Posts Tagged ‘JR Smith’

Whats Doin: Chris Bosh gets wild

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Chris Bosh goes nuts with a bottle of champagne, spraying himself in crazy fashion. * The Brooklyn Nets stoop to ‘Orlando Magic-type’ pathetic lows in order to persuade Deron Williams to re-sign this offseason. They parked a truck outside his apartment in Brooklyn […]

Q&A Roundtable: Linsanity, Dwight, All-Stars and more

Believe it or not, we are almost halfway through the 2011-12 season. So it’s the perfect time to take stock and tackle some of the big questions on everyone’s mind. How much longer can Linsanity last? How will Dwight’s possible trade shape the season? Who got snubbed in the All-Star game? What will happen to […]

Whats Doin: Bogut just unlucky?

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * DeSagana Diop earns $7 million per year (I am not lying) to play basketball. Keep that in mind as you watch this footage. * Sports Illustrated’s Zach Lowe takes issue with the notion that Andrew Bogut is ‘injury-prone’. * J.R. Smith’s sister gets […]

Whats Doin: J.R. is not the only headcase in the family

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * This is too good. J.R. Smith’s sister brawls during a game in China. * Check out these off-air doozies from the TNT crew – Charles Barkley, Reggie Miller and Kevin Harlan. My favourite; Charles calls his new gig as Weight Watchers spokesman “the […]

The All-Head Case Team

The general rule of thumb is that an NBA roster can support only one head case. Exceed the limit and the job of coaching will resemble that of a highly paid baby sitter – just ask Flip Saunders or George Karl. So I’ve always wondered; what if we rounded up the ten biggest lunatics in […]

What The Nuggets Were Waiting For

“Here comes the wise man And there goes the fool” – What The World Is Waiting For (The Stone Roses) One of my mates, Lurch (so named cause of his height) has been a Denver Nuggets fan since the day they drafted Carmelo. To be honest with you, no one really knows why. We’ve never […]

Sunday Six Pack: Beastly Bogut, Confusing Trades and Lessons in Losing

So its been a little while between updates lately. My bad. Some overseas travel and my annual Golf Trip are the main culprits. But I’m back home and geared up for some serious ILP watching and blogging over the Christmas break, so I promise I’ll make up for it. ONE: Our little blogging drought lately […]

Welcome to the 2010 NBA Playoffs

What better way to kick of this year’s playoff campaign than a brawl and a few flying elbows eh? The playoffs are back and so is Mr. Kevin Douchebag Garnett. As you can see from this video, Garnett’s actions were completely unprovoked, or at least provoked only by a few soft words from Q-Rich. Either […]

Sunday Six Pack: Gallo, Reke and the “T” word

Photoshop skills courtesy Two Sides of the Hoop ONE: A quick Sunday Six Pack to sneak in before Part II of Ant’s musings on the NBA’s prior decade touches down. So this prior week will no doubt be remembered as the week of Patty Mills’ NBA debut. It was a rocky journey – late draft […]

Serving up back-to-back Finals and 2500 Words on a Saturday Afternoon

Kobe Bryant has now done something that Tim Duncan never did: lead his team to back-to-back Finals appearances. That thought startled me a little when it first entered my brain, but it’s true. Since MJ and the Bulls faced off against Karl Malone and the Jazz in ’97 and ’98, it’s been exceedingly difficult for […]