Skip to comments.KSAT Ball Hog Blog: Spurs' titles tainted?
Posted on 06/16/2014 8:07:41 AM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles
Grantland.com editor-in-chief and ESPN everything Bill Simmons wrote a column last Friday titled "The Footnote Title." It was a list of 20 NBA champions that won the title due to the misfortune of others whether it be injuries, refs, suspensions, guys hitting fire extinguishers a la Amare, etc. This year's Derrick Rose injury is an example.
Here's where you may ask: RJ how many Spurs titles made the list? How about all four in the top 14! I understand if a list like this is done, it has to have teams on it, but all four Spurs title teams?
Might as well put a giant asterisk next to the Spurs logo.
What is this person babbling about?
You jelly much?
Something you wanna dribble out of that little mouth of yours boy?
May, 2012? Time to get over it.
How bad does the Eastern media hate Texas?
Texas in in the east from where I sit and they are a tainted team.
Are you RJ Marquez?
ridiculous... it is all part of the game... it is all part of each and every game that gets you to the play-offs and then to the championship... in any sport... you cannot disregard a win just because of "misfortunes," especially in championships where you play a number of games--best out of...
this is "sour grapes..."
Living in the Houston area, we’d gladly take an asterisk next to any team championship!!
This just in: USA win over Germany in 1945 “tainted”
I had no dog in the fight....call em like it is...can’t handle the truth then butt out boy.
Yes, it’s true, you are an idiot.
Boy? You can’t read.
So are you saying, someone needs to go to the Jelly School? I hear there is one in Colorado :>
Ceasar’s victory over Vercingetorix in 52 B.C. ‘tainted,’ deserves ‘giant asterisk’
Bill Simmons knows lots about basketball, BUT...
here he is talking out of his butt!
By Bill’s thinking, Brady’s championships should have an asterisk, since it took the old QB whom he replaced, Bledsoe I think, to get Brady into his first Super Bowl!
Injuries and incidents are part of sports. Championship teams work through and around these to still become Champions! There is no asterisk for making it to the top, unless you CHEATED (i.e., Barry Bonds)!!!
Arguing with a fanboy is futile.
Of course. Losers blame everything and everybody...but themselves.
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