|"I'll be back, when I get back playa!"|
Firearms expert Jeff Cooper once said, “A smart man only believes half of what he hears, a wise man knows which half.” The famous actor, Alan Alda, gave it to us like this, “Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.” Albert Einstein shut the barber shop down with this, “It’s not that I’m smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”
Derrick Rose is proving to be one of the smartest yet wisest pro athletes I’ve seen in a while bruh! He’s doing everything possible to get back on the floor after tearing his ACL last year during the first game of the playoffs against the 76er’s. However, this dun isn’t crazy and isn’t going to let boyz rush him back. On Wednesday night he let cats know again that there is a chance that he could sit out the entire season.
“I really don’t know,” he said. “I’m feeling good, but like I said, if it’s where it’s taking me a long time and I’m still feeling right, I don’t mind missing this year.” That’s called wisdom beyond his years.
He’s been working his butt off to get back but he’s being smart about it. I saw him last week when the Bulls came in to play the Pacers during shoot around and he looked good but only D. Rose knows how D. Rose is supposed to look and feel playboy!
Let’s keep it real or all the way 100, whichever comes 1st! If he rushes back because the fans, Adidas or even the Bulls want to see him on the floor and re-injures that knee, he ultimately loses. Sure he’s got $300 million in guaranteed contracts in the bank but he’s a basketball player and that’s what’s important here.
The bread’s already accounted for. He signed a 5 year extension worth $95 million guaranteed with the Bulls in December of 2011 and then in February of 2012 he signed a $200 million joint with Adidas. So he’s not looking for money he’s looking to become an even greater basketball player and he can’t get there rushing back because duns want to see him play today.
I keep hearing boyz using Adrian Peterson (A.D which stands for “All Day”) as the litmus test for torn ACL recovery and I laugh because he’s a freak of nature bruh. What he was able to do very few human beings are capable of doing. I’ve followed his career since high school and didn’t miss an Oklahoma home game while he was in college! When I say freak bruh, I mean Whodini, “Freaks Come Out At Night” freak! Unbelievable specimen that’s in a category all by himself!
So take your time young brother and continue to be wise about your career and health! These dull fans, Adidas and the Bulls will be just fine without you until next year. On some real talk, Adidas was pure genius on “The Return” campaign this year! It kept boyz on the edge of their seats in anticipation of his return and the Adidas brand right in their faces! As long as they’re selling shoes and recouping that $200 million their cool!
Now the Bulls on the other hand probably want him to take his time too because they're on the hook for $95 million. So that’s why Paxson and his boyz in the front office are hoping that he really takes his time getting back.
D. Rose must have been sitting in the barber shop when ole Albert Einstein was spittin’ that knowledge to boyz on that faithful morning because I swear I've heard him say, “It’s not that I’m smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”
Holla At Ya Boy!
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