Thursday January 30th, 2014


This morning the NBA posted this Tim-and-Eric-esque video to chronicle Hedo Turkoglu's journey to Los Angeles. The small forward is sipping tea and playing chess next to a pool when he sees a news report that he has been signed to the Clippers (because that's presumably how professional athletes find out about their contracts). He immediately goes into "party machine" mode and dances his way past various famous landmarks to get to Los Angeles.

This begs an interesting question -- who taught Hedo Turkoglu geography?  I'm no cartographer, but I'm pretty sure whether you're starting in either Orlando or Turkey, the most direct route to Los Angeles is not Istanbul->Pamplona->Paris->Egypt->Pisa->Stonehenge->Antarctica->London->L.A. The newest video is a follow-up to this one, which features Turkoglu's former teammate Big Baby Davis.

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