Numbers are lifeblood to the history of sports. They help us compare one player to another and one generation to the next. Quite often, they signify greatness: 714. .400. 16-0. These numbers all hold meaning. But statistics can also be Continue reading
It finally went down. Months after the NBA season ended, in the aftermath of Cleveland losing to Golden State, rumors had surfaced that Cavaliers’ superstars Kyrie Irving and LeBron James could not coexist. Kyrie wanted out. He had gone to Continue reading
“’’Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all” -Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1849 “Ain’t talkin’ about love.” -Van Halen, 1978 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame resides in Cleveland, Ohio. Perhaps the Cavaliers Continue reading
If you’ve been paying any attention to this website over the past few months, or had any sort of conversation with me in person over that same time frame, you’d know exactly how pumped I am about these upcoming NBA Continue reading
I’ve had a few of you write in lately and ask me to chime in on the NBA playoffs. Considering a) I’ve been working a ton, b) the playoffs are just now starting to get interesting and c) I’ve actually Continue reading
“That’s right, that’s right. We bad! Uh huh!” -Richard Pryor, Stir Crazy, 1980 We’ve talked a lot about fandom over the past few months, more specifically when it is acceptable for sports fans to switch allegiances and what rights we Continue reading
Holding Court Part Deux has arrived, starring the usual suspects: Hoopstradamus, Fishman, the Elusive Heisenberg, the Pest, myself and Downtown Charlie Brown. In this issue, we tackle Linsanity, the 2012 All Star game and the NBA’s annual awards races.