Ladies and Gentlemen meet Metta World Peace.


Perhaps he is an all new man. Even since Ron Artest changed his name to Metta World Peace, he’s looked pretty solid. His last two games have been great efforts. Maybe Mike Brown has the right idea making him the leader of the bench (aka 6th Man). One this is for sure, this dunk from … Continue reading

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Ron Artest Changes His Name to World Peace


You may have thought that the title of this post was supposed to have some sort of alternate meaning. Perhaps Ron Artest had done something overly peaceful. Maybe it was ironic and he had done something decidedly violent. The fact is, it’s pretty much as literal as you’re going to get. Ron Artest has decided … Continue reading

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Mike Brown is the 2011 Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach


The Los Angeles Lakers have a surprising brand spankin’ new head coach. While everyone and their mom knew about the whole ‘brand new coach’ thing, the ‘surprise’ part wasn’t as obvious. Their ultimate decision: Mike Brown. The former 2008-2009 NBA Coach of the Year. The Former Coach of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. A … Continue reading

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2011 NBA Western Conference Playoffs Preview

Thunder vs. Lakers

It’s that time of year again. The REAL NBA season finally begins. This years playoffs stand to be some of the greatest… ever. Playoff seeding was literally dependent upon all 82 games, with nearly no position set in stone until the last few games of the season. The 2-3-4 slots in the West were determined … Continue reading

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Old Ben on Sports: The 5 Most Interesting NBA Finals Matchups

In a very particular order…. 5. Knicks vs. Nuggets Carmelo Anthony returns to showers of boos in Denver and Chauncey Billups plays for the away team in front of his hometown Denver fans.  The post-Melo intrigue is palpable just thinking about it.  A rag-tag bunch of middling talent playing team ball against a team led … Continue reading

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LeBron: From loved to loathed with one word

I sat there staring at the screen, looking at LeBron James, a man who just changed it all. Could it really be possible that he had taken his all- American good guy reputation, crumpled it up and thrown it into the sewer. YES. The whole move was shocking really. He called a 60 minute LeBronathon … Continue reading

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