The Denver Nuggets traded in Coach of the Year, George Karl, for Coach of the Future, Brian Shaw. Now an organization trying to rebuild itself has to ask what it will take to get Back to the Future; on pace with the 57 win team of this year. While Brian Shaw said the right things at his opening press conference, and has the right endorsements, from the Kobe Bryant’s of the world, Nuggets fans should be wary. Continue reading “History Shows Downside to Denver Nuggets’ Coach Brian Shaw”
It took only 17 seconds, but it ended with Boston fans being a reminded that they are a little too prone to choking. For a town synonymous with Bill Buckner, Boston sports has been a little too prosperous in the championship category. Since the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl in 2001, the football team has three championships; the Boston Red Sox have won two, while the Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics both grabbed a title. Continue reading “Boston Sports Fans Reign of Terror is Officially Over”
The NBA Finals storyline for the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs focused on the Big Three (LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade) trying to repeat against the most dominant three players of the last decade (Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobli). The NHL Stanley Cup Finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins in plainly stated terms features two original six teams from big cities trying to win the best trophy in the world. Continue reading “What the NBA Finals Had That the NHL Stanley Cup Finals Do Not”
The NBA is the only league where it is possible to crown the King before any games have been played. Immediately after winning their first championship with the big three last year, the proclamations of talking heads across the basketball world was that the Miami Heat would repeat. Who was going to stand in their way? In LeBron James’ way? Certainly not the San Antonio Spurs. Continue reading “LeBron James Versus the World, NBA Finals Disjointed Battleground”
With the Lebron James Miami Heat’s come from behind victory over the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals game six (referee endorsed), much has been made about the fans who tried to re-enter the building when the comeback was in progress. While NBA Commissioner David Stern had a bodyguard (Shaquille O’Neal) keeping Tony Parker and Tim Duncan on the bench, fans were clamoring to see the Heat’s comeback. However, there was a more important reason fans were jumping over each other like it was a 1970’s concert to enter the arena.
Continue reading “Off the Post: Miami Heat Fans Promised Pizza Party with Re-Entry”
The Denver Nuggets are competing for the third playoff seed in the West with the Memphis Grizzles and Los Angeles Clippers. The cast of characters on Denver is deep with contrasting personalities from Ty Lawson to Javale McGee. The best way to describe this band of players attempting to defy the establishment: Looney Tunes. Continue reading “Denver Nuggets Cast of Looney Tunes Bringing Joy in Results”