Bloomberg columnist Scott Soshnick has smart advice for NBA players opposed to the new dress code: argue that Mark Cuban, Tim Duncan, and Steve Nash dress casually but don't alienate fans.
Blazer rookie Martell Webster made eight straight jumpers from half-court in front of a reporter. Then, before heading out into the New York heat and humidity, he said "it's hot as a devil's drawers out there." For both reasons, I'm thrilled to have him on my team.
Sports Law Blog recaps all of the terrible predictions people made about Kevin Garnett in 1995.
TNT has new Ali G commercials.
Jason Collier, recently deceased Hawk, may have had a heart abnormality. The autopsy results are not yet complete.
I have been wondering why Wizard Etan Thomas hasn't gotten more attention for the political views he expressed in a speech a few weeks ago. Today Thomas gets his day in The New York Times and sticks it to Bill O'Reilly and Barbara Bush.
In last night's preseason game, 5-9, 180 pound Nate Robinson had six rebounds in 21 minutes. 6-11, 285 pound Eddy Curry played 17 minutes, and managed just half that many boards.
Jayson Williams is fighting to avoid a retrial in that shooting.
New Net Marc Jackson can't talk about his grandfather's death--it happened just before training camp--without crying. They were super close. But he is not complaining about it one bit, and most of his teammates didn't even know about it.
Cleveland fans are pissed off at John Canzano, for passing on the news that some NBA players had told him that LeBron James would play in New York one day. There are times to yell at Canzano, but this is not one of them.