In today’s NBA news, Clippers’ new shooting guard JJ Redick will be sidelined for 10 days with a bruised quad, and Bobcats’ center Brendan Haywood will miss 12 weeks with a stress fracture in his foot.
Not long ago, the subject of the Tweet of the Day involved a Twitter tirade by one Kanye West—who was angered by a sketch that Jimmy Kimmel Live! aired. The sketched, produced by host Jimmy Kimmel, used kids to mock an interview that West had done with Zane Lowe for BBC. [TOTD: Kendall Marshall Questions Kanye West's Tirade] Kimmel recently had West on his show to bury the hatchet and talk things out. The interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live! has since become the subject
Counting down to the exciting 2013-14 season … And counting, and counting, and counting. The preseason may be on, but I’m holding the excitement until something happens. By that I mean something bigger than media day, where all involved tell us what they’d like most, as if sitting in Santa Claus’ lap, asking for a pony. The tipoff is they have media day in Charlotte, and everyone is just as optimistic there. Personally, I try to measure my (yawn) excitement level, according to the
Attention Lakers fans: Andrew Wiggins’ first game for Kansas is Oct. 29 against Pittsburg State. A couple weeks later, he goes up against Mike Krzyzewski and Duke at the Champions Classic in Chicago. He could be all yours, Lakers Nation, if the ping-pong balls drop correctly. And pick your own theory about which superstar free agent is going to come running to play alongside him and Kobe Bryant. We have heard all the speculation – everyone from LeBron James (ain’t happening)
In today’s news, Shaquille O’Neal has purchased a stake in the Kings’ new ownership group, the NBA and player’s union remain far apart in discussions for HGH testing reform, and Gilbert Arenas will head back to China rather than audition for the Clippers in training camp.
In today’s NBA news, Kobe Bryant is healing nicely from his torn Achilles, the Knicks-Nets rivalry is quickly gaining steam, and Dirk Nowitzki looks to be healthy heading into training camp. Black Mamba right on track According to the Los Angeles Daily News, future Hall-of-Famer Kobe Bryant has been running at 75 percent of his body weight on a treadmill, and looks to be a few weeks away from advancing to full-weight bearing running. This is music to the ears of all Lakers’
The separation between talent and skill is one of the greatest misunderstood concepts for people who are trying to excel. In life and in sports. Either way, talent is natural. You either have it or you don’t. Skill is different. Skill can only be developed by hours and hours of working on your craft. Hours. And hours. And hours.
The NBA has often had its share of comedians. Hall of Fame center Shaquille O’Neal was one of the funniest, leveraging dance maneuvers, random self-made nicknames, eccentric charisma and many silly antics to make fans laugh. This generation of NBA stars has been dominated by the comedic antics of one Blake Griffin. He has been featured prominently in quite a few comedic advertising campaigns. His hilarity, however, is not to be outdone by his Los Angeles Clippers teammate, DeAndre Jordan.