My friend called last night’s dunk contest the best since Vince Carter. He even thought about calling it better than Carter’s.
The spirit of the dunk contest is between two great athletes trying to outduel one another. Aaron Gordon and Zach LaVine gave us that. I think Gordon was better but let’s just celebrate what we just witnessed!
You remember this story? Kings star DeMarcus Cousins asked the team to remove the Year of the Monkey giveaway shirts on the first day of Black History Month. I get it and it’s just an unfortunate coincidence. But the shirt isn’t racist. But the timing of it just made Cousins think it wasn’t right to distribute the shirts.
So there is no monkey imagery for the Kings this month. Fine. The rest of the league can still move on with it, right?
Take a look at the jersey the Warriors were set to wear for Chinese New Year. Notice the monkey patch on the sleeve?
Super Bowl 50 has come and gone and the Broncos are champions again. But there were a lot of thoughts that came to my head during the bout and I will just share them with you right now.
I am so glad the game was played in California. The California sun really makes it seem like a cool progression from light to night during the game. I wish I attended this game since it’s at Levi’s Stadium. Maybe next time. Although there were complaints about the turf again. But the NFL took care of the turf for the game, not the Niners, so this wasn’t on the Niners this time. Is field turf a possibility?
Don’t ever boo Tom Brady.
Lady Gaga is a legend and she did great. I didn’t read on any of the reports of people being upset but they are just fools.
I had thought that the Broncos pass rush was so superior that there was a chance it would upset the supposedly balanced Panthers team. That was the only factor I thought that would give the Broncos the advantage. That was it. Von Miller deserves the MVP award.
I think the All-Star Game fan voting across all sports should be eliminated. It serves no great purpose and players who don’t deserve to go to the game are taking away votes that should be going to players who should have a spot on the roster.
But with that said, since fan voting still exists, I am glad that the outcome of the John Scott fiasco turned out the way it did.
Scott did everything right leading up to the weekend. He tried to not get involved in the voting craziness that happened but when it was obvious that he was going to the game, he embraced it. Unfortunately the NHL tried to stop all of this but the fan demand was too high.