Dwayne Wade And The Wild Bunch

By Lamar Battle     It was the look that gave it away.  At first I thought it was fear but upon further scrutiny it seemed to be some thing else. The Miami Heat tied their first round 2018 playoff series with the Philadelphia 76ers at one game each. This was against the 76er team … Continue reading Dwayne Wade And The Wild Bunch

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Top Ten 2017-18 NBA Draft Picks

By Lamar Battle   With all of these teams tanking to close out the NBA season and the NBA draft almost here who are the players the teams are all clamoring for? With out further ado, the Drop Steps Projected Top Ten,  Read em and weep.   1. DeAndre Ayton: 7-1 Center Arizona The consensus … Continue reading Top Ten 2017-18 NBA Draft Picks

Loyola, The Toast Of The Town

By Lamar Battle   Who would have thunk it?  Loyola  Chicago's Men's basketball team would take the nation by storm. The Ramblers, who last won an NCAA title 55 years ago Surprised everybody by making it all the way to the NCAA's Final Four.  The 11th seed made the big dance by winning their conference … Continue reading Loyola, The Toast Of The Town

Listen NBA, No More Locker room Brawls.

  By Lamar Battle   I think it's time for the NBA to go Retro !  Regarding  fights.  No more following each other to the hallways, locker rooms or team buses. What's a pissed off player to do? Here's what,  don't fight but if you must,  settle your scores on the court like in the … Continue reading Listen NBA, No More Locker room Brawls.

Top Five 2017-18 NBA Rookie Leaders

By Lamar Battle   Most predicted that the 2017-18 NBA rookie class would be one of the best and from the looks of things they were right. Who are the Leaders in the race for Rookie Of The Year and team contributions? Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers: At the quarter mark the leader in the race … Continue reading Top Five 2017-18 NBA Rookie Leaders

The Thunder And The Bulls, Two Trains Running.

  By Lamar Battle   Two teams two examples of confusion.  One team ( The Oklahoma City Thunder) were projected to be at this point one of the NBA's elite teams.  The other, ( The Chicago Bulls ) were projected to be one of the league's worst and as fate would have it the Thunder … Continue reading The Thunder And The Bulls, Two Trains Running.

Cavaliers School Knicks

By Lamar Battle   In what turned out to be one of the more exciting NBA games of the season so far the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the New York Knicks Monday in Madison Square Garden. Cavaliers star Lebron James fanned the pre game flames by saying the Dallas Mavericks rookie point guard Dennis Smith Jr. … Continue reading Cavaliers School Knicks