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    Default Silver Linings Playbook: finding the positives in Luke Worthington's game

    This thread is for people looking for a place to congregate in order to praise Luke Worthington, to make neutral observations about Luke Worthington, to generally acknowledge the existence of Luke Worthington, or to find out more about the hair products Luke uses and/or endorses. It has been speculated that players and even parents of players sometimes frequent these message boards, so I would hope that all commentary in this thread be devoid of negativity.

    I will give an example of the type of positive commentary I am hoping will populate the "Silver Linings Playbook" thread.

    Last night against SMC, Luke found himself with the ball. He was attempting to score a basket by what I believe was a finger roll (imo he was too far from the basket to call it a layup). Unfortunately, the ball was violently swatted away only inches after leaving Luke's fingers/hand. However, for that brief moment in which Luke lifted his arm upward and released the ball, things were actually looking pretty good. I was impressed with that particular portion of the overall play.
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    I have a couple entries. First, it looks like Luke has what resembles one of those early 90s Christian Laettner bowl cuts - not quite as pronounced as Laettners or others we would see in those days, but he's rocking it nonetheless.

    Second, he actually has a decent basketball body. He's fairly thick, but not fat - in fact, if he were really good, I wouldn't even worry about fat potential with him. Having watched BYU and Duke one right after the other, I'd even say he looks better than Jabari. Granted, that's not saying a ton, because Jabari's got back, has flabby arms, etc, but this is a silver linings thread so I'm going with it.

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    thank you for being here with us, smr
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    Quote Originally Posted by smokymountainrain View Post
    I have a couple entries. First, it looks like Luke has what resembles one of those early 90s Christian Laettner bowl cuts - not quite as pronounced as Laettners or others we would see in those days, but he's rocking it nonetheless.

    Second, he actually has a decent basketball body. He's fairly thick, but not fat - in fact, if he were really good, I wouldn't even worry about fat potential with him. Having watched BYU and Duke one right after the other, I'd even say he looks better than Jabari. Granted, that's not saying a ton, because Jabari's got back, has flabby arms, etc, but this is a silver linings thread so I'm going with it.
    SMR thinks Luke is better than Jabari? And I am nuts?

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    I've said it before and I'll say it again: Luke kills in the music videos. Glee Club all star.
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    Here is another one: I was watching the bench last night and when someone would come out of the game, Luke was often the first one to stand up and give them a high five or a slap on the butt. Then when they pulled the starters near the end of the game, he was right at the front of the line to do high fives and hugs. The kid is a team player.
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    It was not an offensive foul.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blueintheface View Post
    It was not an offensive foul.
    Thank you. That basket should have counted. In one whistle, Luke was robbed of tying his output in December. I called my shot last night and was correct.

    of course, being a BYU game, we sat in front of this one guy who was allegedly a BYU "fan" but was crowing all game about Luke not being able to score. I think we've all sat by guys like this at games.
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    After he fouled out, I liked the way he strode along the bench, receiving physical and verbal accolades from his compadres, and flashing a John Gavin-esque smile, flush with self-satisfaction after a job well done.


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    Quote Originally Posted by TripletDaddy View Post
    Thank you. That basket should have counted. In one whistle, Luke was robbed of tying his output in December. I called my shot last night and was correct.
    No, you weren't. Smart move though by not taking that bet.

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    of course, being a BYU game, we sat in front of this one guy who was allegedly a BYU "fan" but was crowing all game about Luke not being able to score. I think we've all sat by guys like this at games.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Topper View Post
    SMR thinks Luke is better than Jabari? And I am nuts?
    I meant he has a better looking body, dammit!

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    Quote Originally Posted by smokymountainrain View Post
    I meant he has a better looking body, dammit!
    I am no expert in the male body, so I defer to your expertise in that regard.

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    I listened to the Coach's Show on BYU Radio driving home this evening during Wrubell's interview with Eric Mika who is roommates with Luke. Mika feigned contempt, and described Luke a "clean freak," apparently miffed that Luke refused to let Eric cut his own hair in their apartment bathroom. "It's like living with my mother," snorted Eric.

    Cast out from the apartment, Mika gave himself a trim out on the balcony and totally messed it up, leaving a bald spot on the side of his head. But like any loving mother, Luke came out and did his best to even things up. Putting aside the non-surprise that Mika cuts his own hair, I have learned that (i) Luke insists on a neat, clean apartment, (ii) like any good mother, Luke reproves betimes with sharpness but shows forth afterwards an increase of love, and (iii) that without Luke's kindness, Mika's hair would look even worse than it does.

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    A nice article in the Des News today praising Luke's game against St Mary's.

    http://www.deseretnews.com/article/8...int-Marys.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Lebowski View Post
    A nice article in the Des News today praising Luke's game against St Mary's.

    http://www.deseretnews.com/article/8...int-Marys.html

    Is he doing the Dikembe finger wag in this pic? I hoe he is.

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    Boom! Big Luke is on the board vs. Santa Clara with a foul AND a point.

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    And a career high!

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    It is an offensive explosion, 4 points for a career high!

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    Career high! 4 pts!
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    If he gets six, this arena is going to explode.
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    Money!

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    SEVEN POINTS

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    This thread clearly brought some good karma to LW. Way to go, DDD.
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    Luke if you are reading this

    also, so what products do you recommend for guys like you and me that are looking to maximize hair volume but also keep it stylish?
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    Wait, wait. I didn't see the game last night - am I to understand that Luke "the body" Worthington scored seven points in a basketball game? So, like, he made mulitple baskets?


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    Quote Originally Posted by smokymountainrain View Post
    Wait, wait. I didn't see the game last night - am I to understand that Luke "the body" Worthington scored seven points in a basketball game? So, like, he made mulitple baskets?

    3-4 from the floor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smokymountainrain View Post
    Wait, wait. I didn't see the game last night - am I to understand that Luke "the body" Worthington scored seven points in a basketball game? So, like, he made mulitple baskets?

    He even had a play that looked good.

    He pivoted with his back the basket on his right foot and made a left-handed hook. Any pivot to his left with his right hand looks awkward.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cougjunkie View Post
    3-4 from the floor.

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    Hot damn!

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    Maybe one day I'll get that gif out of my head.

    But not today!
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