I renewed this blog not only to harness my considerable influence upon the international basketball community to support the NBA during the pandemic but also because I really wanted to know how far the Rockets can go small ball. Ok I’ll be honest, that’s a great big part of the reason. Like anyone interested in the game I wanted to know: How far can small ball last? Is it really the new way to play basketball?Continue reading “And So There Go The Rockets”
No self respecting basketball pundit is going to miss whenever Houston is playing, especially against the better teams. The Rockets are audacious to say they are going to play the game different from how it’s been played for decades. In a game of giants their first five are 2 Gs, 2 Fs and 1 F-G, with Covington as their tallest at 6’7.
Mil on the other hand has the 6’11 Greek Freak (I doubt I’ll ever be comfortable calling him that), 6’7 Middleton and 7’0 B. Lopez, who dominated today inspite of the loss.Continue reading “Hou (120) vs. Mil (116), Looking For A Flaw In The Rockets Small Game”
So a few minutes ago I posted this on my Facebook:
Then Manu does this:
And I swear I feel like I’m the Basketball Whisperer or some sort of magician. But I’ll take it.
Before I continue on with thoughts during Kobe day, a little sumthin – sumthin evolved from mere rumour to ‘actually gonna happen’, and it just cannot be ignored: