All Star Pointless 2

Why not have a weekend off, instead of an All Star game?

What The Heck… 6

… is happening in the NBA? • Mo Williams scored 52 points last night… 52 POINTS!… and the Wolves beat Indy. • LeBron came back from the longest inactive stretch of his career, scored 33 points… and the Cavs still lost to the Suns. • The defending Champion Spurs… who currently sit at 7 in ...

30 Years of Dubious Comparisons 4

The General Idea: To look back at the Finals MVP’s of the past 30 NBA Championship Teams and try to calculate, using highly questionable tactics, their career success rates. The Specifics: • Every year of a players career counts for one point. • Years that include a Playoff appearance add an extra 1/2 point. • ...

Weird Summer 1

It’s been a weird summer so far for the NBA.  Just a few examples… – Howard leaves LA for Houston.  That’s not the weird part, the weird part is that it seems like the Clippers might end up being the better LA team for the next 4 or 5 years. – Phil Jackson’s Twitter account.  ...

New Big 3 on the West Coast 4

Maybe I’m missing something, but I believe I was scoffed at when I previously mentioned the possibility of Carmelo and LeBron going to Los Angeles next year to usher in a new era of Laker Legends. http://probasketballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/07/17/report-the-lakers-want-to-chase-lebron-and-melo-next-summer-is-that-news/ NBC Sports is reporting on the possibility, ESPN is reporting on it, Bleacher Report is reporting on it, ...

A new big 3 for 2014? 9

Although the NBA tried to stop teams from creating a big 3 or a big 2 1/2. While this years NBA Free Agency lacked movement I suspect next seasons is already being planned. You may be wondering why I say this, and while people in Cleveland have their panties in a bundle and their rally ...

The Dwightmare saga starts again 6

Here we go again. Every time this happens he says ,”ah no, it wont happen like that again. I’ll be straight up, and i’ll make a good decision…” bla bla bla. It happens every time Dwight Howards gets a chance to look at his options. Why can’t he just make a decision. It’s truly not ...

American’s can get citizenship elsewhere for sports but not for refuge status? 6

Perhaps I am the only one looking at the Edward Snowden situation in a slightly different light than “traitor” or “patriot”. How many times do we see athletes leaving their home countries to get citizenship in another country to join their athletics? The US national teams are often comprised of people who are naturalized citizens ...

NBA 2013 FA 2

Perhaps the most interesting part of sports is the free agency period. At the moment the 2013 NBA FA period is merely 19 hours deep, and with plenty of time to go we should see some interesting moves. Notable offers so far is New Orleans Pelicans offering Tyreke Evans $40-$44 million as a bench player. ...

Patriots are buying back Hernandez jerseys; what’s one jersey you wish you could trade in? 1

Ever have a favorite players jersey only to see them do something that lands them on the trading block and never to return to your team? Philadelphia fans would know a thing or two about owning a Barkley jersey after he left, or Iverson when he was gone, or Van Horn, or Iggy, or any ...