Day one of the NFL Draft is in the books. A full 27 of the 32 players logged on my mock draft made the cut on Thursday night, with seven hitting spot on (six plus the Atlanta deal). I got back behind the microphone to recap the first round, the good, bad and ugly, Geno […]

If you followed Wednesday’s Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals on Twitter, you watched the jubilation of Spurs fans turn to lamentation in a matter of minutes. Some of my friends were beginning to explore flight options to San Antonio for a Game 7. The large halftime lead evaporated in the blink of an […]

Steve Blake is being destroyed in the social media landscape after missing a potential game-winning shot in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against Oklahoma City. It was a wide-open look on an inbounds pass from Metta World Peace in the corner. Blake caught and shot, just as he’d done with sharpshooter precision in […]

I always say, “If you’re going to fail, then fail spectacularly.” The Lakers must have heeded those words on Monday night, as Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinal series was nothing short of a bloodbath. Oklahoma City took a 15-point lead into halftime … and then it got ugly. The Thunder outscored the Lakers […]

I Tweeted this early on Wednesday, but now that I have a minute, I thought I’d go beyond the 140-character limit to write about Kevin Durant. It was announced in a simple statement (via Twitter) that the superstar small forward (30.1 PPG in 2009-10) had quietly agreed to a five-year extension of his contract worth […]

Remember those old “ALCOA Presents: Fantastic Finishes?” Sure, they were used for NFL games back in the day, but you couldn’t think of a better branding piece than that right now after watching The Big Spaniard, Pau Gasol, put back the game-winning shot with one-half second left. Seriously, the final minutes were a bit chaotic […]