What if God was one of us?

Editor's Note: This is the latest installment of the Bullets Forever Summer Project. Some classics have been covered so far (Robert Pack, Tim Legler, Ledell Eackles, Jim McIlvaine, Scott Skiles and Haywoode Workman) - [oh yea, and Larry Stewart and Kevin Duckworth], but there are plenty of great names left. I know many of you out there have some good, and not so good, memories about curiosities of Bullets past. I suggest you take a look at the list, see what demon you want to exorcise, and blog it out.

For this installment we take a look back at the player that went 3 spots after Stephen Jackson in the 1997 NBA Draft, God Shammgod.  Your author is JakeTheSnake.

Thankfully for everyone within the range of my voice, I won't be singing a cover of Joan Osborne's 1995 hit, but it is the basis on which this write-up is based.  If you need to background music to get you into the mood, here you go.

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If God was the name, how would he play
And would you guard him face-to-face
If you were faced with him in all his glory
How would you guard him if you had no other options?

Oh yeah yeah God is great yeah yeah God is good
yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah

What if God was one of us
Just a slob like one of us
Just a stranger on the bus
Trying to play for some dough

If God had a shot what would it look like
And would you want to see
If seeing meant that you would have to believe
In things like rimshots and in airballs and big bricks and ugly clankers

But yeah yeah God is great yeah yeah God is good
yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah

What if God was one of us
Just a slob like one of us
Just a stranger on the bus
Trying to play for some dough
He's trying to make his way home
Back up to heaven all alone
Nobody calling on the phone
Except for Kobe from his throne

 

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