I don’t know what this means or exactly why he is doing it … but I love it. As I think we all know, I am a big fan of facial hair. In addition to that, I am a huge fan of Shane Battier. So what could be better than the two combining forces? Read the rest of this entry »
Houston enters the 2009-10 season as a team without enough meat in the middle. A potentially career-ending leg injury to big human Yao Ming forced the Rockets to throw in the towel against the Lakers in the 2009 playoffs. The hairline fracture, discovered after game three against the Lakers, devastated the Rockets. Houston gave L.A. its toughest competition in the Western Conference playoffs, but this year the Rockets will likely be an afterthought.
The Grizzlies haven’t always played their home games in Memphis. As some/most of you know, the Grizzlies initially were in the great city of Vancouver. Another notable piece of history for the Grizzlies is that they were the first NBA team to have a website. Other than that, the franchise has been little but a struggling team annually in the draft lottery with a horrific record.
Most teams around the Association have enacted the same process for going about building a team that has a great chance of winning games. They use the same basic outline and then add a few spices to the mix in order to attain the ultimate glory.
The Rockets are a team that defies most explanations. Their chemistry should not exist with T-Mac, Yao, Battier, and Artest who are all very different players with very different ways of playing the game. The only way to fully explicate the eccentricities of each of the players is to compare them to countries and/or nations around the world.
Well ladies and gentlemen, another NBA season has come and gone and before we throw it away and prepare for the draft, let us all take a look at what we learned.
Some people like to claim that basketball is like a giant game of chess. Taking this idea, I would like to expound upon it by making relevant comparisons to the modern day basketball player.