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Category — Bill Russell

Keep Them In Oakland

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    Let’s hope the Warriors’ owners build the new arena in Oakland instead of San Francisco.
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July 8, 2015   No Comments

Game 4: Sights & Seen

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Jamal Crawford gives props to the great George Raveling, while Dwight Howard and Josh Smith get loose on the other end of the court.

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May 11, 2015   No Comments

Curry’s The Flavor

    Special dude.
    Steph Curry, on his father Dell Curry: “Obviously, the most important thing is your family. Pops, you’re the example of what a true professional is on and off the court. I remember a lot of your career, and to be able to follow in your footsteps, it means a lot to me. This is special.”

May 5, 2015   No Comments

Cover It Up

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May 1, 2015   No Comments

Piss & Vinegar

April 29, 2015   No Comments

Series Over?

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Somewhere Bill Standford is shouting “I told you guys, you’ve got to beat the officials too!”
A few sportswriters, we of course not among them (right, right), would love to see this thing end Thursday in San Antonio, unless it’s a nooner and Bloody Marys on Saturday at Staples, to watch some big fight that night.
But back to the matter at hand, in our best Snoop impersonation. As entertaining as Doc Rivers is, he’s still 1 of the biggest whiners in the NBA. And it’s why his Clippers led the NBA in T’s during the regular season. Do you see a pattern here? Do they get hosed by the officials sometimes against the Spurs? Yes. But who doesn’t?
Our play-by-play.
The Sports Xchange

April 29, 2015   No Comments

Eyes Have It

Byron & Me 4-5-15

    Photo courtesy of Eric Geller

April 8, 2015   No Comments

We’ve Seen This Movie Before

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      Xavier was impressive. So was center Matt Stainbrook. In crunch time though, the big dogs started to hunt. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson was 1 of them. He went top shelf and snatched a rebound that sealed the deal for me.
      The Sports Xchange

March 27, 2015   No Comments

On Wisconsin

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    Great game. Carolina was game, but in the end it was Wisconsin that had the best game.
    The Sports Xchange

March 27, 2015   No Comments

Blue Magic

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    Excuses, excuses, excuses…
    I’ve watched fewer college basketball games this season than any I can recall. Like it would make a difference if I did, right?
    Still, when we were fortunate to catch some games, 1 team stood head and shoulders above the rest. The Kentucky Wildcats are long and they can ball, Mr. Obvious said. We wanted to justify picking Arizona to win it all. Or maybe Virginia. Gonzaga is the pick of many, but we just couldn’t go there. Truth be told, we’re kind of rooting for Kentucky to run the table.
    Anyway, this is how we see the greatest sporting spectacle of all time unfolding.
    Final 4: Kentucky, Arizona, Iowa State and Virginia.
    Kentucky defeats Arizona and Virginia beats Iowa State.
    Champ: Kentucky 74, Virginia 71.

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March 19, 2015   No Comments