Politics: The kind of thing that can drive a person crazy … especially during election season. Everybody has an opinion. Every person on the street and in the stores wants to give you their two cents about the candidates and tell you who you should vote for. It happens everywhere. And, apparently, it happens to everyone … David West can attest to that.
After sifting through all kinds of the media speculation regarding the Los Angeles Lakers quest to rebuild in 2014, inspirational quotes and daily routine tweets from NBA players, this came across the screen:
You know something is truly shocking to you when you have to tweet about it with a broken hand. Shocked. That must have been how Kevin Love felt, because he did exactly that on the day it was announced he’ll miss 6-8 weeks with a broken hand.
It’s not every day that an NBA player with only 64 total games under his belt in two seasons in the league manages to make the cover of a magazine, especially if that magazine is GQ. Jeremy Lin, who enters his third season in the NBA—and his first full season with the Houston Rockets, did just that. He was recently featured in a GQ article detailing his offseason experience, going from a New York Knickerbocker to a Houston ‘Rocket Man.’ He tweeted his
Remember the 1990s, back when it was trendy to break backboards? Darryl Dawkins broke them almost with regularity, then the league introduced breakaway rims. Shaquille O’Neal brought down entire basketball goals. Eventually, the NBA was prompted into action, implementing rules to prevent such breaks. Well, breaks are back, as we can see in this tweet from Atlanta Hawks reserve Anthony Tolliver. Earlier today, Tolliver’s teammate Ivan Johnson shattered a backboard at Butler’s practice facility in Indiana as the Hawks prepared for Tuesday night’s
Can you imagine falling faster than the speed of sound…from the edge of space? How would you react? Would you classify the experience as being fun? Thrilling? Exhilarating? Or would you be sweating bullets? Perhaps you—like some others—would release your bowels? One such person is Kevin Durant who, after seeing Felix Baumgartner’s free fall from the earth’s stratosphere, wrote:
Continuing with the ongoing theme of the week for the NBA, our Twitter feed takes us back to China. Former San Antonio Spurs small forward, now NBA analyst for ESPN, Bruce Bowen succinctly expressed the excitement that Chinese basketball fans have for the game. He sent out this tweet from Shanghai at the Miami Heat’s open practice: