Joe Johnson and the Atlanta Hawks Defeat Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat in Game 7

Posted in Blogroll on May 4th, 2009 by Jerold Wells Jr.

Atlanta is a star obsessed city. When Fortune 500 CEO’s, Hip Hop and R&B royalty, and numerous athletes across the sports spectrum call a city home, the residents become numb to celebrity. That being the case, it takes the biggest, brightest and most amazing to bring Atlanta’s influential out of seclusion and into daylight’s gleam. Dwyane Wade is a star. There was a fair number of Miami Heat #3’s in the crowd, and for good reason. The Olympian, All Star, and MVP candidate is one of the premier players in the league and he flashed that talent many times over. This game, and ultimately this series however, belonged to someone else.

Joe Johnson claimed his spot amongst the league’s elite Sunday afternoon and showcased a skill set that makes him the kind of singular talent teams long for.

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Monday Morning Starting Five: May 4th, 2009

Posted in Blogroll on May 4th, 2009 by Michael Tillery

After an entire season of speculation, LeBron James will be named MVP of the NBA. (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Cowboys staffer paralyzed after practice facility collapses because of spring storm. (Dallas Morning News)

Denver puts the clamps on Dirk after hot start, defeat Mavs. (Denver Post)

Does a teacher’s race matter? (Philly.com) Get it Annette! 🙂

Transcript of President Obama’s 100th Day Press Conference (NPR)

R.I.P. Jack Kemp. Nice to meet you sir (Forbes.com)

Freeway Ricky Ross to be released from prison today (Davey D’s Hip Hop Corner)

Just in case you didn’t see the knock out, here it is. Dude is a beast. Hits you before you ever know you were hit 10 times before.