Frank-ly I’m Expecting a Playoff Berth

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Fear not Pacers fans, it's now safe to take the paper bags off your heads. Last weekend Larry Legend finally wrote Obie a "Dear John" letter blaming all their marital problems on the oft-criticized coach. Every failed operation needs a fall guy, albeit in this case O'Brien probably deserved to be sent ...

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 ...

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 ...

Well, He Got His Title

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Now that Tyler Hansbrough and his North Carolina Tar Heels won the NCAA Championship last night, an interesting discussion is about to ensue. Just where does Hansbrough fall in the history of all-time great college basketball players? I think I've got a pretty good handle on the situation. Love him or hate ...