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That's the Kind of Drama SHEED We Need!!!
Posted By: WingNut10100101010101
6/20/2008
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Once again Rasheed Wallace has baffled my mind as to how a professional athlete can not motivate himself to play his best when it counts - the Playoffs!?!? How can you play your ass off, with focus and determination (and without distraction) on an ordinary night in "Any-town" USA, but totally fold mentally and physically against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Final? As frustrated and sad as I am, Rasheed has (and always will have) a pass with me. He did, afterall, dismantle the Los Angeles Lakers, who were well on their way to a Dynasty. I am starting to realize that there could only be one year in his career (under a precise set of circumstances) that he would achieve that success. He was run out of town in Portland, called a "cancer," not really wanted by anyone - and that was the recipe for Sheed to focus more on winning a title, than his own personal drama and need for attention. Hey, thank God we were the ones to get him at that one time in his career. When he plays like that and puts the rest of the "things" aside, he is capable of winning titles. As confusing as he makes his life (and his goals), Sheed will always be welcome in my Detroit.
 
 
 

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