LeBron Billboard Game Is Weak

Following the lead of the 76ers and then the Cavs, a Lakers season ticket holder purchased four billboards with his LeBron James love splashed across it. The delusional hope is that, like water, it seeks its own level, as James is in town over the weekend to play the Clippers (Fri) and Lakers (Sun). Whereas…

Philadelphia Freedom aka Ben Simmons

New Faces:  Jerryd Bayliss, Gerald Henderson, Sergio Rodriguez, Dario Saric (R), Ben Simmons (R), Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (R) 2015-16 Regular Season Record: 10-72 2015-16 Regular Season Achievements: 3rd: Blocks. 8th: 3-Point Attempts.  10th: Steals. Leading Scorer: Jahlil Okafor, 17.5 Leading Rebounder: Nerlens Noel, 8.1 The 76ers were grounded by Jahlil Okafor’s 17 and 7 season, despite the rookie’s rough start…

In a Ben Simmons World, the 76ers Fail Up

The Philadelphia 76ers are headed towards a Ben Simmons marriage much to the dismay of Simmons who was hoping the Lakers would be gifted with the top prize. That would have added millions to Simmons shoe deal and force Nike into a new ceiling for the soon to be rookie. But more than likely, Simmons…

Lakers Will Regret Passing on Jahlil Okafor

The draft lottery was kind to the Los Angeles Lakers. Despite finishing with the fourth worst record, they received the second pick of the 2015 NBA Draft. Even though Karl-Anthony Towns and Jahlil Okafor were expected to be the top two selections, the Lakers ended up choosing point guard D’Angelo Russell after Minnesota took Towns.…

Moses Malone, the Best Offensive Rebounder in NBA History

The enduring image of Moses Malone happened over thirty years ago when he played for the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA Finals and was responsible for the on court destruction of the Los Angeles Lakers. Malone was crowned champion and his prophecy came true. Before the playoffs started he said, “Fo…Fo…Fo..”, a signature phrase that…

Before Kobe and LeBron there was Chocolate Thunder

One of the great entertainers in NBA history died today. Darryl Dawkins, at the age of 58, passed way in Pennsylvania because of a heart attack. Simply put, Dawkins was the most outrageous, entertaining, fun loving, arrogant-confident, crowd pleaser, look-at-me-y’all NBA player in the era before Magic and Bird rebranded the league. He was crazy…