Smallthoughts: Giannis Antetokounpo aka The Greek Freak


If you can pronounce his name you are doing well. If you have noticed his game …even better. At 6 foot 11 he moves and  like a guard, he is fluid. And right now he has been on a roll for the Milwaukee Bucks. His game winning shot against the New York Knicks notwithstanding(the LeagueContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Giannis Antetokounpo aka The Greek Freak”

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: Rant of the Week …George Karl


George Karl is like everyone else he ‘s got an opinion, the difference is his opinions are now public because he wrote a book. It’s apparent he has ill feelings towards Carmelo Anthony calling Anthony a “user.”  So he was asked What’s an example of Carmelo’s being a “user”? Here is his comments: “I thinkContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …George Karl”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Kristaps Porzingis


Fulldisclosure: I was among the Knick fans who wasn’t keen on Porzingis originally either but was willing to see what he had. I liked Karl Anthony Towns and hoped the Knicks could have worked a deal to get him, but I won’t lie I am happy to see how things worked out. For the firstContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Kristaps Porzingis”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Kevin McHale


Many of the fans now that have heard of Kevin McHale may think of him as a coach , but he was one of the best players you rooted against if you were not a Celtic s fan. The Knick fan in me hates to admit this but…other than Hakeem Olajuwon, Kevin Mc Hale hadContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Kevin McHale”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Robert Parish


He was known for his strong defense and jump shooting, and was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003. In 1996, Parish was also named as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. His nickname was The Chief, after the fictitious Chief Bromden, a silent, giant Native American character in theContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Robert Parish”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bill Russell


If Chamberlain is the NBA’s most dominate player, Bill Russell is the NBA’s most dominate winner. Russell won 11 titles as a player and 2 as a coach …for a grand total of 13. Russell is widely considered one of the best players in NBA history. He was listed as between 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) andContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bill Russell”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Wilt Chamberlain


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”