Never Mind the NBA Lockout: Here’s a Jonas Valanciunas Tribute Rap
So! Awesome news, NBA fans! According to reports on Twitter, the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association has said: “We’ve advised (players) they may have to sit out half the season before we get a deal.” Cool. We were not looking to repeat the absolute magic that was the NBA 2010-11 season. Definitely wanted to put that in a time capsule and marinate on it for a while.
Well, if you’re looking for a balm to soothe you, we can offer you this music video from rapper O’Grime (you’ve no doubt knocked his “Illuminati Swag” all summer). It’s a tribute to Lithuanian rookie Jonas Valanciunas.
Between this and YouTube videos of Kevin Durant dropping 3s on dudes at pickup games and the possibilities of a horror-comedy (horredy?) screenplay coming out of Adam Morrison’s move to Serbia, maybe we’ll all get through this together.
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“I look at my career. I’ve played in playoff games,” Williams said. “Most of those guys haven’t played in playoff games. It is what it is. Hopefully those guys could make it to the playoffs. Hopefully those guys could continue the success that they’ve had in their careers. Much respect to those guys, because I don’t see a much of a difference in any of them.”