Originally posted on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 10/1/11
Zydrunas Ilgauskas announced his retirement yesterday, and I’m thinking his next announcement should be about his retirement party. A festive occasion Z hosts in Downtown Cleveland, where he invites three to five hundred Cavaliers’ Fans through a free online ticket auction, all gathered together in the spirit of celebrating the Big Fella’s dozen years in a Cavs uniform. Everyone will have so much fun, that by night’s end, nobody will even remember about that last, desperate, trip down to South Beach. I know you’re liking this idea already Z, and there’s no need to thank me for it.  Just make it happen. If you want, I’ll even try to line some sponsors up for the occasion so the tab isn’t too steep when you pick it up for everybody at last call.  I’ve watched Turtle do the same thing for Vinny Chase a few times, and I’m pretty sure I could handle that for you.  Just my way of saying thanks for memories Big Guy. There’d be a limitless amount of ground that Z could cover when he took the
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