Notes from TNT’s Coverage of the NBA Playoffs – Tuesday, May 12, 2009: Kobe and the Lakers Crush the Rockets By 40

Posted in Blogroll on May 13th, 2009 by Michael Tillery

(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

TNT’s “40 Games in 40 Nights” NBA Playoffs coverage continues on Wednesday, May 13th with exclusive coverage of the Dallas Mavericks @ Denver Nuggets (Game #5) at 9 p.m. ET.


“Is it talent? Is it how hard you play? How hard you want it? Because I really think that the Orlando Magic are the better team.”– Webber on the Magic needing to play better.

“I think that too, but not from the neck up.” — Barkley.

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Wednesday Morning Starting Five: The Orlando Magic Blew it Edition

Posted in Blogroll on May 13th, 2009 by Michael Tillery

How’s your week coming? Not too much going on here after last night’s one and a half NBA Playoff contests. I’m just so happy the weather has finally broke so we can all get our warm weather on. Enjoy the rest of the week. Any comments, gripes or story suggestions, hit me here. Be Peace.

1945 Bronson Field Bombers. (Blackfives)

Missing Showtime. (Gary Washburn’s blog)

Anyone notice the spike in Big Baby’s confidence on and off the floor? He used to be pretty reserved in the locker room. (

Lakers blow the Rockets the hell out. (Houston Chronicle)

Here come the O.J. Mayo/Tim Floyd/Rodney Guillory allegations. (L.A. Times)

President Obama should have attended the UN Racism Conference. Uh…yeah. (Final Call)

Objective criticism of the Prez. (Cedric Muhammad via POSRO)

Hip Hop meets architecture in Detroit. (Model D)

Bashir removes ICC wanted minister from cabinet. (Sudan Tribune)

No truer words have ever been spoken. Don’t forget it…