Posted on: February 11, 2010 11:01 am
Edited on: February 11, 2010 11:29 am
Is it just me or does Rick Pitino seem like a slick little weasel?
The New York Daily News reported that Pitino reached out to the New Jersey Nets through intermediaries (the cast of "Jersey Shore?"). The Nets deny this and Pitino does as well.
Is the story true? I believe it. It's Pitino. That's what he does. He's the eternal suitor and suitee (is that a word?). Especially now. He's looking for an escape hatch and to Pitino even the lowly Nets are better than the situation he's in now.
Louisville is struggling and despite Pitino's denials it would be humanly impossible for the pending extortion case stemming from his affair with Karen Sypher to not have a dire effect on his career and family. It must be an anchor tethered to everything in his life. You just don't recover from something that ugly in a college environment.
The pros don't care as long as you win.
I'm sure Pitino wants to get the hell out of Louisville and come down here to lovely New Jersey. (Rick: New Jersey is beautiful this time of year. The brown and yellow snow is simply gorgeous. Like a postcard.)
None of this means Pitino will leave but I'm certain he's trying and the Nets might be the only suckers to actually consider hiring him.
Posted on: August 26, 2009 6:31 pm
Rick Pitino steps out on his wife but it's the media's fault?
His press conference on Wednesday was a strange abomination in more ways than one.
Pitino lashed out at the media for paying too much attention to his case but doesn't Pitino realize that if he never cheated on his family there'd be no alleged blackmailer and subsequently no pesky press questions?
You do understand that Mr. Pitino?
Then Pitino invoked Ted Kennedy's death which was disgraceful and disgusting.
Just when this situation seemingly couldn't get any worse it just did.