Celtics no answer for Steph Curry’s greatness

“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

LeBillionaire

The internet was set ablaze today with news that LeBron James had officially become… a billionaire.  This, of course, came as shocking news to no one.  With his multitude of endorsement deals, real estate investments, teams played for and teams Continue reading LeBillionaire

LeBron’s got balls, G.O.A.T.s don’t dance and other newsworthy notes from a torrid week in Tinseltown

I have long been called a LeBron apologist so please allow me to criticize when criticism is due. Many moons ago, Shawn Kemp, one of the most authoritative dunkers of his generation, hung from the rim after dunking on his Continue reading LeBron’s got balls, G.O.A.T.s don’t dance and other newsworthy notes from a torrid week in Tinseltown

A fitting end, a new beginning: The Milwaukee Bucks are your NBA champions

The sun shone bright in Milwaukee on Wednesday morning.  A fair portion of the town’s constituents probably woke up with a beer-induced hangover but also, a smile.  For the first time in fifty years, longer than the majority of their Continue reading A fitting end, a new beginning: The Milwaukee Bucks are your NBA champions

Gaps narrowed, coaches embittered and efforts not worth their weight in gold: The Currently Troubling Case of Team USA Basketball

I’m in a pissed off mood and about to blaspheme a legend so fasten up.  Riddle me this, Batman.  Why is Gregg Popovich coaching this Olympic USA Basketball team? To be perfectly clear from the outset, Coach Pop is an Continue reading Gaps narrowed, coaches embittered and efforts not worth their weight in gold: The Currently Troubling Case of Team USA Basketball

What Michael Jordan meant to me: My own ten-part documentary

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

Defending Isiah Thomas

We are a stay-at-home people these days. We all have this new strain of Coronavirus to thank for that. That means that we, especially us sports fans, have been glued, perhaps unhealthily, to our television sets. Old movies, reruns we’ve Continue reading Defending Isiah Thomas

Coronavirus hypotheticals and the Michael Jordan-LeBron James Debate

We will have no NBA Finals this year. As much as it pains me to type that last sentence, hosting a Finals in any way, shape or form at this juncture seems not only logistically impossible but wholeheartedly irresponsible. So, Continue reading Coronavirus hypotheticals and the Michael Jordan-LeBron James Debate

Thoughts on a wild, wild few weeks of sports: Chumpservations revisited (Vol. 39)

“What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here?” Slim Pickens as Taggart in Blazing Saddles, 1974 It’s been a while since I’ve put some random thoughts down on paper. Between holidays, birthdays and deaths in the Continue reading Thoughts on a wild, wild few weeks of sports: Chumpservations revisited (Vol. 39)