By: josh q. public on: Thursday, March 17, 2011 @12:14 pm
I’m a need a double, bring it on a double. Yeah! A bottle each hand, I’m the fuckin’ man. Yeah! -Lloyd Banks
Last year, in the NFL, we had the Year of the Qaurterback. Last year in MLB, we had the Year of the Pitcher. This year, in the NBA, we have the Year of the Double-Double. Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn, and caldron bubble. Double, double toil and trouble, something wicked this way comes. Something wicked came this way last night. Last night, Dwight Howard registered his 26th consecutive double-double with 31 points and 22 rebounds in Orlando’s overtime win at Milwaukee. Hooray Dwight Howard! For those of you keeping score at home, that’s the longest such streak of Howard’s NBA career as well as a Magic franchise record. But he’s not the only one. He’s not the lonely one. Not the eau de colognely one. Kevin Love had 53 game double-double streak. Blake Griffin had a 27 game double-double streaks. Both longer than Howard. How about that? How about this: This is the first season in almost 40 years in which at least three NBA players have had streaks of more than 25 consecutive games with double-doubles. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (separate streaks of 39 and 29 games), Dave Cowens (37) and Spencer Haywood (37) all had such streaks in 1971-72. Ain’t that somethin’? Sure it is. Now don’t say I never gave you nothin’. Y’all come back now, ya hear?
By: josh q. public on: Friday, March 4, 2011 @3:27 pm
(ESPN 7PM ET) What a night, what a night! A late December back in ’63 night. A very special time for me night. Double the action. Double your pleasure. Double your fun. First up, it’s the Bulls at Orlando. First up, it’s Dwight Howard. Dwight Howard, strange visitor from another planet who came to earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men! Howard has been off the MVP radar for a little there. He ain’t off it no more. This cat has simply been on a tear and was just rewarded by being named the East’s player of the month for February. Derrick Rose who? Next up its the Heat at San Antonio. Next up its the best of the West versus a beast of the East. The Heat have plenty prove. The Spurs don’t have to prove nothin’ to nobody. With their last victory, the Spurs tied Magic Johnson’s Lakers for the all-time NBA record with 12 consecutive 50-win seasons. Like my main The Big Fundamental always says, “Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.” Who’s good? Who’s best? Stay tuned! Don’t touch that dial! Get your popcorn ready!
By: josh q. public on: Saturday, February 26, 2011 @10:54 am
I am I am I am Superman and I know what’s happening. I am I am I am Superman and I can do anything. -REM
This one scares me. Scares me more than ObamaCares me. Scares me more than Stephen Colbert and a big bad bears me. Without Kendrick Perkins manning the post for my beloved Boston Celtics, who’s gonna stop this guy? Without Kendrick Perkins manning the post for my beloved Boston Celtics, who’s gonna stop this strange visitor from another planet who came to earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men? Last night, Dwight Howard scored 40 big points. Last night, Dwight Howard hauled in 15 big rebounds. Last night, Dwight Howard rejected six big shots in Orlando’s win over Oklahoma City. Hooray Dwight Howard! Big deal, you say? Who cares, you say? I say it was the second time in his career that Howard had such a game. I say he had 45 points, 19 rebounds and eight blocks against Charlotte on February 17, 2009. I say Howard is now only the sixth player in NBA history to have more than one game of 40+ points, 15+ rebounds and at least six blocked shots since 1973-74, the first season the NBA started compiling blocks. The others to do it were Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Patrick Ewing, Bob Lanier, Bob McAdoo and Larry Nance. I also say he would never have such a game with Kendrick Perins D’ing him up. With Nenad Kritic D’ing him up? Now that’s a scary thought.
By: josh q. public on: Tuesday, February 8, 2011 @5:11 pm
(NBA PM ET) That’s right, that’s a picture of Baron Davis to your left. There was a time we all loved Boom Dizzle. A time when Boom Dizzle was the greatest show on earth. A time when Boom Dizzle put the entire Golden State Warriors on his back and single-handedly dismantled the heavily favored Dallas Mavericks in the 2007 playoffs. A time when Steve Kerr gushed and called Boom Dizzle’s performance, ”Outrageous…stunningly athletic and creative and explosive.” Then, Boom Dizzle took his talents to Tinsletown. He took his talents to Tinsletown and got stiffed by Elton Brand. He got stiffed by Elton Brand and seemed to lose interest. He seemed to lack a certain vim. He seemed to lack a certain vigor. Vince Carter style. But look at him now. Now, with the new look Clips, Boom Dizzle is re-energized. Re-energized in the month of January. In the month of January, the new look Clips went 9-5. In the month of January, Boom Dizzle had only one game with less than 12 points and only one game with fewer than four assists. He averaged 15.6 points and seven assists for the month. Blake Griffin: “He’s played a huge role [in our resurgence.]“ I always loved me some Boom Dizzle, and like Kellie Pickler, he’s makin’ me fall in love again. Get your popcorn ready!
