#TBT Sports Blog: 1970 NBA Finals Hero Willis Reed

Today’s #TBT sports blog rewinds the game clock to the 1970 NBA Finals. That’s when Willis Reed provided New York Knicks fans with perhaps the most memorable entrance in Big Apple sports history. 40+ years later, Knicks fans still vividly … Continue reading

New York’s Iconic Madison Square Garden

Billed as the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden is also an easy pick for my top spot as #1 in my FREE book New York Sports Icons. The multi-purpose facility in midtown Manhattan sits strategically above Penn Station, … 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

NBA TV Doc “Wilt 100” on Wilt Chamberlain

While enjoying a restful Labor Day Weekend flipping channels from the comfort of my couch, I stumbled upon the terrific March 2012 NBA TV doc Wilt 100 about the late Wilt Chamberlain.

Immediately, the diehard basketball fan in me became restless on a weekend devoted to rest. I thought it sacrilegious that I had never watched the tale until today.

Therefore, I dedicated the remainder of the early afternoon captivated by a film that chronicled Wilt Chamberlain’s historic night in Hershey, PA when he set the NBA scoring record by totaling an incredible 100 points.

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Rotten in Big Apple: NBA Nets and Knicks

The anticipated abundant harvest hasn’t happened this NBA season for the Big Apple’s New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets basketball teams. And, it’s very unlikely it will.

Expected to finish near the top of the tree in the NBA Eastern Conference standings, both Gotham squads have been nearly gobbled up to their core so far this season.

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Knuckleheaded New York Knicks Re-Sign Isaiah Thomas

Tell me James Dolan and Donnie Walsh aren’t a couple of Knuckleheaded Knicks. What on earth were they thinking? I didn’t know whether to laugh, cry or scream upon learning the news that these two senior NBA executives re-signed former … Continue reading