TAG: Jack Armstrong

Smack / Mar 31, 2012 / 1:27 am

Joe Johnson Gets A Crazy Compliment; Dirk Gets Jiggy Wit’ It

Joe Johnson

Well at least New York can say for sure that Carmelo Anthony is alive. Still, the Hawks beat them by 10 after withstanding an old school ‘Melo performance (36 points, nine rebounds). At one point in the fourth, after Joe Johnson (28 points) had rocked the Knicks to sleep on three consecutive pull-ups, we heard the Hawk announcers say, “When it comes to clutch shooters in this league, Joe Johnson has to be in the top two.” However the two biggest shots of the game came from Willie Green (8-for-9, 20 points). Read More »

Smack / Feb 13, 2012 / 12:25 am

Kobe Hits Another Game-Winner; Rajon Rondo Does The Unthinkable

Kobe Bryant

He might’ve made just four of his last 25 “clutch” shots and he might’ve shot the Lakers out of two or three games this season – most recently in Philly last week – and he might’ve missed six of his previous seven shots on this afternoon, but it wasn’t a surprise that Kobe was gonna take the one shot that counted in L.A.’s 94-92 win in Canada. Add another one to the highlight reel, this one a one-dribble pull-up on the baseline. Bryant (27 points) was a man down the stretch, hitting a ball-busting three and then getting a steal and an assist to put L.A. up one. Read More »

We Reminisce / Dec 13, 2010 / 1:30 pm

Dime Exclusive: Vince Lombardi Transcended Basketball

Vince Lombardi

The story of Vince Lombardi is one that is universally familiar to sports fans. When you hear the name Lombardi you associate it with the Green Bay Packers, Super Bowl championships, the Lombardi trophy and one of the greatest coaching minds to ever live. Don’t get me wrong, this would be an accurate depiction of Vince, but there’s much more behind the man who was known for telling his players, “Winning isn’t everything, its the only thing.” Read More »