#TBT Sports Blog: The NBA Showtime Lakers

Watching the ESPN 30 for 30 doc Best of Enemies has prompted me to pen today’s #TBT sports blog. My post remembers a talented tinsel town team that perfectly fit the Hollywood hype of its spot on Showtime nickname. This … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Remembering Pistol Pete Maravich

March Madness ranks as the highlight of the season for every college basketball player.

However, not every great basketball player has participated in this incredible annual event.

NBA superstars like Kobe Bryant and LeBron James chose to skip college and jump right into the NBA after high school.

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Kobe Bryant’s Last NBA Game: His Departure is Overdue

Tonight, Kobe Bryant will lace up his Nike basketball shoes and play his final NBA game against the Utah Jazz. And, I’m particularly happy, no ecstatic, that the Black Mamba will finally be slithering away. His departure is overdue. The … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: Time For NBA Icon Kobe Bryant to Step Away

Following a lackluster start to the 2015 – 16 season, NBA icon Kobe Bryant and his future serve as fodder for today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog. My post asks how much longer the soon-to-be 38 year-old certain Hall of … Continue reading

Borrowing From Boxer Robert Duran: No Mas to 2014!

“No mas!” ~ Retired Boxer Roberto Duran In November 1980, retired boxer Roberto Duran surprisingly uttered these now famous two, simple words – “no mas.” During a much anticipated rematch with fellow lightweight Sugar Ray Leonard whom he defeated by … Continue reading

Kobe Bryant Passes Michael Jordan on NBA Career Scoring List, But…

Yesterday, Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant climbed up another rung on the all-time NBA scoring leader board. He passed Michael Jordan and now finds himself in third place on the list behind Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Karl Malone. But, last … Continue reading

Finger Pointing & Tongue Wagging Dominating Sports News

Taunting, finger pointing and tongue wagging have been dominating sports headlines lately. Instead of focusing on their specific jobs, some well known sports personalities have directed their energy in non-productive ways. When they should be comporting themselves as respected sports … Continue reading

LA Lakers Steve Nash: Latest to Lose to Father Time

Two-time NBA MVP and Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash just learned first hand why Father Time is impossible to beat. From time immemorial, the old man’s record remains unblemished and quietly he’s posted an unrivaled unbeaten record in every … Continue reading

LA Lakers Feeling Kobe Bryant’s Black Mamba Bite

The Los Angeles Lakers are now finding out that Kobe Bryant’s, or the Black Mamba’s bite, is a lot worse than they ever imagined. In Henry Abbott’s lengthy, unflattering piece in this week’s ESPN The Magazine, the columnist portrays Kobe … Continue reading

Is Carmelo Anthony an Underrated NBA Superstar?

“I think I’m the most underrated superstar that’s out there (laughs) but that doesn’t matter to me,” Anthony told ESPN’s Chris Broussard. New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony uttered these words yesterday to ESPN’s Chris Broussard at the team’s training … Continue reading