Author Message

<  Yao off the court; Yao's personality  ~  Yao nominated for an ESPY award

PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2003 11:47 am
User avatarPosts: 368Location: Fort BraggJoined: Wed Apr 23, 2003 5:35 pm
In case anybody doesn't know, since I didn't until I heard about it this year, the ESPY Awards are sort of like the Academy Awards of sports.

Yao got nominated for "Breakthrough Athlete of the Year."

And I think he should win it. What I find ridiculous is that Lebron James also got nominated. I think he's a breakthrough athlete for high-school sports, and he's already made a commercial impact in the NBA but he still hasn't played a single professional season yet and the ESPY awards are all about the achievements of an entire Pro Sport Season.

Personally, I think Yao is much more deserving of the award, considering the criticism he was facing, the obstacles he overcame, and commercial changes his presence alone instilled.


Offline Profile WWW
PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2003 11:52 am
User avatarPosts: 2949Location: xraymom saysJoined: Thu May 22, 2003 11:52 am
ABSOLUTELY!!!! Way to go, Yao! :D


Offline Profile
PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2003 10:16 pm
Posts: 3762Joined: Sat Jun 14, 2003 12:57 am
i think its a dumb award full-stop


Offline Profile

Display posts from previous:  Sort by:

All times are UTC - 8 hours [ DST ]
Page 1 of 1
3 posts
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests
Search for:
Post new topic  Reply to topic
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum