Originally posted by Big BadCould anyone object to a three-way nickname swap between Utah-New Orleans-Memphis? New Orleans Jazz (like the old days), Memphis Hornets and Utah Grizzlies all sound a lot more apt.
I though there should be a name swap with Utah-New Orleans-Charlotte. The new Charlotte team gets the Hornets name, New Orleans gets the Jazz name, and Utah becomes Salt Lake and the mane changes from the Jazz to the Cities.
Salt Lake Cities has a nice ring to it, IMHO.
7:39 -- They go with Howard. Of course they do. He's the third high schooler taken overall in the past four years, as well as the first top pick with braces since Pervis Ellison. Not a good sign. "Praise the Lord!" screams Dwight Howard Sr., who didn't realize that the Lord had Okafor going first in his mock draft.
9:46 -- Yes! Boston takes Delonte West! Yes! Yes! Yes! Yes! Something good happened! He's good! I know he's good! I watched him all year! He's a more unselfish version of Cuttino Mobley! I have an opinion! Woo-hoo! I have an opinion!
http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=2066717 They've been trying to bring him to Phily for a couple of years now and finally pulled it off. And I'll presume this received the AI Blessing before any firing/hiring took place.