The Second 2014 Tremendous Basketball Player Names Tournament – Second Round
September 9th, 2014

(Click here for first round matchups. Also, click image to enlarge.) The first round over, and there weren’t too many upsets. All 1, 2 and 3 seeds made it through, although Nelson Mandela only just beat the plucky Sydney Smallbone, and Ivana Mandic only barely squeaked out the legendary World B. Free by a couple […]

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The Second 2014 Tremendous Basketball Player Names Tournament – First Round
August 31st, 2014

Funny names are funny, and the idea of bracketing a bunch of them is not new. The Name of the Year competition started back in 1983, before the author of this bracket was even a sperm, and that baton has been passed to new ownership, who last year awarded Leo Moses Spornstarr the 2013 winner […]

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The 2014 Ridiculous Basketball Player Names Bracket, CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
April 6th, 2014

[Previously: First round, second round, sweet sixteen, second round, elite eight, final four.] This is it, the final showdown. After a long, fiercely competitive, hit-count friendly month of titanic struggle and mesmering battle, we have eliminated 62 competitors in the first annual Ridiculous Basketball Player Names competition, and are down to the final pair. So […]

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The 2014 Ridiculous Basketball Player Names Bracket, Final Four
April 3rd, 2014

[Previously: First round, second round, sweet sixteen, second round, elite eight.] 60 down, four to go. (Click here for full size version) As always, these names are completely genuine. If you don’t believe it, Google it. (1) Grienntys Chief Kickingstallionsims v (1) Gang Wang Journeys so far: (1) Grienntys Chief Kickingstallionsims First round: Won 359-40 […]

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The 2014 Ridiculous Basketball Player Names Bracket, Elite Eight
March 31st, 2014

[Previously: First round, second round, sweet sixteen.] Due to an administrative error whereby I accidentally set the Sweet Sixteen polls to run for a week longer than they were supposed to, the 2014 Ridiculous Basketball Player Names Tournament is still going on, having lost all its previous momentum. Nevertheless, we are down to the Elite […]

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The 2014 Ridiculous Basketball Player Names Bracket, Sweet Sixteen
March 19th, 2014

The results are in from the second round, and so it’s Sweet 16 time! (Click here for full size version) THE “WHAT THE HELL?” REGIONAL (1) Grienntys Chief Kickingstallionsims v (5) Solomon HorseChief: Vote wisely. Vote HorseChief. Grienntys Chief Kickingstallionsims or Solomon HorseChief? (3) Typhoon Dusk Nurse v (7) Ruben Boumtje Boumtje: Should Nurse lose […]

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The 2014 Ridiculous Basketball Player Names Bracket, Second Round
March 12th, 2014

The results are in from the first round, and there were upsets. It’s almost like a proper bracket. (Click here for full size version) In accordance with prophecy, the number one seeds made it through unscathed, Grienntys Chief Kickingstallionsims and Steeve Ho You Fat putting up dominating performances in securing 85%+ of the votes in […]

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The 2014 Ridiculous Basketball Player Names Bracket
March 5th, 2014

[Voting is now over. Go to ROUND TWO.] In compiling a scouting database, hopefully to be launched in June time, I have spent a lot of time rooting through rosters of basketball teams all around the globe. And while this website and the subsequent database are to be completely serious – this website is one […]

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