Soap Opera Star Neil Olshey Hopes to Write Fairytale Ending for Clippers’ Fans

March 27th, 2010 by Buy The Clippers Leave a reply »
Leave it to the Clippers.  

An L.A. based team with a history of losing and botched draft picks have fired their woeful NBA blue-blooded G.M. only to replace him with a never-made-it actor who’s greatest achievement was reading for a background role on “All My Children.”

Yes Clippers fans, your team is now in the hands of Neil Olshey, a onetime aspiring actor who moved from New York to L.A. to pursue an acting career in soap operas.

In fact, it was on a train ride home from the set of “Law & Order” in Manhattan where the aspiring actor was instructed by the show’s star, Jerry Orbach, to “go to L.A.” where he could “hit a home run.”

Olshey followed the advice, but the home run in acting never happened. Olshey does not have an Oscar or even a daytime Emmy on his shelf. He never landed a featured role in any movie, soap opera, or even an infomercial.

Instead, he landed one of the most sought after and highest leadership positions with an NBA franchise.

Despite his sub-par acting career, it is not entirely fair to categorize Olshey as inexperien ...

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