Last week, Carlos Boozer received a vote for the NBA's All-Defense team. SBN Chicago didn't handle it well.
This week, ESPN analyst and former NBA coach Jeff Van Gundy has continued the movement to find out who, exactly, committed this voting travesty. This has cemented him as a hero among men.
(His quotes, after the jump)
First, his general outlook on Boozer's defense.
"Listen, as an entire nation, not basketball lovers, but as an entire nation we have to look into voter fraud," Van Gundy told ESPNChicago.com's Nick Friedell on Wednesday before working Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. "We have to look into making a mockery of our system.
JVG then goes on to say what we were all thinking: Boozer isn't even a top tier defender on his own team.
"Because he wouldn't make second team all-defense on the Bulls, let alone in the whole NBA. And I even think Carlos Boozer, sitting at home, got a good chuckle out of that one."
Haha, man. So perfect.
And he's not done. He's still determined to continue this completely awesome witch hunt.
Van Gundy found it so surprising that the ESPN color analyst even raised the issue during Game 6 of the Celtics' semifinal series against the Philadelphia 76ers.
"I'm still on the search for the coach who voted for Carlos Boozes on the all-NBA defensive team," Van Gundy said at the time. "We have to root this person out."
The search continues.
Yes, it does. But after such mockery and dissent, would Person X (officially listed as an NBA coach) actually want to step up and receive the lashing of hatred from anyone who knows 1% about basketball?
I say... maybe.
(Weigh in on the poll below.)
Bobby Loesch is a weekly contributor to SBN Chicago. He can be reached at bobbyloesch [at] gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter @bobbystompy.