Two words that strike terror into the hearts of working men and women everywhere: "Missed paychecks."
Those words fill the dark dreams of out-of-work NBA players as the owners' lockout continues to drag on toward what may be a thankless Thanksgiving for many. And despite handsome salaries, not all will have invested wisely. Not all will have stuffed some coins beneath the mattress to cope with these days of discontent.
In other words, some of these guys may need temporary employment. And you, the exemplary readers of Page 2, are here to help with job suggestions. However, we did have two problems with the entries for this week's Top 10 list:
• A fascination with the most heartbreaking event of 2011 -- the Kardashian/Humphries breakup. This was not my fault. She may not even know me.
• A fascination with Brett Favre's involvement in the NBA lockout. This was my fault. My bad on Monday for wondering if Favre would continue to make his way into this list as he has done for the previous 12 lists. Because of my big mouth, we were inundated with list ideas that included Favre. Here's one job suggestion: "Light bulb changer on Brett Favre's farm," said Mark M. of Monee, Ill. Sigh.
One more Favre mention made the list but perhaps this has to stop.
Top 10 Temporary Jobs for NBA Players
10. "Chairman of the Seattle Supersonic's David Stern Fan Club," said Keith H. of Seattle.
9. "Tim Tebow's No. 1 wide receiver," said Karl L. of Panama City Beach, Fla.
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