Andrei Kirilenko: “I Don’t Like Black Mamba”… The Nickname, That Is

Andrei Kirilenko: “I Don’t Like Black Mamba”… The Nickname, That Is

In an interview with YES Network, Andrei Kirilenko lists off his top 5 NBA nicknames, first noting that he’s not a big fan of Kobe Bryant’s Black Mamba. He says he’d call him “Killer Instinct,” which for some reason he likes better. Kirilenko also lists two of his new teammates from the Boston Celtics, though […]

Pinging The Alamo:
Previewing the San Antonio Spurs

NOT Manu Ginobili & Tiago Splitter, I think (AP)

Okay, so the Charlotte Bobcats and Cleveland Cavaliers were two nice picnic games for P.J. Carlesimo to start his interim career with. But the Brooklyn Nets don’t have a cupcake schedule for long, and tonight face their first test beyond the lottery-bound, taking on the 24-8 San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center in San Antonio. […]