The one good thing about the Sacramento Kings franchise

Keywords: jersey of the week, sacramento kings, powder blue

The Sacramento Kings are awful, have always been awful, and will always be awful. And to make matters worse, the one good thing they ever did was quickly scrapped. The powder blue Kings jerseys are awesome. Personally powder blue is my favorite color on any jersey. The fact that they don’t still wear these is incredibly disappointing. Even more frustrating was the odyssey I went on in order to find a picture of it in action, and even the one I found wasn’t the ideal size. As angry as I am at the Kings right now, I’m glad that at one point they did have these sick uniforms.




The newest member of the Knicks talks about his role in New York

Keywords: knicks, pablo prigioni

 

There is no forgetting who the Knicks had running the point last season. Now that Linsanity is over, the Knicks have put together a bit of a motley crew of point guards. One of those men is the 35 year old of European fame, the Argentinian Pablo Prigioni. In an interview with the New York Post, Prigioni gave the Knicks fans an idea of what to expect.

 

 

“I think we have at that position everything, Raymond can score more. Jason and [I] can run the team. I feel we have many options at that position. Fans will be happy and enjoy our game.”

 

“Jeremy is more a scorer. He likes to shoot more. I saw him play 10 games. I’m not this kind of player. I like the team to play good, pass the ball, find open shots. I like to play smart — if someone’s hot, pass the ball to him.”




The Australian women have one of the best highlights of the Olympics

Keywords: olympics, basketball

 

The Australian women were apparently a favorite among the women’s basketball bracket. Down 3 to France, a last second heave was their only chance of even tying the game. And boom, the Aussie absolutely nailed the shot from half court. Lets just ignore the fact that they ended up losing the game in overtime. You can watch the clip here.




Patrick Ewing was informed he would not be the next coach of the Bobcats

Keywords: patrick ewing, bobcats, dwight howard

 

The Charlotte Bobcats are coming off the worst season in the history of the NBA. They had all just 7 wins out of the 66 games they played. And according to the Bobcats, they do not think Patrick Ewing could make things better for the Cats. We wont get into all the draft lottery drama of the Bobcats, this is really about Ewing.

 

 

Patrick Ewing is arguably one of the greatest Knicks of all time. He has done his dues as an assistant coach and is more then deserving of a head coaching position. So why no to Ewing? As we know he worked so extensively with Dwight Howard, and even after that Howard is still a brat who has zero loyalty. Maybe the concern that if Ewing cant control just one player, it would be near impossible for him to control a whole team. Those are just my thoughts.




Remember when Vancouver had a basketball team? I didn’t think so…..

Keywords: vancouver grizzlies, 90s, memphis, jersey of the week

Back in the 90′s the NBA decided to get to expanding, they thought it would be a great idea to put not one, but two teams in Canada. Those two teams were the Toronto Raptors and the Vancouver Grizzlies. Now only one of those teams is still in Canada…..its the Raptors, but I mean even Toronto doesn’t really want them. The other team was that of the Vancouver Grizzlies, who now reside in Memphis. While Memphis decided not to change the name, they certainly thought it would be a good idea to change the jerseys. I usually try to make these hideous jerseys seem like the best thing ever, but come on, these things look God awful. And once again, that is why I love them so much.




Metta World Peace reminisces about the offseason

Keywords: metta world peace, mike brown

 

Usually I would start this up with a witty comment about Ron Artest. Unfortunately that wont be needed, as Ron provides all the humor you will need in this quote coming from his press conference following the Lakers elimination. He is discussing that the loss was not the fault of coach Mike Brown.

“Mike wasn’t out there guarding Kevin (Durant), That was me. Kevin scored on me. Mike didn’t throw turnovers at the end of the game. Mike didn’t miss a 3-point shot, I missed a 3-point shot. Mike didn’t come in out of shape……..He did come in out of shape, Actually, he is a fat-ass.”

 

 

I’m not sure how many players can get away with calling their coach a fatass. The thing is, this was quite a mellow press conference compared to what we could have gotten from Artest. Honestly Mike Brown should take it as a compliment. Oh, and don’t bother asking me what Ron Artest is doing in this picture, if I knew I would certainly tell you.




Jeremy Lin is sour over the way the Knicks handled his contract

Keywords: jeremy lin, knicks

 

The Knicks have decided to match the $29 million offer sheet that Houston Rockets gave Jeremy Lin. This means that, pending trades, Lin will be a Knick for the next four years. And apparently Lin is none too happy about that. Rather then be excited over a big new contract and assurance he will get to stay in New York, Lin is whining that the deal didn’t get done sooner.

 

“He was surprised that the Knicks didn’t make the first move,’’ a league source said. “They know they’ve got to mend some fences with him because he believes what the Rockets have told him, that the Knicks weren’t as interested as they are.’’

 

Lin needs to stop being a baby. Just because you had ten good games doesn’t mean you have the right to be upset that an organization didn’t want to throw money away at you. Yes, Jeremy showed a ton of potential, but potential shouldn’t make you $30 million over the course of four years. Part of growing into your potential is showing maturity, and clearly Lin is lacking in that department.