Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Golden State Warriors Bench

Rave of the week goes to the Golden State Warriors bench in particular … Andre Iguodala, Shaun Livingston and Leandro Barbosa that carried the Warriors to a 104-89 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. The trio scored 43 combined as opposed to the duo of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson who combined only scored 20 points betweenContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Golden State Warriors Bench”

Warriors Stay Alive …Beat Thunder 120-111

73 wins will mean nothing if the Warriors don’t get to the NBA Finals. In order to get there they have to get past the Oklahoma City Thunder which up to game 5 didn’t look likely. They still aren’t out of the woods yet but they at least have another game to play. Stephen CurryContinue reading “Warriors Stay Alive …Beat Thunder 120-111”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Rony Seikaly

Rony Seikaly wasn’t the most spectacular but was solid and held his own in the pros. Considered one of the top college players from Syracuse Orange men’s basketball program, Seikaly’s stellar offense and defense placed him among the school’s all-time leaders in rebounds, points and blocks while earning several nationally recognized awards and honors. HisContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Rony Seikaly”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Billy Owens

Big things were expected of Billy Owens when he was selected in the 1991 NBA draft. 6’8 good handle for his size, solid rebounder and defender, he should have been a bigger star. In College he was as good as anyone in the country. The debate leading up to the draft was who do youContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Billy Owens”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Chris Mullin

Chris Mullin is the one New York City product I often wondered …what if he played with the New York Knicks with Mark Jackson and Patrick Ewing. It never came to be. But Chris Mullin was fun to watch play and he was a very big part of StJohn’s success in the mid 80’s HeContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Chris Mullin”

Are You Kidding Me?? Stephen Curry is Insane

Be honest, when Steph Curry came out of Davidson how many of you knew he was going to be this good? Again be honest, because there a few general managers in the NBA who bet their jobs on knowing just how good someone like Steph Curry would become…they didn’t even know. 6 teams  in theContinue reading “Are You Kidding Me?? Stephen Curry is Insane”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants: LeBron James…insist he didn’t get David Blatt fired from the head coaching job in Cleveland. Maybe he didn’t actually say the words “Hey coach you’re fired” but management isn’t going to make a change like that and not consult its resident superstar and then promote his friend to head coach and give him a 3Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”