The Houston Rockets are fools for signing Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin

I hate to rain on anyone’s parade, but this is what America has become today. After over 200-plus years of work, this is what America has accepted. Rewarding mediocrity is something that ruins sports franchises, businesses and America. [Read more…]

NBA D League Draft Analysis: Pacers, Iowa St. Jamaal Tinsley Goes #1

The NBA Developmental League or D League is exactly what it sounds like. It’s what the “D List” is to celebrities, or what kind of grades you earned if you were a “straight Ds student.” You don’t have Fs for failing grades, but you’re below the  C students- those are the guys playing professionally overseas.

The basketball A and B students are obviously in the real NBA; I mean those letters comprise 2/3 of the league’s name acronym (coincidence?).

Former Indiana Pacers guard and leader of the greatest Iowa State Cyclones team in college basketball history, Jamaal Tinsley was the 1st overall pick by the Los Angeles D-Fenders in the NBA D League draft. If you haven’t heard of the NBDL draft, it’s understandable, I didn’t either until yesterday.

Look how much more interesting the D League draft becomes when you have a lockout.

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Former Suns, Badgers Player Alando Tucker’s Rap Song (Video)

Alando Tucker was a 2007 NBA Draft first round pick. Last night, he was the 2nd overall pick in the NBA D League draft. If you haven’t heard of the NBDL draft, it’s understandable, I didn’t either until yesterday.

It’s funny how much more interesting a draft it becomes when you have a lockout.

Back to Tucker, after playing a few years in the league with Phoenix Suns and overseas, the all-time leading scorer in Wisconsin Badgers history is trying to re-locate his game. In the meantime, he’s been heavy in the rap game.

h/t to Ridiculous Upside

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