With the London 2012 Summer Games on the way, TBJ correspondent Leigh Ellis finds out which Olympic events NBA players think they could medal in, as well as a how much of a head start they would need to beat the fastest man on earth, Usain Bolt. (Um, yeah, good luck with that, guys.)
On today’s playoff edition of “The Fix,” Skeets and Tas discuss Game 4 of the 2012 NBA Finals. Topics include: Russell Westbrook’s heart (and brain fart); LeBron’s cramps, signature playoff moment, and his incredible work in the post; Coach Brook’s refusal to play Nick Collison; Mario “Mother***ing” Chalmers, Bosh and Wade taking over late, and James Harden’s second straight 2-for-10 performance.
All that, plus Derrick Fisher’s stink eye, “Johnny Cigar” Heat fan, Wade’s Dwayne Wayne glasses, Norris Cole’s new haircut, the return of the Sweaty Headband Chick, and that 11-year-old singer.
On today’s playoff edition of “The Fix,” Skeets and Tas discuss Game 3 of the 2012 NBA Finals. (Kurt) Angles discussed include: Kevin Durant’s questionable foul trouble, the Heat’s third quarter run, OKC’s sudden free throw woes, Bosh rolling to the rim, Harden’s brutal night, Erik Spoelstra’s “defense” on Russell Westbrook’s three-point attempt, Mike Miller, Thabo’s steal, and Serge Ibaka’s limited minutes.
All that, plus LeBron’s sweaty headband, Jon Barry, and purple pants.
On today’s playoff edition of “The Fix,” Skeets and Tas discuss Game 1 of the 2012 NBA Finals. Angles discussed include: Kevin Durant’s 17-point fourth quarter, why LeBron didn’t guard him late, Erik Spoelstra’s short bench, Russell Westbrook’s second half energy, Nick Collison over Kendrick Perkins, Miami ball movement, what the hell is wrong with Wade’s knee, whether Chris Bosh will start Game 2, and Thabo’s D.
All that, plus JVG’s 18-year-old cat, Wanda Pratt, Jessica Sanchez, and Zen shots.
On today’s playoff edition of “The Fix,” Skeets and Tas discuss Saturday night’s Game 7 before previewing the Thunder-Heat “All-Weather” NBA Finals. Angles discussed include: the 2-3-2 Finals format, LeBron vs. Durant, whether we’ll see much of Perkins in this series, why role players knocking down jumpers is key for the Heat, Spoelstra vs. Brooks, and Westbrook’s jumper. All that, plus to shake or not to shake hands post-game.
On today’s playoff edition of “The Fix,” Skeets and Tas breakdown Game 6 of the Thunder-Spurs Western Conference Finals. Topics discussed include: Kevin Durant’s unstoppable second half, Russell Westbrook’s dagger and-1, Derek Fisher’s big shots, the questionable officiating (especially Stephen Jackson’s technical foul call), Tony Parker’s up-and-down night, and Tiago Splitter getting lambasted by Pop. All that, plus Conference Finals Champions t-shirts, slippery floors, Los Pigeons, “Skip Melas,” and TNT.
On today’s playoff edition of “The Fix,” Skeets and Tas breakdown Game 5 of the Celtics-Heat Eastern Conference Finals. Topics discussed include: Whether Miami’s loss should be pinned on LeBron, Rondo’s tip-pass turning point, Bosh’s minutes, the Heat’s brutal transition defense, Pierce’s cold-blooded three, podium pussies, and 2012 Kevin Garnett. All that, plus denim vests, jogging, a Thunder-Spurs prediction, and the Internet’s hottest new meme — Good Job, Good Effort Kid.