Friday, December 4, 2009


LeBron James now has second thoughts about participating in this year's dunk contest, saying he's "50-50" about taking part.James felt last year's contest was too "watered down" and his participation might revive the weekend's signature event."I'm like 50-50 right now," he said Wednesday night before a game against Phoenix. "I don't know if you can get it back to the 80s and like in '98 when Vince (Carter) was in it. It was more about the dunks and less about what was going on around the dunks. "We'll see what happens"
How many times you told somebody you was 50/50 and came through?


Kobe Bryant tops Sporting News’ list of the 50 greatest players in the NBA today, as selected by a panel of 107 Hall of Famers, major award winners, executives, current players and coaches and other basketball experts.
Bryant beat out LeBron James for the No. 1 spot and received 62 first-place votes. James received 34 first-place votes, and Dwyane Wade, who was third on the list, received 11 first-place votes. Dwight Howard was fourth, and Tim Duncan fifth. Among the NBA legends who filled out ballots for SN were 28 Hall of Famers: Rick Barry, Elgin Baylor, Walt Bellamy, Bill Bradley, Bob Cousy, Dave Cowens, Joe Dumars, Harry Gallatin, Cliff Hagan, Tom Heinsohn, Bob Houbregs, Bailey Howell, Bob Kurland, Earl Lloyd, Bob McAdoo, Dick McGuire, Earl Monroe, Bob Pettit, Jack Ramsay, Frank Ramsey, Arnie Risen, Oscar Robertson, Bill Sharman, Jack Twyman, Dick Vitale, Bobby Wanzer, Jerry West, Lenny Wilkens.
“I think what we’ve seen from Kobe in the last two, three years is that he has become an incredible leader,” Magic Johnson said about Bryant. “That was the only thing he had to do that was left on his resume. Before, there was no question that he was the best basketball player in the world, like he is now. He was dominant every night, but he didn’t take on that leadership role. ... Now, he is the total package.”

— Five players picked: Lakers
— Four players picked: Celtics, Spurs
— Three: Hawks, Pistons, Rockets, Nuggets
— Two: Cavaliers, Grizzlies, Jazz, Magic, Mavericks, Raptors, 76ers, Suns
— One: Bulls, Bucks, Clippers, Heat, Hornets, Nets, Pacers, Thunder, Trail Blazers, Wizards
— None: Bobcats, Kings, Knicks, Timberwolves, Warriors
1. Kobe Bryant, SG, Lakers2. LeBron James, SF, Cavaliers3. Dwyane Wade, SG, Heat4. Dwight Howard, C, Magic5. Tim Duncan, PF, Spurs6. Chris Paul, PG, Hornets7. Kevin Garnett, PF, Celtics8. Dirk Nowitzki, PF, Mavericks9. Carmelo Anthony, SF, Nuggets10. Paul Pierce, SF, Celtics11. Steve Nash, PG, Suns12. Deron Williams, PG, Jazz13. Tony Parker, PG, Spurs14. Brandon Roy, SG, Trail Blazers15. Yao Ming, C, Rockets16. Shaquille O’Neal, C, Cavaliers17. Pau Gasol, PF, Lakers18. Chris Bosh, PF, Raptors19. Amare Stoudemire, PF, Suns20. Chauncey Billups, PG, Nuggets21. Kevin Durant, SF, Thunder22. Manu Ginobili, SG, Spurs23. Jason Kidd, PG, Mavericks24. Tracy McGrady, SG, Rockets25. Joe Johnson, SG, Hawks26. Derrick Rose, PG, Bulls27. Ray Allen, SG, Celtics28. Gilbert Arenas, PG, Wizards29. Ron Artest, SF, Lakers30. Vince Carter, SG, Magic31. Danny Granger, SF, Pacers32. Baron Davis, PG, Clippers33. Devin Harris, PG, Nets34. Ben Gordon, SG, Pistons35. Al Horford, C, Hawks36. Carlos Boozer, PF, Jazz37. Nene, C, Nuggets38. Rajon Rondo, PG, Celtics39. Andre Iguodala, SG, 76ers40. Josh Smith, PF, Hawks41. Rudy Gay, SF, Grizzlies42. Hedo Turkoglu, SF, Raptors43. Lamar Odom, SF, Lakers44. Shane Battier, SF, Rockets45. Elton Brand, PF, 76ers46. Richard Jefferson, SF, Spurs47. O.J. Mayo, SG, Grizzlies48. Charlie Villanueva, PF, Pistons49. Michael Redd, SG, Bucks50. Andrew Bynum, C, Lakers

Thursday, December 3, 2009


In an interview with the Sporting News, Ron Artest admits to drinking alcohol at halftime of games during his time with the Chicago Bulls.
"I used to drink Hennessy … at halftime," Artest says in the interview. "I (kept it) in my locker. I'd just walk to the liquor store (near the stadium) and get it."
Five years later, Artest still is interested in fighting Ben Wallace.
"I see Ben, I'm on my guard now. I'm always in the mood to fight him. … I'll get suspended 10 games, 15 games (because) I'll just fight him right there. It won't go into the stands."
Artest also plans on becoming a professional boxer when his NBA career is over.
"I started training two years ago," he says. "In four years, I'm going to try to have my first fight."


Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Philly Philly! (Back b4 Ya'll had a Chance to Miss Him!)

Allen Iverson is returning to the team that originally signed him, The Philadelpia 76'ers. Sixers president Ed Stefanski announced the signing Wednesday on the team's Web site. Iverson is expected to make his debut Monday at home against AI's former team the Denver Nuggets.

"In light of the recent injury to Lou Williams, which will sideline him for close to eight weeks, we felt that Allen was the best available free agent guard to help us at this time," Stefanski said in a release.

Georgetown Highlights

AI Rookie Year Highlights

AI The Gladiator

Monday, November 30, 2009

Nike Pro Combat (is Gar-Bage)

About 5 years ago I became a official college football fan. My homie Tyvon has been a die hard FSU fan for as long as I could remember so I stared out following Charlie Ward, Peter Warrick and Warrick Dunn. Then with the arrival of Vince Young (and Kevin Durant) I became a huge Texas Fan. Been fucking with the Longhorns ever since. (By the way we coming for that national chip this year, and Colt's getting that Heisman!)

