Kevin Garnett’s Taunting & the Lakers Bandwagon

I think Kevin Garnett‘s taunting is classless.  I bet he doesn’t taunt like that when he was losing in Minnesota.  Having said that, I like how Jose Calderon fought back – now, that was class to the highest degree.

I like this piece about the Lakers response to physical play. Having said that, I don’t know why almost everybody is jumping on the Lakers bandwagon.  They’re good, yes, but they still haven’t had a lot of road games and still haven’t played a top caliber team (with complete significant players) like the Celtics, Hornets, Pistons and let’s put in the Suns.  About twenty more games, and we’ll see. Read More

Paul Pierce brags about being the best player.

I stumbled upon Paul Pierce’s brag here:

I don’t think Kobe is the best player. I’m the best player. There’s a line that separates having confidence and being conceited. I don’t cross that line but I have a lot of confidence in myself.

Listen, Paul. The best players don’t say they’re the best.  Other people say it for them.

You can’t blame Paul Pierce.  He just won a championship with Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen. That doesn’t mean any of those three is the best basketball player though.  That’s the nature of the game – you win it all, you get to boast.