Posts Tagged ‘Top 10 Games of 2009-10’

Voting Season: Game Of The Year

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Posted by Sekou Smith

HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS – We realize the start of the 2010-11 NBA season is just a couple of months away.

But before we dive headfirst into the newness here at the hideout, we wanted to take one last look at the best from last season. The best games, the best dunks, the best blocks, the best of everything. Thankfully, our friends in much higher places were already on the case.

And no, they don’t care about politricks or any of the partisan nonsense that goes on elsewhere. This is for basketball fans and hoopsheads worldwide. So don’t hesitate to cast your ballot.

The polls are open on NBA.com for the first category, the Game of the Year for the 2009-10 season. There are five regular season games and five playoff games on the ballot. And after all the votes have been tallied, NBA TV will air the results, in reverse order countdown style, Aug. 3.

As always, you are welcome to weigh in with your own opinions here (and judging from the way you let loose on the mid-summer rankings of the top eight teams in the Eastern and Western conferences, we’ll assume there will be no shortage of opinions). Make sure you highlight the hits, the misses and the games you just absolutely cannot believe were left off the ballot.

We’ve already decided which game will get our vote … sometimes it pays to save the best for last (check the recap video above).

But there are so many other worthy candidates on the ballot …

Surely, you remember this one:

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And who could forget this one:

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And how about this gem:

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While we are well aware of the risk involved in trying to boil down roughly 2,800 games into a clear-cut Top 10 (those numbers crunchers at MIT wouldn’t even bother), the truth of the matter is, this is what we do around here.

After all, this is where amazing happens.

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