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Bro I dont know how to start a conversation on here but I guess youll delete this when your finish reading it. I respect all your information and your absolutely correct on all but one. Josh played at Prolific Prep, He took classes at Siena to maintain grade average. But In Napa He wont remember Classes at Siena as much as games and practices spent at Prolific with his brother. Im a Close friend of Paul Scruggs who goes there now. Im not trying to go against your information. But pro prep means alot to me. Dont leave us out please. Thanks

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Hakim Warrick[edit]

No one knows his #, because he was never officially introduced. They will update the site when the season starts. Maybe earlier. Most people assume it will be #21, but no one knows. RevanFan (talk) 02:36, 22 July 2010 (UTC)


Phoenix Suns Alternate Logo Error Fix[edit]

You were right. There was an error in the logo and i fix it. A clipping mask was missing in the SVG file and i didn't double check the file after the upload. I think the logo is in good shape now. Come back on that if you see an other mistake. Thanks to you and sorry for the delay, i don't upload anymore on wikipedia cause it's a lot of work and most of the people here didn't respect that. So i keep all my works for me now. Kalel2007 (talk) 23:24, 26 August 2010 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of The Gentlest That I've Heard The Chairman of The Diplomat Behind A Half[edit]

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February 2012[edit]

Thank you for your contributions. Please remember to mark your edits, such as your recent edits to Jeremy Lin, as "minor" only if they truly are minor edits. In accordance with Help:Minor edit, a minor edit is one that the editor believes requires no review and could never be the subject of a dispute. Minor edits consist of things such as typographical corrections, formatting changes, or rearrangement of text without modification of content. Additionally, the reversion of clear-cut vandalism and test edits may be labeled "minor". Thank you. —Bagumba (talk) 10:04, 18 February 2012 (UTC)

A reminder again to please not mark edits as minor when adding disputable content such as this recent edit to Jeremy Lin. Thanks.—Bagumba (talk) 07:05, 6 July 2012 (UTC)

Chinese Basketball Association stats[edit]

Hey, you seem to know a little bit about the CBA. Is there a good site where I can find players' stats? Thanks. Zagalejo^^^ 21:13, 31 March 2012 (UTC)

Patience[edit]

Nothing has been finalized with regards to Lin. It will be a while before anything is. Just be patient; the article will be properly updated when it becomes necessary. Zagalejo^^^ 06:46, 6 July 2012 (UTC)

A kind request to please wait until after the July moratorium ends on July 11 before any NBA free agent related changes since as your recent edit to Deron Williams. Otherwise, please form a new consensus at Wikipedia_talk:WikiProject_National_Basketball_Association#Free_agent_signings. Thanks.—Bagumba (talk) 00:03, 9 July 2012 (UTC)
Although the moratorium is over, the general rule is not to update the article making it sound like the deal is complete until a source says the transaction is official. Words liked "reports" or "anonymous sources" are indicators that a transaction is not official.—Bagumba (talk) 22:08, 17 July 2012 (UTC)

Category:Brooklyn Nets players[edit]

Will you please stop adding Category:Brooklyn Nets players to articles? The consensus at WP:NBA is to add a player category only if the player has appeared in at least 1 regular or postseason season game for that team. The Brooklyn Nets players is an entirely different category than New Jersey Nets players, and until the end of October 2012, not a single player belongs in in it. Unless the Brooklyn Nets have begun some Super Secret League that only you know about, that franchise has yet to play a single game. Jrcla2 (talk) 14:39, 12 July 2012 (UTC)

Spain template[edit]

I think I figured out what the problem was; the "6th place" in the title line was messing things up. You should be able to edit it now, although I think there is some value in leaving the M. in front of Gasol, so that people quickly glancing at it know which Gasol it is. Zagalejo^^^ 01:24, 26 July 2012 (UTC)

Unprotecting pages[edit]

Saw your note in your edit summary to Josh Childress and unprotected the page. In the future, WP:RPP is the reliable place to make protection-related requests that don't rely on an admin just happening to be reading your edit summary. Nice catch.—Bagumba (talk) 21:11, 29 August 2012 (UTC)

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Nomination for deletion of Template:California Golden Bears men's basketball retired number navbox[edit]

