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.
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?
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?
For days sports media has been discussing the issue of National Basketball League players resting during the regular season. And this isn't a new issue, it's only now making headlines because the game in question was broadcast on ABC and the match-up was hyped for two weeks leading up to the event and ABC has … Continue reading The NBA “Resting” Hubbub
LaVar Ball has been making the headlines lately with comments about his son UCLA Guard Lonzo Ball, for example "Lonzo will only play for the Los Angeles Lakers" or "Lonzo is a better basketball player than Steph Curry". Ball's willingness to take any and every interview request has some raising their eyebrows and wondering if … Continue reading Is LaVar Ball Hurting Lonzo Ball’s Draft Stock?