St John’s Hires Chris Mullin as new head coach? Was it the right hire?

It didn’t take long for St John’s to find it’s new head coach, and they reached back in the history to do it. They hired former St John’s great Chris Mullin to be their new head coach. The knock on Mullin is that he never coached before at any level, so was he the rightContinue reading “St John’s Hires Chris Mullin as new head coach? Was it the right hire?”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants: Greg Anthony…the sound you just heard was a career going down the drain… Anthony was arrested for  soliciting a prostitute, the arrest was part of a vice operation sting. Anthony has been suspended by both CBS and Turner Sports.”Greg Anthony will not be working again for CBS this season,” A CBS spokeswoman said Saturday. Turner SportsContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Ralph Sampson

With his size and agility Sampson was expected to score like Wilt Chamberlain and win championships like Bill Russell when he reached the pros. The Houston Rockets made him the No. 1 pick in the 1983 NBA Draft.[2] As a rookie he averaged 21.0 points and 11.1 rebounds, played in the All-Star Game, and wonContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Ralph Sampson”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Joe Barry Carroll

Carroll was selected by the Golden State Warriors with the first overall pick of the 1980 NBA Draft. Many have labeled Carroll as one of the biggest busts in NBA Draft history, giving him the nicknames “Joe Barely Cares” and “Just Barely Carroll” for his perceived indifference to the game.[2] A great deal of Carroll’sContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Joe Barry Carroll”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Jamaal Wilkes

One of the smoothest, steadiest and most productive forwards to ever play in the NBA (he possessed a deadly accurate jump shot from the corner that Hall of Fame Laker announcer Chick Hearn dubbed the “20 foot layup”) Jamaal “Smooth as Silk” Wilkes won championships at the scholastic, collegiate and professional levels. Wilkes was anContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Jamaal Wilkes”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mitch Richmond

 If Mitch Richmond had played his whole career in New York, Boston, Los Angeles or Chicago everyone would know how good he really was.  Golden State Warriors (1988–91)[edit] Richmond was drafted 5th overall in the 1988 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors, following two years at Kansas State, where he averaged 20 points perContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mitch Richmond”

Scalabrine calls out Jackson’s coaching style, again

The feud between Mark Jackson and Brian Scalabrine, has continued, with Scalabrine,taking more shots at Mark Jackson. This was a post on Pro basketball talk. Please read the following.   Golden State won 51 games last season and pushed a very good, deep Clippers team to seven games in the first round. That locker room, led byContinue reading “Scalabrine calls out Jackson’s coaching style, again”

No Kerr, No coach, where do the Knicks go from here?

It was believed Steve Kerr would be the next coach of the New york Knicks. As it turns out Kerr is the next coach of the Golden State Warriors. The talk about th Warriors having a better roster, and the fact that Kerr didn’t want to move and that it was close to home isContinue reading “No Kerr, No coach, where do the Knicks go from here?”

As far as coaching goes…who is Steve Kerr?

As you maybe aware by now Steve Kerr is going to become the next head coach of the Golden State Warriors and not as many of us, myself included, the next headcoach of the New york Knicks. After thinking about it for a minute I began to wonder did the Knicks miss a good opportunityContinue reading “As far as coaching goes…who is Steve Kerr?”

Steve Kerr chooses Warriors over Knicks

Citing that “It just felt like the right move on many levels,” Kerr said by phone Wednesday. “They have a good young team. The location is ideal. My daughter goes to Cal and plays volleyball. My oldest son is in college in San Diego and our youngest is a junior in high school. It’s justContinue reading “Steve Kerr chooses Warriors over Knicks”