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Wojnarowski: Zeke gets what he deserves

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by D-3 Fan, Nov 28, 2006.

  1. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

  2. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    Nicely done, although I'm not sure about the selling tickets and winning championships line about Kobe.

    Isiah is finding out the hard way how bad a general manager he is. The sad thing about it is the Knicks - despite their 5-10 record - are only one game out of first in the putrid Atlantic division.
  3. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Great column. I've often wondered why GMs roll out max contracts with such frequency, it doesn't make sense.

    Yahoo sports and aol.com have become bookmarked, while I am letting go of my LA Times subscription when it comes due.
  4. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

  5. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Ah, Zeke and Starbury, two of Woj's favorite whipping boys ... right up there with Larry Brown, Bob Mulcahy and John Calipari
  6. leo1

    leo1 Active Member

    that's a vicious column. but to paraphrase homer simpson, it's OK because it's true.
  7. goalmouth

    goalmouth Active Member

    You're not a whipping boy if you've earned it.
  8. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    All I'm saying goalie is woj has certain people who he'll attack at every turn...not that they don't deserve it.
    But if Zeke and Larry Brown combined to find a cure for cancer, woj would still rip them for trying to profit from other people's misery
  9. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Good line, spnited. Though I would rather see more blistering columns like this all-around when deserved than fewer.
  10. SoSueMe

    SoSueMe Active Member

    The difference between winning and losing - at the management level.

    Detroit Pistons general manager Joe Dumars still hasn't awarded a max contract, but he won the 2004 NBA championship and made it to a Game 7 a year later.

    Thomas paraded some of the worst modern max-out deals in NBA history through Madison Square Garden – Penny Hardaway and Antonio Davis, Steve Francis and Jalen Rose – and the Knicks never recovered.

    I had no idea Joe D hadn't paid a max. Very impressive.
  11. fever_dog

    fever_dog Active Member

    max deals are definitely a curse. it's amazing how many are handed out. in reality, only five or six players deserve them.
  12. I love the Woj, but if you're going to do a number about the antidote to coach-killing locker-room cancers, it should never include the name of Kobe Bryant.
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