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WP:CRYSTAL[edit]

If you add Zoran Dragić to Phoenix Suns all-time roster again prior to him playing in a regular season game, you will be blocked. Jrcla2 (talk) 18:17, 29 September 2014 (UTC)

Dragić[edit]

Please don't edit based on breaking news of transactions based on unofficial announcements. Thanks.—Bagumba (talk) 00:31, 20 February 2015 (UTC)

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The picks aren't official until the commissioner reads the name.[edit]

Please wait to update. Rikster2 (talk) 00:23, 26 June 2015 (UTC)

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Bakersfield Jam[edit]

Please do not add that the Bakersfield Jam have attained a new franchise or rumors of possible affiliations. The Clippers "fact" comes from an editorialization from a local paper and the only facts we know are what has been announced here, which states that the D-League and Ellis/Higdon are in negotiations but there is nothing conclusive about a future team yet to announce. Yosemiter (talk) 03:21, 13 April 2016 (UTC)

Here is the full extant of the summary (with editorial comments) that essentially states it could be any NBA team that doesn't currently own a D-League team. Yosemiter (talk) 03:30, 13 April 2016 (UTC)
There are a few NBA franchises currently without a team in the D-League. The Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Clippers could be the front-runners to get a team in Bakersfield, but Ellis also said that there are at least two NBA teams a few hours to the east that are an option.

Other than that, he wouldn't give up any clues.

"I'll let you draw your own conclusions," he laughed. "That's as much as I'm allowed to give at this point."

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May 2016[edit]

Please stop adding unsourced content, as you did to Kurt Rambis. This contravenes Wikipedia's policy on verifiability. If you continue to do so, you may be blocked from editing Wikipedia. You've been warned multiple times in the past about inclusion of unsourced, speculative, breaking news.Bagumba (talk) 18:50, 19 May 2016 (UTC)

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Heh, nice one. :) – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 03:27, 12 November 2016 (UTC)

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Josh Jackson draft declaration[edit]

I get why you added it but every reliable source I have found has said he has not made a decision plus their official Twitter account as well as his account has no decision on it and I'm guessing that's where it will get posted first.--Rockchalk717 06:39, 12 April 2017 (UTC)

At least I'm glad to hear you understand why I felt questioned by it. To be honest, I felt like not including the source myself the first time I saw it (almost thought it was a typo, believe it or not). However, there was something in my mind telling me if they got the first scoop on his confirmation, it must have meant something went down (if only in private), and those guys were the first to at least somewhat confirm it. Still, no problems here. :) – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 07:08, 12 April 2017 (UTC)
It might have been an anonymous source kind of thing. Sometimes those sources are wrong. Since the article was written recently it might not be public information. I won't be surprised if we get something official in the next few days. Speaking as a diehard Kansas Basketball fan (in case you can't tell by my user name lol) I hope he comes back, as unlikely as that is.--Rockchalk717 16:43, 12 April 2017 (UTC)
Honestly, I didn't even recognize your name! :P (Although that's partially because of your design choice there.) Anyways, I definitely hear you there. – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 08:14, 14 April 2017 (UTC)

2017 Draft list[edit]

Thanks for taking the combine sort off, but in the process you added back a bunch of folks who had been removed because they were returning to school. I took out the ones I knew off the top of my head, but it would be helpful if you could go in and scrub the list yourself to see if there is anyone else. Rikster2 (talk) 13:27, 15 May 2017 (UTC)

Arron Afflalo[edit]

I know you know the deal with these. Deal needs to be announced by the Magic/NBA. It's why there is a note at the top of the article and it's why the article is protected. Rikster2 (talk) 01:32, 26 July 2017 (UTC)

  • True. I thought the piece including his name had an official link in the original post I saw it under for the List of 2017-18 NBA Transactions, and in fairness, I was going to get back to that link later on. Guess either I misunderstood the link included in that aforementioned post in mind or the link wasn't an official NBA link that was included there. Either way, that's fair enough all the same. – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 01:34, 26 July 2017 (UTC)
Josh Magette too. Rikster2 (talk) 23:49, 28 July 2017 (UTC)

Dragan Bender[edit]

