As the sun sets on one year and dawns on another, it is the perfect opportunity to look back at the year that was 2017. What were the most memorable moments, greatest achievements and performances in another jam-packed year of sport? … More The Bozza Awards – The Sport Stars of 2017
With the 400 mark well within his sights Smith seems to be in the process of setting a mark that will never be bettered.
With this in mind, in our first nod to ‘Cameron Smith Week’, we take a look at some of the pages his story will rest beside in the Tales of Unbreakable Records. … More Cameron Smith Week: The Unbreakable Records
BY DAN Remember when the NBL was great? The NBL remembers. Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to NBL Heritage Round. #yourgame pic.twitter.com/AucT7odkSc — NBL (@NBL) January 12, 2017
BY BOZZA The quadrennial sporting extravaganza that is the Olympic Games is nearly upon us, and as a result later this week the eyes of the world turn to Rio. In preparation for the late nights caused by patriotic attention to sports neglected for all bar 16 days every 4 years, The Sportress will look … More The Stars Come Out: Olympic Basketball
BY DAN Stop me if you’ve heard this before. The Knicks trade for a past-his-best star in order to ‘win now’. In this case they have sent starting centre Robin Lopez and rookie Jerian Grant in exchange of Derrick Rose and parts. It all feels so familiar. It’s a story that could be told so … More The Bad Old Days
BY DAN For most followers of basketball, the firing of New York Knicks Head Coach Derek Fisher is the least surprising coaching move this season. Fisher was hardly loved by the New York fan base and the lack of success the team has experienced in the last season and a half was enough to put … More Firing Fisher: Is This The Old Knicks?
BY DAN For the New York Knicks, this year’s improvement has not been enough to sate many impatient fans’ desires for success. But the Knicks would be wise to ignore calls for dramatic change. The ride with Phil has been a success, and the fans need the patience for the journey. This time last year … More Riding With Phil: Do the Knicks have the patience?
BY DAN David Blatt was fired as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. And as people rush to blame both Blatt and Lebron James for this situation, we consider the real reasons for his demise. *** Firing a coach of a successful team is hardly unheard of. Stan Van Gundy was moved on – “resigned under … More Incompetence’s finest hour.
BY DAN Cleanthony Early was shot yesterday. In cold blood, a criminal took his property and shot him in the knee. This has jeopardised his career, the financial well-being of his family, as well as no doubt causing him great physical and mental pain. He was not engaging in risky behaviour (a la Monta Ellis’ … More Blaming the Victim
BY ANDO I hate the Philadelphia 76ers. I hate them more than anything in the NBA, and I hate them because they have embraced the single worst thing about the league: tanking. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, it’s when teams deliberately try and lose games — doing everything but intentionally throwing them. And there’s … More The Philadelphia Problem or How to Fix The NBA Draft