So I'm watching college football this sat, and I notice that Nike is debuting there Nike Pro Combat Football Jerseys. These strange uniform appearances are the result of Nike's System of Dress program, which they say is supposed to revolutionizing the way football is dressed. Let me be the first to say that these are some of the ugliest looking jerseys that I have ever seen in my life. What really gets me is that they got lazy with the design by just having a universal template and just changing the colorway. Then they didnt even get all the colorways correct. LSU had on gold helmets even though they have never had gold in there school colors. Florida Gators had on blue jerseys with white looking all crazy.

Nike didn't even give a fuck about football until Under Armor started kicking there ass and making there pockets lighter. Nike wasn't even thinking about making products that go under your jersey cus you cant see them, and there all about viability. Football players are the most non-visible athletes, so you can see why Nike was letting the back up team handle there designs and marketing.

At the end of the day College Football is more about Money than competition and school tradition, so it is a win/win for historic programs who are always happy to take extra bags of cash and for Nike who can erase the individual school’s identities and make them into distinctive symbols of the Nike brand.

Friday, November 20, 2009


Shouts to the homie Shamgod. I remember being up at Minisink waiting on line to get crossed over by this dude just to say it happened to me and shit. I think he's over in China now which is good news because there are a lot of dudes on the summer circuit with no jobs frontin. Enjoy the reminisce

"Heyyy, Heehhyyyyy, Hehhyyyyy"



Yall probably forgot about this one but Jayson Williams has cut a plea deal that would send him to prison for up to three years for accidentally shooting a driver at his New Jersey estate in 2002, a person with knowledge of the case told The Associated Press on Thursday.

Williams, who retired in 2000 after playing nine seasons in the NBA for the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets, was to face a retrial in January on a reckless manslaughter count.

Get your affairs in order playa.



Clippers head coach Mike Dunleavy doesn't think there's a better man for the job than himself.
After the Hornets fired Byron Scott last week, rumors have circulated that Dunleavy could be the next coach to get canned.
"When's the last time you ever saw an interim coach come in and the team be successful and make a playoff run?" Dunleavy said. "It's not happening. Nobody knows these guys better than I know them.
"Give a coach a chance to coach Eric Gordon and Blake Griffin. After that, fine. Let the chips fall where they may. Other than that, you just fall to pressure."
Dunleavy was referring to the fact that both Griffin and Gordon, the team's last two Lottery picks, are out with injuries.
"I understand fans," he said. "I don't blame fans. They're not technically a lot of times savvy. They don't understand and they don't weigh issues the way that you weigh them. They know wins and losses.
"We've had an awful run with this, but my track record is that I have not lost with my players. I have lost without my players, but I haven't lost with my players. From an ownership standpoint, I know there's always a lot of pressure. I'll live with whatever decision our owner makes. I'll live by it."
The Clippers are 4-9 this season.



Michael Jordan appreciated the gesture from LeBron James, but he doesn't believe his No. 23 should be retired across the NBA.
"“It was very nice, I totally understand that. But I’m a guy that says there is no one great player in the NBA. The NBA lasts a lot longer than one particular person so I understand what his point is. Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Bill Russell all those guys should have their jerseys retired too. I understand his gesture, but I’m in the same group as those guys so I wouldn’t want to see my jersey retired unless you retire those guys."

SIDE NOTE: What Up Juanita!



What up good people. Word on the street is Cavs and Bobcats are planning a 2 for 1 swap that would send bumb ass Zydrunas to Charlotte for hothead(pause) Stephen Jackson and Nazr Mohammed. It's a salary cap play for the Cats as Z is in the last year of his contract and is probably going to retire at the end of the season.
SIDE NOTE: If you all are wondering if that tattoo on Jackson's stomach really is an image of praying hands clasping a pistol on a tombstone, yes that is a tattoo of praying hands clasping a pistol on a tombstone.


I don't think I have to say too much about this but let's all agree to forget about the last year the boy AI had and appreciate the 10+ years of "Greatest 50" basketball. Ok so maybe he wasn't in the orginal fifty but we can also all agree that the 50G's list needs to be dusted off and edited to amplify.

Iverson, has had more influence on pop culture than any player in the history of the NBA, period. More than Jordan (yeah i said it!)Kobe, Lebron, Magic, Bird whomever. He repped for the people, you fealt like if you saw AI on the block, and you probably would, you could step to him, give em a pound and talk about b$%9es or somethin. Yo AI is the only reason I had braids and probably the reason I started getting tatted up, well that and my boy Guyton had the hook up out in Lefrak (What up Guyton!)

I've never had the pleasure to see AI play live but I'm hoping and praying (and I know a certain gumsoul blogger is probably doing more than that!) that the Big homie Donnie can get off that cheap shit and bring AI to MSG.Listen Donnie we Fuc'd up the Brandon Jennings movement now here's a chance to redeem yourself in a major way! Iverson represents all that is NYC basketball and no other city will embrace him the way we would. Yo Iverson would bring jerseys back b. AI is so good that even if he did come to NY the Knicks would still be ass but everyone would want to tune into a game just to see an icon playing in the most iconic of arenas, MSG.

Now if we can only get him on waivers from Reebok...

Stay Tuned NYC, stay tuned.


Good Ol Ron Ron...

This happened a lil min ago but it's still kinda funny.

Exactly the kinda of Sh*@T we brought Ron Ron in to do.



24pts 13 rebounds. Not too many dudes come back from an injury and perform the way big homie Gasol did last night.
Now that he's back, It will be interesting to see how the Lakers create space in the Western Conf.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

The B Jennigs Puts a Double Nickel on the Warriors (55 - 5 - 5)

For those of you that missed Brandon Jennings' record-setting show last week, NBA TV has a lunchtime treat for you. Jennings' 55-point scoring explosion in a win over Golden State can be seen again at 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday.

Jennings' double-nickel performance marked the most points by an NBA rookie since Earl Monroe scored 56 on Feb. 13, 1968. He also set the Bucks' rookie scoring record, eclipsing the 51 points set by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (then Lew Alcindor) during the 1969-'70 season.

He was two points shy of tying Michael Redd's single-game franchise record of 57 points. He became only the third Bucks player to score 50 points in a game, joining Abdul-Jabbar and Redd.

