Posts Tagged ‘Yao Ming’

Whats Doin: Yao Ming hits the links

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Yao Ming’s golf game needs a bit of work. * Sacramento Kings rookie Thomas Robinson with a huge put-back dunk over Dwight Howard. * Dwight Howard’s first points as a Laker. * T-Mac arrives in China and is mobbed at the airport by […]

Day 17 – Rockets and Magic spoil the house parties

AP Photo/Matt Sayles – very cool photo After watching the Game 7 in Boston I decided to come back to LA to spend my remaining days before heading back to Australia. I chose LA for a couple of reasons. Firstly because the flight home leaves from LAX, kinda obvious. Secondly, because I thought the Lakers […]

Artest runs into the stands.. again

For anyone who didn’t see the highlight clips or press conference from the Rockets-Blazers game last night, this is a ripper. After chasing down a loose ball Artest ran into the stands and was immediately swamped by the fans. Memories of a certain trip to the stands back in Auburn Hills a few years ago […]

Day 9 – F$%#!

3 votes – Lebron James. I would love to have given these votes to someone else, especially in light of how pathetic Detroit have been, but how can you ignore 36-14-8 and another perfect performance from The King? If you want to draw analogies to the 1991 Bulls v Pistons playoff series, go ahead. A […]

Playoff Diary 2009 – Day 1

The playoff diary is back, along with the usual Playoff MVP votes we’ll hand out every day. I can’t guarantee I’ll be able to post every day – I am on holiday after all! – but I will do my best. We have to talk about Derrick Rose. I’m sure the Internet is about to […]

Looking over the Shoulders of Giants – Rockets vs Magic

Two nights ago I was at the Toyota Center in Houston cheering along the Rockets while secretly hoping for a close finish (like any mutual fan would). The main reason I marked down this game in my calendar? To see Dwight vs Yao of course. I forked out extra money to get really good seats […]