The Suns only list him as a forward. See here. Rikster2 (talk) 22:52, 10 August 2017 (UTC)

Metta World Peace[edit]

GMGB shoould not be in the infobox per precedent of BIG3 (Wikipedia_talk:WikiProject_Basketball/Archive_11#BIG3). I'd even argue that it not even major enough to be in the lead. The league hasnt gotten much independent coverage yet.—Bagumba (talk) 01:13, 30 September 2017 (UTC)

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What’s your source on Amile Jefferson’s deal being official?[edit]

It’s not on the TWolves site nor their Twitter. Rikster2 (talk) 23:44, 15 January 2018 (UTC)

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Mixing unsourced text with existing citations[edit]

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Ah, I didn't realize that beforehand. Good to know for future reference! That being said, I thank you for the respect you've given me on the help I did for that article, primarily since no one else was likely going to be doing it otherwise. Honestly, I think that's all I've been asking for here since the past few years. So I thank you for giving that to me there. :) – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 02:34, 17 February 2018 (UTC)

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Omer Yurtseven[edit]

He has not yet declared for the draft. He asked for his release from NC State and has said he will either transfer or explore his pro options but other than that has stated nothing about the NBA draft. Please stop adding him to the underclassman list at 2018 NBA draft. Rikster2 (talk) 20:27, 27 March 2018 (UTC)

Random thoughts[edit]

Keep up the Ball updates! A couple of quick points on your Lonzo edit: we generally just use the subject's last name and not their first to refer to them (MOS:SURNAME), and Wikipedia just uses regular past tense for verbs and generally stays away from using would (whatever they call that tense). Cheers.—Bagumba (talk) 10:48, 9 April 2018 (UTC)

Okay. Well, I just use a specific website for information like that, so... – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 23:56, 9 April 2018 (UTC)

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Tyler Cook on 2018 NBA draft[edit]

Shouldn’t be redlinked. Those are to encourage article creation. Cook isn’t notable (see here). Per Wikipedia:Red link, “Red links should not be made to deleted articles unless the reason for the deletion of the article was not due to a lack of notability or the topic not being encyclopedic in another way.” Rikster2 (talk) 19:16, 25 May 2018 (UTC)

Okay, but consider the fact that many other players in similar situations have the same thing also. What do you do there? - AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 20:51, 25 May 2018 (UTC)
who else has gone through an AfD with a result of “delete?” That’s the issue. Rikster2 (talk) 20:56, 25 May 2018 (UTC)
Alright, but even then, it's still someone that currently is out of place with the rest of the group in question. Granted, if Tyler Cook decided to exit the draft, this conversation will be completely irrelevant for the point of the draft (at least until either 2019 or 2020, but that's just semantics at this point in time), but until then, I just don't see the situation at hand. If he's drafted this year or plays in the NBA, he's going to get an article anyways. This just feels like a situation where an anthill's being made like a mountain on this regard. – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 21:22, 25 May 2018 (UTC)
But nothing has changed since this recent AfD decision. In a year or two one could reasonably make the case he may be notable at that point, but right now we know he isn’t. Also, if you think this is a mountain out of a mole hill, then why are you so worried about red linking it? To make it look like other names on the list? That’s dumb. There are other names on that list who are notable based on their college careers, that’s why a red link exists - to encourage creating the article. Rikster2 (talk) 21:45, 25 May 2018 (UTC)
Look, let's be realistic with most of these names that are in the college section for just one minute. You know for a fact that most of these names would likely never play any professional basketball minutes ever again after college. Granted, some of them can make their cases in due time, but you can't seriously tell me with a straight face that someone like Dextor Foster from ASA College (a place I never even heard of before he tried to enter this year's draft that's also a for-profit university) would realistically still be playing basketball for the long-term. I mean, come on now. By the end of May, we'll have a better idea of what's going on there, and we can move on with our lives properly there. – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 21:51, 25 May 2018 (UTC)
Well, realistically you actually never know. D2’s Ferris State’s Zach Hankins is on the list and I’ve looked for sources - he meets GNG. But we just give the benefit of the doubt that the players who declare early could meet GNG until it’s proven they don’t. There are tons of editors who create articles for red links, which is what red links are for at the end of the day. If you Red link an article where it has has already been proven the subject doesn’t meet GNG, you are just setting up an editor to waste their time writing an article that is just going to be immediately deleted. Yeah, we could go through each red linked pkayer and do a source search to see if they meet GNG and de-link those that don’t, but that isn’t all that worthwhile given the temporary nature of many of the names on the list. Rikster2 (talk) 22:06, 25 May 2018 (UTC)
True. I mean, we both agree that this current list is only temporary anyways. Might as well just agree to disagree and move on from there, especially by the end of May. :P – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 22:59, 25 May 2018 (UTC)
See? What did I tell you?AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 00:26, 31 May 2018 (UTC)