Doo Doo Fisher

Everybody knows that my preseason pick to take the Golden Ball was the LA Lakers. I now want to make a slight correction on that pick. As long as Derick Fisher is the starting point guard for the Lakers they will continue to lose to teams they have no business losing to. Arron Brooks has officially made D.Fish his Bitch last year in the playoffs, and in La's last lost to Houston Brooks had a career high with 33 points. Meanwhile bum ass was 3 for 13. Backup Shannon Brown, who should have been starting a year ago, was 4 for 6 in only 15 mins. If you look at all the teams that faced La in the playoffs, each one significantly improved there back court. Utah picked up Eric Maynor, who recently made his first start for the injured Deron Willimas. Denver picked up Ty Lawson who recently banged all over the Lakers two games ago. Orlando picked up Puerto Rican all star Carlos Aroyo. And Houston last year promoted Brooks to the starting spot and made Lawry a starter off the bench.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Ty Lawson (5'11) Bangs on Lakers Bums

Side Show Bob

This Dunk is spectacular for a couple reasons. They play started with Lebron getting send back on his dunk attempt by Jermaine O'neal. Then Wade came right back on the next play to show Bron how its supposed to be done. Side Show seen Wade coming the whole time, and still got destroyed. He got Adrian Peterson'd out there. Peep how hard Side Show falls into the base of the basket. Even though this dunk happened early in the season, it will be hard to top this for dunk of the year.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Josh Powell Gets Banged on by Shannon Brown!

Check out how High Shannon gets for the tip dunk. Somebody please tell me why this kid is not starting. Derrick Fisher is over, well at least until the playoffs. D.Fish is pulling his best Robert Horry impression. Toward the end of his career Horry use to always kick his feet up till playoff time rolled around. Then he started playing foreal.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

B Jennings Gets Bizzy!

Please don't sleep on Brandon Jennings. I admit that when I first saw him a couple years back in the Mickey Deez All American game with that Retro Kids, kid and play flat top I was hating. I soon had to get up off that hated after seeing him get busy. Even though he had a funny played out hair cut, there was nothing played out or funny about his game. The media, and even Brandon's agent seems to have been sleeping on him for sometime now. When he decided to skip college and go pro in the Euro-Leagues people thought it was a bad decision. Then when the NBA Draft came around his agent advised him not to show up to MSG because he felt that he was not gonna be a Lottery pick. Low and behold Brandon was a Lottery pick, and even though he didnt get the playing time he expected, going to play over seas made him a more mature and complete player. Brandon put up incredible numbers in his NBA debut with 17, 9 and 9 falling just short of a triple double. 8 defensive rebounds for a 6-1 point guard fresh out the box is pretty damn good.
I got the chance to watch Brandon play against the Pistons the other day and I was very surprised by his performance. I knew he was gonna be real good as some point but I did not know it was gonna be this quick. He was getting bizzy out there in the Bradley Center. I don't think I ever heard a Milwaukee crowd get that loud and hype. I believe he had like 14 straight points in the 4th quarter. Jumpers, three pointers, lil Tony Parker floaters with the left, and he was playing D. Brandon is averaging 22 points, 4 bounds and 5 dimes a game, and with those numbers its safe to say that he may be playing in Jerry Jones and the Cowboys new arena at All-star break in not only in the rookie game but in the All-star game as well. If you don't know now you know!

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Punk MotherFuckers Thowing Shit At Us!

MEXICO CITY – The man with the tri-colored mohawk took a swig of beer, stuck his fingers down his throat and vomited the mixture back into his cup. In the next seat another man, who was wearing a T-shirt with a cartoon drawing of the decapitated heads of Barack Obama and Landon Donovan, poured out what remained of the Corona beer he had been chugging and urinated into his cardboard drinks container.

Then, according to a neutral bystander who witnessed these disgusting acts, the pair stood on their seats, high-fived and hurled their vile concoctions in the direction of Donovan, the United States men’s national team star who was preparing to take a corner kick 15 yards away.

Welcome to the Estadio Azteca, where allegedly projecting bodily fluids at another human being is acceptable in the name of soccer fanaticism.


Monday, July 13, 2009

Kobe responds to Lebron's LeBitchassness.

The 1992 NBA Allstar Game: Magic gets busy while Isiah Crashes and Burns.

NBA TV(HD) might be the best thing that has ever happened in my life! For those of you that dont live in nyc, the cable companies out here be on that bullshit. My cable company (RCN) didnt get NBA TV or the Knicks in HD for the past three years. I watched the entire Knicks season last year on tv and picture was looking like some 1984, Nintendo graphics shit. Long story short I just got NBA TV this year around the same time the playoffs started. Conveniently right after my NBA League Pass ended. Yesterday I watched Magic Johnson's last NBA Allstar game. The year where he first D'd up Isiah and Jordan, and then after that hit 3's from deep in both they faces. A lot of people might not even have peeped out how Magic called Jordan out to play D, and Mike didnt want no parts of that. Keep in mind that this was the year that Magic announced that he had HIV, and retired from the NBA. He had not played competitively in almost a year, and was also in the twilight of his basketball career. Magic was a litte Chubby, but he still came back scoring 25 points, padding his All-Star assists total to 127 and winning his second allstar MVP.1992 was also the year that Barcelona held the Summer Olympics. The Allstar game was like DREAM TEAM Tryouts for the last 2 or 3 spots. It has been reported or rumored that Isiah Thomas (who was auditioning for one of those last remaining roster spots) purposely did not put Jordan in the offence, and told the other players to also deny Mike the ball. After watching the game the other day I could clearly see that Zeek was on that bullshit! He had his back to Jordan the whole game(in the half court set). That may have been the reason why the East got they ass bust that night (west: 153 - east: 113) Jordan was fresh off of sweeping the Pistons in the 91 Eastern Conference Finals, and then going to get his first chip against Magic's Lakers. Plus ni$$as was talking all that Jordan rules shit for years at that point. Piston/Bulls had numerous playoff battles, so Mike and Isiah had been not liked each other. I personally feel that Zeek was also mad that Mike stole his Chicago Shine. Before Mike, Isiah was the biggest basketball icon outta Chi-Town. Mike deaded all that. Because of all that shit, added with the fact that the point guard Isiah was hating and didnt wanna give Mike the ball in the 92 allstar game, Jordan told the Olympic Commitee that if Isiah was playing, then he wasnt. And Zeeks career has been tumbling down hill since then. Isiah Thomas would soon retire from playing in the nba, to later fuck up the raptors franchise, fuck up the CBA, destroy the pacers franchise, completely fuck up the Knicks Franchise and stephon malbury life. (while getting stef rich at the same time.)

