Gerald Henderson Talked Shit To DeAndre Jordan About Making Foul Shots...And Proceeded To Miss His Foul Shot
Say what you want about Gerald Henderson, but he found it. He found the one instance in which the whole "oh yeah, why don't you watch this?" routine provided a risk that was bigger than the reward. Best case scenario here? Gerald Henderson makes a free throw - a shot he is SUPPOSED to make - after he chirps DeAndre Jordan about missing his and it's a complete non-story. Worst case scenario? He misses said free throw and the entire internet laughs at his expense for something that wouldn't even be mildly embarrassing if he had just kept his damn mouth shut. Let's just say calling your shot is a whole lot more impressive if your shot isn't an uncontested 15 foot set-shot, and failing after calling your shot isn't all that shameful unless your shot is an uncontested 15 foot set-shot. I am a huge advocate of shit talking on the court. I am a huge advocate of frivolously guaranteeing things. What I am not a huge advocate of is talking shit and making a frivolous guarantee when the upside to said guarantee is so limited. That ball sitting on the rim for what seemed like a half hour was the basketball God's way of telling Gerald Henderson that he needs to think bigger by making his bungled attempt at showing up DeAndre Jordan as long and as painful as possible. Congratulations Gerald, you played yourself...