Klay Thompson Laughing At The Clippers

The Warriors getting a little bit arrogant and full of themselves is just one of those consequences of winning a title. They are not a big market team and they pulled off the unthinkable. They won the title as a perimeter shooting team. They won the title after trailing in back-to-back series, two games to…

Jimmy Butler, not Derrick Rose

For several seasons, Chicago Bulls fans have had their hopes and aspirations shattered by the repetitive injuries of Derrick Rose. While fans have entrusted Rose as their leader and their future, Rose can’t do his part and stay healthy. After winning the Most Valuable Player award in 2010, it looked like Chicago was going to be a menacing force…

Opening Statements In Thabo Sefolosha Trial

In a perfect world, Thabo Sefolosha would be preparing for a pre-season game against LeBron James but Thabo Sefolosa is 800 miles north, in a courtroom in Manhattan Criminal Court where he will be judged by a jury of four women, two men, one of whom is black. The selection of a juror with similar racial compositions to the Atlanta…

Stephen A. Smith’s Takedown of Kevin Durant

Last week when Kevin Durant called Stephen A. Smith a liar, and then accused the print journalist and ESPN basketball insider of making up stories, there was going to be hell to pay in this fight that on no level is equal. Playwright and novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton, in 1869, wrote, “the pen is mightier than…

Sorry John Wall, No MVP

Hearing John Wall say he wants to be in the MVP conversation for this upcoming season makes me wonder if Wall is aware of the history of the award. Does he understand who wins the MVP? The MVP award is presented to the player that has a flawless individual season, is on the best team, overcomes…