A brown belt for Big Guy – not that it’s important
Mon, 12/03/12 – 12:49 | Comments Off

It was testing week in karate and, as usual, Big Guy was under the gun. Not as much as he used to be, when he didn’t have a clue and had to frantically cram, but …

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Don’t go away mad. Just go away.
Thursday, 24 Feb, 2011 – 17:08 | Comments Off
Don’t go away mad. Just go away.

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before:
We’ll leave if you don’t build us a new arena. We’ll go to a city that appreciates us, because we can’t afford to stay here any longer.
If this …

A SWAT for hooping it up on a holiday
Thursday, 23 Dec, 2010 – 17:34 | Comments Off
A SWAT for hooping it up on a holiday

Having logged more office hours on holidays than I care to count, I get  Phil Jackson and LeBron James when they complain about working on Christmas Day.  Even the Grinchiest of us get a bit …

A SWAT for trying to call a foul on the NBA’s age limit
Friday, 24 Jul, 2009 – 0:06 | Comments Off
A SWAT for trying to call a foul on the NBA’s age limit

Note to Tennessee Rep. Steven Cohen: Kobe Bryant comes along only once in a generation. Except when LeBron James comes along seven years later. But by and large, the average teen-ager  isn’t ready to leap …

Epiblogue: Big Guy gears up for game day
Saturday, 13 Jun, 2009 – 20:00 | 2 Comments
Epiblogue: Big Guy gears up for game day

Big Guy being Big Guy, he immediately was suspicious of the basketball jersey when it arrived in the mail Friday.
Even though he’s begged for one every game of the NBA championship series, even though it’s …

I love the NBA – but only for Big Guy’s sake
Thursday, 11 Jun, 2009 – 11:13 | 2 Comments
I love the NBA – but only for Big Guy’s sake

It was our equivalent of a prenuptial agreement settling religious differences in raising the children:
I could brainwash any offspring into following the Cincinnati Reds, while Dad was allowed free rein in turning them into Los …