At long last, after three months of anticipation, the New Orleans Pelicans’ number one draft pick, Zion Williamson, finally took the floor in an NBA basketball game. After a slow start from a 19-year old kid who clearly was not Continue reading Zion Williamson and the art of the rebound
Malcom Gladwell coined the term “tipping point” which refers to a point in time where a certain specific event changes the course of history. One such decision came on April 30, 1956 in Rochester, New York of all places. Two Continue reading Things I learned from reading “Basketball: A Love Story” – Part One: Bill Russell and the Rochester Royals
The National Football League simply can’t get out of its own way, tripping over its two left cleats every chance it gets. The league continues to prove with overwhelming splendor that it is one of the most self-serving, poorly managed Continue reading The ongoing saga of Terrell Owen’s HOF snub aka yet another reason the NFL is a piece of shit
“To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction” Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton probably didn’t have Colin Kaepernick in mind when he discovered his third law of physics but damn if he wasn’t right on the money. For Continue reading Applying Simple Laws of Physics to Colin Kaepernick’s Anthem Protest
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 Have we nothing better to talk about? Rethinking the ridiculousness of the NBA Mount Rushmore argument
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 So you don’t think LeBron James is the best player in the NBA? What league are you watching exactly?
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.
I was watching some tribute to Muhammad Ali on television the other night. He had just celebrated his 70th birthday so some Las Vegas big wigs decided to honor the former heavyweight champion by basically booking every star imaginable for Continue reading Shafting Tyson
Who’s better? LeBron or Kobe? You decide. Continue reading Presenting the “Who’s better, LeBron or Kobe?” caption contest
Book Review of FreeDarko’s An Undisputed Guide to Pro Basketball History Continue reading A review of Freedarko’s The Undisputed Guide to Pro Basketball History