Five Things You Need to Know(4/5/2013)

    Here are the top news headlines that may interest you for Friday, April 5th, 2013. Read, be informed, discuss, and prosper.

SBM Sports: What Sunday’s Game Said About the Lakers’ Playoff Chances

As the Los Angeles Lakers battle back to .500 (um…) respectability the playoff race, they started off by beating the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday in a game that felt like a tense Game 7. In coming out ahead, I lost myself in the action, thoroughly enjoying the back-and-forth between two seemingly evenly matched teams. Afterwards, […]

4 Reasons the Lakers Firing Mike Brown was a Dumb Decision

The NBA season is off to an eventful start with the firing of Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown after five (5!!) games. The Lakers, fresh off the acquisition of two hall-of-famers, had lots of excitement headed into this season. Some idiot even picked them to win the championship. All of that is over after […]

SBM Sports: Round 2 NBA Playoff Predictions – Western Conference

The Second Round of the NBA Playoffs is underway, and this is when series get competitive (sorry, Knick fans). My first round Western Conference predictions went pretty well (…despite the Grizzlies, who can’t score 75 points at home). Anyway, it’s time for Jay C00ke and I to update our predictions for the playoffs: (1)    San […]

Four Reasons Why I Can’t Stand Folks Who Don’t Root For The Home Team

I judge people who root for sports teams from cities not their own. There’s just something about not rooting for your hometown team that strikes me as disloyal. There’s something about being from a place and wishing failure on the team that represents that place that makes me question not just your fanhood or your […]

See You in Your Nightmares: Blake Griffin Dunks on Pau Gasol…Twice

  This is how fights start. You get dunked on like this once and you’re traumatized, but can brush it off.  You get dunked on like this twice in one game and you just need to throw a punch and deal with the repercussions later. Ignorant it may be, but hey, sometimes you just gotta […]

Because You Been Drinking…

  A few weeks ago, I showed up to some bar and my friends had already been there.  Almost immediately upon walking in, someone said something extremely offensive, but they laughed about it too.  And I hate when people do that, they try and laugh so it seems like a joke, but between the two […]