Have we nothing better to talk about? Rethinking the ridiculousness of the NBA Mount Rushmore argument

NBA Mount Rushmore

I had really planned on leaving this one alone.  After all, choosing the four best players to have ever played a sport is entirely subjective.  I might include Player A on my mountainside and justify that argument until I’m blue Continue reading

Bad teams! Bad!

sports fan bad head

“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

LeBron and Mario. Brothers?

“There’s this incident that occurs with Michael Jordan and Steve Kerr on a basketball practice floor, where there’s a little tension between them, and eventually Michael reacts to it and hits Steve.  And at that point there’s a turning point Continue reading

The woes of determining the Orlando Magic’s greatest player ever

As a sports fan and furiously obsessed sports blogger, I subscribe to various online updates.  As a Magic fan, the Orlando Sentinel is one of those.

Nightmares of Nate: How one mighty midget manifested Miami’s main malady

For two full seasons, we’ve been told the best way to beat the Miami Heat is to out-rebound them.  They’re one of the worst rebounding teams in the league, weak down low, critics would claim, lazily pulling up statistics that Continue reading

So you don’t think LeBron James is the best player in the NBA? What league are you watching exactly?

This is not the look of a man who just got poked in the eye. This is the look of a man who we once collectively ridiculed for not being a champion.  Do you remember that?  You should because it Continue reading

Putting the Dream Team debate to rest

I woke up late the other morning to find out that the US Men’s Basketball team had barely eked out a victory over Lithuania, by a final score of 99-94.  Apparently, LeBron bailed out Team USA with a strong fourth Continue reading

Dennis Rodman speaks to the youth of today and other horrific ideas perpetrated by the publishing industry

I read somewhere that Dennis Rodman is putting out a children’s book.  More power to him.