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The Donte Greene Haters Ball

At the end of the day, Donte Greene is a 19-year-old kid. And what do 19-year-old college kids do these days? They have Facebook pages (so do 29-year-old bloggers, but that's besides the point). The great thing about having a Facebook page is that anonymous people can come to it and tell you how great you are. And the unfortunate thing about having a Facebook page is that anonymous people can come to it and tell you what a jerk you are.

And unfortunately, that's what's happening.
"wtf donte. im not hating but i am pissed that you lied all year about staying and even wore that 'don'te leave' shirt. youre so full of ****. its okay..texas lost durant and they were in the elite 8 this year, and youre not even close to being as good as durant. good riddance."

"Let's see how well you do chuckin up 20 3ptrs in the ABA. Good riddance, you were nothing but a distraction and a total disappointment. Congratulations on getting a college education too- You are really full of good decisions- "
Good job, folks. Right now Greene is doing a little soul-searching. Did he make the right decision? Should he have come back? When he sees stuff like that, it probably makes him feel a whole lot better about leaving. I'm not saying you can't voice your opinion, I'm just saying that if you wouldn't go up to Donte on the street and tell him he's "full of shit" to his face, don't do it on his Facebook page.

Then again, it opens up a separate can of worms about college athletes and the willy-nilly access they grant to strangers on their social network sites. But that's a story for another time...
Nice catch, Syracuse Sports Blog.