ran this last year after the two trips in a week scenario with no reprimand from the ACC
this year – allen as a third year player, small but bigger, absurdly athletic, and sure fire pick in the 20’s regardless of what year he comes out for the draft (6th man of a god dream) – he’s supposed to be emotionally leading a ridiculously stacked duke team already facing rotational changes due to star injuries. not to mention having the most effective college center since greg oden with knees. then last night happened.
b) if you don’t see the humor in this you are a complete fucking dickhead – give me all the grayson allen i can handle
Now here’s the thing, Duke hate, in the sports world – is about the most justified thing there is. I could wax poetic for hours about the shit i took from my four year dumbass delusional worlds biggest notre dame fan college roommate about how “OH – I CAN’T BELIEVE YOU’RE A DUKE FAN” – but that’s beside the point. Coach K – for all his nicety, is the only sports figure active on Belechick levels of diabolical. I’d even venture to say Belechick has modeled parts of his general media tone after the old rat dog looking fucker himself.
Anyway – to the point. College basketball has gotten pretty boring to the average fan – much in the same light that people without an NFL team always defer to college being better because “the games mean more to these kids”. What happens when the sport sucks? People need rocks to hold on to – and there may be no bigger rock to grip in a storm of one n done’s and average juniors than hating everything to do with Duke basketball tradition and their assimilation into the en masse changes demon calipari has effected right up the NCAA’s nose.
Where’s that leave us in the social media world where Bob Stoops really thought a video of his star running back knocking the fuck out of some girl would never see the light of day? With coach K, yet again, being the smartest, most hateable dude in the sport of basketball. Times once were he could recruit kids that just weren’t going to fuck around and could be corralled by team baby sitters without a thought in the world en route to the annual elite 8 appearance. Now? kids are superstars in high school, some learn how to act, some don’t – and much like the swift dismissal of rasheed suliamon a few years back (only scholarship player to ever be kicked off a coach k team) we have K swiftly handling the media post game – and an early suspension announcement the following morning.
That’s why people hate this program so much – and why they continue to win, because the kids who win for duke are all the same, well spoken, generally rule following, and executing to a T in the 7 man rotation. Trip a kid for the third time on national television for the third time, proceed to flail your arms like a toddler on mushrooms on the bench and cry while calling yourself selfish repeatedly in the postgame like you’re trying to get an ex girlfriend back? Say goodbye to your minutes and see you in the third round. It’ll be interesting to see where PG touches go – my bets on Kennard turning into a white Kyle Anderson type, would be dope.
PS. how mad was coach K? probably mad enough to show allen his true form :
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Entertainment weekly – Robert Durst’s statement to Los Angeles prosecutors that he was high on methamphetamine during the filming of the HBO series The Jinx was improperly obtained, his lawyer tells PEOPLE exclusively.
Attorney Dick DeGuerin says prosecutors interviewed Durst without his lawyers present, and the interview should therefore be ruled inadmissible at his upcoming murder trial.
Backstory – robert durst is the eldest son of a manahttan real estate magnate who inherited somewhere near $100 mil from his father. HBO did a doc with him a year or two back at the behest of durst – who contacted Andrew Jarecki – the guy who made All The Good Things starring Ryan Reynolds which is a movie about one of the three murders durst was weirdly exonerated from despite there being overwhelming evidence against him. Anyway after seeing the movie durst contacted Jarecki and was like yo saw the movie since i’m innocent you should make a documentary where i’m there and we talk about why i couldn’t have killed these people. totally not the conscience of a dude who killed three people but idk. in any event it’s called the jinx and is on hbo and in the last scene of the doc he’s wearing a hot mic when he doesn’t know the cameras are rolling. the first time this happens his lawyer interjects and stops him before creepy shit he’s muttering to himself becomes potentially incriminating but the second time he’s gone to the bathroom after literally telling jarecki that if the two forged letters in front of him were written by the same person he’d have to assume that person was the murderer.
Whiiiiich brings me to the point of the article – saying he was on meth for the majority of the filming is a move straight out of the multi mil inheritance nyc real estate playbook for people who went completely insane as opposed to stuffing their soul and sanity inside a toupee that cums all over it’s VP family the moment it’s off camera. In an alternate universe trump is panhandling for jersey boys tickets to chase his dream of the big stage while durst is trying to coerce michelle obama into an attic joint during his first tour of the white house. So yeah, no, i didn’t murder those people – I was just on meth.
Every heard of it? Marginally bad for skin and teeth, doesn’t make you jittery or hyperactive, just real peculiar but oddly well thought out stuff like asking a dude who made a movie about the wife you (allegedly) murdered to do a biopic thing where you stalk your brother and candidly admit to murdering three people. Totally irrational behavior, and all because of the meth.
the guy should obviously be in jail, and he will be (i think). but if the absurdity and irrational confidence of this claim doesn’t jack you up for personal possibility in the year ahead you’re a fucking doofus.FOLLOW THE OPEN FIELD
Yet again – few things to say about this dude that hasn’t already been said. Won’t be long into 2017 before all of coloring book is performed on live television. making the rest of the world look like fucking children, incredible stuff as always. a happy sunday indeed.
from last nights snl (missing the run dmc skit cause i haven’t watched it yet) :FOLLOW THE OPEN FIELD
That was fucking ridiculous. borderline insane call by Mularkey to go to for 2 with 3+ minutes left and no timeouts but at this point i think it’s also pretty apparent that the combination on the front seven of casey, Morgan, and Orakpo is flat out elite. Mariota, for what it’s worth – is playing his way into a top 5 passer…pick up an elite receiver in the offseason and they’re really cooking with gas. LOVE Delanie walker but he’s not a gronk of Kelce – can’t be your best receiver by far if you wanna be a consistent playoff team. Arguably the best o line in the league and a phenomenal stable of backs – keep limiting the turnovers and bending without breaking on defense and the sky is really the limit for this team if they manage to sneak into the playoffs, and for the next few years as well. Hard to see a team playing this well dropping the ball against the jags next week, or against the texans in week 17. Granted – maybe the best rush defense in the league, but the way this defense is playing I don’t think the osweiler/savage stable is going to be a fatal issue.FOLLOW THE OPEN FIELD
so a good pal of mine and friend of the site, Cainaan Lacy, was planning on running the NYC marathon this year but unfortunately was derailed by a knee injury. he had been planning on running for the father of a friend who’s in rough shape at the moment with Melanoma. unfortunately life happens to those trying their hardest – and obviously the goal money is a little tougher to reach now that he’s unable to run in support. if you’re reading this site you are probably a privileged person in some fashion – and this is certainly a worthier cause than whatever shiny shit you’re hoping to get this holiday season. min donation is $10 bucks and a $4.70 fee ensures 100% of your donation goes to the fund. help people help people – not that difficult.
here’s mine, i am no hypocrite :
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