Watched Kentucky and Indiana yesterday from Bloomington. Wildcats with the victory but Tom Crean has the Hooisers playing hard. Give him another year and he’ll have IU back in the hunt. They share the ball, run good stuff and play with passion.
Kentucky’s John Wall is the real deal, McNeil! Second time I have seen him play this year. Scary for the defense. Would hate to have to check him but you know what, I’d love to see Chris Kramer of Purdue take on that task.
Speaking of the Boilermakers, I love watching them play. These guys play the right way…they play with energy, passion and enthusiasm. They love the game!
John Bender has signed with the New York Knicks. You recall the big fella, right? The cat hasn’t played in the league in 5 years. I hope he does well; he’s a good dude. I once had the chance to meet him 10 years ago. He’s a cousin of Morris Peterson.
NBA TV is giving us Spurs and Clippers tonight and NOT Cavaliers/Thunder. Ouch!
The fine State of Michigan has 3 fantastic point guards in the senior class this winter. Keith Appling from Detroit Pershing who has signed with Michigan State. Ray McCallum Jr. at Detroit Country Day (Shane Battier’s former school) and Trey Ziegler at Mt. Pleasant. McCallum and Ziegler’s father’s are D-1 head coach’s. Think they would pass up playing for a big time school and play for them to help them climb the charts?
While we’re on ‘point’, who’s the best point guard in the NBA right now? Steve Nash, Deron Williams or Chris Paul?
Heisman trophy winner Mark Ingram attended the same high school as Milwaukee Bucks guard Charlie Bell.
Bookie’s in Brooklyn are taking action on when Allen Iverson walks away from the Sixers.
I’m hoping one of the TV networks picks up Lawrence Frank. He needs to replace some of the bad one’s they have. TNT, ESPN or even NBA TV-are you listening? Speaking of TV gigs, I’d love one of those sideline reporting jobs. I would ask way better questions than some of the ones they ask now. “What was your mindset” is getting played out. How about asking, “How did you get beat off the dribble so easy?” or even, “do you guys work on box out drills in practice?”
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