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Lamar Odom is not a fan of "funny faces" contests

I'm exhausted after spending yesterday searching for lost golf ball after lost golf ball. So I'm going to let the guys at Walkoff Walk do a little work for me to fill out this post! They discovered this stunning piece of basebawful:


Unreal. So now the question I pose to you: what would be your ideal Basketbawful cruise? Gambling with Antoine Walker? Hitting up the midnight buffet with Oliver Miller? Laughing at Latrell Sprewell because the Bawful Cruise is the first time he's been on water since his yacht got repossessed? Post your thoughts in the comments.

Worst of the Night in Pictures:

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An usher quickly came down and warned Jason Richardson that he can't sit in the front row without a ticket


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The ear protection shuts out that noise just like a zone defense shuts out Pau Gasol

All The Games:
Celtics at Magic - ESPN, 8:30pm
Celtics lead series 3-1

In Game 4, the Magic played the best they have all series, and the Celtics looked pretty terrible. Police are still searching for Rajon Rondo, and Paul Pierce decided to revert to playing 1-on-1 and relying on horrible isos. Nobody was driving the lane and kicking to Ray Allen when he was hotter than the planet WASP-12b. Instead, they were more like the planet COROT-7b where it rains rocks (or in the Celtics case, bricks).

...And yet the Celtics still gave the Magic a close game and forced overtime.

Yeah. Things do not look good for Orlando.

(Wait, the Boston Bruins lost Game 4 in overtime as well before they historically choked a 3-0 series lead? Uhm... forget I said anything.)

(And random aside, can you think of anything more awesome than a planet where vaporized rock in the atmosphere condenses into pebbles and rains into lakes of molten lava? I can't. Except maybe Lovetron.)

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26 Comments:
Blogger DDC said...
I would enjoy playing shuffleboard with Greg Ostertag on a cruise, but not really.

Anonymous Doxde said...
My cruise? Being impregnated by Shawn Kemp and then spending the child support money on fruity umbrella drinks for himself.

Blogger Roger Williams said...
I eagerly await the 'bawful take on Michael Jordan's perfectly awful little Hitler mustache.

Blogger David Robinson said...
Most Bawful Cruise?

A "naked mile" With Greg Oden.

Blogger chris said...

Anonymous Heretic said...
Jeff Van Gundy quote machine "The NBA...where soft happens".

Blogger Drake said...
Ugh....so much for letting the players ref themselves.

Blogger Fishy said...
Okay.... I'm not a Celtics fan at all (I hate them with 100% respect btw) and usually applaud when one of them gets kicked out (just for giggles) but .... with that said.

... Perkins should not had been ejected. Can players not show emotion anymore? I could be wrong, however it looked to me like a dumb foul was called on him and his reaction was the typical "OH MY GOD THAT'S BULLSHIT!!!!!!" and he stormed away from the referee who called it... I don't get it.

And yes I'm the one who posted that piece about referees... but you definitely can't ignore the truly bawful calls (especially on this site) and that looked pretty damn bawful from where I'm sitting.

Blogger Dooj said...
Wow. This game is crazy

Anonymous Heretic said...
Holy Shit! Big baby's gone insane, get the fucking tranq gun and the bear net!

Anonymous Heretic said...
People are getting fucked up in this game. I'm pretty sure someone from boston is going to get decapitated by an atomic elbow.

Blogger Dooj said...
Wow... How many concussions? 2?

Anonymous Anonymous said...
I'm not sure if I'm allowed to be optomistic at all, but I have hope in my Magic... Vince Cater is still MIA, but JJ Redick is really stepping up his game...

Huh... Never thought I'd talk about JJ Redick as a difference maker, at least one where I don't say "timeout fail" or "bricktopia".....

Blogger Viscant said...
I'm sure we'll get enough WotN's for the refs and rightly so. But can I get a WotN for Doc Rivers? Big Baby just got the Macho Man elbow dropped on and Doc is telling him to get his ass up and start running. Fail.

Blogger Adam said...
Fishy: Totally agreed. I'll take a Celtics loss any time and I hate them all minus Doc, but the Magic were getting away with some heavy duty home cookin' roughhousing. Forget elbows. This was karate chopping, full body contact take-down play.

Anonymous The Other Chris said...
That Perkins tech was beyond bawful. I don't think Boston would have won that game regardless.. but epically bawful.

To me somewhat reminiscent of the infamous Joe Crawford Tim Duncan incident. Oh, and what a coincidence, who was working tonight? Joey Crawford. I'm not sayin', I'm just sayin'.. Angry is as angry does.

