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  1. The Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Would Stephon Marbury fit into Boston's backcourt? Does Nate Robinson fit into Mike D'Antoni's vision? Wizznutzz doesn't worry about fitting in, period. Zach Lowe of Celtics Hub: "The idea behind signing Marbury, ...

    Blog | February 25, 2009
  2. Etan Thomas Talks Heart Surgery

    Henry Abbott

    On RealGM, Etan Thomas goes into detail about his condition and recovery from recent heart surgery. He is about to finish his next book, and he has a lot going on. One thing I hadn't known before: doctors had been monitoring his heart condition for y...

    Blog | October 24, 2007
  3. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Scary times for Etan Thomas, who is having open heart surgery today to repair a leaky aortic valve. Former Syracuse teammate Jason Mallin chimes in on the blog FromCourtside: "As a former teammate and friend of Etan, I wanted to wish him the best of ...

    Blog | October 11, 2007
  4. Etan Thomas Responds to Andrew Bogut

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz In Slam Online, Etan Thomas posts a response to Andrew Bogut's comments in the Sydney Morning Herald. Bogut sounded off about what he perceives as a slavishly materialistic, irresponsible NBA culture in which players spend...

    Blog | July 17, 2007
  5. Etan Thomas Builds a Bridge to Jason Whitlock

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Whitlock means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. He has his fans, his skills. He works hard and makes his points. I believe he also -- like a million media types -- sometimes gets a little zealous about being contrarian, f...

    Blog | May 11, 2007
  6. Etan Thomas Will Not Shut Up

    Henry Abbott

    In Etan Thomas's latest SLAM column, he tells stories about people who approach him in public, share their unsolicited opinions with him, and then tell him that unsolicited opinions should be kept to one's self. The big Wizard has plenty of interesti...

    Blog | April 16, 2007
  7. My Solution for Don Imus (and Road Rage)

    Henry Abbott

    Wizards forward Etan Thomas wrote a column for SLAM calling for Don Imus's job. The Don Imus thing, to be honest, gives me a headache. I honestly can't say if I agree or disagree with Thomas. There is, in this world, an infinite supply of cranky nutj...

    Blog | April 10, 2007
  8. Thursday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The Bulls have been underperforming as of late, which doesn't hurt the trade rumors. Dwyane Wade really can win games all by himself. Etan Thomas book signings for those of you in the D.C. area. Eddie Johnson filed a defamation lawsuit ag...

    Blog | January 11, 2007
  9. Random Wizznutzz Quote of the Day

    Henry Abbott

    From an important examintion of the Etan Thomas worldview ("the GRENADIN' GRENADIAN, THE VERNACULAR SPECTACULAR, is all over the interwebs like a hillbilly on his Moms."): ...NBA referees are many things: oily, misanthropic, awkward, beady...

    Blog | January 02, 2007
  10. Etan Thomas vs. David Stern

    Henry Abbott

    Tread carefully, Mr. Tiny Commissioner. You know this cat will back it up. Etan Thomas doesn't like how the media has covered newballgate... as in, it seems like the players were so whiny that the league eventually let them have the damn cookie. N...

    Blog | December 21, 2006
  11. Etan Thomas with Fight Particulars

    Henry Abbott

    Etan Thomas vs. Brendan Haywood, as reported by John N. Mitchell in the Washington Times: "What really happened was that after we argued and I hit him, he pushed me into the lockers," Thomas said yesterday. "We squared off, and he gra...

    Blog | November 08, 2006
  12. More Etan Thomas vs. Tom Knott

    Henry Abbott

    I think this angle of that particular pissing match has already been covered, but for what it's worth, Etan Thomas has more to say about Tom Knott, George Bush, and the war in Iraq at RealGM. I think it has reached the point where the only reasonable...

    Blog | September 22, 2006
  13. They Don't Call Them WizzNutzz for Nothing

    Henry Abbott

    A handy chart comparing NBA player and poet Etan Thomas and fictitious Wizznutzz intern and writer August Strindberg. Hilarious....

    Blog | October 19, 2005
  14. Remember that Etan Thomas Speech?

    Henry Abbott

    It stirred things up here quite a bit here a few days ago. (Have you noticed, by the way, how little coverage this has gotten elsewhere?) Turns out you can watch it or listen to it for the full effect. He's more convincing in multimedia, and not at a...

    Blog | October 09, 2005
  15. Etan Thomas Made a Speech

    Henry Abbott

    Thanks to Kerry Seed for pointing this out to me. It's the transcript of a speech Wizard forward (and poet) Etan Thomas made at a rally in Washington on Saturday. I want to get big yellow buses with no air conditioner and no seatbelts and round up Bi...

    Blog | September 28, 2005