Bryant Reeves Commercial with Dr. James Naismith Cartoon

Dr. James Naismith is a Canadian hero. He invented this game we love and the man deserves more recognition than what he gets. One of our own invented this game, and the fact that we’re relegated to one team in the world’s biggest basketball league is…well, I’d rank it as a worst injustice against ourContinue reading “Bryant Reeves Commercial with Dr. James Naismith Cartoon”

Bryant Reeves Commercial: "I'm Big, and I'm Country"

I grew up a country boy, so I couldn’t help but have some affinity for Bryant Reeves. I get him. I understood him then as a player, and I understand him now as a middle-aged man working his farm because he likes it. Here’s a pic of him on his farm with my pal KatContinue reading “Bryant Reeves Commercial: "I'm Big, and I'm Country"”

Full Game Video: Vancouver Grizzlies vs. Chicago Bulls 1997

Have an hour and 24 minutes? Here’s a full game gem from 1997 when MJ23 was everything in the NBA, and no one thought that the Grizzlies were going anywhere. Also, imagine being in Vancouver watching this game with Jordan and Pippen right there in front of you. Some interesting stats from the game include:Continue reading “Full Game Video: Vancouver Grizzlies vs. Chicago Bulls 1997”

Danny Green Supports Vancouver Getting a Team Again

NBA Champion Danny Green was in Vancouver not too long ago giving Raptors fans a chance to meet a member of the NBA Championship winning Toronto Raptors. Fans lined up for hours to see the star, with many either wearing Vancouver Grizzlies gear or Toronto Raptors gear. Danny was asked about all the Grizzlies jerseysContinue reading “Danny Green Supports Vancouver Getting a Team Again”

CBC: Raptors Win Leading to a New Vancouver NBA Team

“Canada! The NBA title is YOURS!” Those words, from the mouth of my man Matty D, rang true to the ears of this life-long basketball fan from Ontario. Living in Vancouver though, I could only think of one thing sweeter: “Vancouver! The NBA title is YOURS!” The Raptors win has lead to lots of speculationContinue reading “CBC: Raptors Win Leading to a New Vancouver NBA Team”

Original Live Broadcast of Michael Heisley Buying the Vancouver Grizzlies

Another moment in “ah dammit” Vancouver sports history. This is the original live broadcast on TSN, interupting a spirited ladies tennis match, where we see Stan McCammon (remember him? The guy who blew the Gretzky to Canucks deal) start out with the following lies: How this is a big day for sports fans in VancouverContinue reading “Original Live Broadcast of Michael Heisley Buying the Vancouver Grizzlies”

Bryant Reeves Highlights, March 13 2000 vs. Sonics

Here’s a glorious video of Big Country doing what he was supposed to do until the injury with a stat line of 31pts/12rebs/4asts versus the Seattle Supersonics. Not a bad stat line, Big C! In this video you’ll see Bryant: In top goatee form Go 8 for 8 in the first quarter for 17 pointsContinue reading “Bryant Reeves Highlights, March 13 2000 vs. Sonics”

Quick Video on How Vancouver Lost the Grizzlies

I figured that we may as well get to the unpleasant-ness sooner rather than later. This video by Andy Hoops looks at Vancouver lost their team, looking at these points: Vinsanity propelled the Raptors while the Grizzlies lacked a star on his level Low attendance during the last two years (after 4 seasons of beingContinue reading “Quick Video on How Vancouver Lost the Grizzlies”

Shareef Abdur-Rahim Highlights

Reef was one of, if not the, best men to wear the teal. Watch this video to see him school Shaq with a high-bank off the glass, dunk hard on Marburry, make deft passes, and charge to the hoop like he’s the only one out there. Stick around and watch Big Country with one ofContinue reading “Shareef Abdur-Rahim Highlights”