[EDITOR’S NOTE: We asked everyone here at SportsRadio 610 what they consider their top moments in 2014 sports world are. This is John Lopez’s person list of his top five moments.]
The list has been an easy one — inarguable, in my opinion, for years.
Three athletes always have stood at the top when it comes to transcendent feats and performances in what ultimately was a losing effort: Michael Jordan, Reggie Miller, Mike Scott.
Each deserved a better result, instead ultimately having to settle for a tip of the cap and a place among the greatest near-misses in sports history.
Run the offense. Defend. Check your ego. And, always — ALWAYS — make the extra pass.
These 2014 NBA champion San Antonio Spurs most certainly will rank among the greatest teams in NBA history. Exactly where you put them in the pantheon depends on personal preference, likes and the value of individual greatness: Shaq and Kobe dominance in the early 2000s? Hakeem’s Dream Shake of the mid-’90s? The great Celtic dynasty of the ’60s or the Showtime Lakers of the ’80s?
Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express joins Nate and Creight to discuss Game 5 of the NBA Finals. They talk about the idea of Kawhi Leonard as the key to this game, and get into Tim Duncan’s potential retirement if the Spurs win.
San Antonio Spurs play-by-play announcer Andrew Monaco joins Shaun and Alex to talk about Game 5 of the NBA Finals. They discuss how the Heat have fallen apart, and get into the idea of these Finals as redemption for the Spurs.
Who are the most under-appreciated players in the NBA today? HE
The Portland Trail Blazers need to be concerned with making adjustments and beating the San Antonio Spurs. Now, they need to be concerned with large snakes.
The script looked all so familiar. Rockets get lead, Rockets blow lead, Rockets lose game, only Wednesday night at Toyota Center, the script took a turn. A nine point fourth quarter lead was wittled down […]
The guys gas up their ride for a cross country trip from Atlanta to LA. They are first joined by Chris Domino from 680 “The Fan” in Atlanta, who talks about how well the Hawks are playing in their first round series against the Indiana Pacers. The Hawks had a sub-par regular season, but are shocking everyone as they take it to the Pacers. The number 8 seed Hawks are currently leading the series 3-2 going in to game six at home this Thursday. Next, they are joined by Arash Markazi from ESPN.com in L.A., who talks about the process of banning Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling and what will happen next in terms of ownership of the team. He goes on to talk about how distracting the situation is to the team and how they will re-focus for the playoffs.
Travis Demers of ESPN 1080 The Fan in Portland joins Nate & Creight to discuss tonight’s Game 4 of the Rockets series against the Trail Blazers. They talk about the reaction in Portland to the Rockets’ win. They also get into the big series Mo Williams is having from a troubled Trail Blazers bench, and of course the Donald Sterling situation in L.A.