A Maverick of a Ride, Part 3
Posted on 04/03/2012 10:13:50 PM
After the Dallas Mavericks shockingly swept the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers, the Mavs now moved on to the Western Conference Finals to face the young, but deadly Oklahoma City Thunder. This might be the only round of the Mavericks 2011 playoff journey where they were considered the ..
A Maverick of a Ride, Part 2
Posted on 04/03/2012 10:11:52 PM
The Mavs advanced to the second round of the NBA Playoffs after beating the Portland Trail Blazers in six games to find themselves in a match up with the Los Angeles Lakers. Not only were the Mavs about to face the two time defending NBA Champions, but the Mavs would have to win the series wi..
A Maverick of a Ride, Part 1
Posted on 04/03/2012 10:07:26 PM
Heading into the 2010-2011 NBA season the Dallas Mavericks were viewed the same as they had been for recent years, a 50 plus game winning team that could make noise in the playoffs but wasn’t a favorite to win the NBA Title. After their collapse in the NBA Finals to the Miami Heat after going ..
A Basketball David and Goliath Story
Posted on 02/19/2012 01:09:34 AM
In the Beginning...
In the Bible, David was a small boy who defeated a mighty giant, Goliath, that all of the people feared, thus earning honor and respect. In much the same way, the mens' Varsity Basketball team at tiny Aletheia Christian Academy in Pensacola, Florida has been likened to little Da..
NBA Owners books look funny
Posted on 07/01/2011 11:29:12 AM
Normally, I'm all for investigating and presenting my own stories. Today however, I found an article over at deadspin.com to good to pass up. Really interesting read on how NBA owners cook the books to make their P&L (Profit and Loss Statement) and Annual Operations Report (annual detail of ..
LeBron doesn’t want it bad enough
Posted on 06/14/2011 07:52:21 AM
This is pure conjecture on my part, but I think I’m right. LeBron James may have been the most hyped athlete in the history of mankind. Everybody knew what he was destined to do years before he did anything of significance. Physically gifted like no other basketball player, James was made ..
Nowitzness to Perseverance
Posted on 06/14/2011 07:49:11 AM
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks are the 2011 NBA Champions. High fives all around for the over-the-hill gang. Not many prognosticators had the Mavs as favorites to win it all at the beginning of the season. For one most of their impact players are a little long in the tooth. Also, This te..
A General By Any Other Name
Posted on 05/21/2011 10:30:40 PM
When you are to ask someone who the Globetrotters constant foils are any Globetrotter fan will tell you, "It's the Washington Generals." And they of course wouldn't be wrong. Since 1952 when the team was formed as a traveling companion to the Globetrotters the Generals have been their constant adver..
Why I Love The Washington Generals
Posted on 05/21/2011 10:28:15 PM
A friend of mine recently asked me why I was a Washington Generals fan. Actually, she wasn't much of sports fan in general, so her actual question went more like, "So why are you a fan of these Generals guys and not the Globe Tingamajigs." Still, the intent was the same.So it begs the question, what..
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