Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers recently came out in support of Pau Gasol for some inexplicable reason. He said, “As long as I’m there, he’s going to be there.” Now I didn’t know Gasol needed support. Perhaps I’m wrong, but I don’t think real basketball games are being played. Sure there’s this Olympic allusion, but those can’t be … Read the Rest
NBA owners really have to grow up. Between Cleveland, Orlando, and New York, we have a consortium of owners who just don’t “get it.” I am completely baffled at all times by old white guys who really think they’ve bought inanimate toys. They sit around on their carpet and like marbles or pogs (yeah, I just said pogs . . … Read the Rest
The New York Knicks had 2 choices: One, they pay a generous amount of money to keep Jeremy Lin in the Big Apple. Two, they let Linsanity walk and every greenback dollar that his sensation would have brought to the franchise along with it.
There was no right choice for James Dolan.
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Sources1 say that the New York Knicks will not match the Houston Rockets offer for Jeremy Lin. That means New York has probably seen the last of Linsanity. That also means that the Knicks may have someone in the front office with a brain. I know New York loved Linsanity, but I don’t get the feeling that the fans … Read the Rest
Legacy and reputation.
So much stock is put into how a public figure will be remembered after he has retired. Because of this reality, most individuals will do as much as they can to ensure they are seen in a good light when all has been said and done.
Joe Paterno was duped by this reality.
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A great man once said, “Three ways are never a good, because someone always leaves unsatisfied.” The Cleveland Cavaliers are in prime position to be that guy watching at the foot of the bed. If the Cavaliers end up being the 3rd team in the Dwight Howard deal, it could set back their franchise for the next few years. … Read the Rest
The debate of whether Roger Federer is indeed the best tennis player to ever pick up a racquet will inevitably resume, most likely in Roger’s favour, in the coming days. Comparing players across generations often leads to great discussion but it’s a fruitless debate. No one can truly … Read the Rest
Even if it isn’t always for the best, “the heart wants what it wants.”
The hearts of Raptors fans were longing for Steve Nash in Toronto. For a 38-year-old aging point guard, this was a longing that had classic heart over head feeling written all over it. A mere month ago, you would have been crazy to say that … Read the Rest