Daily Archives: November 13, 2012

Until ultimately losing to the Miami Heat in the playoffs, the New York Knicks will dominate throughout the season

After outclassing the bush league Orlando Magic 99-89 on Tuesday night to improve to 5-0 and remain the only unbeaten team in the NBA, it is evident that the New York Knicks will be a lasting, and powerful, force in the Eastern Conference throughout the 2012-2013 season. The Knicks, who have won their opening five games for the first time since advancing to the finals in 1994, are a veteran unit designed to win now. Although a glorified version of The Golden Girls in high tops, New York, with six-time All-Star and 2007 All-NBA First Team selection Amar’e Stoudemire, five-time … Continue reading

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Memorable sports moment of the week – Pathetic juicehead Mark McGwire retires as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals

11 years ago this past Sunday on November 11, 2001, disgraced juicehead Mark McGwire mercifully retired as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals. The then 37-year-old McGwire, a 12-time All-Star who swatted a home run at a record pace of once every 10.61 at bats, was selected to the Major League Baseball All-Century Team in 1999. “Big Mac,” who hit 49 dingers during his rookie season with the Oakland Athletics in 1987, compiled 583 homers and 1,414 RBI before vacating the diamond. The 6-foot-5, 215 pound McGwire, who batted a paltry .187 in his final campaign in the “Rome … Continue reading

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Although not the quality of Phil Jackson, Mike D’Antoni will help the Los Angeles Lakers capture their 18th Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy this June

Leaving Hall of Famer Phil Jackson “stunned,” Los Angeles Lakers’ suits unanimously chose offensive wizard Mike D’Antoni to become the organization’s next head coach over the “Zen Master” earlier today. The 61-year-old D’Antoni, who was last employed by the New York Knicks in March and earned the NBA Coach of the Year award with the Phoenix Suns in 2005, inked a three-year deal worth $12 million to lead the Lakers. According to numerous reports, the 67-year-old Jackson, the all-time winningest coach in league history with 11 crowns, was bypassed due to the intricacies of his famed triangle offense, outrageous contract … Continue reading

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