May 11, 2012 | 2:29 pm
Posted by Jeremy Fine
Congrats to NBA commish David Stern on being named TGR NBA Sportsman of the Year. Stern helped settle a brutal dispute during the NBA lockout to give us a season. Many thought there would be no basketball in 2012 (after last night’s Bulls loss I kind of wish that was true) but Stern and company worked out their differences. The other nominees were Cavs Owner Dan Gilbert for drafting Kyrie Irving and turning the franchise around as well as NBA players Omri Casspi and Jordan Farmar. Farmar seemed like a lock upping his average to around 10 ppg all season but sat out a good portion with a groin injury. Casspi played solid minutes and started a good number of games for the Cavs, but ultimately did not put up great numbers and found himself moving from starter to bench player middle of the season.
Mazel Tov to the Commish.
And Let Us Say…Amen.
- Jeremy Fine
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