any other class-A controlled substance. Yet from Nancy Reagan onward, a whole swath of our population regards it as some kind of evil along those lines.

Can it be abused? absolutely. Does it impair you? Again, without question.

Do I care if professional athletes enjoy some from time to time? Not one bit. In fact, it probably does a lot for controlling aggressive mood swings brought on by stress and physical exertion, increasing bronchial capacity, and relieving pain and discomfort from injuries.

Keep in mind that I do not smoke the stuff ... don't like it one bit ...

Anthem
01-24-2008, 09:49 PM
I'm just reacting to all the outrage in this thread regarding the use of marijuana.
I don't care that he tokes. I care that he's a moron. And I care that he's a vocal moron.

Cut him.

Los Angeles
01-24-2008, 09:50 PM
I should add that since I make my own living in this world, I pretty much have to follow the big rules and keep from getting caught breaking the little ones. (Like parking in a red zone, hanging out with pot smokers and not reporting them, and drinking beer on public beaches).

When it comes to the guy with the prescription that got fired for testing positive, the only way I feel sorry for him is this: It must suck to work for a place that wants access to your excrement.

Los Angeles
01-24-2008, 09:55 PM
I don't care that he tokes. I care that he's a moron. And I care that he's a vocal moron.

Cut him.

I mostly care that he's never a contributor on the court. That's reason enough for me. ;)

Oneal07
01-24-2008, 09:59 PM
What an Idiot LMAO

indygeezer
01-25-2008, 06:58 AM
Taking this completly OT........I wish they'd legalize it, tax the **** out of it, and take all of the fun out of sneaking around with it.

Whole new industry would legally spring up and provide taxes and employment. Then it could be regulated much as tobacco is today.

Win/Win if you ask me....except for those making a fortune in trafficing.

Speed
01-25-2008, 08:42 AM
Maybe he could develop a 3 point shot and grow dreads and everytime he shoots it the crowd yells SMMMOOVVVVVVVEEE. :)

I thought pot was supposed to mellow you, maybe if he was allowed to smoke it before every game it would bring him down to what most consider normal.

David you're at about 199, we need you at about a 9.5....

The point has been made, his Dad was a pro football player, I wonder why he didn't follow in his footsteps, he plays like that. He does grimace alot like he's hurt like some little kids will do, but can you imagine him coming off the end on the QBs blind side....

naptownmenace
01-25-2008, 09:22 AM
It was a bathroom stall, not a mailbox.

No, now that you mention it, it was both. I'm almost positive he pummeled a mailbox and a bathroom stall!

Putnam
01-25-2008, 11:12 AM
I thought someone else would pick up on this sooner....


his Dad was a pro football player, I wonder why he didn't follow in his footsteps . . . can you imagine him coming off the end on the QBs blind side....


Harrison can dish it out, but he probably doesn't want to take the hits that go with football.

I bet Abraham Lincoln could whup him in Ultimate Showdown.

McKeyFan
01-25-2008, 11:18 AM
Maybe he could develop a 3 point shot and grow dreads and everytime he shoots it the crowd yells SMMMOOVVVVVVVEEE. :)

I thought pot was supposed to mellow you, maybe if he was allowed to smoke it before every game it would bring him down to what most consider normal.

David you're at about 199, we need you at about a 9.5....

The point has been made, his Dad was a pro football player, I wonder why he didn't follow in his footsteps, he plays like that. He does grimace alot like he's hurt like some little kids will do, but can you imagine him coming off the end on the QBs blind side....

Yeah, I thought about that too. Missed calling.

And LT could have mentored him . . .

Mourning
01-25-2008, 01:35 PM
But seriously, this guy makes recreational potheads like myself look bad. Even I know that this is a flawed line of reasoning.

:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:


I don't care that he tokes. I care that he's a moron. And I care that he's a vocal moron.

:lol:

On-topic: just let him expire or trade him away as long as it won't cost us anything.

Regards,

Mourning :cool:

idioteque
01-25-2008, 01:42 PM
Mourning, I love the capital of your country. I have spent quite a lot of time there over the years. And yes, I've seen the Netherlands outside of Amsterdam's coffee shops, the whole country is beautiful and the people were very friendly. But I do love the capital of your country...

Back on topic, Hulk HAS to be doing more than weed if he is as crazy as he is. I have never done a hard drug, but all weed has ever made me want to do is go to that amazing bus that sells tacos on Sarphatistraat. He HAS to be doing something else, something pretty scary at that.

Naptown_Seth
01-25-2008, 01:48 PM
That is so stupid on so many different angles.

He is a member of the NBA and if they decide they want to test for something, and the players association agrees - they can test for it - it has nothing to do with God or the gov't
Of course it has something to do with God. Haven't you ever seen ANY post game interview in any sport ever? Dude's got his hands into everything athletic. Last year the Kentucky Derby winner thanked God...with whinnies but still, you knew what he was saying.

Young
01-25-2008, 02:13 PM
David Harrison your my hero.

Lets sign him to an extension if he is going to make stupid comments like this. Gives me a good laugh.

