Category Archives: Hoop Dreams

Cleveland Gets The #1 Pick…AGAIN?!?!?!?!?

Cleveland gets the #1 pick…AGAIN?!?!? REALLY?!?!?! So, let me get this straight. The Cavs have had the number 1 pick in the NBA draft, 3 of the past four years?!?!?! And ya’ll see absolutely NOTHING wrong with that? Well, it’s obvious to me that the powers that be told Cleveland, …

Players First

I’m from Philly and I REALLY love basketball. And if you’re from Philly and REALLY love basketball…then you 9 times outta 10 love John Chaney. Now, for those of you who aren’t from Philly and don’t love hoops, John Chaney was the legendary basketball coach at my parent’s alma mater …

Hard To Earn

Anybody who knows me, knows that college hoops is my favorite sport…hand down. And usually every year I’m hype as hell for the season to start. But it was something about this year that felt different. I know one of the things that bummed me out was the fact that …

Shook One Part 2

Back in February, Derrick Rose’s brother Reggie said the Bulls weren’t putting enough talent around his brother. And to do Reggie some justice, let me quote him, “it’s frustrating to see my brother play his heart and soul out for the team and them not put anything around him.” Which …

Get Off The Bandwagon

The other night while I was watching the Clippers blow out the Heat, I tweeted “I’m messing with this Clippers squad” and my dude Jay got at me and called me “a band wagon jumper.” At first I laughed but then I started thinking, what makes somebody jump on the …

Ya Playing Yaself

Aiight…let me get this straight. The L.A. Lakers hired Mike D’Antoni OVER Phil Jackson…word?!?!?! First things first, let me put this out there from the door…I’m not a Lakers fan. In fact, I HATE the Lakers. To me, the Lakers are the NBA’s equivalent of Duke basketball…and I have NOTHING …

With The #1 Pick In the NBA Draft…

Man, I remember a time when the NBA draft used to be an event for me. I had a BBQ back in Philly in ’96 draft when my Sixers selected Iverson with the #1 pick. For the ’98 draft the Wachovia Center had a draft day event with food (including …