Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Reggie Miller

Welcome to this week’s Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday. Knicks please don’t hate me for this week’s entry. Who is public enemy number 1 to Knick fans? Michael Jordan?…nope Lebron James ? Nope …Wilt Chamberlain? …nope …it is none other than Reggie Miller. And just as a side thought say what you will about Reggie MillerContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Reggie Miller”

Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday

How did you do with this week’s question? If you answered Larry Bird you are correct. Drafted into the NBA sixth overall by the Boston Celtics in 1978, Larry Bird played his entire professional career for Boston, winning three NBA championships and two NBA Finals MVP awards. He then served as head coach of the Indiana PacersContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Gus Johnson

A 6 ft 6 in, 235-pound  forward–center, Gus Johnson spent nine seasons with the Baltimore Bullets, and his final season was split between the Phoenix Suns and the Indiana Pacers of the ABA. One of the first forwards to frequently play above the rim, Johnson combined an unusual blend of strength, jumping ability, and speed; he was one of the first dunk shot artists inContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Gus Johnson”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Rick Robey

With college basketball’s NCAA’s tournament in full swing we are spotlighting 3 former members of the Kentucky Wildcats, Rick Robey, Jack Givens and Kevin Grevey. Robey starred at the University of Kentucky. At Kentucky Robey was a member of the team that won the 1978 NCAA Championship and the team that was the 1975 NCAAContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Rick Robey”

Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday…

Welcome to Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday …how did you do with this week’s question? At the End of the 1976 season the NBA merged with the then ABA, Which ABA Teams joined the NBA? The teams that joined the NBA from the ABA are …The New York Nets (Now Brooklyn Nets) the Indiana Pacers, the DenverContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday…”

Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday

Welcome to this week’s Trivia Thursday, here is this week’s trivia question. Don’t forget the answer will be revealed tomorrow along with Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week and Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week.

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”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Chuck Person

Person was selected fourth in the 1986 NBA draft by the Indiana Pacers; the small forward won the Rookie of the Year award in 1987 and played six seasons with Indiana. Person averaged a career high 21.6 points in 1988. During his NBA playing years he was known as “The Rifleman” due to his 3-pointContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Chuck Person”

Vogel to return as Pacers Head Coach

After the season the Pacers had you couldn’t blame them if they felt a change was due. They started last season 33-8 they were serious contenders to get to the NBA finals, they were considered a real threat to the Heat. Many had the Pacers metting the Heat in the Eastern Conference finals. Then afterContinue reading “Vogel to return as Pacers Head Coach”

Lance Stephenson signs with Charlotte …3 years 27 million

The break up of the Pacers has begun, Lance Stephenson will be blowing in Lebron’s ear in Charlotte as a Hornet. The controversial shooting guard has agreed to a $27 million, three-year deal with the Hornets, according to a person familiar with the contract. The deal includes a team option for the third season. TheContinue reading “Lance Stephenson signs with Charlotte …3 years 27 million”