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Jim Boeheim Extolls Great Wall, Spanish Basketball Team

We knew it was only a matter of time before Jimmy B checked in to explain what it's like at the Great Wall and check in he has. But first, Jim has a few things to say about the Spanish Basketball Team. Finally, we'll hear the straight scoop about those naughty Spaniards:
There was an unbelievable game right before us between Spain and China. China led by 14 points late, but Spain showed a lot of class down the stretch and made some big, big plays to win it in overtime.
Class is certainly the word that comes to mind in regards to the Spanish Basketball Team.
I'm a history major, and I know that it took 1,000 years to build and that it's about 4,000 miles long. But I didn't know that you take a tram up into a mountain to get to it. You take a two-hour bus ride, then you hop on the tram . . . into a mountain.
Jim is going to make a fantastic grandparent (or is he one already)? He's already got the "over-explain the minute details of your daily existence as if they were exciting" thing down pat.
It's absolutely incredible to see. I don't think I've ever been more amazed by anything in my life.
Jim, you take that back right now!
My little ones? Yeah, they got it. They were impressed. They thought the Wall was great. And when we all walked down, there were about 100 vendors selling mementos and trinkets all kinds of stuff. Of course, you bargain for every one of them. My daughter, Elizabeth, did a better job of bargaining this time. She's coming around.
If we've learned anything from this trip, besides the fact that Ritz-Carlton is a nice hotel, it's that Elizabeth Boeheim will never pay retail. NEVER!
I'm not sure what's next for us. There's a pearl market that we're going to look at and maybe buy some pearls. And there's the Forbidden City. And we're going to try to get to a couple of events, but that's going to be hard because we have practices and meetings and stuff.
This is obviously my favorite paragraph. "There's a pearl market that we're going to look at and maybe buy some pearls." Oh, THAT kind of pearl market. "And there's the Forbidden City." So I guess that's a no-go? "And we're going to try to get to a couple of events, but that's going to be hard because we have practices and meetings and stuff." Stuff? What, like ENSURING THAT THE U.S. WINS THE GOLD MEDAL SO THE REST OF THE WORLD DOESN'T LOOK AT OUR BASKETBALL TEAM AS A HUMONGOUS PILE OF FAIL? That kind of "stuff?"

Jim, please, even after you get back from China, keep writing. Thank you.

(Photo Credit: AP)