Notes from TNT’s Coverage of the NBA Playoffs – Tuesday, May 26, 2009: “I don’t think there is any question that (LeBron James) doesn’t trust (his teammates) quite as much, that’s human nature when he’s got to bear the brunt of the winning and losing.”

Posted in Blogroll on May 27th, 2009 by Michael Tillery

(AP Photo/John Raoux)

TNT’s exclusive coverage of the Eastern Conference Finals continues on Thursday, May 28 with pre-game coverage beginning at 8 p.m. ET, followed by Game #5 of the Orlando Magic @ Cleveland Cavaliers at 8:30 p.m. ET.

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In 2009? Really?

Posted in Blogroll on May 27th, 2009 by Michael Tillery

NY Times piece on segregated proms:

Orlando 116, Cleveland 114: The Night Dwight Howard Became the Leviathan

Posted in Blogroll on May 27th, 2009 by Michael Tillery

(AP Photo/Phelan Ebenhack)

I can’t take ownership for the very fitting moniker describing this Dwight Howard.

Talented author and esteemed TSF/SOMM commenter, The Last Poet, lays stake to that claim.

Man, was It was nice to finally see Dwight growl!

Scowl…as he protected the rim in him from the media Kryptonic glare that ensnares the fan beautiful and leaves him/her soul rock soul impaired because of ultimately immaterial corporate imagery. This isn’t about nice guy Dwight being some kind of anti-human monster the masses just can’t get wit’; this is about being a competitor.

Not delusional and unrealistic purity but dominance.

Taking what is yours at home oh so Diesel like.

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Wednesday Morning Starting Five: The Rest In Peace Exodus Tyson Editon

Posted in Blogroll on May 27th, 2009 by Michael Tillery

Any of you that have children have to be affected by the Tyson family’s loss. Don’t take your children for granted for they are the seeds of your life that plant the world’s smile. Why do accidents have to happen? No matter who you are or who you may pray too…if you choose to do so…please have the Tyson family in your thoughts and also any other children who have lost their lives way too soon.

Just in case you haven’t heard, Mike Tyson’s daughter has died. NPR is one of the few sites that didn’t drag Mike through the mud despite his daughter’s passing. (NPR)

Anquan Boldin is expected to fire Drew Rosenhaus. (AZ Red Report)

Serena holds on, but Blake ousted from French Open. (NY Times)

Cory Booker making rounds as commencement speaker. Soul model. (

T.I. begins sentence. (AJC)

Apparently, there’s been a massive steroids bust in Florida and a guy claims he’s sold to professional athletes in almost every sport. We’ll see. (Miami Herald)

So much on my mind…