Everyone has the right to their own opinion but not everyone should say it. This is a perfect example of that.

grace
01-25-2008, 02:44 PM
If I had a possitive drug test I'd get fired. No second chance. No third chance. No five day suspension. But then again after the night I had at work last night unemployment is looking pretty good right now. :suicide:

MagicRat
01-25-2008, 03:05 PM
I'm guessing most of you shouldn't listen to David's interview from Kravitz's show.
http://media.1070thefan.com/podcasts/080125_harrison.mp3

Mark Boyle was on recently, too......
http://media.1070thefan.com/podcasts/080124_Boyle.mp3

idioteque
01-25-2008, 04:35 PM
I'm guessing most of you shouldn't listen to David's interview from Kravitz's show.
http://media.1070thefan.com/podcasts/080125_harrison.mp3

Mark Boyle was on recently, too......
http://media.1070thefan.com/podcasts/080124_Boyle.mp3

Holy crap, how many brain cells does this guy have?

JayRedd
01-25-2008, 04:50 PM
Holy crap, how many brain cells does this guy have?

Sounded pretty honest and open to me. Maybe not the most eloquent linguist in the world, but he came off pretty well in my opinion.

naptownmenace
01-25-2008, 04:56 PM
I'm guessing most of you shouldn't listen to David's interview from Kravitz's show.
http://media.1070thefan.com/podcasts/080125_harrison.mp3


He's an idiot. Please cut him NOW!

This is the last thing the Pacers need is a pothead running off at the mouth. Being a pothead is one thing, I can get over that, being a pothead on this team at this time... this is killing me.

When did we officially become the JailPacers? :sad:

Anthem
01-25-2008, 04:59 PM
I bet Abraham Lincoln could whup him in Ultimate Showdown.
No way the dude could survive a Care Bear Stare.

Kstat
01-25-2008, 05:02 PM
I want to know at what point does smoking weed become more important than your multi-million dollar profession...

I mean, if you're forced to choose between one or the other, who the hell picks weed? Why is this even an issue?

Hey, I like beer. Love whiskey.

But if someone offered me a million dollars to stay alcohol-free for 8 months (mind you they don't test during off-season) out of the year, I'd do that. I might not enjoy not having it, but I'd enjoy the money a hell of a lot more.

You got the rest of your life to be a pothead. You only have one chance to make a million dollars. The choice is easy, even for the NBA's most notorious pot smokers (Barkley, Sheed, Wells, Stoudamire). You don't see them failing repeated tests because they're at least smart enough NOT TO SMOKE DURING THE SEASON.

Speed
01-26-2008, 07:19 AM
"No worse than caffeine" David Harrison

Okey Dokey, enjoy Toronto next year or maybe Tel Aviv Macrab sp, more likely? Does Amsterdam have team?

Otherwise, Ya other stuff is bad, ya it is done for medicinal purposes, is that what you used it for? I have to dress business casual, if I don't then I have to change jobs or get fired, eventually. Did you not know the rule (after 3 times). I guess if he wants to smoke weed, then do it. If you get fired, get a job that they don't test on, if you get arrested, its still the law. Its pretty simple. I'm not trying to hijack the thread we've already had this discussion, I think last summer, but I get sick of people saying it should be legal as an excuse to do it. It's not. You either change the law or pay the consequences for breaking it, but comparing it to the American revolution is just stupid. Its rule by majority, the majority disagrees, sorry.

Anyway, I won't argue it further, it just kills me to hear this stuff over and over.

Kravitz: Do you think you'll be in the league next year.

Harrison: (paraphrasing)I don't know, I've never really been given a chance, but when I have, I've produced.

Later Kravitz goes: I think you're a pretty smart guy.

Wow

SoupIsGood
01-26-2008, 11:32 PM
:(

DisapointedPacerFan
01-26-2008, 11:35 PM
Harrison, I suggest you start playing the damn game like a basketball player...once you do, you can question the NBA Drug Policy. You've been a real bust.

Jimmy
01-27-2008, 01:58 AM
let the man smoke pot

JayRedd
01-27-2008, 05:21 PM
Henry Abbott's take from Truehoop. Via espn.com

http://myespn.go.com/blogs/truehoop/0-29-97/David-Harrison-on-the-Drug-Laws.html


And here's what Indy Cornrows had to say at www.indycornrows.com in case you missed it.

http://www.indycornrows.com/story/2008/1/24/213142/845

LoneGranger33
01-27-2008, 05:41 PM
I like David Harrison.

jmoney2584
01-27-2008, 11:21 PM
I mean, yea he is an idiot...but nice call on the "If America had lost the revolutionary war, George Washington would have been Benedict Arnold." from the Indy Cornrows article. Completely off point from this thread, but a nice quote from DH.

McKeyFan
01-28-2008, 12:29 AM
The story of David Harrison is the story of a man who cannot take responsibility for his actions.

He fouls. He blames it on the refs.

He continues to foul. He rages at refs and anyone else nearby.

One summer he was excited about losing weight, which would cause the refs to stop calling so many fouls on him. Apparently it had nothing to do with his stupid decisions on the court.

Forget the pot. I don't care. I care that he can't say "I'm sorry. I was wrong. I will change my behavior."

His reaction to testing positive for drugs is exhibit A as to why he hasn't improved and won't improve for the Pacers. He's unteachable, and therefore unimprovable.

A real shame.

Bball
01-28-2008, 12:41 AM
He probably has some examples on this team and they've managed to avoid their 3rd strike somehow and so he's just mad because he didn't.

-Bball