Anonymous Anonymous said...
Also, Darryl Dawkins made Orlando his home after he came down from Lovetron... Based on your comparisons, I foresee the planets aligning causing the sky to rain down bricks, and Boston to epically choke twice within a month....

Of course that probably won't happen, but at least we didn't sign Hedo to a retarded contract. Go Magic!!

Anonymous Anonymous said...
That game is why the "Admiral Elbows" nickname for Dwight Howard is so appropriate.

The big question: will friday night's UFC fight or game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals be the more savage beating?

Anonymous DKH said...
I didn't see a whole lot of the game, but Perkins getting ejected for what he did is laughable. I also love the replay they show of Howard's block of a Rondo layup, which he follows up by landing on Rondo and pretty much annihilating him, with no foul called.

That is, I saw what Howard got away with (egregiously tackling someone), and then saw what Perkins got away with (he touched Howard). Did I need to see more of the game?

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Paul Pierce turned in a Dantley. All of Orlando's players shot 50% or better from the field except Carter, who couldn't even manage to reach the one point per shot threshold. Howard had 2 fouls in 40 minutes despite going for every block under the sun. Perkins and Wallace had 9 fouls and 2 techs in 34 minutes.

Anonymous Mladen said...
See, this is why I don't like the Magic: they needed 13 three-pointers, and 3 Boston injuries (2 concussions), to pull off a win at home. As convincing as the point difference looks, believe me, this is not a championship team. Their only chance is if Phoenix somehow beats L.A. Otherwise, they will be crushed in the Finals (especially since they won't be getting such favorable calls against P-Jax and crew...) But, of course, I still believe that Boston can close this series out, even without Perk.

Also, fuck the media for gushing over the possibility of The Ultimate Comeback...they're talking about it like it's a done deal.

Anonymous Geert said...
I thought I was reading basketbawful, but shockingly enough, this beatiful piece of poetry was posted on truehoop:

http://espn.go.com/blog/truehoop/post/_/id/16254/upon-review-the-sun-is-a-star

Anonymous SirGirthNasty said...
Jesus, what happened? I think paid heed to all the press coverage questioning their toughness and decided full-on assault and battery was the only logical response. Crazy game though. I don't like the Celtics, but if I'm being honest that 2nd tech on Perkins was garbage.

Anonymous Czernobog said...
Holy shit. Every team playing Orlando from now on should come out wearing Rugby helmets.

Seriously, wtf? How many atomic elbows is Dwight going to get away with in his career?

And for the love of god, why aren't the celts poating up Garnett like, ever? I've seen him in the post with the ball twice in the series, both possessions ended up in easy layups.

Blogger Barry said...
Well, I AM a Celtics fan and I know my team is in for some physical play, but there was some home-cooking going on like there was nobody watching outside of Orlando.

Anonymous DubDub said...
As a Celtics fan, I detest Phil Jackson. However, there's one thing he would have done after the debacle game five was last night, if he were coaching the Celtics. He would have earned, really earned, a huge fine:
"Yeah, Dwight is a great player, but you have to remember that his value to the Magic isn't just what he produces, it's how many of our guys he takes out too. So tonight he made a great play to catch up to Rondo for a block, but then after the play he threw Rondo into the photographers. That's his real genius; follow-through.
I mean, he wasn't content to just let Rashard foul Rondo, so he makes sure his hand is on Rajon's head to force him to the ground, after the play. Inspired.
He's not content with Pierce shooting two, gotta try to dislocate Paul's shoulder too. That's just extra effort.
Anyone can get 20 and 10, but Howard's really going above and beyond to get 20 and 10 and 5. Five Celtics."
Maybe if Doc were getting $12M he would go ahead and drop $100G making an observation.

Anonymous Anonymous said...
Where's all the talk about the Celtics and their physical play? Rasheed Wallace has thrown two punches this series "trying to get free from a player". Kevin Garnett is the king of elbows...after play has already been stopped. Just because the Magic aren't dumb enough to run up into the strongest man in the league doesn't mean Dwight is dirty. If it does, the Celtics are five times as dirty. How many times does a player get blocked like Rondo did then run into afterward with no foul called? Answer...every single game. The Celtics having been flopping ala the San Antonio Spurs. I'm not a Magic fan btw. I'm a fan of basketball. And after watching the Celtics get away with murder in the first two games, the Magic were owed a game like this.

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