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Josh Harrellson joins The Bluegrass Boys TBT team

The Bluegrass Boys just added some premium denim to this summer’s roster. Josh Harrellson is joining the Kentucky alumni team for The Basketball Tournament (TBT) to compete for the $2 million grand prize. He’s the fourth member of the squad, joining Derek Willis, Ramon Harris, and Marcus Lee. Jorts sent in this video from Japan, where he plays for Osaka Evessa:

The Bluegrass Boys will serve as the host team for the Lexington Regional. Games will take place July 19-21 at Frederick Douglass High School and air live on the ESPN networks.

Back to Jorts. Looking up Osaka Evessa took me down a wormhole this afternoon. Check out their mascot on the left:

The only reason I bring this up is to share a hilarious clip from Last Week Tonight about Chiitan, the unofficial mascot of the Japanese city of Susaki who has become a social media phenomenon after posting some bizarre and sometimes violent videos on Twitter. You owe it to yourself to watch this:

In response, Chiitan has challenged John Oliver to a wrestling match and I need this to happen:

Anyway, shoutout to Jorts for joining The Bluegrass Boys, who should probably add some guards. Suggestions?


Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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7 Comments for Josh Harrellson joins The Bluegrass Boys TBT team

  1. WatchutalkinboutWillis
    3:44 pm April 24, 2019 Permalink

    Guards definitely needed…Dominque Hawkins where you at?

  2. IrishCat
    5:46 pm April 24, 2019 Permalink

    Great start, now need some guards. Hawk, D Lamb, who’s next??

  3. BackinBlue
    5:53 pm April 24, 2019 Permalink

    Sooo Jorts will be the ONLY one in shape then….. because you know. Taco Bell is t that physically demanding

  4. BluejayK
    6:27 pm April 24, 2019 Permalink

    I love how he embraced the nickname Jorts. Josh will always be one of my all time favorites

    • UKWildcatNation
      6:41 pm April 24, 2019 Permalink

      One of my all time favorites as well! He is a prime example of how much you can improve as a player by coming to Kentucky. He worked his ass off and became a damn good BIG/center for our 2010-2011 team that beat Ohio State and UNC to make it back to the Final Four! And he played well against Jared Sullinger and Tyler Zeller in the process…
      I would love if there was a Jorts type on the team every year!

  5. Memphis UK Cat
    7:31 pm April 24, 2019 Permalink


  6. TBW3011
    9:13 am April 25, 2019 Permalink

    Hope this is ran better than the first time when 1/2 the roster didn’t show up and they got embarrassed.