Found March 07, 2013 on
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 a reasonable goal, especially if you’ve got enough travel time and fame as an NBA player to make it come together.As you can see by the photo at top of the post, Udoh made his dream come true with an LA-area visit to the set of ‘Hot In Cleveland.’ It was a long road, though. Here’s a quick look back at Udoh’s quest from Betty White inception to Betty White execution, courtesy of Twitter, and a little help from our friends at Ball Don’t Lie:After the initial “how do I make this happen” tweet, two months passed with no progress.On a personal note, I’ve never been a fan of serious, not-ironic use of “LOL,” bu
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
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...
After the Milwaukee Bucks and Scott Skiles agreed to part ways back in January, veteran assistant Jim Boylan took over as interim head coach. Milwaukee could be in the market for a new head coach this summer, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who led the franchise to a championship in 1971, says he would be interested in the job.
According to Dave Begel, OnMilwaukee:
I asked [Kareem Abdul...
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...
It’s getting hot in here T…
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
Betty White Monday Night Football...
The Los Angeles Clippers had been rolling along before coming up short against one of the NBA's best teams over the weekend.
While they might normally like their chances of getting back on track with a visit from Milwaukee, the Bucks are starting to hit their stride.
The Clippers aim for a 12th home win in 13 matchups against the Bucks, who look to extend their winning streak...
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
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:
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.