@ecog, thanks for your flexibility and honestly. I like the change and think it is a full 180 sir.
“Armoni fell in love with the NBA draft process, but the NBA didn’t like him back” v “Armoni pursues his NBA Dream”
Inappropriate vs appropriate. If you can’t tell, the former title really chapped my @ss for a few different reasons.
That one came off to me as passive aggressive, insensitive, non-supportive, double-faced and cheap. Not knowing you personally, I give you the benefit of the doubt that you too just love your Cougars.
- Like many UH/NCAAB fans, I didn’t see Armoni as being the number one option on our team last year and certainly not as someone that the NBA would be calling for in the immediate future. I thought he should stay to develop more, gain more visibility, drum up his stats…etc. But, what the hell do I know? Obviously, I’m just a serious HOMER and do not know very much. @jitterpug pointed out that chandler parsons is still making $25million a year-WTH???
- (My most selfish reason) Personally, I wanted to see Armoni take the next step in improvement and leadership like our latest two team leaders (Rob and Corey) did from their junior to senior years respectively. They both became nationally recognized players, award winners while making runs into the tourney with MY University of Houston Red written across the front of their jerseys. Finding out that he wasn’t coming back and wouldn’t be taking that same path was very frustrating for me. I’m still upset and will be thinking about it every time we need a couple of quick three’s this year.
- Last one, I promise…I’m done with this topic after this. We all worked hard to get our degrees and work hard everyday to represent our university well in the workforce bringing respect to it. There are enough haters outside of the program for us to contend with. Those of us who care have to work harder than others to stick together, support each other, respect one another and do whatever we can to help other cougars be successful. It’s all about us getting ours too.
@pesik “Armoni is essentially on a tryout basis with the team, let’s not starting counting the chicken before they hatch…
But I’m hoping for the best, and hope he makes the team”
@pesik- To be fair, “let’s not start counting the chicken before they hatch” started with “But the NBA didn’t like Armoni back”, he’s signed! It was mentioned here that the NBA “didn’t like” Armoni before he signed (those chicken were prematurely counted)…It’s obvious the NBA likes him because he would not be in the position that he is in. I can think of several other cougars that would appreciate the opportunity that Armoni has.
P.S - I thought we were headed to a final four/elite eight appearance with Armoni coming back.
Cmon grimes! Wish these dudes would just stay home from the start.
Dfw coug now! #2010 #atxcoug #dccoug #dfwcoug