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Editing style and Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Words to watch[edit]

Hello and thank you for your in-depth efforts in editing pages such as 2018–19 Phoenix Suns season. However, please be advised that you have tendency to use excessively un-encyclopedic words. Please review the Wikipedia Manual of Style, especially in regards to WP:PEACOCK, WP:WEASEL, WP:EDITORIAL, and WP:IDIOMS. All articles in Wikipedia should be precise and concise, without the flowery phrases common in journalism. Remember, this is just a site for verifiable information, not a personal blog for your thoughts on your favorite sports team. Thank you, Yosemiter (talk) 18:01, 7 June 2018 (UTC)

@Yosemiter: There was a quite similar discussion about the user's editing style here. We understand that you are editing in good faith and might get carried away now and then, but when the "carried away" part applies to most of your edits then it becomes disruptive and we might start thinking if you are really in the right place. – Sabbatino (talk) 08:03, 8 June 2018 (UTC)

I'll second what Toiletpaper101 said, please stop with the overuse of "would" in your edits. I repeat, please keep the content you add precise and concise. For example, in this edit, you wrote:

Entering the night of the draft, the Mavericks would originally have only the fifth and thirty-third picks of the 2018 NBA Draft. The Mavericks would fall down a spot from their original position at fourth that night due to them originally missing out on the Top 3 selections, despite having the tiebreaker over the Atlanta Hawks for better odds there. This also resulted in them having the better second round pick over the Hawks by comparison. Ironically, by the night of the draft, Dallas would trade their original first round pick in the draft (which became Oklahoma University point guard Trae Young) and a protected 2019 first round pick to Atlanta in exchange for the Hawks' own first round pick, which turned out to be the Slovenian superstar guard/forward Luka Dončić.

It is far more encyclopedic to write:

Entering the night of the draft, the Mavericks originally had only the fifth and thirty-third picks of the 2018 NBA Draft. The Mavericks' original position was at the fourth pick but fell to fifth after Atlanta Hawks, originally in the sixth position, were selected in the lottery. On the night of the draft, Dallas then traded their original first round pick, Oklahoma University point guard Trae Young, and a protected 2019 first round pick to Atlanta in exchange for the Hawks' first round pick, Slovenian guard/forward Luka Dončić.

I suppose I should also mention that is not what irony means, that is coincidence, as it is not the opposite of what is expected to happen. It was simply a luck of the draw and a business decision. Yosemiter (talk) 19:33, 23 June 2018 (UTC)

Again with the overuse of "would be" when simply stating "became" is just as true and more precise. Yosemiter (talk) 13:26, 25 June 2018 (UTC)
And again Yosemiter (talk) 23:02, 2 July 2018 (UTC)
And again Yosemiter (talk) 23:04, 1 August 2018 (UTC)

Overuse of "would"[edit]

I noticed that a lot of articles that you write are filled with the word "would" when describing something that took place in the past. For future use, the frequent use of this conditional tense should be avoided in most cases. For example, this sentence that you wrote:

  • On April 7, 2018, Booker would be one of about 50 or 100 people to officially travel to Garfield High School to tryout for the Seattle Ballers...

This can be correctly written as:

  • On April 7, 2018, Booker was one of about 50 or 100 people to officially travel to Garfield High School to tryout for the Seattle Ballers...

