Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Kevin Grevey

Grevey played college basketball at the University of Kentucky, where he was a member of legendary coach Adolph Rupp‘s last freshman class and played his three collegiate seasons (freshmen were not eligible to play varsity basketball at the time) under Rupp’s successor, Joe B. Hall. He was named First-Team All-Southeastern Conference in all three ofContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Kevin Grevey”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Jack Givens

Givens earned Kentucky Mr. Basketball and Parade All-America honors after his senior year at Lexington’s Bryan Station High School in 1974. UK finished Givens’ freshman season as national runners-up, falling 92-85 to UCLA in the 1975 Final Four championship game. In 1978, Givens and Kentucky returned to the Final Four at the Checkerdome in SaintContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Jack Givens”

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: Old School Tuesday …Pat Riley

Pat Riley? Head coach of the Lakers, Knicks and Heat? A player? Yes.Riley even had a mustache back then. He was selected by the San Diego Rockets in the 1st round of the 1967 NBA Draft, and was also drafted as a wide receiver by the Dallas Cowboys in the 11th round of the 1967Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Pat Riley”

Smallthoughts : Old School Tuesday …Sam Bowie

Projected as a solid first rounder in the 1984 NBA draft, Bowie was chosen by the Portland Trail Blazers as the second selection, ahead of future Hall of Famer Michael Jordan, due to Portland already having drafted Clyde Drexler just a year before. The Houston Rockets selected Houston center Hakeem Olajuwon with the first pickContinue reading “Smallthoughts : Old School Tuesday …Sam Bowie”

Did anyone get the License Plate of that Kentucky Wildcat team that just ran over West Virginia?

Ok raise your hand if you really thought West Virginia was going to beat Kentucky? If you did I have one question for you…Seriously? As we used to say in my old neighborhood in Brooklyn, that was a mugging…seriously! By the way …not a good idea to trash talk against the Wildcats …you get Mauled!Continue reading “Did anyone get the License Plate of that Kentucky Wildcat team that just ran over West Virginia?”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants: Sandy Alderson…Only Sandy and the Mets can mess up even a simple explanation of to why they picked Bartolo Colon and Jacob De Grom to pitch opening day and the home opener, when asked was this motivate by money…a simple yes would have been refreshing because it would have been the truth instead weContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants: Alex Rodriquez … A Rod apologized to the fans in a hand written note earlier this week for his lies and the drama he causes in recent years about his ..steroid use. The apology would have come off more sincere if he didn’t spend much of his time BLAMING Tony Bosch his supplier forContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants: Russ Knight…who is Russ Knight? he was  hired to be an assistant frequency coordinator during Super Bowl week, posting a picture of himself and his newly acquired credential, no big deal right , he was all excited and wanted to show it off …well not so fast. The league prohibits such things for security measures. It’sContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”