Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Tuesday's Tidbits


-As much as I hate North Carolina, it is nice to see a group of guys come back for their senior year and win a National Championship. The hated Tar Heels knocked off Michigan State 89-72 last night in Detroit to capture their 2nd crown in 5 years.
Not surprisingly Tyler Hansbrough was NOT named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player, that honor went to Wayne Ellington. I hope Tar Heels fans are ready for "Psycho T" to play 10 minutes a year in the Association next year.

-Quite possibly the greatest Hall of Fame class of all time was announced at the Final Four yesterday. The list included Michael Jordan, David Robinson, John Stockton, Jerry Sloan, and C. Vivian Stringer. I don't know if we will ever see a class in any sport that rivals this one. The greatest player of all time, one of the greatest big men in league history, the greatest point guard of all time (sorry Magic fans, just look at the numbers), and two of the greatest coaches in their respective games ever. Congrats to all.


-Singer Chris Brown pleaded not guilty on felony assault charges yesterday in an LA court. The charges stem from an argument that turned violent between Brown and his girlfriend, Rihanna. You stay classy Chris Brown.

-Speaking of staying classy, DJ Samantha Ronson's family is seeking a restraining order against her ex-girlfriend Lindsay Lohan. The couple reportedly has split up after numerous fights, and public spats. I'm surprised I was able to sleep last night after worrying so much about them.


-According to reports, General Motors is in earnest preparation for possibly bankruptcy. The company has talked about preferring to restructure out of court, but they would go to court if needed. Rough times for sure in Detroit.

-In a little bright news out of the auto industry, Ford Motor Company has reduced their debt by 38%, or $9.9 billion. The news was well received by share holders who sent Ford's stock up 13%.


  1. Psycho T playing only ten minutes next year? That's fine, that's about 8 1/2 more minutes than JJ has played since he left Duke, right?

  2. Good call. JJ averages 14.3 MPG for his career and is over 17 this season. If you think Hansbrough is going to do anything more than that you need to stop smoking whatever Miguel Tejada gave you in Houston, and figure it out.