The Starting Five Reader’s Sportsblot: Friday March 16, 2012

Posted in Blogroll on March 16th, 2012 by Ron Glover

The drama I put myself through to post a photo cannot be underestimated. Trying to run through the sports rolodex in my brain is comical at times. My goal is to think in terms of nostalgia, historical significance and the individual(s) in the photo. I’m having a blast with this – glad you are too.

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The All-Time Greatest College Basketball Players By Conference Part 1: The ACC

Posted in Blogroll on March 16th, 2012 by Okori Wadsworth

 

Storied college basketball conference

You might remember the series I did on the greatest college football players by each of the BCS conferences. It went a little something like This. Well I figured it was about time to do the same thing with NCAA basketball as we get into the NCAA tournament. And we’re starting with the champagne conference, the ACC. The conference of the immortals.

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Blazers Fire Nate McMillan and A Full List of NBA Trades

Posted in Blogroll on March 16th, 2012 by Michael Tillery

Preseason, I had LaMarcus Aldridge a MVP candidate and Portland coming out of the Western Conference. I thought the addition of Jamal Crawford would give them enough pop to hang with OKC. Didn’t happen and after getting New York Knicks blasted by 42 points, the Trail Blazers brass felt a move was necessary. McMillan was Portland’s head coach since ’05-’06 and was 266-269. One of the league’s best coaches, Nate McMillan won’t be unemployed long. Before Portland, McMillan was head coach of Seattle Supersonics. He’s 478-452 overall as a NBA head coach. Greg Oden waived today as well in Portland. To the trades…

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