Not So Nice, Tubby...

>> Friday, June 19, 2009





When you talk to UK fans about Orlando "Tubby" Smith you'll find a mixed reaction from the respective participants. Many felt Tubby was the quintessential of class and did nothing but promote a clean and stellar reputation for the University of Kentucky. While, on the other hand, you'll find individuals whom believe Orlando was a bit of a "poser," so to speak. The group that deemed him a "poser" may have been somewhat correct.

Tubby Smith left the basketball program in Lexington 2.5 million dollars poorer and nearly in shambles. Tubby did so without enough respect to inform his current roster and his true colors began to show. He isn't the epitome of perfect that many in the media have labeled him and those dark colors have appeared once again. Tubby is being sued by former Oklahoma State assistant, Jimmy Williams, for the second time. Smith, apparently, offered Williams a job and later reneged on his offer and cost Williams his job with the Cowboys.

Of course, these kinds of incidents happen daily within the business world, but it has dealt a blow to the reputation of the man who has been "knighted" by the media.

7 comments:

BigBlueComet June 19, 2009 at 7:12 PM  

Tubby is the nicest man on the planet and you are out of line sir.

Derrick June 19, 2009 at 7:22 PM  

Tubby also was constantly hanging out at the penthouse at the Raddison if you know what i'm saying...

Just because he shook your hand at an autograph signing doesn't make him a nice man.

jhager2080 June 19, 2009 at 9:21 PM  

i mean you did deliver chinese food at their house and didnt get tipped lol

Derrick June 19, 2009 at 10:04 PM  

thanks for bringing that up..lol

Hi, I'm a multi millionaire who just ordered over 50 dollars in chinese food..here's 15 cents.

Gary June 19, 2009 at 11:17 PM  

Jerry brings up a very good point, could you post against Tubby be personal because of your 14 cent tip? lol

Derrick June 20, 2009 at 9:51 AM  

no its not a personal attack! lol

Anonymous June 23, 2009 at 10:36 PM  

Did you not read the same story I read? From what I heard it was the university, not Tubby that pulled the offer..

Bet you can only name 1 coach in the last 30 years that didn't leave UK in "Shambles" by fans standard.

UK must visit "Shambles" often...

Give up your 14 cent vendetta, what's your address? I'll send you a quarter.