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Humphries down on 'tanking situation'

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07:11 AM ET 09.16 | Never before has Kris Humphries reported to camp as early he has Boston in 2013, and, after a summer dedicated to erasing some of the inconsistencies in his game, he has his sights set on a career reboot. [Humphries] and management are prepared to make some noise. "Last year was a tough situation, up and down. For whatever reason, sometimes things just don't work out," Humphries said. ... "We're out to try to prove that we're a team that can compete every night, and whenever people sort of write you off, it's a lot of motivation. I'm not looking to be a part of a tanking situation. I know that [president of basketball operations] Danny Ainge has said that they're not looking to tank, and I'm sure Brad Stevens coming in is definitely not looking to do that. So it's just about competing and bringing it every night."

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September 16, 2013  07:45 AM ET

I wish Mr. Kardashian the best.

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September 16, 2013  08:56 AM ET

Cs will make the playoffs.

September 16, 2013  10:21 AM ET

Tanks For The Memories, Bro.

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September 16, 2013  12:43 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Cs will make the playoffs.

You got that right pard..

September 16, 2013  12:47 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

You got that right pard..

Bottom 3 of the playoffs are there for the taking.

September 16, 2013  04:23 PM ET

I still think he got away with one on KG last season, but as a baller, he deserves more credit than he's given. Outside of all the drama that his failed marriage generated, he is a solid big man who has averaged close to a double/double for his career. He plays a lot taller than 6-9 too.

September 16, 2013  05:33 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Bottom 3 of the playoffs are there for the taking.

yupppers

September 16, 2013  06:06 PM ET

Hump doesn't wanna be on a tanking team. And winning teams don't want Hump be to on their side! What a paradox!

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September 16, 2013  08:39 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I wish Mr. Kardashian the best.

He can't handle the star-LG bootie Bro!

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