Atlien Letdown

Posted in Blogroll on April 23rd, 2009 by Jerold Wells Jr.

(AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The most difficult aspect of success lies in the attempts to replicate it. Once I’ve succeeded, I have to do it again. The mental toughness needed to beat a team twice in 4 days is not innate. It is learned. It is developed. The young Atlanta Hawks stubbed their collective toe on this night and there is a great lesson to be learned from it.

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Orlando Evens Series With Philadelphia at 1-1

Posted in Blogroll on April 23rd, 2009 by Michael Tillery

(AP Photo/John Raoux)

The Sixers blew a chance at taking a commanding 2-0 lead back to Philly by not capitalizing on Dwight Howard fouling out at the 3:11 mark in the 4th. Andre Miller was strato, but so was Courtney Lee on the other side. Anthony Johnson, Hedo Turkoglu and Rashard Lewis hit big shots down the stretch to make up for Howard’s loss. Click on the pic to access the recap on SLAM.