Throwing it all away on the Houston Rockets

Hardly

Excuse me while I get this off my chest.  I just need to get my money’s worth after a season of horribly, ill-advised wagering.  We’ll get to that in a bit. By no means am I a Houston Rockets fan.  Continue reading

The voting off

desert island

This is hardly an original concept. The television show Survivor made it popular many moons ago. I never watched the show, or maybe I did once against my will, but I’m pretty sure it wasn’t the first elimination-style game show Continue reading

NBA sells out uniformly

nba uniforms

Is nothing sacred? As sports fans, we like to sit in the stands or in front of our television sets and believe everything we’re watching is real, that the players we adore are giving it their all and the franchises Continue reading

They said what? Volume 10: Dan Shaughnessy’s Twitter account and the UConn women’s basketball team

Dan Shaughnessy Twitter

I’m not sure what’s going on with old people these days but there must be something in the nursing home cafeteria food that’s making them cranky.   First we had Oscar Robertson belittling Steph Curry’s MVP season by criticizing the modern Continue reading

Stephen Curry: Upsetting the natural order of things

Oscar and Steph

“Just say sorry, Big O.  Just say sorry.” -Mark Jackson’s post-game comments to Oscar Robertson immediately after Steph Curry hit game-winning three-pointer in Oklahoma City If I’ve written about you in three straight posts, you’ve either done something right or Continue reading

The NBA’s ongoing (and rather unfounded) image problem

Thug Life

“I am… whatever you say I am” -Eminem, The Way I Am   I had an interesting conversation about sports the other day with a complete stranger.  Actually, I had met this gentleman once or twice before but our previous Continue reading