Monthly ArchiveJune 2011

Will Greg Oden and Yao Ming Return to the NBA and can they Stay

Will Yao Ming and Greg Oden ever play basketball again and if so for how long? Portland picked up Oden’s option of 8.8 million dollars, and it automatically started me to ponder the future of the both often-injured centers.

It was admirable that the Trailblazers exercised the option on Oden, but the NBA is all business. Therefore, Portland thinks he has a future in the NBA. It would be great that Oden can return and have a long productive career in the NBA. Yao Ming unlike Oden has shown he can play at a high level; however, he is often injured like Oden. Ming is trying to make it back from injury. Oden has never played a full season since being drafted number 1 out of Ohio State in 2007.

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What is going on in Major League Baseball

Baseball fans seem like they are watching a reality show without Housewives in the title. Jim Riggleman does not like how he was being treated by the Washington Nationals; therefore, he walks and the guy that coached Dwight Gooden to a World Series Ring, Davey Johnson is hired. Los Angeles Dodgers are having problems in the front office and many point the finger at distractions caused by Frank McCourt’s divorce settlement. The best player, Albert Pujols is on the mend for about four to six weeks.

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The Debate of the NBA Greatest Player Continues

I am having basketball withdrawals, these are tough times for fans that eat and breathe basketball. Okay, I might be couple of months late since Scottie Pippen mentioned James would be greater than Jordan. Pippen is doing a little damage control by clarifying the foot-in-mouth syndrome he had when he proclaimed LeBron James would be the greatest player the NBA have ever seen. Therefore, the debate of the NBA’s greatest player continues.

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