Category: FAQs

The Mitch Richmond FAQ

During the 1990s, Mitch Richmond was one of my favorite players.  He was a big strong two-guard who could hit the three or overpower guards in the post.  I hadn’t thought much about Richmond the last few years but he…

The Run TMC FAQ

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Golden State Warriors attempted to compete with a fun, high scoring, perimeter-oriented team, affectionately nicknamed Run TMC, a pun on the popular old rap group Run DMC.  In this case the, “TMC”…

The COY Curse?

In 2013, Nuggets coach George Karl won Coach of the Year and responded as follows: “Coach of the year? I’m not sure I want that legacy. Have you seen what happens to guys who win coach of the year?”  Karl…

The Hawk FAQ

Last week, the NBA lost another legend in Connie Hawkins.  Hawk’s story is well-chronicled but bittersweet.  In a nut shell, Hawkins was a New York playground legend who was very loosely implicated in a point shaving scandal.  Despite no hard…

The George Karl FAQ

George Karl’s controversial recent book has brought him back into the focus of the NBA.  First, he wrote in an excerpt from the book about some issues in Denver with Kenyon Martin and Carmelo Anthony and blamed any problems with dime store…