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Category Archives: Kareem Abdul Jabbar

LeBron’s Championship Dreams

Am I dreaming? I hope so and we aren’t really getting bushwhacked by Oklahoma City and surrendering forty-three points in the first quarter to trail by nineteen. Despite shooting well we’re down sixteen at halftime and twenty after three quarters and let the gathering Thunder hit fifty-eight percent while they hang a hundred forty-eight on […]

Also posted in Basketball, Basketball and Football, Bill Russell, Dan Gilbert, Donald Sterling, George Thomas Clark, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Lebron James, Magic Johnson, Stephen Curry

Coaching Kobe Bryant

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Byron Scott, D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson, Julius Randle, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

The Las Vegas Lakers

Have to admit, I don’t sit courtside when I go to Lakers games in Staples Center. I suppose I could once a year, if I find two tickets, but it would lighten me a month’s salary, so I sit up about twenty rows and that isn’t cheap either but is doable a few times a […]

Also posted in Basketball, D'Angelo Russell, Jack Nicholson, James Worthy, Jordan Clarkson, Julius Randle, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Lakers, Movies

Hoops on the Other Side

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in A'Darius Pegues, Adolph Rupp, Basketball, Clem Haskins, George Thomas Clark, Guanajuato, Mexicali, Mexico, Mexico City

Courtside in Las Vegas

He’s the master of smooth jump shooting. He’s a shrewd passer and disruptive long-armed defender. He’s the player who hits shots when it matters. He’s Mr. Clutch, Jerry West, man in the NBA logo. He’s also the legend whose 1960s Los Angeles Lakers lose several times in the finals to the Boston Celtics of supernatural […]

Also posted in Basketball, Bazooka Limon, Boston Celtics, Jerry West, Kobe Bryant, Las Vegas, Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Pat Riley, Shaquille O'Neal

John Wooden at the Lectern

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Bill Walton, John Wooden, UCLA