So I’m all excited about A.I.’s return and I finally sit down to watch a full game and Jesus Christ, this is brutal to watch. Kevin Durant just blew by Elton Brand and made him look silly. Thaddeus looks like a deer in the headlights out there. Sammy D hasn’t had a rebound in the second half I think. Awful…
And they hired Eddie Jordan to DO THIS. Gimme a freaking break.
Bill Green is absolutely awful by the way. Why is everyone in the national media talking about Lou Williams being replaced by A.I. yada yada yada? Bill Green is the one that needs replacin’. He is absolutely terrible. He plays no defense, sets phantom screens (the ones where you act like you’re going too and make no physical contact with the opponent your apparently screening) and shoots way too much.
So hey, why dont we sign A.I. and sit Bill Green and give his shots to A.I. Then when Lou Will comes back our starting five will look like this:
PG – Lou Williams
SG – Allen Iverson
SF – Andre Iguodala
PF – Thaddeus Young
C – Elton Brand
Obviously going small but that should be somewhat formidable in the East. At least to make the playoffs.
PS squared – Does Eddie Jordan have braces??
I had the pleasure of attending the Sixers Celtics game on Tuesday night to take in my first live action of the 2009 NBA season. I was brought by Chris actually, the other writer of this site.
We sat in a pretty decent club box roughly at center court and had a great view for this battle of Atlantic division rivals. Although I really didnt expect much of a battle, as the Celtics are sporting one of the most ridiculous starting 5s in NBA history. Its like a late 90s – early 2000s All-Star lineup.
So I grab a beer for my girlfriend and myself and we take out seats and say hello, yada yada yada. Finally get settled and Chris points out that we are directly behind the local press row and the 76ers television announcer himself, Mr. Marc Zumoff.
Zumoff is a local hero of sorts, as he is the only voice I have ever heard call 76er games, since I can ever remember. Ok so it was only since 1994, but in my life, more then half of it has been listening to this man call basketball games. His patented sayings, better known as Zumoffisms, bring life and excitement to what others would describe brutal or lackluster seasons, to which many of us Sixer fans can attest to.
So back to the Celtics game… Halftime came and I was able to catch Mr. Zumoff exiting press row to catch a stretch. I spoke up and cracked a quick joke mentioning how he’s getting screwed as management has recently moved him up from courtside and he’s sitting back with all of us.
He smiled and kept the joke going.
As he was returning to his seat to get ready for the second half I was heading back the aisle to grab a fresh beverage and was able to make eye contact with Mr. Zumoff. I told him I was a long time listener and a huge fan of his work.
I wanted to write this becauase this man was nice enough to take the time out of his short halftime break (20 mins) to chat with me and that he appreciated the kind words.
A great man, a great announcer, a class act in my book.
Keep the Zumoffisms coming Marc. If you see this and get a minute, check out the comments on the link above on Zumoffisms. Your fans have spoken.
I need to plug my new Ashtray ecommerce store real quick. I started a new site that sells some very nice and high end Ashtrays. We cater to all types of smokers with a nice variety of ashtrays made in all different shapes, sizes, and materials.
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At first we planned on stocking a decent amount of outdoor products, but we just cannot seem to find a quality supplier. Hopefully in the near future, and with this early success, we can find build some new relationships and offer a wider selection of ashtrays.
Been a long time coming since I’ve posted up on this here Philadelphia Sports blog. But I’m back. I’m working on moving the site to a new domain and hosting a philadelphia sports forum as well. Here’s hoping ehh. Hope I can find the time.
Anyway, Eagles… They got the Saints this weekend and god I hope we can shut down Drew Brees. I hope the Eagle Defense doesnt get too flustered in going from one of the worst quarterbacks in the league, Jake Delhomme, to arguably the best, Drew Brees. I think we can slow down their running attack which means more passing, and hopefully Sheldon, Asante, Quintin and the Macho Man can handle that shit.
That then brings me to the next not-so-fun point. Kevin Kolb is most likely getting the start…. Kevin Kolb fuckin’ sucks. Ok maybe he doesnt suck that bad, but damn he needs to show me something this week. Hey, no pressure Kevin, this may be the only chance you get for a long time with Michael Vick in town. So play your heart out bud.
Speaking of Michael Vick, I cannot wait to see what he brings to this Eagles offense. Really trying to get some tickets to that this upcoming week.
Prediction: Saints 24 Eagles 17. I don’t see McNabb playing, Kolb blows. Brees goes deep for 3. Westbrook scores.
It’s been a while since I’ve had the time to sit down and write on here. Since my last transmission there has been a lot of happenings on the 215 sports scene. A new Sixers coach in Eddie Jordan – awful. The Eagles draft, which went great with teh additions of Maclin, McCoy and Ingram. Oh and Cornelius Ingram inked a 4 year deal today as well. So only Maclin and McCoy left to sign. And the Phils are currently battling the Mets. That was some shit last night, shoulda won. Anyway, sit back and relax, cuz the 215 is back in biz and ready to bring you the hype again. Stay tuned.