Tagged “nba”

Why I Love NBA Basketball (…And Why You Don’t If You Don’t)

On loving the NBA for what it is, and what it isn't

Leaked: More Danny Ferry NBA Scouting Reports

Intrigued by his comments about Luol Deng, our crack research team discovered a few more of Danny Ferry's scouting reports on NBA players

Exactly How Racist Was Atlanta Hawks Owner Bruce Levenson’s Email?

What I read here is a man who might not be a racist, but lazily drew racist conclusions to an issue that goes much deeper than any cosmetic racial concerns

Meet Michele Roberts: 1st Woman To Head Pro Sports Union. Professional Bad-Ass

Look. I'd be lying if I said I heard of Michele Roberts, new head of the National Basketball Player...

There’s Nothing Wrong With Being A Bandwagon Fan

As Chuck Klosterman once put it, when you’re rooting a particular sports team, you’re basically just rooting for laundry.

Internet Troll Lebron James Opts Out, Heat Fans Pawn Jerseys

The top three likely destinations for Lebron James, new free agent, basketball icon, and maven i...

Your Team Lost? Don’t Blame The Refs

Why it's (probably) not the ref's fault you or your team lost.

10 Thoughts I Had While Watching Game 5 of The Eastern Conference Finals

I had plans to write this epic post about something amazing. It was going to change the game. The wa...

Three Quick Thoughts About Donald Sterling’s Lifetime Ban From The NBA

1. There's no way this happens in 1990. Or 2000. It may not have even happened in 2010. Think ab...

The Story Of My Mom, My Dad, My Basketball, And I

(The Champ's latest at EBONY on the bond he shared with his parents through basketball, and how his...

Why The NBA Is Better Than The NCAA Tournament

***The Champ's latest at EBONY discusses why he prefers the pro game to the college game*** Like ...

Why The 2012-2013 NBA Season Might Be The Best NBA Season You’ve Ever Seen

The first NBA game I remember watching was a Sixers game in the spring of 1986. I forgot exactly...

Liberals Are Smart, Conservatives Are Stupid, And…Well, It’s Not That Simple

There are several interesting findings in "Republicans Like Golf, Democrats Prefer Cartoons, TV ...

Why It’s Wrong To Root Against Lebron James

Like many young boys coming of age in the '40s and '50s, my dad had an almost unhealthy affinity...

Things I Havent Heard Anyone Say About Jeremy Lin Yet

***Flashback to last Saturday*** Background: It's my dad's birthday, and I let my mom know th...