2 Quotes, 35 Twenty Dollar Bills, a
Few Drinks and a Zillion TVs
December 1, 2000... Young
Quote of the Day
Some pre-quote background... Some of you may recall
Rob Reed, owner of the defunct Bolingbrook Big Hops. The
Hops went 0-13 in the lockout-shortened 1999 season and
then closed shop. I feel compelled to share the wisdom of
this former NIBL owner, who in his short time in the
NIBL, was known for his intellect and clarity of thought:
"I think finality will come within a couple
- Rob Reed, today's insight
on the Presidential election controversy
Submitted for you approval... your humble commish's
betting slip from Monday November 28:
|Atlanta Hawks +7
Dallas Mavericks -6½
Sacramento Kings +1½
Minnesota Timberwolves -8
Boston Celtics +5½
|Atlanta Hawks 102,
Washington Wizards 75
102, Miami Heat 101
Toronto Raptors 93, Dallas Mavericks
Sacramento Kings 88, Houston Rockets
Minnesota Timberwolves 96, Chicago Bulls
Boston Celtics 87, Cleveland Cavaliers
6 team parlay $20.00 to win $700.00
That's right sports fans, I turned $20 into a stack of 35
twenty's through the magic of online gambling. Allow me
to anticipate some of your questions... yes, it was
sweet... no, it's never happened to me before... no,
it'll never happen to me again in my lifetime.
If you're looking for a nice online bookie, I can now
They had some bandwidth problems last year, but that
seems to have been cleared up now.
Please Note: These comments for
entertainment purposes only!
2nd Quote of the Day
"the excitement of seeing Johnny Rai
that really him? he looks younger than Diablo
caused a real stir"
- M Jesse Jackson, GNABO bigwig, reaction to
the new "Hall of Champions" page
On Holy Ground
We all know the age-old saying... You can't beat
drinks, fried vittles, and a zillion TV's all showing
Truer words never spoken.
I had the pleasure last night of the company of two of
the NIBLs best and brightest: Don
"CleavageBeater" Fenton and Johnny "Tool
Boy" Raimondo. We met at Pockets, a local watering
hole and, by all rights, birthplace of the NIBL. That's
right... we were on... holy ground.
Allow me to paraphrase selected comments (in no
particular order) from last night, that my Sam Adams
Winter Lager-addled brain can recall:
- Don: "Bill's going to write about all this
on the NIBL page tomorrow."
- Bill: "Did I tell you guys about the parlay
I won Monday night?"; Chorus: "Yes, god
- Don: "Baron Davis in the 9th round has to be
the best pick in the NIBL draft"; Bill:
"What about Shawn Marion? Did you see what
Shorewood is putting up this week?"
- Bill: "I can't believe I stink again this
year. Shit, I'm only getting 35 nibls a game out
of Tim Duncan for Christ's sake"; Don:
"I believe it"
- Don: "I'm just glad I only bet fifty... I
mean Carolina stinks. Hey, I'll give anyone here
Atlanta plus 1."; Bill: "How about plus
one and a half?"
- Bill: "I'm glad Don left... dang goof. I
mean really... shouldn't Van Exel and Cassell be
getting more than 25 nibls a game? Shouldn't
- Johnny Rai: "I told you to take Garnett.
Good Lord, where's that waitress!"
I've said it before... I'll say it again... It's a