I hear that all your favorite NBA players are playing basketball overseas next year. I hear that all your favorite teams and all my favorite teams are holding cheerleader tryouts for the next six months. I hear that the captains of our favorite teams are all moving to Turkey and China to start hoops camps for children, or whomever, really.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Every once in a while when my DVR is empty and there are no dead cats in the alley for me to watch the raccoons chew on, I take a slow walk on over to my local post office and do a little pre-holiday shopping for my girlfriend.Please, blog, may I have some more?
The biggest bust in the NBA that no one is talking about has got to be Tim Duncan. Well, no. Technically, Boris Diaw‘s bust is the biggest one no one is talking about, but that’s just because he’s sensitive about it.Please, blog, may I have some more?
When Bob Geldof gathered dozens of European musicians together to sing Do They Know It’s Christmas? in the mid-’80s, he did it presumably because of the famine rampant in Ethiopia. I say presumably, because it’s possible Geldof just assumed all Ethiopians were atheists and would have no reason to know that it is the birthday of someone who they don’t even believe exists.Please, blog, may I have some more?
In hindsight, I should have called this post “Deng Bang.” In a shorter, more recent hindsight, I should not have mentioned the alternate title, so that I could have used it at a later date when Deng goes off again. Ah well.Please, blog, may I have some more?
New Jersey’s stalwart Brook Lopez looks more like a stalled wart so far this season, and nothing improved in the 18+ minutes he played on Wednesday. After shooting .499 in ’09 from the floor, Lopez is writhing around with a .381 FG%.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Louis Amundson – Remember how shocked you were the first time you found out Greg Ostertag wasn’t from Lithuania or Poland or something? Yeah, I still have that feeling every time I look at Amundson. Dude’s got to be from Sweden … no?Please, blog, may I have some more?
We’re so close to ending our top 20 lists you can taste it. Oh, yes you can. It tastes like whatever you had for lunch. See? It’s time for the top 20 centers for 2010 fantasy basketball. You know the type, tall, awkward, can’t miss from eight fee away can’t hit from 13 feet away.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Houston GM Daryl Morey buzzkilled on Monday saying that despite Yao Ming’s current healthy feet, the plan this season will be to limit his minutes and perhaps have him rest his dogs in the second half of back-to-back games. Buzz?Please, blog, may I have some more?
Utah center Mehmet Okur‘s Achilles is still ackillin’ him and the speculation is that he won’t be right in time for the start of the season, which by my count means that he aggravated his Achilles a year ago, because there wasn’t any point in which he was “right” in 2009.Please, blog, may I have some more?