Tag Archives: LeBron James

San Antonio Spurs, Aborigines and world peace

Thoughts on the NBA Finals: Even when the San Antonio Spurs were up by 20 points last night, I couldn’t relax. I worried that LeBron James and his one-man show would undo all the satisfying, old-school passing, cutting and unselfishness … Continue reading

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If self-entitlement made an All-Star, Cousins would be on NBA team

  While DeMarcus Cousins was sulking Friday, the opposing center for the Boston Celtics scored 31 points against him and grabbed 16 rebounds. The game marked the Kings’ 33rd loss of the season against 17 wins. Cousins manfully blamed himself for … Continue reading

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Social class as well as height contributes to basketball success

“How tall do you have to be to play in the NBA?” my 12-year-old grandson asked me as we headed off to shoot some baskets. “It varies,” I said, not eager to crush the hopes of a kid who probably … Continue reading

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LeBron lights up ceiling fan

It was fitting that the lights on my fancy ceiling fan flashed on suddenly during the first half of last night’s Boston-Miami playoff game. LeBron James was lighting up the Boston arena with a stunning display of shooting, and his … Continue reading

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Good values win a victory

LeBron James got it wrong again: the real world is brighter this morning. Millions of sports fans who were sick and tired of a vain braggart strutting around and proclaiming a championship dynasty are delighted with the humbling of James … Continue reading

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