Offseason workouts are about the only thing going on right now at Mizzou.
The women’s team looks like they’re getting a little more creative with their offseason workouts.
Up & Down...
It speaks to Michael Porter Jr’s potential for stardom that the Kings and Grizzlies are both still considering using a top-five pick on him even though he is coming off of back surgery and reportedly couldn’t get out of bed at one point in the past week. https://t.co/a5eKxrwyvw— Gary Parrish (@GaryParrishCBS) June 16, 2018
The pre-draft news continues to go up and down on Michael Porter Jr. Depending on the minute and the rumor teams could be trading up or down to try and land him. I found this reasonable, analytical, approach to the Porter situation an excellent read from Ben Falk at CleaningTheGlass.com:
Porter, though, has both a high ceiling and a low floor. In part, because we have less information on him than we would if he played a full season at Missouri, and in part simply because of who he is as a player. On the one hand, it’s entirely possible he’ll end up as an inefficient, iso scorer who doesn’t play defense: Jabari Parker if you’re lucky; Michael Beasley if you’re not.
On the other hand, Porter has the height, athleticism, handle, and touch that thinking he’ll make multiple All-Star teams is not crazy. And we don’t even have to go far back to find a highly touted high school scorer who played a one-on-one, midrange game but exceeded expectations in the NBA. Jayson Tatum’s career is just beginning, but despite those inefficient tendencies prior to his arrival in Boston, he’s off to a pretty good start.
Where Porter ends up it will be an interesting storyline to crack. With the potential of being one of the elite players in the NBA, Porter can potentially lift up the franchise who risks the pick on him.
For a few days, nobody could get over Mike Bibby
if you then you don't— SportsNation (@SportsNation) June 15, 2018
don't love deserve
me at my me at my pic.twitter.com/aJPVi93Sr9
Accusations of all kinds of things followed this one random picture of a 40-year old Mike Bibby post workout.
Oh, no Phil, no
A remarkable sequence on Hole 13, where Phil Mickelson was assessed a two-stroke penalty for hitting a moving ball and ended up making a 10 on the hole. pic.twitter.com/kx6ieYiOGR— U.S. Open (USGA) (@usopengolf) June 16, 2018
This is me when I play golf, which is why I stopped playing golf.
Sometimes companies should leave well enough alone, because the internet is relentless...
As a way of promoting their burgers, International House of Pancakes thought it would be a good idea to change their brand from IHOP to IHOB, and well internet things happened after that.
Wendy’s stays on top though:
Not really afraid of the burgers from a place that decided pancakes were too hard.— Wendy's (@Wendys) June 11, 2018
The most worldly sports tweet of the day goes to Chetan Bhagat:
Iceland population is 3.4lakhs. Less than that of say Agartala, Belgaum or Mathura. Or like almost a third of Gurgaon. Yet they tied with Argentina. It’s like India vs Maldives in cricket ending in a tie! #WorldCupRussia2018 #ARGISL— Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) June 16, 2018
I used Google to figure out most of this tweet. I didn’t know what lakhs means (turns out it’s a unit of measurement = 100,000), I only know where Agartala, Belgaum, and Mathura are because of Maps.
I do know what cricket is, and I know where the Maldives is, so I felt pretty good there. But yeah, Iceland had a pretty big tie yesterday in the World Cup.