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It's the end of the world as we know it

Before I get into the point of this entry, let's get some Etan related stuff mentioned.  First, Jason Mallin of From Courtside offers well wishes for his friend and former Syracuse teammate.  Secondly, Wizards Insider has an update on Etan's condition as well as what the Wizards can do roster wise if Thomas is declared out for the season.  What I really want to focus on is something else from that post, where Ivan Carter talks about Eddie Jordan and Brendan Haywood:

When asked about his big man situation yesterday, Coach Eddie Jordan again sounded as if he's comfortable with what he has. He likes Brendan Haywood as his starter (more on that stunning development in a minute) and likes what he's seen out of Andray Blatche, Darius Songaila and Oleksiy Pecherov as well. All three played minutes at center Tuesday night and were effective. I talked to Brendan after Tuesday's game and he said he is ready to carry as many minutes as Jordan is willing to give him. As I mentioned in my story today, Brendan had his most productive season statistically in 2004-2005 when he played a career-high 27.4 minutes.

"I can play as many minutes as they need me to play," Haywood said following Tuesday's game. "I've been waiting a long time for an opportunity to play a lot of minutes and hopefully, I'll be ready if that's what I'm asked to do."

So that's encouraging right?  The bigs look good, and Haywood appears to be ready to log extra minutes which should help the Wizards on defense.  But before you get too hyped up on that, it gets even better:

Anyway, Jordan was discussing his big men in the hallway at Verizon Center when Brendan happened to roll out of the lockeroom and strolled past while waving hello to the talking Jordan.

"We only have one real, true center and he's walking past right now and it's a good relationship there," Jordan said as the media crew busted out laughing.

Yes ladies and gentlemen, it looks like Jordan's meeting with Haywood has patched up their once seemingly unrepairable relationship.  Is that cause for celebration?  Is it just Eddie and Brendan putting up a front?  Who knows, but if it is indeed true, then I believe that the only course of action is believe the words of this song: