Actor: Drew Gooden “Hate Crimed” Me And Friend

The Dallas Mavericks recently visited the Staples Center for a game against the Los Angeles Clippers, one that the Mavs won 93-84. Drew Gooden was in street clothes for the game, sidelined with a rib injury, which meant that he wasn’t as readily able to tune out hecklers as a player in the game would. And here we go.

Drew Gooden Chris Wylde
(Not quite BFFs.)

Two partisan Clippers fans taunted Gooden and the rest of the Mavericks over the course of the night, using the old tried-and-true method of seeing a detail about someone and then yelling about it. Dirk Nowitzki has a fake tan,” etc. etc., at a high volume. Apparently, either Gooden or an acquaintance allegedly pointed the two fans out after the game and called them “faggots.” Alert the presses? One of the fans, an actor with one memorable TV appearance, doesn’t mind if he does.

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Mormon Moms Hoping For Olympic Pole Positions

• Some exercising ladies in Utah are working out their chances to make pole dancing … er, “pole fitness” an Olympic sport.

Pole Dancing class

(”London, here we come!“)

• What happens when an LSU student reporter visits the Tigers’ tailgate dressed in Alabama gear? Let’s watch.

• Them’s fightin’ words: Ex-Viking Troy Williamson would like to “duke it out” with current Viking coach Brad Childress.

• A 12-year-old British kid gets his life of hooliganism started early.

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SbB Clever Caption Contest: Bull Riding Blazer?

Time for another SbB Clever Caption Contest to help get you one day closer to the weekend. Today’s fantastic photo features Drew Gooden of the Chicago Bulls & LaMarcus Aldridge of the Portland Trail Blazers:

Drew Gooden LaMarcus Aldridge

So, how would you describe this silly scene? Make your suggestions in the comments section. Winner will be announced in the end-of-the-day recap.

Good luck, and good writing! (For Good-en!)

Drew Gooden Soon To Unveil Giant New Salvador Dali Tattoo

GAUDI SADLY OVERLOOKED BY NBERS EVERY DAMN TIME: The AKRON BEACON-JOURNAL blindsides us with the news that a NBAer is getting a tattoo. (*fiddles tie in disbelief*)

Drew Gooden Piano Tattoo

This time it’s Drew Gooden of the Cavs: “Gooden will soon be unveiling the giant new tattoo on his left arm and shoulder. It’s the first new ink Gooden’s had since he was 15 and he’s been thinking for years about it. It features a green Salvador Dali-style melting clock with the time set at 11:11 for good luck.

Salvador Dali Tattoo

There’s also a full Bible passage about the meaning of candles, which are melting the clock on his arm. There’s also an image of St. Michael, known as a guardian angel. It took 27 hours for Gooden to get the tattoo and he’s been covering it up during games and practices to protect it.

Drew Gooden

The unveiling should huge. But not as big as the full-body Redd Foxx tribute tattoo we currently have being carved out on us on the Venice Boardwalk.