Dreaming On 2010: A Dunk Contest In a Perfect World

Posted in Blogroll on March 3rd, 2009 by starchild

Guess writer Holly MacKenzie writes of her starchild vision for next year’s dunk contest in Dallas, TX.

Yo, I need that Laker bench flick. Kobe?


Because I have been told that dreams can come true and because I kind of get to live out a dream every day that I write about the NBA, I decided I wanted to blog about what would be my dream dunk contest for 2010. While the hype is about whether LeBron James will be competing or not, to be honest, he’s not the guy on my list. He’s on pretty much every other list imaginable, but I picture him to be more of a powerful in-game dunker. I probably should know by now better than to vote against him. For this post though, it’s about my guys, the ones who would make All-Star Saturday night a little more exciting.

Oh yeah. I’m also going with five players and two honorable mentions, in case we need an alternate, because, well, because this is my dream contest. Who’d be in yours?

Read more »

Derrick D Nice Jones’ True Hip-Hop Stories: Sadat X of Brand Nubian

Posted in Blogroll on March 3rd, 2009 by Michael Tillery

Yo support my people. I wouldn’t ask you if I didn’t think his talent wasn’t peace. These flicks he is doing with Hip Hop grand are masterpieces. You all know who D Nice is, so he needs no introduction. Check out his site and please pass the word.

True Hip-Hop Stories: Sadat X of Brand Nubian from D-Nice on Vimeo.

Tuesday Morning Starting Five: March 3, 2009

Posted in Blogroll on March 3rd, 2009 by Michael Tillery

Part II of the Skip Bayless interview will be up early afternoon today.

Sri Lanka cricket team attacked, 5 police killed (BBC audio)

One rescued, three still missing at sea off coast of FLA (SF Chronicle)

Jason Taylor released after one season with ‘Skins (WaPo)

Housh signs with Seattle. Not looking good for McNabb to stay here. If they don’t trade for Anquan, I’m out and you all know I’m as loyal as they come (Philly.com)

Venus defeats Serena. Wow, tennis at MSG again. (NY Times)

Prison spending has quadupled in the last two decades (NY Times)

If you want to learn how to write the right way and live in Cleveland, here’s your woman (And One)

Brittney Griner, the future of women’s basketball and probably LeBron to Candace Parker’s Kobe, will not play in the McDonald’s All Star Game. (FanHouse)