Posts tagged "Kobe Bryant"

6 Things in Sports That Gotta Go (R.I.P. Sidney Lumet)

The death of an artist routinely provokes a re-examination of that artist’s career, so it is no surprise that I found myself youtubing Sidney Lumet movies quite regularly this weekend. I watched the switch-blade scene in 12 Angry Men and the “Attica!” scene in Dog Day Afternoon, but the two scenes I enjoyed most were... Read more »

Six Great NBA All-Star Performances that Didn't Win MVP

Six Great NBA All-Star Performances that Didn't Win MVP
It is 2011 and basketball is different. Players dunk with their toes completely behind the foul line, and they bag All-Star triple doubles with 29 points instead of 14, and they collect 37 points and 14 boards at age 32. That last line belongs to the great Kobe Bryant, who produced a brilliant turn-back-the-clock performance... Read more »