By: josh q. public on: Friday, February 4, 2011 @11:22 am
Oh now feel it coming back again; like a rolling thunder chasing the wind. Forces pulling from the center of the earth again. I can feel it. -Live
The Magic began the game last night by mocking LeBron’s former Cavaliers’ team pre-game antics of snapping photos before tip-off. Like a wise man once said, “Action speak louder than words.” Like Paul McCartney once said, “You better listen what the man says.” LeBron James listened to what the man said. His actions spoke louder than his words. Louder than a bomb! Public Enemy style. LeBron was a regular Teddy Roosevelt last night. He spoke softly and carried a big stick. He carried a big a stick and whacked it all upside the Magic’s heads. Whacked it to the tune of 51 big points. Whacked it to the tune of 11 big boards. Whacked it to the tune of eight big assists. Yowza! Whacked the Magic upside their heads and led the Heat to a 104-100 win over the Magic. The King is dead. Long live the King! Read More »
By: josh q. public on: Thursday, February 3, 2011 @2:42 pm
(TNT 8PM ET) This off-season, LeBron James took his talents to South Beach. This off-season, Dwight Howard was none-to-happy about it. Dwight Howard said stuff. He said stuff like, “We’re trying to take their heads off!” Yikes! Sounds like Mike Tyson. Sounds like, “I want to rip out his heart and feed it to him. I want to kill people. I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children. Praise be Allah!” The last time these two teams met, Dwight Howard made good 0n his threat. The last time these two teams met, Dwight Howard had 24 points and 18 rebounds as he led the Magic over the Heat by nine. This time, Howard may put up similar numbers, but he’s not walking away with the W. After a rough few weeks, the Miami Heat are starting to flex again. After a few rough weeks, the Heat are once again looking like the team that won 21 out of 22 games in December and early January. After a few rough weeks, they’ve won three straight and four out of their last five. They’re starting to look like real basketball team. Five players on the floor functioning as one single unit. Team, team, team! No one more important that the other. Well LeBron’s a little more important, but still. But still, get your popcorn ready!
By: josh q. public on: Friday, April 2, 2010 @10:51 am
They might say hi, and I might say hey, but you shouldn’t worry, about what they say. ‘Cause they got nothin’ on yoooooooou , baby. Nothin’ on yooooooou, baby. -B.O.B.
Public Service Announcement: Ok, here we go! He is, he is Superman and he can do anything. That’s right, faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to rip down 20 boards in a single night! Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Dwight Howard!
By: josh q. public on: Thursday, February 11, 2010 @4:50 pm
(TNT 8PM ET) Old School v. New School. George Reeves v. Christopher Reeve. LeBron is LeBron but I’m watching this game to watch this match-up. This is the matchup everyone is talking about. Well, maybe not everyone. But I am anyways. That’s enough. Ain’t it? Sure it is. Shaq has been enough lately. He’s had the right stuff lately. All that and some Marshmallow Fluff lately. Cavs assistant coach Mike Malone thinks so: “Shaq is playing with so much confidence down there right now. No matter whom he is facing — Dwight Howard or Brook Lopez — we’re going to go to him, milk him and run the offense through him.” Get your popcorn ready!
By: josh q. public on: Sunday, February 7, 2010 @2:54 pm
(ABC 2:30PM ET) Dollar Bill Simmons says Kevin Garnett is all washed up. Dollar Bill Simmons says, “Now he’s playing on one leg like 2004 C-Webb, and there’s no going back.” Don’t get me wrong, I like Dollar Bill Simmons as much as the next guy, but I say what Flo says. I say Dollar Bill Simmons can kiss my grits!
So what if KG doesn’t get up for an alley-oop. That’s not his game. Kevin Garnett never took off from the foul line. No dipsy-doo dunkeroo slam-jam-bam thank you ma’ams. He doesn’t fill it up for eighty. He brings his lunch pail. Night after night. Fight after fight. Brings his lunch pail night after night and wills the Celtics to victory. Wills them to victory with his leadership. His leadership on defense. His leadership under the glass. Folks can say whatever they want about Kevin Garnett, but I will tell you one thing, I will tell you no one, not the Magic, not no one, wants to see that man on the parquet floor comegame time. Get your popcorn ready!
By: josh q. public on: Monday, December 7, 2009 @2:14 pm
If You, if you, wanna know, wanna know, the real deal about the three, well let me tell you, we’re triple trouble ya’ll. We’re gonna bring you up to speed. -Beastie Boys
Public Service Announcement: Ok, here we go! Lakers, Celtics and Magic. There’s your power rankings. There’s your power rankings right there. No matter how you slice it, dice it or julienne it, the answer will be the same. The answer will be those three. Three is a magic number. Yes it is, it’s a magic number. Somewhere in the ancient, mystic trinity, you get three as a magic number. You get the Magic, Celtics and Lakers. Nobody else is even close. Read More »