Posts Tagged ‘Blake Griffin’

Whats Doin: Stephon Marbury gets his own statue

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Wince Carter airballs a layup. Yikes! * Barack Obama poppin’ off a few threes. * Stephon Marbury to get a bronze statue in China. * The latest gem to emerge from the well-oiled ‘San Antonio system’ – Kawhi Leonard. * ‘Hero ball’ fails […]

Whats Doin: Not in Serge’s house

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Jason Smith decks Blake Griffin with a hip-and-shoulder Aussie Rules style. * Serge Ibaka with this nasty rejection on Nicolas Batum. * I’ve shown you the bad, now here’s the good; in his first appearance for Denver, JaVale McGee has a put back […]

Whats Doin: Dwight Howard is a Phony

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * This is manna from heaven – Ricky Rubio riding a scooter around a store. * The Dwight Howard situation has descended into farce. * Chris Kaman really likes dead animals. * Tim Kawakami gives a spot-on analysis of the Andrew Bogut/Monta Ellis trade. […]

Whats Doin: Where does Darko stash his cash?

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Darko Milicic doesn’t trust banks. * Joakim Noah’s gun dance. Nice. * Kevin Love gets payback on Luis Scola, steps on his face. * Chris Paul’s mastery of the pick-and-roll. * Where did Carlos Boozer’s hair come from? The guys over at TBJ […]

Offseason Buzz: Part 2

Following on from Part 1: Chris Paul traded to LAC Chris Paul and Blake Griffin – Wow!! They had to do this deal, for a number of reasons: To bring some cachet to the sad sack Clippers, to keep Chris Paul away from the Lakers, to give Blake Griffin a reason to re-sign, and more […]

Handing out the Hardware in 2010-2011

With the playoffs off and running, here is a last look at the season that was with a presentation of the annual awards. MVP After watching Derrick Rose literally drag the Bulls from defeat against the Pacers on Saturday, there is no plausible way to explain that anyone else is the MVP. Rose had a […]

Sunday Six Pack: Misfiring Aussies, Vince and the 81

ONE: Kicking off the Aussie round-up with the Bogey Man, I’d like to first point out that he is still the league-leading shot blocker. You know, just in case there’s anyone reading this thinking he isn’t All-Star worthy. He’s also 5th in the league in rebounds per game with 11.5, confirming what we already knew […]

2010-11 NBA Mid-season Review: The iPod Shuffle Edition

After I did my column a few months back on Metallica and the 2010-11 NBA season up to that point, I realised something. “Holy shit – this is a pretty fucking easy way to churn out some quick columns.” Basically, I get a bunch of songs together, find something vaguely basketball-related that relates even more […]

Fantasy Island

“Ze plane! Ze plane!” Time for our first look into the fantasy landscape for season 2010/11. The surprises. The disappointments. The sinking feeling when Kevin Love drops a 30/30 on your H2H team. Here are some of the prevailing storylines so far this season, beginning with the team everyone is talking about… “I love it […]

10 Things We Learned In November

It’s that time of the month folks, when I chime in with 10 observations from the previous month’s NBA action (in no particular order). Let’s get into it. 1. No Haslem, No Title? LeBron’s been too passive, Wade looks lost and Bosh has no presence on the inside. All this can and will be rectified, […]