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Eddie Johnson headed for PMITA Prison

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by OTD, Aug 9, 2006.

  1. OTD

    OTD Active Member

  2. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Before this goes any further, lets get it cleared up that this was the other Eddie Johnson, the Atlanta Hawks' Eddie Johnson.

    Not the more famous Eddie Johnson who hit the game-winning shot for the Rockets in the Western Conference finals in '98, whose salad days were with the K.C. Kings and Phoenix Suns in the 80s, and who I covered when he was with the Pacers.

    I was surprised to see, however, that the "other" Eddie Johnson was indeed a 3-time All-Star, and the more famous Eddie Johnson never was.

    Which is good, because I don't know how to put this gently, but the more famous and non-accused Eddie Johnson, was, well, perhaps the most endowed man I've ever had the misfortune of catching out of the corner of my eye during a one-on-one. That thing is a zoo exhibit.
     
  3. MU_was_not_so_hard

    MU_was_not_so_hard Active Member

    Could make for some interesting interviews for the Ocala opening.
     
  4. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member

    What would happen if you crossed the more famous Eddie Johnson's ....um....johnson with World B. Free's nutsack? :D
     
  5. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    One hell of a case of crabs.
     
  6. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Thread of the year potential ... but also the potential to be locked down by dawn.
     
  7. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    The non-accused Eddie Johnson once drained a clutch jumper to send Magic Johnson and Co. to defeat in a classic Big Ten battle in 1979.

    The Illini were so pumped from this victory that they went 4-11 the rest of the way and stayed home for the postseason.
     
  8. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    So was he the inspiration for the "Big Johnson" T-shirts?
     
  9. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Not sure, but I did hear a story in the same era from an ex-beat writer who noted that LaSalle "Tank" Thompson's nickname was not because of his visible tank-like build.
     
  10. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    Oh man, speaking of Tank, I used to room with a stand-up comic who used to handle Thompson's accounts as his banker. (This stand-up is no one you would have heard of. Trust me.) Anyway, he said Mama Tank handled EVERYTHING, only allowing Tank an allowance. And this was something like 10 years INTO his career.
     
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