- Geek & Sci-Fi
If you are anything like me, you spent a substantial chunk of your childhood parked in front of the television watching VHS tapes of people doing dunks.
This Tuesday, the Jack McCallum's Dream Team book is hitting shelves, which will probably make it the most compelling book about a sports team since The Jordan Rules.
In the summer of '92, Team USA Basketball put together "the greatest team ever assembled in the history of team sports.
With the table now set for the NBA Finals, as the Miami Heat will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder starting tomorrow night at 9 PM, I wanted to address a very important topic before we get all analytical on your asses.
Last night during halftime of Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, an extended trailer of the forthcoming Dream Team documentary was shown.
Just in time for the 2012 Olympics, the fine folks over at NBA TV present what looks to be the best professional hoops documentary since <a href="http://youtu.be/HxlLCSktpfc">HBO's Magic and Bird doc</a>.
(via <a href="http://www.brobible.com/videos/watch/kate-upton-has-a-directv-commercial-now" target="blank">BroBible</a>) I'll be spending Monday sitting at an airport/sitting on an airplane back to Austin, so please be exponentially less bored than me by perusing the morning links and/or watching this commercial on loop for the next 20 hours.
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/user/NMAWorldEdition?feature=watch" target="_blank">NMA</a> should turn this into an ongoing series.
Last we checked in with our favorite <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/JoseCanseco">47-year old Twitterbug, Jose Canseco</a>, he was declaring his intentions to track down the diabolical fiends who were conspiring against his desire to play professional baseball in Mexico by making up bogus rumors that he tested positive for PEDs.
Hey, down in front.
Given the way Magic Johnson's <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/11/the-20-year-anniversary-of-magic-johnson-hiv-announcement" target="_blank">playing days ended</a> in the manner they did, wondering what should have been in regards to the back end of his career will forever remain a mystery.
I'd like to be a NBA hipster and claim that I'm already over this damned Jeremy Lin hype, but I'd be lying.
No, this isn't ESPN attempting to re-create the mystique that was "The Decision.
There are a million reasons that I love <a href="http://www.reddit.com">Reddit</a>, among them the feeling of community, the camaraderie of the Internet’s most creative minds, and the righteous championing of a variety of social and political causes, but today it’s because it introduces us to someone truly remarkable: The presently anonymous gentleman above.
I’m a sucker for anything that combines sports with appreciating the men and women of our Armed Forces.
Sometimes in the African American culture, issues not directly involving our race have a tendency to often times fall on deaf ears.
Michael Jordan was found hanging out in my in-laws’ basement.
NBA 2K11 is easily one of the very best sports games to ever grace a gaming console.