Bangkok Post: NBA to hold event in Bangkok

Pro hoops fans, take note: The Bangkok Post reports that the NBA will hold an event here in Bangkok next month: The National Basketball Association will host its first-ever event in Thailand with the NBA 3-on-3 Thailand 2011 presented by Singha Drinking Water, the league announced yesterday. Featuring Hall of Famer Chris Mullin, the NBA […]

Two WSJ stories: New ASEAN hoops league, and NK weapons crew

Two Thailand-related stories that I was too busy to post on Fri., but which I wanted to point out: WSJ: “Long Shot: The New Asean Basketball League Tries to Win Over the Thais.” Sports has always had its share of lovable long shots, plucky underdogs that fans pull for despite the odds, or even because […]

College basketball’s oldest player

NY Times: “A 73-Year-Old Gives Basketball a Second Shot” Before Sunday’s basketball game, Coach Yogi Woods gathered the junior varsity at Lambuth University. Watch out for 73 on the other team, he said. He did not mean the player’s number. He meant his age. The visitors, Roane State Community College, had a septuagenarian guard, Ken […]