It Don’t Matter If You’re Black Or White (Unless You’re Larry Bird)

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

I'm sure with Michael Jackson's recent passing you've probably heard on average four MJ songs an hour. So I'm sure you've heard the 1991 hit "Black or White." In it, a chromatically confused Jackson belts, “It don’t matter if you’re black or white.” Paging Larry Bird. In last month’s NBA Draft, the ...

McD’s I Have Nothing Better To Do Tonight NBA Draft Live Blogapalooza

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

6:50 - Evening. This is around the 5,000th live blog of the NBA Draft going on tonight, and at least 1,000 of those are more qualified to dissect tonight's picks than I am. But hey, screw it, I need something to do tonight. I'll be live-blogging with a heavy heart ...

NBA Draft: A Look Back At The Decade That Was

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

The NBA Draft is Thursday, and this year's draft, which many are already calling the weakest in recent memory, is as unpredictable as any I can remember. After Blake Griffin, everything is a toss up. There are a ton of question marks. And you just know at least half of the ...

TheBaker’s 2009 NBA Mock Draft

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

1. Los Angeles Clippers - Blake Griffin, PF (Oklahoma) Duh. Not even the Clippers can botch this one...I think. Griffin is this year’s prize. After him, the draft starts to taste a lot like Coors Light - watered down. Local take: Mark Heisler of the Los Angeles Times. 2. Memphis Grizzlies - Hasheem ...

NBA: Homegrown Edition

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

  Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you the NBA: Homegrown Edition. And no, that doesn't mean a league where Bonzi Wells, Melo, Damon Stoudemire, Zach Randolph and Darius Miles score by taking bong hits. I'll explain. The NBA Draft Lottery was holding to form on Tuesday. The order was working up until Memphis ...

Giggidy: Miss America to Attend Pacers Season Finale

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

FINALLY, a reason for Pacers fans to come out for the team's season finale since their team won't be advancing on to the playoffs. And neither will the woeful opponent, the Milwaukee Bucks. Aside: Kelvin Sampson will be on the bench for Milwaukee if IU fans would like to go boo ...

NBA Celeb Bailout ’09

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

 In these tough economic times, some professional sports teams have had to look for alternative ways to generate capital and stay afloat. Raising ticket prices isn’t really an option for many franchises as cost-conscious spectators are less likely to shell out top bucks. Plus, it would look like a cash ...

Colts Outpacing Hoops in Indy

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

This week, the Indiana Pacers announced they had rescheduled their game Saturday night against the Sacramento Kings to an earlier tip time of 6 p.m., so Indy sports fans can go to the game and get home in time for kickoff of the AFC Wild Card game between the Colts ...