At around midnight eastern time, Wednesday morning, a new meme was
born. Following the Boston Celtics' surprising road win over the Miami
Heat in game five of the Eastern Conference Finals, a disgruntled young
fan voiced his sarcastic support for the Heat with a piercing (no pun
intended) cry of "Good job! Good effort!"
It took all of about 30 seconds after the final seconds of Game 5 ticked off until we got the definitive meme of Celtics/Heat -- and maybe of the 2012 NBA Playoffs. As the Heat entered the tunnel to hit the showers, ESPN's cameras picked up the voice of a young child desperately trying to cheer up LeBron James and D Wade.
I've refrained from
blogging about Lebron James for too long. Initially opting to leave the
commentary to the peeps that do this sort of thing for a living, shit
just got too bizarre last night for me to hold back from airing my
grievances any longer. So here's a rundown of the winners and losers in
this Lebron James saga that has finally boiled over after stewing for three