|Posted on April 14, 2014 at 4:35 PM||comments (6)|
I can probably rattle off the last ten Sixth Man of the Year winners but hesitate in recalling who won the NFL MVP just two months ago. Why do we care so much about individual awards in basketball? For one, there’s a lot less randomness than in football (fewer games) and baseball (one play can decide the outcome). Secon...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 24, 2012 at 12:10 AM||comments (1)|
It’s one thing when a player establishes himself as the most talented player in the NBA (Lebron James Regular Season 2010). It’s another thing when a player caps off an MVP season and seems to have some greater understanding of the game than everyone else on the court as well as raw determination (Lebron James Regular Season 2012). It’s another thing when a player goes into “I’m scoring at will, and nobody can stop me” mode (Lebron James from Ga...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 14, 2012 at 10:15 PM||comments (0)|
Lebron James was awarded the 2012 MVP Award, receiving 85 out of 121 first place votes. However, only six votes went to the player who I believed deserved the honor. Here is how I would have filled out my ballot:
Fifth Place: Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns - Without Nash, the Suns wouldn’t have been an above-.500 team like they were; they’d likely have been the worst team in the Western Conference. Nash dropped 1...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 1, 2012 at 8:25 PM||comments (3)|
Defensive Player of the Year:
I love this award because you can have to really look at statistics and watch a good amount of the games to pick a winner. Without further ado, here are the top eight defensive players of the year, in reverse order.
8. Lebron James, Miami Heat – His suffocating perimeter defense leads to so many fastbreak points for Miami. His 1.9 s...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 3, 2012 at 10:30 AM||comments (1)|
With the Academy Awards (Oscars) recently given out, I decided to hand out my own NBA Oscars, paralleling the real awards. The winners are in bold.
Best Actor in a Leaing Role (Best Player in a Leading Role)
Nominees – Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant, Lebron James
It’s easily Lebron James. I deal with this in greater detail in the Top 10 Can...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 12, 2012 at 7:50 PM||comments (7)|
In this article, I will be offering up who should have been chosen to participate as reserves in the All-Star Game. The starters voted on by the fans are Derrick Rose, Dwyane Wade, Lebron James, Carmelo Anthony, and Dwight Howard (Eastern Conference), and Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, and Andrew Bynum (Western Conference).
Before we delve into who should or shouldn't be all-stars, let's get a few things straight:Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 24, 2011 at 6:20 PM||comments (3)|
After the Oscars (Academy Awards) were held a few weeks ago, I thought I should give awards to NBA players that have accomplished things in basketball that correspond to achievements in the movie industry. The winners are in color.
Last Year’s Winners:
- Best Player – Lebron James
- Best Player in a Supporting Role – Pau Gasol
- Best Coach – Nate McMillan of Portland...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 26, 2010 at 10:00 PM||comments (12)|
It’s been a year since I’ve published my first article, “I’m Not Pshycic, But My Predictions are Good,” I want to thank everyone for reading my articles. I encourage you to keep reading my articles and commenting.
Last year, I made three predictions; Rookie of the Year, MVP, and a breakout player. I nailed two of them and was partly right on the other. I predicted that Lebron would win the MVP award and that Rajon Rondo would be an all-star, b...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 23, 2010 at 9:31 PM||comments (5)|
After the Oscars were held a few weeks ago, I thought I should give awards to NBA players that have accomplished things in basketball that correspond to achievements in the movie industry. I am going to list the nominees for these awards and based on comments I get, I will decide the winners of each of the categories.
Best Player (Best actor in a leading role):
Nominees - Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, Dwayne Wade, Carmelo Anth...Read Full Post »