Brace yourselves, because it’s time to read the greatest quote of this NBA season. It was said by Rudy Gay, it was about O.J. Mayo and it’s from Cowbell Kingdom:
He’s had a bad season, but he’s still a good player. He’s a little overweight, hasn’t played a lot this season, but he’s still O.J. Mayo in there and I’ve seen him do things like that all the time. So I wasn’t surprised at all. He can hit tough shots. He’s a ball player. He can do it. For whatever reason of how he turned out or whatever, gained a little weight, whatever, he’s still a good ball player.
Follow-up question: was Gay surprised to see a bigger Mayo?
Was I surprised to see it? Little bit. I haven’t seen him, but we talked a little bit. He said he was hurt, and I guess when you’re hurt in Wisconsin, you eat.
Emphasis mine, so you can know what exactly is the best quote so far this season. I could be forgetting a legendary zinger, of course, but a startlingly accurate Wisconsin burn is near and dear to my heart. I challenge you to find a better quote than this from this season, and I also challenge you to disprove Rudy’s Eating in Milwaukee theory, which was only helped given the brutal winter the Midwest has endured. Hook it up in the comments if you prove either of these statements wrong.