Did Isiah Thomas ever really leave the NY Knicks?
Apr07

Did Isiah Thomas ever really leave the NY Knicks?

LNP wishes everyone a Happy Easter.  Now, the talk radio and NBA studio pundits are spinning their wheels and spewing their wrath about Isiah Thomas’ impending return to the New York Knicks.  You should be talking about how Dwight Howard has high-jacked the Orlando Magic organization and will force their management team to trade him to the Brooklyn Nets.  Isiah Thomas’ footprints are all over the Knicks organization and he’s now...

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Barclays Center – An arena grows in Brooklyn
Mar08

Barclays Center – An arena grows in Brooklyn

The Barclays Center is one of the most anticipated arena slated to open on September 28th 2012.  It’s a sports entertainment showplace that is located in the heart of downtown Brooklyn.  This venue is putting Madison Square Garden on notice and don’t think Jim Dolan isn’t aware of it’s immediate competition.  Did you know Brooklyn hasn’t held a major venue since the Brooklyn Dodgers left  in 1957?  In...

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You weren’t signed to be the New York Knicks GM
Jan12

You weren’t signed to be the New York Knicks GM

Did I get your attention?  Are you aware of how the NY Knicks front office is structured?  Yes – sounds like Matrix management 101. Correct?  If not, let’s talk about it – after “CEO” James Dolan forced the “GREAT” Donnie Walsh out the door – the organizational chart morphed to GM by committee.  Please note that James Dolan has ALL the say and listens to his own advisor. Glen Grunwald – Senior Vice President, Basketball...

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Is the General Manager of any professional sport out of work?
Jan10

Is the General Manager of any professional sport out of work?

Has the title of general manager become obsolete?  (At season’s end – each professional sports league will award an Executive of the Year.)  Not discounting the work, the qualifications or even the input.  We’re just not sure at that very moment that an owner won’t swoop in and go, “No, that’s mine.” TODAY – we examine the National Basketball Association – In the 80s and 90s, the general manager essentially stood as the...

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Tim Tebow – Denver Broncos QB – Faith meets Football
Nov13

Tim Tebow – Denver Broncos QB – Faith meets Football

There’s no bigger star in sports right now than Tim Tebow. He’s all over the news, billboards, and television. With the NBA Lockout in full swing, even professional basketball players are watching and following No. 15. To the media, Tim Tebow is an angel. He will stick around to do a second interview if a camera fails, he smiles while he’s answering questions – some he’s answered 15 times before, and he’s very polite using “sir” or...

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