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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/23/19

- BOS: The Team In Green (from Gordon Hayward, The Players Tribune): Read it here: https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/gordon-hayward-boston-celtics - CHI: Introducing The Bulls (from Sam Smith, bulls.com): Read it here: https://www.nba.com/bulls/features/introducing-your-chicago-bulls - CHI: The Bulls Have A Chance To Be Good Again (from David Haugh, Chicago Tribune): Read it here: https://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/bulls/ct-chicago-bulls-jim-boylen-haugh-20191023-3lupfxl6fjcipdvsub4ghzzc2y-story.html - Read more [...]

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/23/19

- BOS: The Team In Green (from Gordon Hayward, The Players Tribune): Read it here: https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/gordon-hayward-boston-celtics - CHI: Introducing The Bulls (from Sam Smith, bulls.com): Read it here: https://www.nba.com/bulls/features/introducing-your-chicago-bulls - CHI: The Bulls Have A Chance To Be Good Again (from David Haugh, Chicago Tribune): Read it here: https://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/bulls/ct-chicago-bulls-jim-boylen-haugh-20191023-3lupfxl6fjcipdvsub4ghzzc2y-story.html - Read more [...]

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/23/19

- BOS: The Team In Green (from Gordon Hayward, The Players Tribune): Read it here: https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/gordon-hayward-boston-celtics- CHI: Introducing The Bulls (from Sam Smith, bulls.com): Read it here: https://www.nba.com/bulls/features/introducing-your-chicago-bulls- CHI: The Bulls Have A Chance To Be Good Again (from David Haugh, Chicago Tribune): Read it here: https://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/bulls/ct-chicago-bulls-jim-boylen-haugh-20191023-3lupfxl6fjcipdvsub4ghzzc2y-story.html- GSW: Read more [...]

Welcome to The Fifth Quarter Project (Magic Johnson, self-evaluation etc)

It is true, today is my birthday It is true, (as much as I attempt to manipulate the math), I’m now 69 years-old It is true, attaching those number of years to my “me” is absolutely 100% surreal  It is true, (as I’m want to do) I’ve sought some song lyrics (in this case Paul Simon's The Boxer) to assist with my perspective to all of the above… “I’m older than I once was...and younger than I’ll be but that’s not unusual” What is also true (as I told my wife a few months Read more [...]

The Day After the Super Bowl (No free ride for either side)

...the door is open but the ride ain’’t free” Thunder Road - Bruce Springsteen     Super Bowl Winners Execution, Innovation, Excellence QUICK PSA DISCLAIMER!!! !!!! I am not...in any way, shape or form a New England Patriots fan...in fact, if anything I'm an Eagles fan but that's neither here nor there... It is true that I enjoy sports... So much of what I know about social graces, interpersonal communication, humility, and reality are from lessons learned on the Read more [...]

MLK Serve

"Everybody can be great because everybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You don’t have to know about Plato and Aristotle to serve. You don’t have to know Einstein’s theory of relativity to serve. You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ebenezer Baptist Church, Read more [...]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

A well-known fact among anyone who knows me well knows how much I simply LOVE Thanksgiving…and of course I’m hardly alone. What can possibly be wrong with gratitude, family, friends and food? Another well-known fact among anyone who knows me well also knows that I can be a wee bit of a “scrooge” around this time of year… It’s not that I don’t like giving (or receiving) gifts…it’s far more the anxiety that a seemingly mandatory custom of “having” to do so can cause. Those Read more [...]