Known by his itchy nickname the Rash, Bruce Bowen scratched, clawed or chafed his way to become an NBA Champion. Bruce Bowen is my pick for today’s #TBT sports blog. Not only did fans love Bowen’s clever nickname the Rash, … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blog highlights NBA “Iceman” George Gervin – one of my favorite NBA players ever. An uncommon cool on the basketball court, coupled with an icicle thin stature, earned this NBA Hall of Famer the nickname The Iceman. … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blog rewinds the game clock back to 1987 when David Robinson was the rage during that year’s NCAA March Madness tournament. The highest rank in the U.S Navy that he ever held was Lieutenant Junior Grade. However, … Continue reading
Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog says adios to The Big Fundamental, Tim Duncan, my favorite NBA player of all-time. Wish there were more athletes like Duncan. I am saddened that he’s hanging up his Adidas for the only team … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT Sports Blog recalls one of the most incredible statistical accomplishments in modern day basketball history. On February 17, 1994 “The Admiral” David Robinson amassed the last quadruple double recorded in NBA action. The Basketball Hall of Fame icon, … Continue reading
Here’s my 2 Cent Tuesday blog about the Golden State Warriors’ fast start to the 2015 – 16 NBA season. The Warriors may have captivated fans with their record-setting 24 – 0 start, however, the long-in-the-tooth San Antonio Spurs have … Continue reading
The normally reticent Gregg Popovich offers little insight to basketball fans when interviewed on television between quarters of NBA basketball games.
However, yesterday the tight-lipped San Antonio Spurs coach’s historic move screamed loudly throughout the sports world, not just within NBA circles.
Popovich named former San Antonio Stars player Becky Hammon as a full-time assistant coach on his Spurs staff.Continue reading
Thankfully, last night’s Game 5 of the NBA Finals was played in San Antonio and not in Miami.
Otherwise, basketball fans would have witnessed another poor display of support for their home town team.
Based on their history, fickle Miami Heat fans would have called it quits even earlier this year than they did during Game 6 of last year’s NBA Finals. In 2013, they bailed on their team with 28 seconds to go in an elimination game with the Heat down by five points.
Ironically, many Heat ticket holders in attendance missed an epic, improbable comeback that saved the series for the Heat.
A miraculous turn of events allowed the team to repeat as champs when it beat the Spurs in Game 7 two nights later. The game was played in front of the same fans that inexplicably turned their backs on the team and bolted the American Airlines Arena 48 hours earlier.Continue reading
The popular new LeBron James Galaxy S App offers a cornucopia of features.
The App updates basketball fans on the four-time MVP’s latest NBA accomplishments.
It offers dietary and conditioning tips on how the 6’8” and 250 lb. super-athlete stays so physically fit.
And, the App shares fun-filled photos of James with his family.Continue reading
An icicle-thin stature, coupled with uncommon cool on the court, earned this NBA Hall of Famer his iconic nickname The Ice Man.
Silky-smooth George Gervin possessed a feathery shooting touch and repeatedly made difficult shots look easy during his high scoring ABA and NBA playing days.Continue reading