Today’s Friday Sports Funny lampoons a ridiculous and far too common basketball spectacle. I’ve named the absurd sight the “missed free throw celebration.” College hoops fans witness this sorry scene every time they tune into to watch a game. During … Continue reading
Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday Sports Blog exposes the obvious to every hoops fan who tuned into TNT last night to watch the Golden State Warriors take on the Cleveland Cavaliers. The LeBron James led Cavs are still not an NBA … Continue reading
For the past few years, Houston Rockets star Dwight Howard has topped my personal list as the NBA’s most irritating cry baby. However, Howard’s disreputable distinction now has a new title owner. In today’s Two Cent Tuesday blog, allow me … Continue reading
Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul desperately needs an assist. Coach Doc Rivers must intervene on his behalf. He should consider recruiting Chris’ television twin Cliff to first help the perennial all-star curb his own tongue and then advise his … Continue reading
“Yes!” ~ TNT Announcer Marv Albert Thanks to Marv Albert, NBA announcer on TNT, we recite, “yes!” whenever we passionately affirm something. That’s because Albert vocalized “yes!” at key times in big games during his 30 year broadcasting career. Albert’s … Continue reading
LeBron James may have taken his talents to South Beach several years ago, but, based on last night’s much ballyhooed home opener in Cleveland, it appeared as if James unintentionally left his surreal basketball skills behind in the Sunshine State. … Continue reading
With yesterday’s news that the NBA has inked a new lucrative TV rights deal with ESPN and TNT, professional basketball continues to be a booming business. First we learned, “NBA action is fantastic!” Next we decided, “I love this game!” … Continue reading
On this day in 1996, while playing with the Phoenix Suns, Hall of Famer Charles Barkley became the 10th player in NBA history to score 20,000 points and have 10,000 rebounds.
Allow me to remember the former Round Mound of Rebound with an excerpt from my NBA Favorites sports comic book.
…..The nickname Round Mound of Rebound is a perfect nickname for the amazing basketball ability of this undersized and, at times, overweight NBA Hall of Famer.Continue reading