Post-game memory wipe: the Zen of Basketball, Part 3

Probably not the last game we'll need this for

Please look directly into the light. It will simplify things immensely.

This seems so familiar. Have we been here before? HAVE YOU FLASHY-THINGED ME BEFORE?


Ryokan, a Zen master, lived the simplest kind of life in a little hut at the foot of a mountain. One evening a thief visited the hut only to discover there was nothing to steal.

Ryokan returned and caught him. "You have come a long way to visit me," he told the prowler, "and you should not return empty-handed. Please take my clothes as a gift."

The thief was bewildered. He took the clothes and slunk away.

Ryoken sat naked. "Poor fellow," he mused, "I wish I could have given him a 30 point lead at halftime like the Warriors."


Buddha said everything has Buddha-nature. Jo Ju said a thirty-point butt-kicking has no Buddha-nature. Which one is correct?

Jo Ju said, “Mu!” What does this mean?

I ask you, does a thirty-point butt-kicking have Buddha-nature?


Question: What is Buddha?

Answer: A thirty-point ass-whupping.