Another thing that jumped out at me was how Pippen was dunking all over ni$$as in that game. Also I want to be the first to say that David Robinson has got to hold the record for getting dunked on the most in Allstar Game History. Barkley banged on him crazy toward the end of the game. I almost forgot how much handles and creativity Barkley had with the rock. Chuck cut a few dudes up and was also working well going back and forth with Jordan.

One of the bird watching highlights of the game was getting to see Cookie, Magic's wife, in the crowd. She might have been the first athlete's wife that I can remember. Also big shoutout to Tim Hardaway for letting Magic take his starting spot that year. Vince did the same thing 8 years later for Jordan's last allstar game in New York.

** Peep Wesley Snipes and his White Chick 21 seconds in on this video. What does this dude have on? (92 allstar game on nbc, 4th quarter, Magic getting busy) **

Tuesday, June 30, 2009


I remember scheming in the lunch room to look at this Toni Braxton spread. VIBE was important for so many reasons. XXL, SOURCE, GIANT and everything else only make sense in VIBE's shadow.

Tough week for music...

Get the band back together Quincy!



Who the hell gave Starbury a show?



"How the hell can I make my teammates better by practice?!"

Classic Shit


Thursday, June 25, 2009

Beast Mode (aka Broad Street Bullies)

Lebron exact word to GM Danny Ferry: " If we dont win it ALL next year, Im outta here. Audi 5000!" Danny's response was to go out at get the most dominant center the NBA has ever seen. The Cavs now have two beasts on the court that both demand double team coverage. Let us not forget that Bron Bron has never played with another player that demanded the double team. Also I feel like Shaq is a underrated passer. Mo Willl, Delante and Boobie will benifit from Shaq passing from the post out to them on the perimiter. And the upside to this trade is if it dosent work out, Shaq is in the last year of his contract.

I guarantee that next year the Cavs will have the best pre game skits and antics. Remember the verbal battle that Shaq and Lebron had this season trying to top each other with pre game performances?

(The Cavs and Phoenix Suns have reached an agreement in principle on the deal, which gives the Cavaliers two of the league's biggest superstars.

O'Neal will join Cleveland in exchange for center Ben Wallace, guard Sasha Pavlovic, a second-round draft pick (No. 46 overall in Thursday's draft) and cash, said the two people who spoke on condition of anonymity because the league still must approve the deal.) courtesy of

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Big Match

If you get a chance make sure to check out the football/soccer match bet. Brazil and Italy today on ESPN. This is a big deal in the World of Soccer. The FIFA Champs (Italy) against one of the best teams in the world Brazil.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

James Harden aka 2010 Rookie of the Year (Draft Preview)

Remember who told you first. Pac 10 Player of the Year James Harden will be the 2010 NBA Rookie of the year. As a west coast player, Harden went under the media's radar up until the NBA Combine. The supposed weakness on Harden was his athleticism, but while at the combine he put up above average times as well as numbers. All of his athletic testing numbers were better than the average for shooting guards historically at the combine. His standing reach and wingspan were a bit longer than the average SG as well. If I had to make a comparison to a player in the NBA it would be Brandon Roy. Harden will do whatever necessary to help his team win. He has point guard skills in a small forwards body. Able to knock down long range jump shots, of the dribble, at critical moment in the game.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Obama vs. LeBron??

It was announced in the news today that President Obama wants LeBron to inaugurate the the White House Court.

June 19 (Bloomberg) -- On paper, it doesn’t look like much of a match-up. A 6-foot, 2-inch, 180-pound, 47-year-old amateur against a 6-foot, 8-inch, 250-pound, 24-year-old pro who won the National Basketball Association’s Most-Valuable Player award this year. Except the amateur will have home-court advantage: the South Lawn of the White House.
In an interview with Bloomberg News this week, President Barack Obama said he would soon invoke executive privilege to summon the Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James and possibly other NBA stars to the White House to shoot some hoops. “As soon as we get the basketball nets up we’re going to have some of these guys over for a game,” Obama said. Asked if he’d be playing, Obama bristled: “Of course. It’s my court.” (source: Bloomberg LP)

To his credit President Obama is also calling on NBA stars as well as other celebrities to bring national attention to fatherhood and to open the door to discussing the state of the country and certain segments of the population with respect to fatherless children in the US.

Are you really hating on this mannn????!?! Can you imagine Dubya postin someone up? Reagan? hellll no ... I just hope the right wing media doesn't ride him for talking sports while the world implodes.

Sidenote: Anybody catch the hand speed when Obama caught the fly during the interview the other night on some Mr. Miyagi sht? Obama San ..Skills. -Sox

Monday, June 15, 2009

King Kobe

Kobe finally got his Shaqless Chip. I'm happy for him. I'm also happy for Phil for getting his 10 chip. Orlando tried hard, but La's Defense was just on another level. Trevor shut down Turk, Gasol played outstanding D on both Rashard and Dwight. (I guess we will never here people call Gasol soft anymore.) And Lamar, like I said, was the x-factor. D Fish, who did step up real big when the lights was on, can now ride out his career into the sunset to die. D Fish game is like the old T.I., dead and gone. And I dont wanna hear all that shit about how the series could have been 3 to 1 in Orlando's favor. Just cus the games were close it seems like people wanna believe that all them games were decided by one play. The fact of the matter is no matter what Orl. did, Kobe was just gonna do something else better to top them and put the dagger in there hearts. The biggest play of the series to me was in Game 4 toward the end of regulation when Kobe grabbed Dwight and pulled him to the ground preventing him from getting the and 1 shot up. Dwight then proceeded to miss both free throws and the rest is history. I dont really blame Jameer to much on the D Fish 3 point play, because Stan Van Goofy should have never been playing full court pressure. Jameer had to guard Ariza and D.Fish running into the front court. Plus he should have been instructed to foul. Also where the fuck was Skip? How many times did Skip get a basket after the Magic was struggling to put the ball in the net?

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Skip "And 1" Highlights

Rafer Jamel Alston, a.k.a. Skip To My Lou or Skip 2 My Lou (born July 24, 1976 in Queens, New York City), is an American professional basketball player currently with the NBA's Orlando Magic.

Streetball Legend
Alston grew up in Jamaica, Queens as a street basketball legend and has received most of his recognition for that aspect of his career. In high school at Cardozo he played in only 10 Games his last two years but managed to score 319 points. He first came into the public spotlight for his starring in the And1 Mixtape Volume 1. In this mixtape, it had him performing his legendary dribbling moves on future NBA star Stephon Marbury. Prior to playing for Fresno State, Alston was regarded by many as the greatest streetball player ever. Alston was drafted after his junior year by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round, 39th pick overall, of the 1998 NBA Draft.

