Warriors are more Oakland than the A’s? Hold up!

https://twitter.com/jadande/status/413440498284503040

The Raiders have an Oakland feel. Sure, I dig that.

The Warriors have an Oakland feel too. That’s correct. But once they move to San Francisco, it will lose that touch.

But the A’s don’t have an Oakland feel? I’ve been going to A’s games since I was a kid and I don’t know what Adande defines as an Oakland feel. Even though the crowds are small, the passion is just as strong as any other fanbase I’ve seen. During the playoffs, you can’t match the passion and cheers from Oakland.

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Jesus Shuttlesworth did make it out of Big State to the NBA!

The NBA was rumored to have a few dates set where players would have their nicknames on their jersey. Via Spike Lee’s Instagram, that rumor has been confirmed as he tweeted Ray Allen’s jersey.

If you don’t get it, go watch “He Got Game.”

I had been loathing this even though this isn’t a new idea for the league. The problem with this is that back in the 1970s, the promotion of the league wasn’t individual based and full of ego. In today’s NBA, you watch not for the team, but for the individual player. It’s a team sport but it hasn’t been promoted as so. This just confirms it.

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