State of the Portland Trail Blazers. Steve Lee our man with his pulse on the Trailblazers NBA Hoops beat is back with another edition of the Notebook. The December 31st, 2011 edition. For the 11th straight year the Blazers walked off the Rose Garden court with their hands raised in victory on opening night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 25, Gerald Wallace had 21, Jamal Crawford finished with 12 points, Wesley Matthews 16.
Portland Trailblazers blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Blazers vs. Phoenix Suns game on Friday night. Steve Nash had a perfect night from the field en route to a 17-point, nine-assist performance. LaMarcus Aldridge countered with 14 for Portland. The rest of the starting five combined for just 21 points on 6-for-21 shooting.
Steve Lee weighs in with what we can expect out of BC basketball legend Steve Nash now that the 2011/12 NBA season has tipped off. National teams, community basketball leagues, charity foundations and games, film director and all around good guy are part what makes up the basketball star that is Steve Nash.
Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their first season of MLS soccer. This week he looks at the Whitecaps management. Owners Greg Kerfoot, Steve Luzco, Jeff Mallett and BC star Steve Nash, GM Bob Lenarduzzi, and Coach Martin Rennie have a sense of history, and a local devoted unit…
Vancouver hoops blogger Steve Lee tells us the Vancouver Grizzlies were not a good drafting team. From overweight country bumpkins to selfcentered malcontents the Grizzlies success rate on draft night was about 33%. Bryant Reeves, Antonio Daniels, Mike Bibby, Shareef Abdur-Rahim, Steve Francis, Stromile Swift to name a few.
Vancouver filmmakers Michael Hamilton and Corey Ogilvie team up as part of the production and direction crew for the upcoming STEVE NASH documentary, which will be released this week as part of the Vancouver International Film Festival. The film is entitled simply “Nash”. All about the Phoenix Suns point guard, on and off the NBA basketball court.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Current NBA basketball player Steve Nash from Victoria, British Columbia. Matt Larkin points out the Phoenix Suns point guard is a sure fire hall of famer! In addition to the two MVPs, Nash is a seven-time All-Star; he’s first all-time in NBA free-throw percentage; he’s ninth in assists per game and a five-time assist champion…