And the Winner Is…Lightning Lou

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(Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty Images)

The polling on the website is finished and Lightning Lou is the newly appointed nickname. I like the name, although I am slightly dissapointed that my personal favorite, Thor, didn’t even crack the top five. I probably should have mentioned this before the whole poll was finished as it might have swayed some fans on the fence. But if it’s lightning you like, let me point out that Thor defeats his enemies using his giant hammer, which also has the power of lightning.  I know this because I Googled it, and consulted with Robin Lopez on my findings. I also learned that Thor is a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ that has dropped 50% of it’s value in the past five months, and also a company that produces quality motocross jerseys, pants, and gloves. This informtion may or may not be relevant, I haven’t decided yet.

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Creatures of Habit

In my experience, most basketball players are creatures of habit. We like things to be the same, that way they are predictable and things become easier. Think about it, we spend hours in the gym performing the same motion over and over again until it becomes a reflex.

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I Am Lou Amundson and This Is My Blog

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(Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty Images)

Hello everybody,

I am Lou Amundson and this is my Blog!

This is my first experience doing something like this, but I will have some fun with it and hopefully the fans out there will enjoy reading it, too. I plan on simply sharing some of my thoughts throughout the remainder of the season and to give an inside perspective on what it’s like to play for the Sun. [Read more...]