Guys. The Golden State Warriors have been bounced from the playoffs by those big-bullies/sexy-basketball-geniuses in San Antonio. I’m not like a W’s fan or anything, but I thoroughly enjoy watching them play, my pals love them, and I feel like they deserve some respect after a super neat season in which they did some super neat things that we didn’t expect them to do.
So. How to honor them:
Let’s look at Joe Lacob’s faces. Joe Lacob has so many cool faces.
Joe Lacob’s Fussy Middle School Principal Face
Silently rationalizing with an angry mob can be accomplished with a smug look, you know. Joe Lacob didn’t go full “fussy principal” in this one though, because he didn’t say something like “Excuse me, somebody is talking here. Fine. Keep booing. I can wait here all day.” In the end though he really didn’t need to. Those eyes say all that needs to be said.
Joe Lacob’s Networking Face
Is Joe Lacob at a press conference right now? Or is he at a networking mixer and completely uncomfortable but trying to project a smooth and confident aura? Doesn’t matter. Those two things are kinda the same when it comes to Joe Lacob, being a public figure and all. It should be noted, this is the perfect networking face. Engaged, forced eye contact, strained smile, painfully awkward. Behind every networking face is an undertone that says, “We all look like jackasses. Let’s just cut the crap and either go our separate ways and/or get shithoused.”
Joe Lacob’s “We’re Contenders Now” Face
On last week’s podcast, Endo said that Joe Lacob doesn’t deserve any apologies for that whole booing fiasco from last year that resulted in Joe Lacob’s fussy principal face. Fair enough. But make no mistake, Joe Lacob earned this face.
It’s a good face and all but it’s not the best We’re Contenders Now face in the history of the Warriors organization. I’d still go with this guy:
Joe Lacob’s “We’re Winning This Game and I Never Want To Get Laid Again” Face
Jokes, jokes, guys. This is the “We’re Winning This Game and I’m DEFINITELY Getting Laid Tonight” Face.
Here’s to you Joe Lacob. I’ve picked on you via a shitty blog, but for reals, you may actually have a method to your madness. Don’t change and keep pimpin. We’ll see ya next season.