Last night at 1:30 a.m Eastern Time, ESPN published a story by reporter Arash Markazi about a night LeBron James spent out in the nightclub Tao in Las Vegas. It was a great read! By this morning, the story had been removed.
A spokeswoman for ESPN said that the story was published by accident. “The Read More
John F. Kennedy once said, “Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly”.
One can only assume that last Thursday night when he announced, “I’m going to take my talents to South Beach and join the Miami Heat,” LeBron James was thinking that he didn’t want to fail miserably in New Read More
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How do you write an article about what happened on Twitter during Lebron James’ “Decision” without using the word tweet as a verb. The New York Times has some ideas:
James “added a post.”
His friends “chimed in.”
Chris Bosh and Shaquille O’Neal both “wrote.”
Charlie Villanueva “professed great insight.”
Tracy McGrady Read More
Shares of Madison Square Garden Inc., the organization that owns the Knicks, have taken a hit this morning on rumors that LeBron James will most likely not be coming to New York.
The organization took a five percent hit this morning, after a six percent bump yesterday, and hand-wringing fans have been Read More
At the launch party for the Setai Fifth Avenue Residences, Robert Siegel searched his suit pockets for a business card.
“I just went to Japan, where everyone has business cards with different languages on two sides. You trade cards before you even talk,” he said, turning out empty pockets. “I’m a terrible businessman.”
Mr. Siegel, Read More
In the last two weeks, the New York Knicks have secured 1,800 deposits for next year’s season tickets–the fastest pace they’ve ever sold them, despite their 22-41 record.
The reason–based on the convoluted logic that currently defines the N.B.A.–is that they’ve successfully purged enough of next year’s substantial wage-earners that they might lure the league’s Read More
Well, the Eddy Curry Redemption didn’t last long. The papers are back to burying him today, after he left the Knicks first scrimmage with a strained right calf. “As predictable as Saratoga being the Mecca of horse racing every August,” read the Post lead; the Daily News went with the blander Read More
“Sale Should Lift the Nets Restraint$”– there are five S’s in that headline and only one gets the dollar treatment. We can do better than that.
In any case, Fred Kerber is excited about the Russian tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov buying a majority share in the Nets. He calls Mr. Prokhorov “a lifeline,” Read More
At 6 feet 8 inches, basketball player Lebron James was obviously the tallest guy at his book party at Monkey Bar last night. One surprising thing, though, was that young literary agent/musician Luke Janklow is almost as tall.
Mr. Janklow, wearing a very clutch necktie and a bulging messenger bag, spent much of the evening Read More
Impresario Mike Satsky has what he calls a “LeBron James attitude” when it comes to his Lily Pond nightclub in East Hampton.
“Our product and what we bring to the table we feel is extremely valuable and we feel like we’re the only ones doing it, even though there are other people in the business, Read More