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Smashed Windshield Team

I'm a Wizards season ticket holder. I keep my ticket book in the backpack that I use in lieu of a briefcase. I also drive a 1999 Toyota Corolla that's about to hit 150000 miles on it.  Most of the time, I just leave the backpack in the car. Recently, I stopped locking my car when I park it because its old , dirty, and I don't keep anything of value in it. Well, except for my tickets.
Which brings to mind the late Newsweek columnist  Pete Axthelm.  In addition to his column, Ax served as the prognosticator/tout for the NBC NFL pre-game show in the early '80s  hosted, then as now, by Bob Costas. He was NBC's answer to Jimmy the Greek.  Axthelm had a strange term for those meaningless late season match ups between 2 dog teams. He called them "Smashed Windshield games" because if you left 2 tickets visible on the dashboard, you were likely to return to your car to find your windshield smashed...and 2 more tickets left on the dash.
Sadly, the Wizards are now a smashed windshield team. And I live in terror of returning to my car one evening and finding even more Wizards tickets.

This represents the view of the user who wrote the FanPost, and not the entire Bullets Forever community. We're a place of many opinions, not just one.

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