Posts Tagged ‘Basketball’
Nelly’s in New York and watching the NBA Playoffs from an East Coast point of view. Following the Bulls, Pacers and Bucks has been exciting through the season but is this where it ends? What does he think about his Knicks & Nets and their chances against the burning hot Miami Heat? Check out his picks.
Coach Rick Pitino, we’ve been here before. At least you have. The guys on the current Louisville roster weren’t even born when Louisville last went to the top of the tourney mountain. Maybe we have Pitino’s wife to thank for this, for her not-so-gentle “encouragement.” She’s why he took the job. Whatever it was, Brian Gilmore breaks down the how and why of this memorable NCAA Championship game.
Kevin Ware of the Louisville Cardinals suffered one of the most gruesome injuries in the history of sports. An injury the likes we haven’t seen since Lawrence Taylor’s hit on Joe Theismann sent shock waves through the football world. But many viewers are far too young to remember that moment. Like older fans remember Joe, we won’t forget Kevin’s pain – nor his promise that he’ll be back.
What will Jesus Shuttlesworth do when his basketball playing days are over? Ray Allen, the beloved NBA superstar, considers acting again. The star of He Got Game can see himself on the screen again. Wouldn’t it be great to see Jesus S. all grown up with a daughter of his own, trying to decide if she wants to play for Stanford Women’s Basketball? That would be so cool! C’mon Ray – make that movie.
I learned to love the Los Angeles Lakers as a teenager. How appropriate. You don’t get more passionate than 16 year-old students. Dr. Buss knew how to pull us all in. With little to do in a one-stoplight town (literally), i listened to Laker games on AM radio. You could even hear Showtime!
The Rose Garden was extra pretty on a recent Thursday night. The Fantastic Four were able to take a punch from the defending champion Heat and stand in victory at the final bell. How far will the Trail Blazers go?
The four major sports are buzzing today. MLB will announce its 2013 Hall of Fame Class – is anybody headed for Cooperstown? The NFL continues with its coaching carousel. The football league is also waiting on post-surgery info for RGIII. The NBA is watching the Boston Celtics fighting five. And there’s hockey! (That’s the story there.)
What in the world is happening in LA-LA-Lakers Land? First they play the coaching carousel teasing longtime fans with the return of Phil Jackson. Then, in a major stealth move, the Los Angeles owners decide to hire Coach Mike D’Antoni – the man with no defensive plan. As of today, the team is scoring points and losing games. SP contributor Brian Gilmore has a lot of questions to ask Laker management.
The new morning coffee podcast is up and there’s a question: Is Rajon Rondo becoming the Ndamukong Suh of the NBA?
Listen and get a quick overview of some of the hot topics in the sports world. Today we cover the Saints-Falcons match up, NFL jersey sales and more.
What Just Happened Here? In the mot action-packed 24 hours of sports that this writer can remember, some things went according to plan and others were straight out of the Twilight Zone. Basketball and boxing commanded the night.