Toiletpaper101 (talk) 20:19, 15 June 2018 (UTC)

Good to know, thanks! :) – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 20:22, 15 June 2018 (UTC)
On a separate note, can you upload logos for all the JBA teams, like you did with the Chicago Ballers? (even those without pages yet) Toiletpaper101 (talk) 23:22, 16 June 2018 (UTC)
Sure! Just give me some time to get back home first and I'll link you to them ASAP! :) - AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 23:34, 16 June 2018 (UTC)
Alright, I got two of teams down now! Just tell me where you want me to put the rest under next. – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 05:04, 17 June 2018 (UTC)
Okay, I got them all down now! You can start with the Houston Ballers article (since that just got a player with a Wikipedia article recently) and then afterward, go from there on in with the rest of the team pages we discussed. Each of them have the same image file name as the one you had with the Chicago Ballers wordmark.png you first had. :) – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 16:31, 17 June 2018 (UTC)
Could you by any chance update the rosters for all JBA team articles, because the official league website has been redesigned to include every team's players and coaches? Atlanta already done. Toiletpaper101 (talk) 16:12, 22 June 2018 (UTC)

Draft picks[edit]

Come on dude, the pick have to actually happen. The tweet even says “sources” Rikster2 (talk) 22:01, 21 June 2018 (UTC)

Mikal Bridges[edit]

You are getting a real steal in Mikal Bridges. It was a stupid decision to trade him, especially on an unproven talent like Zhaire Smith, who to my eyes is a good dunker and not much else. C'est la vie. ~EDDY (talk/contribs)~ 02:00, 22 June 2018 (UTC)

Wow, thanks for the comment there! :D Seriously, I'm as amazed as you are, really. :P – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 02:07, 22 June 2018 (UTC)
  • Do you think Kostas is going to amount to anything in the NBA? I think he will play a few games, not do much, and go to Europe. He does have good genes though lol. Would have rather they take Malik Newman, who I'm surprised went undrafted. ~EDDY (talk/contribs)~ 04:18, 22 June 2018 (UTC)
    • Honestly, part of it was meant a bit more in jest after your first comment here. However, there's something about Kostas that makes me think he'd do something for Philadelphia in the future. At least, more than George King would for Phoenix. :P – AGreatPhoenixSunsFan (talk) 06:03, 22 June 2018 (UTC)

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Curtis Hollis[edit]

Hey I noticed you posted on Toiletpaper101's talkpage that you found something about the JBA prospect Curtis Hollis. It's alright if you don't want to start the article now, but could you provide the sources that you saw about him. That way I can evaluate the sources and perhaps write an article about him. Cheers ~EDDY (talk/contribs)~ 02:25, 3 July 2018 (UTC)

Unsourced, unofficial deals[edit]

re: your Thomas Welsh edit, I know you know the drill about providing references and avoiding anonymous sources. Thanks, and keep up the otherwise good work.—Bagumba (talk) 14:38, 4 July 2018 (UTC)

Yo, when talking about Summer League games make sure to cite your sources. ~EDDY (talk/contribs)~ 20:53, 8 July 2018 (UTC)
  • Thanks for your contributions to JBA articles. Just a minor thing, please make sure to fill out the refs instead of just a bare url. Happy editing ~EDDY (talk/contribs)~ 22:41, 16 July 2018 (UTC)

You are still listing unofficial transactions, such as you inclusion of the waiving of Darrell Arthur in this edit. Please stick to official facts only and do NOT speculate or insert others' speculations (or their use of "inside sources tell us") as facts. Thank you, Yosemiter (talk) 04:34, 26 July 2018 (UTC)

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Bare URLs[edit]

Please read Wikipedia:Bare URLs and avoid adding incomplete references like you did here. Thank you, Yosemiter (talk) 21:08, 11 August 2018 (UTC)

Template at the end of BLP page[edit]

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Use of "would"[edit]

I see that Toiletpaper101 and Yosemiter discussed with you earlier about your use of would with verbs. I just saw it in you recent edit (e.g. "would be named" and "would decline") at LiAngelo Ball. Is there any further help or advice you need on this? Cheers.—Bagumba (talk) 11:47, 20 September 2018 (UTC)

Similar tonal butchering includes "had" in this context. AGreatPhoenixSunsFan has been made aware of this many times in the past yet continues to persist with it. It's a very odd and bizarre word usage that always requires copyediting. DaHuzyBru (talk) 14:43, 20 September 2018 (UTC)