Coach Speak

from D-League Digest Contributions on March 23rd, 2010

Phil Jackson is the Zen Master. Chuck "Daddy Rich" Daly was a tough-minded defensive guru. Stan Van Gundy is Ron Jeremy with a higher-pitched voice (and anxiety problems that Jeremy likely is free from). Put another way, big time basketball coaches are (often) big time personalities. We feel like we know ... [Read on ->]

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Recapping the 2009 NBA Draft

from Townsend Show Blogs on June 26th, 2009

I never thought I'd be saying this, but after three-plus hours of the plodding NBA draft, I think I can confidently say that the big winner is... The San Antonio Spurs. Yes, the Spurs — the same Spurs without a first-round pick. The same Spurs who, a matter of days ... [Read on ->]

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A Heart-Warming Holiday Story

from Mr. Kolsky's Neighborhood on December 7th, 2006

Having spent the month of November gathering nuts and insulating my tree trunk against the coming cold, I feel like I owe you a lot, my dear reader. I fully expect to be capable of delivering on that debt, particularly since I'll now be boarded up inside this tree trunk ... [Read on ->]

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Bull Market – Paxson cannonballs into free agency

from Kolsky's Bulls Blogs on July 8th, 2006

It's been too long, loyal reader. Far too long - not only in terms of human time, but basketball time as well. Since we last spoke, John Paxson has completed his three-year makeover of the Bulls roster, fully purging the last vestige of the Jerry Krause era and the Baby ... [Read on ->]

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Save the children? Not like this.

from Thinking Man's Sports Reference on October 2nd, 2006

On Friday, September 15th, Bridgeport Central High School football beat the crap out of Bassick. The final score was 56-0. This should not have been news. Yet I - despite living approximately 866 miles from Bridgeport and having no rooting interest in Connecticut High School football - [Read on ->]

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