Smallthoughts:Rant of the Week…Lebron James

Earlier this week the New York Knicks entertained the Cleveland Cavaliers and Lebron James in which the Knicks blew a 23 point lead to lose to the Cavs. That was only part of the story. The real story turned out the bully tactics of Lebron James on rookie Frank Ntilikina. The rookie stood up toContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Rant of the Week…Lebron James”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Charlie Ward

Name the Heisman Trophy winner who was not selected in the NFL draft but had a career in the NBA? Answer: 1993 Heisman Trophy Winner Charlie Ward. Ward although didn’t play Baseball in college he was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in 1993. Ward was  chosen in the 1st round (26th overall) of the 1994 NBAContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Charlie Ward”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Tracy McGrady

The NBA is filled with stories of High School kids who make the jump to the NBA without going to College. Moses Malone, Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Bill Willoughby, Darryl Dawkins and Tracy McGrady. McGrady was drafted by the Toronto Raptors in the 1997 NBA draft. He teamed up in 1998 with cousinContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Tracy McGrady”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Rasheed Wallace

Talk about about a player who was multitalented yet drives everyone crazy…Rasheed Wallace was it. Known for his passion for collecting technical fouls in bunches as well as his all round player Wallace could make you cheer and go what was he thinking in the same sentence. Originally selected by the Washington Bullets (now knownContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Rasheed Wallace”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Steve Mills

Just when you think Knicks were heading in the right direction when they fired Phil Jackson  Then they botched a slam dunk hire in former Cavs GM David Griffin. And who is in charge ? Steve Mills. Steve Mills? Can anyone explain when did he become Red Auerbach? Since when did Mills become the manContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Steve Mills”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Phil Jackson

My being a Knick fan is really being tested by the minute as long as Phil Jackson continues to be in charge of making basketball decisions for this franchise. I thought this franchise hit rock bottom during Isaiah Thomas reign of error(2003-2008) but that was mild considering how bad this reign of terror is underContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Phil Jackson”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Glen Rice

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”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Super Teams

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”