Posts tagged "MVP"

Cheeky NBA Fan Tattoos MVP on his Butt

Cheeky NBA Fan Tattoos MVP on his Butt
Follow @MySportsComplex You may have seen this yesterday if you follow Dan Devine’s excellent “Ball Don’t Lie” blog on Yahoo. Devine broke the story yesterday about Derek Dilday, a diehard Dallas Mavericks fan, who was so excited that his team was in the NBA Finals, that he went out on an odd limb. Not surprisingly,... Read more »

Shaq, the Most Overrated Pro Athlete of All Time, Retires

Shaq, the Most Overrated Pro Athlete of All Time, Retires
Follow @MySportsComplex Four championships. Rookie of the Year. MVP, and the three-time NBA Finals MVP. Two-time scoring champion, eight-time All-NBA First Team selections. A 15-time NBA All-Star. Shaquille O’Neal ranks 7th in blocked shots, 12th in rebounds, and 5th in all-time points scored. How could one ever think that Shaquille O’Neal ever delivered anything but... Read more »

Throwing Pics: #3 - "Bin Laden Dead, Thibs Coach of the Year"

As we all know, Osama bin Laden took the news headlines starting Sunday night. Bin Laden’s sudden and necessary career retirement was probably bigger news than Michael Jordan’s retirement (the first one, that is). Separately, as a Chicagoan and a Bulls fan, I was pleasantly surprised to see the parallel news story above from Times... Read more »
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Pacers, Canucks: Go Pound Sand

“Pound sand” is one of my all-time favorite Chicagoisms. I don’t know for sure that it’s a saying that evolved here first, but I’ve never heard anyone say pound sand where I’m from. Back on the East Coast, we might say something along the lines of “go play in traffic,” as an old woman on... Read more »

Derrick Rose, the Best Point Guard Since Magic Johnson

So there, I said it. Derrick Rose is the greatest point guard in the game since Magic Johnson, the Lakers’ 5-time NBA champion and Hall of Famer. And with 25 points per game and only a few years under his belt it’s fair to say that this statement is taking a risk and, OK…yes, I’m... Read more »