Welcome to Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday. Normally you get stats and pictures etc. But in light of the passing of Kobe Bryant … no stats just highlights…Enjoy!
This series against the Milwaukee Bucks gave rise to concerns to teams that are linked to Kyrie Irving’s soon to be free agency (Celtics, Knicks,Lakers). He looked unmotivated at times(selfish) and out of step with keeping up defensively against the Bucks which makes you wonder if his knees are a concern especially he is seekingContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Kyrie Irving”
Whatever happened to ..we win as a team we lose as a team? If anyone had any question as to how things are working out in LA for Lebron James …take a look in the picture. In the midst of 42 point blow out to the Indiana Pacers Lebron saw it necessary to distance himselfContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Lebron James”
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”
Welcome to Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday. Today fans often talk about the Big 3 as if this is a new concept but look at the past teams that won there was always a big 3 Celtics had a big 3 and the yes oold school Lakers had a big 3 …Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West akaContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Elgin Baylor”
How did you do with this week’s question? If you answered Wilt Chamberlain you are correct. Wilt Chamberlain played 14 years in the NBA and is the all time leading rebounder with 23,924 during his dominant playing career.
Glen Rice had a solid at times moments NBA career. He could score and score often and sometimes he ended up on teams that didn’t make best use of his skills (Knicks and Lakers) but that didn’t change the fact that Rice was a three-time NBA All-Star, and made 1,559 three-point field goals during hisContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Glen Rice”
Let’s set the record straight on this nonsense of Super teams…the NBA has always yes ALWAYS had them. It’s just a shame that fans today believe this is new. Nope. In the past OWNERSHIP put together pairings like Kareem , Magic and James Worthy, the Celtics of the 60’s, What the 76ers did with JuliusContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Super Teams”
He played seven seasons (1969–1976) in the now-defunct American Basketball Association (ABA) and four seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Calvin began his professional career with the ABA’s Los Angeles Stars, averaging 16.8 points per game in his first season to make the ABA All-Rookie Team. The following season, he averagedContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Mack Calvin”
I looked in my files only to find out I never did an Old School Tuesday on Wilt Chamberlain, so in all fairness today Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday spotlights …Wilt Chamberlain. With all due respect to those who were big fans of Shaq and Michael Jordan, Wilt Chamberlain was the most dominate player in NBAContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Wilt Chamberlain”