Game 3 plus a whole bunch of swell topics in this edition of Grab Bag Day.
> Why won’t the Wizards shut up? I mean what are they thinking. First DeShawn Stevenson, then Gilbert and now Brendan Haywood. Brendan freakin’ Haywood! And I’m not using freakin’ in the same sense of freakin’ I do when talking about BILLY FREAKIN’ THOMAS. Haywood has taken his “trash talking” to a different level. He didn’t call out any players. Probably because he knows he is the worst player on the floor and even Eric Snow laughs at how pathetic he looks. Haywood called out coach Mike Brown. Really? The coach? What do you plan on getting accomplished by doing that? And he didn’t even call him out for a coaching move or having his team do hard fouls. He called him out for reacting to things Haywood did. Here’s what he said:
“When you’re running out on the court like Jeff Van Gundy, yelling at the refs the whole game, it’s a little ridiculous. Just coach your team. We’re not trying to hurt anybody. You don’t have to come out there trying to win acting awards… C’mon Mike. That man’s name is LeBron James, not LeBron Brown. He’s not your son.”
When you read stuff like that, don’t you just feel smarter. Haywood, if you didn’t notice, every time Brown has come on to the court it’s been because of you. You suck. If you aren’t trying to hurt people than why the two hand shove on LBJ when he was in the air going to dunk on your sorry ass? You suck. Your team sucks and you are staying in Washington. You just done and pissed LeBron off. You can talk about him and say what you will about him, but as soon as you talk about his coach, you gone and done it. Cavs sweep now. LBJ goes for 45-11-8 tonight. Haywood has reached Raseed Wallace/Mikey Moore status of guys to hate during the playoffs. As the old joke name goes, Haywood, I got something for you to do.
> Not to be out done, King of the Stupids, DeShawn Stevenson, wore a Jay-Z shirt to practice yesterday. He said: “I just wore it randomly. I don’t want TNT saying I wore a LeBron-Jay-Z shirt. I just wore it. I swear.”
My goodness is this guy stupid. If for the past two months, you have been compared to the one-hit, please go away wonder Soulja Boy, and LBJ has been Jay-Z, why would you were a Jay-Z shirt? That’d be like Brown wearing a Haywood jersey to practice. God, I hate the Wizards.
> The NFL Draft is this weekend. The Miami Dolphins have already signed Jake Long. Good. You’d think the first pick would take 15 seconds or less now. How much you want to bet they still use at least five minutes?
> Pacman Jones is heading to Dallas. Over/under six games played for the ‘Boys?
> Matt Walsh, the ex-Patriots video assistant will finally meet with the NFL. Does anyone still care? Did you see pictures of this Walsh character? My goodness he looks like a nerd. I don’t know how Belichick didn’t kill him when he worked for him. Walsh is just wanting his five minutes of fame and there will be nothing new coming for this meeting. Give me a break, Matt. Go back to your golf course and your creepy, serial killer blank stare.
> The Lakers look pretty good.
> The Hawks look really bad.
> Detroit wins in five.
> Former University of Michigan lineman Justin Boren is transferring to Ohio State. Several people at work have said something to me about this so let me so for the record, I could care less. If you can’t take a little yelling and running, if spring practices are too tough for you, get the hell out. Rodriguez is trying to change the atmosphere at Michigan and he doesn’t need a fat, whiny lineman holding that back.
> More OSU news (I mentioned this on Graig’s site yesterday), Kosta Koufos is going pro… or over seas. He’s leaving Columbus and if he doesn’t like where he may be drafted, he will leave the country and play in Greece. Please, oh please, let him choose Greece. Maybe there, people will actually be able to stand looking at him.
> In NASCAR news, Tony Stewart is trying to get out of his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing. I hear he isn’t happy with his car. He needs one that fits is large frame better. Like a minivan.