Category: Rick Welts

Tim Hardaway Knows What Joakim Noah’s Going Through Because He’s Still Dealing With the Repercussions From Four Years Ago

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

What a bizarre last few months it's been in the NBA. In terms of the action unfolding on the court, it's business as usual. And though I personally think it's hard to argue that this year's playoffs is deserving of consideration as a top three or even five postseason, it's ...

Rick Welts Has Yet to Hear Any Negative Feedback Since Coming Out One Week Ago

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

It's been one week since Phoenix Suns president and CEO Rick Welts came out, publicly announcing that he is gay. And since that point Welts says he has received hundreds upon hundreds of emails, text messages, phone calls and snail mail on the subject, yet not one of them has ...

Sounds Like Charles Barkley Likes Chicago’s Chances: “They’re the best defensive team I think I’ve ever seen in the history of the NBA.”

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

It's NBA Playoffs time, so there's no such thing as too much Charles Barkley regardless of the medium. Be it on television or the radio, internet Barkley's analysis and humor are both outstanding. So with the Eastern Conference Finals already underway and the Western Conference Finals set to begin Tuesday ...

John Amaechi Is Still Not Convinced A Player Could Come Out While Playing, Cites Tony Dungy And Former Jazz Owner As Reasons Why

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Over the weekend, Suns president and chief executive officer Rick Welts delivered a bombshell that had nothing to do with basketball. Welts revealed in an interview with the New York Times that he was gay. This is huge news around the NBA not just because of his announcement, but because ...

Rick Welts On The Phoenix Mercury “Selling Out”

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

You do what you gotta do.  I think it's fairly evident that many, if not all of the WNBA's teams have struggled financially over the years.  I personally don't know why it has taken this long for their teams to sell real estate on their jerseys, a la the smaller ...