John Calipari to the Lakers: More than a rumor, more than a rumor to me

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I love a good rumor. Don’t get me wrong.  I don’t subscribe to The Globe or The Enquirer… although I do give them a quick thumb-through for shits and giggles while standing in line at the supermarket.  Hey, if one Continue reading

SportsChump Motion Pictures presents The Rodman Supremacy

The pierced, black giant strutted into the Oval Office as if he felt perfectly at home there.  He and the president had been friends dating back to their Chicago days although few knew the extent of their relationship.  Even then, 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 tenuous tenure of an NBA head coach

Gregg Popovich became the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs in 1996.  Doc Rivers began coaching the Celtics in ‘04.  Erik Spoelsta started his tenure with the Miami Heat in 2008, five years ago.  That makes Spoelstra the third Continue reading

Down and Out in Beverly Hills: The Disruptive Influence of a Tweeting Mamba

We’ve all been there before, driving around town behind the wheel of our sedans, looking for our intended destination with a carful of passengers, when one of those passengers, the loud-mouth know-it-all in the back, begins shouting out directions.

Christmas comes early for Laker haters

Is it wrong that I’m feeling euphoric over the Lakers’ current suffering? I consider myself a loving person, never taking enjoyment in the misery of others, but this Laker fiasco is too glorious not to celebrate.

So much for getting the band back together: Lakers choose D’Antoni over Jackson as their next head coach

The Blues Brothers is one of the most forgotten and underrated comedies of our generation. 

Carmelo Anthony, the New York Knicks and whether chuckers win championships: A statistical analysis

Fibbs walked into the bar that afternoon, his orange Knicks cap tilted backwards, gold chain around his neck and Amare Stoudemire jersey (sans cast) worn proudly.  He had been drinking all day and was smiling, giddy almost.  After all, why Continue reading

And down the stretch they come: Your NBA contest standings

And then there were eight:  Clippers, Lakers, Heat, Pacers, Spurs, Thunder, Celtics and Sixers.