Posts Tagged ‘Basketball’

April 30th, 2015 - 3:08 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

Best player since 1998

Tim Duncan is the best player in the NBA since 1998.  Although he is no where near the scoring talent that Kobe is, Duncan is just as dedicated to his craft and more consistent. Tim Duncan’s defensive presence, selflessness, composure, competitiveness, his durability, and his basketball I.Q.[...]

March 11th, 2015 - 12:10 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

Sad day

A good friend, who will go unnamed in this piece out of respect to his loved ones, passed away.  I always find myself thinking, why am I still here after I hear about a childhood friend or former teammate being murdered or locked up in prison?  What did I do to be fortunate enough to […][...]

March 5th, 2015 - 1:53 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

One of my favorite Knicks

Last Saturday, retired 13-year NBA veteran Anthony Mason, passed away at the age of 48 years old.  Anthony Mason player for numerous teams during his 13 year career, but I will always remember him as a Knick.  This is despite the fact that his best statistical year came the year he was traded to [...]

March 3rd, 2015 - 2:07 pm § in America

Black Billionaire

Some of my friends are excited that Michael Jordan is now a member of the Forbes Billionaire list. They feel like MJ’s arrival on the Billionaire list is a huge accomplishment for black peo[...]

February 19th, 2015 - 10:37 am § in America

A Pacific NW Icon

Saddened to read the news this morning.  Former NBA player, Jerome Kersey has passed away at age 52.  Kersey was one of my favorite players growing up.  The small forwards best years were played with the Portland Trailblazers.  I just remember the passion that he played with.  He use to dunk re[...]

October 10th, 2014 - 12:09 pm § in America, Misc., The Ave Scene

5 Reasons I cant wait for the NBA season to start!

1) Chicago Bulls For the last few seasons the Bulls title hopes were put on hold due to injuries suffered by their star player Derrick Rose. The return of Rose, along with the addition of 2-time NBA champion Pau Gasol should put the Bulls at the top of the standings in the East this year. […][...]