Warning: Media in article contains NSFW language.
Slim Thug is on a mission, and that mission is to bring Carmelo Anthony to the Houston Rockets at all costs.
The Houston-based rapper took to Twitter on Tuesday and made several propositions to Anthony about the fine life he could be living down in Texas.
Slim Thug’s approach began with a suggestion that he and Anthony meet up to buy some jewelry:
Next was an appeal to Melo’s wife, La La. He told the New York Knicks star that his leading lady would love shopping at Houston’s Galleria mall:
Indeed, The Galleria is a fine establishment with an ice skating rink in the cafeteria. Then again, Slim Thug knows Anthony doesn't want to freeze to death in his new home. He cited Chicago’s cold weather and gun violence as reasons the small forward and his family should avoid signing with the Bulls:
This isn't the first time Slim Thug offered to roll out the red carpet in hopes of landing Houston a big-time free agent.
Clearly, Slim Thug tailors his recruiting pitch to fit his target. If you have a spouse, Thug is pitching the family angle. If you’re living the bachelor life, he’ll show you the best clubs in town.
Say what you will about his style, but Slim Thug might be the leading sports recruiter in the rap game. Howard signed with the Rockets, and while Thugga’s influence on that decision is unknown, it would be a telling indication if Houston were to land Anthony.
Follow me on Twitter for more sports and pop culture news.
Like the new article format? Send us feedback!