Category: Basketball

Deion Sanders’ Daughter Discusses Her Decision to Play ‘Bikini Basketball’

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

The Lingerie Football League has a new rival in the world of scantily clad pro sports thanks to the Bikini Basketball Association, which launches this spring. The BBA will feature one sort-of-famous player, because Deion Sanders' daughter Deiondra has signed with the Atlanta Peaches. Deiondra Sanders joined Jeff Sammut on the ...

Steve Fisher is ‘thrilled’ About Being a Two Seed and Playing Close To Home

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Steve Fisher, who first rose to prominence when he led Michigan to a National Championship in 1989, is back in the national spotlight again, but this time with San Diego State.  With conference regular-season and tournament titles along with a number two seed, this could finally be the year the ...

Stop, Collaborate and Listen, Bill Self is Back With A Brand New Kansas Team

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Sherron Collins graduated as the winningest player in Kansas basketball history, Cole Aldrich bolted for the NBA, and Xavier Henry spent one year at Kansas before leaving for the NBA as well. Despite losing their three best players from a team that won 33 games last year and reigned supreme ...

Flip Saunders Says That Gilbert Arenas’ Comments Are Untrue, But the Team Still Fined Him

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Gilbert Arenas has had quite a whirlwind of events in the last two years or so and it just doesn’t stop with him. Arenas has dealt with a number of injuries recently, he brought guns into the locker room, and now he fakes an injury to help out one of ...

Kevin Durant is “Trying to Become A Complete Player.”

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Kevin Durant is extremely impressive not only for his outstanding basketball skills but for his humble and hard-working nature.  He is always the first to the gym and the last to leave.  I don't know of any other NBA player that works as hard as he does at his game ...

Derek Fisher: My Daughter’s Cancer Was The Catalyst For The Book

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Laker point guard and great man, Derek Fisher, is doing the rounds to promote his new book: "Character Driven: Life, Lessons, and Basketball."  Fish has been through a lot on the court, but it's his story off it which led to him getting this book published.  His daughter, Tatum, was ...

George Karl: Iverson Needs To Put Ego Aside But Can Be A Huge Factor

Monday, September 14th, 2009

If you've been following this Allen Iverson story the last year, your position on his basketball future is likely a pessimistic one.  No one is really giving Iverson a hope of being a contributing factor to a winning basketball team, including many of the league's general managers.  It took until ...

Dwyane Wade And Charles Barkley On Beasley, Jordan, And DePaul

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Despite Dwyane Wade not having anything to do with this weekend's Hall of Fame induction ceremony, his non-news is still making news.  He's declared he is not signing a contract extension with the Heat this summer even though the entire basketball community knew that a long time ago.  So, as ...

David Thompson: I Saw A Lot Of My Game In Michael Jordan

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Skywalker had a huge impact on the basketball career of Michael Jordan.  I've tried to let that sink in a little bit, but, it's just too monumental an accomplishment.  I'm sure David Thompson is far more proud of everything he did in college, the ABA, and the NBA, but this ...

John Calipari: I Knew Nothing About The Derrick Rose Situation

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

I have no idea what goes on behind the scenes, or likely, very much in front of the team, when it comes to college player scandals.  From an outsider's perspective, it's a little hard to believe that the coach of said program - especially considering how much power these men ...