Posts Tagged ‘Lebron James’

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 […]

Can the Knicks beat Miami?

They’ve won 13 straight games, Carmelo is playing like a two-way superstar and Ray Felton is back to his best ball. The Manhattan Knicks are firing on all cylinders at the right time of the season and it would seem that the playoffs await. Which means the question of any Eastern Conference team who hits […]

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 […]

Whats Doin: Michael Beasley REALLY likes Skittles

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Check this out – Rutgers University fired their men’s basketball coach Mike Rice after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players and using gay slurs during practice. I’m surprised no one ever decked the prick. * Want to […]

Whats Doin: Dirk’s beard

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * What I wouldn’t give to see Dirk Nowitzki cultivate a Harden-esque beard. * Grantland with a terrific feature on Andrew Bogut – ‘How an Emerging Andrew Bogut Could Be the Playoff Difference for the Warriors’. They’re certainly singin’ from the same hymn sheet […]

LeBron terrorises the Celtics, again

37 points, vicious dunk, game winner. Just another night at the office.

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: 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 […]

Whats Doin: Bogut’s thrifty

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Is there anyone better at just baptising dudes than Harrison Barnes? Here’s two more (here and here) to add to his collection. * Andrew Bogut on the Barnes dunk in Toronto: “I didn’t see it properly because they wouldn’t show a replay for […]