Dumb and Dumber, the NBA Edition. 18 NBA players including Sebastion Telfair, Darius Miles. Big Baby and Tony Allen thought they were smarter than the system when they followed Terrence Williams into Health Care fraud.
Shaq said goodbye in 2004. Less than four years later, Pau Gasol, who never won a playoff game, was playing as a Laker in the NBA Finals. He was a perfect Kobe Bryant fit. A startling talent. A quiet soul. An amazing champion.
The Ben Simmons soap opera won’t end for another month or so. Until then, the wannabes are making phone calls, desperate for the All-Star. The Cavaliers, Spurs, Timberwolves, Pacers, Raptors and Pistons are burning up the phone lines begging to be the one.
So much was expected from the rookies of 2015-16. It was considered a deep draft. But have the then-rookies panned out to have great careers six years later?
Is Andrew Wiggins a Muhammad Ali disciple? Is he devout enough to forgo $15 million dollars? Or, is he just another conspiracy hack who ditched Biology and Chemistry class?
When Doc Rivers begged his All-Star player to NOT divorce them- PLEASE. DON’T- it was a bad look and a lie. The Sixers want to trade Ben Simmons badly. If only Simmons would cooperate.
Ben Simmons wants Doc Rivers to apologize or be reprimanded. But…umm..didn’t Doc Rivers tell the truth? That Ben Simmons may not be the point guard you want on a championship team.
Anthony Davis saved Rob Pelinka’s reputation. Rob Pelinka changed Anthony Davis’s reputation. Enter Russell Westbrook. Uh-oh.
Nerlens Noel and Rich Paul are guilty of the very same thing. Greed.
Dennis Schröder will be remembered for the money he turned down in the biggest brain freeze of all time.