Archive for February 16, 2012

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Running for the Records

So yes, As some of you know I am a runner. Something that takes up hours of my day here at George Mason University on the team not only with the arduous amounts of practice where running in circles is just a pastime of ours, but also the amount of time put in just taking […]

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Rising Stars Challenge

Big ups to the NBA for making this year’s Rising Stars Challenge actually exciting. Two coaches: Charles Barkley and Shaq, each drafting their respective teams to face off in the game. The two chose from a pool of 20 Rookie and Sophomore candidates (thankfully the NBA added Jeremy Lin in there). Here are the two […]

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Let it Be!

ESPN is at it again! A brand sports “hero” has arisen and once again they are giving it too much thought. A few days after Knicks guard Jeremy Lin took the NBA by storm ESPN began comparing him to Tim Tebow. How DARE you, ESPN! I have a couple of problems with this… Tim Tebow […]

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Try and watch this without laughing…

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Return of the Brockness Trick Shot Monster

Little-used Milwaukee Bucks forward Jon Brockman showcases his trick shot talents. If he can’t cut it in the NBA maybe the Globetrotters have a position available?

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Photo Thursdays (Week 1)

Welcome to the newest weekly post to First Pick. Every Thursday I’ll post about a dozen pics from around the internet that I enjoyed that week. they won’t necessary be taken ┬áthat specific week, they will just be a random selection of some of the awesome photos out there. Check back next Thursday for more! […]

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

All I do is LIN

Funny Jeremy Lin video pointed out to me by FPB staffer Mujtaba Elgoodah  

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

In Honor of Chase Budinger

Well the 2012 Slam Dunk Contest participants were announced. Defending champion Blake Griffin passed on returning, leaving a lackluster field of New York’s Iman Shumpert, Paul George of Indiana, rookie Derrick Williams of Minnesota and Houston’s Chase Budinger. The league announced Thursday that there no longer will be judges in the event, which also will […]

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Big Second Half Propels Clippers Past Wizards

After a promising game the night before, the Washington Wizards lost last night in LA to the Clippers by a score of 102-84. Don’t let the score fool you though. The Wizards were down only three at the half and had plenty of chances in the second half to take control of the game. DC […]

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

On this day…..February 16th

A daily look on any special events that happened on this date in history! 2004 – Baseball commissioner Bud Selig approved the swap of Alex Rodriguez (Texas Rangers) and Alfonso Soriano (New York Yankees). The Rangers would also get a minor league player in the deal. Clearly that one worked out well….       […]