Karma Police: Why Boston Fans Will Cost the Celtics a Ring in 2010

June 4th, 2010 by Anthony Pierro Leave a reply »

If you ask Pau Gasol about the events that followed the Los Anegels Lakers’ Game Six Loss to the Boston Celtics (in Boston) in the 2008 NBA Finals—I’m sure he would say that he remembers it well. In fact, I’m going to go out on a limb and say that June 17, 2008 was a night he will never forget.

After heading through the tunnel and onto the team bus Gasol experienced something that he’s kept with him for the last two years. He experienced humiliation, disappointment, taunting, and having rocks hurled at him from crazed Boston fans outside of The Garden. It was a life changing incident for the Lakers.

I think many of the hardcore Boston fans that attended that game—and were involved in the altercation following the contest—could use a nice hard lesson in humility and sportsmanship. Soon enough however, they will pay the price—and so will the Boston Celtics.

In this case, the men at gates are Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol. And you can guarantee they will collect.


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