Let’s talk about James Harden for a moment. On Saturday evening, the Rockets announced that they had signed James Harden to the richest contract ever awarded an NBA player. Harden’s “supermax” extension will pay him $228 million through 2023. If Continue reading
When it comes to losing money, I do it with flair. Don’t get me wrong. I’d much rather win all my wagers, kick back in the Caribbean sipping rum drinks out of pineapples and freely pilot my Learjet to Las Continue reading
In February, New York Times writer Sam Anderson wrote a spectacular piece about one of today’s most misunderstood athletes: Russell Westbrook. By the time the article was set to print, Westbrook was in the middle of chasing history: the NBA’s Continue reading
Well, it’s finally over. Thank goodness! This season, all any basketball fan could talk about was the bad blood between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. It was the most bitter breakup professional sports had seen in years. It wasn’t long Continue reading
Have you ever stared a bad decision directly in the face but you went ahead and did it anyway? Going in, you knew it was the unjustifiably wrong thing to do, like getting behind the wheel of a car after Continue reading
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
If you’ve subscribed to this website since its inception, you’re probably wondering what’s taken me so long to write about the current Dwight Howard situation. There was a point in time where I regularly wrote about our Dwight. It’s been Continue reading
In a recent radio interview with Dan Patrick, Cleveland Cavalier Kevin Love said that Russell Westbrook is more deserving of this year’s MVP Award than Love’s own teammate LeBron James. In their never-ending quest to make something out of nothing, Continue reading
A friend’s NBA power rankings post inspired this rant so please bear with me.
Smack dab in the middle of a huge weekend in sports, with the NFL, college football and the World Series all in full swing, it was an NBA trade that grabbed all the headlines.