Steve Kerr: Seven Ordinary Things He Did With Brains May30

Steve Kerr: Seven Or...

In a country that rewards the ordinary and then finds it surprising that our youth expect to be rewarded for doing what they are supposed to, Steve Kerr did a bit of the ordinary and more using his brains. 1-Kerr spurned his friend and mentor Phil Jackson when he turned down the Knicks offer...

Lebron James Hypocrite Extraordinaire Jul18

Lebron James Hypocri...

Lebron James is a hypocrite plain and simple. Four years ago James talked about building a long term dynasty in Miami and at the first opportunity he bailed. What does it mean– not much unless you were the jilted one. What upsets people who have been the victims of a change of heart is...

For Lebron James Like Dorothy There Is No Place Like Home Jul11

For Lebron James Lik...

“There is no place like home” uttered Dorothy as she clicked her ruby slippers and was suddenly and swiftly back in Kansas surrounded by her loving family. Lebron James uttered exactly the same sentiments when he expressed his desire to return to his hometown of Cleveland Ohio. And just like...

Donald Sterling Deme...

There are a number of possible conclusions that can be taken away from Donald Sterling’s mea culpa interview with Anderson Cooper. First, what did we expect Sterling to say– he was guilty?  Not a chance.  Second, any reputable or irreputable PR person would have advised Sterling to do...

Donald Sterling: An NBA Plantation Owner May01

Donald Sterling: An ...

Adam Silver has banned Donald Sterling from the NBA for life and fined him 2.5 million dollars. In addition, Silver is also going to request that the NBA’s Board of Governors vote to force Sterling to sell the Clippers. The ruling was widely celebrated by all in the NBA as it should have...

Phil Jackson And Chuck Dolan: Zen Meets Lost MSG Heir Mar21

Phil Jackson And Chu...

What happens when a silver spooned, narcissistic owner of a basketball team who is not a mensa, hires a free thinking, outspoken, counter culture persona in Phil Jackson who puts the “we “over individual needs and goals? On the surface it seems like a titanic blowup in the making but that is...

Fired Coaches and Fans Deal With Psychological and Emotional Adjustments Dec30

Fired Coaches and Fa...

Black Monday is upon us, already many coaches have been let go, and there is little doubt that there are more firings to come.  The reactions from fans, players, and those within their respective organizations is overwhelming, but I can assure you that the coaches who were let go are...

Kobe Bryant: A Super...

It is becoming increasingly apparent that Kobe Bryant is going to make a successful recover from a torn Achilles and likely return to the premier player he was prior to his injury. This was accomplished for a number of reasons most of which were under Bryant’s control some were not. Either...

Kobe Bryant Got Exactly What He Was Worth Nov28

Kobe Bryant Got Exac...

Kobe Bryant extended his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers for roughly 48 million dollars and one would have thought from the reactions of many that millions of dollars were being thrown at or given away to a D-League cast off rather than one of the greatest basketball players of all time....

Derrick Rose’s Injury: Depressing To Rose And All Nov26

Derrick Rose’s...

The injury to Derrick Rose was stunning in its suddenness and then things unraveled so quickly that it did not give anyone time to process the enormity of the loss for both Rose and his team. The consequences both emotionally and practically are now beginning to set in and there is good...

Jeremy Lin: Linsanity Was Insanity Nov15

Jeremy Lin: Linsanit...

It was just about two years ago when the perfect storm hit New York and the world.  A basketball player that up until that time had been discarded by multiple teams became a starter for the New York Knicks. His play sparked a team but more importantly sparked a worldwide phenomenon. For a...

Jeremy Lin A Different Perspective Mar18

Jeremy Lin A Differe...

There were and are a number of theories and speculation on how other teams over looked and missed out on Jeremy Lin. Actually they may not have–and here is why. As much as evaluating players has become a statistical and physiological process there is still a great deal of art involved...

Sports and Politics What A Mess Jul15

Sports and Politics ...

I have been an avid sports fan my whole life and still root for various players and teams. These days I am rooting for our politicians and government agencies. Maybe praying would be better? Wow who would have thought that the situation we are facing in the sports world would mirror the...