House Shopping

With the conclusion of the ever-fascinating NBA Finals, the next stage of the NBA season is quickly approaching–draft time.

I love the NBA Draft. It’s really inexplicable how much I actually love it, I don’t watch a ton of college hoops outside of my Hokies/in March. But for whatever reason,  it consumes my thoughts for at least a week (usually longer if not for the strike shortened season).

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Wu Tang NBA Finals Names

According to the Wu Tang Clan name generator:

Miami Heat

  • Lebron James-Radiophonic Oddity
  • Dwayne Wade-Top-Heavy Hookjaw
  • Chris Bosh-Violent Toilet Thing (swear to god…look it up)
  • Mario Chalmers-Erratic Assassin
  • Shane Battier-Asthmatic Enemy of God
  • Mike Miller-Dependable Skeleton
  • Udonis Haslem-Action-Packed Mentallist
  • James Jones-Dizzy Cow
  • Joel Anthony-Well-Liked Assman
  • Juan Howard-Excitable Misunderstood Genius
  • Ronny Turiaf-Tha Ever So Weary Assistant
  • Dexter Pittman-Big Wicker Ventriloquist
  • Eddy Curry-Tha Prickly Comedian

Oklahoma City Thunder

  • Kevin Durant- Bilious Bad Janitah
  • Russell Westbrook- Gorky`s Zygotic Glove Puppet
  • James Harden- Tha Lonely Donkey Kong
  • Serge Ibaka- Half-Cut Skeleton
  • Thabo Sefolosha- Sheepish Lord of Chaos
  • Kendrick Perkins- Undiscovered Bum
  • Nick Collison– Masta Cow
  • Derrick Fisher- Contagious Specialist
  • Daequan Cook- Promiscuous Protestah
  • Cole Aldrich-Embryonic Crusadah
  • Reggie Jackson-Fiendish Observational Comedian
  • Royal Ivey- Flailing Fanatical Killer
  • Eric Maynor-Bastard, BASTARD HarbourMasta

Great Expectations

So here it is. Finally.

After what seemed like the longest set of playoffs of all time, we are set with the only finals matchup that matters.

San Antonio or Boston would’ve made a nice story and it’s always fun to root against the Lakers, but anyone working for the NBA knows that this is the series that the public wanted and the league needed.

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Requiem For A Dream….Team

Lolz word play.

Also just kidding, there’s nothing particularly dead about the United States Men’s Basketball team for the 2012 Olympics in London…they’ve just had a little setback. With the loss of Dwight Howard and Derrick Rose, two absolute locks to make the team, to injury, Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski are going to have to get creative.

Let’s take a look at the preliminary finalist roster, position by position, and see what kind of 12-man roster we should be seeing in London. Continue reading