ESPN 30 for 30: I Hate Christian Laettner
Astramskas, DavidAka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.
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Hate him because he looked like the stereotypical pretty white boy who drove a corvette and dated the prettiest girl in school. Hate him because he played (really well) for Duke during the Fab 5 era. Hate him because of “the shot.” Hate him because he was on the original Dream Team. Hate him because he was just so easy to hate in the 90s.
Suprisingly, after watching the ‘ESPN 30 for 30’ episode ‘I Hate Christian Laettner,’ I actually became kind of a fan of the former NCAA great and NBA All-Star — although I still do kind of hate him for the 1992 stomp.
Even though he’s apologized for the incident and allowed countless people to stomp on his chest.