February 16, 2013
How do you really feel? Agent Dan Fegan , on counterpart David Falk's comments that Washington point guard John Wall lacked a "feel for the game" and was incapable of being the franchise's cornerstone: "David Falk's rant about John Wall was uneducated, unsophisticated and immature. It proved the adage that one can grow old without ever growing up. I'm relieved David had the sense to apologize for his remarks, but that doesn't change the fact that he publicly disparaged a classy young man and a great young player.
March 31, 2012 |
NEW ORLEANS - Cancel that code blue alert. Kentucky fans, you can exhale now. Relax and enjoy the next 10 minutes before preparing for the season's last nervous-wreck ramp-up. The disaster-scenario defeat to arch-rival Louisville in Saturday's NCAA national semifinals was, narrowly, averted. It wasn't easy or awe-inspiring, but top-seeded Kentucky survived rival Louisville's late rush and advanced to Monday night's title game with a 69-61 win at the Superdome. Kentucky will play Kansas.
February 15, 2012 |
Eleven days ago, the Clippers turned the Verizon Center in Washington into their playground. They had rolled in to commence a 10-day, six-game trip and moved on after a no-sweat, 26-point demolition of the Wizards, their largest win in the nation's capital. On Wednesday, the Clippers were home, seemingly safe and sound, with their first game back in their quarters against those same lowly Wizards. Only those woebegone Wizards made the Clippers look jet-lagged and heavy-legged, turning what was expected to be an L.A. blowout into a grinder, which the Clippers won by a deceiving score of 102-84, before 19,135 at Staples Center.
October 9, 2011 |
When Kevin Durant strolled into the Pyramid, a hoodie covering his head, his eyes glued to the floor, the fans here for the Drew League-Goodman League exhibition affair began to stir. Durant was on the campus of Long Beach State representing the Washington-based Goodman League along with such players as John Wall (Washington Wizards) and Rudy Gay (Memphis Grizzlies) to face South Los Angeles-based Drew League players such as James Harden (Oklahoma City Thunder), Brandon Jennings (Milwaukee Bucks)