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Old 06-18-2008, 02:44 PM   #601
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hey who was the fat guy in the larry bird costume?

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Old 06-18-2008, 03:17 PM   #602
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thankfully we never got to see what he looked like in the jersey during that commerical with magic.
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I'll chime in and second the notion that I've never really been a Celtics fan but can't help but feel happy for them after seeing the tremendous effort and execution they displayed. That's quality basketball.

Leon Powe's brother was pretty happy at work today, too.
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"Thank god for David Tyree or we would be listening to Boston fans bragging that this has been the greatest sports year a city has ever enjoyed.

And the worst part is they would be right." - Jim Caple

Being a fan of Philly teams makes this even worse. At least Boston didn't get the biggest one of all (but it had to be the fuckin' Giants, which is hardly any better). The Celtics definitely deserved this one though, the game last night was the most dominating performance I've ever seen in basketball (keep in mind I only ever watch March Madness and the Finals). Ah well, enjoy it while you can, Boston sports fans - hopefully at some point in my life one of my teams will win a championship.
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I loved that KG was absolutely out of his mind at the end of the game. When he says he may not sleep for months, I tend to believe him. My favorite line was "I'm certified! I'M CERTIFIED!"
Yeah, I'm thankful he didn't tongue cleanse Michelle Tafoya ala Joe Namath as KG told her "You're looking mighty fine tonight!" (with his sweat dripping down her cheek!)
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as a Minnesota native, I am beyond thrilled that Kevin finally won a championship. He was our star for 12 years and, naturally, is truly missed around MN. Of course I'm a little annoyed that this win comes with another team and not with the Timberwolves but that's another story! Congrats Kevin!
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hey who was the fat guy in the larry bird costume?


They should have had a Pistons fan launch a beer at him.



I bought season tickets for the Timberwolves after KG's first year in Minnesota. I absolutely LOVED having those tickets and watching him and what they attempted to build around him.

I could not be happier to see the Celtics win last night, and see Kevin be so happy. I hope he will continue to have success.

As for Michelle Tafoya, she was a local sportscaster in Minneapolis when KG was drafted into the NBA.
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Fuck the Celtics.
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[Counselor Troi]I sense anger, Captain.[/Counselor Troi]
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You do not need to be part Betazoid to sense my disdain for Boston area sports.
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A few things, if I may.
First, there are millions of Celtics bandwagons out there......fuck all of them. You know who you are.
Second, there are millions of Laker fans that are jumping of the bandwagon.....fuck you as well. especially you.

I wore my Laker jersey today and I saw many true Laker fans out there in Laughlin and here in California on the way back wearing them as well. To those people, I salute you.

Am I dissapointed they lost, of course.
Are they coming back next year stronger with Bynum? You better fucking believe it.
congrats to KG and RA....PP can kiss my ass, that crying mf'r.

*damn, I sound mad*
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Btw, I might be going to Boston in November again, and I will post a picture wearing it.

Mark my words.
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as a Minnesota native, I am beyond thrilled that Kevin finally won a championship. He was our star for 12 years and, naturally, is truly missed around MN. Of course I'm a little annoyed that this win comes with another team and not with the Timberwolves but that's another story! Congrats Kevin!
In Boston that is known as Ray Bourque syndrome.
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They should have had a Pistons fan launch a beer at him.
It appears any beer launched at him would end up in his stomach.



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thankfully we never got to see what he looked like in the jersey during that commerical with magic.
Those commercials were quite disturbing on both sides.
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