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Permanent Mediocrity: Life as a Warriors Fan

Quick note: I wrote this prior to the rain of boos that Lacob bathed in this evening. Ray Ratto had a great article about it. I was not in attendance at Oracle, but I agree with the fans frustrations. Permanent Mediocrity: Life as a Warriors Fan Everything was supposed to change when Cohan sold the team. “It will be different!” Lacob shouted from the roof of Oracle. “We...
Via Gatorade Showers
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Fallsbury - Basketball's Atlantis

Like certain less-than-important political issues, "flopping" has been force-fed into the basketball fan's vocabulary, making it a hot-button topic that takes away from the more important topics of concern in basketball. There are places where some political issues are more of a priority, and there are places where flopping is more of an issue, i.e. South Beach, anywhere...
Via Hoops on Hoops (Among Other Things)
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons' Monroe Slighted By USA Snub

The USA Basketball team has selected its squad for the Summer Games in London and one NBAer is very upset at the selection process. And he sort of has a point. Detroit Pistons forward/center Greg Monroe feels slighted that he wasn't even selected for the USA Select Team. Monroe is a solid player, but I see why he didn't make the Olympic squad but the Select Team is...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Jerry Buss Hospitalized for Dehydration

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss is reportedly hospitalized in Los Angeles for dehydration. Lakers spokesman John Black said on Tuesday that Buss is indeed in the hospital being treated for dehydration. Buss, 78, is said to be recovering and is expected to be released soon. Buss fell ill at his home at 9PM Monday night and the Los Angeles Fire Department and EMTs responded...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin, Clips Agree To Extension

The Los Angeles Clippers' future looks bright after locking up the face of their franchise for years to come. Blake Griffin and the Clips have agreed to a five year extension that can pay him up to $95 million, if he reaches certain goals. If Griffin is voted an All Star starter or if he is named to another All NBA team he would receive these bonuses under the "Derrick...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

The Full Court Press: Summer Preparations and Changes For Duck Basketball

Originally posted on FishDuck.com: http://fishduck.com/2012/07/the-full-court-press-summer-scrimmage/ Reported by Jerod Young on July 17, 2012 inFishWrap, FishWrap Archive | 0 Comments You really can't help but feel for Altman with the high volume of transfers he's had. I'd yell too. I don’t know about you, but I am itching for the Ducks 2012-2013...
Via FishDuck.com news feed
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Bust Marcus Fizer's Old Car on eBay

Its been awhile since we've heard from former Chicago Bull and Iowa State Cyclone Marcus Fizer. I mean he hasn't played in the NBA since 2006 and hasn't played professionally since 2011 when he played in Taiwan. Now it appears as if his former car is now up for sale on eBay for only $10,000. That's a pretty good price considering the owner said that $20,000 worth...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic Hire Jacque Vaughn as Head Coach

The Orlando Magic have finally found their man. The Magic have hired San Antonio Spurs assistant Jacque Vaughn as the ninth head coach in team history. Vaughn played for the Magic from 2002-2003 and spent 12 season in the NBA with the Magic, Atlanta Hawks, Utah Jazz, New JErsey Nets, and Spurs. Vaughn played point guard for the Kansas Jayhawks from 1993-1997 and was drafted...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Jimmer Fredette and Justin Timberlake Longtime Friends?

On his Twitter earlier today, Sacramento Kings guard Jimmer Fredette posted a picture, on @jimmerfredette, of him as a youngster posing with singer Justin Timberlake. Small world, huh? This was clearly a long time ago because nobody with self respect bleaches their hair like that anymore. Good to see that Jimmer lost that baby fat and became a pretty good sharpshooter.
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Want to Meet Michael Jordan? Donate Money to Obama

Everyone knows by now that President Obama is a huge basketball fan, so its not that surprising that he got the biggest name in basketball history in his corner for the upcoming election. Now you have the chance to meet Michael Jordan and President Obama. Only, if you donate money. If you donate money to Obama's re-election campaign, you will be entered into a drawing to...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Who’s better Wilt Chamberlain or Bill Russell?

Before I start, let me clarify that I mean who's the better overall player. If we were going by who's the greatest winner, then Bill Russell would probably be the G.O.A.T. (Greatest of all time). With that said I will separate each individual category: Scoring, Defense, Passing, Rebounding, and the Finale. Feel free to comment all you want, in a proper manner. Thank you...
Via CJ H. Blog
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

50 Greatest Players of All Time

Before we start let me clarify that when I say great, I mean which players are the most valuable to a team. I also know there will be A LOT of disagreement. It is very hard to put something out like this without explaining everything. So if you have a disagreement please comment. I also recommend getting the book, Who’s Better, Who’s Best in Basketball by Elliot Kalb. That book...
Via CJ H. Blog
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle City Council Votes in Favor of New Arena

A major step in bringing the NBA back to Seattle has been reached when the Seattle City Council has voted in favor of a new deal that would build a much needed arena. The Associated Press reports that the city council voted 6-2 to approve a plan to build a $490 million arena close to Safeco Field and CenturyLink field south of downtown Seattle. The deal includes that $200 million...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Deleted Ray Allen's Number Upon Signing With Heat

Boston Celtic and grown man Kevin Garnett said during Celtics media day that he deleted Ray Allen's phone number after he signed with the Miami Heat and has no plans to communicate with him in the future. Acording to WEEI, Garnett said, "I don't have Ray's number anymore. I'm not trying to communicate with him." The Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Rasheed Wallace Comes Out of Retirement, Will Sign With Knicks

Rasheed Wallace has informed New York Knick officials that he will come out of retirement and will sign with the Knicks, according to a league source. Wallace worked out with the Knicks last week as he was thinking of making a return to the NBA. The New York Post reports that Wallace will join the team on Monday. When the Knicks do sign Wallace, he will join one of the oldest...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson Gets Ejected, Throws Mouth Piece at Ref

In what has already been a trying season for the Toronto Raptors, one of its players was ejected from the game tonight and now is most likely facing a suspension. Forward Amir Johnson was ejected from the Raptors game against the Portland Trailblazers after he refused to give the ball to referee David Jones. As his Raptor teammates were trying to hold him back, Johnson took out...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Mookie Blaylock on Life Support Following Accident

Former Atlanta Hawk and New Jersey Net Mookie Blaylock is in critical condition and has been placed on life support following a two car accident in Atlanta this afternoon. Blaylock was one of two people critically injured when his vehicle hit another head on. Blaylock's Cadillac Escalade crossed the median on Tara Boulevard into the southbound lane. According to police, the...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Al PUllins Harlem Clowns

Does anybody have any programs from the Harlem CLowns they would be willing to share?
Via James Wooley Jr tribute Al Pullins
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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