His nickname, Skip To My Lou, stemmed from his tendency to skip while dribbling the ball upcourt. He played in several prominent streetball tournaments including the Entertainer's Basketball Classic, the North American Street Basketball Tour, the AND1 Mixtape Tour, and the ESPN TV show, Street Ball. It is said that, during a streetball tournament at the legendary Rucker Park in Harlem, Alston once performed what most would regard as an impossible move: during a fastbreak, he supposedly glided in the paint for a layup attempt but made a change of plans in the air as he rolled the ball down his right arm, across his shoulder and down his left arm to a trailing player for a finishing dunk. Alston currently serves as the spokesperson for the Houston Rockets Blacktop Battle -- an annual 3-on-3 streetball tournament held in Houston.

NBA Career
Despite his cult-following from the streetball circuit, Alston decided to make the transition to the professional game. After sitting on the bench for most of the time on a talented Milwaukee Bucks squad, he emerged as a starter for the Miami Heat in 2004. He did not disappoint, averaging 12 points and 4 assists while catapulting a young Miami team to the playoffs. During that season, on a March 26th game against the Dallas Mavericks, he hit a game winning shot in overtime with 0.5 seconds left over the outstretched arms of Shawn Bradley to catapult Miami to a 119-118 victory. He signed with the Toronto Raptors during the summer of 2004.

Following a recent tumultuous tenure with the Toronto Raptors, Alston was traded to the Houston Rockets for guard Mike James on October 4, 2005. Although Alston frequently was criticized for his attitude while in Toronto, it is believed that Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy conferred with his brother, Miami Heat coach Stan Van Gundy, who coached Alston during the 2003-2004 NBA season, about Alston's work ethic and attitude. Jeff Van Gundy's reputation for toughness and his ability to get the most out of players previously considered "trouble-makers" or "temperamental" (e.g., Latrell Sprewell) has led to optimism on the part of the Rockets' staff. In 2006-07, as the team's starting point guard, Alston thrived in most things but shooting, averaging 13.3 points, 3.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.6 steals. He ranked in the top ten in the NBA in steals and three-pointers made, and is in the top 20 in assists. In '09 Alston was traded to the Orlando Magic to replace the injured pg Jameer Nelson. While In Orlando Alston helped lead the Magic to the '09 Nba Finals

Alston was arrested in 1998 for violation of parole. Alston had pled no contest in 1997 to assaulting his former girlfriend and was required to complete a one-year anger-management course as part of his probation. Alston failed to complete the course and an arrest warrant was issued. Alston was released and completed his sentence.

Young Skippa!

Skip is by far the best street ball player to ever grace this earth. Not because he has more tricks than David Blain, but solely because he has been the most successful player to make the transition from The Streets to the Hardwood. How many players should have made it... but never did. Pee Wee Kirkland, Alimoe, Shamgodwells, Burger, Richie Parker, Charles Jones just to name a few. The list goes on and on for players that had all the talent to make it, but didnt not have the drive or the mental capacity to pull that shit off. Some players cant leave the street life alone. But I dont think it just about the streets. Ron Artest is one of the most hood players in the league, born and raised in Queens Bridge Projects, and he still has had a outstanding career in Basket Ball. St Johns aint been the same since Ron Ron left. Skip has been able to balance solid point guard fundamentals and his unbelievable yo-yo handle, but what really sets him apart from the other hood legends who tried to make it in the leauge is his jump shot. People dont realize how serious your jump shot has to be to make it in the league as a Point. Point Guards that can't shoot are like a chick with no mouth inna dick sucking contest. Look at Mateen Cleeves, Kalid El-hamin, Jaque Vaughn, Erick Barkley, Kenny Saterfield. They all had talent, but also had no Jimmy. Somebody got into Skips ear last night and told him to play with that same playground, Rucker park, Skip to My Lou confidence. I still think Vangundy, who I do like as a coach, fucked up the team chemistry and Rafers Confidence by inserting Jameer for so many mins. To be honest I would have let Jameer play as well... just not that many mins. Also the Janitor gotta get some burn as well. I know we make fun of Mr. Anthony Johnson, but he doesn't fuck up to much and he is one of the only players on the team with finals experience. (Skip Rucker and And 1 Highlights comming soon)

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The Big Show (Finals Preview)

Magic Preview

The Key to Orlando's Victory is simple. Feed The Beast. LA big men don't have the foot speed or the muscle to even put a dent in Dwight's armor. Bynum new name should be Puppy Chow, cus Dwight gonna eat that lil boy up. Kibbles and Bits. If he couldn't deal with Yao what you think gonna happen with the Dwightmare? C.Lee and Pietrus have there hands full with Kobe, but so does anybody who matches up with him. Also Skip gonna get busy on Old ass D.Fish. I hate by the way.

Kobe Show Preview

Kobe's gonna do his thing, Gasol is gonna do his thing (on the offensive side), and Lamar will also, hopefully, do his thing. I think the key to LA victory will be how the other collection of bums play. As much as I talk shit about Ariza, I think he will make the biggest difference in LA play last year vs this year. (Not Bum Ass Bynum) LA now has a role player that's a good perimeter defender, that can knock down the 3 (he's shooting near 50% from behind the arc) and dunk on people. Only problem is that the magic have that same type of player in C.Lee and Pietrus. A ni$$a name Sasha gonna have to be on his scrappy shit and beat them in being a irritating asshole, cus he aint gonna beat Lee or Pietrus on talent. Plus The Janitor might come with the Ong Bok elbows and Lay his ass out like he did Mo Will.

Sunday, May 31, 2009


Lebron really showed a lack of character last night walking off the court like a lil bitch without congratulating his fellow Olympian Dwight Howard for a honest ass kicking to send the Cav's home in 6. I understand not wanting to talk to the press but to not even have the decency to shake your opponents hand is just foul. But I guess you can expect that from dudes who like to show off their nipples and shit. 

He'll have to face the press at some point before the summer is over. And as good as he is, if the Cav's don't get some real support in the off season we can expect the same result from these guys in the 2010 season. 

Stay tuned NYC...


Friday, May 29, 2009

I Dont Know What Chu Heard About Me

Former NFL star Deion Sanders coined the phrase: "If you look good, you feel good. If you feel good, you play good. And if you play good, they pay good!" and if the pay good then the pussy good!

