Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Kyrie Irving

This series against the Milwaukee Bucks gave rise to concerns to teams that are linked to Kyrie Irving’s soon to be free agency (Celtics, Knicks,Lakers). He looked unmotivated at times(selfish) and out of step with keeping up defensively against the Bucks which makes you wonder if his knees are a concern especially he is seekingContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Kyrie Irving”

Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week…Cleveland Cavaliers

This franchise had lofty goals of getting back to the finals in what has been speculated as Lebron’s last season in Cleveland(Again) it wasn’t look like that goal was going to be reached. Then at the trade deadline GM LeBron got busy and remade this roster in 3 trades and friendship wasn’t standing in theContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week…Cleveland Cavaliers”

Smallthoughts: NBA Trading Deadline …Cavs remade their Roster Younger & More Athletic

The NBA trading deadline turned out to be the Cleveland Cavaliers chance to remake their roster on the fly look who was sent packing … Isaiah Thomas (traded) Dwyane Wade (traded) Derrick Rose (traded) Channing Frye (traded) Iman Shumpert (traded) I was surprised to see Dwayne Wade get traded back to Miami of all places. He and LeBron maybe friendsContinue reading “Smallthoughts: NBA Trading Deadline …Cavs remade their Roster Younger & More Athletic”

Smallthoughts: What a Blockbuster Trade…Isiah Thomas for Kyrie Irving

Kyrie wanted out of Cleveland, now he got his wish. Now he goes to Boston to be the man he wants to be. His scoring is what the Celtics brought him in for and now he is going to have to step up. In case you are wondering what I’m talking about …in a blockbusterContinue reading “Smallthoughts: What a Blockbuster Trade…Isiah Thomas for Kyrie Irving”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ben Wallace

Welcome to this week’s Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday. This week we are spotlighting the rough and rugged Power forward Ben Wallace. Wallace signed with the Washington Bullets (later Wizards) as an undrafted free agent in 1996. In his NBA career, Wallace played with the Washington Bullets/Wizards, Orlando Magic, Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers.Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ben Wallace”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Dell Curry

Welcome to this week’s Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday. Today we are featuring two sharpshooters from the late 80’s through the 90′ s. First let’s get one thing straight…while younger generations maybe fawning over Steph Curry , his talent runs in the family , his father was noted Knick killer and sharp shooter Dell Curry. Just asContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Dell Curry”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Shawn Kemp

Sometimes potential is a word that few can live up to, or in some cases just leave you wondering what if ? Kemp is the what if? What if he played hard everynight? What if he came to play with desire and showed up in shape? What if substance abuse wasn’t a factor in hisContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Shawn Kemp”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Lonnie Shelton

Lonnie Shelton has the misfortune in my opinion of being the center most often compared to the Knick Captain  Willis Reed size build and a nice shot made Knick fans drool at the prospect of Shelton being another Willis Reed. Shelton wasn’t Willis Reed and he had problems staying out of foul trouble which hurtContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Lonnie Shelton”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Rajon Rondo

Anyone want to explain why a multi talent guard like Rajon Rondo is now rumored to be on the trade market and to all places ….Cleveland?  Apparently Chicago’s big three is more like a Big Two with Rondo being benched for the last three games. On December 2, he recorded his first triple-double of theContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Rajon Rondo”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Cleveland Indians

The Cubs are the favorites to win the world series, but would it surprise me if the Cleveland Indians wins the world series? No it would not. They already won game one with a brilliant pitching performance by Corey Kluber and a gutty relief effort by Andrew Miller. No longer are he days that youContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Cleveland Indians”