Archive for March, 2006

Pacers Honor Reggie

Friday, March 31st, 2006

Just recently, the Utah Jazz retired Karl Malone’s #32 Jersey. At the half mtime of Pacer’s game against the Phoenix Suns on March 30, Reggie Miller’s #31 jersey was retired. Reggie retired at the end of last season and left the league as the all time leader in 3 pointers made with 2,560 and with […]

Rules named after NBA players?

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

I was reading some sports news when I came across this article that talks about the “Arenas Rule”
The new CBA includes a provision, called the “Arenas rule” by some, that makes it easier for teams to retain their second-round picks by placing a limit on how much other teams can offer during the first two […]

Hill back to Detroit?

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

News has it that the Orlando Magic just might buyout Grant Hill’s contract and Hill has pondered about returning to the team that drafted him back in 1994 and where he has made a case for himself as the heir to Jordan’s Airness. If Hill does go back to the Pistons he’d be a solid […]

Man responsible for Palace brawl convicted

Monday, March 27th, 2006

It’s been a long time since that dreaded day in US sports history. The brawl that started out as a simple altercation between Ron Artest and Ben Wallace of the Indiana Pacers and the Detroit Pistons respectively escalated into a dreadful nightmare when the fight got into the stands and involved many of the fans. […]

MVP race heats up!

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

The Most Valuable Player of the Year title is the most glorious honor a single NBA player can get in his active playing career. This season has seen many suprises such as the complete turn-around of the LA Clippers to finally become a winning team, The 81 point production of Laker star Kobe […]

Mashburn announces retirement

Friday, March 24th, 2006

Story here
Jamal Mashburn was already missing in action due to injury even before he was traded by the New Orleans Hornets to the Philadelphia 76ers. It was an injury that left Jamal with no cartilage to absorb the friction in his right knee therefore the only way he could ever play again was to just […]

Malone’s Jersey Retired, Kemp Wants Comeback

Friday, March 24th, 2006

The 90’s saw 2 dominant power forwards, “The Mailman” Karl Malone and the “Reignman” Shawn Kemp who saw their glory years with the Utah Jazz and the Seattle Supersonics respectively.
During halftime of the Jazz-Wizards game that took place March 23, Malone’s #32 jersey was finally retired. The Jazz lost that game 109-97 Malone played […]

Dwight the Super Sub!

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006

It was Steve Francis’ first return to the TD Waterhous Arena in Orlando ever since geting traded to the New York Knicks earlier this season, but the Magic didn’t make it a happy one. Yes, the Magic murdered the visiting Knicks in their game March 22 with a score of 111 - 87. You […]

A Late St. Patrick’s Day Reflection

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006

Today, my mind seemed to draw a blank on what to write about so I went on searching my usual sources for something interesting to write about. This feature on St. Patrick’s Day then caught my eye. St. Patrick’s Day is already done and celebrated but seeing the efforts by EA Sports and Take 2 […]

Knicks backcourt of the future? Nah!

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

On paper, the Knicks trade for Steve Francis on February 22 looked excellent. Two former All Stars manning the back court for the Knicks looked like the saving grace the Knicks needed for this really disappointing season. But for once, I agree with Larry Brown. The Marbury/Francis tandem will never work.
“It […]