Worst Case Scenarios: The Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted in Blogroll on May 3rd, 2012 by Okori Wadsworth

Photo Credit: (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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Along with the Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat the Oklahoma City Thunder are one of the troika of teams you would expect to be holding the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy up at the end of the season.

But the question you have to ask is this: Can the team everyone has called the team of the future, the young Turks ready to take over the West, do it? Time will tell. But for right now, let us together go through the reasons why they won’t.

 

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TSF Tip-Off For Thursday May 3, 2012: Los Angeles Angels Jered Weaver No-Hits the Twins, Chipper Jones Walks Atlanta Braves Off to Victory, Bryce Harper Shines in Washington Nationals Win

Posted in Blogroll on May 3rd, 2012 by Ron Glover

(Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver, left, celebrates with catcher Chris Iannetta after pitching a a no-hitter in their baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in Anaheim, Calif. The Angels won 9-0.

For seven seasons, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim  pitcher Jered Weaver has been one of baseball’s power pitchers right up there with C.C. Sabathia and Roy Halladay. Last night Weaver’s power was on full display as he struck out nine and walk a lone batter in throwing his first career no-hitter in a 9-0 victory against the Minnesota Twins. Weaver moves on to 4-0 with a .161 ERA and 45 strikeouts.

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