“This one hits a little different.” -Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors, four-time NBA Champion With minutes left to play in Game Six of the NBA Finals, on the infamous parquet floor some 3000 miles from where he plays his home Continue reading Celtics no answer for Steph Curry’s greatness
I read some comments on Twitter the other day that got me thinking about two things. One is that I need to stay off the internet. The drivel that’s eroding cyberspace these days is mind-numbing. The second thing I thought Continue reading Jimmy Butler solidifies “superstar” status, gives internet one less thing to argue about
During a mid-game interview, smack dab in the middle of the third quarter of a Game Seven, with his team on the verge of ousting the Milwaukee Bucks, first year Celtics coach Ime Udoka took not-so-subtle jab at the defending Continue reading Ime who?
I’m so disappointed in myself. Clearly, I have not been listening to enough Public Enemy. Once again, with the glacier-headed Titanic that is the Brooklyn Nets, I fell victim to believing the hype. Memo to self: cue up Fear of Continue reading Celtics Embarrass Nets, Remind Me I Know Nothing About Basketball
I placed my lone wager for the day early Tuesday evening. Nothing over the top, just twenty bucks on a two-team parlay: Celtics minus the two, Denver Nuggets plus the seven-and-a-half. The twenty bucks, if it hit, was to come Continue reading Bam Adebayo is a baaaaad motha… shut yo’ mouth! I’m just talkin’ about Bam!
The Philadelphia 76ers just fired their head coach, Brett Brown. While I’ve watched that basketball team plenty over the last several years, I need not have watched a single minute to conclude that Brown’s biggest mistake was his inability to Continue reading Brown Out! Sixers sack coach after seven seasons on sidelines
I grew up in a baseball household. Basketball was never around much… for two reasons. First of all, nobody older than me in my family really played basketball so there was never any motivation to watch. My uncle Alex was Continue reading What Michael Jordan meant to me: My own ten-part documentary
With my brand, new car in the shop needing, wait for it, a whole new engine, #HyundaiBuyerBeware, what better time to catch up on some NBA Playoffs? I wasn’t driving anywhere so I grabbed the remote, cracked open a bottle Continue reading The Final Four… Series: NBA Playoffs in Full Effect
I remember exactly where I was the night of the Malice at the Palace. It was so disturbing for this peace-loving, NBA fan that I could barely turn away from my television set. I sat in disbelief, watching highlights (or Continue reading Things I learned from reading “Basketball: A Love Story” – Part Two: Don’t Go Messin’ With the Celtics’ Huddle
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