You know Magic was getting Bear Gash (a large amount of vagina) back in the day. So he had to dress accordingly. He wasn't only going for the assist record, he was also going for Wilt's Puntang record as well. GumSoul NY wants to take some time out to highlight some of the most freshest, pimped out ballers off the court.

Dipped out, chilling in front of a Rolls Royce with the World Trade Center in the back ground. Classic Ny Shit right there! Ya'll all know Walt use to get it back in the days on and off the court. Plus he already talks like a pimp. I know Walt probably use to show up to Studio 54 or The Roxy in his Pimp Shit with a Bunch-A-Bitches. Walt probably got a pocket of Viagra right now.

If there was a trophy for getting bitches it would have to be called "The Big Dipper" or the "Wilt Chamberlain Lifetime Pussy Achievement Award"As my homie Rah Kelly would say "Look at them Numbers!" Wilt would go score 50 point, grab 30 boards, get about 10 assists, and then later that night bust down 6 to 7 broads. and that was on a nightly basis. That means that if one night he only fucked one chick, he would have to fuck about 15 the next night just to keep his average right.
"I'd see that dude plow three or four ladies a night easy. I remember the night he scored 100 points. He actually scored 125, if you catch my drift." Former teammate and Hall of Fame player Hal Grier.


Yall remember the boy fats Khalid El Amin. For some reason I was wondering whatever happened to him and it turns out he plays for Azovmash Mariupol (WTF?) of the Ukrainian basketball league. Peep the bio below.

After leading Minneapolis North HS to three straight state titles and being named a McDonald's All-American, the three-time Minnesota State Player of the Year was named Big East Conference Rookie of the Year while being second in the team in scoring (16.0) and setting the UConn single-season scoring record for a freshman. He is widely considered to be the most influential piece in their late 90's college basketball dominance. Head Coach Jim Calhoun frequently referred to him as a "more talented Richard Hamilton".
El-Amin, with his sawed-off, chunky frame, would later earn a reputation as a winner at UConn. As a sophomore, El-Amin will forever be remembered by University of Connecticut fans for being the starting point guard on their team that won the 1999 NCAA Championship game thriller over Duke. In the final game he scored the Huskies' final 4 points in their riveting 77-74 victory.
In 2000, playing on a team not quite as good as the previous year, El-Amin led the Huskies in scoring (16.0), assists (4.4) and steals (1.7) and was named to the All-Big East first team. He was also one of 15 finalists for the Naismith Award and set a Big East record by making 93.4 percent of his FTs in league games. He took the Huskies as far as he could before a severe ankle sprain left him at less than half speed in a season-ending NCAA tournament loss to Tennessee.
He left UConn as fourth all-time at the school in FT percentage at 82.2, sixth all-time at in assists and fifth in steals. His averages per game in his final season are 31.9 minutes, 16.0 points, 3.1 rebounds, 5.2 assists, 2.7 turnovers, 1.7 steals, makes 2.9 of 5.5 field goals (41.1%) and 4.1 of 4.6 free throws (89.2%). He finished his college career with averages of 30.1 minutes, 15.3 points on 41.6% shooting and 82.2% free throws, 3.0 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 2.7 turnovers and 1.7 steals.
El-Amin also helped the U.S. to a gold medal performance in the '98 Goodwill Games in New York City.

[edit] NBA career
El-Amin earned a second round 34th overall selection by the Chicago Bulls in the 2000 NBA Draft. That year, he played in the Schick Rookie Challenge at All-Star weekend in Washington, DC and scored 18 points. He also played in the NBA briefly with the Miami Heat in 2002.
In 50 games in the NBA, El-Amin averaged 6.3 points with 2.9 assists, 1.6 rebounds, 1.0 steals, 1.1 turnovers and 2.0 fouls in 18.6 minutes.

[edit] European career
El-Amin signed with Strasbourg (France) in January 2002. He then joined Maccabi Ironi Ramat Gan (Israel) in November 2002.
He joined Besiktas Istanbul of the Turkish league in August 2003. Dominating the league for two seasons, El-Amin was second in scoring (20.9) and third in assists (5.2) in his first season. In 2005, he led the league in assists and averaged 20.4 points a game. He was named MVP of the Turkish League All-Star Game in 2005 and was a member of the World Team at the 2005 FIBA Europe All-Star Game.
In June 2005, he started his first season with Azovmash Mariupol of the Ukraine Superleague. Azovmash won the 2006 Ukrainian Championship, and El-Amin was named the MVP of both the regular season and playoffs.[1]
In August 2007, he started his first season with Türk Telekom B.K. of the Turkish basketball league.

[edit] Player profile
El-Amin is described as a flashy point guard but not a physically gifted one. According to scouting reports, he is an exceptional ballhandler but is a big defensive liability. A lack of height hurts his game on top of a lack of a consistent jumpshot.



Congrats to Lebron James for saving the Cav's ass last night but I think it's safe to say the "Lebron Save Us" game plan will not get the Cavs to the finals. As great as Lebron is he cannot sustain that kind of play for two more games. 37pts 14reb 12 ast, damn. There was another guy with a far more inferior supporting cast who used to put up numbers like these and it didn't get him anywhere until he was traded to a team with all-stars and earned that ring. Mo Williams stepped it up last night too, but that air gets tight when you're on the road facing elimination and I trust Lebron's background dancers as much as I trust an industry bitch with a business card.

Look at Wally on his En Vogue shit holdin on to Lebron like that. Don't hold on too tight wally because if yall n***as lose, LB will be gettin money with the Knicks!

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

NBA Refs Fucking Suck!

Who here is stupid enuff to honestly believe that Tim Donaghy was the only NBA ref that was gambling and shaving points? I don't want to start any controversy, but I feel like Mr. David Stern sent out the early memo to all the referees saying that any 50/50 calls should go to Kobe and Lebron.

I want to see the Kobe verse Lebron match up in the Finals just as much as the Nike and Vitamin Water Execs do, but I want to see them earn there way to the finals. Not get there based on some bullshit calls. This years Refs have been the most inconsistent group ever. Them motherfuckers is getting Technical foul happy, which in turn is taking the emotion out of the game. When you Dunk on somebody you are suppossed to be able to look them dead in their face and scream out "In Your Face!"

