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Friday, May 29, 2015

Basketball

Danny Ainge Says He is Open to Trading the Big Three

The Celtics are in trouble.  There is a fine line that NBA teams tread between veteran experience and just plain old.  The Celtics have been flirting with it over the past couple seasons, and if the first 13 games of this season are any indication they may have officially crossed it.  Boston is 5-8 on…Read More

Jalen Rose Blames ESPN for Javale McGee’s Dunk that Got Him Benched

Perhaps he was just trying to inject energy into a team that has lacked any type of passion or motivation through the first chunk of the NBA season.  When Javale McGee threw a pass off the backboard to himself and slammed it home on Monday, Wizards coach Flip Saunders benched him.  Apparently Saunders wants the…Read More

Kobe Bryant, Still Getting it Done at 33

The best way to describe Kobe Bean Bryant is half-man, half-mamba, half-ay caramba. Of course, to make the math work you have to understand that certain sportswriters flunked math in college. That’s partly why I’m discoursing on this subject and not Poisson distributions. Certainly, the greatness that is Kobe transcends multiplication tables, even though his…Read More

Amar’e Stoudemire is Upset He Wasn’t Invited to Play for Team USA

The 2012 Team USA Olympic basketball roster of 12 players will be chosen from a list of 20 candidates.  One player who is not among them is Amar’e Stoudemire.  While he doesn’t appear to be holding a grudge or displaying any hard feelings, Stoudemire is obviously disappointed that he was not invited to try out…Read More

NBA GMs Pick LeBron James and Kevin Durant as the Top Franchise Players

NBA.com released its GM survey results Tuesday and the data is highly amusing. GMs predict that the Heat will beat the Thunder in the Finals. They have Kevin Durant winning regular season MVP over LeBron James. They’re high on Gregg Popovich as a coach, Dwight Howard as a big man and defender, and the Clippers’…Read More

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