Andrew Luck

In 2009, ESPN’s 30 for 30 featured athletes who had mismanaged their money throughout their careers. The feature was appropriately named Broke. Broke fed into every athletic stereotype I grew up with it in rural Fauquier County. Athletes were portrayed as a bunch of under-educated, athletically gifted people who wouldRead More →

Paul George and Kawhi Leonard

Most of us East Coasters were in bed by the time the Los Angeles Clippers signed Kawhi Leonard and traded for Paul George. It didn’t come cheap and I’m not talking about Leonard’s 4 year-$141 million dollar deal. The Clippers traded 5 first round picks, Gilgeous-Alexander, and Danilo Gallinari forRead More →

LeBron James and Michael Jordan

The 1984 NBA Draft has been the standard bearer of my generation. I was 14 years old at the time and I saw the likes of Michael Jordan come into the league that year. It completely reshaped the league in many ways. The style of play certainly changed with theRead More →

Anthony Davis and LeBron James

The Los Angeles Lakers finally got the star that they needed to pair with LeBron James. Acquiring Anthony Davis for the New Orleans Pelicans wasn’t cheap. The Lakers sent Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first round picks to New Orleans for the 26 year old superstar. OnRead More →

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Remember when the Clippers were the circus in Los Angeles?  You know the team that had its owner … well former owner… forced into the selling the team by the league. Well, they aren’t a circus anymore. Even after trading players like Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, the Clippers managedRead More →

Kemba Walker

Los Angeles Should Look to the Queen City when Free Agency Opens According to Kevin Durant, no one wants to play for the Lakers. Not him. Not Kawhi. Not the ghost of Jerry West’s 60-foot heave. No one. According to the all-knowing Durant, it’s because there’s too much drama aroundRead More →

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With the first third of the NBA season gone, I feel more than comfortable saying that the competitive balance of the NBA is off the charts. The NBA’s definition of ‘competitive balance’ will never be the same as the NFL’s and that’s fine. The NBA, along with MLB and theRead More →

Curry and Green celebrating

The NBA follows another exciting offseason with what shapes up to be another exciting regular season. There’s a lot of eyes on the Eastern Conference with LeBron gone to Los Angeles. Speaking of the key, can he lift a franchise that has gone dormant on the court. The boys byRead More →

Dan Gilbert

When the reports came out that LeBron James was taking his talents to Hollywood, the first person who came to mind was Dan Gilbert. I knew there wasn’t going to be another petulant outburst by Mr. Comic Sans. Not this time. This time around, he had to be the happiestRead More →