|"I'm still weighing my options playa! You can understand that!"|
Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “Confidence…thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.” Ben Franklin sounded like an O.G. from around the way when he said, “There are three faithful friends, an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.” Chris Rock just made it easy to understand by saying, “A man is only as faithful as his options.”
If confidence thrives on honor, sacredness of obligation and unselfish performance then why are the Lakers still fooling around with Dwight Howard? If a man is only as faithful as his options, then why get into a relationship with ole wishy washy Dwight? Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak is still holding on to the possibility that they have a chance to sign Buster Brown to a long term deal.
Howard becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1. That means that he can bounce without obligation to the Lakers and sign with another team. If he does, the Lakers get nothing in return for his services, zero, nadda, zip or in my Bernie Mac Players Club voice, "Notin!, Notin!" So boyz are gambling big time by keeping this clown around because we’ve seen this movie once before in Orlando.
Let’s keep it real or all the way 100, whichever comes 1st! That’s like hooking up with the bad chick that every cat in school is chasing but she’s known to be a tease to some and a player to others. In other words, she's that girl that's always playing games with boyz. You finally reel her in and now that you’ve got her she’ll change her stripes because you’re the man. Yeah right! On some real talk, it’s like dating a woman while you both are married and then deciding that it’ll be better if you both got a divorce and got married instead of continuing to play this game. Then getting upset when she cheats on you. Dwight is who he is bruh, no matter how good you treat him!
If the Lakers have any sense they’ll ship him out of there quick, fast and in a hurry like Big Momma used to say. Otherwise, they’re gonna get left holding the empty bag of potato chips with ketchup at the bottom. That’s old school right there pimpn'. If you don’t know what I’m talking about don’t worry about it. If you didn’t get that one I know you won’t get them being left holding the Dill Pickle with a peppermint stuffed inside of it after some dun knocked it out of his hand falling off of the monkey bars.
This cat is already complaining about not getting shots, not liking D’Antoni’s system and everybody can see that he and Kobe are a “What you say to me?” away from scrappin’ every night! Kobe ain’t going nowhere until he’s good and ready homeboy so don’t even think about that!
Therefore, the Lakers can role the dice and lose or they can trade this mark and at least get something for him. Under normal circumstances the Lakers would be the place to be. After all, 50% of all NBA titles have been won by the Lakers and the Celtics. So being in LA makes sense for a star player but Jim Buss is dragging the team through the mud right now making terrible decisions. They are a mess and if Buster Brown has options he’d be a fool to sign a long term deal with the young ego-maniac son of a legendary owner. So the ball is in LA’s court! Be a fool or trade the fool but somebody’s gotta put on that hat playa!
Holla At Ya Boy!
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