As a fan of the Chicago Bulls, I remember all too well the motorcycle accident that ended the career of Jay Williams, who was the Bulls #2 overall pick in the NBA Draft. Personally, I thought he was going to be a bust regardless, but a lot of people thought he was a promising young player.
He found a second career as an analyst for ESPN but evidently, there are still some lingering effects from the accident that occurred way back in June 2003. This is evidenced by his hot take that the Cavs are going to beat the Warriors. I’m not sure why he thinks this because I watch ESPN on mute.
Judging by the body language of his justification I could tell that he was really not on board with his own take. He was fidgety and it didn’t seem like he was owning his take in a Steven A. Smith way. He was subdued. I’m worried that the effect of the accident and his struggle with painkillers is clouding his judgment.
Last year we called that this series would be over in 5 games, I think that it’s probably the same again this year, if not a straight sweep. The difference in these teams is that the Cavs don’t have Kyrie Irving anymore. That’s a big difference. LeBron has been incredible but the Warriors have too much firepower. That’s our official NBA Finals pick. -ATRAIN OUT.
First off, duh. I’m not breaking any news here. Any idiot watching the bullshit talking-headmentary* before and after these games know that TNT at least tries to make it entertaining. All ESPN can do is muster the same drivel it always does.
*Talking Headmentary is ATRAINSPORTS.COM latest word invention. It’s self-explanatory, it’s the idle twittering of the talking heads in the sports mainstream media.
“How does LeBron approach game 7?” This is the most ESPN question ever. ESPN loves to hit the LeBron James crackpipe and right now it’s the first of the month for them. They must be praying for the Cavs to advance. They have the Golden State-Cleveland Playbook ready, the producers are chomping at the bit to recycle old storylines and do no real work. Why come up with new talking-headmentary when the old stuff can easily be repackaged.
I’m over Van Gundy and Mark Jackson commenting games, I miss Marv Albert and whomever they sit around him. In every way, TNT is the better broadcast.
That’s all I have to say about that.
But seriously how does LeBron approach game 7.
A) Like a hungry fat kid approaches an all you can eat Chinese buffet?
B) Like a white woman approaches a black family’s cookout to tell them to turn down their music?
C) Like Bill Walton approaches sheet acid before a grateful dead concert.
D) Like Pac Man Jones approaches a strip club.
My money is on C but anything can happen in a game 7.
Durant had a typical Durant game in the playoffs, 38 pts, 9 boards, 5 assists. Golden State easily beat the Pelicans to take a 3-1 series lead. Even more impressive was how Durant is able to get shots up over Anthony Davis and bury them. Proving his shot is unblockable. End of basketball analysis, my favorite part of the game was this two-second clip after KD’s postgame sideline interview.
It must be nice to have a 7-foot wingspan and a wet jumper.