43rd Edition – March 15, 2005
Disclaimer: This article was inspired by the comments of a reader who feels that I don’t show any love in my columns.
THE LIKE/LOVE/DISLIKE/HATE ISSUE
I like the Clippers.
I love the Lakers.
I dislike George Karl.
I hate all Philadelphia sports teams.
I like reading about basketball.
I love talking about basketball.
I dislike discussing basketball with people who think they know the game.
I hate writing about anything, except basketball.
I like Dywane Wade.
I used to love Shaq.
I dislike the Miami Heat.
I hate how people act like they’ve already won the Glory.
I like ESPN.
I love Tony Kornheiser and Mike Wilbon.
I dislike Tim Legler and Mike Greenberg.
I hate Stuart Scott’s lingo and that “Dream Job” show.
I like David Stern.
I love the NBA.
I dislike what happened to the Pacers this season.
I hate how some high and mighty people tried to make the brawl in Detroit a Black/Hip-Hop thing.
I like that NBA player contracts are guaranteed.
I love that people can make surdiculous amounts of money playing a game.
I dislike that people think there’s something wrong with that.
I hate that people forget that team owners make more money than the players who generate the income.
I like sports apparel.
I love Nike.
I dislike the fact that shoe designers have run out of good ideas for basketball shoes so they’re relying on retros.
I hate the new Air Jordan XX.
I like LeBron James.
I love Kobe Bryant.
I dislike how analysts are constantly comparing them.
I hate how EVERYONE is going out of their way to find something that they think makes LeBron better than Kobe…even though he’s not.
I like the Connecticut Huskies (men’s team only).
I love the tournament.
I dislike the current North Carolina Tar Heels.
I hate Kansas, Stanford, Billy Packer, and how loud and obnoxious Dick Vitale is.
I like when people take time out to read my articles.
I love when people take time out to comment about my articles.
Sometimes I dislike my articles.
But I never hate…at least not on myself that is.