Monday, May 12, 2008

So you can watch ABC/ESPN/TNT with the volume off...


Here are things you will hear ad naseum from Mike Tirico, Marv Albert and the like:


  • Matt Harpring has a football mentality because he played QB in high school, and a lot of his family members played college football

  • Ronnie Price played his college ball at Utah Valley State, which is located 45 minutes south of the Tox Box (formerly Delta Center).

  • Jarron Collins has a twin brother, Jason Collins, who also plays in the NBA.

  • Mehmet Okur is from Turkey and is married to the former Ms. Turkey (tons of Thanksgiving and stuffing jokes go unrealized on this one).

  • Kyle Korver comes from a family of basketball players, and everyone of their first names begins with the letter "K."

  • Ronnie Brewer's father, Ron Brewer, also played at the University of Arkansas and was drafted by the Portland Trailblazers. Ronnie also has an unorthodox shot because of a injury resulting from a childhood water slide accident.

2 comments:

Crotty Kid said...

I hate the Harpring-football comments. How many NBA ballers DID NOT play high school football? Harpring has a football mentality because he's a thug, not because he played the daintiest football position for his high school.

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