With playoff hopes fading for the Lakers, the team needs to get their act together, and fast. The City of Angels might just be a correct nickname for the club offensively (7th in NBA in scoring) but it's looked rather ghoulish on the other side of the ball.
What's bad about the NBA Pass? The whole point of cable/satellite media was to open up the market for telecommunications broadcasts from outside one's local viewing area. This is exactly what the NBA Pass is curtailing.
I'm all about second chances. And third chances, because hey, I'm not perfect either. But for Mr. World Peace, the elbow mistake was the icing on a very large cake baked from a long, sordid history of NBA citations, fines and suspensions.
I interviewed Princess Tirelo Molotlegi about her royal family's collaboration with the National Basketball Association. I wanted to learn more about their efforts to expand a successful after-school mentoring program in Phokeng, South Africa.
Next time you hear an "expert" tell you how good a player is because he averages so many points per game, ask yourself: Is this because that player just "takes" shots from his teammates? Or is this because that player gets his shots to go in the basket?
What's most undeniable about Jeremy Lin is that the guy has balls. Which obviously has always been true of other Asian males. But now Lin is demonstrating it in a way that even the most racist or ignorant person would be hard-pressed to refute.