I’ll always remember him as the great potential that fell away with his attitude and this PED issue. He could have been the greatest, but his own ego and the pressure that came with being great got to him. Great player, but not a great attitude. So sad it’s come to this.
Here are my predictions for the second round of the playoffs.
NEW ORLEANS (6) VS SEATTLE (1)
The Saints got embarrassed earlier this year when they went to Seattle to take on the Seahawks? Are the Saints equipped to take down Seattle this time around?
One thing that makes this matchup difficult for the Saints is the defense of the Seahawks. The secondary is still very strong and the passing attack from Drew Brees needs to be very precice to give the Saints any kind of chance.
One thing that they must do is execute the screen game to perfection. However, this game also may come to the hands of the Seahawks’ offense. Their rushing attack remains very strong and could be the difference in setting the tone early. The Saints have a strong defense but can it handle the dynamic play of Russell Wilson?
OK, the above photo is pretty cool if you understand the significance of it.
Last night, the Heat and Nets wore nicknames on their jerseys. It’s not the first time the NBA has done this, but it’s the first time where every player had a nickname. I actually don’t mind it at all. It doesn’t ruin the aesthetics of the uniforms and it adds a little fun.
The only problem, however, is that not everyone has a nickname. Some just seemed so forced. But overall, it’s a fine promotion and it apparently is happening a couple more times this season. Let’s just keep it at that. No need to continue to drag this out.