Charley Rosen, Phil Jackson’s confidant and his former longtime Albany Patroons assistant coach, believes center has to be the Knicks’ No. 1 priority in the offseason. Rosen, a triangle offense savant, believes Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns, who has growing momentum as the No. 1 overall pick, isn’t the answer as the low-post threat needed in the triangle, but free-agent-to-be center Greg Monroe of Detroit would be a great Jackson pickup.
Michael Sam of course wouldn’t name names but he did let out a bombshell that there were plenty of gay men in the NFL and some of them were big stars. Sam also said they weren’t as courageous as he is because they won’t tell the world that they’re gay. Well one bisexual player says Sam doesn’t speak for the rest of them and he was offended by the comments.
If you’re in the hip hop world then you’re already well familiar with the cooking dance. It was reportedly started by Lil B but now almost everyone is doing it. While it may have different meanings (which I won’t get into), in basketball we know somebody that’s “cooking” is doing work, performing well on the court. James Harden started doing the cooking dance on the court after hitting a shot and now the basketball world has named it his official celebration. On Sunday the Houston Rockets beat the Washington Wizards 99-91 and ESPN color commentator Jeff Van Gundy was on hand to provide us with sideline entertainment.
Rosalyn Gold-Onwude is the new Golden State Warriors sideline reporter for CSN and she’s drawing eyes from every angle, even a referee. The young and beautiful reporter was doing her job, a camera standup when a referee was caught staring at the goods. The photo went viral all over Internet including to Rosalyn herself who was a good sport and laughed about it.
Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer has been suspended without pay for the first four games of next season for sending texts to personnel during games in 2014 and the team was fined $250,000, the NFL announced Monday.
The Atlanta Falcons were accused of piping in artificial crowd noise during games to give them an unfair advantage and today the league handed out their punishment.
Tom Brady is having quite the offseason. In addition to playing a pick up basketball game with Michael Jordan, Keegan Bradley and Luke Donald in the Bahamas, Brady also took a vacation with his family to Costa Rica.
The Oklahoma City Thunder took on the Phoenix Suns in a huge game in the battle for the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference. The Thunder beat the Suns 109-97 with the help of Russell Westbrook who scored a game-high 33 points including this vicious dunk on his own teammate Enes Kanter.
“Any ring I step into is mine,” said Ronda Rousey followed by the roaring cheer of the crowd. The UFC champion has been challenged by women from almost every sport but on Sunday night she took on wrestling’s elite on their biggest stage.