Both Larry Hughes and Chris Wilcox have been traded to the New York Knicks. As a result of the timing of the deal, the above-average ballers will now forever be linked… much like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie (Brangelina) or Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner/Lopez (Bennifer).
In the vein of these vogue celebrity names, what do you think Hughes and Wilcox’s name would be? We actually know the answer, but are too classy to tell you here. But if you go to USAToday.com and enter their last names into their generator (Hughes first), it should give you a good idea. Here’s the link.
By now you’ve probably heard about the “big joke” San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich played on Shaquille O’Neal on Wednesday by having the Spurs implement the Hack-a-Shaq strategy within the first few seconds of the the Phoenix-San Antonio game. (Check out the video here)
The gag was a playful response to O’Neal’s rant last season during the NBA playoffs when he called Popovich and the Spurs “cowards” for committing so many fouls on him. While the gag got a chuckle from the Diesel, we feel the real joke was overlooked — Shaq’s acting career.
Take a look at what a few of our celebrity friends (Borat, American Idol’s Simon Cowell and The Simpsons‘ Comic Book Guy) had to save about The Big Daddy’s choice in movie roles:
Don’t think we forgot about the “The Wash” or “Freddy Got Fingered.” We couldn’t do that, especially since we got sick to our stomachs after watching both unfunny time-eaters in the theater (our girlfriends dragged us there, we swear).
To put how bad they were into perspective, RottenTomatoes.com gave “The Wash” an 8 percent and “Freddy” a dismal 10 percent on the TomatoMeter. But that’s kind compared to what Comic Book Guy had to say: