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Jeff Van Gundy’s Really Bad Day

Since we’re off celebrating the girth of our nation by pumping our bodies full of pork meat, beer and anything else we can get our hands on, I thought I’d put up one of my favorite stories of all time. It’s the tale of ex-Knicks coach and all-around hilarious guy Jeff Van Gundy getting his car destroyed by a jet blast from a charter plane. The best part of this story isn’t that Jeff Van Gundy’s car was blown away by a jet engine (although that’s totally awesome) it’s the little things throughout this article that make it worth reading over and over and over again.

Here are a few tidbits to keep an eye out for:

1. Why is Jeff Van Gundy, a millionaire, driving a 1995 Honda Civic? His assistant drives a Lincoln.
2. The phrase “totally demolished”
3. Jeff Van Gundy slept on his office couch. No one would give him a ride home.

To recap his really bad day: After losing a playoff game and flying home at 3 am, Jeff Van Gundy’s 1995 Honda Civic was “totally demolished” by a jet engine so he slept on his office couch because no one would give him a ride home. Happy 4th!

10 Responses to "Jeff Van Gundy’s Really Bad Day"

  1. BAMF says:

    For those pointing out the age of the story, are you retarded.

    No where did the blogger indicate it just happened. He said it was one of his favorite stories of all time. Yeah that means past tense for the clueless ones.

  2. John D says:

    ^ It was in Sports Illustrated jackass. Go take a shower with a fuckin toaster.

  3. ketan says:

    hhahaha Says:
    July 4th, 2008 at 10:49 am = fail

  4. FoxForceFive says:

    The story is from 2000…Van Gundy is a commentator now, why would he be coming home with the Knicks? Can’t you guys find some news from this year?

  5. Funny enough, this sums up Van Gundy’s coaching tenure with the Knicks perfectly.

  6. Rosanna says:

    I would comment on this story, but everything I was going to say was already picked out and poked fun at by you. So…theres nothing for me to say. Thanks.

  7. Eric says:

    The Civic was his “Cheatin Car”.

    Even more hilarious that the story is the idiot response from FoxForceFive.

  8. TYLER says:

    HolyTaco is making assumptions that Van Gundy needed/wanted a lift home.
    **The plane arrived at 3:00am
    …..let me make some assumptions
    1. The plane arrived at 3:00am, the car flips. Security, emergency crews, and other workers are called. Everyone gapes at the wreckage, including Gundy, lawyers contacted, forms signed, luggage obtained…..now somewhere between 4:00am and 6:00am.
    2. Gundy needs to get home, but how could he find a taxi at an airport (sarcasm).
    3. He will probably want to rent a car, since he won’t be driving his civic for awhile.
    4. Car rentals probably aren’t open until 8:00am, so Gundy waits at the office for a car to arrive. Otherwise he will be hitching rides to and from work until he gets a new car, a rental seems to be the way to go.

    …..That makes sense.

    Instead the author of this blog, tries to convince us/himself that Gundy is miserable/lonely/unpopular so the blogger doesn’t feel as bad about his own existence. Misery loves company, right?

    ….wait, I just realized that I am attacking the intentions of a poor hardworking blogger. I am a hypocrite and the circle of misery continues…..

  9. AG says:

    Image in my head: Van Gundy, his tiny arms clutching the fender of his Civic, trying in vain to hold it down before it crashes into the Lincoln.

  10. The Reverend Koosh says:

    What’s the big deal with Van Gundy pimping a Civic? Everyone knows he’s into tuning…..