Posts Tagged ‘All-Defensive Team’

All-Defensive Team Shaftings

The NBA All-Defensive Teams have just been announced, and there were a couple of surprises to say the least. All-Defensive First Team Dwight Howard – 55 votes Kobe Bryant – 53 LeBron James – 47 Chris Paul – 36 Kevin Garnett – 35 All-Defensive Second team Tim Duncan – 30 Dwyane Wade – 26 Rondo […]

Getting Defensive – The DPOY and All-D Teams

The defensive NBA hardware handed out at the end of each season always fascinates me, for one reason: The All-Defensive Teams are the only awards that are NOT voted by the media. The media votes for MVP, ROY, 6th Man, Defensive Player of the Year, Most Improved and the All-NBA Teams, but not the All-Defensive […]

Catching up on Day 23-25

Day 23’s Playoff Votes 3 votes – Deron Williams. This is a classic game that showed why the Utah Jazz are all grown up and legitimate title contenders. Leading by 12 points with four minutes to play, the Jazz were swamped by a barrage of Laker threes – D-Fish hit three, Lamar hit one – […]

The Most Valuable Problem

There has been a LOT of debate the past couple of weeks around who is most deserving of the MVP. A lot of it is biased rubbish, some of it is plain wrong, and a small amount speaks the truth. That’s no different to the usual mix of debate that goes on for any sports-related topic in the media, […]

#1 Those Bulls

“Playing Phoenix and Charles Barkley in the 1993 Finals was like playing against your little brother and knowing you’re well-equipped. Your little brother might beat you one or two out of seven. But you know he’s going to get beat in the end. The Suns didn’t know how to win. They knew how to compete, […]

RoBloG Playoff Diary

Day 42: Nine in a Row From a Detroit fan’s perspective, thats the only way to look at it… nine in a row. Since playing arguably our best game in the playoffs in game 3 against the Bulls, Detroit have played nine very ordinary, average-at-best games. That is an incredible streak of poor form to […]