Jason Kidd signs with Knicks in shocker; Jameer Nelson staying in Orlando

Posted in Blogroll on July 5th, 2012 by Ron Glover

Veteran point guard Jason Kidd ultimately felt that he would be a better help to the New York Knicks than to the Dallas Mavericks.

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Tip-Off for 7/5/12 (featuring Slaughter Rico): On this day, Arthur Ashe becomes immortal

Posted in Blogroll on July 5th, 2012 by Ron Glover

Arthur Ashe was an immortal in tennis and in the struggle for equality for African-American athletes in the United States and abroad. My greatest memories of him were in the final years of his life as he courageously battled the HIV and AIDS viruses that he contracted through a blood transfusion.

In terms of tennis Ashe was exceptional – a term seldom used when speaking in terms of his career.

 

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David Stern’s makeup call: Phoenix Suns trade Steve Nash to the LA Lakers

Posted in Blogroll on July 5th, 2012 by Ron Glover

Missing part?

It only took four draft picks to make the Lakers title contenders again. The Lakers acquired point guard Steve Nash from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for first round picks in 2013 and 2015 and second-round picks in 2013 and 2014.

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