Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Zelmo Beaty


He was selected with the third pick of the 1962 National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft by the St. Louis Hawks. Beaty was named to the inaugural NBA All-Rookie Team in 1963. He averaged more than 20 points per game in three different seasons, and over ten rebounds per game in six of his seven seasonsContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Zelmo Beaty”

Shake Up in LA…Magic Appears


Isaiah Thomas, Michael Jordan,¬†Phil Jackson¬† are epic failures as executives. Magic Johnson has a chance to be different. More in the mold of Larry Bird who had a decent run in Indiana, Danny Ainge in Boston who has the Celtics in a nice place in the eastern conference. he has a chance to build theContinue reading “Shake Up in LA…Magic Appears”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Phil Jackson


I liked Phil Jackson when he was a skinny defensive player for the Knicks back in the 70’s. I liked Phil Jackson better when he coached the Bulls and would bang heads with Pat Riley and then with Jeff Van Gundy. He would say things to tweek the Knicks and I get it was toContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Phil Jackson”

Howard meets with the Rockets, will he be ready to blast off ?


The NBA Free Agency period began at 12:01 last night and as expected the Rockets made a visit with Dwight Howard. This was the opportunity they have been waiting for. They have been preparing for the past two years to get their roster in shape to be able to absorb his possible salary with them.Continue reading “Howard meets with the Rockets, will he be ready to blast off ?”

Dwight Howard not likely to return to the Lakers


Let me know if you heard this before. I can’t decide if I want to stay or go… I would love to play in Chicago, I would love to play in Boston, I would love to play in Brooklyn, I would love to play in Atlanta my home town, I would love to play…Yes IContinue reading “Dwight Howard not likely to return to the Lakers”

Dwight Howard’s free agent list: Lakers, Rockets, Mavs, Hawks and Warriors


According to a report, Dwight Howard has a list of teams he is considering in signing with this summer. Sorry Nets fans your team isn’t on that list. The teams as of now are the Lakers, Mavericks, Rockets, Hawks and Warriors. It has been said that Howard is intrugued by the Rockets, picture him teamingContinue reading “Dwight Howard’s free agent list: Lakers, Rockets, Mavs, Hawks and Warriors”

Celtics run to 6-0 without Rondo …Beat the Lakers 116-95


So much for the Celtics being done after losing rajon Rondo for the season and looking old and tired. The Celtics seem to get a wakeup call and have started playing inspired ball of late. Beating their heated rivals the Los Angeles Lakers gave them extra motavation and extra satisfaction.”You can feel the energy everyContinue reading “Celtics run to 6-0 without Rondo …Beat the Lakers 116-95”

Mike Brown fired as Laker Coach …Long term replacement not named


A 1-4 start, the team’s superstar and de facto general manager isn’t happy with the coach and gave a icy stare during the game the other night that could kill. It spelled the end for the headcoach. No this isn’t the Knicks we are talking about. It’s the glamour team of the NBA, the LosContinue reading “Mike Brown fired as Laker Coach …Long term replacement not named”