I was inspired by the hoops-cum-Hollywood motif of this blog to create an ad hoc series of fanposts using captioned photos celebrating the SS&R persona of Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw: one of the most significant contributors, both on and off the court, to the team's' success for more than a decade.
Welcome to the Shawfather saga!
Before reading further, it's a good idea for readers unfamiliar with this blog to check out shaqfor3's excellent fanpost regarding SSR memes and lingo.
As with the movie franchise that inspired it, this fanpost series begins with the lead character firmly established -- his power and influence wide-reaching, fingers controlling the strings of "the Association" (akin to "the Commission" in The Godfather universe).
In Part I, the Shawfather dispenses with the man who, through a misplaced demonstration of defiance, unwittingly caused the Shawfather's rise from a respected but low-level caporegime in the Lakers organization to the mastermind whose Rings all other power brokers in the Association -- including the billionaires -- kiss out of respect, envy and dread. . . .
Look for updates to this episode in the comments below. . . .