Do you think Kareem Abdul-Jabbar deserves the MVP named after him over Michael Jordan?
Yes. I also think the NBA named some things oddly. If I were Adam Silver here’s what I would do: Rename the NBA Championship trophy after Bill Russell, not Larry O’Brien. Russell was the biggest winner in pro sports, after all. Eliminate the Finals MVP and replace it with a Playoffs MVP and name it […]
How many regular season MVPs should Kobe Bryant have won?
To be honest, none. When was Kobe ever the undisputed clear cut MVP in the league? We can go really year by year. 1997–2002 – there’s no way Kobe would have won MVP since Shaq was the better player on the team by a clear margin during this time. 2003: Kobe averaged 30/7/6/45% in what is […]
Given his relative lack of team success compared to some other greats, do you think that the NBA made the correct decision in naming the Western Conference championship trophy after Oscar Robertson?
Out of all the championship trophys named, I think Oscar is definitely the oddest. First of all, I’m not sure why the NBA suddenly came out with trophys for the Eastern and Western Conference Finals – guys like Sidney Moncrief, Patrick Ewing, Reggie Miller, Steve Nash and many others would certainly have more recognition than […]