Critically ACLaimed

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Crushing news for NBA fans today, Derrick Rose and Iman Shumpert both out for the season with torn ACL’s.  I was looking forward to Shumpert, one of the best perimeter defenders in the entire league, d’ing up D Wade and LeBron this series.  The injury to Rose, the reigning MVP, has to put the Bull’s championship hopes in jeopardy.  Many people are questioning Tom Thibodeau’s decision to leave Rose in that late in a game that was clearly in hand.  I place no blame on the coach, you have to send a message in Game 1.  There’s also a lot of questions around the number of games in the shortened time frame this season attributing to these injuries. I don’t disagree. Regardless, I hope these guys get back healthy next season.

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It’s Going To Hurt.

When was the last time you had your heart broken?

I’m not talking about when you want to have a bowl of cereal and then you realize you don’t have any milk.  That’s inconvenient, not heart-breaking.

And I’m also not talking about the “pain” you feel when you’re trying to buy tickets to One Direction but the show’s sold out.  That’s embarrassing.  They’re catchy—but you let someone buy those tickets for you… you don’t buy them for yourself. Continue reading