Friday Fire: Will Andrew Wiggins vs. Jabari Parker become the NBA rivalry we hope it will?

Posted in Blogroll on July 11th, 2014 by Michael Tillery

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Andrew Wiggins went first overall to Cleveland and Jabari Parker two to Milwaukee. 

Be patient with these two people…

One has showed and proved more consistently on the college level and one is a raw talent hoops fans are waiting to explode. One is compared to Carmelo Anthony because of his basketball killer mind and the other a talent we may have never seen on the NBA level. One’s athleticism is otherworldly and the other is athletic enough. Tonight, when the teams that drafted Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker face each other in the Orlando Summer League, we’ll get a glimpse of two players we all hope become all-stars leading the NBA into a new era of athletic talent.

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Friday Fire: Should the media be as critical of owners as they are of players?

Posted in Blogroll on July 11th, 2014 by Michael Tillery

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Has the power to change a lot of minds. Why doesn’t he? 

Chris Broussard just reported that LeBron James is hung up on Dan Gilbert’s much scrutinized comic sans letter after LeBron left Cleveland for Miami. In most cases, professional sports owners lay back in the cut and allow team executives to run the show. Gilbert and Dan Snyder (pictured) are two who buck this normality and fly by the seat of their deep pocketed pants…

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