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
Weeks ago, we all gathered around our television sets and witnessed something that hadn’t happened in nearly forty years: American Pharoah won horse racing’s Triple Crown. Very soon, we’re about to witness something that’s happened even less frequently than that. Continue reading
There was once a time in history when every single one of us rooted for Tiger Woods. After all, what wasn’t to like? He was handsome, personable, a smiling young man who represented change in a game that had historically Continue reading
I feel an apology is in order. As a hardcore, self-professed basketball jones, of all people, I should know better than to underestimate the always underestimated San Antonio Spurs. Somehow, once again, I fell victim to doing so. I know Continue reading
And so, it is done. Another basketball season has come to a close with the Miami Heat raising another trophy and LeBron James fitting himself for another ring.
“I personally guarantee that the Cleveland Cavaliers will win an NBA championship before the self-titled former ‘king’ wins one.” -Dan Gilberts, Cleveland Cavaliers owner, December 13, 2010
“We had nothing left.” – Doc Rivers
Magic versus Bird, Russell versus Chamberlain, Jordan versus everybody else. These are the rivalries that molded the National Basketball Association into what it is today.
Back in December, I hosted a contest, asking each of you ten questions of varying difficulty about the upcoming NBA season. Now that the season is about two-thirds over, it’s time to take a look back at those questions, see Continue reading
“These people depend upon tips for a living!” -Charles Grodin as Jonathan Mardukas in Midnight Run