Can someone please get LaSalle a new smoke machine?
LaSalle University is in desperate need of help. No, although we have in the past and still support the movement, I’m not talking about Save LaSalle Baseball. Scrolling through Twitter this morning, I stumbled across this video from LaSalle here in Philadelphia. They have a smoke machine at what appears to be the entrance to their basketball court. Let’s take a look.
In the short video clip, we see PHILADELPHIA written across the wall at with a hidden door under the “D” for player entrances. The “L” in Philadelphia was replaced with a neon sign version of the LaSalle logo and underneath it on the floor is a smoke machine.
No wonder LaSalle is consistently one of the worst teams in the A-10. This is how you are conducting business before basketball games? Gone are the days of the Southwest Philly Floater and Tyrone Garland because this is downright embarrassing.
Honestly, how on earth are you supposed to compete with Power 5 schools like Miami when your smoke machine looks like that?
We have Ben Simmons slumping around the St. Joes campus, Temple basketball doing Temple things, Drexel is god knows where, and UPenn is filled with Ivy League nerds. Can we have something positive with college basketball in Philadelphia please?
I went to West Virginia University but being a Philadelphia native, the smoke machine is giving me crazy levels of secondhand embarrassment. LaSalle now needs saving on the baseball and smoke machine front. Hopefully someone steps up and makes it happen sooner than later.
[…] La Salle, much like every college basketball program in the city of Philadelphia, is in need of a much-needed facelift. The Explorers haven’t finished over .500 since the 2014-2015 season and just a few months ago, had everyone on social media laughing at their smoke machine. […]