George Karl is showing signs that he is starting to turn on his team. It's inevitable, says this article, because Karl is "Larry Brown without the championship."
The 20th Carnival of the NBA is the first Carnival of the NBA to include either half-naked women or the word "fandango."
When Team USA was flaming out at the World Championships in Indianapolis, Paul Pierce was the team's designated chucker. I heard that he had ticked off the powers that be in such a way that he would never wear the red, white, and blue again. Now there's news that Pierce is angling to get back on team USA.
Basketball on the radio sucks, according to FreeDarko. I disagree. I fell in love with the NBA via walkman when I was supposed to be doing my homework.
Same crap, different day, for Dennis Rodman and his agent. This time Rodman pisses off a DJ by leaping onstage and showing the crowd his ass.
Larry Brown says "maybe we'll surprise you and have a new guy in the locker room on our next trip." The names Ruben Patterson and Darius Miles are still floating around, and the Blazers held Miles out of last night's game, saying he has cartilage damage to his knee.
"The suit claims the 30-year-old Iverson, league MVP in 2001, joined members of his security detail in attacking patrons and staff at the Eyebar in Washington, leaving one man with a concussion, a perforated ear drum and a damaged right eye. The suit seeks $20 million in damages."
Amare Stoudemire joins the Brotherhood of the Microfracture Surgery.
Dignity for sale. The Heat are a fairly new team--hence no retro jerseys to make the fat profits from. Ahh, but are you (like all of us) forgetting the ABA's Floridians? They apparently played at the Miami Beach Convention Center in 1971-72. Good enough for the Heat to introduce a new road jersey with Floridian colors: black with orange and magenta. I'm sure it'll make Shaquille O'Neal proud to put that on.
Bill Simmons talking Clippers on the radio.