The Second 2014 Tremendous Basketball Player Names Tournament – Sweet Sixteen
November 6th, 2014
(Click image to enlarge.) From the “screw it, we might as well finish it” archives comes the continuation of this aborted attempt at a sequel to the initial Ridiculous Names Tournament. This series originally ran on another site, but that site decided to close down indefinitely for whatever reason, which halted the series. Nevertheless, we […]
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 […]
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 […]
And the winner is…..
April 8th, 2014
Steeve Ho You Fat! Yay Steeve! Thank you all for playing. There will indeed be another competition: 84 names are already being parsed for the 64 spots available, and should more be found, an NIT may even be possible. Well, unless it’s overkill. And now back to basketball operations matters.