Remember him?: “Thomas was in Las Vegas to tape a television appearance with Bob Knight, his former coach at Indiana, and sportscaster Billy Packer. Thomas said that everything has been going well for him personally, and that he hasn’t missed any significant time in his work for the Knicks.
Due to too many techs, Jackson is in danger of sitting out B Diddy’s return to Oakland tomorrow night: “If his two technical fouls from Sunday night hold, Stephen Jackson won’t even be at Oracle Arena on Tuesday when Baron Davis finally makes his return to Oakland. Jackson, who was tossed in the third quarter, will be serving a one-game suspension after surpassing the NBA season limit for technical fouls in the game against the Suns.”
by Marcel Mutoni
The local press has yet to figure out if it’s the fastest coaching ejection in League history; they’re far too busy gloating over the fact that they saw it coming from a mile away.
From the Salt Lake Tribune:
by Lang Whitaker
Was watching highlights tonight of the Sixers/Heat game and noticed a shot of Donyell Marshall checking into the game. Donyell’s making $1.2 million this year but has played just 14 games all season, so perhaps we shouldn’t expect him to be in terrific shape. But still…my man looks like he could work in a few crunches. Then again, he came off the bench to score 10 in the fourth and lead the Sixers to the 85-77 win.
by Tzvi Twersky
Kevin Broadus sat, eyes locked on the ground, hands clasped in prayer. Suit jacket hanging loosely over his large frame, Broadus appeared tired. He wore the look of a man who would indeed say he needed to “get away from the big city and all of its hassles,” like he said over cell phone static in January.
by Joey Whelan
Greetings everyone and welcome to championship night in the Big East. It has been a phenomenal week to say the least. There have been upsets, outstanding individual play and of course The Epic on Thursday night that anyone who witnessed will remember for the rest of their lives. Tonight brings us two outstanding teams vying for the ultimate bragging rights in arguably the ultimate conference.
by DeMarco Williams
The proverbial hat goes off to the ACC’s young men for yesterday’s overall performances. Three games decided by three points or less and a coming-out party for Maryland have set the bar extremely high for today’s action. Still, with enticing match-ups between UNC and FSU and Maryland and Duke on the rainy afternoon slate, it shouldn’t be hard to duplicate. Let’s see how they do…