Tag Archives: LeBron James

NBA Jerks Exploit Fans and Disgrace the Game By Sitting Out

A mere five years ago it was virtually unheard of for a millionaire professional basketball star to sit out a league game because the poor little guy was just too tired to pull on his shorts, endorse his latest pay … Continue reading

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LeBron, the Warriors, and Media Prejudice in Los Angeles

Years ago I wrote a lot of critical stuff about LeBron James. He has proven me wrong and today he clearly is basketball’s best player, and among the all time elite, perhaps on the way to ending his career as … Continue reading

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$23 Million Only Buys the Lakers 16% Shooting

The vacationing millionaire showed up for work tonight, and the full-strength Lakers combined with Miami to put on one of the most horrid displays of supposedly “professional” basketball ever seen in the long and sometime dubious history of the NBA. … Continue reading

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Lakers Take Forever, Go Around in Circles, and Goof-Up

Back in April when Mike D’Antoni and the Lakers parted ways, the front runner for the newly vacant coaching spot immediately became Byron Scott. After months of speculation, with names from George Karl to Kurt Rambis to Mike Dunleavy to … Continue reading

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Signing Back-Ups: Good for Clippers, Disaster for Lakers

I’ve written before about what a great job the Clippers have done in signing key backups this free-agent season. Now, the Lakers have also gone after a few backup players, in one deal and in re-signing players from last season’s … Continue reading

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Clippers Fill Biggest Need in Big Way

A few days after signing Specer Hawes, at which time I wrote then the teams’ biggest remaining need was a solid back-up point guard, the Clippers have made another great move in signing Jordan Farmar to a two-year deal. The … Continue reading

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Clippers Actions Are Good, Rumors Not So Much

The Clippers have filled a major need with the signing of center Spencer Hawes. For $23 million over four years, the Clippers get a legitimate center who can score. Last year, in a season split between the 76ers and Cavaliers, … Continue reading

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Lakers Going All Out in Pursuit of Anthony

As NBA billionaire owners offer obscene piles of riches to over-rated free agent players, the LA Lakers are making an unprecedented effort to land Carmelo Anthony. They meet today, and the team has enlisted not just one of the organizations … Continue reading

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The King is Dead, Long Live the King!

In a few hours, the San Antonio Spurs will become NBA Champs, as the winner of tonight’s fifth Finals’ game is a foregone conclusion. Sure, LeBron is LeBron, but is Dwyane really Dwyane and is Bosh still the old Bosh? … Continue reading

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