elcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.
Last week's question: The National Basketball League season is now in serious jeopardy, because billionaire owners and millionaire players can't agree on how to divide hundreds of millions in revenues. Assuming the impasse is eventually resolved, we asked you to rename one of the franchises to reflect the avarice of all involved.
THE WINNER: New Jersey Net Worths
Joanne Sullivan, Maspeth, NY
SECOND PLACE: L.A. Lucres
Richard A. Patterson, East Lansing, MI
THIRD PLACE: The Milwaukee Even Bigger Bucks
Jim Keenan, Norwalk, CT
Mark Casey, Berkley, MI
Julio R. Suarez, Plano, TX
Michael Grossman, San Dimas, CA
Myra Gamburg, Lake Forest Park, WA
PJ Wells, Canton, Oh
Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA
JoAnne Coakley, Las Cruces, NM
Tom Sheppard, Flat Rock, NC
Regina Hanan, San Diego, CA
Gary Hennion, New York, NY
Ken Sparks, Weimar, TX
Janine Witte, New Hope, PA
The Portland Portfolios
John Walsh, Mercer Island, WA
The Cleveland Coveters
Lisa Vold, Newcastle, WA
The Phoenix Sums
Kimberly Obitz, Phoenix, AZ
The Los Angeles Bankers
Forest Kvasnikoff, Aizpute, Latvia
Richard Wenham, Hoquiam, WA
The New York Bankers
William D. Boye, Gladstone, NJ
Ronna Edelstein, Pittsburgh, PA
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