On September 10, 2011, The Basketball Jones will be participating in the Rock the Court basketball tournament for Athletes for Africa and St. Alban’s Boys & Girls Club. We’re very excited … but we’re also terribly out of shape.
Thanks to a complicated relocation that involves three cities, two countries and Kwame Brown dropping every box we hired him to carry, TBJ is going to be a little bit slow until after the Fourth of July holiday. There will still be posts here and there, but this is basically this site’s version of the lockout — not much will be happening.
After that though, back at it. We appreciate your patience during our renovations. Please excuse our dust.
Now that the season is over and we’ve got a week until the last big event for who knows how long, I’m taking a couple of days off. As you read this, I am driving to Nashville to start a country music band with Rudy Gay and Hamed Haddadi. We all signed this guitar in lieu of a contract. Look for our record to drop in the third quarter of 2012, a.k.a. Oscar season.
But really, I’m heading to Nashville for a friend’s weekend-long bachelor party, which means posting will be light until Monday. We’ve got a few posties lined up, but it won’t be the same non-stop piping hot content festival that you’re accustomed to. I am sure you will survive, word to Gloria Gaynor.
Back at it Monday. Until then, enjoy these contributors, who are all very great. And enjoy your weekend. Peach.
To escape the 38 degrees Fahrenheit weather of Lombard, Taco Trey is headed to the 35 degrees Fahrenheit weather of Toronto for a week’s worth of swimming, golfing and foam parties. Spring Break’s the best.
As such, outside of this post and The Fix, there won’t be much going on in the morning. This afternoon, however, will resume normal posting, which will continue throughout the week. No bigs, just a heads-up.
In the meantime, meet me at Rony’s pool. He said it’s cool if some people stop by. Can’t wait.
It’s no secret that we’re not the biggest NCAA college men’s basketball fans around. (Video from ’09: Why The Jones steers clear of the NBA Draft.) But, hey, that doesn’t mean we can’t partake in a bit of the fun, right?
So, as promised on Monday’s NBA Winners + Losers show, we’ve set up a TBJ Bracket Buster group conveniently — and, well, knowing the NCAA, very likely illegally — called TBJ March Madness.