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2016-17 NBA All Star Teams (First build)

Monday, December 5, 2016

We're a quarter into the 2016-17 NBA season, here are who should be the All-Stars.  I'll do this again at the 30 game and then the halfway mark.  Wins number is combination of Hollinger/Real RPM/Win Shares

East
C H.Whiteside Mia 2.75
PF K.Love Cle 2.75
SF J.Butler Chi 4.5
PG K.Lowry Tor 3.25
SG D. DeRozan Tor 3

Reserves
G.Antetokounmpo Mil 3.5
L.James Cle 3.25
K.Walker Char 3.25
I.Thomas Bos 3
K.Irving Cle 2.25
O.Porter Wash 2.5
K.Porzingis NY 2.25

Altnerates
A.Drummond Det 2.25
D.Howard Atl 2
M.Turner Ind 2
C.Anthony NY 2
J.Wall Wash 2
J.Teague Ind 2
K.Caldwell-Pope 2

West
C D.Cousins Sac 3.75
PF A.Davis NO 4.25
SF K.Durant GSW 5.25-MVP
PG R.Westbrook OKC 4.75
SG J. Harden Hou 4.75

Reserves
C.Paul LAC 4.75
S.Curry GSW 4
K.Leonard SA 4
D.Lillard Port 3.5
B.Griffin LAC 3.5
KA Towns Min 3
R.Gobert Utah 2.75

Alternates
M.Gasol Mem 2.25
D.Jordan LAC 2.25
D.Green GSW 2.5
G.Hayward Utah 2.25
R.Gay Sac 2
M.Conley Mem 2.5
G.Hill Utah 2
L.Williams LA 2.25
CJ McCollum Por 2.25

Tendown, December 4, 2016

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Here's Tendown 251.  This is Tendown 252.


Hell, I don't know.  Here's where we are.

1. Trump Spokesperson Says No Such Thing as Facts.

2. Ari Berman, Not Known for Hyperbole, Says Trump's the Greatest Threat for Democracy in our Lifetime.

3. The Niners Stadium is Kinda Not Good.

4. This Sounds Like a Nice Thing to Do With Your Ashes.

5.

And one more



That's all for this time.  I'll be back next time.  If there is a next time...

Your pal,

Jim

Let's Pick Some College Football Games, Dec 3 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

I'm 49-54

Geo Sout +7.5 Troy win
WMich +18.5 win
Bay +17.5 WVA win
Temple +3.5 Navy win
Wyo -6.5 SD St loss
Wisc +2.5 Penn St los

4-2
53-56

2016 NFL Supercontest Week 13

I'm 28-30-2

Minn +3 win
Cin pick win
NO -6 loss
NYJ +2
Pitt -6.5 win


Through Week 12 - 2016 NFL All Pro Team

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

3/4 of the way through the 2016 NFL season - here's my All-Pro selections:

QB Matt Ryan - Atl  Offensive MVP
      Tom Brady - NE

RB David Johnson - Ari
      Ezekiel Elliott - Dall
      Melvin Gordon - SD

WR Mike Evans - TB
       Antonio Brown - Pit
       Julio Jones - Atl
      AJ Green - Cin

TE Greg Olson - Carol
      Jordan Reed- Wash

C Matt Paradis - Den
   Travis Frederick - Dall

G  Zach Martin - Dall
     Kelechi Osemele - Oak
     David DeCastro - Pit
     Kevin Zeitler - Cin

T Joe Thomas - Cle
   Andrew Whitworth - Cin
   Tyron Smith - Dall
   Trent Williams - Wash

DE Khalil Mack - Oak
      Cameron Jordan - NO
      Jason Pierre-Paul NYG
      Brandon Graham - Phi
     
DT Aaron Donald - LA Defensive MVP
       Ndamukong Suh - Mia
       Gerald McCoy - TB

OLB Von Miller - Den
         Melvin Ingram - SD
         Chandler Jones - Ari
         Whitney Mercilus - Hou

ILB Luke Kuechly - Car
       Bobby Wagner - Sea
       KJ Wright - Sea

CB Chris Harris - Den
      Malcolm Butler - NE
      Aqib Talib - Den
      Casey Hayward - SD

S   Eric Weddle - Balt
     Harrison Smith - Min
     Eric Berry - KC
     Kam Chancellor - Sea



   


November, 2016 Athlete of the Month

Sunday, November 27, 2016

October is here.


Ben Zobrist. Runners-up: Andre Ward, Russell Westbrook, Dak Prescott

Only one month left - who will win 2016 Athlete of the Year?

January-Von Miller
February-Lionel Messi
March - Buddy Hield
April-Breanna Stewart
May - Klay Thompson
June - LeBron James
July-Serena Williams
August-Michael Phelps
September - Lamar Jackson
October - Corey Kluber
November - Ben Zobrist

My 2017 MLB Hall of Fame Ballot

Friday, November 25, 2016


Barry Bonds
Roger Clemens
Ivan Rodriguez
Jeff Bagwell
Manny Ramirez
Tim Raines
Mike Mussina
Curt Schilling
Edgar Martinez
Larry Walker

Not making the top 10 - but I'd also be inclined to vote for the following in future years

Gary Sheffield
Vladimir Guerrero
Jeff Kent
Jorge Posada
Billy Wagner
Trevor Hoffman

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