Harlem’s Abdul-Jabbar Spreads Wide Wings

English: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar attending the AAR...

English: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar attending the AARP’s 2011 Life@50+ National Event and Expo in September 2011. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Harlem resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar proved to be an ultimate winner during his Hall of Fame career but for the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, missing out on a chance to be a head coach may have been a blessing. Continue Reading →

Former Globetrotters Star ‘Showboat’ Hall Dies

harlem globetrotters deathRobert “Showboat” Hall, a legendary star of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team, died Wednesday in his hometown of Detroit. Continue Reading →

Phil Jackson Finally Lands His New Head Coach

phil-jackson-derek-fisherBy Marc Rasbury

After being jilted by his first choice, New York Knicks Team President Phil Jackson got his man in ex-Oklahoma City point guard Derek Fisher. Continue Reading →

Knicks, Lamar Odom Near Deal

lamar-odom1Okay, you Harlem fans who love the New York Knicks, looks like after a seemingly endless uphill battle to work his way back into the NBA, Lamar Odom is finally seeing a light at the end of the (Lincoln) tunnel. Continue Reading →

Knicks Tap Phil Jackson For Prez

AR-140319866.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360With a $60 million commitment, team owner James Dolan hopes spending more money will finally yield fewer problems for the moribund franchise.

Madison Square Garden played host Tuesday to yet another event proclaiming itself to be moment zero in the renaissance of the New York Knicks basketball franchise. Continue Reading →

Harlem Resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Questions Bynum’s Love of basketball

andrew-kareemWhen the Los Angeles Lakers first drafted Andrew Bynum they brought in Central Harlem resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as his personal coach — people forget Kareem was about as fundamentally sound a center as the game had seen. Continue Reading →

Magic Johnson Speaks on Continued AIDS Education at Apollo

58_magic_johnsonLast Sunday was World AIDS Day and who better to speak on the importance of educating oneself on the topic than Magic Johnson.

The NBA Hall of Fame legend was diagnosed as HIV-positive in November 1991 and seems to have never skipped a beat in getting on with his life and living it ever since. Continue Reading →

The Raz: Jackson Deserved Better


I know that there are plenty of player haters out there when it comes to one Phil Jackson. Some might consider him arrogant and pompous.

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