Sights, sounds and emotions from Celtics-Heat Game Two

The text came from Kid Sheraton Tuesday afternoon. I can get tickets for tomorrow night’s Heat game if you’re free. Oh, how I love good news. 

Wherefore art thou, Coach? Parting thoughts on Stan Van Gundy.

I walked into the Pebble Creek clubhouse at the turn, to quench my thirst with a refreshing Jack Daniels and Coca-Cola cocktail last Tuesday afternoon.  The lukewarm cans of Yuengling on the front nine weren’t sitting well.  Like any good Continue reading

Random thoughts on the NBA Playoffs so far… and a look ahead

After watching the Clippers outscore the Spurs by 22 points in the first quarter of Game Three of their playoff series, it appeared, if ever so briefly, that San Antonio was not as invincible as everyone thought.  Then we saw Continue reading

Carmelo Anthony, the New York Knicks and whether chuckers win championships: A statistical analysis

Fibbs walked into the bar that afternoon, his orange Knicks cap tilted backwards, gold chain around his neck and Amare Stoudemire jersey (sans cast) worn proudly.  He had been drinking all day and was smiling, giddy almost.  After all, why Continue reading

And down the stretch they come: Your NBA contest standings

And then there were eight:  Clippers, Lakers, Heat, Pacers, Spurs, Thunder, Celtics and Sixers.

To tank or not to tank: When winning just isn’t all that important

I was watching Lakers-Nuggets Game Five the other night.  You remember that game in Los the Staples Center where Kobe Bryant scored 43, yet his team still couldn’t close out the series?