Posts Tagged ‘Kobe Bryant’

Whats Doin: Joakim Noah is the best

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Kevin Durant wearing a Seattle Supersonics hat? * SB Nation’s Tom Ziller hoses down this nonsense about Kevin Durant coming up short. Geez, there’s some knobs out there. * According to the experts Andrew Wiggins is the next can’t miss superstar coming down […]

Whats Doin: Mike Brown gets a third chance to prove he’s not a flawed coach

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Yahoo! Sports’ hit man Adrian Wojnarowski pours cold water on the LeBron to Cleveland fantasy. Ain’t gonna happen, folks. * The Cleveland Cavaliers have rehired Mike Brown to take the reins. Whaa? * Harrison Barnes with an epic 4th quarter dunk against the […]

Playoff Diary – Week 1 – 22nd April 2013

Here’s the deal – we’ll chime in with some observations/opinions every couple of days throughout the playoffs. We’re moving away from the daily playoff votes due to time constraints, but hopefully the new format will give us the flexibility to write some more insightful pieces, during this the business end of the NBA season. Forgive […]

Whats Doin: Vintage Timmy

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Here’s a revelation – Michael Jordan’s trainer says he was poisoned for the ‘Flu Game’. * Tim Duncan winds back the clock with two huge dunks against the Lakers. * Dirk shaves the beard. Dammit! * Harrison Barnes drops the hammer on Aron […]

Whats Doin: Blake Griffin dons a different red and white

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * No, you aren’t imagining things – that is Blake Griffin wearing a St George-Illawarra Dragons jersey. * Ben Simmons makes an impact for Montverde at the National High School Invitational. * Kobe Bryant denies Will Barton at the rim. This guy! * Brandon […]

Appreciating Kobe

I’m known to gripe about him from time to time, but who am I kidding, this guy is incredible. Considering his age and mileage Kobe Bryant has been a revelation this season. Sure, he’s got his faults, but his competitive drive and will to win are just something else. And he can still cut your […]

Whats Doin: Tony Parker should have been a Celtic?

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Tom Ziller from SBNation crushes this nonsense about the Warriors being better off without Bogut. * Dwight Howard with a huge block on Robin Lopez to preserve the win over New Orleans. * A fan steals a towel right off Kobe’s back. So, […]

The mystery of ‘the post’

For me, it’s the most perplexing thing in basketball today – that is, why a good post player rarely plays/is rarely used in the post. Two things about post play: one, when you set up in the post you’re closer to the basket which should therefore create an easier shot; and two, a good post […]

Whats Doin: MKG baptises Monroe

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Michael Kidd-Gilchrist with a massive dunk over Greg Monroe. * Ball Don’t Lie’s Kelly Dwyer absolutely nails the Thomas Robinson trade. The title of his piece tells the story: “The Sacramento Kings, weirdly, send Thomas Robinson to the Houston Rockets.” * DeAndre Jordan […]

Whats Doin: Kendrick gets angry, throws bottle at nail salon

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * If you haven’t already seen it, here’s The Kobe Dunk. * Andrew Bogut wants some payback on the Houston Rockets. * As the title of the article says, ‘Kendrick Perkins threw a Gatorade bottle at a nail salon after his wife argued with […]