There are few NBA “sources” out there that are more trustworthy than: 

Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

of Yahoo! sports. Whenever he tweets something, even if it’s according to “Y! sources” I rarely take it with a grain of salt. The guy has a fantastic track record and odds are he is going to beat the next guy in line to the punch when it comes to breaking updates.

A twitter troll managed to take advantage of that fact, creating an account with an extra “o” in yahoo, using an identical avatar as Wojnarowski. The fake twitter handle announced that James Harden of the Oklahoma City Thunder had been traded to New Orleans. Now, I’ll be the first to admit it, I got caught slipping and responded with “WHAAAT?!” soon after embarrasingly (and promptly!) deleting my tweet. I then reported him. Soon after, I realized that JAMES HARDEN HIMSELF got fooled, posting via instagram that he just found out he’s been traded and that he’ll miss OKC. Wow.

I’ll go on record to say: fake/parody handles ARE CORNY. GET A LIFE.

9 July 2012 ·

No words. 

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15 June 2012 ·

NYTimes put out this awesome stat breakdown for the NBA Finals. No shot chart has ever been this artsy. Check the link here to see the interactive chart on NYT.

NYTimes put out this awesome stat breakdown for the NBA Finals. No shot chart has ever been this artsy. Check the link here to see the interactive chart on NYT.

12 June 2012 ·

It had been a close toss up who I wanted to lose more in the NBA Finals. The whole LeBron eating crow idea sounds fantastic (“not two, not three…eight”)…however, after seeing these two disastrous videos (the one pictured above) and even more so this one I’m rooting for the Heat all the way. Gotta love the line “glad we drafted Fish.” Dumb dumbs.

Sweep, get it over with.  

12 June 2012 ·

What-in-the-hell?! Durant, this is more pathetic than your hipster wardrobe 

11 June 2012 ·

The cold-blooded TRUTH. My 5 thoughts as a Blazer fan:
We—in PDX—WANT the rivalry back that was unfairly stolen from the NW
Clay Bennett—the scum bag that he is—partnered with thieves and felons
Who, you ask? Well, besides the man in the mirror, Chesapeake Energy. Google them. The environmental Enron is their nickname now, this crooked natural gas corporation played an integral role in the game that allowed the relocation to transpire…when will their name be scraped off the OKC arena floor, jumbotron, etc?! OKC fans, how are you NOT outraged your city has been soiled by this corporate scam? 
Howard Schultz, coffee king, Starbucks neighborhood imperialist. You, sir, allowed this to happen to a city you claimed to be a second home. Think about THIS MAN next time you choose where to buy a cup of Joe.
Sonicsgate, Sonicsgate, Sonicsgate: If you haven’t watched this documentary yet, youtube it not tomorrow, NOW. Any NBA fan owes it to his/herself to become educated on the cutthroat business veiled in the NBA. Stern—you POS—this means you too. We know what you did. You make Donaghy look like an amateur. 
Rant over and out. 

The cold-blooded TRUTH. My 5 thoughts as a Blazer fan:

  1. We—in PDX—WANT the rivalry back that was unfairly stolen from the NW
  2. Clay Bennett—the scum bag that he is—partnered with thieves and felons
  3. Who, you ask? Well, besides the man in the mirror, Chesapeake Energy. Google them. The environmental Enron is their nickname now, this crooked natural gas corporation played an integral role in the game that allowed the relocation to transpire…when will their name be scraped off the OKC arena floor, jumbotron, etc?! OKC fans, how are you NOT outraged your city has been soiled by this corporate scam? 
  4. Howard Schultz, coffee king, Starbucks neighborhood imperialist. You, sir, allowed this to happen to a city you claimed to be a second home. Think about THIS MAN next time you choose where to buy a cup of Joe.
  5. Sonicsgate, Sonicsgate, Sonicsgate: If you haven’t watched this documentary yet, youtube it not tomorrow, NOW. Any NBA fan owes it to his/herself to become educated on the cutthroat business veiled in the NBA. Stern—you POS—this means you too. We know what you did. You make Donaghy look like an amateur. 
  6. Rant over and out. 

7 June 2012 ·

Get your own style Russell Westbrook. Laura Winslow is taken. 

Get your own style Russell Westbrook. Laura Winslow is taken. 

9 May 2012 ·

Geoff Ziemer

Life is a short hop. Charge it or get benched University Of Oregon Ducks

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