Nike Basketball Announces 2015 ‘Easter Collection’

Nike Basketball’s latest foray into holiday releases is this year’s ‘Easter Collection.’  The four biggest stars in the Nike Basketball portfolio(LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant) are featured in this pack and have been anointed with Easter-inspired color ways of each player’s signature model. The entire Nike Basketball ‘Easter Collection’ is featured below…

Kobe Bryant’s Season Is Over Due To A Torn Rotator Cuff

Father Time is the most dominant force in sports.  He has more wins than the Harlem Globetrotters, more championships than the New York Yankees and although he doesn’t have as many commercials on television as Peyton Manning -he’s on his way to effectively ending Manning’s career- T-Minus 12 months.  Yep, Father Time is undefeated.  Sometimes…

2015 NBA All-Star Game Starting Lineups Set

The votes are in and the starters are set.  Tonight, the Inside the NBA crew announced the East and West starting lineups for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game in New York City.  This year marked many firsts for the NBA All-Star voting, including giving fans the opportunity to vote for every single player in the league(rather than a suggested…

Dwight Howard Has His Head Up

Eastern Conference Champion Orlando Magic Center Superman 2.0 does not have his head hanging today after his team was eliminated in the Finals by the Los Angeles Lakers. In a tweet today at 11:42 am pacific he wrote: “and for everyone my head is not down. im ready to get better for next year. never…

Kobe tries to rewrite the past

Kobe Bryant is trying to re-write history, and no I’m not talking about him going for his fourth NBA title. In the lead up to the start of this year’s NBA Finals, the main storyline is how important it is for Kobe Bryant to win a championship without Shaquille O’Neil. It is important for Kobe’s…

One Puppet Down, One Left Standing

After a powerhouse best NBA record season, the biggest shock of the 2009 playoffs was the elimination of Lebron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs swept through their first two rounds of playoff action against Detroit and Atlanta without losing a game.  Then they ran into a gritty, live and die by the 3 point shot Orlando…

USA Basketball 1 – The World 0

I am really not into the whole Pros vs Joes: The Olympic Edition as much as you might gather from my choice of Blog titles. Having the benefit of growing up in the 1900’s, I know what it was like when our best amateur athletes competed against professionals that were juiced and ate hay in…