Found May 09, 2012 on Extra Pine Tar:
Take your pick of Derek Fisher or David Stern, because one of them is to blame for all of these ACL tears and terribly lopsided games. Players bodies aren’t meant to play this many games in this short of a span of time – and now the NBA is paying the price. The NBA regular season came at you hard and heavy – like a DeAndre Jordan foul shot – and some players exceeded expectations, while others underachieved. I’m going to hand out some awards to celebrate both of those ends of the spectrum, but before you read this I ask you, please take a moment of silence for Robert Traylor who died a year ago Friday. RIP Tractor, I’m not going to lie – I saw this coming. The Walking Dead Award – Given to the player who everyone thought was dead, but rose again to be a not quite complete version of their old self: Winner – Michael Redd Redd used to be one of the best scorers in all of basketball, however, back to back ACL tears had people thinking that his days as a productive player were all done...
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