You Done Messed Up, San Antonio

I’m sure y’all are as intrigued over the Kawhi Leonard-San Antonio Spurs brouhaha as much as I am. I mean, you have a team’s best player at odds with the best coach in the game and a first class organization, over what? Pride? Sensitivity? Hurt feelings? Look, everyone knows how I feel about coach Gregg…

If LeBron Wants to Win Titles, Go to the Spurs (or Celtics)

The “Summer of LeBron” is upon us, and everyone and their mamas have opinions on where he should take his talents next season. A lot of cats think he should sign with the Houston Rockets. Many more think he will be a Los Angeles Laker. The Sixers look tantalizing. A vocal few think he should…

I Feel for LeBron (and JR Smith Needs His Ass Kicked)

For being the best basketball player in the world, LeBron James’ life ain’t all that easy. In Game One of the NBA Finals, he scored 51 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists on 19 of 32 shooting, and had a chance to win the game at the end of regulation. Unfortunately, JR Smith happened —…

The World’s Quickest 2018 NBA Finals Preview

How great have the 2018 NBA Playoffs been to this point? Great enough to keep us all in suspense for the first three rounds. Where even though we knew the favorites would advance, that at least there was excitement in the possibility of upsets galore. And where did all of that get us? Golden State…

Supreme Court Ruling on Gambling Prosperous for Pro Sports

(Editor’s note: this is an old-ass post I’ve long forgotten about. Oh well…) This is a day I thought would NEVER happen.  EVER. When I saw that the Supreme Court ruled that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) was unconstitutional, I immediately assumed that the sports leagues would be panicking like…

The World’s Quickest 2018 NBA Playoff Preview: Conference Finals

After an exciting opening round, the second round was a little more, let’s say, SHORT. Three of the four conference semifinals ending in “gentlemen sweeps” (five games). The other series? A four game sweep by the Cavaliers over the Baby Dinosaurs (which got a coach fired). Will the conference finals bring back the excitement? After…

What Should the Future Hold for the Toronto Raptors?

I meant to write this rant the evening of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ sweep of the Toronto Raptors. In fact, I was so disgusted with the Baby Dinosaurs I was ready to write those jokers off altogether. Then I slept on it. I started to take a deeper analysis into what Toronto has going on as…