Memphis Apparel Vendor Bails On Stadium Store

One of the great mysteries of the NBA - right up there with how David Stern gamed the 1985 draft and what species Ervin Johnson is - is how the Memphis Grizzlies haven’t gone bearnipples up yet. Their performance is low, attendance is worse, and we can’t even imagine the horrors on their balance sheet.

Empty Grizzlies Crowd
(Oh Memphis, that ain’t good.)

We’re obviously not alone in wondering what the Grizzlies’ future holds. In addition to, oh, every NBA fan on the f—ing planet, some rather important people are giving up hope on the team. According to the MEMPHIS BUSINESS JOURNAL, that includes Event Merchandising, Inc.; the company that runs the Grizzlies’ team store at the arena itself.

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UCLA’s Kevin Love Seeking Warmth of the NBA?

The LOS ANGELES TIMES reports this morning that frosh center and muse for aged sportswriters Kevin Love has told UCLA coach Ben Howland he will enter the NBA draft. Also, Darren Collison has done the same. Both will supposedly announce their intentions after a Wednesday afternoon UCLA press conference led by Howland.

Moses parts the Red Sea

(UCLA players, please exit in a calm and orderly fashion
before Yul Brynner gets here)

However, THE DAILY BREEZE spoke to Kevin Love’s mother and Collison, both of whom emphatically denied the TIMES report in great detail.

And let the merry-go-round begin!

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