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Brand Gone Bust - Harrison Barnes two years in Chapel Hill

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  • jrj6950 Mar 30, 2012
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    perma ban this fool please.

  • ssjack830 Mar 30, 2012
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    HB's "brand" will be fine...seems I remember another Brand that has taken a major hit by getting embarrassed in the tournament.

  • ssjack830 Mar 30, 2012
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    no one needs to argue with fans of the second rate program in the ACC...one that has been in our shadow all along and remains so today....lehigh vs elite eight...enuf said.

  • unc2002grad Mar 30, 2012
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    Right about that paulie. There would not be much talking. Eve Carson had lots of friends. You may wish to rethink what you have to say.

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Mar 29, 2012
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    His Brand did not go bust, it never materialized. He will have to try again in the Me-B-A, which may be better suited to his shoot first game.

    GO HEELS!!!

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Mar 29, 2012
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    The Black Falcon lost his wings due to his own doing and a bum ankle. Roy allowed him to get the recognition that he wanted, by having the green light. Wow BDF, you do not watch very much bball. You just spout nonsense without doing any research. Shame on you.

    GO HEELS!

  • Eaton Beaver Mar 29, 2012
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    shut up unc grad. Tellme, what happened to Eve Carsons? I rest my case.

  • jrj6950 Mar 27, 2012
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    If Barnes left for the NBA this year, he would still be a Top 15 pick. But thats a far cry off his Top 5 status coming out of high school.

  • BlueDevilFan 3.0 Mar 27, 2012
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    Yeah, his stinky play in the NCAA tournament will probably cost him around $2.79 million over the next few years (best case scenario). Most people would consider that a "bust."

  • unc2002grad Mar 27, 2012
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    Yes, he is a "bust". His signing salary with the NBA will verify that.

  • kmor27886 Mar 27, 2012
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    The Black Thuugggg will rise again!!!

  • StunGunn Mar 27, 2012
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    I don't think Barnes was a bust, but he didn't live up to all the hype either. He's as good as gone to the NBA. I wish him well, but he'll really need to improve his game to have a successful NBA career.

  • BlueDeviIs00 Mar 27, 2012
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    BARNES = BUST. Even the most delusional UNC fans know this is true, although they will never admit it. When you go 2-3 against your archrival, and never lead your team to a final 4 despite playing alongside 4 future lottery picks, you are considered a bust.

    SPECIFICALLY when you go 11-40 in St Louis.

  • jrj6950 Mar 27, 2012
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    Wrong again.

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Mar 27, 2012
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    Keep telling yourself that. All Dook fans were b-hurt when he chose UNC. You guys wanted him just as much.

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Mar 27, 2012
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    Get over yourselves. Both you and BDF would be defending Barnes and his Skype announcement if he had chosen Dook instead. LOL!

    GO HEELS!!!

  • BlueDevilFan 3.0 Mar 27, 2012
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    I concur.

  • BlueDevilFan 3.0 Mar 27, 2012
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    Today, he's eating Crow with a side of Skype...

    Last two game - misses 22 of 30 shots.

  • jrj6950 Mar 27, 2012
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    Harrison Barnes did a Duke a favor by not going there.

  • kato_karma.01 Mar 27, 2012
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    Interesting thought. After watching McDermott play the other night and looking at their schedule, I wonder what their individual accomplishments would look like if the two had swapped schools 2 years ago. Just sayin'...

  • 35 - 7 ROFL Mar 27, 2012
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    Barnes definitely bought into his own hype and is paying the consequences. I think its interesting though that Doug McDermott, Barnes' supporting cast from high school, received All American honors this year over HB. Hopefully Harrison can get it back on track.

  • Krzyzewskiectomy Mar 27, 2012
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    Poor things. The Dookies have to talk about UNC's past because Dook's present is so horrid.

  • GoLower Mar 27, 2012
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    The "Skype" incident...STILL BURNS 'EM UP!!!!

    LOLOLROFLOLOLROF!!!!

    ca CAWWWW!!!

