50 things we’ve learned: Easter edition.

The season is almost up so it’s time for the last edition of 50 things we’ve learned for this 2012-13 regular season. 1. The Lakers aren’t quite as bad as I thought they were. 2. When Amar’e says he ‘Feels great’ he doesn’t. 3. When the East are trying to salvage an Allstar game, let…

Put me in coach!

I usually wouldn’t give match reports but, when you watch a game that was 2.8 seconds from giving you a heart attack, it has earned it’s spot on The Ankle Breaker. Let me set the scene. National league semi-finals , TITANS vs Templeogue, we’re without our talisman Brendan Barile because of a questionable suspension, in…

Copesanity.

Over the past few months you may have noticed a bias towards a one Chris Copeland. If you are wondering who Chris Copeland is, don’t read this blog ever again. OK, I’m joking, but please find some free time to discover the legend of Copesanity. Getting back to the initial point it’s Saint Patrick’s day,…

I go Hard-en the paint.

Am I crazy to say that James Harden will win MVP in two years and be the best shooting guard in the NBA when Kobe retires/declines?   It seems realistic to me. Think NBA two years… MVP candidates would be Kyrie, LeBron, KD, Westbrook, Paul George and Stephen Curry plus a few more that I’m…

That friday feeling.

This is kind of hard to explain, but any basketball fan or player will know what I’m getting at. That moment in a game or practice when something’s beginning to happen and you already know the outcome and if it doesn’t you do your best to avoid the embarrassment of your celebration when nothing went down….

Empire STAT of Melo.

When I woke up yesterday I quickly checked my phone to see if the Knicks had prevailed against the Cavaliers. They did, which was great. But soon I had to hold my breath as Carmelo Anthony stumbled over his own feet at midcourt and didn’t get up. I was sure he’d torn his ACL and…