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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Basketball

Wall Street Journal Analyzes Lakers and Celtics Whining Tendencies

The Wall Street Journal has conducted an interesting little study that examines the amount of belly-aching the players have done in the 2010 NBA Finals.  Some of the numbers are actually pretty surprising.  Maybe it’s just because Celtics-Lakers is such a heated rivalry, but there seems to be more complaining about officiating in these NBA…Read More

Miami-Dwyane Wade County Now?

Realizing how valuable it is to have a quality NBA team in town, the city of Miami and the Heat organization is bringing out all the stops to try and ensure the team remains playoff-quality. At first it was the Heat organization creating a website and billboard saying “We Want Wade.” Then, they threw a…Read More

If The Finals Ended Today, Would Kobe Be MVP in Defeat?

In 1969, the Boston Celtics defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in an NBA Finals series that went seven games.  Lakers guard and 14-time All-Star Jerry West was named the NBA Finals MVP — in defeat.  It was the first time the league issued an award for a Finals MVP, and the only time a player…Read More

Rajon Rondo’s Unbelievable Tip-In

Rajon Rondo has made a habit of creating highlight-reel plays in the 2010 NBA Playoffs.  The play against Orlando when he dove for a loose ball was a perfect example of what can happen when the point guard combines his incredible athletic ability with full-tilt hustle.  Last night, Rondo made another hustle play at a…Read More

Phil Jackson Tells His Players Celtics Know How to Lose Games

I have mixed feelings about posting this video. On a fundamental level, I don’t think our TV cameras and microphones should be inside huddles and locker rooms for teams because it’s an invasion of their privacy. I don’t like it but I live with it. On the positive side, thanks to ABC’s access we caught…Read More

Ray Allen Wore Green Nail Polish on Toes

This is the type of story that you have to see to believe. After all, I’m the person that still can’t get used to the idea of 250 pound tough guys in the NFL getting pedicures. I’m sure Ray Allen will just tell us that his kids were messing around with him (assuming he as…Read More

Nate Robinson and Glen Davis Are Like Shrek and Donkey

The story of Boston’s Game 4 win at home in the NBA Finals was the stellar play of their bench. The Celtics’ subs combined for 36 points, 18 by Glen Big Baby Davis and 12 from Nate Robinson. The bench was so good that Doc Rivers decided to leave them in the game over the…Read More

Paul Pierce Punches Ref by Accident

After struggling in Game 2 and losing to the Lakers in Game 3, Paul Pierce played with a purpose for the Celtics in Game 4 on Thursday night. He came out charged up, making his first three shots and scoring 10 of his 19 points. He would have had 21 points in the game if…Read More

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