We knew the fans were astute.  Last night, Kobe Bryant, was voted Player of the Decade by millions of fans around the world.  Shaquille O’Neal, Lebron James, Tim Duncan and Steve Nash (Steve Nash?!?!? WTF?!?!) were all in the runnings but there can only be one.

Kobe Bryant took 54% of the votes with Lebron getting 17%.  Who could really deny this man that honor?  We watched last night as Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith, Chris Webber, Kevin McHale and Charles Barkley all made their cases for who they felt deserved the honor.  Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley and Chris Webber argued in Shaq’s favor.  All of them need to lay off the SYRUP…