Does any team have a best player more boring than Pau Gasol? (Other than the Spurs of course. Watching Tim play is often like reading a poor German translation of Dostoyevsky. (I read The Brothers Karamazov. It's about the virtue of suffering. I think.))
Freaking Pau. Ugh. Let's hope Chucky Atkins blows his top again. That might have been my favorite moment of the year; Sean Elliott was going on and on about how much he loved Atkins as a player, and how he didn't understand why Atkins had so much problem finding a team that wanted him long term. And then Chucky blows his top in the first half of the game and gets instantly tossed (after getting called for a charge I think). Two technicals at once; gone. Stampler's rundown:
They must have shown the replay of the confrontation multiple times, and here's pretty much exactly what Chucky said; the only word I'm not sure of is the last one, which was began as his head turned away from the camera:
"Call the motherfucking handcheck you motherfucking cocksucker."
Let that be a lesson to all you youngsters out there; (2) * motherfucker + cocksucker >= (2) technicals. You have to feel out the refs; sprinkle in the occasional "cocksucker" before telling him how you really feel.
MEM @ SA: SA -13
SAC @ NO: PICK