Chris “Mad Canine” Russo acquired slightly carried away Wednesday on First Take. I do know, that’s his job on the present. The man invented sports-talk radio quantity. His takes are one way or the other louder than his voice. In small social media clips I discover Mad Canine entertaining. I even discover a few of his perspectives on life fascinating. Whereas I get a kick out of him typically, he’s greatest taken in small doses. An excessive amount of Mad Canine and also you’ll hear one thing stupefying like when he mentioned on Wednesday that Shaquille O’Neal is the fifth-best middle of all time.
Mad Canine has been yelling no matter is on the highest of his thoughts into microphones for many years. I’m positive he’s accustomed to athletes, or ex-athletes, being upset with him. Nevertheless, even amongst the best athletes on this planet, O’Neal exists on his personal degree. He is without doubt one of the few people who makes different massive human beings say, “rattling, he’s massive.”
O’Neal additionally takes his “G-14 classification” as an all-time nice massive man significantly. Nothing will get beneath his pores and skin extra on the TNT set than when Charles Barkely makes wisecracks about his recreation. No less than Barkely is deliberately attempting to hassle him. O’Neal might need thrown certainly one of his turntables when he heard what Mad Canine mentioned on First Take.
I’ve met Shaq a few instances. For many who haven’t, you can’t presumably think about the scale of that man. He’s like a constructing that may stroll. Had he not been an expert basketball participant, he may have had a profession within the WWE because the Undertaker’s different long-lost brother. I don’t need him mad at me, so contemplate me as flabbergasted as Stephen A. Smith and Jay Williams have been.
How dare this radio gasbag besmirch the identify of one of many biggest gamers in NBA historical past. Fifth-best middle? Poppycock! Mad Canine can discuss all he desires concerning the NBA again when gamers traveled by steam engine and performed in Chuck Taylors. I’d pair the Orlando Magic model of Shaq with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to make the most effective frontcourt of all time.
The Tremendous Bowl is in Las Vegas this yr. O’Neal has a restaurant on the market and hosts an annual Tremendous Bowl get together. First Take shall be on website, and Mad Canine Radio will most likely have a sales space on radio row. He had higher purchase out Large Hen for an evening to get again on O’Neal’s good aspect.
I don’t know Mad Canine, however I wouldn’t be capable of take pleasure in myself in the identical metropolis as an individual if I angered an individual whose quick model of his identify turned a synonym for big.