Tag: basketball fans

If you’re looking for a few boats with shoelaces attached, you can find them on lots of basketball courts. In fact, if you’re trying to find Will Perdue, Bulls Center champ in 1991, 1992 and 1993, you might actually see his feet before you see the rest of his body. This is true stuff, basketball fans, Pervin wears a tennis shoe size of 21 AAAAA. If you’re amazed by that and trying to envision how in the world he can sit comfortably between a couch and a coffee table, think about Shaquille O’Neal, who happens to have the biggest feet… Read more »

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The players and owners are taking the strike to a new level and it’s not all that funny – or fun for us basketball fans who are missing the games we love to watch! So what can we do? Well, I collected a few (pedestrian, g-rated) jokes to share with all your basketball buddies. Not all of them will tickle your fancy, but when the kids are getting unruly, you can at least pull them out for a few yuks … Question:   How do basketball players stay cool during a game? Answer: They stand near the fans! Question: What’s the… Read more »

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Something really interesting happens when a group of avid basketball fans watch a game – and it doesn’t matter when, what level or even what gender is being watched. I call it “remember when …” because those are the words that start sentences in those conversations. Dedicated fans remember specific shots or fouls or events like shattering backboards like they happened last night. But it’s not just the fans – listen to players. They all have someone whose career they’ve followed – someone they admire and aspire to be like (at least on the court). And that’s a good thing.… Read more »

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