Tag: Chris Paul

Big Ben Tuesday: NBA and NHL Scorching Takes and Finals Predictions

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I enjoyed Eb’s Hot Takes yesterday. But it wasn’t enough, I need more cowbell. Buckle in for Ben’s Scorching Takes. NBA Parity and the Celtics The four teams with the best pre-season odds to win the NBA title remain are the four teams standing. The Rockets were tied for fourth with OKC and San Antonio […]

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NBA Rumblings: Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers and #Knickstape Forum

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SPANISH HARLEM – I was going to write about the Eagles but football has dominated the headlines here and rightfully so. For all of us that need a fix, I will try my best to give you something else to read about… So, today I will change the subject and talk about the NBA; Los […]

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Today: NBA Starts; Cavs, Celtics, Warriors, Rockets. And Of Course, The Yankees

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – We have the 4 major sports in full bloom and I still can’t find something to write about (I joke!). The NBA opened on Tuesday with two really good games and one unfortunate event. The Yankees came back home and won three games to make this a series so you can […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: Pacquiao vs. Horn, NBA Free Agency, Baby Bombers

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BETHANY BEACH, DE – Yup. You see that dateline? Yes, I’m at the beach on vacation and still writing my column. Some millennial bump on the log I am, right? OK, I’m pretty agitated right now with something that happened over the weekend in the sports world. So no witty intro this week. I’m just […]

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NBA Trades: Who Will Knicks Trade? My Money is on…

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – Today is the NBA trading deadline and most fans will be interested to see who may or may not be moved. The news around the New York Knicks has mostly centered on Carmelo Anthony but a new name has been brought up in the news lately and that is Derrick Rose. On Tuesday, the media leaked a […]

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Athletes Protesting in Sports: Reasons and Reactions re Joakim Noah, Kaepernick, Carmelo

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SPANISH HARLEM – Joakim Noah recently made news when he boycotted a dinner with cadets at West Point because of his stance against war. That sparked a subject that I wanted to touch on: Athletes Protesting in Sports. Joakim Noah is now another name on a long list of players that have taken a stance […]

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Third Eye Blind, David Stern & Jordan Rules make NBA a Minor League Sport

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TAMPA/ST. PETE – FL – Right away, I like that the MLB playoffs seemingly have some sense of urgency. By this I mean that the current round – the “NLDS” – is a best of 5 series and MLB seems to like the idea of moving things along. Games are being played daily and the […]

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The Quest For D12: Who Gets Dwight Howard?

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OAKLAND, CA – And NBA Free Agency starts… NOW! This off-season’s biggest free agent target is former Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard. After a season of disappointment in Hollywood, Dwight is finally testing the waters. The Big Man has already condensed his short list to the Atlanta Hawks, Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors (Why? […]

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Slap Shot: The Story of the New Orleans Hornets

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CHARLOTTE, NC – For a Hockey fan, watching the Chris Paul saga has been more entertaining than a good fight between wives at a NASCAR race. At last, the graceful Association led by David Stern has finally taken a misstep. Now assuming Chris Paul stays in New Orleans, the plot of this season in The […]

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Hot Stove Top Stuffing

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Crazy off season maneuvering has been going down.  Let’s assess. Albert Pujols to the Angels- This one’s a stinker.  Call me crazy, but if you  give a position player over a quarter of a billion dollars on a ten year contract, I’d like him to actually play a position and play it well. Yet, who […]

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