The Lakers Game

Brian Shaw, Kobe bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Orlando, Mark Blount

Mark Blount has been having a monster season for us and tonight he did it again. There are very few seven footers play in this league who can MAKE three consecutive three pointers in the last two minutes of regulation….how many seven footers even want to take three pointers in the clutch? Not many. Mark … Read more

Double OT loss to Celtics

Gregg Farnam, Boston, Treatment for my injured ankle, Lakers, Phil Jackson, Kobe, Target Center,

We are struggling right now plain and simple. Our trainer Gregg Farnam had me stay at home so I was not at Boston for the game. Gregg wanted me to get a lot of treatment for my injured ankle so that hopefully i can get back to playing this week. I am actually dying to … Read more

Pistons Incident

Kevin Garnett, Antonio McDyess, Detroit Pistons, Discipline, Mark, Blaount, NBA

Sometimes emotions can flare in close games and that’s what happened in tonights game against the Detroit Pistons at home. Right now I am in pain because Kevin Garnett got ejected and there is some speculation that the league might come forward with a disciplinary action for those of us involved. I still have not … Read more

Conversations on the team bus…

Russian spy, Dallas, Mark Cuban, Ivanka, Donald Trump,

Some of the conversations on the team bus are pretty interesting. On our recent trip to Dallas, while we pulled into the American Airlines arena, I was pretty interested by the topics. The first topic was the former Russian spy who died from plutonium 200 poisoning in London. The next topic was a bit more … Read more

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving, Holiday, Minnesota, Ricky Davis, Oklahoma City, St. Louis Park

Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite Holidays. Last year I had my brother and his wife living in St. Louis Park in Minnesota, but this year they took off to germany for a fellowship as he is a doctor. I’m headed over to Ricky Davis’ house for Turkey day and I’m looking forward … Read more

Win against Portland

Break Loosing Streak, Ricky Davis, Kevin Garnett, NBA Players, Kobe

Tonight we broke our losing streak and Ricky Davis was a big part of the reason why. Ricky had been in a slump for a couple of games and he did what great players do during such a hard time. Ricky Davis would get to practice extremely early and take jumper after jumper after jumper. … Read more

I just finished watching…

First Win, Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Jason Terry, Arizona Wildcats Men's Basketball Team, TNT

I just finished watching the Phoenix Suns game vs. the Dallas Mavericks. They interviewed Jason Terry at the end of the game on TNT and he talked about how he was literally “on his knees praying” for Dallas to get their first win of the season which they finally got tonight. At the end of … Read more

Empty Seats

Flight, Memphis, Coach Casey Bracey Wright, NBA Development League, Road Trip

The flight today to Memphis wasn’t the same without Anthony Carter, Ricky Davis and Kevin Garnett in their usual seats on the plane. All three of them stayed back to get physical therapy treatments on their injuries. It’s the first time I’ve ever gone on a road trip without KG. But we did add an … Read more

2005-06 Mad Dog Diary Week 18

Sugar Ray Leonard , Boxing Legend, Kevin Garnett, NBA, Ricky Davis

At our game this past weekend against Golden State, we had a pretty big name in the world of sports sitting courtside. Sugar Ray Leonard was in town to do a promotional spot with one of the team’s corporate sponsors. It was cool to see a boxing legend up close. He was a champion at … Read more

2005-06 Mad Dog Diary Week 17

Iโ€™m not sure how many of your watched our recent home game against the Denver Nuggets, but it was a thriller. Sometimes I wish the fans could have a microphone implanted in our huddle, so that you can hear the emotion and involvement from all of the players. At a point very late in the … Read more