In an impending train wreck that started with one of the most hilariously abrasive cases of teammate bashing ever caught on tape, it looked likely the Lakers franchise was primed to suffer a rebuilding process when
A few short months, the breakout of a once disparaged young center and a trade for a 7-footer later, and all is well in Laker land.
Did you know that first time finalist Kevin Garnett has an undying, inexorable, unquenchable, unfathomably relentless, burning desire to win?
In his first season out of the basketball exile that is
Is it me, or has everyone forgotten that Kevin Garnett has never won anything? KG’s career has been a Barkley-esque perpetual series of disappointments (on the hardwood, not the Craps table). Granted, the best he ever had as a second option was La-Choke Sprewell, but that doesn’t change that he’s simply never come out on top, burning desire or not.
And isn’t there another Celtic that was labeled a franchise player whose career could be validated by a championship? I think he may have even been in
Phil Jackson: The Zen Master!
Did you know that thanks to his laid back attitude and his genius-like understanding of basketball Phil Jackson has managed to somehow continue his winning ways?
Yes, that’s right kids; it’s another edition of “why Phil Jackson is the greatest coaching mind of our generation,” hosted by everyone with a damn microphone. Can someone please tell me how it goes almost entirely ignored that Phil Jackson has also had the most dominant player in the entire league on his team for the better part of 20 years?
Zen Master my ass… Phil clearly sold his soul to basketball Satan. In
Coaches or no coaches, with squads this talented it is unlikely the sideline match up will even matter much in these finals either. Then again,
Damn, I’ve got to get the ball rolling on my head coaching career…