Reflections: When It Is More Than the Game

Three Instances This Weekend Reminded Viewers Life Is More Than the Game Tonight at sundown (September 18, 2018), Yom Kippur starts. Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement for Jewish people around the world. It is a time for reflection and a time to apologize for all the sins of the past year. These moments of [...]

By | September 18th, 2018|General Sports, Lifestyle, NBA, NFL|Comments Off on Reflections: When It Is More Than the Game

Why the National Anthem, the Flag, and Memorial Day Matter

Standing for the National Anthem, Respecting the Flag, and Honoring Memorial Day Some say it is just a flag. Some say it is just a song. But Old Glory and the National Anthem are more than that. The last time I remember really staring at the United States' flag was on a blisteringly cold Sunday [...]

By | May 28th, 2018|Lifestyle, NBA, NFL|3,727 Comments

How to Lose a Game Three Minutes at a Time

The Final Three Minutes of Every Quarter Are Deciding The ECFs The best coach I ever had in any sport was my first basketball coach, Mr. Smith (his actual name). Mr. Smith had a wealth of basketball knowledge, but his gift was simplifying the game for his players. One of his best tricks was to [...]

By | May 23rd, 2018|NBA, News|6,750 Comments

The Dancing Bear Finally Gets Asked to Prom

Guerschon Yabusele (The Dancing Bear) Gets His First Career Start In honor of Guerschon Yabusele, AKA the Dancing Bear, getting his first career start, here is the live blog of the Boston Celtics game against the Washington Wizards on March 14, 2018... a date that... well, we probably we all forget soon once the Celtics [...]

By | March 15th, 2018|NBA|3,982 Comments

Heroes are Heroes, No Matter the Skin Color

Whether Black, White, Catholic or Jewish, Heroes Transcend Barriers This should not be that difficult. If you live your life in a righteous fashion, if you abide by a strict code of morals and values, and if you put yourself in harm's way to help others, you are a hero. If you subjugate your own [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|Lifestyle, NBA|6,854 Comments

Smart Blogging: Chapter One (vs. Bucks 12/4/17)

Smart Blogging: Chapter One I have on a long-sleeve Hartford Whalers shirt, am drinking a Samuel Adam's Octoberfest with some Jack Daniels Fire Whiskey poured in, already ate dinner (salmon and mashed potatoes)... let's do this. First off, a quick explanation why I am doing this. I love Marcus Smart. The man can't really shoot [...]

By | December 5th, 2017|NBA|Comments Off on Smart Blogging: Chapter One (vs. Bucks 12/4/17)

Danny Ainge Knows How to Haggle; Paul George Goes to Thunder

Why the Paul George Trade Fell Through for the Celtics The Boston Celtics are the best set team for the next five years when it comes to young players and high draft picks while also fielding an entertaining club night in and night out. Most Celtics fans have spent every waking moment since the horn [...]

By | July 1st, 2017|NBA|Comments Off on Danny Ainge Knows How to Haggle; Paul George Goes to Thunder

When it Comes to the Celtics Draft, Have Faith in Ainge

"With the Third Pick, The Celtics Draft... Just What They Needed" After years and years of banking on one of the Brooklyn picks to turn into a No. 1 pick, the Celtics got exactly that... and traded it away. Pretty much everyone in New England freaked out because we are pretty good at that in [...]

By | June 23rd, 2017|NBA|Comments Off on When it Comes to the Celtics Draft, Have Faith in Ainge

The Lack of Killer Mindset with LeBron James

Why LeBron's Lack of a Killer Mindset is so Frustrating For those of us that never reached the tantalizing heights of "professional athlete," watching sports is a vacation from every day life. Whatever problems that dog you during the day, whatever unfair situations life bestows upon you at seemingly breakneck speed, those tend to go [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|NBA|Comments Off on The Lack of Killer Mindset with LeBron James

LeBron Fails Where MJ Shines: A Breakdown of 2017’s Game Three & 1998’s Game Six

LeBron Fails Again in Crunch Time As with the previous post, anybody that reads my blog knows I think it is ludicrous to compare LeBron James and Michael Jordan. LeBron might be king among men in basketball, but MJ sits alone atop Mount Olympus hurling thunderbolts and imprisoning lesser gods for even thinking they can [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|NBA|Comments Off on LeBron Fails Where MJ Shines: A Breakdown of 2017’s Game Three & 1998’s Game Six