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February 21st, 2019 - 2:21 pm § in Misc.

What Should Zion Do?

   Zion Williamson,a likely NBA superstar, hurt his knee while playing  … for free .. for ohso wealthy private college, Duke.  Now what? The consortium of the NBA and NCAA has a “one and done rule” that says a player needs to start playing while in college.  So, Mr. Williamson ha[...]

January 14th, 2016 - 2:07 pm § in America, Misc., Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Athletes giving money

Does anyone else notice the large amounts of money that Black athletes are donating to their alma maters? New York Mets outfielder, Curtis Granderson donated $5 million to the University of Illinois-Chicago , Draymond Green, combo forward for the Golden State Warriors gave Michigan State University [...]

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 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 [...]

October 14th, 2014 - 6:19 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

The time is now for Russell Westbrook

Injuries are an unfortunate part of sports.  My heart goes out to last years NBA MVP Kevin Durant.  I hope he has a speedy full recovery. With that said injuries present opportunities for teammates to step up. I recently questioned whether or not Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant can play togethe[...]

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. [&hellip[...]