  • VT1994Hokie Mar 26, 2012
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    Barnes hit a few skids of late, but he did win some games for UNC, and I give him credit for this much. He just didn't show the intensity lately. With some coaching and a good support system in place he will be OK. He's not ready for the NBA right now. He could make some monies to sit on the bench though. Unless he gets something in his heart called courage and even being assertive...I don't know. Great young man and has an IQ. He just needs to see the big picture.

  • BlueDevilFan 3.0 Mar 26, 2012
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    Gotta run now. I didn't see the Kansas game, but it's on my DVR. Now that I'm leaving, enjoy your smack talk.

  • unc2002grad Mar 26, 2012
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    ...LEHIGH...

  • BlueDevilFan 3.0 Mar 26, 2012
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    You have me (BTW, that's funny)? What about Lee? Dang, I can tell you went to UNC with all these affairs.

  • BlueDevilFan 3.0 Mar 26, 2012
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    Nice "update..."

  • unc2002grad Mar 26, 2012
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    Clearly I have you now. You must resort to the old tried and failed gay insults. That's alright BDT. LEHIGH has a way of doing that to Dukies. Therapy might help.

  • unc2002grad Mar 26, 2012
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    LEHIGH, LEHIGH, LEHIGH. That's just three and you keep responding. Yep, that historic beatdown doesn't effect you at all does it BDT. Ha,ha,ha,ha,ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha!

  • BlueDevilFan 3.0 Mar 26, 2012
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    Three words BDT: Lee says High.

    Does your boyfriend know you're talking to Lee?

  • BlueDevilFan 3.0 Mar 26, 2012
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    You can write 1,000 Lehigh sentences on the board and Dukies will continue to laugh at your failed attempts to get to us...

  • unc2002grad Mar 26, 2012
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    You lose BDT - LEHIGH

    By the way, you are actually becoming rather boring with your extremely weak smack. Now you need to go back, what, 16 years to have a comeback? As a troll, I am afraid you are becoming a "has-been" (as opposed to a "never was" like your girl paulie). I suppose a loss of such epic proportions during the current season has stunned your usual inept senses to the point they are none-functioning. Oh well, such is the life of a loser. Can you say LEHIGH?

  • BlueDevilFan 3.0 Mar 26, 2012
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    UNC still holds the 7 spot for biggest NCAA upset ever. Duke is on that list, but on the winning side. So is NC State.

    Thanks for playing.

  • unc2002grad Mar 26, 2012
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    Yes. Like that fact - LEHIGH

  • BlueDevilFan 3.0 Mar 26, 2012
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    Facts are fun...

  • unc2002grad Mar 26, 2012
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    I prefer to skype LEHIGH.

    You are going to lose every time this season BDT. Nothing you can troll about this season tops Duke's historic loss to Lehigh. You are left dragging up the past; the very thing you so often attempt to chastise others for. You lose BDT. Why do you lose? Why is your trolling for the season dead in the water? Why are you nothing more than an old laughingstock at this point in time? Three words BDT: Lee says High.

    LEHIGH

  • Ghost of Rameses Mar 26, 2012
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    BDF showing the internet Gladiator courage he is famous for calling Roy cowardly. I'd love to see you man up do that to his face. Skype that.

  • Ghost of Rameses Mar 26, 2012
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    Good article 903. Good possibility he still is thinking too much about the "brand" and needs to think about the battle. I'm chalking it up to a "sophomore slump", and it happens to some kids. Barnes is still projected a lottery pick, but I'd say the hype has been way bigger than the performance. If it were me, I'd want to come back, take care of my business, and show what I can do. But the $$$$$$$$ are calling and he will most likely answer and become some NBS teams development project. One thing about the brand, unless he starts performing some heroics at the right time, he won't have much of a brand to offer. He won't be the first that was projected to be all world and just became part of the world.

  • BlueDevilFan 3.0 Mar 26, 2012
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    The Black Falcon lost his wings under Coach Cowardly Lion.

    Skype that.

  • 903 national champions Mar 26, 2012
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    http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/7737280/harrison-barnes-two-years-north-carolina-tar-heels

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