OT: Oral History of Blue Chips

OttoMets

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Hey, not that far off-topic, there's a Boeheim connection there.


The inside story of Blue Chips

Some great quotes and anecdotes. Classic Shaq: "I didn’t know who Penny was before that movie. I was playing one day [in preproduction] and I noticed he was always on my team. I finally told somebody, “Man, I don’t know why this dude’s an actor. He can play in the league.” They was like, “He is going to play. He’s probably going top three in the draft.”
 
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Boeheim not getting Best Supporting Actor consideration for his iconic and nasally "too many bad shots" in reference to Butch McRae remains one of the biggest Oscar snubs of all-time.
No kidding. I told friends the same exact thing.
 

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Replacing Blue with a synonym and we have another contender for the title of a certain poster’s biography.
 

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That's why it took such acting skill to deliver the line.
Agreed - he had zero frame of personal reference for that line.

Tark - "OK, so what's my motivation for this line?"
Director - "You have a really talented recruit, but can't take him because he's a lousy student."
Tark - "OK, so... I still don't understand..."
Director - "Your school won't admit him due to grades."
Tark - "You're losing me here..."
Director - "Just say the damn line!!!"
/fin

;)
 

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I mostly remember that Penny Hardaway was a really terrible actor.
 

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