Kobe Bryant is very good at basketball. He wasn’t Nova tonight. Close, but not quite. Nova isn’t a numbers issue, though Bryant coming short of the 38 I predicted today by 2 was certainly enough to irk me. He had… Continue Reading
from Sports Night: Dan Rydell: Eli’s Coming. Casey McCall: Eli? Dan Rydell: From the Three Dog Night song. Casey McCall: Yes? Dan Rydell: Eli is something bad, a darkness. Casey McCall: “Eli’s coming. Hide your heart, girl.” Eli is a… Continue Reading
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Rajon Rondo. To quote the cinematic classic Coming to America: Guy 1 “That boy good.” Guy 2 (probably an Arsenio Hall character) “Uh-huh. He good. Good and terrible!” Such is the case with Rondo. There were plenty of great marks… Continue Reading
The Lakers got screwed in the first half. Royally screwed. Epic SCREW. It happens. A lot of the time, it happens to whatever team is facing the Lakers. Often in the playoffs. It happens to every single team. From the… Continue Reading
This has been one of those years that shows a lot about us in terms of where we are in our national mindset, reflected through sports. And if you don’t want to go that broad, at least as far people… Continue Reading
Phil Jackson has to feel a little down. And by down, I mean “filled with violent rage.” He put his guys on the floor, he goaded Rivers into keeping Sam Cassell out there, he put everything in place. And they… Continue Reading
Just to review. Derek Fisher Corn STILL thinks it’s Lakers in 5. Everyone is picking the Lakers. EVERYbody. I’m very amused. This Celtics team may be the most underrated team to get the no.1 seed overall, homecourt throughout the playoffs,… Continue Reading
In case you haven’t heard the news, Deadspin editor Will Leitch announced he’s leaving Deadspin today for a position with New York Magazine. He’ll continue to write for Deadspin, hopefully in the 1st person plural, but will no longer be… Continue Reading
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