Pele Robbed In Brazil; Carmello Anthony Will Not Be Traded To Detroit; Josh Smith In Philly? Griffey Hits 601 In Last Appearance In Yankee Stadium; Why Is Jevon Kearse’s DUI News?

Posted in Billy Martin, Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups, Cincinnati Reds, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, George Steinbrenner, Jevon Kearse, Josh Smith, Ken Griffey Jr., Ken Griffey Sr., New York Yankees, Pele, Seattle Mariners, Tayshaun Prince, Tenessee Titans, World Cup on June 23rd, 2008 by Michael Tillery

Robbed at a makeshift road block

Pele was robbed at gun point on June 13th in Brazil but didn’t file a police report which explains the delayed reporting of the story.

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NBA On TNT Playoff Notes: The Spurs Are In Trouble

Posted in Atlanta Hawks, Bryon Scott, Carlos Arroyo, Charles Barkley, Chauncey Billups, Cheryl Miller, Chris Paul, Craig Sager, David West, Detroit Pistons, Dick Stockton, Dwight Howard, Ernie Johnson, Flip Saunders, Inside the NBA, Jameer Nelson, Kenny Smith, Kevin Garnett, Manu Ginobli, Marv Albert, Mike Fratello, NBA, NBA On TNT, NBA.com, New Orleans Hornets, Pam Oliver, Paul Pierce, Rashard Lewis, Rasheed Wallace, Reggie Miller, San Antonio Spurs, Stan Van Gundy, SuperHugo, Tayshaun Prince, Tim Duncan, TNT OverTime, Tony Parker, Tyson Chandler on May 6th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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Get back young boy!

Game #1: Orlando Magic (93) @ Detroit Pistons (100) – The Pistons lead the series 2-0.

Announcers: Dick Stockton, Mike Fratello and Pam Oliver reporting

Fratello on Pistons center Rasheed Wallace getting off to a good start: “Rasheed’s ankle is better in case you were concerned.”

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NBA On TNT Playoff Notes: Barkley: “I didn’t say they weren’t making shots, I say they can’t shoot.” Wade: “I didn’t want to say that.”

Posted in Andre Iguodala, Antonio McDyess, Avery Johnson, Billy King, Charles Barkley, Chauncey Billups, Dallas Mavericks, David Aldridge, Dei Lynam, Detroit Pistons, Doug Collins, Dwyane Wade, Erik Spoelstra, Ernie Johnson, Houston Texas, Inside the NBA, Jason Maxiell, Kenny Smith, Kevin Harlan, Los Angeles Lakers, Mark West, Maurice Cheeks, Miami Heat, NBA On TNT, NBA.com, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Pat Riley, Pau Gasol, Paula Abdul, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, Rashard Lewis, Rasheed Wallace, Rodney Stuckey, Shaquille O’Neal, Star Jones, Tayshaun Prince, TNT OverTime, Will Robinson on May 2nd, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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The clamps: Once Iggy got past Prince, Roscoe was there waiting

Wade on getting in shape to play on the US National team this summer: “My body will be good. Next week I start working out with my trainer, Tim Grover in Chicago. My trainers from Miami all come down and we all get to work on my body. I’m trying to get as healthy this year as I’ve ever been in my life. They Olympics are very important, not only for me but for the USA…I’m 100% in, unless somebody else tells me that I can’t play.”

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NBA Playoff Sunday

Posted in Andre Miller, Chauncey Billups, Flip Saunders, Mo Cheeks, Rasheed Wallace, Reggie Evans, Richard Hamilton, Tayshaun Prince, Willie Green on April 21st, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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Reggie Evans came to play no matter how much Sheed tried to hold him down. Did you see the fall away 17 footer at the shot clock buzzer and the swishing of two free throws?

Philadelphia 90, Detroit 86

Philly’s first playoff win in Detroit

Who else was I supposed to start with? I’m going to try and be chill here and not go overboard but DAMN THE SIXERS REALLY WON?

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