Author Archives: Najm Haque, MD

Please Larry, Don’t Go

Hey Larry, This is a little awkward since we’ve done this whole contract dance a couple of times now. I’m not blaming you- the NFL is a business and you should get the maximum benefit out of your career. Note … Continue reading

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Is Derrick Rose a Top 5 NBA Player?

Pakastallion and I had an interesting argument a couple of weeks ago. He asked me whether D-Rose, after being voted as the consensus MVP of the year, was a top 5 player in the NBA. After a little deliberation, I … Continue reading

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NBA All-Defensive Team? Try the NBA All-Popularity Team

The NBA All-Defensive first and second teams were announced yesterday and there were a few, let’s call them curious selections. Kobe Bryant was voted onto the first team for the ninth time and LeBron James for the third straight year, … Continue reading

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Pooling Resources: Why the Niners and Raiders Should Share a Stadium

People are going to hate me for writing this. Niners fans hate the Raiders and vice versa. Actually, the fans want you to think they hate each other- they actually don’t.  In reality, the two fan bases like talking smack … Continue reading

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Destroying the Myths: Why the NBA is Superior to College Basketball

Every year during March Madness, I have to sit through people telling me why the NCAA is better than the NBA. How college basketball is much more exciting. How college basketball is so much more fundamental. How college basketball has … Continue reading

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Who will win the West?

The Spurs have the best record in the NBA. The Lakers and Mavericks are close. The Lakers have the best record since the All-Star Break (a ridiculous 17-2, how does anybody go 17-2 in the NBA anymore?). The Spurs are … Continue reading

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Kevin Love Needs to be Traded From Minnesota

Last night, the Golden State Warrior’s ended Kevin Love’s streak of double doubles at 53.  Yes, 53 straight double doubles. To put that into historical perspective, this was the longest streak since Elvin Hayes back in 1974. Now I’m not … Continue reading

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