In vain his godfather offered
to him a place in the public service, -- in vain did he try to give him a taste for glory, -- although Cornelius, to gratify his godfather, did embark with De Ruyter upon "The Seven Provinces," the flagship of a fleet of one hundred and thirty-nine sail, with which the famous admiral set out to contend singlehanded against the combined forces of France and England.
One source told the (http://www.sportingnews.com/us/nba/news/nba-trade-deadline-of-anger-knicks-lakers-kyrie-irving-kevin-durant-anthony-davis/10cfln1ml28qf1abmalht1zhdk) Sporting News that the Celtics believe Rich Paul planted that rumor, hoping to convince New Orleans that Boston's version of a "Godfather offer
" might not be coming in the offseason.
Because of the standstill, Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times reported that the Lakers came back with a "Godfather offer
" that included all of their young assets as well as cap relief.