Things I didn’t realize;
1) I’m watching the vintage collection on TV and currently they are showing a lumberjack match between 2 of my favourite wrestlers, Ricky “the Dragon” Steamboat and Big Van Vader (managed by Harley Race).
I’m not sure I was aware back in the WCW days just how big they got. At ringside of this match includes; Arn Anderson, Sid Vicious, Sting, Harlem Heat (Booker T), Davey Boy Smith, but there are also some terrible wrestlers here like Tugboat, and Kevin Sullivan’s slow brother. Those guys were a waste of everyone’s time, but the rest were quite a compliment. So great wrestlers, but no writers.
2) I didn’t realize that the game of basketball meant anything to Chris Bosh. I mean he did tell the entire City of Toronto that his decision to join buddies James and Wade in South Beach was a “business decision” and not personal. So if it was just a business decision, why the heck was Bosh crying as he stumbled back to the locker room after the Miami (C)Heat lost the championship to the Dallas Mavericks.
He looked like such a weenie.
I will always have fond memories of when Chris was leaving the court after the game, hand over face, crying up a storm probably because he was embarrassed the Heat lost.
Here is what Toronto Raptor Sonny Weems had to say about that incident;
It was also good to see Cleveland Cavaliers’ own congratulating the Mavs and saving something to the effect of; “You have to wait in line to win and cannot do it by taking shortcuts. That was for you, LeBron James… Maybe you should have shown up for the finals instead of leaning on Wade to get you your ring…
I also wondered why Mavs star forward Dirk Nowitski left the floor before the NBA Championship was presented to his team? Dude went to the locker room. I’m not sure I get the NBA. In the NHL and MLB , the teams that win championships actually look happy and want to celebrate with their teammates. Not Dirk…
3) I’m also glad that the Boston Bruins have tied the NHL Stanley Cup finals at 3 each against the Vancouver Canucks. While I dislike players like Raffi Torres, Max Lapierre or the diving I have seen from Burrows or Kessler, I certainly do not like the fans.
I know of one fan who has a Canucks jersey that says “HATE LEAFS” on the back. Really? Your team is in the finals and all you can think about is Toronto? Very odd indeed. Sure the Leafs have been brutal for quite a while, it would be really nice to see the cup in the hands of former Leafs Kabarle and Tukka Rask, or Tyler Seguin the 2nd overall draft pick that Boston got from Toronto in the Phil Kessel trade.
I kind of feel that it’s the closest the Leafs are going to get to a cup in my lifetime, plus Tim Thomas is a much more deserving cup winner than Roberto Luongo which is why I am voting for the Bruins to hoist the cup this year and not the Canucks.
They’re already blaming Toronto out there for being the centre of the universe. Might as well be for this too.
Go B’s Go!