RaptorsHQ has the Blogger’s Power Rankings up and the hated Lakers are atop the rankings again. I’m desperately hoping that the Grizzlies will beat them later this week, allowing the Boys from Beale Street to move out of the basement for a week. Hoping…but not counting on it.
The rosters for the Rookie Challenge have been released, and O.J. Mayo and Marc Gasol will be representing the Memphis Grizzlies at All-Star Weekend.
Speaking of All-Star Weekend, have you seen the latestvideo that Rudy Gay released to promote his second straight appearance in the Slam Dunk Contest? You can see all Rudy’s contest preparation on his YouTube page.
Red’s Army has the latest edition of the Blogger MVP/ROY Rankings up and just guess who the runaway leader is in the MVP voting. If you said Violet Palmer, then you would be wrong…although someone did vote for her. Go check it out to see why anyone would do such a thing.
O.J. Mayo showed up in New York City recently to play in an event for the Harlem Boy’s and Girl’s Club. Eightyone81.com and SLAMOnline were both on hand with coverage, some videoandrather glowing things to say about the Grizzlies rookie sensation.
The Herald Dispatch (Huntington,WV)profiles Mayo’sunique adjustmentto playing for a bottom feeder inthe NBA, having become accustomed to winning his whole life on the basketball court.
Hoops Addict has a great article about accountability which specifically mentions the firing of Marc Iavaroni that I recommend everyone check out.