The NBA offseason continues to roll along, complete with Kevin Love trade talks seeming to have spiked to an all-time high. If you’re interested, our own Chris Sheridan spoke with Dan Bickley on KTAR 98.7 regarding the latest on a potential trade. The Detroit Pistons have had a rather busy offseason. Theirs began with the hiring of a new head coach and president of basketball operations, Stan Van Gundy. Lacking a first round draft pick, they drafted Colorado point guard Spencer Dinwiddie, whom
Media pundits argue all of the time about which athletes contain the “clutch gene.” Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Ray Allen, Tom Brady, John Elway rank among the greats in the respective sports. Even players like Tim Tebow have garnered acclaim for playing big in the clutch moments. Kentucky Wildcats guard Aaron Harrison has proven himself to be a major “clutch” player with ice in his veins. For three games in-a-row heading into the NCAA National Championship game, he has hit the go-ahead three-point
How you gonna beat the Miami Heat? For the last three seasons, that was the most important question for the other 29 NBA teams — and it remains the case this season, too. But the Knicks and Nets did it on successive nights, which shows it is not impossible.
Brain-twister for you today, folks. Go back to the start of the 2005-06 regular season, and try to name a superstar player who has represented the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals. Your answer cannot include LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo or Ray Allen. It’s OK. Keep thinking …
American Thanksgiving Day. A tradition passed on from the pilgrim settlers long long ago. A day in which we take time to give thanks for all that we have and all of the blessings that have been provided to us. NBA athletes are no less thankful than everyone else. Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard gives his thanks.
The NBA is back, and so is the weekly edition of The Bernucca List. You remember how this works, right? I give you a list of players, or coaches, or teams, all of whom have something very specific in common. You try to figure out what that common thread is. When you think you’ve got the answer, drop it in the Comments section below. Or you can send me a Tweet. First correct answer gets a mention in next week’s list. Second correct
Twitter is a powerful tool, and sometimes it is a way to help you make up your mind. When you have over 50,000 Twitter followers, as Josh Harrellson does, you can let them help you decide the answers to the life-altering questions of each day — such as, should I shave? Should I shave or keep the beardinstagr.am/p/QabH5OqJBj/ — Josh Harrellson (@BigJorts55) October 5, 2012 Less than an hour later, Jorts tweeted this: My face feels much betterinstagr.am/p/QaegCXqJET/ — Josh Harrellson (@BigJorts55) October 5, 2012
The chatter about the Los Angeles Lakers have been non-stop for much of the summer, thanks to their huge offseason acquisitions of Steve Nash and Dwight Howard. Doc Rivers and Kendrick Perkins aren’t so high on focusing on the Lakers like everyone else though, and are looking forward to another possible meeting with the Miami Heat instead. See what they had to say about the Lakers and the Heat, what lesson Dwight Howard learned from his debacles as a Magic,