Open Thread: Game 17
Regular Season Game 17
Mavericks (12-4) vs. Wizards (6-10)
NBA TV and CSN
This would be a great game to have.
The Mavericks, winners of 12 in a row, come into
On another note, thanks to the commenters that pointed out that Eddie Jordan signed an extension this summer. Total oversight on my part and I can’t believe I forgot about that. It doesn’t mean he can’t get fired, but it makes it unlikely in the first year.
As a clarification, I’m not necessarily saying the Wizards need to fire Eddie Jordan RIGHT NOW. It’s still really early in the season, and the Wizards got off to a similarly bad (12-18) start last year. There’s still a lot of time to turn things around. Instead, my main point was that I’m not sure Eddie is the best guy to get the Wizards to the next level. Eddie’s a fantastic offensive mind, and it’s no coincidence that the Wizards had the top scoring trio in the past two years with different personnel (
As a reminder, if you’re going to the game tonight (especially if you're the one I had a subtle dig at in the post yesterday) send me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with an eyewitness report. I’ll post it up tomorrow in a separate entry.
Prediction: Wizards 107, Mavericks 105 (I know, but it’s been a long week and I need to have some optimism here)
If you’re online during the game, give a shout!