NWSB Insider and northwest sports blogger Alistair Corp tells us today that Don Levin has publicly emerged to try to bring an NHL team to the Seattle area, and he’s prepared to spend $100 million. The development popped up three days before King County discusses and votes on investor Chris Hansen’s proposal to build a $490 million NBA and NHL arena. Wayne Gretzky was in town too. Coincidence?
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Grizzlies blogger Steve Lee brings us a fun story about the 1995 NBA Draft. Remember this guy? Big Country they called him. Bryant Reeves. With the recent rumours of Vancouver once again getting an NBA team, NWSB and Steve Lee decided to take this look back and at the same time, wish the big man a happy 39th birthday. Maybe the Aquilini’s can hire this guy as GM when they own the new franchise.
NWSB Insider brings us the newest Northwest Athlete Profile, a guy who landed on his hometown Seattle Seahawks. DB Donny Lisowski is living out his dream of playing for the Seahawks after growing up in Seattle and playing at O’Dea High School. He attended The University of Montana before being undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft. This didn’t deter him, though, as he controlled 2 key factors and competed hard to earn a contract with the Seahawks.
NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Thusday night’s game between the Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazers won 97-93 over a solid Memphis team who sits fourth in the Western Conference playoff standings. Portland gets right back after with a game tonight at Staples Center against the Lakers tonight. Nice game Wesley Matthews.
Jason Green weighs in with his Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trailblazers Tuesday NBA basketball Preview and a free nba prediction to boot. NBA odds favor the Blazers by -5. This season the Blazers are 9-7-1 ATS with an O/U record of 7-10. Last night LaMarcus Aldridge went 6/14 from the field, Gerald Wallace and Jamal Crawford stepped it up and combined for 46 points.