Tobias Harris Trade GREAT for Sixers

You remember all those “this NBA trade is a win-win for both teams” rants of mine in the past? After examining the Tobias Harris trade, I’m gonna scratch that idea today. In case y’all missed it, the Philadelphia 76ers got Harris, Boban Marjanovic, and Mike Scott (who?) from the Los Angeles Clippers for Wilson Chandler,…

2014-2015 NBA Season Preview: Who Will Win it All?

The 2014-2015 NBA regular season is going to start in less than four hours.  I.  Cannot.  Wait. While the previous NBA rants were detailed conference previews, this rant is just a summation for who I think will make the playoffs and win it all.  With LeBron James going back to Cleveland and Dwyane Wade and…

2014-2015 NBA Season Preview: Western Conference

This is Part II of my 2014-2015 NBA Preview. I previewed the Eastern Conference yesterday.  Today I will preview the better, more competitive Western Conference.  Will the San Antonio continue its dominance in the West?  Will the Clippers and Thunder get over the hump?  Only time will tell. In the meantime, shall we go? Southwest…

Levenson’s Email Was about Business – Not Racist

By now y’all know what soon-to-be Atlanta Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson said in an ill-fated email concerning the financial state of his team. When I first heard about this, I had a wide range of emotions.  At first blush I was angry, upset that another rich white dude insulted black folks yet again a…

Where Should LeBron Go?

The sports world is on the verge of “The Decision 2.0”. Let’s face it, we are on verge of the impending free agency of LeBron James.  James could opt out this summer, which would make him the most powerful free agent in recent memory.  You better believe that his decision would greatly influence where Carmelo…

2014 NBA Playoff Preview – Conference Semifinals

What an exciting first round of the NBA playoffs!  Here’s hoping that the conference semifinals will be just as exciting. Eastern Conference #1 Indiana Pacers vs. #5 Washington Wizards Analysis:  The Pacers won the season series 2-1. This is a better matchup for the Pacers.  The Wizards do not have big men who could spread…

What Could Be Done to Donald Sterling?

Whelp, looks like good ‘ol Donald Sterling was at it again. In case you have been living under a rock the last 12 or so hours, the Los Angeles Clippers’ owner continued his legacy of racial insensitivity.  Check out what TMZ found on an audio recording: “It bothers me a lot that you want to…