When your rear end isn’t firing it’s only natural to be left for dead
Shaq bringing out vintage moves
“You always take what the defense gives you, but I couldn’t always do that last year,” he said. “I’ve got a lot of young, energetic, new-millennium trainers here, and they’re really into their craft.”
O’Neal said his problem was major.
“A muscle in my (rear) wasn’t firing,” he explained. “So they left me for dead. ‘He’s old. He don’t have it anymore.’ Now I’m doing things I couldn’t do last year because my (rear) wasn’t firing.”
Makes sense. O’Neal without his gluteus muscles is like Allen Iverson without his crossover, Tim Duncan without his bank shot, Rasheed Wallace without his rants.
Since trading for Jason Richardson the Suns are 8-3.
At present, Phoenix is in 2nd place, in the Pacific Division, with an overall record of 21-13 [.618].
As has been said in this space … since the off-season … the Suns are going to be a tougher out in the Playoffs this year than they were last spring.
Providing that they can qualify for the post-season tournament, in the first place, the Suns might just be one of the Top Four teams in the Western Conference come May/June … with the following line-up:
KEY BENCH SUBS
as long as their innovative training staff can continue to work their magic on the Big Cactus’ rear end.