Friday, August 29, 2008

20. Allen Iverson

Some things never change
Still quick, still strong, still fearless
Hasn’t lost a step

Thursday, August 28, 2008

21. Ron Artest

Houston’s newest hope
Will he be the difference?
Ask Indiana

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

22. Larry Hughes

Story told in tattoos
Moments of sadness and joy
Captured forever

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

23. Kobe Bryant

Best in the game now
Depending on who you ask
Shaq would not agree

Monday, August 25, 2008

24. Yao Ming

Bigger is better
Except in case of breakage
Which happens too much

Friday, August 22, 2008

25. Caron Butler

Tough Juice like OJ
Small forward in name only
Traded for Kwame?

Thursday, August 21, 2008

26. Paul Pierce

Cold blooded scorer
Subverts game, takes lesser role
Seventeenth banner

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

27. Tim Duncan

Expressionless face
Except when the whistle blows
Then he comes alive

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

28. Brandon Roy

Face of the franchise
Channing, Aldridge and Oden
Follow the leader

Monday, August 18, 2008

29. Amare Stoudemire

The rim is afraid
Rebuilt stronger and faster
Microfracture this

Friday, August 15, 2008

30. Chauncey Billups

Hey Mr. Big Shot
Why just one championship?
Shots not big enough?

Thursday, August 14, 2008

31. Jermaine O’Neal

Have you forgotten
Of what he is capable?
You will remember

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

32. Jamal Crawford

Hair trigger release
Hits three pointers in bunches
None of them matter

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

33. Carmelo Anthony

Playing with AI
Has always been difficult
Ask Jerry Stackhouse

Monday, August 11, 2008

34. Kevin Durant

Rookie of the year
Moves on to a new city
Without being dealt

Friday, August 08, 2008

35. Ben Wallace

Fearsome defender
Relentless competitor
Stop trying to shoot

Thursday, August 07, 2008

36. Keith Van Horn

Silky-smooth shooter
With a lightning-quick first step
What? He’s retired?

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

37. Dirk Nowitzki

Soft as a strudel
MVP in name only
Allergic to paint

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

38. Shaquille O’Neal

Great players stay home
The Most Dominant ever?
Four teams and counting

Monday, August 04, 2008

39. Richard Jefferson

Milwaukee, oh no!
I really love the night life
Do they have any?

Friday, August 01, 2008

40. Lamar Odom

Subtle left-handed brilliance
Maybe try harder