Friday, May 4, 2007

Dallas Mavericks

It's been almost 24 hours. I still cannot get over it. The embarrassment. The dashed hopes. The nerve.

Our family comes from Ft. Worth. We had a three year detour in Indiana. Basketball is to Indiana what football is to Texas. Our son's obsession with basketball as a young boy rubbed off on us. Our University here has an awesome basketball team. The coach is a member of our congregation, and my husband is the unofficial team chaplain. We go to every home game. We yell...we shout...we make a scene. It is honestly the only fun thing to do in this town. They're winners.

We live in Spurs territory, but are huge Mavericks fans - we know about the players, read the stats in the paper, the whole thing. We rarely get to see a game though, because they air Spurs games here. The playoffs - those we get to see. They were the best team in the NBA. Going all the way this year. Basketball to watch until June. And then they choke. I've never seen such bad basketball being played. Now - nothing left but to learn about the Spurs and root for them. ICK - it wasn't supposed to turn out this way.

It's only a's only a game.


Constance said...

My Son-in-Law posted the new Mavs Logo. It's a pink, My Little Pony inside the wording. It's very funny. He's listed as "Latino Heat" over on my side bar if you want to see it!

Toni said...

It's only a's only a game.- keep chanting that and maybe it wont be so hard!

Jennifer said...

ahh You are so right about what Basketball is to a Hoosier. I was born and raised in Indiana.