Nothing eases the summer doldrums like the NBA's most-feared rapper (Lil B) proclaiming he will try out for a D-League team.
The season might still be months away, but the idea that Lil B aka The Based God could be suiting up for the Philadelphia 76ers' D-League affiliate makes us want to whip out the "cooking dance." Yeah, you know the one.
This isn't the all-powerful rapper's first foray into professional basketball (he tried out for the Golden State Warriors' D-League affiliate in 2012) but it could be his first time landing a roster spot.
On Wednesday, the Delaware 87ers reached out to Lil B with a tasteful invitation:
Which the rapper happily accepted:
To state the obvious, this is an incredibly risky move by the Philadelphia 76ers' organization. If they cut him, there will be consequences ... we're talking some serious Based God-style consequences. Has the NBA community learned nothing from James Harden and Kevin Durant's misfortunes?
On the other hand, maybe Lil B has serious skills on the court and the Sixers have made a brilliant move. Perhaps Lil B will suddenly propel himself into the superstar ranks as he curses his foes all the way into the playoffs.
Hey, crazier things have happened ... and he is the Based God.