The Boys of Summer League

When I was a young Clark still at home with my parents, my mother hated basketball. Not the sport, really, but the fact that it never seemed to end, so I was always watching it. Of course, back then...

Marquinhos Redux

Potential is Spanish Fly for basketball fans. It as an aphrodisiac that lures those who love to game to believe that great things are on the horizon for a player. Like Spanish Fly, potential rarely...

Shear The Beard?

By all accounts, James Harden is a perfect fit for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Despite all-star caliber talent and a knack for marketing that makes him the second most popular player on the team...

Game 4 Recap

I was going to write a re-cap of the game, but realizing it might end the way it did, I went with a real time diary. Here is what was going through my head as the Thunder blew a great season by (with...

Five More Wins Before We Celebrate

There is a code in the dugout that can be summarized like this, “Never summon the Jinx.” It is the reason that you see pitchers tossing no hitters sitting in solitude on the bench while the rest...

Let’s Go Thunder!!! Now sue us

Did you know the song “Happy Birthday to You” is copyrighted? That crappy little song that everyone sings to their niece while she contemplates jamming her fist into the cake is actually...

War and Metta World Peace

“He’s been making such great strides…” ~ Every pundit in response to Metta World Peace’s flagrant foul that gave James Harden a concussion The man currently known as Metta World Peace sets...

Picking the Thunder’s Poison

During the month of April, thunder has dominated the skies, but the Thunder has not emulated that on the basketball court. A team that was winning approximately three-quarters of their games coming...

The Thunder’s Biggest Obstacle

The NBA season that almost wasn’t will soon be the NBA season that just ended. Oklahoma City has played 57 of the scheduled 66 games (86%) and has already clinched the Northwest Division along the...