Category Archives: Basketball

Show the Game!

Does this drive anyone else crazy, or am I the only one? Right up there with the center field camera angle being 10 degrees off center, the way TV networks cover the start of quarters in NBA games with coaches … Continue reading

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Life Imitating Art

Around the time I put the finishing touches on my blog post about LeBron James and what I perceive to be a double standard in how African-American athletes are viewed, I started reading Tom Wolfe’s A Man in Full. For those of you who … Continue reading

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LeBron, The Decision, and The Race Card

I’ve always loved LeBron, and thought it was preposterous how people demonized him for exercising his rights as a free agent (I admit The Decision was poorly executed). I especially think it’s ridiculous how sports writers talked about how he lacked a killer instinct because … Continue reading

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Damn Yankees

Over the years, I’ve rooted against the Yankees more than I’ve rooted for the Mets. I mean, the Yankees tend to be playing when the world is watching and the stakes are high, whereas the Mets play in May, when … Continue reading

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A Good Night for the NBA

My wife has been a really good sport lately. That’s not what I meant. Hey… Audrey humored me by staying up late this week to watch the Mets get swept by the Dodgers, and has taken a genuine interest in … Continue reading

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