Tag: #basketball

CHASING RINGS: HOW THE NBA HAS BECOME LESS ENTERTAINING SINCE PLAYER TEAM JUMPS

“The super team is boring.” paying for rings With Lebron James moving to South Beach to play with DeWayne Wade for the Miami Heat, people thought it was just him chasing the rings. But then Kevin Durant keeps getting beat by the competition, now… Continue Reading “CHASING RINGS: HOW THE NBA HAS BECOME LESS ENTERTAINING SINCE PLAYER TEAM JUMPS”

EXCITEMENT OF THE PAST THAT IS THE PRESENT: HOW MUCH WE STILL ENJOY SPORTS LIKE OUR ANCESTORS

“We enjoy no matter what era.” sports Humanity has taken part in sports for centuries. But this post is not about the different kinds of sports, it’s more so about the way we view sports as a cultural event. The same way that the… Continue Reading “EXCITEMENT OF THE PAST THAT IS THE PRESENT: HOW MUCH WE STILL ENJOY SPORTS LIKE OUR ANCESTORS”

LEBRON HATE: WHY PEOPLE WANT HIM TO FAIL SO BAD

“He’s not the first and won’t be the last.” NBA All-Star Lebron James has been dealing with controversy ever since he decided to leave Cleveland the first time and head to the Miami Heat. Since then, he has returned to Cleveland, yet the hate… Continue Reading “LEBRON HATE: WHY PEOPLE WANT HIM TO FAIL SO BAD”

GRABBING LAVAR BY THE BALL: WHY HE SHOULD BE MORE MENTAL AND LESS VERBAL

“Success comes from mental¬†strategy, not verbal emotion.” Over the recent months there have been a man in the news whose son is a potential NBA draft pick. His name is Lavar Ball, and his UCLA collegiate basketball playing son is Lonzo Ball. ¬†Lavar has… Continue Reading “GRABBING LAVAR BY THE BALL: WHY HE SHOULD BE MORE MENTAL AND LESS VERBAL”

LAVARTHERHOOD: WHY PEOPLE ARE SO UPSET OVER CONFIDENT PARENTING

“What’s the big deal?” The above photograph is of a father who has three sons. One in college who is a rising NBA prospect and two other young sons highly ranked in high school. But them being ranked high is not the topic of… Continue Reading “LAVARTHERHOOD: WHY PEOPLE ARE SO UPSET OVER CONFIDENT PARENTING”

HOOP DREAMS: WHY SPORTS IS THE TICKET FOR BLACK MALES

“A gone make it!” “With the number one pick, of the NBA/NFL draft, the ________ select _______ of the University of ________.” These are the words young boys dream of hearing as we prepare to walk that stage, receiving that hat from the commissioner.… Continue Reading “HOOP DREAMS: WHY SPORTS IS THE TICKET FOR BLACK MALES”