This post was originally featured on Yaysports!.
(The Cavalier is on an extended leave of absence. The following was not written by him, although he is almost done with his 40 day sabbatical.)
Every year, I stick with the same New Year's Resolution: to be better than I was the year before. It could be better financially, academically, physically, or to get one less speeding ticket. Whatever. It gets people off my back and makes for a decent resolution.
Apparently, Golden State Warrior guard Monta Ellis had a similar goal going into this season. And out of all the players in the NBA, Ellis improved the most, winning the NBA's vaunted Most Improved Player Award. Despite his improved-ness, Monta is not yet the ultimate Warrior and still needs his teammates Clappin' Baron Davis and Stephen Jackson to not get thrown out of games if Golden State is to continue their threat against the heralded Dallas Mavericks.