TAG: Clipper Darrell

NBA / Mar 9, 2012 / 11:00 am

Linsanity Re-Examined: Confessions Of A Hater

Jeremy Lin

I promised myself I wouldn’t write another word about Jeremy Lin until he had at least passed the one-month anniversary of the Genesis of Linsanity. (2:4:12: And D’Antoni said to him, “Get in there, Harvard.”)

Contrary to the modern-day sports media model, I didn’t need to immediately crown Lin an NBA superstar, nor did I want to short-change the 23-year-old New York Knicks point guard as the dog’s ass on which the sun decided to shine for a couple of weeks. Seven great games does not make a legend; and at the same time, seven terrible games does not secure one’s spot on the Olowokandi list. So I waited. Read More »

Featured Gallery, Latest News, NBA / Feb 25, 2011 / 12:30 pm

Blake Griffin Is Challenging Kobe For King Of L.A.

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin (photo. Rob Hammer)

Few things in life are as certain as death, taxes and the L.A. Clippers’ misfortunes. So excuse me when I say with the most sincerity that a kid from Edmond, Oklahoma, has effectively taken that last tidbit of certainty, cupped its face to his nether regions and slam dunked all over it. I know this, because Blake Griffin showed me so. Read More »