P.J. TUCKER’S SECRET DUI

It’s difficult to pinpoint the most disheartening part of this story – that the news media in the Valley of the Sun fell asleep for more than ELEVEN WEEKS before reporting P.J. Tucker’s “SUPER EXTREME DUI” blood alcohol reading of .222 from MAY 10th which, incidentally, would convert to a minimum, 45-day jail sentence if […]

By |2015-01-30T19:33:53-07:00July 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

STUFF HAPPENS … ?

1. LeBron James had already decided, before the NBA draft, he was returning to Cleveland. 2. Knowing Flip Sanders’ and the Minnesota Timberwolves’ obsession with the freshman forward from Kansas, Cleveland made Anthony Wiggins the No. 1 overall pick in the draft. 2. James’ two-year, $42.1 million […]

By |2015-01-30T19:33:53-07:00July 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BAD ADVICE FOR A SUN DEVIL?

Two-time Pac-12 first teamer [it’s a 10-man squad] Jahil Carson, listed as an Arizona State sophomore before he decided to enter the NBA draft last month, was … not drafted. Now he is a free agent on the Houston Rockets’ summer-league roster, trying to get a job in the NBA when he might […]

By |2015-01-30T19:33:53-07:00July 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CHILDREN PLAYING WITH CHILDREN

When Denis Awtry former NBA player recently told me, “In the NBA we have children playing with children.” With the aid of Mr. Research, we have broken down the last two lottery drafts and they show the trend is obviously to younger – and younger — players. “There were seven teen-agers, […]

By |2017-03-17T16:51:02-07:00July 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SAN ANTONIO SUCCESS

The Spurs win because they are strong from the top down. The Owner stays out of sight so not many people even know who he is. His glory comes in the brief moments when, on national TV, he accepts the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy. The General Manager is pretty […]

By |2015-01-30T19:33:53-07:00July 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

THE STARTERS SHOULD BE NON-STARTERS

The NBA season is over and so, with oodles of air time to fill, NBA-TV is presenting “the best” of “The Starters,” probably the most ridiculous program ever devoted to the game. The NBA promoting “the best” of that fan (as in fantasy) panel is akin to the Ford Motor Co. advertising “Treasured moments in […]

By |2015-01-30T19:33:53-07:00July 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments