Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday

Hello Readers I am very sorry for being so late in posting the answer to Smallthoughts” trivia thursday and Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week and Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week. So with out further adieu … How did you do with this week’s question? If you answered …Larry Brown you are correct. Brown won anContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Dave Debusschere

Dave Debusschere played for both the NBA and Major league baseball. He was a pitcher for the Chicago White Sox and starred in the NBA for both the Detroit Pistons and the New York Knicks. In 1962, DeBusschere was signed by the Chicago White Sox as an amateur free agent. He was a pitcher for the White Sox fromContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Dave Debusschere”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Allen Iverson

He played fearless a little man with a big man’s heart. He wasn’t big on practice, he was called on the carpet by head coach Larry Brown for missing practice in a playoff game which he responded with his now famous his famous quote… “We’re sitting here, I’m supposed to be the franchise player, and we’reContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Allen Iverson”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Tracy McGrady

The NBA is filled with stories of High School kids who make the jump to the NBA without going to College. Moses Malone, Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Bill Willoughby, Darryl Dawkins and Tracy McGrady. McGrady was drafted by the Toronto Raptors in the 1997 NBA draft. He teamed up in 1998 with cousinContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Tracy McGrady”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Adrian Dantley

I always like Adrian Dantley’s game. He played bigger than his height and had no problem playing with the big boys underneath the basket, yet he could take you from out side as well as post you up in close. He was well travelled and yet not respected enough for his all round game. HisContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Adrian Dantley”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Rasheed Wallace

Talk about about a player who was multitalented yet drives everyone crazy…Rasheed Wallace was it. Known for his passion for collecting technical fouls in bunches as well as his all round player Wallace could make you cheer and go what was he thinking in the same sentence. Originally selected by the Washington Bullets (now knownContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Rasheed Wallace”

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…Kevin Porter

Welcome back to this week’s Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday as we go back in time and spotlight some of the best players from the past. This week we spotlight among others…Kevin Porter. Porter was drafted by the Baltimore Bullets in the 3rd round as the 39th pick of the 1972 NBA draft. In his secondContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Kevin Porter”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Walt Bellamy

In his final college game, Walt Bellamy set Indiana and Big Ten Conference records that still stand with 33 rebounds (and 28 points) in an 82-67 win over Michigan. Bellamy was named an All-American in both his junior and senior year (1960 and 1961). Bellamy was the first Hoosier taken No. 1 in the NBA draft andContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Walt Bellamy”