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.
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?
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.
Fans of the Lakers loved to hate on Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. But he was the 4th best defensive shooting guard. Malik Monk is the 115th best defensive shooting guard. Do the math people.
Russell Westbrook is not the missing piece but he is an interesting piece and an upgrade over Dennis Schröder.
Chris Paul has decisions to make. But it’s the kind of decision reserved for the super-wealthy.
Lonzo Ball has a lot of suitors as a Restricted Free Agent. And a lot of doubters.