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Fry Day Blog: The Cougar Got the Wrong Guy...
Category: Daily Blog 2.0

 

Welcome to The Fry Day Blog

Today dvt fries people he doesn't really care about...

 

 

Now let me get this straight...

 

Are they the Cougars???

 

 

Or are they the Cooooo-gars???

 

 

 

Whatever they are, folks...

 

The cougar got the wrong guy...

 

Honey...

 

 

You weren't s'posed to bang Brandon Davies...

 

Who...

 

According to the BYU Athlete Profile is...

 

"An athletic big man and excellent low post scorer..."

 

Yep...

 

He knows how to score alright...

 

Low post and everything...

 

I know...

 

That was a low blow...

 

Oooooppps...

 

Wrong choice of words...

 

But we told you to nail their star...

 

 

Jimmer Fredette...

 

That would have been more effective...

 

Take out the All-American...

 

Decode his code...

 

We're sick of the guy...

 

He's way too good for BYU...

 

You see...

 

This whole thing was a complete conspiracy...

 

Compliments of me and my fellow San Diego State alums...

 

We hired the dame...

 

We said...

 

Go get their big guy...

 

The one who scores all those points...

 

The one who torments us...

 

The one who is responsible for our only two losses this season...

 

But when we said big guy...

 

We meant the point man...

 

The top scorer...

 

But she got her wires crossed...

 

Went for the wrong guy...

 

Dumb blonde...

 

So I guess we have to go to Plan B to get rid of Fredette...

 

By the way...

 

What's up with Jimmer???

 

Why not Jimmy???

 

Or James???

 

But Jimmer???

 

Sounds like something they call somebody who hangs at the gym too much...

 

Jimmer...

 

Anyways, BYU...

 

That's what you get when you call your team the Cougars...

 

Okay...

 

Maybe Plan B could beeeee...

 

 I got it...

 

Here, Jimmer...

 

Have some cake...

 

I made it myself...

 

Like it, Jimmer???

 

Eat it up, cuzzzzz...

 

You just sank your teeth into some delicious...

 

 

 

 

COFFEE CAKE!!!

 

That's right, Jimmer...

 

You heard the forbidden word...

 

Coffee!!!

 

Mountain grown...

 

It's the richest kind...

 

 

Straight from Mrs. Olson's kitchen to your palate...

 

Full of that evil caffeine...

 

Want some cream and sugar to go with that coffee cake???

 

And guess what, Jimmer???

 

You just broke the BYU Honor Code...

 

And you can't play San Diego State any more...

 

Or anybody else for that matter...

 

Can't you see it now???

 

The headline in the Deseret News...

 

"Fredette Suspended for Eating Coffee Cake..."

 

You may beat us on the court, Jimmer...

 

But you can't outsmart us off the court...

 

See you in the NBA, Jimmer...

 

"I love it when a plan comes together..."

 

 

 

 

dugger

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kevin Love Is Special in Knowing He Is No Dipper, Big E, or Moses
Category: NBA
Tags: Kevin Love NBA. Elvin Hayes Wilt Chamberlain Moses Malone Minnesota Timberwolves Michael Beasley Derrick Rose Russell Westbrook Memphis


 

He can sink a shot from far away, well past the three-point line. He can drive past many of the power forwards of today for easy scores. He can post in the blocks and score on anyone in the game.

All those parts of his young game are still developing, but Kevin Love has always been able to gobble up rebounds by the bushel since he got on either an NBA, collegiate, or high school hardwood. On both ends of the floor with a steady consistency not seen for years.

After averaging over 15 rebounds in high school, Love stopped by UCLA for just one season. The 6'10" power forward was an All-American who was named Pac-10 Player of the Year after averaging over 17 points and 10 rebounds in 2007. He also had 23 double-doubles as the Bruins reached the Final Four before losing.

He seemed on his way to finding his name next to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Walton, and Gail Goodrich on the long list of Bruin legends who are long considered amongst the best basketball players in NCAA history. Yet Love was looking ahead, so he eschewed his last three years of college in favor of the NBA.

Four NBA teams decided not to draft him in 2008. Derrick Rose, Michael Beasley, O.J. Mayo, and UCLA teammate Russell Westbrook were chosen before him. While Rose is having an MVP caliber season right now, and Westbrook is an All-Star, both Beasley and Mayo have been traded and Mayo was almost traded again recently.

The Memphis Grizzlies selected Love, but wanted Mayo. They traded Love to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Mayo. While Mayo scores 16 points a game for his career, the Grizzlies were recently trying to trade the shooting guard, now coming off the bench, after he fought with teammates and was suspended for steroid use.

Beasley is now Love's teammate, having been a salary cap casualty of the Miami Heat's signings of LeBron James and Chris Bosh. With Love handling the post, the athletic Beasley is currently averaging a career high 19.2 points per game.

Beasley still gets his average of just over five rebounds per game, but the Timberwolves do not ask him to circumcise his game by staying in the blocks the way Miami did. On a roster were just two players are older than 25-years old, most are trying to find their niche under the guidance of head coach Kurt Rambis.

