In honor of Studio 60 (my favorite new sitcom) surviving the axe at NBC, here are 5 cancelled â€œshowsâ€ (otherwise know asÂ ideas for blog articles I considered writing but decided against).
- 5 Reasons not to fire Doc Rivers right now: I was going to go for a Peter May type contrarian piece with some lame punchline about needing him to secure the lottery pick that will land us a franchise player.Â Then I realized that same joke has been repeated at least a kajillion times since the season started.Â On a side note, can you tell that I use lists as a crutch whenever I am too lazy or too ticked off to come up with a coherent topic?
- Small sample sizes: Highlighted by yetÂ another version of â€œhey, Al Jefferson sure looks like heâ€™s coming along, doesnâ€™t he?â€ and â€œcouldnâ€™t we find some more minutes for Gerald Green?â€Â This idea was scrapped for unoriginality.
- Rotations, Rotations,Â Rotations: While I do wish we could find some minutes for Powe, Rondo, and maybe even Ray, Iâ€™m somewhat encouraged by the fact that Doc has seemingly picked a rotation and stuck with it.Â And by â€œstuck with it,â€ I mean for two whole games.Â Lets give it a few more games before we get comfortable with anything.Â And a few more wins would be nice too.
- All I want for Christmas: I would have asked for a big trade without giving up Gerald Green or Al Jefferson, pixie dust to sprinkle on Perkinsâ€™ feet, and probably a new coach if I could actually think of another coach that I really want.Â But thatâ€™s about the whole â€œarticleâ€ right there.Â Besides, there will be plenty of time to play out the holiday theme over the next month.Â Maybe Iâ€™ll evenÂ bring back Festivus.Â
- Hypothetically speaking, if perchance, somehow, in a matter of speaking, maybe would we ever consider trading Paul Pieâ€¦: Sorry, nope.Â I canâ€™t do it.Â Not my binky.Â Take him away from me an all you have is a puddle of my tears.Â Way, way, way too much time left in the season to throw it all away.Â Besides, I donâ€™t want to run out of material to use throughout January.