Posts Tagged ‘nba’
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Sports Rush: Fox Sports Goes To Mavs Media Day

Rush Olson
The entire Dallas Mavericks roster hit the court in full uniform for the first time Monday. I’m here to provide you some exclusive insight into how their season will go based on what I saw. When you’re watching games deep i...


Sports Rush: The Big Leagues of Officiating

Rush Olson
At a recent event, a youngster got to meet his basketball idol, someone he’s loved watching perform on national television.  The pro provided the up-and-comer some useful knowledge about making his game better, although in t...

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Steal Game, Steal Taco, Spike Global Warming

Jeff Prince
Taco Bell is giving away free tacos between 2 and 6 p.m. as part of its “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion with the NBA. What do you bet there will be lines stretching for blocks at every Taco Bell in town? Peop...

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You Can Design the Mavericks’ Uniforms

Kristian Lin
The always-enterprising Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban just announced on his blog that he’s throwing an open contest to design the team’s uniforms for the 2015-16 season. Already people are posting their ideas. T...

Washington Wizards

Coming Out is Still Brave. Ask Jason Collins.

People can be forgiven if they’re a little jaded about celebrities who come out of the closet. That’s because declaring to the world that you are gay or lesbian has largely been the prerogative of actors, musicians, and oth...


Why Some Locals Root For Miami Heat

Jeff Prince
The NBA Finals that the Dallas Mavericks failed to reach because owner Mark Cuban blew up the team (I digress) is approaching Game 5 tonight. The Miami Heat leads the Oklahoma City Thunder 3-1 in the best of seven series. NBA f...

My New Sports Hero

Kristian Lin
I’ve never given a crap about the New York Knicks, but all of a sudden I’m in the market for their Number 17 replica jersey. That’s because their point guard Jeremy Lin has suddenly caught fire. After leading ...

Elevate: Rêves du Hoop

Senegalese basketballers step up to the line in this documentary.
Any documentary about basketball has to contend with the long shadow cast by Hoop Dreams. The new film Elevate isn’t in that league, yet it is a smooth piece of work (as you’d expect from something produced under the ESPN F...

Congratulations Go To Miami Heat

Jeff Prince
This doesn’t quite compare to the Dewey-Truman newspaper headline, but the Miami Herald embarrassed itself today by running a full page Macy’s ad congratulating the Miami Heat for winning the NBA championship. In re...

Night & Day

WED ? 10 Joe Sears and Jaston Williams launched their tour of Tuna Does Vegas in March 2008, and already it’s making its third stop in Fort Worth. This time, though, Tuna City will meet Sin City at Casa Mañana Theatre in...