Love just broke a doubles-double record set by the incomparable Moses Malone, who set the record in his 1979 MVP season. Malone, who led the NBA in rebounds five times in his career, was coming off a 1978 season where he had an amazing career high of 1,444 rebounds. He was credited with 51 straight double-double games in 1979, the most since the ABA and NBA merged in 1976.

One of the 50 Greatest Players of All-Time, Malone was a 13-time All-Star who never fouled out of a game in his career despite being an upper echelon defender and unstoppable force on the offense end and all over the boards.

Love says his new record should be respected as far as the post-merger modern game, but he certainly understands the history of the game extends well beyond 1976. He understands his place as well.

Now Love has his eyes set on yet another member of the NBA's 50 Greatest Players of All-Time. Elvin Hayes, considered by most the greatest power forward in the history of the NBA, had 55 straight games of double-doubles on 1973.

Hayes was a 12-time All-Star who led the league in rebounding twice and scoring once in his superb career. Though most might recall how no one could prevent the "Big E" from scoring his patented turn-around jumper that had him score 47 or more points five times in his career, Hayes was a great defender with seven games of 10 or more blocked shots as well.

The 1973 season where Hayes had his 55 games, he averaged over 18 rebounds a game. It is the third best average ever by anyone since Wilt Chamberlain retired. Hayes would take his teams to the finals three times in his career, winning once.

“Whether you put it as a modern-day or an ABA-NBA merger, I would say yes (his new record should be respected),” Love said. “But if you’re looking at the grand scheme of things, you’ve got to look at that 227. The Big Dipper. Wilt the Stilt. He’s something special. You’ve got to look at that. Why not go for Elvin then?”

When one tries to describe the greatest player in NBA history, words are not enough to encompass Wilt Chamberlain. Those 227 straight double-double games are a minimum mark that could be doubled, but there are some scorecard issues stretching back that far.

While fans quickly recall the "Stilt" scoring 100 points in a single game in 1962, some forget he averaged an astronomical 50.4 points and 25.7 rebounds per game the season before. It wasn't an anomaly, because Chamberlain averaged 44.8 points and 24.3 rebounds per game in 1962.

The "Big Dipper" led the league in rebounding 11 times in his 15 seasons, including his last year. Chamberlain also led the league in points scored seven times. When people tried to say all he did was score, the legendary "Stilt" quieted critics by leading the NBA in assists in the 1967 season.

What set Chamberlain far and apart from any other fans choice for "Greatest Player Ever" is the fact the NBA desperately tried to stop him with a mountain of rules changes that were directly aimed at him in hopes of slowing Chamberlain down.

Love knows it is highly unlikely he will come anywhere near Chamberlain's 227 games, but passing Hayes on the double-double list would be amazing in itself. Unlike Hayes, Malone, or Chamberlain, Love is accomplishing his feat on a team with 16 wins in 66 games on a team that gets very little media coverage.

He is just 22-years old and in his third season. Love is on pace to get over 1,200 rebounds this year after averaging over nine and 11 rebounds per game in his first two seasons. He is the leader of a young team filled with talent that will only get better with experience.

Love has been playing on a sore knee, but it has not stopped him from trying to do his best. Love said,"Nothing’s really changed about how I feel about the double-double streak or the situation. I just go out there and play hard.”

Maybe when his career ends, fans will still be speaking of him in the same breath as Moses Malone and Elvin Hayes as they are now. Yet Malone and Hayes certainly have to proud of this youngster continuing the legacy of hard work that isn't seen much in the game anymore.

What Love has accomplished is historic, but the most impressive part is seeing a young man grounded in knowing his place and the trail-blazing players before him while not running around with the bloated ego of a pampered prima donna thinking his feces doesn't stink like so many have before him.

A young star who isn't a head case thinking he is the team. These are the players the NBA needs to promote. Especially one who understands, respects, and revels in the history of the game.

Comments
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Hi Everybody...

I have noticed that comments in general are down, including mine. My apologies. I have really tried to do a better job when it comes to commenting on other blogs.

Within the past two weeks, I have enrolled it two online courses which will help me become more highly qualified as a teacher. I am skeptical about that, but that's what they say... That's why my comments are down and why I didn't blog last Friday. The workload has been monstrous.

I will be back late tonight with another Fry Day Blog. It is also my goal to get back to my previous comment level. I appreciate being here and I appreciate all of you.

However, there has been a rumor going around here in regards to me. I do need to clear that up so there is no further confusion. I just want you to know that when BEEZER beat me out for Best Blogger...

 

I DID NOT CRY...

 

So, please cool it with the rumors about me being a sissy...

 

 

Lord Bless You,

 

doug

Talking Sports
Category: Daily Blog 2.0

Greetings aon another Thursday, While most of the snow cover has melted here in the Boston area and that is a good thing. Seeing the ground for the first time in months. It’s a nice feeling.

