Monday, August 10, 2009


When you're a fan of a team like the Grizzlies, you don't have much to root for.

Luckily, Grizzlies fans have a new therapy called schadenfreude.

Schadenfreude helps Grizzlies fans get through annual trips to the lottery. While it may be impossible for every team to win fewer than 25 games, other teams can still suffer heartbreaking disappointment.

And that's schadenfreude for Grizzlies fans.

For example, today I read that long time target of Grizzlies fans' voodoo, the LA Lakers, suffered a blow when star power forward Pau Gasol broke his finger.

That's schadenfreude.

Klienza's exodus is reminiscent of the departure of Grizzlies guard Juan Carlos Navarro, improves the Grizzlies' draft position, and reduces a rival team's chances of dominating the Grizzlies next season.

That's schadenfreude, and when you're a Grizzlies fan, that's all you have to root for.


Curt said...

so multicultural, David! perhaps you could upload the song you wrote for me last weekend.

David Jones said...

Curt, That was a special song I wrote for your ears only.

I don't want to diminish its importance to us.

John said...

I wonder if it was at all similar to the song David wrote for me last weekend? I think we have been had curt, david is just a song whore.

stuart said...

Don't worry Davy Jones, by January Sheed and Perk will have set a new record for technicals against a team, Blake Griffen will have a torn ACL, Shaq will be averaging 1 rebound and 10 minutes a game, and the US soccer team will have failed to qualify for the World Cup, despite stealing Ubuntu from the Celtics.

And you'll still have Schadenfreude.

David Jones said...

All that will happen, and the NBA will still be more fun than College Hoops.