Earlier today Oklahoma-based website TheLostOgle.com reported on a recent Tweet by Skip Bayless in which the ESPN personality cited his own high school basketball career while making a point about star NBA guard Russell Westbrook.
In a Tweet dated March 31, 2012, Bayless reported to his hundreds of thousands of followers on Twitter.com, “I started for […]
Tony Parker spoke to reporters in Paris yesterday about a variety of subjects, including his assessment of the future prospects of the Spurs.
Of those NBA title hopes, Parker said:
“It was sort of our last chance this season. .. We are aging. We must be realistic.
“We can’t count on trades to happen. We’re going to […]
In the past week Brent Schrotenboer of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE has uncovered an almost incomprehensible scandal involving athletes at an evangelical high school in San Diego.
6-8 Maranatha Christian star Chen Cai, who moved to the U.S. four years ago primarily to play basketball, averaged 26 points and 17 rebounds last year at the school […]
The MELBOURNE HERALD-SUN has Andrew Webster of THE DAILY TELEGRAPH reporting on a, “CONTROVERSIAL television commercial portraying a Sydney Kings basketball player hopping into bed with a married couple has been branded as racist and in appalling taste.”
(Watch the ad below)
More from Webster:
The offensive ad has outraged African American legends of the game and […]
Tomorrow is the 38th anniversary of the 1972 Olympic basketball gold medal game between the United States and the Soviet Union. In an unconscionable travesty neatly fashioned by game officials to resemble an actual competition, the Soviets were awarded a 51-50 victory that day. (Thanks to their performance, the referees went on to wildly successful […]
Yesterday I reported that Matt Barnes slapped an assistant coach Monday night during a summer league game in San Francisco. Barnes acknowledged he slapped the coach, Rick Lewis of the SF City Golf Rush, to Sam Amick of AOL Fanhouse Wednesday night.
According to two fans who were at Monday’s championship series opener and spoke to […]
Earlier today I posted about a summer basketball league incident involving Matt Barnes on Monday night. While playing in a game in the San Francisco Bay Area Pro-Am Summer Basketball League at Kezar Pavilion, Barnes slapped an assistant coach of the opposing team.
Since my post I’ve learned that Rasheed Malek, the proprietor of the Golden […]
Monday night Matt Barnes was involved in an ugly incident during a game in the San Francisco Bay Area Pro-Am Summer Basketball League at Kezar Pavilion.
(Coach Rick Lewis (l) was slapped by Barnes - pic via WarriorsWorld.net)
Nate Stuhlbarg of CSNBayArea.com reported on the game, and hinted at what happened:
Late in Monday night’s game, new Laker […]
Tonight, the Butler Bulldogs take on the Duke Blue Devils for the national championship, hoping to strike a mighty blow for mid-majors everywhere. (But hey, the BCS is a much better system than this March Madness tournament thing, right?)
However, you’d think Butler has already cut down the nets, based on the wild celebrations from Bulldog […]
The urban blogs are buzzing today over a website claim that actor Columbus Short broke the jaw of a former Cal-St. Northridge player named Jason Hill during a pickup basketball game at health club in Los Angeles.
What’s made the story so particularly viral is gruesome video of a man claimed to be Hill. In that […]