1. Analyzing the NBA All-Star Game Reserve Selections with Antwonomous

    I like for all of my articles to have a good opening paragraph. This particular column will not feature one. A single man's take on the reserves for the 2009 NBA All-Star Game in Phoenix, announced ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about over 5 years ago 1,415 reads 13 comments

  2. Around the NBA with Antwonomous

    After more than three weeks off, I'm back (not that you even noticed I was gone). A few rather unconnected (except No. 1 and 6) NBA topics that have caught hold of my brain, but I couldn't concoct single articles out of...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about over 5 years ago 245 reads 3 comments

  3. Boston Celtics Need Intimidating Nickname

    I never knew the color green could be so intimidating.These modern-day Boston Celtics scare the living hell out of me. Out of all the teams in the league, they're the most deadly serious. The Lakers are a young, affable, goofy bunch...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about over 5 years ago 229 reads 1 comments

  4. How Peyton Manning Earned His Place Among the NFL's All-Time Greats

    His name belongs with the greats.Montana. Unitas. Brown. Rice. Butkus.Manning.Sounds right.Don't you see what's happening with Peyton Manning this year, right now? He hasn't just had his ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about over 5 years ago 260 reads 2 comments

  5. "Dream Match" Turns Into Mismatch

    Wow. That was sad. It felt like a boxing funeral. It was a boxing funeral.It was annihilation you had to see to fully comprehend. If you didn't witness with your own two eyes, you would not be able to truly grasp it...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about over 5 years ago 1,315 reads 0 comments

  6. Titans Being Treated Like No Big Deal

    Why no love for the Titans of Tennessee?They have the league's second best head coach. They have the league's best rushing attack. They have the league's finest defense.They have not lost a game...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about almost 6 years ago 304 reads 1 comments

  7. A Completely Random and Inexplicable Rick Fox Tribute

    The term "role player" is used so often in NBA discussions that it has become trite. Being a Lakers fan, I know the phrase very well: If you were watching basketball at the beginning ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about almost 6 years ago 3,587 reads 5 comments

  8. This Is Going To Be Fun

    Flashback to 2001.The Lakers were the defending NBA champions, and they were opening up their 2001-02 campaign at home against the Trailblazers...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about almost 6 years ago 1,025 reads 0 comments

  9. For Love...For Honor...For Kobe

    In Bill Simmons' first ever fantasy basketball preview column, unleashed Friday, he ranks Kobe Bryant only No. 6 on his list of most eligible fantasy ballers (Bryant is generally considered a ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about almost 6 years ago 329 reads 3 comments

  10. Tracy McGrady's Sadly Unfolding Story Arc

    This morning on NBA TV it scrolled across the ticker, the message that Houston Rockets swingman Tracy McGrady may miss the team's season opener on October 29th versus the Grizzlies due to "health issues...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about almost 6 years ago 535 reads 1 comments

  11. On Paper, L.A. Lakers Look Like Sure Thing

    Lamar Odom came off the bench for the Lakers in their preseason tilt with the Kings on Sunday and seemed fine with it for a change...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about almost 6 years ago 1,077 reads 13 comments

  12. An Open Love Letter to Candace Parker

    Dear Candace,I just wanted to congratulate you on winning WNBA Rookie of the Year and MVP this season. You're the new Wes Unseld. As a player, you remind me of a young Kevin Garnett, only more aggressive offensively...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about almost 6 years ago 921 reads 1 comments

  13. As the NFL Turns: Life Without Tom Brady

    Is it just me, or does the NFL kind of suck without Tom Brady?The Golden Boy went down just eight minutes into the regular season, and three weeks of football have since passed. Storylines are emerging, as they always do...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about almost 6 years ago 1,015 reads 2 comments

  14. The Belly of the Upset

    It always hits hard.The No. 1 ranked USC Trojans lost on the road to the Oregon State Beavers by a score of 27-21 Thursday night, two weeks after dismantling Ohio State so thoroughly ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about almost 6 years ago 324 reads 0 comments

  15. USC-Ohio State: A Tale of Two Teams

    The result was not surprising. Before the game, I actually thought Los Angeles' beloved USC Trojans might be in trouble, though, for reasons more psychological than physical...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about almost 6 years ago 1,085 reads 0 comments

  16. Is the New England Patriots' Dynasty Over?

    Nothing has been confirmed yet—quarterback Tom Brady is scheduled to undergo an MRI Monday to determine the severity of the left-knee injury he suffered during New England's season opener ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about almost 6 years ago 942 reads 4 comments

  17. The NBA's 25 Best Players

    Well, the NBA season has been over for about two-and-a-half months, but we're still about a month away from the start of training camp for '08-09...so let's make a list! Just seemed like the right thing to do...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about almost 6 years ago 7,282 reads 47 comments

  18. New England Patriots Will Be Back in '08

    When the New England Patriots lost to the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLII this past February, I thought it was one of the most crushing defeats in the history of sports...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about 6 years ago 603 reads 4 comments

  19. USA's "Redeem Team" Passes With Flying Colors

    If the US had managed to blow away Spain in late, late Saturday night/early, early Sunday morning's Olympic men's basketball final (which I fully anticipated, after their first meeting), I was ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about 6 years ago 1,035 reads 1 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant's Critics Are Unnecessary

    I promised I wasn't going to write anything else about Kobe Bryant for the remainder of the summer (lest I be required to change the name of my site to blackmamba24.com). But the anti-Kobe contingency on the blogosphere has forced my hand...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about 6 years ago 1,168 reads 16 comments

  21. Make or break season for Bush in '08

    A couple of weeks ago, one of the Fox Sports Net channels was showing USC legend Reggie Bush's most jawdropping collegiate performance: Nov 19, 2005, versus Fresno State, at the Coliseum, the eleventh game ofReggie's Heisman Trophy-winning junior year...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about 6 years ago 2,723 reads 2 comments

  22. I'll be Watching Kobe in the Olympics

    In a shocking turn of events, I'll be watching next month's Olympic basketball tournament with a vested interest.Pre-2007, I had only followed Team USA-related proceedings with sporadic, exceedingly half-hearted curiousity...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about 6 years ago 611 reads 6 comments

  23. Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer: Wimbledon Final Breeds Two Champions

    "No one will forget what you did here today."- Boxing trainer Eddie Hutch to his objecting fighter, Joe Frazier, before throwing in the towel in the Thrilla in ManillaAs Roger Federer was fighting ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about 6 years ago 6,116 reads 2 comments

  24. The Clips are coming to take the town! Whooooooo, I'm so scared

    By swiping Baron Davis off of the free agent market Tuesday night, the Clippers officially announced their presence in the Wild West and put pressure on the Lakers for the title of Best Team In Los Angeles...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about 6 years ago 700 reads 17 comments

  25. Kobe, Kobe, Kobe

    Poor Kobe. I was gonna wait until the dust settled on last night's massacre before I gave my piece, so I could guage from which angle I would attack it, but who was I kidding: Kobe is ALWAYS the story...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Anthony Wilson about 6 years ago 2,461 reads 5 comments