Tons of focus on the T’wolves is focused on the player I call “Young Scottie Pippen” in Andrew Wiggins, also Zach Lavine and Karl Anthony Towns get a lot of pub as well but fellow high flyer Shabazz Muhammad is often overlooked. Here he catches KD who hacks the hell out of him but still gets Shawn Bradley’d: ...
The Brooklyn Nets were going to rebuild a community, establish a rivalry, create jobs and opportunities for the downtrodden, invoke the prideful yet painful memories of the famous baseball team that bounced to the left coast. Instead the only memories being brought up these days about the basketball team in Brooklyn are the comparisons to ineptness that was Isiah’s Knicks and the horrendous, dysfunctional and racist tenure of Donald Sterling’s Clippers. The Russian billionaire has finally decided to cut the cord after six years of underachieving...Continue reading »
You created her, now what? You built her up, now what? She actually believed, now what? Now what seems to be the proverbial question after Ronda Rousey got kicked in the back of the skull, pounded in the grill twice and was knocked out in Australia last night. The one who was given movie roles, endorsements, legend/icon status, interviewed by seemingly every media outlet possible and a force fed role model for little girls was there splattered on the mat similar to another media created sports hero – Manny Pacquaio. Rousey has been...Continue reading »
When I was growing up the notion that I could watch every single game of a team in any sport was completely a pipe dream. Being a fan of out of markets teams was a real struggle for me in the late eighties and early nineties. I devoured box scores of my favorite teams every morning in the newspaper – it was the only way I could keep up. Sports Television packages are the norm now. The popularity of Red Zone and Sunday Ticket have spawned similar outlets for the other major sports. The nightly highlights that the association gives...Continue reading »
It was only a couple seasons ago when pundits were all lining up saying Paul George was going to be the rival of LeBron James. They would state that he matches up with a similar size and skill set to the best player in the world. So in preparation for his first full season since that horrible leg injury back at that Team USA scrimmage in 2014, the Pacers have re-built their roster to showcase a player who can slash, shoot, handle and distribute the rock at the appropriate position of…..power forward. George was told back in April that...Continue reading »