Antawn Jamison: The Real Winner of NBA Trade Week

February 20th, 2010 by Jimmy Weinland Leave a reply »
Cavs fans had to take a little extra Pepto-Bismol with their coffee these past few days before the NBA trade deadline,  which should serve as good practice for this summer when LeBron is wined and dined in every US city imaginable.  But when it was all said and done, the Cavs swung a very favorable deal for themselves, especially if Zydrunas Ilgauskas is bought out of his contract and returns home in 30 days like we all hope.

The Rockets, Bulls, Knicks, Kings, Clippers, Bucks, Mavericks, and Trail Blazers were all very active as well, but in the end, Antawn Jamison was the real winner of this week’s trading bonanza.

This is because nobody deserved to be traded more.

He is a class-act and a graceful leader. A good looking, nice guy who has been stuck on one of the worst, most turmoil ridden teams in the league these past few years.

The Wizard’s locker room was a prison filled with gun toting maniacs, for which Antawn was always miscast. You could see in his eyes the sorrow, having to stand by and support eccentric and villainous teammates—yet he was always a good soldier.

On Jan. 8 before the Wizards played the Orla ...

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