Girlfriend Questions: Why Use Acronyms and Abbreviations First?

It’s finally happened folks; my girlfriend is asking the sports writing questions. No, it’s not about how LeBron James can increase his PPG for next season, or how Mike Trout’s WAR stat should be better. And this definitely isn’t how QB Tom Brady makes the news without doing much in the offseason. Notice the pattern … Continue reading Girlfriend Questions: Why Use Acronyms and Abbreviations First?

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Open Letter: The Kawhi Leonard Dilemma

Dear San Antonio Spurs fans, You thought you’d have a prosperous franchise after Tim Duncan retired. You believed that Kawhi Leonard would carry the Spurs to new heights alongside Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and LaMarcus Aldridge.  Sorry, but that dream might be over. The San Antonio Spurs small forward reportedly wants to be traded. The … Continue reading Open Letter: The Kawhi Leonard Dilemma

2018 NBA All-Star Weekend: The Significance of Kobe Bryant

NBA All-Star Weekend is upon us! The events kicked off this Friday, February 16, 2018 with the All-Star Celebrity Game and the Rising Stars Challenge. Saturday’s events will feature the Slam Dunk contest, the 3-Point shootout, and the Skills Challenge. Sunday will have the All-Star game itself, featuring a new format with LeBron James and … Continue reading 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend: The Significance of Kobe Bryant

BIG3 Basketball: Reeling in the Years

There’s something more intimate when fewer players are involved in a basketball game. The BIG3 Basketball league on FOX Sports 1 aims to perfect that vision. BIG 3 Basketball is the brainchild of Ice Cube. He brings back NBA players of yesteryear to battle in 3-on-3 half-court games. Each of the eight teams has five … Continue reading BIG3 Basketball: Reeling in the Years

Open Letter: Basketball Jersey Treatment

Dear basketball fans, Being upset that one of your favorite players is one thing. Setting his jersey on fire is another. We’ve seen this kind of treatment before. The latest victim is Gordon Hayward, who announced on The Players’ Tribune that he’s signing with the Boston Celtics. The deal is for four years worth $128 … Continue reading Open Letter: Basketball Jersey Treatment

30 for 30: Celtics/Lakers Story Expose Today’s NBA

What if I told you that one documentary could spotlight what was missing from today’s NBA landscape? We are nearly one week removed from the completion of the NBA Finals. The Golden State Warriors avenged last year’s loss against the Cleveland Cavaliers by taking this year’s matchup four games to one. Kevin Durant became the … Continue reading 30 for 30: Celtics/Lakers Story Expose Today’s NBA

NBA Finals: Return of the MVPs

We all knew it would be inevitable. We just couldn’t predict the postseason runs both teams are on. June 1st features the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors meeting for the third time in a row in the NBA Finals. No other matchup has done that. The Los Angeles Lakers and Detroit Pistons split … Continue reading NBA Finals: Return of the MVPs