All I want for Christmas is…NBA – five teams and players to watch

December 23, 2011

The new NBA season took a while to come around after a five-month lockout spent negotiating an improved labor agreement. What better day to start than Dec. 25. Merry Christmas!

Tiger still tops … in pay

June 19, 2009

tiger1 Tiger Woods not only remains the highest-paid athlete according to Forbes magazine for the eighth straight year, his total compensation is more than double the next highest total. Talk about lapping the field!

Is Phil Jackson the best coach in NBA history or just lucky?

June 16, 2009

jacksonThe man who’s become known as the “Zen Master” for tapping Buddhist teachings has been fortunate enough to coach the likes of Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant as they grew into dominant superstars, but rounding their games into championship form was a never-ending battle of wills.

King Kobe leads Lakers to 15th NBA title

June 15, 2009

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant celebrates their NBA Championship win after defeating the Orlando Magic in Game 5 in Orlando

Kobe Bryant had 30 points to lead the LA Lakers to a 99-86 Game Five win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday and a 15th NBA title.

Master Woods beats Bryant in swagger stakes

April 7, 2009

An exciting NCAA Tournament final gave us a glimpse of a cast of future NBA players but for now no one can match Kobe Bryant….except maybe Tiger Woods.