She cried to the Southern wind
About a love that was sure to end
Every dream in her heart was gone
Headin' for a showdown
Bad dreamer, what's your name?
Looks like we're ridin' on the same train
Looks as through there'll be more pain
There's gonna be a showdown
That's my guess on what National Basketball Player's Association Executive Director Billy Hunter has cranked up as he gets set for the union's last pre-ultimatum shot at striking a deal to end the lockout with NBA Commissioner David Stern and the owners he represents. What do you think Billy's got queued up? What do you think is going through he head while he's headin' for a showdown?
Best caption wins the clear blue sky we're all hoping to see come this evening. Good luck.
In our last adventure: I don't care how many times you smile and tell me to "solve for y" — I'm not doing your math homework for you, Yao Ming.
Winner, Alex: "I don't know, sir ... pre-calculus is really over my head."
Runner-up, Eric: "A little appreciation. Do you know how easy this is for me? Do you have any [EXPLETIVE] idea how easy? This is a [EXPLETIVE] joke. And I'm sorry you can't do this, I really am, because I wouldn't have to [EXPLETIVE] sit here and watch you fumble around and [EXPLETIVE] it up all the time."
Second runner-up, Azv321: "... and that's how Battier defends Kobe. Gosh, Daryl would kill me if he knew I showed you his sabermetrics."