When Sacramento traded their leading scorer, Isaiah Thomas, to Phoenix lots of people were surprised. When everyone in the world except Phoenix knew that you can’t play three Point Guards, Thomas was moved on to Boston. Thomas scores a ton of points, makes the All Star Team and is the toast of the town. Lo and […]
Jack Kent Cooke’s “Fabulous Forum” was the NBA’s first modern arena when it opened late in 1967 at Inglewood, California. Construction cost some $16.5 million.
Put another way, the money spent to construct the Forum was less than half of the $33-plus million LeBron James will be paid next season by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Admittedly, $16.5 million, […]
In mid-December Cleveland went to Memphis for the 27th game of the season — without LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving.
Part of giving LeBron, Love, and Kyrie the night off was to spare them, as one observer allowed, “the hassles of travel which even with luxury chartered planes, limo quality buses, and five-star hotels […]
Isn’t it interesting? In the NBA finals, the court got smaller — I mean, the half-court game showed up. When every possession was crucial, all those 3-point shots in January and February became bad shots in June. Trust me, playoff time, some players appear — and some disappear.
Just so you know, all of the above […]