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keiththejourno

  • joined Mar 07, 2011
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NBA League Pass: Where screwing the fans happens

"I'm not angry, I'm just disappointed." When I was younger, those six words pretty much kept me in line. Like any boy or girl growing up, my parents got mad at me. The time I took a permanent...

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NBA Lockout: it's more personal than business

During the last days of the...

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Do you accept me?

I intend to use my slow wit to comment on posts around these parts from now on, so it's only fair I properly introduce myself to you good folk.

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NBA Fans Voice - My memories

It's not the missed rebound by Jason Richardson that I will remember for the next 20 years of my life, nor is it the thunderous dunk by Amar'e over Anthony Tolliver that will appear in my mind when...

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Lockout talks continue - guess where we're at...

Knock knock Who's there? The CBA talks. Jesus Christ! You're still there?! I thought you were finished about four months ago. Nah, still going. So what do you want? To be discussed. Y...

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NBA computer games and the NBA lockout

This NBA lockout is killing me.  There are only a certain number of times I can hear or read about Ron Artest changing his name to something ridiculous prior to entering a dancing show.  The guy is...

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An NBA-fix for David Stern's league

I've written a poem. It's about the NBA, its current state and a possible solution. I hope Mr Stern reads it.

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A short introduction and game...

I am a new bod to the site so feel I should introduce myself:   My name is Keith I have supported Arsenal since I was a about 6 thanks to copying my brother.  I changed to Villa because a hoover...

Ron Artest may not come to the UK after all...

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Yawn..... how entirely predictable. The Ron Artest saga which has dragged on since 1994 (possibly) as to whether he will come to the UK during the lockout, has hit a very obvious bump: Insurance. It's a point which has been mentioned in relation to players playing overseas during their NBA contracts for some time but for Ron Artest's agent, it appears to be a new idea and something he's only just heard about: "Ron fully intends to play for the Jets. Once all the information trickled in and we had a good pow-wow and it was very apparent there was a $21-million risk to agreeing to a deal like this, that’s when we started to slow things down a little bit." Good to know he's on top of the situation and knows about little details like 'Insurance'. Also, what's 'Pow-wow'? Is it another name for Ron 'Metta World Peace' Artest? I believe Ron will still come to the BBL but the major question in my mind now is - Will he do it while I still care?

Ron Artest starts a riot by joining the BBL

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Would you have expected anything else? Ron Artest states via a telephone interview that he is definitely playing for the Cheshire Jets In the UK's British Basketball League and the UK has riots across the country. Now, he can't be blamed entirely for those riots, especially as the troubles happened before he confirmed he was to take his talents to Cheshire but where Ron Artest is involved, anything could happen. I'm still not entirely convinced Artest is coming to the UK even though he has said he definitely will, I expect him to pull out and for all of the hype to be just that - hype. Maybe it's the negative Brit inside me or whether it's just that I am sceptical of a man who is as much of a wild card as he is, I just don't believe the move to the BBL. And with reports stating that the potential deal could land him a role in a UK soap in order to boost his $2500 a month salary, things turn just that little bit more surreal. (For the record, my money is on Artest being on Hollyoaks - a soap filmed near Cheshire). My thoughts will continue to be split on whether Artest in the BBL is a good thing or not. I guess only time will tell. Or make things more confusing.

Ron Artest considers calling the UK his home

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Yup, the rumour of Ron Metta Artest Willy Wonka David Blaine Ronald McDonald World Peace joining the top British league is still going strong. Ever since Artest mentioned on Twitter that England was a country he would be interested in playing in, the UK has been talking about it on a regular basis. Today has seen the Cheshire Jets director, Pete Hawkins, state that a verbal agreement has recently been reached over the basics of the contract which means they are the current favourites in the race to secure his signature. As with everything Ron Artest-related though, the details of a potential move are all very sketchy. Mention of him completing a movie in the UK towards the end of 2011 could increase the likelihood of him sticking around and potentially joining a team but equally likely is that just as Ron is about to board his flight to England, he becomes distracted by a passing butterfly and follows it into the roaring engine. This is the kind of uncertainty that surrounds the current Laker forward. All that I CAN be certain of, is that if he spends any time in the BBL, the league will receive a tremendous short term boost. To which I will raise my glass of Pimms.

Gortat improvement video

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VOTS video about areas the big Pole could improve on for next season (whenever that is!)

UEFA Champions League Final: Barcelona Show For The Ages

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The 2011 Champions League Final, watched by the world's eyes, did not disappoint on Saturday as Barcelona completed the 90 minutes with a 3-1 win over Manchester United. The first half began and...

UEFA Champions League Final: Lineups For Manchester United And FC Barcalona

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Heading into the UEFA Champions League Final, Manchester United have a completely healthy squad from which manager Sir Alex Ferguson can select his starting 11. The main decision Fergie will have...

UEFA Champions League Final: Barca Favored But Don't Discount Man U's Secret Weapon

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The very definition of a UEFA Champions League final takes place at Wembley on Saturday (schedule and TV info) as league winners from England, Manchester United, face off against Spanish title...

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Phoenix Suns 2010 Player Evaluations: BREAKING NEWS...BREAKING NEWS....BREA

The Government has today issued an urgent message to all residents in the state of Arizona warning them of a potentially debilitating disease which is spreading throughout the region at an alarming...

3 things you don't know about Steve Nash...

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..except I knew two of 'em. But interesting stuff nonetheless.

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Phoenix Suns Player Evaluation 2010-11: Jared Dudley

Phoenix Suns Season In Review: Jared Dudley

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Bulls and Heat show world how to play basketball

The third night of NBA playoff action saw the Bulls and Heat both take 2-0 leads in their respective series. Unsurprising.

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The meet-up of meet-ups

There's been a couple of invites floating around of late, most recently there was one inviting people to meet up in the desert for a drug induced orgy, the kind that even Magic Johnson would be...

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My final NBA @ the O2 thoughts

By @keiththejourno   I'm no longer sure who I'm writing these pieces for.  It started out as for everyone else to enjoy what I did but I'm pretty sure that this final one is just for my benefit.   A...

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More tales on London-NBA goodness...

(@keiththejourno)   More from me below....

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You may not know me but you're gonna...part deux

(@keiththejourno)   ......

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You may not know me but you're gonna...

I recently had the fortune of being part of the media crew at the O2 in London for the two games against the Raptors.   Below are my tales...

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Keify34 has transformed into keiththejourno

(@keiththejourno)   The name may have changed but I'm still the same sexpest.   Anyway, you may or may not know about my media type exploits when the NBA secretly visited London recently.   Before...

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Sundiata Gaines - the life of a 10 dayer

(@keiththejourno)       He's known for the clutch three pointer he nailed against the Cleveland Cavaliers back in January 2010 whilst he was in a Jazz uniform.   And now he's with the Nets, he's...

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A quick Q and A with Billy King

(@keiththejourno)   I was the only Brit reporter to firstly, identify Billy King and secondly, speak to him, whilst he was in London.   Shame on the other guys. Then again, they were probably busy...

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