But back to the Conspiracy Theory. Think about how much money wont be made if the Lakers and Cavs dont meet up in the Finals. Think about how much money Nike will lose when they cant debut there new Corney Ass Kobe and Lebron Puppet Commercials in the Finals. Who in the hell wants to wait in line for 2 weeks outside House of Hoops just to get a pair of the new Leborn Sneaker, Finals edition, if his ass aint in the Finals?

If I was Melo or Dwight I would get extra pissed ever time I saw them bullshit Nike Crank Yanker puppets commercials. And if Melo does take the Nuggest to the finals, he better get his own fucking Nike Puppet.

Friday, May 22, 2009

April Showers Bring Money May Flowers

Only cause Big Homey was in the office yesterday...


Bad Karma When You Snub Obama

So this is my inaugural post to the site, and I use the word inaugural on purpose here because James Harrison of the Pittsburgh Steelers recently made headlines for being the only (dickhead?) not to go to the WhiteHouse to meet with Pres. Obama (at Obama's request). Now ok fine... meeting the Pres might not be the biggest deal to you.. hell he could have even voted for McLame but the reason he gave was extra wack:

" Harrison doesn't believe the invitation is all that special, saying if the Steelers hadn't beaten the Cardinals27-23 with a last-minute rally, "He (Obama) would have invited Arizona."

Uhh yea.. the Pres fux's with Superbowl Champs....

And now on the day after he should have brought his backup @ss to the white house to meet the President, one of his 3 pit bulls has attacked 2 people including an adult and another player's young son and he may face charges
(source: Bloomberg News)

Next time get a leash and get your black @ss on the plane to meet the President. Now to be fair he skipped on Bush also ... but he doesn't get the Obama pass from me.

" The newspaper and WTAE-TV say the boy was taken to UPMCChildren's Hospital of Pittsburgh. The hospital declined comment. The newspaper says a second person was hurt."


Thursday, May 21, 2009

They Were All Witnesses - Rashard Lewis

I don't wanna hear shit about Orlando stealing last nights game from the Cleveland Caveliers. While the Cavs supporting cast was watching the Lebron James show, Rashard Lewis was puttin them to sleep on the low, in my opinion FINALLY earning that 9 figure contract Orlando blessed him with. Those who know me know I don't give RL a inch but if he plays the way he did last night, Cleveland is a wrap. I don't think that Ni**a missed one shot in the 4th quarter. Put it like this, if they hold Lebron to just 40 of the 49 points they would have won decisively.

Cleveland needed the gut check but I have no clue why everyone is predicting a blow out in the next game. Orlando aint Atlanta and they definitely aint the Detroit Pistons.

Cleveland has been playing great team ball but sometimes the playoffs come down to indviduals and I'm not sure if Cleveland has those dudes (varjao, zerbiak, joe smith and some other bums) to take them there when goin get's tough.

Don't let Orlando "steal" game two.



Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Can You... Feel Ah... Brand New Day!

Vick Is Finally Free! And I don't wanna here no more bullshit about people questioning if he can still play Quarterback at twenty something years old. Meanwhile Breat Favre is Fifty something, with a full head of grey hair, a broke ass throwing arm, and a weak bladder, wearing Wrangler jeans. And Motherfuckers still talking bout his old ass still playing.

The Baddest Bitch

Did anybody see Kenyon's new boo boo Trina sitting behind the Nuggets Bench. I personally believe that jumpoffs should not be entitled to getting good seats like that. Put that bitch up in the nose bleeds. Then maybe you wont be distracted and make dumb ass fouls in crunch time.

Shout-outs to the boy Melo who was extra determined to put his name in as one of the best players in the Leauge. Melo has completely turned around his game since the summer and was playing like he had something to prove last night. Kobe Bryant, (and Coach K) are the main reason why Wade, Melo and Lebron played at different levels this NBA season. Would Lebron have even gotten this years MVP if he didnt get the chance to see Kobe's daily preparation and defensive intensity up close?

On a side note did anybody besides me get to see how Kobe tapped his wife's bad ass, big breasted, Thoroughbred legged, light skin friend on the ass when he was running to the locker room be4 half time? That bitch was extra bad.


YOOOOOO! I've never seen KG's wifey before but shorty is bad! That ni**a KG look's mad happy.



Vanessa Bryant is iight but I could throw a handfull of quaters in the air up in Washington Heights that will fall on the ass of 10 badder domicans, mexicans or whatever the hell Vanessa B is. She held Kobe down though when he was pollyin Colorado back shots.


Nuff Respect - Carmelo Anthony

We normally don't talk about the shit all the sports radio and talk shows talk about but I'ma jump on the band wagon this one time 'cause Melo been on his grizzy in the playoffs this year. I don't know what his averages are and I'm too lazy to put yall on right now but I thought he was gonna choke up last night in game 1 of the WC finals and homie was going toe to toe with Kobe. I also fuck with him because he's always smilin and shit on the court (pause) like he's having the best time of his life. Jordan needs to let me take a crack at the campaign for his next shoe, I got joints!

Anyway, the Lakers snuck outta that one for sure but that's the edge of experience that could ultimately lead to Denver's downfall. That and Kenyon Martin trying to put the ball on the floor and shoot that line drive jimmy.


Thursday, May 14, 2009




I know this post is long overdue but gumsoul gotta say something about the bullshit goin on with the refs in this years playoffs. Though over the last few games it seems the refs have checked the whistle a lil bit but never in my life have I seen so many reviews, so many missed calls, or so many "my bad i fucked up on that last call ima call some bull shit this time to make up for it" calls. Dick Bavetta, Bob Delaney and especially the OG Joey Crawford got "n***as scared to speak speak cuz they scared."

Yo and when the refs are wrong they never apologize like anyone else. No public press conference or nothing like that. Shit be like some twitter announcement on the bottom ticker during Sportscenter or some shit.

Not for nothing Denver would have buss the Mavs ass anyway but you gotta wonder what could have been in the ref blew the whistle (for the 62nd time) on Antoine Wright when Melo went up for the game winning 3pt.

Kicks & Giggles Here


Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Corie Smoke Blunts (29 pounnds for personal use)

Why didnt he just start a clothing line like Lamar Odom?

Former NBA player Corie Blount was arrested for felony drug possession. The former Chicago Bull was taken into custody after authorities saw him receive a package that contained marijuana. A subsequent search at his home found that Blount had 29 pounds worth of blunts.

According to Butler County officials, police saw Blount pick up a package from the US Postal Service that contained 11 pounds of marijuana. Law officials then followed him to his home where they served him with a search warrant.

