Mercury and WNBA
Mercury win again with late spurt
Mercury recap from Paul Coro covering the team this week while the regular Merc beat writer is on forced furlough
Haller: Always looking for her shot
Always looking for her shot, 3-point specialist Laurie Koehn, cut last week by the Mercury, draws peer praise for accuracy and is not giving up.
FEVER: TORN ACHILLES TENDON ENDS GRIFFITHS SEASON
Huge loss for the Indy Fever who beat the Storm in a pretty physical game on Tuesday
Veteran Smith giving Mercury what they wanted
"Veteran Smith giving Mercury what they wanted, Tangela Smith is back, giving the Mercury what they wanted and maybe some new wrinkles with the additions of Nicole Ohlde and DeWanna Bonner." A look at the Mercury bigs from Mr. Paul Coro
BMac's Blog: The Rants of a Basketball Maven: Saving the Indiana Fever
No offense to NBA owners, but they do not have to work that hard to market their product. The NBA generally sells itself. The WNBA is different. Using the NBA model is not going to work with the WNBA. The WNBA requires a far more grassroots approach and the billionaire owners of NBA franchises likely are not the best candidates to run effective grassroots programs.
Suns and mildly related Suns links
YouTube - Steve Nash on David Letterman Show!
Steve Nash's debut on Letterman where he said he would love to play for the Knicks. Super.
Why does it always have to end like this?| Valley of the Suns
What do Randy Johnson and Steve Nash have in common? Perhaps trying to end their careers in the Big Apple
Bee exclusive: Q&A with Paul Westphal - Sacramento Sports - Kings, 49ers, Raiders, High School Sports | Sacramento Bee
Former Suns coach, new Kings coach talked about Terry Porter joining his staff
Amare Stoudemire wants to teach your kids fiscal responsibility | Fanster.com
Amare has been focused on the bank a lot as of late. He wants to make major bank at the end of his current contract and he wants to help you and your kids
The Fear of the Unknown - The Clippers Coaching Search That Never Was - Clips Nation
According to Clipper Steve: Mike Dunleavy Sr. is bad. But Paul Westphal would be worse.
Other NBA stuff
Defining Pau Gasol's martyrdom - Ball Don't Lie - NBA - Yahoo! Sports
Defining Pau Gasol's martyrdom. Interesting look at the over hyped, over maligned Spanish fuzzy man
2009 NBA Mock Draft, Version 4.0 - ESPN
Here's Chad Ford's fourth stab at predicting how the draft might play out. But why pay for it when you can get it free at NBADraft.net or DraftExpress.com??
Does Robert Horry Belong in the Hall of Fame? HSportingNews.com - The Baseline
Former NBA Referee Tim Donaghy to be Released From Prison
"Donaghy’s release date has recently been in question due to concerns about his medical condition. Donaghy was injured during an assault in November of 2008. During the assault, another inmate claiming ties to the New York mob beat Donaghy with a heavy object. Donaghy suffered severe knee and leg injuries that will require surgery." I guess he didn't throw a game the right way...
How the NBA is Using Social Media
It should come as no surprise that the entire sports world is reaching out to fans with social media tools. But just how engaged are these groups?
Los Angeles police dept. already planning Lakers parade - Ball Don't Lie - NBA - Yahoo! Sports
Los Angeles police dept. already planning Lakers parade...tempting the fates with this one. I wonder though if Mad Dog Madsen is available to make a cameo?
BWP Employment Law | The nba age limit and the employment discrimination laws
A legal argument against the NBA's age limit. I am fine with 18 y/o's or 16 y/o's for that matter as long as the rookie scale is adjusted to allow for more D-league time for these kids