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Rodney Griffith, Writer, The Drubbing, was born and raised in the Washington D.C. area and weeps nightly as he watches every D.C. sports team leave the area, one-by-one. You can email him at rodney[at]thedrubbing[dot]com.

Roberto Alomar deserves better

, Monday, January 11, 2010 at 9:30 AM Comments (1)

This week 142 people did something stupider than Gilbert Arenas’ 21 gun salute.

This week 142 people lost their collective minds and should lose their collective jobs.

This week 142 people decided that Roberto Alomar was not worthy of being elected to the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.  As a result, discount Roberto Alomar, pills needlessly, recipe must wait until 2011 to stand at the podium at Cooperstown and tell John Hirschbeck how he… deliver a Hall of Fame speech.
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2009 NBA Draft Diary

, Friday, June 26, 2009 at 3:45 PM Comments (1)

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The 2009 NBA Mock Draft Preview: Where overreaching happens

, Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 3:00 PM Comments (5)

Who Teams will Select? Who will those Selections Become?

Blake Griffin1. Los Angeles Clippers – Blake Griffin, viagra sale PF Oklahoma
The consensus number one pick here is Blake Griffin. He has elite level athleticism, see but I question his small hands. You can’t keep him out of the weight room, but I question his height, length, and the size of his hands. Going to the Clippers sounds like a death sentence but it could be worse for Griffin (e.g. Memphis, Sacramento, or Milwaukee).

I have a hard time believing that he lives up to the hype. My prediction is that at worst Griffin becomes a more athletic Clarence Weatherspoon. Griffin will make an all star team, but I am not sure he is a perennial all star. His upside reminds me of Carlos Boozer, with a less refined post game. If the Clippers had stones, they would take Ricky Rubio, the one player in this draft that I am willing to guarantee is a perennial all star.
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Come Fly with Me

, Monday, June 1, 2009 at 11:04 PM Comments (1)

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The NBA: Where Toughness Happens

, Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 9:00 AM Comments (3)

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College Basketball Is Not Where Caring Happens

, Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 8:40 PM Comments (3)

Paul HarrisI often hear about how coaches in the college game really care about their kids. If you truly believe that, purchase then this should interest you.

Meet Jim Boeheim, order winner of the 2003 National Championship.

Meet Paul Harris. Boeheim once called him the best freshman that he recruited since Carmelo Anthony. (Thanks for that Jim, sales since Paul started all of three years after Melo).

Paul Harris didn’t declare for the NBA Draft but someone declared for him. Syracuse University issued a press release stating that Harris declared for the Draft. Concerning his entrance of the NBA Draft, Harris told the Post Standard “I didn’t know a thing about it, I didn’t do that. I don’t have a clue who actually did it.”
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The Tournament… and I’m not Talking about the NCAA

, Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 1:00 PM Comments (1)

NBA Playoffs 2009Forget about 64, rx I want 16. You heard me 16. I want the NBA Playoffs.

Witness the best in the world as they go face to face. Watch Kobe v. Deron Williams, sales CP3 v. Yao, Brandon Roy v. Tim Duncan, Carmelo v. Dirk… all in the first round.

40 games in 40 nights. Where amazing happens. Without a doubt, the best show on TV from April through June.
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Tyler Hansbrough is a Joke (and I’m not Just Talking About his Facial Expressions)

, Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 6:57 AM Comments (15)

Tyler Hansbrough press conferenceTyler Hansbrough, site you are no Kevin Love.

Tyler Hansbrough you may be selected player of the year in the Atlantic Coast Conference, click but that does not mean you are the player of the year in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Tyler Hansbrough, doctor meet Dave Neal who is an unathletic, undersized four man listed at 6-7, 263.  If Dave Neal can push you out from underneath the basket, then just wait until guys like Tim Duncan, Pau Gasol, Amare Stoudamire, and Chris Bosh man you up.
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Ed Reed Is Better Than You.

, Friday, January 16, 2009 at 1:15 AM Comments (1)

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Simply Starbury: Stephon Marbury the Master Marketer

, Monday, December 1, 2008 at 2:07 PM Comments (0)

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