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May 22, 2 days ago

Marques Haynes Dies; World’s Greatest Dribbler Succumbs at 89

Marques Haynes Dies; World’s Greatest Dribbler Succumbs at 89

  Known as “the world’s greatest dribbler”, Marques Hayes died today of natural causes in Plano, Texas. From wiki: Many consider him the premier ballhandler who ever lived, and his game influenced players such as Bob Cousy, Pet…

May 13, 2 weeks ago

FP’s Sports Mind For the Day

      May 13, 2015 1. NBA Playoffs Tonight: Washington and Atlanta, tied at two wins apiece, get after it again in Atlanta. With John Wall (broken hand) a game time decision, Washington should push Atlanta in this one. I like Washingto…

May 12, 2 weeks ago

FP’s Sports Mind for May 12, 2015-Monte Williams Fired as Pelican’s Coach

May 12, 2015 Commentary #1   1. Monte Williams, New Orleans Head Coach was fired today by the team. Friction between him and the front office came to ahead today and Williams is gone. A better than average NBA head coach, we shall see if the Pel…

NBA Officials Hurting the Game; Systemic in Nature

NBA Officials Hurting the Game; Systemic in Nature

http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=espn:12752816 (Thursday night-Game 3, Pelicans host the Warriors in New Orleans) As I watched the great Stephan Curry rip a corner three at the buzzer in regulation to tie the playoff game, then get tackled by two New…

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Apr 17, 1 month ago

Russell Westbrook claims scoring title over James Harden

Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook officially claimed the title of scoring champion over Houston’s James Harden on Wednesday night. Westbrook scored 37 points against the Minnesota Timberwolves in hopes of keeping their playoff hopes alive…

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Do the referees need glasses? 9-step travel goes uncalled

Video shown originally on: NBA on TNT n April 2nd, in a game against the Miami Heat, Kendrick Perkins of the Cleveland Cavaliers had a nine step travel. It’s pretty hilarious to watch, but shouldn’t the NBA refs be able to clearly see th…

Apr 9, 1 month ago

4 Reasons Why Kelly Olynyk Could be the Next Dirk

In a world where centers come out of the woodwork (i.e. Rudy Gobert and Hassan Whiteside), their lives one man with more potential than any of his big man counterparts. If you were to see Kelly Olynyk in his street clothes with no knowledge of who h…

Narrative: Sleepless Nights and Homesick Hearts in NBA

Scan the fondest memories of every basketball player in the National Basketball Association and you’ll see variations of the exact same scene: a bright-eyed youngster on a day with not a cloud in the sky, dressed in the latest athletic gear and dri…

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Apr 5, 2 months ago

Paul George’s return: smart or foolish?

The Indiana Pacers star forward Paul George plans to make his return on Easter Sunday against the Miami Heat. The Pacers are in the middle of fighting for their playoff lives. The Pacers are only a game and a half back of the Miami Heat, who hold the…

Apr 3, 2 months ago

How Dwyane Wade’s injury effects Heat

The Miami Heat were obliterated by the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland on Thursday night 114-88. The Heat were in the game until they lost their engine, Dwyane Wade. In the second quarter, Wade was driving to the right side of the basket when his kn…