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

WAY TOO TYPICAL: WHY YOUNG BLACK MALES CHASE THE SAME HOOP DREAMS

“One in a 4,000 to 12,000.” going pro “With the number one pick of the ______draft, the _______ select_____________ from the University of_____________________.” These are the words so many collegiate … Continue reading WAY TOO TYPICAL: WHY YOUNG BLACK MALES CHASE THE SAME HOOP DREAMS

ROLE MODELS: WHY WE PUT SO MUCH PRESSURE ON ATHLETES

  “Role models, really?” the chosen ones For the longest, athletes have been seen as these role models, especially to a younger generation. But what happens when the onus is … Continue reading ROLE MODELS: WHY WE PUT SO MUCH PRESSURE ON ATHLETES

SHOW ME THE MONEY: WILL SPORTS CONTRACTS GET BIGGER IN THE FUTURE

“Give me some money.” the big bucks In my lifetime I have heard of some pretty major contracts to play professional sports. Kobe Bryant signing his $126 million contract, Floyd … Continue reading SHOW ME THE MONEY: WILL SPORTS CONTRACTS GET BIGGER IN THE FUTURE

KING JAMES: WHY WE WON’T ALLOW HIM TO BEAT MICHAEL JORDAN

“His greatness enrages people, but for what?” King James Since being drafted into the NBA, Lebron James has remained strong over the past 15 seasons going on to win 3 … Continue reading KING JAMES: WHY WE WON’T ALLOW HIM TO BEAT MICHAEL JORDAN

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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading LAVARTHERHOOD: WHY PEOPLE ARE SO UPSET OVER CONFIDENT PARENTING

SUPER TEAM: WHAT IT SAYS ABOUT TODAY’S GENERATION

“How come we are afraid to lose?” NBA super teams have become the norm in today’s society. And to be perfectly honest, it makes the NBA kind of boring. You … Continue reading SUPER TEAM: WHAT IT SAYS ABOUT TODAY’S GENERATION