• Posts Tagged ‘NBA’

    Rainin’ Tres from the Nike Outlet Store

    by  • June 16, 2014 • Basketball, Featured, Fiction, Matthew MacLellan • 1 Comment


    I’m not sure which profanity I used, but I remember swearing before the four of them entered earshot. It was unremarkable that two of them were wearing black dress pants and perfectly-pressed white shirts with name badges pinned to them. That they were approaching a basketball court­—really just an elevated slab of cracked pavement...

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    Twitter and the Playoffs

    by  • May 5, 2014 • Avi Goldberg, Basketball, Featured, Hockey • 0 Comments

    Twitter piece

    What Ron MacLean, Matt Cooke, Donald Sterling, and the Internet Do For Us After an exceptionally long and cold winter, the North American sports scene exploded in a sudden heat in the past few weeks. First, Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke strayed from his public commitment to reform himself when he exacted such serious physical damage on an...

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    The Round Bus with Alex Wong: January 17, 2014

    by  • January 17, 2014 • Alex Wong, Baseball, Basketball, CanLit, Dave Jaffer, Football, Futbol, Hockey, Ian Orti, Mike Spry • 0 Comments

    The Round Bus

    We were away, now we’re back. Don’t make a big deal about it… Our guest this week is Alex Wong. Alex is originally from Hong Kong, came to Toronto when he was in Grade 3 because his dad promised him that Dragon Ball Z was popular in Canada as well. When his dad was...

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    by  • November 27, 2013 • Basketball, Jamie Popowich • 1 Comment

    Andrea Bargnani. Bryan Colangelo called him an enigma. My friend, Graeme, said Bargnani’s play “looks like a video game glitch.” After a Knicks-Rockets game, Stephen A. Smith said Bargnani has “decided to show up” as a Knick and that “his impressive defensive performance on Dwight Howard, suddenly has everyone a bit more optimistic.” I...

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    The Round Bus with Tyler Morency: July 5, 2013

    by  • July 5, 2013 • Baseball, Basketball, Dave Jaffer, Hockey, Ian Orti, Mike Spry, The Round Bus, Tyler Morency • 0 Comments

    The Round Bus

    Well, it was jingoistic celebration week. Between Canada Day and the Fourth of July, it was a flag waving, anthem singing, patriotism heaving week of days off, nationalistic drinking, and listening to the Hip (or, I dunno, Springsteen if you’re an American.) Over here at Barn HQ we celebrated like any good Canadian. We...

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