Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Trippin' on the Paper Clips
"That's it Eric, hold up that index finger, a lil higher, there, got it!" encouraged the cameraman as he snapped away at the Clippers' Training Center in Playa Vista.
"Umm, are we done?" mumbled an impatient Eric Gordon.
"C'moooon, E.G., just give us a smile and we can call it a day. Just a little-bitty-intsy-bitty smile."
"I have your dog right here."
"I'll shoot him right now."
"d-d-don't. I'll do whatever you want."
"Give daddy a smile."
Seriously, are the L.A. Clippers awake? Did someone approve this ad before it ran in the L.A. Times? With the Lake Show celebrating their redemptive championship, and possibly bringing the entire team back for an encore in 09/10, the Clips have never looked worse.
Seriously, look at Eric Gordon's face here. He looks like a 10-year old Charles Barkley who just shit his pants after eating a gallon of ice cream.
But hey, DJ Dense is gonna be there. Admission is free. There will be free draft guides. There will be Clipper Girls. I mean, sure, MILFy and all, but they aint exactly giving Paula Abdul a run for her money.
And to think, not too long ago, the Clippers were the biggest "G" team this side of the 2000 Jail Blazers.
Tangent. Were the 2000 Blaze the biggest "G" team of all time? Possibly. Probably. Definitely.
Rashweed "Cut The Check" Wallace. Steve "Smiff" Smith. Damon "Back When I was Good" Stoudamire. Bonzi "Dude, You've Got A" Wells. Scottie "The Knicks? Same Shit...Different Address" Pippen. Arvydas "Y'all Lithuanians Already Knew This" Sabonis. Dale "Where my Brotha Antonio At?" Davis. Shawn "Father's Day" Kemp. Greg "I'll Punch You In The Fucking Face" Anthony. Stacey "Plastic Man" Augmon. Rod "G.O.D.'s Gift" Strickland. Detlef "On The Stremf, F'realz" Schrempf. Gary "Cary" Grant. Will "I'm White" Perdue. Eric "Remember when St. John's was Dope?" Barkley.
Damn. What coulda been. Fuck Robert Horry. Motherfuck him and John Wayne.
What say you? Can you think of more "G" squads?