By Jeff Case
The Pistons have consistently delivered the hits for us here at All Ball land this season — the dancing usher, the Star Wars send up, Kyle Singler hitting shots both here and abroad — and they’ve got one last one in the stockade before we put the wraps on 2012-13.
Rookie Kim English has played in just 40 games this season and although he’s seen an uptick in his minutes the last week or so, he’s mostly a deep reserve on a young Detroit bunch. While minutes are scarce for him this season, English has no doubt endeared himself to his teammates after his karaoke performance a few weeks ago in Minnesota.
With the Pistons in Minneapolis for an April 6 game against the Timberwolves, English and his teammates headed out to Hell’s Kitchen, a restaurant in the city.
It was there that English tried his hand at a Johnny Cash classic, “A Boy Named Sue”, and did nothing but amaze the crowd — which included teammates Jose Calderon, Corey Maggette, Jonas Jerebko, Andre Drummond, Greg Monroe, Rodney Stuckey, Charlie Villanueva and Singler — that was recording the performance on their cell phone cameras.
No shocker a guy named Kim considers “A Boy Named Sue” one of his favorite songs …