The truth revealed

Tom Brady hands

Paul Pierce is NBA basketball player.  His nickname is “The Truth.” The other night, with his Washington Wizards down by three, Pierce made a miraculous last second, off-balance shot to tie the game and send it into overtime. Except it Continue reading

Warriors come out and play

Denver Nuggets v Golden State Warriors - Game Four

It was almost three years ago to the day.  Golden State Warriors owner Joseph Lacob was introducing Chris Mullin to the Oracle Arena crowd.  Mullin’s jersey was about to be retired. Frustrated with the state of the franchise, the Oakland Continue reading

Old school, new school and the differing schools of thought on the state of college basketball

NCAA

Geno Auriemma has never been one to keep his opinions to himself.  The current coaching king of women’s college basketball recently called the men’s game “a joke.” He claimed the game is behind the times and lacks any consistent offense Continue reading

Bad NBA teams! Bad!

Sixers are bad

“A fool and his money are soon parted” Dr. John Bridges If I’ve learned anything from gambling on the NBA these past few days, it’s that this year’s Assocation boasts some REALLY bad teams.  And I mean BAD.  Stinkeroos.  Teams Continue reading

Clarifying the MVP debate

Curry and Harden

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

The NBA coaching carousel redux

Blatt

About a month ago, I wrote (but didn’t publish) this piece on David Blatt, head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.  With LeBron James out due to injury, the Eastern Conference favorites had lost nine of ten ball games.  There were Continue reading

Decisions, decisions: #1s versus #2s over the years

winston mariota

“Torn between two lovers, feeling like a fool” -Mary MacGregor By virtue of finishing dead last in the league in 2014, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold the rights to the top pick in the upcoming NFL draft. What to do, Continue reading

Coexistence and the difficulties that lie within: JR Smith lands gig with the Cleveland Cavaliers

JR Smith sits down

Some relationships are destined for failure.  You can sense it before it happens.  That first fight, that little squabble, that annoying thing your partner does that you put up with for a while but that you know will ultimately lead Continue reading