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SoupIsGood
09-12-2004, 11:07 AM
I found this over at that Lakers Forum

http://www.nbaevolution.com/videos/jermaine.oneal.mix-cjtheman.mpeg

It seems pretty cool. I've only managed to download half of it so far, but I like it so far. Except the music.

Some of JO's moves in this are insane, I had forgotten how nice they were.

I can't wait for the season to start.

Also, sorry if this video has been posted before, I don't know if it's an old one or what.

sweabs
09-12-2004, 11:43 AM
After watching that video, I really hope that Carlisle makes this years offense more "up-tempo".

Anthem
09-12-2004, 01:41 PM
Man, that's freaking insane.

Two things it brings to mind.

1. I'm really glad Jermaine had the summer off. Last year (2003) he played in the Olympic qualifiers, the year before (2002) he played in the World Basketball Championships, the year before (2001) he played in the Goodwill games. The man has represented the country for three straight years (and would have again this year if he hadn't been injured), and his NBA game has suffered for it. He's said we'll be surprised this year, and I believe it.

2. It seems like Jermaine uses a much smaller variety of moves now. He's found ones that he likes, and he uses them. I think he's poorer for this. Some of those were incredible... some of the best were from when he was skinnier. I can't tell if he's really that much less mobile or if he just doesn't think that way any more... seems like he's gone more of the power route.

Anthem
09-12-2004, 01:43 PM
One other thing.... anybody notice how many of those incredible plays started with Tinsley?

Anthem
09-12-2004, 01:45 PM
Man, one other thing, sorry. Notice how often he used the baby hook from both hands in the old clips. He doesn't do that nearly as often now... that's a move you don't lose. We should see more of that.

NewType
09-12-2004, 02:23 PM
Man, one other thing, sorry. Notice how often he used the baby hook from both hands in the old clips. He doesn't do that nearly as often now... that's a move you don't lose. We should see more of that.

Agree 100%. Also, he stops using his spin move to go towards the rim. Instead, he follows it with a fade away jumper. I remember back in 2002, people started giving him props for having a spin move as quick as Moses Malone's.

SoupIsGood
09-12-2004, 02:24 PM
I agree, JO should go back to some of those moves. The hook is nice.

Jermaine doesn't seem to "freelance" as much anymore, if you want to call it that. I'm talking about where he would use a series of head fakes, stutter steps, etc. to get by his man. I used to really like that. Is he not as mobile as then because of the bulk he added, or what happened?

I love the one where JO blocks the shot to start the break, and then finishes it with a dunk.

LouisvilleLip
09-12-2004, 05:52 PM
Great video. Now we just need some Reggie videos like this. If you got any upload them somewhere or any post some links if u know any. :)

Anthem
09-12-2004, 07:18 PM
It's been a while since Reggie put out this kind of impressive moves. That video could be a career tribute video, but of a current player it would just be depressing to realize how much he's declined.

tora tora
09-12-2004, 08:26 PM
ok the website won't load at all... anywhere else I can see this video?

Peck
09-12-2004, 09:37 PM
I can't see it either

Hicks
09-12-2004, 09:49 PM
I downloaded it earlier. I'll host it on the site, and post the link when it's ready.

I also made a quick edit-- I agreed with the idea that I'd like to try it with different music, so I slapped in a different song. Unlike Pacer videos that were created by me, this doesn't have hardly any moments where the music peaks on a dunk or anything, but in general I kind of like it.

I'm uploading that one too.

Ultimate Frisbee
09-12-2004, 10:03 PM
I had to open it in Quicktime to get it to work...

tora tora
09-12-2004, 10:35 PM
finally got it to transfer, had to grab it from my temp folder... yes PLEASE put different music in there :fro:

Hicks
09-12-2004, 10:38 PM
Here's the one w/ diff. music. Remember that I did this quickly. Also, the music doesn't kick in for 11 seconds.

http://www.pacersdigest.com/jo.wmv

Hicks
09-12-2004, 10:50 PM
Here's the original:

http://www.pacersdigest.com/jermaine.mpeg

tora tora
09-12-2004, 11:00 PM
I would have put momma said knock you out by LL cool J.. anything is better than the original version though

scar
09-13-2004, 05:43 AM
I'd really like to see more Pacers videos like that. I tried to find some earlier, but all I came up with was Yao Ming dunking on Chris Kaman... over... and.. over...

canyoufeelit
09-13-2004, 02:16 PM
Once again Hicks is the man