Found March 08, 2013 on
Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
Dreams do come true kids. If a wish is on your heart, put it out to the universe and it will deliver. Don’t believe me? Let’s look at the case of Milwaukee Bucks big man Ekpe Udoh. Udoh has been searching for actress Betty White since last year. Apparently the flame was ignited early in life when he used to watch the “Golden Girls” with his mom.
The Bucks were in LA this week to face off against the Clippers – that was the game when Jamal Crawford through a between the legs lob to Blak Griffin – when somehow, Udoh finally connected with White. Of course he took to Twitter to celebrate mission accomplished.
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Ekpe Udoh of the Milwaukee Bucks had one mission: meet beloved American actress/hacky commercial spokesperson Betty White. The only problem? He didn’t know how to do it.It’s a good question, and who could blame him? Betty White is not only awesome in her own right, she’s the last remaining ‘Golden Girl.’ Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty are all dead. It’s...
Milwaukee Bucks big man Ekpe Udoh has finally scratched an item from his bucket list.
No, it's not winning the NBA's gold ball trophy, it's meeting everyone's favorite Golden Girl, Betty White.
Udoh has been tweeting about his desire to meet the 91-year-old actress for nearly a year, and he finally greeted the star of NBC's "Off their Rockers" and...
Monta Ellis may be staying in Milwaukee after all.credit: jocksandstilettojill.com
For most of this season, many around the league have been under the assumption that Monta Ellis will opt-out of his $11 million option with the Milwaukee Bucks for next season. The consensus was that Ellis believes he is worth more than that, and would like to test his value on the open market.
Point guard, Brandon Jennings, says if there is no “lucrative” deal reached with the Bucks this summer then he expects to leave the franchise come 2014. He’s also insisting that the Bucks make “championship caliber” roster changes or else you can expect him to sign a one-year qualifying offer this summer worth $4.5 million which would allow him to leave the following summer...
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Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings will be a restricted free agent after this season, but instead if doing the same song and dance so many other players have done, Jennings has a different plan than most. The 23-year-old says he’ll play on a one-year qualifying offer, but if he does, he’s good as gone with Milwaukee.
“If I take the qualifying...
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Milwaukee Bucks center Ekpe Udoh has an infatuation with Betty White, and somehow the guy managed to complete his mission to meet the former Golden Girl. The big man tweets, “Still searching for Betty White….Mission Accomplished” This is an odd pairing…but Betty White effects all of us in one way or another.-TO
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You sure that’s all you want Brandon?
Jennings has never been the bashful type, in fact his cockiness is one of his most endearing traits, but while he’s a talented player, he has never supplanted himself amongst the NBA’s top point guards.
In an interview with Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports, Jennings talks about a variety of topics including his future in Milwaukee, his contract...
Back in January, Milwaukee Bucks center Epke Udoh posted this little gem on his Twitter account of wanting to meet actress Betty White.Yesterday, the fine folks over at TV Land's Hot in Cleveland made Epke dream come true and they posted the photos to prove it:
Samuel Dalembert has gained the trust of Bucks interim coach Jim Boylan.
Monta Ellis has long been expected to opt out this offseason.
NBA Guard Brandon Jennings hit Instagram wearing a dope En|Nior Triumph Divine Silk jacket. En|Noir and their aesthetic designs are hott right now, as there being embraced by trendsetting musicians such as Kanye West, and pro athletes with the likes of Serge Ibaka, Lebron James, and now Brandon Jennings wearing their gear. Are you feeling the look? photo via instagram
So Ekpe Udoh was trolling for Betty White on the Twitter Machine last night, after his Bucks played in Lob City. He tweets, after finally meeting her: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED.
Mission Accomplished exactly, Mr. Udoh. Mission Accomplished in you being nominated for multiple Bozies.