LeBron 8 V2 Review

If you never got to see the original LeBron 8‘s on the shelf, you missed out. I bought a pair and turned them into my game shoe simply based on how they looked, which I never do. The dilemma of course was red or blue (East or West…as they were released for his 2011 All-Star […]

MJ Works Out with the Bobcats

It’s been a while since Bobcats Chairman/Owner Mike Jordan joined his team’s practice, and this most recent one was indeed a treat. While the ‘Cats are sporting a somewhat positively surprising 7 -13 record (they won 7 games total last year), getting $ to work out with you definitely can’t hurt. It seems the players appreciated the opportunity to get […]

Stars Abroad – Allen Iverson

Who doesn’t love Allen Iverson? If not love, one has to at least respect one of the greatest pound-for-pound guards in the history of basketball. After being unceremoniously cut from the 76ers back in 2010,  a short stint in Turkey and quite a bit of silence, AI recently resurfaced in China, and, at 37, looks pretty damn […]

Fantasy: Cat Punting Basics

Dwight Howard block

In the first part of the cat punting series, we had a short introduction to what it means to punt categories in NBA fantasy. Here I will go more in-depth and provide a real-(fantasy)-world example, using a team called Bosh Spice, to illustrate how this strategy is implemented. Why am I not using my own […]

Fantasy: Cat Punting Intro

NBA Spalding Basketball

In the world of NBA fantasy it is common to hear the expression “cat punting.” This expression may already bring some things or actions to mind, but in the NBA fantasy world cat punting is a bona fide, tried-and-true strategy. In my opinion, it is the most effective fantasy strategy available. Specifically, cat punting is […]

Swunk Contest: Blake Griffin “Blake Show” vs DeMar DeRozen “Kobe VI”

The Players This first round match-up features two very different player types, Blake Griffin and DeMar DeRozan. Griffin is built for power, standing 6’10, and weighing 250 lbs. He makes a habit of using this size to not only dunk on players but sometimes through players. DeRozan on the other hand is a shorter, wiry, slasher. […]

Ad Review: Kobe vs Messi: Legends on Board – Turkish Airlines

I guess it’s bad form to start off a Blog category that features reviews of basketball-related product advertisements with a blatantly non-basketball ad, but it does feature the best active basketball player on earth, Kobe Bryant (quiet down, you), so…here we go. This ad, released December 6th, 2012 for Turkish Airlines, starts off with a young boy […]