I know the new rules don't allow us to make fun of people for past mistakes, but this is golden.
That's awesome. At least he owns it, referring to himself as "some fool."Which brings us to the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers were supposed to be on everyone's short list of Eastern Conference teams to possibly stop the Heat from making it to the Finals. Then, an 0-5 start to the preseason – before winning the final three games -- has everyone, outside of the 317 area code, backtracking.
Yes, Larry Bird has returned to his rightful place as president of basketball operations. Until the organization makes a concrete decision on what it's going to do with -- or without -- Danny Granger this season, the Pacers could be the team that is to 2013-14 what the Lakers were to the 2012-13 season: one of the most underachieving in history.
That whole second article is pretty great, actually.And some fool had the nerve to write in an NBA preview that this team could end up being "one of the most underachieving teams in [NBA] history."