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Why I’m Up in the Air with Blake Griffin

March 8, 2011 1 comment

I’ll be the first to say Earthquake Blake is overrated.  His game resembles that of a caveman who stumbled across a ball and a hoop, basically his fundamentals are weak is what I’m trying to say.  Barkley seems to be receiving royalties every time he says Griffin doesn’t yet know how to play basketball on television because I alone have heard him say it at least thrice.  So admittedly I steal that notion from him because as overstated as it has become it is incredibly accurate.  The guy operates a hundred percent on pure athleticism and raw talent which is suppose is kind of cool in a way.  However he is not the most athletic guy in the league and I want to put that to rest before I grant him the praise I eventually will.  Hate him or love him Lebron James is easily far and away the most athletic baller in the league right now and perhaps ever.  He jumps higher, handles better, and pushes up more weight guaranteed.  But this will not be an ode to Lebron so let’s move on.  Read more…

Loveable Losers. The Oilers, Cavs, Clippers and Many More

February 1, 2011 4 comments

Every year, in all the four main professional sports in North America, there is one team who is leaps and bounds… behind everyone else. The teams from the last two years are as follows: Hockey – Edmonton Oilers(27-47-8), New Jersey Devils so far(16-30-3). Basketball – New Jersey Nets(12-70), Cleveland Cavaliers so far(8-39). Football – St Louis Rams(1-15), Carolina Panthers(2-16) (the worst of the worst came in 2008 when the Detroit Lions went 0-16). Baseball – Washington Nationals(59-103), Pittsburgh Pirates(57-105).

Being an avid Edmonton Oilers fan it pains me to be writing this article. As things sit right now, the Oilers aren’t the worst team in the league Read more…