A documentary film about retired NBA player and NYC hoops legend Kenny Anderson was screened in NYC over the weekend. In the interview below, Anderson admits that if not for his mother, he would have come to Syracuse.
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We are buying this suggestion by columnist Bud Poliquin big time. Let’s have Mayor Miner call Adam Silver immediately.If the NBA can do it in Toronto, they can do it here, where we have have history. If not for this year for the near future.
An event in the ‘Cuse would be a great tribute to Danny Biasone, Earl Lloyd, Dolph Schayes and The Pearl.
With the NBA assuming its bathroom stance, maybe it'll shift its All-Star Game to Syracuse. Hello? Is this thing on? https://t.co/LyhZBWF1VB
— Bud Poliquin (@BudPoliquin) July 25, 2016
We are not sure if the NBA Finals are rigged, as many are saying, but if last night’s show at Juneteenth was any indication, there is a possibility that we can all (fans of each team) just get along. With a grain of irony, Bay-area native Chante’ Moore just happened to choose J. Black (who was wearing a Lebron jersey and Cavs cap), to join her on stage for a personal performance.
Director/screenwriter Antwone Fisher wrote this piece in the Huffington Post about Lebron James.
Ten days ago CitySportsReport (formerly Razz and Jazz Sports Blog) predicted these reasons ‘Melo would return to the Knicks.
Ron Thomas shared stories from his book They Cleared the Lane with SU students and faculty this week. His exhaustive research highlights ballers such as Chuck Cooper, Bucky Lew and Cleo Hill. Thomas, who grew up in Buffalo and went to college in Rochester, is a former NBA beat-writer, turned author and educator. His talk was part of an event produced by Syracuse University’s Sports Media Center.
Thomas also posed one of the most clever sports trivia questions out there: Who was the NBA’s first player? (there’s more than one answer, so read the book)
On Friday, Thomas continued his labor of love by attending a ceremony in West Virginia that featured a tribute to Earl Lloyd.