V for Villanueva

Charlie V scores 48 in a losing effort against the now hated Bucks. An ethereal effort which proves Babcock wasn’t crazy to draft him. ESPN Report Box Score Sports Line Recap

Season On The Brink? Let’s Tank!

Tankin’ ain’t bad After excruciating losses against Dallas, Atlanta, New Jersey and Cleveland, the season is in Tanking Mode which brought an interesting proposition to mind. Remember that ESPN TV show that followed the Clippers around on a “quest for a playoff spot”. Same idea, different subject: how about a show which follows a team ... Read more

Nowitzki’s 17ft Fallaway Jumper

The Nowitzki Incident A few days ago Dirk Nowtizki became the 1 millionth player to exploit the Raptors in the dying seconds of a game to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. Fait Accompli! Despite Nowitzki’s heroics, Matt Bonner must be given due credit for Nowitzki’s feat. Or let us for a moment presume ... Read more

Colangelo to the Rescue

NBA Websites First of all, that new thing NBA websites are doing with a player popping up out of nowhere and telling you to “check out the Hawks” is as lame as it can get, especially when the guy’s clearly reading it off a cue card. As of right now, Charlie V has the honour ... Read more

Penny for a Franchise

Moving Dead Weight What if firefighters resorted to putting out fires by throwing tons of gasoline on a blazing building. If nothing else, it’d make one hell of a show. That is the Isaiah Thomas philosophy of mending what’s broken. I’m sure Larry Brown – already having dealt with Iverson – is about as excited ... Read more

Raps @ Grizz: Foregone Conclusion

I remember they used to have this thing called the “James Naismith Cup” which they gave to the winner of a Raps/Grizzlies pre-season contest. Thrilling stuff really and probably the most meaningful pre-season games ever played – they handed out a trophy for God’s sakes. There were heated battles where Big Country would try invainly ... Read more

All Star Saturday Night has just lost it

3-pt challenge Shouldn’t DirkNowtizki have been eliminated in the first round because he really only had 12 points and his moneyball was shot after the clock expired? Who cares, it’s worth noting somewhere on the internet that it did happen. When the 3-pt competiton ended, I didn’t even know that Dirk had won. This couldn’t ... Read more

When can you fire an NBA coach?

When can you fire a coach? You are allowed to fire a coach when they come back from a coastal swing with an X-Y record and with the team record at M-N. X must be either 0 or 1. Y must be either greater or equal to 5. Y can also be 4 but in ... Read more