Saturday, February 23, 2008

Ironman: The 2008 Basketball Analyst Buzzword of the Year

You know each year, the basketball analysts start over-using particular terms or words. And this year is no exception. This year's buzzword: Ironman. Now just about every analyst feels almost contractually obligated to mention "ironman" at least once during a broadcast!

Are they all clones? :-) On a totally unrelated note, I will be launching the Ironman of the Year Awards, and start a weekly Ironman of the Week column ;-)

What other words did you notice getting overused by basketball analysts, commentators, play-by-play guys, announcers, sideline reports?

2 comments:

FlagGal Sarah said...

I bet you didn't know the mascot of Danville High School of Danville, Pennsylvania was the Ironman. You should check them out!

ncaahoops said...

Thanks for the comment! I certainly did not know that until I read this comment.

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