This is the summer of our discontent, and we have quite the undercard to prove it. It’s been an unbearably hot summer right here in the Sunshine State. I say that because there’s currently sweat dripping on my keyboard. Fortunately, Continue reading Chumpservations, v. 42: The “Can’t We All Just Get Along” Edition (Sean Payton vs. Nathaniel Hackett; James Harden vs. Daryl Morey; and Michael Oher vs. Sandra Bullock)
At the beginning of these NBA playoffs, I was as excited as a kid in a candy shop. 16 teams, most with a legitimate chance to win it all. Some familiar faces, a smattering of new talent, this post-season boasted Continue reading NBA Playoffs: The Great, Wart-Exposing Equalizer
The only thing more morally corrupt than intentionally losing games is charging fans top dollar to watch you do so. There’s no more effective way to alienate an NBA fan base than losing basketball games on purpose while simultaneously assuring Continue reading Book Review: Built to Lose by Jake Fischer
This off-season NBA fans have suffered through the unfortunate tale of two lottery picks who cannot get along, or perhaps better stated, one who can no longer coexist with the franchise that drafted him. After finishing the 2015-16 season with Continue reading Guards and Big Men: The Just Can’t Get Along Edition featuring Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid
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 miss hearing about the drama between Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid and seeing how the Philadelphia 76ers would have either overachieved or underachieved in this year’s NBA Playoffs. I miss seeing what could have been between LeBron James and Continue reading I miss…
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 keep an odd schedule. I work nights and weekends, which I love because it keeps me out of trouble but it also cramps my style when it comes to big time concerts or sporting events. Since I have Wednesdays Continue reading My Sports Week, Part One: The Jimmy Butler Invitational
“A fool and his money are soon parted” Dr. John Bridges If I’ve learned anything from gambling on the NBA these past few days, it’s that this year’s Assocation boasts some REALLY bad teams. And I mean BAD. Stinkeroos. Teams Continue reading Bad NBA teams! Bad!
“That’s right, that’s right. We bad! Uh huh!” -Richard Pryor, Stir Crazy, 1980 We’ve talked a lot about fandom over the past few months, more specifically when it is acceptable for sports fans to switch allegiances and what rights we Continue reading Bad teams! Bad!