AN OLD FRIEND

Recently, I made contact with an old friend, J. Michael Kenyon, who is doing some research for my book. J. Michael was a beat writer for the Seattle PI  paper my first year as Coach for the Seattle Supersonics.  He has been a big help and knows more about […]

By |2017-03-17T16:51:03-07:00July 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SEATTLE VISIT

Back from my visit in Seattle with George Irvin and Dave Twardzik.  The weather was great, the basketball dialogue was great and the fresh dungeness crab was outstanding.  We talked a great deal about the NBA today and also the old ABA.  We all agreed the ABA was a struggle at times but we all […]

By |2015-01-30T19:33:57-07:00July 29th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TIME OUT

I am taking the next few days to visit with two of my ex-players George Irvine and Dave Twardzik.   During this time I know I will be abused but I am sure it will be fun and I will hopefully have some gems to share with you.  

By |2015-01-30T19:33:57-07:00July 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SUMMER LEAGUE CIRCLE JERK

Orlando Summer League is just finishing and the Vegas Summer League is just starting and the Circle Jerk is in full swing.  Everyone is talking about how happy they are with their draft choice and how they got the guy they wanted all the time.  Later, we will have the September Circle Jerk.  Teams will […]

By |2015-01-30T19:33:57-07:00July 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MORE ON BLEDSOE——-STARDOM

Let’s not get carried away with future stardom for this young man and put undue pressure on him. Remember, he played last year with the so-called best bench in the NBA.  So one could say that his success and failures were mostly against other reserves.  Some NBA people say he has a unique talent to […]

By |2015-01-30T19:33:57-07:00July 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BLEDSOE-DUDLEY TRADE

The old adage in the NBA used to be “make sure you help yourself and don’t worry about helping the other team”.  I think the Suns accomplished that.  However in this case, I would be a little concerned because  Dudley, ( who knows how to play) could go to any team and make […]

By |2015-01-30T19:33:57-07:00July 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BRAD STEVENS – DANNY AINGE

BRAD STEVENS – DANNY AINGE

When you make a coaching change and you look around you find that there are not many good coaches available.  So Ainge went into the college ranks and came out with Brad Stevens.  Why not?  But here’s one of the problems.  You can out coach the other team in […]

By |2015-01-30T19:33:57-07:00July 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COMING AFTER THE NBA  SUMMER LEAGUE

1. Javale McGee,why he may not be able to play extended minutes
2. Kevin Garnett…tough guy?
3  Why do NBA teams travel injured players during the season

4.  Injuries,amount of practice time, and games missed 
By |2015-01-30T19:33:57-07:00July 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COACHING CHANGES

COACHING CHANGES

In the “how come department”.  How come Lionel Hollins doesn’t have a job yet?  If the NBA had waited until after the playoffs, Hollins would have been the Coach of the Year. I will cover this a little more later.

By |2015-01-30T19:33:58-07:00July 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SUPERMAN—–DWIGHT HOWARD

Well,well,well, Superman wants out of LaLa Land.  He doesn’t like D’Antoni’ system and the genius  in Houston who should be thanking the lord that he didn’t get him the first time around is back at it again. I’ve seen them all folks, from the neck down he may be Superman but from […]

By |2015-01-30T19:33:58-07:00July 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments