Throwback Thursday: K.C. Jones

Posted in blog roll, Blogroll, blogrolll, Boston Celtics, Kevin McHale, Larry Bird, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, NBA Finals, Race and Sports, race relations, Racism in Sports, racist on February 14th, 2008 by Ron Glover

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The sudden revival of basketball in the city of Boston has taken many of it’s fans back to the glory days -when their beloved Celtics were the class of the NBA. Personally, it takes me back to a time where I hated to see the Sixers’ arch rivals from the north coming, whether it was in mid-season or the playoffs. As my knowledge of sports has grown, so has my respect for the adversaries of my youth; Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parrish.  Respect for the Dallas Cowboys? That day is still afar off.

Celtics coach K.C. Jones was the driving force behind the Celtics last two title teams. In researching Jones’ career, I discovered that he was a groundbreaking player in college, and played an intergral role on eight Celtics’ title teams before winning two more as a coach. To my embarrassment I also discovered that I should have been more focused on the color and not the colors.

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Devean George Explains Himself

Posted in Uncategorized on February 14th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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Devean George exercised his Bird rights and shot down the proposed trade sending him, De Sagana Diop, Devin Harris, Jerry Stackhouse and other considerations to New Jersey for Jason Kidd.

I’m hearing that Stack will stay in Dallas get bought out and re-sign with the team.

Mark Cuban has to be going crazy right now. I’m sure this will get crazier heading up until the trade deadline.

I have a little Rudy Gay q+a up on SLAM and a full length B. J. Armstrong interview will posted here later on today.