Wuzzzup. Here's a random meandering for you purple and orange summer site stalkers.
Let's play a little game if you're as bored as I am at work or as desperate as I am for Suns Basketball diggs - it's called Ex-Suns: Where are they Now?
Pick your favorite Ex-Sun and do some research. In the comment section below let us all know Where they are now and why you chose the player you did.
I'll start it off.
Eutychus... who cares?
I know right? Well I do. Casey may not be a well remembered fan favorite for all - but he was definitely one of my favorites when the Suns drafted him back in 02'. I'm not saying he's my all-time favorite or anything crazy like that... He was in the news and it brought back some fond memories. I have a tendency to root for the underdog - and that was Casey. His stats (as seen below) weren't/aren't eye popping, but his character is off the charts and he was a likable guy to root for - a Goran-like guy who you wanted to play well.
So things didn't pan out very well for him in the NBA so Casey has been back forth between here and Europe but he still plays. Besides being the underdog dude - another reason I was a fan is because when he played for the Suns he lived in my neighborhood and we actually went to church together, so I got to talk to him every once in a while and that is always fun. I'll never forget one Sunday when he was having one of his babies blessed in church - I rolled into the parking lot and saw Mercedes after BMW after Cadillac on huge custom rims and sleek paint jobs, and when I walked into the building I saw nearly the entire Suns team on the back row there to support Casey on a big day for his family. It was really cool.
Besides all that - Casey is probably one of the better basketball player bloggers I can think of - check out his work at SLAM online.
Here's an excerpt from a blog about gaurding MJ and LeBron - He's got good imagery and whatnot - but he did go to Stanford...
If you're still bored - Here are some of his more memorable moments in the NBA
And just to see a little more what his personality is like check out this little feature he did with the Memphis Grizzlies.
Alright, enough man-love for a mediocre Ex-NBA player - it's your turn. Light it up in the comment section.
Did you even remember Casey Jacobsen played for the Suns?
Yes (337 votes)
Nope (125 votes)
462 total votes