Much like the OJ: Made in America Series, the new 30 for 30 documentary 'Celtics/Lakers the Best of Enemies' offers basketball fans not only a history of the National Basketball League, but a look into the history of race relations in America. Now, I was beyond excited to watch this documentary since the introduction of … Continue reading Celtics/Lakers Part One is another History Lesson through Sports
Besides the running commentary that the blame for the Cavalier's lackluster performance falls solely on LeBron James, another murmur began firing off on all the sports talk shows...why were the NHL Stanley Cup Finals more exciting than the NBA Finals? And the answer is quite simple. More sports fans are inclined to watch the NHL … Continue reading The Difference Between the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the NBA Finals
Before the ball is tipped for Game 2 of the NBA Finals, here's some highlights of the headlines that have caught my eye in the last three days. While scrolling through Sports Illustrated's home page this morning, I saw a hilarious headline that Steph Curry says the Warriors don't play Rihanna in the locker room. … Continue reading NBA Finals: LeBron’s Struggles, Rihanna v. the Cavs.
Finally we're back with a new Hooked Till the Credits and this week's is a good one. I'm sure that by now you've heard of and have probably watched Netflix's show "Last Chance U" which follows a junior county college in Mississippi that gives athletes one last chance to make it to the NCAA Division … Continue reading ‘Last Chance U’ Hooks with Giant Personalities and Impressive Football
A day after two thrilling Game 7s in the NHL, the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Houston Rockets to move onto the conference finals. Yet the Spurs winning the series wasn't at all surprising, NBA fans expect the Spurs to win playoff games and have a deep playoff run. But it raises the question as … Continue reading Have the NBA Playoffs Become Predictable?
It seems like a lifetime ago (months) that sports media was abuzz with what was going on in the New York Knicks front office/locker room between President Phil Jackson and star Carmelo Anthony and now another NY sports team is dominating the news cycle. It raises the question, what is in the sports water in … Continue reading Is There Something in the New York Sports Water?
Everyone knows about the Ball family, especially patriarch of the family LaVar. In case you have been living under a rock and don't know anything about the Ball Family let's do a real quick recap: LaVar Ball first made headlines saying his son, UCLA Guard Lonzo, was better than Steph Curry. Ball than continued to … Continue reading Has LaVar Ball actually lost his mind?