When Basketball Was On Wheels

When Basketball Was On Wheels

Have you ever had the inkling to create a sport? Former NBAer and Olympic gold medalist Tom LaGarde did just that. Basketball on wheels. LaGarde’s invention was mostly out of necessity and partly because he had an under-utilized artistic streak. Let’s back track. It was the 90s. Everyone or so it seemed was on blades. In New York City, LaGarde’s injury-riddled knees wouldn’t allow him to run. Instead, he in-line skated a lot. And he often skated by pick-up basketball games.

Hairology: The Top Ten Coaches

Hairology: The Top Ten Coaches

There are too many rules. Coaches micromanage. Fans Monday morning quarterback and often call foul. Perhaps, ultimately, it’s one of the last frontiers of creativity for players. Hair!
And then there are the coaches. Often, they lose their minds, at least momentarily. And often, they lose their, well, hair. These coaches aren’t in that category, not even close.

Where is Georgia State’s Stool?

Where is Georgia State’s Stool?

Quick. Who won the 2015 NCAA men’s basketball tournament? While the details of that championship game might fade, few will forget Georgia State’s stool. In that year, unforgettably, Georgia State coach Ron Hunter fell off his stool near the conclusion of their monumental upset of a highly-ranked Baylor team.

Hairology: More With Less

Hairology: More With Less

There are too many rules. Coaches micromanage. Fans Monday morning quarterback and often call foul. Perhaps, ultimately, it’s one of the last frontiers of creativity for players.
Hair!
And then there are the coaches. Often, at least momentarily, they lose their minds. Sometimes, they lose their, well, hair. These coaches don’t need it, and perhaps they don’t want it. Because they do more, as in win year after year, with less hair.

Hairology: Ballin’ and Beardin’

Hairology: Ballin’ and Beardin’

There are too many rules. Coaches micromanage. Fans Monday morning quarterback and often call foul. Perhaps, ultimately, it’s one of the last frontiers of creativity for players.
Hair!
Anxious coaches lose it.  Ballers style it. Studying it is hairology.