The 30K Club has a new member and his name is Dirk Nowitzki. Coming into Tuesday night’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Tall Baller from the G needed just 20 points to become just the sixth player in NBA history to score 30,000 points. He wasted little time doing so. [Read more…]
By Robbie Marbury
PSDC Big Man
On Thursday night during the 2013 NBA Draft the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics completed a trade that, coupled with the Doc Rivers interview, made for Bill Simmons’ worst night on television. I for one love Bill Simmons. I think he is great, and I know the cool, hipster thing to do is hate on Simmons, but I am not cool and for the most part I believe hipsters are worth as much as a velvet painting of a whale and a dolphin getting it on.
Before we get to Bill and his, um, let’s call it passion, there was another celebrity that had something to say about this trade.
Shortly after the trade was made, Chris Rock had the following tweet.
The nets just traded 3 first round picks to be in fourth place for 1 year
— Chris Rock (@chrisrock) June 28, 2013
The trade consisted of Brooklyn getting Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry, Boston receives Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, MarShon Brooks, Keith Bogans, Kris Joseph and unprotected first round picks in 2014, 2016, 2018 and the right to swap picks in 2017 if Brooklyn’s pick is better than Boston’s. [Read more…]