At Blount's home, officers found two more large packages of marijuana. All told, Blount was in possession of 29 pounds of weed.

In addition to confiscating the marijuana, police also took away three guns, nearly $30,000 in cash, and three cars including a Mercedes Benz and a Cadillac Escalade. (

Dwight (ooh baby I like it raw) Howard

Maybe Dwight should impersonate a dominate player in the NBA and demand the fucking basket ball from his teammates. Or he could impersonate a ni$$a with right good sense, and not run up in cheerleaders with no bag on. The Boston Celtics are missing there best front court players, and Dwight only has 3 touches in the forth quarter. Not 3 shots, but three touches. Dwight needs to realize that all that joking around and dancing around and letting lil ni$$as jump over you does not contribute to you being a dominate player in the leauge. It makes you look like a big ass clown thats afraid to be the leader of your team. By the way, Stan Van Gundy gonna be on the unemployment line next year.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Scared to Death and Scared to Look They Shook!

Note to all rich white people.... you can not disrespect, point violently at, and then curse at a black mans mother on national television. I dont care how rich and powerful you think you are, or how many dairy queens you own. Mark Cuban is lucky Kenyon didn't go PJ Carlesimo on his ass. Look how shook Mark looks while hes high 5ing white people in the crowd. How you in The Arena that you own, and you scared to walk off your court? I'll tell you how. Curse out at a black mans mother on national television.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Team Rankings (Sorry L.A. Fans!)

1. CAVS (7-0): Lebron and them busting ass by a margin of 17 points a game. And I don't wanna hear no shit about how Lebron aint playing good teams either. He's just making teams look like they aint shit, cus his team is playing that good. Varejao aka Side Show Bob is doing all the little things and deserves all the money he was asking for. Mo Williams is still playing like he feels nobody can't guard him. Even Wally, who has the hops of a elderly man, was getting dunk highlights. Lebron got them boys focused and ready to play.

2. NUGGETS (7-1): Billups got these boys playing on a whole other level from last year. I dont think I have ever seen Carmelo focus this hard on the defensive end. Plus the one game they lost was by one point and one missed shot by Melo. They were that close to being undefeated, unlike L.A. who already got 3 loses as well as a ass-busington in there last game. Even J.R. Smith is playing defense.

3. CELTICS (6-5 ): The Celtics, who already had a weak bench to Begin with, are missing Kevin Garnett, and Leon Powe and have still not missed a beat. How many teams could lose there best front court players and still advance in the playoffs? Better yet how many teams with the human infection Stephon have ever advanced passed the first round in the playoffs? Big Baby is playing his ass off and is my choice for the most improved player of the year. Even Bum ass Scalabrine is stepping up. Doc Rivers is getting the very best out of his team from the stars to the bums.

5.) MAGIC (6-4): If the Magic would get there act together and get the damn ball to Dwight more they would probably be further up on the list. How does a MVP candidate play a whole game and get 12 shot attempts? Fucking Turkoglu shooting crazy threes at the end of the game wilding out. Skip to My Lou slapping people in the back of the head. And how is the Janitor Anthony Johnson playing better than half the team?

5.) Rockets (6-4): Even though the Rockets were able to rally thanks to Arron Brooks booging on, and to Shane's passionate speech before game 4, there fate is sealed. Ron Artest is there only low post threat, and all he wants to do is shoot threes all day. Even thought the Rockets are use to playing with injuries they always had one of there big two, Mcgrady or Yao. This team is very scrappy, and they play tuff, but if they meet up with the Nuggets Chauncy and them busting that ass.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Wright's Bad Ass White Girl

Let me find out David Wright is trying to take Jeters spot as the NYC Baseball Player fucking the baddest bitches. Wright got a ways to go before he is putting up Jeter numbers. Derick Jeter had the four baddest white girls I ever seen in my life.

Sasha's Secret

Effeminate NBA substitute two guard Sasha Vujacic unveiled a line of feminine hygiene products for the extra sensitive woman at a press conference today. “Sasha’s Secret” will feature a full array of hygiene and beauty products for extra sensitive women. (

(Scola was about to slap the shit outta Sasha in game 2)

German Jungle Fever

(I hope the pussy was good. Reports say that Dirk ran up in this bitch Kojack. I wonder if she be bullying Dirk around like the Nuggets front court.)

Multiple Dallas Mavericks sources said Thursday that people within the organization cautioned Dirk Nowitzki about his relationship with a woman who was arrested at the star forward's home Wednesday morning.

Two local TV stations, KTVT (Channel 11) and WFAA (Channel 8), cited unidentified sources in reporting Thursday that Taylor had been engaged to Nowitzki and is pregnant with his child. Sources who spoke to The News did not, or could not, confirm her pregnancy.
"I'm not commenting on that," Nowitzki said, when asked about the reports.
Shirley Taylor said she was aware of neither an engagement nor a pregnancy. She said she speaks with her daughter frequently, and has done so several times since the arrest.
"I don't know what to think," the mother said, adding that she does not believe her daughter has had contact with the team or Nowitzki since the arrest. "It's like a nightmare to me."
WFAA obtained a Facebook page video that shows Nowitzki and Taylor hugging in a kitchen, purportedly in his Preston Hollow home, valued at $6 million. When the Mavericks hosted Phoenix in an April 5 regular-season game, Taylor sat next to Nowitzki's father, Jörg, who was visiting from Germany.
Nowitzki, with dark bags under his eyes, said Thursday that he is "trying to focus on basketball as much as I can," emphasizing that he is looking forward to Saturday's Game 3 at American Airlines Center. "I'm a warrior. I'll be ready to play."
After making a brief opening statement, Nowitzki said he would take only basketball-related questions. After seven minutes of talking about the Denver series, Nowitzki abruptly ended the interview session when a WFAA reporter asked why he had not bailed Taylor out of Dallas County jail. (dallas news)

Thursday, May 7, 2009


I know it's the NBA playoffs and all but I had to go deep right quick to remind yall about one of the first basketball titles that had you staying up until Saturday morning cartoons came on. This was the first game and actually the last game you could break backboards in unless you count non - simulation titles like NBA JAMS and now NBA STREET which I really don't fux with anyway. This is definitely the last time Joe Smith was your go to man in a game, and everybody was trying to cheese with Tyus Edney and em' out of UCLA.

EA need to get on that NIKE shit and start retro'n games. Could you imagine this or even Lakers Vs. Celtics on 360 or PS3, that shit would move units.