NBA Playoffs

S2, Ep. 3: Howard Bryant, Senior Writer ESPN/Columnist ESPN The Magazine


African-American participation in baseball, at any level, is a deeply personal subject for me. Growing up, I was usually the only black player on the team. I had great teammates, but I always wondered why more blacks didn’t play America’s Pastime; I also wonder, as the percentage continues to decline, whether or not anything can be done to reverse the trend. (more…)

Ep. 9: Bill Strickland, Pioneer NBA Sports Attorney/Agent


The world of sports agents isn’t one for the faint of heart. It takes a level of skill and determination that few have. For minorities, that rings even truer.  (more…)

Locker Talk Episode 27! NBA Playoffs and Baseball Chatter

The New York Mets Matt Harvey is "must see television" in 2013. Is he a franchise cornerstone?

The New York Mets Matt Harvey is “must see television” in 2013. Is he a franchise cornerstone?

Co-host Baden Bagley and I talk about the Pacers/Heat series and what to expect for game five in Miami. We also talk the top pitchers in major league baseball and which teams are the top three teams in major league baseball.

Locker Talk Episode 24! NBA Chat


Co-host Baden Bagley and I will be joined by Eastside Perspective chief and contributor Clayton Tinkle to talk Pacers/Heat game 1, NBA draft lottery, and throw out an early mock draft.

NBA Playoffs 2013: The Magnificent Stephen Curry (Feat. Music From The Magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff)

Stephen and the Warriors face elimination against the Spurs (Photo Credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/ NBAE via Getty Images)

The Warriors are facing elimination against the Spurs (Photo Credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/ NBAE via Getty Images)

Some things, for me, can’t be argued. DJ Jazzy Jeff is the greatest DJ of all-time (See: exhibit A, exhibit B, and exhibit C, and one more for good measure; talk to me if you want more proof) and after four months of watching  (attentively) Stephen Curry he might be the best all-around scorer I’ve ever seen (more…)

Boston Celtics Set The Blue Print For Modern “Big Three’s.” Can They Beat What They’ve Created?

In the first game of the Eastern Conference finals the Boston Celtics looked all but powerless against the Miami Heat.

It was a far cry from their 2008 NBA championship season when they were the 66-16 and the epitome of what the modern-day “big three” should look like. Pierce, Allen, and Garnett set the tone for every season that followed as they’ve made it to the conference finals every season since they’ve been together. This season, however, they are up against an opponent they may prove more difficult than any other they have faced in their time together.

Time itself.  (more…)