hoops-loop:

NBA Champion Shane Battier has announced this will be his final season in the league. Now with the regular season coming to an end, the 3 point assassin is feeling nostalgic and says there are several things he is going to miss, including: 

"the feeling of the butterflies before the game, when I know I have to guard Carmelo Anthony, and guard a Kevin Durant, and guard a Kobe Bryant. There’s nothing in my life that will ever, ever replicate that feeling. So I try to enjoy it as much as I could. It’s not a good feeling. It’s not. It’s not. But it makes you feel alive.”

Well, it’s been an incredible 13 years, thanks for all the memories Shane! Best of luck in the postseason and wishing you the best in your future endeavours.

 

Dissecting the Tech Behind March Madness

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rollawaythedew:

The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2014 - Adreian and Lacey

What an amazing story. I’m rooting for Michigan State now just because of this heartwarming story.

nbaoffseason:

leitch:

I have put together a bracket contest for the NCAA Tournament. It costs nothing and first place wins … a column from me. I will personally write a column about whatever you want. You can assign me any topic, from Yale hockey to Nigerian topography to your parents’ first date to the history of Prince’s pants. I will write it for you. And I will hand deliver it to you. (Eventually.) So join! And win!  





We rarely do any NCAA basketball on this site, but I would love nothing more than to see one of our smarmy followers win this. All I ask is that you make Leitch follow through on that “History of Prince’s Pants” piece. Or “An Oral History of Nick Van Exel’s Career”. Either one.

nbaoffseason:

leitch:

I have put together a bracket contest for the NCAA Tournament. It costs nothing and first place wins … a column from me. I will personally write a column about whatever you want. You can assign me any topic, from Yale hockey to Nigerian topography to your parents’ first date to the history of Prince’s pants. I will write it for you. And I will hand deliver it to you. (Eventually.) So join! And win! 

We rarely do any NCAA basketball on this site, but I would love nothing more than to see one of our smarmy followers win this. All I ask is that you make Leitch follow through on that “History of Prince’s Pants” piece. Or “An Oral History of Nick Van Exel’s Career”. Either one.

officialwarriors:

Happy 26th Birthday Stephen Curry. We remember when you were 20 and dropped 40 on Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament. #FBF

via SportsCenter • Instagram

officialwarriors:

Happy 26th Birthday Stephen Curry. We remember when you were 20 and dropped 40 on Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament. #FBF

via SportsCenter • Instagram

Who's The Best In College Basketball? Let's Look At The Numbers

Precious Memories

Basketball is a form of knowledge. Sometimes I compare basketball skill to war weapons. Think about war weapons through history. In the beginning, if people wanted to knock down some big towns they needed those big machines, like catapults, and they were huge. Consider that they are centers. And then came the fire guns. When the fire guns first came out how big were they? [Motions with his hands] They were huge. And then they became smaller and smaller, and now the pistol is only that size [shows the size of his palm]. That is the skill and shape of a player, you see. The first nuclear weapons, the first missiles were so big, but now, they can be very small. Consider a player’s skill and body like a weapon. The weapon has gone from huge to small, but their damage is the same or even greater now. The point guards are the smaller and more powerful weapon nowadays. And they are mobilized. More mobile. Easy to transport, easy to ship somewhere, easy to sneak into somewhere like cutting into the lane.

Joe Biden: I May Be a White Boy But I Can Jump

Joe Biden: I May Be a White Boy But I Can Jump -

gotemcoach:

The good ‘ol days…

gotemcoach:

The good ‘ol days…