Let's Go Ahead and Boo Roy Williams

Why? Because he sees a corollary between mediocre seasons and having his life destroyed in the poorest country in the Western hemisphere.


In discussing his mediocre season to a room full of reporters on the eve of the Duke-North Carolina game, North Carolina head coach had this to say about his team's sub-par conference record

"Our massage therapist told me, 'You know, coach, what happened in Haiti is a catastrophe. What you're having is a disappointment,' " said Williams. "I told her that depends on what chair you're sitting in. It does feel like a catastrophe to me, because it is my life."

When you're done blinking rapidly, feel free to read this bit of commentary from Deadspin

You heard that right. A 2-6 ACC record is a catastrophe—if it happens to Roy Williams. Remember, this is a conversation he had with his massage therapist. You know who I bet could use a massage right now? Evan Muncie. He was pulled from the rubble of a Port-au-Prince marketplace ... YESTERDAY. Twenty seven days after the earthquake struck. You know what his first words were? "Wait, they lost to Maryland? Holy shit, the Tar Heels suck balls!"

And if anyone is thinking of pulling out the old "that was totally taken out context!" nonsense, just stop. No matter how condescending your masseuse sounds when she reminds you that Haiti's problems are worse than yours, you say, "You're right" and then shut up. You don't contradict her, then run to reporters for sympathy with your white whine. Even if it's a joke, it's not f*cking funny.

Pretty much. Clown.

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