ESPN for Kids, A Sports Blog for Kids by Kids
Tag: NBA

McDaniel’s The Church of Michael Jordan

[I noted that Jeffery McDaniel’s poem entitled, The Church of Michael Jordan, was formative for some fictional writing on Texas high school football that I completed last year.  I am including this amazing poem here for readers that have not seen

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Lebron Takes Flight (to LA)

[Elliott Glass is back with a great piece about one of the big blockbuster trades of the NBA offseason.  Everyone was waiting to see what Lebron was going to do and, following a late night chat with Magic, he is now heading to Los Angeles.  LA hasn’t been

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Daryl Morey, the Resurgent Rockets and Demise of the Mid-Range Jumper

Sports tend to follow the Darwinian blueprint.  Success is observed, breeds replication and passed on as a generation of talent rises up through the ranks. Since Ken Sailors introduced the world to the jump shot, basketball has undergone a rapid

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

NBA DRAFT: Winners and Losers

[It can be easy to forget that there are actually 30 teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA).  Yes, it is true.  There are more than two teams. You can look it up.  They also haven’t given up on the idea

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A Knickerbocker Implosion: Dolan Out the Punishment

[We all love a bit of fisticuffs in the seats at an NBA (or any professional) game.  It is even better when it is the owner of the team and a former iconic player getting into it in the largest media market in the US. Let

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

2016: An Epic Year in Sports

[2016 was an incredible year –for better and for worse.  We cheered for the Cubs as they broke their 108-year Curse.  We bemoaned Kevin Durant as he said a fair weather goodbye to OKC.   It was, like every year, what

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Let’s Spur Some Debate: How Would Golden State Do Against San Antonio in the David Robinson Era?

[The NBA season began on October 25th.  It seems amazing to think that a new season has commenced.   With Kevin Durant joining the already stacked Golden State Warriors, most pundits are assuming that Curry and Co are poised for a World Championship

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

NBA Greats: Bulls v Warriors

[Everyone is chatting about the Cubs.  But as the NBA season kicks off, it is time to look back at the 1996 Bulls. How would the best team in NBA history perform against the much ballyhooed Golden State Warriors?  DC-based Ezra Troy gives

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Golden State: Season of Sweetness With a Final Blow of Despair

[Editor’s Note:  This article is the first of a two-part series exploring the post-season journey of the Golden State Warriors from the perspective of one of their great fans.  Lucas Dodson bleeds blue and yellow.  Fortunately, as he contemplates a long offseason,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

Blooming Rose or No Rose Without a Thorn?

[Washington, DC-Based Ezra Troy makes the case that the Knicks were the big winner in the Derrick Rose Trade.  His argument is as solid as the Rose highlight reel.] Sitting at the dentist yesterday, I got hectic texts from my

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Top
A sports blog for kids by kids