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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Basketball

Three Adjustments Thunder Need to Make to Beat Mavericks in Game 2

Led by an all-time great playoff performance from Dirk Nowitzki, the Mavericks slaughtered the Thunder 121-112 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals Tuesday. Dirk dropped 48 points on 12-of-15 shooting and broke an NBA playoff record for made free throws in a game without a miss by going 22-of-22 from the line. Kevin…Read More

Nike Marketing Kevin Durant Backpack Along with Clothing Line

During Oklahoma City Thunder post-game press conferences, two things go hand-in-hand: Kevin Durant and his backpack.  For whatever reason, the 21-year-old superstar does all his post game blabber wearing his backpack completely strapped up and ready to go.  Like any smart company would do, Nike is capitalizing on the fashion statement by selling the carrying book…Read More

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Upset He Has No Statue Outside Staples Center

Generally in American society, we practice modesty. That’s just the way it is. Talking about your own accomplishments is usually seen as bragging or “tooting your own horn,” and that is something that is frowned upon in our culture. Why do you think people like LeBron James are so hated? Could it be because he…Read More

Enough of the Forced Apologies, Reggie Bush, Rashard Mendenhall, Andrew Bynum

Wthe immediacy of modern technology, it is way too easy to write something or disseminate information that will be regretted about 3½ seconds later. (Please see: many of the other articles I have written.) Imagine if the requisite hackneyed apology existed throughout history. Nero: “Perhaps in retrospect, I probably should have done something else but…Read More

David Kahn Sacked by the LBS Nut Bag for Suggesting Lottery is Fixed

At some point on Tuesday night, the discussion about the NBA draft lottery shifted away from the Cleveland Cavaliers winning two of the top four picks in the draft to David Kahn’s humorous accusation. Kahn, the Timberwolves GM, is known for making asinine remarks such as his assertion that Darko Milicic was similar to Chris…Read More

Minnesota Timberwolves Sell Out $2 Season Tickets After Promotion

The Minnesota Timberwolves may get mocked because of GM David Kahn’s questionable decisions, but there definitely is one thing the franchise does well and that is create ticket promotions. Two years ago we praised them for lowering prices, and now we have to applaud them for their fourth annual “Pay the Pick” promotion. Here’s how…Read More

Charles Barkley: the Miami Heat are a ‘Whiny Bunch’

Charles Barkley has something to say about the Miami Heat? I know, it’s shocking. The same guy who sees no problem with college athletes taking money from agents and thinks truTV is the white BET is still flapping his gums about America’s most hated team.  At least Sir Charles has taken a step back from…Read More

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