 

Everybody gets one right sooner or later as is the case of the NHL. They have decided not to fine or suspend Zedano Chara for his hit on Max Pacioretty of the Canadiens. Yeah! the first thing you guys are thinking is the Bruins fan likes this. As matter of fact I do like this. Chara isn’t a headhunter for a guy of his size he plays a bit soft. He was making a hockey play and was at the metal stantion near the penalty box. He didn’t target Pacioretty. He was playing the body. Simply, he was just making a play. I thought the on ice officials made the right call as well 5 minute major and a game misconduct because of the injury. I have watched this play about 30 times It was just hockey with no Matt Cooke Malice. That is what Mike Murphy of the NHL called it a hockey play.

 

Here is the hit.

 

Yeah his elbow comes up but he is a tall guy. Like I say he was just playing Hockey.

 

Speaking of Hockey Little Lanz was in his glory. He took it all in and never took his eyes off the ice. He didn’t even want to go to the concession stand in between periods. He loved every minute off it. A Bruin win with under four minutes a heads up goal by Milan Lucic and bang a great night for the lil man.

 

Did you see this out of the Big East Tourney last night between St John’s Rutgers. A two point game and the officials walk off with 1.7 left on the clock. I’m not sure if the outcome would be different. I am sure these guys have a lot of explaining to do. Here is the video check the clock in the corner.

It’s been a busy week with Youth Basketball playoffs in full swing. Yeah both my teams were eliminated in the first round one lost by 2. The other they just didn’t get it going.

I was hoping for better results but it just didn’t happen so good luck to all the kids going to the next round.

With March Madness selection show coming up Sunday Night. I have to ask why do we need a selection show for everything. LebRon had a selection showand now he is the most hated man in the NBA even if he wasn’t crying. We have selection shows and signing shows and all this stuff but when I’m looking for a game even if it;’s the Little sister of the poor playing and I find Poker. Let’s let the selecters select and then we will watch the games.

Finally watched most of teh Red Sox -Orioles game last night not bad for an exhibtion game . Sox won 2-1 . It was tied in the bottom of the 9th Sox had bases loaded and the pitcher throw up in ona Sox playerand hit him to walk in the winning run. I mean I felt bad for the kid for Baltimore the pitch just got away from him and got the kid from the Red Sox on the wrist. neither guy is going to make the big club still it's a sucky way to loose a game. It was just fun to watch some baseball.

Besides I keep going back to the Celtics and Clippers game it wasn't that entertaining at least from a Celtics point of view. I do find myself like hoping the Clippers keep playing well.

That’s it for today.


 

Rants and Raves
Category: FEATURED
Tags: Brandon Davies BYU Kimberly Wohlers Carson Palmer Charlie Sheen Bree Olson Chicago Cubs Big East NCAA Basketball Officials


 

This is a Charlie Sheen free zone?? No tears shed in this post?? Dismissed from team for having sex?? A women saves a families life?? Cubs in regular season form?? All this inside this edition of Rants and Raves.

I don’t know what all the uproar is about Brandon Davies being suspended for saying he had sex with his girl friend. If I get this right, Brigham Young University is owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. All students are required to follow an honor code, which states academic honesty, attend church regularly, dress and grooming standards, no to the consumption of coffee, drugs and alcohol and abstinence from extramarital sex. It is a code that Brandon excepted when he enrolled at BYU without anyone twisting his arm. Believe me, I am not the religious type. I do not care when you have sex as long as your of age. But, what does matter is following rules and regulations of institutions that have them. I give BYU credit for sticking by its code.

Kimberly Wohlers is a hero according to her husband Mark, a former Braves pitcher. She is credited with saving the lives of the family from a fire that destroyed their suburban Atlanta home. Mark says his wife woke him up then got upstairs “quicker than I can blink an eye” to get the couple three children ages 3, 5, and 7.

What a loser Carson Palmer is. He is demanding to be traded. He told a confidant he "will never set foot in Paul Brown Stadium again." Mike Brown, owner of the Bengals said he has no plans on trading the quarterback because he is crucial to the team. Palmer said "I have $80 million in the bank. I don't have to play football for money. I'll play it for the love of the game but that would have to be elsewhere. I'm prepared to live my life."

The Cubs are in regular season form. The haven’t even started the season and the Cubs are fighting amongst themselves. There was a confrontation between Carlos Silvia, who is trying to be a Cubs starter and Aramis Ramirez. In the first inning, Ramirez made one of three Cubs errors and Silva gave up two home runs as the Brewers grabbed a 6-1 lead. It was after the inning when the scuffle ensued.

What a disgrace the officials of the St. Johns versus Rutgers game were. Jim Burr, Tim Higgins and Earl Walton failed to officiate the game until the final buzzer. There was 1.7 second left in the game when St. Johns Justin Brownlee stepped out of bounds celebrating. The refs were walking off the court. The Red Storm ended up winning 65-53.

Are the Red sox moving in right field 10 feet to make it easier for Adrian Gonzalez to hit homeruns?? No not really. According to reports, the Red Sox plan to widen the Fenway Park bullpens, moving the right-field fence in by six to nine feet in the process.

Now isn’t Bree Olson someone we would rather talk about than what’s his name. See I told you this was a C%!!#ie Sh#%n free zone.

Okay, I’m crying because I can only dream of having Bree. Anyone have a handkerchief??

 

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