Nike Air Max 90 Japan SP
Sunday , Nov , 17 , 2013 Jesse Andrews

Nike Air Max 90 Japan SP

Camo kicks Air Max style.

HoopsVibe's Very Quick Call: I for one LOVE camo kicks. These are on my Xmas list.

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Cavs Look To Trade #1 Pick For Kevin Love.
Thursday , May , 30 , 2013 Jesse Andrews

Cavs Look To Trade #1 Pick For Kevin Love.

The Cavs are rumored to be hungry to trade their #1 draft pick for Kevin Love.

HoopsVibe's Very Quick Call: If they can get their hands on a proven commodity like Love, they should take it.

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Rumor Alert: Boston Dumping Pierce.
Wednesday , May , 15 , 2013 Jesse Andrews

Rumor Alert: Boston Dumping Pierce.

Boston Celtics and Paul Pierce to part ways?

HoopsVibe's Very Quick Call: Looks like the end of an era in Boston. After Pierce goes, expect Garnett to follow.

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Don’t Slag the Stag
Wednesday , Mar , 31 , 2010 Jesse Andrews

Don’t Slag the Stag

The origin of "Fear the deer" is disputed.  But one thing is certain: "Don't slag the stag" is being coined right here, right now.  Slap it on a poster, Milwaukee.  It's all yours!  The problem is that in this article, I actually will be slagging the stag a bit.  Milwaukee's not surviving Round 1.  The Bucks Stop Here, in other words.  Go Buck Yourself.  Dismantle the Antlers.  Why is it so easy to come up with these?  Hoof Springs Eternal.  Okay, that one might not work.  These Bucks Were Made for Milwaukin'.  What the hell is happening and why am I suddenly terrible at this game.

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Jazz Isn’t Dead, It’s Undead
Tuesday , Mar , 23 , 2010 Jesse Andrews

Jazz Isn’t Dead, It’s Undead

The German concept of the uncanny, the unheimlich, popularized by Freud but more or less traceable to the dusky origins of the German national character, describes the soulsickening coexistence of the familiar and the foreign—that which we think we know, playing home to that which we are sure we don't.  The zombie; the uncomfortably lifelike robot; the ghost in the shell.  Enter the Utah Jazz.

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In Praise of Cap’n Jack
Wednesday , Mar , 17 , 2010 Jesse Andrews

In Praise of Cap’n Jack

It was during Charlotte's crafty ambush of the Magic on Sunday—the second quarter, maybe the third quarter—that Stephen Jackson had A Moment.  He made a shot and thought he was fouled on the elbow.  He backpedaled, jutting his elbow away from him and patting it with his left hand.  The camera followed him.  His expression did not change.  "Jackson wanted the call," droned Mike Breen, or whoever.  Stephen Jackson continued patting himself on the elbow.  The announcers fell into an inky pool of silence.  The producer did not, could not cut away.  No one seemed capable of saying or doing anything.  Pat, pat, pat, pat, pat.  Seconds of time peeled away from our lives, and each one seemed eternal.

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Finishers
Monday , Mar , 01 , 2010 Jesse Andrews

Finishers

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Monday , Feb , 08 , 2010 Jesse Andrews

The Demise of the Point Guard

Football is a self-important, constipated sport, so I'll mention this only in passing: on the day that New Orleans won the Super Bowl, New Orleans's Chris Paul won a bowling tournament.  Perhaps you think this is a coincidence.  Perhaps you are a fool.

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Sunday , Jan , 31 , 2010 Jesse Andrews

Statistical Fingerprinting: LeBron=Durant and Vince‚ȆGood

Dirk Nowitzki.  Danilo Gallinari.  The German; the Italian.  Two lunkish big men with a silky touch from outside and a national heritage of totalitarianism and luxury car-making.  It's a comparison that's been made with increasing regularity as the crazy-eyed Lombard has come into his own this season.  There's just one problem: there is a max-contract player out there with a statistical fingerprint that looks strikingly like Gallinari's, but he doesn't play for the Mavericks.

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