On April 29, 2013, Jason Collins announced to the world through Sports Illustrated that he was gay. The hope was that he would become the first active athlete in a major North American team sport to be open about it – a Jackie Robinson, of sorts, for the LGBT of America.
Today is October 9, 2013. We are 20 days away from NBA Opening Night. Jason Collins does not have a job. Continue reading
In one of the biggest upsets in NCAA history, 15-seed Florida Gulf Coast has defeated #2 Georgetown, 78-68 in the second round of the tournament.
A game full of exciting dunks, Florida GC overwhelmed G-Town from the start and eliminated the often disappointing in the postseason, Hoyas. Continue reading
Pistons point guard, Brandon Knight is no more. Not after what the Clippers DeAndre Jordan did to him, Sunday night.
Knight was left in the middle all alone as the Clips center came rumbling in. Chris Paul sent up the pass and Jordan posterized Knight. Continue reading
Think you have seen an amazing basketball highlight recently? This one blows it all away.
Mt. Vernon was leading New Rochelle 60-58, in the New York High School Section 1 Class AA Championship Game. With 2.9 seconds remaining, New Ro was about to inbounds the ball. No one could predict what would occur. [Video Ahead]
We interrupt the next J.R. Smith post to bring you some other breaking news about the Knicks.
Tyson Chandler is really good at grabbing rebounds.
Record-breaking good. Continue reading
Jeremy Lin returns to Madison Square Garden tonight in his first game back in New York since the Linsanity craze hit Manhattan earlier this year. He also returns a far richer man, one who no longer has to sleep on Landry Fields’ couch, nor has to rent a house from David Lee.
Nope. Earlier this year, Lin left the Knicks amid a stir – he signed a three year, $25 million offer sheet with the Houston Rockets – a contract that the Knicks left unclaimed and allowed the one popular guy they had on the team go.
…that the Knicks…
[I mean, they’re the Knicks, so we must consider we are all being set up]
…did this right?
[See, not even the most positive can be sure].
Well…lets assess this from all sides.
Opening Day Starting Lineup (Pts/Reb/Ast)
PG: Deron Williams 21.0/3.3/8.7
SG: Joe Johnson 18.8/3.7/3.9
SF: Gerald Wallace 15.2/6.8/3.1
PF: Kris Humphries 13.8/11.0/1.5
C: Brook Lopez 19.2/3.6/1.2
Biggest Question: Is this team really rising?
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