Alonzo Mourning: Mourning was a key component in the Heat title run. According to Hoops World, Mourning will be seeking a multi-year contract. He told the AP, "It's time for me to be a little selfish, in the sense of me deciding what's best for me, my career and my family right now." In many ways Mourning embodies the Pistons' need. He is a great defender, adequate post player and plays with the passion Detroit loves. According to 82games.com, Mourning is one of the best values in the NBA. Mourning's effect on both ends of the floor is apparent in a per 100 possession analysis. From ESPN Full Court Press - see the link in today's articles thread for the full thing. So, he's a thug, a crybaby, a whiner - the primary reason many didn't want Miami to win - just so Zo couldn't have a ring. But, could he be our thug?