“Who’s Caitlin Clark?”  (Part Two)

Speaking of Caitlin Clark, now that we know Plant City Publix cashiers (or at least one of them) are familiar with the name, that might be as far as her popularity grows.  At least for now, USA Women’s Basketball has Continue reading “Who’s Caitlin Clark?”  (Part Two)

“Who’s Caitlin Clark?” (Part One)

“Who’s Caitlin Clark?” asked the friendly enough cashier and she scanned the magazine I’d bought for a sickly BCole.  BCole had ordered some food that disagreed with her so I thought a freshly printed, commemorative Caitlin Clark magazine might lift Continue reading “Who’s Caitlin Clark?” (Part One)

Five Key Takeaways From the Timberwolves-Mavericks Game As Luka Clinch a Finals Spot 

Image Source  In an astonishing turn of events, the Mavericks clinched their spot in the NBA Finals by defeating the Timberwolves 124-103. Luka Doncic set the pace early, scoring 20 points in the first quarter alone. With a 3-0 series Continue reading Five Key Takeaways From the Timberwolves-Mavericks Game As Luka Clinch a Finals Spot 

Debating the Second Superman: SportsChump and Michael Lortz discuss a Dwight Howard return to the Magic and the possible retirement of his number

It began with a simple Tweet. One afternoon, while wasting time on the internet, I happened upon a Twitter (X) post that suggested the Orlando Magic should retire Dwight Howard’s number and sign him to a final contract that would Continue reading Debating the Second Superman: SportsChump and Michael Lortz discuss a Dwight Howard return to the Magic and the possible retirement of his number

Anthony Edwards: The bad guy, in more ways than one.

Anthony Edwards is doing something nobody has ever done. Sure, Magic Johnson led his Lakers team to an NBA championship in his rookie season, but that team was stacked as is, we are slowly learning, Anthony Edwards’ talents. Nor am Continue reading Anthony Edwards: The bad guy, in more ways than one.

Shut the Funk Up, Vol. 4: The Reporter at the Luca Doncic press conference-Mary Jane Girls Edition

I began a post just the other day with the following words… “A funny thing happened on the way to these NBA playoffs.” That officially now includes not only the games we’re watching but also the post-game press conferences, for Continue reading Shut the Funk Up, Vol. 4: The Reporter at the Luca Doncic press conference-Mary Jane Girls Edition

The NBA’s youth movement: A changing of the guards

A funny thing happened on the way to these NBA playoffs. You used to be able to set your clock to veteran teams winning playoff series.  The greatest teams in NBA history, or at least recent history, had to pay Continue reading The NBA’s youth movement: A changing of the guards

Franz Wagner and the Lost Art of the Left-Handed Lay-Up

Brody Wayne sets up along the left side of the court.  Not at first, of course.  Before that, we set up along the right side of the basket, attacking the rim as most right handers do, as most basketball teams Continue reading Franz Wagner and the Lost Art of the Left-Handed Lay-Up

Orlando Day Trip Part I: The Part You DON’T Want to Read

Just so that you don’t think I’m a total heathen, driving to Orlando selfishly for playoff basketball satisfaction, I did have other things on the slate for the afternoon. My father having passed away only a few months ago, my Continue reading Orlando Day Trip Part I: The Part You DON’T Want to Read