An oldie but goodie but, legendary nonetheless. Well done Jeremy!
This past weekend, at his annual Flight School camp at the University of California at Santa Barbara, Michael Jordan proved he’s still got game.
(Video via NBA)
My thoughts and prayers go out to the Buss family on the passing of Dr. Jerry Buss. Even though I hate the Lakers with a passion, no team in sports had a better owner than Dr. Buss.
See a terrific piece from ESPN on the passing of Dr. Buss in the video above.
- Dr. Jerry Buss Remembered: Masterful Showman and Brilliant Businessman who Artfully Delegated Authority (forbes.com)
- Jerry Buss Dead At 80 (blogs.laweekly.com)
- Jerry Buss Mourned By Athletes, Celebrities (thehollywoodgossip.com)
- Jerry Buss is praised throughout NBA for his vision, humbleness (miamiherald.com)
Via Ted’s Take, an excellent post about two of basketball’s biggest names and the pickup games they played in Washington, DC. It’s a great story to read. Click the link in the title to read it.
Tis the week for impossible basketball shots eh? Move over Armand Skele, you have company…
A Frederick teen has become an Internet and ESPN sensation after hitting a half-court basketball shot while doing a front flip.
Maciah Thomas’ shot was featured on ESPN Sportscenter Tuesday and has been viewed tens of thousands of times on YouTube.
The 15-year-old St. John’s Catholic Prep student says he became interested in parkour, a sport that involves running, jumps, flips, and tackling obstacles like people and walls, about a year ago.
A few weeks ago, he was in a weight lifting class at school and decided to combine his parkour skills with basketball.
“I just said, ‘I should try a front flip basketball shot half court,’” he told ABC7. “And it just went in.”
Read more at this link.
Via Sports Grid, a once in a lifetime basketball shot (although growing up I saw Dr. J make quite a few impossible shots).
Syracuse University declared the team’s star big man ineligible for the tournament. I had the team going to the Final Four. What about you?